Toyota powered X1/9 with custom full leather interior

Discussion in 'FS&W Forum' started by bruakeman, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. aarpcard

    aarpcard True Classic

    Location:
    NJ
    What's the reasoning behind that?
     
  2. Ed Lord

    Ed Lord Low Mileage

    Location:
    Mesa, Az
    Did the car sell?
     
  3. bruakeman

    bruakeman True Classic

    Location:
    Ohio
    Yes, thanks to all involved and our moderator for letting this fly. I'll leave it to the new owner to share or not the outcome.
     
  4. I think if you look up antithesis in any reasonable dictionary they will probably mention Fiat X1/9 and Toyota Camry in the same sentence.
     
  5. Dr.Jeff

    Dr.Jeff True Classic

    Location:
    Sin City
    ?As in the Toyota is reliable and the Fiat is the opposite? :rolleyes:

    I've never been into Japanese cars, so just being funny here.
     
  6. Reliable sure. Exciting, Maybe it depends on the model? I have nothing against Japanese cars. I really love th the old Datto 280zx's and Many Mazdas (the series 1 RX7 is a favourite)
     
  7. Ed Lord

    Ed Lord Low Mileage

    Location:
    Mesa, Az
    I am the new owner of this car, (at least I will be after I send Doug the funds), I am not sure what I am going to do with it but I am sure it’ll be fun
     
  8. JimD

    JimD Waiting for Godot... Moderator

    Location:
    Missouri, USA
    Good luck Ed! :)
     
  9. Ed Lord

    Ed Lord Low Mileage

    Location:
    Mesa, Az
    It’ll be fun
     
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  10. Cratecruncher

    Cratecruncher True Classic

    Location:
    Austin
    From the looks of that menagerie in your stable I'd say you are the best owner possible for that car. PLEASE let us know how the honeymoon goes.
     
  11. Ed Lord

    Ed Lord Low Mileage

    Location:
    Mesa, Az
    I really have no idea what I am going to do with it. I bought a 1985 two weeks ago which runs well, but the body is in need of a lot of repair. This one is interesting, not sure about the MR2 engine, I know nothing about them. I am starting to research it. Not sure if i want to go the K20 route, but it seems plausible. I do know that after driving my 300hp 914, the 1500 x1/9 was really slow.

    The plan will be to strip it, send it out to media blast, figure out what I am working with, and build something cool.
    Ed
     

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