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Re: A FC more elusive than the "Mighty Sasquatch!"
Posted by Dan d on 8/3/2012, 20:11:26, in reply to "Re: A FC more elusive than the "Mighty Sasquatch!""
Diffinately an adventure for the record books! It's an amazing find and the well preserved history of the truck itself is awesome. Still can't believe you found it and I got the first drive!!!! Wahoo!!!!! It's going to be even more amazing when it's restored! |
: You are my idol! How do you find these FC's?
: I cant even find wheels!
: --Previous Message--
: "FC" Dan DeVries and myself went
: on a little Safari of sorts to the
: "Wilds" of Minnesota in search of
: a creature that has not been recorded in the
: public eye for over 50 years, the ever
: elusive FC-170 with the 'Jeep' Factory
: Approved "Trav-L-Aire camper. After a
: 570 mile journey we came upon a gravel road
: that I swear you could hear the banjo from
: the movie "Deliverance" playing!
: Think that would turn us away? So the guy
: lived off the grid a bit and preferred it
: that way, there she was, the Trav-L Aire! A
: T-4 model with a Koenig PTO winch none the
: less!!!!! After careful scrutiny and the
: negotiating power of Mike & Frank from
: "American Pickers" my navigator
: Dan drove the mighty beast up on the
: trailer, I lashed her down, and we
: "Beat Feet" before he could change
: his mind. It is now safely in my lair where
: further inspection and a pictorial will
: surely follow!
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