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1968 Dodge D200 Power Wagon on 2040cars

Year:1968 Mileage:0
Location:

Elizabeth, Colorado, United States

Elizabeth, Colorado, United States
Transmission:4 Speed
Engine:BB 400
Vehicle Title:Clear
VIN: 2281848590 Year: 1968
Drive Type: 4X4
Make: Dodge
Mileage: 0
Model: Power Wagon
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: D200
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Up for sale is a 1968 3/4 ton 4-speed vintage Power Wagon with factory LU2 Braden PTO winch.  The truck is equipped with Dana 44 front axle and Dana 60 rear.  I bought this truck from the 2nd owner.  They bought the truck in 1970 and was used on their ranch in Elbert, Colorado.  When they bought the truck, they had Dodge install the Braden winch.  The truck was originally a 318 V8 but was replaced with a big block 400 in the 80's.  The truck had been sitting for quite a few years before I purchased it.  I put in a new starter and the engine runs very good; does not smoke and holds great oil pressure ( 80 psi).  Obviously, it will need tune-up parts, gas tank and lines flushed.  The engine has an old school Offenhauser intake manifold and Holley 4-barrel carb.  Brakes and hydraulic clutch will need work (I can bleed brakes and clutch to move the truck).  Unfortunately, when the big block 400 was put in the truck, they did not put the pto drive shaft for the winch back on the truck and was miss-placed a few years later and was lost.  I do have the drive unit that mounts to the transfer case but no pto shaft and no lever to engage the drive unit (see pics).  The pto drive shaft can be made along with the lever.  This Power Wagon has the usual cab rust that these trucks have.  The rockers, floor boards and three of the cab mounts (driver's side, rear cab mount is good and solid) have rust - nothing to extreme.  The fenders, doors, cowl, firewall, radiator support and frame rails are all rust free.  For the trucks age the body is nice and straight.  The only sizable damage is the passenger fender and is definitely repairable.  All glass is remarkably in very good condition for its age.  This truck had an old flatbed on it that I took off and scrapped.  So as you can see in the pics, there is no bed.  There are still plenty of 2-wheel drive D100's and D200's parts trucks out there, and a bed can be obtained.  This is a very good foundation for a nice restoration project on a truck that is getting very hard to find.  I hate to sell this truck, but I have to finish another project that is close to completion.  I will be answering any emails in the evening.  I reserve the right to end the auction at any time.  Please don't ask what the reserve is; it is very reasonable.  If you like the truck, please just bid.  I will accept Pay Pal only if the buyer agrees to pay the Pay Pal fees; otherwise cash on pickup.  $200. deposit due within 48-hours after end of auction.  Thanks for looking.

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