Tag Archives: Classic

A couple of old Ford trucks spottings

I spotted this old Ford pickup truck outside a repair shop in an industrial area perhaps waiting its turn to be restored. This one is a F-68 which was the Canadian naming system for a while. The 68 stands for … Continue reading

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Well travelled Volkswagen van

We recently had a weekend away in Banff, Alberta. Our drive was a handful of hours but nothing compared to the folks in this classic VW van. With Colorado plates it would have had a drive of at least a … Continue reading

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International R-series trucks

I recently came across two classic International R-series trucks. A matched set of an excavator and dump truck.

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Never knew they existed: Dodge Power Wagon Top Hand

Factory special trucks from Dodge are nothing new with the famous Lil’ Red Express and somewhat lesser known Warlock and The Dudge. Hemmings Blog has highlighted this fantastic 1978 Dodge Power Wagon Top Hand truck.

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1985 Hyundai Pony Brochure (Canadian)

Another buy from the swap meet is this 1985 Hyundai Pony brochure. This particular type was sold in Canada but not the US. Other markets got a similar Pony but the Canadian bumper and headlights were unique. Not many of … Continue reading

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Interesting micro three wheeler at local swap meet

As usual I attended the Lethbridge Early Bird Swap Meet and was struck by this interesting three wheeler micro truck. It did not have any markings or badges so the identity is a bit of mystery. Doesn’t quite look like … Continue reading

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1974 Renault Gordini 17

Here is a car that rarely comes up for sale – a 1974 Renault Gordini 17. Of all the 1970s Renaults I’ve seen come up for sale in the last few years have all been the Gordini version which makes … Continue reading

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Marketour electric car

It is rare that a micro car is offered for sale around never mind an electric one. Occasionally these seem to pop up on eBay as well in either perfect or project condition. These were produced by Marketour Electric Cars … Continue reading

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Austin Bantam based roadster

Check out this Austin Bantam based roadster on eBay. It is based off the mechanical underpinnings of a 1940 Austin Bantam with a fiberglass body. The body looks very much like a pint sized Woodill Wildfire. Not bad thing at … Continue reading

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1972 Mazda B-series truck

These earlier B-series trucks are rarely seen anymore. This one is a 1972 which I believe would make it a B1600 with the same 1.6L four cylinder NA family engine as my 808. Price is cheap at $350 and would … Continue reading

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