Notice anything different about this grille ?

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Notice anything different about this grille ?

Post by Mark Jesic » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:31 am

This is my mates jeep, April 42, whats different about the Grille then ?
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Post by Mark Tombleson » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:25 pm

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Re: Notice anything different about this grille ?

Post by Mark Jesic » Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:16 pm

No Mark, im seeing how observant you all are, there is something different about it, if you look. :shock:

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Post by Mark Jesic » Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:34 pm

Just read the post Mark, it seems im 11 years behind then, ive only been on this site just over a year, so am i forgiven ? :lol:

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Post by horrocks » Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:14 am

Photo's too small to see. It has 4 small holes drilled apparently randomy.
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Re: Notice anything different about this grille ?

Post by Mark Tombleson » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:40 am

He is talking about no notch in the grill.

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Post by hell-fire » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:58 am

Well spotted Mark I didn't notice at first because my Jeep has one and I see it everyday.
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Post by Fortyeight2A » Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:18 pm

Does that grille have the "F" on it?
Is it true real Jeeps have flat fenders?
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Re: Notice anything different about this grille ?

Post by Mark Jesic » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:29 am

No, its 100% Willys, he has owned it for the past 41 years.

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Post by Fortyeight2A » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:32 pm

Very interesting. Check out Todd Paisley's post (third post down) here, re: grille, no notch, no "F":

https://thecj2apage.com/forums/frame-he ... 40545.html
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Re: Notice anything different about this grille ?

Post by Mark Jesic » Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:51 pm

A really interesting post Fortyeight, nice Slat Grille as a bonus, very similar to mine. :D

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Post by Fortyeight2A » Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:41 pm

Mark Jesic wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:51 pm
A really interesting post Fortyeight, nice Slat Grille as a bonus, very similar to mine. :D
Well, now I'm OD with envy... and that's a good thing. :mrgreen:
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