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    Your link to Jegs didn't work. I've been doing...

    Your link to Jegs didn't work. I've been doing old vehicles for decades and I always prefer the factory looking steel wheels. In your case steel to be painted. Can't go wrong with that choice. ...
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    [QUOTE=bluesblooded;13949]Had to look Billy Zoom...

    [QUOTE=bluesblooded;13949]Had to look Billy Zoom up. I'm totally clueless about Punk Rock. You can tell by my nickname what my music preference is. If you are into guitar/amp/pedal building, feel...
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    Ohhh', we have a Billy Zoom in the world of...

    Ohhh', we have a Billy Zoom in the world of Willys? Nice.
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    Hey Dustin, these guys are smart all right so...

    Hey Dustin,
    these guys are smart all right so you are inhabiting the right website. Take your time, do your homework and ask lots of questions.
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    Whoa', a '47 panel?, in better shape than the '58...

    Whoa', a '47 panel?, in better shape than the '58 and you are not inclined to keep the '47 intact? I'm missing something...and pictures. How early (Vin) of a panel is the '47 ? Before you plug in...
  6. I have found on my '50 that the bottom/underneath...

    I have found on my '50 that the bottom/underneath has tell tale signs of the original paint all over. Sooo, it was a piece o' cake to determine my course of action. The funnest part was removing...
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    Thanks for the tip GM and Mr. B . I just happen...

    Thanks for the tip GM and Mr. B . I just happen to have some 1/4" copper plate looking for a job.

    mike
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    I always find butt welding a challenge. ...

    I always find butt welding a challenge. "But"...I run a narrow stripper of 1/2" wide underneath. It gives me something to weld to while tying both sheet metals together.
    Nice work GM
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    What a delight

    Spending hours cutting, measuring and stitch welding (still not done). What is my reward? Sheet metal buckling. Slight but buckling anyway. I'm used to replacing floors in first generation...
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    Hagerty would be a source. I'm looking at this...

    Hagerty would be a source. I'm looking at this from a different perspective. Get a "within reasonable for the Willys" and sue for a bundle. The value of the Jeep is one thing. Personal injury...
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    Just to add a little bait to the hook. A local...

    Just to add a little bait to the hook. A local Willys Jeep guy and his dad (also Willys) live in the area. The guy went to see pops but also visited the truck. He stated the firewall has not...
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    Welp, some of the truck/wagon all knowing think...

    Welp, some of the truck/wagon all knowing think this may have been first few hours of production. 90 minutes from the casa but 10K is not in the realm of reason. Considering what it would take to...
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    Oldest Willys truck in existance?

    The title could have been written several ways but I made it simple. Yes I know Willys made trucks before 1947.
    A rather in depth discussion on this truck on another website. Yes, there are...
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    Potomac Gray, 16" wheels, seats incorrect,...

    Potomac Gray, 16" wheels, seats incorrect, Deestone tires made in China, India something like that. Try Specialty Tires of America for a proper jeep looking tire made in the States. The engine...
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    My '50 came from Colorado. A little heads up,...

    My '50 came from Colorado. A little heads up, some states used the engine number as the I.D number on the registration. Colorado did this. If there is no title it isn't the end of the world. ...
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    I had to laugh. On Saturday mornings I ingest...

    I had to laugh. On Saturday mornings I ingest several quarts of espresso with my buddy from Glasgow.
    His go to joke is "how Scots make copper wire...two Scots fighting over a penny"
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    The goods arrived

    I am more than pleased with the parts order. The supports are wider by .5 inch, giving the floors, wait for it...more support. That is in the parts description so it was no surprise.
    Upon removing...
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    Get the lead out !!!!

    I like using lead for body work when I can. I'm not that great at it but growing up in the 50's and 60's I was around it. Those guys were amazing.
    Most are dead now...probably from lead...
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    I see a perfect ranch truck. Hauling a hay wagon...

    I see a perfect ranch truck. Hauling a hay wagon or some such chore with that nice manageable short wheelbase. It looks to have 4 wheel drive. Those Y blocks are good engines for what they are. ...
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    Lucked out. It is identical in print clarity to...

    Lucked out. It is identical in print clarity to my other not so perfect manual. Glossy pages and print date Dec. 10, 1948, First edition.
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    Monster truck

    This is in San Diego. If anyone is looking for one. Appears to be a O.E. Szekely with the aluminum body and correct Ford Y block. What a neat grocery getter :rolleyes: Or, if you need to tow jet...
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    Those were the days. Well, at least I think I...

    Those were the days. Well, at least I think I remember those were the days. Boy, do I have stories...if I can remember them.
    I used to be a hip guy, and now?, just an old guy with a bad hip.
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    I uploaded a couple of photos

    Better? I probably got spanked but you never know.
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    Is it original or a repo?

    Although I have several cj3a owners manuals in 70 year old condition, I saw this one and took a chance. The only hint to me that it may not be a reproduction was the darkening on the inside cover...
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    I remember when I was 18...well, kinda. You can...

    I remember when I was 18...well, kinda. You can post pix here. I'm not smart, I need pictures.
    There are a lot of folks that don't do all those other websites or text.
    Take your time, ask...
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