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I have a 99 Dakota with 318 Magnum, automatic and part time 4WD. It started life as a Solar Yellow Club Cab, but due to extensive cab rust, the body was swapped. It now has a 2001 Quad Cab on it's frame and a custom made step side bed. You can see some of the images of the swap here; http://s1303.photobucket.com/user/RXT60/library/?sort=3&page=1
(Sorry I hadn't updated the photos to show the bed yet!)

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1999 Dakota SLT standard cab, 239 V6 almost all options I just turned 76,000 miles on it, and love driving it. I have never had anything other than a 2wd standard cab in any of the trucks that I have owned, previously had 69 D100, 83 D150 Royal with factory utiline bed, 88 D100 I bought new and had for 18 years and a 91 D150. The Dakota is the only one of my trucks to have a short bed, and the nicest of all of them equipment wise. I do wish it was a club cab though, so I would have room to put my stuff!
 

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I have an 03 Dakota sxt that I just purchased from a buddy. It's white in color but I have thrown a few updates on it such as wire mesh grill and bed coating. Looks a lot newer than it is and it's just over 104,000 miles.
 

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right now (2) club cabs a 92 2wd and a 96 4X4 both 318/auto.
in the past a 93 318 club cab (miss that one especially since I put the stick trans into it, badly wrecked)
before that a 94 reg cab short bed V6/auto 2wd, a 90 2wd longbed and an 89 2wd longbed both of these, v6/auto. the 90 I had for 5+ years, had to go back full size for a while (Dakota wasn't a big enough cab for car seat, diaper bag, etc) the 89 I bought as a flip that I was lucky to get out of it a whole $50 more than I put in.... back in 2001.
 

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When you consider paying the state sales tax. (in KCMO it is 7%) and then paying personal property tax, You are absolutely correct. I bought a new 2005 Dakota 4 dr Laramie. It has 159000 miles on it and it runs like it did when it was new. I'd be a fool to get rid of it. The ONLY shortfall rust on the rear wheel openings---Chrysler products should be ashamed of themselves.
 

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reg cab

long legged guy in reg cab with death wobble and my knees are sore
but idler arm and pit man arm will be replaced asap coil pick up ,,new battery , and 5 gallons high test gas to start it up after 4 months sitting,>wish me luck,,i would you>/
 
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