A Frame Off Restoration

Pressure Wash

Cleaning Engine
Daniel came over and helped pressure wash the frame, front end, and engine in preparation for pulling the drive train and stripping the rest of the jeep down to its chassis.
1953 M38A1 Navy Jeep

Phase I Restore

Phase I focused on dismantling each component. It was important to take a lot of pictures, organize the pieces in plastic baggies, plastic shoe boxes, and larger containers. It was years before we put it all back on, so time spent organization paid dividends later. One piece of advise we read and now experienced; take more pictures!

Click the Phase I link below and scroll to the bottom to see the progression.