Hemi-Powered Wagon
Four Wheeler|September 2020
Hemi-Powered Wagon
Lee A. Sturtevant’s Town Wagon packed a dragster powerplant under the hood
JERED KORFHAGE 

We took a trip through the Four Wheeler archives to July of 1966 where Lee A. Sturtevant convinced us why it was necessary for his Dodge Power Wagon to run around with a ’57 blown 392 Hemi. To many at the time, it seemed like overkill for the tool vendor to use dragstrip-worthy amounts of horsepower for city driving and highway commutes. Others simply wondered how Lee even kept the engine cool. He began by explaining that “he just wanted a high-power truck that would go anywhere he wished with little or no trouble.”

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September 2020