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1947-50 Thistle Jeep (restoration project)

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Pedal Cars759 of 868old play carJust found this at a yard sale. Restored 1952 buick pedal car?
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    Posted 10 years ago

    shawimm
    (17 items)

    Great find!..........in need of restoration.....does anyone know where I can locate an original steering wheel and a "jerry can"?
    The restoration is moving along.......painting is next.
    Finished at last!

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    Comments

    1. Goodoil, 10 years ago
      I'm also looking for a jerry can to complete restoration of one of these in New Zealand. Can anyone help me please.
    2. Dan121156 Dan121156, 8 years ago
      shawimm, you do very nice work! Just love the looks of a restored pedal car... Not only that but what a great gift to grandchildren... They should remember forever..
    3. shawimm shawimm, 8 years ago
      Thanks Dan....much appreciated. It truly is a passion and a joy that I can share with our grandson
    4. blanksta, 7 years ago
      Love the jeep it looks cool as original even cooler in the resto great job.
    5. shawimm shawimm, 7 years ago
      The reason why I did it the way was so that our grandson would have a Jeep like his dad's. He has a real Jeep that is done in Gecko Green as well. I was careful when I restored this to not alter anything that couldn't undone. The wheel clearance was achieved by making a "lift kit" I used the original holes in the frame and I still have the original wheels/tires and hub caps

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