New Aus Member GPW 167355

If you have an unrestored WWII jeep, we would like to see pictures, and hear your comments. NO EBAY or COMMERCIAL SALES.
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Re: New Aus Member GPW 167355

Post by thidisbogus » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:42 pm

Great find. What size tires did you buy for it? Are those 700 or 600 series?

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Re: New Aus Member GPW 167355

Post by Jimbob » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:43 pm

Thanks everyone for the help, I have contacted Ron in regards to the replacement pieces, we've also found some channel of the correct measurements to try and attempt a repair of the old one.

Tyres are 600's, the back was riding high but the new shockers have brought it down a bit.

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Re: New Aus Member GPW 167355

Post by macaddict23 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:23 pm

Great job. Personally I would've left the Jeep as-is, and just maintained it. You can only be original once. Now that the restoration is almost complete, yours will "blend in" with the restored Jeeps. :-)
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Re: New Aus Member GPW 167355

Post by TopKick » Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:12 am

Sad, but true. That's why "Claire" my '42 GPW is staying the same as she is. 8)
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Re: New Aus Member GPW 167355

Post by Ian Fawbert » Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:37 am

Hello mate,

Just wondering if you still have your GPW and the canvas in this shot?
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If you do, any chance you could post or message me some more photos of the canvas? I found mention of a 1950's Australian contract for locally made jeep canvas tops and am hoping yours might be one.

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