Motoexotica Classic Cars
2340 Cassens Dr.
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO
1968 Kaiser-Jeep J2000 Gladiator Townside Half-ton 4x4 Pickup
Previous owner had the truck for the past 17 years!
President Red exterior (code 226) and Rawhide interior (code 241)
Hi-Torque 232 CID inline six-cylinder engine
Warner four-speed manual transmission
Dana 20 dual range transfer case
Dana 44 front and rear axles
Documentation includes envelope of assorted invoices and another envelope of other documents
With its straight lines and masculine, muscular stance, this Kaiser-Jeep Gladiator Townside Half-ton 4x4 pickup is in stark relief to modern pickups. This truck spent a chunk of its existence in Montana before it arrived at MotoeXotica Classic Cars. The previous owner has loved this truck over the past 17 years, since 2002! When was the last time you saw one?
Built in Toledo, Ohio, this Jeep is finished in President Red (code 226) and the paint and trim are in overall very good condition. The trucks bodywork is straight and solid, the engine bay looks great, as does the cargo bed. In that bed are four whitewall tires, size 235/75R15 complete and original factory wheel covers. The trucks bumpers, including its corrugated metal rear one, look great. As a touch of whimsy, there are a set of bullhorns attached near the leading edge of the hood.
This truck rides on Goodyear Wranglers, size P245/75R17 and mounted on American Racing vented alloy wheels. The wheels and tires are in very good order.
Under the hood is AMCs Hi-Torque 232 CID inline six-cylinder engine. Backing this motor is a Warner four-speed manual transmission, a Dana 20 dual range transfer cases and Dana full-floating 44 front and rear axles. It has a 120-inch wheelbase and a GVWR of 5,000.
Inside, this Jeep has a Rawhide bench seat (code 241), which is in very favorable order. The complementing black carpet in in good, original order, while the matching Rawhide headliner is also in good, original condition. The two-spoke steering wheel, instrument panel and inner door liners are all in good, original shape.
The Jeep Gladiator, Jeep Pickup or J-series is a series of full-size pickup trucks based on the large Jeep SJ (Wagoneer) platform, which was built and sold under numerous marques from 1962 to 1988. The Jeep Gladiator / Pickup design is noteworthy for remaining in production for more than 26 years on a single automobile platform generation. The Gladiator was the basis of the first post-war U.S. Army trucks designed to be civilian vehicles and adapted to military use.
Documentation includes envelope of assorted invoices and another envelope of other documents.
Competition to this Jeep in 1968 included Chevrolets K10 half-ton, Dodges D-series 4x4, GMCs K1500 half-ton, Fords F-150 4x4 and Internationals 900C-1500C trucks.
These Gladiator pickup trucks are classics and you probably wouldnt see another one at a car show or cruise night event. If you collect Jeeps, classic pickups or even 1960s vehicles, you should stop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars today.
This truck is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 99,028 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
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