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CJ-5 Sand Drag Jeep Los Banos, CA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/24/2016) Looks fast.

“Sand drag jeep- Willys
Big Block Chevy 468 with forged internals and balanced running a 1050 dominator on 112 octane
Solid roller cam with all roller valve train
A built 2 speed power glide with trans brake and an 8 inch torque converter
Dana 60 rear end with Morser engineering cover
6.20 Gears
Fits behind garage in toy hauler.
This jeep is fast and loud!
Motivated to sell. All reasonable offers will be considered.
Ready to take to Pismo for Thanksgiving!!”

https://merced.craigslist.org/snw/6013501802.html

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Drag Race Jeep Rancho Cucamonga, CA $19,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , , , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/13/2017) Fred’s selling his great looking drag jeep. You can contact him at Waytoogood@earthlink.net or (909) 560-4902.

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“For Sale
Complete Sand Drag Willys Jeep
Well Known “Sidewinder” Pro Jeep
SCSDA and NSDA Event Winning Car
Beautiful Show Quality Jeep, Turn Key Ready to Race

Removable Fiberglass Body and Front Clip w/Pro Stock Scoop
Custom Paint w/Flames and Stripes
385 cu. in. Small Block Chevy
Custom N.O.S Nitrous System w/onboard Bottle Heater
Dart SHP Pro Block w/Billet Steel Main Caps
3.75 Eagle Steel Crank
Eagle 6.0 Rods
Kevco Racing Oil Pan
JE Nitrous Pistons and Pins
Hell Fire Rings
Brodix Aluminum Heads w/ Special Port and Valve Work
Comp Cam
Crower Rollers
MSD Digital 6
Jessel Belt Drive
Big Tube Turbo-Hot Coated Headers
Aluminum Electric Water Pump
Electric Fan
Griffin Radiator

Magna-Flow Fuel System
Holley Carburetor Done by Engine Dynamics
Power glide Trans Done by Remac Racing Transmissions
Trans Brake
Scatter Shield and Driveshaft Loop
B&M Pro Bandit Ratchet Shifter w/ Dedenbear Adjustable RPM Controlled Electric Shift Actuator
Billet Stall Converter
Dedenbear Adjustable Reaction Time Delay Box
Autometer Premium Gauges
Autometer Ultimate Playback Tach /with Shift Light
Painless Switch Panel
Race Head lite and tail lite
RCI 5-Point Harness
Race Seat
RJ QuarterMax (Rick Jones Pro Stock) 4130 Chromoly Fab Rear End w/Strange 3rd Member
Summer Bros. Custom Axles
RJ QuaterMax (Rick Jones Pro Stock) Fab Wheelie Bars w/Quick Connects
Alston Chassis Works Ladder Bar and Panhard Bar (All Adjustable)
Strange Engineering Adjustable Coil over Rears
20.00 x 15 Paddle Trax
Hoosier Drag Front Tires
Centerline Wheels

Too Much To List! This Sand Drag Jeep Was Built with the Best!
The Car is Fun to Drive and Very Reliable and A Proven Winner
It Has Run 3.61 and Run’s Consistent 3.80’s
Priced For Quick Sale
$ 19K
Can Help with Delivery and Also Help Consult at the Track on Setups if needed
Please See the Pictures for Your Review
Please Call, E-mail or Text Anytime For Additional Information and More Detailed Pictures”

 
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1960 Florida Swamp Race Video

• CATEGORIES: Features, Racing, videos • TAGS: .

Just a few updates tonight ….. This early video shared by David shows a few modified flatties. The film footage was taken by Frank Parks of Rockville, Maryland, in Florida in the summer of 1960.

 
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Sand Jeep Inland Empire, CA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

Ready to go.

“Willys Sand Jeep, Built from 1942 mailcarrier. Custom, Stretched Frame, Chevy 383 stroker with 200 shot fuel/200 Shot Nitrous. TCI 2 Speed Powerglide w/ trans brake(New trans/ No Trips on it), Ford 9″ w/ 6.22 gears, Leaf spring suspension front and rear. This is a fun jeep to dune or get down and race!! Turnkey fun!! $10,000 OBO No Low Ballers.”

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/snw/6004794967.html

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Stainless Steel Flattie Atascadero, CA Best Offer

• CATEGORIES: Racing, stainless/jewels • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE: This is now a roller. It had a 383 twin turbo in it with a 400 trans. I can connect you with seller. Just comment below.

I imagine this goes fast on the dunes.

“It a flat fender full stanless steel willys from the Philippines. . It has a 383 twin turbo afr aluminum head sbc. In it with a 400 trans with a brake in it it has a supper 14 rear end with leaf springs and 44 up front on coil over it a cj Fram that is box call for.more info thanks”

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1953 CJ-3A Sand Jeep Grand Rapids, MI $8400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8400.

(01/27/2017) Looks fun. A stretched, custom sand toy. Interesting cage design. That middle loops leans way back.

“1953 Jeep Willys CJ3 Jeep was built for Silverlake and has been stretched 14″ to accommodate room for rear seats and fuel cell. 355 SBC, steel crank, dome pistons, 3500 stall converter, fresh rebuild on t400 trans, J20 rear end, built 455 rear gear. custom cage, 5 point harnesses front and back. Griffen Fab Works built custom suspension that include deaver springs, fox shocks, over 5k invested. Works extremely well in the sand and can eat up most everything Silverlake has to offer. Great opportunity to get into a smooth, safe, and fun ride at Silverlake. ”

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/cto/5966578269.html

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1946 Sand Jeep & Trailer Tacoma, WA $50,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: , , , , .

Quite the build!

“1946 Willys CJ2A shell, full drag chassis, Wally World (Rick Wallace) paint. 567 C.I. Dart Big M 800HP/pump gas, Gary Williams 1150 Dominator, Super Victor Jr. intake, Dart Pro 1 heads, Ron Davis radiator, Eagle rotating assembly (on and on and on), have complete professional build sheets. PowerGlide w/4500 stall (2k HP build), scatter shield and drive line loop. Modified Dana 60 (4 link) w/removable drag bar, spool w/6.17 gears (have extra open gear set), 35 spline Mosers. Areospace brakes w/second hand brake between seats when running the open gear set for separate tire braking/steering. QA1 shocks w/adjustable height linkage.

Radio headsets-person to person, car to car capable, music. Listed the major info. but so many details, specs and pictures, feel free to inquire about any other details. 60k in the Jeep build alone . Have a complete ledger of the build. I will sell the Jeep separate from the trailer, but not the trailer alone. Sport Trailer brand 20ft wide body, oversize 48″ walk-in door, 5k axles, 80gal on board water w/pump, 100 gal fuel station, 110 interior/exterior outlets, florescent lighting, outdoor floods side and rear, 17′ awning, 30amp w/inverter, dual interior batteries, 5k interior winch (front and rear controls), in floor and wall tie down points. Electric tongue jack.Again, on an on. This was nearly an 80k package when it was built, who knows to have them built and packaged together now. This was one of the last Jeep builds to come out of a So. Cal. shop still fabricating today.”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/snw/5990921293.html

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Colorado Ice Racing in the 303 Magazine

• CATEGORIES: Features, Racing

Shawn McKeown wrote an article about the Our Gang Colorado Ice Racers and interviewed their president, Lisa Lannerd.

 
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1949 CJ-3A Sand Jeep Las Vegas, NV $18,600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Racing • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $18,600.

(10/14/2016) Has quite a few mods.

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/wan/5912124294.html

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“MOTOR:
Small block Chevy 283
Iskenderian racing cam
270 grind Hydraulic lift
Holly carb 4160 Avenger
Weiand 3000 intake manifold
Mallory Unilite ignition
Flex-a-lite fans with custom alum housing
Alum overflow tank
Fram HPG1 and inline fuel filters
Fuel pressure gauge
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1947 CJ-2A Mud-Sand Dragger McGregor, IA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/05/2016) No pics provided.

“1947 CJ Sand/Mud Dragster with 9 inch Ford rear with spool. Model 44 Chevy front/narrowed. Ford top-loader transmission. Pro-shifted / 1 3/8″ input shaft. Aluminum / paddle tires. Complete less engine. This is a modified jeep intended for off road use only. Not suitable for street use. Text for current pictures.”

http://madison.craigslist.org/cto/5889083775.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A & Drag Jeep Phoenix, AZ

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

Seller also has a modified ’87 CJ-7 for sale as well. He’s selling all three together for $10,000.

“46 cj2a 200ci ford I-6 with turbo–needs head put back on and and MSD 6AL box, 3 spd trans, twin stick t-case, D44 rear end, D20 front end. 4″ YJ springs sprung under right now, but tabbed for sprung over as well. full cage welded into frame. Clean VIN and title in hand—$4k obo

Custom built sand drag Jeep with 46 willy’s grill. Rolling chassis with 9″ Ford rear end, all Mark Williams inside with spool ($3k in parts in rear end alone) comes with Wilwood calipers. Tabbed for BBC and TH400 trans. $2k obo. 510BBC nitrous long block and TH400 available as well for additional $$$

87 CJ7 4.2L I-6 with Holley EFI conversion, electric fan, 5spd trans with hand throttle, twin stick t-case, 9″ Ford rear end (needs ring and pinion replaced) D44 front end manual hubs. . .both locked, not sure of ratio but I know they are low. Rear triangulated with Fox coilovers, front sprung over. 39.5×15.50 Boggers, bucket seats, full cage from front to back welded into frame, cooler rack, fuel cell in back. No title, but bill of sale will be notorized, clean VIN. $7kobo

Take all 3 for $10k…NEED $$ FOR DIVORCE!!!!”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/cto/5880664185.html

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Jeep Sand Dragster Snohomish, WA $7,500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

It doesn’t have an engine.

“Rolling chassis Wil wood rear disc brakes I believe 530 gears 9+drop out sumer brothers axle custom paint fiberglass body set up to do 300ft in 3 sec no motor or trans have front and mid plates fuel cell set up for sbc 2 speed glide”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/5870116200.html

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1946 Ex-Drag Jeep Evanston, WY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000.

Seems like a good price.

“1946 Willys jeep ex sand drag racer set up for street legal. This vehicle is show condition. Can be used for show, off-road or even street rod. Upgraded to small block Chevy, turbo 350 transmission, front disc brakes. Lots of chrome and polish. I have to many vehicles and must downsize.”

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1946 Sand Racer Spokane, WA $9500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

Looks like a nice race rig.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/5837476371.html

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“Hello and thanks for looking we are selling our sand drag race jeep due to health issues
What it is?
it is a 1946 All Fiberglass Willys CJ2A on a 1969 CJ5 Frame with a frame mount cage that is quick release to remove the body it take about 3 hours to make this car into a pile of parts

What it has?
Freshly Rebuilt Small block 283 Chevy with gear drive right about 350 HP built to run 110 Octane race fuel! the heads and intake where ported and polished and matched to the cam by Howard green(rip)
The transmission is a 2 speed Power glide with trans brake built by Malik Racing has a 4500 stall in it right now also comes with a 6000 stall has external trans cooler

Transfer case is a Dana 20
Rear End is a Dana 44 with 538 gears superior one peace axles and a loc rite locker
Front is a stripped down Dana 30 we don’t run in 4WD just there to met class specs
Rancho Ladder bars
B&M Ratchet shift
Hand Brake
New 5 Inch recall shift light tach
New Gauges volt ,Oil, water temp
New Battery
New Alternator
New Starter
New fuel pump and lines
16.5×15 Sand unlimited Paddle tires on ultra light Alcoha Racing rims
Custom Built Wheelie bars
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Sand Drag Jeep Snohomish County, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,500.

Nice looking rig.

“Late model boxed frame, Dana 60 rear, 5.13 gears, wheelie bars, super scoops, fiberglass body, full cage, suspension seats with 5 point harnesses, 4 wheel disc brakes, 360 cubic inch small block chevy brodix heads, roller cam, rockers, tunnel ram injected on methanol, 14 to 1 compression, 700 HP, Mikes Monster glide, 5000 stall with trans brake, MSD transmission with all electronics”

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Sand/Mud Bog Jeep Renton, WA $8000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $8000.

This has been racing along time if it ran in the old Kingdome. The name is JUMP’N JACK FLASH!

“Jeep style mud bog/sand drags racer. King Dome record holder in mud bogs. 355 full roller motor. Top loader 4 speed, Dana 20, 44 rear, 30 front, spool rear, locker front. Let me fire it up for you!”

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1971 CJ-5 Sand Jeep Gilbert, AZ $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing

UPDATE: Price bump to $7500.

(09/04/2016) Looks fun.

“All the wiring is done with airplane wiring labeled
Paddle tires and rims are included.
1. 1964 Oldsmobile rear end with Henry spool and axles.
2. 1975 jeep transfer case.
3. Super T-10 4 Speed Transmission with/elite 3rd and 4th gears.
4. McCloud slipper clutch & flywheel.
5. Scatter shield bell housing.
6. 373 C.I.D small block Chevy Yencer built.
A. 400 C.I.D. Block standard bore. Block casting #3951511
B. 350 C.I.D. Billet crankshaft with Hank crank bearings.
C. Both the rod and bearings are pinned.
D. The engines been balanced.
E. Flash grounded and shotpeaned Chevy pink rods.
F. Speed pro-pistons and tapered wrist pins.
G. 14 to 1 compression W/.010 deck Clarence.
H. Chevy cast/iron turbo angle plug heads/ported and flow tested by Yancer.
I. Stainless steel 194 valves and titanium retainers.
J. SIG Errsen roler valve lifters.
K. Competition camshaft #CS-322-C-R8
L. Crane roller rockers with oversize studs.
M. The head bolts where replaced with studs.
N. Scorpion intake manifold.
O. 850 CFM dual pump Holly carburetor.
P. Mallory dual point distributor with cable tachometer.
Q. Mallory Coil and coil booster.
R. 7″ wide Mitchell aluminum rims.
S. Steel rear black rims with paddle tires. BFGoodrich trailer tires.
T. New Simpson five point harness seatbelts.
I have the original Front windshield and backseat.

I also have the pistons for 10 to 1 compression.

This Jeep does 4.6 seconds in 100 yard dash at 70 miles an hour. ”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/5732033515.html

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1942? CJ-5 Drag/Sand Jeep Norco, CA $11,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , .

Not sure why it’s listed as a ’42.

“42′ willies sand jeep. 383 stroker with nitrous, New TCI 2 speed powerglide with brake has no trips on trans. ford 9″ with 6:20 gears built by currie. Nice dune jeep as well as drag.!! Serious inquiries only please. ”

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/snw/5787731260.html

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1947 Mud/Sand Jeep Caldwell, ID $4500

• CATEGORIES: Racing

Engine not included.

“1947 Willys jeep mud and sand rail. Has 9 inch rear, D30 front, Powerglide, NOS, 5000 stall converter, Paddle tires front and rear.
For and extra $5000 I will sell the motor with it.
Small block chevy, half filled, 396 Cubic inches, 620 hp at 9000 rpm.”

http://boise.craigslist.org/cto/5775592462.html

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Saturday @ The Races

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features, Racing • TAGS: , .
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Jeff Miller’s newly built race jeep.

Saturday morning in Ethel started with a driver’s meeting at 8:30am. This has been standard practice for decades, the intent being to let driver’s know of any changes to the schedule, heats, classes, and courses. Some folks always have a skip in their step, others, like me, not born as morning folks, view it as the crack of dawn. Eventually my caffeine kicked in and things began to make sense.

After the driver’s meeting is a parade of jeeps, something that I never remember doing. Most of the racers line up and slowly drive the obstacle course. Not only do you get to see the course first hand, but it seems like a great group activity.

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The line was pretty long. If you look near the top of the photo you can see the beginning of the parade of jeeps.

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The jeeps returning from their loop on the track.

Here’s a short video:

Once the parade was finished it was time to race. About that time, the drizzle began to fall, adding some extra water to the already muddy track. The kids lined up to race first. During that time Jeff Miller introduced himself to me. We’d exchanged emails not long after I started eWillys. At that time he shared his Jewel’s Stainless Jeep with readers. Jeff has been a regular reader of eWillys since.

For much of the 1990s Jeff raced a jeep, but then he put racing on hold. It wasn’t until this year that he finally assembled another racing so he could reenter the sport. Like me, he’s fond of the Bobcat and Parkette bodies, so it’s no surprise that his race uses a Parkette shell. The jeep is a little more old school, powered by a 331 Stroker connected to a Ford Toploader and Dana 20. Not much is jeep other than that Dana 20. The hood is a piece of aluminum that a shop rolled for him so the angles from the grille to the body would look correct. It’s a nifty, clean piece. Holding the hood to the fenders are some original, stamped, Jewels stainless latches. As you can imagine, my shirt was wet from my drool. It’s a beautiful rig and it’s obvious he’s proud of it.

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Drag Jeep Moreno Valley, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $10,000.

“willys sand drag jeep. small block chevy with Lenko 2 speed. car is an awesome ride. it has run 3.970 at 85 mph in 100 yards. set up to run 4.20,s all day long . motor is fresh, Hate to sell need the money. car has been a winner at the finals. $12.000 firm. have at least $15.000 in motor alone. everything on this car is the best money can buy. Brodix #8 heads T&D rockers with Titanum Valves, solid roller cam. 131/2 compression.pro dominator tunnel ram with bench flowed two 1150 dominators.steel crank with H beam rods. MSD 7al with multi step.crank trigger. to much to list.”

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Sand Drag DJ-5 Las Vegas, NV $5000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Racing

This certainly is different!

“Sand Drag Jeep for sale $5000
DJ Mail Jeep
350 Chevy small block
2 speed power glide transmission
Ford 9″ rear end
750 Pro-Form carb.
Brodix Heads
Brodix Intake
Hurst 2sp. Shifter/Transbrake
80″ wheel base
All Terrains and paddles”

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/5673828655.html

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Mud Racer Pineville, LA $2000

• CATEGORIES: Racing

It’s a project.

“Sand blasted and painted top and bottom
Roller , custom frame
Sent up for sbc
2000
Pineville LA”

http://cenla.craigslist.org/cto/5695637892.html

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1947 Sand Jeep South Jordan, UT **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was on KSL priced at $15,000

Looks like fun

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“47 Willey’s Extended Flat Fender
2 Wheel Drive Sand Dune Jeep
Chevy Small Block 400
23 degree DART Aluminum Heads
Engine Compression/Specks???
Outerwear Pre-Filters Valve Cover/Breathers
Edelbrock competition manifold
Holly Performance Carburetor
K&N High performance Air Filter
MSD Pro billet distributor
MSD Blast 2 Coil Continue reading

 
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Race/Drag Jeep Las Vegas, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

No engine.

“Drag jeep, co2 shift powerglide. Roller, no motor”

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