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DISAPPEARED: Fiberglass Drag Jeep Antelope, Oregon

• CATEGORIES: Racing, Stolen Vehicles • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: If you know anything about this, please contact me at d@ewillys.com and I will relay the information to Rodney.

Rodney’s custom drag jeep and trailer disappeared from his Eastern Oregon property three months ago. Unique to this rig is that it is a true four wheel drive drag jeep. Since the jeep was designed mostly for drag racing, he hopes people will keep a look out for it around the west.

Whomever absconded with it has likely painted it. Here are a few specs and photos:

“-small block chevy
-manual liberty 2 speed
-tilt fiberglass body
-quick change rearend
-tittanium brakes”

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Leftover Racing and Damian’s Drag Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Racing • TAGS: .

Leftover Racing and Damian’s CJ-5 Drag Jeep are prepared for the 2015 racing season. They will be defending the Nickel Nightmare points title in the Outlaw Sanddrag Series.

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1952 Street Legal Drag Jeep Logandale, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

Parts of this were originally a jeep, maybe a truck?

“This is a home built buggy that was originally a 1952 Jeep. This has a built Chevy 350 motor. a Turbo 350 Transmission, Street legal exhaust or (drag pipes) , Sand Tires or Street Tires, Runs very strong. Buy It Now price and I will deliver up to 1500 miles .”

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‘Joker’s Wild’ Race Jeep Liverpool, OH eBay

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

Nice graphic on the back.

” was built last year raced it for the year it was running 5.45 sec. 300 foot sand drags it has 305 chevy with a th400 with trans brake.one piece fiberglass body there is no title for this jeep .the tires on the back are 1650-15 sand tires paddles ”

View all the information on eBay

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Sand Drag Jeep Moreno Valley, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $12,000

Nice looking drag jeep.

“WILLYS SAND DRAG JEEP. SMALL BLOCK WITH BRODIX # 8 HEADS PORT MATCHED TO PRO DOMINATOR MANIFOLD, TITANIUM VALVES, T&D ROCKERS 1.6 AND 1.7,
TWO 1150 BENCH FLOWED HOLLEY DOMINATORS. T&D ROCKERS MSD 7AL WITH 2 STEP. LENKO 2 SPEED WITH AIR SHIFTER. SOLID FOUR LINK. CAR IS AMAZING. WILL TRADE FOR BAD ASS STREET HOT ROD. OR $12.000 OBO,”

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1962 Drag Wagon Brandon, FL $16,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , .

Race track ready!

“1962 willys wagon gasser 1 of a kind . new 355 c.i. chevy engine aluminum heads 40 over hypereutectic pistons roller rockers tunnel ram fender well headers with exhaust , new chevy 12 bolt 411 posi latter bars coilovers new slicks and front tires and rims rear rims are vintage slots . full roll cage 4 speed transmision all profesionally built . ”

http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/4877396643.html

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1948 Sand Drag Jeep Graham, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500. 

It’s a 2WD drag jeep.

“1948 flat fender Willys low hood set up for the sand drags.. Built 350 with NOS (never used) ford 9 in rear with spool.. 35×20″ paddles.. I have two front axles for it. A two wheel drive axle out of a DJ and a stock Dana 27. It is a project. I bought it from my brother a year ago and now I have new plans. It’s been garage kept for the last 4 years.. It runs great and loud as hell. It needs the rear axle’s suspension set up,new radiator, and some seat brackets.. Like I said its a project but not a hard one.. I don’t need to sell it so don’t low ball me.”

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1952 Drag Jeep Wickenburg, AZ **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8000.

(06/23/2015) It’s street legal, too.

“Chevy 454, tunnel ram, roller rockers, chromolly pushrods, Isky cam, lifters, and springs, complete MSD ignition system, gear drive, Turbo 400 trans. with 2400 stall converter, narrowed 9″ Ford rear end with 5.29 gears and spool, tubed back half, Mustang II front end, wheelie bars, all Auto Meter gauges, 33 X 15.50 Mickey Thompson Pro tires on the rear, 15 X 14 Weld wheels in the rear, 15 X 3 Weld wheels up front, PRP seats with 5 point harnesses, lots more goodies!
This Jeep is street legal with current tags. Great cruising vehicle. Must see!!!”

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Mud / Drag Jeep Sherwood, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD**

(10/15/2014) Unusual drag/mud jeep.

“The Problem Child is for sale!!!! Proven straight runner narrowed and lengthened jeep frame. Fiberglass jeep body custom paint. two dot rear and cut bog in the front. dana’s, 300 stall, turn key ready to rip!!! new 454, all new perform parts, added fans and radiator for cruising the dunes. set up for small shot of nos, stands up on command. full time 4×4. mega head turner. got paid to run at local events. Will sell without motor make offer! email with questions.May consider trade for barrel/course jeep/rig”

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Sand Jeep Canyon Crest, CA $7000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available

(12/02/2013) This jeep appeared in a Four Wheeler Article.

“We’re selling Kaitlyn’s Sand Jeep.
It comes with a windshield that is not shown.

383 Chevy, Aluminum Heads & Intake.
Powerglide with Trans Brake.
Narrowed Dana 60 (now) with 7.17 rear gear ratio, disc brakes & 4 link suspension.
Turning brakes.
Tilt column & removable steering wheel.
Aluminum radiator.
The front end has a reverse 4 link with QA1 coil over shocks and panhard bar.
Custom Beard Super Seats.
Padlatrac 20.00 Paddle Tires.
Moroso Racing tires on light weight (weld?) wheels up front.
It’s all mounted on a clean postal frame.

Check out an article that was done on it in 2009 at Four Wheeler Magazine.
http://www.fourwheeler.com/project-vehicles/154-0911-1951-willys-m38-sand-rod-dragster/
(Be sure to click the “MORE” button below the first part of the text to see the rest of the article)”

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/4655538694.html

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Sand Jeep Buellton, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was $3250 w/ no engine and trans. **SOLD**

Seller will sell with or without drivetrain.

“SAND JEEP FIBERGLASS BODY, 20.00 SAND TIRES UNLIMITED FORD 9′ REAR WITH STRANGE 3RD MEMBER AND AXELS, NOS FOGGER $3250
WILL SELL AS A ROLLER FOR $3250 NO MOTOR OR TRANS
2015 CURRENT GREEN OFF ROAD STICKER AND TITLED
SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION 2007 TITLE OFF ROAD
*SAND DRAG OR DUNE PISMO BEACH.”

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1947 Drag Jeep Wickenburg, AZ **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: Was $7500. **SOLD**

(06/22/2014) And, it is street legal, too!

ORIGINAL 1947 BODY
468 CU CHEVY W/ GEAR DRIVE, ROLLER ROCKERS, TUNNEL RAM, 2 – 600CFM HOLLEYS, FULL MSD 6AL SYSTEM
TURBO 400 TRANS. W/ 2400 STALL CONVERTOR
9 INCH FORD W/ 529 GEARS AND SPOOL
WHEELIE BARS
MICKEY THOMPSON PRO 33 X 19.50 X 15 TIRES
TUBE FRAME IN REAR
FULL AUTOMETER GUAGES
MAKE ME A REASONABLE OFFER, ALL OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED!!!!
STREET LEGAL.”

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Sand Drag Jeep Arlington, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500

This looks fun.

1948 Willy’s Sand Drag Jeep , 302 Ford, Tunnel Ram, With “2” Holly 450’s, TCI Street Fighter Transmission C4, Dana 44.”

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1947 Flatfender Drag Jeep Coalinga, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available. Large pics added.

“1947 Willy’s Fiberglass body Jeep, Chevy 350, 350 Trans w/ B&M shifter , 5.29 gears, Aluminum Radiator, Headers, fuel cell, Roll cage, Unlimited Paddle tires, Smootie/nobbies in front, race belts both seats, overhead Baja lights….. and more !! Weight is 2281 Lbs. ran last month at Avenal sand drag 6.45 et at 50 mph that’s 100 at yards, would make a great entry level racer or Beach Cruiser. Green stickered. $5000 or OBO possible CASH and Trade .Call or text what U got !! Five-Five-Nine 469-7103 or Five-Five-Nine 380-5973.

http://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/4487906606.html

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Drag Wagon Eastern Oregon **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: No price listed. **Status Unknown**

“1961 Jeep Wagon
Updated running gear, with extras. Best Offer or Part Trade?”

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Drag Jeep Richmond, IN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

No motor and tranny.

“Complete roller just add motor and transmission and go racing.”

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1952 Drag Jeep Ramona, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was $12,999. **SOLD**

Looks ready for some sand.

“100% Turnkey and ready for the street, dirt, sand, or drag strip & Accepting offers on the vehicle. Please look at the pictures carefully and if interested email me for the description (keeps getting flagged). Ask any and all questions for more info. Trade or Trades with cash up or down will be considered – Please provide detailed description, info, and pictures!!!!!!”

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Drag Jeep Visalia, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8950

“This Jeep is the best of both worlds. We have enjoyed running in the dunes all weekend, letting the kids drive it all over. Then turn the bottle on and run 4.70’s at the sand drags. The Jeep has ran as fast as 4.68 at 69 mph. The drive train is a mild small block 400 which runs on pump gas, with a Mikes 400 trans w/brake and a 9″ Ford rearend with a spool. The nitrous set up is NOS which is right now set a about 150 hp. The nitrous has safety fuel pressure shut off to protect against damaged do to loss of fuel pressure. The electronics are MSD 6AL box, MSD Pro Billet distributor, MSD Pro blaster coil and a MSD 2 step box. The fuel system is a Holley Fuel pump with adjustable fuel pressure regulator and Holley carburetor. The Jeep has been remarkably reliable and consistent.”

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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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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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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 **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $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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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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1948 CJ-2A Project Chehalis, Wa **SOLD**

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

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $900.

No pictures provided of the parts for sale.

“1947 2A , Nice tub, unaltered, Very little rust, 3A windshield frame, nice fenders,grille,hood and tailgate, has title and vintage tags, No stock frame or running gear, but have two Postal Jeep Frames with receipts from wrecking yard. Was going to build another 2wd Gasser but don’t need two. Will try to post pictures later.”======================

On another note, this seller also included a picture in the ad of his completed drag M-38 jeep. This one is NOT for sale.

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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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