1949 WILLYS JEEPSTER CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 161917 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #473 1949 WILLYS JEEPSTER CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/161917/161917_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #473

1949 WILLYS JEEPSTER CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 473
Year 1949
Make WILLYS
Model JEEPSTER
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN OR91076
Exterior Color VIPER RED
Interior Color WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 350
Transmission 5-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #473 - This custom 1949 Willys Overland Jeepster in Viper Red is unique. Interior is white Ultraleather with ostrich inserts. Interior also includes chrome IDIDIT tilt steering column, Grant wood steering wheel, custom fitted '55 Chevrolet dash, new VDO gauges, Kenwood AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with 4 speakers and all new wiring. Electronic wipers, working cowl vent, body undercoated with Al's bed liner, all fenders undercoated, rear fenders widened 1", 3rd brake light, custom LED '39 Ford tail lights, rear mounted battery, Thrush exhaust, custom tonneau cover and side curtains, and lined white soft top. Chrome wheels with dog dish hub caps and new tires. This Jeepster has had a complete nut and bolt, body-off restoration finished June, 2013 including all chrome pieces triple plated, front bumper tucked 3 1/2", LED turn lights, tri-bar headlights in original buckets, rebuilt Chevy 350cid engine, polished finned aluminum valve covers, air cleaner, overflow and breather caps, 4 barrel carburetor, ram horn exhaust, HEI ignition, new Walker 4-core aluminum radiator with electric fan, smoothed firewall, 5-speed manual transmission, 11" clutch, 10-bolt rear end with 3.23:1 gears, independent front Mustang II with Heidt's front rotors, calipers and spindles, and power rack & pinion steering. This beautiful car is sleek and eye appealing. It drives especially well at freeway speeds.
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