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1983 DJ-5 Greentown, IN $1500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Has a tranny leak, but the rest of this looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/441432391336052

“DJ-5 Postal Jeep runs and drives but leaks ATF out the main seal. Plenty of new parts included, new brakes installed and refurbished radiator. Would make a worthy project, I just do not have the time. Will need trailered due to atf leak.”

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1982 DJ-5 w/ Replacement Body Rosedale, MD $2500

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

Merlin shared this DJ-5 with an unusual fiberglass replacement body on Facebook. One person thinks the body is a “Bum-Vee” body, but I couldn’t confirm that. Anyone recognize this body? It reminds me of the Parmley body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/642102107495942

“Trades only classic car fire arms Runs and drives4 cyl runs and drives”

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1975 DJ-5 JeepRod Mehoopany, PA $8500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Jeep Rods • TAGS: , .

Very USPS themed.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2504305989708719

“Comes with turbo charged inline GM 6cyl and turbo 350 trans. Jeep currently has original stock 6cyl and power guide 2 speed. ITS A RATROD!! It runs and drives well. Has made the trip to 1000 islands several times. I’m not afraid to drive it anywhere”

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1972 DJ-5B Airport Baggage Jeep Blacksburg, VA eBay

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Chris is selling this rare former airport baggage conveyer DJ-5 that at one time was operated by Piedmont Airlines.

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“1972 Jeep DJ5B. Folks meet Piedmont. He’s a very rare DJ5B that was used by Piedmont Airlines as a luggage loader. This model is rear 2WD with a 232 six cylinder that is currently not running. Motor does turn over at the crank so it is not seized. This is a rare piece of history that I recently saved from the scrap yard. Notice the slant on the passenger side as this was manufactured at the plant in Toledo to house the loader mechanism. Very original rig that I feel needs to be restored back to his original glory. I’ve personally been a many  Willys, Kaiser, AMC and likes for many years and this model is new to me.

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This is a matching numbers Jeep as well with a clean NC title. The mileage on the rig is unknown but the title shows 2054 and the speedometer is showing 20..Mechanically he will require some attention. You can see the obvious rust but the frame is in good condition with no serious spots. Tub will need to be repaired. No radiator in place. Transmission is in pieces. One of the main shafts is cracked and the entire transmission needs to be reassembled. 3 speed T85 unit. Temporarily the main transmission mount is secured by two bolts only for transport. Does include many transmission parts and pieces but I am unsure if everything is there. Tires are only rollers and what came with him but he does roll nicely. Front passenger brake components are missing but would need all new brakes regardless. Folks he’s not ready for the road yet but man would he not be a show stopper?”
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2 DJ-5 Projects Hermiston, OR $1500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/31/2022) Unclear if the price is for both DJ-5s.  No description provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/105621806137796

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2 1973 DJ-5s Missoula, MT $2000/each

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

These are reported to be identical, so only one is shown in the pictures. Thanks to Blaine for sharing.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/missoula-1973-jeep-cj-two-available/7538328868.html

“BUY ONE OR BUY BOTH; TWO 1973 JEEP CJ’S; 6 Cyl.; AMC Motor; Automatic Transmission; One Has 79,749 Original Miles And The Other Has 57,652 Original Miles. Both Run And Drive. Only One Is Pictured (Except The Odometer), But They Are Identical) Priced At $2000.00 EACH”

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1976 DJ-5 St. Croix, MN $650

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

John shared this DJ-5 for sale. Unclear if it runs, but looks pretty solid for the price. No description provided.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/cto/d/saint-croix-falls-1976-jeep-mail-truck/7530649253.html

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1982 DJ-5 JeepRod Rome, NY $8500

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Here’s an oddball.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/487795796012878

“1982 Mail jeep sitting on a 1996 s10 frame. 350 motor and 350 transmission. Steering has been converted to right hand drive. Runs and drivers great. Very fun and fast truck”

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1979 DJ-5 Kansas City, KS $800

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Mark shared this DJ. If nothing else, it seems to have a lot of USPS-related parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/789644602408986/

No title turns over and has compression and spark gust have not had time to work on it and get it going as is $800 or Best offer”

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9 Postal Jeeps Rockhill, SC No Price

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Mike shared this ad. Seller needs to sell these as part of an estate closing.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1000252967291553

“postal jeeps I have 9 of them, from parts to complete jeeps with extra parts. Must be sold close estate some with titles some with bills of sale. Jeeps located near rock hill SC 29726 price 250 up.”

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1971 DJ-5 San Diego, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $6000.

Hillery is selling her DJ-5 which she affectionately named “AI Green”. Unfortunately, Mr Green and Hillery didn’t want to follow her move to the desert, so he needs a new home. The license plate “FROM” seems appropriate for a mail delivery jeep. I also really liked the sticker, “Be Kind, We’re All Idiots”.

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“This classic, head turning Postal Jeep is ready for his next home. For 4+ years this guy has been my small business stationery shop on wheels. He has been loved by many, nobody more than me. I’ve moved to the desert and he wants to stay somewhere cooler, so we’ve mutually agreed to split ways. He’s in excellent condition for a 50 year old machine.

Among the many things I’ve had replaced over the past four years:
– Rebuilt with a CJ-5 straight 6 engine
– Brakes
– Carburetor and Fuel Pump
– Starter
– Torque Converter
– Brakes

Cons
– Fuel guage has never worked (but I’m told is an easy fix)
– No power steering, be prepared to work when driving this guy!

Clean title with records showing work done.”

 
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1966 Stretched DJ-6 6×6 Portland OR $23,950

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

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/04/2021) This is a unique jeep that you may have see pics of around the internet/facebook. Both back axles are powered. A few readers have seen this in person and know the builder. One especially unique thing about it is that the jeep was originally a rare DJ-6.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1357040958095194

“Selling 1 of a kind custom 1966 CJ5 jeep , V6 auto. 6×6, former Holbrook specialty jeep, jolly jeepers rig, new tires,new paint and seats. V6 with turbo 400 transmission, bobcat tracks can be added , front winch. Off road use only. Ready for fun. 25,000$ No trades Trailer not included”

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1976 DJ-5 Smoker/Grill Waxhaw, NC $4500

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

Mike shared this DJ-5-transformed-into-a-smoker (in the back) and grille (under the hood).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/734804307543868

“Pull up with this at your next party. Built from the shell of an old postal jeep. 18 ga steel welded in the cargo area(back) and sealed and all shelves (2) are on rollers so they pull out. Side back windows have shelf to keep things warm. Under the hood you have a 36″ flat top griddle for cooking. I built a fire box that only uses wood or charcoal. I used only hickory wood. Smoker is mounted on a trailer for easy towing. All lights on jeep except headlights work as they should .”
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1960? DJ-5? Victoria, TX $10,000

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This rear-wheel-drive build is interesting. It’s listed as a 1960 DJ-5 but those weren’t built until 1966 (it also lacks the faux battery box lid of a 1960 body). The fenders are later than 1960, too. The half top is one of the nicer ones I’ve seen, but I don’t recognize the model. The engine sounds like it would work well. The work n the jeep looks well done.

https://victoriatx.craigslist.org/cto/d/victoria-jeep-willys/7463106169.html

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“Jeep Willys DJ5 with RWD, new less then 200 miles, built with the best of everything. It has a 2.0L Ford TIVCT crate engine, 3.91 Ford 9″ rear with track lock, 2″ front axle with GM metric bakes front/rear, 5 speed manual and lots of other parts too numerous to list here. NO TEXT MESSAGES I WILL NOT ANSWER. Licensed as an antique vehicle. Will consider trades for another vehicle that fits my lifestyle.”

 
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1976 DJ-5 JeepRod Killeen, TX No Price

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

This is an unusual build.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/703004871085234

“It’s a V12 postal jeep every thing custom on engine humvee tires included 1995 f250 dually axle runs and drives great any questions”

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1971 DJ-5 JeepRod Hopedale, MA $37,500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

If you are looking for a different kind of DJ-5, this one turned heads at SEMA.

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/jeep/dj5b/2546771.html

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“1971 Custom “One Off” Postal Jeep..
AKA Gone Postal…
Built by Stone cold customs in Enid OK.. The owner Jim Stuart worked for the Enid OK post office, As did his mom.. When Mr. Stuart’s mom retired from the USPS. He was able to acquire the actual right hand drive postal jeep his mom delivered the mail in during her 40 years of service.. Over the next 3 years he transformed his mom’s old work jeep into a work of art..  This cool ass jeep debuted at SEMA in 2014.. This one of a kind postal jeep has been in numerous magazines & publications…

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1977 DJ-5 Barnwell, SC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

Runs and drives.

“1977 Jeep DJ5. Right hand drive. Old mail carrier Jeep. 2WD. Automatic. 4 cylinder. Runs and drives. I do have the doors as well. No title. Located in Barnwell, SC”

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1966 DJ-5 2WD Dispatcher French Village, MO $5000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246150710920371/

(11/20/2021)This is one of the non-USPS left-hand-drive Dispatcher models that followed the DJ-3A model. It has as a serial number of 8505 11353. At some point this was a Shriner’s jeep. It runs well, but brakes need a little work. If interested, contact Stag at 314-484-6375.

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1973 DJ-5 Raleigh, NC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

Looks solid.

“This is my vintage DJ5 mail jeep, I am selling it with a brand new battery, brand new suspension all the way around, new tires and everything on it like headlights wheels with the sweet original chrome hub caps, and unkillable inline 5 it is automatic and mileage is unknown but it starts right up and drives great for its age. It does not have power steering but it’s so small it’s not very hard to turn you just have to get used to being on the right side. This one is in fantastic condition for what it is and it is easy to see project ideas from it or keep it original which is just as nice. All lights work and I bought it from a mailman who bought it from the us mail system.”

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1976 DJ-5 Gainesville, FL **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

Michael has this DJ-5 for sale. He used it on a USPS route, but no longer needs it anymore.

“Hard to find nowadays a right hand drive Postal Jeep. Running like a top. It has a very nice light bar on the back. I completely redid the brakes, (calipers and lines), new water pump including the housing, new battery, new alternator, and new 3 point seatbelts. I had been using this to deliver mail for over two years and now I don’t need it. Very reliable and collectable. It has an inline 6 cylinder motor with 3 speed automatic transmission. Would make a good farm-buggy, grocery-getter or could still deliver the mail.”

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1970 DJ-5 Ice Cream Server Birmingham, AL $9800

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

Ten years ago these were selling for $1000-$2000. This even has a damaged bumper. Crazy price!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2984312348564032

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“This is the Coolest Ice Cream Truck in Town! 1970 Jeep DJ5 Kaiser Runs Great! Right Hand Drive. Makes it so easy to Serve Customers! 4 Cylinder Chevy Motor Runs Great! New Rebuilt Carburetor New Motor Mounts New Radiator Points and Plugs Distributor Cap and Rotor Button New Radiator Brakes just Replaced Transmission is Great! 350 Turbo Transmission Shifts Smoothly New LED Taillights New Bluetooth Stereo for your Ice Cream Music With Outside Speaker New Power Inverter New Front Open Freezer This a Attention Getter! Great Money Maker! Located in Birmingham Alabama”

 

 
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1982 DJ-5 Ventura, CA $3500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Looks in good shape.

https://ventura.craigslist.org/for/d/thousand-oaks-postal-jeep/7378933104.html

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“Classic 1982 Postal Jeep. Right hand drive. Runs and drives good. 28,300 original miles, 3 speed auto, passenger seat, back seat, setting on a new frame since 2012. Body has some rust, but it is a classic for a great price, so… Call for more info!”

 
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Year? DJ-5 Stretched Houston, TX $5900

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A custom stretched DJ-5.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/houston-jeep-dj5-modified/7360059170.html

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“Wow this is cool – what kind of Jeep is this exactly? From Europe? South America? Is this Korean war era? Falkland Islands? Northern Ireland? These are the kinds of questions I get which is a lot of fun. If you don’t like attention, this is not the Jeep for you.

It started out as a retired postal Jeep (DJ5). I’ve since extensively modified it to be of roughly the same dimensions as the rare Willys CJ6. Frame stretched 18” with lots of hand fabricated body modifications, roll bars, etc. Custom safari top (the only top), new seats & seatbelts, Bluetooth stereo. I tossed the tired 4-banger and swapped in a stout Ford 302 & C4 automatic. Engine has 351 heads, 4bbl, new electronic distributor, water pump, radiator, exhaust manifolds, battery, etc. etc. Fairly aggressive cam, sounds great. Way more motor than this light truck needs, but it is fun.

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1975 DJ-5 Mendon, UT **Sold**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

UPDATE: ** sold** was $1800.

It runs and drives.

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“I bought this Jeep three years ago, did some repairs, got tires, and used it as a backup vehicle for a mail route. It hasn’t been used a whole lot, in fact I put about 200 miles on it. 6 cylinder engine has a lot of pep, engine runs smooth. Being 46 years old means that not everything works the way it should, but it can certainly function as a delivery vehicle still.
I am a retiring Postmaster. As I said I just had this as a backup vehicle just in case my carrier’s vehicle broke down we could still get the mail delivered. It served that purpose well.
Actual mileage is unknown”

 
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1975 DJ-5 Berkeley Springs, WV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Update: SOLD was $4000.

Looks in good shape.

“Just looking to see if there’s any interest, will accept best offer!”

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