These detailed plans for a Jeep riding toy are taken from the February 1945 issue of Popular Homecraft magazine. It features a V-belt pulley drive based on a water pump shaft and bearing assembly. The author says, "This jeep is the equivalent of around seventy hours' work. Total out-of-pocket cost was something less than five dollars...."
If anybody has a try at building this project, please let us know how much it costs you in today's dollars.
Click each of the pages below to download a large copy with readable fine print (200K JPEG.)
Thanks to the pioneering Jeep website "Merl's Garage" for scanning the article. -- Derek Redmond
See another 1945 set of Pedal Jeep Plans from Popular Science.
Also on The CJ3B Page, see 1948 plans for the battery-powered La Jeepette.
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