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1951 M-38 Chassis Wakefield, MA $700

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Price dropped to $700.

No pics provided.

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/pts/d/willys-jeep/6768567851.html

“selling complete willys jeep engine, transmission and transfer as a complete set. its still in a rolling chassis. Frame and axles still intact. sold as a complete set. engine ran 3 years ago. has been in storage, should work with a little work. Has a stuck valve that keeps it from turning over. This is a complete rolling chassis fro a 1951 M38. Its the flat head L engine. It has no carb, or distributor. valuable rare parts. 800 for frame, axles and complete power pack. can be delivered within reason for small fee. Thanks. Serious inquiry only. please no low ball offers. this sale is for someone that is into the jeep restoration. Thanks”

 

 
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1952 M-38 Phoenix, AZ $4000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has updates.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/mesa-willys-jeep-1952/6775774828.html

“This Willys runs great, 231 v6 Buick engine, Edelbrock performer manifold and carb, total wiring up graded to simple system, chrome headers with baby turbo mufflers reman starter and altenator new fuel and water pumps,
Drive line front axle cj2 from 70’s T90 3 speed dual stick transfer case, rare wa rn overdrive LUK clutch with Novake linkage axles with new bearings and greasable u joints.
body rust free, new gas tank, Stewart warner gauges 11″ ford breaks I have to stay firm on the price I am losing money. really these box style willys are becoming rare especially in this condition.”

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1951 M-38 Little Rock, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/ant/cto/d/1951-m38-willys-jeep/6774891451.html

“Yes it is a 1951 m38. With a 4 cyl flathead original motor. 4×4. Hart top removable Jeep runs good doors needs same work to close right 12 volts already”

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1952 M-38 Altoona, PA $6000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/25/2018) It’s a project.

https://altoona.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-m38-jeep/6755158872.html

“- Comes with a true military engine (needs rebuilt)
– Snowcap and doors
– Snowcap windshield and regular windshield ( both need glass)
– Has a bow for the canvas top
– Front and rear seat frames”
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1951 M-38 Edgemont, CA $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Could use some larger pics.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep-willy-korean-war-army/6758093776.html

“Good condition
Runs
Street legal
3 speed manual
4×4”

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CJ-2A & M-38 Danby, VT

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

Seller has an M-38 and a CJ-2A for sale (and an Empire Tractor, which I’ve listed in another ad.).

https://vermont.craigslist.org/grd/d/tracor-john-deere-la-1946/6732340846.html

CJ-2A:

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M-38:

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1951 CJ-3A? Englewood, CO $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

No pics provided.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/1951-willys-jeep/6759831396.html

“needs battery , has hydrolic for plow that goes with it all intact, no top asking”

 
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1952 M-38 San Francisco, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Steve’s selling his long-owned M-38. Looks in good shape.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/d/1952-willys-38-jeep/6758804172.html

“1952 Willys M-38 military jeep in great condition. Mostly all original.
Added Warn Overdrive.”

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1950 M-38 Cle Elum, WA $3950

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

Has diamond plating across the back.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/cto/d/1950-jeep-willys-38/6758854479.html

“1950 Jeep Willy’s M-38. Original “go devil” engine was rebuilt 300 miles ago along with a new clutch, new water pump, fuel tank, brake lines, new wheels, and 5000 lb winch.

Runs and drives great. Also has four wheel locking hubs and tow bar for towing. I have the convertible top frame that comes with the jeep. Also comes with 4 wheel chains.

This is a great rig to tow around for camping or hunting. It’s also perfect for a ranch or farm.”

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Year? M-38 Gold Country, CA $600

• CATEGORIES: Last Ride, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/29/2018) This just aint right. Where do I find a “tears” emoji!

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/cto/d/m38-jeep/6754084949.html

“Year unknown, no title,
Pretty rough, lots of extra parts not parting out.
No engine/trans, fuel tank or tailgate
Trades considered, always looking for…
1955-1959 chevy trucks/parts
Small block chevy performance parts
Mopar 440 fenderwell headers”

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1951 M-38 Sumter, SC **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $10,500.

Has some holes drilled around the rear wheel well.

“1951 m 38 Army jeep that has been rebuilt. New motor, new starter, new solid state dist. all guages and wireing. It has been changed over from 24 volts to 12. Looks good and drives like a jeep.”

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CJ-2A & M-38 Jeeps/Parts Johannesburg, MI

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

No pics provided.

https://nmi.craigslist.org/pts/d/willys-cj2a-jeepcj2a-parts/6743836835.html

  • I have a complete 1946/1947 cj2a jeep not running…..the drive train is excellent 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….
  • extra complete rolling chassis(with good title….bought with no tub) with springs front and rear axles….
  • engine/trans/transfer case assembly’s and a project cj2a i started that has the chassis and new springs and bearings….. been sand blasted and military olive drab paint…… no pics though…
  • have buick 225 dauntless jeep engine and trans with transfer case…
  • also carbureted 231 buick engine with low miles .”
 
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Year? M-38 Paso Robles, CA $3200

• CATEGORIES: M-38

It’s a project.

https://slo.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep/6747548695.html

“Started restoring original flat head 4 cylinder, motor runs and sounds great, new tires and brake system. This was my Jeep in high school 1968-1971,”

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1951 M-38 Fallbrook, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $12,000.

Looks solid.

“1951 USN Military Police M38. I’ve had her for a few years and been fixing her up. I don’t want to sell her, but I need to so I can fund schooling.

You can see some of the original stencils under the paint.

Runs and Drives, all lights work. I drive her around town and take her to the local airport Frequently.”

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1951 M-38 Auburn, CA eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

It’s listed as a 1948, but is actually a 1951 M-38 (see description for more info). It lacks a speedometer.

View all the information on eBay

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“1951 Willys M38 Jeep
Willys serial # MC24291. Oregon DMV assigned # DRF84972, this is the VIN on the title, they probably couldn’t find the tag behind the seat.
Powered by a Chevy 327 that runs good and actually makes it quite scary fast to drive.
Very good power steering and 11” brakes, it stops good.
3 speed transmission with over drive, 2 speed transfer with locking hubs.
It shifts good and doesn’t pop out of gear.
All lights, turn signals and gauges are working, good oil pressure and the charging system works.
No speedometer (see photos).
Twin fuel tanks, full roll cage, tilt wheel and good tires.
Has one small rust spot underneath (see photos) and a front end alignment is due.
All around a good solid old military jeep that is fast and entertaining to drive.
Clear California title.
California residents will be subject to DMV fees and 7.25% sales tax.

 
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1952 M-38 Goldendale, WA $3500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/17/2016) Runs with an f-head.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/331987474273391

“Jeep M38
L Head Engine
Rear PTO
Rear Seat
Warne Lockamatic Hubs
Runs Good
Contact #5zero9-773-3849!’

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1951 M-38 Body & Front Clip Bellevue, TN $1500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Just the body and front clip. Not the whole jeep.

https://nashville.craigslist.org/pts/d/1951-m38-willy-body/6743238854.html

“1951 Jeep Willy’s M38 military jeep. I am selling the body ONLY. I have replaced the original body with a new. Comes with the tube, both fenders, hood, grill, and with windshield frame without the glass. Does have rust. Will send more pictures of rust upon request. Asking $1,500 OBO.”

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1951 M-38 Greenwood, CA $5500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

It’s a project. It’s been modified.

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/cto/d/1951-m38-willys-jeep-military/6734866713.html

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“$5500 obo. I know what I have and 1951-1953 M38’s were the fewest made. This jeep is built so that you can drive on the highway (55-60mph) and off-road.

1951 M38 Willys Military Jeep. Was 24 volt but has been converted to 12 volt. I have been working on this project for many years and I’m not interested in finishing it. 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) (could put a turbo on it!)
Dana 27 front axle
Dana 44 Rear axle
Brand new Rancho 2.5 inch lift kit with new leafs and shocks
Muncie SM422 4-speed
T-18 Transfer case (brand new adapter from Novak)
Super Swamper 32.5 inch tires (5 of them)
DISC BRAKES new brake lines
Power Steering Continue reading

 
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2 M-38s Inland Empire, CA $2000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Not sure how much value is here.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/army-jeep/6740193380.html

“2 army Jeeps. Tires on the rustier one have to come off because they belong to a friend.”

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1951 M-38 Tub Monroe, GA $550

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Seems like a fair price.

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/eat/pts/d/1951-jeep-willys-m38-tub/6732986008.html

“1951 Jeep M38 Tub & windshield Frame some rust repairable”

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Year? M-38 Pearl River, LA $3850

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Listed as a 1948, this sure looks like an M-38 to me.

https://neworleans.craigslist.org/cto/d/1948-jeep-willys-4×4/6737309868.html

“1948 Jeep Willy’s 4×4. The engine is rebuilt and runs great. $3850.”

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1951 M-38? Yucca Valley, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

This M-38 might have a replacement body. I can’t tell for sure.

“selling for friend, 1951 wi llys jeep, great condition, 4 cyl. runs great, call for more info.”

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1952 M-38 San Clemente, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9500.

Looks in good shape.

“1952 Marine Corps built Jeep Willys in good condition. I am currently unable to get it to start ( not very mechanically inclined.) however it did run for several months when I bought it, very fun and a great project vehicle.

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1952 M-38 Kiowa, CO $2000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

It’s a project combine with an unhappy girlfriend.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/281725889132848

“52 M38. Ford 302. Auto Trans. Solid body. Lockers front and rear. Comes with all kinds of parts. Windshield. Homemade frame. Bought for a project but the girlfriend isn’t happy.”

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1952 M-38 Watertown, TN $4444

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/178848762775878

“Clear Tennessee title in my name to be transferred.Very Solid military M-38 Korean war era Willys – Overland.Jeep 1971 v-6 upgraded.dual exhausted with headers/mufflers .Needs finished,including replacing dash,guages converted to 12 volt./,Previously titled in Arizona/Colorado. More pics can be p.m.ed with an appointment to view.We also have a car trailer for use to deliver anywhere.to borrow/rent/purchase for an additional $1000”

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