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1959 DODGE TRUCK- RARE SWEPTSIDE

1959 Dodge Other Pickups D-100

Make: Dodge
Model: Other Pickups
SubModel: D-100
Trim: SWEPTSIDE
Year: 1959
VIN: M8D1L36708
Color: WHITE/SAND
Engine: 318-8
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: 3 SPEED MANUAL
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Damascus, Oregon, United States
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Description for Dodge Other Pickups 1959

FOR SALE IS A RARE 1959 DODGE SWEPTSIDE
THESE TRUCKS WERE BUILT ONLY IN 1957, 1958, AND 1959WHEN FORD BROUGHT OUT THEIR RANCHERO AND CHEVROLET BROUGHT OUTTHEIR FANCY CAMEOTRUCK, DODGE DEALERS WANTED A FANCY TRUCK TO SALE ALSO, SO THE PEOPLE AT THE DODGESPECIAL TRUCK DIVISION WENT OVERTO THE CAR ASSEMBLY LINE AND TOOK THEQUARTER PANELS FROM A 2DRDODGE WAGON AND THE REAR BUMPER AND MODIFIED THEM TO FIT THE TRUCKS.
THEY WERE ALL CUSTOM MADE ABOUT 1200 IN 57, 2000 IN 58 AND 100 IN 59
THEY STOPPED MAKING THE SWEPTSIDE IN JANUARY OF 1959(THAT'S WHY ONLY 100 GOT BUILT)
WHEN RESTORED THESE TRUCKS BRING OVER $50,000
I WANTED TO RESTORE THIS TRUCK AND THE 59 RED FISH BOAT(GOES WITH TRUCK), BUT I HAVE TOO MANY PROJECTS TO COMPLETE.
I HAVE ALL THE PARTS TO RESTORE THE TRUCK EXCEPT FOR A FEW SMALL PARTS.
A RUST FREE CAB,QUARTERREPAIR PANELS, MOST OF THE HARD TO FIND TRIM AND RARELITERATURE GO WITH THE TRUCK( ALSO EXTRA 318 V-8-CORRECT MOTOR)
I PREFER PHONE CALLS INSTEAD OF E-MAIL FOR QUESTIONS, BUT WILL GET TO MY E-MAIL WHEN I CAN. GARY-503-784-2132