Everybody loves the Jeep Ahead Management. It’s a cabover lil’ truck factor with that iconic Jeep grille on the entrance and it’s lovable. Our pals over at Barnfinds have discovered a army spec crew cab model of everybody’s favourite stubby Jeep truck.
This truck was utilized by the US Marine Corps as a transport truck and in line with Barnfinds, solely 50 crew cab FC-170s have been made in 1964. That makes this a significantly uncommon discover. In some unspecified time in the future in its life, this truck was painted shiny yellow to cowl the unique army olive drab.
As a substitute of the unique three-cylinder motor, the vendor notes that this one has a Ford 302 cubic-inch V8. It’s been hot-rodded a bit and I very a lot admire that. Paired to that V8 is a three-speed transmission.
Each the vendor and Barnfinds word that the truck does certainly run and drive below its personal energy which is kind of a feat for a army car this previous.
Consider all of the issues you could possibly do or carry with a crew cab Jeep. It’ll allow you to carry all your folks and their baggage for a street journey. It’ll additionally allow you to carry six or seven absolutely armed Marines throughout the battlefield whereas they lay down suppressive fireplace on the advancing enemy. The probabilities are countless.
The Jeep is presently listed at $9,800 on eBay which is slightly excessive for a 50-plus 12 months previous Jeep, however given its rarity it is perhaps value it. What would you do with a crew cab Ahead Management?