Willys Overland Jeepster



Jeepster Number #3 created on 5/12/72. It is a 1949 and it belongs to Jim McNerney.  Prior to that Norm Conley who bought it 3/89 and put New Uphostery with Recaro Seats and a console in it.  A Performer Edelbrock Carb. It was sold in December of 2009.  Prior to that time it was owned by: 93-James Hobson-Denver Bland-Bill Bowman-Carl Farmer-Jim McNerney-Dave Taylor- (This jeepster came from S. Wichita on S Meridian used to belong to Britt Brown Eagle editor had Corvette V-8 $275 in 1972. Before that it was used for Coyote hunting and had metal tractor seats welded to the fenders and a gun rack on the hood..) It carried the antique Kansas tag "LOWDRAG" and later "Pilgrim" These pictures below show what it looked like when Norm picked it up in a barn with bird droppings all over it in 1989. That tag was on the 48 Willys Overland Sedan Delivery truck Page There are some more pictures of Norm's Jeepster


Donor Suspension - Engine Compartment Prior to Mod. - 1 Front Panels Off - 2 Remove More Parts

3 Remove the Engine - 4 Engine Out Suspension Off - 5 Suspension Welded on - 6 Engine Trial Fit

7 Engine Installed - 8 Radiator & Wiring Installed - Rt. Side Detail - Left Side Detail

Engine Compartment After the Modification

This was a labor of Brotherhood. Thanks go to Joe Roland, Dick Dennis, Mike Bryan and Archie Moon for the major portion of the work on this Modification. Joe Roland is the primary designer/ welder and he now lives in Nashville Tenn. and operates the Steamatic dealership there. If you like Jeepsters and are in Nashville call Steamatic and ask for Joe Roland and tell him you like Jeepsters. Other Links

  • Link to the Motor Patrol Page.

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    Norm Conley . E-mail address January 25, 2010