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Some Fridays are for made for Freewheelin', nothing you can do about it.
This 1975 film, sponsored by the B.F. Goodrich Company and made by Cinecraft, documents the many splendors of the 4th Annual National Truck-In, a celebration of vans and vanning hosted by the National Street Van Association in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The film shows van owners from all over the country congregating in Bowling Green to socialize, show off their customized vehicles, compete in races and obstacle courses, watch musical performances by the JTS Band, and so much more. The video includes interviews with several participants, as well as plugs for B.F. Goodrich tires and the company's "project van," an automobile outfitted with the newest van technology.Read more...
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