1967 Kaiser Jeepster
225 Buick V6
Serial # 10003
The 1967 Kaiser Jeepster is a true automotive classic that embodies the rugged and adventurous spirit of its era with its distinctive design and open-top configuration, the model was built from 1967-1971. The Jeepster featured a sturdy body-on-frame construction, making it well-suited for off-road adventures, while its compact dimensions made it practical for city driving. Under the hood was either a 4 cylinder or a V6 engine. The Jeepster's timeless styling, which included a classic vertical grille and round headlamps, made it an icon of its time and with approximately 3000 built, a sought-after collector's item today.
This 1967 Kaiser Jeepster Deluxe Convertible (8701) was purchased in March 2014, during which he completed a complete bare metal, frame off restoration. The restoration was completed by Sam Coolbaugh of Partsdude 4x4 in Carson City, Nevada over a period of 2 years. Sam has over 40 years of experience restoring Jeeps. We have a PDF of the entire restoration process available. Approximately $55k was spent bring the car to the condition it sits today, including a $44k invoice from Sam. Interior components were supplied by Russell Witkop of Jeepster Guru.
This Jeepster is serial #10003, making it one of the earliest Jeepsters to be made. It comes with the rebuilt top of the line 225 OddFire Buick V6 and a 3-speed manual transmission with hi and low gears. Shod in very attractive original color scheme - glacier white with marlin blue interior, this is an amazing example that will have everyone oogling at any cars and coffee gathering!
Work done during the full restoration includes:
Frame was repaired blasted and coated
Body completely refabricated
Replaced rear continental kit deck
Engine and transmission rebuilt
Rebuilt gauge cluster
New drum brakes from Partsdude 4x4
New Partsdude 4x4 Fuel Tank
New suspension and steering box
New Interior, carpeting, visors
New ARO Top and complete refabrication of convertible frame
Upgraded to OEM spinner hubcaps
Repaired and rechromed bumpers
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