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1941 Article Jeep and Dust Clouds

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

This June 18, 1941, article in the Los Angeles Times discusses how a “trapped jeep” uses a dust cloud to a escape the ‘enemy’.

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December 1961 Article About Sheriff’s New Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

This Times Record (Troy, New York) article on December 14, 1961, shares the news that the Rensselaer County Sheriff just received a new jeep (FC-150) and boat.

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Toy Jeep from Hobby Lobby?

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

Blaine shared this ‘toy’ jeep he saw on Collectors Weekly. Neither of us had seen it before, but a commenter on that site said it was an “Art Decor piece likely sold at Hobby Lobby.” Anyone know if that’s the case?

https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/88947-jeep-tin-toy?in=216-activity

“It’s a vintage Jeep Tin Toy that I recently bought. The writing on the hood is “U.S.A. 252678548”. It measures about 11 1/2 inches long, about 4 inches tall, and about 5 inches wide. On the bottom, it has “52” stamped on it. On the hood, it has a star.”

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1983 Jeep Scrambler Houston, TX $34,995

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

I thought this custom rebuild of a CJ-8 Scrambler would be more expensive.

https://houston.craigslist.org/ctd/d/houston-custom-built-jeep-cj8-scrambler/7265370547.html

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“We are in the fortunate position to market for sale a number of vehicles from local car collector w over a dozen fine automobiles. This 1st 3 vehicle group consist of a 65 Factory 5 Cobra, body off frame 73 Toyota Land Cruiser & our body off frame CJ8 Scrambler listed below.

** 1983 Jeep Custom Built CJ8 Scrambler, bright red exterior, black & red interior, hardtop, hardoors, ps, pb, tilt, tach, clock, side steps & wood bed side rails.

Custom Built mods include…

Body: Older 20 yr old body off frame but & bolt restoration w beautiful bright red paint w body color hardtop & rear bed rollbar, factory style Scrambler striping, rear bed liner, stainless steel mirrors & hood kit, front & rear matching stainless steel tubular bumpers & KC Daylighter driving lights
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CJ-3A? Half-Top Ripley, OH $550

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

This is an interesting half-top. I suspect it’s a nicely done custom creation.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/pts/d/ripley-jeep-willys-aluminum-top-parts/7256384785.html

“1950’s and up Jeep Willys parts. Aluminum half top, soft top parts, brake parts, miscellaneous small parts. Original aluminum half top, doors and bed panel complete $550.00 one door hinge set is rotted has rubber hinge pieces, view photo. Bow set and doors, black in color, includes soft top which is not in very good shape $250.00. Doors, blue in color $75.00 pair”

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1948 CJ-2A Wisconsin Rapids, WI $14,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Has a variety of updates.

https://wausau.craigslist.org/cto/d/port-edwards-willys-jeep/7265644993.html

“1948 Willys Jeep. Everything new or rebuilt. 225 Dauntless, Borg Warner T10 4 speed, Hurst Shifter, Dana 20 Transfer Case, 1973 Dana 30 front and Dana 44 rear axles with 373 gears.”

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Year? CJ-3A? Sanford, ME $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

This has a variety of changes.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/springvale-jeep-cj2a/7264513786.html

“This Jeep runs, drives and stops. There are lots of new parts too many to list (have all receipts). It comes with a complete soft top and doors. The tires are 31x 11.50x 15s. The headlights, taillights and brake lights work. If interested please text for first contact as I am on the road during the day.”

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Governor Two Rivers, WI $100

• CATEGORIES: Parts

I’m not sure if this is a good price or not. I rarely these for sale.

https://greenbay.craigslist.org/pts/d/two-rivers-willys-jeep-govenor/7264223668.html

“Belt drive governor for CJ2A — used for belt and PTO Drive application”

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1947 CJ-2A Branson, MO $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

The grille has been pushed forward, likely due to the installed V8.

https://springfield.craigslist.org/cto/d/branson-1947-willys-cj2-jeep-title/7263104427.html

“1947 Willys jeep this is V8 powered by Buick with a standard transmission 4×4 body in good shape 74 year old vehicle tires are good for off road. Has title”

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Hobart Generator/ Welder Waterbury, CT $650

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

Sounds like it runs.

https://nwct.craigslist.org/for/d/woodbury-hobart-welder/7265906528.html

“Hobart Welder – run by Willys Jeep Motor -“
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1962 FJ-3 Nashville, TN $3500 (Likely Scam)

• CATEGORIES: FJ • TAGS: .

The photo included in this craigslsit ad shows an FJ from a different ad with an email address from “Carla” added. This appears to be a scam, as the same gmail can be seen in some other ads (as this google search shows).

https://nashville.craigslist.org/atq/d/antioch-1962-jeep-fleetvan-fj/7259683489.html

“Unrestored 1962 Jeep Fleetvan FJ-3.
Ran when parked, but it’s complete and comes with a clean title.
$3,500 or will consider reasonable offer.”

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1956 CJ-6 Pepperell, MA $2900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2900.

https://worcester.craigslist.org/pts/d/pepperell-1956-cj/7265865817.html

“Good running Willy’s Jeep ,drives ,stops recent all new brakes .New shocks and other new parts ,enclosed cab with good heat for winter plowing .plow is manual and needs pump to raise and lower .body has patches and frame is in good shape Bill of sale only $3000 please only serious interest”

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4 CJ-2A Seats New London, NH $275

• CATEGORIES: Parts

Not sure if these are passenger, driver, or both types of seats.

https://nh.craigslist.org/pts/d/new-london-willys/7265301499.html

“Selling four original 1940’s CJ 2A seats
Asking $ 275”

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1960 CJ-3B/M-38A1 Spartanburg, SC $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **Still Available**

(11/13/2020) Mark spotted this modified 3B with what I think is an M-38A1 rear body (has military gas tank). Has rear PTO and gearbox.

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/d/spartanburg-willys-cj-3b-jeep-1960/7265158675.html

“Vintage Collectible CJ-3B Willys Farm Jeep with PTO. (Power Take Off)
This is partially restored.
Following has been replaced new: tires, radiator, wiring harness, alternator, ignition wires, brakes, rear main seal, overhaul gasket set, horn, switches. All purchased paperwork along with owners manual and service manual.
Have some other new items such as all shifter boots, battery case holder and misc that are included.
This farm jeep runs great and is a rare find.”

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May 1941 Article on a Reporter’s First Jeep Ride

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features

In the May 25, 1941, issue of the Des Moines Register, Iowan reporter Donald Grant describes his first ride in a jeep (Ford GP). Also included is a short article about three Iowan kids who died tragically during the previous weekend.

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Leddy Willys MA Model + Ford GA Model **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

This combo sold on eBay for $62.89. It features what appears to be a Leddy Willys MA model jeep + a built Ford GPA (possibly a Leddy model also). I was about to make a $110 bid to buy both just before the auction ended, but then I noticed the model box had no top. I thought that hurt the value, so declined to bid. I may regret that as the chances of finding another Leddy MA model probably isn’t very good.

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1969 RHD Pahrump, NV $5000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Unfortunately, the driver’s side portion of the body has been hacked. The serial number of 8505025 identifies this as a Right Hand Drive DJ-5.
85: Code for Universal CJ-5
05: Open Body
0: Place holder
2: Right hand drive
5: F-134 with emission equipment (and a data plate confirms the emission equipment).

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/pahrump-1969-military-police-jeep-right/7258838018.html

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“1969 Military Police Jeep Right Hand Drive DJ5
We started to restore it but no longer have the time.
4 New Military Tires put on
New Carburetor put on needs to be adjusted
New hoses, fan belt, air in take hose to go on.
Changed all fluids, did tune up.
2 New Seats to go in, plus an extra bus seat for the back.
I started to sand it to have it rhino lined military green. We also have vendor for windshield glass & gasket.
Asking $5000 OBO”

 

 
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1950 CJ-V35U Hawkinsville, GA eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

This could use some work, but runs and drives.

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“Rare 1950 CJ-V35/U military jeep used by the Marines and Navy, only 1,000 produced. This one is the 552 produced. The CJ-V35/U is one of the rarest military Jeeps ever built by Willys. This would be a good addition to your military vehicle collection.

The Jeep is in good running condition. It has new radiator, generator, exhaust pipe & muffler, carburetor. The Jeep is 12 volts and has the original hood and headlight bezels. Tires are in good condition with little wear. The floorboards have been replaced, but with plate metal instead of replacement panels. The cutout between the 2 seats is where the generator was mounted for the radio.

The passenger side of the jeep needs some TLC. Looks like there was a spare tire on that side at one time. Both cowl side steps have places that has rusted holes. This is the only place on the Jeep that has rust through. The gas gauge and speedometer need to be hooked up. Included in the auction is the original gas tank and hood. Also include is a new full passenger side repair panel plus all 3 manuals for the Jeep. No title will come with a Georgia Bill of Sale.”

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1943 MB Phoenix, AZ $9200

• CATEGORIES: MB

It seems like a good restoration candidate.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/phoenix-1943-jeep-willy-jpmb/7260477002.html

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“Breakdown:
– Runs and drives on original engine and transmission.
– Mostly Original Parts
– Comes with a ton of history and documentation on the vehicle.
– Perfect starting point for a partial restoration with relatively minimal work.
– Majority of issues are cosmetic (From my understanding)
– It’s an old classic car and needs an owner who loves the jeep heritage and wants to return this vehicle to its original glory.

I am open to best offer and some negotiation. I am unable to deliver the vehicle, it would need to be picked up. I inherited this vehicle from my grandfather and it has been in many small parades. I unfortunately do not have the time to spend on the vehicle and don’t want it to waste away when it could be with someone who will have the time to work on it.”

 
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1950 Bantam T3-C Trailer Cleveland, OH Willoughby, OH $3800

• CATEGORIES: trailer

I’m amazed at the unrestored condition of this trailer.

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/tro/d/eastlake-1950-bantam-t3-trailer-jeep/7255729447.html

“Original condition Bantam civilian trailer. Pleas see pics. No title, Bill of Sale. Impossible to find in this original condition.”

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1954 CJ-3B Sequin, TX $9000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

A buick V6 has been added to this 3B.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/d/seguin-jeep-willys-high-top/7265187860.html

“VERY RARE WILLYS HIGH TOP WITH DAUNTLESS V6. THIS WILLYS IS A TEXAS JEEP. I BELIVE IT IS THE ORIGINAL PAINT. RUNS AND DRIVES VERY WELL”

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1954 M-38A1 Austin, TX $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: .

This M-38A1 is setup as a hunting vehicle. It has a set of Easy Lok hubs as well.

https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/austin-1954-jeep-m38a1/7262015099.html

“1954 Jeep Kaiser M38A1, old military jeep converted into hunting rig.
Starts on first crank and runs perfect, no mechanical issues. Everything works.
-High seat
-Corn feeder
-Gun scabards
-Tow bar
-RKI PTO winch
-Custom safari top
-Spare tire
$9500 OBO, need to sell!”

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1944 MB Las Vegas, NV $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Any old school flathead build with a cowl mod.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/las-vegas-1944-willys-mb-jeep/7261638558.html

“1944 Jeep Willys MB. Bought as a project but I need the room so it must go. Ford flathead conversion done by previous owner. Not ruining but pretty complete. Great project for jeep or military enthusiast. 2500 obo.”

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1947 CJ-2A Victorville, CA $900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

The frame has been modified to sport longer and wider springs. It’s also a later model frame.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/d/phelan-1947-willys-jeep-cj2a-parts/7263671728.html

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“1947 Willys Jeep CJ2A Part
Original steel tub-600
Frame-300
Radiator-90
Grill with Headlight buckets-250
Fiberglass Hood-55
Fenders complete with hood latches and inner wells-135 for the pair
Take it all for $900.
If the part is listed it’s still available.

Email any questions through Craigslist and I’ll get back by that days end.
Non Op Clean Title Available.”

 
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L-134 & F-134 Engines and Parts Aspen, CO

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Parts

This seller has some L-head and F-head stuff.

https://rockies.craigslist.org/pts/d/aspen-willys-134-engines/7260138613.html

“I have a built L 134 and some builders – one used engine that may run OK, etc. I also have an F builder and miscellaneous other parts. If ad is up parts are still available!”

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