Ford jeep 1942. For wwii years 1942 mb gpw. It retains its plucky honest feeling and is willing and able to be used regularly. This jeep has been fully restored to a usable authentic condition and is not over restored or fussy.
Original cost to the army was 649 per jeep. Below is a list of informational articles pertaining to the restoration of wwii g503 1945 ford gpw jeep. Over the course of time it has developed into an opportunity to dig into those volumes of ancient army motors from world war two.
The engine transmission and rear end were professionally rebuilt. Included are some common articles that apply to all wwii jeeps including ford gpw. Wwii 1942 ford gpw jeep restoring and history website for military jeep.
To that end i have sent you photos of my 1942 ford gpw jeep along with a fact sheet on my ford jeep the gpw had a frame off restoration three years ago and has won several awards for its restoration. 1942 ford gpw this started out as a little place for me to post some pictures and blather about my jeepgpw 29668. Along with many other designs innovated by ford the slotted grille was adapted by willys and became the jeep standard in april 1942.
This ford gpw jeep was produced in 1942 and is one of 277000 gpws produced by ford though of course few survive today. Find great deals on ebay for 1942 willys jeep ford. This 1942 ford gpw has been completely restored and is in excellent running and driving condition.
The willys mb and the ford gpw both formally called the us. It has a new tub combat wheels brake lines fuel lines wiring harness and fuel tank. Right down to the original ford f marked bolts and branded parts which are prominent on the ford jeep.
During wwii willys produced 363000 jeeps and ford some 280000.