WW2 Jeeps lined up at the Planes of Fame Air Museum - June 18, 2022

WW2 Jeeps lined up at the Planes of Fame Air Museum - June 18, 2022Planes 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 driving. Finally, for those in California, I discuss license plates from 1940-1945 and how they changed each year.

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GPW Jeep #208102 with C-47A Skytrain 'Virginia Ann'

GPW Jeep #208102 with C-47A Skytrain 'Virginia Ann'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 really nice polishing, and some updates on various projects!

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GPW Jeep Fuel Gauge

GPW Jeep Fuel GaugeAir 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 market find (early Fire Extinguisher for Jeeps), and a look at some projects/events in the works for the Jeep!

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WW2 Vehicle Jack

WW2 Vehicle JackWW2 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 March Field Museum in Riverside and took a look at the Jeeps there.

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GPW #208102 Jeep's Original Fender Installed!

GPW #208102 Jeep's Original Fender Installed!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 getting an original push/pull switch tag!

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The original GPW Passenger Fender

The original GPW Passenger FenderFender 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 my Jeep! Plus I started a new side project!

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4x4 Ride on Jeep redone in WW2 Jeep colors!

4x4 Ride on Jeep redone in WW2 Jeep colors!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.

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GPW #208102 with a Japanese A6M5 Zero

GPW #208102 with a Japanese A6M5 ZeroDecember 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 new accessories for the Jeep, and more!

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GPW Jeep Nose Art Pinup Girl 'Picture Perfect'

GPW Jeep Nose Art Pinup Girl 'Picture Perfect'ax Bracket, new Pinup, and more Flea Market Finds

A small update on what’s been going on during this otherwise quiet month of November! I finished the ax bracket project I started in the last update, got a new flea market find, changed out my pinup artwork on the Jeep, took a look at my fender that needs some welding, and more!

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