Owner:

(Gonzo) Dave Peterson
Tucson, Arizona, USA


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Year / Model 1961 Willys CJ-5
Engine Goodwrench 350; Edelbrock intake manifold and 4bbl carb; Mallory coil/distributor/wires; modified Advance Adapters exhaust headers; 90-amp alternator; short water pump and aluminum racing radiator; hi-torque starter; miscellaneous bits 'n' pieces from lots of places to hold it all together
Trans NV4500 (with 6.34 First Gear)
Transfer Case Spicer Model 18 Dual Lever (Stock; 2.46 low range)
Rear Axle Stock Dana 44 (open diff; 5.38 ratio)
Front Axle Dana 25 (Stock; open diff; 5.38 ratio)
Wheels / Tires 33x12.5R15LT Cooper Discoverer Radials on no-name 15x10 chrome steel wheels
Springs / Shocks Skyjacker 2.5-inch spring lift; one Rancho RS5000 at each corner; Con-Ferr shackles
Brakes 9-inch drums (don’t laugh)
Misc --Custom tow bar; Con-Ferr pushpads; (modified) Con-Ferr winch bumper; Warn M8274 winch; 2 front tow hooks; Warn locking hubs; air horns; Hi-Lift jack on custom front-bumper mount; Saginaw / Advance Adapters power steering conversion; custom 2.5-inch body lift; custom 6-point roll cage (front hoop frame-mounted); Centech wiring kit; Centech-rebuilt GM tilt steering column; Grant GT steering wheel; Optima battery; Meineke turbo mufflers; custom driveshafts by Precision Products, Tucson, AZ; fire extinguisher; Con-Ferr center console; Steel Horse high-back bucket seats; Rubicon Express hand throttle; Auto Meter gauges (tach, speedo, oil press, water temp, ammeter); Con-Ferr rear seat / storage box; Uniden 40-channel CB with PA speaker; JCWhitney electric windshield wipers; front and rear 2-inch receivers; rear receiver-mounted tow hooks; custom skid plate; customized swing-away spare tire / gas can carrier / Jamboree-style rack; dual underseat gas tanks; aux switch for backup lights; aux rear-facing tractor lamp; (maybe other stuff I can't think of right now)
Current / Future Projects -- (all future - I've spent enough for the moment, thanks) Additional lighting; footwell air vents a la DJ5 and FJ-40 'Cruisers; quick-disconnect jumper cables; rear-mounted winch; reverse-rotation D44 front axle; disc brakes all around; Saturn overdrive; welder; air compressor and tank; front and rear ARBs; power brakes and hydraulic clutch; and other bits 'n' pieces
Clubs/Trails --Rubicon (1973); Charouleau Gap; other southern Arizona trails; Tucson Rough Riders; ASA4WDC; UFWDA
Other Jeeps Owned -- 1968 Kaiser CJ-5 (with the 225 V6); 1977 J-10 pickup (with the Honcho package)

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