Category Archives: 1948 Willys Jeep

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

1948 Willys CJ2 jeep starter, coil and distributor replacement

Now that I can actually sit in my jeep I went ahead and decided on sort of a tune-up. The previous owner just put in new plugs and wires recently but I wanted to go ahead and get the 12V … Continue reading

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How to replace 1948 CJ2 Willys jeep front seats

Apparently old jeep seats are rarer than hen’s teeth. The Isuzu seats in the jeep had to go though. The rear isn’t bad, it fits between the wheel wells OK but I have to get old style seats in there. … Continue reading

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48 Willys CJ2A Jeep shake-down

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With a jump box and some gas in the carb the little jeep managed to cough and sputter to life and move under its own power onto the trailer and into the shop for an assessment. Dual gas cans are … Continue reading

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My 1948 CJ2A Willys jeep

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This guy’s been bouncing around the back corners of the shop’s lot and in-law’s driveways for years, changing hands in trades and sales I never had the opportunity to get in on but I have been keeping my eye on … Continue reading

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