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​1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express Truck,  90,000 Euros (Finland)

Lil Red -79. One of about 30 LRT:s in Finland. Total original mileage now 8850miles. Very datailed history since new. Been in the finnish museum-registration since 2005. Some detailing done in 1980’s and 1990’s. Mostly original. Stunning condition. German Klassik Data evaluation 1-. Price 90000 euros. Located in Helsinki Finland. Vin D13JS9S197448 teroilola@icloud.com +358400813222


Original Mileage - 8850 miles.

Air Conditioning

Black Bench interior

AM/FM Stereo radio

Original Good Year tires (seperate)

Tuff Steering Wheel

VIN: D13JS9S197448

Contact Info:

tero ilola

email: teroilola@icloud.com

Phone: +358400813222 

Truck located in: Helsinki, Finland


​​​​​​​​                                                 1978 Dodge Li'l Red Express Truck, $33,000, OBO

Timeline of Ownership
The truck was purchased in 1980. This truck was in service from 1978 until 1990 when it was parked by the elderly driver. The truck sat under a carport from 1990 until August 2021; then garage kept.

Current Condition of the Truck
The truck will start, and engine runs without issue.
The transmission works – park, reverse, drive is all functional.
All gauges are in working order.
This truck has not been modified or otherwise altered from its original condition.
Issues we know about – the brakes do not work; the gas tank will need attention.
This 1978 Dodge Lil Red Express truck is being offered For Sale – As Is.

35,000 Miles listed on the odometer
Original EH1 360 V8
Factory Air Conditioning
Moon Roof
2,188 produced in 1978

VIN: D13BS8J514415

Contact Info:
Clark Albright  
call or text:  931-627-6987 
email: clarkalbright@yahoo.com

Truck is located in Columbia, TN


​1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express Truck, $10,000

1979 Lil Red Express. 34,000 original miles. Red interior. Have original 360 engine. Have dual snorkel air cleaner and ram air hoses. The truck needs new wood in the bed, new wheels, and rear-end gear unit. $10,000 OBO

VIN: D13JS9S202665

​Contact info:  
Dean Bass

phone:  765-210-4370

email: Bbass765@gmail.com

Truck is located in:​  Kokomo, IN  46901


****RARE****  1980 Dodge Li'l Express Truck Prototype ​$18,000

(Modified 1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express used for product advertising)

The truck was used for press photos & sent to the 1980 long-lead press preview to be photographed

by Truck/Automotive magazines for their new car introduction issues. It was featured in "Hot Rod", Petersen's "Vans & Pickups", "Pickup Van & 4WD" & "Truckin" magazines & certainly others that I'm unaware of. 
The '80 Little Express Truck package was in the original 1980 Dodge press release as well. Parts were procured, decals were made but to my knowledge, only the prototype was built. The program was canceled (allegedly due to poor sales, noise/emission standards & the economy) the truck vanished into the annals of history.
The truck is rough but restorable & appears to have the original drivetrain (less carb). It's missing the tailgate, correct stacks, TQ & correct rear window, otherwise appears to be original.
To me, one of the most (if not the most) significant trucks in express truck history, deserving a proper restoration & subsequent display. A very little known & long-forgotten piece of Chrysler's performance history.

note from John Roberts:  I have personally examined this truck and its documentation and can verify that it was the truck used for Chrysler Corporation Prototype 1980 Dodge Li'l Express Truck.


Factory Air Conditioning

Original Cashmere Vinyl Interior

Original paint code PY8804 "Nightwatch Blue"

(Truck has been repainted in the wrong blue)

Original Sport (Omni) Steering Wheel

Incorrect Stack Shields

​VIN: D13JS9S234170

Build Date: Monday, May 14, 1979, between

Noon & 1 PM, at the Warren Truck Plant #1,

Detroit, MI

Contact Info:

Kris Tadey

Phone: 586-731-4177

​Email: tadey@wowway.com

Truck is located in Sterling Heights, Michigan ​​


1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express Truck, $6,500

Selling my '79 Dodge Li'l Red Express.  Numbers are correct on drive train.  53,746 miles.


Original 360 engine

Original 727 Automatic Transmission

Black Bucket Seat Interior

Original 15" Chrome Western Wheels

New wood sides and tailgate wood

Diamond Plate Bed Tool Box

VIN: D13JS9S224053

Contact: Randy Henderson

Phone: 251-200-3493

email: burnoutgto@live.com

Truck located in Foley, AL


1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express Truck, $44,900

** NOTE **  25,000 Original Miles

This truck is a survivor and only has 25,000 original verifiable miles. The truck has been garage kept it's entire life. This truck was part of an estate and the truck has been titled in The Originals owner's name since 1979. This truck runs and drives perfect and the interior still appears as new. 

To the best of my knowledge there is not a scratch on this truck, but it could use a really good wax job. Under the frame of this truck has no rust and is this clean as the day it rolled off of the factory floor.  The bed floor is still painted the with the original red paint.  I want this truck to go to someone who is going to appreciate it, for what it is.  I have driven the truck approximately 650 miles, since it's revival.


Original 360, complete

Original 727 Transmission

Factory Black Bucket Seats

6 Original 15" Chrome Wheels

​Original Sport Steering Wheel

Aftermarket Aluminum Running Boards

CB Radio with External Antenna

Maintenance work just completed:

Original Carb, rebuilt

​Fuel Tank Drained

New Fuel Lines

New Fuel Pump

New Spark Plugs

​VIN: D13JS9S205746


​Rick Cole

Phone or Text:  859-583-3220

Truck located in Danville, KY


1978 Dodge Li'l Red Express, $45,500 U.S.  $59.500 Canadian

Original 36,700 mile Alabama truck coming out of a 30 year storage. 
2188 built, less than 1/3 remain.
2000 hour nut and bolt restoration as new from the dealership.  All documentation and U.S. title as well as Ontario registration.
Please lets not waste each others time, don't want to discuss your uncle or grandfather owning one years ago.
Serious inquiries only, PLEASE!!
Can assist with shipping or transfer to USA.


Original 360 engine

Original 727 Loadflite transmission

Black Bucket Seat option

Original "Tuff" steering wheel

100 MPH speedometer

AM/FM/CB stereo radio

VIN: D13BS8J512164


Art Vanderwerff

Phone or text:  226-402-0881 (Canada)

Email: art_vander@outlook.com

Truck is located in:   Sombra, Ontario, Canada N0P 2HO



1978 Dodge Li'l Red Express, $38,000

1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express, $38,000

****Both trucks owned by the same person, can be purchased seperately****

Mostly original 1978 Li'l Red Express, 27K miles.  

Equipment:  Black Bucket Seats

                      Air Conditioning

                     AM/ FM Cassette Radio

                     Tuff Steering Wheel

                     Varnished Oak Bed Floor

                     Aftermarket Wheels

VIN:  D13BS8J514231

Mostly original 1979 Li'l Red Express, 52K miles

Equipment:  Red Bench Seat interior

                     AM/FM Cassette Radio

                     Air Conditioning

                    Tuff Steering Wheel

                    Varnished Oak Bed Floor

​                    Aftermarket Wheels

VIN:  D13JS9S186295

Contact:  Brian Olby

Phone or text: 715-278-3388

Email: olbylogging@yahoo.com

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