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1942 Dodge Power Wagon 4x4 Pickup

1942 Dodge Power Wagon Power Wagon 4x4 Pickup

Make: Dodge
Model: Power Wagon
SubModel: Power Wagon 4x4 Pickup
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Trim: Power Wagon 4x4 Pickup
Year: 1942
Mileage: 15,003
VIN: 41494514
Color: Green
Engine: 230 CID flathead inline six-cylinder
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: St.Louis, Missouri, United States

Description for Dodge Power Wagon 1942

1942 Dodge Power Wagon 4×4 Pickup Description

1942 Dodge Power Wagon 4×4 Pickup

Professionally-built shop truck from a professional muscle car restoration shop Ghosted Victorino’s Garage livery Original rebuilt 230 CID flathead inline six-cylinder engine that’s had a full tune-up, a rebuilt carb and dual exhaust stacks Four-speed manual transmission All original running gear New wood and a custom bed; bed is date correct but has been shortened to line up over wheels and wheel wells; toolboxes behind the cab Green exterior with loads of patina All-new Painless race car wiring, 12-volt electrical system 1952 Mercury rear bumperettes Factory fog lamps from a ’52 Mercury Custom horns from a ’39 Ford

Looking for a mechanical beast? Something not quite civilized and definitely not vanilla? Come by MotoeXotica Classic Cars and take a look at this 1942 Dodge Power Wagon 4×4 Truck. This example was professionally built at a muscle car restoration shop as a shop truck and wears a Victorino’s Garage livery.

The green paint has a massive amount of patina that lends the truck character. The truck’s windows are in decent condition; however, the driver’s side window is cracked. The lights, however are in very good order, including LED taillights, the factory foglamps from a 1952 Mercury and a spotlight on the driver’s side.

This truck’s bodywork is solid and straight, the engine bay is tidy and the rear bumperettes from a 1952 Mercury really stand out. Dual exhaust stacks stand behind the cab. The truck rolls on Power King tires, size 9.00-16 LT. Each tire is wrapped around a black steel truck wheel. The tires are in decent shape while the wheels look great. Toolboxes rest behind the cab. The truck has a custom bed and new wood; the bed is date correct but has been shortened to line up over the wheels and wheelwells.

Under the vee’d hood is the original, rebuilt 230 CID flathead inline six-cylinder. The motor has received a full tune-up, a rebuilt carburetor and it breathes through dual exhaust stacks. Other features include all-new Painless race car wiring and a 12-volt electrical system. Mated to the engine is a four-speed manual transmission. All of the truck’s running gear is reportedly original.

Inside, the truck’s cab is a hodge-podge of materials. The bench seat looks like it came from a 1980s-era Cadillac or Lincoln. The carpet, headliner and three-spoke steering wheel are all in mediocre order. As is the instrument panel, with its cracked speedometer face, and inner door panels.

The civilian Power Wagon continued the lineage of limited production Dodge four-wheel drive trucks from the 1930s that proved basic four-wheel drive design concepts, primarily for the military. Mechanically derived from Dodge’s 1942–1945 3/4-ton WC series military trucks, the Power Wagon was introduced in 1946 as the first civilian production 4×4 truck. During its development phase, it was initially named the WDX General Purpose Truck, a name still used on some of the preliminary materials handed out by Dodge before sales began in March 1946. The ‘W’ was a continuation of the 1941–1947 model year series, followed by a ‘D’ instead of a ‘C’, because the civilian truck was a 1-ton rating instead of the Army’s ​3⁄4-ton and the ‘X’ was added to indicate four-wheel drive, as opposed to all previous civilian two-wheel drive models.

Getting in the driver’s seat of this truck is a different commitment than most other vehicles. You don’t drive this truck to be incognito; you do it to be the center of attention. Stop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars and check out this truck today.

This truck is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 15,003 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

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VIN: 41494514

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