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1947 Drag Jeep Visalia, CA $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

Looks drag ready.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/844176949398376/

“1947 Jeep Willy’s · Other_body_style · Driven 1,000 miles 1947 Willy jeep. Newer 406. Turbo 400 trans with brake. Fiberglass body. 12500 obo. Possible trade for a 68-72 blazer”

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1952 Drag Jeep Fort Mohave, AZ $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Racing

Looks like a nice rig. Appears to have an M-38 body with a modified CJ-2A windshield. The front clip is likely a solid fiberglass front end that either tilts or pulls off.

https://mohave.craigslist.org/cto/d/fort-mohave-1952-willys-sand-drag-jeep/7119195396.html

“1952 willys sand drag jeep. Street legal. 406 small block chevy, turbo 350 manual 3 speed trans with 4400 trans brake. 9″ ford rear end with curry axles, Detroit locker with 534 gears. Turns 4.08 at drags. Comes with set of paddels. $9500.00”

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1975 CJ-5 Sand/Mud Racer Hudson Falls, NY $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing

It’s supposed to be turn key ready (no written description provided).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/516809659003949/

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Sand Drag Jeep Placerville, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(09/25/2019) Ready to race.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1022640538129662/

“Sand drag Jeep. Fiberglass body. Brown primer. 454ci Chevy motor. Power Glide transmission and torque converter are fresh. Zero passes. Trans brake, shields and deep pan. Olds rear end. 614 gears, Summers Brothers spool and axles 35 spline. Car goes straight, runs 450’s…fastest pass was 448.8. Turn key.”

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1946 Sand Jeep Rocklin, CA $7575

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7575.

(02/28/2020) Has lots of updates.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/rocklin-1946-willys-jeep/7107934001.html

“1946 willys jeep that was one time used as a sand dragster, (wild oats). I bought it as a project with a blown motor and trans. No rust, fiberglass tub and boxed frame. I rebuilt the SBC engine and trans for street use. Zero miles since done. Added all street legal requirements, head lights, tail, turn, stop, high beams, horn, windshield and wiper. Has brand new mud terrain tires and wheels. I added 4.88 gears and a powerloc to the front diff. The rear is a dana 44 with a spool. Chp would not allow me to license for street use. It is licensed for off road use. I do have current registration and pink slip. Come and get it for this season in the dunes.”

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CJ-5 Drag Jeep Moses Lake, WA $12,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing

Must really fly around the Moses Lake dunes.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/591432754790585/

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“Took on trade have a folder with most info on jeep it has a 69 427 bbc that’s been heavily massaged 13.5.1 comp heads have been worked but unknown parts dual quad with twin matching 6109 750 dp built powerglide with stall transbreak direct drive chain transfer case narrowed 9″ Dana 30 in the front gears in 9″ 4.70 new paddles I will sell or trade for something street driven Pro street 67-72 nova 2010 Camaro ss 2006 or newer Corvette convertible Side by side 4 seater or more Street rod Street strip car”

 

 
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1972 CJ-5 Drag Jeep Carlisle, OH No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing • TAGS: .

No description provided. The seller appears interested in trades.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/934448173638013/

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1964 CJ-5 Erie, CO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Former ice racing jeep.

“Fiberglass 1964 cj5 on a 1978 cj5 frame. Disk brake Dana 30 open with 4.88 gears. AMC model 20 with moser axles, true track with 4.88 gears. $1500 firm. Can be purchased with adapter and fresh rebuilt dana20 transfercase for a little more. Price depends on what all you want.set up for small block Chevy”

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1952 Drag Jeep Santa Fe, NM **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000.

(01/23/2020) Lots of updates to this drag jeep.

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“16k or best offer One of a kind 1952 Pro Street Willys Military style Jeep Hot Rod. Back halved,tubbed, and caged. This is NOT A Rat Rod and was professionally built and a lot of money invested to do it. If you want to be the center of attention, LOOK NO FURTHER!

*****ENGINE***** 468 Chevy Big Block Tunnel Ram 2 Holley 1850 Vacuum secondaries with Shaved choke horns I recommend tuning the carburetors a little bit. Isky Solid Cam/lifters/valve springs .590 lift Summit Gear Drive Roller Rockers Chromoly Pushrods MSD ignition Aluminum Radiator Aluminum Water pumpFull exhaust

*****TRANSMISSION***** TH400 2400 stall Shift kit Deep Finned pan *****REAR END***** Narrowed Ford 9 inch 5.29 Gears Spool Competition Engineering Coil overs Wheelie Bars *****FRONT END***** Mustang 2 front Disk Brakes Tubular Control Arms ARP extended wheel studs Power Rack and pinion ( currently not running a PS pump)

*****WHEELS AND TIRES***** Rear 15×14 Welds with 33×19.50 Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pro with great tread but have sun cracks on outer sidewalls. Front 15×3 Welds with Mickey Thompson Sportsmans *****INTERIOR***** PRP seats 5point Harnesses B&M shifter Quick Release steering wheel Autometer Auto Gauge gauges WAY TOO MUCH TO LIST! Street legal with all working lights and absolute blast to drive and is a great cruiser/toy! Clean, clear title in hand. Still registered as a 1952 Willys Jeep.”

 
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Drag Jeep Solon, IA $11,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

“Wildman” looks ready to race.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/207457313737879/

“$11000 turn key 331 sbc Altered tube chassis sanddragster 9”ford 6.50 gear 4 link qa1 shocks torsion bar front chain drive Dana 30 1800 # without driver consistent 4.0 300’ fastest 3.91 could be ran on asphalt or dirt would consider selling as a roller”

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“Fat Boy” Stock Car Mockup

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Racing

Something a little different …. According to Autoeveolution.com, there’s been an increasing number of “Jeep Willys builds” at drag strips. A digital artist, Yasid Oozeear, decided to render a drag jeep with a WWII look (this is an illustration, not an actual build).

You can read more here: https://www.autoevolution.com/news/jeep-willys-fat-boy-looks-like-a-stock-car-for-offroaders-140712.html#

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CREDIT: Illustration by Yaddesign: https://www.instagram.com/p/B76Z8OBFST3/

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CREDIT: Illustration by Yaddesign: https://www.instagram.com/p/B76Z8OBFST3/

 
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EC4WDA Legal Racer New Tripoli, PA $6000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/05/2020) A custom racer for EC4WDA events.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/698462943969382/

“Offroad racer for sale. EC4WDA legal No motor. Fresh rebuilt turbo400 trans and new convertor. $6,000 obo.”

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1953 Drag/Sand Jeep Corona, CA $15,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Racing • TAGS: .

Looks like a fun rig.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2876557802401239/

“Sand Jeep I pc fiberglass body tube chassis, 454 big block, 2 spd powerglide which need to be rebuilt”

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1947 CJ-2A Rainier, OR Make Offer

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

Former racing jeep?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/558804484723258/

“I have a 1947 Jeep willys it has a built 302 bored over. It has 3/4 ton axels Chevy front and ford rear offer me anything price is Best offer”

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1950 PNW Racer Chassis Gig Harbor, WA $900

• CATEGORIES: Racing

UPDATE: Price dropped to $900. This was Steve Carter’s old racer, and before that El Coyote. The rollcage has been removed. 

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/for/d/jeep-cj-2-3a-pnw-barrel-racer-willys/7066298790.html

“44 tapered offset rear. dana 44 front with 30 ends and axels, New Master cylinder with 11″ brakes, brakes worked good when i bought it. Two desert dogs on super offset wheels, buckshots in the front. Fiberglass willys body and nose, both need some fiberglass work. Roll cage ready to weld back in as soon as you throw on the body. ”

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2012 Sand Jeep Mira Loma, CA $30,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

Looks like fun.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/740361653135496/

“Stroker 350 SBC, Turbo 400, Manual Art Carr Valve Body, Ford 9inch Strange Heavy 3rd Member. Currie 300m 35 Spline Axels. Pro Am Front Suspension and Brakes. Pro Am Rack and Electric Power Steering. Too much to list..super clean fun reliable toy . Make me an offer located in norco ca”

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CJ-2A, MB, & M-38 Jeep Tubs Missoula, MT $1700/each

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Racing

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/15/2019) Seems like a reasonable price.

https://butte.craigslist.org/pts/d/basin-jeep-mb-and-m38-tubs/7055437997.html

“new omix ada jeep tubs. $1700 each. also have fenders and hoods and grills. no texts or email.”

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Mud Racer Rock Springs, WY $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

I wonder how long this has sat.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1632732343525059/

“This mud racer was built from the ground up. I don’t have a pic of the tires that come with but for the best info I can give you my father’s number. Very serious car. Nitrous system. Fiberglass body”

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1954 Mud Races in Yakima, Wa, from Criticalpast.com

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Originally posted in 2012

Here’s some great early mud racing video from Yakima, Washington.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675030302_World-Jeeping-Championship_drivers-race_driver-covered-in-mud_rough-terrain

 
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1957 Drag Jeep Menomonie, WI $3250

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing • TAGS: .

Still needs some work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2404268526460774/

“WHO WANTS TO GET MUDDY!!!57 Jeep mudd racer this is a mechanics special or for the person who wants a toy no one eles has. just dropped in a 389 out of a superstock race car with only one race on it, has a 7,000 stall kit installed, this willis is ready to run you down that mud strip in less than ten seconds while throwing mud on your buddys and rivals just needs few things finished…. manafolds put on, radiator installed, bolt up starter and little bit of wiring.”

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1952 Drag Jeep Mesa, AZ $20,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/22/2019) Joshua is selling this flat fender drag jeep.

https://santafe.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-fe-1952-jeep-willy-pro-street/7030693296.html

“One of a kind 1952 Pro Street Willys Military style Jeep Hot Rod. Back halved,tubbed, and caged.
This is NOT A Rat Rod and was professionally built and a lot of money invested to do it.
If you want to be the center of attention, LOOK NO FURTHER!”

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*****ENGINE*****
468 Chevy Big Block
Tunnel Ram
2 Holley 1850 Vacuum secondaries with Shaved choke horns

I recommend tuning the carburetors a little bit.

Isky Solid Cam/lifters/valve springs .590 lift
Summit Gear Drive
Roller Rockers
Chromoly Pushrods
MSD ignition
Aluminum Radiator
Aluminum Water pumpFull exhaust

*****TRANSMISSION*****
TH400
2400 stall
Shift kit
Deep Finned pan

*****REAR END*****
Narrowed Ford 9 inch
5.29 Gears
Spool
Competition Engineering Coil overs
Wheelie Bars

*****FRONT END*****
Mustang 2 front
Disk Brakes
Tubular Control Arms
ARP extended wheel studs
Power Rack and pinion ( currently not running a PS pump)

*****WHEELS AND TIRES*****
Rear 15×14 Welds with 33×19.50 Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pro with great treadbut have sun cracks on outer sidewalls.
Front 15×3 Welds with Mickey Thompson Sportsmans

*****INTERIOR*****
PRP seats
5point Harnesses
B&M shifter
Quick Release steering wheel
Autometer Auto Gauge gauges WAY TOO MUCH TO LIST!
Street legal with all working lights and absolute blast to drive and is a great cruiser/toy! Clean, clear title in hand. Still registered as a 1952 Willys Jeep.

I am located in Mesa, Arizona next to Mesa Gateway Airport. I can help with transportation either getting it loaded on a truck or assisting you however I can at the buyer’s expense. Inspections are encouraged. $1000 nonrefundable deposit due at auction end and remaining

 
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More on The New Mexico Jeep Derbys

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

The February 1963 issue of Popular Mechanics included an article about the New Mexico Jeep Derby held annually in Truth or Consquences, New Mexico. It’s a great article about the early days of jeep racing. I’ve also included a video of one Derby race, but the quality is poor. Still, in some clips, you can see just how much the co-pilot shifts his body around the jeep.

View Popular Mechanics February 1963 at Google Books

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Sand Dragster Chassis Maricopa, AZ $1800

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

Looks like a simple Dana 18, but I’m guessing it’s been modified based on the seller’s comment that the transfercase is worth more than the asking price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1625862104215949/

“Hi guys looking to sell a Aluminum body sand dragster Jeep. It’s just a rolling chassis. There is no motor but does come with a direct drive transfer bolts right up to a BBC or SBC. Comes with a few parts. It’s definitely a project but be sweet for the drags or dunes. I’m asking $1800 O.B.O the transfer is worth more than that. And no trades please cash only”

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2 Sand Drag Jeeps Yuma, AZ No Price

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

Contact the seller for price(s).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/638459980004779/

“Two Sweet Sand Drag Jeeps For Sale.. Located in Yuma,Az.”

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Drag Jeep Portland, OR $15,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

If you need a little more speed, maybe this will do it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/550516045688878/

“Willys Jeep S/G S/P etc. Drag Car very unique roadster One of a kind Chromoly cage built buy Lloyd Culp race cars Multi event winner, car is very consistent Ran 9 flat @149 with mild motor 2300 LBS w/190# driver Roller, Minus Motor/Tranny/Ignition Setup BBC 4-link rear front and rear willwood disk brakes”

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