Monthly Archives: May 2013

Another Epic for sale

I found another Epic for sale – http://alberta.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-classic-cars-envoy-epic-1967-W0QQAdIdZ472718496. This one is much nicer than mine but interesting to see the seat fabric looks quite a bit fancier than mine too.

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Saab 95 wagon with a big block V8

A late sixties Saab 95 wagon seems like a fairly unlikely candidate for a big block V8 swap but here it is on eBay. It is also sitting on a Chevrolet S10 frame which gives it a higher ride height.

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Canadian market literature for the Envoy Epic and Vauxhall Viva HA

Canadian market literature for the Envoy Epic and Vauxhall Viva HA. Downloaded from various spots on the internet.

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Air cleaner housing tidy up

While I don’t have my Epic home yet since the carburetor needed work I brought both it and the air cleaner housing back with me. I’ve bought and received the carburetor rebuild kit for the Solex B30 PSEI-6 carburetor but … Continue reading

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V8 powered Mercedes Benz W123 wagon

I enjoy interesting engine swaps and while this one uses the ubiquitous Chevrolet small block V8 it is interesting because the engine has gone into a 1982 Mercedes Benz 300TD station wagon.

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New Project Car: 1965 Envoy Epic

I’m not done my Mercedes Benz 220D yet but I couldn’t resist picking up this 1965 Envoy Epic. It is the optimistically named Envoy Epic which is a Canadian only variant on the Vauxhall Viva HA sold at Chevrolet/Oldsmobile dealers. … Continue reading

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