Open-Top S10 Blazer with SBC Swap!

Anyone who knows 80s cars knows Chevy never made a convertible S10 Blazer, so this is a custom job, but it does look like it was meant to be. The V8 swap solves the extreme slowness problem these had, but we worry that the lack of a proper top means you’re screwed if you take more than one friend with you and it starts to rain. Continue reading Open-Top S10 Blazer with SBC Swap!

Homemade Nissan Sentra Cabriolet

What could make a 1997 Nissan Sentra an Oddimobile?  We suggest that a can opener could do it.


This is a 220K mile Sentra, which means the book value is nearly zero; but the owner removed the roof at some point.  Is that better or worse?  The asking price is $500, which is right at the LeMons limit; but we’d suggest this car might not be rigid enough for track use.  Further, it has an automatic trans.

What would you do with it??

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Carlsbad, CA, USA
$500

Yes, there’s still some structure there on each side; but nothing tying it all together.

How about a beauty shot?

And…close-up.  The mismatched trunk adds street cred.

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1997 Nissan Sentra
220,000 miles
Oil was changed every 3,000 – 4,000 miles

You are correct, there is no roof. But I have a cover that will keep her dry the few times it rains in SoCal. 

Attracts plenty of smiles 🙂