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Big Willy Jeep builder, Burner, and flatfender enthusiast Ian Liljeblad shares life in Arizona and how one gets started building a 2:1 rig. Caution: serious fab skills are involved! From a history of learning from the best, Ian has built some cool rigs.
4:12 – early influences
7:54 – the Impala from beginning to end
14:34– really happy I’m a Jeep guy, not a Scout guy
17:31 –met these guys in Phoenix in this Jeep Think Tank
19:01 – started at FST, Fly-N-Hi’s fab shop, with Ellis and Geiser
24:08 – first chassis for myself, 2x4 tube CJ7
26:52 – inspired by the Big Rig Jig
28:25 – Burning Man changed my life
31:28 – building a mutant vehicle/art car
36:34 – falling in love with flatfenders
37:25 – the influence of Walter Productions
39:25 – I built Big Willy in seven months
47:48 – The Burning Man DMV accepted it as is
53:22 – the Go Devil run
1:02:10 – Big Willy Jeep, replacement parts for flat fenders
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