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#375073 - 09/08/16 10:34 AM 42 GPW engine
nhinchas Offline

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I'm looking for leads for a 1942 GPW engine. All help is appreciated.

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#375104 - 09/08/16 03:48 PM Re: 42 GPW engine [Re: nhinchas]
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What is a GWP engine?
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#375109 - 09/08/16 06:31 PM Re: 42 GPW engine [Re: Chev Nut]
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Kaiser Willys had the contract for jeeps in 42 it couldn't kep up so Ford was brought in to help. Initially they were built on the Kaiser frame. GPW is the ford engine. I realize it isn't Chevy but maybe someone knows where to get one.

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#379586 - 11/30/16 10:37 PM Re: 42 GPW engine [Re: nhinchas]
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Try contacting Richard Grace in Palmetto, GA, at richardgrace@mindspring.com. He has all manner of WW2 vehicle parts and is very knowledgeable.
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#379827 - 12/05/16 07:26 AM Re: 42 GPW engine [Re: Bruce_Jones]
nhinchas Offline

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Thanks Bruce

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#381651 - 01/09/17 12:21 PM Re: 42 GPW engine [Re: nhinchas]
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Got one.

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