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1952 CJ-3A Princeton, MN $14,500


07UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/16/2016) Looks like a nice jeep. Has updated engine.

“Hello, We are selling our 1952 Willys Jeep. It has a GM Buick Dauntless V-6 engine and runs like a top. With overdrive box, lock-out hubs, all in great working condition. This vehicle is a real “head-turner”. You can hardly get fuel without someone coming up to talk about it with you. We have mounted a spare tire to the back since these photos were taken. All steel body with NO !! rust.
Driven approx 50 miles a year for the last ten years. Collectors plates. Top is in excellent shape. Get ready for the parade season with this Jeep. Please, no “low price” offers, this is truly a one of a kind.
Thank you,”


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1951 CJ-3A Mountlake Terrace, WA $12,000


I’d like to see more pics. Has a nice looking bobcat hood.

“1951 3A willys 8500 Hrs to engineer&Built
307 CHEVY 210HP
Hubs all 4-538R&P
44 Rear w/ARB/30FRT&power lock
Q78-15 swampers,Dual Batteries,electric fan
Dual Ranco 5000 All corners,PS PB Tilt tele
3Spd w/OD,Aux Radiator&Oilcooler
Frt&Rear 5000 LB Winchs,traction bars
5p 3inch harness Truss Bars Frt&Rear
Custom Cage,Offy manifold&625 carb
Electronic Ignition-6 step SEQUENTIAL Ignition
Hella 100w FOG
“”” 100w FLOOD
10 Auto Meter Gauges , Racing Buckets
12000 OBO TRADE”


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1950 CJ-3A Hampton Beach, NH $12,000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

(02/27/2017) Looks nice.

“1950 Willys Jeep CJ-3A for sale!
Restored original. Less than 50 miles since rebuild was done. Garage kept. Bright yellow paint job keeps the heads turning on Hampton Beach. Great Jeep. Great condition. Have to see in person.”


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1951 CJ-3A Fire Jeep Spruce Creek, FL $20,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles • TAGS: , .

Looks good.

“1951 Willy Fire Truck. Completely refurbished in excellent condition. Fully equipped with fire equipment and hoses.”


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1949 CJ-3A Bend, OR $9995


UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/03/2016) I wonder what the pole setup is for …

“ESTATE SALE. Very Rare 1949 Civilian Jeep CJ3A. First year for the CJ3A. Older restoration in Battle Ship Gray exterior. Engine rebuilt by previous owner. Has been stored inside. No visible rust. Runs & drives as it was meant to. Indicated mileage is 14643. Think of the fun you could have with this original 4WD vehicle. Serious inquiries only, please. Shown by appointment only.”


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1951 CJ-3A Rio Rico, AZ $16,000


Looks in good shape.

“This Jeep belonged to my father, who bought it new in 1951. I restored everything but the engine and transmission in 2005, and had the original engine rebuilt and transmission and transfer case serviced in 2012. This Jeep is all original with original engine and 6 volt system (turn signals have been added). Includes a Stow-Master tow bar, $500 new.”


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1950 CJ-3A Hayden, ID $10,000


Lots of updates.

“Lots of money spent on major modifications. Rebuilt 327,dual exhaust. Power brakes, Power Steering. Nice Lift with 35 inch M/T’s. Goes down the road nice. Working winch with remote, nice CD player.
sm465 4 speed np205 transfer case, Toyota axles. Everything is in great working order, Heater works great along with wiper motor.
This Jeep needs nothing. Even has 4 heavy duty cup holders.”


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1949 CJ-3A Cadlillac, MI $6,795


Looks solid.

“1949 Jeep Willys. Runs and drives. no rust. good brakes, mostly restored. needs the finishing touches. vehicle is yellow with green original wheels. good title Also I have the air filter housing and air inlet pipe.”



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1951 CJ-3A Molalla, OR $16,500


Looks nice.

“1951 Willy’s jeep cj3a 4wd,231 GM v6 engine newly built, carb new, exhaust new t90 trans newly built,overdrive, warn winch new, warn hubs new, new paint bcc,new tires radials , new brakes.”


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1952 CJ-3A Arlington, TX $9500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/05/2017) Looks solid.

“Up for Sale is my 1952 Jeep Willys that has been in the family for the past 25 years. It is in great shape and always garaged. It was appraised a few years back at $10500. I have all the paperwork and the title
It runs and drives fine and everything works as it should.
It has the original flathead 4 cylinder engine with a 3 speed
Beautiful red with the inside of the tub rhino lined red as well
Comes with a bikini top”



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1952 CJ-3A Wyndmere, ND $6000


This may be a good price. I can’t tell if the driver’s floor was replaced or has a liner on it.

“For Sale:
1952 Willys Jeep
Motor has been overhauled. New tires. Runs and drives great.
Used for casual driving and parades.
Asking $6,500 including the training (non-working) machine gun mounted on a platform in the back end. (mounted for parades)
Call for more info.’


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1950 CJ-3A Woodinville, WA $10,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/04/2015) Nice looking jeep.

“1950 Willys CJ3A Civilian Flatfender. 95% stock, Flathead 4 cyl. 4 wheel drive, stored for 20+ years, few new improvements, Koeniq “Tin Top”, half roll cage, Diamond Plate corners and steps. Willys ready for restoration back to original or modify to whatever level. Have more photos, send email address if serious restorer / collector / hunter.”


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1951 CJ-3A Charlotte, TN $12,500


Looks in good shape.

“UP FOR SALE, RESTORED 1951 JEEP WILLYS OVERLAND CJ3A. This Jeep is an older restoration, but it still looks great. It was restored by an man in Ky, then it sat on display in a dealership in Murray Ky until the dealership closed. It is all original with the flat head four engine. Tires still like new. Just installed a new carburetor. NADA Average retail is $14,650, & High retail $23,300. This Jeep definitely fits between those two categories. My price is well below that. Detailed pictures are included. Please review all pictures. All sales are final…$12,500 or trade for ????”


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1952 CJ-3A Troutdale, OR $9,500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $9,500.

“1952 willys cj3a . Well I’ve owned a lot of flatfender jeeps but never one with orginal paint. So, what I have here is a jeep that another jeep guy up in Washington purchased about 5 yrs ago from so. Ca.
Totally restored the undercarriage everything is new, motor, trans, brakes, seals, u can eat off it. But did nothing with the orginal patina of body except detail. Has OD, orginal gauges etc….optional Harrison heater not installed. This jeep shows no signs of ever having a top, no footman loops on sides of wheelhouse for canvas straps.no rust of any kind except surface in bed, U can see signs of the orginal primer on the cowl and tailgate areas. And no holes for a newer snap besttop etc,,,,u always see overrestored cjs, and over modified, this is a keeper for someone….why I’m I selling , something else came available……color is called Caribbean blue.. there are about 15 miles on this jeep since resembled last fall….10k or real close offer.. no tire kickers, bull shi…..ers”


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1953 CJ-3A Anderson, OH $12,500


Looks like it has some vintage hubs.

“Frame up total restoration.
Runs beautifully.
Invested $20K+ into the project
Asking $12,500 or best offer.”


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1953 CJ-3A Sand Jeep Grand Rapids, MI $8400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8400.

(01/27/2017) Looks fun. A stretched, custom sand toy. Interesting cage design. That middle loops leans way back.

“1953 Jeep Willys CJ3 Jeep was built for Silverlake and has been stretched 14″ to accommodate room for rear seats and fuel cell. 355 SBC, steel crank, dome pistons, 3500 stall converter, fresh rebuild on t400 trans, J20 rear end, built 455 rear gear. custom cage, 5 point harnesses front and back. Griffen Fab Works built custom suspension that include deaver springs, fox shocks, over 5k invested. Works extremely well in the sand and can eat up most everything Silverlake has to offer. Great opportunity to get into a smooth, safe, and fun ride at Silverlake. ”


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1949 CJ-3A Ticonderoga, NY $16,500


Nice looking 3A.

For sale is a 49 Willys CJ3A Jeep totally restored/remanufactured.
Completely disassembled, parts carefully inspected, repaired, rebuilt or replaced.
New steel body with spray on bed liner and finished in Normandy Blue.
Chassis was coated with POR15 and black chassis paint.
Engine is 134 L-Head bord .040, reground cam Super Sonic head, 2BBL Webber carb,
electronic ignition, 2in. exhaust, 12volt system, aluminum radiator w/electric fan
Transmission T90 rebuilt, Transfer Case Dana 18 rebuilt.
Front disc brakes, rear has 11in. drum brakes, 2 chamber master cylinder.
Tires 700X16 NDT on factory steel rims with stainless rings.
Seat belts and directional signals were added for safety.
Asking price is $16,500, which is well below NADA.
Questions are welcome and thanks for looking!”


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1951 CJ-3A Talmadge, CA $28,000


Another unusual build.


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“1951 Willy’s Jeep 4X4 CJ3A. $28,000 OBO Fresh resto, you won’t find one nicer at any price, 3400 miles since complete, I drove it from Portland To San Diego, runs like and champ and the best driving jeep you’ve ever driven, no freeway sway, built to be used, reliable and sexy. New crate 350 engine from JEGS with a 454 Lunati lift cam, all MSD ignition and wires, new 2 core 1” aluminum radiator, Kevlar wrapped custom headers, oil cooler, transmission cooler, everything under the hood and entire vehicle is new. Dana 44 limited slip in the rear with new Auburn limited slip spline and hubs (big upgrade over the originals). Dana 27 Limited slip upfront, both axles have new seals and brakes, front disc with power booster, power steering, hydraulic clutch, flaming river adjustable steering column, new 3 speed transmission, T-18 Borg Warner transfer case with over/under drive, Lakewood Bell housing, Center force Clutch assembly, Mean Green gear reduction starter. Smog exempt and current registration paid.
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1952 CJ-3A Fromberg, MT $11,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/20/2017) Has a new engine, but seller doesn’t indicate what type of engine.

“1952 Flat Fender Classic Willys Jeep CJ2A! Please See Photos. New engine and running gear with less than 100 miles on it! Has had a complete restoration! ”


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1953 CJ-3A Henderson, NV $23,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/09/2016) “53 Willys CJ3A, Buick 231 V6, SM420 Trans, Dana 20 Transfer, Dana 35 Front 44 Rear 4.88, ARB air lockers, Spring over, P/S, Everything custom fab, 14 year project, as seen in several Off Road Publications, with matching trailer and lots of cool accessories.  Serious inquiries only.”


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1949 CJ-3A St. George, UT $8500


Looks nice.

“This classic flat fender was my fathers baby… I hate to let it go but we just don’t have room to keep it in the garage. (Always been kept in the garage) Completely restored with thousands of dollars in it. Runs great. Not trying to make money, just want it to go to someone who can really enjoy it. ”


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1952 CJ-3A Richland, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7700.

“Original 1952 CJ3A survivor Willys Jeep. Less than 10500 original miles. 3rd owner. This jeep was purchased new by a college in Northern California and spent most of its life on campus. This jeep still is the original Normandy Blue paint from the factory. The body is still the original steel body with zero rust.

I took the body off the frame and redid everything as far as the running gear goes. The motor is rebuilt, new pistons, cam, rings bearings, clutch, valves etc. New brakes, brake lines and seals. The tires are like new in the original size 15 inch.

It has an overdrive. It has never had seatbelts installed or a roll bar. I have the original rear step bumper for it that was dealer installed in 1952.

The jeep did not come with a heater but I have an original Harrison heater that needs to be restored ; it also has an original factory 6 volt heater switch.

It comes with a Koenig hardtop in pieces that need to be restored. I have a “Tight Steer” for the steering box that is not installed. It has cutlass pwr lock hubs on it and comes with a set of “Warn” summer hubs from the 50’s.

Seats have been redone to original and it still is 6 volt and has the foot starter. All original gauges and they work.

ALA tail lights”

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1951 CJ-3A Nashville, TN $7450


Appears worth a look.

“1951 Willys. 4 cylinder go devil. Restored original. Runs and drives good.”


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1952 CJ-3A Marine City, MI **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $12,500.

()6/18/2016) Seller notes that jeep was originally restored at a jeep dealership.

“Jeep 1952 CJ3-A in excellent condition. Third owner; bought from Jeep dealership owner that restored and owned for years. Jeep in all original condition except side mirror. All new tires, brakes, lines and master cylinder. Everything works – light, heater, horn. Completely rebuilt PTO with Ramsey 8000 lb period correct winch. Winch being put together, PTO installed. Includes new bearings, seals and chain on PTO. Beautiful rare find. Firm on price. Thanks for looking.’

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1949 CJ-3A Atoka, OK $8000


Appears pretty original.

“Standard rebuilt motor fully restored with new leather interior”


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