Scrapheap Challenge

Johnny Cash famously built his Cadillac one piece at a time. As he explains in the first of a two-part feature, ‘Johnny’ Carroll built a Jeep the same way, using other people's junk, aided by the Jeep’s parts interchangeability

wo scrap Mahindras being dragged home to provide


Aquick browse of eBay soon turns up numerous used Willys Jeep parts, so if you have ever wondered who is buying some of the seemingly useless rusty junk being offered, I will hold my hand up. As well as used and repro MB/ GPW and Hotchkiss parts, there are often lots of civilian Jeep (CJ) spares, non-standard parts and old aftermarket stuff advertised. In recent years, I have bought plenty of it with a specific purpose in mind.

Modified Jeeps

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