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1942? CJ-5 Drag/Sand Jeep Norco, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500.

“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!! ”

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Drag CJ-7 Longwood, FL $15,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-7, Racing

Seller has some pricing options.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/733585400349197

“Pro Stock jeep for sale as a roller or complete ,with cuts and dot tires ,as a roller asking 15000 obo,may trade for drag car”

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Our Gang Ice Racers Get Some TV Exposure

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

The local Denver CBS Affiliate covered the Our Gang Ice Racers.

 
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Drag Jeep Yuma, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6800.

(01/02/2018) “Willy’s fiberglass body , 383 stroker, powerglide 2 speed tranny , 9 in rear , 456 full spool spline ,
Msd electronics , launch controller, 2 step modulator to retard timing for nitrous, has no nitrous but is built for a 150 hp shot , never ran nitrous all motor so far it is fast enough without it . 4.62 sec at dome valley raceway.”

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1947 CJ-2A Race Jeep Roseburg, OR $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/26/2018) Looks ready for some racing.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/760719570986867

“383 Stroker motor
11.5:1 compression
Full roller and balanced
Australian Aluminum Heads
MSD ignition
Pushing 600 HP
Turbo 350 trans with manual over ride.
4 wheel drive
Lockers front and rear
4:45 gears
Dutchman axles
Rear radiator and tranny cooler
with cooling fans
12 gallon fuel cell
Blue HID head lights, light bar
PNW race registered
Built for barrel racing but is a blast on the sand with it’s light weight and high horse power!
Sand, mud, race, Jeep”

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CJ-5 Racer Asotin, WA Best Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing • TAGS: , .

This has a couple Desert Dogs that lookin decent shape. The rear springs are outboard. There could be a little value here. This is about 2 hours east of me.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/212747852875958

“Old raceing. Jeep need the moter put back to gether its a 455 old.lot of parts.”

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1948 Drag Jeep Redmond, OR $49,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $49,000

(01/27/2014) All hand controlled. No foot pedals.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/cto/d/1948-pro-street-willys-jeep/6713002576.html

“. chevrolet 350 zz4 crate motor
. ford 9″ with poss
. turbo 400 trans
. B&M BLOWER
. one off custom valve covers
. Art Morrison chassis
. coil over independent front
. 4 link coil over rear
. custom all steel body
. all hand controlled”

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1964 CJ-5 Loveland, CO $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing • TAGS: .

This is a former ice-racing jeep. This could well be worth a look at this price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1220221888128545

“Titled as 1964 Jeep CJ five, has 1978 CJ5 frame in axles, Dana 30 front with disc brakes and 4:88 gears, Dana 20 rear axle was solid axles and power lock with 4:88 gears, 400 small block Chevy with aluminum intake and edelbrock carb MSD 6AL ignition, Turbo 400 transmission and Dana 300 transfer case, full cage rollbar, the complete body except the windshield frame is fiberglass. This jeep was used for ice racing in Georgetown Colorado so it has steering brakes on the front brakes and a line lock steering break, the lights are on the jeep but not currently wired for the street. If you want to ice race, this is competitive competition jeep but can also wire the lights and put it on the street.$4000 is a great price for all you were getting. I also have a set of competitive studs for sale and set of Competitive bear rubber tires I would sell.”

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1953 CJ-3A Sand Jeep Grand Rapids, MI $7000

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

UPDATE: Still Available.

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

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1117177625101158

“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. ”

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1948 Drag Jeep Yuma, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $38000.

“1948 Willy’s DRAG JEEP 4×4 350 Small Block Chevy Engine 850 PLUS horse power automatic transmission. All new paint,chrome and interier.Well maintained very clean comes with extra set of paddle tires Asking $38,000 OBO .The jeep is ready for the Dunes”

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1949 CJ-3A Sand Jeep Las Vegas, NV $18,100

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

UPDATE: Still Available.

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

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/1949-willys-jeep-cj3a/6700693147.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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Jeepster Commando Race Jeep CT $3000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster, Racing • TAGS: .

Don’t see many race Jeepster, especially with Desert Dogs and Terra Tires.

https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/cto/d/race-jeep/6668897127.html

“Race jeep for bunch of different tracks 3000”

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1975 DJ-5 Drag Jeep Marlins Ferry, OH eBay

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Racing

Craig shared this hopped up former mail jeep.

View all the information on eBay

“You’re bidding on a 1975 Jeep Pro-Street Postal Delivery DJ5 right hand drive. Blown 383 Stroker. 350 Trans with a 3500 stall converter tubbed with an M/T tire 8 gallon fuel cell. Electric fuel pump. Complete new fuse panel front to back. Great fun to drive and YES Willy bars are functional. Gets a lot of attention wherever it goes. Has won many trophy’s.”

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1955 CJ-5 Race Jeep San Diego, CA No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing

I’m not sure what kind of racing this was built for ….. maybe sand drags?

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/d/1955-jeep-willys/6647944208.html

“1955 Jeep Willys race Jeep. Street legal. 350 engine. Automatic 3 speed transmission. Full Edelbrock nitrous system/ kit. Much much more”

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1942? Drag Jeep Nashville, TN $7500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

It’s listed as a 1942, but the body is a CJ. Description is provided in the pics.

https://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/d/1942-jeep/6607062346.html

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Year? Flattie Joplin, MO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Has fiberglass body. Could be a Bobcat body. It looks setup as a racer.

https://joplin.craigslist.org/cto/d/42-flat-fender-willys-replica/6604265383.html

“Custom frame, custom rollbar, custom paint, fiberglass body with a 488 posi rearend. No motor no tranny no frontend. Comes with paddle tires. Rearend was built for race and was only driven down one 1/4 mile pass before being pulled out and put in the Willy’s. Just don’t have the time or money to finish it.”

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PNW Race Jeep Carson, WA $16,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing

Marty shared this one.

https://portland.craigslist.org/grg/snw/6579454435.html

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“Hand built competitive PNW race Jeep
Flat fender shell in painted
1 5/8” dom tubing very strong cage
Built by very reputable truck builder
Scotty built transfercase custom.
Carson hydraulics full hydro steering
1.25 turns lock to lock
4.56 gears
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Racing Flattie Bakersfield, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $13,500.

Interesting engine choice for a later build. The fact that it appears in a Desert Dog ad is pretty cool!

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“This car was raced in the late 70’s and 80’s the last race it completed was in 1990. Glenn Emery built this car as one of the first 4WD 4 wheel independent suspension rear engine vehicle. It has a Buick 215 V8 mated to a Turbo 350 transmission with a B&M shifter. There is a Casal V-drive to get the driveline turned the correct direction mated with a corvette rear pumpkin. The car is rock solid and has a solid start on the restoration. The car is currently street legal and runs, get in it and go have fun. I’m not entirely sure how much travel this car has, but it’s a lot. It can take 2-3 ft whoops at any speed.

My uncle was in the pit crew back in the day when Glenn Emery owned the car. He sold the car to Carl Cook and we tracked the car down a few years ago and found it sitting in a barn. We got it running again and started the restoration. Mickey Thompson has driven and raced this car a few times as well, it is a true timepiece of off road racing. The old pictures have Mickey Thompson in the drivers seat. Life got in the way and we haven’t used it as much as we wanted and it is sitting more than it gets used.
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1964 CJ-5 Ice Racer Denver, CO $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing • TAGS: .

CJ-5 set up for ice racing in Georgetown, Colorado. Unfortunately, racing was cancelled this last winter as the lake ice didn’t get thick enough to allow racing.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep-cj-5/6570299564.html

“Set up for Ice Racing being sold as OHV and can be readily brought back to street legal.
Vehicle is NOT street legal, NO TEST DRIVES, but you can hear it run.
Fiberglass tub with full roll cage
SBC 400
Turbo 400 auto.
4:88’s with rear locker
AMC model 20 rear axle converted to 1 piece
Power steering, tilt wheel
Steering brakes
Includes windshield, top, doors etc. and many extra parts (axle, driveshafts, heater, x-fer case, etc.)
1 set of 5 bolted tires on wheels
1 set of 4 studded tires on wheels
1 set of 4 bare rubber ice tires on wheels
1 set of tires on vehicle to move it around
Bring a trailer.”

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1972 Salem Mud Bowl Poster

• CATEGORIES: Features, Racing

TJ shared this cool 1972 Salem (Oregon) Mud Bowl Poster he go from a friend of his, Ken, who used to race jeeps in the Pacific Northwest. That’s Ken in the photo.

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Sand Drag Jeep Yuma, AZ **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $3000.

(02/07/2018) Looks like there’s some work left on this one.

“Just had roll cage put on it it starts and runs but I gotta keep the starter and distributor need to be finished almost everything is there excluding harnesses comes with paddles, Holley blue fuel pump, electric water pump, just had new rack and steering put on it, has a Ford 9in, turbo 400 with trans brake, 454 bored .030 over with 11:1 compression oversized cam, I don’t remember the size, roller rockers, ported and polished heads, eagle rods mustang 2 front end, also comes with a set of nobbies.comes with Holley 850 . Body is all fiberglass Willy’s flat fender. Price is obo”

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1955? Flattie Ridgecrest, CA $500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

There could be some value here.

https://bakersfield.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep-willies/6542240291.html

“No engine or trans, was going to be a glamis toy but plans changed. Make offer, bill of sale”

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1953? CJ-5 JeepRod Vancouver, BC $19,530CDN

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Jeep Rods, Racing • TAGS: .

Appears to be licensed for the road. It’s 2WD.

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rds/cto/d/1953-willys-jeep-hot-rod-pro/6493084931.html

“1953 Willys jeep, hot rod,pro street,gasser,2whl.drive straight axle,mini tubbed,Ford 9″rebuilt posi,389 gears,31spline racing axles,4 link and anti-roll bar, new Qa1 adj.rear coil overs,4whl.discs with all new calipers and pads,new front shocks,fresh built 454 .030 with balanced steel crank and7/16 rods,speed pro coated hyper.pistons,049 big oval heads with stainless valves,all comp cams valve train with XE284h cam,quiet gear drive,ARP head studs,moroso oil pump,milodon pan,wind age tray,weiand tunnel ram with 2x edelbrock 500s,MSD dist.crane ign.alum.water pump,custom big tube headers with 3″exh.and ss.dynomax muffs,4 core rad with big elec.fan,custom alum box that holds battery and 12gal cell with float,

Mallory fuel pump and all braided lines,power steering,tilt wheel,all S/W gauges and memory tach,pro car rally buckets,chrome roll bar,cheetah shifter,built TH400 2800 stall,B&M pan,with temp.gauge,drive shaft loop,lightweight monocoque 3 piece rims,MT 31×16.5x15s,full removable soft top with doors, everything works passed insp.lots of chrome and more,this thing is a BEAST,gets more thumbs up and is a blast to drive. No BSers,time wasters,cash talks.no text or phone offers,see it first,serious only. 19,530.00 obo.”

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Stainless Steel Flattie Atascadero, CA Best Offer

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

UPDATE: Still Available. Best Offer.

This is now a roller. It had a 383 twin turbo in it with a 400 trans. 

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/stainless-steal-flat-fender/6518229848.html

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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1975 CJ-5 Drag Jeep Phoenix, AZ $10,500

• CATEGORIES: Racing

No evidence of a front clip, other than the grille.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/1975-jeep-cj-5-sand-drag/6519906318.html

“This one bad sand drag jeep”

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