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CJ-3B, CJ3b

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1964 CJ-3B Camas, WA $500


There was a fire.

Willys 3B. 
All there with custom paint. 
Engine fire took its toll. Carb melted. Distributor destroyed. 
Was running when caught fire. Gear boxes protected by bucket. 
Great donor vehicle. I have many parts unique to these vehicles. 
Call to see if I have what you are looking for.”



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1954 CJ-3B Potomac, MD $4500


Runs and drives.

This is an early flat fendered Willys Jeep. Primitive and reliable. The CJ-3B has a higher hood to allow clearance for the overhead valve F-134 motor (early CJ-2s and WW2-type Jeeps had flat head motors). This is the 2nd CJ-3B I have owned. It runs and drives fine. It has an overdrive unit, and while it is not too smart to drive an old Jeep fast, it will do 65 mph. About two years ago, we replaced the entire braking system – master cylinder, wheel cylinders, drums shows, brake lines and silicone brake fluid – and installed an electronic distributor for reliability. The windshield has a crack, so it will need a new one. This Jeep is not perfect, but starts for me every time, and is generally very solid for a 60 year old Jeep. I have an after market tailgate and a few other small parts. Tires old, but have tread and hold air. I have a file of receipts that indicate extensive mechanical rebuilds in the ’80s – and not many miles since then according to previous owner. I have owned the Jeep for about 7 years.”


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1955 CJ-3B Pueblo, CO $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(06/25/2014) This doesn’t run.

For Sale – 1955 Willy’s CJ3B – This vehicle is being sold as part of my Father’s estate. This vehicle is a 1955 CJ3B body on a 1946 CJ2A frame. The vehicle does not currently run. My Father had the main assembly done on the vehicle, but it does need the gas tank plumbed and wiring done to it. I’m also pretty sure it needs driveshafts done for it. Here are some of the components for it that I can recall -
Dana 30 front axle, Ford 9 Inch rear axle, 33×12.50 BF Goodrich At’s, Ford 302 Small Block (rebuilt), Ford T-18 Tranny and an Atlas T-Case. Please contact me and I will answer any questions as best that I can, or setup a time to look at the vehicle yourself. Thanks.”


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1953 CJ-3B Albuquerque, NM $1000


UPDATE:Still Available

(04/28/2014) Doesn’t run. Might not be a bad price if the body is as solid as it appears.

“I purchased this Jeep with the intentions of getting it running. I have too many projects so this one needs to go. The Jeep appears to be complete with the addition of a later model Chrysler alternator. I’ll post under hood photos once the wind stops blowing. The jeep can be viewed Monday 12-6, Tuesday-Friday 9-6 and Saturday 10-5.”


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1953 CJ-3B Duluth, MN $2500


Unsure if it runs.

Original Hurricane Engine
soft top
roll bar 
Will forward more pictures if interested”


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1964 CJ-3B Atlanta, GA $10,750


UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,750.

(05/09/2014) Seller has restored this CJ-3B that served in South Korea.

1964 CJ3B US Army Jeep used in Korea by the 8th Armored Division. Sold as decommissioned surplus. I found it in 2003 and did a full restoration on it frame up. The decision was made to restore it as the guys might do in the field. We left the body welds and repairs mostly as they were. It’s been completely gone over from tires, brakes, lines, cables, complete engine rebuild. It has the original engine, transmission, gear boxes. The steering box was swapped for a rebuilt one. Really neat Jeep.
A detailed facebook page with tons of photos is available upon request.”


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1964 & 1953 CJ-3Bs Boise, ID $5000


There’s value here, but the amount certainly depends on if these run or not.

The orange jeep is a 1964 CJ3B and the black jeep is a 1953 CJ3B. Will sell together separate or trade for a newer running jeep. Any questions or offers call Alan.”


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1963 CJ-3B Power Springs, GA $4600


The large speedometer has been replaced by a speaker.

1963 Willys Jeep
Rebuilt engine, new tire, new top, new seats, new fuel tanks, runs “


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CJ-5 & CJ-3B Franklin, NJ **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $900.

Looks like there’s value here.

“The blue 56 jeep has a title and red older jeep dose not have a title”

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1953 CJ-3B Pound Ridge, NY $1850


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1850.

(05/21/2014) No pics provided.

“$2550 OR BEST OFFER before June 29, 2014
New 4 cylinder motor.
Conversion from 6 volts to 12 volts started.
Dark green color with aluminum cab.”


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1953 CJ-3B Minneapolis, MN $1100


This has been part of a package deal. Now being sold by itself.

Willys Jeep CJ3B. I have clear MN title including up to date license plates. Jeep has the Buick Dauntless V6 motor that does fire on spray gas but I have not had time to get it running. This motor has Offenhauser intake manifold with 4 barrel carb and exhaust headers. Frame is really nice. Body has had some patch work done at one time. $1100 Cash”


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1954 CJ-3B Minneapolis, MN $1800


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1800


“Willys Jeep CJ3B. I have clear MN title including up to date license plates. Runs and drives nice, has the F head 4 cylinder motor that purrs like a kitten. 3 speed manual transmission shifts nice and both high and low four wheel drive works nice. I installed a brand new brake master cylinder and new brake lines last Fall. Wheel cylinders should be replaced. Changed oil and filter and gear lube in both front and rear differentials as well as transmission and transfer case gear lube. Tires all hold air. Body is rough but repairable. Rear crossmember will need to be replaced. Frame appears to be solid. $1800 CASH.



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1953 CJ-3B Cartersville, GA $35,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $35,000

(04/02/2014) You might remember this custom jeep from the CJ-3B Page when Brian Leetch had it up for sale a few years ago.



This is a show winning high-end built custom Willy’s Jeep that is a LOT of fun to look at and drive. Perfectly drivable and ready to show off. Everything has just over 2000 miles since full top to bottom build. No expense spared on this project.

 -Chevy 406 by AC Nutter racing engines 585+ hp (premium pump gas friendly) http://www.nutterracingengines.com

 -Custom flames and paint by http://www.kevinsrestoration.com/4901.html
-Built Chrysler 3-speed automatic with billet B&M shifter
 -Sterling ceramic coated custom headers and full rear exit exhaust
 -$80,000 invested (yes, really)
 -$15,000 in polished stainless steel components: fenders, grill, windshield frame, frame components, fenders flares, and all latches
 -Custom interior including all new gauges, billet trim, heated seats, seat belts, polished Aluminum roll cage, etc.
 -Roller timing set
 -Filled with custom aluminum and billet detailing
 -AFR aluminum heads
 -Holly 830 carburetor with K&N Filter
 -Edelbrock polished Air Gap manifold
 -MSD 6AL ignition control box and MSD Distributor
 -Four-core aluminum radiator
 -NASCAR electric fan
 -NASCAR pulleys and pumps
 -Flaming River steering includes all-stainless column and linkage with a banjo steering wheel with tilt
 -Alpine 750 watt sound system with six 6-inch speakers & two 12-inch sub-woofers
 -Custom built polished stainless 18.5 gallon fuel tank
 -Disc brakes all around
 -Dana 300 transfer case, Dana 44 differentials, 4.11 gears, air lockers, and discs brakes all around
 -15×10 aluminum wheels with new 33×12.50 Goodyear Wrangler Tires
 -Much more you’d have to see to believe

$39,500 O/B/O. This is a serious vehicle. Not for kids or faint of heart. High quality AND high performance Willys Jeep. No joy rides or games. Call or email only if you’re serious about this vehicle. This is a show winner and conversation piece in one pkg.”

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1953 CJ-3B Lacrosse, WI Auction

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

This looks like a nice ex-fire jeep.

Military Willys Jeep. 1953 CJ38. VIN#4J19709. Ran when taken out of service. Not started for this auction listing. AS IS, WHERE IS. Auction sale final after reserve is met.”


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1953 CJ-3B Perris, CA $7950


No pics provided.

1953 Willys CJ3-B high hood jeep, all original straight from county surplus, looks and runs good, great for restoration project”


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1953 CJ-3B New Market, NE $3600


UPDATE: Still Available

(06/18/2014) It looks like the side panels near the seats have been cut.

1953 CJ-3B Willys good driver, body not rusted out, 15″ Goodyears, original rebuilt “Hurricane” engine, new brake lines and brakes, Saturn Overdrive, quite a few extra parts including a pair of quarter panals”


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1953 CJ-3B Seattle, WA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $6500.

Look solid. The parking lights appear broken.

53′ High Hood, great shape runs excellent ….. original drive train, stock motor, new carb, has warn overdrive and selectro hubs, tires are like new…full roll cage has rear seat out of later model jeep and custom buckets.”

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1954 CJ-3B Amador County, CA $13,500


Sounds like a nice jeep. I wonder why only one pic.

this willys was a one owner ca. rust free example before the body off-frame resto. the original f-head engine was rebuilt, balanced and detailed. all the original running gear was either rebuilt or refurbished. the original factory president red color was retained. at first glance, it appears to be bone stock, but the following safety and “comfort” features were added: chevy steering, 11″ brakes, saturn overdrive, roll bar and bikini top’, 3-point harness, electric wipers, turn signals, period correct (but not willys) heater, s.w. gauges and mini sun super tac., cb radio, it also features a tow bar and factory draw bar. factory buckets and original willys rear seat are present. the jeep has never seen the dirt, always garaged, and has under 5,000 miles total on the resto. i will send pics only after we have talked. over 12k in receipts available. please leave your callback info slowly, repeating twice. thanks, john.”



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1954 CJ-3B King Ferry, NY $150


UPDATE: Still Available

(06/06/2014) Maybe some drive train value?

Mostly stripped down 1954 Willys CJ3B Jeep. Body is shot but the hood, grill and tub/firewall area are ok. All set to be made into a buggy! Frame is in pretty good condition. Most of the engine (stuck L-head) and the transmission is all that’s left for the drivetrain. Impress your neighbors buy putting this in your yard! $150 or best cash offer. Also have a complete 1946 CJ2A, frame and steel hardtop with doors for sale in other adds.”


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1959 CJ-3B Blue Springs, MS $6500


This 3B looks solid.

This is a blue cj 3b willys jeep 4×4. 225 odd fire v6. hydraulic clutch. power steering. 4 wheel power disc brakes. Led tail lights. 3 speed trans. 33x1250x15 tires with old school aluminum slots. custom rear bumper with reciever hitch. sitting on cj7 springs. has 5:38 gears. aftermarket radio with sd and usb. Looking to trade for a newer jeep but open to all offers. Title in hand. This is a very clean and very nice jeep. Needs a good home. Email or text me anytime. I can send more pics if needed.”



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CJ-3B & CJ-5 Copia, MS $1500


I don’t know if the price is for each or both.

I have 2 jeeps that are in good condition and can be brought back to use. One is a late 40’s and the other is early to mid 50’s. Don’t have time to work on them anymore and would rather them be used than rust. “


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1954 CJ-3B Des Plaines, IL $600


It’s rough.




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1953 CJ-3B Central Washington $14,900


UPDATE:  Still Available

(11/06/2011) “Have a mint condition Jeep Willy. Show Quality Jeep has over $40,000 invested, Dana 44s, Detroit Lockers front and rear, Built 225 V 6 on board air, over the top lift. Borg Warner Super T ten Tranny , T 18 Transfer case, Micky Thompson Rims with Super Swampers. Much More! Cash only! OBO call 509-765-0563.”



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1952? CJ-3B Tampa Bay, FL $1250


And it runs!

Jeep runs but needs work on brakes. Ideal for hunting.
has new motor low hours.”


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1954 CJ-3B Shelton, WA $9,000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $9,000.

(06/02/2014) Rob’s selling his updated CJ-3B.

1954 Willys CJ3B. Full rebuild just completed. 225 V6 with Offenhouser intake manifold, Offenhouser valve covers, new Edelbrock carburetor, new CRT HEI distributer and new aluminum radiator. T18 four speed transmission with Dana 18 transfer case. Warn overdrive. Dana 30 front axle with CJ7 springs, Warn hubs and positraction. Dana 44 in rear with Detroit Locker, 30 spline axel upgrade and Wrangler springs. All new suspension bushings. Four wheel power disk brakes with new lines, calipers, pads, master cylinder and power brake booster. Power steering with new GM column, Borgeson joints and new power steering pump. Steering is tight. New American Autowire wiring harness and new gauges. Jeep Wrangler bucket seats. Custom rear fuel cell replaces fuel tank under the seat. No rust. Entire jeep taken down to bare metal and repainted with Single Stage Urethane. New 30×9.50×15 tires. Ramsey 200 8,000 LB PTO winch. Koenig W050-201 PTO. Full soft top with two sets of doors is included. Extra 225 motor, clutch, distributor and other miscellaneous parts is also included. Clean Washington title in hand. Ready for your summer adventures. Additional pictures available upon request.”


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