A Frame Off Restoration

April 2016

Windshield Primed and Ready

Windshield Prep
The final large part, the windshield, after returning from the the sand blaster it was primed and readied for painting.

It's off to the Sand Blaster!

Sand Blasting the Windshield Frame
The last major part was off to the Sandblaster. The $35 saved hours of wire brushing, sanding and prepping.
1953 M38A1 Navy Jeep

Phase II Restore

With the easy part behind us it' was time to start restoring or replacing parts. This took the longest time because each piece had to be cleaned, inspected, refurbished or replaced. It was fun to learn about each component and gratifying to see each part repaired and ready to install.

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