Monthly Archives: November 2011

Landrover mongrel

This interesting Landrover is, I believe, an attempt to combine the best of everything into one vehicle. Aluminum body of a Landrover, reliable Japanese engine, and adjustable Citroen suspension. The hydro-pneumatic suspension is sourced from a Citroen DS and SM … Continue reading

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Nissan pickup with WRX drivetrain

Now here is a sleeper! This 1986 Nissan Hardbody pickup truck looks the part of a rugged beater with the primer coloured bed but packs the powertrain of a 2004 Subaru WRX. It has all been mounted on a custom … Continue reading

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1970 Toyota Crown Deluxe

Here is a neat one that has come up for sale – a 1970 Toyota Crown Deluxe. Looks quite solid and has a four speed manual transmission. I’d imagine the four speed is quite rare with most having the automatic. … Continue reading

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Custom Colt

On a recent visit to Calgary I came across a rather interesting and customized Colt. Not sure if it was a Dodge, Plymouth or perhaps even an Eagle Vista (Canada only) but definitely a fourth generation Colt. Even a stock … Continue reading

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Dodge The Dude – but also a Fargo

The Dude was an optional package available on Dodge trucks. Featured a cowboy hat logo and distinctive C shape stripe. Only 1500-2000 where made between 1970 and 1971. There is a Dodge Dude website out there with lots of information. … Continue reading

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Lego Lada Niva

This a really neat Lego build of a Lada Niva. While the outside isn’t perfectly accurate the suspension surely makes up for that. It has a motor, steering and suspension. Be sure to check out the videos of it too. … Continue reading

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