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Rezarf 05-30-2013 09:00 PM

Mini-Land Cruiser
 
Check this little guy out... pretty cool.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BLIZZ...orcev4exp=true

Shotshell 05-30-2013 09:45 PM

That's pretty cool. I've never seen one of those before. :thumb:

Firetacoma 05-30-2013 09:58 PM

Built by dihatsu, badged Toyota.

DaveInDenver 05-31-2013 05:20 AM

http://www.toyota-global.com/company...419/index.html
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The Blizzard, a small cross-country type 4-wheel-drive vehicle, was launched in April 1980 in response to the rising demand for 4WDs. Using the Daihatsu Taft that had been in production since 1974 as the base, the Blizzard came equipped with a Toyota-made 4-cylinder SOHC diesel engine (Type L) with a displacement of 2,188 cc and an output of 72 PS.

Mounted on the sturdy ladder frame was a compact body measuring 2,025 mm in wheelbase, 3,485 mm in height, and 1,460 mm in width. The body types included soft-top and van models. The soft-top model came either with soft canvas doors or steel doors, with built-in roll bar-like center pillars. Both front and rear suspensions used the rigid axle leaf spring design. The transmission was a 4-speed manual with a sub transmission. An FRP-top model (only available in white) with a sunroof was added to the line in October 1981, and the standard transmission of the FRP-top model was switched to a 5-speed manual in October 1982.
Whichever, Daihatsu or Toyota, still a neat little thing.

DaveInDenver 05-31-2013 05:43 AM

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bh4rnnr 05-31-2013 06:33 AM

Jeremiah had one at Moab this year. Pretty cool.

MTSN 05-31-2013 09:07 AM

I like it! It kinda reminds me of a Gwagen from the sides and the back.

Sleepy 05-31-2013 03:59 PM

Anyone remember the Daihatsu Rocky? That's what it reminds me of. They were sold in the US for a very short period of time. Intended to compete with the Suzuki Samarai.

here's one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aPlbu0yWyU

Corbet 05-31-2013 08:28 PM

If I only had the money that would be fun.


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