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RARE 1954 Fageol Freighter International Truck RV Toy hauler Motorhome - $3,995 (Isanti)

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condition: fair
Very Rare 1954 Fageol Freighter. These trucks were built specifically to move post-war families back home after the Korean war. They have a very cool art deco “military” inspired look to them. The truck’s started out with an international harvester 2-piece frame & drivetrain, and were then sent to Twin Coach Motor Company for the body & finishing. Once finished, they were called “Fageol freighters”. They produced less than 600 of these trucks from 1953-1954. They were discontinued before 1955 production because of frame weakness issues, so most of them were scrapped after the frame failed and the body was compromised. This one hasn’t suffered frame failure yet, probably because it has been parked since 1974 and must have been lightly used before being parked. There are very few of them left in existence. The original frame can be braced/fixed and used if you’d like, but I think this would be a great candidate to put on a modern truck/rv chassis for a very unique Food truck, RV, motorhome, vending truck or toy hauler that can be driven cross country.

This one is also especially rare in the fact that it has a divider between the cab and cargo area. Most of them did not have any sort of divider. This was primarily a northern option to keep more heat in the cab area for the driver(s). Sitting in the cab of this and imagining driving it is pretty fricken awesome- you won’t find anything built like this today that has the awesome view through the windshield, and aura inside.

It came with a big inline 6 international gasoline motor and manual transmission. The engine does not have a head on it (previous owner sold the head). Condition of trans is unknown. The truck rolls and steers very smooth. Dimensions are 23’ long, 8’ wide & 10.5’ tall.

The truck has a lot of unique touches including the “wings” on the top, the ugly “face” and forehead looking features along with a killer, all original patina and solid rivets holding most of the body together. 2 of the grill teeth are missing, but could be made fairly simply, or make a unique grill for yourself. There are some original parts missing here and there, but if you’re going through the work of putting a modern chassis/drivetrain under it, these parts won’t really make a difference.

This would make a bad-ass toy/car hauler. You can fit a car or a few atv’s/snowmobiles in the back of it. 17’x7.5’’ inside main area, with a 5’x7.5’ area above the drivers compartment. The inside of the truck has 1” thick Oak flooring. Most of the floor is still solid, but the perimeter edges need some attention. It does need sheet metal work (rust repair) throughout the truck. The beauty of this truck is that pretty much all of the metal is straight or easily shaped to make replacement panels.

This is a big truck to move, but I do some hauling and may be able to work something out with the buyer for a reasonable cost. I am not interested in trades. Only selling because I need to start cleaning out cars/space. Otherwise I would keep it until I might have time to build what I want- it’s so damn cool. I have owned 3 of these in similar condition over the last 5 years. They really inspire my passion to create, but time is so dang hard to come buy. One of them sold for $6k, one sold for $12k. $5k is a good price for this rare of a truck with many potential uses. You will have the coolest rig at any event that you go to. Located in Isanti, MN. NO TRADES PLEASE

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