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1974 DJ-5 Lincoln, NH $3500


This looks in reasonable shape. It wasn’t that long ago DJ-5s in this condition were selling for $1500.

“Runs and drives amazing …. new parts front tires, brakes, carb , full tune up, timing chain, belts, exhaust down pipe, speedo cluster , battery, heater core, blower motor blue tooth stereo. I drive it a fiew days a week . Fun to drive and it gets lots of comments.

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6 Jeeps Eagle Pass, TX For Trade


There looks to be 2 CJ-3As, 3 CJ-5s, and a DJ-5. Sell has a very brief description.

“I have 6 jeeps
Any trades”

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DJ-5 Project and Stainless Steel Flatfender Body Corona, CA $1700

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, DJ-5 & DJ-6, Parts, stainless/jewels

UPDATE: Price dropped to $1700.

(02/16/2021) This package could be a good price if the stainless body is in good shape.

“Postal jeep right hand drive no engine and transmission. No front end hood, grille and fenders. I have a complete stainless steel body parts for replacement that need to put it together.”


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1975 DJ-5 Safari-Kar Bakersfield, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Features • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,111.

I suspect the price is just a placeholder. It’s been almost two years since the last documented Safari-Kai popped up for sale. Here’s a brochure about the short-lived Safari-Kai business.

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“1975 Jeep DJ5. Summertime is the perfect time for open air cruising and this little Jeep gets you where you want to go in style. Like new in appearance, this 2WD AMC Jeep DJ5 was completely reconditioned 25 years ago by Safari Kar International – one of only about 500 units built. It is economical and easy to drive with a reliable AMC in-line six cylinder engine, power steering and brakes, and a floor shifted 3 speed automatic transmission.

There are less than 1500 miles on the odometer since its rebirth as it was stored for over 20 years and has just emerged to give joy to a new generation. This is a great utility vehicle with new seats, a sturdy roll bar, a bimini top to provide some shade, a flawless Shamrock Green paint job, and new floor coverings. The tires show virtually no tread wear and the 15 inch chrome Centerline rims glitter like diamonds.

This is not the kind of luxury SUV with power accessories, air conditioning, and a stereo system. It is the kind of fun machine that is perfect for beach cruising, backroad touring or just use it in the neighborhood as an eye catching grocery getter. This is the kind of vehicle that will lure lots of new friends who will want to know all about it. There is no rust and only a little bit of dust. It has always been garaged, and it starts easily and runs great. It does not have a full top or doors, but who needs ‘em? Just hop in this breezy ride and seize the day. Carpe diem!”

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1973 DJ-5 Hiawassee, GA $2200


Just a fun little runabout jeep.

“Runs good and drives good, top , doors, cover for whole jeep, two wheel drive,”

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1982 DJ-5 Jefferson, OR $1200


No engine or tranny, but this roller looks in good shape.

“Excellent condition for a 1982.Only 42,614 miles. No engine or transmission but have cores available. Put your own V8 and transmission in and go like a bat. Also have 4 more DJ5Ls for parts”

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2 DJ-5s Fort Mohave, AZ $1800


Given the dry climate, these might be in decent shape even though they’ve sat for a while.

“Pair of postal Jeep’s right hand drive 1 ran when parked 5 years ago clean Az title on the 1 that runs boxed frame heavy duty suspension for a rock crawler or rat rod or street rod $1800”


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1969 DJ-5 2WD RHD Las Vegas, NV $5000


This is a project. This appears to be a rare Right-hand-drive DJ-5 with the correct 8505025 serial number prefix (as opposed to the DJ-5 Dispatchers made for the post office).

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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
New Carburetor,
New hoses, New fan belt, New air in-take. New Radiator & New Thermostat.
Changed all fluids, did tune up. Turned it over to do compression test.
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 and gasket.
Asking $5000 OBO Serious Inquiries Only, at this time have not driven it”

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1974 DJ-5C Gainesville, GA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

This looks in pretty good shape. There are a variety of DJ-5s on Facebook for sale, unlike Craigslist which doesn’t show any for the southeast region. Listing jeeps (and other items) on FB, and not Craigslist, continues to be the trend.

“This 1974 Jeep/Am General is powered by a 232 inline six with a Borg/Warren Automatic Transmission. Don’t have doors and no glass except in front window. Has 2 reconditioned seats and new mirrors. Does not have power steering or power brakes.”


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More southeastern US DJ-5s found for sale yesterday:

  1. 1977 DJ-5 Judsonia, AR $3000:
  2. 1978 DJ-5 Knoxville, TN $1200:
  3. 1973 DJ-5 Folsom, LA $2000:
  4. 1977 DJ-5 Mt. Washington, KY $2200:
  5. 1982 DJ-5 Winder, GA $3800:
  6. 1983 DJ-5 Statham, GA $800:
  7. 1982 DJ-5 Spartanburg, SC $1440:
  8. 1975 DJ-5 Limestone, TN $3100:
  9. 1983 DJ-5 East Carondelet, IL $2500:
  10. 1974 DJ-5 Central, SC $600:

And a few from the west coast:

  1. 1982 DJ-5 Las Vegas, NV $4800:
  2. 1975 DJ-5 Merced, CA $2000:
  3. Year? DJ-5 Pahrump, NV $1100:
  4. 1978 DJ-5 Costa Mesa, CA $2000:
  5. 1975 DJ-5 Yuma, AZ $2565:
  6. 1978 DJ-5 Fairfield, CA $500:
  7. 1978 DJ-5 Carson City, NV $2200:
  8. 1971 DJ-5 Tuscon, AZ $3200:
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1973 DJ-5 Hope Mills, NC $3800


Update: **Sold** was $3800.

Looks solid.


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1969 RHD Pahrump, NV $5000


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).


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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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1975 DJ-5D Bel Air, MD $2500


Includes additional 4wd parts.


“Runs and drives very well, ive had quite alot of fun with this thing over the summer. Its definitely a head turner and people really do seem to enjoy it. Clean title in hand Please be aware this vehicle is only 2wd as well as right hand drive. The jeep currently has an 232 6cyl engine Automatic transmission Dana 44 rear with 3.07 gears Also included are all the parts I have that I intended to use to convert it to 4×4. This includes Cj5 frame and narrow track axles with 4.56 gears. Set of seats from a PT cruiser that will bolt right in. Dana 300 transfer case 2 AMC 232 engines. One is good and ready to use one is locked up and for parts. Miscellaneous drivetrain related parts such as driveshafts and motor mounts”

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1975 DJ-5 Fredericksburg, VA $3500


Runs and drives.

“Clean title, right hand drive, 6 cyl, runs great and no issues. Looking to sell asap! No trades, cash”


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1973 DJ-5 Redding, CA $2000


This is a DJ-5 with some unusual mods.

“All I no is it’s a 1973 AMG Dj5 2wheel drive. But it comes with 4 wheel drive axles. Starts and drives”

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1971 DJ-5 W/ Custom Body Panorama City, CA $3999

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Unusual • TAGS: .

This is an odd one.




“This is a 1971 Jeep (Postal Jeep) running on top of a 1993 Suburban 4×4 Big Block drivetrain… This is an unfinished project that I’m not going to have time to finish… The mechanicals are done and it runs and drives… Strong 454ci engine with TBI fuel injection and custom stand alone computer and engine wiring… Heavy duty 4L80E Trans… Dual exhausts… Power steering… Hydroboost brake system…

The Suburban drivetrain was from the limited edition version with the 1-Ton suspension and was low mileage… The whole thing is covered in Aluminum attached with hundreds of rivets… I have full pictures of it being built including pics the the removal/installation of the Suburban and Jeep bodies… Title is clean and registered on a non-op as a 1971 Jeep (so no smog)… This thing has had lots of hand fabrication work done to it that for the price I’m asking I will never get back!… If you’re looking for a completely unique project that is cheap and had most of the hard stuff done then my loss is your gain… There is a lot more done to it than you see in the pictures! Continue reading

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1975 DJ-5 Belen, NM $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(11/07/2020) This looks ready to deliver mail.

“Right hand driver, Rebuilt motor, great shape runs good. Single barrel carburetor priced based on others of its make and sale price of condition. Will trade for good running suv or twin cab truck plus cash if it’s lesser value or best offer”

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1978 DJ-5 Montesano, WA $1600


Needs a little work.

“RHD retired mail truck converted to ice cream truck. Seahawk colors. Project needs minimal work.”


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1977 DJ-5 Mountain View, AR **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

Could be worth a look.

“Price reduced. Title in hand. Starts right up . Runs fine everything works as it should. No rust”

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1979 DJ-5 Lehi, UT **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Looks in pretty good shape. Has a V8.

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“Selling a 79 Jeep DJ5 postal Jeep with a Chevy 283 V8 and Powerglide transmission. Jeep runs and drives, clean title in hand. Steering wheel is on the right hand side. Heater works. Has upgraded trans crossmember, aftermarket engine cradle, new transmission pan with stud kit, new oil pump, odyssey battery, new fuel pump, and exhaust done all in the last year. All tail lights, side markers, reflectors, mirrors, and door seals have been replaced. Strobe light on top works. I put down the mileage that’s on the odometer since the ad requires it, but the speedometer isn’t hooked up and the engine isn’t original to the Jeep so the mileage is unknown. Continue reading

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Year? CJ-2A/DJ-5 Madison, IN $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

MY best guess is that this is a CJ-2A body atop a DJ-5 2WD chassis.

“1947 Jeep Willys $4000Classic – Americana at its finest- Vintage Clean & clear title Check out our inventory! 3250 Clifty Dr Madison In 47250





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1983 DJ-5L Neenah, WI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Jason’s got this DJ-5 for sale.

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“Up for sale is my 1983 AM General DJ-5L right hand drive postal mail Jeep. Two wheel drive, runs and drives, Pontiac iron duke 2.5 4-cylinder oddly mated to a Chrysler automatic transmission. Matching set of 4 tires with full tread, and new exhaust. Brakes work, but the brake light is on. Rusty, patches over patches, the back of the frame was rusted out and welded back up with a 2″ hitch added.

I’m not sure if the 59,000 miles is original or if it has hundreds of thousands more. The only gauge that works is the ammeter, but the lights, windshield wipers, and heat work. Starter sometimes grinds when you start it. Back when I was selling on Ebay full-time I was going to use it to go to neighborhood rummage sales, but I’m not sure it’s road worthy.

Might make a better field car or trailer spotter, golf cart or cheap UTV, or use for parts, or some other off road use. Asking $1,500 or best offer, hard to know what to ask. Title comes with a signed MV2300 , if I’m understanding it right I shouldn’t have to put it in my name to sell it to someone else, but I can if necessary. I would just prefer not to give the DMV $164.50 for doing next to nothing. Also, I have a spare engine available with only 48,000 miles on it”

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1983 DJ-5 Canon City, CO **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

(08/08/2020) It’s a colorful ice cream jeep, but also a little worn looking.

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“Clown cones is selling the last of their two Jeeps. So if your looking for a fun way to make some extra cash and put a smile on people’s faces this summer, this ice cream truck is a must. This cute little Jeep is an old 83′ automatic mail Jeep DJ5 with the driver’s seat located on the right side of the vehicle. This little business was family owned and operated for 3 years here in Canon city making it established and well known. It comes equipped with a music box, 2 PA speakers, a small 4ft long by 4 ft tall by 2 ft wide freezer and a 2000 watt power inverter. All work well and are in good condition. You can get an inventory supply store as close as Colorado Springs. The Jeep is in good condition and runs great. Does need a little cosmetic matnence and some TLC. we have really enjoyed this business and are really going to miss it however we are moving and cannot take it with us. Asking 3000 firm”

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1976 DJ-5D Van Buren, MI $3200


This DJ has been converted to 4WD.

“Up for sale is my 1976 DJ-5D postal Jeep, right hand drive! Starts up runs great, has a 258 inline 6 motor, automatic transmission, manual transfer case, this Jeep has been converted to four-wheel drive. (Was 2wd factory) has 4-point harnesses, small roll cage in the back, headlights tail lights turn signals all work, heat works. Jeep is Rusty, has some leaks, but it is a very cool old piece of History and definitely turns heads anywhere you go! Daily drives fine, great Trail rig, even does great on the sand dunes!”


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9 DJ-5s Athens, GA **SOLD**



Most of these are parts vehicles.

I have 9 mail jeeps djs late 70s-1980s non currently run. I have 2 that are pretty much complete 800$ each the rest are parts or will sell rolling chassis.