|04-07-2014 08:06 PM|
|firepainter||Thanks Beastmaster, I'm really starting to enjoy it cause I'm really seeing progress now. Its nice not to feel overwhelmed anymore. I feel like the jigsaw puzzle is looking like a picture nowm|
|04-07-2014 07:23 PM|
To continue the mutual admiration society:
Your rig looks awsome!
|04-04-2014 12:24 AM|
Teaser shots before I had to remove the front sheet metal because a few stripped bolt holes in the bell housing. Dang it.
|03-06-2014 08:57 PM|
Made some progress, fresh coat of olive drab.
Now to finish the rest of the parts.
|02-18-2014 06:19 PM|
No prob, it took me a while to figure out all my holes too. (ew, I don't like how that sounds out loud, sorry)
I came across a site called Jeepdraw that had diagrams on everything you could ask for on G503 Jeeps. For $2 a each, this guy in Australia can send you drawings on hole patterns, items you can fabricate, etc. My anti-virus program doesn't like the site but I have used him and I can assure you he can be trusted.
|02-18-2014 04:51 PM|
|firepainter||Good catch beastmaster.|
|02-18-2014 02:12 PM|
One thing though, if I'm not mistaken, I think the rear strap bracket goes on the inside. I think it attaches using the bottom bolt for your forward top bows bracket.
|02-17-2014 10:00 PM|
Mocking up hardware to see if there is too many or too little holes.
|02-08-2014 04:56 PM|
|Beastmaster||Looks great, coming along nicely|
|02-08-2014 03:42 PM|
|firepainter||Should last another 70 years.|
|02-08-2014 03:41 PM|
Bare metal tub
Fresh coat of olive drab for the under belly.
Three steps forward no steps back.
|02-01-2014 01:59 AM|
|curt68||Very cool old jeep. Cant wait to see it done|
|02-01-2014 12:36 AM|
|firepainter||Impressive, if I had everything there it would still take me fore than 5 minutes.|
|01-31-2014 11:13 PM|
Cool, you are doing well but I'm on your tail.
It's a race between the Willys and the Ford!
Army Crew Tears Apart & Rebuilds Jeep in Four Minutes - YouTube
|01-31-2014 10:40 PM|
Before and after the sandblaster. Looks like I got some hammering and welding to do before a coat of olive drab.
|01-17-2014 10:55 PM|
|01-17-2014 10:52 PM|
My helper for the night my 13 year old daughter.
|01-17-2014 10:14 PM|
My helper for the night my 14 year old daughter.
|01-13-2014 12:07 AM|
|Retroman1969||Man, you're really gettin' with it!|
|01-12-2014 12:34 AM|
Here is my buddy Darryl's web site. He is the one I got the ford from.
tons of good info on here,
|01-11-2014 01:28 PM|
|Beastmaster||Nice, sandblasting makes things allot easier.|
|01-11-2014 11:16 AM|
Body and wheels off and ready to go to the sandblaster this week
|12-31-2013 04:46 AM|
|Retroman1969||Excellent! Always feels good to make some progress.|
|12-29-2013 02:21 PM|
|redline454||ill keep up on this... very original|
|12-27-2013 08:43 PM|
So today was slow at work so I disassembled the light housings, sandblasted them then they got a coat of etch primer. The black out lenses that go in the grille also had 70 years of paint on them aswell. So I resurfaced those as well and got them looking decent.
|12-13-2013 12:01 AM|
|JKBrad||What a fantastic piece to start a project with. Too many guys are starting projects with pure junk, then giving up. This one looks great.|
|12-12-2013 06:17 PM|
|demarpaint||Subscribed, I like it.|
|12-11-2013 01:59 AM|
Cool, another one surfaces!
Looks like a nice solid project. I look forward to seeing it unfold.
|12-07-2013 09:00 PM|
Last week just to give me hope I stripped and painted the grill.
I ordered the paint from Army Jeep Parts.
|12-07-2013 08:51 PM|
Here are a couple now pics
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