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Testimonials: Williams Brothers Engineers

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UPDATE: This was first posted February 13, 2014.

The testimonial is good, but the picture less so.


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Ford GPA Seep Model Canby, OR $200

• CATEGORIES: Features, GPA (SEEP), Models

Blaine spotted this cardboard-like model built to be a Ford GPA. The seller provides a variety notes related to it.

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“Vintage model, World War II Ford GPA amphibious jeep, aka “seep”, built in 1946

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How unique is this?
A surviving BUILT WWII-era model … and not an airplane or boat.
And this model is hand-dated on the bottom: “DM Aug 13-14, 1946”.

It does not appear to be a Leddy (tires are different, also shorter and narrower), Mod-AC (longer than 7 inches), or RedYCut (longer than 7 3/4 inches) model.
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Super Jeep Crock Jug Promo Item $750

• CATEGORIES: Features

I’ve never documented one of these crock jugs, but there was a coffee cup with the same logo that was on eBay back in 2012.

“SUPER JEEP crock jug very rare promotional item $750”

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Various CJs/DJs Smithfield, ME


Glenn’s selling a variety of his projects and parts.

“FLAT FENDERED & HIGH HOOD CJ3B’s. (7+) I’ve bought too much and just can’t haul ’em in for scrap. Rolling chassis as shown $250 loaded on your hauler,

Usable frame -$100, Differentials- $100 each, F-134 Block- $100 , Radiator – $100, Transfer case $100, little pieces, much already disassembled, if you are building a flat fender CJ2A, CJ3A, DJ3A, CJ3B (1945-1964) you should come by to pick my bones.

Got some nice WILLYS ( AERO) too if you don’t want to build yourself.

Special Equipment stash. PTO Units available. FLAT FENDERS FOREVER. Literature a specialty. Winter Storage and Payment Plans available. Delivery after solid deal available. Some Willys or Farm Tractor trades considered.

Nice original CJ2A now with a Buzz Saw attached. Go to an antique tractor show in style. Just in a nice driver quality DJ3A, a former Baggage Loader CJ3B and a solid CJ3B with rear body extension from NC.”

CJ-2A with rear PTO:

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1948 CJ-2A Norwalk, CA $12,000


I haven’t seen many louvered hoods on jeeps for sale lately.

“1948 CJ2A Jeep includes a PTO (Power Take off) Winch. Factory overdrive and 99.5% original. This Jeep won’t last on the market. Open to negotiate.”

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1955 CJ-3B Lansdale, PA $14,000


This has a Kubota Engine swap.


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“$14000 firm. For sale is this 1955 Willys CJ-3B. Ready for off-road adventures or just driving around town. No need for a trailer, this one’s ready to go! Odometer mileage is an estimate based on previous owner’s information.

– Kubota v2203 DI Turbo Diesel engine (30 mpg!)
– Air-to-air intercooler
– Overland Diesel Adapter Kit
– Turbo and EGT gauges
– 29 tooth overdrive

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1946 CJ-2A Rochester, MA $11,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/02/2023) Looks in good shape. It looks like pretty good floor replacement work.

(text from previous ad …) “1946 Jeep 3 Speed 4 Wheel drive with HI and Lo No rust All brakes have been replaced as well as lines and Cylinders Rebuilt Drag link Runs and Drives good”

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1951 M-38 Glen Head, NY $14,000


John spotted this M-38 on Long Island for sale.

“Clean running 1951 m38 , used for recreation and for parades … don’t have time for it any more … everything is there besides the canvas top , needs a few things but is a strong running needs minimal to be show quality … come check out if your serious .. send me your number and we can talk over the phone”

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Year? CJ-2A Durham, CT $10,000


Seller doesn’t know a whole lot about this.

“Got this Old 1940’s CJ2a Willys Jeep runs and drives along with a bunch of older 60s 70s 80s cars and trucks. All came off a farm miscellaneous and minor work needed for vehicles.”

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1947 CJ-2A Brattleboro, VT $5500


Might be worth a look. Appears to have a Sears Deluxe top.

“Runs drives and stops”

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1966 CJ-5 Putnam Valley, NY $1000


This seems worth a look.Includes a Kelly Bonanza Top, a plow, new tires, and other parts.

“No title, can provide bill of sale. Antique compact jeep with working snow plow. My dad had it running but it needs some work, there is either a timing or distributor issue. Has a brand new carburetor, new tires, and new battery. No key ”

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1962 Wagon Middletown, CT

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Bill shared this wagon for sale that’s listed for auction on a site that’s new to me: The passenger side floor has a patch, but may be solid.

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“The Willys Jeep Utility Wagon was first introduced in 1946 as a civilian vehicle, following the end of WWII. It was a departure from the military-focused Jeeps and aimed at providing a practical and versatile vehicle for civilian use. The design featured a boxy and utilitarian body style, and was one of the first mass-produced all-steel station wagons.

This Utility Wagon is powered by the original Hurricane Flathead Straight 6 that is paired with a 3-speed manual transmission and two speed transfer case with low and high ranges and manual locking hubs. The vehicle runs and shifts well, and the 4×4 system works as it should.

A recent refurbishment has been completed that included a thorough rust removal, body work, and repaint in period correct two-tone green and white. The refurbishment was fairly comprehensive (some photos included), but is not concourse quality. The windshield is new and additionally, several bits of weatherstripping have also been replaced to ensure the Utility Wagon stays leak free.

In addition to the body work and paint, fuel tank and all lines were replaced along with new filters and a complete carb rebuild on the old 2bbl Carter. New front and rear springs and shocks were fitted, new brake lines (hard and soft) installed, new brakes (shoes, rotors, wheel cylinders, etc) installed, and new wheel bearings fitted. Most of the exhaust has been replaced as well.

On the interior, the seat was pulled out and the frame cleaned up and repainted and some durable black denim was wrapped around it. The heat works and so do the lights and blinkers. The windows roll up and down the wing windows open as they should, providing a nice breeze as you drive.

Service recently performed includes a re-grease and oil change in both the rear Dana 44 and front Dana 25 axles.

This Utility Wagon comes with 1 set of keys, a CT Registration, CT Q1 form (official transfer of ownership form), CT Bill of Sale and a letter of title exemption from the state of CT.”

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1961 FC-170 Richfield, PA $10,000

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Andy shared this FC-170 with a dump bed.

“1961 Jeep FC-170 90% complete . Hurricane I6 , 3speed manual, dump bed, and snow plow frame. Had it running and drove it around the yard about 4 years ago. Body is better than most, glass is good other than the door glass is cracked.”

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1953 M-38A1C Nottingham, NH $11,500


This has numerous updates.

“A 1953 Willys M38A1c Jeep tub extended on a CJ-7? Frame with a 5.3 liter LS And transmission out of a 2002 Silverado, stock with the computer. Asking 11,500 or best has a Dana front-end and a Ford rear end with a true dual custom exhaust with 40 series Flow-master mufflers from shorty headers. I have had 38” tires on it, now has 33” with lots of tread. It has a custom dash with an installed radio and amplifier. Set up for the road but is not afraid of rocks or mud. Includes some extra parts. I can transport within a reasonable radius.”

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1946 CJ-2A Francestown, NH $2750


It’s a CJ-3B frame, 2A body project.

“1946 CJ2A project. CJ3B Frame is in amazing shape, CJ2A body has plenty of rough spots, but still pretty solid. Brand new floor pan from Kaiser Willy’s ($1,200), new bulkhead, new passenger seat storage box, 10 gallon fuel cell and new fuel lines. It as 110 psi per cylinder, new gaskets, new carb, freshly adjusted valves, 12v alternator kit, 12v electronic distributor, brand new radiator and complete new exhaust. I have spare axles, spare transmission and transfer case with the emergency brake, tailgate, brakes, and other original parts like 6v distributor, and Carter WO carburetor. This would make an amazing project for someone with more patients and experience than me. At this point I just miss my old YJ. If you want to know any more information let me know. The 12v battery is not included. $2,750”

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1948 CJ-2A Harpers Ferry, WV $2500


It’s a project. The seller doesn’t mention it, but this has some kind of extension on the back. Only one pic shows it.

“Willys 1948 cj2. Not running, project. Engine is not frozen, will turn by hand. Was told it was running when left sitting for several years. Professionally rebuilt starter. Partially installed new wiring harness. New battery. I have the title in hand. Located near Harpers Ferry WV. Cash only. $2500 obo”


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1947 Truck Sugar Creek MO $4500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Larry is helping his friend Steve sell this wagon. Text contact info & “Willys” to Steve @ 816 405 2449 or Larry @ 816 507 4130 or leave message and we’ll call you back.”

“1947 Willys Overland Pickup Project
Body and bed are in good condition
Extra original differentials front and rear including
wheels in bed. Original engine and transmission
missing. Project comes with rebuilt Chevy 350
engine, Chevy Avalanche front and rear axles w/disc
brakes. Located in Sugar Creek, MO. (near KCMO) $4500.
Bill of sale only.

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1958? Truck Kindfield, ME $1200

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Given this includes a plow, there should be parts value here at the very least.

“1958/59 Willys Jeep Pickup, in Kingfield, Maine, As is, where is! A nice antique project truck. Engine ran 4 yrs. ago, cab mostly rusted out , big hole in radiator, straight 6 Willy’s hurricane engine, stuck in 4wd, homemade hydraulic plow works, tires flat, need replacing”

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1949 Truck New Hartford, CT $20,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $20,000.

(10/26/2023) John shared this nice looking truck. .

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“1949 Willys Overland (Jeep) pickup. Sold in 1950 as a 1950 model year. Runs and drives beautifully. Everything original except portions of the interior. No rust other than light surface on frame. Always garaged and driven a few miles a year when the weather is nice to keep fluids moving. 4wd with 2 speed transfer case, go-devil 4 cylinder. Inherited from my dad so I don’t know a ton about it but I’ll do my best to answer questions. Had to put in a price for the listing but Best Offer gets it.”

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Year? CJ-2A Center Tuftonboro, NH $2000


Unclear how much value is here.

“Don’t know the year could be 47-49 Hasn’t ran in years but the frame and body are in great shape and definitely usable. Does not have a windshield frame ”

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Year? CJ-2A Binghamton, NY $1800


Unclear how much value is here.

“Unknown year or whether it’s a CJ2a or CJ3a. I bought it for parts for another restoration. Don’t need it anymore. Definitely could be rebodied and be a good Jeep. Comes mostly complete.”

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November 1962 Jeep News

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

Sadly, this is the last issue from the batch of Jeep News issues purchased last month. I’ll watch for more to hit eBay …

The eight pages of the November 1962 issue of Jeep News directs most of its pages to the new jeep models, which isn’t too surprising. Apart from that, page six covers the 3rd Annual Jeepathon race at Las Cruces, New Mexico, while page seven highlights more support for the Hatari movie.

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Liberator Belgique Wood Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

I won the ebay auction for these two interesting wood jeeps. Each measures 6-1/2″ long x 4′ high x 3″ wide. I tried to look up some information about them, but didn’t have any luck. That said, I just had a gut feeling that there was something interesting here, so I bought them. Anyone know more about them?

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Warn 3-Ring Locking Hubs Bakersfield, CA $50


I just happened to run across these hubs. That the box is included suggests they might not have much wear.

“Fits jeep/ Willy’s great condition in original box asking 50 obo”

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1948 CJ-2A Middletown, CT $15,500


This 2A looks in good shape. Thanks to John for sharing.

“1948 willys CJ2A for sale , Runs great . New Radiator , Rebuilt engine, Brand New WO original Carburetor, New Fuel pump . Original sheet metal . A very nice CJ2A located in Middletown, CT. Snow plow hydraulic system is mounted to the engine and the plow and hydraulic attachment are included. Attachment is currently removed but hydraulic line is ready to hook up.”