The new body being lowered onto the restored frame. The M38A1 was the first vehicle to feature the round fender design that would later become the distinguishing body style of the CJ-5.
“Little” Red is a brush fire truck that was owned by the Civil Defense and used by the So. Amana Fire Department. This is from the first year of production of a the M38A1 that continued for 20 years.
Powered by the L-134 Go-Devil engine these civilian versions of the military Willys MB were intended for farming, ranching, and industrial applications. The CJ-2A sports a grille reminiscent of those found on modern Jeeps which makes them easy to differentiate from the military model.
Commonly used by the Austrian and Swiss militaries this vehicle now in the United States was not running the best. After repairing and synching the carbs the air cooled four cylinder engine runs great.
The 1967 Austin Moke pit vehicle project is no longer smashed up and abused vehicle it was when it arrived.