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Why Frank lost his camper.

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There seems to be some confusion about whether or not Forward Controls came with factory camper options.   Specific to our build of Forward Frank, we’ve spent a fair bit of beer drinking & browsing the world wide web trying to determine if the camper was something we should save, and to determine if Kristian’s understanding that it was a “rare factory option” was in fact, – fact.    As it turns out, talking to the original owner’s wife answered pretty much everything for me.  I called and talked to Betty on April 16th, 2014  and learned that  her husband Gerald did in fact build the camper, and he built it well.  So well in fact that I can claim … Read more

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Our 1960 Willys Jeep Forward Control FC170. Meet Forward Frank.

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  On July 9th 2012, Kristian posted a photo on our Upper Peninsula Overland Facebook Page… and I think he was stirring my ‘project pot’ – just a little.  In fact, I’m sure of it.   It had been a few years since I’d owned anything other than my 2003 Toyota Tundra.  I mean, who wouldn’t be interested in this… thing.. ?  At that time, however, DJ had no interest in selling the beast – so there it sat, and that was that.  Oddly, over a year later, sitting at my desk in our apartment in Manhattan I *may* have been browsing up.craigslist.org… and I *may* have been searching for “Jeep”…… And I’ll be damned if that ‘thing’ wasn’t for … Read more

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Our latest video – Grand Island, Winter 2014

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  Filmed March 30th, 2014.  Lake Ice still all the way around the island!   

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Roam Automotive and American Expedition Vehicles!

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We’re happy to announce our exclusive Upper Peninsula status with American Expedition Vehicles out of Wixom, MI.  You know the quality AEV turns out, and we’re proud to add our integrity to the product line, bringing AEV products to the heart of the U.P.   We’ve already started building customer vehicles, installing lift kits, bumpers, hoods and more. If you’re looking for a go-to installation facility in the U.P., look no further.  The manufacturers trust us with their exclusivity, and you can trust us to build you an Epic Adventure Vehicle!!  Visit our Facebook Page to see more of our project photos!!   

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Follow Us in the U.P. Overland network.

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This forum contains an awesome group of outdoor enthusiast who share the same passion for the outdoors as us. Stay tuned with everything that is going on with UPO to keep up with the adventure scene in Upper Peninsula. Here you will find many builds on member vehicles. We know you like vehicles, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this Enjoy…….http://www.upoverland.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=46

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