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Old 09-29-2011, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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no budget 1954 willys wagon build .

i have $0 to put into this build but it is mud season here in socal and i really want to get it going .
cost so far .
willys wagon - $0 (it was donated to me)
spray paint and body work - $150
axles 14 bolt rear , 44 front w/5:13 gears - $0 (worked for them)
1st set of tires - $0 (lent someone money they gave me the tires)
2nd set of tires 40" boggers - $0 (traded some parts for)
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Old 10-03-2011, 11:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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sweet start! I am picking up my 54 this weekend. Do you have any other plans for what you have going on already?
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wow some real horse tradin' there--good job--can't believe you got it free, that's awesome---yea keep us posted on what's next.....chris
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Old 10-03-2011, 01:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Nice score, I would love to have a license plate bracket and tailgate that clean for my 53 wagon project! You guys in Cali don't know how good you have it for rust free old vehicles.
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Old 10-06-2011, 07:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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some pics of the 14 bolt rear .


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Old 10-06-2011, 08:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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the dana 44 front had a broken housing . i scored a free housing , and got everything swapped over and installed . a couple more things to do to the front .
the 10 bolt front that was in it .

a couple pics of the front end installed.

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Old 12-31-2011, 07:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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finally got some more time to do some work on it . relocated the sock mounts and started to work on the truss .

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sweet start! I am picking up my 54 this weekend. Do you have any other plans for what you have going on already?
probaly going to run 40s on it , integrate some rock rails into the body , then i will see from there .
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Old 01-01-2012, 12:12 PM   #9 (permalink)
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finished welding up the truss , ground the welds down , and got everything painted up .

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That thing is a serious unit. Daddy likey
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Old 03-01-2012, 03:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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spent a day on it and i did a quick shackle reverse , fabbed up the steering link , got the brakes working , installed a drive shaft , and finally got to drive it around the yard .



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