i owned and worked on them when i was young and ignorant. then i woke up and realized if i wanted to have a life, i needed to get off my back under one on weekends, and find a wife.
then i started making a living towing my friends with vw's. im a wealthy man today.
btw, ithaca semis were prone to cracking action rods. it plauged the semis for decades. poor design, poor materials.