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1988 GMC Sierra

1965 Ford F-100 Pickup Truck


Date of Acquisition:   June 16, 1987
Built in:   Oshawa, Ontario
Colour:   White & Black
Engine:   6.2-litre V-8 diesel
Transmission:   4-speed manual
Odometer:   132,227 kilometers
Options:   3500 series 4x4
Modifications:   335 litre auxilliary fuel cell
Bosche driving & fog lights
Back-up alarm
Cerello racing seats
Heavy duty skid plate
Ramsey electric winch
a.k.a.   PAC Truck

Accomplishments / Credentials

1987   Pan-American Challenge 23 days 22 hours 43 minutes
Guinness Record for Fastest Drive from bottom to the top of the Americas
1988   Extensive GMC Truck advertising campaign
1991   Non Stop Tour in UK to launch Tim Cahill’s book Road Fever
1992   Smuggled 4,000 children’s books to Moscow librairies and schools.
1992   London-Land’s End-John O’Groats-London (UK) Without Re-fueling
1992   Fuel Economy Challenge - Scandinavia
1994 - 99   Petersen Automobile Museum exhibit in Los Angeles
2003 - 04   “In Search of the Blurry Dozen: Cross-Canada launch of Sowerby’s Road… Adventures of a Driven Mind”