Somewhere in the not too distant past, trucks lost their way. Fitted with luxury interiors you were afraid to get dirty, how could a guy get anything done? Maybe that disconnect is why there’s a growing business in rebuilding and restoring these classic Dodge Power Wagons, they have no pretensions of being anything but a truck. Simple, spartan interiors with seats and floors you can easily clean if your pants are dirty and your work boots are muddy and from the outside, they’re all muscle. They look good.
This truck is fresh from a two year frame off restoration. The frame itself was sandblasted and painted, then it got new brakes, bearings and tires. The straight six engine was completely rebuilt and the seller says it runs great. Everything underneath was Rhino lined and clear coated to seal it up and protect it from the rocks and scrapes this truck is bound to encounter.
The windshield tilts out for ventilation, the bed has new wood, it’s the kind of truck you can work hard and then pass down to your kids. Do these things ever die?
Gorgeous. So gorgeous that I couldn’t do any real work with it.
Paul Crowe says
There’s nothing wrong with just enjoying it as is, driving over some back country roads, thinking about all of the work you could be doing, if you really wanted to. Besides, this truck would probably get more admiring glances than some new, but far less useful car.