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1952 M-38 Aurora, OH $15,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

Greg and Tom shared this Kubota diesel powered flattie. There are no pics of the engine included.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/496716685953123

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“Up for sale is my 1952 Willys M38. This jeep has a Kubota V2203 Turbo Diesel Engine installed with a full kit from Overland Diesel out if Canada. The jeep runs and drives great. It also has the disk brake conversion from Brennans Garage. It has a T90c transmission and a lock rite locker in the rear. It has led headlights, aluminum radiator, full 2 inch exhaust, new shocks etc, tightsteer installed and 32-10-15 tires on it. It also has an (arctic) hard top original for the m38. This jeep has thousands of dollars spent on it. Full specs available if serious”

 
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1951 M-38 Aledo, TX $12,999

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Nate refurbed this M-38. You can see more pics and contact him through his website (got to bottom of the website page and click on “NOTE”): https://1951m38.godaddysites.com

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“Zero rust, clean frame, extremely smooth running M38. Every inch of this old Jeep has been gone over and been cleaned and serviced. 9 out of 10 mechanically with original data plates, and Army stencils. There are 47,851 miles on the restored odometer.

This original L134 runs and starts perfectly. Serviced by a new fuel system, Carter W-O carburetor, intake/exhaust manifold, radiator, and oil filter, this engine runs smooth and strong. A new 12V alternator and all new electrical system runs the lights and gauges.

You will not find any rust on the frame or body of this well-kept M38. Lots of old red “barn paint” was removed to reveal the original olive drab paint. With a little work, this body will be ready for new paint, or you can enjoy this Willys with authentic character.”

 
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1951 M-38 Owensville, IN $6600

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has some hat channel rot, but the floors are supposed to be solid. The windshield has quite a bit of rot.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/778996549848626

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“1951 Willys MC (M38) radio jeep. runs, drives, stops. Has an all new brake system. Engine is still 24V. Underhood batery box, air filter, and crossover tube not pictured but included. We took this jeep on a 250mi trip last fall and it did great. Front floors are solid and functional but hat channels underneath are in poor shape. All other rust is in pictures, mostly the passenger side. This is a good jeep to drive & enjoy as is, but would aslo make a good restoration candidate. The hood numbers are still legible and i uncovered markings which show that it was a radio jeep, with an AN/GRC-7 radio. Civilian gas tank in pics is not included, neither is the battery under the hood. Clean title in my name. Located in SW Indiana”

 
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1952 M-38 Olympia, WA $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2500.

(09/22/2022) Has some floor rust. Data plates all painted.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/pts/d/olympia-willys-1952-m38/7581306627.html

“1952 M38, rebuildable MC marked engine, transmission and transfer box. It has some Cj3a parts. Rear seat, no front seats.”

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Year? M-38 Asher, OK $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Unclear how much value is here. It has a variety of updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/500061095350066

“PLEASE TEXT MY SON ITS HIS 4o5-287-477o 1955 Willy’s jeep Got it in trade Has a Chevy inline 6 cylinder with twin stick t case Motor does run on gas jug Needs rewired No title Has motor, trans, and transfer case Has some rust but not terrible it’s old and been hacked on to fit motor 2500 OBO or trade for Toyota, samurai, etc trade for Chevy square body or obs or Gbody Tools, welder, trailer, man stuff”

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Year? M-38 Burrton, KS $6100

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/12/2022) Listed as a 1944, this looks more like an M-38.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1806362713045602

“1944 Willys Jeep Brand new tires, runs & drives. Flags are optional. ”

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1943? MB? Silver City, NM $6000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/07/2022) This has an unusual mod at the driver’s entrance. The cowl lid suggests this is an M-38.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/668508681658006/

“Original 1943 Willys jeep general. It runs good willing to trade for a bobcat or comparable piece of equipment or $6,000”

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1950 CJ-2A/M-38 Wilton, CA $15,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

This is a mix of parts, but looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/639063184632798

“1950 CJ2A/M38 1950 Willys Jeep registered as a CJ2A originally a M38 1995 Chevy Vortec V6, T90 3 speed Transmission, Dana 20 transfer case, Dana 44 rear end with locking hubs and locker Dana 30 front end with locking hubs Custom bumpers front and rear. Front with integrated winch and tow bar. Tilt steering column Warn 9000lb winch”

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M-38 and CJ-3A? Glen Lyn, VA No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2091089017755645

“Old military jeeps was going to restore, never got the rest of the parts. There is some good parts there can be restored or used for parts trade or sell make reasonable offer  located in Glen lyn va”

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1951 M-38 Cresson, TX $17,900

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Looks in great shape, though it has been converted to 12 volt.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/7570428492.html

“Jeep M38 for sale. Rust free, garage kept since 1960, by previous owner and myself. Has been converted to 12V, also blinkers and overdrive have been added. 4WD works great, Jeep has no issues and is great condition.”

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1951 M-38 Penngrove, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(11/18/2022) The price may be a placeholder given this doesn’t run.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1330813397667614

“Just got a new title for it runs great Have the windshield but it has no glass Not highway worthy so bring trailer New key New rad hose New fuel pump Shoot me an offer”

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1946 CJ-2A/M-38 Lexington, SC $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

This is a project with 2A and M-38 parts.

https://columbia.craigslist.org/pts/d/lexington-1946-jeep-willys-cj2a/7569754632.html

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“1946 Willys CJ2a
This is a franked jeep project,
not for the purists

M38 tub and fenders, windshield frame
Buick V6, T90/Dana 18
Dana 41 rear axle, Dana 25 front

The project is not done, needs someone to finish it.

Upgraded suspension to 76-83 CJ5 stock springs
Rebuilt transmission and Tcase
Buick 225 V6, bottom end was clean, resealed it. Heads were rebuilt
HEI ignition
Power steering
Upgraded master cylinder to dual circuit MC
Front drum brakes are 11” drums, rebuilt
All new brakes lines
All new fuel lines
Brand new tires
New seat cushions and upholstery
Advanced adapters chain linkage upgrade for clutch
New Gauges
Continue reading

 
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M-38 Parts Elkhart, IN $450

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Parts

There seems to be some value here.

https://southbend.craigslist.org/pts/7566646727.html

“Willys Jeep parts M38 style with some differences. Tailgate has all reinforcements but never had holes drilled to mount the tire or gas can. Grill has military and civilian features. I think this may have been a DJ when Willys built it, they often used up leftover and over run parts for the DJ’s.
The one large section of transmission cover pictured has been sold.
M38 hood has been sold, now includes a Willys stamped hood in fair condition.
$450 for all or message for individual parts.”

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Year? M-38 Marysville, CA $3400

• CATEGORIES: M-38

It’s a project. There have been some mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/5628811363869779

“I have a 1953 Willy’s forsale as parts. I don’t have paper work. All stock. Great for a build. Sold as is. I can deliver if needed.”

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1952 M-38 Ontario, CA $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/09/2022) It’s a project that’s been available for sale for a while.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1047740732531415

“Great project Most parts are here 1952 Willy’s Jeep Comes with a F134 motor T14 Transmission Dana 18 Transfer case Dana 41 Axles Has motor mounts for a Buick V6 motor but also have additional frames with the original motor mounts so you could go either way. Saginaw steering box 15” Rims Windshield Needs wiring and brake lines It is a project but I don’t have time for it. Working on another Jeep currently. Title in hand”

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1952 M-38 Fredonia, KS $1000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/804033221019356

“I bought this m38 at a auction. Decided to focus on my cj6 projects so selling. Parts only bill of sale only. I haven’t messed with it since i got it so no clue on engine status”

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M-38, CJ-2A, Trailer Lucedale, MS $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/03/2022) Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2308328532652965

“2 Jeeps 1951 M-38 (military) & 1952 CJ-2 (civilian) plus Army trailer $3500 Cash & Carry Lucedale Ms. 601/770-0599. 1951 military Jeep & 1952 Civil Jeep . They are complete but will need total restoration .[hidden information] Might consider trading for old metal gas station signs or Coke signs . Also selling lot of old signs , gas pumps & coke machines, soda coolers moving must sell”

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2 M-38s May, TX $4050

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Neither jeep runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/439438021711522

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“For sale: (2) Authentic Korean War Willys M-38 Jeeps. The lighter green one has clear Texas blue title in my name and a Buick V6 with forward 8K Koenig PTO-driven winch. Both Jeeps have clear and legible data plates. Neither Jeep is running or driving. Both for $4500. Cash, or will trade for delivered weed-free round bale hay. “Is this available,” “are they running and driving” inquiries will be deleted. Serious buyers only need to call: (two hundred fifty four) 300 sixty 8 – seventy 3 ninety 9.”

 
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1952 M-38 Tillamook, OR $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,000.

(10/11/2022) Looks like a solid build.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/473737250839530

“1952 m38, 4.3 vortec, sm465, power steering, four-wheel power disc brakes. Ground up build 2 years ago.$15, 000.”

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CJ-2A, M-38 and Parts Jeep Yulee, FL $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

The seller doesn’t have pics of the parts jeep yet.

https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/807250527038684

“3 jeeps. WWII era , 2 jeeps in pictures, 3rd is a parts jeep with engine, pictures coming. The fire truck engine is not seized, won’t take much to make it run. The 2 others have all the parts to make one jeep. Comes with title”

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1952 M-38 Weiser, ID eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Back on eBay

(06/10/2022) Bill shared this nice looking M-38 for auction. The starting bid is $12,000, but this appears to have a reserve price as well.

View all the information on eBay

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“This 1952 Willys M38 Jeep was built for the Korean War (1950-53). It is correct as new – 24 volt system,
4-cylinder L134 engine, 3-speed transmission, 2-speed transfer case. Color is 24087, olive drab. The new canvas top and seat covers are by Beachwood Canvas. The five tires are 700x16s. It has a military waterproof ignition system. All components are new or rebuilt. As photos show, this jeep has a M1 rifle gun scabbard with a dummy M1 Grand rifle. Located in SW Idaho, 85 miles from Boise”

 
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1953? M-38A1 w/ Trailer Murphysboro, IL $19,800

• CATEGORIES: M-38

This has  part of the tub cutout at the driver’s entrance, but otherwise seems in good shape. Thanks to Tom for sharing.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/638925747703709

“1953 m38 Totally restored. Rust free. Matching trailer. Excellent condition Folders of receipts and manuals. Very rare. Trades considered.”

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1951 M-38 May, TX $4350

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has a non-running Buick V6.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1304290506642453

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“PRICE REDUCED MUST SELL TO PURCHASE HAY: For Sale or Trade for hay: 1951 Willys M-38. Rare front driven PTO to Koenig winch. Clear Texas Blue Title in my name. Excellent candidate for restoration. Has a non-running Buick even-fire V6 in it right now. Can come with the correct L134 flathead gear-driven ‘51 long block with Transmission and transfer case, and MANY spare parts for the right price. First $4350.00 OBO takes the M-38 as you see it. Rear tires are up in the photograph but they have gone flat. I can deliver. I can load the jeep on your trailer. I Will trade for fortified weed-free hay, delivered or I can pick up—anywhere.”

 
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1951 M-38 Phenix City, AL $1200

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Seems to have some value.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/801237007638040

“Project for someone.It has a 231 V6 motor and I was told it needed a cam shaft.It has had a lot of work I just don’t have time to repair.”

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1950 M-38 Alabama $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Includes a variety of parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1288902198563503

“Selling jeep parts all together, will not separate. Lots of new and nos parts and used,cash only no trades ,need to down size, includes trailer transmission and engine to rebuild ,local pickup only, located near wetumpka Alabama includes 4 front axles 3 rear axels 2 military top transmission, 4 civilian top transmission 5 lhead engines 1f head engine in various conditions, 2 m38 carburetors,has been taged in Alabama”

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