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Jeep FC-150 PickupBuilt on a lightly modified CJ-5 chassis and sharing the same 81-inch wheelbase, the '57-'65 Jeep Forward Control FC-150 wasn't intended as a serious off-road machine. Rather, Kaiser targeted the light commercial truck market with the FC-150's blend of exceptional maneuverability, a modern enclosed cab (designed by Brooks Stevens), generous 1/2-ton cargo capacity and a frugal 72-hp F-head Hurricane four-cylinder. The FC-150 had a big brother in the form of the FC-170. With its 103.5-inch wheelbase, more powerful 105-hp L-head Super Hurricane six-cylinder, 1-ton frame, wider 63-inch track and longer bed, the FC-170 was a more useful machine. Still, today's collectors greatly prefer the FC-150's cute, stubby proportions. This FC-150 has been fitted with a '67 (no rectangular side marker lights) Chevy C/10 Fleetside pickup bed but the cab and frame are virtually rust free. It could be restored.

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