With solid power output and a surprising 30 miles to the gallon – when you can keep your foot out of the throttle – making it a great compromise in almost every way.
However, the powerplant does have one big strike against it, weighing in at a hefty 1,000 pounds. However, with the great upside of the power and fuel mileage, adding a few hundred pounds is a small price to pay.
The truck looks to be fairly fun to drive too, despite not having power steering, which does catch up with our host David after driving for a while.
We love to see projects like this, especially when their carried out in the shop with dad involved. You guys need to keep churning out builds like this and making sure they make it to us so we can share!