For Sale: 1956 Willys Pickup in Mesa, Arizona

Vehicle Description

This 1956 Willys Pickup Streetrod is a low-slung V8-powered patina street machine. So while some may call this a rat rod, you can also see a level of detail that goes beyond any designation we have other than "absolutely awesome."

Lovers of patina are instantly attracted to this special worn-in feeling. But this isn't for the barn find crowd. The cab has been chopped and streamlined so it looks like it could cheat the wind. Getting this truck impossibly low to the ground means channeling the cab over the custom frame and cutting a hole in the modified bed to fit the rear end. Pinstriping, a custom battery box, and Cadillac-style tail lights are all part of the custom bed, too. It has a terrific street machine style, but it also does a terrific job of still being distantly a Willys. You see it everywhere from the hallmark grille to the unique ribs in the doors and cab. And even the Kenda Klever tires are even similar to what you'd put on a classic Willys pickup. So it feels like they understood how special a Willys is and made sure it doesn't lose the vibe no matter how low and loud the custom elements get.

This shows off the right street machine attitude inside. The license plate trans tunnel, toggle switches, wrapped steering wheel, and ammo box center console have the right rat rod feel. But this one goes beyond a simple build with spares. You see it in the performance pieces, like the full gauges and aluminum racing seats with proper lap harnesses. And we love how the Lokar shifter has a Rat Fink kind of style.

The big air grabber and Mickey Thompson valve covers are classic hot rod pieces. But the Holley four-barrel carburetor, Edelbrock intake, and aluminum radiator are part of more modern thoughtful investments. And we love how this unique build thinks about both performance and attitude with the up-turned headers that creates the thunderous vertical stack exhaust. Hairpins in the front and a three-speed automatic transmission make this unique pickup that's also a proper cruiser.

This is a low-slung patina custom done with a rarely-seen Willys pickup body. It's the street machine that loves to both be seen and heard. Call today!!!

Vehicle Details

  • 1956 Willys Pickup
  • Listing ID: CC-1632939
  • Price: $18,995
  • Location:Mesa, Arizona
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Willys
  • Model:Pickup
  • Exterior Color:Green
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:2865
  • Stock Number:2723-PHX
  • VIN:5526829073
Listed By:
Streetside Classics - Phoenix
614 East Auto Center Drive Suite 101
Mesa, AZ 85204

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