Skip to main content

Old Cars We'd Buy That: 1948 Willys-Overland pickup

Former gold-prospecting 1948 Willys-Overland pickup is truly a "golden" barn find.
We'd Buy That
Willys-Overland-5

Some old trucks are just so wonderful that they need to be left alone. We found such a machine hiding in the pages of Craigslist in Oklahoma. 

From the "You Can't Make This Stuff Up" Dept. this awesome 1948 Willys-Overland "barn find" pickup once belonged to a gold prospector! It's scarred and beaten down from Mother Nature and Father Time, but it's pretty solid and has such spectacular patina, it would be a crime to make it new and pretty again.

The seller seems to have done a nice job doing the minimum to the engine to get it running and driving again, but the rest of the truck has been left alone, which in our opinion is the right thing to do!

We'd have to do something about those ugly seats, but otherwise this thing just needs to be made road-worthy and it would be the hit of any car gathering it showed up at.

Love love love love it! ...

CHECK IT OUT

Old Cars Divider

If you like stories like these and other classic car features, check out Old Cars magazine. CLICK HERE to subscribe.

Have you ever wondered what your classic ride is worth? Old Cars has you covered with the Old Cars Report Price Guide. We are your source for unbiased and real-world pricing. Subscribe today and find out what your car is really worth! CLICK HERE to subscribe.

Old-Cars-Price-Guide-Sub-500px

Where to Bid

Car Auciton

Check out the Old Cars Auction Calendar

The Old Cars Auction Calendar has the when and where you are looking for when it comes to classic car auctions.