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1951 M-38 New Prague, MN $16,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks in good shape. The seller has removed the ‘pill’ within the transfercase shifter to allow for 2WD-low-range.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/221358485518562/

“1951 Willy’s M38 military Jeep M38 · Other_body_style · Driven 640 miles 1951 M38 willys Total overhaul. Engine overhaul, transmission overhaul, sand blasted and all new paint, new wiring harnesses, correct carb, frame off restore. New tires, new seats, new gas tank, correct military version, ready to enjoy. Work is done! 24 volt system. Have shovel for it. Awesome ice cream getting machine. Turn signals added with military versions and special new hardness got that. 4 wheel drive with 2 speed transfer case. Tab remove so you can used low range in 2 wheel drive”

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1951 M-38 Kawkawlin, MI $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/01/2019) Looks in good shape. Appears to have a civvy gas tank.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2412485989043587/

“1951 M38 Navy Jeep. New Tires; New Battery; Directional Signals; Gray Leather Seating; Full Canvas Top (includes doors and side curtains); Custom Winter Cover; Extras. A Real Head Turner – Must See!”

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1951 M-38 McKinney, TX $19,400

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

There’s some kind of bar installed between the front frame rails. Unclear what it did/does.

https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/bar/d/mckinney-1951-willys-jeep-mb/7135110745.html

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“All original!! Original four-cylinder 60hp motor, all lights in working order that air raid light/blackout light is the light on the fender as well as the headlights even the gauge lights work! Tires are almost new but I have been driving it quite a bit lately… Original windshield wipers that are exhaust fed, original front and rear seats, original plates on the dashboard As well as all the brackets on the bumpers for lifting and towing… original even down to the front tow rope. Too many extra list!

Mechanically this jeep is amazing! The brakes have been re-done recently you can see it in the photos… This jeep goes maximum speed of 50 miles an hour most of these jeeps only go 30 to 35… It’s reliable starts every time even when it hasn’t been driven for weeks! Transmission is great all the gears work including the low and high, all the axles work, this is a running machine and I’ve been using it to drive my daughter to school each day and take the family out on rides on the weekends.

No tire kickers please serious inquiries only! I don’t have time for time wasters that have a lot of questions and want to talk about history… Serious callers only… Text is great and if we want to proceed we can talk on the phone…”

 
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1953 Model? Hayward, CA $15,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ-3B, M-38, M-38A1, Willys Wagons

This could be any one of several jeep models. No pics provided.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/pts/d/hayward-1953-jeepwilly/7154136012.html

“53’ Jeep Willy 8 cly. Hasn’t been started in about a year. It used to run fine but now the engine seems to shake a little bit. Interior and exterior in great condition.”

 
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1952 Drag Jeep Fort Mohave, AZ $8000

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Racing

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(05/13/2020) Looks like a nice rig. Appears to have an M-38 body with a modified CJ-2A windshield. The front clip is likely a solid fiberglass front end that either tilts or pulls off.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/fort-mohave-1952-sand-drag-jeep/7149530652.html

“1952 willys sand drag jeep. Street legal. 406 small block chevy, turbo 350 manual 3 speed trans with 4400 trans brake. 9″ ford rear end with curry axles, Detroit locker with 534 gears. Turns 4.08 at drags. Comes with set of paddels. $9500.00”

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1952 M-38 Body Salt Lake City, UT $750

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Parts

Looks like a good project body.

https://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/pts/d/salt-lake-city-jeep-52-willys-m38-body/7148438780.html

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“1952 Willy’s Original M38 Body Tub. Has been sandblasted and stored inside. Needs repairs, don’t they all, Online seen them in worse shape for $1,500. These were made from 1950 to 1952 so pretty rare. The price is for cash. Also have a brand new M38 hood.

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38, M-38A1

CJ-5s:

  1. 1966 CJ-6 Chicago, IL $5000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1660886720702775/
  2. 1971 CJ-5 Mt. Pleasant, MI $5000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/716295165579012/
  3. 1969 CJ-5 Tijeras, NM $3900: https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/pts/d/1969-cj-5-willys-kaiser-jeep/7145439059.html
  4. 1965 CJ-5 Kenosha, WI $4999: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2868711993205188/
  5. 1973 CJ-5 Indianapolis, IN $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/683646355713877/
  6. 1969 CJ-5 Port Allegany, PA $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3336623229697375/
  7. 1977 CJ-5 Chicago, IL $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/586250558650345/
  8. 1957 CJ-5 Howland, ME $1100: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/256662878896067/
  9. CJ-5 Body on 2A Chassis Gilmer, TX $1250: https://easttexas.craigslist.org/pts/d/gilmer-jeep-willys-cj2a-with-cj5-body/7145739999.html
  10. 1979 CJ-5 Ohio $1400: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/860568407758290/
  11. 1977 CJ-5 Stephenson, MI $4000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/860568407758290/
  12. 1966 CJ-5 Gaston, IN $2995: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3103064186422237/
  13. 1967 CJ-5 Holland, MI $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2713102122279953/
  14. 1975 CJ-5 Peru, IN $4850: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/187442772598026/ (fiberglass body)
  15. Year? CJ-5 Nunda, NY $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/261495794984758/
  16. 1976 CJ-5 Howard City, MI $1200: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/523288301937312/
  17. CJ-5 Custom Stretched Rig Huntington, IN $2000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/287585842290084/
  18. 1962 CJ-5 Yoder, IN $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/912475285833613/
  19. 1960 CJ-5 South Salem, OH $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/217503795898201/
  20. 1967 CJ-5 Davis Junction, IL $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/547509955919315/
  21. 1964 CJ-5 Toledo, OH $1000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2644535995800131/
  22. 1980 CJ-5 Vienna, ME $5000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1382983511895448/
  23. 1977 CJ-5 Embden, ME $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1355381258182765/
  24. 1965 CJ-5 North Reading, NH $1400: https://nh.craigslist.org/pts/d/north-reading-jeep-cj5-1965/7147869968.html
  25. 1960 CJ-5 Sterling Heights, MI $3950: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/228201168477597/
  26. 1966 CJ-5 Lake, MI $3800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/258361432151659/

M-38A1s (and one M-38):

  1. 1952 M-38 White Lake, MI $22,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2642635232717069/
  2. 1952 M-38A1 Union Grove, WI $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/679086522642867/
  3. 1956 M-38A1 Ellsworth, ME $1500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2290141921282070/
  4. 1953 M-38A1 Tyler, TX $7900: https://easttexas.craigslist.org/cto/d/mineola-1953-willys-jeep/7146073470.html

CJ-7s:

  1. 1978 CJ-7 Laingsburg, MI $4200: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/975118492960406/
 
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1951 M-38 Ridgefield, WA $4950

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

Does it run?

https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/d/ridgefield-1951-willys-jeep/7150564756.html

“1951 military M 38 Willys Jeep. 24 V system, original. Very good shape, very little rust. Floors are good. Fitted with an Alaska arctic top,”

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Year? M-38 Lancaster, NY $5900

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Doesn’t run.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1524076321099292/

“From southern cal. New front springs, proper paper work from D M V solid body no rust motor turns free needs restoration”

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1951 M-38 Glenview, IL $5000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has some body rot.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2714167815473439/

“It is complete and needs a full tune up-batteries brakes some floor panels and wires to get going again. Engine runs. 24 volt”

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1951 M-38(?) Roseburg, OR No Price

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/17/2020) More pics would be good. Has some updates and a Koenig hardtop.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3177011545664044/

“Sbf 302 4sp dana 300 new frontend 30 and new 44 center pot 44 new wires and 2 sets of tires if you want the 38s”

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1952 M-38 Oroville, CA $14,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Could be worth a look. Sounds like the seller has had it a long time.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/oroville-willys-military-jeep/7142859095.html

“NEW: REBUILT MOTOR, CLUTCH, CANVAS, ETC. FIRST OWNER AFTER GOVERNMENT.”

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1952 M-38 Chesaning, MI $6250

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6250

(10/14/2019) This appears to have a replacement tub (no cowl lid).

https://centralmich.craigslist.org/pts/d/chesaning-1952-m38-jeep/7138374303.html

“M38 military. Runs, drives and stops.
Buick V6 motor. Power steering. New NDT tires. Nice aluminum radiator.”

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1951 M-38 Amado, AZ $15,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/19/2020) This may have some late model Free-Lock hubs. I can’t tell for sure. It’s got a CJ-3A windshields and hood. The fuel inlet is not original. This might have a reproduction tub?

https://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/d/amado-1951-m38-korean-war-jeep-and/7135869265.html

“We did complete “frame off” restoration a few years back and less than 200 miles since,mainly to car shows. Actually won “best in class” at one. Converted to 12 volt but all original other wise. We do still have the 24 volt generator if desired.”

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M-38 Parts on eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Parts

Chas has some nice M-38 parts for sale on eBay, some of which are shown below. So far, all parts start at .99 with no reserve. He’ll be selling additional hard-to-ship parts locally as well, such as a hardtop.

View all his auctions on eBay

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M-416 Trailer Salina, KS $1000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: The M-38 sold. The trailer is still available.

Contact him at 785 452 2490 or via email kennyh5661 @ gmail.com (remove spaces around the @)

“1952 M38 Jeep and M-416 Trailer  for sale.  Runs great, 24v, new carburetor, new points less than 500 miles ago, original canvas enclosure with removable doors, new batteries, jerry can, spare tire, turn signals, Gama Goat taillight lenses installed, rebuilt transfer case, pioneer tools, manuals.  Great start for someone to drive as-is or fully restore.  Trailer in good original condition, some surface rust but no rust-thru’s, great candidate for complete restoration, or use as-is.  Will sell as a pair or will sell separately.  Feel free to call if you have questions. “

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1952 M-38 Devine, TX $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Doesn’t indicate if the engine spins or not.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/192967518436935/

“If you are looking for a great restoration project, this is the jeep for you. This Jeep has been in our family for over 50 years and now needs a new home. Has the original 4L engine and very has very minor rust for its age. The total mileage is unknown. The seats are in great condition and are being kept inside out of the weather. Clean title. The Jeep does not run but that’s what you are for. Please look at all the pictures and feel free to ask me questions. Only asking $2,500”

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1591 M-38 Rochester, MN $12,600

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Looks solid. Pics are small.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/cto/d/chatfield-m38-jeep/7128995263.html

“1951 M38. Mechanically in great condition. Runs, drives, and stops as it should. Fun to run around town or use in a parade. All steel body and near new tires.”

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1952 M-38 Missoula, MT $3500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/02/2020) Runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/558115855108108/

“1952 Willy’s M-38 for sale. It has a 3 speed with a high-low transfer case and a flathead 4 engine. I’ve had it for about 3 years and haven’t driven it much. I actually used it to plow snow a few times. It’s in rough shape, but wouldn’t take too much to make it nice. Even when not running for over a year, it fires up right away. The engine needs some tuning, but I think it’d run well with some TLC.”

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6 Jeeps Lake Como, PA

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ5, FC150-FC170-M677, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available?

(01/08/2020) Roger Martin forwarded this post.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/477366653205421/

“6 willys to choose from. Let’s try this again…..
1. Red fc150 $2500 frame cleaned and painted years ago still in nice shape brake lines were done at that time it’s complete will run with a little tlc:

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2. Other fc150 not complete should be enough here to put it together but cab is rough no paper $1500

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3. Green/camo no top cj2 $500 has paper motor rebuilt years ago will run with some tlc

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4. M38 with top and plow $750 has paper motor seized:

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1952 M-38 w/Trailer Colville, WA $18,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks like a nice combo.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d/colville-1952-korean-war-jeep-with/7125810785.html

“1952 Korean War Jeep with trailer and second set of tires in beautiful condition. Serious inquiries only.”

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1951 M-38 Sinclair, ME **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $11,500.

(05/23/2019) Includes a canvas top.

“1951 M38 Willys Military Jeep. Really nice condition. 24 volt. Radio,antenna. Have military top and doors also.”

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1951 M-38 Hawthorne, CA $14,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available. See updated rear body patch reference at the bottom.

(05/12/2020) It’s missing a bumper and has a number of extra holes.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/pts/d/hawthorne-1951-willys-jeep-m38/7125643385.html

“Awesome fully restored military jeep. Runs and drives, comes with all newly painted parts etc. new interior also”

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Here’s the M-38 rear body patch referenced by Tom:

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2 M-38s Morro Bay, CA $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Seems like there’s value here.

https://slo.craigslist.org/pts/d/morro-bay-m38-jeep-willys-millitary/7127162312.html

“2 M38 for sale.. can build 1 nice one and have a full chassis and tub, hood left over when done. Comes with lots of parts. Some parts have been restored. Bill of sale only but do have vin tag and numbers that are clear. Brand new wheels and tires on green one. $3000.00 obo for the pair”

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1951 M-38 Summerfield, FL $20,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/19/2020) Looks great.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1258075617725344/

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“1951 Willys M38 Jeep. Off frame restoration. Frame media cleaned, primed and painted. Front and rear differentials rebuilt using new bearings and seals. Transmission and transfer case rebuilt also. Work performed by Sumpter County transmission in Leesburg. Engine dismantled, block boiled out and cylinders re sleeved. Engine reassembled using all new parts. Work performed by Dave Latarte Machine Shop, Fruitland Park. Painting done by Johnny’s Hot Rod Leesburg. New wiring harness, brake lines, wheel cylinders and brake shoes. New fuel lines.

Asking $20,000 or will consider trade for a late model Trike or Pularis UTV.”