Restore Guinness Record Book Jeep.

My Uncle Loren Upton accompained by his wife Patti completed a Guinness Book of Records feat by taking a 1966 Jeep through the infamous Darien Gap of Panama which took 741 days.  (3 dry seasons)  I was lucky enough to be a part of that trip for one dry season ~40 days in the jungle.

Loren is getting up there in age (in his 80's) and I would like to restore this jeep to pre-trip conditions and present back to Loren.

Ulitimate goal would be to send jeep, Loren and Patti back to the middle east to finish the ~2 miles of their Roads End to Roads End trip, which would be another Guinness book record.   This 4 year trip started in Alaska and ended in Norway completely by land  (including Darien Gap).  Because of mid east politics at the time they lack a few miles between Egypt and Jordan via Israel.

Restoring this jeep would mean the world to a man who spent most of his life chasing his dream.  Doing what most men would consider unthinkable or crazy. 

Please follow this story as I will post more about this incredible trip. 

My final goal would to be find a final resting spot for this all American made jeep in a meseum or place to be displayed.

Sincerely thanks for any support we can get.


Restore Jeep
Yakima, WA

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