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post #16 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 04:11 PM
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They where used for all kinds of stuff.


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post #17 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 04:22 PM
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Nope I've never seen one either. Not even the one that's for sale right down the street from me...










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post #18 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 04:42 PM
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That last one is awesome!! wish i lived closer to Cali..but sadly..east coast for me...
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post #19 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 06:36 PM
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so basically i see a jeep-a-mog waiting to happen

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There were two models of Forward Control in the late 1950's and early 1960's - the FC-150 (roughly a 1/2-ton truck) and FC-170 (roughly a 1-ton.) The FC-170 often had dual rear wheels on either end of a D70 rear.

The FC series was only made for a short time - 1959-1963 or so - by Kaiser. AMC didn't resurrect the thing (which is kind of a pity.) The wheelbase was somewhere around 105", as I recall, and both had a 53" track width (although there was a 48" version of the FC-150.)

I believe that they either came with the Willys-designed F4-134 or F4-226 engines. Any further details, and I'd have to consult my notes.

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here are some pictures from a thread on these on a local board

[quote name='LrdJeffson' date='Apr 30 2008, 04:06 PM' post='88287']
Has anyone every had or restored one of the FCs? They remind me of bulldogs...ugly as all but just plain cool. Wouldn't a FC-160 DRW or a M-677 be a really cool tow rig?







how about this????


or maybe something like this!!



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post #23 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 08:04 PM
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post #24 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 08:23 PM
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That'd be a cool project

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post #25 of 57 Old 05-28-2009, 10:22 PM
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Dad has a fc150...I believe these were all short wheelbase. I read somewhere that if the bed was empty, Jeep did not advise driving down a steep slope and braking for obvious reasons.

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post #26 of 57 Old 05-29-2009, 07:01 AM
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I read somewhere that if the bed was empty, Jeep did not advise driving down a steep slope and braking for obvious reasons.
Yeah, I read that Willys had to put a counterweight behind the rear axle of the FC150 because they had a tendency to do "face plants" under hard braking.

I've always wanted one, but around here it seems like they are either rusted out hulks or restored with a 15k price tag.

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That'd be a cool project

That guy lives near me. His family owns a bunch of car washes...
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Here are a few new ones I found...these are a neat unit!!























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post #29 of 57 Old 11-23-2009, 02:22 PM
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Below is a link to hundreds of FC pic..enjoy!

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Here are a few new ones I found...these are a neat unit!!

Is that a 4 Door JK Brute?

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Those pics might be a little too flexy for this thread. You don't happen to have any pics of your friends xj on a curb by chance?
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