1991 - Volume #15, Issue #3, Page #17[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Camper Built On An Old Car Chassis
About the only part of the Hudson still intact is the dashboard, which is original. Caltvedt hired out most of the camper's construction, which includes a corrugated metal exterior, rear escape hatch, and a roll-out side awning for shelter during cookouts.
The plywood and plastic interior contains a bed, sink, shower and toilet.
The homemade camper is powered by a . 318 hp. Dodge engine and is equipped with a Chrysler rear end. It gets about 12 mpg and cost "just a fraction" of a similar-size commercial RV. "It attracts a lot of attention in campgrounds,"says Caltvedt.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Don Caltvedt, Box 335, Brigham City, Utah 84302 (ph 801723-6713).
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