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Old 11-01-2006, 09:01 PM
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1950 Willy's wagon/panel truck chassis?

I currently have a 1950 willy's wagon 2wd chassis / sbc motor. Is this a good chassis to start with? I don't know what I'm using for a body yet, but this chassis look's really easy to shorten and narrow if need be. Any info about the pro's/con's of using this chassis or any info on bodies that would easily fit it with mild to moderate modification would be greatly appreciated.

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What happened to the Willys Wagon body?? Those make really nice hot rods.
By and large, the use of any factory chassis under a body not made for that chassis just don't end up being a good idea. Worst of all, after spending the time and money grunching something like that together you have ended up ruining a good chassis AND a good body.
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Body?

No idea what happened to the body. I just bought the chassis last week with all redone brakes and suspension for $200.
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The stock track on the Willys is 56 1/2". Scroll down about 3/4 of the page and check out all the other cars that were 56 1/2"
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