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1971 DJ-5 JeepRod Hopedale, MA $37,500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

If you are looking for a different kind of DJ-5, this one turned heads at SEMA.

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/jeep/dj5b/2546771.html

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“1971 Custom “One Off” Postal Jeep..
AKA Gone Postal…
Built by Stone cold customs in Enid OK.. The owner Jim Stuart worked for the Enid OK post office, As did his mom.. When Mr. Stuart’s mom retired from the USPS. He was able to acquire the actual right hand drive postal jeep his mom delivered the mail in during her 40 years of service.. Over the next 3 years he transformed his mom’s old work jeep into a work of art..  This cool ass jeep debuted at SEMA in 2014.. This one of a kind postal jeep has been in numerous magazines & publications…

Some of the highlights;
Custom built chassis with 4 wheel air ride painted red, Wilwood disc brakes front & rear, Drilled rotors, Red calipers, Wilwood spindles, Tubular front control arms, Monroe matic shocks front & rear, Retro rack polished steering rack “right hand drive”, 2 Viair 380 air compressors, Slam specialties airbags SS-5 front – SS-7 on the rear.. AVS slim air tanks.. Power steering…

The engine is a 383 Ci Stroker motor, Dual edelbrocks, Chrome promaster alternator & Starter, Visual impact serpentine system, Polished stainless Tru-Ram headers, Stainless steel braided fuel, brake & Steering hoses, Every nut / bolt / washer is chrome from hillco fasteners.. Polished Becool aluminum radiator. polished dual quad intake. Turbo 400 automatic trans,

The stock 72 postal jeep body was reworked by Jim, He shopped it & lengthened it & stretched it.. approx 5″, Lokar tail lamps & side markers, Steele rubber weather stripping.. retracting canvas sunroof.. Hand fabricated bumper & roll pan.. White PPG paint was applied by Ben Bland customs.. Wheels are polished Intro V-Rod front & rear..

Interior is completely custom throughout.. Scorpion liner applied to the floors in body color, Ididit polished tilt steering column, Custom made for right hand drive.. Intro V-Rod steering wheel, Autometer gauges, Custom made from scratch console by Kicker Streetworks.. Billet switch panel, Kicker 88.5 amps, Kicker Bluetooth head unit, 2 12″ speakers, 2 Kinetik Pro 1800 batteries w/ billet holders.. lokar shifter, Smoked lexan windows, Red leather seats, Stainless dash.. Very tasteful pinstriping…

This killer jeep is an attention getter like no other!!  When this postal jeep is in display mode it lays on the ground… The reported cost to build was 80k.. It was given high honors & praise at SEMA.. “

 

4 Comments on “1971 DJ-5 JeepRod Hopedale, MA $37,500

  1. Barney Goodwin

    Chris, good eyes. I bet it is. In the left side pic, you can see the tube in that corner.

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