With just under 50 miles on the odometer since completion, this car comes to us from a local estate. Built in California, this ’41 coupe is titled as an actual 1941 Willys. It began life as a high quality, straight & smooth fiberglass body and tubular chassis from Clayton Custom Cars in Raleigh, North Carolina, known for their high quality attention to detail and award winning 30, 40 & 41 Willys Coupes.
Any 41 Willys will demand attention, but not all are created equal. This car is the result of a big budget build and the end result is a car that features the detail appreciated in the world of car shows or at the drag strip for it’s build quality, components and performance.
Equipped with a 468 cid, balanced GM big block, with forged blower pistons, I-beam rods, molly rings, competition cam, roller rockers and equipped with ported and polished heads, a polished 8.71 BDS blower by BIGS Performance, dual 750 cfm Holley carburetors by BIGS Performance, Mallory ignition, a Holley double pump electric fuel pump, a chrome oil pan, a 25 gallon stainless steel fuel cell and cooled by a BeCool vertical flow aluminum radiator equipped with dual electric fans.
Fitted with Sanderson ceramic coated headers and a custom dual exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers and mated to a GM Turbo-Hydromatic 400 3 speed automatic transmission with a B&M Quicksilver shifter.
This Willys features Aldan polished coil overs on all 4 corners with a Heidts front suspension with rack & pinion steering and chromed A arms and a 4 bar rear suspension along with a Currie Enterprises Ford 9″ posi-traction rear end with 3:70 gears, 31 spline axles and a custom Tech 9 housing.
Fitted with 4 wheel 11″ disc brakes with stainless steel brake lines and fittings, and Crager 15×7 and 15×14 chromed steel wheels wrapped in Hoosier Pro Street tires.
Presented in Dupont Black Pearl Metallic with White Pearl Flames, this car is equipped with a Dakota Digital remote entry system, a Painless Performance wiring harness and features an automatic rear license plate retractor.
Inside you’ll find custom two-toned grey leather interior with bucket seats and center console fitted with power windows, Autometer Pro Comp gauges, an Ididit custom chromed tilt steering column and a complete Clarion sound system.
This car comes with a full set of receipts, manuals, build notes and build photos.
A professional August 2016 appraisal values this incredible 1941 Willys with a Fair Market Value of $118,000.00.