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Old 05-30-2015, 12:42 PM   #1
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Hi, beena while since i was on here last but i have found a fiberglass camper I have never seen before. It was a joint venture from American Roads and Ford motors. it is a slide in truck bed camper. I was wondering if anyone has any info on them. they were made in 1973 and 74 only. they say less than a thousand were built. I have the opertunity yo buy it for what i consider a steal. $350!. any info on this camper or manufacturer would be a great help.
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Old 05-30-2015, 12:49 PM   #2
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Pictures would be awesome!
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Old 05-30-2015, 12:51 PM   #3
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Hi, beena while since i was on here last but i have found a fiberglass camper I have never seen before. It was a joint venture from American Roads and Ford motors. it is a slide in truck bed camper. I was wondering if anyone has any info on them. they were made in 1973 and 74 only. they say less than a thousand were built. I have the opertunity yo buy it for what i consider a steal. $350!. any info on this camper or manufacturer would be a great help.
Try here: http://www.americanroadcamper.com/

Their website has quite a bit of info, photos and links to restoration, etc.
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thanks for the link, i found that one and yes good info. as far as pics dont have any yet. I will be going to look at it closer tomorrow so I will try to get some then.
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Old 05-30-2015, 03:14 PM   #5
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Hello Heath in Ohio,

Go for it, what a great looking camper! At that price you could afford quite a bit of fixing up. Very beautiful design!
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Old 05-30-2015, 06:20 PM   #6
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I wonder what these campers weighed?
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now that I have the camper and found all of the original paperwork it is listed at 2,900 pounds light weight
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Old 11-29-2015, 04:54 PM   #8
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now if i could just remeber how to post pics i would up load them for you.
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Old 11-29-2015, 05:03 PM   #9
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here are the pics
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Amazing find! It will fix up beautifully


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Old 11-29-2015, 05:47 PM   #11
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Congratulations!
A powerwash and wax job and off inside you go :-)

Looking at the pictures, it seems to be in good shape. Best of luck with it!
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A diamond in the rough for sure. . Raz
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