Vintage Travel Trailers

Early C Bodies - The Slab Side Years

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    FinishedPaintingTravcoFiberglassExteriorrestoration.jpg 1966 Travco.jpg 2MVC-003S.JPG dodge-travco-01.jpg DODGE TRAVCO MOTOR HOMES.Came Available with 318,413,440. dodge-travco-04.jpg Travco.jpg

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    commando1 Old Man Wearing a Hat on the Porch FCBO Gold Member

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    Damn you all. Because of this thread you have me rubber necking every trailer park as I drive by them here in BuFu County. And we've got a zillion of them.
     
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    cm23uoc Old Man with a Hat

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    Similar design from a German manufacturer of the early 70s as the Dodge model, maybe even inspired by it.

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    I love it!! I could see my self parking that baby overlooking a breathtaking view...sipping on coffee in the morning looking out at the beautiful world around me. I don't get that here in "The Hood".
     
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    Me too. Hubbys says that his dead uncle in Chicago has one somewhere. We never went to find it. Guess it's not to late.
     
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    Here's a few GMC Motorhomes built from 1973-78. GM tried something a little different,using their front wheel drive set-up from the Oldsmobile Toronado and a rear suspension setup using airbags on each side of the vehicle,therefore,creating a very low platform and lots of headroom inside.Exterior height on these was also low due to this setup.They are also some of the best riding motorhomes built to date and are said to drive more like a luxury car than a motorhome and have lots of power/torque from their Oldsmobile 455/403 engines.Check out the custom one with the late model Camaro nose panel.

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    Man you could go back to the future in those!! LOL


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    Here's a few GMC Motorhomes built from 1973-78. GM tried something a little different,using their front wheel drive set-up from the Oldsmobile Toronado and a rear suspension setup using airbags on each side of the vehicle,therefore,creating a very low platform and lots of headroom inside.Exterior height on these was also low due to this setup.They are also some of the best riding motorhomes built to date and are said to drive more like a luxury car than a motorhome and have lots of power/torque from their Oldsmobile 455/403 engines.Check out the custom one with the late model Camaro nose panel.[/QUOTE]
     
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    Actually,the GMC Motorhomes were originally designed for the future,NASA space program in particular.They were used during many of the space programs during the seventies and there are still many that are going strong today. 330979ab319b3e1812b4904dbd95089c.jpg 090416-09-GMC_motorhome_lifestyle_image.jpg 1973GMC_03_700.jpg GMC_Motorhome_Chassis2.jpg

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    Unbelievable!!!!!!!!!!
    Lance the Destroyer emailed me this morning that he has a "60's aluminum [he wouldn't know the diff tween aluminum and SS] camper big as a bus" for sale!!
    I told him I want, no, NEED, to see it asap.
     
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    commando1 Old Man Wearing a Hat on the Porch FCBO Gold Member

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    Well, not a vintage trailer. Looks like a GMC(?) bus conversion from old..

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    Always worth a look.....Never know what you might find!
     
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    Found this thing running on Ebay.....It's a 1964 Barth Travel Trailer
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    What, you've never seen a pickup camper before? Hell, there were thousands of them back in the '60s and '70s, especially