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1945 GPW Body Novato, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $800.

Seller has some other parts, too.

“Up for sale is an original 1945 Ford GPW Jeep tub. This is a solid tub to be used in your WWII jeep restoration. The tub is left over from a series of different projects over the years. The tub is in decent shape. The dash is uncut. It does have some rot in the fuel tank well and in the back floor. All very typical for any jeep that is over 70yrs old. This is old American steel, and will actually line up with your original jeep frame, Unlike a repop “MD Wrong”. I will throw in fenders and hood in for an even $1K. Give me a call. This is a fair price and will not sell for less. I have many other parts for sale. Just ask.”

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1944 GPW Santa Cruz, CA $2500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $2500.

(08/04/2018) Has some mods.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/cto/d/1944-ford-general-purpose/6715970311.html

“Up for sale is a 1944 Ford GPW Jeep. Needs a lot of work. Project vehicle.
It was inherited from family member who passed away. Unfortunately this means we don’t know a ton about the jeep, just that Grandpa used to drive it around his property and in the parades in local towns. It was his pride and joy, a replica of the same jeep he drove in Vietnam as a mail man in the army. It was his passion vehicle and hopefully it can be someone elses as well!
We have videos of the car running if you would like to see them just let us know in an email.
Currently on non-op status with DMV. Pink slip in hand

Here is some info from a Willys enthusiast that viewed the 44′-
“FYI: It appears what you have is a WWII chassis and front clips (fenders/grille/hood) with a CJ-2A or CJ-3A body. In addition, the steps on the body have been modified and the drain holes on the sides have been filled. The rear of a 2A and 3A body should have a tailgate, but it appears to be filled in on this one. The windshield is aftermarket or from an M-38. The front and rear bumpers have been modified. The rims looks to be a from a 2A or 3A, but aren’t WWII. “

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1943 MB/GPW Fresno, CA $8000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(09/08/2018) Has some mods, but looks in good shape.

https://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep-willy-1943/6716452854.html

“1943 Jeep Willy
3rd owner. 4 cylinder runs and drives great. Perfect for around town or tow up to the mountains. Always taken care of. 3 speed. 4 wheel high and low. Very very clean title in hand”

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1942 GPW Sacramento, CA $8500

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UPDATE: Price listed at $8500.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1942–ford-jeep/6711061631.html

“Hard to find jeep. Good condition”

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1944 GPW Phoenix, AZ $8000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/1944-jeep-willy/6711309729.html

“CLEAN TITLE FOR 1944 JEEP WILLYS . FORD 2000cc 4CYL HIGH PERFORMANCE (240) H.P. WITH C-4 AUTO TRANS 3500 STALL CONVERTER , T-18 MILITARY DUAL SHIFTER TRANSFER CASE. FRONT AND REAR FROM A “67” CJ WITH 3.73 GEARS. SAT FOR 8 YEARS. REPLACED BATTERY, WATER PUMP, THERMOSTAT, FUEL PUMP, OIL AND FUEL FILTERS, OIL, BELTS AND HOSES. CLEANED GAS TANK AND RADIATOR. HAD CARBURETOR REBUILT. MOTRO ONLY HAS ABOUT 1600 MILES, NEVER BEEN OFF ROAD, IS A GROCERY GETTER. HAS SIDE DRAFT WEBER, DUAL POINT DIST., I RUN 110 FUEL IN IT. ZERO RUST. ASKING $8000 OBO”

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1944 GPW Birdsboro, PA $3000

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Has potential.

https://reading.craigslist.org/cto/d/1944-ford-gpw-military-jeep/6710005930.html

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“I’ll start this description with that this Jeep is a project and will require a rebuild / restoration to make this vehicle street worthy.

* CJ2A motor that runs pretty well with good oil pressure.
* T84 transmission that does work, But doesn’t go into first gear every time you try. Definitely has wear.
* Shifts in and out of 4 wheel drive fine.
The body is rough, no doubt about it. There is lots of body filler all over. The pictures tell all.
The frame is broken to the rear of the rear spring shackles on both sides, shown in the photos. Can be repaired.

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GPW Body Washougal, WA $600

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Looks like some value here.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/pts/d/willys-mb-ford-gpw-body/6712045243.html

“Full body, front clip and grille”

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Year? GPW? Belgrade, MT **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600.

Has an MB frame. It also has the interior windshield for a ventilating windshield. And, has some Cutlas Powerlock hubs. No description provided.

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REPRO GPW Body Diamond Springs, CA $2000

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Given the good condition, this must be a reproduction body.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1943-ford-gpw-military-jeep/6706817318.html

“NICE FORD GPW JEEP BODY READY TO INSTAL.
SELLING DO TO BAD HEALTH.
PAID TWICE THE SELLING PRICE.
GREAT FOR RESTORATION OR CUSTOM JEEP PROJECT.
CASH AND CARRY ONLY,”

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1943 GPW Oak Grove, OR $4200

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Includes a variety of extras. Has some extra power in the form of a straight six.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/d/1943-gpw-jeep/6708567807.html

“1943 gpw ford built WWII Jeep (gpw, not an MB). It’s a daily runner for me.
Engine was replaced with a straight 6 1961 ford falcon motor.
Has normal rust, some hat channels have rust. Front forks are bent. Floor is solid, has 2nd gas tank in rear floor.
Comes with: 2 original era gas tanks, one large mouth. Seat frames are original, tow bar with older electrical plugs. WWII shovel, axe,2 helmets, mk1 knife and ammo box, 1950’s military suit case, many manuals, has doors, and safari top, comes with roll cage and extra set of sand tires. Has locking hubs. Registered on the Ron Fitzpatrick site. Has some original tools as well. Comes with one combat rim reproduction, and era Mohawk tire for display , has p38 starter motor as winch.
has brake lights, turn signals, high and low beams, is 12v.
t92 transmission with overdrive
Has all the parts and straps to attach shovel and axe.”

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1943 GPW Salt Lake City, UT eBay

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Tate has this GPW project for sale.

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“1943 Ford GPW #148149. This is a good project jeep with a clear Utah title in my name. It has F script bolts on several brackets and is also stamped on the frame cross-members. The fenders are also F script. The jeep is in need of total restoration. The tub is rough and will require bodywork likely including a replacement floor and rear panel. The tub was sandblasted and primer-painted by the guy I bought it from so the rusted places are obvious. The frame is straight but will require new front frame rails. The Jeep has a unstamped CJ L134 engine and a T90. The condition of engine and transmission are unknown.”

 
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1942 GPW Hillsboro, OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500.

Needs some work.

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“For Sale: 1942 Ford GPW.
• Original engine, frame, and body with matching serial numbers
• T84 transmission rebuilt by Northwest Military Vehicles
• Rebuilt transfer case and
• Overhauled engine, all new bearings, seals, shock mounts with new old stock GPW head installed.
• New exhaust manifold
• New wheel bearings
• New brake system: master cylinder, all 4 slave cylinders, and all lines
• 6 volt system.
• New Transmission crossmember installed with new shock mounts
• New exhaust pipe.
• Rebuilt steering gearbox with new steering wheel
• Receipts for all new parts and work log
• Original owners manual
• Black Bestop soft top with doors, not installed.

Incomplete:
• New rear frame piece is not installed
• Original war era carburetor needs to be rebuilt, have kit
• Body handles, side mirror, windshield block not installed
• Original oil bath air filter needs to be cleaned out and installed.
• Engine not completely broken in after rebuild
• Body tube is pretty rough, will need replacement or substantial repair work.
Not original:
• C2JA windshield.
• Passenger seat.
• Voltage regulator
• Aluminum wheels
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1943 GPW Vista, CA $8500

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UPDATE: This was listed as a 1945, now chanced to a ’43. Appears to have a mix of CJ and GPW parts.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/cto/d/1943-ford-jeep-wwii-military/6700801942.html

“Runs and drives with new tires. Has a clear California title in my name.”

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1943 GPW Oak Grove, OR $5000

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No pics provided.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/d/1943-gpw-jeep/6699643898.html

“1943 gpw ford built wwii Jeep. It’s a daily runner for me.
Engine was replaced with a straight 6 1961 ford falcon motor. (Can come with. M38,cj3a motor in military generator for no additional charge)
Has normal rust, some hat channels have rust. Front forks are bent. Floor is solid, has 2nd gas tank in rear floor.
Comes with: 2 original era gas tanks, one large mouth. Seat frames are original, tow bar with older electrical plugs. Wwii shovel, axe,2 helmets, mk1 knife and ammo box, 1950’s military suit case, many manuals, has doors, and safari top, comes with roll cage and extra set of sand tires. Has locking hubs. Registered on the Ron Fitzpatrick site. Has some original tools as well. Comes with combat rim repo, and Mohawk tire for display”

 
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1942 GPW Saint George, UT $14,500

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UPDATE: Still Available. More pics provided.

https://stgeorge.craigslist.org/cto/d/1942-ford-gpw/6671860471.html

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“This is a 1942 Ford GPW
Mostly original
Many F-stamped bolts
Ford script body
F-stamped transmission transfer case and head with a civilian block.
Runs, drives, and stops
Springs sag, wiring not good, body not perfect.
Bought from the Dragon Man with the intention of rebuilding it.
I fixed the tranny – got it running and started driving it.
However, my neighbor, who is a big time antique hoarder, urges me to stop working on it. “First rule when obtaining a collectable antique is you don’t touch, don’t paint it, nothing. It will ruin it. Even if somebody did something to it incorrectly before you.”
So I am doing my duty to my country by offering this up to any so called collector.

I am open to good offers! Otherwise, I can go back to the only part of the house I can somewhat think of as mine… where my hammer, saw, and torch are ready to get back to work and I’ll have a clear conscious that at least I tried to do the right thing.”

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1945 GPW? South Lake Tahoe, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

It might have a Bobcat fiberglass body.

“’45 Willys Jeep. Buick V8. Fiberglass body, no top or doors. Needs some work but runs good. Lots of extra parts. $2000.00 OBO. Calls only! Will not respond to texts or e-mails.”

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1945 GPW Arcata, CA eBay

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Mike shared this interested GPW build. It was a former Navy Sea Bee Jeep.

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“1945 Ford MB GPW. Originally a Navy Sea Bee Jeep. Near new exterior paint. Chassis upgrade with 302 Ford V8, 4-speed transmission, 1980 front and rear differentials, Transfer case with upgraded Advanced Adapter heavy duty rear output housing. Front Disc Brakes, power steering. 302 Engine was professionally rebuilt and is balanced. New Holley 2-barrel carburetor with manual choke. Mallory Unilite Ignition with high voltage coil. Full roll bar.

Hardtop is an 1950s Koenig Iron Works piece. All metal with roll up windows, rear side sliders and standard rear door, doors have locks. Can be removed and I have a bikini top included. Has the correct shovel and ax, heavy duty rear rack and tire mount. Near new tires. Electric wiper. Project was completed around 3 years ago and driven limited times on weekends. Plenty of fun. Has a few minor issues: fuel gauge inaccurate, LED odometer reads intermittent but keeps track fine. Speedometer works great and is accurate. Drives great at freeway speeds as well as off roading fun.”

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1945 GPW 2WD Medford, OR $750

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Not sure how much value is here.

https://medford.craigslist.org/cto/d/1945-ford-gpw-2wd-rat-rod/6688432822.html

“this is a 1945 ford gpw just like a jeep willys mb, this is a project, its 2wd and is set up for a small block chevy, and auto transmission, i believe it was a dune runner at some point, no engine or trans, body is i fair condition, has cage, locked Dana 44 rear axle and a mail jeep straight front axle, clear oregon title, I was gonna build a little hot rod buggy but have too many projects and not enough room, asking 750 or best offer, text is best, possible trades, no drugs”

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Year? GPW Chuckey, TN $750

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Zach spotted this great, funky jeep. Listed as a 1952, it appears to be a GPW based on the front crossmember. Given it runs, it looks like a great price.

https://tricities.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-jeep-willys-flat-fender/6689078216.html

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“Runs and drives
Pops out of 2&3 gear
Original 4 cylinder
Power seats
No title
750 obo. Could do some trading.”

 
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1942 GPW Sacramento, CA No Price

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Has a dual stick PTO?

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1942–ford-jeep/6683229869.html

“Rare jeep. Good condition”

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2 GPWs Rexburg, ID **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Status Unknown. One was $5000 and one $1000.

“I have two WW2 Ford GPW Jeep projects for sale.

1. 1943 Ford GPW rolling chassis and body. Frame will need repairs, body very rough. Frame number and body number match. No engine or trans included, however I have non working F script trans and transfer I will include at additional cost. This would be a good candidate for a replacement body. Clear Idaho title in my name. $1000.

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2. 1945 Ford GPW restored chassis and replacement body, including front fenders. Includes F script transmission and bell housing. This has been a running Jeep. I am keeping the engine and wheels pictured for another project, but I have wheels and tires for it. This is a very nice looking Jeep and would be an easy project to complete. Clear Idaho title in my name. $5000.”

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Year? M-38? inland Empire, CA $1800

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Listed as a 1943, it has rear floaters, but also has an MB/GPW body. The grille tilts, but the hinges are reversed. I suspect it’s an M-38 body on a WWII chassis.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep/6687278003.html

“1943 willys Jeep
Set up with a small block Ford 302 auto transmission C4 model 20 transfer case, to a Dana 44 rear 427 gears Dana 25 front matching gears. 11 inch brakes. Body in good condition for its age minimal rust. It is not running and will need to be towed clean Arizona pink”

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1945 GPW Penryn, CA $4500

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Runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2246156295424667

“This is a 1945 GPW. Has all original drivetrain except has a Buick 225 oddfire v-6. EVERYTHING works. Lights, gauges, 4×4, brakes, etc….. Ready to go hunting. Flat tows easily. NO RUST!!! Hate to sell but I have to fund other projects. My loss, your gain. Pink in hand. Willing to trade for something of equal value”

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1942 GPW Sherman, TX $10,500

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Sounds like the seller is a dealer.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/ctd/d/1942-ford-gpw-jeep/6683328119.html

“1942 Ford GPW Military Jeep. VIN 30319. Odometer reads 43,018 miles. 134ci 4 cylinder engine / 3 speed manual trans. Four Wheel Drive. The engine block is non-original. Engine runs fine. Dana 25 front differential, Dana 27 rear differential. Has been converted to 12 volt electrical system. Solid body. Will need some minor mechanical repair to be a driver. Great project.

Yes – WE TAKE TRADES. If you have a trade-in, please send photos of your trade, detailed information about your trade and the price you`re looking to get for your trade.
If you do not include this with your trade offer I will not respond.”

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1953? CJ-3B Chassis? Colfax, CA $2800

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Looks to be a GPW body with tailgate.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1953-jeep-cj5/6680977714.html

“1953 CJ5, clean title, body in great shape, not running, 3 speed, 4cl f-head, front drive shaft not installed, seats and gas tank need to be installed, motor needs tuning, hood needs to be bolted on, windshield needs glass. Frame is also in great shape. Body could be a 47 CJ2A. Extra flat head motor if wanted.”

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