Tipper Cory sent this next car in with the following spring of seemingly nonsensical drivel; turbo ft swapped compact aqua colored mazda truck frame off restoration. I did a double take…because I’m pretty hip when it comes to model designations but this sounded more like the title of a Tom Wolfe novel than a description of a car on craigslist. So, let’s break it down. Turbo — yes this has a Garrett T3 turbo; ft swapped — which means this is a 2.2 liter turbo 12-valve SOHC F2T Mazda inline-4 that was only available in transverse front-engine MX-6/Ford Probe but bolts up easily to the B2200 that used the FE version; compact aqua colored mazda truck frame off resto — the rest now makes sense. Find this 1993 Mazda B2200 offered for $12,500 in Belmont, MA via craigslist.
It is not often you find the combination of discreet looks, tasteful modifications, and low cost of entry. Engine swapped Japanese cars are almost universally derided for their lack of subtlety. Today’s example seems to have defied all fast and furious stereotypes Find this 1994 Mazda MX6 LS on New Haven, CT Craigslist for $2795. […]
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A four-cylinder Japanese front-wheel-drive pony car made during a burgeoning tuner culture, equipped with an trick four-wheel steering system. Now think less obscure and more turbo-y than a Prelude. That’s right, it’s the 1989 Mazda MX-6 GT for $2,550 in San Jose, CA. Words and tip from […]