Jack and Doreen's Story... Awesome Willys adventure

Pete

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Sep 17, 2009
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Hailey, Idaho
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1960
[video=youtube;SyHZKC1-bXc]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyHZKC1-bXc[/video]
 
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Pete

Founder/Owner
Staff member
Administrator
Sep 17, 2009
6,496
Hailey, Idaho
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Pete
Willys Model
Wagon
Willys Year:
1960
73fj said:
Where did you find that? Quite a journey.
Just happened to run across the clip on Youtube...

I thought driving my '50 Plymouth 3300 miles half way across the country and back a few years ago was a bid deal, can you imagine the trip these two took in their wagon? No maps, spare parts. Just determination and a sense of adventure. Hard to imagine taking such a trip today...

Pete
 

usmced

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Sep 13, 2010
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Pete said:
73fj said:
Hard to imagine taking such a trip today....

Pete
Such a trip today would require a Marine escort... or a wagon with twin 50 cals and a blown V8.

How times have changed. Now i get worried to leave my wagon in the Walmart parking lot for 5 minutes... come to think of it, think i was more worried it was going to slip outta gear and roll into another car.. parking brake inoperable currently... :D
 

DFT2112

Bigger Hammer
Jun 20, 2014
97
Austin, Tx
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Danny
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Wagon
Willys Year:
1962
That is an awesome story with memories to last anyone a lifetime. My wife saw the video and would love to do something like that.
 

elminero67

Precision Fit
Jun 1, 2011
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I too am a little late to comment on this but wanted to say thanks for sharing-my wife and I watched it together and it almost convinced her that driving a Willys together is romantic...almost
 
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