Glenn would like to learn more about this jeep. If anyone knows more about it or knows whose it is, can you let me know.
UPDATE: Price now $2800.
(07/11/2012) This is a CJ-2A body on some later model chassis (maybe CJ-5). The hood was lengthened, among other changes. The front fenders are unusual. This doesn’t run at the moment.
“I am selling a 1947 Jeep Willys. The Jeep was a gift for my graduation, but I just don’t have the time to put into restoring it. This Jeep is the civilian version of the exact vehicle used in WWII. The 1947 is harder to find than most CJ model Jeeps. The engine is a Chevy 305 V8 with an edelbrock carb. The transmission has been switched to automatic. There is surface rust on parts of the vehicle, but could be sanded out with a little work. The vehicle currently needs a battery and rear axle in order to run. I am including a recently purchased rear and front axle in this sale for no extra charge. The gauges and rear tail lights need re-wiring, but front lights and signals work just fine. This Jeep is a lot of fun on the beach and would be a great project for any classis car enthusiast. If you have any questions or would like to see the vehicle, please contact me by phone or email.
I’m looking for a fishing boat. I prefer center console, but would consider other options. The boat needs to be in good shape and include a trailer and motor. Email, call, or text if interested in trading. I do prefer pictures if available.
Thanks for looking. Cell – 336-214-7978″
UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was on eBay. This might be the same as this one.
(06/17/2012) I’d like some better pics of this one. Pretty neat.
“6 feet (and two rows of seats) added: 17 ft. total length
Seats padded for comfort in parades
Seat belts added for carrying children
Has loud siren
Turn signals added
In working condition
Winner will have to pick up the Jeep from Porter, Texas”
I can only hope that this formerly rare four door wagon was rusted beyond being savable, so was chopped down to a four door wagon. One can always hope, right? Never-the-less, the result is surely odd.
“1947 Jeep that was a 4 door has been shaved down to a 2 door single cab. 91 5.0 8 engine with 58,000 miles. Power steering, power brakes.F150 chassi and transmiission. Interior work needed. Runs great can drive away today. Email for more info. **Cash only when vehicle is seen/ picked up**”
According to the Ad, somehow this has both the original running gear and the pickup running gear. I can’t say I have ever seen a rear truck fender covered into a front fender and then melded together with part of a standard cj-2a fender.
“Vehicle has been customized, lengthend and widened by adding Jeep Pick-up running gear and fenders. has original 4 cylinder engine, and running gear. It is in good running condition. Owners manual available. More photos available.”
UPDATE: Price dropped to $350
(09/27/2011) That is a seriously stretched body.
“I have a complete brand new fiberglass willys jeep body. I had extra re-inforcement in key areas by a fiblerglass shop, and also had them stretch it to allow room for rear seats (I have kids) Anyways the project got scrapped for another. I have 3k into this body. It has been notched to allow a small block chevy to fit in the engine bay. Also had reinforcement but more for the looks the inside is fitted with aluminum diamond plate and the outter body has tread plate accents.
Call, text, or email for more information. Spencer Jones 406-670-5322″
UPDATE: This wagon was listed for auction on ebay in 2011, but didn’t sell. The other day Buz spotted the forum where the builder documented how he constructed it. It’s worth a look. The wagon isn’t currently for sale. The forum starts at page 7 of 7 then goes to page 1 and then forward (some system glitch at car domain).
It looks like there’s been some very good work done on this.
“Beautiful, 1 of a kind, Custom Built, 1953 Willys Stretched Wagon. You’ll never see another like it! We started our project in January 2009 and finished in the summer of 2010. We stretched a 2 door 1953 Willys Wagon into this 4 door Stretched Wagon, only one known to exist!.
Our Wagon features:
– Cummins 4BTAA Turbo Diesel Engine. Engine direct from Cummins Central Power, Kansaa City (with warranty). Making 22-24 mpg!! (US gallons).
– 5-speed manual transmission (NV4500), with dual range upgear. 4 wheel drive system. Custom drive shaft, front & rear. “PosiLock” on front diff.
– Custom Radiator. “Spal” Electric fan.
– 4″ Aluminized Custom Exhaust.
– Custom Aluminum Fuel Tank, approx. 33 US gallons.
– Factory Dodge 3/4 ton brake set up. Front discs, Rear drum.
– Custom body – (stretched 40″),
– 1997 Dodge 3/4 ton 4×4 HD chassis.
– Custom bumpers. Custom side step running boards, with “Armor Liner”.
– Custom fenders. Widened front fenders 4 1/2″.
– Custom hitch and 7 wire plug-in with electric brake controller, to tow your toys!
– Custom interior, front bucket seats, rear 60/40 folds down, seat material super suede (used in aircraft). Oak floor slots with all stainless bolts. Currently seats 5 with 6+ ft behind back seat with plenty of room for luggage or more seats. 3 lights in the headliner (front, mid, rear).
– “Ididit” brand tilt steering column and banjo “Grant” steering wheel.
– New antique style “Autometer” gauges.
– Custom sun visor, “Fulton” from the late 40’s early 50’s.
– Chrome mirrors.
– Tinted windows.
– Jerry gas can.
– Painted exterior eggshell Merlot, Interior Merlot (dash is gloss).
There is just too much to list, this is 1 of a kind!
This vehicle is 18 1/2 ft from front bumper to back of tow hitch, and it stands 6’11” tall.
We’ve been to numerous car shows and have won several trophies and plaques. The Wagon has also been featured in a Cummins Newsletter. No matter where you go in this, it draws looks and a crowd!
For pictures of our build, see our build page on www.cardomain.com & search Willys Wagon and you’ll see our 1953 Willys Stretched Wagon.
Buyer is responsible for vehilce pickup &/or shipping.
It saddens me to part with this, but due to health, must sell.
For serious inquiries only, Call: (816) 215-3105 (NO TEXTING)”
UPDATE: This was ‘Make Offer’. Now it is only $500. This may have been one of the cj2a’s that was professionally extended and resold and called a CJ-2L. Learn more about the CJ-2L here.
“flatfender willyz long wheel base model. have many parts that go with the rig but it is in rough shape. Call 509 991-3300 for info. no e-mails ”
This has a rare Bobcat CJ-3B Hood.
“I am looking to sell or trade for a commuting car, street bike or a yota open to anything as long as it is a vehicle. CALL or TEXT 761-2808
The Jeep is a 1949 Willys on a custom 2×6 frame
Dana 44 front, Dana 60 rear shortened and braced
It is street legal!
Will throw in a BRAND NEW 8000lb winch w/remote if the deal is right
BAD: Steering comumn has play and the box leaks a little. I have another steering column for it
And this is a crawler! And I dont have a top or doors for it only a weathered bikini top”
UPDATED: Price dropped to $4500
(02/17/2011) This appears to be a painted version of this rig, which was for sale back in 2009.
“This is a one of kind custom CJ-3B 4X4 Buggy with Florida state registration and title. You could have a lot of fun cruising up and down the coast safely with your sweetheart.
The body is all new metal welded to the front end of a CJ-3B then covered with epoxy bed liner for maximum rust and corrosion protection.
Full roll cage and side steps covered with black bed liner.
The frame was sandblasted then covered with black epoxy bed liner.
The front windshield has been powder coated with new rubber seal and safety glass.
Custom made leaf springs with Rancho Shocks,
Chevrolet half ton front end and rear axle with custom heavy duty drive line.
(4-11 gears). Rear axle has been updated with anti slip differential locker
Mickey Thompson (Five tires) 35×12.5 tires mounted on black 6 lug rims,
Chevrolet 350, V8 engine, 4bbl carburetor,
Aluminum Heavy duty radiator
Heavy duty alternator
Turbo 400 automatic with Hurst shifter,
Custom heavy duty tie rod
Bucket seat with center lock box with rear rumble,
High lift jack, tool box,
Half top with storage bag.
I am including a box full of new accessories to be installed.
You can own this buggy for under $10,000.00
Serious inquires only!** NO SCAMS****Please call 772-882-8885″
This sell has a variety of projects for sale. The tub is certainly unusual.
“1942 WWII JEEP FORD GPW
NUMBER 43875 ON DATA PLATES AND FRAME
NOT IN RUNNING CONDITION, HAS ENGINE, TRANS, T-CASE AXLES, ETC.
AT SOME TIME THIS JEEP AS BEEN STRETCHED ABOUT 13″ (BODY ONLY) SOME PEOPLE THINK IT WAS USED FOR AN AMBULANCE IN WWII OR TO TRANSPORT PILOTS TO THE FLIGHT LINE…. MAYBE JUST A FARMER USED IT TO HAUL HAY? HAS A HOLE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HOOD
COMES WITH A BILL OF SALE
ASKING $2000. OR BEST OFFER
WE CAN HELP WITH DELIVERY
CALL 530-692-1426 OR 53218-6348″
This is interesting. This used to be an extended CJ-2A, but has been cut back down to a stock size. The rollcage is only $50, which is a great price.
“Flat fender jeep body. Has the general rust under the passenger seat and drivers side. It was a rare long bed that in the 50’s I road in. But between then and when I bought it someone cut it down to a regular CJ2A size. the cut is just stitiched and needs finishing. Overall its not a basket case but will be a good project. I also have a roll bar that is custom for a 2A for $50 that is sitting on it and a windshield that needs the inner piece and a new panel across the front for $50. There are side diamond plate for the foot rest and along the side for $50 and some other 2A and 3A parts. I also have a complete project jeep for $1300. Body needs some work but for its age is better than most. You buy the project I will throw in the body listed above for any part it may need. I have L head motors that will need rebuilding for $300.”
This looks like a well built rig. If the body is stretched, it isn’t obvious. The front fenders and hood might have been stretched though.
“1957 jeep willys, 500 hp small block, stand alone fuel injection (fully tunable) Malote streched custom body, built c5 with lowered planetary gears, dana 300 low gear transfer case, dana 44 front and rear custom built with detroit lockers and 4.27 gears, cv driveshafts by tri county, disc brakes front and rear, custom paitnt, custom fuel cell, custom guages, this has been a complete build and is turn key ready to go play, need nothing othe that a new home, make offer or trade nine 0 nine 2six2 0706 call with cash text with trades”
It looks like this was stretched some time ago based on the rust.
“For sale is a Jeep CJ2A body that has been stretched to fit on a CJ7, Wrangler or Chevy Blazer frame. Come with vin tag. $300 714-318-9381.”
This is a project.
“So Heres the deal I have this willys jeep project I started years ago. The tub is fiberglass, stretched 15inches by a fiberglass shop. I have a roll cage that was built by a offroad shop in utah. the whole thing is mounted on a chevy fram with skid plates for the engne tranny and fuel tank. There is a cage in the engine bay tied into the main cage. Was set up with a SBC 350…. I will sell the body for 1700 OBO I have over 3500 in it already, on top of the glass work and extension I had diamond plate kickguards with step reinforcements built as well as aluminum Tread plate on the inside and a tread plate top rail. Would take 2500 OBO for the chassis body and cage. The rear bumper has a built in reciever and swinging tire carrier the front bumper has build in winch mount. Please call with questions.Spencer Jones”
The body has been extended in the middle.
“Ford 302 engine runs good, running gear/4 wheel drive are working. Climbs and crawls like a goat with hiking boots. Needs brake cylinder at right front. It is currently registered and street legal. Remodeling the house and have no time or money for extra toys. Body is rough and many patches made to it…but hell it’s a jeep. $950 will take it. Will want to trailer it or drive it home in granny gear. Calling would be quickest way to reach me 530-258-1798. Rick”
This is unusual. I’ve never seen a mod quite like this. I’s really like a closer look to see exactly how this was done.
“i have a willys jeep. im not sure the excact year. 6cly engine, 3 speed manual trans. needs alittle cosmetic work but for the most part its pretty solid. no title. no emails please. call justin @ 417-840-6343″
This looks like a great price and a fun restoration. It would be useful to see just how this was stretched. This could be a rare CJ-2L. This it the 5th one I have heard about or seen in the Pacific Northwest. You can see other stretched jeeps here. This looks like a good price. This almost looks like an old lefty, too.
“It’s all there but will need complete resto.Was stretched by a previous owner.Wheel studs are broken on front axle,so will not hold wheels. No title.”
UPDATE: Price dropped to $1500.
(07/15/2010) The seller doesn’t mention that this body has been stretched. I wonder if those are actually chrome headers rather than stainless headers.
“For Sale. 1948 Willys CJ2 with PTO. •1966 Buick 225 V6 – Runs good. •Stainless steel headers & exhaust system. •Oversize brakes. •Lock out hubs. •New master & clutch slave cylinder. •Valid clear title. •Missing data plate. •Needs to be rewired + minor mechanical. Great restoration project! Call Al at 509-536-6382, if no answer, please leave message. PRICE REDUCED TO $1500″
I can’t remember where I ran across this photo, but I found it on my desktop waiting it’s turn to be shared with readers. I thought it was a great example of a stretched mb/gpw. I haven’t ordered the book yet, but you can find the book at Amazon here for $34.16.
Here’s an unusually stretched CJ-2A.
“Unique extended body, 18 “ in middle and 18” at rear. Great metal condition (top and bottom) for a 62 yr old vehicle. New brake system(master cyl, lines, hoses, shoes, wheel cyl), stops great, quiet engine runs like a top, 20-40 lbs oil pressure, 7,900 original miles, new gauges, no cracked glass, new OD seat covers, running temp is fine, new head gasket, shifts fine, good clutch, no ‘death wobble’, tires balanced and 4 wheel alignment done June 10th 2010, all gear oils recently changed, tight shifter, 134ci flathead 4 cyl, charged 1942 CO2 US Navy Fire Extinguisher, Replica 50 cal gun with ammo box and dummy rounds, manual windshield wiper, tight steering, horn works fine, all lights work, manual turn signaling by driver, Bikini top, Drives at 45 – 50 mph with no problems, 10 gal fuel tank with manual gauge, Great parade vehicle with rear seating for 6 to 8, tires are 2 years old with a lot of miles left, exhaust system is fine and quiet, Original radiator works perfectly with no leaks and has not been repaired to my knowledge. Quite an attention-getter. Will consider partial trade for a 1964 Mercury Comet 2 dr HT / coupe V8 that’s legally tagged and safely drivable. Email email@example.com for a prompt response. CASH, Wire Transfer ONLY. Clear Title. Will consider free delivery up to 60 miles from 20882”
This was bought. Interestingly enough, it’s registered as a CJ-2L. You can learn more about it here.
So, get it while it lasts and then drop ewillys a donation for finding this extremely rare vehicle for you!
“1946 Willys Jeep stretch ….$1850.00 o.b.o. No emails please….Come check it out and make an offer!”
UPDATE: I have no idea if this is still available or not.
I don’t see anything to indicate this is a ’45. I’m not quite sure what it is.
“runs great with a trailer vintage jeeps.com have these for 5000.”
UPDATE: Was listed at $10k
It was stretched fairly nicely in the back compared with the patch between the hood and grille in the front.
“This custom 58 Willy is powered by 350 4BBL Chevy Motors, Turbo 400 automatic transmission, Chevy 1/2 ton front and rear axles, rancho schocks custom made leaf springs, new break system, new steering system, heavy duty full cage roll bar, Mickey Thompson 35×12.5 tires. Plus a box of new stuff that is ready to be installed. $10,000 or OBO!! This is truly a one of a kind!! A must see!!! ”
I’d like to take a closer look at this one. I suspect this might be an ambulance or troop carrier of some kind.
“1948 willys jeep with a Ford bronco v6 engine. Was running and being used when an axle broke. Has been parked since, about 10 years. Comes with lots of extras including tranfer cases, transmissions, a hard and a soft top, blade hardware and odds and ends. Call 360 668 9197 if intertested.”