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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, OTHER, TRUCKS

Rough Start: Would You Roll The Dice On This Small-Block Swapped Mazda?

When you only have a few grand to spend and you are preparing to make a purchase as major as a car, you want to get the most for every dollar you are spending. You want reliability. You want to be...

Roadtrip Motorcars Tour: We’ve Seen The Funky, Now Let’s Check Out The Fast Imports!

Ok, our introduction to Roadtrip Motorcars’ current fleet of Japanese import vehicles tended to fall on the strange and unique side of the house. But for every cute little¬†kei car or funky...

Kei Cars, 4WD Vans, And More – We Check Out Roadtrip Motorcars’ Fleet Of Japanese-Spec Machines!

It’s not every day that I get to see an early 1970s Nissan Skyline 2000GT cruising around anywhere. In fact, outside of the SEMA show, it’s akin to having the Lucky Charms guy knock on my...

Freak Show: This 1996 Mitsubishi Delica Van Has Been Ford-Swapped And Frame-Swapped!

I just heard a collective, “WTF is that thing, McTaggart?!” That, friends, is a Mitsubishi Delica van. While Mitsubishi did sell a van in the 1980s in the U.S. market, this generation...

Scrapple, Your Guide To The “meh-“Worthy News! This Week: Charity Done Right and More!

1. EcoBusted.(Photo: Ford) Need another set of headlights to memorize as you tear up the Interstate, late as usual? Here you go: Ford has unveiled Special Service Vehicle variations of the F-150 and...

A Close Look At Forbidden Fruit: Here’s What A U.S. Legal Holden Ute Is All About

Nearly ten years after Pontiac backed out of bringing the G8 ST to the U.S. market, I’m still annoyed. I’m not kidding in the least when I say that I would’ve spent all of the money...

When Is A Kit Ferrari Better Than The Real Deal? This Fiero-turned-F355 Has Us Intrigued…

Supercars have their place in the world, and normally, that place is far away from us. We don’t have money falling out of random body parts, we don’t wear Hawaiian shirts that have traces...

Not Every AMC Product Was “Quirky”. Check Out This 1977 401-Powered Hornet X!

American Motors products have a reputation for being “quirky”….which is a nice way of saying that they were very, very odd. Ok, we will admit that there were plenty of times in the...

Still Suffering With Snow? This Geo Tracker On Tracks Will Be Your New Best Friend!

It’s amazing, how a decade or two can re-cast the reputation of a vehicle. Take Geo, General Motors’ rebadged import arm. The Metro might have been dinky and as opulent as a Turkish...

This GTO-powered Subaru Legacy Station Wagon Gives Your Inner Hoon The Look Of Responsible Adult!

It’s to the point with the current horsepower war that you can spot a heavy hitter pretty easily…the callouts on the fenders, the exhaust that announces itself well before the car is...

Random Car Review: The De Tomaso Longchamp And Maserati Kyalami – Separated At Birth

Two cars, two different manufacturers, designed for the same era, but taken in two totally different routes. The De Tomaso Longchamp and Maserati Kyalami are rarely seen and virtually unknown outside...

MORE: OTHER

Project Fodder: Two 1967 OSI 20M TS Rollers Are Up For Grabs, From The Guy Who Builds Them Into Jaw-Droppers

No questions asked, the best thing I found perusing eBay last year was a 1967 OSI 20M TS that was built to the nines, sexy as hell, and in the middle of the bidding war that normally ensues when...

Random Car Review: The 1990 Kelly Python – Part Fox, Part Bird, All Mystery

If you’re opening act was the absolute bombshell, the second act is kind of screwed over in a way. They will never be as good as what came first, no matter what, and they will always linger in...

MORE: FORD, OTHER

There’s A Strange Bird: Anyone Interested In A Three-Wheeled Reliant Rialto?

Yes, readers, I’ve been buried in Craigslist today, and I’m completely unapologetic for it, because I’ve been finding weird, wonderful four-wheeled contraptions that should capture...