willys 1955 truck

  1. desertjeeprat

    Newby in AZ with '51 and '55 Willys Trucks

    Hey Y'all, I Mike and I just picked up these 2 Trucks Patina in Garage Above - I'm thinking slightly lifted overland rig with modern moto, trans and transfer case. I have everything original for it except the motor. If I can get the hood to look like the rest of the patina i will smooth and...
  2. nwestwood

    Willys Weaknesses and how to fix them

    Since I'm doing a frame off restoration now, I want to make sure I correct any of the common problems/weaknesses while preserving the authenticity as much as I can. Please reply and add your experiences so that I do this right. A few that I can think of from my reading are: 1) Upgrade to...
  3. nwestwood

    1955 Willys Truck - First Project - Weak spark?

    3 weeks ago I and my 16yr old son drove 3 hrs to an outlying town and bought this 1955 willys truck, said to be all origninal. We loaded it up and hauled it home. The starter was out and said to be bad. I had that rebuilt and we installed it. We replaced the battery, then flushed/bled all...