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1991 Land Rover Defender 90

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Yesterday, we featured a nicely refinished ’92 Defender 90 with a price tag of nearly $80k, but we admit that this Defender 90 is a better buy. Although far from perfect cosmetically, this Defender shows some patina and that’s fine with us. The body appears solid, with some minor exceptions. We would prefer a more period-correct wheel but otherwise this is a very obtainable example for the average working man who is looking to buy a Defender and enjoy one of the most legendary SUVs every produced.

Find it here on Hemmings: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/land-rover/defender-90/2014794.html

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1992 Land Rover Defender 90

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Ahh yes, another beautiful Defender 90. We simply can’t get enough of these trucks. This example had a recent interior refurbishment and wears extremely clean paint. We love the contrast of black wheels with the seal gray paint however we must deduct points for the non-matching spare. The engine bay looks flawless as this Defender 90 just ticked passed 101k miles. What a beauty!

Find it here on Hemmings: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/land-rover/defender-90/2020136.html

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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Crew Cab Dually

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This two-tone ’97 dually is another primo 1990-era example that makes us miss the days of cranking Nirvana and hanging out at Dunkin’ Donuts until 2:30am, loitering in the parking lot… but I digress. Cosmetically, this looks to be all there, but we’d like to crawl under the cab to have a closer look. Either way, with just 103k miles on the ticker, this 7.3 has another 900k miles to go. A great, hard to find 7.3 dually here!

Find it on Hemmings: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/ford/f350/2040597.html

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1994 Ford F-350 Crew Cab 7.3

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This crew cab pickup has a scant 124k miles and wears its original blue on white paint scheme. As noted by the seller, this truck has been garage kept, which means there should be minimal rust on the underside. Although no undercarriage shots are provided, the rest of this truck appears to be clean and well kept. The only way to make this truck scream 1990’s louder would be to install a Lund visor with orange marker lights. There are a few guys at DD who’d totally do that, too!

Find it here at SM Classic Cars: http://smclassiccars.com/ford/419544-diesel-f-350-f-250-low-miles-4×4-4wd-73-power-stroke-long-short-bed-2500-3500.html

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1971 Ford F-250 6BT Cummins Swap

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Well, well, well… this will certainly ruffle the feathers of some Ford die-hards. A Cummins 6bt swap in a precious F-250?! You betcha and we love it! This ’71 is solid and appears to be in beautiful shape. The blue paint is reported to be 20+ years old but looks to be in great condition. We love the super clean and well sorted engine bay and interior. The swap was performed 15k miles previously and the engine has 106k on it. Not bad at all… we wouldn’t change a thing!

Find it here on SMClassicCars: http://smclassiccars.com/ford/427159-1971-ford-f250-diesel.html

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1989 Land Rover Defender Perentie Ambulance

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For the enthusiast that thinks they have everything. How about a former Australian Defense Force Land Cruiser? This 6×6 monster has a massive amount of cargo space to haul all your gear or a small army. At the time of production, Land Rover did not have a motor powerful enough for a vehicle this large, so an Isuzu 4BD1-T diesel was mated to a Land Rover LT95A heavy duty 4-speed transmission. We love the excess that this vehicle exudes!

Find it here at Veloce Motors: https://www.velocemotorsales.com/1989_Land%20Rover_Defender_San%20Diego_CA_268778860.veh

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1979 Toyota Land Cruiser HJ45 Troopy

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This post officially makes it #ToyotaTuesday! We love wagons, we love Land Cruisers and we certainly love the Troopy. This very honest example is in need of a restoration, but from the images, everything seems to be there and solid. The Toyota H motor is a 3.6L lumo putting out 95 hp and 150 lb/ft of torque. Someone buy this beauty and restore it to its original, Mustard Yellow paint glory!

Find it on Hemmings.com: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/toyota/land-cruiser/2025633.html

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1982 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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This 1982 Toyota Land Cruiser was imported from Japan via Spain and was repainted 6 years ago. Although not entirely stock or cosmetically perfect, this BJ40 would make a great weekend cruiser. The 3.0L Toyota B diesel engine puts out 80hp and 141lb/ft of torque and is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. We would repaint the fenders red and lose the snorkel intake. Otherwise, this is a sharp looking BJ40 for the money!

Find it here on Hemmings.com: https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/toyota/land-cruiser/2014191.html

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1980 International Scout II Diesel

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This 1989 International Scout is fitted with a Nissan SD33T turbodiesel engine and a 4-speed manual transmission. The 1980 model year was the only year a turbodiesel could be purchased. Cosmetically, this Scout is in pristine condition and appears to have been restored. The plaid/red interior contrasts the black paint perfect and the motor rumbles nicely. The conversion to the Scout II SS2 grill and round headlights is also a very nice touch!

Find it here at Motor Car Studio: https://www.motorcarstudio.com/vehicles/16/1980-international-scout-ii-diesel

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2005 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Sahara Unlimited with 4BT Swap

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The Jeep Wrangler is arguably one of the most revered off-road vehicles of our time and the TJ is perhaps the most adored (and missed) of all Jeep generations. With that said, nothing grabs our attention like a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with a clean 4BT swap!

We are glad to see an NV4500 was used for the swap as it’s the “go to” but it’s the history of this transmission that is even more interesting. The Muncie division of General Motors merged with the New Process division of Chrysler and their first project was the NV4500 which was launched in 1993.

The 4BT swap appears to be cleanly done with some nice performance upgrades included along the way. The “Light Khaki” paint is a great color and the long-arm suspension with 37″ tires give this Rubicon a great stance. We think the price is a little steep, but with that said, a Rubicon with 82,000 miles would easily fetch $20k. Is this 4BT swap worth an additional $15k?

Find this 4BT Jeep here on eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/2005-Jeep-Wrangler-4BT-Cummins-Diesel-Rubicon-Sahara-Unlimited-LJ/152849363214

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