Nov
11

Military Vehicle Event and Tire Gauge!

Military Vehicle Event and Tire Gauge! A few weekends ago Lyon Air Museum hosted their second Military Vehicle event and I took the Jeep out to the event! A full recap of the event is included in this update. And then a look at a wartime Jeep Tire Pressure Gauge with a comparison to another […]

Aug
19

A solution to night driving in a WW2 Jeep – Part 2

A solution to night driving in a WW2 Jeep – Part 2 Continuing the update from last week as I finish the trailer plug stop brake light! I finally finish the project… mostly, with one hiccup! Then, I acquired an actual WW2 Jeep jack (finally!) at a flea market, so I get to work restoring […]

Aug
12

A solution to night driving in a WW2 Jeep – Part 1

A solution to night driving in a WW2 Jeep – Part 1 For the past few weeks I’ve been devising a quick and easy way to enhance my Jeep, in a correct one brake light configuration, with a trailer socket plug in stop light that is easy to put on and remove without changing any […]

Jul
15

Special Update – 12 ‘O Clock High at Chino Airport

Special Update – 12 ‘O Clock High at Chino Airport In this week’s update, the Jeep visits the 918th Bomb Group at Archbury… a fun look at the shooting location for the 1964-67 TV show “12 ‘O Clock High” filmed at Chino Airport, California. I took the Jeep over to the shooting locations and documented […]

Jun
24

Planes of Fame Event, Night Stop Light, & 1940s California License Plates

Planes 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 […]

Jun
10

Grand Encampment Event, Fire Extinguisher Polishing, & updates!

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 […]

Jun
03

Air Cleaner, Fuel Gauge Calibration, Early Fire Extinguisher, & More!

Air 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 […]

May
06

Lyon Event, Fuel Filter, Air Cleaner, & More

Lyon Event, Fuel Filter, Air Cleaner, & More This week’s update includes a trip to Lyon Air Museum with the Jeep for an event and then a photoshoot around Old Town Orange! I continue work on a friend’s Fuel Filter and start work on his Air Cleaner for a full restoration. Finally, a look at […]

Apr
15

TBM Avenger, Fuel Sender, & restoring a Fuel Strainer

TBM Avenger, Fuel Sender, & restoring a Fuel Strainer This week’s update includes a trip to the Planes of Fame Air Museum to see a TBM Avenger, more updates on my Fuel Sender float, some mail call items, and a complete look at how a Fuel Strainer works and restoration!

Apr
08

WW2 Jack, March Field Museum, & Extras!

WW2 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 […]

Mar
14

Fender Project complete!

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 […]

Mar
04

Fender vs Body Tub

Fender vs Body Tub Last month I started the process of repairing my original GPW passenger fender to replace the temporary reproduction fender. With the welding and overall repairing done, it was time to swap the fenders… but things didn’t go as planned making what should have been a small project into a two-month project […]

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