Supra 7MGE Power: 1961 Ford Ranchero

This next car will invoke some serious “why would you do it?” and “why wouldn’t you do it?” discussions with car guys.  It could be the best car to meet your future inlaws and simultaneously the worst car to meet your future inlaws.  A Toyota 7M-GE from the 80s also the best possible upgrade to a 60s Ford inline-6 and also the worst engine to put into your El Cami—errr–Ranchero. You be the judge. Find this 1961 Ford Ranchero offered for $4900 in San Diego, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller;

 1961 1961 Ford Ranchero 

VIN: 12345678910 

condition: good 

cylinders: 6 cylinders 

drive: rwd 

fuel: gas 

paint color: grey 

size: mid-size 

title status: clean 

transmission: automatic 

type: other 

Toyota Supra 7mgte engine and 

auto trans tilt chain wheel front 

disc brakes aluminium radiator 

smog exempt forever current 

reg clear title runs drives and 

stops as it should perfect PCH 

cruiser, over 8k spent on building this one.

May trade for toyota, 1975 Chevy truck, older vw or?

See a better way to drive an old rat rod?