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DJ-3A Chassis Saratoga Springs, NY $275

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

Looks like a good price. Still has some hard-to-find parking brake parts.

https://albany.craigslist.org/pts/d/willys-dj3a/6710207776.html

“Willys DJ3A chassis, four lug wheels, two wheel drive, will also fit 1940’s thru late 50’s Willy’s cj2a, cj3a, and cj3b. Asking $275,”

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1957 DJ-3A Pine Valley, CA $7500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

This DJ was converted to 4WD.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/d/1957-willys-dj-3a-4×4/6740774854.html

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“An east county San Diego Jeep since it was brand new. This is the “Dispatcher” model, that was originally sold as a 2wd.

This Jeep was professionally converted to 4wd with surplus military M38 parts by Border Parts in Spring Valley. Saginaw steering, Dana 25 front axle, Dana 44 rear, Dana 18 transfer case, and a T90 transmission with Borg Warner overdrive completes this rock-solid suspension and drivetrain conversion.

The engine is a 1964 Ford 260 cid V-8 out of a Fairlane. Engine routinely starts on first crank. A new ring gear on the flywheel, new starter and new clutch were recently installed by Action Cylinder Heads in Santee.
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1964 DJ-3A Cedar Falls, IA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** 

That’s a pretty stock DJ-3A.  It doesn’t run at the moment.

“1964 jeep dispatcher (willy) 4 cylinder 2 wheel drive. In very good condition. It has been stored for many years so not currently running. It would be a great project jeep. Message me to come look at it.”

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1963? DJ-3A? Madera, CA $4450

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still no pics provided.

https://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep-low-hood-project/6735139883.html

“CJ3A Low Hood Jeep. lots of exteras from frame up. engine, trans, body, running gear- steering,springs, brakes,axels. frame electo plated, seating etc. etc.
to much to list in detail. running gear all together. Body is solid mostly ready for paint, needs the finishing touches. Please call only if interested for details, The price is firm far more invested.”

 
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1957 DJ-3A Dittmer, MO $12,500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

Looks like a good build.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/1957-willys-3a-for-sale/6722160873.html

“1957 Willys DJ3A converted to 4×4 in 1982 with GM SM420-4 Speed transmission, 153 Chevy 4 cylinder, Dana 44 rear with locker and alloy axles, Dana 18 Transfer-case, Saginaw power steering with assist cylinder, Dana 30 disc brake front with locker, no rust, swing out spare tire, Kayline soft top and doors in good condition, extra set of half doors, after market Best Top seats, rear seat, roll cage, 33-12.50R/15 BFG AT tires on 8.5″ x 15″ chrome steel wheels, runs and drives good, winch mount on front bumper but no winch, dual fuel tanks, and swing out spare tire.”

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1962 DJ-3A Grove, OK $12,000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

Looks like the same one sold in 2015.

https://tulsa.craigslist.org/wan/d/1962-willys-jeep/6722911158.html

“I have an old Jeep with a straight 6 Ford motor in it. I have recently replaced the battery, spark plugs, coil, distributor, carburetor, fuel pump and filter, and ignition switch. It fires right up first try. It has four wheel drive with locking front hubs. Everybody who see it says it’s a collectors item. It has a three speed transmission in the floor. It runs and drives. It’s very loud on the inside. The back opens up and locks into place and the doors will come off. One of a kind. Brand new tires. All lights and turn signals work the way the are supposed to.”

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1960 DJ-3A Gulfport, MS $1600

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $1600.

(10/05/2018) This former DJ-3A Convertible has been modified with 4WD.

https://neworleans.craigslist.org/cto/d/1960-willys-dj-3a/6714711189.html

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“For sale is a 1960 Willys DJ-3A jeep project with clean title. I have replaced the 2wd axles with narrow track axles from a CJ5 with front disc brakes. Has 33″ 285/70/17 BFG AT tires on brand new steel wheels. It does not have seats engine or trans. Basically a rolling tub. Floor pan was cut up by previous owner who had a ford straight 6 installed in it. I have accumulated a few parts to get it back on the road but I just have too many projects now. I have a CJ-2a parts jeep with hard top and doors, has the flat head L134 which runs but needs plug wires and a fuel pump. No title on the parts 2a parts jeep. I also have a T150/dana 20 combo that will be included along with the 2wd 3a axles. I want to sell as a package and will have both jeeps on a trailer this weekend (Oct 6-7 Cruisin the Coast) and can work out delivery if desired. I will get pics of the parts jeep this weekend. Please no calls after 9pm”

 

 
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1964 DJ-3A Smithfield, ME $8500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/25/2018) A very nice looking DJ-3A in great shape.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/1964-willys-dj3a-jeep-from/6678786647.html

“This very late edition DJ3A (2WD) Jeep came from Georgia. My regular, run around town, Driver Quality ride, Nicely restored, strictly stock, a tailgate model, three-on-the-tree, and I installed a newly rebuilt l-134 engine. Very dependable, 5 new NDT tires, and a real eye catcher. Has rear seat, beauty rings and “W” hubcaps. Built early Feb. 1964 makes this one of the last DJ3A’s, one of 58 built that month. Might partial trade especially a Willys Aero, equipment trailer, Mercury, Edsel, Hunting Items or ??? Can deliver for cost to AACA Fall Meet, Hershey, PA Oct 9-12. Might finance. Email for phone contact and more info. NOTE: This Jeep is 2WD.”

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1957 Flattie Lake Geneva, WI $7500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Jeep Rods

This is different. Might be built on a DJ-3A chassis.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/cto/d/1957-willys-jeep-gasser/6719072656.html

“1957 Willys Jeep. 1/8″ custom steel body. Jus sayin 1/4 mile, 1/8 mile, mud drags. Whats your pleasure???
331 cu in. 3800 stall. 355 spool.
8 3/4 rear end. Ready to race. Engine has less than 1000 miles on it. Engine was actually built for small blower. So much more room to go. Holley, killer 3″ exhaust. Etc. Elect fan. Painless wiring. List goes on n on. Trans is fresh. Runs 1280s w powerglide. 12.0s w the turbo 350 in it now. Bm ratchet shifter.
Have the 410 gear for it. The 355 was just installed.
Custom driveshaft w loop. Custom ladder bars.
Chassis stretched 9 inches. Straight axel. Needs updated front brakes if you decide to go faster. Jeep weighs 2600lbs w driver.
Completely streetable w title. Full gauges.
Fuel cell, battery n kill switch all mounted in back.”

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1957 DJ-3A San Diego, CA $7500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

Converted to 4WD. Has some cutlas hubs. Looks solid.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/d/1957-willys-dj-3a-4×4/6713317222.html

“An east county San Diego Jeep since it was brand new. This is the “Dispatcher” model, that was sold as a 2wd. Converted to 4wd with surplus M38 parts. The engine is a solid 1964 Ford 260 cid V-8. Restoration of GPW requires sale of this Jeep. Thank you.”

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1956? DJ-3A/CJ Redway, CA $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, CJ5, DJ-3A

The serial number for the body is from a 1962 DJ-3A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/650153745385633

“It’s a 56 Jeep Willy’s everything is there except the windshield . It needs a little tlc. I’m moving, and don’t have the time.Its turns over with the original 4cyl flat head motor.theres just no spark .I’m pretty firm on the price”
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CJ-2A Project & DJ-3A Chassis Saratoga Springs, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, DJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1250.

The DJ body is being used on the 2A project.

https://glensfalls.craigslist.org/cto/d/1948-willys/6700635295.html

“1948 willys project, many new and rebuilt parts. Looking for quick sell. Asking $1250, please call. Also 2-wheel drive chassis available for $250”

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DJ-3As Helping Police

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Features, Old Images

Gayland shared Officer Ryan’s Facebook post of Jeeps in the Philadelphia police force. They were shared in the DJ – Postal Jeep Group.

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CJ-2A/3A Cottonwood, AL $1700

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, DJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $1700. The gray body is from a 1956 or 1957 DJ-3A. It appears to have the King Seely 0-8 or 0-9 speedometer. The frame looks to be 2A. 

https://panamacity.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeeps/6688181211.html

“1946 and 1952 willy’s jeep 3 motors one almost rebuilt, 4 four wheel drive transmissions, 1 two wheel drive transmission, 1 complete body , roll bar and rag top for body. One jeep was taken apart but all there. Was going to restore but don’t have the time. second jeep almost whole. many new parts. very little rust. well worth the money. make offer”

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1956 DJ-3A West Haven, CT Highest Offer

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was on eBay. Now Highest Offer.

https://newhaven.craigslist.org/cto/d/1956-dj3-on-cj2-chassis/6688568359.html

“First year Dj3 in outstanding original condition. Jeep currently runs and idles very well. Jeep does have its cosmetic issues and some rot here and there as evident in the photos. The Fuel tank and lines will need cleaning and possible internal coating of tank (I have it running on a test tank). Motor runs very well with no signs of issues. Radiator holds and cycles coolant. Brakes will need attention.

The body is very solid. The original fiberglass top is in great shape.

Very close inspection after much insight given by those whom have DJ-3A`s of their own has revealed that the frame is most likely that of a CJ-2A.  From information given to me and very careful cleaning of the upper frame area located in front of the body gusset on the right side of the jeep….there is no number stamped in the frame that I can see to denote it is a matched frame and body..”

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1943? Flattie Menifee, CA $9000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, DJ-3A, MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/17/2018) The body looks to be a DJ-3A body. I don’t see anything that suggest this was a 1943 MB/GPW.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/464132870678541

“I have a 1943 Willys for sale. It is in excellent condition. It has 20,200 miles on it! I have a second set of black Willys wheels with military tires for it as well. Paint is a year old. I have the doors for it. It has the original drivetrain.(Go devil flathead engine, t90 transmission with Warn overdrive!). I have a tow bar for it, so it can be pulled behind a truck or r.v. This is the 18th and most favorite Jeep I’ve owned. I don’t have to sell, but I’m moving in a couple of weeks, so the cash would be helpful in the coming months. This jeep will not disappoint you! I will consider reasonable offers, but please don’t lowball me”

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1956 DJ-3A Butler, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Oh my. Great price! Looks like Patterson’s doppleganger. I wonder if it includes a convertible top?

“1956 DJ3A WILLYS JEEP
56K MIlES ORIGIONAL
IN A BARN FOR 40 YEARS IN SOUTHERN CALIF
SURFACE FUST ONLY,NEVER BEN PAINTED
2WH DRIVE,COLUM SHIFT
DRIVE DAILY OR RESTORE
RUNS AND DRIVES EXCELLENT$3,400 or best offer”

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1956 DJ-3A/CJ Whitelake, NY $3500

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This appears to have a 4WD Chassis with a late model DJ-3A body (not a 1956 body).

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep-1956-with-plow/6685305191.html

“Willy’s Jeep with plow. 1956. Runs strong. Everything works. $3500 obo. New tires”

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1956 DJ-3A Lake City, TN $8500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8500.

(08/26/2017) Not many militarized DJ-3As.

https://knoxville.craigslist.org/cto/d/1956-jeep-wilys/6681995740.html

“2 wheel dr, 3 speed on colum good condition new motor painted like army jeep vary rare will trade for 4 wheel dr truck”

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1963 DJ-3A/CJ Morgantown, NC **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ-3B, CJ-6, DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available. Contact Lee by commenting below.

Doesn’t run. Converted to 4WD.

“Ran when parked, currently has a wiring issue. Unique hardtop dispatch version of your classic CJ. Restore and put your company logo on the side for a unique showcase vehicle. Clean NC title in hand”

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1961 DJ-3A & Surrey Smithfield, ME **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD**

“Here is a Running 1961 Willys DJ3A. This is a Numbers Matching unit which only 1542 were made. Has Firewall Tag which matches Frame Number, and the Original 134 Flathead Engine it was built with. Painted Military over very poor body work by an old soldier who wanted parade use. New tires on very scarce original wheels, It’s ready to go while you make it better.

Included is an ORIGINAL Willys Pink SURREY body, like those in the Elvis beach movies. Only about 1100 ever made. Fix the Surrey body and mount it on the ’61 DJ3A chassis and you have a very special Matching Numbers Surrey Jeep. Two DJ3A units are in this deal. I found ’em, you decide where you go from here. Health issues prevents me from doing this project. Delivery and financing are available”

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1956 DJ-3A Salt Lake City, UT $6500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: The price on KSL was only $1000 for this, but now has been updated to $6500. The headline of the post reads “Wagon”, but I suspect that is related to the way the ad has to be entered. 

(08/04/2018) It’s missing a few minor things, but over all is in pretty good shape. Has an odd set of hubcaps. As usual, it lacks the soft top. I’m beginning to wonder if people hated the soft top (the visibility would have been worse than a standard soft top), so they simply got rid of the soft tops.

https://www.ksl.com/auto/listing/4950868?ad_cid=4

“THIS IS A 1957 WILLYS DJ-3A. IT IS PART OF A LARGE COLLECTION OF EARLY WILLYS JEEPS THAT WERE ALL STORED AWAY OVER 33 YEARS AGO.

THIS JEEP IS ALL ORIGINAL WITH EXCEPTION OF THE SEATS. IT HAS A SOLID BODY, 4 CYLINDER 134 CI MOTOR, 3 SPEED TRANS WITH COLUMN SHIFT, AND 2WD.

THIS JEEP HAS BEEN UNUSED FOR MANY YEARS NOW. I PURCHASED IT MAINLY BECAUSE OF THE CONDITION OF THE BODY, VERY STRAIGHT WITH NO RUST. THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN ANY RESTORATION. THIS JEEP RUNS GREAT, HOWEVER MAY NEED A NEW FUEL PUMP. 56337 10252”

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Year? DJ-3A Wichita, KS $3900

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/19/2018) This is probably a 1956 or ’57 as it has one of the early speedometers.

https://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeeps-jeeps-jeeps-3-jeeps-for/6645918249.html

“It’s time for this neat old 2-wheel drive1950 willys jeep to go. It ran fine some time ago, but it has just been sitting around gathering dust for quite awhile. 2-WHEEL DRIVE. No rust. Check the pictures. Sold as-is. No title. Will furnish bill of sale. No rust. $3,900.”

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1946? CJ-2A?/DJ-3A York, PA $850

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, DJ-3A

This has a later model DJ-3A body and hardtop on a 4WD chassis (2A?).

https://york.craigslist.org/for/d/1946-cj-2a/6658230849.html

“1946 CJ2A, not running, needs a full restore, many extras included as seen in photos, Maryland title, sold as is, you must haul, no payments.”

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Year? Flattie San Luis Obispo, CA $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, DJ-3A

This may have a DJ-3A convertible body and windshield. The windshield clamps are something I haven’t seen before.

https://slo.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep-cj2a/6612116609.html

“It is registered as a 1974 JEEP CJ model but I’m told by the Jeep experts that it is actually between a 1946-1949 Willys Jeep CJ2A. If your a Jeep lover this vehicle might be something that you are interested in. It is pre smog certificate, has a 350 Chevy Engine, an Edelbrock 4 barrel carburettor, 3 speed Toyota transmission, 4×4 and locking hubs and a Brand new high end battery. All function and work great. It’s is street legal and registered through 9/18. The Headlights and taillights need to be hooked up and the new seat belts need to be installed. Tires have plenty of miles left on them.”

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