1968 Dodge M601 Troop Hauler Rarely seen Dodge M601 Purchased from Vintage Power Wagons, Fairfield, IA Export model from Thailand, 1 of 14 brought in by VPW Correct Olive Drab Green 251cid inline 6 cylinder engine 4-speed manual transmission 2-speed transfer case Four wheel drive Locking front hubs Bench seats in bed Remarkable canvass cab cover MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present the 1968 Dodge M601.Since they were never sold here, tthey are extremely rare. This truck was purchased from VPW Vintage Power Wagons, Fairfield, IA in April 2002, 1 of only 14 that VPW brought into the U.S. from Thailand. was used as a small town veterans day parade participant after being decommissioned from military use. They are still widely recognized as one of the most capable, hardcore, go-anywhere off road vehicles ever produced! The M601, or Special Power Wagon, was ordered from the Chrysler Corporation in the mid or latter part of the 1950's. The M601 was an alternative to the military-spec Dodge M37. The M601 was distributed to foreign militaries through the Military Defense Assistance Program, perhaps because it was less expensive than the M37. The previous owner removed the body from the frame. The cab was too far gone so he purchased another one from VPW. All the parts were sandblasted and painted. Finished in correct Army "Olive Drab" Green, this troop carrier shows extremely well. The front bumper with attached tow hooks has a tight fit and shows well. The cab is open, but does come equipped with a removal canvass top for protection from the elements. The windshield also has the capability to fold down. This truck's cab does have canvass straps for restraint devices. The original steering wheel has a protective laced vinyl wrap. The cargo area also features a oak framed and canvass covering for the cargo area. The rear of the vehicle does have the correct trailer hitch. Inside, the interior features two front seats are covered with a tobacco colored vinyl and look great. The previous obtain the proper pieces from VPW and rebuilt them. The wooden bed was replaced with a diamond plate metal and finished in the same green. The bed has a opposing slatted oak benches that fold upward for more cargo space. This 4 x 4 Dodge M601 is powered by a 251 cubic inch inline 6 cylinder engine fed by a Chrysler carburetor. Power is transferred to the wheels using a 4-speed manual and with the aid of a two speed transfer case and locking front hubs. Equipped with Budd 16 x 5 bolt steel wheels and sits upon a set of 9.00-16 Mohawk military tires. The former owner put a lot of money into refreshing this rare stateside Dodge M601 and it shows! This truck is ready for anything, on or off the road! GET OUT AND DRIVE! Current mileage on the odometer shows 76 miles, sold as is and is mileage exempt title. VIN: 2461846001 Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.