For Sale: 1933 Willys Sedan in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1933 Willys Sedan Delivery

Motorsports fans have long held in tension a subconscious need to identify their own pedestrian daily drivers with the overachieving mounts of their racing heroes, while also being lured in by the novelty of the extreme. Racers, on the other hand, have generally wanted to go faster, win more, and get paid. Throw in the outlaw zeitgeist of drag racing and the track promoters' insatiable need for a "show," and the long evolution of ordinary "door cars" into Pro Mods was inevitable. The antecedents of Pro Mod stretch back into the so-called "golden age" of drag racing. And more often than not, each element has taken shape as a reaction to some staid, overprotective, expensive rule of Wally Parks' National Hot Rod Association. For example, the infamous NHRA fuel ban of 19571963 stoked interest in outlaw races, rediscovery of the old aircraft power-adding technology of nitrous oxide, and generated frenzied excitement over the forbidden fruit of nitromethane itself. This rebellion created a powder keg of conditions ripe for something new. -Thx to Motortrend.com

These commercial vehicles were generally bare bones in terms of trim and had minimal non-essential features. Spartan in their design, they mostly were used for light-duty business use, delivering goods to customers. The various car manufacturers that produced their Sedan Delivery models over the years were after commercial markets that desired more cargo capacity than the standard passenger cars and station wagons, and also appeal to customers that didn't require a full-fledged truck for cargo hauling. For consignment, we have a full on custom 1 off 1933 Willys sedan delivery race car that has been modified to the hilt to go as fast as possible in a straight line. Originally built for Speed Unlimited Performance Center as an advertising piece but still able to haul the mail with monstrous big block power, a Lenco transmission and a Haas Race Cars pro-mod chassis and is capable of clicking off quarter mile passes at over 200mph. If this quarter mile monster doesn't get your blood pumping, nothing will!

Please Note: This vehicle is sold on BILL OF SALE only

Exterior
This 1 off custom fiberglass 1933 Willys sedan delivery body by Superior Glass Works looks like it's going fast standing still,and you know that racing was exactly what the designershad in mind. Dipped in teal and white with the upper body being a solid teal and the lowers being white isn't the rear highlight of this glass wonder. It's the sweeping lines of the teal that run rearward, mimicking the curvaceous front fender contours and the design really comes to fruitionwith the pastel pink and orange inlays that follow the belt line and wrap around the rear of this car, errr...ummm truck. Exaggerated wheel openings, zoomie headers and the roof mounted rear wing work together to let the competition know you mean business. The hood along with the fender are a single piece and the unit easily removed for those between rounds thrashes. The fiberglass front end holds a curved and swept back airbrushed grille that is flanked by semi-integrated headlights that melt into the tops of each front fender. A large air scoop, complete with a trio of red butterflied protrudes proudly out the the hood and is ready to suck in all the air the engine needs along with any errant birds or small children who get too close. Lexan has replaced all the glass in the name of weight savings and twinparachutes to bring things to a graceful whoa after a 6-second pass. Just below all of this is a set of chrome wheelie bars to keep the front end from going to the moon! Weld Alumastar wheels keep this racing skate grounded and present in 15 and 16-inch format wrapped by skinny 25x4.50-15's up front and massively wide 34.50x17.0-16's in the rear.

Interior
A swing of the ultra-light fiberglass door and we're greeted with polished aluminum panels, a teal painted roll cage with black padding, a pair of vinyl covered racing bucket seats and a litany of gauges, controllers and buttons. A bare bones steering column features a detachable wheel for easy ingress and egress. Once inside the 3 black ball topped shifters for the Lenco transmission are to the driver's right and Stroud camlock racing harnesses are in place to keep you buckled in nice and tight. The gauges are placed strategically along the fabricated aluminum dashboard in front of the driver and monitor all vital engine functions. Also included is aMSD Pro-Mag Tach Converter and we also see an overhead switch panel above the driver. Cage bars are seen throughout this interior and have the mounts for both of the door window nets along with the push buttons for the twin parachutes out back.

Drivetrain
Removing the lightweight front end we are met with an open expanse that stretches from wheel to wheel with nothing in between but steel tubing and a big, big V8 engine. This big V8 is courtesy of Jim Oddy and specs out as a 509ci of Merlin block big block Chevrolet power capable of a consignor stated 1890hp.Sitting atop this block are a pair of aluminum cylinder heads with polished valve covers. Feeding this mighty mill is an alcohol injection unit sitting proudly atop a BDS 14-71 supercharger. Backing this up is a magnesium cased Lenco 3-speed transmission with a trick titanium bellhousing. The power is put to the ground via a Mark Williams Pro Mod aluminum floater housing.

Undercarriage
A Jerry Haas Pro Mod double rail chassis with dual funny car cages is the backbone of this racer. Independent suspension with Lamb struts and coil overs is on the front while a ladder bar setup with adjustable coil overs is on the rear. Zoomie headers curve down from the engine and disc brakes are on all 4 corners. All business down here.

Drive-Ability
While the speed demon in me wanted to make a few passes down the straightaways of our much admired but never duplicated test track, common sense took over as I didn't have a spare pair of tighty whiteys in my travel bag. Coupled with the fuel system being fogged and the simple fact that my overall stature isn't conducive to crawling over a roll cage, no test drive was accomplished. However, in our consignor's notes he has said that the car has gone over 200mph down the quarter mile.

An almost race ready hotrod available here for the taking here at the Classic Auto Mall. A lightweight large engine race car with the best of the best parts and you'll be hitting the strip in no time. Now get in, strap on the belts, and get ready for an afternoon of running 6's!!!

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 850 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

Vehicle Details

  • 1933 Willys Sedan
  • Listing ID: CC-1675342
  • Price: $92,000
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1933
  • Make:Willys
  • Model:Sedan
  • Exterior Color:Teal
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:9999
  • Stock Number:4790
  • VIN:Bill Of Sale
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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