Great car and story. I do believe in fate. I've been a Willys junky for 45 years and a few years ago followed a lead to a ranch 1/2 mile from home and ended up with a FREEEE '38 Willys coupe. SO to me that's fate.!! Tinmann called it something else !!
I imagine it went along the theme of having "strategically placed horseshoes."
He does have a unique way of expressing himself.
For starters, None of what you see in the back ground is for sale. It was all the same cars back in 94 stuffed into a two bay garage instead of this nice big workshop. The 35 is one of the very few cars he has let go in fifteen years.