In 1978 a dear friend, Dean Cook and I started re-building my jeep and completed the job working evenings over a 3 year period. Dean did most of the work; I was the assistant and gofer. Starting with all the bits and pieces, we opted for the best. Unfortunately, we threw away some military parts and now realize the folly of our actions. But we built a neat hunting jeep (and grandkid magnet!).
Recently two new friends, Pat Walker and Curt Covington of Lincoln, CA. encouraged me to bring jarhead back to its original state. They’ve been here for me, offering advice and instruction and correction, answering hundreds of questions, and generally looking over my shoulder to make sure I did it right. To Curt and Pat, your resourcefulness is invaluable; I appreciate you guys!
I hope you enjoy the pictures and progress-to-date as much as I have enjoyed working on my JARHEAD.