Dave Facey's 1940 Willys Special
1940 Willys Special owned by Dave Facey of Lakeland, Florida. Dave bought the old sports custom in 2021. In May of 2021, he told Sondre Kvipt of Kustomrama that the car appears to have been built in the 1950s from a 1940 Willys, "including the complete chassis, front and rear fenders, and other odds and ends." Dave bought the car from a collector in North Florida, he had purchased the car about 10 years ago from someone in Texas. "Rumor has it that it was built in California with a flathead engine." Later on, it received a small block Chevy engine. When Dave bought it, a 1957 Dodge D500 Hemi was mocked up in the engine bay. According to Dave, the car looks like it was completed and driven at one time.
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Dave is currently researching the history of the car, trying to fill in the huge gap in its history. Please get in touch with Kustomrama at firstname.lastname@example.org if you recognize the car and can help us fill some of the gaps.
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