022: Joe Clark’s 1960 CJ-5 Jeep
I bought my 1960 CJ-5 Willys Jeep while stationed in Naval Base Guantanamo Bay Cuba in 2006. It was a rust bucket. It had been on the base for decades. Over the years people had kept it running by putting on random parts. I decided to restore it to its original glory. Thanks to Kaiser Willys and their staff, I was able to get all the parts I needed.
I chose to paint it the color of the vehicles of the Navy Seabees. After six months of removing tons of rust and replacing numerous parts which cost about the same amount at the shipping, I had a new Jeep. We started a GTMO Jeep club shortly after.
–Joe Clark, Maryland
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