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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

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! ...


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