The ad says that the drivetrain has 4,000 miles under its belt but doesn’t give the total mileage for the car itself. The bodywork doesn’t give any indication either as it looks to be clean and without issue. The forward side-markers have been removed and filled in and the car rolls on factory steelies as offered. A set of BBS alloys could be added to the purchase if you’re into such things. … [Read more...] about At $8,000, Is This R32-Swapped 1987 VW Jetta A Total Coupe De Grâce?
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If you wanted to get a feel for that traditional work ethic, how much would you pay? The cost of entry here is $4,500, and it’s now up to you to determine if that’s a fair price to pay for so basic and old a truck. What do you think, is this F100 worth that kind of cash? Or, is that just … [Read more...] about At $4,500, Could This 1964 Ford F100 Pickup Turn You Into The Mac Daddy?
The seller of this buttercup-hued beauty says it drinks through a pair of Webers, but makes no other allusions to engine size or drivetrain modification. He does claim that the engine was rebuilt at the turn of the last century, and the car received a full restoration back when Reagan was in office. From the pictures, it looks like that was when the Riviera rims were put on it as they could use a polish. Also needed, per the ad, is a muffler and a set of brake shoes. The 34K that the seller claims to be on the clock could probably stand another digit in front of it, but in a car of this age what does it matter if that's a one, a two, or an eight? … [Read more...] about Put a Notch on Your Belt for $5,400
The car turned relatively well, but the rear wanted to slide out on every application of the throttle around a corner. I tried it in the wet one night after lowering the front another inch and put the car into an almost uncontrollable fishtail. #$)*&)@* that, it was dangerous!! So I went completely the opposite direction and made the front 1” higher than the rear, now it was much more driveable. … [Read more...] about What’s Your Secret Internet Car How-To?
Starting with basic dimensions, the approach angle on the Renegade is right around 30 degrees. The prior approach angle on Patriot was around 29 degrees. So, we've got a little more on approach. On departure, we're right around 34 degrees and Patriot/Compass was 34 or 33 depending on fascia. Breakover is 25 degrees [Renegade] and was 24 degrees [Patriot/Compass]. We're within 6mm on overall ground clearance on both vehicles. … [Read more...] about Will The 2015 Jeep Renegade Be Any Good Off-Road?