Re: [MV] Really, Really, Early GPWs

Todd Paisley (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 23:52:54 -0400

><< I have pictures of it in 1945 and it hasn't changed a bit... it also
> with a willy's motor from the ford factory >>
>Does this motor have a GPW serial number stamped into it? If so what is
>serial number (or an approximation of it if you don't want to give out the
>whole thing)? I have
>a GPW with an approximate serial number of 4 and am anxious to compile as
>info as I can about the very earliest GPWs. Thanks.
>PS If this "Willys" motor does have a GPW number stamped into it could you
>also check to see if that number includes the stars that were commonly used
>frame stampings as well.


I was thinking the same thing. The engine number will help narrow down
whether or not it was original from the factory or not. I would be
interested in knowing what it is and the casting date (number cast before
the large 638632 casting number on the passenger side of the block.)

Todd Paisley

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