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1960 CJ-3B Las Cruces, NM **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500. Not surprisingly, this didn’t last long.

Seems worth a look at this price.

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“New parts within the last two years:

New aluminum radiator
New windshield
New battery
New toyota starter (better than stock)
New master cylinder
New tires
New fuel pump
New throw out bearing
and probably more I forgot…

This is a 1960 Willys CJ-3B. It is by no means perfect, but starts right up and would probably drive anywhere you want as long as you don’t want to go fast.

The body is fair, the interior is pretty good.
The motor runs great, the brakes work but pull to the left. The tires are reproduction vintage, so they’re only a couple of years old but look like OEM. The lights all work, and I’ve got a clear NM title.

The speedometer was broken when I got it, I replaced it with a different one, I have no idea what the actual mileage is, but you can tell how slow you’re going!

I’m asking $5500, and would consider partial trades for ATV’s, dirt bikes, Willys parts, maybe others.”


4 Comments on “1960 CJ-3B Las Cruces, NM **SOLD**

  1. anonymous

    S=O=L=D — this is the only CJ-3B i have ever seen that was not a 1953 — 99.9% of CJ-3B’S are 1953’s — dont get me wrong , i like the year 1953 , i’m a 1953 , my 14k rolex semi bubble-back is a 1953 , sir edmund hillary and tenzing norgay conquered everest in 1953 ( wearing rolexes ) , i drive several 1953 willys vehicles , 1953 aero-falcon , 1953 aero-eagle , 1953 stakebody truck , that long lived queen elizabeth II was coronated in 1953 , first issue of playboy magazine published in 1953 , the first chevrolet corvette built in 1953 — 1953 , a lot better than 1954 !! — PS , 1966 wasnt such a bad year either , a 1966 dodge d300 , duals , 318 v-8 polyspherical cylinder heads , semi hemi , stakebody , 28k original miles , radio delete , np435 wide ratio 4 speed , cb radio , just appeared in my driveway today , oh boy !! its not a willys but its a CLOSE SECOND !!

  2. David Eilers Post author


    Thanks for the update!

    You are a bit off on the 1953 3B % math, as there were actually more CJ-3Bs produced in 1954 (35,972) than 1953 (33,047) (stats from here The production in years 1953 + 1954 equate to just under 80% of all 3Bs produced.

    – Dave

  3. anonymous

    sir ? i was just kidding about the 99.9% , it just seems like most cj-3b’s for sale are 1953’s — speaking of cj-3b’s , theres an urban legend that jeep made a few cj-3b’s with 225 v-6’s , what the deal Neil ?

  4. David Eilers Post author


    I know you were kidding, but it was a good change to share the info. That said, sometimes it does seem like 1953 CJ-3Bs are the most resold.

    Given the V6 was an option by 1966, it certainly seems possible that a few had that engine installed. Unfortunately, I have no documentation to prove that possibility.

    – Dave

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