Willys Jeep: The Frame, Before & After (Photos)

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As promised in my earlier post, here are the before and after photos. I tried to figure out a way to do this so that the comparison was easy to see, but I didn’t have the time to do anything too special. Thankfully there are online animated gif programs. I hope this works the way I wanted it to. This is going to be a photo blog, with very few (if any) commentary.

I’ll only say this: there are a lot of comparison photos here. Mostly this is for me, actually, because each photo represents some part of the process that has a specific memory or problem that was overcome at some point. For that reason, perhaps you can forgive the self-indulgence. 🙂

WordPress is doing something rather interesting. Each image is an animated gif of before and after (or sometimes, before-during-after), but is only showing the first/oldest image. If you want to see what it looks like now, simply click on the image (my apologies for all the clicking). I guess that’s what tabs are for…

Frame - Front View

Front view


The part that nearly ruined everything.

The part that nearly ruined everything.


Passenger's Mid-Weld


Driver's Rear Angle Evolution


Cluth Linkage Inside


Front Crossbar - Side View

Persistence pays off


Looking at the front crossmember from the inside

Looking at the front crossmember from the inside


Same thing, different angle

Same thing, different angle


Crossmember Crack Repair - Front


Driver's Side Angle Evolution


Driver's Mid-Weld


Clutch Linkage Top View


Clutch Linkage Evolution


Passenger's Rear Quarter


Passenger Side Rear Two-3rds


Driver's Rear Quarter


Driver's Mid Rear 3rd


Driver's Rear Closeup


Passenger Side Evolution




Battery Tray


Crossmember and Battery Tray


The End.

The End.


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