088: Donald Lyon’s 1962 CJ-5
Purchased in Oct. 2011, recently finished a 7 month refurbishing including new radiator core, brakes and a fresh coat of paint. Seats that came with it were not original, but with some luck, we were able to acquire a complete original set for front and back. Motor ran good from the start, needed only to have distributor rebuilt. My son Dan & I did all the mechanical, body and paint work. Reliving the memories of our 1969 CJ-5 and a 1946 CJ-2A that we had years ago. It has been a great Father and Son project. Doubtful this one will see a long cross country trip like the “69” did, dragging an 18′ Camper Trailer, to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, but will see lots of local miles with the grandkids.
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