1978 Dodge Lil Red Express

1978 Dodge Other Pickups

Dodge Other Pickups 1978 technical specifications

Condition: Used
Item location: Marble Falls, Texas, United States
Make: Dodge
Model: Other Pickups
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Trim: Lil Red Express
Year: 1978
Mileage: 5,000
VIN: D13BS8J514420
Color: Red
Engine size: 360
Number of cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Rare Opportunity, ne of 2,188were produced in 1978.

Dodge released the Lil' Red Express Truck In 1978 it was one of the most unique Dodge trucks that had ever been produced. The Lil' Red Express was not only a real looker but these trucks were also real performers also. In 1978 The Dodge Lil' Red Express was the fastest American made vehicle from 0 to 100 MPH as tested byCar and Drivermagazine.

Because of a loophole in the emissions regulations the 1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck's did not have catalytic converters, hat the Lil' Red Express did have was a special High Performance 360 C.I. 4-barrel small block engine code (EH1) which was a modified version of the 360 police engine (E58) producing 225 net horsepower @ 3800 RPM. The package also included Hemi style mufflers with a crossover pipe breathing through 2 chrome stacks located behind the cab, special 727 transmission and 3.55:1 rear gearing.

This truck has been upgraded to a Dodge Performance 360 engine. However the original 360 enginedescribedabove has been completely rebuilt and stored. The original engine is included with thistruck.

The 1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck rode on GR60x15 raised white letter tires on 7-inch Chrome wheels up front and LR60x15 on 8-inch chrome wheels on the rear and there was no spare included.

All 1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck's are automatics and the interiors in this Lil Red has the optional buckets and a fold down arm/rest console.

This Lil' Red has Air Conditioning which was even more rare on the 1978 Lil' Reds. In total fairness the AC system has a slow leak and currently does not blow cold.

Another rare option on this Lil' Red is the limited slipdifferential.

This truck has less than 5,000 miles on it since a total frame off rebuild. It is a unique truck and ready to attract attentionwhereverit goes.

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