While the Army’s light-vehicle needs in World War II were met by Willys and Ford Jeeps, heavier trucks were largely the purview of Dodge. Over the course of the war, some 700,000 vehicles in the VC and WC series, from ½-ton to 1½-tons, were delivered to U.S. forces. Most numerous are the WCs, a nomenclature commonly believed to derive from “Weapons Carrier.” In fact, it was Dodge’s own company designation, dating from 1941 and unchanged for the duration.
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Beautifully restored convertible with brand-new orange paint on laser-straight body panels. Removable hard top. It’s powered by a 350-ci V8 engine and a 3-speed automatic transmission. It’s equipped with power brakes and power steering, dual exhaust system. New chrome bumpers, exceptional glass, trim and brightwork. Rides on six-lug Chevrolet steel Rally wheels, BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A radial tires. All-new interior with black vinyl bucket seats and center console. AM/FM stereo with accessory connectivity.
This 1984 GMC 4×4 “Fall Guy” re-creation pickup is powered by a rebuilt 350-ci 4-barrel engine with dual exhaust and a rebuilt TH400 automatic transmission with a rebuilt NP208 transfer case.
Both axles have been rebuilt: a 10.5-inch, 14-bolt rear axle and a 10-bolt front axle with 4.10 gears and open differential with custom truss. It has custom driveshafts and a six-inch suspension lift. The body is all GM sheet metal and is painted with Martin Senour primer, sealer, base Read More
by B. Mitchell Carlson and Stuart Lenzke
This FWD Pumper, Engine 2632, was in service as a front-line pumper until 2004, when it was replaced by a new pumper engine at the Baker Rural Fire Protection District in Baker City, OR. Department personnel bought the retired engine from the department. The firefighters believe the old engine and its rich service history deserved far more than to fall into a state of abandonment.
Engine 2632 has been used for parades and Read More
This is a rare International Travelette 1210 4×4, ¾-ton, crew-cab short bed. A survivor California International, it features factory automatic, power steering, power brakes and air conditioning. It has matching numbers.
Features include original IH-stamp bed bolts and military tires show-mounted on steel wheels with factory hubcaps. The original Line Setting Ticket (build sheet) is still taped to the back of the glovebox. It retains the original radio. It has had only Read More