Tag Archives: 1970

The 220D back on the road

After finishing the bodywork the 220D is now legally registered, insured and back on the road. I got rained on during the initial drive but everything went well and a managed to get a few photos. Advertisements

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Latest Project – 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D

Here is my latest project car and my first diesel vehicle; a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D sedan in an attractive blue colour (Biscayne Blue I believe). To make the low powered diesel at least palatable it has the four speed … 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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1970 Vauxhall Viva GT

This Vauxhall Viva looks cosmetically fantastic especially with the GT package. Not many of these left in Canada and none where sold in the US. http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-classic-cars-1970-Vauxhall-Viva-GT-W0QQAdIdZ273354071

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1970 Subaru FF-1 Star Project

Japanese Nostalgic Cars Forums has a thread on the restoration of a rare to see 1970 Subaru FF-1. Can’t be too many of these in any kind of shape left in North America. Restoration of classic Japanese cars is only … Continue reading

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What a beauty – BMW 2800 CS on eBay

The black paint and BBS wheels make this E9 chassis BMW coupe look fantastic. Some upgraded mechanicals as well as a 5spd transmission swap are the icing on the cake. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1970-2800-CS-E9-Coupe-Restomod-5-speed-3-liters-/230574418533?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item35af4e6a65#ht_786wt_1167

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