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April 15th: Strolling Monterey

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

2014-04-15-wharf3Today we didn’t do much but relax and wander around Monterey on a mostly cloudy day. Monterey has two wharfs, one more tourist oriented and one more local oriented. We started at the latter by grabbing some clam chowder at the Sandbar & Grille Restaurant. The chowder tasted good, but was a little too much potato chunks and too little clams.

After lunch we got on our tourist vibe with a walk to the other more notable wharf.

2014-04-15-wharf-signThe ‘tourist’ wharf even had an unofficial greeter:


It doesn’t look like his fishing is faring to well.


At the end of wharf Ann got busy with her camera, so I got busy photographing her.

As we left the wharf I decided to see if YELP could find an interest ice cream place. Sure enough, YELP found Kai Lee Creamery in Pacific Grove. Kai Lee was started six months ago by Butch Adams who had no experience in the industry. His goal is to make ice cream that is organic, gluten-free, non-soy, all-natural, vegetarian, and handmade.

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Oscar’s Visit to Colombia

• CATEGORIES: Features, International

Oscar Skold was in Colombia last month. He shot these photos for us (at least that’s the way I’d like to think of them).

He reports, “I know most of these are not actually Willys jeeps but nevertheless a very cool encounter while I was visiting Colombia a month ago. They use most of these old jeeps as taxis and you see them everywhere. Unfortunately I didn’t have a camera to shoot all that I saw but these pics gives you an idea what a great country this is to travel around in. We were mostly in the Medellin area and south, down to a town called Roldanillo.”

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1946 CJ-2A Medford, OR $7,500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7,500

(10/17/2013) This agri-jeep sports a vintage National Jeep Association Decal.

“1946 Willys civilian model Jeep
Rare agricultural model with P.T.O.
L134 4 cylinder / 6 volt system
Three speed on the column
Matching numbers
Family owned since the early 1950s
Includes 1954 Sears full cab
Runs great
Still used for fun, work, and hunting”

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1947 CJ-2A Chehalis, WA $1700


Looks like a good price.

“Hi Everyone ! I’m selling my all stock ’47 Willys flat fender Jeep. 134F head 4 Cyl. Engine , 3 Spd. Tranny , 2 stick model 18 transfer case, stock front and rear ends, dual fuel tanks. Decent 31″ Wild Countrys on White Spokes. This is a pretty nice old Jeep that with about a weekends worth of work could be a driver. It has a clear Washington title and has collectors plates so no need to ever buy tabs again. It’s very complete Just needs a tune up , fresh gas , etc. It has a new complete rear brake job with seals , wheel cylinders , shoes , hardware , etc. Needs Battery and master cylinder installed (Comes with). It has a newer Best Top soft top that is a little dirty but in fine shape.”

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1949 Flattie Chehalis, WA $1500


Could be made into a racer, too. Buckshots in the front and Desert Dogs on the back.

“I’m selling my ’49 Willys Bobtail Jeep. This is a Great Trail Jeep or Mudder or Rock Crawler or Whatever. It wouldn’t take much at all to make this a running driving jeep…. all that it needs is some brake work and possibly a carb. rebuild but otherwise complete and ready to go. It has the Stock 134F head 4Cyl. Engine , T90 3Spd. Transmission , Model 18 2 stick transfer case, Model 27 front axle and Model 44 rear axle both with 5.38 gears. Racing buckets with harnesses, Rear mounted 10 Gallon fuel cell and battery. It has a nicely built cage with rear mounted spare tire carrier. It has a 3″ suspension lift and comes with a pretty nice set of Radial Buckshots on White Spokes. We aren’t driving it much anymore and have kinda lost interest… Fun rig for someone ….. Asking $1,500 Feel free to Call, Text, or Email anytime.”

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1946 CJ-2A Chebanse, IL $13,000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $13,000

(09/27/2013) “I have a 1946 CJ2A in excellent condition. Starts, runs and drives fine.
Garage kept, no rust.
I didn’t have time to take decent pictures, but maybe tomorrow I’ll get it out, give
it a bath and take some more pictures.
Please include your phone number when replying.
I would possibly take trades/partial trades. FOID items, gold or silver only.
815-378-six 2 six 4 to call or text between 7 am and 10 pm.”

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1951 Wagon Bennett, CO $1600

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

No obvious rust, but needs work.

“1951 Willys Wagon 4×4 – $1600 firm.

An untouched 1951 Willys’-Overland wagon, 4×4. Original 4cyl engine. Body is in great shape considering its age. This is the last year this vehicle had one taillight.

An ‘original’ mid section Willys’-Overland bumper is included (a previous owner destroyed the one currently on the vehicle.

The vehicle includes the original half-folding second seat which is quite rare. Also, the vehicle still has both rear arm rests. The original oak planks in the floor are in great condition.

This vehicle does not start (no battery) however the engine turns freely. It will need to be towed on a flatbed trailer and/or truck.

Sorry, no trades and I will not part-out. If I don’t sell it the whole thing for $1600, I’m pulling the engine, trans and t-case and scraping the rest of it.”

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1952 CJ-3A Fresno, CA $5000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000

(12/20/2013) “1952 Willys Jeep
Current Tages
Mint Condition
New Tires & Rims
Warn Hubs
11′ Inch Brakes
Chevy Tilt Steering
3 Speed Buick V-6
Water Proof Canvas Seats
Custom Roll Cage
New Summit Heater
New Exhaust
Aug-Fuel Tank
456 Gears
Very Clean
Runs Like a Sewing Machine
Tow Bar
Spare Tire
Sacrifice at
Please No Text or e-mails won’t answer
John 559-458-3235″

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1952 M-38A1 Shreveport, LA $13,000

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Looks solid.

“Up for sale is this very nice 1952 Willys M38A1. This Jeep was purchased a few years ago and had underwent a full frame off restoration before purchase. It has been lightly used ever since and is still in very good condition! The paint still looks great since the restoration and there are a few chips in it from normal wear and tear and I will try and show any imperfections in the pictures. It comes with a complete canvas top and doors that are in great condition with no tears. All drive terrain and electrical systems had been gone through and are in perfect working condition. The original 24 volt system is still working great and she fires up every time. The original Brass data plate is still intact! This is a great driving jeep and runs and drives like it did when it was new. If you’ve been interested in an army jeep now is your chance to own one!

If you have any question about the jeep or something more you would like to see that was not shown in the pictures please feel free to email me, call me or text me at 360-601-fourzero30 and I will be happy to answer any questions the best I can.”

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1965 CJ-5 Oklahoma $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles

Sounds like this was a Forest Service jeep. Maybe includes a gov data plate?

“Original 1965 Kiser Jeep made for U.S. Forestry specs.
Recent Engine all New
Transmission and Transfer case all New
Recent Brakes
Every Thing works including speed ometer
Has original nomenclature plate
5000 # Ramsey power take off winch
Excellent tires, New Gas Tank
Roll Bar, Full Metal Hard Top and Doors
Always stored inside, Very Goood Body condition for age.”

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1947 CJ-2A Dallas, TX No Price


It’s been highly modified.

“1947 cj2a, rear dana 44 with 5:38 gears, buggy sprung, lockrite lockers front and rear, Ramsey PTO winches front and rear with Konig Pto, Military under water ignition, power steering, 4wheel disc brakes, 33 inch Boggers on aluminum wheels, Rancho 9000 shocks, T98 4 speed with 6.4:1 first gear, 90amp alternator, full canvas top/bikini top, pintle tow hook in rear, front hooks, heater. More that I have probably forgotten. Can be seen on you tube at flyingjeep.avi and upside downjeep.avi”



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1960 CJ-3B Wichita, KS $5000


UPDATE: Still Available

(02/22/2014) This jeep has a ventilating windshield.

“I’m selling my 1960 Willys/Jeep CJ3B. These Jeeps are highly sought after by collectors and 4×4 enthusiasts alike, especially in original condition. I’ve recently had a new exhaust system installed, rebuilt the transmission, purchased a new top, tires, and had the seats reupholstered. It runs and drives great, and shifts through all gears (including 4WD H/L) perfectly. It has rust spots on the body. It has a clear Kansas title, and can be tagged as an antique, which costs around $40 in Kansas.
I’m asking $5000. If you’d like to see the Jeep email me through Craigslist.
Thanks, Steven.”

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1946 CJ-2A Auburn, WA $4500


UPDATE: Still Available

(02/23/2014) This has a Bobcat fiberglass hood (and a right broken axle).

“CJ2A Flat Fender, 302ci ford, rat 3 speed transmission, warn overdrive, warn winch, dual tanks, tilt telescoping steering wheel, boxed frame, front disc brakes, 11 inch rear drums, Dana 44 Front and Rear, Posi Front and Rear, 5.38 Gears, Warn Full floating rear axles (hubs all 4 wheels), Wrangler Springs Lots of Flex and Travel, 15/35-15LT Super Swampers 95% Tread, Has Broken Right Front Axle, Has been in storage for over 5 years. $4500 or Trade up or down. Rat Rod, Jetski, Seadoo, Muscle Car, Unusual car?…”

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