Teak Trim: 1984 GMC S15 Woody Edition – SOLD!

by | Sep 2022 | Classifinds, Truckin Tuesday

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October 4, 2022, Update – We confirmed the seller of this “Classifind” deleted their listing, so we’re now able to call this one “SOLD!” While this one got away, please reach out either by email or call us directly if you’d like to be informed when we come across something similar.

This 1984 GMC S15 Jimmy Woody Edition, originally listed in September 2022 on Craigslist in Brooksville, Florida (Tampa), is just in from the we-did-not-know-these-exist department. Featuring real factory-applied teakwood on the exterior and wood accents on the interior, this model is reported to be one of only 1,500 produced. Currently needing some TLC, this rare S15 Jimmy deserves to be restored to its former RAD glory.

Currently offered for $3,000 or best offer, Classic.com, the analytics and search engine for the collector car market, confirms the ask is well below the one-year rolling average of this guide’s summary for first-generation GMC S15s  produced between 1983 and 1992.  By clicking on the green dots in the graph below, you can navigate to each comparable car sold as a way to help you evaluate the price of the SUV featured here:

As a second data point, the  Collector Car Market Review Online Tool reveals the seller’s ask falls between this guide’s #4 “Fair” estimate of $2,200 and its #3 “Good” appraisal of $4,400.

Chevrolet and GMC offered badge-engineered S10/S10 Blazer and Jimmy SUV and compact pickup twins from 1983 through 2005 across two generations.  Considered compacts when launched, these models were 14.5 inches shorter and 14.9 inches narrower than the full-size K5 Blazer, leading to the nickname of ‘baby Blazer’. The S-series Blazer and Jimmy were for a long time, like their full-size counterparts, only offered in a two-door body style.  The S-series Blazer and Jimmy did not feature removable hardtops and until the 1990 model year, were only offered as a two-door.

For the 1984 model year, GMC contracted with Components Concepts of Brighton, Michigan, to produce a limited run of “Woody” edition GMC S15 Jimmys. Unlike station wagons of the period, the “Woody” edition S15 Jimmy featured real marine-grade teak wood.  Components Concepts recommended periodic maintenance with natural teak oil.

The BetaMax YouTube Channel features this 1984 GMC Brand commercial:

This 1984 GMC S15 Jimmy Woody Edition is a diamond in the rough waiting for someone to restore it to its former glory.  Once restored, this unique RAD Era SUV will be a welcome entrant at any Radwood event.

Here’s the seller’s description:

“1984 GMC S15 Woody.
Only 1500 of these were made it is right it is real teakwood and the only vehicle to be considered an actual Woody.
Has the original 2.8 V6. 4 by 4 needle and needs a front axle but still drives 2 will drive all over the place, very reliable and good on gas. It is a very good shape besides the carpet and the headliner could use a little attention. All the T “is complete in contact. The AC needs a compressor it is locked up. Very rare and unique vehicle. Asking $3000 or trade for something else

Restore or Restomod: What would you do with this 1984 GMC S15 Jimmy Woody?  Please comment below and let us know!

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