This page is dedicated Henry J cars and their history.
The Henry J was manufactured by Kaiser - Frazer motor corporation of Willow Run, Michigan.
Henry J Kaiser set up his automobile manufacturing facility in the ex-Willow Run bomber plant. There they produced the Henry J from 1950 - 1953 which covered the 1951 - 1954 model years.
My Current Cars
1952 Henry J Vagabond
I purchased this 1952 Henry J Vagabond on ebay in June of 2001. Shortly thereafter, I began a functional restoration which included a newly rebuilt engine and overdrive transmission. Other options include Allstate signal lights, factory radio and heater - all in working order.
In September 2012 I drove this car from the Twin Cities to Sublette, Illinois for the Annual Sublette Orphan Car show. I put 815 trouble-free miles on it including a side trip to Dixon, IL.
I am currently in the process of finishing up the details. It is a very good runner and solid rust free car. I have put just over 10,000 miles on it since June 2001.
1953 Henry J Corsair Deluxe
I have owned this car for 30 years. It features a 6 cylinder engine with overdrive transmission. Accessories include, factory radio, signal lights, backup lights and heater. It just turned over 64,000 actual miles. It's still a pleasure to drive.
Other Henry J Information:
List of Henry J Models - offered from 1951 - 1954
Distinguishing Features - the features that uniquely identify a particular model
The Earliest Henry Js - a list of distinguishing features of the earliest production cars
Accessorize your Henry J - a list of accessories available for the Henry J
Family Henry J
Chronology - a history of all 13 Henry Js that were owned by my family.
The pedigree dates all the way back to 1950. Includes a picture of each car.
Edgar Kaiser's Henry J - our latest acquisition. The Henry J built for and owned by Edgar Kaiser (Henry J. Kaiser's son)
Henry Js at the movies - a list of movies and TV programs where Henry J cars can be seen.
Celebrity Connections - a list of famous people who have a connection to the Henry J.
Henry J Myths - dispels some common myths regarding the Henry J.
More Henry J pages - links to some other Henry J websites
The New Sunstar Henry J models are here! - Read my review and see these great Henry J scale models.
FAQ - Frequently asked question about the Henry J. Includes production figures