Factory Photo. GP or MA

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Ian Fawbert
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Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by Ian Fawbert » Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:13 am

Hi all,

The website says its Willys plant, but something made me think these were GP's?


http://warfarehistorynetwork.com/daily/ ... cent-jeep/

Sorry if this has been covered before (I couldnt see where).

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Re: Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by MATT » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:35 pm

They look like GP's to me... Check out the reflectors, headlight hinge, radiator, grab handles, windshield, etc.

Thanks for posting, I love these old photos!
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Re: Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by Leo H Jankowski » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:53 pm

I agree with Matt. When I studied the photos I noticed the same things he did. Best wishes; Leo

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Re: Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by slatgrille » Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:12 pm

Definite GP's. Straight rolled bar grab handles too.


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Re: Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by Joe Friday » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:11 pm

Bent bar tires = Not Willys

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Re: Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by Jim Gilmore » Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:13 am

Bent bar tires = Firestone... :-)

This photo was taken at the Ford Rouge Plant and is of the first contract . This was the first assembly line for the GP's. The later GP's were built on a different line which was also used for the GPW.

Interesting thing in this photo is each vehicle has a "blanket" on the front fenders to keep them from being scratched as the motor bay was finished.


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Re: Factory Photo. GP or MA

Post by Brian Wolf » Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:05 am

Shiney Lug Bolts.

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