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1952 M-38 Luxemburg, WI $8900


I’ve not seen a winch setup quite like that.


“Looking for a great M38 restoration candidate?
Here it is.
Runs drives and stops
Good oil pressure
Doors included
Original ID tags on… Read More”

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CJ-2A, M-38 and Various Parts Johannesburg, MI

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38, Parts

No pics provided. Sounds like seller has a couple non running jeeps and other parts.


“I have a complete 1946/1947 cj2a jeep not running for parts or restore….. the drive train is good working and movable..(engine has stuck valve in guide).. …..good title……. Have a 1951 m38 jeep military with arctic aluminum military ordinance cab…….. I have some other parts for these jeeps….front and rear cj2a axles with springs…..extra complete rolling chassis(with good title….bought with no tub) with new springs front and rear axle…. bearings… brakes… bushings…. W/engine/trans/transfer case assembly’s project cj2a ….. been sand blasted and military olive drab paint…… no pics though…have buick 225 dauntless oddfire jeep engine and trans with transfer case…also carbureted 231 buick engine with low miles”

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1952 M-38 Omaha, NE $14,500


Has a variety of updates including a replacement tub.


“M-38 custom bumpers, warn 8000 with synthetic line, LED JK headlights, rebuilt L head, T 98 from Herm’s, Spicer 18 tcase, excellent condition, runs perfect. Includes lots of extra parts including parts to make reverse cut dana 44 and 60 axles. Clean title W MC vin number, cash only, or trade towards flying airplane.”

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1951 M-38 Houston, TX $1500


One pic shows this M-38 apart. The rest show it together and running. I’m not sure what the current state of the jeep is.


“willys. 1951 M38 jeep . 4 Cyl flathead original motor 4×4 have a a title”


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Year? M-38 Sikeston, MO $4000


Needs an engine.


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“This m38 contains about everything but the engine, radiator and wiring. this is a good restoration project. It comes with solid frame, springs, axles, drive shafts, m38 wheels, steering sector, transmission, transfer case, good tub, tail gate,windshield with glass, hood, fenders, grill, all three seat frames, spare tire carrier, jerry can holder, pintle hitch,front bumper. bumperettes, and much more. The cowl battery box is missing. This jeep is very solid with minimal rust. NO title. Will consider reasonable offers. If the ad is up it is still available.”

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1951 M-38 Davidsonville, MD $16,500


This M-38 has a variety of updates.


“Selling my 1951 M38 class 1 (stock class) rockcrawler. While this was being built I had 2 kids and I don’t want to cut this up to accommodate the family so I’m willing to trade for a nice K5, Bronco, jeepster, wagoneer, something that can seat 4 and hit the trail. If your are interested in buying or trading messages me for build details”

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1951 M-38 Rathdrum, WA $2200


It’s a project. Seller saved it from a wrecking yard years ago.



“For sale: 1951 M38 Military Willys Jeep. Saved from wrecking yard years ago, you can save it from my garage.

No title – I will supply new owner with bill of sale, previous owners bill of sale and bill of sale from wrecking yard. Original title was surrendered to Wa State by wrecking yard when declared salvage, so you will need to apply for rebuilt/salvage title. Original VIN plate intact.

Restoration begun with original parts, not completed. Body/frame solid except a couple easy to repair areas. Comes with original M38 drivetrain (currently out of jeep with engine disassembled/incomplete) and extra original parts. Right front hub is frozen but on front rollers so it can be moved. You will need to trailer.

$2200/ offer. Need out of my garage so make a solid offer.”


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1950 M-38 JeepRod Broken Arrow, OK **SOLD**?


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $26,999.

Chad spotted this tame looking M-38 with a 5.3L LS engine.

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Selling a 1950 Willys M38 Korean War era Army Jeep. Recently finished the frame off restoration. This vehicle has approximately 2000 miles on it. All reasonable offers considered. This Jeep is like new. It runs great and it’s a lot of fun to drive. It gets a lot of attention and thumbs up driving down the road.

– New windshield frame
– New glass
– New seat frames
– New seat cushions
– Saginaw power steering upgrade. New steering box with Advance Adapters steering kit.
– New 16″ steel wheels
– New radial all-terrain tires
– Four wheel disc brake upgrade
– New master cylinder
– New brake lines Continue reading

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1950 CJ-3A? Wheatland, CA $2000


No pics provided.


“1950 willys jeep, all original, all there, needs restored. l48 engine, have windshield, and pink slip. 2000. BO”

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1950 M-38 Stanton, MI $13,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Appears in good shape.


“1950 Willys M38 military jeep. These jeeps were used during the Korean war era. Near perfect condition. Original 134L engine. No bondo. All metal. Four wheel drive works”


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1951 M-38 Greenwood, CA $4800


This is a project that will need lots of work. Seller believes the M-38 was the least produced jeep, but Willys produced other models with less units.


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“1951 M38 Willy’s Military Jeep. Was 24 volt but has been converted to 12 volt. I have been working on this project for 6 years and it’s time to move on. I have taken this down to the frame and started to put it back together. It ran and drove before my restoration began.
It has a:
Buick V6 even fire out of an early Grand National (better than the odd fires)
Dana 27 front axle
Dana 44 Rear axle
Brand new Rancho 2.5 inch lift kit with new leafs and shocks
Muncie SM420 4-speed

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1952 Model? Dallas, GA $17,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38, Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

No pics and very little description.


“1952 Willys Jeep for sale. All stock condition. Like brand new. Too many details to list”

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1952 M-38 North Salt Lake City, UT $6500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(09/10/2018) Seller has been busy working on this jeep.



“This is a functional, street legal 1952 M38. Runs and drives great.
Since I bought this two years ago, I:
– Rebuilt the complete tranny
– Rebuilt the complete transfer case
– Replaced front brake rotors
– Replaced all break lines
– Replaced all break calipers
– Replaced master cylinder
– Replaced carberator
– Replaced oil pan
– Replaced oil catch
– Replaced replaced oil filter
– Replaced exhaust manifold Continue reading

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1951 M-38 Mitchell, SD $8500


Has some updates.


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“For Sale 1951 Willys Jeep M38
-231 Buick V6 engine
-3 speed transmission
-Lockout Hubs
-New BF Goodrich 33″ tires
-New rims
-New Carb
-Paint is 2yrs old

Jeep runs and drives excellent. Many extras included with this Jeep are tow bar with chains, extra transmission, off road lights, extra set of lockout hubs, Jerry cans, cb radio. The Jeep came from California and has not rust.
Feel free to call or text with questions or to view. Located in Mitchell city limits.”


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1951 M-38 Denton, TX $14,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Appears in good shape.


“Restored. New engine. Has mock 50Cal and new Canvas top. Less than 2000 miles on the engine. Won many car shows.”

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Year? M-38 Chassis Shapleigh, ME $1200


Not sure how much value is here. Engine is seized.


“1950 to 52 m38 Willy’s Jeep.complete rolling chase.frame is in very good shape.body was junk,some parts appear to be cj parts.previos owner said engine overheated and seized up so I am not sure about the engine.quite sure though that it is a military m 38 because of place for second battery for 24 volt and also the large fuel opening.I have a running m38 so I was able to do a lot of comparisons”


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1951 M-38 Sinclair, ME $11,900

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $11,900.

(05/23/2019) Includes a canvas top.


“1951 M38 Willys Military Jeep. Really nice condition. 24 volt. Radio,antenna. Have military top and doors also.”

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1950 M-38 Hayden, ID $1800


Will need some work.


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“Help me reclaim my garage. Running 1950 willys flat fender jeep project. Orginal flat 4 drive train, new radiator, new tires , new springs, clean title. Body is rough, rust is present, but not too bad for its age. No time to work on it and I need the space back. Bring a trailer. 1,800 obo”


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1952 M-38 Yreka, CA $6500


May have an f-head.


“Listed in parts because thay don’t charge
52 Jeep runs and drives lots of new parts Ben in my family since 1980”

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1952 M-38 Eagle Creek, OR $13,000


Looks solid.







“Classic Willys Jeep with a New V6 engine and chrome wheels. great condition runs and drives great!”

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1951 M-38 Pittsburgh, PA $14,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks solid.


“Real military jeep, no rust, Turn key ready. 14,500 OBO upgraded engine runs great very reliable , would consider interesting trade plus cash either way , I do not want a project”

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M-38 Body Parts Walnut Creek, CA $800


Seems in reasonable shape. Only the body parts are for sale.



“I have some Willy’s Military Jeep parts for sale. I’ve got an original M-38 body tub, hood and floor plates that are in really good condition for their age, also an original CJ2A radiator and gas tank as well but it sounds like there is a lot of rust inside the tank.
Jeep parts are up in Gerber Ca.
Only body parts are for sale, not frame nor running gear”


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1952 M-38 Stuyvesat, NY $10,000


Still needs some work.


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“This is a project I’ve been working on. I just dont have the time to finish it.
The suspension and drive train has all been redone.
It has an Edelbrock fuel inject small block Chevy, with a Muncie M21 trans and a Dana 20 transfercase. The rear is a Dana 60 and the front is a 44 both with lockers and 5:18 gears.
The front belt drive system is all custom made new brand new power steering pump and steering box. New steering column and shaft.
New high steer setup. New headers and exhaust.
New custom made gauge bezel setup with autometer gauges.
Its sitting on 36″ tires.
New Led headlights and tail lights.
All new fuel and brake lines.
New wiring harness.
Theres lots more to much to list here.”

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1952 M-38 Palmer, AK $7500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(08/27/2018) Has a few updates. It might have an f-head under the hood.


“Military M38 1952 Jeep Willy (Great Fun to drive) aluminum hard top with doors and heater
new tires 31×10.5x 15 also winter set of tires with the original rims has any other new parts roof rack for kayaks”


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1952 M-38? Concord, CA $3200


This has a replacement body. It’s missing the CJ-3A frame grille supports; instead it looks like it has the holes for the M-38 setup.


“1951 or 1952 war jeep purchased from original owner. Project Jeep engine runs.”

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