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Old Campers...Let's see what you got!

Discussion in 'The Antiquated' started by mctim64, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. I have noticed that a lot of guys have Classic campers and/or trailers, I just love my old Alaskan it's a '58 and goes great on my '58 F-100. I have noticed in following the story of the "Fordillac" that flynbrian48 has a very nice trailer to pull behind his Pontiac wagon, that's one now let's see what else is out there. :D

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  2. docauto
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  3. OK! :D The upholstry was made to match the truck.
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  4. Mazooma1
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    naughty pine....hmmmmmmm
     

  5. metal man
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    That is a very cool slide in ! One of my life goals is to build something like that for my '41 Dodge pu .Love the pop-up feature .
     
  6. screwball
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    check out the vintage trailer group in the social groups
     
  7. kustomkat
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    Kool camper, Tim.. Mines not as kool, I have a 68 Teardrop 12 1/2 foot camper for my 70 Chev 3/4 ton truck my grandpa bought new. Looks pretty kool pulling my old 66 flatbottom, though. Should have taken pictures before I buried it in the shop...
     
  8. One of my friends has tons of that stuff, lots of aluminum trailers of all sizes, a couple vintage pop-ups - one with a semi-streamlined body like I've never seen before, has to be 50s or older. And then he has this thing with the face only a mother could love. It's supposed to be a factory conversion on a Chrysler frame. Aluminum body, of course someone gutted it in like the 70s to use for who knows what. But it's like a trailer that doesn't need the tow car -
     

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  9. tattedfordguy
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  10. That would be cool to cruise out of town shows with.
     
  11. A Little Odd
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    WOW. So ugly it's cool.
     
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  12. flynbrian48
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    Hey that Alaskan is cool! Looks great on your truck. I don't think we'll be able to pull the Spartan behind the roadster, maybe a Mullins.:D
     

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  13. Thanks! That set up of yours is the best. I love your "36 Special" with a nice touch of British with the MGB windscreen, certainly better than using Lucas electrics. :p
     
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    55 Empire
     

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  16. J&JHotrods
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    Real cool. X2 on good thread. There's got to be more out there. Sure beats being in a hotel sleeping in a fuck stained bed wondering if anyone is eye-ballin your ride in the parking lot.
     
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  18. GMC BUBBA
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    COOL THREAD, this is my 1958 King camper . Sits outside our shop for guests to stay in when in town . I only use it a couple times each year on the road. And my son Scott uses it at Newport as the offical trailer park camper head quarters for the weekend as well.
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    And the inside tour.........melmac dishes was in it when i got it ....fridge, gas stove sleeps four.......

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  19. GMC BUBBA
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  20. Bubba, I like it! You bring up another question, how many guys use their campers for guest rooms when visitors come? I know I do.
     
  21. Nice shop Bubba, I like the '29 with the 302. Way cool!
     
  22. A friend out at El Mirage brought this one with him, I thought it very nice. :D

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  23. redo32
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    This is a 1957 Ford, Gruman, Olsen Kurb Side. Converted to a camper sometime in the '70's judging by the orange shag carpet that was in it. It has a Mopar 413, pushbutton torqueflite with a 3 speed Brownie. If you like it I could be talked out of it.
     

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  24. Here is my set up. The teardrop was homebuilt in 1949. I use it LOTS during the summer and have towed it over 15,000 miles in the 3 years I've owned it

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  25. unkamort
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    Pitifully Ugly... I like it!
     
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  27. kustom66cat
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    Just picked this up. Late 30's early 40's Alma Liberator. Dont know much else about it. Any body with info I would greatly appreciate it. Found brochure online but mine looks older than the illustrations.
     

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  28. I came across this on a recent trip down Route66
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