This is endai hatsu taft. The first tuft was an f10 model introduced in 1974. It was equipped with the one liter engine petrol engine and made it to a four speed manual transmission. The f10 model was available, a short wheelbase soft top and the heart of version around 1977, the f10 was replaced with the f20 series, the larger 1.6 liter engine, the toyota 12 r engine. Around the same time, the f 20, with the 2.5 liter diesel engine was introduced as well. Both models had an improved transmission and were available in short field base, soft top and hardtop version, either as a four or a six seater in 1979, jpeg used version of the f20 and f50 introduced as the f25 and f55 around 1983, updated. F20 f. 25 models were introduced with an optional deluxe version and optional 5 speed transmission. At the same time, the 2.5 liter in the f50 55 models was replaced with the f60 and f65 with the 2.8 liter diesel engine, with the same deluxe model version and optional 5 speed. Gearbox in europe, giovanni michelotti marked as a luxurious acquitted version of the tuft, a version and coached by the later bertone three climbers Music. Between 1981 and 1984, toyota sold a rebat stuff known as a toyota blizzard fitted with the 2.2 liter l series diesel engine, the ld10 blizzard had the same optional deluxe model variant as the tuft in 1984. The tough models were replaced. The f series rugger also called for truck in the united kingdom rocky in australia and most european market in indonesia.

The succeeding rugger rocky fortrex still used as the tough name among many others. I had to revive the tuft nameplate in japan in 2020. As a k car competing with the suzuki hustler, we all different what we like, but i prefer a square body of road vehicle. I think they just make them look more rugged. These new off roaders. They might be really good, but they just doesnt. Look tough enough for me when you take them offroad, but these are. I think they are fantastic. Looking cars, i must say you still can find some thoughts with the car which is going to be rectified, hopefully very very soon. I spoke this weekend with the really nice man in germany called k and k have a spare bonnet for my car. What you can see in here they come with two body type on this vehicle. As you can see compared the bonnet to the front wing. They are different size, the guy i bought it off from they bought a brand new bonnet, but the bonnet they never checked it till they sprayed it its coming for the order model, which is the wildcat short nose. The longer nose have a slightly longer bonnet and a different front. Grille now i managed to source a bonnet and the front grille for the car in germany, but its 1500 kilometers away. So i need to sort it out. How do i gon na get it back in here? So once its done, the bonnet is going to be resprayed and the grill is going to be replaced.

The grill is made by the guy who refurbished this car. They just have to put something in it because being such a rare car in europe bonnet and the front grill for it, i found one on an auction site, an online auction site, as you know, called ebay, but by the time i went up there and find It its already been sold, so hopefully this bonnet and front grill coming from germany very very soon. If i find the transport company who can take it here, um thanks to kaye are going to have a replaced bullet and front grille for it. Apart from that, i mean its all up and together, if you find anything, is not right on it. Please let me know, because i try to source some information on this car and only limited information is available online and, to be honest with you, i never seen one in a real life another one. So if you can help me out with certain things im doing on it youre more than welcome – and please do i prefer to have more information on the vehicle as well. I think the back of these cars is fantastic. I love the spare wheel just hanging in the back of the car like an old jeep thai hatsu made it look, damn fantastic, i think, and soft top its easy easy to get into the back just open. There is a strap, so you can tie it up as well and i love the way they open up.

So the inside is very, very simple: oil charging battery brake thats, all your lights in there also you got a speedometer water temperature fuel and a set of backlights for your indicator, and everything is made. So simple, just click click. You still got the choke in this because its a 1.6 liter petrol and its not fuel injected light switch and your fan as well, i mean its extremely simple inside some of them. The carpets is missing, which is doesnt came with the car, and hopefully some of you out. There might have some carpets for me so and the radio is missing. Apart from that and ill tell you what i love as well. With this simplicity, you dont see many cars. The window wiper is up in the top and also the other thing as well, which is a proper off roader. You can put a string in here. So when you go off roading, you got a connection in there as well, so you dont smash the windscreen while youre driving out in a forest, so any branches hanging in you dont damage your car. As i said its very simple on the front locks in there. I mean you can see been refurbished, the chassis has been painted and also i like taking my car off roading, i mean not off roading as extreme off roading, but to take it out and use it what they, what theyre supposed to use for you know i Mean you can see where i am try to find one of them.

The best location around here, lovely mountains, and i try to do my best to use this vehicle. What they supposed to do, drive it on a road and also drive it off the road, because you shouldnt buy an off road vehicle or a 4×4. If you only drive it on a road, this is not a chassis tractor, they call it in the uk. This is a proper offroader and its more fun than is no roads, because you can take it to certain places where you not take it. Otherwise i mean so thank you for watching old school garage and please subscribe. You can help us out with that and if youre interested – and you want to see more content like this about this car and other old school cars, please press the little bell button as well. So you get the latest update when i upload a video. So, thank you for watching. Take care, bye.

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