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$45,000.00

1950 Willys Overland “Tin Woody” Station Wagon

  • City: Youngsville
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
  • Zip/Postal Code: 27596
  • Contact Phone: 919.623.8960
  • Listed: September 20, 2018 12:51 pm
  • Expires: 56 days, 18 hours
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Description

Restored with a few “retro” touches to upscale the original utilitarian post-war Station Wagon targeted to GI’s that came of age with the companies Jeep.

This is one of the last 400 1949 Willys produced – with the curved rear wheel wells (before they were squared off for the 1950 model year) and 1949 style gauge cluster. As such, it was originally titled as a 1950, likely coinciding with the actual sales date as was common at the time.

About the build:
First, you’ll note the Custom hand painted woodgrain and retro interior. The woodgrain finishes the faux paneling design originally incorporated by Willys.
The engine is the F-134 Hurricane OHV 4 cylinder, first introduced in the wagons in 1950 as an upgrade to the flathead 134 Go Devil. This is backed by a 3 speed manual, connected to the rare Borg Warner overdrive, which makes it into essentially a 6 speed (overdrive is enabled in every gear based on rpm and engagement of a switch under the accelerator).

Additionally, tons of new parts went into this build:

New gas tank
New headliner
New custom upholstery with updated high density foam cushions replacing the old spring units.
New control arm bushings and pins
New axle seals
New axle bearings
New axle grease retainers
New wheel bearings
New Differential seals
New glass
New window seals
New weather stripping
New door checks
New trim rings and hubcaps
Rebuilt rear brake cylinders
New front brake cylinders
New brake hoses
New Master Cylinder
New battery cables
New glove box door
New glove box insert
New glove box bumpers
New under seat door
21 circuit wiring harness
New tail panel
New tail lights
New headlights
New intake hose
New electric wipers
New wiper blades
New alternator
New gas cap
New fuel neck grommet
Rechromed bumpers
New wide whitewalls Coker tires
Starter rewound for 12V
New interior panels
Rebuilt carburetor
Older rebuild on engine
New motor mounts
New coil
New ignition wires
New temp sending unit
New ignition solenoid
New distributor cap, rotor, condenser and points
Refinished floor strips
New carpet
New brake and clutch pedal pads
New exterior mirrors
New electric fuel pump
New fuel pressure regulator
New interior window cranks
Insulated roof and sides
New Firewall engine bay insulation panel
New brake light switch
New master cylinder fitting and crush washers
New Thermostat housing
New thermostat
New thermostat gasket
New carb inlet fitting
New valve cover gasket
New side cover gasket
New universal joint boots
New door locks
New shift knob
New radiator cap

Plus tons of new miscellaneous.

Fresh restoration on a 47,xxx vintage wagon.
I’m finishing a few details, but ready to sell.
Price is negotiable.
Great family cruiser, advertising vehicle, or unique tailgating rig.

Prefer cash, but may consider partial trade plus cash on cool vintage cars, muscle cars (60s Camaro, 70 ‘Cuda, 68-70 Roadrunner or GTX, black 79 (may consider other years) Trans Am, late model diesel trucks (1 ton or greater) or ?

Listing ID: 4315ba3ecca86252

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