Willys

Specs, Mods, Photos

MODEL YEAR
1955
MAKE
willys-overland
MODEL / TRIM
utility window delivery
COLOR
factory correct green
ENGINE
AMC 360 V8 with Eldelbrock carb and intake, HEI distributor
TRANSMISSION
manual 4 spd. with 6.4 granny 1st., 3.15 D 20 transfercase
MODS - WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES
8x15 off cherikee chief, 33x12.5r 15
MODS - SUSPENSION / CHASSIS
body swap- 1979 jeep cherokee chief chassis and running gear
MODS - POWERTRAIN / DRIVETRAIN
shortened Cherokee frame to 104” wheel base and made new body mounts to fit Willys
MODS - EXTERIOR
DIY bumpers, fenders modified, barn door conversio, sliders, hood vents, Wrangler mirrors
MODS - INTERIOR
extensive: power steering, brakes, tilt wheel, air conditioning, alum. panels
MODS - IN-CAR ELECTRONICS
Painless wiring
HISTORY / EXPERIENCE / COMMENTS
This was 100% original desert find in 1988. All mechanicals were worn out but body had zero rust. ’79 Cherokee donor was opposite with good mechanicals but rusted body. Paid $900 for Willys Utility and $1,600 for Cherokee Chief. Putting the Willys body on the ’79 Cherokee frame was a hell of a lot of fun.




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