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Rescuing a 1949 Jeepster

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Bill shared this TWO-HOUR video of a 1949 Jeepster rescue. I haven’t had time to review it all, but it looks like in pretty good condition and will make a good restore or drive-as-is project.


One comment on “Rescuing a 1949 Jeepster

  1. John North Willey

    2 1/2 hours to get a jeepster running ? – i bought a 49 jeepster in humboldt county , calif , in 1971 , it still dont run , i did have the whole body clean-stripped in 1974 , body off and dunked in a tank , very expensive , body is back on a completely rebuilt and painted frame and drive train and now its in my barn here awaiting further assembly — lets do the math , 50 + years in the making ? I bought another 49 fully Heepster running in the 80’s to drive till patient no. 1 is revived — patient no. 2 is a 48 or 49 heepster , 327 vette , turbo 350 , ford 9″ , body was also clean-stripped — patient no. 3 is a mint 48? 49? heepster that had a chebbie 8 and a cast iron powerglide , ford 9″ out back , its waiting for its scheduled surgery …

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