Note the I used for a 1
The square topped 9
The star is pointing down
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Head Cast Ford "F"
Wheel and Axles
Lube Points - Red Paint
Transmission & Transfer Case
Body (Nothing Yet)
Fabrication - "How to ..."
Sold by an auto dealer in Grand Prairie, TX to a local man in SEP 1964. The jeep was used on a ranch.
Sold to a man in Dallas, TX NOV 1979. Engine was rebuilt soon after and only run about 30 minutes. Then jeep was stored inside form some of this time and was not driven much if at all.
Tom Essary purchased GPW-100709* in DEC 2007 and brought it home in JAN 2008. Starting in DEC some parts were taken off to start the restore ... carburetor, oil filter and air claener.
20 JAN 2008 Engine Started using Starter Fluid! Voltage Regulator looks like new inside.
23 JAN 2008 Ran on Carburator for about 40 seconds. Water Leaks … hose connection and freeze plugs rusted through.
?? FEB 2008 Ran engine for about 2 hours … removed everything from Frame, nothing major is broken.
|Engine SN 8366||Frame SN GPW-100709*|
|Block, L 27 3 11, Top of block above water pump - D 7 3 8|
|Transfer Case T18 on a Aluminum Tag J14437|
|Transmission T84A Stamped F15 5D|
|Artic Top - Cab, All Aluminum||Introduced > 1950||http://www.film.queensu.ca/cj3b/Hardtops/ArcticTops.html|
|Air Filter - Oakes Standard Type||Instructions raised letter stamped on body||RensJeep (vintagewirringofmaine.com)|
|Tail Gate - home made||MB/GPW did not have a tail gate, spare mounted on the side|
|Spare mounted on the side||MB/GPW spare was on the
Probably moved due to tail gate and mounted 2 jerry can holders on rear
|Emergency Brake in Center of Dash|
|Glove Box, Passenger Side|
|Shovel/Axe mount Drivers Side|
|Wide shield Blocks on Hood - Wooden|
|Wheels, slot type, early CJ5 16 x 6.5||RensJeep (vintagewirringofmaine.com)|
|Front Bumper - wrong … has part of both bottom gussets, inside 2"-3" are cut off.|
|Brown Distributor Cap|
|Transmission Skid Plate Missing|
|Wrong Fuel Tank, Home Made|
|Two piece hood||Angle cover over joint - not GI|
|Round Muffler, Left Side Near Drivers Seat, Inside of Frame|
|Rear bumper bent in center to accommodate home made trailer hitch mount - Straightened FEB 2008|
|Fuel Filter bypassed with inline paper filter|
|Steering Attached to Front Axle Housing|
|Skid Plate Under Engine Oil Pan|
|Notch in Top Center of Dash|
|No Vacuum Taps on Side of Intake Manifold, One on Top Connected to wipers - from the artic top.|
|MG Mount Sides are Bent Down - e.g. GPW|
|Data Plate on Glove Box, Missing|
|Civilian Fuel Pump||No primer lever, has glass bowl||WWII Jeep Guide Book, pg 18|
|Crossover tube … no sign or bracket or oil fill vent tube|
|Down Draft Tube, no cross over vent.|
|Dip Stick with Loop, Mid Production Style|
|Crank nut - no pin|
|Rubber Grommets in fire wall|
|Engine Block and Head are painted Grey, other parts are black as expected for a GPW.|
|No Speedometer or Cable||Was not on jeep when Mike Jay got it.||Mike Jay|
|Front Axle - Ford, Differential Marked GP 3075|
|Rear Axle - Might be Willys … has Willys Spring retainers|
|Temperature Gauge inoperable|
|Although not connected, there was a starter solenoid, electric fuel pump and a turn signal flasher installed|
|No Fold down windshield … substituted the artic top windshield|
|Rear Brake Cylinders - 1", should be 3/4"|