Newby willys wagon 4x4 owner

schilpr

Gear Grinder
Dec 14, 2009
5
Willys Model
Willys Year:
Hi there,

New first time Willys owner.

1962 (I think)
Willys Wagon
4x4
Ramsey PTO winch
Small block chevy powered

Planning to use around the house and ranch, want to be able to haul parts and supplies and drive through the pasture and woods.
Updating the suspension, brakes, electrical and servicing the engine, for the rest she is like she is (not too pretty)

Planning to set it up for flat towing so I can drive the suburban on the road to and from my hunting place.
 

Pete

Founder/Owner
Staff member
Administrator
Sep 17, 2009
6,496
Hailey, Idaho
First Name
Pete
Willys Model
Wagon
Willys Year:
1960
Welcome to the forum Rob... Happy you've found us.

When you get a chance, post a couple of pics to your personal gallery.

Pete
 

schilpr

Gear Grinder
Dec 14, 2009
5
Willys Model
Willys Year:
Pics are in my gallery, I was posting them while you were sending your response..
 

62 OlllO

Well Oiled
Oct 19, 2009
1,821
Georgia
First Name
Kevin
Willys Model
Wagon
Willys Year:
1962
I like Plantation White '62 Wagons...yours has character as well...I can see it now, chuggy thru the fields.
Glad to have you here.
 

schilpr

Gear Grinder
Dec 14, 2009
5
Willys Model
Willys Year:
62 OlllO said:
I like Plantation White '62 Wagons...yours has character as well...I can see it now, chuggy thru the fields.
Glad to have you here.
welll.. actually, it was red originally, it's hard to see in the pics, but this is housepaint that someone put on here with a brush. Looks awfull from anything closer then 30 feet.
 

Imposter71

Sharpest Tool
Sep 23, 2009
233
NC Coast
First Name
Tom
Willys Model
Wagon
Willys Year:
1963
Welcome!

Looks good from 30 ft you say? I have had many projects like that myself. I'm shooting for a 20/20 with my wagon...........

20 mph , 20 ft away looks good........closer you get and/or slower I go - the more you can see and the worse it gets!

I still have a ways to go , have to be able to go 20mph first!

Good Luck! :mrgreen:
 
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