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Hemmings Find of the Day- 1965 Ford Econoline

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Reconditioned 1965 Ford Econoline TravelWagon camper van for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller’s description:

170 CI, 3 on the tree manual. Approximately 59000 original miles. These vans are extremely rare to find, let alone in a restored condition. This van drives and brakes very smoothly with no noises or problem and easily cruises at 60mph. The mechanics of this vehicle are very simple and thus very reliable and easy to maintain.

This rare Ford Travelwagon van was available through Ford Dealerships from approximately 1962-1967. This one was delivered to a Ford dealer in Canada, the conversion first done in Indiana by the Travel Equipment Corporation.

Believed to be one of approximately 400 made in that year, and possibly one of 2 painted in this two tone color – Gold and Wimbleton white. These vans were made to compete with the VW Westy of the day and features many of the same amenities; Pop top roof allowing you to stand inside, bunk beds including across the front window, sink, icebox, storage cabinets, 110v convertors, 12v interior lighting, auto fold out step at the side door.

This could be the perfect promotional vehicle for your business, great for events, or for just hanging out at the beach with friends or family. It gathers attention anywhere you go. We would not be afraid to drive anywhere! Located on Beautiful Vancouver Island, BC.

Easy to import to the US.

Description

Complete body and paint in 2012, resprayed to freshen up the gold color in 2018. No rust.

Pop Top in good original condition and functions as it should

New front windshield and windshield seal 2018, good glass all around

Upgraded door seals and rubber

New clutch 2018

Brakes like new

New BFG Tires and 15” American Racing 5 spoke wheels

Upgraded Front leatherette seats 2018 that fold flat for storage when camping

Upgraded retro cushion fabrics, carpets and drapery

All original Factory Cabinets, including Dinette, Sink, and Icebox new trim molding

Re-chromed Front and rear bumpers

Rebuilt West Coast Style mirrors

All Lighting and wiring works, AM radio even works!

Heater and wipers and lights work

Cleaned and detailed undercarriage no grease or leaks

Fresh Oil Change

Trailer hitch for bikes

Travelhome Features:

Metal Pop top with sliding Glass Windows and screens.

Serial Number : 2576

Sink Cabinet and Pump RV Faucet

Working original 110v to 12v dc convertor to run interior lights

Dinette and fold down Laminate diner table with storage beneath.

2 sets of hammock , one for pop top sleeping area and one for the lower dinette area.

3rd bunk across the front window can be utilized for gear etc, (these poles missing but easily to fabricate.)

Removable Stove for cooking outside

Icebox

Opening Side Windows in camper area

110v/12V Lighting conversion system

Pricetag
Price
$33,000
Location Marker
Location
lantzville,
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Availability
Available

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