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Internet Resources for the M38 or M38A1 Jeeps

1952 Willys M38 jeep, US Air Force paint and markings
1952 Willys M38 jeep, US Air Force paint and markings.

G503.com has full coverage of M38 and M38A1 military jeeps in their forums and other sections.

Korean Jeep has a set of excellent color photos of US Army M-38A1 jeeps in Korea.

Gary's M-170 tells the story of the acquisition and beautiful restoration of this ambulance-jeep. See also Gary's M-38 project.

Lasse Mäx describes the M-38A1, including photos of his own jeep and other off-road activity in Sweden. Tables of specs and operating data.

The M-38A1 Restoration Site has a complete photo record of the restoration of the M-38A1 and a matching M-416 trailer. This site is very detailed and complete including costs, time log, and other real life traumas.

The G503 Forum devotes several sub-forums and pages to the M38 and M38A1 jeeps. Similarly, the WillysJeeps.com site has excellent material about the M38 and M38A1 military jeeps.

This 1953 M-38A1 restoration is documented with a small sampling of the progress pictures.

TB 9-2855-43 (21 Nov 1956) is available on the Internet Archive. This Technical Bulletin covers the installation of the Personnel Hot Water Heater Kit in the M-38A1 and related model jeeps. Use the Search Box on the same page to find many other technical pubs about the M38 and M38A1 jeeps.

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