A Frame Off Restoration

May 2016

Stencil Cutting

Stencil Cutting
After researching the period correct stenciling for this Seabees Jeep (not an easy task) we began creating and cutting the stencils.

Last Major Part Painted

Last Paint Windshield
A milestone for sure—we painted the last major piece, the windshield. With the exception of a few small parts and the stencil work, we finished painting the Jeep!
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.