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  1. The Arctic Drive

    Spring over axle

    Hi friends, I`v been reading about spring over axle conversions and read a lot "don`t do it".. Now I'm a little curious as I wonder if I have a different control arm than normal in my 58 Willys Truck? With my thinking I will be able to move the axle under the springs and just move the steering...
  2. The Arctic Drive

    New Willys owner from Norway

    Hi, I´v just bought an 1958 Willys Fire Truck (second to last build in 1957) with only 5600 miles on the meter. I´v worked as firefighter for the last 16 years and are now running my own experience company The Arctic Drive in the northern part of Norway, above the Arctic Circle. I will use It...
  3. 1961 Full Size Willys Firetruck

    Hello, I am René from the Netherlands. I hope you understand the crappy English i use, as i am Dutch. Me and my son Chevy have bougt a full size 1961 Willys little firetruck, wide track and 118 inch wheelbase. We like Firetrucks because they often look good, are taken care for and often...
  4. WoodHacker

    Rebuilding original tail lights?

    I have a trailer made from a 1949 (I"m told) pickup truck. The tail lights appear to be original equipment. Today I needed to remove them and every one of the mounting bolts broke with very little effort. Even the bulbs are rusted in place but the lenses are good. I have some WD-40 soaking...
  5. Willys stubby truck

    Hello everybody. I'll start off by saying my name is Woody and I'm new to the Forum. My Willy's is a 1950 Truck. I've always been a Jeep Guy. A few years ago I bought a 95 Wrangler and I put a lot of work into it. New suspension parts new frame all kinds of stuff hard top doors I just...
  6. New guy from Washington!

    Hello All, Joining this forum for a friend who is looking to sell is CJ-2A! I'm not as knowledgeable on the Jeep front (more of a BMW 2002 guy) but this forum seemed like a great place to start. Any thoughts on where to best put his Jeep up for sale and what a fair price would be is greatly...
  7. 1948 2WD truck modernization

    1948 2WD truck, Mustang II front end w/rack and pinion and PDB, hanging brake pedal, Chevrolet V8, TH350 transmission, Ford trac loc 9", larger fuel tank, I've been working on this truck for a customer for the last few months. We are not going to do any paintwork on the exterior right now...
  8. Boneyard truck build

    my grandfather gave me this truck he got from the scrap yard about to be crushed. I've had it a year and got it running it was all original when I got it with super hurricane motor and 3 speed. I ripped out all the wiring out and re wired the entire truck. Converted it to 12v using a gm...
  9. 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!
  10. What year is my Willys

    Hi everyone, new here. I bought a "56 Willys pickup" but the grill loooks like a 53. What exactly will help me figure out the exact year? can't use the engine, it's a M37 flat 6. I know that most parts are interchangeable between all models, but if there are other things like the grill to help...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Im looking for a L6-226 Super Hurricane

    I am looking for a complete and running 6-226 12V. If anybody has one or any leads please let me know. Thanks
  14. zobie

    1952 willys pickup rebuild

    well I finally started my tear down / rebuild over the weekend. a little history on the truck the Original owner bought the truck to go fishing and a little hunting in. it was last registered in 1987 and was sold to the guy that I bought it from and has been parked under a tarp since he bought...
  15. Careful There's a greenhorn over here

    Growing up I perused my fathers old photos and found one with a red and white truck in the background. I asked my dad then what kind of truck that was and where it was now. He sighed a smile and told me it was a Willys truck and he regrets the day he sold it. Last month I found the truck I...
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