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Custom Flatfender Lebanon, MO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

(05/24/2013) I think I’ve seen this one for sale. The way the body sits looks familiar.

“4×4 all working run and drives. Can be set up for Street or Mud or trail. Contact for more info or if you have any questions. 283sbc, daina front and rear, daina transfer-case , front and rear locks. great fun rig just time to move onto something new. 4500 OBO cash talks and may ease price. Open to all offers worst i can say is no, we maybe able to work a deal.”

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1960 JeepRod Ojai, CA **SOLD**

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

UPDATE:Was $9500. **SOLD**

(03/11/2013) This custom jeep looks fun.

“Totally custom 1960 willey,s jeep HOT ROD 400+hp 2800 miles since built, chevy 350, lowered, demon carb, award winner 2012 custom before 1965. roll bar ,MUST SEE and DRIVE”

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1948 Sand Jeep Buellton, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500

(12/07/2013) This must be fun in the dunes.

“1948 willys sand jeep, small block chevy with 2sp powerglide with transbrake dana 60rear end 7.17 gears coil over suspension and 4 link . Street legal. Turn-key dunes all day rides nice revs high never gets hot.”

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1948 PNW Race Jeep Buckley, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3750

(12/29/2013) This is worth a look if someone wants to get into PNW racing.

“All metal body on a custom shortened Blazer chassis, 99″ wheelbase, done right. Motor is a radical 355 SBC, too much to list. Trans is a fresh T-350, 3000 stall. Transfer case is a Dana #20 twin stick with a Advance adapter. Have title and collector plate. Will need lights to be street legal. Unlimited potential here! $3750.00 Will consider selling without motor and or trans/transfer case”

 

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Cam Races Priority in this Video

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

I just ran across this video of Cam Carter racing the family race jeep Priority. His parents, Tim and Lynette, are friends of mine and were great drivers (probably still are). The video shows Cam is channeling their skills. Tim is in the passenger seat providing occasional advice. It looks like they are running a cross country course at the Monroe Adventure Park.

Priority is a fiberglass Parkette body with a custom link arm suspension. I rode in the jeep on an early version of the suspension a few years ago, but Tim made some changes to it that improved it quite a bit I’m told. It’s powered by an aluminum V8 with about a trillion horse power that feed in a Ford Toploader four speed that used to be in dad’s CJ-5.

Dad had a side shifter installed when he owned the tranny. First and reverse gear were so close. I was learning to drive it on the road when, after stopping at a stoplight during a training drive, I mistakenly put the tranny into reverse rather than first. I nearly backed into the person behind me when I let out the clutch. Dad was in the passenger seat and was pretty rattled by my near mistake (as was I). Fortunately, I had a good grasp of how to use the brake, which averted an embarrassing wreck 🙂

 
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Race Jeep Roseburg, OR **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $21,000

“Race jeep for sale. Modified wrangler chassis with lift off body. Custom aluminum floor pan. Custom full race cage. Engine Sbc 406 with many modifications est at 700 hp, dart cnc ported heads, cull roller cam, rev kit, wesmar gear drive, 2″ headers, flow master exhaus. 850 proform carb. Turbo 400/205 full manual race tranny. 4 link front and rear. 18″ travel ORI struts. Trail ready wheels. Good year tires. Psc/krc full hydro steering Custom paint. Corbeau suspension seats. Tom woods driveshafts. 32 gallon fuel cell, turning brakes, dana 44 front, dana 60 rear spooled with 40 spline dutchman axles. And much more. Willing to seperate engine & tranny from jeep. Sand tire combination available for extra fee.”

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Race Jeep Pennsburg, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

This looks like an old race jeep to me.

“Old willies race jeep, I think it’s a 1946. No motor or trans. Has a good solid roll cage. Frame has been patched may times, tub is in decent shape, front end is just setting on its not wrecked. $300 obo.”

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1947 Custom Flattie Randle, WA $2900

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

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2900

This 1947 Custom Flattie is named “Double Joint”.

“I have a 47 with little to no rust
Has custom body work done
set up for 4 wheel steering
runs good.
Original engine, transmission, and transfercase
Title
Won the ridge runners mud races multiple years in a row
For me information please email me.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/4147640219.html

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1942 Flattie Redding, CA $1800

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

This is a project with a fiberglass body.

“1942 Willy’s frame with fibroglass body.
No title, bill of sale only.
There has been alot done underneath the jeep. Please look at the pictures.
Front fuel tank not included.
I do have a set of 4 paddle tires and rims for the jeep if interested for an additional amount.
530-209-4734”

http://redding.craigslist.org/cto/4150079939.html

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Fiberglass Sand Jeep Henderson, NV **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $35,000.

This seller says he put $80,000 into this jeep.

“2009 Sand/Off Road custom jeep. Custom Fiberglass body 16″ longer than CJ-2A norm. Custom built one off 680 HP Reher Morrison engine.

406 Chevy w/everything top of the line plus 150 HP nitrous. Vehicle Total weight 1850 lbs. all alum full floor and firewall. spec dana 60 40 spline w/spool and alloy axles. [BULLETPROOF] top of the line TH400 trans manual valve. Hyd steering. Custom Beard seats, custom built headers, off road HID lights, LED tail lights, Aluminum gas tank, Hurst shifter, MSD, quick release steering etc.

Trick suspension w/triple bypass coil overs w/ built in 1″ hydraulic bump stops. all chromoly cage flanged and removable. much much more. There is a lot of additional items, all top notch over $80k into this project. Health sadly forces sale of this Beauty!!!”

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Rapid Transit Lives . . .

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

Damian wrote to tell me that a favorite drag jeep of mine, Rapid Transit, is racing under a new owner and a new power train. It looks like it uses a Bobcat hood and (likely) body.

He writes, “believe it or not this jeep is still around in the cleves, ohio area and races regularly, but it is now a center seater 2wd and has a small block chevy, i race with the current owner and also do photography.”

You can view Damian’s photos on Facebook. Below is a comparison between the old and new racer.

Vintage Rapid Transit (from the 80s?):

After (one of Damian’s photos):

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Fiberglass Flattie Sisters Lakes, MI **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

This custom fiberglass flattie has been stretched in the front, among other mods. The grill style looks pretty different, but no good pics of it.

“Jeep mud sand. Lots of extra parts axels transmission clutch”

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Jeep Buggy Crivitz, WI $650

• CATEGORIES: Parts, Racing

Maybe someone can use this?

“Frame and body. I built something different and want this out of my way.”

http://greenbay.craigslist.org/for/4116039684.html

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Our Gang Ice Racing Looking for Sponsors their 38th Season

• CATEGORIES: Features, Racing

Our Gang Ice Racing out of Georgetown, CO, is looking for Sponsors for the 2014 season. Each class sponsorship is only $100. You can learn more at http://ourgangiceracing.com. You can also visit their facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Our-Gang-Ice-Racing/245144922223353

Here’s a short video about ice racing

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1947 Drag Jeep Pahrump, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** was $21000

“Registered as a 1947 CJ2A…
454bbc original LS7 lower, with Gen 2 Alum Bowties Heads, Engle roller, 645 H.P 585 torque…call for more specs
Powerglide- Dedenbear case, Hipster alum Transbrake, 8″ hughes converter 5900 rpm on brake, dual B&M trans coolers, will run all day at 165 degrees..
3-link Rear..14″ travel
A-Arm front..19″ travel
4-wheel disc brakes
Beadlocks on all 4 corners..
Currie 9″ rear.. 5.00 gear, 35 spline spool and axles
25 gal alum fuel cell all new lines,pump, and regulator..
Ron davis radiator..will dune all day, never get over 170 temp
all Autometer Pro-comp Gauges
Beard seats.. with 5-point harness
Jeep has all the good pieces

this Jeep has been a Multi-time Winner in sanctioned Sand-drags, it is a great dune jeep and will run with the Best of them in the dunes..
as with everything < I have over $50k in this jeep
The Dune season is coming up soon, so don’t miss out on this.
You wont be disappointed!!!
Asking $23,500 or best offer”

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1946 CJ-2A Drag Jeep Ogden, Ut **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was priced at $14,000.

(10/19/2009) Fred hopes to sell his great looking Drag Jeep.

“Jeep Willys 1946. This Jeep was originally a military jeep. It was built and used as a sand drag jeep in the 70’s. In the mid 90’s it was completely disassembled to the frame and rebuilt keeping it as a sand drag jeep and to show. Differentials were all rebuilt, all new suspension , lenco 2 speed with air shift. motor is a small block chev, built with all new parts, steel crank, aluminum rods and heads, B & M blower, all hi-tech performance equipment. Over 15,000.00 invested in engine. Looks as good as it runs. Lots of chrome and gold anodizing. Fiberglass body, roll cage, centerline wheels, paddle tires. Custom built and very beautiful machine. It is in excellent condition. Includes custom made dust free car cover. Fun to show off .”

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Jeep Yakima Rodeo March 1959 issue of Modern Man

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine, Old Images, Old Images Jeeping, Racing

It’s a dirty business, but hunting down jeep stories takes me through all types of content. In this case, I had to search through several pages of bare female breasts and bodies until I found this story about a Yakima Jeep Rodeo from the March 1959 issue of Modern Man. I can report that accompanying the enthusiastic models were several other interesting stories . . .

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Drag Jeep Yuma, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

Needs a motor.

“Selling a Jeep willy fiberglass body, 600 gear 9″ rear end 31 spline moser axels, radiator and fan, transmission cooler, drive line for power glide, front and mid motor plate, skat track 17×33 14 paddle, gas tank, gages, shifter”

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Race Jeep Ollala, Wa $6500

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

Looks fun!

“Race jeep, 4.3 chevy,14:1 compression,solid cam,ported heads(vortec),demon carb,automatic,Dana 300,champion bead locks with pro comp mts(all new), one piece fiberglass body, lots of parts and extra sets of wheels and tires”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/4017746512.html

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1946 CJ-2A Swamp Buggy Sarasota, FL **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was $2800. **SOLD**

(04/10/2013) Here’s a classic Swamp Racer.

“Its a 46 Willy’s on 40″ Swampers With a 1967 Buick 6 cycle Motor RUNS AMAZING!! 3 Speed Tranny It’s Built to be in the Mud and Water!!!
This Jeep Was Built For Swamp Buggy Racing!!! This Jeep is Bad to The Bone Super Fun!!! AMAZINGLY POWERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Cash Talks $2800 OBO Will Trade For Truck or Nice Boat…”

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1944 Flattie Graham, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB, Racing

UPDATE: **Sold** Was priced at $1500.

Marty spotted this old racer with a f-head. It’s got the old mini-terras, the mismatched rims, patched body panels, and a hole in the hood (who needs a scoop for racing?). Looks like a fun little rig.

“I have a 1944 willys jeep for sale. It ran when parked but has been sitting for 2 yrs. It has an f head 4 cylinder and 4 speed with depend t case wich means you can select front, rear, and 4 wheel drive. The rear end is locked. It was an old race jeep and would take a bit of work to be street legal again. Would be a cool wheeler project. It does have windshield frame not in pic though.”

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1947 Sand Jeep Sandy, UT $25,000

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

Lots of work done on this nice sand jeep.

“1947 Jeep Willys Extended Flat Fender. Sand Rocket. CUSTOM! 2 Wheel Drive Sand Dune Jeep. 400 Chevy Small Block. 23 Degree Aluminum Dart Heads, Edelbrock Competition Manifold, High Performance Holly Carb. K&N Race Filter, MSD Pro Billet Dist. MSD Blast 2 Coil. MSD Wires. All Steel Braided Lines, Custom Headers, Edelbrock Fuel System, 2 Speed Power Glide Transmission, Cheetah SCS Shifter, Custom Pro Comp Gauges, Longacre Ignition System, Power Steering, Billet Race Pulleys, 4 Way Disc Breaks, Ford 9″ Rear End. Custom Aluminum Fuel Cell. 1″ Aluminum Speedway Engineered Sway Bars. Tilt Steering, ACI 4 Point Harness Seats, Koni Shocks, Full Roll Cage, Custom Alum. Sand Wheels. 20.00-15 Padla Trak Sand Tires (rear) 14.50-15 Desert Trak Tires (front). 570HP Dyno/500+ lb Torque. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. UNBELIEVABLE CONDITION. You could even make it street legal. MILES UNKNOWN MORE LIKE HOURS ON NEW ENGINE.”

http://www.ksl.com/auto/listing/704757?ad_cid=12

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Paul Parker Hill Climbing in Calgary

• CATEGORIES: Racing

Ed shared this vintage photo of Paul Parker racing up a Calgary, Canada, hill climb in 1970. Paul was the creator of the Parkette fiberglass body and this was his personal jeep. On the driver’s side over the terra tire you can just see the Parkette side stripe.

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1972 Magazine Picture of Drag Racer

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

This page from a 1972 issue of Hot Rod Magazine shows Carey Stanley in a 302 Chevy Powered Flatfender in Bakersfield, CA.

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Mud Racer in Vermont $1200

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

The bod looks in good shape.

“I have a fiberglass willies with small block Chevy and turbo 400 transmission motor has a knock believe something is wrong with transfer case also great body great potential to be made a racer again or used as parts 1200 or best offer trades considered Motorhead and Hunter let me know what you got text me 1802 376 7654”

http://burlington.craigslist.org/pts/3747002504.html

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