Q&A How-to: Willys, Jeep CJ, Jeepster &
Vintage Military Models
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The 1941-86 Jeep era was
the 4x4 utility truck heyday. Defined by three wars and often used as a rugged workhorse, the Willys
Pickup, FC models, military Jeep 4x4s and the formidable Jeep CJ (shown) became the standard for tractable
Today, these models are popular
for restoration, trail use and general purpose work. The CJ, in particular, ranks high among Jeep off-road
enthusiasts and has a wealth of aftermarket product support to keep the marque
For owners and enthusiasts,
questions about restoration work, upgrades, performance modifications and aftermarket products can be
answered in this 'Q & A' section.
I took my first driver's license exam in a 1964 CJ-5 and
have owned and completely restored three CJs since, including a book project 1955 CJ-5 and the AMC-era 'Project
Trials Machine' for OFF-ROAD Magazine back in the 'nineties. My
familiarity with the Jeep models of this era can be an asset to your project, and I am happy to share. In this 'Q
& A' section, I answer your current and pressing questions, helping to assure your Jeep safety and
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navigation, I have divided th 'Q & A' section into topic areas. The magazine offers additional
resources, including the free classified ads and the Jeep 4WD Forum, where you can share your
enthusiasm and questions with other