Create an account Home  ·  ·  Forums  ·  ·  Articles  ·  ·  Downloads  ·  ·  Photo Gallery  


Don't have an account yet? You can create one here.

· Home
· Article Archive
· Article Submit
· Downloads
· Forums
· Members List
· Photo Gallery
· Private Messages
· Web Links
· Your Account

Search Articles


Compression testing results.
Rear brake cyclinder compatability
T90 inspection before action?
M38 Radio Power Cable/Connector
Wanted to buy - C-375/VRC
Battery cut off in motor compartment?
Cross Member Radiator Tabs
WTB M38 distributor breaker plate tabs
Hodakaguy M38 Misc Thread
1950 M38 no reading on the dash amp meter

Willys M Jeeps Forums

Willys M Jeeps: Other

Search on This Topic:   
[ Go to Home | Select a New Topic ]

Father and Son
Other cairopd123 writes:
Last year I purchased a 1953 M38A1.  My sole purpose for buying the jeep was a way of spending time with
my son, who is now 15.  We decided to do a frame-off restoration and restore the jeep as close
to original as we can. 

I have learned a lot about jeeps over the past year, we have completely disassembled
the jeep and starting the rebuild.  Money is hard to come by and I have to buy a few parts at a time, but more important I have learned a lot about my son. 

We work on it together and it amazes me the things he figures out by himself when I get frustrated with something.  My dad
was a great father, but he was not interested in mechanical things. 

There is no way I can describe the joy I feel having my son by my side, me teaching him,
and him teaching me.  If anyone needs a reason to buy a project to work on, take my word for it, this is the best
money I have ever spent.  Remember, there is no way to turn back the clock on life!

Wayne Redden
Cairo, Ga.
Posted by Ryan on Wednesday, February 08 @ 22:22:13 UTC (15206 reads)
(Read More... | 7 comments | Score: 4.36)

Bailey Bridges
Other ChuckW writes: Bailey Bridges
When U.S. Combat Engineers arrived in England during World War Two, they were introduced to the Bailey Bridge System.  The bridge components were invented in 1939 by Sir Donald Bailey, an obscure civil servant in the British War Office.  As an engineering hobby, Bailey experimented with model bridges and their assembly.  He hit upon the idea of using pre-engineered panels that could be combined in such a way to produce a 40 ton weight limit bridge (40 tons being the heaviest tank in the allied arsenal).
American Engineers, accustom to building with wood, at first ....
Posted by Ryan on Friday, January 20 @ 20:30:34 UTC (29608 reads)
(Read More... | 4532 bytes more | 2 comments | Score: 4.82)


PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2005 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL. PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.