Owner:

Brian French

So. Calif, Near Disneyland

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Year / Model 1941 Willys Slatgrill MB Serial #157
Engine Willys MB Engine (stock) 4cly 134.2
Transmission Stock 3 speed
Transfercase Stock
Rear Axle Stock
Front Axle Stock
Wheels / Tires Early Solid Disc K-H 4" Dbl Drop center w/ "Goodyear" tires
Springs / Shocks Stock
Misc: serial #157 (1st or 2nd day of production) Equiped with;
.50cal M-2 HB Machince Gun on Pedastal Mount, (w/propane firing conversion)
.30cal Water Cooled M-1917 Machince Gun on Dash Mount
30cal Air Cooled M-1919 Machince Gun (MG) stored on Fender with Ground Tripod Capstan Winch,
Tandem Artillery Tow Bar,
NOS WWII Radio Set, Rear Fender Mounted
Desert Surge Tank ( long range, radiator)
Low Windshield, Slat-Grill, Early Axe & Early Shovel on body
Bridge Plate, Hull Compass, 100ft of WWII Rope, USMC Tow Hooks, WWII Military
Siren, WWII Headlight Protectors, Blackout Headlights, early Square Sided
Blackout Driving Light Guard & B/O Light, Full WWII Tool Kit, Tire Pump, Fire
Ext, NOS WWII Vehicle 1st Aid Kit, NOS WWII Vehicle Gas/Chemicle Warfare1st
Aid Kit, NOS WWII Chemicle Warfare Decontaminator, Jack, Engine Handcrank
(starting by hand), WWII Snow Chains x4, 4x Leather Rifle Scabbards w/ Rifle
(2x M-1 Garand, 1x M-1 Carbine, 1x M-1928 Thompson .45 SMG)
Current / Future Projects: I have, but haven't decided to if I should put on WWII T-1 Engine Driven Air Compressor, NOS WWII Water Fording kit, or the MP Red Light. I am looking for the WWII USMC Bumper Lifting Rings/Loops.
Trails: Are you nuts? in top 10 lowest surviving Serial#s known!
Events Attended: El Toro USMC Air Show, SCMVCC, Big Bear, WoodsonBridge, MVPA
Clubs: SCMVCC, MVCC, IMVCC, MVPA, WWII MB/GPW Webring
Previous or Other Jeeps owned: 1941 Willys Slatgrill MB Serial #157,
1942 Ford Script GPW Serial #327 (2nd day of production),
1942 Bantam T-3 1/4ton Jeep Trailer,
1943 Willys MBT 1/4ton Jeep Trailer,
1944 USMC prototype 1/4ton Jeep Trailer,
1945 K38 Linesman 1/8ton Jeep Trailer,
1967 Stevens M-416 1/4ton Jeep Trailer Serial #1000,
1976 Jeep CJ7 w/360 V8,
1979 Jeep CJ7 w/360 V8,
Owner Home Page: http://www.Drive.to/WWII
Other: Owner/Operator of Brian's Military Jeeps of WWII (Parts Store). The Everyday Driver: 1993 Toyota SR-5 Xtra-cab V6 4WD PU with water fording kit.
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Mon, Aug 23, 1999