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DJ-3A Tops Bows and Clips Black Canyon City, AZ

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/pts/d/black-canyon-city-jeep-dispatch-dj3a/6794736566.html

The top bows are $700 a set. A price for the top clips were not included. The seller only has a few sets made. He notes that he isn’t making any money on them and has been more than willing to share information on the insights he gains trying to make his top.

The soft top is something custom the seller had made by an upholsterer. It took him some work to redesign and properly fit the top so that it would fold up and connect to the windshield properly, yet also fold down and attach to the body.

Here is pic of the reproduction bows vs. the original black bows:

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1962 DJ-3A Grove, OK $6000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available. It has some EasyLok hubs.

(10/19/2018) Looks like the same one sold in 2015.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1878828475561089

“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? Mansfield, TX $7500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/02/2018) Seller indicates the body is a 1947, but it looks more like a DJ body to me. This could be a modified DJ-3A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/251727108857767

“Jeep Willys For Sale $7500 in Granbury Texas Buick V6 Dauntless 225, SM420, Dana 18 with Warn overdrive, Front Spicer 25 with disc brake conversion, Rear Dana 44, 5.38 gears, 32″ Goodyear MTR Kevlars, suspension seats. Vehicle is titled as 1960 Willys. The tub is a 47, windshield and front clip are CJ3A according to the previous owner. Please keep in mind this is an older Jeep/Willys. It runs great but they require TLC.”

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DJ-3A Chassis Saratoga Springs, NY **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $275.

(11/08/2018) Looks like a good price. Still has some hard-to-find parking brake parts.

“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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1961 DJ-3A Edwardsville, IL $4500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(07/06/2016) No obvious rust.

“1961 Willys Jeep 4 cylinder Willy’s motor 134 devil motor 3 speed on the floor 2wd runs and drives great this was a base Jeep for sale or trade $5500 obo”

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/293519694835448

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1957 DJ-3A Pine Valley, CA $7500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/06/2018) This DJ was converted to 4WD.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/d/1957-willys-dj-3a-4×4-conversion/6769025334.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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1961 DJ-3A Montgomery City, MO $729

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, DJ-3A

It’s a DJ-3A Body on a 1970s(?) 4WD chassis. No description provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/432080207264085

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1956 DJ-3A Jersey Village, TX $1500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

Gayland shared this ad. It has no engine and the seller had begun converting it to 4WD. Looks to be 56337 10588 (I have DJ-3A #10538).

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/1956-dj-3a-jeep-roller-no/6732338028.html


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“For sale is a rust free 1956 DJ-3A. This vehicle was a barn find. I had the only rust spots repaired already. I am open to offers on this Jeep, their are many additional parts / extra parts that come with this jeep.

Frame is straight. I have slowly been buying new parts for this. I have a new front bumper and some other parts. The rims are correct for this jeep, the tires are just old tires to move it around.

I have the hood, windshield, fenders, grill, extra hubs, brakes, tire carrier, and most of the interior. No motor, tranny, or t-case but I know where you can get them in the area. Jeep was originally a 2wd. I have the correct axles to make this a 4wd.”

 
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1965 DJ-3A Friday Harbor, WA $2500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

No pics provided. It’s a project.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/d/1965-jeep-project/6756379168.html

“This is a project I picked up earlier this year. It is titled as a 1965 DJ3A and shows 55K miles. I believe it was a hybrid built for the UN. The chassis and undercarriage is military with 4wd, pintle hitch and bumperettes. It has been modified with a Chevy 283 that starts and runs good. The body is enclosed like the mail jeeps but this was never a mail Jeep. It needs brakes on all four wheels. It was a driver at one point long ago but a previous owner started to change out the brakes and it was never finished. It has oversized wheels and tires to make it a roller. Wheels and tires could be easily sold. I am downsizing and need the room. A great fun project for someone.”

 
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1956 DJ-3A West Haven, CT eBay

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Back on eBay. Starting bid is $1300

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“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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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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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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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

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

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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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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