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    Default Two Willys set to make a cross country trip.

    Here is a link to a site about two Willys that are going to make a cross country trip.

    http://willystrip.wordpress.com/

    Pretty fun idea, I wish I had the time and money.

    Back in December of 2007, we (Paul and Evan) came up with the hairbrained idea of trying to do 2 complete frame-off restoration/builds on two 1948 Willys CJ-2A Jeeps with the intent of driving them from coast to coast on July 15th of 2008–just over 6 months later. Not really knowing how much work was really going to be involved, we started tearing them apart.
    Well, just over 6 months later we’ve almost got them completed after many a long night of turning wrenches, and we’re readying to embark on the coast to coast trip.
    This website documents the restorations of both these Jeeps, and the day-by-day account of the trip–beginning on July 15.


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    That would be a blast! Doubt my old crippled butt could make it in a flattie!

    Bummer they're going to be so far south of me, (damn, I can hit Canada with a rock!) I'd like to ride with them a ways!


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    Quote Originally Posted by HillBillE View Post
    That would be a blast! Doubt my old crippled butt could make it in a flattie!

    Bummer they're going to be so far south of me, (damn, I can hit Canada with a rock!) I'd like to ride with them a ways!
    After that trip, anyone's ass would be a flattie. It is a nice I idea though. Things like this just make me wish I was single again or rich. I know that one of the two will never happen in my lifetime.

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    we might have to track them and up in for a but as they pass through denver to show our support
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    Depends when the roll through, remember, I still got a plane to catch on Saturday, but it would be kewl if we could ride with them for a stretch in a convoy.

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    thats right i forgot, if you need a ride to the airport let me know. parking gets expensive
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    Quote Originally Posted by trailsnail View Post
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    I will, but I think I got that covered, thanks.

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    too bad i aint in town for the parade tomarrow
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    Kerouac made several cross country trips in a Willys. That was in the 50's/60's though.
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