FC150-FC170-M677 Research Archives


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2 FC-170s Fountain City, WI Make Offer

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Seller has two FC-170s for sale. The Busy Bee FC is the dually. Neither have titles. Both run and drive and seller indicates he has spent $8k on mechanicals on both. The bodies aren’t perfect. Seller planned to get bonded titles, but has decided to sell them instead. Contact seller via schuh1us@hbci.com. Seller also has an M-38 for sale.

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Year? FC-170 Parts Madison, VA $1200

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UPDATE: Still Availalble.

(04/01/2017) Engine is stuck.

“I have parts to a Willys Jeep Forward Control 170. I am parting out or sell as a whole. Frame is in good shape except for two cracks which are easy to fix with a little welding (cracks as shown). The engine is locked and the radiator is damaged.The parts that are for sale:
Frame $500
Rear Leaf springs $150
Front Leaf springs $150
Front axle $300
Engine $300
Or whole thing $1200 or trade for regular Willys truck parts.”




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Year? FC-170 Beaver, PA $1100

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Parts FC.

“Complete frame and drivetrain from a Willys Jeep FC170. This frame is immaculate. If you are restoring an FC170 that needs frame work, save yourself the trouble and just swap your body over to this one. While I have no way to verify, the drivetrain is reported to have only 30,000 miles; it at a minimum at least looks the part of a 30,000 mile unit. As the story goes, this Jeep was bought new, brought home and shortly afterwards, a tree fell on the cab. The owner decided to cut the cab away and use it on his farm as a tractor which means nothing from the road has had a chance to eat away at it. Look at the pictures carefully, the condition is truly excellent. The motor has been stored properly and should fire with relative ease. Please note that this frame has no title and I do not know the exact year”



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1957 FC-150 Mead, CO **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4900.

Runs and drives.


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M-677 in Fused Glass

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Benita made this cool fused glass pane for the annual FC Saturday raffle as a dedication to Dan Horenberger and his love of the Military FCs. 


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Year? FC-150 & Parts Vernon, CT No Price

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Maybe someone can use these parts?

“Bought a couple FC trucks only gonna use 1 and maybe not all the parts. If youre looking for a good base to start with I can give you mainly everything required to assemble a truck. I do only have 1 engine and 1 bed however I may not use them. Serious inquiries only please.”



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Friday March 24th: Yep, I Know Who Wrote That

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Jason’s tour jeep parked in front of the Grand Canyon University Restaurant

Our travels southward were finally rewarded yesterday with a gloriously beautiful, cloudless sky with temperatures in the high 70s. It was a perfect day for traveling from Kingman to Phoenix.

Our trip from Kingman to Phoenix with a stop in Wickenburg.

Our trip from Kingman to Phoenix with a stop in Wickenburg.

Of all the routes we’ve taken on our drives to Phoenix, one of the most obvious, Highway 93, we’d yet to undertake. I thought it would be a flat, dry, dusty drive, but it turned out to be filled with rolling hills of sage, cactus, and (due to the time of year) colorful flowers.

Our one stop of the day was in Wickenburg. I did zero research on the town, instead letting serendipity guide us. By following the signs, we quickly found ourselves in old town, a delightful place with a cowboy vibe its citizens embrace.


An example of the western theme seen around town.

One of the first things we saw we mistook, at first, for a homeless man perched on the ground. Unsure if he was real or not, we made our way over to what was soon obviously a sculpture. It turns out that due to a lack of funds, Wickenburg didn’t have a jail during its early years, so anyone needing a jail cell found themselves chained to a tree until their sentence was complete.

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There was even a audio presentation, which provided some great background on the “Jail Tree”. It’s a nicely done work.

Next we walked a block to a second sculpture that celebrated an upstanding Wickenburg citizen named Everett Bowman and recognized his mule training prowess, among other accomplishments.


With Ann slow going, we decided to skip exploring town and instead check out the downtown museum, a well regarded (on Yelp) place called the Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

The museum was $12, but active military get in free (the Air Force will never fully release her). That’s a price we could work with. Inside, there was the usual western history showing pioneer history. The two photos below were from this collection: http://www.boydranch.org/western-museum/



Naturally, of all the things that caught my eye, the mining section drew me in the most. One sign really interested me. It claimed that in 1871 a US House of Representatives report noted that Wickenburg was “the Most Important District in Arizona”.


When I saw the date, I guessed right away who wrote that phrase: my great great grandfather Anton Eilers. Because of my research on SLAG, I knew he’d been in Arizona in 1870 and published his findings in the Spring of 1871. This called for some research ….

When I returned to our hotel yesterday evening I pulled up the report he and Rossiter Raymond produced for 1870. On page 259 the first sentence jumped out:


It was very satisfying to be able to identify Anton’s handiwork. Anton later mentioned that while the mine proved important in comparison with the rest of Arizona, the territory wasn’t producing all that much gold. Conflicts with the Apaches coupled with a lack of water and no railroad retarded the development of mining in Arizona for years…..

The Desert Caballeros proved to be an interesting museum. And, I bet on a hot day, it’s a wonderfully cool retreat for a few hours. If you are nearby, check it out sometime.

With the museum completed, we ate lunch and drove to Phoenix. We soon arrived at Jesse and Andrea’s house, where we caught up with everyone. Later, we headed out to dinner at the Grand Canyon University Restaurant in a train of FCs. It was quite a site to see the FCs parked in the circle near the main doors:


That’s it for this report. Tomorrow I’ll have many more pics of the FCs.


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1962 FC-170 Sayville, NY $21,000

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Craig shared this one. It looks nice, but the seller likely won’t get that price anywhere but Barrett Jackson. No description provided.



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1958 FC-150 McKinney, TX $12,000

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Looks like it runs and drives. Could use some better pics.

“1958 Willys Pickup 4 x 4
Koenig Factory PTO Winch
Motor 6 Cyl Hercules Rebuilt
4 Speed
New Seat
Tires Very Good
Excellent Body
Thousand of dollars worth of new parts
Serious Buyers Only
No Trade”


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1957 FC-150 St. Louisville, OH $1850

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Has rust.

“1957 Willys Jeep FC150. Clean Ohio Title. Needs complete restoration. Floor pans are rusted out. Bed and Rear fenders are rusted out. Front windshield and stationary side windows are good. Brakes are frozen. This jeep has been sitting in a barn since 1978. Engine oil looks clean and full, but havent tried to start. Drivetrain looks complete. This would make a great project …. – See more at: http://www.jeeptruck.com/mjs/sale17/adm139/adm139.html#sthash.Wrs9RhBu.dpuf”



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1957 FC-150 Redding, CA $4700

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Steve Elkins has this one for sale. He’s going down to the FC Roundup in Phoenix, so he could bring it if necessary. he needs to know by Monday.

“’57 Willys FC-150, Flatbed w/ electric hydraulic dump bed. The 7′ flatbed makes it look like an FC-170 from a distance. Engine out of vehicle. Expect to rebuild the low miles engine, but may run. Nice Cab with excellent cab corners. The only rust is along the lower body seam below the headlights. Excellent tread. Tinted glass all around replaced in the past, rear window has a wondering crack. I have a running ’66 Mustang 6-200 with a Jeep transmission adapter I was going to install that you can have instead of the Jeep F4-134 engine. — $4,700. ”


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1958 FC-170 Redding, CA $3500

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Steve Elkins has this one for sale. He’s going down to the FC Roundup in Phoenix, so he could bring it if necessary. he needs to know by Monday.

“I also have a ’58 FC-170 for sale, the white one in the photo. It runs, but I haven’t driven it in 4 years, — $3,500.”



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1957 FC-150 Crystal Lake, IL $3000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/12/2016) Doesn’t run at the moment.

“Here is a 1957 forward control, its rusty and needs resotration but its all there and has a clean title, the engine is free and i believe with a carb rebuild it will run.”


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1961 FC-150 Walton, NY **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Doesn’t run.

“Truck is mostly all there but needs a lot of body work. Not running.
To answer a few questions, there is no title, I can write a bill of sale. I don’t know when it was last on road, found this in a barn a few years ago and it had been there for at least 20 years. Frame is solid as is everything underneath, rear crossmember is dented, rear weight is there.”

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1958 FC-150 Modesto, CA $8,500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/26/2015) Looks a little rough.

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1961 FC-170 Pine Grove, PA $8000

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Craig spotted this one. He thinks he’s seen it at a past Willys Picnic.

“This a running and driving truck. Has a factory add on dump bed. Original drive train and fun truck. As any truck of this age it needs some work but not a complete rust bucket like most. Brand new tires. Clean title. No Trades.”


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1963 FJ-3 Lockport, IL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Sold for $1225. 



“Hello,this listing is for my 1963 Willys Jeep FJ3 Fleetvan as-shown. These are getting to be super hard to find in any condition,sadly though this one needs to be completely restored. I bought it in Alabama 4-months ago and AL does not issue titles on older vehicles,so I do not have a title with this vehicle,I do have a Bill of Sale from the last owner which is enough in most states. Ebay required that I do not leave that option blank so I put Salvage. I was not told of the actual condition of this before I bought it,and I will be surely taking a large loss on it,but I want it gone. I have too many vehicles,not enough time,and a 9-month old at home.
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FC-150s & FC-170s Sacramento, CA

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Dan shared this ad.

“Selling some of my Willys FC’s to pay for restoration on others….
Have some regular trucks, and some rates too…

Always looking for more!!
Mine are all California trucks with minimal rust… one is from east coast and has bad cab. Have spare.

Please email me if your serious about buying or selling one!



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1958 FC-170 Ventura, CA $16,500

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UPDATE: Still Available. This was auctioned a couple months earlier in Washington State.01

“This is a 1958 Jeep FC in good running condition, it spent it’s career as a fire department support vehicle. I am the second owner. It Has very low millage. It is currently licensed. Although the paint has scratches from being used it is a solid truck, no rust holes, no broken glass. Six cylinder gas engine.”


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1963 FC-170 Zelienople, PA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

Craig spotted this one. It’s not clear whether the plywood in the back is hiding the floor or protecting it.

“1963 Willys Jeep FC170. 6 cylinder, 3 speed, 4 wheel drive. Clear PA title, runs and drives. Plow and mount included. Additional parts are available.”

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Year? FC-170 Hatfield, MA $3500

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Jim’s got this FC-170 with a utility bed for sale. Serious buyers can contact Jim at 413-247-9353.

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1961 FC-170 Brooklyn, IA eBay

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Hasn’t been driven in a while.

“1961 Jeep FC-150, VIN: 6554822024. Last driven in 2002, Been stored inside since. Last started Feb 15, 2017. Ran for less than one minute, needs some wiring replaced prior to starting again. Radiator needs replaced. Original parts manual included. Some rust on cab corners, rest of vehicle and frame appears in good shape. This will make an easy restoration project for any vehicle enthusiast. Selling because I have too many projects to complete.”

View all the information on eBay


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1958 FC-150 Nova, VA $7950

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/01/2017) No pics provided.

“fc170 for sale. This is the bigger version cab forward Jeep.
Runs and drives. Comes with a snowplow.
Needs bodywork. Don’t contact me if you want a perfect truck.
Ready for winter plowing, restoration or for off roading?
Willing to deal with cash buyers to get this out as I have another project I need to finish.
Send me your phone number and I will send you pictures.
I will remove ad when sold.
I will send you pics then you come with cash and a trailer and you will get truck and title- as is, where is.
If you don’t have cash, please don’t waste each other’s time.”


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1957 FC-150 Helen, GA $12,000

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Looks in good shape.

“1957 Willys FC150, very good condition, 4wd, restored , Cash sale only, local pick up only, no trades”


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1959 FC-170 Doylestown, PA $3500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500. Hasn’t been listed since last February. Includes a second truck.

(08/23/2014) Does not run.

Up for sale is my 1959 Jeep FC 170. Suprer Rare, needs restoration. 
6 Cylinder Super Hurricane Motor
Manual Transmission
Snow plow
Factory Ramsey front mount PTO Winch
9″ stake body flat bed
Also included with truck is a second engine, transmission, transfer case, and pto.
Respond with your phone number and I will call you right away.”