Do you wonder if that old military vehicle can be restored?

You can do it! See these examples of trucks, jeeps, and other historic military vehicles that our readers have saved and restored.
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You Can Do It!

If you are considering whether or not to restore a historic military vehicle, you are not alone. Utilizing resources that include the advertisers in this magazine, thousands of people have successfully completed their projects. So don’t despair—it can be done. Here are a few readers’ completed projects to provide you with some inspiration!

Alan Christenson about six years to restore his 1942 GPW.

Depending on time and money, it took Alan Christenson about six years to restore his 1942 GPW. In addition to local parades, he enjoys driving it around town at least one a week. He gave the Jeep markings for an MP unit.

Chris Phillips’ 1952 XM 211 after the restoration.

Chris Phillips’ 1952 XM 211 after the restoration

Chris Phillips’ 1952 XM211 when he found it.

...and when he found it.

Richard Westbury’s M151 in 2016.

Richard Westbury’s M151 in 2016

Richard Westbury rolling his unrestored M151 onto a trailer.

...and how it looked when he acquired it in 2009!

John Engelke’s 1942 M2A1 half-track.

John Engelke’s 1942 M2A1 half-track. how it looks now

John Engelke’s 1942 M2A1 when he found it: No rear armor and rusting in a field.

...and how it looked when he found it

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