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Jason’s Dually Truck Project

• CATEGORIES: Builds, Features, Willys Trucks

Jason Potts, out of Burnettsville, Indiana, shared a couple photos of his Willys Dually project, so I asked him where he found his adapters and how he got into jeeps.

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Of the truck adapters he wrote, “The adapters came from Hank himself. With the original bed rusting out on me, I bought the flatbed knowing someday the original would go bad. I had a local welder cut the length of the bed down 22 inches. The black locust was cut out of my family’s woods and milled at a relatives mill. I live in an apartment and the truck is currently stored in an enclosed metal barn and will see a garage again in the spring to continue work. The motor is a 232 out of a 70’s CJ and is being rebuilt.”

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Then he shared his jeep history. “Originally my dad bought a 63 Cj5 at an implement auction and we used it to get around on county roads for fishing, hunting, and for other adventures. I was in my early teens at the time. In the early spring of 2004 (Junior in high school) a culvert washed out down the road from our house forcing myself and my dad to find alternate ways to work and school. His route took him past a place that had the 54 Willys and knowing I wanted a truck he told me about it. I bought the truck for $1500 and had to buy an electrical kit for it as its wires were all the same color and no lights worked. After about 2 months it became road legal and I started driving it to school.

Senior year of high school I was still driving it. Ever since owning it, the truck always smoked and was burning through oil at such a fast rate I eventually had to put the hottest burning spark plugs and plug extensions on just to keep up, in the end I resorted to using used tractor oil. The truck got 27 miles to the quart of oil. For a long distance football game I burned through 9 quarts of oil and $27 in gas.

Through the years since I have owned/or still own a 92 Jeep Cherokee, 66 Cj5, 75 Cj5, and a 95 Wrangler. Not to be outdone my older and little brothers also bought Jeeps. Older brother bought an 88 Wrangler and little brother has bought 2 Cherokee Country’s (both were previously rolled and used as trail rigs), a 47 Cj2A and a 65 CJ5.”

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1953 Truck Dually Weld, ME $1000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Thank Craig for this find. If this has the hard-to-find-dually adapters, it’s a  good price.

“1953 Willys pickup truck. Great restoration project or Hot Rod. Frame mostly good, one cross member needs to be replaced (I’ve found one on Ebay for less than $100). Cab floors need to be replaced. Cowl and cab corners in good condition. Engine was replaced some time ago with a Buick Dauntless 6. Engine does fire. Fuel lines no good, so only put fuel in carb to get it to fire. Bed in ok condition, but needs a lot of work. I bought this for parts for another one I’ve been rebuilding, but didn’t need anything off from it. It has a dual rear wheel kit. No title, bill of sale only.
Scammers need not reply. CASH only from your hand to mine. NO SHIPPING or third party deals”

http://maine.craigslist.org/cto/5970587411.html

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1960 Truck Hillsboro, OH $7200

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/16/2017) It needs more work. Seller has other parts, too.

“project, have later hood and grill, fresh buit 4.3 vortex v 6 / with headers needs exhaust, / t 15 trans and dana 20 case, 69 j-10 dana 44’s 410 gears, runs and drives , needs brakes , fuel tank/ and finished, has new kmc 20 inch xd spy wheels , custom powder coated , and custom red anodized caps, one offs, cooper zion tires 95% tread , with matching spare, 7200.00 as is with tires wheels , 5400.00 u bring wheels tires,

i will be , at 4×4 extravaganza , roberts conference center, p, Jan 14th and 15th, at houks jeep parts both , on and off, thanks mark ( i was planning for it to be there , but , my hauler , has to deal with ice storm) ,can be seen, next week

all offers considered, selling to fund restoration of my 78 cj7, thanks mark
also have 54 willys cab doghouse w title , 1500.00 plus sitting on chevy 1977 shortbox frame running gear , has newer thiong 350 trans transfer case 1200.00/ and buick v6 turbo eng carburated, 600.00 have chevy square body parts”

http://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/5971130315.html

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1951 Truck Fort Collins, CO $16,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Lots of custom work done.
“Color: Crazy Plum Purple
Engine: 350 cid Chevy V8
Body: Pickup
Doors: 2
Transmission: 10 speed Manual
Mileage: 1040 (Engine only)

Options:
Custom Suspension Lift
15″ Enki chrome alloy rims
Custom chrome front and rear bumpers
Custom chrome grill accents
Crazy plum purple paint with gold pin striping
Electrol Automatic locking hubs
Side pipe exhaust
Custom crushed velvet interior (purple and gold)
Interior solid wood trim inlays
Leather wrapped steering wheel
Highcomp AM/FM radio & cassette player
Highcomp speakers
Aftermarket interior cab lights
Aftermarket heating and air
Wench with remote
Power Wiper blades
Fog lights
A/C 33″ Ridge Runner RV track Mud Tires

Vehicle History:
16 year old barn find. Was stored in an enclosed environment.

Vehicle Services in 2016:
Vehicle has had Air filter changed and detailed by Executive Detailing LLC Greeley CO.
Contact today to schedule a test drive.
Buyer is responsible for pickup and or delivery of vehicle.”

http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/cto/5953469635.html

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Parting Out Wagons & Trucks Philadelphia, PA

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

Only pics of one wagon shown.

“parting out a1958- 1960 willys wagons and pickups let me know what you need”

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/pts/5967626359.html

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1954 Truck Little Elm, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD for $6000** Was on eBay.

Wipers don’t work, but looks good otherwise.

“For sale a really nice1954 Willys Truck with a 4 cylinder stock engine working 4X4 and manual transmission. Runs Drives and Stops. No rust on the main frame floors were replaced at one point. Recently rebuilt carburetor, belt and oil changed. Windshield wipers are not working. I do not know what is wrong with it. Thanks for looking.”

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1954-Jeep-Willys-Truck-1-Ton-/252733265834?_trksid=p2141725.m3662.l6403

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1948 Truck Weaverville, NC $12,600

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,600.

(12/27/2016) John is selling his nice looking truck.

“Frame off restoration, sitting on 94 Chevrolet S-10 Frame, Engine, (4.3 Vortec) and running gears.
Excellent shape, Garage kept. Never driven in Rain. ”

http://asheville.craigslist.org/cto/5933058036.html

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Truck Parts Snowflake, AZ $200

• CATEGORIES: Parts, Willys Trucks

Maybe some parts value here.

“Willy’s parts, front and rear differential, transmission and transfer case, body parts-not in great condition, other parts. Has 3 good tires. Rolling Chassis. No title, just parts.”

http://showlow.craigslist.org/pts/5962425877.html

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1952 Truck Weatherford, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Runs, but needs rust repair.

“1952 Willys Pickup. Good running condition (tagged). Clear title in hand. Three speed manual transmission, plus overdrive, 4 wheel drive and high low range shifters. Body needs a lot of rust repair (see pictures). Great project that can be driven while you repair the body. Tires hold air but have sidewall cracks. $3,000 OBO. No checks, paypal, or shipping, cash only.”

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1947 Jeep Rod Montpelier, VT $6750

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Trucks

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/25/2016) It’s never been run.

“have a 47 jeep willys pickup rat rod. need completion. has brand new 468 bbc with wiend tunnel ram,2-650cfm edelbrocks,msd set up. 3spd saginaw trany new clutch. 14 bolt full floater rearend 4:10 gears. all new floors chaneled over frame,4 link rear with air bags. leaf spring front. 33×18.5×15 rear tires 15×14 rear wheels 15×8 front new. needs rear brake, radator, steering colum, fuel cell. motor has never been started. make an offer.”

http://vermont.craigslist.org/cto/5966898943.html

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1950 Truck Taylors Falls, MN $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,500.

(07/29/2016) I thought the color scheme was interesting.

Updated price reduced! Up for sale after 15 years of ownership is my Willys Jeep Truck. This truck has been a labor of love… but i just dont use it as much as one should.. Here a brief description of it…
1.)Motor is a flat head 266 Hurricane inline 6 cylinder. It will need a water pump I’m ordering one so i can have it installed. (From a 57 willys wagon.)
2.) Trannys a 3 speed on the flooor with a 2 speed transfer case.. T90 and spicer 18 T case.
3.) 4 wheel drive with lock outs.. (see pic’s.)
4.) Body: is all metal very solid. Very little body filler!
5.) 5 military non-directional tires with tubes and black powder coated rims..
6.)original axles.. the rear is a timkin 53 split housing.. the front is a dana25 with closed knuckles outers..
7.) Converted to a 12 volt charging system.. Trade or barter?
Please feel free to contact me with any question.. e-mail preferred”

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/cto/5924593158.html

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1949 Model? Grottoes, VA No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, Jeepster, Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

No pics. Not sure what’s here, but it runs.

“Willys Jeep runs. No Title. Some maintenance records. Text for pictures and additional details.’

http://harrisonburg.craigslist.org/cto/5964509989.html

 
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1951 Truck Sylacauga, AL $15,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.18

(01/07/2016) Looks nice.

“Frame off restoration – 2300 Ford Engine – original drive train except for rear end (highway gears). Air conditioner, power steering and tilt steering wheel. Mickey Thompson wheels – bucket seats with new interior – jet coated headers with stainless steel exhaust tubing and muffler..”

http://bham.craigslist.org/cto/5916101906.html

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1958 Truck Jourdanton, TX $7000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/21/2015) Not a great paint job, but it appears solid otherwise.

“1958 Willys Jeep Truck – Clean title
The drive train has been maintained as a daily driver for the past 3 years. It is licensed and inspected.
This has NOT been re-powered. It is all original and easy to get parts for.”

http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/5962120269.html

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1948 Truck Chassis Boone, IA Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Looks like there is value here.

“Have for sale 100% complete chassis for 48 willys truck 4×4 motor trans transfer case..was running when body was pulled will run.
Came from Nevada no rust on frame.
Make cash offer possible trades. Under cover out of the weather.”

http://desmoines.craigslist.org/cto/5962299049.html

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1961 Truck Snohomish, WA $14,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Looks nice.

“1961 Willys pickup,small block Ford,4spd,older restore.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/5961765583.html

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2 Parts’ Trucks Lots for Auction Hamilton, VA

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

There appear to be 2 lots of trucks parts available. These are online auctions, but there is preview day on January 26tht, 2017.

  1. LOT 1: https://hashauctions.hibid.com/lot/29433351/willys-pickup–the-truck-cab-on-frame-axles-/?q=truck&sort=2&ref=catalog
  2. LOT 2: https://hashauctions.hibid.com/lot/29433353/willys-pickup–the-truck-cab-on-frame-axles-/?q=truck&sort=2&ref=catalog

Here’s an example truck:auction-truck

 
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1948 Truck Upatoi, GA $8500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Need some work. I’m not sure the body is sitting level on it.

“Selling a 1948 Willys truck street rod. I have no idea what the real mileage is on it.
She sits on an early 80s chevy s10 frame (2wd) has a ford 5.0 engine (although my mechanic thinks its a 289)
Edeobrock intake and rebuilt 1405 carb.
Automatic transmission with hurst shifter.
No power brakes
Power steering
Air conditioning
Power windows (passenger isnt working)
Custom fabrication on the bed. smoothed firewall, custom interior, modern wiring harness.
This was a street rod known around the area years ago.
I bought it from a friend not running, but it was driven and registered in 2013. I have it running now, but the engine seems to be missing a beat, still working on it when I have time.
What I’ve done so far:
Rebuilt carb at A-carburetor
New coil
New distributor
New ignition control module
New plugs and wires
Removed and cleaned fuel tank, installed new sending unit.
Had fan rewired
She runs now, but has a missfire I am still working on when time permits. If I were keeping her i would just pull the old driveline and put something newer in.
The parts n pieces in the photo of the interior are chrome parts, engine compartment metal from another Willys, and the hood/grill chrome, removed to protect it while working on her.
There is some rust at the doors, surface rust in the bed and passenger fender.
Otherwise she is in very good shape for her age, nothing I have worked on has been seized or deteriorated. ”

http://columbusga.craigslist.org/cto/5916468050.html

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1954 Truck Suffolk, VA $8000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/09/2016) Looks good.

“1954 willys truck 221 ford v8 with original transfer case and trans .runs good, solid steel truck ,4×4 front end is gutted ,have other axle assembly and all parts to put it back 4×4.asking $9000 obo”

http://norfolk.craigslist.org/cto/5927547368.html

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1948 Truck Yorktown, VA $6000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Craig spotted this truck. It has restoration potential, but isn’t exactly listed at a project price.

“1948 original pickup truck barn find in Missouri
4 wheel drive
Missouri truck very little rust. Was a 3 on a tree converted to a 4 spd. Have clear title. Great for restoration. Dash board all intact. some glass broken split front window. Asking $6000.00”

http://norfolk.craigslist.org/cto/5958403770.html

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1956 Truck Kingston, WA $2500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Runs and drives.

“1956 Jeep Willys P/U Truck.
Little rust nothing bad. Runs and drives but by no means a daily driver. Selling as is.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/5958256668.html

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1950 Truck Arcadia, AZ $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Has a few updates, so not quite so bone stock as the seller things.

“Wow! a completely bone stock, unmolested, 1950 Willys Truck! Here’s a terrific example of an American Icon… a totally rust free, laser straight Arizona vehicle . Brand new flathead 4 cylinder engine with less than 300 miles on it, 3 speed transmission, 4-wheel drive, Oak lined bed, New tires on after market rims. this little beauty can be driven anywhere!

Contact Kraig, the truck can be picked up in the Arcadia area of Phoenix.”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/cto/5950426293.html

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1962 Truck Bridgeton, NJ $30,000

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Craig spotted this nice looking, but a bit pricey truck.

“Completely restored, not original – 350 Chevy engine, Ford Chassis , Less then 500 miles on new motor Must see !’

http://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/5955154144.html

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1951 Truck Fruita, CO $6000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Looks solid.

“Classic 1951 Willys 4 X 4 Pickup. This has a rebuilt Chevy 350 engine with a heavy duty transmission.
The power brakes have been rebuilt and it has new tires. Includes some additional parts.
Price is $6,000 or best reasonable offer.
The vehicle is located in Fruita and can be seen by appointment.”

http://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/5953394955.html

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1950 JeepRod Truck Shafter, CA $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,500.

(09/09/2016) Lots of custom work here.

“1950 chop top custom Willy pick up mid 70s corvette chassis 4 wheel power disc brakes power steering tilt wheel Gin 5 454 motor 700r over drive trans 1000 miles on build custom built rear rally wheels every thing new or rebuilt $14500.00 obo or part trade for pre 70s car or truckNO EMAIL or TEXTS”

http://bakersfield.craigslist.org/cto/5954641854.html

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