‘78 Brown – Iron & Resin

  • Engine

    5.3 LS (300hp)

  • Color


  • Style

    Grand Wagoneer

  • Gearbox

    6 Speed Automatic


  • New polished trim and decal
  • Recently Repainted Body by third-party
  • New weather stripping, door seals, and window felts
  • 32" Tires



What we did

We found this beautiful 1978 Jeep Wagoneer out in California. When we found it, the previous owner had started a resto-mod project that eventually came to a standstill and sat unfinished for several years. We were able to make some necessary modifications to their original plan and continue with the LS swap while upgrading the remainder of the components as we went.

This truck carried with it significant sentimental value for us as it was the same year and model Sean and his wife Heather drove home from the hospital after the birth of their first child over 20 years ago. Our hope is that, by carefully restoring the look, and tastefully modernizing the performance, we have done our part in significantly increasing the longevity of this amazing vehicle well into the future. Who knows, perhaps it too will be the first ride home for yet another generation of car enthusiasts.

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