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


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…

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Willys Jeep: The Long and Painful (Frame) Journey is Over


8 months. It’s been 8 months since I took the frame, completely free from other parts of the Jeep, to get the front crossmember to get welded. It’s been 7 months since I was able to bring the sandblasted frame home and deal with the reality of not being anywhere near completed. It’s been a very long road since then.…

Porkchop, The New Willys Jeep, and the Great Samaritan


The Monday of Memorial Day weekend, we went up to Sacramento to look at a 1952 Willys Jeep – a M38A1 “field extended ambulance prototype.” A friend of mine, Dave Alexander¬†pinged me on Saturday to let me know that his father had a Jeep that he (sadly) needed to sell. The timing was better than you normally expect. Anyone who…

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