Availability of the parts is an important key point of choosing an oldtimer. 1st, the parts can be not easy to find. You may end up sourcing necessary replacement components for months on the internet and wait weeks for them to ship. 2nd, when the parts are rare, they tend to be expensive, which can drain your wallet in a blink of an eye and turn your old 4×4 truck into a money pit.
If the Vintage 4×4 of your dreams was considered fast and powerful back in the day, you may not be as excited about its performance and driving characteristics today, especially in comparison with modern cars. If that happens to be your case, then swapping up the old parts with modern components is the right way to go. Again there are many companies that specialize in building restomods and hot rods on the base of Classic 4×4 trucks, but you should be ready to pay a solid amount of money because the costs of engineering, extensive modifications, and labor can easily compare with a price of a brand new car.
Luckily you’re not alone in your passion to vintage 4×4 so there are many restoration shops throughout the country that can help you to take care of your freshly acquired dream truck.