The M-151 MUTT, a Vietnam Jeep
A Total Teardown and Full Restoration
by G.R. Webster, with Matt Wilson
About the Book
GR Webster and Matt Wilson have put together the story of a Matt's total, teardown renovation of a M-151 A2 military jeep. This type of jeep was used in the Vietnam War and served afterwards until it was replaced by the Humvee, HMMWV. The book shows with detailed, color photos how the restoration was done step by step. Also revealed is the secret to applying superb stencil markings. It includes a full cost breakdown of what a total renovation can cost using refinished, and NOS replacement parts.
Features & Details
- Category Crafts & Hobbies
Standard Landscape, 10×8 in, 25×20 cm
- Publish Date Oct 11, 2010
- Tags military vehicles, U.S. Army, military vehicle, 68th Assault Helicopter Company, 68th AHC, Top Tiger, collecting vehicles, restoring vehicles, jeep restoration, jeep renovation, AM General, Military Truck, Korean War, World War 2, Bien Hoa, Vietnam, jeep, jeeps, M-151, Mutt, Barstow, renovation, restore, helicopter, Uh-1, Huey, Gunship, Mustang, stencil, NOS, Marines, Ford, Willys, Kaiser, Humvee, HMMWV, ROPS, M-274, Mule, FAV
'GR' has amassed one of the largest collections of toy aircraft in the world. During his wartime military service in aerial combat in Vietnam, Captain Webster received double Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Air Medal for Valor, 30 Air Medals, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and 2 awards of the Cross of Gallantry commanding the 'Mustang' Gunship Platoon of the 68th Assault Helicopter Company 'Top Tigers'. A graduate from the University of Chicago with a Masters Degree in Business Administration, he retired as Chief Executive Officer of Givaudan Fragrances Inc. following a 30 year career in international business at age 54. ‘GR’ founded The Plane News and later The Miniature Aircraft Quarterly, and more recently created the airplane toy collectors website http://www.miniatureaircraftcollectors.com. He is an accomplished author, portrait painter, aerobatic pilot, seaplane pilot, and commercial helicopter pilot and lives mainly in France with his wife and three children.