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1946 CJ-2A Bonney Lake, WA $3500


Daryl’s got this throwback Flattie for sale. It’s got Desert Dogs and a Bobcat hood.

“CJ2A in good condition.
Fresh rebuilt Buick v6
Saginaw power steering
Renegade I wheels
Selectro locking hubs.
New guages
New clutch
New 10″ brakes and brake lines.
Just rewired.
New battery
Cadillac tilt telescopic steering column.
Have a complete top and doors that needs a new zipper.
Clean Washington title in my name with collector plate.”

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1948 CJ-2A Hoosic River, MA $995


Travis spotted this one. It runs.

“I just pulled this old Rusty Willys out of the woods. Engine runs great, Freed up brakes, clutch is stuck, the selling price is for the engine and plow both in great shape. Jeep will need some work to plow. Body and floor work, clutch and brake work, etc. starts and runs does not drive because of clutch. $995 Firm or possible trades of similar value”

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Just a Few Updates Tonight


Ann’s got me busy tearing up the backyard grass and pond this week to put in a walkway around the pond. Fortunately, the weather is perfect. So, just a few updates today.


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Past Sunday’s Northern Ohio Flatfender Gathering

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Features

Bob Christy was forced to moved his event to last Sunday, which worked out pretty well, as the weather was perfect (unlike the rainy deluge of last weekend). Here are some photos, including a few with folks wearing Alaska Or Rust shirts:

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Dodge Power Wagon Atlanta, GA $4999 **SCAM?**

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

Tom shared this ad for a restored-looking Dodge Power Wagon for only $4999. It seems to be a scam, as that is a crazily good price.

“Dodge power wagon wc56
If you have any questions, please feel free to email me and leave your email addres, for a better communication, Thank for time.”


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1962 CJ-3B Surrey, BC, Canada $5700 (CDN)


Has a variety of mods.

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“1962 Willy’s CJ3B High hood flat fender Rare Model
Custom Frame
350-LT1 Camaro engine (less than 200km on rebuild )
Borg Warner Super T10 transmission
Competition clutch
Dana 44 positrac rear end
Dana 40 front end
Custom Suspension
Bestop soft top with clear windows and removable doors
New battery and alternator
operational heater
Complete set of new Firestone Winter Force M+S Rated LT tires, size: 285/85R16 on white spoke rims
Needs body work
Currently registered in BC
$5700 Firm. (receipts available, comes with some new parts that haven’t been replaced yet)”

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1950 Jeepster Missoula, MT $9759

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Has a V8.

“1950 Willys Jeepster Phantom, interested in cash or trade on 1986/2000 Wrangler Jeep.
This jeepster has, Chevy drive train, 307 Chevy motor, automatic transmission, Chevy Vega rear end, tilt- telescoptic steering wheel and new Hankook white wall tires with new Willys hub caps.”


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1944 GPW Engine Great Falls, MT $500


Doesn’t run at the moment.

“For sale military jeep engine removed from a 1943-ish jeep complete. Not running.”

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1946 CJ-2A Salida, CO $9500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $9500. It needs some work still.

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“Custom 1946 CJ2a
This jeep has been in project mode for a long time. My interests are elsewhere, and it is time for someone who will appreciate it to own it.

Here is what has been done:
Body off frame, underside coated with thermal and rust barrier. Interior coated with bed liner.
4.3 liter Vortec V6 with 4L60E transmission installed,
Dana 44s front and rear, Dana 300 transfer case, mounted via an Advanced Adapter.
Power steering installed.
Dana 44 differentials front and rear. Rear has new Dutchman axles, Front disk, power brakes, new brakes all the way around. Continue reading

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1952 CJ-3A? Kalispell, MT $5500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $5500.

(08/24/2018) This may be a 3A that’s been rebuilt with a 2A body.

“frame off restore, keeping original 2 yrs in the making so i could use it for hunting. ready for parade or hunt.even ready to mount snow plow. original engine and running gear. title clean and ready to go”

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1947 CJ-2A Loveland, CO $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(08/15/2018) Has an odd top. Includes a snow plow.

“1947 Willys Jeep. Buick V-6 motor. 3 Speed trans. 4 x 4. 8000 # winch. With snow plow, Selling together, will not separate.”

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1948 CJ-2A Leadville, CO $1500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/25/2018) Not sure how much value is here.

“Decent body, chassis, roll cage. Tub has had the floor repaired, new fuel tank and has lifted suspension under it. Had a chevy 6 cylinder in it last. Last owner cut the hood for stacks, but will be easy to repair. All body edges are good, has a few rust spots that will be easy to fix. Steering column is there. Have a bench seat that fits well. Was going to build, but might clearing out projects.”


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Hugo Vidal Has Published His Book

• CATEGORIES: Books, Features

The book was larger than I expected. It was a pleasure for me to read.

Hugo Vidal, that 85 year old intrepid traveler from Brazil (and founder of AVM) has published his book. I received a copy last week and tore right through it. It’s written in both Portuguese and English. Since Ann and I traveled with Hugo and his son Fernando last year for four weeks, I knew most of the stories he included in his book. But, there were a few new ones and some fuller explanations on others. It’s also full of photos, some I hadn’t seen.

Most of the book centers on the 1956/1957 trip. But, there’s a little bit at the end about the 2017 Alaska Or Rust adventure. And on that, I have a minor quibble. Hugo remembers me contacting him about joining us on the trip. Actually, it was Hugo who contacted me. His eagerness was infectious, as this email extract, the second email he wrote me, underscores:

“…. Since we only heard about the Alaska or Rust caravan yesterday, my son and I rushed to try and find a way of joining in. But I understand now that participation is closed. Even though we don´t even have a vehicle yet, if there is a chance for a place in the waiting list we will somehow purchase, lease, borrow or steal one….”

Hugo told me that he shipped some books over the US, but I’m still awaiting more information on how folks can purchase a copy. I will pass on the information as soon as I know more. Here are a few pics.


Hugo dressed as a Dutch Maiden while on their jeep trip. You’ll have to read the book to learn why.


On the left is Hugo’s restored CJ-3B. On the right was the 3B for the trip. Note the custom bed extender on the back.


Ann took this photo of Hugo and Fernando, I believe in Jasper National Park in Canada.


From left to right we have Charles Downey, Hugo Vidal, and Jan Stekly.


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The 2019 Holy Toledo Calendar and Summer 2018 Dispatcher Are Available

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Norris-Banonis has released the 2019 Holy Toledo Calendar and the Summer of 2018 issue of Dispatcher Magazine. If you look carefully, you’ll find a picture of Ann and I taken at the 2018 Willys Jeep Reunion.



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Willys Overland 1903-1953 Golden Jubilee Program on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Documents, Features

The staring price is $245. While it’s an interesting and rare document, it’s not worth that much (to me anyway).

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“Willys-Overland Golden Jubilee Program 1903-1953. Original, printed in 1952. Extremely rare! Excellent condition.
6 pages, great photos.”





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1955 Truck w/Backhoe Breckenridge, CO $7000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Dave noted that this was listed back in 2017.

Runs, drives, and hoes. Appears it was originally in Ringwood, Illinois.





“Runs,Drives, Backhoe works Good condition”

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1960 FC-170 DRW Breckenridge, CO $13,500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

This includes a canopy.





“Runs, Drives, new clutch,new windows and a lot of other new parts parts.
has a topper for it all tires are like new.”

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1967 Flattie Buena Park, CA $4900


Will need a few minor things done, but looks like a good price on a vintage jeep. The seller goes into great detail on the jeep.

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“Registered (non-op currently) as a 1967 due to a motor swap, this Flat Fender Jeep is actually a 40’s or early 50’s Jeep Willys. The motor is a Chevy 283 V8 from a 67′ Chevelle. This Jeep is full of goodies and smog exempt. After owning her for more than 10 years (Originally a bachelors toy), it’s time to find a new home as there’s little room for kids & dogs in a Willys. One guarantee, This Jeep makes people smile, especially children when they see it. Like a big bright yellow Tonka toy. It’s also a blast to take to classic car shows as it’s always one of the oldest vehicles in attendance and often the most unique (not just another hotrod/muscle car in the lineup, and the only on that can go OFF the highway).
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1953 CJ-3B Rio Rico, NV $25,000


Seller did a nice job refurbishing this one.

“collectors dream!… this is a fully restored jeep, Arizona vehicle iam the second owner, I bought it out of Sierra Vista Az, it has 27,000 actual miles, but I replaced all gauges, so it’s know all in ceros!. But I do have the original cluster, everything is brand new and converted to 12 volts, and electronic ignition and new Jeep made starter, has the new cement paint color, and many upgrades as you can see in the pictures, the vehicle is located in Arizona, have clean open title, please, please scammers let Craigslist’s families keep going!.. please call for more information!… maybe partial trade for a quad or 2 or old Chevy short bed!.. thanks!…”

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1947 CJ-2A Lakewood, CO $10,500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

(08/20/2018) Looks good.


“1947 Willys CJ-2A Great Condition $12,000 OBO 1947 Willy’s CJ-2A. Original steel body! Restored mainly by previous owner. Have lots of receipts for parts and work done. Super fun jeep! VIN# 125349 Motor: 84′ Buick Century 3.8 Liter V-6 -even fire. Rebuilt approx. 2,000 miles ago. 12 Volt System Electronic Ignition Stock T-90 3 speed Front End 1970 Jeep Narrow Track Dana 30 w/4.88 gears Back End 1970 Jeep Narrow Track Dana 44-track lok! w/ 4.88 gears Big Brake kit on both front and rear-off 70’s ford 1/2ton pick up-5 bolt pattern.

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Year? M-151 New Jersey $15,000

• CATEGORIES: M-151 • TAGS: , .

Ted’s got this M-151 for sale. Contact him at if interested.




“Complete engine rebuild
Complete transmission rebuild
New Clutch and Pressure plate
New Brake lines
New Master Cylinder
New brake Shoes
New Windshield
New wiring Harness
New ignition leads
Differentials serviced resealed
New Batteries
ROPS system
Web Doors and side panels
New Cushions (small tear in one)
New complete exhaust system
All New Gauges
New Fuel, temp and pressure sending units
NOS vinyl Top
All rusted parts removed and professionally replaced
Canvasworks all weather cover
Resin 50 cal machine gun and mount”

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Willys MBT Trailer Pelham, NY eBay

• CATEGORIES: trailer

Jason’s got this Willys MBT trailer for sale. He reports that it has never been rebuilt or repainted.

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“Up for auction is an original WWII Willys MB Trailer! These trailers are super rare to find in this condition if you can even find them at all! This is an unmolested, uncut, original trailer. I purchased this many many years ago from a gentleman that was in his 80s and had used it behind his Willys MB. The trailer is not registered and has never been used by me. It has always sat in my garage since purchasing it. I do not have a title for it as there was no title when I purchased it. I will include a bill of sale. There are no numbers stamped on the reproduction data plate so you can add what you wish. The trailer has a few markings of 293 stamped on a few pieces of metal. The original leg also has a stamping on it.
The trailer is not in factory new condition. It is over 70 years old and incredibly hard to find one in this shape. It would make a fantastic addition to someone’s WWII Willys MB or Ford GPW!
I do not even want to part with it as I’m well aware of how rare it is but I need to free up some room for other projects.
The hand brake works. I have never plugged in the cable but the lights and all wires appear in good condition so I assume they all work as well.
Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer and I will do my best to assist where I can.”

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Wagon Maverick Emblem


These aren’t easy to find.

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“Willys 1958 Maverick Wagon Emblem.
There were only 100 made – this is one of them!
Ultra rare original item !!”


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1960 CJ-5 Delta, CO $3800


Looks like a good price. I love the Kelly half cab.

“Offered for sale is a 1960 Willy’s CJ5.
original hurricane 4 cylinder engine runs great
40,388 original miles. original hubcaps.
1/2 cab made of all steel. completely dry
heater works great as does 4 wheel drive
lockout hubs compound low this thing will climb”




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1964 Wagon Billings, MT $6500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: , .

I like the cargo carrier, and the price.






“1964 Willy’s Jeep Station Wagon 4×4 Wagoneer. Last year of the wagon. Very solid condition with minimal rust. Paint had been touched up a number of times. Runs, drives and stops. Tires have a lot of tread but are old.

Last registered in 2003. Have the notarized title.

Not many of these around anymore especially in this condition. Back seats are amazing condition and original. 230 ci straight 6 Tornado engine. Twin stick 4×4. All working.

$6,500. No lowballs and no scammers. Located near Lockwood.”