It’s nonetheless a shock that the Wagon Queen Household Truckster, that slice of early 1980s automotive hell that got here to fame within the movie Nationwide Lampoon’s Trip has developed the cult following that it has. Earlier this yr, a strong recreation of the automobile bought for $100,100 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale public sale. Remember that the Household Truckster is principally a 1979-87 Ford Nation Squire station wagon that received assaulted with the ugly follow excessive prejudice in an alley late one evening. There may be even a greater model of the full-size Ford to emulate, the Crown Victoria cruiser turned alien-modified velocity machine from Males In Black. However no, everybody appears to need the Pea Inexperienced, wooden paneled marvel that Clark Griswold developed seething hatred for pleasant moose in. Okay…
Properly, in case you completely must have one in every of your personal, however you’re tighter along with your cash than the boss round Christmastime, then we would have simply had an possibility cross our path. The idea is strictly what you see right here: 1985 County Squire, 302/AOD automated, with the double face and 4 taillights out again, Samsonite baggage from 1977, the canine leash that proudly proclaims that you’re able to unspeakable horrors, and sure, even Aunt Edna’s ghastly form in a tarp. It isn’t an ideal recreation, after all…the Wagon Queen nostril cone must be made, as do the reshaped rear glass and Wagon Queen sail panels with the big crown emblem. You could possibly do all of that…or you can merely say that that is the fundamental Wagon Queen mannequin that yr.
$2,800 buys into 1980s station wagon glory. Construct a companion film automobile or have a ton of enjoyable in a demo derby, it’s on you! Hell, a blower by the hood and wagon-spoke wheels on all-terrains and you may say that Cousin Eddie received himself one too!
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