willys wagon restoration

I bought the Vehicle in 2000 in Vancouver, WA from it’s second owner. On it’s maiden voyage last week, I realized that the transmission will need a rebuild, as it is almost impossible to keep it in second gear. David, California

Frame off & Total Restoration, 1963 Traveller OHC 230

Great paint job, too ! Just hope I have enough time left to finish all of my jeeps!

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looking for front and rear seats for 1962 475 maverick special station wagonplus other used parts bumper.huds caps,window glasses,ect.

Many years ago I stopped by a neighbor’s farm. For general questions use the General Discussion Forum. Sub-forums. Have a Willys Jeep for sale or looking for one to buy? Off-topic and general BS discussion- The rules still apply: NO religion, politics, ranting, porn, etc. Welcome to the Kaiser Willys Blog, where you'll find photos, history, parts Q&A, and technical advice for your Willys Jeep restoration projects! Tech Section for for posting Technical how-to articles.

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Frame off & Total Restoration, 1954 Station Wagon 4x4 L-6 226 This Jeep was originally owned by the Village of Lumby, in British Columbia, and found it’s way to Alberta when Bill purchased it. Courtesy of Hemmings Classic Car. Stripped it down to the body, and off to the paint shop. My Uncle Clarence had one the same color. 400 H.P. Unfulfilled dreams and life’s uncertainties. While in the spray booth, it was back to Kaiser Willys for new rubber, and weather seals, windshield wipers, hub caps, and so many other small parts I can’t remember them all. Great story! Dan, California By Rachel.

In Stock. I am restoring a 1966 CJ 5 and getting many parts from Kaiser Willys. We specialize in being your one stop shop including the sometimes hard to find Willys … You are right about the simplicity of the lines on those station wagons. We specialize in military and civilian Jeep restorations and parts I varnished them and then installed them with stainless screws. specific to Willys Utility Wagons and Trucks. In the back of my mind I always thought someday I would own a Willys Station Wagon. Hi Danny, the serial number should be on a plate on the rear step in area of the drivers side seat riser. I would caution you if that is a hard piped line to the oil filter. I missed this when first published last year. As an All-Star member on the forum, you have access to great discounts from our vendors on purchases for your Willys Project. We found exact headliner material at a place in Minneapolis. Can’t believe it. Love Warren’s story and the wagon. Add To Cart. Even if you think you know the year of your Willys, confirm it! We ‘d love to meet your Jeep. Willys Wagons and Willys Pickups; stock, restored, heavily modified... it's all here. Jim, what color did you use? Excellent job !!! Beautiful job! Gene, the guy that bought it new in ’48 is still living, doing well actually, I see him every week or so. The Restoration of my Willys Station Wagon. Harris Fabrics in Minneapolis, they have millions of yards of any fabric you’ve ever seen, we do all our cars’ upholstery with their ‘stuff’. 1957 Utility Wagon 4x4 L-6 226 Jim, Florida Frame off & Total Restoration Library of Specs, Technical Data, and other useful information, This is the suggestion box, and a place for us to announce forum updates, changes, etc. I am working on my 1962 Wagon, with 230 OHC engine. Bill used the money to purchase a completed Station Wagon (featured earlier this winter as Jeep of the week: 241). Looking for, Willys Jeep Parts,  Willys Jeep replacement parts, Willys Jeep body parts and much more for your 1941-1971 Willys vehicle, you have come to the right place! Novato, CA

If you would like to share your Willys Jeep Story please send us a line. Many Willys were registered by the YEAR OF SALE, not by the YEAR OF MANUFACTURE. Back from the paint shop looking better than I expected, I begin the transformation of putting it all back together. Quick View. This was without a doubt the most rewarding part of the restoration. $24,500 . California, 1947 Station Wagon 4-63 Three weeks later, upholstery complete and time to put it on the road and enjoy the finished project. A very engaging and well-written story! The old Germans in north St.Louis called automobiles ‘machines’.

This will happen as soon as I receive the rebuild kit. I re-wired everything including the overdrive system, welded in a new front floor and made new wood strips for the rear. I too am glad you are keeping it stock. So cool, would like to chat with Warren, how do I find him? Parking Light Set Left & Right 1958-1964 (0) $75.95. Hugh Ubercrumby, Thanks to all that responded to my story and wagon, so many things to cover here:

Don, New Jersey, Restoration Article: https://www.hemmings.com/blog/article/multipurpose-motoring-1956-willys-jeep-4x4-wagon/ Thanks again to all the folks at Kaiser Willys for their knowledge, assortment of parts, and excellent service!! Threads 11,899 Messages 154,993. including 3 VW vans at various times. Specialty Jeeps. New to Old Willys Forum? Rollins Pass and Jenny Creek Rd - Colorado, The Shank Family's CJ-3B and "Ken Skill Kustom" Teardrop Camper, Easy gauge restoration and testing (for beginners), Willys Serial Number Prefixes / VIN Definitions - Including Late Model Numbers, $10 Jeep wheel in West Sacramento (not mine), use of 2005 chevrolet colorado 4x4 for donor vehicle for 1962 truck build, The Tale of Vintage Don and a 1948 Willys pickup, Owner's Manual- Station Wagon, Sedan Delivery, Jeepster, Koenig Winch specs, parts diagrams, instruction manual, etc. I have a 64 4×4 I’m thinking of doing the same thing to. Have a Willys Jeep for sale or looking for one to buy? Well done! Been a long time, saw your brother Ron a few weeks ago. I have known Gene for some time, he had been farming there when I was a youngster staying at Granddad’s farm, where we are today. With all the great help from Kaiser Willys, I was able to complete the rebuild this winter. Body & Paint, I have two weeks to trouble shoot the wiring so I have brake lights, get some new tires, and start taking it on the road!

Looks great Im doing a 61 stationwagon just ordered new suspention cant wait , like your colors. My solid copper oil lines will be fine, I made a very solid mounting for this filter, far better than it was on the hurricane it came from. Major Mechanical, 1957 Station Wagon Welcome to the Kaiser Willys Blog, where you'll find photos, history, parts Q&A, and technical advice for your Willys Jeep restoration projects! Visit www.willysforsale.com to post a FREE classified ad today, or browse current ads to find the Willys Jeep of your dreams! They may have other outlets in other cities as well. Get out there and bend some wrenches while you still can. That headliner is the EXACT pattern and color as original. Love your wagon, I’m on my 15th Jeep, A 52 Willys 4×4 wagon. Thanks to all for the nice comments, so many questions… where do I start ?? 1956 Utility Wagon 4x4  L-6 226 Restoration will have to wait until i get a bit more time. The 134 does not have full flow filter, many have none, i got this one off a Hurricane, hooked it up. I purchased the 1963 Willys Station Wagon from Bill (Willy) Ramage last summer. Google to find out …. A vehicle may have sat in a dealer's inventory for a number of years until it was sold. Looking to buy or sell? Beautifully done! Kaiser Willys Jeep Blog Story – Jim Burden. It was just what I was looking for.

Your wagon takes me back to when I was about six years old. Thanks Bill. Looking for, Willys Jeep Parts,  Willys Jeep replacement parts, Willys Jeep body parts and much more for your 1941-1971 Willys vehicle, you have come to the right place! I found a usable 134 Go Devil out in South Dakota, gave it new rings and bearings, and did a complete valve job in my farm shop. Wednesday, August 3 rd, 2016. It is most noble that this project was completed.

Sub-forums. Use this area to test out posting photos, etc. Am restoring a 63 Willies need seat roof ground windshield can anyone help??? I am now working on a 1952 M38A1, and will send pix when it’s on the road, but I wish I had the Willys again, or another like it, but with Overdrive or 4WD. Because they are f'n cool... Threads 183 Messages 1,196. Ken U., Thank you for the trip in the way-back ‘machine’. Sub-forums. Add To Cart. 1960 Willys Utility Wagon - Be Careful of Big Ideas!

Bolt list for the 6-226 flathead six engine, 1962 Truck Owner's Manual- Model 6-230 4WD and F4-134 4WD, Owner's manual for Station Wagon, Sedan Delivery, and Jeepster- Models 4-73 and 6-73, Everything you need for your Koenig Winch, There's great stuff in here... check it out-. Jim, Florida Frame off & Total Restoration, 1957 Utility Wagon 4x4 L-6 226 Willys world is far reaching! I burnt a valve, and eventually traded for a 1958 Karmann-Ghia VW. 383 V8-Power Steering -Power Brakes-Runs well-All maintenance is done on time -This classic is priced to sell. The wood strips on the interior floor are real wood. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about the restoration of your Willys Wagon. 1952 Willys Wagoneer . I am also glad the Gene was able to see the wagon back on the road looking so nice. Auto Craft Body Shop, the Willys Truck Warehouse, is here to help with your Willys Truck or wagon restoration. Hang out and shoot the breeze. An incrediblly done complete restoration! Thanks again guys …… I used to have a ’57 Jeep wagon, 2WD, no Overdrive, 6-226 engine (flat head). JavaScript is disabled. AACA Regional First Place Award Winner 2015, 1956 Station Wagon 226 4WD A Willys Wagon Restoration Worthy of Admiration. Give us a try for that hard to find … Having a dickens of a time with engine parts and some body trim. Jim, Washington A couple of things come to mind reading this blog. ... but I am open to other thoughts.You’ll note the ‘restoration’ of the wagon does not reflect an original paint scheme.

You must be logged in to view the discount codes. Replace V-8 Chevy with 226, Wagon and Pickup Build Threads; Threads 11,899 Messages 154,993. We chatted awhile and then I asked about the old Willys and ’36 Ford in his woods. Joe S., Can you send pictures of that. This is not a discussion forum, please keep the posts in this area to testing and advice for posting issues. I love the back story and the restoration. Just purchased a 51 and looking for the Vin number, all I have is something on the doorsill. Everything from the engine parts, wiring harness, fuel tank, radiator, springs, shocks, overdrive parts, steering wheel and too much more to mention. Years went by until by accident, I spotted one for sale on the internet.

Plastic Dome Light Assemby 1957-1963 Pick Up Truck, Station Wagon, Sedan Delivery, FC (0) $34.95. Great job! Keep up the good work. Something about the classic profile and clean lines was appealing to me.

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I put about 400 miles on the Willys and the oil pump failed, which was a perfect time to start the restoration. Something about the classic profile and clean lines was appealing to me. Many years ago I stopped by a neighbor’s farm. The rear tires still had air, the fronts were flat and in the ground, both rims rusted away. Stickers, shirts and other cool Old Willys Forum swag. He laughed, said I could have them no problem. It has been a fun project, and I hope to find another Willys to rebuild at a later date. Bravo!

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Click here for a live ebay Willys listings feed. Ron D., 1961 Willys Station Wagon Frame off restoration: 1970 350 Corvette Motor, Completely Rebuilt. Nice job Jim, was pleased beyond belief when your name came up at the bottom of the article.

Very nice job Jim. Quick View. I like the color scheme and the original specs of the drive train…keeping ’em stock if at all possible is my preference.

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