Engine swaps have been a thing for quite some time now. Of course, the most common engine used for these exchanges is GM’s LS V8 crate engines – whether on a Miata, a Huracan, or even a Mini Cooper. Yes, it could go that far.
But still, an LS-powered Miata is marginally nothing when compared to this – a Volkswagen-powered 1970 Ford F-100 currently listed on eBay. This old truck seems like an unsuspecting sample, but it has a secret under its hood straight from Wolfsburg.
Apparently, this fifth-generation Ford F-Series truck is powered by a 1.9L Volkswagen TDI mill, dropping its massive gas-guzzling inline-six and moving on to an econo future. According to the seller, the Blue Oval truck can still reach 80 miles per hour and do 33 miles per gallon with its German diesel engine.
In order to offset the weight loss, the front coil…