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Cool setup.

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Disclaimer :- The above is purely speculation and is only posted for entertainment purposes!!!

Caravan's same colour as the tiles in my 50s bathroom and terrazzo floor...still waiting patiently to come back in fashion....

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Andrew

so that's the Australian idea of 1950s caravan set up then you have the US version like Ricky and Lucy....

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Andrew

the 132 little grey engine would have no trouble pulling that van dirdsme lol

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"just my 2cents worth"

"were going to need a bigger shed"

WE BUY THEM,WE REBUILD THEM,WE LOVE THEM,
WELL I DO !!!
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in the actual movie they swapped for some scenes - like towing up the mountains... the 53 flathead 125hp V8 Mercury to a Lincoln with a 205hp V8.....from memory the FJ grey put out about 60hp!

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Andrew

was a joke, but the fx-fj did have some towing power tho

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"just my 2cents worth"

"were going to need a bigger shed"

WE BUY THEM,WE REBUILD THEM,WE LOVE THEM,
WELL I DO !!!
regards Triple D
trippled75@yahoo.com.au
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have no idea what the towing capacity would be...I think in those days it was something like 1.5 x weight of car...so maybe 1500kg for an FJ?...people at the time seemed happy enough with the torque of the grey engine...I often wondered why they didn't go for something bigger but recently learned when the FX came out that Australians were still on petrol rations after WW2 and each family was allocated 18 litres per month for a 6 cylinder...so fuel economy was extra important to the av Australian at the time...that American van is ridiculous..imagine lugging that thing around...

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Andrew

like that!You know the Yanks Andrew always gotta go bigger and better,wouldn't mind that setup either!...

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