Rawge's Dodge Project

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Check out the new
Pilothouse Dodge Truck Restoration and History Book
by Don Bunn. This is a "Must Have" book for anyone with a 1948-54 Dodge truck!



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Let's Help Before you start browsing, please look at this first. It takes a couple of minutes with a credit card and we can have a huge effect on a kid's life. Please consider helping! 
Old Dodge Truck Map Please take a moment to poke a pin into my map and tell us about your project. The map has reached over 100 entries, so each time it adds a new one, it deletes the oldest one. So, please renew your entry every once in a while.

B2-B Pictures

Here are pictures of the progression of my Dodge 1950 B-2-B project.
B1-FA Pictures Pictures of the progression of my1949 B-1-FA Dodge 1-1/2 ton
Classifieds Classified Want Ads - Post your sell or want add. 
Pilot House Poll Take the online poll, or just read the Stats to learn about our truck costs, values, labor hours, etc
Old Literature Some great old pictures that I scanned from old Dodge truck literature and some original photographs

B-series Lubrication Chart

1948-54 Dodge Truck B-series Lubrication Chart  - Printable PDF format. If you have trouble accessing it, try saving the file to your hard drive, and then opening it from there. (Windows - right click on link and choose "save target as"....Mac chose "options" button)

Rawge's Old Truck Tips

A tongue-in-cheek  look at what (little) I've learned
B-series Model Numbers B-1-B 108...  B-2-D 112.... What does all this mean?? Also a picture of the front grill emblems
Old Truck Jokes A bunch of mechanics and old Dodge truck jokes
Rawge's  Dodge Pilothouse Quiz Take this little quiz to see if you are a Pilothouse Expert

Top Speed Calculator

There is always some discussion about top speed in these old trucks.  They are typically geared very low for farm applications. Use this speed calculator to calculate  your truck's potential top speed using your axle ratio and tire size combination.
Old Dodge Links Links to other pilothouse web sites. Try the online forums!
1950's Western Flyer Bicycle We took a break and restored a vintage bike


The Other Truck My newest Project -1996 Dodge Ram 1500 extended cab, 4" lift kit, 35" tires, new black paint, dual Flowmasters, cold air intake, Jet performance chip, Jacobs ignition,  and power everything!
1950's Western Flyer Bicycle We took a break and restored a vintage bike
The Mini-Chopper We built a pair of custom mini choppers
Crosses One of my greatest passions is building and photographing crosses


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JC Whitney offers parts for vintage autos... The catalogs are free. They also sell a new (not rebuilt) water pump for the Dodge flathead engine
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