While looking for a 1275 block and transmission, I ran into a guy who knew a guy who was selling his 1976 Austin Mini Pickup.
I knew I had to have it. $4500 later, it was mine.
It was not in any good condition at all. Its 1100 ran on 3 cylinders. There were holes in the fenders. The floor had been cut out and replaced with a single piece of sheet metal. There was no weather stripping around the doors. The sliding windows were nearly stuck, I was afraid to move them.
But it was my first real project so I was excited
And here she is driving her around the house