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1949 Jeepster Coral Gables, FL $14,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

“This listing is for a 1949 Willy’s Jeepster in the color yellow. This family owned classic does run, but is in need of a restoration. The body is completely intact. Original paint and interior. Includes rear tire and convertible cover.
For more information please reply via email or text John at 786.365.6609”

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1950 Jeepster West Milton, OH $13,900

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Nice looking Jeepster.

“I have a 1950 Willy’s Jeepster for sale for $13,900 obo.. It is yellow with a black convertible top it has 60,000 original miles on it and is in great condition. It is a 4-speed and is original. If you are interested or have any questions, you can call me at (937) 902-1397”





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1948 Jeepster at Mecum Auction

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Roger reports this ’48 Jeepster sold for $22,500 today at the 2014 Kissimmee Mecum Auction.

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2 Jeepsters @ the Mecum Auction This Past Weekend

• CATEGORIES: Features, Jeepster

Roger had a chance to move vehicles for the 2014 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida, this weekend. He reported that a 1948 Jeepster went for $42,000 (blue one below) and a 1950 for $39,000 (red). Roiger says both were perfect, better then new.

Here’s pics of both. First the ’48 and then the ’50.

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2 Jeepsters Sand Lake, MI $2000 for both

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still Available

(10/07/2013) “2 different Willie’s Overland Jeepster Convertables……… blue Jeepster is fairly complete and original……..4 cyl motor……manual trans……2 WD…..floors are decent…..outer body has usual rust in low areas………. 1900.00 …///// sold //////………………….black colored Jeepster looks like it has a 9″ ford rear end under it with home made traction bars on it……..usual rust in low areas……..comes with a ford V8 motor…..80’s/90’s gen……..fenders. hood. And front end come with it……….1100.00…………. 616.889.1997 …”

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1949 Jeepster McMinnville, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

“I have a rare 1949 Overland for sale not title, no engine or tranny. Can get title will the right documentation. Very little rust. Have most of chrome for the car and the rails for fold down top are all intact good project car. Car has been stored for over 30 years if interested call or text the number above.”


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1950 Jeepster Watsonville, CA $7500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

Dan forwarded this nice looking Jeepster.

“All original, black plates.
Lightning 6 cylinder, 161 cubic inch engine
Always garaged
Very good condition – well cared for
Clean title”





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1949 Jeepster San Antonio, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

It runs, but needs work.

“49′ Willy’s Jeepster with 327 small block Chevrolet, turbo 350 w/9-in Ford rear-end. Needs total restoration, engine runs. Great rat-rod project. Have original clear title shown by appointment”

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1948 Jeepster Fairfield, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Jeepster • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $38990

Nice looking Jeepster.





This 1948 Willys-Overland Jeepster VJ2 two door Pheaton convertible (Stock # B8034) is available in our Fairfield, CA showroom and any inquiries may be directed to us at 707-748-4000 or via email at

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1950 Jeepster Rosburg, WA $25,000

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This is powered by a flathead V8.

“its time to sell my pride and joy 50 willys overland jeepster ford flathead 8ba engine t-5 bw trans, ford rear custom paint and pinstripes, new top, new upholstery, rack and pinyon front. this car will cruise down the freeway all day and is a real head turner. don’t have the bucks there are many lendors that loan on collector cars like hagerty etc.”





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1951 Jeepster, NH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Looks like there is some parts value here at the very minimum.

“1951 Jeepster Willys 1951 Willys Jeepster Roadster. Last registered in 1972, I have the registration and plate. This is a project car and needs complete restoration. Engine did turn over when I purchased two years ago.”


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1949 Jeepster SRQ, FL $29,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Jeepster • TAGS: .

Jerry forwarded this Jeepster that was featured in Rod Action Magazine.

“3” Chopped Jeepster. Professionly built in 1993. Featured in Rod Action Magazine in 1993. Roller rockers, dual feed Holley, Crane Cam, Tubbed. Narrowed Ford 9″ Detroit Lockers, Mustang front end Art Morrison Ladder Bars w/coil overs. B & M Shifter, driveline loop, stainless FlowMasters 2 1/2 exhaust. Lacarra wheel. Auto Meter Monster Tach.
This is a very well built car. It could use a top. Estimated cost is $1,000
I have many more pictures if you’re serious. I’m open to trades. Call Keith at 941.567.4911 (H) or 941.345.0600 (C)”

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1949 Jeepster Westhampton, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer

Engine is not running.

“Here we have a very solid 1949 Willys Jeepster ( Arguably the most desirable & loved American autos ever made, only about 9,000 Jeepsters 4 x 2 were made between 1946 & 1949 ) this one with a Buick V6 transplant & two speed power Glide! Car was restored about 12 years ago. We to tooled around with our kids in her for about 6 summer but now car is not running, I believe it has a bad ground somewhere -car is dead when you turn the key. Very hard to find a Jeepster in this good a condition – but will certainly need some TLC – some minor body work & a new Vinyl a top will definitely be needed. Note: I do have a set of the original rims.

Family love affair may be over – but this is not a fire sale, but we’re throwing it out there to see if there are any interested Parties. My guess is it should sell between $3,500 & $5,500 bring your best offer”

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1948 Jeepster Southwest Colorado $4500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

It’s a project.

“48 Willys hot rod, new small block chevy motor, 400 trans ford 9″rear end, tilt steering colum, custom gauges, ready for you to finish your way
(970)394-4597 $4500 would concider trade. No text please”




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1949 Jeepster & Trailer Granite Quarry, NC $7500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster, trailer

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500

(11/09/2013) As you can see, the interior needs a little work.

“1949 Jeepster
Body is in great shape, needs interior, 327 sbc, turbo 350 transmission, 391 pos. rear, custom trailer to match.
for more info call Joe @

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1949 Jeepster Sanford, FL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500

This still needs some work of some kind.



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Custom Made Hunting Jeep (Jeepster?)

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Jeepster, Magazine, Unusual • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: II: Thie Buick shown below was featured in the Jan 1950 issue of Popular Science (pg 99)


UPDATE: Javier provided the following information. I guess there was some competition among the ranches? Below are two photos of other hunting vehicles.

He wrote, This is very similiar to one of the hunting cars used on the King Ranch. The Kenndy Ranch mentioned in the arcticle is adajcent to the King Ranch. Below is a picture of the car made for the King Ranch. (From this link to the University of Texas)


Here’s the hunting wagon from Texas featured on eWillys a couple years ago (seems I’ve deleted the original post related to it:


David Silberman forwarded this unusual photo from a rare April 1951 issue of Willys Salesbuilder. This one looks like it might have been build on a Jeepster platform.




From this same issue are these two parade float photos:


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1949 Jeepster Western MA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,900.

This looks good.

“A really fun and iconic driver quality convertible that’s a blast to drive. It gets many “thumbs up” from other drivers. Simply fun and unique
Not a concourse car, but a open touring car with a tremendous amount of character.
Powered by a overhead valve four cylinder engine, coupled to a three speed (“three on the tree”) manual transmission, its simply fun to drive.
A older restoration, it runs and drives well, with many new parts. Its tobacco canvas top with ash wooden ribs is in great condition.
Produced from 1948 through 1951 they are a classic, antique, vintage, representation of times past and a collectible investment.”





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1950 Jeepster Whitehouse, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

The one pics is a little blurry.

“1950 Willys jeepster runs and drives, great classic, needs tlc”


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1951 Jeepster Orlando, FL **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE:  Was $7000. **Status Unknown**

(11/17/2012) This looks in good shape.  I wonder if you can add back the doors?

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1948 Jeepster Hamilton, OH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $12,000. **SOLD**

This looks like a great price for this customized Jeepster.

“very strong Chevy 350 crate engine. holley 600 4 barrel, auto trans. new custom interior. very rare. Mustang 2 front end. power disc brakes.”

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1950 Jeepster Chevy Chase, MD **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $7500. **SOLD** 

Nice looking for the price.

“1950 Willys Jeepster convertible, 63K, yellow/black trim.  Classic post-WWII beauty, ready for second restoration.  Needs new soft top.  F Head, 4 cyl. overdrive.”

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1948 Jeepster Petersburg, VA $10,000 + $2500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

When I first read this (admittedly I was watching football), I thought this Jeepster was only $2500. ‘Great deal,’ I thought as I quickly posted it. But then Paul read it more careful. This project is $10,000 and the FINDERS FEE is $2500!!

“Runs, once fuel pump is connected. body and interior is in great shape. VIN# 68878
asking $2500 for finders fee
owner is asking 10k
contact me if interested
757-701-1378 call or text”

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1950 Jeepster York, PA $1500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

It’s a project, but it there might be some value here.

“Rare 1950 Willys Jeepster stored in warehouse for past 8 years
Flat head 4 cylinder turns over but have not had running for awhile
Excellent candidate for restoration
Clear Pa title
Priced to sell- need to clean out warehouse for other use
$1500 cash or make reasonable offer
Call William at 717.814.2623”


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1948 Jeepster Body Los Angeles, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $600.

This was used as a state prop.

“For the price of only $600.00 dollars, this 1948 Jeep Willy could be yours! This bad boy was used strictly as a stage prop. Clean title. No steering wheel, odometer, or any operational parts on the vehicle itself. Strictly the shell and frame of the car. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact David at It’s A Laugh Productions, Inc.”