FC150-FC170-M677 Research Archives


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1957 FC-150 Tulsa, OK **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $18000.

Scott shared this nice looking FC.

“Stock Forward Control. Engine and drive train works well. 4 cylinder 81 inch wheel base narrow track 48 inch width. Has factory counter weight install. Fresh paint, looks great. Gauges do not work. Mileage undetermined. The best survivor I have seen.”l

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1959 FC-170 Rockdale, TX **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Was on eBay, but didn’t sell (bidding ended at $3840). Does not run. http://www.ebay.com/itm/1959-Jeep-Other-/122450077610?_trksid=p2141725.m3662.l6403


“Selling my 59 Jeep that I wanted to build just because you don’t see these anymore if ever! The odometer shows 42,360 which is probably correct for this type of truck. It looks to have a buick 6 cylinder in it out of a late 70’s or early 80’s car with a turbo 350 4×4 tranny. The front driveshaft is in it and the back is in the bed but the transfer case is missing should be able to find a chevy transfercase for 150 bucks not a hard or expensive item to find. This jeep has been sitting up and I have not tried to mess with it so it does not run which I figured whoever buys it would rebuild it or do a jeep motor which I have a cj5 with the motor and everything in it that I might would sell cheap if you need it just call me. Continue reading

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1959 FC-170 Helena, MT $2000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/14/2017) Might make a good project.

“Striaght rust free body, have most parts to complete excepts engine and transmission”


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1957 FC-150 Iron River, WI **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

(08/27/2015) Looks like a great price.

“1957 FC 150 Willys Jeep: Good Condition comes with the plow. Original Motor and Transmission. Serious Inquiries only. For further information please”

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1958 FC-170 and Parts Bellingham, WA $1800

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Jeff’s got a project FC and several other things for sale.

“Selling my ’58 Forward Control FC-170 and parts collection. The truck has a 292 Chevy 6 in it, runs and drives – barely. It wasn’t a bad runner before the wiring shorted out. It has a NOS carb and a Warn overdrive. Comes with a bunch of parts including a nice windshield, one side glass and a drivers door. Asking $1800

Also have another very nice rust free 9′ bed with fenders and all the other bits. Asking $1200
Last but not least I have a rare Forward Control T-98 4 speed with shifter, spacer – all the parts to install it except the main drive gear, I was going to put the overdrive in it. Herm the overdrive guy rebuilt it along with the transfer case and it’s hasn’t been installed. He didn’t much like the condition of the gear cluster so had to source a donor T-98 for those parts and it ended up costing me $1400 I even have the dog house cover with the 4 seed shift pattern plate on it. Asking $1600

I will take $4000 for the whole lot if someone will take it all.
There are more parts than shown in the photos, an original engine, another fuel tank, seats, wheels and tires, axles….. More photos available upon”


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1962 FC-170 w/Dump Bed Austin, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8000.

Tom’s got this FC with a Dump bed for sale.

“1962 FC170 Mostly original paint/patina red/white. All drivetrain components serviced and in good running condition. Trans is T98 4-speed. Engine and trans were rebuilt in the last 10 years. Truck has 60’s era hydraulic dump bed. This truck is from Illinois and has some rust issues. I have been driving it and using it as is and it is a lot fun. I have a upper cab section that includes the roof, rear window sections and A-pillars that could be used if you wanted to restore the truck. I also have an extra set of doors. $8k”

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1958 FC-170 Escondido, CA $400

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Doesn’t include tires.

“I have a Jeep FC Frame what i believe to be a 1958 its the hole frame whats in the pics is what you get wheels and tires not included.”



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1964 M-677 Crystal Lake, IL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD**? Was $15,000.

Doesn’t run.

“What you see is what you get an extremely rare military jeep in great restorable condition. I purchased last year with the intention to restore it but an injury forced sale. I’ve never seen one before, you never will again either. It’s def one of the last and one of the few remaining, and probably the best overall condition wise. At some point it was switched to s a small block Chevy, otherwise appears all original. Non running no title Bill of sale only”

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1960 FC-170 Austin, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,000.

Tom’s got this running and driving FC-170 for sale. View more pics here: https://goo.gl/photos/DdFG2H1gSAPYMLE36

“1960 FC170 Mostly original paint/patina green. All drivetrain components serviced and in good running condition. Trans is T98 4-speed. New armrests/seats covers/foam. Great truck everything in good working condition. I mean everything, lights, gauges, horn, etc… Has Ramsey winch bumper that was lightly customized to hold a Warn electric winch. This is a Texas/ New Mexico truck. Minimal rust. Current pictures available, just ask.”





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1965 FC-150 Dixon, IL **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $3500.

(03/18/2017) It’s a project.

“65 Jeep FC150, complete cab, all rust repair parts ready. Rebuilt rustless frame, completely rebuilt front and rear ends. New brakes, bearings, seals, shoes, cycl’s.
Engine out, ran when removed. All drive train there and in decent shape.
Frame off restore started, cab off and on rollers ready for loading or blasting. Frame blasted, painted and rebuilt front and rear mounted with new Ubolts, shocks etc.
This is a classic Jeep has a clear title.
$1,200 in new parts already installed. This is a classic Jeep with the Dana 44 and 5:38 gears.
I have a Complete pictorial history of build up.”





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1957? FC-170 Yuba City, CA $8000

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Has no title. Not sure if it runs?

“No title- we were going to restore it but haven’t yet, I only see it as a way to pay the rent. Anyone interested please contact me”



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1962 FC-150 Breckenridge, CO $3000

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Does not run.

“Jeep,Willys FC150
Glass in good shape except for roll up windows.
Has PTO Rear winch,I believe it was a Tow truck.
Does not run all parts there.
Rust in the usual body places & floor.”


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1960 FC-170 Yuma, AZ **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

Has no drive train.

“For sale is a jeep fc-170 . 1960 COE
No motor ,no trans, great project and very rare jeep. Has AZ bill of sale only 4500 obo cab over”

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1959 FC-170 Chandler, AZ **SOLD**

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2 FC-170s Fountain City, WI Make Offer

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Seller has two FC-170s for sale. The Busy Bee FC is the dually. Neither have titles. Both run and drive and seller indicates he has spent $8k on mechanicals on both. The bodies aren’t perfect. Seller planned to get bonded titles, but has decided to sell them instead. Contact seller via schuh1us@hbci.com. Seller also has an M-38 for sale.

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Year? FC-170 Parts Madison, VA $1200

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UPDATE: Still Availalble.

(04/01/2017) Engine is stuck.

“I have parts to a Willys Jeep Forward Control 170. I am parting out or sell as a whole. Frame is in good shape except for two cracks which are easy to fix with a little welding (cracks as shown). The engine is locked and the radiator is damaged.The parts that are for sale:
Frame $500
Rear Leaf springs $150
Front Leaf springs $150
Front axle $300
Engine $300
Or whole thing $1200 or trade for regular Willys truck parts.”




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Year? FC-170 Beaver, PA $1100

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Parts FC.

“Complete frame and drivetrain from a Willys Jeep FC170. This frame is immaculate. If you are restoring an FC170 that needs frame work, save yourself the trouble and just swap your body over to this one. While I have no way to verify, the drivetrain is reported to have only 30,000 miles; it at a minimum at least looks the part of a 30,000 mile unit. As the story goes, this Jeep was bought new, brought home and shortly afterwards, a tree fell on the cab. The owner decided to cut the cab away and use it on his farm as a tractor which means nothing from the road has had a chance to eat away at it. Look at the pictures carefully, the condition is truly excellent. The motor has been stored properly and should fire with relative ease. Please note that this frame has no title and I do not know the exact year”



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1957 FC-150 Mead, CO **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4900.

Runs and drives.


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M-677 in Fused Glass

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Benita made this cool fused glass pane for the annual FC Saturday raffle as a dedication to Dan Horenberger and his love of the Military FCs. 


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Year? FC-150 & Parts Vernon, CT No Price

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Maybe someone can use these parts?

“Bought a couple FC trucks only gonna use 1 and maybe not all the parts. If youre looking for a good base to start with I can give you mainly everything required to assemble a truck. I do only have 1 engine and 1 bed however I may not use them. Serious inquiries only please.”



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Friday March 24th: Yep, I Know Who Wrote That

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Jason’s tour jeep parked in front of the Grand Canyon University Restaurant

Our travels southward were finally rewarded yesterday with a gloriously beautiful, cloudless sky with temperatures in the high 70s. It was a perfect day for traveling from Kingman to Phoenix.

Our trip from Kingman to Phoenix with a stop in Wickenburg.

Our trip from Kingman to Phoenix with a stop in Wickenburg.

Of all the routes we’ve taken on our drives to Phoenix, one of the most obvious, Highway 93, we’d yet to undertake. I thought it would be a flat, dry, dusty drive, but it turned out to be filled with rolling hills of sage, cactus, and (due to the time of year) colorful flowers.

Our one stop of the day was in Wickenburg. I did zero research on the town, instead letting serendipity guide us. By following the signs, we quickly found ourselves in old town, a delightful place with a cowboy vibe its citizens embrace.


An example of the western theme seen around town.

One of the first things we saw we mistook, at first, for a homeless man perched on the ground. Unsure if he was real or not, we made our way over to what was soon obviously a sculpture. It turns out that due to a lack of funds, Wickenburg didn’t have a jail during its early years, so anyone needing a jail cell found themselves chained to a tree until their sentence was complete.

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There was even a audio presentation, which provided some great background on the “Jail Tree”. It’s a nicely done work.

Next we walked a block to a second sculpture that celebrated an upstanding Wickenburg citizen named Everett Bowman and recognized his mule training prowess, among other accomplishments.


With Ann slow going, we decided to skip exploring town and instead check out the downtown museum, a well regarded (on Yelp) place called the Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

The museum was $12, but active military get in free (the Air Force will never fully release her). That’s a price we could work with. Inside, there was the usual western history showing pioneer history. The two photos below were from this collection: http://www.boydranch.org/western-museum/



Naturally, of all the things that caught my eye, the mining section drew me in the most. One sign really interested me. It claimed that in 1871 a US House of Representatives report noted that Wickenburg was “the Most Important District in Arizona”.


When I saw the date, I guessed right away who wrote that phrase: my great great grandfather Anton Eilers. Because of my research on SLAG, I knew he’d been in Arizona in 1870 and published his findings in the Spring of 1871. This called for some research ….

When I returned to our hotel yesterday evening I pulled up the report he and Rossiter Raymond produced for 1870. On page 259 the first sentence jumped out:


It was very satisfying to be able to identify Anton’s handiwork. Anton later mentioned that while the mine proved important in comparison with the rest of Arizona, the territory wasn’t producing all that much gold. Conflicts with the Apaches coupled with a lack of water and no railroad retarded the development of mining in Arizona for years…..

The Desert Caballeros proved to be an interesting museum. And, I bet on a hot day, it’s a wonderfully cool retreat for a few hours. If you are nearby, check it out sometime.

With the museum completed, we ate lunch and drove to Phoenix. We soon arrived at Jesse and Andrea’s house, where we caught up with everyone. Later, we headed out to dinner at the Grand Canyon University Restaurant in a train of FCs. It was quite a site to see the FCs parked in the circle near the main doors:


That’s it for this report. Tomorrow I’ll have many more pics of the FCs.


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1958 FC-150 McKinney, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000.

Looks like it runs and drives. Could use some better pics.

“1958 Willys Pickup 4 x 4
Koenig Factory PTO Winch
Motor 6 Cyl Hercules Rebuilt
4 Speed
New Seat
Tires Very Good
Excellent Body
Thousand of dollars worth of new parts
Serious Buyers Only
No Trade”

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1957 FC-150 St. Louisville, OH $1850

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Has rust.

“1957 Willys Jeep FC150. Clean Ohio Title. Needs complete restoration. Floor pans are rusted out. Bed and Rear fenders are rusted out. Front windshield and stationary side windows are good. Brakes are frozen. This jeep has been sitting in a barn since 1978. Engine oil looks clean and full, but havent tried to start. Drivetrain looks complete. This would make a great project …. – See more at: http://www.jeeptruck.com/mjs/sale17/adm139/adm139.html#sthash.Wrs9RhBu.dpuf”



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1957 FC-150 Redding, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE **SOLD** Was $4700.

“’57 Willys FC-150, Flatbed w/ electric hydraulic dump bed. The 7′ flatbed makes it look like an FC-170 from a distance. Engine out of vehicle. Expect to rebuild the low miles engine, but may run. Nice Cab with excellent cab corners. The only rust is along the lower body seam below the headlights. Excellent tread. Tinted glass all around replaced in the past, rear window has a wondering crack. I have a running ’66 Mustang 6-200 with a Jeep transmission adapter I was going to install that you can have instead of the Jeep F4-134 engine. — $4,700. ”

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1958 FC-170 Redding, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Steve Elkins has this one for sale. He’s going down to the FC Roundup in Phoenix, so he could bring it if necessary. he needs to know by Monday.

“I also have a ’58 FC-170 for sale, the white one in the photo. It runs, but I haven’t driven it in 4 years, — $3,500.”