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Old 07-09-2012, 07:19 PM
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NASA's FSJs

I know there was another thread on here previously about NASA's FSJs, but that was three years ago and the topic is cool enough to revive. Plus, I have some better pictures.

I was watching a very good documentary on Netflix, When We Left Earth, and came across several scenes with FSJs in them. They're from original NASA footage shot during the 1960s. It's hard to imagine the Wagoneer was nearly a brand new vehicle model when these were taken!




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Old 07-09-2012, 07:27 PM
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Wonder if these still exist??? Maybe their like the needle nose peterbuilts that NASA used that they hunted down on that semi show on speed channel Would be AWESOME to see if their still around, time for an fsexpedition in the NASA underground
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:42 PM
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i live right by White Sands Test Facility, and while i have seen lots of different NASA vehicles (NAY-sa, as said by Ricky from Trailer Park Boys). A good friend and ex coworker has a SAWEEEEET little Dodge Rampage that was a NASA vehicle. but i have never seen any NASA Jeeps.

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Old 07-09-2012, 09:26 PM
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Wonder if these still exist??? Maybe their like the needle nose peterbuilts that NASA used that they hunted down on that semi show on speed channel Would be AWESOME to see if their still around, time for an fsexpedition in the NASA underground

Hmmm, I highly doubt it, but maybe, just maybe theres an fsj in the space center here in Houston, need to check that out
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:08 AM
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Beautiful info!
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:34 AM
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Unfortunately, Kennedy eats vehicles. If they were left anywhere outside the space center here, the salt spray ate them long ago. I see their vans and trucks running around, and if they're more than a few years old, they all have the "Seaside Pox" where the clearcoat is gone and there are rust spots all over the roof and hood.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:43 PM
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i live right by White Sands Test Facility, and while i have seen lots of different NASA vehicles (NAY-sa, as said by Ricky from Trailer Park Boys). A good friend and ex coworker has a SAWEEEEET little Dodge Rampage that was a NASA vehicle. but i have never seen any NASA Jeeps.

PS. My '71 CJ-6 was retired from the Border Patrol


Good to see another TPB fan Nay-sa owns space!

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Old 07-10-2012, 10:12 PM
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Old 07-11-2012, 08:21 PM
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I talked to my dads buddy who worked for NAYSA in the 80s today. He said all vehicles they had were driven into the ground running the back roads in the desert. He didnt remember if they used broncos or blazers but he said they used no Jeeps

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Old 07-12-2012, 09:54 AM
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Old 07-12-2012, 12:01 PM
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Old 07-12-2012, 12:08 PM
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Did anyone else notice the dead giveaway of IFS on the second picture? Visible positive camber when not compressed and what looks like 2 wheel drive hub caps. I guess NASA had some money to get rid of on that one.
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Old 07-12-2012, 12:38 PM
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Did anyone else notice the dead giveaway of IFS on the second picture? Visible positive camber when not compressed and what looks like 2 wheel drive hub caps. I guess NASA had some money to get rid of on that one.


I noticed that too, but i thought just the image was "bent" from taking a picture of a TV.
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Did anyone else notice the dead giveaway of IFS on the second picture? Visible positive camber when not compressed and what looks like 2 wheel drive hub caps. I guess NASA had some money to get rid of on that one.

iirc IFS was standard on a 2wd rigs back when IFS was available. Actually I think 2wd option went away with the IFS.
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:18 PM
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iirc IFS was standard on a 2wd rigs back when IFS was available. Actually I think 2wd option went away with the IFS.
I know 4WD IFS was an option on some years, but I can't really tell for sure if that one has locking hubs on the front. If so, IFS was one of the most expensive options available at the time IIRC.
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While perhaps not NASA, I have proof my Jeep has been to Roswell. I'm assuming it was used to transport aliens.

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