The Bexhill 100 Motoring Club
PO Box 159
Bexhill - on - Sea
Bexhill on Sea - The Birthplace of British Motor Racing (1902)
Built by Kaiser-Jeep Corporation from 1965 until purchased by American Motors Corporation in 1970. The Kaiser Jeep Corporation in 1967 was awarded a contract by the U.S. Post Office for the production of the 1/4-ton DJ-5 Dispatcher. The U.S. Postal Service, police departments, utility companies and small package delivery firms used this rugged and durable delivery vehicle. In 1971 the Government Products Division became a separate subsidiary of AMC known as AM General Corporation. Over 136,000 DJ5’s were built the majority were right hand drive for US Mail after a time and motion study proved being RHD saved at least an hour a day on deliveries. Some LHD models were used by the US Navy and a few were sold to the public.
This 1983 AMG Jeep EX US Mail Postal van AMC 150 cu.in. (2500cc) 4 cylinder petrol, 3 speed Chrysler 904 torqueflite auto was Imported from California in June 1994, used regularly in UK upto 2006, then laid up until bought by current owner in March 2012.
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