I Bought the Nicest Dodge Dakota R/T on Earth! (8,000 original mile TIME CAPSULE)

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  • Dylan Ornelas

    Dylan Ornelas

    17 tundi tagasi

    Currently fixing up my durango R/T. never selling it

  • Wandy


    3 päeva tagasi

    that's an ultra cool looking truck

  • Quinn Jones

    Quinn Jones

    6 päeva tagasi

    You need to drive this AND wear similar Cordeiro pants!!!

  • Quinn Jones

    Quinn Jones

    6 päeva tagasi

    WTH!!! How did you find a 5.9 RT? That and the late 90's Grand Cherokee 5.9 are also AMAZING rides.

  • Patrick M

    Patrick M

    6 päeva tagasi

    Very cool to see take the time on this truck I agree much over looked . I own a 01 Dakota quad cab with the 4.7 that I factory ordered in oct of 2000 . I have the rt wheels on it and it has been my daily driver since currently 140k yes lots of work has been done but I still love it the power and handling still makes me smile and it surprises many at stop light . In there day this gen Dakota was the king of the hill . I agree the 4.7 is one of there better engines and actually selected it over the 5.2 and 5.9 for it's design and better mpg the difference in performance was not that much vs the 5.9 . Great review

  • JamesLetsPlayYT


    8 päeva tagasi


  • ITickle Chickens

    ITickle Chickens

    9 päeva tagasi

    I had a 2001 Dakota sport. That dash is so different than mine that its weird. I drove that truck for 10 years.

  • Jayden Demont

    Jayden Demont

    9 päeva tagasi

    Love my R/T same yr. But clubcab.

  • LiiTe


    12 päeva tagasi

    i bought a built up 2002 RT love it.. man its not as clean as this but within some time and money it will be its nice though

  • Keith Givens

    Keith Givens

    12 päeva tagasi

    I have a 5.9 L dodge does anybody know the part number for the Mopar computer Upgrade

  • Michel Fortier

    Michel Fortier

    15 päeva tagasi

    Wish I owned it....I loved those trucks!

  • Rogelio Cruz

    Rogelio Cruz

    19 päeva tagasi

    I regret so much selling my 99 Dakota RT.

  • Patrick Mckinney

    Patrick Mckinney

    19 päeva tagasi

    Hoovie you inspired me
    I just uploaded a video about the cheapest VW Mk2 golf in America

  • Ken Aggson

    Ken Aggson

    21 päev tagasi

    Hoovie sell it to me I live in Wichita:)

  • Donnelle Bivens

    Donnelle Bivens

    23 päeva tagasi

    I’ve never seen an R/T with such a Spartan interior. The one I was in at least had power windows/locks!

  • vominator


    23 päeva tagasi

    brake stands make baby jesus cry

  • cablecow15


    24 päeva tagasi

    Why is he acting like they are rare ? Lol

  • ꧁•Jurgen Boes•꧂

    ꧁•Jurgen Boes•꧂

    24 päeva tagasi

    all trucks look great on 20"

  • Britney Goth

    Britney Goth

    27 päeva tagasi

    No Stick shift? Bummer...

  • sbodi4d


    Місяць tagasi

    I bought a Chevy Colorado ZR2, and I am very happy with my purchase. Thank you very much...

  • Max Butcher

    Max Butcher

    Місяць tagasi

    I wish I still had my dakota rt. Such a fun vehicle

  • Jonathan Ryan

    Jonathan Ryan

    Місяць tagasi

    LOL, I can remember having a customer bring one of these to us. It looked exactly like this, but the owner was modifying it for drag racing back in the early 2000's. It actually had a flowmaster single exhaust that was an actual dealer option I was told. The owner had us delete the catalytic converter and it sounded like a muscle car afterwards. It was a fun truck and it did well at the drag strips in the early 2000's

  • Niklas Wagner

    Niklas Wagner

    Місяць tagasi

    I don’t think you’ve seen the Hellkota

  • Braderz Jamez

    Braderz Jamez

    Місяць tagasi

    I’d ship it to the UK 🇬🇧 definitely

  • MidnightPolaris800


    Місяць tagasi

    I had this exact truck but a 98. I miss it

  • Tube Spam

    Tube Spam

    Місяць tagasi

    1994 dodge dakota was my first vehicle.. Dakota will always have a special place in my heart I would love to rebuild one some day

  • Exiled Vaalhaai

    Exiled Vaalhaai

    Місяць tagasi

    Should’ve looked for an 89 dodge Dakota shelby

  • David Mackenzie

    David Mackenzie

    Місяць tagasi

    Show the Wizard

  • Ryan Underhill

    Ryan Underhill

    Місяць tagasi

    How long till it needs a trans? Bout 3 more burnouts and it will b at the wizards getting a transmission

  • Brett


    Місяць tagasi

    I’ll take the dodge and corvette. Put them in a 40’ container to New Zealand

  • Dan Park

    Dan Park

    Місяць tagasi

    Similar story had a 1999 Dakota Sport 5.2 318 little lift kit had 33 12.50 all terrain msd box. Black with the red badges. Ran the hell out of it for 3 years. My buddy bought a 2001 Dakota 5.9 r/t ext cab light blue. And my bro had 2001 Durango R/T. His best friend still has that. I traded my dakota for the all new hemi ram 1500 in Atlantic blue on 20’s . That ran good too. Single cab short bed 4x4. My dakota was extended cab btw

  • wades623


    Місяць tagasi

    I wanted to be financially secure but I bought a Lamborghini...

  • Jeff Chaney

    Jeff Chaney

    Місяць tagasi

    Great find, I had one back in the day and yes I USED it. Since I live in Michigan, any vehicle driven in winter dies of cancer.

  • Richard Koebel

    Richard Koebel

    Місяць tagasi

    My dak is nicer!!!

  • Ryan Koch

    Ryan Koch

    Місяць tagasi

    "I wanted to be financially secure, but I bought a Lambo..." In the background are a Benz, Ferrari, Bentley, etc. Ummm. I think you're ok. 🙄
    BTW, the Dakota was considered a mid-size pickup, not a mini. I know because I used to sell them.
    At about 5:43 he says, "I'm a complete moron." I couldn't agree more. Not because he bought the Dakota R/T, but reference the comment above and his general dorky nature. And yet, 1.24M subscribers. WTH?!?! Is everyone really THIS bored? This is Doug Demuro all over again. Some poser that doesn't really know anything cars and yet has a bunch of money to buy them. This world is upside down.
    Well, for those of us that ARE actually trying to gain financial security... back to the real world and my real job.

  • SuperMixedd


    Місяць tagasi

    omg 8% rate so high wtf????

  • Michael Davis

    Michael Davis

    Місяць tagasi

    Dont do tires. DO tires and wheels, that way you can keep the wheels pristine too.

  • Quick Decision Automotive

    Quick Decision Automotive

    Місяць tagasi

    A friend of mine has that same truck. His was Purple with a 5speed. Thing was a RIPPER!! Nobody could out run him lol

  • Muscle Car Syndicate

    Muscle Car Syndicate

    Місяць tagasi

    You have me feeling nostalgic. I had a 1999 Dodge Dakota R/T club cab in Amethyst. This was back around 2002/2003. Man was it a fun little truck! Now I want another.

  • MainManJC


    Місяць tagasi

    Prices are going up now

  • Trent Disbro

    Trent Disbro

    Місяць tagasi

    I have a white 2001 Dodge Dakota Sport with the 2.5L I4 with a 5 speed manual that I named Betty.

  • Ed Martini

    Ed Martini

    Місяць tagasi

    Just keep some moving blankets behind the seat for when you need to load up the back. Nice.

  • Shawn Hasenbalg

    Shawn Hasenbalg

    Місяць tagasi

    Find a used set of Dakota Wheels put tires on those so when you want to drive it it's safe when you want it to sit it's period correct

  • Shawn May

    Shawn May

    Місяць tagasi

    I got a 04 crew cab dakota 3.7l that has factory paint and not rusted throu sport

  • MrRiggyRiggs


    Місяць tagasi

    Used to always want one of those. But.. dodge.

  • Jon on Drums

    Jon on Drums

    Місяць tagasi

    Just down the youtube rabbit hole and came across this video. Can I just say holy cow that bed is immaculate. Nice truck all around.

  • BigMouth380cal


    Місяць tagasi

    The worlds crappiest truck. Yuck! Good thing it's only got 8,000 on it cuz by the time it hits 13,000 it will need new ball joints, new air vent door motors, and probably a transmission too.

    • Dabnis Brickey

      Dabnis Brickey

      Місяць tagasi

      That's bill

  • Michael Kdy

    Michael Kdy

    Місяць tagasi

    That's the same 5.9L Magnum V8 that was featured in the Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ 1998 Limited which was the fastest SUV in the world at that time. I have the 5.2L 318 magnum V8 (which was basically the carbon copy of the 5.9, with some minor tweaks) in my ZJ and it's still a blast to drive. The torque is insane coming from a 28yr old Jeep. I love it, best engine ever made.

  • Tim Stone

    Tim Stone

    Місяць tagasi

    The 5.9 eat up transmissions and oil pickups.. :)

  • Po Pe

    Po Pe

    Місяць tagasi

    Those were great engine but the rest of the body was falling appart at like 150-200 miles here in canada because they rusted like nothing.Really a big pile of shit on wheels but still cool little truck

  • Jordan Cummins

    Jordan Cummins

    Місяць tagasi

    My uncle had a dakota of that generation at one point. Extended cab and a 5 speed manual. That thing had some growl to it

  • Carlangas A

    Carlangas A

    Місяць tagasi

    i miss when pick ups where this size

  • John Jackson

    John Jackson

    Місяць tagasi

    Dodge, like all Chrysler products, builds junk.

  • Pickamove


    Місяць tagasi

    This belongs in a museum!

  • Bobby Schram

    Bobby Schram

    Місяць tagasi

    Dang that’s my dream truck I’ve had a couple dodge Dakotas but never a rt

    • Ethan Villarreal

      Ethan Villarreal

      Місяць tagasi

      @Bobby Schram nah im joking but dang, you are all the way up there. Hopefully u can find one up there thats not rusted out

    • Ethan Villarreal

      Ethan Villarreal

      Місяць tagasi

      @Bobby Schram why

    • Bobby Schram

      Bobby Schram

      Місяць tagasi

      @Ethan Villarreal I live in Canada

    • Ethan Villarreal

      Ethan Villarreal

      Місяць tagasi

      Theres one here in texas for sale for 5500 130k miles but it looks in good shape

  • J B

    J B

    Місяць tagasi

    Guarantee the the pinchweld under the windshield is rotted even with no miles on it

  • Augusto Gonzalez

    Augusto Gonzalez

    Місяць tagasi

    You aren't dumb neither silly, just a car lover. Cheers for you and your Dakota R/T, I expect she'll last till your kid get older and you can enjoy with him driving and share your passion. Thanks!

  • Mike Butcher

    Mike Butcher

    Місяць tagasi

    Supposed to be 2 in Florida with less miles. 30,000 each

  • Nothing


    Місяць tagasi

    Hoovie is too big for the truck lol

  • Evan


    Місяць tagasi

    I had a 97 v6 it was a great truck until my break line exploded from dryrot

  • scootit’nbootit


    Місяць tagasi

    You never buy the cheapest cars anymore. Not any relatable cars. You’ve sold out dude

  • luke I am, your father

    luke I am, your father

    Місяць tagasi

    A low mile Dakota RT sold for $ 24,000 . At a collector auction ,last fall.

  • luke I am, your father

    luke I am, your father

    Місяць tagasi

    I have 2000 Darkota RT cc flame red in nice original condition , 107,000 miles.Never winter driven.I'm the second owner.Owned since 2001.I really like mine.

  • chappy2121


    Місяць tagasi

    Get some bed liners made up by an upholsterer in heavy duty rubber backed fabric that have magnets to fix it to the bed

  • TooTall 380

    TooTall 380

    Місяць tagasi

    “Ford ranger v6 4cyl ” 😂😂😂 4:36

  • Carey Porter

    Carey Porter

    Місяць tagasi

    My brother had one back in the day. 3 transmission failures in a year and it was gone.

  • Victor Dasilva

    Victor Dasilva

    Місяць tagasi

    I’ve owned three, love the truck! I’ll take it if you don’t want it!

  • Santiago Vasquez

    Santiago Vasquez

    Місяць tagasi

    His most valuable car

  • Cyse


    Місяць tagasi

    Alternate title: Hoovie tells us why this car is bad, and why he loves it so much so he will never drive it.

  • Cyse


    Місяць tagasi

    I've always wanted a fast truck. Lowered, rwd, burnout machine.

  • Pixelated


    Місяць tagasi

    The s10 extreme I have was just over 24k new. Mine isn't nearly as clean as that dodge but it's a rust free florida truck . The bed is as nice as your dodge it's the best looking part of the truck. I also have an 04 dodge dakota crew cab mint condition I'll agree the dodges are hard to find it took a long time to find mine everything I looked at was a rust bucket shined up with a premium price. I can't believe that guy purchased that truck never drove it and I'm assuming sold it at a big loss. That truck probably books out at something like 8k now and he paid 21 what a bone head.

  • AJ Keene

    AJ Keene

    2 місяці tagasi

    Someday, everyone will realize that the Dakota was the greatest truck ever made. Love my 2007 quadcab

  • billp63


    2 місяці tagasi

    Congratulations always at a Dakota fan had three first and second generation ones very reliable

  • Eejit


    2 місяці tagasi

    Congrats man good luck

  • Eejit


    2 місяці tagasi

    Ahem I have one

  • Jason Krywko

    Jason Krywko

    2 місяці tagasi

    Next up on "Cars and Bids"....

  • Geoffrey Gaskin

    Geoffrey Gaskin

    2 місяці tagasi

    IMO, the best looking truck ever made. I had a 98 non-RT and loved it.

  • Dan Simmons

    Dan Simmons

    2 місяці tagasi

    $13K ?

  • jldude84


    2 місяці tagasi

    Those were indeed pretty good looking little trucks. Wish regular cab midsize trucks with 6' boxes were still a thing.

  • Losh


    2 місяці tagasi

    My grandpa has a Dakota 5.9 slt. That truck will spin the tires if you just look at the gas pedal and is as fast as my 2004 6 speed BMW.



    2 місяці tagasi

    I actually have a 2000 rt been trying to find a transmission for it I found one down in kansas but money is tight hopefully soon I will get mine going it's not as nice as yours but it only has 100k miles and power windows and doors locks plus it's an extended cab

  • Nick Pickel

    Nick Pickel

    2 місяці tagasi

    Bedine, rubber mat, use it for it’s intended purpose.

  • Chris Bassin

    Chris Bassin

    2 місяці tagasi

    I got nostalgic all of a sudden and found your video. I would have totally bought that, best color too. Congrats.

  • pauly repa

    pauly repa

    2 місяці tagasi

    Put timber strips on the prowd parts of the bed.

  • Jeffrey Turner

    Jeffrey Turner

    2 місяці tagasi

    Incredibly jealous of this, the only thing I’d change would be an extended cab truck

  • Paul Watts

    Paul Watts

    2 місяці tagasi

    I have a 98 RT and a 94 Sport with the 5.2. I run 275/50 17 tires on the RT. Even they are hard or impossible to get now. I worked for Dodge as a tech from 1992 - 1998. The 1993 sport with a 5.2 was the fastest of the bone stock Dakotas. In 1994 they reduced the size of the exhaust manifolds and started rating the hp at the flywheel. I still remember doing pre delivery inspections on the new 93 models. At 45 they would light up when you crammed down on them ;-) One customer kept coming back complaining he couldn't keep the azz end on the ground and engine surging. The surging wound up being the rev limiter kicking in at 6500. :-0

  • Maxwell Wright

    Maxwell Wright

    2 місяці tagasi

    Our 01 Durango is still a great drive 20 years later! Midwest rust has not been kind to it, but the 4.7 V8 has been incredible!

  • brendan hall

    brendan hall

    2 місяці tagasi

    Beautiful truck man my first vehicle was a 2004 dakota slt quad cab 4x4

  • vinichie


    2 місяці tagasi

    What i would give to own this truck. It was my favorite truck growing up and with the way covid financially ruined my life it just isnt possible sadly. Excellent find hoovie.

  • gothic pagan

    gothic pagan

    2 місяці tagasi

    What an absolute pleb

  • 304_ Ranga

    304_ Ranga

    2 місяці tagasi

    The ranger use to be a mini truck then they had to ruin them and now they look like shit

  • Erick R Cisneros

    Erick R Cisneros

    2 місяці tagasi

    Times are changing but not in the Goodway for somethings

  • Clay Murphy

    Clay Murphy

    2 місяці tagasi

    I had a 99 Dakota R/T back in 99-2001, right before I started getting into 4 banger turbo cars, lol, thanks Fast and Furious. Loved the truck. Lowered, exhaust and a 150 shot of nitrous. I definitely upset some people in that truck, but those tuned, pullied Lightnings sure were a pain. Ahhhh, the late 90s early 2000s.
    There use to be a company back in the day that had a 5 speed conversion specifically for the R/T. Always thought that was bad ass. Enjoy it in good health!

  • Mechanic Do's and Don'ts and All That Good Stuff

    Mechanic Do's and Don'ts and All That Good Stuff

    2 місяці tagasi

    It literally looks like he went to the factory and got it very nice truck

  • Lew H

    Lew H

    2 місяці tagasi

    I would love to see a Jeep Patriot 2010 on your channel.

  • brett tonkin

    brett tonkin

    2 місяці tagasi

    Hey Hoovie, google Australias Holden Commadore Maloo Ute, there our mini trucks!!!!

  • Forge


    2 місяці tagasi

    My Grandfather had a 1999 Dakota R/T.
    It was a really sweet ride, Had a custom 6 Speed transmission, Custom Rims and Tires, And a ton of Engine modifications.
    Sadly, In November 2011, It was wrecked by some drunk driver at midnight.
    It really fucking pisses me off to remember it, The Dakota R/T is NOT Common, And his was so well treated, It was sad to let it go.
    Seeing this video made me happy, To see another R/T owner all happy with their awesome truck.
    Keep that lil' truck safe.

  • Working Man

    Working Man

    2 місяці tagasi

    I agree friend,vehicles that are made today are nothing comparable to how these were.what a truck you have

  • KR Kalson

    KR Kalson

    2 місяці tagasi

    i worked at Moss Bros. Dodge in California when these were being sold new. i was 18 years old at the time, and i rarely saw these. Such an awesome truck!

  • mopar life

    mopar life

    2 місяці tagasi

    Wowww I'm so jealous I love and want that truck so bad I have a 2003 dakota 4x4 ext cab