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1948 Willys Jeep Pickup/like CJ

Make: Willys
Doors: 2
Year: 1948
Mileage: 99999
VIN: 4t26749
Engine: Go Devil
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: 4WD
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Great Bend, Kansas, United States

1948 Willys Additional Info:

1948 Willys Jeep pickup/Like CJNO RESERVE!!
Here is a link to YouTube video of it running (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iUXFRJ2nnQ) or go to YouTube and search Cort's 1948 willys pickup
If you have been looking for that hard to find - solid Willys project - this might be the one for you.
I picked this one up from and estate here in central Kansas. I didn't get alot of history with it other than it was parked back in the 80's or early 90's due to brakes going out. Although he had intentions to fix it - that never happened.
Fast forward 30+ years, and I get the privilege of waking it up from a long slumber. All of the tires except one (we put on the spare) actually held air - although they definitely need replaced. Once back at my shop we gave it a quick rinse off, battery, fresh gas, and a few hoses that had rotted. We had to pull the starter to clean up the starter gear, as it was stuck. After addressing these basic items - we fired the old Willy's up for the first time in years - and it is truly amazing how smooth it runs. You can barely hear it idle! Runs nice, no smoke, no rattles. The gauges work intermittently, and oil pressure bounces up to 40PSI. There is still a little antifreeze leak around the thermostat housing, but it is pretty minor.
There are currently no brakes, so I haven't driven it over about 20mph on our dirt road, but it does shift through all 3 gears and reverse just like it should. The 4wd lever shifts and seems to work, high & low range work. The wiring is old and frayed, so it will need some attention, but I think about 10 wires run the whole truck - pretty basic.
As for the body - it is incredibly solid. There was carpet on the floor, which I took out, and it did cause pitting, but no big holes. There is no other significant rust to speak of. The cardboard door panels look pretty terrible, but I left them there just to show how original this thing is. The DNA of this vehicle is what helped the allies win WWII, and the fact that you can take a 40 year old vehicle, park it in the trees for another 40 years, and then basically drive away in it (with a little help) explains why. Very simple and nearly indestructible.
This old pickup will need gone through front to back, fluids, brakes, wires, etc. - but it is a good, solid, running, driving project, and I hope it finds the good home it deserves. I do not have the tailgate, but you will get a good clean Kansas title with this truck. I am a licensed Kansas dealer, which means I am bonded and insured, also, please check my feedback from lots of other old trucks - no disappointments.
Please call or text Cort @ 620-786-5172 with any questions, I love to talk about old trucks. Also-I am fine with it setting here as long as needed - free of charge - while you figure out transport. As long as it is paid for. Thanks and Good Luck!