41 Willys Streetrod
41 Custom Willys Streetrod

Over 6000 man hours, MADE IN OREGON by...

  • Chrome/Stainless Bolts, Hardware: So. Salem Ace Hardware
  • Glass: Tiptons's Glass Service
  • Custom Machining: Elkins Ironworks
  • Graphics: Elwood Airbrush
  • Pinstriping: Brian Newsom
  • Signs: Elwood, Newsome, and Street
  • Photos: Russ Strohmeyer, Katie McCloskey Flande, VRC Crew, Don and Larry
  • Digital Imaging, Video, Web: Larry Lulay

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'41 WILLYS 2dr Coupe Streetrod

This is the final result of a 2 year build, all overseen and hands on by the owner personally as being built by "Vanderbeck Race Cars" of Salem Oregon. Retaining the basic body characteristics of a 71 year old classic, it features virtually all the options that you would find in a modern high performance car.

Owners: Don & Teresa Lulay of Salem Oregon

Under Hood
    Fully Customized Fiberglass Replica Body   |   Chopped 4"  |   Shaved handles, moldings, bumpers  |   Suicide Doors  |   Custom 1 piece Hood  |   Custom recessed taillights  |   Custom recessed grille  |   Custom Modified fenders for recessed "Mini Cooper" headlights  |   Painted tutone "Gold Mist body, upper 1/3rd painted Mocha"  |   Accented with airbrush graphics and hand painted pinstripes
    Fully Custom chassis  |   Custom Ford 9" Rearend w/3.92 Posi Traction, polished 3rd member  |   Rear Suspension a 4 link, w/coil over shocks, all chromed plated  |   Front suspension is a Hedits IFS, all chromed or polished aluminum  |   Wildwood 14" Drilled/Grooved 4 whl Disc brakes, chrome plated/polished  |   All fuel/brake lines, bolts, fasteners Polished Stainless  |   Custom Polished Stainless Fuel Tank w/braided fittings/lines  |   Custom fuel system for fuel injected engine
    New Mopar Fuel Injected 6.1liter 392cu "Hemi" Engine  |   Engine modified and reprogrammed to produce over 550hp  |   Block and pieces body color "Gold Mist"  |   Every accessory replaced w/Custom Chrome or polished  |   Custom Vintage Air Conditioning and heat  |   New Mopar 5spd Automatic Transmission
    Custom Billet Specialties "Cheyenne" Polished wheels, 22x10 rear, 18x8 front
    Fully custom upholstery in multi colored leather with stainless accents   |   Custom dual power Bucket seats  |   Custom center console  |   Hidden Vintage Air/heat controls  |   Hidden Remote push button start, head light buttons  |   Full custom "white Faced Classic" gauges  |   Billet Air/heat vents  |   Custom "Real Flame" body matched graphics accenting dash!  |   Custom "Billet Specialty" steering wheel to match wheels  |   Hidden power trunk lid opener  |   Navigation and back up camera  |   800 watt system - 6 Hidden speakers including 12" Base speaker


Don and Teresa - Best in Show

Shows and Awards

See show photos in the Photo Album.

Motor-Car Digest

Motor-Car Digest : December, 2014

On 12/12/2014, Don and Teresa's Willys was offered the December cover of the Motor-Car Digest online magazine. Please see the PDF to read the feature article and read feedback. The PDF is a large file, but worth the wait to anyone wanting to read the full 22 page article which features lots of photos and the full build story.

Willys Cartoon

Custom Cartoon

Don's brother does some of his custom web work (including this web site). He decided to do a caricature of Don with the Willys. As with other images on this site, you can click the image to see the full size.

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