A 1987 Mazda B-Series B2000 with C6 Corvette power?! Oh yes, this
unassuming truck has a fuel-injected LS3 stuffed in the engine bay.
So no matter if you're looking for the ultimate sleeper or a
lightweight power machine, this is a unique pickup that will keep
You get to choose how much you really want to let people know about
this custom build. At first glance, this just looks like a clean
and straight classic pickup. The beige paint is an understated
color even for the 18980s, and the classic triple stripe is pure
retro-cool. The body looks solid, just like if your grandfather
used it for a runabout and always took care of his pickup. The
ultra-clean bed has liner paint, so it even looks ready to help
with the weekend chores. The only real giveaway to the added
performance is the lowered stance and upgraded 18-inch wheels. But
even the tarnished brass style of the alloys go so well with the
classic color theme that they might even slip by as just stylish
instead of speedy.
Just like the exterior, the interior also doesn't reveal its
performance nature to casual eyes. It just looks like a
well-preserved pickup with clean/simple door handles and a smooth
dash. Full carpeting and a recently recovered bench seat seem like
big luxuries in a good 'ol pickup. And there are some desirable
features like the sliding rear window and an upgraded AM/FM/CD
stereo with Bluetooth. Even as a sleeper, this manages to feel
sporty. The steering wheel is shared with the first-gen RX-7 and
there's a full set of gauges with a large speedo and tach.
The beastly nature really gets revealed once you decide to open the
hood. That big 6.2-liter V8 looks almost like it belonged there
since day one... if it were not for the Corvette LS3 engine covers.
And we all know these lightweight pickups were never given anything
nearly this powerful from the factory. And more than just a big
upgrade in displacement, the consignor claims this has an LS7 Stage
II cam and 92mm throttle body. It inhales deeper with a cold air
intake, and it exhales with added power and authority as polished
headers feed the dual exhaust. There are also nice supporting
components like a Mishimoto aluminum radiator, Accel ignition,
Bosch fuel pump, and an Optima red top battery. The 4l65E
four-speed automatic transmission was built to handle this kind of
power. It connects to an aluminum driveshaft on its way to the Ford
8.8 rear end. This also has KYB shocks, Toyota drop spindles, and
modern ZR-rated tires for a sporty driving feeling. And the
overdrive transmission combines with power steering and four-wheel
disc brakes to make this a solid cruiser, too.
This level of quality in a build that's this interesting and
complete is rarely available. So if you want the coolest pickup
around, hurry up and call today!
1987 Mazda B2200
Location:Lithia Springs, Georgia
Exterior Color:Light Beige
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