Austin Champ for sale

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Austin Champ for sale

Post by farmerkarl » Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:05 am

Complete vehicle, plus spare engine, transmission, and front and rear axles. $500 firm. What other vehicle can retreat as fast as it can advance? I'm in central California; about 80 miles south of Sacramento.

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Re: Austin Champ for sale

Post by sidescreen1 » Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:32 pm

If I was anywhere near you I'd buy it - but only for the laugh of going backwards rapidly!

Seriously, it was a perfect example of high-tech over common sense - far too complex and complicated - that's why the British Army fell out of love with it so quickly, and reverted to the basic Land-Rover.
Willys MB handbrake lever + one combat rim. Getting somewhere!

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Re: Austin Champ for sale

Post by Jeeps4Brains » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:40 pm

I just stumbled across another one not too far from me. Looks to be a fiddly thing to work on and care for.

45' MB, ??' MBT, 47' CJ2A, 48' CJ2A,
51' M38 #1, 51' M38 #2, 51' M100,
52' M37, ??' M101A1 (1st Gulf War Vet),
53' M38A1, 53' M211, 65' M151A1, 67' M416,
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Re: Austin Champ for sale

Post by John Neuenburg » Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:11 pm

If you don't sell it before the third week of April, bring it up to the Camp Delta meet at Tower Park Resort west of Lodi. It will probably sell there. No matter what condition we will find a high profile place to park it for no charge. We also have a Foreign MV Showcase Friday afternoon 4/24/15 and you will be welcome to drag or drive it to that display. Restoration quality not important at these events!
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