1998 Dodge Ram 12 Valve for sale


1998 Dodge Ram 12 Valve w/ Camper

Short Description

82k Miles. 5 Speed. 4x4. Hiatus Camper


Price Not Available


Sale Pending

Years in the making to piece together these two, and what a sweet combination it is.

The truck is a unicorn: A 1998 Dodge Ram 2500, 1 Owner. Oregon purchased and owned it’s whole life,  5 speed 12 Valve Cummins. Quad Cab Short bed. Making it a 1/2 year only available configuration with the 12 valve engine, short bed + quad cab. Only 82,000 original miles on it. It is all original, rust and body damage free. The interior is like new. Everything works as it should. There are no modifications to the truck. The Killer dowel pin KDP Has been tabbed, with receipt of this work included. All other paperwork, original keys, original window sticker, maintenance records since new. Truck has been garaged and covered since new. Key fob entry with a 1998 Clifford alarm system – very robust. Includes original tailgate as well in good shape.
The Truck + Camper are for sale as a package. Package Price $61,689.
The Camper is for sale separately as well. Camper Price: $21,000.
The truck will only be for available for sale individually if/when the camper sells individually.


1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Short Bed, Quad Cab

12 Valve 5.9 Liter 6BT Cummins Turbo Diesel engine, last half year these were put into the Rams, with the desirable P Pump.

5 Speed Manual NV4500 Transmission, recently serviced with fresh proper Redline MT-85 OEM Spec Gear Oil Brass Synchro Safe.

Quad Cab – 2 Front doors + 2 Suicide Doors. 98 Was the first year for this

Short Bed 6.5Ft Bed. 1998 Was the first year for the short beds. Also meaning shorter wheelbase for better off-road maneuvering

Fresh Line-X In the Bed, Installed at Line-X Clackamas.
Factory Steel 16 Inch Wheels with factory chrome trim rings and center caps – more reliable than the common alloy wheels that are known to corrode and cause leaks.

Crack Free Dash protected under new Carhartt Dash Cover

New Set of Cooper Discoverer S/T Maxx 255 85 R16 Tires
Factory Two-Tone Paint, Bright White + Silver Metallic
AC + Heat work perfectly

Power Locks, Power Windows, Cruise Control.

2 Key Fobs, 3 keys.

Factory AM/FM / Tape / CD Head Unit with equalizer. Works well
Seats 6
Husky Floor Liners, front and rear
Original OEM Carpet Floor Mats in Great shape, always covered
Recent service includes:
Rear Brake cylinder replacement, full brake fluid bleed / refill
Manual transmission drain and fill with proper OEM spec fluid
All service records from Day 1, owners paperwork, manuals, and brochure.
Camper Specs:
2024 Hiatus Camper, NEVER USED. These Hiatus campers are tremendously well built and solid. One of the only hard-sided Pop top campers on the market as far as truck canopies go, and the best, in my opinion. It features a patented insulated composite folding wall system. Insulated aluminum lower frame. Powered roof vent and recessed LED lighting. Yakima Tracks and bars. The largest arctic tern double paned acrylic windows available factory installed in the upper portion. Rear Bar doors, seal everything up really well, meaning no dust. Full slide out upper bed platform complete with matching cushions, and more. This camper was installed new in Bellingham WA in January 2024, driven back down to Portland OR and has remained parked indoors since. This is essentially a new ” old stock ” camper. It has never been slept it, and is in perfect shape. Everything works as it should. There are no issues whatsoever.
Custom optioned with:
Camper Shell (Full-size, 6′ bed)
Lower aluminum skin (WHITE)
Composite folding wall system
Insulated lower aluminum frame
Slide-out sleeping platform with cushions (GREY)
Front and rear slider windows with screens
Cab passthrough window
Locking side access door with gas struts (DRIVER’S)
Lockable draw latches
Exterior lift assist gas struts
Integrated third brake light
Yakima tracks
Double Back Doors
Double door entry. Locking deadbolt and handle. Fixed window in each door.
21″ x 27″ Arctic Tern window installed in both side walls of pop top (DRIVER AND PASSENGER)
Overhead LEDs
6 overhead LEDs in roof panel. Fuse box hooked up to lights, located driver rear.
MaxxAir Fan
Fan + Install fee. Wiring terminated at fuse box.
Yakima Rack System:
Skyline Towers (set of 4)
Yakima Landing Pad #1 (set of 2)
SKS Lock Cores (set of 4)
RoundBar SL Adapter Kit (set of 4)
Round bars 58″ (set of 2)
TOTAL Camper Invoice $24,347.03
Built for 1998 Dodge Ram 6.5’ bed, Will Likely fit any 98-02 Short Bed Ram, and 03-09 Short Bed Ram Full Size Truck! May fit newer, will need to measure to confirm.

Delivery of this camper back to Hiatus for you to have it factory installed on YOUR truck is an option. Please inquire for specifics / needs.

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