The Truth About Cars » Dodge Shadow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:00:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1991 Dodge Shadow ES Turbo Convertible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1991-dodge-shadow-es-turbo-convertible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1991-dodge-shadow-es-turbo-convertible/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260329 The Dodge Shadow was one of many, many versions of the Chrysler-saving K Platform, and it sold in fairly large quantities before being replaced by the Neon. As recently as five years ago, Shadows and their Plymouth Sundance siblings were among the most numerous Chryslers in American wrecking yards, but massive numbers of Sebrings have […]

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The Dodge Shadow was one of many, many versions of the Chrysler-saving K Platform, and it sold in fairly large quantities before being replaced by the Neon. As recently as five years ago, Shadows and their Plymouth Sundance siblings were among the most numerous Chryslers in American wrecking yards, but massive numbers of Sebrings have […]

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Dodge Shadow ES http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/junkyard-find-1994-dodge-shadow-es/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/junkyard-find-1994-dodge-shadow-es/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=769394 So many Chrysler P bodies in American wrecking yards today, so many that Shadows and Sundances generally make up a good quarter of your typical self-serve wrecking yard’s Chrysler section. You still see some of these cars on the street these days, though hit-bottom-years-ago resale values mean that a running Chrysler P is becoming semi-rare […]

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So many Chrysler P bodies in American wrecking yards today, so many that Shadows and Sundances generally make up a good quarter of your typical self-serve wrecking yard’s Chrysler section. You still see some of these cars on the street these days, though hit-bottom-years-ago resale values mean that a running Chrysler P is becoming semi-rare […]

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Dark Days: Broken Hearts and Blown Gaskets http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/dark-days-broken-hearts-and-blown-gaskets/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/dark-days-broken-hearts-and-blown-gaskets/#comments Fri, 31 May 2013 14:41:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=489859 She done me wrong. I was beside myself with grief, anger and stress. Things had been going so well when, suddenly, a former lover waltzed back into her life and caused her to leave me in the lurch. Part of me wanted to win her back, to show her I was better than him. The […]

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She done me wrong. I was beside myself with grief, anger and stress. Things had been going so well when, suddenly, a former lover waltzed back into her life and caused her to leave me in the lurch. Part of me wanted to win her back, to show her I was better than him. The […]

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Junkyard Find: 1992 Dodge Shadow America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/junkyard-find-1992-dodge-shadow-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/junkyard-find-1992-dodge-shadow-america/#comments Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=486235 When I go to my local wrecking yards to photograph cars for this series, I’m looking for historical significance. Some might say that the Chrysler P-body (based on the ancient and venerable K platform, like so many Chrysler products of the 1980s and 1990s) lacks such significance, and that I should instead shoot the 60s […]

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When I go to my local wrecking yards to photograph cars for this series, I’m looking for historical significance. Some might say that the Chrysler P-body (based on the ancient and venerable K platform, like so many Chrysler products of the 1980s and 1990s) lacks such significance, and that I should instead shoot the 60s […]

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Plymouth Sundance Duster http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/junkyard-find-1994-plymouth-sundance-duster/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/junkyard-find-1994-plymouth-sundance-duster/#comments Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:30:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474153 Not everyone shares my interest in the K-variant Chrysler P platform, so I limit Shadow and Sundance Junkyard Finds to just the more historically significant members of the P family. Like, say, this ’93 Shadow ES, this ’91 Shadow, this ’92 Sundance, and this hard-to-find Sundance America. Today, we’ll be looking at one of the […]

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Not everyone shares my interest in the K-variant Chrysler P platform, so I limit Shadow and Sundance Junkyard Finds to just the more historically significant members of the P family. Like, say, this ’93 Shadow ES, this ’91 Shadow, this ’92 Sundance, and this hard-to-find Sundance America. Today, we’ll be looking at one of the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1993 Dodge Shadow ES http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/junkyard-find-1993-dodge-shadow-es/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/junkyard-find-1993-dodge-shadow-es/#comments Sat, 15 Dec 2012 18:35:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470226 We often forget about the P-body version of Chrysler’s mainstay-for-15-years K platform, though Shadows and Sundances once roamed North American highways in huge numbers. I still see plenty of completely trashed Ps in self-service wrecking yards— for example, this ’91 Shadow, this ’92 Sundance, and this super-rare Sundance America— but it takes something special to […]

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We often forget about the P-body version of Chrysler’s mainstay-for-15-years K platform, though Shadows and Sundances once roamed North American highways in huge numbers. I still see plenty of completely trashed Ps in self-service wrecking yards— for example, this ’91 Shadow, this ’92 Sundance, and this super-rare Sundance America— but it takes something special to […]

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Junkyard Find: 1991 Dodge Shadow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/junkyard-find-1991-dodge-shadow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/junkyard-find-1991-dodge-shadow/#comments Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458161 The Chrysler K platform was getting pretty dated by the early 1990s, though the 2.2/2.5 engine family was still technologically relevant (when compared to such Industrial Revolution-era machinery as GM’s Iron Duke). Chrysler put together yet another version of the K platform to create the P-body, which it then used as the basis for a […]

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The Chrysler K platform was getting pretty dated by the early 1990s, though the 2.2/2.5 engine family was still technologically relevant (when compared to such Industrial Revolution-era machinery as GM’s Iron Duke). Chrysler put together yet another version of the K platform to create the P-body, which it then used as the basis for a […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-19/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-19/#comments Thu, 23 Dec 2010 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=378371 In this vivid demonstration of how steel differs from aluminum, we see how a junkyard-turbocharged Mitsubishi V6 eats one of its own pistons. This Dodge Shadow, which won the coveted Index of Effluency trophy at the ’09 Goin’ For Broken 24 Hours of LeMons race, showed up to the Buttonwillow event with a hooptily installed […]

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In this vivid demonstration of how steel differs from aluminum, we see how a junkyard-turbocharged Mitsubishi V6 eats one of its own pistons. This Dodge Shadow, which won the coveted Index of Effluency trophy at the ’09 Goin’ For Broken 24 Hours of LeMons race, showed up to the Buttonwillow event with a hooptily installed […]

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