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by bobassel
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Re: GPA 12350

Hi friends, After months of trying out GPA 12350, most of the beginnings faults are solved. I was for three days on the water and didn't have to use the bilge. A good friend of mine, also GPA owner, recently bought an other GPA in the U.S. This GPA was for years owned by the chairman of the French m...
by bobassel
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Wanted or for sale
Topic: GPA parts for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 81

GPA parts for sale

Hi guys, Here is a man, Alex, who offers GPA parts for sale. https://www.generaaltjes.nl/ Ford GPA original parts for exchange Bieden 9 jun 2021, 20:43 wegalex Ford In exchange for a Dodge WC57, the following is offered: Ford GPA frame with axles, tires, wheels, radiator, engine, gearbox, PTO. Regar...
by bobassel
Thu May 20, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: GPA events
Topic: Biesbos Holland May 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 140

Biesbos Holland May 2021

Hi my friends, With a small group we enjoyed our yearly tradition of "The Biesbos event" by "Mund". Because of Corona, last year the event was cancelled. This time, the first time for me with my "new" GPA. http://i.imgur.com/vxu9g29l.jpg It was great again and to be with my Amphib friends over there...
by bobassel
Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: Tips for books, magazines, films & articles.
Topic: local TV broadcast station.
Replies: 0
Views: 5010

local TV broadcast station.

2010, allready a time ago, but still nice to see!
My first GPA, a documentary about the GPA history and knowledge.
Some historical info and some extra amusement for the local TV station.
In dutch, but nice to watch.
https://www.zuidwestupdate.nl/tv/monume ... =512517147
Bob
by bobassel
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: GPA events
Topic: Amphib international Austria 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 5080

Amphib international Austria 2021

Hi friends, Yes!, 99% shure we can have a Amphib international this year in Austria. It will be held on july 31 untill august 7th at Esternberg , Huett Austria. The organisers are Michael and Marion Stelzl. We are sailing on the river Donau. Organisers are aware of the Covit rules and restrictions, ...
by bobassel
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Wanted or for sale
Topic: Rear deck battery cover
Replies: 3
Views: 3611

Re: Rear deck battery cover

Hi Rick,
I don't see any reactions, but Gerben Faber in the Netherlands has perfect replica's.
Bob
by bobassel
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Re: GPA 12350

Yes, I got my papers, Now I 've ordered the blue historical bumber plates and I am allowed to drive and swim. I did first some test drives close to my home and the trips longer. http://i.imgur.com/8fMSwbEl.jpg Then the first trip to the boat ramp; http://i.imgur.com/Mp7fNWTl.mp4 Then the first water...
by bobassel
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Re: GPA 12350

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by bobassel
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Re: GPA 12350

Yes !!!! Today I went to the Dutch road traffic agency for getting my papers and licence plate on my GPA. The people were very enthusiastic about the vehicle. Only the original frame number was not clear enough, so the stamped an new, better legible number but left the original one. So within five d...
by bobassel
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Wanted or for sale
Topic: GPA parts for sale original
Replies: 1
Views: 5393

Re: GPA parts for sale original

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by bobassel
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Last work on GPA 12350

Finaly the finish line is in sight! I made final adjustments to the brakes, and now she is braking fine, I am pleased about the extra brake booster. I made the air intake grill under the hatch with special wooven wires. http://i.imgur.com/koZXVial.jpg And together with Ad we made the finishing work ...
by bobassel
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Re: GPA 12350

BTW : lol Not a GPA story, but in the meantime,(some may have notised), working on GPA 12350, I also did the complete retoration of a SAS Desert Ford Jeep. Now also ready : rolley http://i.imgur.com/muBobctl.jpg http://i.imgur.com/Z6ahdFTl.jpg http://i.imgur.com/ANlFbz6l.jpg http://i.imgur.com/tbIMZ...
by bobassel
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

"I am going slightly mad"

Short update; I filled the breaking system with fluid (silicone) and waited until the master cilinder was full, and all air bubbles were out. I inspected the master cilinder and the whole floor was filled with flued. crazy The after market extra plastic cilinder was leaking because of a crack. cry H...
by bobassel
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 32625

Re: GPA 12350 and the work goes on !

Hi (GPA) friends, Holiday for me and the work goes on at GPA 12350. Made a lot of progress the last weeks lol I installed a not original extra 12 volt electric bilge pump, http://i.imgur.com/uaS9FG8l.jpg Also an extra brake-booster, also not original, but the GPA is 500 kg heavier than a normal Jeep...
by bobassel
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Wanted or for sale
Topic: GPA parts for sale original
Replies: 1
Views: 5393

GPA parts for sale original

These parts are for sale;
asking price: € 150 Albert Wijker Netherlands.
0651802824 Egmond aan Zee.
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