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2024 HAN Collector Car Auction

1942 Willys Woody Wagon 1 of 5 Produced in 1942

LOT #: 586
STATUS: To be Auctioned
SECTION: Saturday
YEAR: 1942
MAKE: Willys
MODEL: Americar
STYLE: Woody Wagon
ENGINE: V8
TRANS: Automatic
COLOR: Blue
INTERIOR: Saddle Brown

Highlights

  • 1 of only 5 built in 1942 (documentation available) Manufacturers transitioned to WW II effort
  • All receipts for restoration available
  • All woodwork completed/fabricated by Doug Carr, (now deceased) of ‘Wooden Carr’ company in Southern California
  • Woodwork: Hard rock maple & mahogany trim; 39 coats of clear epoxy applied by Doug Carr
  • Exterior paint: Pallador Blue (original stock color from 1942) by Joe Campani, of Campani Color, Hayward, CA
  • Cobra grained Black Vinyl roofing material by Super Auto Upholstery, Hayward, CA
  • Original Stock: headlight bezels, grill, bumpers/brackets --re-chromed by Global Metal Plating, of Hayward, CA
  • All new custom glass using patterns from original by Bob Smith Glass, Pleasanton, CA
  • All original Willys steel running boards, w/ black vinyl from Super Auto Upholstery
  • Wheels: Custom made to resemble original Willys wheels-by Wheel Smith
  • Original 1942 hubcaps re-chromed & fitted to new wheels
  • Original 1942 frame used, but boxed & reinforced w/ steel
  • Front suspension: Morrison w/ Wilwood front brakes
  • Rear End: Curry 9” Ford w/ 370 Posi, attached w/ Posey rear leaf springs
  • Driveshaft: Custom built by Driveline Services, San Leandro, CA
  • Engine: 1955 331 Hemi --rebuilt w/ all new components, by Vic Hubbard Machine Shop, Hayward, CA
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Dyno tuned by Bob Panella Racing, Stockton, CA--350 hp on Dyno
  • 16 gallon fuel tank & straps by Tanks, Inc
ALL ODOMETER READINGS ARE ASSUMED NOT ACTUAL OR EXCEED THEIR MECHANICAL LIMITS UNLESS STATED ACTUAL MILES BY THE SELLER.

Auction Details

DATE: August 8th-10th, 2024
LOCATION:
Reno/Sparks Convention Center
4590 South Virginia St
Reno, NV

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