280SE 5.0 -a little story how (not?) to swap a 5.0 m117 light alloy engine followed by a four speed slush box into a vintage Mercedes, 280SE w108. To make things more ticklish the whole procedure will be carried outdoor during the winter months. OK, admitted under a roof -Oh boy aren't spoiled?
Our reader in Northern Finland -Cheers to all the Finns out there!- emailed us these photos of an abandoned Silver Cloud curb sided. By the looks of it the poor Roller had some TLC before it was abandoned for what ever the reason.
Oh yes, I did it, bought a BJ!
We are talking Toyota BJ40. If you were thinking something else you are a pervert.
Anyway, it's not that I need another one to save but the opportunity was just too tempting to pass, Yea yea, aren't they all?
They took the ol'Jeep and made a duplicate.
Here's a question: Imagine yourselves deep in Amazonian jungle or African savanna with closest people hundreds of miles away. Would you rather be in a British made Land Rover with Lucas electrics or Toyota BJ40 with an indestructible Diesel engine? Just