1947 Model Year Willys-Jeep Overland Restomod with Supercharged 350ci V8
Resto-modding is a fascinating form of art that blends the old and the new, and more people are joining the trend. One of the key lures of the restomod culture is how the modification procedure crucially overcomes performance barriers in the original vehicle. Most of the time, these upgrades prove to be even more dependable than the factory components they swap out throughout the restomod process. They are fun and easier to take on modern roads, you can put your creativity on it, and everything will work properly. This is one such restomod example of the 1947 Willys-Jeep Overland, the civilian version of the little truck that helped win a world war. This time around, it’s ready to win over your heart with exciting upgrades inside and out. Coming to you all the way from Missouri, it also boasts a joyful surprise underneath its hood.
This 1947 Willys-Jeep Overland restomod seem to love showcasing that it is a true specimen from the yesteryears. The Patina adorned exterior suited with the wood trimmed bed perfectly represents the ‘40s and there are exterior decals calls out its mean side. Menacing skulls on its doors and tribal patterns on fenders and tailgate are sure to grab attention of anyone who passes by. Featuring 20" American Racing wheels, it makes contact with the tarmac via new Falken Azenis FK510 tires. The creators haven’t forgotten the interior of this 1947 Willys-Jeep Overland restomod as well. The diamond patterned black bucket seats takes the cake of the cabin while a three-spoke steering wheel and few gauges make use of the dashboard. A Sony radio system is fitted to the center console, and you may find speakers fitted to roof of this Jeep.
No, we didn't leave out the surprise. Taking the place of the standard 4-cylinder engine of this 1947 Willys-Jeep Overland is a mighty 350ci V8 Chevrolet supercharged engine reportedly married to a 700R automatic transmission. Peeking inside the engine bay reveals the TorqStorm supercharger and headers that curves their way to the back end. Thankfully, it is said to have power steering and disc brakes meaning this Jeep won’t be a handful to control.
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