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Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   Yesterday, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
I always grind down to a razor blade thickness so...

I always grind down to a razor blade thickness so as not to touch the parent metal each side with a hard grinding disc. Only then do a swap to a flap disc to make level followed by a strip disc to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   Yesterday, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1812.jpg To...

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1812.jpg
To finish off the steering shaft I needed the column in place. Think this is the first time it has been fitted! To bolt it in I needed to refit the donor dash...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-10-2019, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
We can assemble a steering shaft like Double D...

We can assemble a steering shaft like Double D shafts that are cut to length and the uni slipped over the ends and pined. Just not allowed to weld them without the extra expense of the x-ray and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-10-2019, 03:25 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1793.jpg Time to...

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1793.jpg
Time to sort out the handbrake. I had drilled out all the spot welds from where the cables came into the cab under the donor's back seat. The threaded boss was...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-07-2019, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Glad it was helpful to you Jim. On the...

Glad it was helpful to you Jim.

On the colours, a couple of months ago there was a change of heart and have looking at going similar to a Willys color of the time called Smoked Ruby. Might end up...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-05-2019, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
There are a few Willys truck here built the same...

There are a few Willys truck here built the same way as yours. Should be a nice old school build.
I cover the one piece windows already in this write up. See here....
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-04-2019, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Not far from the coast so rust is an issue here....

Not far from the coast so rust is an issue here. I just coat everything in lanolin oil, INOX has it, as just wipes off later for paint without any issues. You can rub it off so need to keep it up if...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-03-2019, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Video update. https://youtu.be/zdhZj34mufQ

Video update.
https://youtu.be/zdhZj34mufQ
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-02-2019, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1776.jpg Still...

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1776.jpg
Still more frame changes! I lowered the spare tyre winch cross member down so that the top was flush with the chassis after coming up with a better idea to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-27-2019, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Just getting into using them so sure to find many...

Just getting into using them so sure to find many uses for it. Been on my shopping list for a few years now. ;)
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-26-2019, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1764.jpg From...

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1764.jpg
From this 2mm-14g cold rolled galvanised steel, I am going to make a battery tray.

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1765.jpg
My folder has trouble folding a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-19-2019, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
I do have such a list in my head and the hardest...

I do have such a list in my head and the hardest is just not doing what is the fun most productive parts, just to make it look good quickly. Then be left with a stack of tedious things that can stall...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-19-2019, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
The best laid plans of mice and men often go...

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1753.jpg
Suffering from the flow on effect of adding the spare tyre under the floor. Things I had planned to put...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-07-2019, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Many thanks for your comments. :) It is always...

Many thanks for your comments. :)
It is always best to have the suspension do all the control and never the frame. Easier to set ride/handling characteristics via spring rates and damper valving....
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-06-2019, 03:41 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
Not much was picture worthy this week so will...

Not much was picture worthy this week so will only show a little bit of what was done to save boredom.

http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1746.jpg
I have always planned more bracing of the suspension...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   09-28-2019, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
Sorry but a bit picture heavy! ...

Sorry but a bit picture heavy!
http://willyshotrod.com/Willys1732.jpg
I am making a piece to fit between the two suspension tower braces to stiffen them up some more. I am just using some 2mm-14g...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   09-22-2019, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Many thanks for the replies and glad to back at...

Many thanks for the replies and glad to back at it too, refreshed and raring to go. :)
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   09-21-2019, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Back from 5 weeks country and island hopping...

Back from 5 weeks country and island hopping around the Mediterranean Sea. Ticked of bucket list items like diving inside a ship wreck off the coast of Cyprus, to climbing up and exploring the...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   08-22-2019, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Gojeep
Ha ha, thanks Math. :) Only just got out of...

Ha ha, thanks Math. :)
Only just got out of there as they are crazy drivers and very small streets!
In Rome now seeing the sights after 20 years since the last time.
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   08-20-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 43,195
Posted By Gojeep
I'm currently on the other side of the world to...

I'm currently on the other side of the world to the Willys in Sicily right now, and wont be back for another month.
Thanks for showing an interest in the updates though. :)
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