Ethan of Hello Road fame has decided to sell the oft-featured black 1991 GSi Hatchback show above. If someone is looking for a super-rare, but super-cheap candidate for restoration, this is it. One of 237 built and running well, for $1500, you’d be a fool not to buy it immediately.
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It’s been a while since the last painting project featured on these pages. Ironically, the new owner of the original red Prizmgsi.com Prizm GSi had that perfectly-executed repair painted over by actual professionals. And it looks way better, credit to those who do that sort of thing for a living.
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Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to just sit back and relax. So put down the wrench and enjoy a few moments of zen on Washington’s beautiful North Cascades Highway.
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Remember when this extremely rare ’91 hatchback was listed, then again, and again? Well, someone did finally buy that 1-of-237 unicorn. And he’s made a very entertaining show about it. Continue reading “Super Rare GSi Theater”
In this second installment of Convince Me This is(n’t) a Bad Idea™, we see a couple of grainy shots of what appear to be Toyota Sprinter Trueno flip-up headlights magically grafted into the front ends of a 4- and 5- door Sprinters somewhere in Southeast Asia.
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Every once in a while, I plan to delve into a topic not entirely GSi-centric. There will be a GSi tie-in, but it may be a bit tenuous. So bear with me as we take a detour…
One of the key considerations for the various fixes and improvements I’ve planned and begun for the GSi has been whether to maintain factory-correct specification, go for a slightly updated “resto-mod” (as much as I hate that term), or go full-bore into a cone-eating weekend autocross warrior.
At this point, that decision is still up in the air, so the early-2000s aftermarket CD player still resides in its seemingly subterranean spot way down low in the center console. With elderly technology comes compromise and opportunity.
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