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1942 GPW Palmer, TX eBay

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Bill spotted this restoration candidate. Bidding starts at $5k. The jeep is assembled for shipping, but was previously disassembled.

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“1942 VEP GPW 5571942 Ford GPW Serial Number 557, Date of Delivery 2/26/42. Valid Texas Title in my name. This is one of the first of the 8000 jeeps built by Ford built on a Willys frame. Produced in the Dallas Ford Plant on the 10th day Ford started producing jeeps. This is a rare jeep that is in good shape for the age with allot of original hard to find parts. Frame and Data Plate serial numbers match. Engine is a replacement willys engine rebuilt by the previous owner.

This jeep needs a full restoration. This jeep as been taken apart. I assembled it for ease of shipping. Frame – Willys Frame Stamped GPW-557. Front and Rear frame horns will need repaired, Front crossmember will most likely need replaced. Otherwise very straight.

Correct 8 and 9 count ford leaf springs. Spring clips and F marked with F head bolts. 3 of the 4 spring plates F marked. Correct early F marked scalloped axle shafts. Has correct ford type skid plate. 3 of the 4 original bumper gussets are good usable shape. Engine – Post war willys engine stamped GPW 64524 on the water pump boss. Rebuilt by the previous owner. Has Ford head and early F marked Dip Stick. Has not been run. Will need fuel pump, oil, pump, carb rebuilt.

Transmission and transfercase are in good shape and shift through all gears. Body – Has correct flat top grill. The fenders and hood are very straight. Tub is in good shape. Front floor can be patched if you didn’t want to replace. Rear floor only has 1 spot of rust through. Fuel sump can be repaired vs replaced. Hat channels are surprising solid with about 80% being in good shape. Both front seats and Rear seat are F marked. Windshield Frame in great condition.

Inner frame has a 6 inch section that will need repaired. Has correct early brass latch. Green Sheller steering wheel. Correct Filterette. Instrument cluster section was cut for replacement gauges. F marked parts – Early Dip Stick, Bell Housing, Transfer Filter Assembly, Front Seat Frames, Rear Seat, Bumperettes, Spare Tire Carrier, Pintle Hook, Axe Head Bracket, Rear Body handles, Radiator, Spring Pads. Please let me know if you’d like additional information or pictures.”


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