Category Archives: 1948 Willys Jeep

Trials and tribulations of getting my 48 Willys restored to good working order.

New tailgate on my 48 willys CJ2A

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One more step to gteting on the road! Got a deal on a new repro tailgate and got it all mounted. Chains are next I guess. Then a taillight and reflector, then wire the gauges. Yay!

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17 months: My ’48 willys CJ2A Jeep functional restoration

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Today is a huge milestone for this project. I started last summer thinking I could get this rig roadworthy in 3-4 months. I was very wrong. I had already repaired some of the major things on the jeep such as … Continue reading

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1948 CJ2A Willys Jeep tub and floor restoration

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One bad thing about the willys when I got it were the holes in the floorpan and the frame pieces under the floor and tub were crushed, missing or rusted out. I bought a ’48 tub from a local guy … Continue reading

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1948 Willys CJ2 Starter Bendix repair and replacement

These directions will go over the Bendix replacement and pretty much how to totally take down and reassemble your starter. In my case my Bendix went out and wouldn’t throw out and engage the flywheel anymore. That’s when your starter … Continue reading

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