Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

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Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby Sasquatch » Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:44 pm

I figure this is a good place to start lookin'...

Searching for a good fab-man to hook me up (with a bro deal?) 8)

This vehicle was last "built" back in the '70's using parts from the '60's. Nearly 45 years later, it is well past due for another rebuild using newer technology where available IMO :wink:

Not looking to make a wheeler out of it, just a capable/dependable easy-trail rig

I am looking for a competent fabricator to:

*Install matching axle assemblies F&R
*Convert to power disc brake including master cylinder, booster, pedal linkage, ect.
*Convert to power steering including steering column, gear box, pump, bracketry, hoses, pitman, tie rods, ect.
*Possibly swap in newer GM small block if needed (already been converted to GM small block - '59 Corvette 283 I believe)

I am willing and able to locate the parts required for the build (with guidance as to what to search for)

I am mechanically inclined, willing, and able to help contribute labor if needed as well.

- Project 1956 Willy's Wagon -

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Re: Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby hemingray » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:14 pm

Boy, that looks like a great project, everything looks pretty straight! What a classic!
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Re: Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby auendave » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:49 pm

reminds me of when growing up in Phoenix in the 60's, we would cruise central ave in one , had a 327 all fixed up we were the stealth cruizers and we loved to blow away the mustangs
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Re: Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby EigerMike » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:31 pm

auendave wrote:reminds me of when growing up in Phoenix in the 60's

dam dave i wasnt born till 68!!!!!!!! #-o


very nice sas!!!!!!!!!!!! wish i had somthing like that! :D
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Re: Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby hemingray » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:38 pm

EigerMike wrote:dam dave i wasnt born till 68!!!!!!!! #-o
Stop it - I was in 8th grade in 1968.
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Re: Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby Kendo » Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:36 am

Damn Dave, if only this had been a couple of years ago, I would have jumped all over it. I built an '86 CJ (twice!) and then moved to a '66 Nova. I have done everything you're talking about, but sadly, no longer have a nice enough place to do it. (divorce sucks)

If you need any help figuring out what to do and where to get parts, let me know. Pirate 4X4 is a great place to find a lot of the stuff you're looking for BTW.
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Re: Fabricator Needed For Willy's Wagon Project!

Postby Sasquatch » Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:31 pm

Thanks Kendo, I will keep that in mind. 8)

I scored a doner vehicle for the matching axles... 1976 Cherokee with front and rear Dana 44's, front disc, power steering, rear drum.

Thats about as far as I've gotten at this point :lol:

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