Jun
24

Planes of Fame Event, Night Stop Light, & 1940s California License Plates

Planes of Fame Event, Night Stop Light, & 1940s California License Plates In this week’s update, I took the Jeep out to an event I helped put on at the Planes of Fame Air Museum which had TEN Jeeps! After a recap of the entire event, I show a new idea for safety in night-time […]

Jun
10

Grand Encampment Event, Fire Extinguisher Polishing, & updates!

Grand Encampment Event, Fire Extinguisher Polishing, & updates! In this week’s update, I took the Jeep out to The Grand Encampment held last weekend at Flabob Airport to have on display with good company of other jeeps, aircraft, and a tank! I also started work on the restoration of the early fire extinguisher including a […]

Jun
03

Air Cleaner, Fuel Gauge Calibration, Early Fire Extinguisher, & More!

Air Cleaner Restoration, Fuel Gauge Calibration, Early Fire Extinguisher, & More! This week’s update is full of some great goodies. First, I continue work on a friend’s post-war air cleaner restoration for his Jeep. Then I get to work getting the fuel gauge to read the right fuel level. I stumbled across a nice flea […]

May
06

Lyon Event, Fuel Filter, Air Cleaner, & More

Lyon Event, Fuel Filter, Air Cleaner, & More This week’s update includes a trip to Lyon Air Museum with the Jeep for an event and then a photoshoot around Old Town Orange! I continue work on a friend’s Fuel Filter and start work on his Air Cleaner for a full restoration. Finally, a look at […]

Apr
15

TBM Avenger, Fuel Sender, & restoring a Fuel Strainer

TBM Avenger, Fuel Sender, & restoring a Fuel Strainer This week’s update includes a trip to the Planes of Fame Air Museum to see a TBM Avenger, more updates on my Fuel Sender float, some mail call items, and a complete look at how a Fuel Strainer works and restoration!

Apr
08

WW2 Jack, March Field Museum, & Extras!

WW2 Jack, March Field Museum, & Extras! A new flea market find, while not a WW2 Jeep jack, it’s pretty much the same with a slightly different design! I take a look at how it works and the full restoration. I then shift focus to an ongoing Fuel Sender issue. Also, I went to the […]

Mar
14

Fender Project complete!

Fender Project complete! It’s been nearly two months’ worth of weekend work, but the whole ordeal with replacing the repro fender with the repaired original GPW fender is complete, including having to deal with a total realignment of the body tub! This update includes a recent update on the Jeep restoration as a whole, and […]

Mar
04

Fender vs Body Tub

Fender vs Body Tub Last month I started the process of repairing my original GPW passenger fender to replace the temporary reproduction fender. With the welding and overall repairing done, it was time to swap the fenders… but things didn’t go as planned making what should have been a small project into a two-month project […]

Jan
28

Fender Work Begins, Jeep History, and more!

Fender Work Begins, Jeep History, and more! Now that the holidays have passed, I have been able to get a start on my next big project which is repairing the original passenger fender! This is part one of what will be several parts during the repair and install. I also found some new history on […]

Jan
07

4×4 Jeep for Christmas, Ignition Switch, and Jeep Toys!

4×4 Jeep for Christmas, Ignition Switch, and Jeep Toys! A bit of a different update for these past few weeks… First, a special project for Christmas as I redo a 4×4 ‘Jeep’ ride-on vehicle for my nephew, then finishing the ignition switch knob project! And a recap of some Jeep-related items I got for Christmas.

Dec
25

Merry Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Wishing you and yours a very Merry Jeep-mas (Christmas)!

Dec
17

December 7th event, Ammo Crate Radio, & Ignition Switch!

December 7th event, Ammo Crate Radio upgrades, Ignition Switch, etc! I took the Jeep out to a Pearl Harbor event at the Planes of Fame Air Museum, where I tried a new amp board for my Ammo Crate radio and added some new upgrades. I took a NOS ignition switch for a special project, some […]

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