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1945 MB Fair Haven, NJ **SOLD**

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“This jeep is titled and registered (historic) in the state of NJ as a 1945 Willys MB. It was originally made by Willys for the US Army during WWII. Sensible, conservative frame-off resto in 2012. Starts, runs, shifts, steers, and stops great. No excessive smoke or leaks, no popping out of gear, and no rust. Primed with Rustoleum red oxide and finished with three coats of Gillespie 319. New repro (Beachwood OD 3) canvas seats. This is not a trailer queen. Turns heads in parades, at car shows, or as a daily runabout from April to October. Stored in heated garage on trickle charger every winter. If you’re a military buff, this jeep is ready for the hood and bumper stencils of your choice. If you just like old jeeps, this is the very first production model of the vehicle Enzo Ferrari called “America’s only true sports car.”

Original Willys MB engine with S/N MB161863 (est. July 5-9, 1942), high-capacity WG T-84 transmission, Dana T-18 transfer case, radiator, Oakes oil bath air cleaner (embossed instructions), gas tank, rebuilt starter, and post-war rebuilt Carter carb with 12-patent bowl. Coil, distributor, VR, generator, and fuel pump are modern or rebuilt, including the exhaust (brackets original). All new wiring and wiring harnesses, brakes, and brake lines. Electrical system is original 6V. Original gages (do not work). Original steering wheel, T-84 shifter (repro knob from RFJP), and T-18 shifters and knobs, with repro (Beachwood) OD leather boots.

Original Willys MB body (ACM type II, ca. 1945, no s/n), hood, windshield frame, seat frames, fenders, top bows, late model T60A pintle hook, and five combat rims, with reproduction bumpers, bumperettes, spare tire bracket, and spare 5-gal liquid container bracket. Original pioneer shovel, axe and repro (Beachwood) web straps. Original British 5-gal liquid container. Reproduction data plates.

Original Willys MB Hotchkiss Licence frame with 10F/11R leaf spring packs.Price includes the following accessories:

– Original tools, incl jack (Spun Steel #200-WG), tire pump (Walker Mfg Co US-ORD), 15 oz lever type grease gun (Alemite 6593, not mounted/no brackets), brass Schrader Ordnance Dept marked tire pressure gage, and a Miller First Aid Kit (not mounted/no brackets)
– Original canvas windscreen cover
– Reproduction (Beachwood) summer top
– Original canvas water bucket (Am. Mfg. Co. 1945)

I have put approx. 300 miles on the vehicle. Odometer reads 39,231, but I don’t know how many times the odometer was re-set before I owned it.


One comment on “1945 MB Fair Haven, NJ **SOLD**

  1. Joe in Mesa

    Very cool. Just when I was going to critique (nit pic) the details, I noticed the incredible license plate… and now I’m speechless: “GI 45”. WOW… just pay the man, as long as the plate is included 🙂

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