This next car gave me a real shock. It is the ultimate DT; Double Take; Daily Turismo; Delirium Tremens; Devil’s Tailgate; Doomsday Turkeybaster, Dunkin Tourniquet; Deepfake Talisman; Deft Turk; Decent Torque; Don’t Tighten; Dandy Toxicity; Dumb Tangent; Double Tonsil; Diametrically Tearse; Dilapidated Transom; Dancing Terrapin; Demonically Turmeric; Digital Turpentine; Demonstrably Terrible…no…Demonstrably Terrific…yesss…that’s the one I’m looking for. I knew I’d get there in the end. Find this 1952 Willys Honda N600 offered for $3,500 in Grandview, TX via forkbook marketpork. Tip from PB.
I love driving classic cars for my daily driver, because life is too short to drive something boring. However, I do have kids, and occasionally I get a sideways glance from a parent when we’re doing a carpool or ride-share with kids to-from a soccer game. While a ’65 SportWagon might not have the latest auto-braking safety gizmos, I think this next thing would make it so I never have to do another drop-off or pick-up…I think I should buy it. At least it passes the social distance test. Find this 1949 Willys Overland Jeepster offered for $3500 in Napa, CA via craigslist.
There are two basic groups of people. The first is the person who comes up with dozens of reasons you shouldn’t drive a WWII era Army Jeep every day…safety, comfort, fuel, etc, etc. And the second group is the kind of person who realizes just how awesome it would be a cruise the roads of […]
In preparation for Halloween, I present this next Horrorod feature with words and tips from Matt C. What could be scarier than a sub-$1000 V12 Jaguar? How about taking over a project where somebody else threw a random pile of parts together and didn’t quite get it finished? Here’s a trio of sketchy Frankenstein builds! […]
There is an old car owners advice that says you should buy a condition 1 car and drive it until it is condition 2 and then sell — the difference in sales price might be offset by inflation/appreciation but it certainly will cost more to refresh that car back to condition 1. (Read more about […]
This next car comes from Terry B who writes: Not much information here, but all things wrong with a jeepster has been replaced. Do not think you could modify a jeepster for the asking price. Find this 1950 Willys Jeepster offered for $14000 in Sacramento, CA via craigslist. From the seller: 1950 Jeepster fuel: gas title status: […]
This next custom hot rod comes as a tip from SecondMouse who writes: Why not go for a spin in your subcompact ’41 Willys? Parking is rarely an issue, but this is not a great grocery-getter, unless you are willing to wear a backpack. Find this 1941 Willys Custom….errr..Mobility Scooter offered for $2200 near Houston, TX via […]
Picture this for a moment. You’ve got nine large burning a hole in your pants…and unlimited access to DT’s tips inbox. What do you do? Do you wait for tipper FuelTruck to send in yet another $9k bargain or do you just jump into the pool with one of these recently submitted: First up is […]
During the mid-century unpleasantness over on the continent, countless soldiers had the pleasure to ride/drive the Willys Jeep in supporting battle roles. It was a pretty basic automobile, but like a goat it could climb anything and was very reliable, so Willys sold a version to the public after the war. Find this 1945 Willys […]
The ’41 Coupe is the go-to depression era Willys to cut up and gasser-ify. Using its homeliness as a natural defense mechanism to keep the cutting torches away, this ’38 surely increased its chances for survival. For those who thought big chrome grilles were simply too flashy, the latter was the ideal choice. If you […]