My 1st car Was a Willys Jeep

by Patrick
(Swiss)

Willys MB (File Photo)

Willys MB (File Photo)

HI,


I did own a 1943 Willy Jeep, but ex-French Army so I don't think that all was original in it. But the engine was of Willys type and not the Hotchkiss type.

I grew up with a Jeep in a close family and wanted one when getting my d.l. Was it fun to drive?

Living in a sandy area of France, I still think it was the best in sand. I once climbed a sandy hill with a heavy friend aboard and stalled midway. I realized that I was climbing with momentum in long range gear!! It could have made it without the encounter of a pine tree root! It was pure pleasure.

I unfortunately had to part with it, but 20 years later, still hope to get another one, one day!!


Larry's Comment: They are a lot of fun Patrick...especially looking back to the Jeep that gave you the most enjoyment. I hope you get another Jeep soon.

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by: kartik

Hi, I am Kartik and I wish you'll soon get a Jeep.

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