The Jeepster Commando is an automobile which was first produced by Kaiser Jeep in 1966 to compete with the International Scout, Toyota Land Cruiser and Ford Bronco. Four different models were available: a pickup truck, convertible, roadster and wagon. The Kaiser line remained in production until about 1969, when American Motors Corporation (AMC) bought Kaiser in 1970. After AMC’s acquisition, the Jeepster Commando C101 (101’’ wheelbase) steadily grew in popularity. In 1972, AMC shortened the vehicle’s name to Commando C104, extended the wheelbase to 104’’, and changed the front-end design to accept the AMC I6’s & V8 304ci, similar to the Ford Bronco.

The Jeepster name was removed after 1971, but the model remained in production for two more years as the Jeep Commando. In 1972, it received a “conventional” full-width grille. The Commando had one of three AMC engines, the 232 cu in (3.8 L) or 258 cu in (4.2 L) AMC Straight-6 or the 304 cu in (5.0 L) AMC V8. A total of 20,223 AMC-spec “C104” Jeep Commandos were made in 1972 and 1973.


We will be doing a paint job, installing a new gas tank, installing vintage air and new wiring harness.

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Begun the process by dismantling the Commando to get ready for media blast.

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Just got back from the media blast.

We got the body and the majority of the parts epoxy sealed.

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