1935 Dodge Pickup – Darc Dickson

Dark Dickson had an opportunity to purchase the truck his dad had for about 50 years. He purchased this 1935 Dodge Pickup in 1997. Read below to see what Darc has done and make sure to scroll down to see all of the pictures.

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What type of vehicle is this?: truck

Make, Model, Year of Project

1935 Dodge Pickup

What stage is this in?

Completed Project

When did you purchase it and for how much?

I got it in 1997 and paid $1,500 for it

Why did you choose this vehicle?

It was my Dad’s pick up. He owned it for about 50 years

What sort of condition was it in when you started the project, what was wrong with it, etc.

Body was rusting bad engine was stuck

What, specifically have you done, or had done to it?

New engine, transmission, rear end, Body repair, interior and paint

Can you list any and all parts that you have put in?

It has a dart 427 small block, 9.5 to one compression,scat crank, AFR heads, blower cam and MSD distributor

671 large bore blower with two 750 Edelbrock carburetors

700r transmission

Ford 9″ rear end w/ 389 posi traction with 15x15x29 Mickey Thompson tires on 15×14 chrome smoothie wheel’s

Where have you purchased your parts?

I have bought parts from speedway motors, summit racing. Local auto parts stores, eBay and junkyards

What about you?

I have enjoyed working on this pick up and changed my mind many times on how to build it.

Any stories regarding this project?

We in joy driving it to car shows and it has done good at the shows.

A funny thing happened at one show a couple of guys were looking and saying how nice it was when they thought it was a Ford then seen the Dodge Brothers emblem on the grill said oh I don’t like Dodge’s and walked away

Any garages, parts stores, fabrication shops, etc you want to call out specifically?

The pickup was built in my garage. Mostly by myself. Had a friend of mine help with the painting. Had the engine built.

Check out the pictures below, make sure to click on the picture to see the full version.

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