1959 WILLYS CJ5 SUV - 157714 Sold* at Las Vegas 2013 - Lot #53 1959 WILLYS CJ5 SUV https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/157714/157714_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #53   1959 WILLYS CJ5 SUV
Auction Las Vegas 2013
Status Sold
Lot 53
Year 1959
Model CJ5
Style SUV
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 5754893467
Exterior Color CAMO
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders 4
Engine Size
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
Lot #53 - Original New Mexico Jeep. No rust ever (before or obviously after the restoration) 1959 Jeep Willys CJ5 custom. Frame-off, ground-up restoration completed in 2011 including, full metal body sandblasted, primed and professionally painted a custom camouflage color (over 200 man hours). All-steel body. Frame painted and POR12 (rust prevention). Fully rebuilt original motor and professional build. Two modern upgrades include, 1 barrel carburetor was replaced with a Weber 2 barrel and the distributor was replaced with an electric ignition. Runs amazing. Only 550 miles on build. Rebuilt original 3-speed transmission and transfer case. Custom powder coated roll bar with custom steel spare tire holders. 6 new wheels and tires, new glass, new window seals and all new interior. Restored gauges and aftermarket under mount gauge cluster, brand new Smittybilt 8,000lb winch, never used. New headlight bezels, hinges, vents, etc. All power coated black. New bolts and hardware. This is as nice as it comes. Not a detail missed. Fires right up, sound incredible and runs great.