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  1. Need help

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    So I recently received a 1997 Dodge Dakota Sport with only 68k miles from my great grandfather. The trucks runs good, but I noticed a squeaking noise coming from the engine and found that the pulley connected to the AC compressor wasn't spinning and the belt was just moving over it.. It will...
  2. shifting problems

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    I have a 96 dodge dakota 318 and the transmission is acting weird. When I am just driving it it Shits fine but when I beat on it it shifts into second but then it doesn't want to shift out of scond until I let off the gas. When it doesn't shift it just hits 5200 and the tac just bounces and you...
  3. Took Her Muddin'

    Dodge Dakota 4X4 - Off Road Discussion
    Took Debbie off-roading today and got her reallllll dirty. I am currently uploading my GoPro montage to YouTube and will post a link as soon as it's up. She worked like a champ and even pulled out a Silverado :)
  4. LED Light Bar Mounts?

    Lighting
    Hey everyone, I am looking into getting a 50" LED bar to go across my roof, but there are no mounting brackets to be found. The only option I have come across is getting a CARR light bar and a gutterless mounting bracket, but I'd rather have the LED bar and brackets w/o a light bar on my roof...
  5. dakota mods

    2.2L/2.5L I4 Specific Topics
    hey guys i just purchased a 91 2.5 i4 manual dodge dakota and would currently like to get it moving a little quicker and sound a little meaner. I know i should probably swap for a 318 but i really don't have the money for that and a new transmission are there any mods I can make to my i4? Also...
  6. New here need help!

    New Member Introductions
    :D hey guys i just purchased a 91 2.5 i4 manual dodge dakota and would currently like to get it moving a little quicker and sound a little meaner. I know i should probably swap for a 318 but i really don't have the money for that and a new transmission are there any mods I can make to my i4...
  7. How to gain HP for cheap

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Hello, im new here and I have a few questions. If i hook up my A/C to my intake will I get an positive power gains? Another thing is, is it possible for me to hook up NOS to my truck without harming the engine? Give me more ideas! I know what I'm doing I just don't know where to start. Just got...
  8. Dodge Dakota Hard Shift When Outside Temperature is Hot

    Driveline
    Hi all, I bought a 2005 dodge dakota 2wd 6cyl automatic with a 42RLE transmission in it just before winter. It drove fine until the outside air temperature started to rise. At first when i started the truck the engine would rev up and down and eventually stall only when its hot out. I found...
  9. Improve HP? not sure where to post this thread...

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    I'm brand new to this site and don't know very much about my truck. My truck (2000 Dodge Dakota, 3.9L engine) is a piece of crap and has the hardest time climbing ANY hill, even if it's the tiniest. Is there ANY WAY I can put something in the engine to give it some more power? I tested my...
  10. Hello to Everyone

    New Member Introductions
    I am new to this group today. I inherited my fathers 1990 Dodge Dakota. A picture is attached. This truck has 78,789 miles will all original equipment still in place. It's my intention to refurbish it to new standards. I hope to get some information on the best places to get hard to find...
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