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1950 Jeepster Project Lake Elsinore, CA $4295

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

A work in progress.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/d/lake-elsinore-1950-willys-jeepster-4wd/7125939824.html

“This is a 1948-1950 4-Wheel Drive Willys Jeepster Phaeton Project. It’s a 1948 tub with a 1950 front clip on a four wheel drive frame. The body is in excellent condition. The bodywork has been done and it was primered. This has never been in a wreck and there is no rust. The spare tire carrier has been moved up for a larger tire, The firewall has been sheeted and the dash has been cleaned up. The frame has been sandblasted, painted and bolted to the body and GM motor mounts have been welded to the frame. It has Dana 27 and 44 axles with warn hubs. Parts for these cars are inexpensive and readily available from several sources both new and used. Nicely built 4WD Jeepsters are selling in the $30,000-$35,000 range. You can have this one for only $4295.00”

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Jeepster and Wagon Bodies Manhattan, KS Prices Vary

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster, Parts, Willys Wagons

Seller has miscellaneous parts as well.

https://ksu.craigslist.org/cto/d/manhattan-willys-jeepsters-and-station/7122287269.html

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“Several Jeepsters, Station Wagons and Trucks for sale.
Good custom wagon material.

Jeepster bodies–$100.00-150.00.
Wagon bodies–$500.00-900.00.
Truck bodies–$250.00-500.00

Lots of miscellaneous jeep parts for 1940’s to early 50’s

Two rebuilt 4 cylinder jeep motors. One F-Head, One L-Head $2,000.00 Each”

 
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1950 Jeepster Chardon, OH $14,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

The has an unusual hood ornament.

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/cto/d/chardon-1950-willys-jeepster/7129007276.html

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“Wonderful, fully drivable, rare car. Well cared for and winter stored. Spent most of her life touring around summertime Marble Head. Has V6 engine and 3 on the tree with overdrive. Super fun to drive and very reliable.

New or Rebuilt:
Engine flat head lightning 6
Transmission 4 speed with over drive including solenoid step down switch
Clutch pressure plate and disk
Carburetor/Fuel pump
Water pump/belts
Heat riser
Distributor Petronix electronic ignition/vacuum advance/wires & plugs
Generator 6V
Starter 6V
Horn
brakes cylinders/lines/master
Cables speedo/e-brake
Front kingpins
Shocks
Correct wiring harness
Light switch
Side mirrors
Convertible top and side curtains
Carpet
Upholstry”

 
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1949 Jeepster Twin Lakes, WI

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Looks like a good price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/232554964487230/

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“1949 Willys Jeepster and good drivable condition. Three (3) speed on the column with electric overdrive. Fun weekend vehicle for the whole family, including the dog. The Jeepster is an automobile originally produced by Willys-Overland Motors from 1948 to 1950.[3] It was developed in hopes of filling a gap in the company’s product line, crossing over from their “utilitarian” proto SUVs and trucks to the passenger automobile market. The basic model included numerous deluxe features and interior fittings in addition to a high level of standard equipment that cost extra on other automobiles. A total of almost 20,000 were manufactured.”

 
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Year? Jeepster Body Montclair, NJ $1500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Mike spotted this Jeepster body. This appears to have potential based on the pics.

https://newjersey.craigslist.org/pts/d/montclair-1942-willys-jeep-body-and/7119168022.html

“This Jeep body has been sitting in our garage for a while now and we want to get rid of it. It is in good condition and has little rust. It is in Montclair, NJ. Pick up or shipping at buyers expense. Price is $1500, or best offer.”

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1949? Jeepster Project Athens, NY $4700

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Some work has been completed.

https://albany.craigslist.org/cto/d/athens-1950-willys-jeepster/7115248936.html

“Stalled restoration project: Chassis completed, some body work required and reassembly. Have many of the new parts needed for completion. Call for details.”

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Random Jeepster Photos on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Jeepster, Old Images

Some random vintage photos of Jeepsters on eBay:

  1. 1950 Press Photo — 1950 OH Horse Raiser Howard Gustin n Jeepster Daughter on Palomino:
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  2. 1950s Photos with Jeepster:
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  3. Another photo from the same shoot as above:
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  4. No date on this photo, but the photo identifies it as a 1950 Jeepster:
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  5. 1948 Photo that might have been taken in Michigan:
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  6. This color photo is actually a calendar page 10″ x 14″:
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  7. There might be some grille damage on this Jeepster:
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1967 Jeepster Convertible Lowell, IN $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

This looks in good condition. Has bucket seats, but seller has original seats still.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/206546064057291/

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“Classic 1967 Jeepster Deluxe Convertible. Runs great. Body is rust free. Chrome bumpers have slight pitting. Currently has bucket seats installed but I have the factory original low back seats and will include them in the sale. Newer paint, newer tires with 95% tread and newer top. This has an automatic transmission!!! Power top mechanism was working when I replaced the top but I did not reinstall the old parts; it should work if parts are replaced. Original radio doesn’t work, gas gauge does not work. Looks great and runs great. 4wd mechanism is not connected, we use this only to make ice cream runs in nice weather in the summer. Never goes out in the rain, etc.”

 
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1948 Jeepster Princeton, IN $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/913769912352222/

“1948 Willy’s Jeepster. First year Jeepster was made. Runs, clear title. New, white wall tires, about 1,000 miles on them”

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1950 Jeepster Atascadero, CA Auction May 16th

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

This Jeepster will be up for auction May 16th.

https://slo.craigslist.org/ctd/d/atascadero-1950-willys-overland-jeepster/7111902698.html

Auction site: https://www.777auctioncompany.com

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“Up for Auction is this 1950 Willy’s Overland Jeepster, along with many other Cars, Trucks, Trailers, UTVs, Furniture, Farm and Heavy Equipment and so much more! Due to the Corona Virus, Live Preview of items will be by appt. only . This is an online auction which will take place on Sat. May 16th@ 7pm!! Pre-Bidding is going on now. Please visit our website to view the catalog for more photos and videos.

There are no minimums or reserves – all items will sell to the highest bidder!

If more information is needed please contact our office. We will be happy to take additional photos as well as videos as needed and answer any questions.
Your safety and our employees safety is of utmost concern.
Please call (805) 466-7296 for any questions!”

 
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1949 Jeepster McClure, OH $6500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

This hasn’t been on the road since 1980. Has some rust. However, it also has some nice details that appear in good shape. It could be worth a look if you want a Jeepster project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/233347981394450/

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“McClure ohio, $6,500 obo . 1949 willys jeepster. 6 cylinder ( not original- came with a 4 so I’m told ) by vin number. But is the correct lighting 6 cylinder for that year of jeepster. Last on the road in 1980 . According to the sticker on the plate . DOESN’T RUN. my grandad recently passed away, and for whatever reason he took the fuel pump, distributor and carburetor off . I FOUND THE DISTRIBUTOR AND CARB 😁😁😁 There’s a couple fuel pumps in the back of the car ( box SAYS jeepster on it ) ENGINE IS FREE AND HAS COMPRESSION. The interior is in really good condition. The car has some rust on rockers. The entire underneath of it was painted by me in about 98 or so . Always kept inside. Top is in good shape . There’s extra parts for it ,and every jeepster part I find I’m putting with it . Cash only no trades.”

 
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1967 Jeepster Commando Monticello, IN No Price

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

The seller doesn’t provide a price, but does provide a p#.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/677705163057184/

“Anyone looking for a 1967 Kaiser Jeepster Commando Pickup or a 1969 Chevelle SS to tinker on during your alone time?? Let me know….thanks, Ken Prieboy. 574 870 488”

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1949 Jeepster Keller, TX $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Looks in good shape.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/d/keller-1949-willys-overland-jeepster/7108994653.html

“Phaeton VJ-3. This was an open air convertible with soft top and removable side curtains. It is one of only 2960 built and is powered by a rebuit L-head 4 cylinder 3 speed engine with overdrive. It has been restored to its original look. The tan convertible top is in excellent condition. The vehicle runs and drives fantastic and it is in outstanding condition.”

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1948 Jeepster Spring Valley, CA $27,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Mike spotted this detailed rebuild converted to 4-Wheel-Drive. There are a few pics of the rebuild on the ad.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/d/spring-valley-1948-willys-overland/7106011877.html

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“The Willy’s Jeepster was Willys attempt shortly after world war two, to enter into the family car business as Willys had previously made only jeeps. The “Jeepsters” as they were called had Jeep looking front ends and came as a two wheel drive, convertible, 4 cylinder engine and “three on the tree” transmissions. What makes this Willys so unique and cool, is that it has been converted to a 4X4 with “three on the floor” and has an upgraded fresh 6-cylinder engine to boot making this Jeepster a one of a kind. The”French Grey” paint color really looks great and this Jeepster really turns heads. The bigger wheels and tires give this Jeepster an awesome stance. (lift this thing 3 more inches and put a roll-bar on it to send it to the moon) This is a frame up restoration with a newly rebuilt 6-cylinder engine. (see build pictures) Perfect for this Southern California weather and beaches. This is something that you will not have to worry about anyone else having. Its sad, but need to sell due to this coronavirus economy.”

 
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1948 Jeepster Dysart, IA $10,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Has potential.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/616955182391595/

“Older restoration runs”

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1947? Jeepster Spanaway, WA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/894979964284817/

“1946 willys overlander. Basically barn to a garage”

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1948 Jeepster Rome, GA $7500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(12/18/2019) Has some updates.

https://nwga.craigslist.org/cto/d/rome-1948-willys-jeepster/7093563228.html

“1948 willys jeepster streetrod, chevy 350 engine, automatic, ford 9 inch rear end, rack and pinion steering, red with black interior,”

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1950 Jeepster Missoula, MT $8700

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Price now $8700.

(09/18/2018) Has a V8.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/missoula-willys-jeepster-1950/7096857393.html

“1950 Willys Jeepster Phantom, interested in cash or trade on 1986/2000 Wrangler Jeep.
This jeepster has, Chevy drive train, 307 Chevy motor, automatic transmission, Chevy Vega rear end, tilt- telescoptic steering wheel and new Hankook white wall tires with new Willys hub caps.”

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1949 Jeepster Kennewick, WA $5000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/02/2019) Project that runs.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/pts/d/kennewick-1949-willys-jeepster/7090156544.html

“New top
needs some sheet metal work on lower quarters
starts and runs
a ton of spare parts
my project that got put on hold”
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1949 Jeepster East Gwillimbury, Canada BAT Auction

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Solid looking Jeepster out of Canada is up for auction on Bring-A-Trailer. Has incorrect hubcaps.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1949-willys-jeepster-12/

“This 1949 Willys Jeepster has reportedly spent its life in Ontario, Canada and was acquired by the seller last year. Finished in blue and white over a blue vinyl interior, the truck is powered by a 134ci L-head inline-four linked to a column-shifted three-speed manual gearbox. The fluids and filters were serviced in November 2019, and a safety inspection was performed. This Jeepster is offered with a replacement canvas top, spare wheels, and Ontario registration.”

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1948 Jeepster Hinsdale, NH $10,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still available.

(04/25/2019) Looks like the outside was painted, but not the interior.

https://nh.craigslist.org/atq/d/hinsdale-1948-willys-overland-jeepster/7089503013.html

“For Sale. 1948 Willys Jeepster.Has The 4 Cylinder Engine L134 In It.Have Been The Owner, Caretaker And Driven Every Year Since 2006. Past History. Had Not Been On The Road Since 1979.Price Is Firm Scammers Don”t Bother To Reply .”

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1970 Jeepster Commando Fallon, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4900.

“I have gone to Fernley a number of times with no issues (it is over 30 miles one way). 4×4 v6 automatic dual hubs for towing a few extra parts runs and drives good.”

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1950 Jeepster Marblemount, WA $3500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

The engine fires. Seller has owned this for 55 years (as long as I’ve been alive).

https://skagit.craigslist.org/cto/d/marblemount-1950-willys-jeepster/7080530877.html

“1950 Willys Jeepster, complete, original. Produced in Ohio from 1948-51. Just over 10k built. It was Jeep’s post-war effort at a family car. I have owned it since 1965 when I got my license at 16. It has not been driven since 1978. It has recently been fired up. Needs lots of TLC. Comes with a tow bar.”

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1950 Jeepster North Carolina $6500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

No description provided. I’m guessing this doesn’t include a top.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2443126079064147/

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1949 Jeepster Aurora, OH $29,995

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Mark posted this at Sellajeep.com.

http://www.sellajeep.com/mjs/sale20/adm036/adm036.html

“Lightly driven 1949 Jeepster in Excellent Condition. Never any rust. Always garaged and covered. Total body off restoration using all of the original body and parts. New rebuilt 4 cylinder engine and 3 speed transmission with Overdrive. New wiring harness. New chrome. New convertible top. NOS Factory Upholstery. 6 Volt Spotlight. Rebuilt Original Factory Radio. Deluxe horn ring. Engine turned glove box cover. Original heater. Custom embroidered ’49 Jeepster car cover.”

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