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1951 Jeepster Rogue River, OR $9500

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Looks great with that “Rocket” engine. A couple things don’t work.

“This is a one of a kind Jeepster. The Jeepsters were made until 1950 but those sold in 1951 were registered as 51’s, such is the case here. It currently has a mid 50’s Oldsmobile Rocket 324 cubic inch V8 with the (slim jim)hydromatic trans. The car went thru a amateur renovation 5 years ago but is holding up quite well. The paint still shines and the custom upholstery us unused. The car is rarely driven hence the reason for selling. The top is 5 years old but the car is rarely used and always kept under cover. The side curtains(windows) have never been used and are still new. The engine runs like a top and is quite powerful especially in a car as light as the Jeepster. The 4 speed auto trans shifts clean and hard. The after market turn signals work. This car attracts a great deal of attention when driven. Reasonable offer will be considered. The car is absent a heater and the wind shield wipers don’t work and it has no radio.”

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1951 Jeepster Wimer, OR $9500

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This might be worth a look.

“I have owned this car since 1993 , has always been under cover and rarely driven. The paint is 6 years old and still shines. There is no rust on this car. The custom cloth upholstery is like new . The chassis is original and has been rebuilt. The V-8 Oldsmobile engine is a mid 50’s 324 cu in 340 lb torque and runs very strong. The automatic transmission is the 4 speed hydromatic of that area and shifts clean and hard. This is a fun car to drive. There are still a few odds and ends to contend with but it is road worth and starts easily. You are invited to view the car before making offers. If this add is still here it is still for sale. The top is new as well as the side curtains(window).”

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1949 Jeepster Houston, TX $10,500

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Looks ready for a cruise.

“Same owner for 30 years. Most everything cosmetic and mechanical has been repaired, rebuilt or replaced with original. Paint is starting to check. Front floors need to be replaced. Replacement floors from the Jeepsterman are included. Hubcaps not shown but included. Health problems stopped old car activity, so it hasn’t run for 2 years, time for someone else to enjoy. See pics, questions, please email.”

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1947 Jeepster Mustang, OK $10,500

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The seller notes that the dates on the photos are incorrect.

“1947 Willys Jeepster Custom. ’33 Willys front styling. Rebuilt 1967 283 V8 quadrajet with little cam, headers. Runs so sweet, idles smooth. Runs strong. No smoke at all. No drips at all. New timing chain, starter, altenator, etc. Excellent 350 TH auto very smooth. Power disk brake..Camaro subframe. Excellent brakes. 10 bolt Camaro rear. New wiring. Very well built, solid driver. Highway ready. Radical body mods. Custom made fibgerglass rear hinged toneau. No top. No wipers. Has horn.
Hood is pinned at front, original hinges on back. Cadillac tilt and telescopic wheel. New gauges including tach. CD stereo. Chopped windshield with new glass. ’39 Ford teardrop tail lights with new lenses and bezels. Has solid wood dash which could be re-stained and be beautiful.
Near new tires. New battery. New u-joints. Air shocks. elec. fan, no cooling problem.
Super straight body was white. I’ve put a black primer on it. Wouldn’t take too much to make this body perfect. $20,000 invested. All the hard work is done…now finish it your way and have one of the most unique rods ever. Runs great, drives great. Well built.”

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1949 Jeepster Sterling Heights, MI $8500

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This might be a good price.

“49 Jeepster with Ford 302 V8, C-4 auto trans, Ford rear axle, Mustang II rack & pinion power steering, power brakes with disc brakes on the front, GM steering column with tilt, updated gauges, updated wiring &converted to 12 v, electric wipers, electric aux fan. Drives good, stops good, has a good convertible top. Needs paint, not a show car, has clean Mich title. Will meet at Sterling Heights Police Department Parking Lot for your safety. $8500 or best offer. Cash only on pickup. I do not need help selling this vehicle.”

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1971 Hurst Commando Jeepster Birmingham, AL eBay

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This could make an interesting project. Learn more about this model at Jalopnik.

“1971 Hurst Jeepster Commando
One of the Rarest Jeeps Made
Up for auction is my 1971 Hurst Jeepster Commando. I purchased this 5 years ago with plans to do a frame up restore, but unfortunately have not had the time to begin the restoration. My loss, your gain.

I have not attempted to start the motor, but the previous owner stated that it will run. I have no reason to think otherwise.

Vehicle has all emblems, special build tags, and Hurst options.
Shouldn’t take much to get it back on the road, or restore as an investment.
Not just a rare vehicle, but also in a rare unmolested state.”

View all the information on eBay


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1952 M-38 $3900 & ’71 Commando No Price Chadron, NE **SOLD**

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Both look interesting. You don’t find many M-38s with heaters on the cowl.


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1950 Jeepster LIberty Center, OH $8500

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Might be a good price.

“1950 Willy’s Jeepster, Chrysler
Slant 6, with automatic, balance stock, red interior.
Not a show car; paint shows well, nice solid driver.
Trades considered, asking $8500, more pictures available.”



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1968 Commando Phoenix, AZ $16,000

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UPDATE: Joe and his wife were told (more than once) this was listed at $1600 by the seller. However, according to the Craigslist ad it is $16,000. I’d say it is worth somewhere between the two prices.

Joe spotted this at the Kmart Kruse in last night in Phoenix. Looks like a really good price to me.

Joe writes, I told the seller all about eWillys and that I would be submitting these pics and some info… he liked that idea.  I don’t know much (or anything, really) about these, but I know I liked this one… and was surprised at the reasonable price. 

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1950 Jeepster Mansfield, OH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500

This may be a good price.

“1950 Willy’s Jeepster. 4-Cyl, 3 on the tree, w/ overdrive, 37,909 miles, 6-volt system. Has Willy’s factory fog lights. ”

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1948 Jeepster Beavercreek, OH **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Was $12,000. **Status Unknown**

“1948 Willys-Overland Jeepster Hot Rod Convertible

Original Rust Free Body/Chassis, 350 Chevy Eng, Turbo 350 Trans, Chevelle Rear, Mustang II Front End with Rack & Pinion Steering, Chevy Tilt Steering Column, Autometer Gauges, Aluminum Radiator, Manual & Electric Fans, Lokar Shifter, etc.
Windshield has been lowered [chopped] and has new [tinted] glass.
Wheels are 15 inch with Baby Moons & Nice Radial Tires.
Clear Ohio Title.

Recent upgrades: Adjusted Valves, Installed New HEI Distributor, New Wires, New Plugs, New Holley Carb, New Gaskets in Headers. Replaced ALL the wiring using a New Painless Wiring Kit. Replaced Battery Cables, Oil/Filter Changed.

Must Sell – Downsizing Home & Shop – Moving out of State.
Cash Only on Pickup – No Trades
Call or Email – No Texting Please”

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1949 Jeepster Brookline, NH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3900.

A project for sure, but the body looks solid for a new england Jeepster.

“Willys Jeepster 6 cyl turns over, body in very good cond, new top. Needs floor work on passenger side. ”

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1948 Jeepster Alfred, ME **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4700

“Car runs and drives. Has issues we will discuss if serious. Retractable roof , (manual) , runs excellent, pretty much all original condition, had been painted at some point. Looking to get cash deal but would consider 3000.00 and small truck that I feel is worth the remaining 1700.00. Text is best. Only check email occasionally. Please serious inquiries only.”

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1949 Jeepster Peoria, IL $9600

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Has an updated engine. It looks like a nice Jeepster.

“1949 Willys Jeepster This is a cool little crusier to enjoy,but I am in need of more space to store my other Cars. It has a great running 350 sbc and 350 turbo auto trans.The rear end is a later model Ford
with 3:45 gear ratio that moves this Jeepster with ease.It also has new upholstery,like new top and side curtains,Elec.fuel pump,12V conversion,new starter, dual exhaust (nice rumble) 15″ chrome
wheels and baby moons,like new tires. The brakes are good (new lines) Lights and turn signals all work. Frame and floors are solid,carpeted. Paint is driver quality with some scrathes and chips.
Items needed are: pass.door latch, wipers, pass. wing window cracked.
This is not a concours restoration,just a fun around town crusier and the price reflects as so.
My asking price is 9600.00 o.b.o”

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1948 Jeepster Sun City West, AZ **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8700.

“Up for sale is a very clean 1948 Jeepster.
Recent brake and engine work with receipts for work
in excess of $7000. Runs good, repainted early ’80’s.
New in box gas tank included. Top is old, windows cloudy.
Clean AZ title. In Sun City West or storage in El Mirage.”

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1971 Jeepster Commando Festus, MO eBay

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The seller is Just Jeepsters. Thanks to Oskar for sharing that link.

“This beautiful 1971 Jeepster is owned by Just Jeepsters, the leading experts on Jeepsters. This Jeepster has 3,300 miles since a frame off restoration. No expense was spared with this restoration and everything was refinished and painted. This Jeepster was upgraded with safety and convenience in mind that make it a joy to drive.

Full frame off restoration
Frame and body blasted and epoxy coated
1971 Hurst package; these items include the Hurst dual gate shifter, Hurst Hood scoop, Dixco tachometer, and Hurst badging.
1971 SC1 Stripe Kit
GM 4.3 fuel injected Vortec V6 with turbo 400 automatic and Dana 20 twin stick, Dana 27 front and Dana 44 rear
Remote starter, remote locks, JVC stereo with 4 speakers
Front power disc brakes, power steering, custom gauges, grant steering wheel, roll bar, hard top with tinted windows, and roof rack
Nice high back bucket seats, new rear seat, and new carpet kit
Original oval slotted Jeep wheels and 30×9.50 BFG tires
Buyer is responsible for shipping and delivery – call for details 636 698-4969 or 314 724-7598. With the Just Jeepsters experience comes the guarantee of knowing you are dealing with experts on Jeepsters, we only specialize in Jeepsters and preserving their history. We provide our customers the comfort of knowing exactly what kind of Jeepster they are getting. You will not find a nicer upgraded Jeepster that has been guaranteed by a Jeepster business that only specializes in Jeepsters for over 25 years.”

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1949 Custom Jeepster Live Oak, FL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD* Was eBay.

Never thought I’d see a wood top on a Jeepster.

“Custom 1949 Willys Jeepster front on a 1974 cj5 jeep 4 wheel drive frame, with a 4.2 6 cylinder engine.  Frame has been extended 20″.  Back end is custom wood with insulated top.  Has new parts: recent valve job, carb, brake cylinders, master cylinder and lines, starter, electric fuel pump, radiator, side mirrors, custom  wood sun visors,  electric horn.   Needs:  wiper blades and motor, turn signals, gauges connected, tires have good tread, but are old, receiver hitch not for towing, fog lights not wired.  Runs good, has clear title.  Local pick-up.  As is.  Not licensed, but can test drive in yard.”

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1950 Jeepster Las Vegas, NV **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was an online auction at

The current bid was $575 as of May 19th. Bidding ended May 21.


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1970 Jeepster Commando $24,950

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Seth spotted this nice looking Commando. I don’t know enough about them to know if the restoration was a perfect one or not.

“Recently Restored 1970 Jeepster Commando. Red with cream top over tan, 160hp/265lb-ft factory-rated Dauntless 225ci V6 engine, 3-speed manual, 4-wheel drive. AM/FM radio w/cassette player, heater/defroster, front bucket seats, rear bench seats, locking front wheel hubs.Call 425.562.1000 for more information.”


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1950 Jeepster (Kaiser and other vehicles too) Lisbon, OH **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: The ad has disappeared off Craigslist. **Status Unknown**

Seth spotted this ad. If you are looking for some Kaiser cars, there are a few for sale. There’s also a CJ-3B behind the Jeepster, but I didn’t see a reference about it for sale.


“My family got into the car dealership business in the early 40’s. Kaiser Willys AMC Jeep Studebaker Nash . My grandpa started the Kaiser Willys dealership in Lisbon, Ohio and had collected cars along the way. My dad took over the dealership in 1988 and stopped selling new vehicles when Chrysler took over. But continued to service old and new cars and take care of customers, Along with selling many of the Jeep parts still in the parts room today.

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1948 & 1949 Jeepster Grand Isle, VT **SOLD**

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UPDATE: *SOLD** Was $3500.

Parts or project.

“I have two willy jeepster the 49 would make a good restore project about 80 percent there, have clean title for that car ,been in storage for over 25 years front fender have been dip preety soild car,the other would make a good parts car or rat rod,it sitting on a 78 corvette frame,rocker need trimming and it will sit down on the frame nice ,no floors but body is preety good,they only made 20,00 jeepsters over 3 years they make cool hot rods, green one only has bill of sale,were selling and need to get rid of some projects,will take 1000.00 for just the green one ,or 2800.00 for the yellow one if sold apart, or 3500.”

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1950 Jeepster Trufant, MI $4500

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Hasn’t been run in a few years.

“bought this for a project but now need to sell it,4 cyl. 3 on the tree,has not run in 5-6 years,and I have not tried to start it,good restorable condition or drive like it is,frame is solid,top is good,has side curtains”

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1948 Jeepster Nashua, NH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

This might make a good rebuild.

“This is either a 48 or 49 Jeepster willy’s, I have everything that goes into it,
seats, front, back, and I even bought another set so I have two sets of seats,
I also have a set of jeep tires besides the ones on there that goes with it. I just don’t
have the time to restore it, and personally I lost all ambition to do it. I would like to
see if someone out there can restore this beautiful car, no rust on body, excellent body
shape. always garaged. ”

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1967 Jeepster Commando St. Louis, MO $48,000

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Mark listed this low mileage Commando at

“This beautiful 1967 Jeepster is owned by Just Jeepsters, the leading experts on Jeepsters. You will not find a better specimen of a Jeepster that is more original than this Jeepster. We have owned over 100 Jeepsters and this is the lowest mileage (6,073 miles) most original Jeepster we have ever seen. This Jeepster was originally owned by a Jeep dealership (Hoffer Morton) in Wisconsin, the dealership shutdown in 1980. The owner of the Jeep dealership lived next door to his business, thus the reason for the low millage. The Jeepster was sold last year by the widow when the dealership owner passed away. We have the entire history on this Jeepster and the documentation showing the mileage. This Jeepster has original date coded marked parts, even the original date coded bias ply tires are still on this Jeepster. Not only is this Jeepster the rare convertible, it has a white and blue color combination that we have only seen on one other Jeepster. This Jeepster is a museum piece and a true example of Jeep history. With the Just Jeepsters experience comes the guarantee of knowing you are dealing with experts on Jeepsters, we only specialize in Jeepsters and preserving their history. We provide our customers comfort of knowing exactly what kind of Jeepster they are getting. As far as condition, this Jeepster was well preserved in a heated garage by the original owner. The paint and interior are in excellent shape and original. It has a dealer installed pin stripe. Minor maintenance was performed once receiving but the original date coded parts have been kept. You will not find a more original Jeepster that has been guaranteed by a Jeepster business that only specializes in Jeepsters for over 25 years.”

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1950 Truck Detroit, MI $6000

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Looks in good shape.

“1950 Willys Jeep Wood Flat Bed Truck, (Missaukee County), electric converted to 12 Volt system (saved 6 volt generator), new windows and rubber seals, orig engine 300 miles on rebuild, transfer case needs work, also need paint job and minor body work. Max speed is about 43 MPH with a good tail wind.”

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