Chev Troop Carrier in California

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Chev Troop Carrier in California

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Folks,
apologies for not keeping to Dodge matters BUT:
I have a close friend here in New Zealand looking at a Chev 4 x 4 troop carrier on eBay (sorry my link is down and I cant get on to eBay) . I understand the vehicle is in the San Fernando Valley and wondered if any of my good friends here on the site know of the vehicle. If you have any info I would be most grateful

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Hi Ian,

This could be it as Reseda it definitely in the Valley. Dave Hancock would be a good guy to talk with as he had one and he lives close by. He was at Ed's BBQ last year, so Ed (Primal 4x4) may have a contact #. Otherwise, he is over on G503 as "Sgt Hancock". If all else fails, I'll PM him over there and ask him to look over here. :)


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Hi Vista,
yep, I would just about bet my....... thats the truck. I will check in with Ed and see what he knows about it. Mant thanks Vista, appreciate the help :thumbup:

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Ian, I just wrote Dave Hancock. We'll see what he says.
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Thanks Vista, appreciate your help. My buddy is kinda keen on the truck, just a little apprehensive as to condition etc. Pics look pretty darn good!

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Well, if you want a REAL DODGE, there is the VF405 for sale! PM for more details

The truck in the auction used to belong to an 35th ID reencator that jumped over to the second armored (Marks unit)
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I know the truck but its been a few years. Brian has it wrong again it belongs to a German Reenactor that used to run his group 35thid. Its a nice truck the last time I saw it 6 years ago. Drove nice and ran about 55-65mph on the road with the upgrades. I know Dave Hancok had a lot of work into it for Walt the owner
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is that the guy that actually founded the 35th reenacted? I saw the 35th sign in the back
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Yes he split from 2nd Armor with a bunch of guys to form 35th and then left right before 35th became 1st leaving just a few guys in 35th
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you gonna be at the desert battles coming up?
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Thanks guys, this is great.

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Sorry for getting off topic there. There is a topic on G503 listing a few things wrong. Wrong tail lights, wrong rims or tires and of course the wrong engine which is bigger.
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Ian, I just got off the phone with Dave Hancock. Very interesting conversation as he knows the truck well. Will PM you with contact info for Dave.
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Hi Vista,
would you mind emailing to june_jam@ihug.co.nz. It's 5.00pm and I'm heading home for the day :thumbup:

Cheers and again, thanks

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