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Year? MB Valley Center, CA $1300

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $1300.

(05/27/2022) This project is about to be reclaimed by planet earth.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/ssd/cto/d/valley-center-mb-willys-jeep-project/7501534435.html

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“For sale is a willys MB project vehicle. Includes
Orginal Willys MB tube
front fenders
with replacement floor with surface rust.
Seat frames
A 1950s willys jeep chassis
Front and rear axles
Go Devil Willys engine block 50’s era
Have exhaust and intake manifolds two different carbs
A complete tranny and tcase
steering column
Maybe an air cleaner
And whatever other parts I have that I can find.

This is a orginal as is jeep. Its not perfect in any way. The floors have been removed from the orginal tube and that is why it comes with a new set of floors.

I will not separate anything from the lot. Please do not ask.

Will except all reasonable offers!

 
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1942? MB? Aguilar, CO $3000

• CATEGORIES: MB, Unusual • TAGS: , .

I feel like we’ve seen this one before? It certainly has unique mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/386939256832854

“Awesome restoration project rare jeep .tires gas and battery and will drive.”

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Year? Model? Corbin, KY Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, MB

No description provided other than “Make Offer”. This may have rear full floating hubs. Given the lack of a fuel inlet, this could be a DJ-3A or an MB/GPW tub.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1313581635718825

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1960 DJ-3A Goshen, NY $5000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

Austin is selling this DJ-3A, which appears to be a combination of WWII parts and a DJ-3A. The axles, transfercase, transmission and rims appear to be from an MB or GPW. The hardtop is a later model version of the standard DJ-3A hardtop (has the larger rear glass door). It’s unusual to see a hardtop on a DJ-3A with the side glass (usually only seen on CJ-5s). My guess is the engine is from a DJ-3A as is the chassis.

You can contact Austin at ADewitt @ itcservices.com (remove the spaces around the @ before emailing).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/758604852171464

“The jeep comes with a jeep plow. I have also replaced the clutch, water pump and have brakes and shocks for it. Here are some pictures. Project Jeep.”

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Year? MB Wichita Falls, TX $2400

• CATEGORIES: MB

Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/720199055853979

“WW2 Jeep, not sure of year. Has junk V8 in it. Comes with the extra Windshield parts as pictured. Grill not correct.”

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1945? CJ-2A/MB? Powers, OR $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

The body has a solid rear like an MB/GPW, but also has the proper hole for a CJ-2A ignition switch. Better pics would help in identifying exactly what is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1062906031308483

“1945 willys army jeep no motor has most everything else I bought it for the engine and don’t need the rest it will be a great little project for someone.”

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1942 MB Columbia, KY $7500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: This was for sale a few weeks ago. It’s back of for sale.

Tom shared this one. It runs and has a slat grille in the back. The body’s indent area and cargo areas have been patched.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/449681307157534

“1942 Willys MB slat grill. Vin 121995 with title. Running/driving. Brakes inop. Matching engine block and very early head. Not sure if the head is original. Missing frame tag but assuming it’s original too. Definitely worth a restore just not in the cards for me right now. Most recently it was owned by a farmer in KY for 40 years. Script panel missing as PO welded metal in the rear tub portion. Also some tomfoolery with springs on the shocks for added suspension. Closest offer to 7500 gets to take it home.”

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1944? MB? San Diego, CA $1500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

Unclear how much value is here. This has an M-38 or repro grille.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/pts/d/vista-1944-willys-jeep-military/7498398015.html

“Rolling frame and body only.”

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Year? MB New Brighton, PA $2300

• CATEGORIES: MB

This is a mix of parts, but has an MB body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/363160802571135

“Willys MB may be a M38 not exactly sure rolling chassis. Tub i believe is a MB also available but is rough. Has a Willy’s industrial motor with T90 transmission. Frame is rust free and solid.”

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Year? CJ-2A? Wenatchee, WA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

Listed as a 1942, it has a CJ-2A or 3A body.

https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/cto/d/wenatchee-1942-jeep-willys/7496275309.html

“Up for sale is a semi restored jeep Willy’s runs good leaks a little oil but is in good working condition. Has a 12,000 pound hydraulic winch.newer tires. Manual transmission”

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1943 MB Washoe Valley, NV $5500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has an f-head installed.

https://reno.craigslist.org/pts/d/carson-city-look-willys-mb-and-parts/7495434029.html

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“Fifty five hundred bux

No number left gets no reply Sorry just to many flakes

1943 jeep parts AND turn key yard driving jeep With 43 title
For
Those military fans who ask

Steering is attached to axle
Steering box is attached to frame
Has glove box and rear tool box areas
Center of rear axle pokes out like a dually
Has F head motor needs resto To make it 30k but not much work to just use it

Just use it
Fix brakes
Bolt down seat
Install fuel tank And fuel line
Fix slow puncture
Fit a battery

Comes with early flat head willys cast engine It turns Freely but has a few parts missing (not much )

1943 title in hand

New fuel tank
New fuel tank sump panel
Jerry can holder
MG Tripod?

Fifty five hundred bux

can help Delivery ANYWHERE”

 
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1949 “Swiss Army” CJ Fayetteville, AR $17,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

Listed as a 1949 CJ-2A Swiss Army Jeep and claimed to be “an original Swiss Army Willys Jeep”, this looks to me to be a refurbed CJ-3A with a reproduction MB body and, possibly, an MB engine. So, how ‘original’ it is isn’t clear.

It is true the Swiss Army used a wide range of jeeps, including MBs, CJ-2As, CJ-3As, M-38A1s, CJ-3Bs, CJ-5s, and Wagons (https://cj3b.info/Military/SwissArmy.html).

https://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale22/ad167/ad167.html
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“This is an original Swiss Army Willys Jeep. Good overall condition. Pretty much rust free. Original Engine, Seats and Top in good condition. Shovel, Ax, Jerry Can.

US Army Markings have been done by previous owner in Switzerland. They are not original.

Starts and runs good
Good Tires original Swiss Army Maloya Brand
Exhaust is rusty and needs to be replaced soon

Basic Information:
6 Volt System, Has turn signals,
Manual Wipers
Blackout Light
Rear Bench Seat, Glove Box
Vehicle is Street Legal and comes with an Arkansas Title.
Speedometer in kmh, Odometer in miles

Mechanical
Engine: 4-134 L Head
Three Forward Gears, One Backup Gear
Transfer Case 2 Speed High and Low Gears ” Continue reading

 
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1944 MB Spokane, WA $7500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(06/05/2022) This has some bright red accents.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/405552828129247

“NEW LOWER PRICE The Original Flat Fender, Willys MB, 4X4, Runs, COOL Rig! Project near complete, interior is left to your custom touch. Come take a look, you’ll love it.”

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1943 MB/CJ-2A Smartsville, CA $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

Unclear how much value is here based on the posted pic.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1628721460818773

“rough mb body on cj2a frame. (Does have hood) Front axle is gutted No paperwork”

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1943 MB Randolph, VT $1500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Project or parts.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/cto/d/randolph-center-1943-willys-mb-jeep/7491890430.html

“1943 Willy MB WW2 Military Jeep…$1500…Rough condition…No motor…Has original T84 tranny and TC (rusty)…No title, sold with bill of sale…Frame serial # tag is intact…Picked up in Randolph, Vermont 05060, cannot ship or load a tractor-trailer…Access restricted to pickup truck or SUV with car trailer”

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1942? MB? Yuba City, CA $27,000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

This jeep has a few interesting mods. For example, a small modded-item holds the radiator in place using the holes from the grille’s footman loop. Or, I can’t remember seeing a power brake setup with a clutch master cylinder mounted to the unit like this one (is that custom, aftermarket, or out of something?). Some videos on this page: https://www.clasiq.com/auction/1942-jeep-willys/

https://yubasutter.craigslist.org/ctd/d/olivehurst-1942-jeep-willys/7491671347.html

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“Obtained from a substantial collector out of the Fresno, CA area back in 2017. Odometer is a custom VDO and reads 05588, representing the miles placed on her since the complete reconstruction. Our current Owner has enjoyed the streets of Plumas Lake, CA and while not a big ‘wheeler’, has enjoyed the top-down scene offered by California’s fine weather. She has a clear and clean CA title in our Owner’s name.

New steel tub creates a CJ2 style Jeep atop a 1942 frame. Complete frame off was performed during it’s restoration and modification. Chrome accessories detail the body with plated hinges, latches, light rings and custom fit bumpers. Frame is reported as fully powder-coated. Soft-top canvas covers the interior and is reported to be in good shape, just not a perfectly tight fit. We finish with bead-lock styled one-piece aluminum rims and Wild Country off-road radials. And don’t forget that clean fit Warn winch riding up front. Continue reading

 
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Year? MB West Point, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has Studebaker engine that is no good.

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilseyville-jeep-yard-find/7492793258.html

“47 CJ, needs restoring, Studebaker 6 cyl. motor (blown up), Trans., Transfer Case, Front & Rear Diff. ok.”

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1945 MB Los Osos, CA $7000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

Apparently, this jeep flies.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/706332317242036

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‘”Stretched Ford gpw willys mb on cj7 chassis. Has 360 v8, auto trans, dana 20.. locker in rear, locker in front with disc brakes, power steering and brakes. 4.88 gears on 37″ tires. New front driveshaft, new ujoints. Full cage, new batt, new fuel cell, new front gears, carrier, etc. Removable steering wheel, swing out tube doors. Bikini top. Fast and fun. 7000 obo.. in Los osos ca 93402.. fun crawler and fun in the dunes etc”

 
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1943 Sand Drag Jeep Springfield, OR $14,000

• CATEGORIES: MB, Racing • TAGS: .

This has a bunch of mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/416691679967391

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“1943 Willys Jeep 2 wheel drive Small block 383 Chevy Dual tunnel ram high-rise Board 60 over a camel humpheads Roller rockers has old school motor circle track Turbo 400 transmission 513 gears in rearend super scoops on the rear no rust holes or rust in the floors bought steel body kit for $5000 clean solid hard metal military frame numbers I Have lots of time and money so please don’t waste my time $14,000 is a fair price for vehicle like to use for sand drag Jeeps Brand-new five point harness It has a special place where it can be driven on the road for cars shows Downsizing husbands things he can’t drive anymore”

 
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MB, M-38A1s, CJ-2A, & Mite Tuscon, AZ $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38A1, MB, Mighty Mites

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,500.

(05/12/2022) This seller is selling his dad’s collection of jeeps. They want to sell as a package. All need work. Unclear how much value is actually here.

https://tucson.craigslist.org/pts/d/tucson-military-jeeps-willys/7478838546.html

“”Selling for my dad, he’s looking to sell all 5 as one package. They range from year, model, and condition. I don’t know exact details on them but here’s what info I have to the best of my knowledge. 1941-42 ranch special, complete 1948-49 CJ2A, complete 1953 M38A1, complete Might mite, missing transmission and left front hub assembly 1953 M38A1, missing motor, has a lot of parts inside, maybe missing other items.””
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Years? CJ-3A and MB Tub on Chassis Santa Cruz, CA Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

The white jeep is a 3A. The green jeep has an MB tub.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/cto/d/santa-cruz-willys-jeeps/7484631248.html

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“I have two Willy’s jeeps for sale. One is complete, and ran 5 years ago and the other is a parts Jeep with no motor or transmission. There are extra hoods and radiators. And fenders. I have the pinkslip for the more complete one pictured. They are 1947s the tub on the green one is pretty cool as there is no tailgate. It’s one solid wrap around piece.

Make an offer. I would prefer to sell both at once”

 
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1942 MB Chassis Bucksport, ME $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Glenn shared this ad. Looks like something someone can use.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/orrington-1942-mg-willys-war-jeep/7486422569.html

“1942 willys needs a tub motor and running gear has been done starts right up and runs nice also have another set of running gear from a 1942 Willys motor Trans transfer case and both front and rear ends that will go with it good project for someone that is interested in the old jeep have more stuff that goes with it”

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1948? CJ-2A? Riverside, CA $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

David spotted this CJ-2A with an MB body. It’s a mix of parts, so hard telling how much is 2A and how much is MB from the pics.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/riverside-1948-willys/7481221706.html

“Pink on hand, none OP, CJ2A Has Chevy V8 350 that runs, 4 x 4. $3,500 O.B.O. Has tow bar, needs emergency brake. Calls only, no text, must see”

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1944 MB? Auberry, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: MB

This won’t last long.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/372977491554463

“1944 Jeep Willys. Still has original engine. Has current tags and runs great. Its a great little jeep for taking on back roads and trails. It is easily pulled behind another vehicle. Odometer shows 24k miles but not sure how accurate that is.”

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1943 MB Stanfield, OR $7500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://kpr.craigslist.org/atq/d/stanfield-1943-jeep-willies/7479497948.html

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(from an older post): “this great American icon is once again for sale .it is the army jeep of allied in world war ll .It is that 1/4 ton 4×4 command reconnaissance .has hurricane 4 cylinder engine .the engine runs and pulls flawlessly .has many new component and dose not leak or burns oil ,has the standard transmission and transfer case for that year .sorry can not find the info sheet that i had in knowing the specification and gearing ratios .and transfer case and front and back rear end .has very Little rust .great tires .has heater under front seat .12 volt system with alternator ,has new gas tank in the tub .clutch is almost new .
need very little tlc to be perfect”