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1952 M-38 Peoria, AZ $22,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Mark posted this one over at warjeeps.com.

http://warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm053/adm053.html

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“Matching numbers, original data plates.
During restoration: New batteries 24 volt, 700X16 military tires and tubes. Custom military wiring 14 ga. prestolite rubber coated, new sealed plugs and wires, turn signals, vacuum wipers, military radio and antenna, New original canvas top and seats covered, fresh paint.
Improvements: Brakes, clutch, YS carburetor, water pump, radiator, locking hubs, hidden ignition cut off, Military trouble light. Clean title, AZ. NO CALLS PLEASE (SPAM) TEXT 602.684.3457
NOTE: The ID on the Jeep stands for my military experience: 38th Division, 2nd Battalion, 293 Infantry, Headquarters Co. The S-1 stands for the jeep ID, communications. Google for history, interesting. Bataan.”

 
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M-38 Fording Kit Putnam Valley, PA NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Parts

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

“Willys Jeep M38 Fording kit
As shown: $300.
Pickup in Northern westchester / lower Putnam County.”

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1951 M-38? Banning, CA $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available. Does run, but needs battery.

https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/cto/d/beaumont-1941-jeep-willy/7085941454.html

“Minimum $2500. Please call to set-up an appointment to view. If other questions or want to see more than what pictures show. Clean title. Running needs battery charged.”

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Year? M-38 Lenawee County, MI $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Appears in good condition.

https://jxn.craigslist.org/atq/d/tipton-willys-jeep/7077272380.html

“restored off frame 25000 miles no radio send no text can’t return”

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1951 M-38 Myrtle Beach, NC $11,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

It doesn’t run at the moment, but if the seller gets it running, they want $11,000. Otherwise, make offer as a non-runner.

https://fayetteville.craigslist.org/cto/d/myrtle-beach-1951-willys-m38-jeep/7094468031.html

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“1951 willys m38 24v Korean War era Jeep. Jeep is complete and needs a full tune up-batteries to get going again. It has sat in my garage the past 1.5 years in hopes of working on it. I have not touched it due to work. It has the original drivetrain and body hardware you would hope to find. It has the original Jerry can, spare tire, Canvas top with removable side panels and doors, canvas is in nice original condition on both front and rear seats as well as top.

Newer harness-comes with brand new one and parts. Motor turns freely by hand almost zero if any leaks. The Jeep Ran in 2018 as the previous owner got a tail light ticket. It was his fathers civil defense Jeep and it was painted as such. It has vinyl decals that can be removed. The only body work I’ve found has been a small metal plate in the tool box, passenger floor and axe indent have had some work. Great start for some one to drive or restore. If I get it running 11,000 make offer as if your interested”

 
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Year? M-38 Abilene, TX $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

It runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/512432332890309/

“1945 -1946 williy’s Jeep set up for hog hunting runs and drives great winch in the front carry’s 4 people and has more than 9k miles on it”

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1951 M-38 Flint, TX $8000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Same owner for 60 years.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/432231141042572/

“REDUCED: 1951 Willys Jeep. Price negotiable/OBO. Runs good, ready to use. Real man toy, work horse. One caretaker for the last 60 years. Canvas soft cover in need of repair. Trailer available for an extra &1,000”

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1952 M-38 Phoenix, AZ **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $5000.

(12/24/2019) It’s a project.

“I have a 1962 willy’s m38 army jeep with rebuilt motor not yet running lights work brakes work has good tread on older tires boddy in good shape has clean az title”

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1951 M-38 Schluersburg, MO $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/29/2020) Runs and drives.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/defiance-1951-willys-m38-jeep/7079585187.html

“1951 Willys Jeep, Runs like a top, Converted to 12V, Electric fuel pump, Tires like new.”

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Year? M-38 Connersville, IN $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Not sure how much value is here, but there appears to be some.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/connersville-1948-military-jeep-m38/7091659073.html

“4 Cyl engine does not run 3 speed transmission 700-16″ tires”

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1952 M-38 York, SC $4552

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: This is also on eBay.

It’s a full rebuild.

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/york-1952-m38-willys-military-jeep-with/7077419176.html

“I am selling this Jeep for my father who is 89. He has had this Jeep for many decades, but never got around to doing anything with it. It is all original from what I can tell and untouched except the head from the motor was stolen many years ago.

Matching Numbers: The Vin behind the passenger seat , the vin on the dash plate, and the vin on the title all match. The engine block vin locations show no indication of having ever been stamped or the vin has completely rusted away.
Sold As Is.”

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1952 M-38 Rustburg, VA $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

It’s a project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/567473767148686/

“1952 M-38 Jeep Willys. L head 4 cylinder engine. 4 speed tranny. For restoration interests. Asking $2500 or closest best offer.”

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1951 M-38 Jeep and M-100 Trailer Des Moines, IA $18,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/23/2019) You can read the full story on the M-38 and trailer here: http://cj3b.info/Siblings/SurreyAgan.html

https://desmoines.craigslist.org/cto/d/des-moines-51-mc-m38-military-jeep-and/7074403580.html

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“Fully restored MC M38 Korean War era military Jeep and 1952 D-K M100 US Army trailer. 12 volt 4 wd. Has been garaged and not been started or driven since my late husband passed. Serious buyers only, not desperate to sell. Looking for someone who loves and appreciates these older treasures as much as we do and can provide the care needed to own this type of vehicle. Two tops included along with side curtains not shown, and extras.”

 
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1952 M-38 Nampa, ID $8000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/24/2020) Still may need some little things fixed.

https://boise.craigslist.org/cto/d/nampa-1952-willys-38/7061138542.html

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“I’m physically unable to continue working on this intriguing project. It needs some work on the front wheels (leakage) and the seats and those small things that are “never done until you sell it.”
I’m ready to be done.

24 Volt
Straight body, straight frame. Mostly original.
Watertight distributor, starter, generator, voltage regulator, oil bath, air cleaner, hood cut-out for snorkel.
Gauges/speedometer intact.
Original center canvas curtain and mounting bow rods.
Tailgate

Additional Items:
Original repair/maintenance manual.
Original body repair/removal manual.
Custom roll bars.
5 original rims, one original military tire.
4 oversized tires mounted on aluminum wheels for off-road driving.
2 Jerry cans with hold-down metal straps.
Full canvas top with side/back windows. Not original but custom-fitted.
Towing hitch and custom spare tire mount on back.”

 
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1951 M-38 Auburn, CA $3900

• CATEGORIES: M-38

This might have a DJ-5 chassis.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/auburn-jeep/7074853766.html

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“I have a 1951 Willy’s M38 project Jeep for sale.
-Buick grand national V6
-Holley 4 barrel carb
-Munci 420 transmission
-T18 transfer case
-Dana 44 rear
-Dana 27 front with disc
-Power steering
-32 inch Interco swampers
-new hummer seats (4)
-new gauges/wiring kit
-Aluminum radiator with a fan
-Clean title in hand

*Cash in hand exchange only
$3,900 o.b.o

Everything is here to have a solid Jeep just needs to be put back together, trailer needed for pick up. Email with questions.”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Bangor, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

It’s a mix of 2A and M-38 parts.

“This is a 1947-50 ?? Not 100% lol Jeep willies the engine is stamped cj2a . I took it on trade thinking I would have time to play w it but turns out I don’t lol . It’s a running 4spd in great shape call me to set up a time to check it out . I really don’t know a lot about it other than it runs and drives and is in great shape for how old it is”

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1951 M-38 Littleton, CO $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/19/2019) Appears solid. Has an f-head.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/littleton-1951-willys-m38-jeep/7073056413.html

“This is a Korean War era Jeep
Good title in hand
It is pretty much original except it has a F134 motor, which is a little better motor, and lockout hubs
The 4 wheel drive and high/low range work great
12 volts system
A homemade metal top
Runs pretty good
Has some rust
It sure gets a lot of attention when your out driving, it’s also fun to drive”

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1950 MC-38? Charlotte, NC $25,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

The seller of this believes this to be one of the six M-38 pilot vehicles, also known as MC-38s: http://www.cj3a.info/sibling/m38/pilot.html …. However, after looking at the jeep, it has been modified to such an extent that even if it was one of the pilot models, there’s very little left of it. That said, I can see nothing that identifies it as an early model: 1) Serial number of MC 10149 is too late (serial number on data plates); 2) No full-floating axles (pilots had the WWII rear axles); 3) No battery box (battery box lid hinges were on the sides of the pilot vehicles); 4) wrong windshield setup  … the list goes on.

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/pineville-1950-military-jeep-mc-38/7068608875.html

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Year? M-38 Jacksboro, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/22/2019) Still needs some assembly.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2202353736728039/

“4 cylinder flat head. Body’s in great shape. Just dropped the engine back in after putting a new fly wheel on it. Not completely back together but have all the parts. Was running before I took it apart. Elderly so it’s hard for me to work on.”

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1951 M-38 San Angelo, TX $4800

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/132080830781376/

“1951 Willys runs and drives New tires, brakes, upholstery front and back seats, extra gas can. Not sure of mileage”

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1952 M-38 Schertz, TX $16,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

A variety of extras are included on this M-38. The windshield seems like it leans back a little farther than it should. I’ve never heard the term “Restored to Combat Class”.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm024/adm024.html

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“Has original parts, 24 volt system. Many original add-on’s that make this a unique find. Please see photos and review the video for running Jeep featuring a narrative from the owner and a full scope of all that is included with this sale.

Several of your inquiries have been to include further photos of what items are extra in my Dads large bin that comes with the Jeep. I’ve put many more photos in the ad now, several items most likely will have no interest to you, nevertheless they come with the Jeep.

I’ve personally never looked at the underside of the Jeep until I took these photos, it is not that easy to snap these upside down, but I did my best. I should tell you that it will have a few areas I know that need to be sanded, I believe on the right front passenger side on the undercarriage. The Jeep has been sitting several years without care, covered, but still without my dads care due to his illnesses, and I know he has not been able to maintain or do further work that he had planned on completing with the Jeep. But, all things considered, it’s not a shiny showpiece, however, it is one heck of a Jeep!

We’d Love to hear from you, make your best offer!”

 
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1951 M-38 Fredericksburg, TX $2750

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2750.

(12/24/2019) The left side bumperette took a hard hit (see last pic).

https://austin.craigslist.org/for/d/fredericksburg-military-willys-jeep/7068201393.html

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“In working order with original motor and transmission. Body is in good condition. New brake parts and a new electronic ignition module has been purchased and will be provided but needs to be installed. Original seat frames, windshield and tail gate have been removed but are still in tact and will also be provided. This jeep is ideal for restoration enthusiasts. It has been used as a utility vehicle on a hill country ranch for last thirty years. Originally purchased from a retired military officer who bought it from the Army when he retired as it had been his vehicle while in the service.
Pickup from seller will require own trailer transportation.”

 
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1951 M-38 Wichita, KS $5250

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Mark just posted this at warjeeps.com.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm021/adm021.html

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“134 cubic inch, 4 cylinder flat head “Go-Devil” engine
3 Speed T90 transmission
Dana 18 transfer case
Dana 25 front and Dana 44 rear axles
5.38 differential gears front and rear
Really great Jeep
Genuine Korean War Jeep, has the olive drab under the blue paint
Converted to 12V
New high torque starter
Electric fuel pump, starts right up even on 20 degree morning
New alternator

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1950 M-38? Denver, CO $5600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/10/2020) Listed as a 1950 CJ-3A, it looks more like an M-38 (or just a mix of M-38 & CJ-3A parts).

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/arvada-1950-cj3a/7051851056.html

“1950 Willy’s Cj3a, 231 Buick V6, T90 3spd with OD, rebuilt starter, carburetor, brake lines, New water pump, radiator with electric fan, 12volt system with new alternator, power steering, Hankook Dynapro tires, New Best Top needs installed. Runs and Drive sound. Don’t need to sell, like to make room for other hobbies
$5600 or trade only for 3or4 horse trailer slant load”

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1950 M-38 Laguna Hills, CA $1500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Engine is seized. This has a unique pulley setup on the front of it.

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/pts/d/laguna-woods-jeep-1950-in-parts/7059906288.html

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“1950 Jeep was bought as a project car in a senior community but they took some of it apart and gave up,
This jeep is great for selling parts or put it back together or what ever the need is.
The engine is seized but all the parts are there.
Tires are great shape.
Parts, project, jeep, Willy’s
Take any offer, it has no registration, we do have title
Sell it for parts, build a dune buggy , lots of potential”