Vintage Jeep Restoration: Guts, Glory, and Asbestos
Editor’s Note: We elected to feature this editorial as a service to our readers, recognizing that so few of us know the dangers of asbestos in older vehicles, often encountered during the restoration process.
The Jeep is without question the original off-road vehicle. Still today, all kinds of Jeeps are highly sought after. Whether to be used as daily drivers, modified as rock climbers, or ready for mud-covered trails, the vehicle has maintained its appeal and reputation for reliability among its community. Enthusiasts love them all (except that square headlight YJ), from the original Willys-Overland MB Jeep to the Classic CJ and YJ. Many aficionados take the time to restore old Jeeps to their original glory. We’d like to discuss the history, admiration, and some potential hazards of restoration.
The Jeeps we know today have gone through many changes over the years. Born out of military necessity and transformed for civilian life, it .... Continue Reading at Expedition Portal