It has an aluminum case and integrated bell housing. Unfortunately, there is no recall on this yet - I am hoping that enough people complain in order to force them to put out a recall - it is ridiculous for us to have to foot the bill for a new transmission because of a known defect. A new bright red paint scheme was introduced. The appearance was somewhat of a rounded off Charger, and was in response to getting a car that would be eligible for that would be more aerodynamic, something that the 1975—1978 Charger was not. The acceleration times and braking distances were, according to Chrysler, carried over unchanged. Turbo Diesel, Dodge 350 Pickup 6-Cyl. Not that it would be a big problem, since I own a StarMobile, but I just didn't want to go through the hassle.
My first Dodge and my last Dodge. Still unsure how water is getting in to the transmission. Dodge Magnum Overview Manufacturer 1979-1988 2005-2007 2007-2008 The Dodge Magnum is a nameplate used by several vehicles, prominently as a large coupe marketed from 1978 to 1979 in the United States as well as a introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year and produced until the end of the 2008 model year and assembled at Plant, near , Canada. Otherwise, I cannot shift into 1st, 3rd, or 5th gears - those items are in the way. Chassis setup included retuned dampers, spring rates, and suspension bushings, with large-diameter anti-sway bars. Our network of salvage yards offers high quality Dodge auto or truck transmissions with low mileage, great warranty and best customer service.
Petty recognized the Magnum with a commemorative decal, depicting his famous number 43 emblazoned on a Magnum for his 1992 Fan Appreciation Tour. Archived from on January 21, 2009. Technology was advanced for the time with an onboard spark control computer from inception, electronic ignition, and a lockup torque converter. There was no warning light or anything just stopped going! He said this was a problem with these cars. Apparently there is a bulletin referencing this problem.
Dodge is absolutley no help and the mechanics are bound by computers to idiotic troubleshooting. Its gonna be hard to trust this thing again. That's in addition to the apparently insurmountable problems getting the electronics to play nicely with the stick-shift. The 300C Touring added an available 3. These were very similar to the American Plymouth Gran Fury in appearance and trim, but had Chrysler's Rallye wheels instead of deluxe wheel covers. Guess what brand I'm gonna buy for my 2 soon-to-be college grads? The maximum trailer weight was 3,800 lb 1,724 kg.
Petty scored 7 top five finishes in his 17 races with the car, and Bonnett won three poles and scored 5 top five finishes with his. The new Magnum was a station wagon version of the manufactured at the same plant in , Canada. Car went nowhere, except for rolling backward if I didn't brake, already 40 miles from home. Tires kept the same size, using Goodyear F1 radials. Called Chrysler and started a case file for the ongoing problem.
All four wheels used red-painted Brembo calipers with four pistons for even clamping performance — 360 x 32mm vented rotors up front, with 350 x 26mm vented rotors in the rear. I heard a whirring noise for a few minutes and then the car stopped. All the windows and windshield chromed metals were painted flat black; only the bumpers and the grille were chromed. Not only was I angry that the transmission failed, but my daughter was freaking out about getting to school! The same was used, with a recalibrated AutoStick ®, for automatic or manual shifting. He said this is his first of many problems with this car! Flexible Fuel, Dodge Spirit V6 3. This innovation came about after 4 attempts at perfecting it. In 1984, the Mexican Magnum 400 Turbo was the closest thing to an American Dodge Daytona Turbo south of the border.
It sounds as though this same sort of thing could be done to convert a late model Charger into a manual transmission car. Still running strong after over a year with the stick shift. Anyhow, they now said the computer board that the driveshaft sensors plug into is shot and needs replacing. Chrysler worked on several car designs to smooth out the current 1975 bodied Charger into something that would be reasonably aerodynamic for the big racetracks and the Magnum design was settled on in the summer of 1977 for use in the 1978 racing season. The cylinders were bored by an extra 3. It is in all 1994—2001 Dodge Ram 1500s and in 1994-2004 Dodge Dakota V8s and has also been featured in the 1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Light Duty. If dodge knows about this problem they need to recall and fix.
So, I did what I did, and 6 months later. Other specifications were presumably similar to the. Check out below some of our popular Dodge transmissions. The transmission pulls and shifts fine now. During the end of the 1979 model year, the mid-size B-body Dodge Magnum along with its mid-size B-body based Chrysler Cordoba counterpart was discontinued, as was with just the Magnum name itself, in favor of what would become a smaller, all newly designed, M-body platform based coupe which also would be shared along with what would become its M-body platform based Chrysler Cordoba coupe counterpart as well all during the next four model years 1980—1983. Transmission gear ratios are on ; final drive ratio was 3.
I was floored when I learned this, as this means that the transmission is rated to an input torque of 295 ft-lbf instead of 272 ft-lbf. The Magnum top of the line was sold as a separate model from the Dart bottom line , despite being technically almost identical to the Dart. Production ended on March 28, 2008. The new Performance Pages provided 0-60 times, quarter miles, braking, and G-forces. S, so the compact cars Dodge Dart using the front of the Volaré and the rear of the Aspen , Valiant Volaré using the front of the Aspen and the rear of the Volaré , and sporty , were dropped for this year. .
Interior colors were gray — dark and light gray. Called Chrysler back and they send bend over because the car is out of warranty and I had a chance to buy an extended warranty when I bought the car or when I thought I might have a problem with it! I was having difficulty with the warranty department they are based in India so after a week I towed the vehicle to another repair shop and they drained the fluid water was also in the transmission and they reset the codes. Most likely I will dump it. Turbo Diesel, Dodge 3500 Pickup 6-Cyl. In Brazil, the Magnum was a top of the line version of the local Dodge Dart from 1979 to 1981.