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  1. F-head cooling and performance upgrades

    So I'm getting the F-head in my 51 pickup rebuilt due to the back two exhaust valves being burnt, cylinders are still in good shape with minimal scoring(engine was rebuilt in the 80's), i pulled a spare engine apart that i got from a parts truck and the back two valves were burnt as well so it...
  2. Stock pickup tailgate painting details

    Hello, I have been looking on the web info about the stock paint of the tailgate of a 1948, the ones that came with the W but I can't find an accurate answer. I have this tailgate ready for the decals but I'm not sure how to paint it: My idea for the truck was to go with the Potomac gray and...
  3. New to forum, recently inherited a very special 1947 T2 and need guidance.

    Hey all, Thank you for welcoming me to the forum. I recently became the guardian of a 1947 T2 truck that belonged to my father inlaw, he bought it new in early 1947 in Jackson Minn. It has been going through a full frame-off, nut and bolt restoration over the last 10 years and is pretty close...
  4. bloodymary666

    Need help with unknown model

    Hello everyone, I recently inherited a Willys pickup and have been looking for information on this car. I haven't really found anything looking like it and wanted to know if anyone here knows more about this car. I was told it was built during the 1960s but was wondering whether this is...
  5. KYJoe

    Hoof Governor explanation

    Can anyone provide a good explanation of the Hoof Governor on my 1948 truck? What does it do? Do I need it? Does it restrict power? Here are the details I read on it today: Hoof Governor NO 647102 RANGE 3700 MODEL S10-12 Product of Chicago Thanks, Joe
  6. Help with building a willy's pickup

    \Questions are at the bottom/ I am a beginner when it comes to automotive builds. However, I am learning quickly and trying to piece together a future build I have planned for Feb 2018. I have chosen a willy's pickup to do a complete overhaul with. The year of the truck is yet to be determined...
  7. Just bought my first Willys Pickup last week.

    I picked up a 1953 Willys Pickup last week. The last owner put a 350 from a 71 Corvette in it and a turbo 400 transmission. He told me he had It all gone through and professionally set up. It needs a new gas tank, which I found for $200. The passenger side floor board is rusted out, but other...
  8. 1953 pickup truck - T90/D18 rebuild options

    Hi everyone, So i finally got my pickup truck repaired done by an expert in PA. It was all fixed up to be road worthy. All was well until a few days ago I was driving down the road that was a bit rough and started to hear a strange sounds like grinding that came from underneath for a few...
  9. Truck Bed

    Hey All. Trying to figure out another option for the truck bed. Does anyone have experience with a 1940s Chevy pickup box in lieu of the Willys? From what I have seen the Chevy kits are much cheaper than the Willys and I believe the dimensions are very close. Let me know what you think. Thanks,
  10. Help With Serial Number

    I was hoping that someone could point me in the direction of how to read the serial number in the picture. It came from the pickup also pictured. Thanks in advance.
  11. cparisf

    Willy's rookie needs help

    I purchased a 61 truck recently and need some help. I'm trying to get the old vacuum wipers working, but can't figure out what the vacuum line from the motor connects too?? Any pictures or answers is greatly appreciated!
  12. "New" 61 Pickup in Putnam NY

    Hi, My name is Rob, I am a special ed teacher and always wanted a cool classic car and always needed a pickup... So I got a 61 Pickup. The body is in pieces, but I am looking forward to rebuilding it and coming here for advice! Also, I am in Putnam County, NY, if anyone knows of a place...
  13. Mr. 360

    Building a Reproduction Bed on a Budget

    Quick back story, I bought a Willys pickup a couple years ago, and have been slowly plodding along working on it. My plan, given my limited space, is to tackle the truck in 3 sections; back half, cab, front clip. Each 'section' includes the body work, and frame, etc etc. Like most Canadian...
  14. wiring harness 1949 pickup

    Anybody have any great pictures to guide the placement of a new wiring harness? I especially need help on where it runs though the firewall and down the frame. We bought the 1949 pickup completely apart.
  15. 1949 pickup fuel line placement

    Does anyone have pictures of how the fuel line runs along the inside and outside of the frame? Also does anyone have any pictures of the brake junction in the right front frame area? Thanks
  16. Willys Overlander Project

    Hi Everyone I'm from South Africa I have a willys Overlander that my grandfather rebuilt. i think it is a 1956 model. Currently the pickup is in Botswana with my dad but will get it here with in the next month. The engine is in a good condition but the entire drive train needs to be replaced. I...
  17. zobie

    1955 willys a friend has for sale

    hi all sorry this is not in the classified section a friend of mine has this 1955 willys pickup for sale that he wants to sell to fund another project. it has a 226 6 cyl in it but I believe it has a cracked head but he has a spare 226 motor for it. very little rust if any. like I said it is...
  18. wooden bed for pickup

    my 1959's bed has seen better days, and if i take it off to repair i could see the truck being bed less for a year or better i was looking around online for ideas on wooden beds so i could still enjoy the truck and i came across a guy that had made a bed for his 38 chevy truck I am a...
  19. They exist!

    Okay, I was looking to find a set of replacement tires for on my '58 Wagon. The tires on it are Co-Op grip Spurs. I searched in vain, and finally sourced them. The exact same tread design is manufactured by a company called Interco. The tire itself is called the Original Swamper. If anyone was...
  20. 60 Willys pickup, Leaf springs

    1960 Willys pickup with original leaf springs. In order to get, say, a 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 inch lift, where to get the leaf springs? I don't want to mount axles under the leafs (too much lift). And I would want to go with new leafs, rather than shackles. It would be nice to have them with several...
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