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Old 12-14-2005, 04:51 PM   #1
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Hello Everyone,

While on a family visit to up-state NY, my wife and I saw a 1974 Overlander on the side of the road for sale. We looked at it, fell in love with it and bought it. The only problem is we are from southern California.

Flew back to California picked up the Expedition, drove 3000 miles to NY, hitched up the Overlander and drove 3000 miles back! She pulled like a dream. I have just begun the restoration. Look forward to discussing issues with you guys.

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Old 12-14-2005, 05:26 PM   #2
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You have definitely been bit by aluminitis. What a great trip you must have had, going home. Plans, plans, plans. . . .

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Old 12-14-2005, 05:29 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by woodchucker2
...Flew back to California picked up the Expedition, drove 3000 miles to NY, hitched up the Overlander and drove 3000 miles back! Chuck and Cathy
Sounds reasonable to me

Congrats on the new acquisition - you're gonna have a great time with it.
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Old 12-14-2005, 05:31 PM   #4
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Wow, 6,000 miles to get your trailer. I'm impressed!


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Old 12-14-2005, 08:25 PM   #5
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Hey, you were nearby, and did not stop in to say hello...and stole one out of my backyard? I'm missing an Overlander...just kidding... Seriously, I am interested in where it was, near Clinton? On route 12?

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Old 12-14-2005, 09:14 PM   #6
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Hi, woodchucker2,

You've certainly outdone me. I went 1,000 miles to get my trailer (in March to Michigan... with snow.) I hope your trailer treats you as well as mine has!

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CONGRATS on the coach!!!!! What a perfect way to start out with your airstream, a cross country drive. I am envious. Hope to see you on the road.


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