I have a 1978 Lil' Red Express Truck for sale. It is in good shape and I drive it at least once a week. I have the original radio, carb and speaker grills. There is a sony am/fm/cd in stalled now. This truck has factory AC. I have new seat covers for it, the drivers side has wear. I have a california custom cover, manuals and John Robert's book on Lil Red Express Trucks that goes with it. I am selling this to get a Jeep Wrangler Ulimited 4 door, I would consider that for a trade. I do not have to sell this truck so no low ball price. Email me for more pictures and information if interested. This is a Lil' Red Express Truck not a clone. It has the right vin and the tags are in place.
Dodge released the Lil' Red Express Truck In 1978 it was one of the most unique Dodge trucks that had ever been produced. The Lil' Red Express was not only a real looker but these trucks were also real performers also. In 1978 The Dodge Lil' Red Express was the fastest American made vehicle from 0 to 100 MPH as tested by Car and Driver magazine.
Because of a loophole in the emissions regulations the 1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck's did not have catalytic converters, what the Lil' Red Express did have was a special High Performance 360 C.I. 4-barrel small block engine code (EH1) which was a modified version of the 360 police engine (E58) producing 225 net horsepower @ 3800 RPM. The package also included Hemi style mufflers with a crossover pipe breathing through 2 chrome stacks located behind the cab, a special 727 transmission and 3.55:1 rear gearing.
The 1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck rode on GR60x15 raised white letter tires on 7-inch Chrome wheels up front and LR60x15 on 8-inch chrome wheels on the rear and there was no spare included. All 1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck's were automatics the interiors were available with a standard bench seat in red or black or with optional buckets and a fold down arm/rest console which was available both years. 1978 and some early 1979 Dodge Lil' Red Express Truck's used the