1. jjp2697

    Tornado 6-230 Distributor Issues

    Hello all! I have been having a heck of a time trying to get my Grandpa's 230 Tornado started. Everything seems to be in decent shape for farm truck that sat 15 years. We've gotten it to pop and backfire a few times, but we cannot figure this darn Distributor out. I got the firing order of...
  2. jnagel

    Tornado 230 fuel/vacuum pump connection

    I had my fuel/vacuum pump rebuilt a few months ago (Athur Gould) and was surprised when it didn't easily fit back in to the engine. I read in the "Jeep Tornado 230" service manual that "if interference exists, remove the fuel pump and reposition it so that the fuel pump arm is under the end of...
  3. Offthebeatenpath

    230 Tornado OHC rebuild in for a Gladiator in Montana

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the OWF, but hopefully I can contribute some small fraction of what I've learned from this site. I found OWF while looking for info on rebuilding the Tornado 230 that's in my '65 Jeep J200. I know it's not a true Willys Overland rig, but it has the heartbeat of one...
  4. scramboleer

    Rare 2wd 1962 Willys Traveller

    This popped up on Facebook - a former State of Colorado Department of Forestry 2wd Traveller. It sold in an estate sale recently in Kansas. Hopefully the new owner finds his way over here. Other than the missing 230 OHC Tornado, it's nearly stock and in great shape. It also has a picture of the...
  5. scramboleer

    Prototype four cylinder Tornado OHC

    Saw this on Facebook: "Thought you might find this interesting. Back in the day I used to deal with Louie (Larson) at Willys Minneapolis a lot. On one of my visits he took me back to see this.. If I remember right he said he found it in a warehouse of Willys parts he bought somewhere. He...
  6. New guy with a couple of Willys Trucks in the Quad Cities IA/IL area

    I'm Nick. I've picked up a '50 truck pretty complete but no motor and a '62 chassis complete with a Tornado motor and am deciding how to procede. Thinking of putting all Ford running gear, motor and auto trans under/on the '50 frame with a mild lift and go! Then find a cab for the '62 and...