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Category Archive: eBay Find, OTHER, TRUCKS

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...

Rough Start: Your Best Shot For A Nice Old Truck Is This 1985 Ford F-150!

The inspiration for today’s Rough Start find comes straight from the weather around BangShift Mid-West. Thanks to all of those April showers that will bring May’s flowers (read:...

This 1976 Chevrolet LUV Is A Small-Block Swap Candidate If We’ve Ever Seen One!

Is it fair to say that the Chevrolet LUV pickup truck is an endangered species? The Americanized Isuzu Faster has all but disappeared from the radar screen. Every time we see one of these little...

The Crown Hick Is Finished! Hot Rod Garage’s Frame-Swapped Ford F-100 Is A Riot!

The “Crown Hick” project that the fellas at Hot Rod Garage have been working on for a bit is finished up, and it’s a beauty. Using the frame of a Panther platform car to underpin a...

Rough Start: Would You Go All-In For A Dodge Flatbed With A Camper?

Old camper rigs are one of the stranger things we dig here at the offices, the more obscure the better. I wish I could better explain the “why” behind that…I get wanting one of...

A Full-Race Jeep Comanche? Engine Be Damned, Yes Please!

Who looks at a Jeep Comanche and sees a drag truck? Who does that? A rockcrawler, a mudder, a pre-runner, a Baja race clone…anything seems to be a better fit for Jeep’s midsize pickup,...

Rough Start: A Unibody Ford Pickup On Slot Mags…Tasty!

Ah, Las Vegas. Dry air, desert…car hunting paradise if there ever was one. From lots filled with project car material to the cable television fodder, the love of the car is alive and well here....

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...

Hellcat The Third: Meet The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

While FCA hasn’t dragged out the introduction of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk as long as the Challenger SRT Demon, make no mistake that the hot-rod Grand Cherokee has been a long time...

Chevrolet Tahoe And Suburban RST: When The Family Wagon Needs To Haul Ass

(Photos: General Motors) The Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban are the go-to full-size SUVs in the market right now. Look left and right when you are out and about, and I’ll all but promise you that...

The 2017 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts Have Been Unveiled! Check Them Out Here!

Jeep has pulled the covers off of the fleet of concepts and special one-off builds that they will be bringing to the 2017 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. With the event kicking off on April 8th,...

eBay Find: This 1976 Ford B-100 Is For The Classic Ford Fan Who Was Jealous Of The Suburban!

Prior to the arrival of the Ford Expedition, if you wanted a Ford sports-utility, you had to deal with two doors and a removable roof, period. Nothing against the Bronco in any of it’s forms,...

Money No Object: A Nearly Perfect, Low Mile, Manual Trans 1974 Jeep Cherokee!

American Motors knew to not mess up a good thing when they got the Jeep brand. They put AMC emblems here and there, supplied powertrains, and that was mostly that…you do not mess with success....

Rough Start: When There Is An Airborne Toyota In The First Picture, You Know You Are Making The Right Choice!

You’re ballin’ on a budget and you want to pick up a project car. Smart money says to pick up something that only needs minor touches or something easy to build, like a Fox body or a...