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Willys Jeep: Operation Porkchop


You ever see those makeover shows where a team of highly capable people come and work on a project that turn out to be real before-and-after showstoppers? Shows like Overhaulin’, and such. This past weekend, I had my own version of the “A-Team” show up and put Porkchop into working order. And it was jaw-dropping – not to mention humbling…

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Willys Jeep: Badger Mockups and Brake Lines


This is really just a quick blog with some photos to show a little progress (very little). I’ve been mocking up the steering and the brake lines to make sure that everything fits before I tighten everything together. A couple of things that I would love to have some advice on, however, are the proper placement for brake lines and…

Geeks with Jeeps Week in Moab, Utah (Pictorial)


I’m going to be posting some of these on my 500px account, which will require more work because of keyword tagging, etc. But for now I thought I’d simply post the main photos here (there are over 100, so take your time. No, I didn’t take Porkchop or Badger (they’re not ready for travel anywhere, and even if they were…

Willys Jeep: Badger’s Steering Requires Advice


  This weekend was frustrating. So frustrating that I had to send out this tweet: Badger 5, J and the Wife 1. One tough cookie. #WillysJeep — J Metz (@drjmetz) March 15, 2015 When my wife and I went out to work on Badger over the weekend, it seemed that we got stymied every step along the way. What’s worse, it’s…

Willys Jeep: Badger Engine and Steering Improvements (Pictorial)


If you’ve been reading up on my work on the Jeeps so far, you’ll know that I love before/after pictures. It makes me all warm and goose-pimply when a lot of hard work can be seen at a glance. Sometimes, however, it also is just a reminder that some patience and hard work will actually pay off. Today’s edition of before-and-after photos…

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