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Here's a list to help you find recent small changes and additions to the website. If you're looking for something particular, don't forget to try the Search page, or try following the links in the Contents.
 

I fixed a bad link to one of the 1954 pages in the updated CJ-3B Owners and Photos. If you run across a bad link or missing photo, please send me an e-mail.

A couple of great stories about the Alberta ranch Jeep, added to Chasing the Bighorn Sheep.

Another old mystery snapshot, at the bottom of High Hoods Everywhere...

I updated the About CJ3B.info page with a bit more background about me and the history of the website.

The main Table of Contents page now has a bunch of quick links to useful pages at the top.

CJ-6 from Virginia in 1970s lime green, new in CJ-6 Fire Service Jeeps.

A few photos added to WWII Jeeps as Fire Engines.

There are also new additions to Forward Control Fire Engines.
 

I'm looking for information about this nice family snapshot, at the bottom of
Posing With Jeeps: Historical Photos.
 

Northern Auto Parts half-price engine rebuild kit, new in Willys Parts Source Links.

The CJ-3B Owners and Photos section has been divided into pages of maximum 25 Jeeps, and the enlarging of the pictures on all the pages is complete.

Update on the Summer 2017 issue of The Dispatcher magazine. (And all back issues are now available.)

Lots of storage space in a hardtop long-wheelbase HWL in France, new in CJ-3B Fire Jeeps Around the World.

1964 CJ-3B with hardtop in College Station, Texas, new in 1964 Owners' Photos.

Photo of the high-pressure version of the Guinard fire Jeep, added to Pompes Guinard "Forest Fire Trucks".

Sears Jeep Parts Catalogue now includes a page of fiberglass body parts from the 1975 "Jeep and Scout" edition.
 

Jeeps in Cuba has some good new photos of Willys conversions.
 

A cool CJ-6 ad, and photos of vehicles at a used Jeep dealer in the 1980s and 90s, new in History of Jeeps in Australia.

More examples of Stamped Numbers on CJ-3B Frames, but no explanation for the triangular sets of numbers.

F-head in a Low Hood now featuring Brad Markgraf's CJ-3A, and Jerry Formaz in a Szekely aircraft starter in 1953.

Bill Myers' Blitz Buggy Fire Truck has been painted yellow.

A couple more surviving examples of factory Willys Ambulances in the US and Australia.

V6-powered CJ-6 City of Milwaukee snowplow, new on the Universal Jeep CJ-5 and CJ-6 page.

Interesting comment by Fiat Chrysler about Jeeps in India, plus an update on the end of the (CJ-3B-inspired) Mahindra Classic and birth of the (CJ-7-inspired) Mahindra Thar, in Jeeps in India.

A major restoration and customization of a former cargo loader Jeep in Florida, added to 1956 CJ-3B Owners and Photos.

An update on one Jeep from the Boyer Jeep Fire Engine Production List.

1963 Mitsubishi J3R Jeep Art now includes Hidemi's new engraving.

Old Jeep Carbs LLC in North Carolina rebuilds carburetors and fuel pumps, and is now on the page of Willys Parts Source Links.
 

Nice newspaper ad from New Zealand on the Mahindra Marketing Tales page. Were they actually selling Mahindras there in the 70s?
 

One of the first CJ-3Bs to reach Turkey in 1953, now has a Turkish flag soft top.

Some new photos of Turkish Army Jeeps in Cyprus in 1974.

A 1961 photo of a Danish Army CJ-3B.

And two Danish M38A1s with the United Nations peacekeepers in Cyprus.

A photo of the best-organized Jeep toolbox you're likely to see, new in Tools to Carry in Your Jeep.

Airport Ground Service Jeeps has some new photos.

Some new information and two big black & white prints of the secretaries in a World War II jeep, balanced on beer bottles in front of The Willys-Overland Administration Building.
 

Before and after photos of Bill Wise's snowplow Jeep restoration, in 1961 Owners' Photos.
 

New in Willys Parts Source Links: Tonka Jeep Limited in Minnesota, who sell parts for big Jeeps, not Tonkas!

New photos of Jeep Gladiator Fire Trucks from Australia, Canada and the USAF.

New in the Toy Jeeps Pages: an HO-scale model of the Dutch NEKAF M38A1.

All the action photos now included, from Willys' all-time most interesting publication: Jeep Vehicles in Public Service.

Bigger images of the World's Most Useful Vehicle brochure.

More and larger pages from the Jeep vehicles and equipment for industry booklet.

"Be Your Own Boss" -- this great offer is new on the Jeep-A-Trench page.

List of the significance of some Trim Codes for upholstery colors, added to Willys Paint Samples 1959-65.
 

David Nixon, whose CJ-3B in the Congo was the subject of A Jeep Called "I Presume", died in Victoria BC in February 2017.
 

Another Homemade High Hood spotted in Colorado.

Police Service Jeeps has some new photos added.

Photos from a 2017 military Jeep rally are new in More M606 Action in Argentina.

Tips on Lubricating Your Jeep now includes Oldtime's lessons from the Service Manuals on what gear oils to use.

A caution about using the correct Rear Main Bearing Seal, added to Hurricane Rebuilding Tips.

New Universal Jeep Designs, 1949-53 has a new photo and some updated speculation about why the CJ-3B went into production instead of the CJ-4 or X-98.

Using a lot of oil, or finding gunk in the oil? Check the Crankcase Ventilation System page, for new tips on checking the PCV valve.

A suggested list of drivetrain replacement parts to bring along on a long road trip, added to Tools to Carry in Your Jeep.

Trying to figure out the significance of the letters stamped after the serial numbers on exported Jeeps.

New in the Toy Jeeps Pages: early French tinplate ambulance and a $600 white Matchbox Hot Rod.

Early aluminum hardtop with "suicide doors" turns up; photos on the Carson Car Craft Jeep Body page.

New Owners' Photos: showroom '53 in Utah, and mint '58 in Puerto Rico.

Updated the Worman Jee-Cabs page to include the 1953 Post Office prototype, and the end of Jee-Cab production in 1955.
 

Matchbox 2016 Jeeps is our annual review of Matchbox diecast toys, including this year's Jeep 75th Anniversary series.
 
Links to more of the best Hurricane engine photos from CJ-3B owners.

More discussion about using a Toyota Land Cruiser replacement starter, on the Starter Problems page.

The first addition in quite a while to 1961 Owners' Photos is a Jeep that was exported to India.

3Bs in the Sand has some nice beach photos of the same Jeep.

The same Jeep's unusual frame stamping has been added to Stamped Numbers on CJ-3B Frames.

More alliteration and more details of the 1/11-scale Mechanical Mule model, in Cast Aluminum M-274 Mule.

1976 USAF Kaiser J20, and 2010 Mahindra Field Ambulance, new on the Military Ambulances page.
 

Denny Hoelzer's beautiful '55 3B was a surprise gift, and he sent some Owner's Photos.
 

Iñaki Bilbao's EBRO Bravo has been newly restored, and has been added to Los Jeeps: Made in Spain.

Jeeps in Australia gets a new table of contents with more pictures.

Curt Hickman's '54 CJ-3B and chainsaw is another good photo for the Firewood page.

Fire Service Jeeps and Jeeps in Colombia are the latest menu pages to get the new easier-to-click format with more thumbnails.

Two Jeeps and a Land Rover at an Angolan border post -- a photo added to Jeeps at War in Angola, 1973.

I made the Boyer Jeep Fire Engine Production List more readable, and added Boyer serial number J186 to the list.

A United Nations peacekeeping CJ-3B in the Argentinian Army Museum, is new in M606 Displays in Argentina.

Is anybody doing a restoration of an M606 as used in Vietnam? A link to artwork for the MDAP sticker (130K PNG) is now included in Presidential Jeep in Vietnam.

Federico Cavedo's 1964 Kaiser M606 in Argentina is new in the Owners' Photos pages.

More photos from Jeep Cross, the 80's Spanish off-road racing series.

Mitsubishi CJ3B-J7 fire engine with rear-mounted pump, new in CJ-3B Fire Jeeps Around the World.

Egyptian platoon wiped out in the North Yemen Civil War. But where did the CJ-3B come from? Photo taken in Yemen circa 1963 is new in CJ-3Bs Around the Planet.

1964 parade float pulled by a CJ-3B in Montreal, and a bigger copy of the Tournament of Roses photo, are new in Everybody Loves a Parade.

It's not a Jeep, but I have an update on the Hollywood camera car used for shooting Hatari.

Canada Post still brings the mail to CJ3B.info in a right-hand-drive Jeep: I posted a photo in Delivery Jeep Bodies.

Dana S. Cook's former Navy Jeep in Colorado is new in 1958 Owners and Photos.
 

Additional excellent photos from 1958, new in Promoting the Australian-Made CJ-3B.
 

Holy Toledo! Calendar for 2017 is still available.

New photo of Vaughn Becker and Santa in a CJ-3B at Christmas 2014.

An overdue addition to 1959 Owners and Photos is the very nice Jeep found by Chris McKay in 2014.

Update and expansion of the Jeeps in Brasil page.

Diecast 1/43 Bomberos CJ-3Bs from South America added to Fire Service CJ-3B Toys.

Herm Tilford describes his rebuilt T-98 kit on the T98a Four-Speed Transmission page.

Herm also sent instructions on removing an overdrive safely, for the Overdrive Tech Tips page.

Added to Military Jeeps in Spain: restored LWB Spanish Army Jeep seen by John Carroll in Pamplona.

Hidemi Hishikawa's 1963 Mitsubishi J3R in early 2016, added to CJ-3B Snow Jeeps.

Photos of Luis Mariano Paz's impeccable new 1967 Kaiser M606 in Argentina.

A 1953 Willys Service Bulletin about carburetor flooding on steep slopes, added to Carter YF Carburetor Service Information.

More correct and detailed information from Mark Randall on distinguishing DJ-5, 5A and 5B postal Jeeps, added to The DJ-5 Dispatchers.

So then I changed "DJ-5A" to DJ-5B in the "Pictorial History of the Universal Jeep" because the 5B was actually the first with the extended nose. As we all know, the difference between A and B is significant!

Also added some bigger and better photos in the Pictorial History of the Universal Jeep.

Michel Staniforth's 1960 CJ-3B in Quebec is new in the Owners Photos pages.

I remembered another Transport Yellow CJ-3B on the website which is definitely original paint.

Added soft top installation instructions from BestTop and Kayline as PDF's on the Putting on a Soft Top page.

New photos of the Forgotten Jeep.

Phil Downs' 1956 CJ-3B filled with schoolkids, added to the photos of crowded Jeeps in High Hoods Everywhere....

Clarification of the effect of the fuel pump spacer on fuel pressure, added to Fuel Pump Tech Tips.

I added some new unidentified pictures to the page of "Historical Photos" and renamed the page Posing With Jeeps.
 

I have discovered that the photo taken On the Fireline was in fact taken in California, not Oregon. And another version of the photo is in an archive in North Carolina.
 

The page on Traffic Line Painting in Vancouver and Seattle was lost for a while, but it's back now.

Some new photos of French Jeep fire apparatus from Maheu-Labrosse and Pompes Guinard.

Posted some wrap-up comments on the 2016 British Columbia Trail Ride.

Picture taken by Don Norris of his front-mounted winch in action in North Carolina, added to Koenig Winch Tips.

Photos of the 1966 Willys Interlagos II prototype in Brazil, added to Jeep Designers at Work.

Some great archival photos are new in Police Service Jeeps.

Warn Willys at SEMA 2014 gets its own page.

Photos of an Ansul Chemical Crash Truck on Long Island are new.

New photos added to CJ-3B Rock Crawlers.

Unique CJ-6 ambulance in Michigan added to Jeep Ambulances.

I just heard that the Núpsstadur Jeppi is still on the farm in Iceland -- we have photos.

Update on Nellybelle: Roy Rogers' Jeep is being offered for sale as of July 2016.

Greenlight's 1/43-scale Elvis Surrey is new in Surrey Jeep Toys.
 

Federico found an undated photo of a Royal Canadian Navy CJ-3B taken in London, England.
 

I updated the photos and audio clips of The Original Nellybelle.

New photos on the Police Service Cherokees page.

A link to a 2015 video tour of the ICON CJ-3B Dog.

Koenig All Steel Jeep Cabs now includes installation instructions for Jiffy Cabs and Super Cabs, courtesy of Don Norris.

More photos from the early days, of Lawrence Wade's 1955 CJ-3B in Alabama.

I found Las Brisas: Birthplace of the Jeep Gala (which apparently had been missing for more than a year.) If you notice a bad link on the website, please let me know. Thanks!

Oldtime's list of common part numbers for a Dauntless engine rebuild, added to the V6 Engine Conversion Manual.

Some new tips for installing the heater hoses, on Heater Tech Tips.

Updated the Jeep Radio Commercials so you should be able to play them in your web browser.

New in Pricing and Factory Options: a 1961 Retail Prices list for all Jeep models and options.

A Spanish-built Jeep living at the foot of a volcano in Peru, is new in The World's Jeep.

A question in VAM Jeeps in Mexico about taillights on Mexican-assembled CJ-3Bs.

A mention of the IC-EO and GO/NO GO methods, on the Valve Adjustment page.

A Jeep sliced in half, and stills from Gamera vs. Monster X (Japan, 1970) added to the page about the giant turtle.
 

Steve Decker drives 1953 CJ-3B 90 miles to its new home in Rochester.
 

I found the missing video clips from the Rubicon Trail 1999.

"Dimensions and Specifications of the Complete 1960 Line of Jeep Vehicles", added to CJ-3B Drawings and Dimensions.

Cabela's is the latest to tap into CJ-3Bs in Advertising.

Room for Sunbathing: LWB Jeeps in Spain -- now incuding the early VIASA, 70's EBRO, and 80's Avia.
 

CJ-3B Magazine Articles has been streamlined to make it easier to browse the great clippings, such as:


Video clips updated to make them more compatible with some recent browsers:


See Acapulco in a Pink Jeep now also includes some blue and white Hertz rental Jeeps.

1954 CJ-3B "OB" Serial Numbers now updated with the earliest known example, from Carlos Alberto Barrera Toro in Colombia.

Updated links on Importing Jeeps Into North America.

Photo of 1968 Jeepster popemobile turns up.

Added to CJ-2A Fire Engine History: another early photo in Chicago, and documentation of the official 1947 introduction.

Some cool new JK conversions on the Fire Service Jeep Wranglers page.

A 1972 Sears Christmas catalogue page is new on the Other Tonka Jeeps page.

Another CJ-3B Ansul Chemical Crash Truck has turned up, at the historic Elko, Nevada airport.

Very original Julep Green '56 comes out of storage near the Rose Bowl.

Mahindra CJ-3B Made in Switzerland? -- the mysterious "Sabavia Commando."

Unsual hardtop DJ-3A Surrey, added to the bottom of the Surrey Gala Jeep page.
 

Simon Bruton has produced some high-resolution reproductions of the air cleaner and valve cover decals, which are available for download on the Engine Paint and Decals page.

Photos by Ben Hildred show the offset air deflector on the back of the Radiator Guard.

The interesting story of Ken Jordan's contributions over many years as a Jeep engineer, is new on the Willys Engineering page.

Kelly Manufacturing heir Mike Kelly provides the inside story on the relationship between Kelly All-Steel Jeep Cabs and Beck Jeep Cabs.

Downloadable PDF file for the early version of the 4-Wheel Drive Tailgate Stencil.

Tips on insulating wiring to avoid corrosion, in Replacing the Wiring Harness.

The Vibration Dampener page now includes Willys-Overland drawings of the wood blocks and their mounting location.
 


Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this website. -- Derek Redmond

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