Wagon Transformation: King of the Road

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Wagon Transformation: King of the Road

April 04, 2013
posted by Randy Sandlin

From Alaska to Mississippi and California to Illinois people’s heads are turning as they drive down the street.  It’s not because of the latest automobiles coming out of Detroit, it’s because of the oversized red wagons on the road.   I found four unique rides that have been created to resemble the classic  Radio Flyer wagon.

  • Fred Keller and Judy Foster from Wasilla, Alaska transformed a 1976 Mazda Pickup truck. We love the real Radio Flyer wagon wheel used for the steering wheel.
  • Ted Magnum from Ellisville, Mississippi transformed a 1987 Ford ambulance into this beauty.
  • Rick Sullivan from Clinton, Illinois built this wagon on a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Sierra.
  • Art Baker and Bob Castaned of Davis, California went for a hot rod look. The chrome exhaust is a nice added touch.

The first one from Wasilla, Alaska was created by Fred Keller and Judy Foster.  They transformed a 1976 Mazda Pickup truck into this amazing ride.  My favorite detail on this wagon is the use of a real Radio Flyer wagon wheel for the steering wheel.  

The second cool ride is from Ellisville, Mississippi and was created by Ted Magnum.  A 1987 Ford ambulance was transformed into this 18-ft. long beauty. It has three bench seats to provide maximum capacity.

The third wagon creation is from Rick Sullivan from Clinton, Illinois.  This ride was built on a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Sierra. This wagon will go 60 mph, slightly faster than what a child can get a Radio Flyer wagon going downhill in the backyard.

The final wagon was created by Art Baker and Bob Castaned of Davis, California.  These guys went for a hot rod look. The chrome exhaust is a nice added touch.

If you see other sweet Radio Flyer Wagon rides on the road take a picture and upload it to our photo album.  Which of these is your favorite?