Specifications for a Dodge D150by Joanna Swanson
The Dodge D150 was part of the D-series of trucks that were introduced in 1961. The D150 was introduced in 1978 and was manufactured through 1993. The Dodge D150 was available as a regular cab or club cab and had two box lengths -- short and long.
The length of the Dodge D150 ranges from 199.9 inches for a short-box regular cab and 237.9 inches for a club cab with a long box. The height of the truck is between 69.8 and 70.1 inches. The wheelbase varies from 115 inches long to 149 inches long, depending on the box length and cab type.
Three engines were available in the Dodge D150: the 3.9-liter V-6, the 5.2-liter V-8 and the 5.9-liter V-8. The 3.9-liter engine produced 180 horsepower and the 5.2-liter and 5.9-liter engines produced 230 horsepower. The alternator carried 75 amps and had a 600-amp battery. The pickup truck was gasoline powered and had either a 30-gallon tank or a 22-gallon tank. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual transmission with overdrive, but a three-speed automatic and a four-speed automatic with overdrive were also available.
Suspension and Brakes
The front suspension on the D150 had an available anti-roll bar as well as an option for a heavy-duty suspension. The rear suspension also is available in a heavy-duty style. The brakes are disc brakes in the front and drum brakes in the rear.
The Dodge D150 seats up to five people in the club cab version. The front seat in a regular cab is a bench seat. The club cab has a split bench seat in the front and full jump seats in the rear. The standard seats are vinyl, with the option of cloth or premium cloth. The headliner is full cloth and the doors are available with cloth on the top and carpet on the bottom.
The front bumper on the D150 is made of chrome and the rear bumper is either chrome or colored. A rear step bumper is available but not standard. The body moldings and wheel wells are available colored, while the grille is chrome. The pickup comes with dual manual mirrors.
Based in Laramie, Wyo., Joanna Swanson has been writing in her professional life since 2004. She currently writes for various websites and enjoys reading a wide variety of books. Swanson holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Wyoming.