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Junkyard Find: 1978 Toyota Truck

The Toyota Hilux pickup truck first hit the streets in 1968, shoving aside flimsier trucks based on the Corona and Crown within a few years. While the Hilux (or “Hylux”) name got a bit of marketing use by Toyota in North America, this truck was known here as, simply, the Truck. I found this well-worn-but-unrusted […] The post Junkyard Find: 1978 Toyota Truck appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, Autos, Truck, Toyota, North America, Denver, 1970s, Toyota Hilux, Corona, Hilux, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Malaise, Malaise Era, 1978


Junkyard Find: 1981 Toyota Pickup, Scrap Hunter Edition

The third-generation Toyota Hilux, sold in the United States as the Toyota Truck or Toyota Pickup (remember, this is the extremely un-frivolous company that, even today, sells a luxury sedan called the LS), achieved legend status very early in its career. An 800,000-mile example will be equally comfortable hauling a dozen or two Taliban fighters […] The post Junkyard Find: 1981 Toyota Pickup, Scrap Hunter Edition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, United States, Taliban, Autos, Truck, Toyota, 1981, 1980s, Toyota Hilux, Hilux, Pickup, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Malaise, Malaise Era


Junkyard Find: 1978 Toyota Dolphin Mini-Motorhome

The third-generation Toyota Hilux pickup (called the “Toyota Truck” in the United States) was a legend of reliability and frugality well into our current century, and plenty of small motorhomes were built on its sturdy platform. You’ll still see them occasionally today, but the skin-crawling ickiness of tenth-owner RVs tends to mean the end comes […] The post Junkyard Find: 1978 Toyota Dolphin Mini-Motorhome appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Colorado, United States, Autos, Truck, Toyota, RV, Camper, Motorhome, 1970s, Toyota Hilux, Pickup, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, Malaise, Malaise Era



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