1942 Willys Americar Gasser

Courtesy of Mecum Auctions
  • Ford 427 SOHC side-oiler engine #G5AE6059B
  • Engine purchased through Jim Aikey Ford in Des Plaines, IL, by Richard Wolter for $3,200 in 1968
  • Engine invoice specifies the 427 Cammer was intended for a drag-racing Willys
  • Accompanied with a very rare 427 SOHC engine service manual that demonstrates how to properly tune the engine for competition
  • Steel body with fiberglass tilt front end
  • Straight front axle with shock absorbers
  • Roll cage, safety harness
  • Two 4-barrel carburetors
  • Floor-shifted automatic transmission
  • Black seat upholstery
  • Woodgrain dash and door panels
  • Switches for water pumps, oil pump anddistributor
  • Tach and auxiliary gauges
  • Moon tank and battery in the trunk
  • Open stainless-steel headers
  • Chrome five-spoke wheels with BF Goodrich Silvertown tires in front
  • Steel wheels with slicks in back