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1958 Dodge D100 Sweptside

I entered a carpark to pick up my rental car in Cuenca, Ecuador and came across this amazing old pickup. It has now started my new obsession…

1958 Dodge D100 Sweptside In 1957 Dodge introduced the Sweptside pickup by using the Custom Cab Dodge D100 1/2 ton long bed pickup with the application of the rear side fins from a Dodge wagon, giving it the appearance of a full width bed with classic 50’s  styling, including two-tone paint, chrome accents and taillights embedded in classic fins at the rear. They continued the look in 1958 with addition of a unique new grill with inset horizontal teeth. They only used this grill for a year, and for my taste it was the perfect grill.

In 1958 they produced around 980 Sweptsides and it is believed that only around 60 complete trucks are in existence today. What a surprise to know that there is one old original in a carpark in Ecuador…

Here is a fully restored piece that is for sale for $60,000

The link to the sale is HERE

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