CJ-3B Research Archives

CJ-3B, CJ3b

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Year? CJ-3B Grafton, NH $100


The hood and hubs alone look to have value.

Old Willys Jeep :)”



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1959 CJ-3B Inland Empire, CA $6000


No pics provided.

Trade for truck 59 willy cj3b 302 motor 38 tires”


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1955 CJ-3B Martinsburg, WV $1800


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1800.

This jeep runs GREAT! Starts easy, does not smoke, runs smooth. Transmission, transfer case both shift easily, Has new brake master cyl. We drive it around our property all the time. The body is a little rough, but it does not hurt how good it runs.


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1958 CJ-3B Delta Junction, AK $7000


This looks good.

Restored jeep cj3b. Almost everything newly redone. Original 4 cylinder engine runs great! Only driven in summer when weather and roads are good. $7,000. I have the original hardtop that it came with all doors etc., but those have not been redone”


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CJ-3B Body and Front Clip East Wenatchee, WA $1200


The hood has some unusual louving.

53-64 willy’s 3B high hood, includes frame (needs work), grill, tailgate, windshield frame, hood. All but the grill have been sandblasted.”



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2 1953 CJ-3B Cannon Falls, MN $3200


No pics provided.

I have a pair of (2) Willys Jeep CJ3B’s. I have clear MN titles for both of them including up to date license plates on both of them. One 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. Other 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 but is in much better shape then body on first jeep. I am asking $3200 for a package deal. I prefer to sell them as a pair and I feel the buyer would be happy to get them as a pair to build one nice Jeep. Tires are in good shape on number 2 Jeep.”


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1953 CJ-3B Lafox, IL $900


It’s a project.

1953 CJ3B project. 350 Chevy SB. New hubs and springs. 410 gearing. Started project years ago and lost interest. Extra trans, transfer, axles and misc parts. Have title.”



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1953 CJ-3B Edgerton, WI $1200


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1200.

(04/05/2014) No pics provided.

“For Sale – $1400
1953 CJ3B Jeep
Has been in storage for the last 30 years
No body
Frame has been sandblasted and primed
Motor is seized up
4 brand new 16 inch tires w/tubes
4 wheel drive
Transmission and transfer case in excellent shape
No welds (repairs)
Original parts that I have – windshield frame, hood, grill, part of cowling (firewall), radiator w/guard
Jeep manuals”


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1953 CJ-3B Delano, MN $3900


UPDATE: Don noted that this was for sale in March and included a plow. The plow has been removed and now the jeep is up for sale again.

This has a newer motor. It runs and drives.


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1953 Willys Jeep CJ3B Has 2.3L Ford 4cyl engine swap. Well done swap, runs smooth and is very reliable. Has new plugs, wires, air and oil filters. Engine is mated to the stock 3spd manual tranny and transfer case. Power steering was added as well as a tilt steering column. 4wd works very well and has brand new lockouts. 

The entire frame has been boxed and is extremely solid. Entire chassis was painted when disassembled. Has new front and rear leafsprings and hardware. This Jeep is very tight and goes down the road straight. Tires are in excellent shape.

All the gauges work as well as the high/low beam headlights and rear turn signals/brake lights. Has a functioning heater as well as a working windshield wiper

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Year? CJ-3B Clearwater, FL $5495


This appears worth a look.

1951 Willy’s Jeep, Flat fender, run very well, V-6 new transfer case, 4 wheel drive works, starts and runs every day.”


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1953 CJ-3B Houston, TX $4000


No title, but looks solid.

It is in good condition, needs some work. No title.”


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1953 CJ-3B Denver, CO $3200


UPDATE: Still Available

“*Hard to Find
*All Original
*Body in Good Shape
*Brand New Rebuilt Motor
*3,200.00 Cash and NO EMAILS OR TEXTS CALL ** 30 ThreE. 9 Thre E 4**Tw O 8 FivE 5*
*Ask for Bob”


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1954 CJ-3B Rhome, TX $4650


This jeep is capable of carrying a lot!

Awesome deer lease Jeep! I bought this instead of a UTV. 
Lots of work done to this. Parts widely available. Easy to work on. 
Runs like a dream. This is ready to go hunting today. It’s registered as an antique vehicle and could be street legal (not safe) in a day. 
All 3 of my kids learned to drive a standard on this and work on it including my 14 year old daughter. 
I don’t want to sell but am being forced to clear out the toys due to finances.”




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1954 CJ-3B Oakhurst, CA $14,000


Carpeted inside for tenderfoots.

1954 Jeep Willys CJ3B $14,000 OBO, newly restored, new ignition, new radiator, new gauge’s, roll bar, 4″ lift, carpeted inside, bench seat for back, 32″ black rims on it right now, also gas an extra set of stainless steel rims, no top. Please only serious inquiries.”



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1971 CJ-5/CJ-3B Portland, OR $4800


It appears solid.

I have a 1971 cj5 chassis with a1953 cj3b body on it,it is done right, it has a a dauntless 231 v6 and t18 ford 4spd transmission,t18 transfer case,dana30 disk brake front end and dana44 offset rear end 373 gears and locker in the rear,have 2 sets of tires and wheels,extra rear end,front drive line,tow bar and other parts for it.it runs and drives well,cruise at 70 mph with no problems.havent driven it much lately so it could use a carburator rebuild as when it sits for longer than a day it needs primed to start,fuel bowl leaking internally into the manifold.just a bikini top on it.thanks.”



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1953 CJ-3B & 1959 CJ-5 Harshaw, WI $700


Both are pretty rough.

I have a 53 willys flat fender with the original 4 cyl has a winch on the front also outer body is fair floors have been plated not a good job also have a 59 willys cj for parts as frame os bad same tranny and motor and divetrain”


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1953 CJ-3B Charles City, VA $2500


I believe this runs. It has a military passenger fender. It’s got a nice cage. And it has an overdrive. It’s worth a look for sure. Not a great description.

Run 3speed”


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1953 CJ-3B Placerville, CA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $1200

(05/30/2014) Looks like a good project.

This is 1953 Willys Cj3b Jeep, (high hood), it is a body and frame, the frame has been sandblasted, primered, and Saginaw power steering box installed, V6 motor mounts already installed, front dana 27 axle rebuilt, the rear dana 44 has one piece axles, and has been rebuilt, Rancho 2 1/2 springs at all 4 corners, 11″ brakes, the tub is a replacement, new, never fully installed, the hood is perfect, Stewart-Warner gauges, full roll cage, I have the windshield, (glass is broken), this is a complete body, no vin tags on the body, sold with a bill of sale only, this would make a great project, or replacement for your worn out jeep.”

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1953 CJ-3B Albuquerque, NM $2200


It’s a project.

I have a 1953 Willys jeep for sale or trade. I have 95% of all the pieces needed for it. The body and chassis are together but most parts are off the vehicle including the engine (but not the rest of the driveline). I also have an extra body tub, hood, and windshield. Project vehicle which unfortunately, I do not have enough time to work Asking 2200 OBO and also open to trades and/or Cash. Need to sell as soon as possible”


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1948 Chassis plus CJ-3B Body Ashland, OR $400

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UPDATE: Still Available. Pics now available of the very rare Parkette 3B shell and a Bobcat 3B hood. 

(10/16/2013) I tried to get some pics of the 3B body, but didn’t have any luck. That sounds like the most interesting part.

“Rolling frame, running gear and roll cage included. No motor or transmission. Comes with Willies high hood full fiber glass wraparound body. $400″



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1953 CJ-3B Valley Center, CA $2500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $2500.

for sale or trade a 1953 jeep willys cj3b willing to trade for a minivan or a Toyota p/u 10 months ago motor was rebuilt from top to bottom one year warranty 5 months ago was installed and runs good new carburetor everything works good, brakes, lights, NEEDS tires, paint, windshield wipers, passenger sit and rear bench, current registration, clean title, any questions? call Dario. 2500 or BO


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1960 CJ-3B Madison, WI $4500


It’s a project.

1960 willy s CJ 3 B, 90% restored, new tub, wiring, frame, runs, good. 86,000 on original drive train.”



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1953 CJ-3B Annandale, MN $3900


Runs and drives. Looks like the driver’s side is a little soft.

or sale military green style Willy’s CJ-3B jeep. Brand new tires have been put on and old tires are available if desired. 4WD is operational, perfect for a restoration project but also good functionality.”


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1953 CJ-3B Littleton, CO $9500


The trunk is an interesting feature.


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There is nothing more rugged and endearing than a Willys Jeep. . .especially one from the early 1950s with some patina. This 1953 Willys CJ3B is almost completely original and has acquired some battle scars over the years. Nothing serious. . .just enough to add some character. If you’re into off-roading or just want a beast to drive around, this Willys with a factory Hardtop, just may be the ticket for you. I know I have had a blast with it over the past 18 years cruising around my property high in the Colorado Rockies. This CJ3B is listed with a starting bid of $1,000 and a reserve well below what it is worth. 

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Year? CJ-3B Jasper, AL $8000


4WD doesn’t operate. It’s listed as a M-38A1.

1952 Willys M38A1 military jeep. Excellent condition. Perfect for shows, parades, and display. New fuel pump, new starter. Includes top canvas and side curtains. 4-wheel drive does not operate.”


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