1956 Willys CJ5 Project - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > 1956 Willys CJ5 Project

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineSavvy Billet LED Tail LightsLight up the holidays with LED lights from JeepHut

Reply
Unread 05-08-2013, 06:30 PM   #1
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
1956 Willys CJ5 Project

Just picked up for $850 - Needs major body work

image-626669919.jpg   image-601414416.jpg   image-2569395656.jpg   image-490726509.jpg   image-3603573111.jpg  

__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-08-2013, 06:48 PM   #2
twmorgan
Registered User
1957 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Blandin, Utah
Posts: 27
Nice find. Glad to see an older CJ5 on herd. I have a 1957.
__________________
Travis
1957 CJ5
twmorgan is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-08-2013, 06:50 PM   #3
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by twmorgan
Nice find. Glad to see an older CJ5 on herd. I have a 1957.
Bet yours doesn't have as much rust as mine!
__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-08-2013, 08:24 PM   #4
jeepdaddy2000
Registered User
1971 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Secret Squirrel hideout, afghanistan
Posts: 6,300
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMonument View Post
Bet yours doesn't have as much rust as mine!
Being a west coast guy, it never ceases to amaze me the level of rust encountered in other parts of the US, and the level of patience and work you guys put into rebuilding them brick by brick.
jeepdaddy2000 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-09-2013, 08:50 AM   #5
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
Yeah, I'm originally from SoCal - Didn't see rusted cars till I moved to the South.
__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-09-2013, 09:25 AM   #6
Balvar24
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rock Ridge
Posts: 5,160
Looks like the one from Hartsville. Nice score. PM me before you trash the fenders!
__________________
"Work hard, rock hard, eat hard, sleep hard, grow big, wear glasses if you need 'em."
Balvar24 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-09-2013, 11:22 AM   #7
twmorgan
Registered User
1957 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Blandin, Utah
Posts: 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMonument View Post

Bet yours doesn't have as much rust as mine!
You are right there. Mine has very little surface rust on the frame and that is it.
__________________
Travis
1957 CJ5
twmorgan is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-09-2013, 01:42 PM   #8
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balvar24
Looks like the one from Hartsville. Nice score. PM me before you trash the fenders!
Yeah - It's from Hartsville - Not sure if I'm going to trash the fenders yet.
__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-09-2013, 02:04 PM   #9
Balvar24
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rock Ridge
Posts: 5,160
Hard top salvageable?
__________________
"Work hard, rock hard, eat hard, sleep hard, grow big, wear glasses if you need 'em."
Balvar24 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-09-2013, 09:57 PM   #10
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balvar24
Hard top salvageable?
Looks like it... Only a couple of small "through spots..."

The worst is the front fenders and floor pans. There's also nice and wasps living in the engine compartment.
__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-10-2013, 08:19 AM   #11
Balvar24
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Rock Ridge
Posts: 5,160
Good luck. Luckily, parts are cheap and these things are stupid simple to work on. I've got an M38a1 torn apart now.
__________________
"Work hard, rock hard, eat hard, sleep hard, grow big, wear glasses if you need 'em."
Balvar24 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-10-2013, 08:59 AM   #12
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balvar24
Good luck. Luckily, parts are cheap and these things are stupid simple to work on. I've got an M38a1 torn apart now.
Yeah, parts are definitely cheap for the CJ's... So many made.

Getting some Rust Converter and Encapsulator from Eastwood.
__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-10-2013, 09:22 AM   #13
conifers4
Registered User
2007 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 294
Hope you keep us updated on your progress with a build log. Congrats on your purchase!
__________________
AMERICA IS FULL
conifers4 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-10-2013, 01:11 PM   #14
JMonument
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by conifers4
Hope you keep us updated on your progress with a build log. Congrats on your purchase!
Not sure what a build log is... Pretty new to this level of work. I've just done the necessary repairs to keep mine on the road
__________________
1970 Kaiser Jeep DJ-5 A
1971 Jeep CJ5
JMonument is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 05-10-2013, 02:57 PM   #15
RamblingCJ
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Dallas Area, TX
Posts: 471
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMonument

Not sure what a build log is... Pretty new to this level of work. I've just done the necessary repairs to keep mine on the road
It's a "log-book" for your what you've done to your Jeep. .
RamblingCJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.