Industrial-Welder-Generator Research Archives

The Willys Motor was repurposed for a variety of uses, including Welders, Generators, Mowers, Auxiliary Power, Boats, and more.

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Willys Powered Hobart Welder Sarah, MS $600

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

No pics provided.

“Hobart Welder 1940’s dc generator willys jeep 4 cyc. Industrial motor liquid cooled with trailer.”


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1946 Generator? Silver Springs, NV $400

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

It’s an industrial engine with a large saw attached to it.


“MUST SELL– 1946 Willy’s Engine SN:638632 W2, in front of serial number is 1-11 and after serial number is N1-CR. We are asking $400.00 obo

It is in running condition except it needs a little work. Needs some hoses and the radiator needs replace(new one sitting there for it) I am selling this for a friend (who has passed away) I don’t know much about it so it is best that you come look at it at the Antique Link store in Silver Springs. It is mounted to a trailer with a large Buss saw setup attached.

It can be towed as is. Trailer has an attached hitch.”

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Hobart Welder/Generator Roseville, MN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $800.

This industrial engine also has the heat shield atop the carb.

“For sale is a Hobart G310 welder/generator. This unit has a Willies Jeep motor that could be pulled and used in something else. The welder/generator doesn’t come with leads”

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Navy Generator Norwalk, IA $750

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

This Navy generator circa 1942-1944 includes a rare heat shield.


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“complete Navy military self contained Power Unit, about 1942 – 1944
Generator is powered by a Willys Jeep 4 cylinder gas engine
Filed the points, hot wired the distributor, attached oil pressure gauge, poured gas in the carb
Started right up, made oil pressure,
I did not try to get power from the generator.
Has all the steel panels to keep it dry.
Call to see it, if it’s listed it’s for sale.
15kv, 3 phase, 120 volts, General electric
Hour meter reads 0133.5
serial number 70
call to see/buy it,”


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WWII Generator L-134 Santa Cruz, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer.

Seems worth an offer.

“Nice engine with less that 500 hours on it. It cam from a WWII generator that had little use. Was running when disconnected and comes with the radiator. Make me a fair offer.”


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1944 Signal Corps Generator Chico, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1600.


“1944 pu-58 g Signal corps. Okeef &Merritt 3k generator
Powered by 4cyl jeep L-134
Runs good and puts out plenty of power 120-240 vac
Can easily run a house if the power goes out.”


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2 Arc Welders Windfield, KS **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600.

Both for $600.

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“2 old Arc welders
They have the old Willys 4 cylinder flat head motors
They need work
$600 for the two of them
502 E 6th Ave.”

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Hobart Welder Wallace, MI $800

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

It welds and rolls on a trailer. Has a CJ-2A engine.

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“welder runs good and welds good, has 110 volt outlet to run a hand grinder,with long welding leads on mobile home axle for easy transport”

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L-134 Engine From Hobart Welder Huntsburg, OH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $875.

Given the serial number, this appears to have been rebuilt at some point.

“Jeep CJ-2 Willys Industrial L134 Go Devil Engine Powered a Hobart Welder.
Model CJ2-A
s/n RJ293377”


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Hobart Welder/Generator Washoe Valley, NV $500

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

Does not mention if it runs.

“Willys Jeep 4-cylinder powered Hobart welder/generator”


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Topeka Mower Belleville, OH $4000

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator, Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

Several folks shared this ad. This looks in very good shape.

“Mower and wood splitter with hoist works great for ditches and banks made by Willy’s Jeep”

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Schramm Generator Cypress, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000.

This Willys powered Schramm generator looks in good shape. I’ve seen other Willys-Schramm products, but not anything this large.

“Old military schramm generator with a 40’s willys 4 cylinder jeep engine. I’ve had this for about 9yrs. It has been kept inside the whole time. I’ve installed new rims/tires and added a spare tire and mount.”

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General Supply Air Compressor Altoona, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600.

(09/15/2018) Has Willys CJ-2A engine serial number #174816. Learn more about General Supply & Hesse Hornet here.

“Made by General Supply CO.
Engine Turns Over”

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Hesse Hornet Air Compressor Denver, CO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

Roger has this CJ-3A industrial engine on a Hesse Hornet compressor for sale.

“Hesse Hornet air compressor no air tank. Jeep J3A industrial engine turns over with starter, has Carter W-O carburetor. May consider delivery Denver, CO area for small fee otherwise pick up in Brighton,CO. Cash only.”


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Hobart Welder/Generator Knoxville, TN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $350.

Engine runs.

“For sale 325 amp gas welder, engine runs but the generator needs brushes. Has the Jeep / willys l134 motor”


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Hobart Welder with Willys Engine Brockport, NY $500

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/11/2018) No pics provided.

“this is a good working stick welder. we can help load. 4 cyl willys jeep engine. ready to work”

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Hobart Welder Los Lunas, NM **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Has a Willys engine.

“Hobart industrial welder, 12 volt, 250 amp, 4 cylinder Willy’s motor, new battery and fuel pump-runs strong.”


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Willys Powered Industrial Items

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator
  1. WW2 Generator Renton, WA $2000:
  2. Hobart Generator Prince George, VA $1000:
  3. Onan P-95-K Generator St. Germain, WI $400:
  4. General Supply Air Compressor Williamsport, PA $550:
  5. Generator Castle Creek, NY $1850:
  6. 1943 Military Generator Carlisle, PA $1400:
  7. 1950s Hesse Hornet Compressor Colchester, VT $650:
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Hobart Welder Cromwell, MN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200.

This Willys-powered welder Looks in good shape.

“Hobart pipeliner gas drive welder
Willy’s 4 cylinder engine
Runs excellent
25 foot leads
Hear it run and see it weld!”


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Hobart Welder/Generator Leander, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was No Price.

“Old military Hobart welder/generator. Non-working, non running. The imporant item is the engine. It’s a 4 cylinder Willy’s motor!!! The rest of the machine is salvage. It was running 2 years ago. Just make a decent offer & its yours. I’m 71yo & simply cannot disassemble and salvage it for scrap. If you want to make a few extra bucks come make an offer and I will give you a great deal. You must load and haul out of here”


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2 Willys Powered Units

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator
  1. MB Engine powered Generator Altamont, NY $2200:
  2. CJ-2A? Powered Hesse Hornet or General Supply Compressor Waldo, MO $495:
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Year? MB/GPW Welder & Trailer Ventura, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), Industrial-Welder-Generator, MB, Unusual • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** $3500.

“One of a kind old Jeep, welder and Jeep trailer.”





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Hobart Welder Lincoln, NE $2000

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

Nice looking setup powered by a Willys engine.

“Hobart Model G-258 2489D Tow Behind Welder For Sale, Willy’s Engine, with new fuel pump, and includes accessories. As is, where is, no warranty, with all faults. Cash only, do not need help selling.”


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1954 Hobart Welder Georgetown, CA $600

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

Engine works, but welder doesn’t.

“Welder is not functioning but the engine runs. Kaiser Willys CJ2A engine.”


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Willys Engine Powered Log Splitter Knox, IN $975

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

This looks interesting.

“Comercial heavy duty log splitter ,built by a logging c.o.has a 4 cyl jeep willys flat head engine !a heck of a hydrolic hilding tank and will split anything at pretty much just at idle!! Runs great turn the the key and its ready to split.would never sell but ending my useing a outside wood boiler because of health.u vant buy a box store one for this price and definatley not one this size .has new pump ,ram ect . Will go quick. Shoot me an offer best will get it!”