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Year? M-38 Bisbee, TX $6000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

It the floors are good, this could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/238276337268498/

“M38 military Jeep, same owner 19 years, it had a full mechanical restoration 12 years ago, I have the old parts that were swapped out. It has been sitting 7 years. It will be pretty easy to get it going again. It has a very sold body and frame, pretty amazing actually. It was converted to a 12v system”

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1951 M-38 Alamosa, CO $6500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Better pics provided. Almost, but not quite all original.

(04/18/2020) Has a rebuilt engine.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/262741594743031/

“Runs well, all original. Rebuilt engine has about 3500 miles on it. Clean Colorado Title.”

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1952 M-38 Bossier, LA $7000

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/20/2020) This old Portland Fire jeep is supposed to run and drive, once the clutch is finished.

https://shreveport.craigslist.org/for/d/bossier-city-52-willys-38-military-jeep/7088107715.html

“‘m selling my 52 M-38. It’s my dream car, but there’s too many bills, and not enough money. Let my dream be yours. It comes with hood and back seat. Was running when parked a year ago. Installing new clutch now. Needs about 4 bolts put in, and both drive shafts reconnected, then it’s driveable, ready for adventure.
Comes with a second new clutch.”

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1952 M-38 Albuquerque, NM $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has some mods.

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/d/albuquerque-52-willys/7122044649.html

“52 Willys tons of upgrades, rebuilt engine, trans, differentials and steering. New brakes, wheels and tires. Aluminum radiator and electric cooling fan.”
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1952 M-38 Red Bluff, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

This has a few minor mods.

“1952 model M38. Recent rebuild on 134 engine. This was a Marine Jeep with a California delivery date of 1951.
Clean title with a clean body tub. Stored inside. Rear axel assembly has been converted to warn hubs for flat towing.
Converted to 12 volt system. Nice winch up front with tow bar and heavy chain.
Asking $6500.00 or a reasonable offer. ”

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Year? M-38 Banning, CA No Price

• CATEGORIES: M-38

It’s listed as a 1949, but appears to be an M-38 with an incorrect windshield.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bar/d/banning-1949-willies-jeep/7109907559.html

“Yellow 1949 willies Jeep , open to all trades”

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5 Jeeps for Sale in Riddle, Or **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38, trailer

UPDATE: Status Unknown. These jeeps were listed in the Farm & Garden section of Craigslist, so the ad was likely flagged for that reason.

Seller has 2 M-38s and 3 CJ-2As for sale. The pics are upside down in the post.
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“2 M38’s, 3 cj2a’s, 1 ww2 trailer.
#1- 49 cj2a, just rebuilt engine, body in good shape ( minor rust in tool compartment and passenger floor. New gas tank, good tires and seats. Drivers good,4 wheel works great. Needs the following, no brakes ( need complete rebuild, carburetor work (I think just break down and cleaning). Has flat spot. Can’t find title bill of sale only. Great fun little jeep. $ 4550.00.

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#2- 1950 M-38 Complete less seats, was running when parked (4 years ago). Has original engine converted to 12 volt. ( have most of 24 volt parts)
Drive train complete. Have title and will make bill of sale. M38’S are getting hard to find , won’t last long . Asking $ 3500.00

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#3 – 50 m38, all parts are there. Started to disassemble to restore but lost interest. Was running when parked , no windshield or seats. Asking $2550

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#4 CJ2A all part are there, has been setting for many years. Has a aluminium top. Needs a lot of work or a great parts jeep, $ 1100.00 bill of sale only. Still trying to find title.

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#5- cJ 2a parts jeep asking $550.00

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#6 – ww2 1/4 ton trailer. Complete, in great shape. Has ball hitch. Very rare hard to find . $ 1200.00″

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1951 M-38 Chicago, IL $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

This runs, but sounds like it will need some work to be road worthy.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm076/adm076.html

“It is complete and needs a full tune up-batteries brakes some floor panels and wires to get going again. Engine runs. Text or email to me for more information.”

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1951 M-38 & CJ-5 Lake Ariel, NY $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38

UPDATE: This was an M-38 only, but now appears to include a CJ-5.

(04/20/2020) Needs work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/653590715205516/

“First one with hard cab 1951 willys m38 needs engine swap finished odys is pretty solid title in hand Cj5 with plow soft top runs drive stops everything works floors rust”

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1953 CJ-3A Saltsburg, PA $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/26/2020) Has some updates. Has some M-38 elements.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/d/clarksburg-1953-jeep-willys/7114864732.html

“1953 Jeep Willy’s. V8 Engine. Auxiliary Transmission. Not sure what mileage is. Not Original Owner. Came from the state of Washington.”

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1951 M-38 Auburn, CA $11,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Looks in good shape. Has a variety of updates.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/applegate-jeep-m38-flat-fender/7110156528.html

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“Ford V8, 4speed transmission, model 18 transfer case with Novak Enterprises heavy duty hardened intermediate shaft, Warn all range overdrive, Smittybuilt hardened full floating rear axle shafts, Detroit Locker rear, front locking hubs, 5.38 gears, 2 1/2 inch Rancho suspension lift, Rancho RS5000 shocks, Heavy duty axle u-bolts with skid plates and shackles, 11 inch drum brakes, 4 bolt heavy duty Saginaw power steering box, heavy duty steering linkage arms, brake and clutch swing pedals, hydraulic clutch, oversized fuel tank, 33 inch BFG tires, roll cage, tow bar, bikini top and soft top with soft doors, interior carpet. Looks great and runs great.”

 
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1953? USMC M-38 Everett, WA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $16,950.

Appears in good shape.

“1953 Willy’s military jeep. Great condition. Runs great. Comes with original communication radio, heater, and faux M50 gun and mount and more.”

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1948 CJ-2A Paducah, KY $14,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

This has an M-38 body. No description provided. The “WILLYS” branding on the hood is incorrectly placed. I’d have to guess that the hood is also from an M-38.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/656629315152043/

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CJ-3B & M-38 Project Jeeps Rapid City, SD $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/29/2020) Both are projects.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/544824932791689/

“Two complete jeeps. The yellow is a 53’ and the green one is a M38. The yellow Jeep has a title but the green one does not. They both just need put together. Price includes 5 different engines, tons of parts, extra parts and a Willy’s generator as well! Generator has 535 total hours on it.”

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1950 M-38 Lancaster, PA $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Lots of new parts, but still needs work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/513845082649847/

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“Craftsman Special Have a willys jeep for sale. Frame has been overhauled with new or nos parts. Engine, transmission transfer case all rebuilt with new parts, 24volt system, new tub, fenders, tires, springs, brakes, brake lines, and hoses, shackles ect… Restoration service is available. Current build has 15,000.00 plus invested. Hold a clean Pa title. Lots here that I am not mentioning, you have to come look at it and determine if it’s in your ability to take it from this point, weather doing it yourself or having professional body and mechanical restoration. Negotiate in person only, thank you for viewing.”

 
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1954? Custom Flattie Bartlesville, OK $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

This is one odd duck.

https://tulsa.craigslist.org/bar/d/bartlesville-1954-willys-jeep/7107836561.html

“1954 Willys Jeep, has chopped 1982 Chevy Luv 4×4 frame, engine,
trans, etc, runs pretty good, drives down the road, 4 linked rear, crappy tires hold air, 4×4 seems to work ok, has new windshield glass and battery, fresh oil. NO TITLE, I was just building me a toy, $3000, may take weapons on partial trades”

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1950 M-38? Arvada, CO $5600

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Listed as a CJ-3A, it looks more like an M-38.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/arvada-jeep-willys-cj3a/7106229778.html

“1950 Willys Cj3a, 231 Buick V6, T90 3spd with OD. Rebuilt Starter, Carburetor, New water pump, Radiator, New Best top needs to be installed yet. Runs and drives sound, Would Trade for a Three or Four Horse trailer Slant Load or 5600 Cash”

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1953? M-38? Naperville, IL $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

This appears to have a replacement body (no cowl battery box lid). The grille and frame also don’t appear setup for an M-38 grille. The hood looks M-38.

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“1953 Jeep Willys M38 with L-134 motor. This truck came from Vegas and the party I bought it from got it from Arizona where it was restored in the 90’s. This Jeep is completely rust free and absolutely solid. The inner tub was rhino lined and the frame was painted. The Jeep runs great and idles great. I rebuilt the king pin bearings, steering knuckles, drag link and bell crank so it drives straight with no death wobble.

I also rebuilt the steering box and got a new NOS sector shaft for the larger Ross box that are extremely hard to find. New gas tank and fuel pump New battery Rebuilt drag link, bell crank, king pin bearings, steering knuckles New front brakes and wheel bearings Rebuilt steering box with new sector shaft Rear gas tank rack and 2 tanks The truck has a custom built roll cage with KC lights. 12 volt conversion, electronic ignition, rebuilt alternator, functional winch, tow bar and tachometer.

*****PLEASE READ BELOW****** NO TRADES! CASH ONLY. I WILL CONSIDER REASONABLE OFFERS/ I WILL NOT RESPOND TO IS THIS STILL AVAILABLE. IF IT IS LISTED, IT’S AVAILABL”

 
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1951 M-38 Sagle, ID $8500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

No description provided.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d/sagle-jeep/7103784482.html

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1952 M-38 Eagle Creek, OR $8900

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/14/2019) Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1031668043872079/

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“Classic Willys Jeep with a New V6 engine and chrome wheels. great condition runs and drives great!”

 
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Year? M-38 Kent, WA $3500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has updates. It’s a project.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/for/d/kent-m38-flatfender-willys/7102665626.html

“Jeep is a project, needs radiator installed, grill put back on as well as new motor mounts welded in. New mounts come with as well as new belts/water pump and so on also comes with some 36” swampers a narrowed down currie 9”(bolts right in) as well as a sm420 trans and dana 18 to put into it. Has a 283sbc in it now with stock 3 speed manual and dana 18 t case”

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1952 Flattie Kingman, AZ $2800

• CATEGORIES: M-38

 UPDATE: Price dropped to $2800.

Some good 231 parts. The body appears to be a replacement. Looks like there are two roll cages.l

https://mohave.craigslist.org/cto/d/1950s-willys-flatfender-jeep/7100377958.html

“Willys Jeep MB, Buick 3.8 (Needs Overhauled) Kenny Bell Aluminum Intake Manifold, Headers, Turbo 350 Auto, Toyota Transfer Case, Dana 30/35 Front end, Dana 44 Rear end, both have 373 gears with lockers and Disk Brakes, white spoke wheels with roller tires, 2 hoods, 2 different roll cages. Body in Great Condition. Currently all apart, but will put back together as Roller for full $ Offer !! This Is A Project Willys !!! No Title, Bill Of Sale Only.”

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1951 M-38 Mitchell, SD $8500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/29/2019) Has some updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2596444967300342/

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“For Sale 1951 Willys Jeep M38
-231 Buick V6 engine
-3 speed transmission
-Lockout Hubs
-New BF Goodrich 33″ tires
-New rims
-New Carb
-Paint is 2yrs old

Jeep runs and drives excellent. Many extras included with this Jeep are tow bar with chains, extra transmission, off road lights, extra set of lockout hubs, Jerry cans, cb radio. The Jeep came from California and has not rust.
Feel free to call or text with questions or to view. Located in Mitchell city limits.”

 

 
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1951 M-38 Albion, NY $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Runs?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1475437489300677/

“1951 Jeep M38 with original waterproof 4 cyclinder engine. Keep is complete. Also have a brand new steel tub and fenders that go with it. Rare Jeep, only made 2 years.”

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M-38 & M-38A1 Richmond, VA $3500

• CATEGORIES: M-38, M-38A1

Maybe some parts value?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2576018956057796/

“For sale are EX USA ARMY USED Jeep Willys One Model Early 1950’s M38 the Other one Late 1950’s M38A1 . For Autoparts or Farm Use / NO TITTLE BILL SALE OFFERED/ Pickup is available 24hrs/ 7 Day & Night / 365 Days Rain, Snow or Shine . From 300 East Belt Blvd Richmond / VA / 23224. Bring $$$ Cash Money Only Please. I will load your Up Jeep Willy in Less than 20 mins 100% Guarantee after you Pay.”

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