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1970 DJ-5 Mission Viejo, CA $1500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Runs and drives.

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep-kaiser-willys-postal-jeep/6572484605.html

“Selling a 1970, Jeep DJ5-A. Runs, drives etc. have clear California title. Jeep is in “non-op” status and no back fees are due.”

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1969 DJ-5 Detroit, MI $85000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: Mark’s completed the mechanical work on this rat rod DJ.

https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/clt/d/1969-dj5a-kaiser-mail/6566126497.html

“1969 DJ5A Kaiser Mail Dispatcher 100.
2 WHEEL DRIVE Postal Jeep. Only 800+ made in 1969.
2.5L 153ci engine, 2 speed powerglide and Dana 44 rear end.
Solid Rat Rod body off/frame restoration (Awesome Patina).
Cab Chopped 4 inches, new glass and window seals, all doors/windows work
Newly wired with HayWire Harness
Affordable Rat Rod Wanna-Be…
Clear Michigan Title and comes with tow bar w/lights.
Barn find from Rockwood Illinois (population 41) Lady Postmaster.
Have over $4500 invested (not including my labor).
Email me for build list/Jpegs. Serious only….”

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1970 DJ-5 The Colony, Tx $4650

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Rare DJ-5 non-mail jeep. Needs a little body work on the driver’s fender, but otherwise this looks like a rare find in good shape. This is a former US Army vehicle (no pic of a Gov plate).

https://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/d/1970-jeep-universal/6551189531.html

“1970 Jeep Universal DJ5
2 wheel drive
24,xxx original miles
134 F Head Willys 4 cylinder
3 Speed Manual
Runs well
New tires and front brakes
Solid body and floor
Former US Army TMP vehicle
Paint is average for this year vehicle.
Everything works except the heater which is disconnected and one wiper arm is broken.

I am moving and this needs a new home. I brought this vehicle to TX from Georgia. I did not have sufficient evidence of ownership so it has a blue Texas bonded title in my name.”

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65 DJ-5 South Bend, IN $4900

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $4900.

https://southbend.craigslist.org/cto/d/1965-dj5-cj5-willys-universal/6511874019.html

(12/15/2017) This is a very hard-to-find DJ-5 model (this differs from the postal model). Even harder to find is the DJ-6. This looks in real good shape. It has the correct starting VIN of 8505 1227 and it has the four lug hubs. This also has a ventilating windshield, also an option on the original DJ-3A starting in 1956.

“1965 Jeep DJ5. Very similar to CJ5. Rebuilt Engine with only 430 miles. 3 speed manual transmission. Rare 2WD. Almost totally restored. Rebuilt Carb. Rare split windshield with new weather stripping. New shoulder retractable seatbelts. Paint is newer, but has its problems. NO Rust, Frame is very solid ( sealed with por15). Wipers are vacuum operated, but missing hoses. All lights work. New LED brake lights. New rear main seal. No Leaks! except for a once in a while drip from master cylinder. Think that’s just coming from cap. New brake lines, hoses, shoes, W cylinders and master cylinder. Tires are military. Old, but no cracks and hold air. They look new. Comes with- newer tow bar, original soft top and doors (rough), original engine head and manual.”

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1978 DJ-5 North Carolina $8000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

The price includes delivery to California (which is where I found the ad).

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/cto/d/1978-postal-jeep-dj-5/6511938215.html

“This Jeep has been restored with many new parts. Has the amc 232 straight 6 motor. Auto trans and 2 wheel drive. Runs and drives good. Price includes delivery to CA.”

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1969 DJ-5 Crystal Lake, IL $2775

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Runs and drives.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/d/postal-jeep-kaiser-beater/6492512838.html

“it’s an early model postal Jeep, DJ-5A, now with or without Sears cargo trailer!
has the Chevy 4 and Powerglide,
runs and drives, brakes work.
heater, radio, 2 new seats,
4 like new Goodyear Viva tires – $80 to mount,
serviced the differential – $7,
changing the engine oil – $39,
was Postal blue, then 2 shades of green, then Police blue,
original rear door had no glass,
so found a door w glass and installed it – orange – $150.
Marginal rust, great shape for it’s age.
Doesn’t take up much room, can sit outside.”

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1979 DJ-5 Tucson, AZ **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $2000.

Runs and drives, though the battery died over the holidays.

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“This is truly a magical Jeep DJ-5, which was originally in service in Las Vegas, NV. After being decommissioned the Jeep was relocated by the previous owner to Tucson where it has sat unused for sometime. I have done as much digging as possible about this DJ-5, but what I’ve discovered is mostly from going over the Jeep.

Here is what I know:
– The original Audi designed engine has been replaced with a indestructible 1978 AMC crafted in-line 6 cylinder, which was specific to the DJ-5.
– The transmission has been replaced and has less than 50 miles on it.
– The underside of this DJ-5 is pristine. NO RUST. The body does have rust, but is all cosmetic and could easily be cleaned up.
– Interior is in good shape. The original mail tray has been removed and left side passenger seat added.
– The electrical/wiring needs attention for lighting. Both headlamps need grounding wires replaced and one front right-side turn signal needs to be replaced. Rear brake lights are working, but turn signals will need fresh wiring.
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1978 DJ-5 Tallahassee, FL $2300

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

John Holland has this for sale. Contact him at 850-570-4425 to learn more.

“The jeep runs great for 40 years old.. will go over 60with very little shake . Speedometer does not work . I heater..new tires . Even have a car cover for it. Added two back seats with seat belts on tire well to haul a Grands around.”

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2 DJ-5s Everett, WA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $1098.

Looks like a good price, though it isn’t clear that $1098 covers everything.

“I have TWO postal AM General Jeeps Right Hand Drive 1982 & 1983 Both have Clean Title.
One is Running and other one for Part.
The one is running i am selling as is for parts.
Good for Ice Cream Vendors I also have Freezers and Power Invertor Music Box.
Buy every thing Together to get a good deal.

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1975 DJ-5 Kennewick, WA No Price

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Seller is accepting bids. It’s not clear what needs work on this.

“Old mail Jeep in great condition. Runs and drives really well. SO MUCH FUN TO DRIVE! My intentions were to 100% restore it as a collectors piece but I’ve been very busy with work and we are in the process of moving. I do not need to sell but would like to not worry about it at this time. As time goes on I’ll continue to restore it slowly and the price will go up if I sell later on. Please do your research before bidding.”

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2017523475125910

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Year? DJ-5 Gig Harbor, WA $1500 or $2500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Looks solid.

“Old postal jeep right hand side $1500 (no ice creM equipment) Want the whole deal? It’s a turn Key business $2500 (music box, inverter, freezer, etc) Will take best offer Less

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1973110572942227

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2 DJ-5s Ridgeway, VA $1000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Chris spotted these. Could be a good deal.

“Two DJ-5 Postal Jeeps for sale. Projects, not running, I have a title for the green one, but the white one is in much better shape, no title for the white one. The roof rack is crappy PVC. Both appear complete, 2.5l 4 cylinder engines, 3-speed automatic transmission. Combine the two for a really nice cheap running Jeep that will turn heads.”

https://danville.craigslist.org/cto/d/2x-postal-jeeps-dj-5-right/6471700462.html

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1976 DJ-5 Tacoma, WA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $2000.

Runs and drives.

“For sale is a jeep postal dj5! Right hand drive, with the AMC 232 straight 6 engine. Runs and drives good. Just needs the electric choke replaced. I may replace choke this coming check. I got the wiper motor to work so that should be good hopefully Windshield cracked. Asking $1800 obo.”

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1976 Custom Wagon Kingman, AZ eBay

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Willys Wagons

Mike and Carl both forwarded this oddity: a custom DJ-5 with a wagon front end and CJ-2A 4WD modification.

“Truck is Titled as a 1976 AM General
Cut Down Willys Based on CJ2A Jeep 4×4
Frame 1946 CJ2A axles, transmission, and transfer case
Engine Later L head 134
Body front 1955 Willys
Body rear 1976 AM General mail Jeep with roof removed-body reinforced with 2×4 boxed steel in rockers, all rusty metal replaced
Dash-1976 AM General
Wiring-1976 AM General- Everything works except the windshield wipers
New electric fuel pump, new radiator, new windshields
Rebuilt carb, master cylinder
Tires-General Liberator–very good tread
Truck runs, shifts, and brakes well- 4×4 works as it should
New Olive Drab paint”

View all the information on eBay

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1974 DJ-5 Asheville, NC $800

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Michael has this DJ-5 for sale. Contact him at (504)320-8304 michaelkelleyhunter@gmail.com.

“I have a mail jeep I need to sell. Located in Asheville, NC. Tires are like new. Transmission only engages in reverse. $800.

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Las Brisas Brochure W/ DJ-5s

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Features • TAGS: .

UPDATE: The DJ on the lower right is not a DJ-5, but a DJ-3A. Thanks to Steve for pointing out the obvious to me!

This 1966 brochure for the Las Brisas resort included some pics of Surreys.

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Here’s a DJ-5 with hubcaps.
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We’ve seen this “bar jeep” featured in a photo from another angle.1966-las-brisas-dj5-surrey1-lores

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1969 DJ-5 Strongsville, OH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

Has Michigan title.

“I have a 1969 Jeep DJ5 / Postal. RIGHT HAND DRIVE!!! It is the year of a Kaiser. Has the 4 cyl 153 in it which runs awesome backed up by a 2 speed automatic powerglide. It is complete, and functional. Has new LED tail lights (I have the originals too.) Will do 50-60 mph fine. Brakes are a little soft but it does stop fine. In the pictures the rear glass is missing, but I have it along with the gasket. Frame is solid, body need paint and a little love but it is not that bad. Michigan title in hand.”

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1977 DJ-5 Keene, NH $2300

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Travis shared this ad.

“1977 AMC Jeep mail truck
DJ5D-5501108
232 6 cylinder
Automatic
Sliding Doors
Right hand steering”

https://nh.craigslist.org/ctd/d/1977-amc-dj5-jeep-mail-truck/6413915269.html

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1975 DJ-5 West Jordan, UT $1500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Needs a carb.

“Amc 232 engine
New hei distributor
New gear reduction imi hi torque starter
Rebuilt chrome 140 amp alternator
New windshield new speedometer
Ran a year ago but until someone took apart the carb and ruined it
Had good compression
Right hand drive
75 jeep amc dj5”

https://www.ksl.com/auto/listing/4288778?ad_cid=5

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1975 DJ-5 Spanish Fork, UT $1500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Runs.

“**PRICE REDUCED** This is a fun little right hand drive jeep that I drove in high school but I don’t have much use for it anymore. I have replaced lots of parts on it including rear shocks, replaced brake master cylinder, fuel filter, air filter, fan belt, I did a transmission flush, oil change and a lot more simple stuff. It does run and drive but does need a little work to be super reliable”

https://www.ksl.com/auto/listing/4209990?ad_cid=12

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1972 DJ-5 Bennett, CO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1795.

It’s a left hand dispatcher.

“1972 DJ-5 Jeep, Left Hand Steer
Straight 6 Engine, Automatic Transmission, 2 wheel drive.”

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1983 DJ-5 Fort Collins, CO $1000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Need some work, but the body looks good.

“CLOWN CAR
XMAS PARADE ENTRY PULLED BEHIND A PONY OR SLED DOGGS
ICE CREAM DELIVERY
CLEAN TITLE
6CYL AUTO
RH DRIVE
POSSIBLE ROCK 4X
ENGINE RUNS/SMOKES
727 TRANS SLIPS
MINOR RUST
UNIQUE LITTLE JEEP
MOST OF ELECTRICAL WORKS”

https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/cto/d/postal-jeep-ice-cream-truck/6403414100.html

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1969 DJ-5 Palmdale, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $2200.

Seems like a good price.

“1969 classic kaiser postal jeep new tires clean paint job clean interior automatic 4 cly engine runs good is on non op clean title ready to ride call”

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1975 DJ-5 Dalles, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500.

TJ spotted this one on Facebook. It runs and has an ice cream music box.

“Right hand drive postal jeep with ice cream music box. Runs good, reverse linkage needs adjusted.”

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Year? CJ/DJ San Antonio, TX $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ-3B, CJ5, DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

This appears to be a blend of a 4WD CJ chassis and a DJ-5 body and front clip.

“Hunting vehicle.
Jeep.
Late 1950’s modified army jeep.
Custom metal fabwork.
Runs great.
** no title **”

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/d/hunting-jeep/6331250558.html

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