2-door pickup truck|
2-door stake bed
|Layout||Front engine, rear-wheel drive / four-wheel drive|
|Wheelbase||118 in (2997 mm)|
|Length||183.8 in (4669 mm)|
|Width||73.0 in (1854 mm)|
|Height||74.4 in (1890 mm)|
|Curb weight||3,100 lb (1,406 kg) to 3,300 lb (1,497 kg)|
Willys Jeep Wagon|
The truck was originally sold as a 1-ton 4wd/2wd with a 1/2-ton 2wd becoming available in 1950 (model 473HT). The 2wd half and one ton trucks were discontinued in 1951 and sold as 4wd only. The load capacity was later upgraded but the truck was still sold as a 1-ton pickup.
- 1947-1950 - 134 CID (2.2 L) L4-134 Go-Devil I4
- 1950-1965 - 134 CID (2.2 L) F4-134 Hurricane I4
- 1954-1962 - 226 CID (3.7 L) 6-226 Super Hurricane I6
- 1962-1965 - 230 CID (3.8 L) 6-230 Tornado I6
It was available with only one transmission, the Borg-Warner T-90 three-speed manual, with Synchromeshed 2nd and 3rd gear. A Spicer/Dana 18 transfer case was used on 4WD models. The heavy duty Timken 51540 was used in the early years of production, later being replaced by the Dana 53. The front axle was a Dana 25. With the 4-cylinder engines, a 5.38:1 gear ratio was standard, with 4.88:1 and 6.17:1 optional. With the 6-cylinder engines, 4.88:1 was standard with 5.38:1 optional.
Over 200,000 of these trucks were manufactured.
1947 Willys Pickup is featured in Jeep Thrills, a video game made by Game Sauce released in 2008. In the Series of films Tremors the character of Earl Bassett drives an older jeep Gladiator stepside pick-up.
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