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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
OR
View this on eBay

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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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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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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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Metamet: British Jeep Rebuilders

UPDATE II: There’s another 1954 Metamet 12-page brochure for sale on eBay (see bottom of post for pics)

View all the information on eBay

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UPDATE Posted July 04, 2019: This post has been updated to reflect some more information and images. It was originally posted in March of 2013.

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Metamet was a British company that refurbished WWII jeeps and civilian jeeps, creating a slew of different models. According to the G503 Forum, “Metamet was run by an expat Pole, and latterly his son. It was a wonderful Aladdin’s caves of wartime Jeeps and Jeep bits and pieces located in a series of old mews stables in Daleham Mews. These places were commonly garage workshops in post-horse London, but nowdays are worth untold fortunes as residences.”

At one point in the early 1950s there were twelve different models of jeeps offered by Metamet, only one of which was the standard production model jeep. The rest were all customizations of one type or another. Seven models were 80″ wheel base, while the other five had 100″ wheel bases.  The models include, the Standard, De-luxe, Farmer, Five-in-one, Saloon, Shooting Brake, 10 CWT Truck, Metaplan, Station Wagon, 15 CWT Van, 20 CWT Lorry, and a 2 Ton Loadmaster.

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Metamet’s early 1950s models. There were seven 80″ wheel base jeeps and five 100″ wheel base jeeps.

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Here’s an example of Metamet’s advertising.

A 1952 Ad posted to Flicker by Johnathan confirms there were twelve models also:

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Finally, here’s a 1954 12 page brochure that provides examples of different models that used to be linked to on the jeep farm website:

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1942 MB Kelso, WA $8000

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

The seller also has this yellow Jeep for Sale.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/370412634997509

“I have a 1942 willys 9000 (and a second 1942 yellow for a 2500). I do have everything thing to change it back to military if wanted. however those parts are a additional cost/ negotiated priceL134 engine
4×4
Clean title in my name”

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1942 MB Rainier, OR $2650

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2650.

(02/01/2022) It’s a project. Not the most useful pics.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/977092323220626/

“Have a 1942 titled willys mb. Have a cj l134 engine. Its not stuck but i haven’t tried to run it. The floors suck and need replacement. I have 2700 in parts needed to repair the jeep. Contact me for more pictures.”

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1945 MB Connersville, IN $3800

• CATEGORIES: MB

Engine is out and needing work, but there seems to be value in this project.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/connersville-1945-willys-military-jeep/7467642567.html

“1945 Willys needs total restoration, 4 cyl motor needs rebuilt, 16″ wheels, 3 speed transmission, O.D paint. DOES NOT RUN, motor is pulled and on a skid. asking $3,800……WOULD ALSO PART OUT”

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1944? MB/CJ Santa Margarita, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, MB

Listed as a 1944, it might be a CJ body on an MB chassis, but hard to tell from these pics.

https://slo.craigslist.org/grd/d/creston-1944-willys-jeep-4×4/7472609565.html

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“1944 Willys Jeep 4×4
Willys 4 Cylinder Engine
Runs great
Fun Farm Vehicle
Manual Transmission
Removable Windshield included”

 
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1942 MB Portland, OR $12,950

• CATEGORIES: MB

This was available at the Portland Swap Meet earlier this month. Unclear if it is still available.

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/portland-1942-willys-mb-jeep-tub/7464013429.html

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April 1st, 2nd, 3rd Swap Meet — Space 1081

2060 N. Marine Dr.
Portland, 97217
EXPO Main Building

Price Firm

-1942 MB WILLYS (SCRIPT TUB) MB L-134 ENG
-RUN, DRIVES, STOPS, PTO WINCH
-CJ2A FRAME, FRONT SEAT, GAS TANK
-7 PIECE CANVAS TOP CJ2A STYLE
-MB WILLY’S ENGINE
-FORD (GPW) RUNNING GEAR
-FORD (GPW) FRONT & REAR AXLE & HOUSING
-FIVE 16″ X 4.5″ NON- COMBAT WHEELS
-FIVE 16″, 6 PLY N.D. FIRESTONE TIRES (VERY LOW MILES)
-PTO WINCH, FRONT MTG
-PTO WINCH, REAR MTG (W/ CAPSTONE STYLE DRUM)
-12V CONVERSION
-SOME RESTORATION PARTS INCLUDED (INQURE)
-SOME RESTORATION PARTS (ADDITIONAL COST)
-NEW BRAKES ALL AROUND (2020)

(Selling Separately) Small sample of huge 25+ year private collection, please inquire for additional parts or clarification, Thank You.

–PARTS
-MB, GPW, M38, CJ2A, CJ’5, AMERA CAR
-MB L-134 ENG’S TWO REBUILT ~THRID IN PROCESS, (OFF SITE, INQUIRE)
-M38 L-134 ENG FOR REBUILD, (OFF SITE, INQUIRE)
-SUPERSONIC L-134 ENG FOR REBUILD (AMERACAR) (OFF SITE, INQUIRE)
-*MILLITARY JEEP AUTO-LITE 6V & 12V GENERATORS, STARTERS, REGULATORS
-MB GPW M38, CJ2A ENG PARTS
-KING SEELY L-134 ENG GOVERNOR W/ BRK’S, RODS (VERY NICE)
-CJ2A, 3A AUTO-LITE 6V GENERATORS, STARTERS, VOLTAGE REG (VARIOUS MFG)
-“F” GPW PARTS
-MB GPW PATCH PANELS
-PRE WWII L-134 HEAD
-** MB GPW NOS B/O 6V & 12V STOP, TAIL LIGHTS
-MB B/O FENDER LIGHT (NOS)
-**MB T.O. HEAD LIGHT BUCKETS W/ SWING BRKT’S
-MB CJ, GPW AIR FILTERS (NOS & USED)
-MB CJ2A, M38 NON-COMBAT WHEELS
-CJ2A 15″ WHEELS
-MB, GPW, CJ2A, M38 CLUTCH DISC & PRESSURE PLATES

* (SETS OF 3)
** (SETS OF 2)

–Other Parts
-GLASS BOWL, AC FUEL FILTERS, CARTER & OTHERS
-FORD FE TRUCK & Y BLOCK EXHAUST MAN
-FORD FE EXPANSION TANK
-PTO’S FOR N.P. 435 TRANS TULSA & CHELSA”

 
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1942 MB? Glava, KS Auction May 14

• CATEGORIES: MB

An updated 1942 jeep will be auctioned Saturday May 14 in Galva, Kansas. I don’t have any good pics of it.

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1942 MB Joplin, MO $5500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Project or parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1032705087658222

“1942 Jeep MB for sale $5500 clean title in taxes, now motor inside Chevy , I found new the 42 or 44 motor not sure come to included but no Time projec”

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1945 MB Spokane, WA $1200

• CATEGORIES: MB

Looks like there is some parts value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/351800766881153

“1945 MB Willys jeep parts for sale ”

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1944 MB Unity, ME $3500

• CATEGORIES: MB

This shouldn’t last long.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/unity-willys-mb/7461956483.html

1944 Willy’s MB. Not running currently, but did run when stored. Been on jack stands for last 10 years in my garage. Needs to have work done on just about everything. The good, no rust. The bad, needs rebuilding.”

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