Jeep Traveller and Utility Delivery – September/October 2013 Cover Story
Bill Norris

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The 1961 Jeep Utility Delivery that appears on the cover of the September/October 2013 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Nick Else and is essentially a Traveller without windows. The unusual truck features the Super Hurricane 226ci 6-cylinder flathead engine. What else is in this issue? Features 1958 Fargo L Series Dodge Revival – A Restoration Saga, Part 32: Putting the Fenders to Bed 1975 International 200 Camper Special 1939 Morris Series II 1966 GMC 1002 1956 Ford … Read the rest of the story…

Jeep Pickup – September/October 2012 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel

1949 Jeep Pickup

The 1949 Jeep Pickup that appears on the cover of the September/October 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Russell Miller who enjoys driving the countryside of Round Top, Texas, and joining local parades and fairs. This two-wheel-drive truck is pretty much stock and painted a color very close to its factory-applied Luzon Red. What else is in this issue? Features 1976 Scout II Terra Two “Retro” Icons 1969 Austin 1955 GMC 1929 Ford Model A Woodie Wagon … Read the rest of the story…

Two “Retro” Icons
Bill Siuru

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The two Jeep concept trucks that appear in the September/October 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine carry the styling cues of original iconic Jeep models. The Mighty FC Concept is a modern-day rendition of Jeep Forward Control models built from 1956 to 1965, while the Jeep J-12 Concept brings back memories of the original Jeep Gladiator that first appeared in 1962. … Read the rest of the story…

Jeep FC-170 – Worth the Effort
Erin McCarty

1957 Jeep

The 1957 Jeep FC-170 that appears in the July/August 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was restored over the course of nine years by Gene Vierthaler, who often hears people tell him that they have never seen a cab-over-engine Jeep. Gene, who has been a woodworker for most of his life, saved the bed for last because for him making the wooden bed was the most enjoyable part of the entire project. By Gene Vierthaler … Read the rest of the story…

Jeep’s Tornado of an Engine
Bill Norris

jeep engine

The 230ci single overhead cam “Tornado” 6-cylinder Jeep engine that appears in the March/April 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was the first modern mass-produced overhead cam engine in the United States. Chief engineer A.C. Sampietro and developmental engineer K.G. Matthews were called upon for the creation of this engine. … Read the rest of the story…