DJ-5 & DJ-6 Research Archives

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1982 DJ-5 Portland, OR **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2250.

It runs and drives.

“better than most I have seen right hand drive no rust flat black white top and bumpers changed to two seater could put small benches in back right hand drive 4 cyl great ice cream truck great around town runner toy farm rig or cool daily transpo will trade for what you got ? prefer cash but ? ext cab economy project fast lowered bang bangs van etc etc etc”




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1973 DJ-5 Grille


UPDATE: Seller scrapped much of the jeep, but retained the grille.  If you need a DJ grille, contact Brett below in the comments.

This is a left-handed DJ rather than a right-handed one.

“Rare 73 mail jeep with sliding doors. This one is left hand drive making it even more rare. 2wd automatic with straight 6 engine. $400 obo or will part out.”


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1982 DJ-5 Olympia, WA **SOLD**


**SOLD** Was listed at $1500.

Looks good for the price.

“Selling my dj5 ice cream truck. It’s super fun to drive and gets a lot of looks. Still has the pa speaker and ice cream music. It only has 112,xxx miles and runs good. Interior has one seat, and plenty of room to add seats or put for a cooler for ice cream. Has an air trumpet horn, and a high amp battery. Could use new brakes and new gaskets on door seal, and heater needs fixed. It is right hand drive and takes a little to get used to but definitely is fun.”

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Year? DJ-5 Murrayville, GA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $1200. **SOLD**

(01/21/2014) Looks good for the price.



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1977 DJ-5 Alger, MI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was listed at $500.

It runs, and stands out in the snow.

“Looking to get rid of my mail Jeep this weekend! Time to get a new project for me (dirtbike or motorcycle) The Jeep is rusty but the motor runs and the trans shifts fine. I have owned the jeep for the past 4 years and it is plated Historical! Looking to make some more room in the garage.”


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1975 DJ-5 Hidden Valley Lake, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was listed at $1800.

Looks like a fair price.

“1975 Jeep DJ5
Right hand drive for mail delivery
Larger interior tray to hold 3 trays of mail
Located in Hidden Valley Lake
$1,800 – Cash!
She runs great!!”

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1977 DJ-5 Oklahoma City, OK **SOLD**


UPDATE: **sold** Was listed at $1000.

It runs and drives. It needs some brake work.

“I have a decent 1977 Jeep DJ-5 (Mail Jeep) for sale. It has a 232 cid I-6 engine and automatic transmission. This vehicle is right hand steer. No power brakes or steering. It does leak from the roof and the brakes need to be looked at. It does run and drive rather nicely for an old Jeep. Tags are current and title is clean.

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Year? DJ-5 Cincinnati, OH **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer.

Seems like it has more value than just yard art.

“old mail jeep
very cool piece of Americana
Would look great sitting in a Yard”


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1979 DJ-5G Billings, MT **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000.

It runs and drives for a cheap price. Just ignore the wires hanging from the dash.

“For sale a 1979 AMC jeep dj 5g great little jeep has the audi 4 cyl and auto tranny drives and runs good.”

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1975 DJ-5 Redwater, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $1500.

It doesn’t run at the moment, but it looks solid.

“For sale is a 1975 US mail jeep in great shape. The jeep was bought at an auction and was in perfect running order. However it has been sitting for about 10 years and I do not know if it runs now. It only has one seat and all controls are on the right side of vehicle. The tires that are on it now are flat but haven’t tried putting air in them. Its been kept inside a barn since it was bought. Give me a call if you have any questions.”

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1975 DJ-5 Daytona Beach, FL **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2900

“RIGHT HAND DRIVE: RUNS AND DRIVES GREAT This Classic has a right hand drive and was used for Postal service. Now a wonderful beach boogie and Street Diving. It is mechanically sound and would satisfy any toy collector..

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1982 DJ-5 Kerrville, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was listed at $600. **SOLD**

“mail jeep , engine runs good . iron duke engine , needs some brake work , ( wheel cyl and master cul ) shoes and drums are good . gas tank needs replacing or sealing . its out of the jeep now but I can start it .tires have tread but are old .make me a real offer needs a home and TLC PUT IT ON YOUR TRAILER AND TAKE IT HOME . ITS A TOY .”

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DJ-5 Grille From Flickr

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How about this cool DJ-5 custom grille. The photographer who posted these pics (and others) was also the builder.




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Cotton Candy & Popcorn Jeep at Fifth ave and 50th, Brooklyn

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If I’d only known . . . Apparently Ceclia Gomez operates a popcorn and cotton candy stand out of a pink DJ-5 near Sunset Park in Brooklyn (near 5th Avenue and 50th Street). My wife says that is a must stop on our next trip to New York!



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1976 DJ-5 Tucson, AZ **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

Here’s a chance to own your very own Popcorn and Cotton Candy Jeep.

“I bought this 1976 mail jeep last year and fixed it up. It runs great. It has a license plate and an open title. I’m asking $2,000 obo.”



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1983 DJ-5 Sherman, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was listed at $2500.

These also usually have posi-traction inside the Dana 44.

“83 dj5 mail jeep. Runs and drives good. Has a 3″ lift, new mud grip tires. It is two wheel drive but does good in snow and ice. These jeeps come factory with Dana 44 rear ends. Has a 4 cyl. Motor and automatic. Have clean Texas title. Registered and inspected. Lots of fun.”

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1973 DJ-5 Westpoint, VA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was listed at $450. **SOLD**

“1973 mail jeep. Runs good but needs some small repairs. 6 cyl auto $450 obo”

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1983 DJ-5 Connersville, OH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

This one has style.

“Trades welcome what you got?”

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1978 DJ-5 Concord, VA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000.

Looks like a good price.

“1978 Right Hand Drive Mail Jeep in great condition.
Inline straight 6 motor
Very clean
Used on a mail route, but I recently got a new job and no longer need it
New brakes, new steering box, and many other updates
Drives like a Cadillac”




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Jeep Themed Bar St. Cloud, FL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1775.

Here’s an odd item.

“This is a hand made Jeep themed bar, or service counter. The grille is a genuine Jeep part from a early 70’s mail truck. Its pretty much in same condition it was in when I found it. The bar framing is 1×4 and plywood.
The brick work is 2″ bead foam carved, sealed, and painted to look look like real brick. The bar top is reclaimed Red Oak and Cypress which has been sanded, sealed, and finished with 6 coats of water resistant poly clear coat. This is a unique 1 of a kind piece that you will not find at wal mart or Home Cheapo. This would be perfect in a Jeep lovers man cave, or as a service counter at an off road shop, or even a Jeep dealership.
Its 58″ long, 25″ deep, and 42.5″ tall weighs approx.75 lbs. This is a well made,sturdy piece that you will be proud to own. Can deliver in the Orlando area for small fee.
Mike 407 473 030zero NO TEXTS- NO E MAILS”

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1979 DJ-5 Maple Valley, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2900

This is a nice looking DJ.

“Selling a route ready postal jeep. Right hand drive. Runs, drives and stops with no problems. 283 small block chevy with turbo 350 trans nicely done. Very clean, good tires, stereo and toyota heater. Reupholsered seat with heater.”

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1982 DJ-5 Berea, KY $1000


This runs and drives.

“1982 Classic Mail Jeep. Model DJ-5L, Delivery Jeep. Once an official postal delivery truck. Equipped with steering on the right-hand side. One seat and lots of room for hauling. Locks up nicely.

This is a practical and fun vehicle! Starts good and runs good. The 4 cylinder engine is very sound and strong. Clean carburetor. Not bad on gas. Also has a good transmission system (automatic). 2 Wheel Rear Wheel Drive. Has many new parts installed still under warranty including: Alternator, Starter, Battery, Coil Pack, and Headlights. It also has a new Ignition Switch, new Spark Plugs, and new flashers. All lights and turn signals work great. Good heater. Brakes were recently redone. Tires decent.

Some things on this vehicle still need repair. Needs body work. Needs a wiper motor, needs a speedometer/odometer cable, and needs a floating sensor for the gas tank. Needs a new gas tank (the current tank holds gas but has a hole in the top part). The interior could use a little care; for example the seat is worn out and there’s a rust hole (2in. diameter) on the driver’s side wheel well. The body shows some rust, especially in the rear underneath. All original parts for this vehicle are available at

Simple vehicle, easy to work on, enjoyable to drive, plenty of clearance for crawling underneath. Original mail tray, original key, original drivers manual included. Call 859-756-4191”


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1983 DJ-5 Kokomo, IN **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1250.

This runs and drives . . . and has flames.

“Purchased for Mail route and everything if fully operational. 2 new tires on front with 2 studded snow tires for winter use. We are upgrading vehicle for the comfort of the wife, when mom is happy everyone is happy. Also new battery, fuel sending unit and all breaks rebuilt with new calipers and shoes. Ask any questions….I have invested $1250 and this is what I would like.”

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1983 DJ-5 Kennesaw, GA $2800


This looks in good condition, but those front spring hangers are LONG.

“Up for sale is a 1983 postal jeep DJ-5. Under the hood is a famous 2.5L GM “Iron Duke” engine. The entire exterior of the jeep has been bedlined and painted. 3-4″ lift. 31″ tires. Runs and drives great. Still have original mail tray and doors. It is an automatic transmission and 2wd. Text or call Jake at 4o4-61o-9851 or respond by email.”

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1974 DJ-5C Pinson, AL **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Was listed for $750. **Status Unknown**

It looks pretty good, but needs a little work.

“1974 AMC Jeep DJ-5C Mail Jeep
Used for mail delivery for 2 years but got a newer one and it’s been sitting for about 2 years.
New Radiator
New Water Pump
New Alternator
New head Gasket Set about 6 months before parking it
Transmission rebuilt by Aamco about 1 year before parking it

Good tires
All lights work including flasher mail sign on top
Heater works great!
Right hand drive
back door for easy mail & package packing
has mail platform on left side for stacking mail trays
has plenty of room even during Christmas season!

Body is in fair condition.
It comes with a floor pan for drivers side, I just never had time to weld it in.
It also comes with a new windshield and gasket that I never got around to installing.
It also comes with a new set of brake shoes… front or back.

Previous owner lost door keys so pad locks were installed to secure the mail.
It needs a drivers side window, wheel cylinders and master cylinder. BRAKES need to be repaired before driving home or you can tow it home.
Great for rural mail routes. Might be a nice alternative to a golf cart for camp/hunting grounds or farm.”