A few months ago we had a fun time watching a lucky DT reader buy Hugh’s old Cummins powered Dodge farm truck for a few bones. This next truck is a Chevy that is equally dilapidated, but has an interesting engine swap. You could get a C/K truck in the 70s with a diesel, but it was the terrible Oldsmobile V8 diesel, not a proper commercial diesel. However, it appears that somebody shoved a CAT 1160 (which is an older version of Caterpillar’s 3208) Diesel V8 under the hood of this next hulk of metal and wood. Find this 1975 Chevrolet C30 Custom offered for $3000 in Fallbrook, CA via craigslist.
I’ve always wondered if the Volvo C30 was as fun to drive as it is to look at…and here is your chance to find out and report back. Seller submission from Frank who writes: I need to get this out of the way, and there must be some DT reader who can use it. It’s conveniently located right in the middle of the county, which should be about the same distance from either coast, where anyone who would want such a thing will be located. Find this 2009 Volvo C30 offered for $5,495 in McPherson, KS via craigslist.
If you head out to your local used car lot looking for a late model front-drive hot hatch with a manual gearbox you’ll probably expect to find something from Ford, Volkswagen, or Honda. Add a turbocharger to the requirements list and Honda drops off the table, and if you want something that has more than […]
The following is an interview conducted by DT’s field reporter, K2 Mystery Car. Take it away K2: Your intrepid reporter here, K2 Mystery Car, this time with a Volvo C30 owner’s experiences and thoughts in relation to the Tuesday, June 9, 2015 post “New Car Tuesday: 2015 Mini Cooper S”. K2MC: Hello needthatcar.com, thanks for […]
If I was a more fiscally blessed son, I would honor my mother on this Mother’s Day with this Volvo, a summary of everything she needs in a daily driver. For someone finally freed of minivan duty, this sleek turbocharged hatch is actually an efficient, practical mini-wagon in disguise. Find this 2008 Volvo C30 T5 […]