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1960 FC-170 Dually Dayton, TN $6000

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

Listed as a DRW, it looks more like an FC-170 with dually adapters. Yet, it does have the correct DRW speedometer.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/816402585551224/

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“For sale 1960 FC 170 DRW. I bought this just the way it is. I got the 226 Super Hurricane unsiezed and I am starting the restoration. It has the add-a-wheel type dually setup that allows the same wheels to be used all around. This includes a clear TN title, and extra frame with an automatic transmission and transfer case.

The price will go up as more of it gets completed. I am updating my ad to show the progress to this point. I have all new gaskets for engine, hoses and belts, fuel tank with sending unit and line for the fuel and brakes, mounts for the engine and transfer case.

I ordered a windshield which should be here in a couple of weeks. I’ve got the engine cleaned up, painted and moving freely. I also cleaned up and painted some of the frame.”

 
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1964 CJ-3B Dually Virginia Beach, VA $29,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: , , .

Nice looking restoration. It has a few cool extras (Hickey winch and ventilating windshield). My only quibble is that I wish the rear dually fenders were rounded rather than angled.

https://norfolk.craigslist.org/cto/d/virginia-beach-1964-jeep-cj3b-dually/7104149506.html

“Complete frame off restoration, Advanced adapters chain clutch, dual master cylinder breaks, PTO, Twin stick, complete original style canvas custom top, original paint color, rate ventilated windshield Everything on this jeep has been redone. Did I mention it was a Dually? Only 500 miles since compete rebuild. Rare Hickey side winder winch with remote and original controller,”

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1957 FC-170 DRW? Stake Bed Ukiah, CA $5000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/04/2020) It’s a project that looks in fair shape.

https://mendocino.craigslist.org/cto/d/talmage-1957-jeep-willys-170-drw/7068997914.html

“I’m selling this collectors item because it’s a restoration project I don’t want to take on. The body has no dents or rust. Doesn’t run . I have paperwork. Feel free to call if you have any other questions.”

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1959 FC-170 Dually Memphis, TN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500.

Appears worth a look.

“1959 Jeep CC170 one ton truck extremely rare find! Runs great!
Would be great to keep it in the condition it’s in or turn this into a great restoration project!”

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1960 FC-170 DRW Tempe, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $29,900.

(09/23/2019) It’s a real nice looking dually.

“1960 JEEP FC170 FORWARD CONTROL DUALLY, SUPER HURRICANE 6CYL, 4WD, 17MI ON RESTO”

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1962 FC-170 Dually South Plainfield, NJ $2200

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Now for sale on Facebook. 

Was sold in May of 2019. Now up for sale again.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/871982113135590/

“1962 fc170 pto plow, winch and dump body Hasn’t ran in over 15 years Clean title with matching vins As is. Did not try to start or anything like that.”

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Rapport Dual Wheel Adapters St. Paul, MN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Sold. Was $675.

That’s to Steve for reminding me to post these Rapport dual wheel adapters. I’d forgotten.

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“Dual wheel hubs for cj2a – 3a – 3b Willys Jeep. Comes complete with 1 set of right hand studs and 1 set of left hand studs. There are 2 chips out of the flange on one of the hubs but they do not interfere with its work ability( see the photo). Shipping will be the actual cost of shipping a 47# box to you location. If you have any questions text me a name and phone number and I will get back to you as quick as possible”

 
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2 Sets of Dually Adapters Deer Lodge, MT **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $450/set.

This is a great price. These appear to be NAPCO adapters.

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“I have two sets of dual adapters for Willys MB and Ford GPW

$450.00 cash only per set of two

The dual wheel kit is very easy to install. Remove the original lug nuts from a wheel, leave the wheel on, install extended lug nuts, install the cast hub, install next wheel, and tighten up original lug nuts on extended lug nuts.

Each set includes both left (5) and right (5) threaded extended lug nuts and two cast hubs.

Very Hard to find…
Will sell both sets for 800.00 cash only”

 
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1958 FC-170 Nova, VA $9900

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/01/2017) More photos here: https://willysjeepfc170.blogspot.com

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/d/manassas-jeep-fc170-willys-forward/6859544993.html

“Jeep forward control. Willys
FC170, fc170 with snowplow.
Made some progress on this but got a new project and unfortunately this has to go.
Runs, drives, needs brakework and bodywork.
All there including the snowplow.
See blog with photos of project.
https://willysjeepfc170.blogspot.com
This is a restoration truck and these are now getting super hard to get in even reasonable condition.
Dont ask me to come and look at it if you dont have cash and a trailer.”

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1962 FC-170 Madison, WI **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $10,000.

Mike shared this nice looking Dually.

“1962 Jeep FC 170 factory dual rear wheel truck. Truck runs, drives, and stops. Restoration is almost complete, just needs a few minor things finished in the interior.
Asking $10,000. Please call or text with more questions.”

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1960 FC-170 DRW Breckenridge, CO **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $13,500.

This includes a canopy.

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“Runs, Drives, new clutch,new windows and a lot of other new parts parts.
has a topper for it all tires are like new.”

 
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Dave’s 1948 Dually CJ-2A

• CATEGORIES: Builds, Features • TAGS: , .

Dave just scored a Dually adapter kit off of eBay. He’s also got a set of fenders. I really like those Free-Lock hubs, too.

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Jeep “Junkyard” near Franklin, PA

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TJ shared this post from Barnfinds.com of a collection of jeeps near Franklin, Pennsylvania. I figured someone might recognize the location?

https://barnfinds.com/roadside-junkyard-fiasco/

Here are a couple pics:

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1946 CJ-2A Dually Myrtle Beach, SC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

Has some updates, include a Vortex V-6.

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“1946 Jeep Willys original body and drive train.  3 speed T-90 transmission with 4 wheel drive.  Warn Locking hubs.  This jeep had a new paint job.  interior is rhino lined.  all lights and gauges function as they should.  comes with an original and extremely rare 1947 removable dually kit, that was sandblasted and repainted.  It is currently on the vehicle.  It can stay on or can be removed as desired.  Has a modified engine with a Vortec v-6 rebuilt with under 100 miles on it.

The seats have been recovered and look new.  it has a CJ-3A windshield because i liked the look better than the CJ 2-A.  functioning driver side wiper.  I also have the blinker set up that i haven’t set up yet.  Starts on the first turn.  Was converted to a 12volt alternator.  rear disc brakes. color combo is beautiful.  has minor imperfections but this is not a repro body.  Has all the hardware for a canvas soft top.  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a jeep willys with real temporary dually…I’ve searched for over 20 years to find the dually kit.

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Year? CJ-3A Tampa Bay, FL $1000

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I can’t tell what type, but this appears to have some dually adapters on the back.

“1950’s Willys Jeep. Body and some engine parts. Pick up in South Georgia. $1,000.00”

https://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/d/1950s-willys-jeep/6468591146.html

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Dual Wheel Adapters Waynesville, OH $400

• CATEGORIES: Features, Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $400.

(12/08/2017) Roger’s got this set of dual wheel adapters for sale. One side of the adapter has been welded onto 15″ rims. These appear to be the same unknown adapters as the sets seen in #5 on this list. If you’d like to know more, contact Roger at 937-477-5270.
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Hickey Dual Wheel Adapters Surrey, Canada $750

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UPDATE: Still Available. These are Hickey Dual Wheel adapters.

View all the information on eBay

“Dual wheels adapter set for willys jeeps Used New old stock . 5.37″ wide approx .Included 5 left and 5 right thread studs .Has no markings on adapters, paint has minor scratches.”

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Welliver, Floy Fox, & Rapport Dual Adapters

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Ted assembled these photos to highlight the differences between three different adapters: the Welliver, Floy Fox, and Rapport. You can learn more about adapters here: http://www.ewillys.com/2017/04/05/dual-wheel-adapters/

Ted’s also got a variety of parts for sale. You can see them all here:
View all of Ted’s parts on eBay (if for some reason that link doesn’t work, then use this one: https://www.ebay.com/usr/careyj103)

Ted writes, “I changed over from a set of Wellivers on my rear of the 2a to a set of Rappaport’s. The Welliver’s are very rare and nice in the fact that they fit on front or rear of Jeep. The third type I have are exact copies from an original set of Floy Foxs that I found on an old Willy’s Truck many years ago. A good jeep buddy of mine, who’s a really great machinist, makes them for me when he’s not booming with his other work. All three of these types bolt right up to original Willy’s rims and, importantly, do not require the second wheel to be mounted backwards like on the Hickey type and shorter versions like the pair that have been on ebay forever. I think the Willys’ guys are smart enough to see there too short .”

Welliver adapters:

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1963 FC-170 Dually Derby, VT $6500

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UPDATE: Still Available.It runs.

“this was my grandfathers jeep he bought new ..it run well and drives, for the year its in good shape we have other jeeps to fc170 with plows winches and cranes.. MAKE US A OFFER need to sell for the family”

https://vermont.craigslist.org/atq/d/1963-fc-170-willy-jeep-one/6332186414.html

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1951 Truck Buffalo, NY **Status Unknown**

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

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $7500.

This one has rear duals.

“All I can say is it’s “INSANE” “BAGGED” sets on the frame when dropped, 1951 Willy’s Signed by Twiggy from Vegas Rat Rod …Pickup, 350-v8 with 2×4 setup, all Vintage Speed, New everything including Custom built frame. Turn-Key truck, Amazing stable with straight front axle & Dually Rear axle. 8-STACK exhaust. Neighbors will HATE you!Wife told me!!!!! Well I can’t print it! Give me a call. Will be sold before month end”

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1960 FC-170 Long Beach, WA **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $10,000.

Blaine shared this one. It looks in good shape.

“1960 FC 170 Jeep Cab over, duel rear wheel, flat bed. 4 speed, 240 ci Ford Engine”

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NOS Dual Wheel Adapters Surrey, BC, Canada on eBay

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UPDATE: Still Available.

“Dual wheels adapter set for willys jeeps Used New old stock . 5.37″ wide approx .Included 5 left and 5 right thread studs .Has no markings on adapters, paint has minor scratches.”

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FC-Dually Rear End Anson, ME **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $800.

(05/09/2017) This looks like a deal.

“Matching set of Willys duel rear wheel axles (posi trac) off of Factory rack body Willys F.C. 170. This is probably the last set of these that you will find. I also have many other Willys parts for wagons, pickups, jeepsters, J-Series, C.J’s, Etc. Etc”

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1948 CJ-2A Dually Springfield, SD **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

It’s probably had some side panel work done.

“Fun Jeep to drive, clear title, 4 wheel drive with high and low range transmission. Drive on or off road. Duallys look like is a factory option. They add roll over stability on slopes and hills, and less rutting in mud. Have owned for 25 years, I do think the miles listed is likely correct as I bought it from a golf course. Vehicle does wander some at higher speeds on road, and wipers don’t work. May have minor amount of additional miles (less than 100) when sold. NO RESERVE”

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Dual Wheel Adapters

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UPDATE: See more information on the Rapport, Flox Foy, and Welliver adapters here.

I’ve spent the past couple days working through the selective hub relationships between Free-Lock (Denver, CO), Dualmatic (Longmont, CO), Husky (Longmont, CO), White Manufacturing (Colorado Springs, CO), and Cutlas Tools & MFG (Vinton, IA). During that process, I ran across more information about dual wheel adapters for the jeep. I thought it might be worth listing the one’s that have been documented. Perhaps someone has more information??

1. Max Rappaport’s hubs: A patent on these hubs was filed in 1947 (awarded in 1953), making them the earliest known hubs. Max Rapportaport was the Presdient of Northwestern Auto Parts Company (aka NAPCO).


Here is an example of them:

This December 1947 NAPCO ad promoted the hubs:

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This July 1948 Popular Mechanics ad might be advertising the same dual wheels, but rebranded as “Du All” Converters. The design looks very similar to the Rapport models:

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2. Welliver Jeep Dual Adapters No. 3000: These adapters were available by 1949 and sold by the Welliver Machine Shop. This April 1949 ad from Popular Mechanics provides a documented date.

Thanks to Stefano Oddo, we have this brochure regarding these adapters:

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3. Hickey Dual Adapters: Vic Hickey developed his higher compression head, giving jeeps a power upgrade option. Then, he designed a set of dual wheel adapters. The first documentation I could find on his adapters was this July 1952 article in Popular Science about his hubs.

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This Photobucket page has some good close up photos of the Hickey adapters. Continue reading