Truck: 1979 D-100 Adventurer
Owner: Tom Ressler
What it did: 272hp@5750 rpm, 291 lb/ft@4250 rpm
How he did it: 360 small block filled with Keith Black pistons, an Ultradyne cam, MP solid lifters, Comp Cams roller rockers, pocket ported J heads, a Six Pack intake, headers, and 2-inch Flowmasters.
Truck: 1999 Dakota R/T
Owner: Anthony Tomae, Jr.
What it did: 205hp@4250 rpm, 277 lb/ft@3500 rpm
How he did it: Went to the dealership and bought it. Its stone stock for now, but future plans call for headers, ported heads, 1.7 roller rockers and an ATI ProCharger. Anthony gets bonus points for baselining his new truck so he can quantify any future enhancements.
Truck: 2000 Dakota
Owner: Matt Barret
What it did: 208hp@4750 rpm, 280 lb/ft@3250 rpm
How he did it: 4.7L OHC V8, K&N air filter, Flow Master 3-inch converter-back exhaust, Mobil1 synthetic lubricants.