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1947? CJ-2A? Sprague River, OR $3000

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Listed as a 1947 CJ-2A, the lack of bumper gussets and the lack of bow holders suggest this might be a CJ-3A.

https://klamath.craigslist.org/cto/d/sprague-river-1947-willyscj2a/7395217878.html

“Original CJ Willis jeep, all original must see!!”

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1964? Flattie Whitefish, MT $7200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7200.

(06/08/2021) This could be a DJ-3A body that’s been modified, but it’s hard to tell for sure. This jeep has a Bobcat hood, but it lacks a front driveline.

https://kalispell.craigslist.org/cto/d/columbia-falls-one-of-kind-1964-jeep/7401267927.html

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“Ford 302, has less than 100 miles since rebuild.
Ford T-18 transmission
Dana 20 transfer case
Boxed mail Jeep frame
Warn M8274-50 winch
Custom Dana 30 front end with Powertrax Lock-Right Locker
Dana 44 rear end with Powerlock locker
Warn manual hubs
4:88 gear ratio on the differentials

Doesn’t have front driveshaft. Just put in new battery, fuel pump and brakes.”

 
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1951 CJ-3A Fort Collins, CO $5000

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Lots of custom work on this unusual creation.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1987956818044281

“1951 completely custom willys Jeep stretched with a 350 small block Chevy paired with a SM 465 manual 4-speed 3/4 ton axles one of a kind runs great! Will consider trades for 2009 or newer automatic vehicles with less than 130k miles.”

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1951 CJ-3A Casper, WY $2500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/07/2021) It’s a non-running project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/793146761404186

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“This is a 1951 Willys CJ3A project, with a clean title. I’ve wanted to complete this restoration, but life circumstances have gotten in the way. The jeep has an original L134 “go devil” engine, 6 volt system. Engine doesn’t run, but is free and turns over under starter power. Transmission and transfer case appear to be free, statically shifts into: R, 1, 2, 3, high, low; and transfer case in/out. Chasis wiring has been pulled, needs a new complete wiring harness. Original fuel tank and oil bath aircleaner were junk, have been scrapped, and need replaced. Previous owner installed new exhaust and wheel cylinders. I apologize for the sub-par pictures”

 
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1953 CJ-3A Savannah, GA $9500

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Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/559341795170132

“1953 Willys CJ3A, runs great, fun little ride for around town. $9,500 OBO”

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1953 CJ-3A Aberdeen, MD $11,500

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Could be worth a look. Appears solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/983054182256557

“53 willys cj3a runs and drives I like driving it, wheeling it and showing it off but I want to build other projects so something has to go. New valves, solid copper head gasket, GM alternator, new belt/fan/water pump. Springs/shocks/tank/seats and top all new. Weber carb, dry air filter, custom bumpers, bigger tires. Painted by previous owner shows age dents and some holes but looks cool”

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1949 CJ-3A Castleton, VA Make Offer

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This has rear PTO plus a unique wood panel and tailgate.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/532129048081813

“Needs a new home hasn’t ran for years, has a power take off on the rear, extra trans and transfer case, miscellaneous parts. Frame and body solid. Come take a look and make me a reasonable offer or possibly swap for what ever”

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1952 CJ-3A + 1947 CJ-2A Chassis Farmingdale, NJ $3700

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

This could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/589510079141762

“The blue one is a 1952 Willys cj2a comes with vin tag and a bill of sale No title! Pretty soiled jeep body not all rotted out frame in good shape as well Chassis and drive line is from a 1947 cj2a Goes with the blue one as a parts jeep asking $3700 or best offer”

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1951 CJ-3A Wood-body Kalkaska, MI $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Unusual, Wood bodies • TAGS: .

This unusual body deserves some more pics.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1137248250119632

“1951 Jeep Willy’s Willy’s · Small_car · Driven 500 miles All wood body Willy’s.”

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1952 CJ-3A Wheelersburg, OH $7000

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It runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/542714883740320

“RADE FOR OLDER RANGER DUAL CONSOLE BASS BOAT This is a great running, driving, stopping, 1952 Willys CJ-3A. I do have the title and intact VIN plate that match the Jeep. I have put quite a bit of time and new parts in the Jeep. New Rancho lift with shocks. New 31×10.50 tires. Pretty firm on the price. If it doesn’t sell it’s getting 4cyl diesel. Figured I’d post before I pulled the original Willys F head.”

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1951 CJ-3A Manilla, IA $2475

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Looks like this has some version of a Porter & Reed hardtop.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/516676739586642

“This is a Willy’s Jeep. It does run. Price is OBO.”

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1951 CJ-3A Red Bluff, CA $5500

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Could be a good price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/939096783349577

“51 willys Jeep runs and drives and registration is current. It has 289 v8 out of a 67 mustang in it . It’s fast and loud , 4×4 works great”

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1951 CJ-3A Yakima, WA $1500

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Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/930533077862151

“1951 Jeep Willy body/frame. No motor. Original glass. For the serious minded project person. Easy to roll onto a flatbed or trailer to haul away! Mileage not known. Listing for my brother.”

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1951 CJ-3A San Angelo, TX $7500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(05/24/2021) This appears to have a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3990110084392186

“1951 Willis. Has a 93 S-10 engine. Runs and drives as should.”

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1950 CJ-3A Long Beach, CA $11,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/28/2021) It’s a project.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/cto/d/long-beach-1950-willys-cj3a-project/7392542964.html

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“Rolling project. Most of the hard stuff is done.

Rust free tub, nice and straight. Some small damage on the passenger side (see photo). The frame is not boxed.

Strong 289. Cammed and stroked to 305. Holley TA-II carb. Dual Flowmasters.

Original 3-speed Transmission and D18 Xfer case.

I have a NP435 and Novak adapter kit to mate with a D20 transfer case. Rebuild kits for both, new 6 spline main shaft for the transmission, and new input gear for the transfer case. Everything is there to build it out and hook it up to the D44’s. The transmission was rebuilt for a 2wd, so it will need to be redone to mate with the transfer case.

Frame horns extended and shackles reversed. Saginaw steering already swapped in.

EZ Wire 12 fuse mini kit. (I don’t think they offer this kit anymore). The wiring is not finished, but the engine wiring is roughed in and it will run. New alternator and relay, fusible link etc…
Continue reading

 
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1951 CJ-3A Saratoga, WY $12,500

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Looks promising, but more pics would be helpful.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/513417749779676

“Restored and in very good condition 1600 miles on new engine and since restoration”

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Year? CJ-3A(?) Body Denver, CO Make Offer

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The dash on this is unusual.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4316562998412821/

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“Selling a Willy’s Jeep tub, windshield frame, hood and both front fenders. Will sell altogether or pieces. Would make a cool rat rod, parts for a restoration or yard art. Not sure what year it is. Being sold as parts with no title”

 
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1950 CJ-3A Los Lunas, NM $1100

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There may be value here. This appears to have a Sears Deluxe hardtop.

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/pts/d/isleta-1950-willys-jeep-cj-3a/7389997943.html

“1950 CJ-3A project. Comes with 2 engines, one is a parts motor. Has a transmission and transfer case. Hard top has both doors and rear hatch. Will need to bring a trailer for pick up. No title, Bill of sale only. Asking $1100”

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1953 CJ-3B/A Jonesboro, TX $8890

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ-3B

This is a mix of parts.

https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/leander-1953-willys-cj3a-jeep/7383548942.html

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“Started life as a 53 WILLYS CJ3B JEEP but now has a ‘52 CJ3A body

Hurricane F-head engine 134 cu.in. (2.2 liter), 4 cylinders Starts up fast.
Aftermarket carburetor
Upgraded to 12 volt.
130 Amp Alternator
Front axle: Dana/Spicer 25 4.27:1
New front axle bearings
Rear axle: Dana/Spicer 25, 4.27
SUZUKI SAMURAI front and rear DISC BRAKES
Brand New 8.5 in. Auburn Clutch
Spicer 18 Transfer case
Warner T-90 3-speed Transmission
9000lb winch
New muffler

Runs great. Drives great. Stops in a straight line.”

 
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1950 CJ-3A Granbury, TX $7750

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Could be worth a look.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/d/granbury-1950-willys-cj3a/7389622321.html

“1950 Willys CJ3A Jeep. Runs well and in good, original condition, no modifications. Includes rifle rack, tow bar and new tires. Instruments, lights and brakes function. Go anywhere, do anything. Jeep is located in Granbury, Texas”

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1952 CJ-3A Ottawa, KS $3500

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Needs work.

https://kansascity.craigslist.org/cto/d/ottawa-willys-jeep-cj3/7381869906.html

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“This is a 1952 Willys CJ3 Jeep. I bought the Jeep about 50 years ago and was going to make it look like brand new. Than never happen. It had a over head value engine at the time so I remove it to replace it with a correct motor The flat head motor was stuck and I never got around to fix it. The rust is not bad for this age of Jeep. I think that the wheels our off a Jeep pick-up but not sure. This is a Jeep that will need a lot of attention. I am not sure if I can find the title but will be looking.”

 
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1949 CJ-3A Sumptner, OR $3700

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Needs work.

https://eastoregon.craigslist.org/cto/d/sumpter-1949-willys-jeep/7391754773.html

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“Nice little cj2a. Have been working on it but now priorities have changed. New water pump, break reservoir, points, plugs, rotor and cap and spark plug wires. Needs to hook a new fuel line from tank to fuel pump ( which also need replaced. the pump.). motor starts right up when you pour some gas into the carburetor. Great project if you want to restore or clean up and use as is. Mostly just surface rust. Only thru rust I’ve seen is in floorboard on passenger side, which has been plated under. If ad is up it’s available. CASH only and don’t need help selling and I’ve heard all the scams so don’t bother me with them.”

 
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1949 CJ-3A Ledger, MT $3500

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This has a Meyers-made Sears-branded hardtop with some Watson hubs.

https://greatfalls.craigslist.org/cto/d/loma-1949-willys-jeep/7384228733.html

“Willys Jeep in good condition. Motor runs great, brake work . It has been converted to 12 volt. Has aluminum top and doors. Body has a little rust but not bad for a 4”

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1950 CJ-3A Battle Ground, WA $6500

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This has a later Kelly hardtop.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/d/battle-ground-jeep/7393095912.html

“1950 Willys Jeep. Runs and drives. Good restoration project. $6500 or offer”

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1949 CJ-3A Franklin, MA $16,000

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UPDATE: This was for sale in 2020. Maybe it never sold or maybe being resold.

(11/30/2020) This has a brass data plate, but the only words I can make out are “For Business Use Only”.

https://hartford.craigslist.org/cto/d/coventry-e1949-willys-jeep/7393461921.html

“1949 Willy’s Jeep CJ3-A in awsome shape. All you have to do is enjoy. All of the work has been done. Here is a list of the repairs:
New Starter, new battery cables, new front and rear brakes, new emergency brake, new master cylinder, new clutch, carburetor rebuilt, choke connected, oil and filter change, new directional signals, steering shaft column rebuilt, reseal transmission and transfer case.
20,200 miles
No rust.”

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