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Old 12-17-2005, 04:57 PM   #1
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I saw this one today. It looks like an Overlander, not sure of the year. The plates on it would suggest mid 70's. It must have a generator inside if the door in front of the wheels. It has a mufler mounted under this area. What do you think it is?
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Old 12-17-2005, 05:21 PM   #2
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Looks like maybe a '64 Overlander. It looks very similar to ours, with the exception of the upper clearance lights centered, which our '63 does not have.
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Old 12-17-2005, 06:53 PM   #3
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My guess is 1962 or 1963 Overlander. It looks like it has 7-panel end caps which were last used in 1963 and it doesn't have the Water Heater at the very rear streetside corner, like a 1964 should. It also doesn't have the correct wheel opening shape to be earlier than 1962.
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Old 12-17-2005, 07:39 PM   #4
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Wow, I guess they had 'white box' envy.
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Old 12-17-2005, 08:25 PM   #5
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Its an early 60's in need of new axles
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Maybe it was the original prototype for the Argusy line!
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Old 12-17-2005, 10:51 PM   #7
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That is, for you less informed forum members, the traveling training center for the Mister Softee ice cream vendors from the early '60's...............
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Old 12-17-2005, 11:10 PM   #8
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It a 63 like mine. They put a gen set in where the furnace used to be and have relocated the water heater also. I am not sure what the little door is they put in above where the water heater used to be.
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It's a white bodied, white framed, propane-less, gen-seted '62 or '63 Overlander in need of new axles with an air conditioner in the wrong place that's suffering from Argosy envy.

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How come the "needs new axel" comments----how can you tell? Fog
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Old 12-18-2005, 07:24 AM   #11
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How come the "needs new axel" comments----how can you tell? Fog
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By the amount of wheel/tire NOT showing. On a properly axled trailer you will be able to see most of the top of the tire. There is a good article on it Here bad axles can cause a host of problems if the AS is towed very far on them.

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Old 12-18-2005, 07:41 AM   #12
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It a 63 like mine. They put a gen set in where the furnace used to be and have relocated the water heater also. I am not sure what the little door is they put in above where the water heater used to be.
From the stain below that little door, I would guess it may be the fuel tank for the generator.
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So, what's wrong with the AC placement?

Looks like it is on the roof and over an existing opening ???

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So, what's wrong with the AC placement?

Looks like it is on the roof and over an existing opening ???

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Its too far to the rear, probably to balance the weight of the generator
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