CJ-3B Research Archives

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1953 CJ-3B Meford, OR $6850


This has lots of updates. May be worth a look.


“Corvette 327 Holley 700 Top Loader 4-speed Dana 44 rear with power lock Dana 27 front Dana 18 33×10.50 Toyo MT’s 15” turbine wheels Lots of new mechanicals Body has some rust Licensed”

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1964 CJ-3B Logansport, IN $11,500


The rear floor is covered with diamond plate.


“Willy’s Jeep, CJ3B, 1/4 Ton Utility, street legal, titled and insured.
Driven daily during summer, 95% complete restoration
Only damage is to right rear corner,(see pictures)”






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1954 CJ-3B Louden, NH $11,500


This 3B includes a replacement body.


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“1954 Willy’s Jeep CJ3B
4 wheel drive, 3 speed, was restored in 2006 by Pioneer Jeep, Peabody,MA. Was recently gone thru – original radiator has been re- cored w/ new coil. New carburetor, fuel pump, distributor ,sparkplugs and battery. Comes with 6 ft snow plow and bench seat for back , also original manual, Chilton repair book and replacement parts catalog”

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Year? CJ-3B Marshalltown, IA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

I’m not sure how much value is here.

“Willys Jeep CJ3B off road project or parts vehicle. Has a small block chevy engine but does not turn. Frame has been stretched. Tires need replaced. Drive train looks like original jeep. There is no title. I do not answer emails or text because of all the scams and hacks, Please call and leave a message if I am not able to answer.”


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CJ-3B Tub Columbus, GA **Status Unknown**


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

Unclear if this is an early or late tub.

“CJ3B tub that was sand blasted to bare metal has some dents and needs alittle of work not rusty”


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1956 CJ-3B Othello, WA $3000


There seems to be some parts value, but lots of work left.


“56 willy’s jeep body. 5.7 throttle body chevy motor. 2 stick chevy transfer case. 4 speed chevy manual. Dana 44 with lockers. Has wiring harness.
Open to trades of all kinds.”

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1963 CJ-3B Pomona, CA $4500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/10/2021) Looks like it needs some work. Has BW overdrive.


“Needs new piston rings engine was rebuilt but the rings were not replaced Has new feul pump rebuilt carb every thing is semi stock except all 12 v system and borg-warner overdrive “NOT SATURN””

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1953 CJ-3B Las Vegas, NV $20,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/03/2021) This is a CJ-3B converted into a running/driving Coffee Kiosk.


“Willys original Converted for business Has coffee maker for 120 coffees Toaster Mill Hail hailer 50 litre water reserve tank Work on gas and electric light”

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1953 CJ-3B McKinney, TX $11,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/06/2019) This has dual tanks and a replacement body.


“One of the kind 1953 cj3b Jeep V6 motor all 4 wheels have lockers Very well restored Runs and drives fast”

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1956 CJ-3B West Sacramento, CA $6000


This is a project with some updates.


“1956 Jeep Willys, needs a new battery. Hardware: Dana 20 axles. Ford Pinto 4 Cylinder engine. 38″ tires. More to come as it is discovered. Notes: Selling as is. No trades, and the vehicle will be shown to all interested parties before haggling. Owner works nights, apologies for any delays. Check back for updates on information.”

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1957 CJ-3B York, PA $4900


This doesn’t run at the moment.


“For sale is a 1957 Willys CJ 3B . This Willys has a 8 cylinder , small block Chevy engine , 2 bbl carb , and 3 speed manual transmission , 4×4 . The factory 4 cylinder was replaced by a Chevy V8 years ago . The miles are exempt on the title . This Willys is a project . The engine will run , the vehicle moves , the brakes are bad . This Willys is blue with a black interior . The price is $4900.00 plus tax , title , and applicable fees . We are a used car dealer . Call today for more information !”

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1953 CJ-3B Center Barnstead, NH $11,500


Drain holes have been covered/removed.


“This 1953 willys jeep is in good condition also comes with hood working plow jeep was restored 10years ago and is stored in a barn when not used it’s not driven in wi nter salty roads it’s been a toy for the family for years anyone interested in this American made 4×4 call John”

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1953 CJ-3B w/ Trencher Bradford, OH Auction June 19th


This jeep may be worth a look. It’s got a trencher on the back. Only 10,000+ miles on it.



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1962 CJ-3B Wilkesboro, NC **SOLD**


UPDATE: ** SOLD** Was $6500.

“4 cyl overhead valve original engine, runs good, 3 speed manual transmission, 12 Volt generator, had seats reupholstered, needs some body work, 40,800 miles, Jeep is pretty much original, no major upgrades. EMP proof. Previous owner put in plastic fuel tank, Have clear NC title $6500.00 Located in Wilkesboro NC.”

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Year? Model? Batesville, IN Auction June 19th


The jeep is mostly disassembled, but there is a pic of the chassis with the drive train and steering wheel. Not sure how much value is here, but there appears to be some. It looks like it has a PTO as well.



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1954 CJ-3B La Mesa, CA $5000


Seems to have potential.


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“1954 Willys Jeep
Strong running 4 cyl overhead valve original engine.
3 speed manual transmission, no smog required.
New Muffler & tail pipe. Good tires & 2 spares.
12 Volt electric, tow bar & new cover.
Recent rebuild of gearbox, transfer case, & clutch.
Nevada registration good until July 2022.
Shop manual & parts catalog included.”

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1954 CJ-3B Golden, CO $4250


It runs and drives, but needs work.


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“1954 Willys Jeep CJ3B
Runs great, drives great , still a project, needs some beautification and love.
134 ci. Fhead 4 cylinder engine, 60 psi oil pressure and starts great.
T-90 3 speed transmission, shifts smoothly and dosen’t jump out of gear
M-18 transfer case with Warn overdrive and power take off, PTO, for front winch, all work as they should and smoothly
10″ x 2″ oversized brakes all around , i think they need adjustment and bled
Saginaw steering with cool old school Jeep column, feels good and tight .
Roll bar, back seat, block heater, tow bar, tire carrier, deep old school 8 x 15 wheels , cool old chevy heater, block heater, oversized custom fuel tank, 5:38 gears in axels – overdrive
helps with road speed, 12 volt eletrical system , chrome Selectro front locking hubs, tires have tread but are dry cracked in tread area, top is toasted but kept whats there to keep the sun and rain off , paint is faded and has bondo cracking off mostly on hood ,some rust in hat channels on both floors an some in tool box -see pictures, seats are mouse and sun damaged, have some bucket seats to replace them but you may want to recover the original ones”

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1954 CJ-3B Richland, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $13,500. Mike’s former jeep sold. I happened to see it being trailered on the interstate not long after the sale while I was driving in the other direction.

Looks like a good build.

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“1954 Willys CJ3B jeep. The tub was a replacement tub in 1994. The dash was removed from a stock 3B and installed. The grille, hood, and tailgate are factory “willys” Autometer “Phantom” gauges. 2014 Corvette seats with power and heated. Full roll cage. 2003 GM LMN-4 all aluminum 5.3 engine with less than 1000 miles on it. Turbo 350 transmission connected to a Dana 300 transfer case. J/B twin stick conversion. Lokar automatic shifter. Ididit stainless steel tilt column with custom wood steering wheel. Remote fan powered transmission cooler.

Power saginaw steering. 4 wheel disc brakes, all brand new, also has the new electronic emergency brake for the rear brakes.Dana 44 front and rear with 4:56 gears with Eaton e lockers F/R.The rear end is a full floating unit, Warn hubs front and rear. 2 1/2 inch Black Diamond lift springs, I also have a new set of Holbrook and hardware that will go with it.Like new BF Goodrich 315×70 R 17 tires on new aluminum wheels. Warn’s latest model of the 8274 winch 10,000 lbs with synthetic rope. NOS Specialty jeep top that was Kayline. Rear seat included but not installed. NO TRADES, CASH ONLY I have had this jeep for over 30 years, getting to old to enjoy it. Ask questions. Don’t need to sell so lets not waste each others time. I have over 3 times into it compared to what I am asking.”

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1959 CJ-3B Hesperus, CO $6500


Lots to like with this later model 3B. It has a Government plate, too.


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“1959 Willys Jeep CJ-3B. Runs and stops great, drives well. New brakes all around, including new master and wheel cylinders. New seats. Front axle rebuilt with all new bearings and seals. All new glass in windshield and steel hardtop; all windows roll up/down or slide as they should. Very little surface rust. The only cancer is in the vertical seam in the rocker right under the driver side door and it is very minor. F134 engine with Carter YF carburetor. T90 transmission, twin stick Dana 18 transfer case, Dana 44 rear and Dana 25 front axles. Like new tires. I’m selling this for my dad, who does not use Facebook. It is located near Ignacio, CO. $6500 obo. This is a very nice, reliable flatfender that can be used as is or would take very little work to bring it to the next level”

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1948 CJ-2A w/ 3B Body + Chassis Toledo, OH **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

The seller notes this is a 2A Chassis with a 1953 3B body, but the body is actually a later 3B body. This package also includes another 2A chassis.

“1948/53B CJ2A with a 53B body. Was running before starting restoration. No canvas but has door panels and bow parts for top. Original shop manual and options book. Has new front floor pans and braces in box. 1948 Willys CJ2a frame with front and rear axles. Has all new leaf springs, bushings,shackles, shocks and wheel cylinders. Frame was blasted and painted in 2001 and was stored inside until 2016. Asking $3500 cash for both”

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1954 CJ-3B Lake Grove, NY $9000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/11/2021) It’s listed as a project car; it’s not clear what work it needs.


“Project car 54′ jeep Willy’s Sedan convertible. $9000.oo Firm”

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1953 CJ-3B Franklin Lakes, NJ $16,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/27/2021) This may have an aftermarket hood and an MB/GPW passenger fender. The drain holes look filled.


“1953 Willys Army Jeep Has complete soft top, new battery, runs great. $16,000 obo”

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1954 CJ-3B Pocatello, ID **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6000.

Only the one pic. Has a Koenig hardtop. Looks promising.

“Just call with any questions, or leave us number and I’ll get back with u. It’s good shape and runs”


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1971/1953 CJ-3B Oregon City, OR $12,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/02/2021) This is a custom build atop a CJ-5 Chassis with reversed front springs and a variety of other mods.


“Willys Jeep CJ3B High Hood This is a reproduction body sitting on a 71 Cj5 frame with many modifications to make it an excellent driver and wheeler. You can cruise 65 down the freeway with one hand on the wheel or take it to the trails and turn some heads. If you know the original CJ-3B you can’t do that stuff in stock form Dauntless 231 odd fire v6 engine T18 trans Dana 18 transfercase Disc brake Dana 30 up front Offset Dana 44 in the rear Very nice power steering conversion Front shackle reversal Custom built roll cage and front and rear bumpers Sitting on 32’s but can easily clear 35’s Asking 12,500 or best offer”

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1953 CJ-3B Auburn, MI $5000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/27/2021) It’s supposed to run and drive. It’s had some body work on the driver’s side.


“1953 Willy’s jeep, starts, runs , drives Needs a good restoration or drive as is Great tires, no trades,no free rides Located in auburn, mi.”

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