What Are Some Old Dodge Truck Models?


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Some old models of Dodge pick up trucks include the 1929 Dodge Merchant Express Half Ton, the 1933 through 1939 'C' series trucks, the 1939 through 1947 Power Wagon, the 1948 through 1953 'B' series, and the 'D' series trucks that ran from 1961 through 1993. Dodge pick up trucks were first in many fields, such as, four-wheel drive, diesel engines, built-in flat beds, and the consumer oriented Job Rated program, allowing buyers to customize the truck to the job.

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The Dodge brothers began producing panel vans with 35 horsepower engines in 1918, the first true Dodge pick up rolled off the line in 1924. The first true pick up trucks produced by Dodge in the 1930s were actually manufactured by Graham, but carried the Dodge name. The 'C' series trucks produced from 1933 through 1939 featured Chrysler engines and ran from the 'HC' model to 'WC'.

When World War II broke out, Dodge rolled out a four-wheel drive, stronger chassis truck named the Power Wagon. Little changed from the military version to civilian production after the war and the Power Wagon was produced until 1978. The 'D' series trucks began production in 1961 and ran in two versions until 1993 when Dodge transitioned to Dodge Ram pick up trucks.

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