Vintage Willys pictures

Larry Messing

Well Oiled
Apr 5, 2014
2,085
Phoenix AZ
First Name
Larry
Willys Model
Pickup
Willys Year:
1951
2 wagons....1 truck ...1 regular jeep...

And very possibly a Fifth....

extreme right hand lower corner .. tan colored vehicle partially obscured the tree....could be another wagon ...or not .... cant really tell from angle has both upper liftgate / lower tailgates open....


Larry
 

Willys Overland

Bigger Hammer
Jun 5, 2019
64
Jeep Central
First Name
Keith
Willys Model
Other
Willys Year:
1954
Louie's nephew is still very active in Jeeps and is a great guy and a great resource.
I spoke to Louie about old records, and I spoke to Ray Cowdery and Merrill Madsen, the 2 previous owners of Willys Minneapolis and they denied ever having any records like that. There are however several hundred thousand pages of Willys records in the hands of a few dozen collectors, so I believe an answer is out there.
 

Joe B

Well Oiled
Dec 17, 2012
1,251
Sandston, VA
First Name
Joe
Willys Model
Forward Control
Willys Year:
1960

scramboleer

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Staff member
All-Star
Aug 16, 2011
7,254
San Francisco, California
First Name
Dan
Willys Model
Wagon
Willys Year:
1964

Willys Overland

Bigger Hammer
Jun 5, 2019
64
Jeep Central
First Name
Keith
Willys Model
Other
Willys Year:
1954
The photos of the pink surrey a few posts back were used on a postcard. It wasn't until today I realized it was photographed at the Punchbowl on Oahu. It is the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Nuuanu HI. I was there in April.
 

Joe B

Well Oiled
Dec 17, 2012
1,251
Sandston, VA
First Name
Joe
Willys Model
Forward Control
Willys Year:
1960
Keith,
This is from National Service Data, 1961:


NSD 1961.JPG

I've come to suspect "El Goucho", shown under 1959
"475 2x4 El Goucho 58547 10001 10003 3**"
on Nort Young's list, might be this Willys-built four door type (produced specifically for Henry Kaiser):


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http://www.ewillys.com/2019/02/05/four-door-wagon-dayton-va-ebay/

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See also 21:27 into the first of the two videos here:
https://www.oldwillysforum.com/foru...-the-spring-2014-midwest-willys-reunion.7687/


Now that you mention it though, "El Gaucho" does also sound familiar as having been a moniker for a specially-optioned J-Series.
 
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Willys Overland

Bigger Hammer
Jun 5, 2019
64
Jeep Central
First Name
Keith
Willys Model
Other
Willys Year:
1954
I'm missing 1958 and 1959, but here is a bad copy of 1960.
MS= Maverick Special 58147-12655 and up CALENDAR YEAR 1960
EG= El Goucho 58547-1004 and up CALENDAR YEAR 1960

1960 Jeep Model ID -MS Maverick EG El Goucho--.jpg
 
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