"It was a very exclusive club," Beckman says, "and yet the engines found in these cars were the same as what you found in your everyday Ford Fairlane or Chevy, significantly warmed up. .
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"Especially the heavier duty trucks, they were used up and discarded, so we were delighted to find one of those not too far away from here," Beckman says about the Power Wagon, which is a fierce looking civilianized military vehicle.
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