UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000
Frozen Chosun seems a good name. Pun or misspelling?
“This Korean War historic military vehicle is parade and show ready. Has all new body tub and components with correct olive drab paint, new military tires, canvas top and seats, new seat frames. Rebuilt engine with new accessories, 12 volt electrical system with military wiring harnesses and turn signals. Comes with tow bar, pioneer tools and military top”
Looks in good shape.
“1951 Wilys M38 Jeep
*-24 vdc system
*-Waterproof Plugs & Carb
*-Top and Seat Covers look brand new.
*-Two new batteries
Serious Buyers Only Please-
Estimated value – $12K — $15K .”
Art spotted this almost stock M-38 with a Stewart Warner heater.
1950 Willys M38 Model MC Arctic Jeep 4 X 4. Serial # MC 30993. Mileage reads 68,059. Powered by the original 4 cylinder Go Devil engine. 3 speed manual transmission with 2 speed transfer case and locking hubs. This is an actual Military issue Arctic model Jeep with the rear body reinforcement panels. The top and doors are removable and the heater can be run without starting the Jeep (heater has not been tested but is reported to be working). This Jeep starts easily and runs good, the transmission works as it should.
The Willy’s M38 Jeeps were only built from 1949 to 1952 and this is a nice example of a Korea War vintage Jeep with an unusual Arctic service upgrade. To watch the video.”
UPDATE: Still Available.
(09/27/2015) “Very nice flat fender Military Jeep.. Runs good. Solid body. Appears to be very original. 4 wheel drive works great. The M38’s will go just about anywhere. Not much bigger than a 4 wheeler with way more torque. One of the absolute best vehicles off road. Not the best on the road. Great for a cabin or hunting. Has near perfect olive drab cloth top as well. No doors.”
UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $9500
“Good looking m38 actual mb.
New water pump, thermistat, shocks, distributor cap, rotor, spark wires, candensor, fuel lines, and filter.
registration up to date.
4×4 Runs great! With fwd lockers!”
Mark listed this at warjeeps.com.
“1951 M38, Willis, 52,000 miles, New Top, New Wind Shield, New Spare Tire Holder and Gas Can Holder, NO RUST, Tune up and brakes done by “Richbourg Jeep Specialists”, Original Seats, Clear Florida Title, Delivered to US Army in 1952, Garaged for least 13 last years, with only about 1500 miles driven during that time.”
UPDATE: Still Available.
(10/14/2015) Looks ready for wintertime.
“We are selling our original 1951 Willy’s Army Jeep. This jeep has the original Overland Jeep Arctic Top and Doors and gas heater. It is in the same condition as when I bought it 6 years ago. All I have done is replace spark plugs, submergable wires and batteries. I have enjoyed this jeep, have only driven it in a few parades. You can view the jeep on youtube to see it run. I welcome any and all questions, so please ask. I am not a jeep mechanic, and I do not know alot about them. I am just a military enthusiast. Nor have I read all the books. I know enough to enjoy the jeep. So please ask questions.
UPDATE: Price dropped to $9400.
(05/18/2016) Looks in good shape.
“Excellent condition jeep with no rust and all the accessories.
Clean and clear title in my name. Currently registered with antique plates.
Has data plates and original soft top. Blackout lights up front with fuel can on the back. Axe and shovel on the passenger side.
Makes a great show or parade car or for just driving around town.
The M38 was the military version of the CJ-3a. Please google the model for more information.
No trades, call only if you want to come take a look.”
UPDATE: **SOLD** WAS $6200.
This may be a good price.
“1951 Willys M38 Military (amphibious) Jeep. Very good shape, has all new top, windows and doors, very good tires, excellent body and paint. Runs good. Retired farmer owned. Please call only (leave message).”
May be worth a look.
“M38 1952 Willys, Rebuilt motor, trans, tranfer case, all brakes new, new canvas, frame sand blasted, primed and painted, electonic dist., high torque starter and alternator 12 volt. New wiring.”
UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $5000.
Appears worth a look.
“Nice paint good condition runs and drives with title”
“I have a 1950 Willys M38 jeep for sale . It runs and drives great. Tub has very very little rust, jeep is complete and missing no parts. Only rust is small spot on drivers floor area, all hat channels and underside are in excellent condition. All original engine and drive train/ 24 volt system still working and intact. Needs minor work and restoration to be a show vehicle or trailer queen. Restored these fetch upwards of 17,000$. I drive the vehicle weekly around murrells inlet. This is a chance to own a piece of history. Very hard to find in this condition!!”
Looks in good shape.
“1951 Jeep Willy
Clean California Title
with records and provenance
runs and looks great
email with any serious inquiries”
“1951 military style jeep. Restored off frame, about 5 years ago. Converted to 12 volts. Generator replaced with alternator. New plastic fuel tank. Original metal fuel tank included with sale. Runs and drives great. $12,000 obo. 24k miles Email or call with questions.”
UPDATE: This was listed at no price. Now it’s $15,000.
“Here it is! An original, unrestored 1952 Willys M38 Jeep that has been in a heated garage basement since the late 1950’s. My late uncle purchased this Jeep and stored it correctly in a heated basement garage, only 5′ from the furnace that heated the house. Clean title. Engine turns very nice. All fuel lines were blown out and the engine was fogged. I am confident this M38 will run with very little work. Original Mag/Blue Crown plugs…ORIGINAL! Not an easy to find item. Unrestored and complete! Includes, two military generators, spare tires and wheels, ammo/tool/parts boxes, fuel cans, rebuild parts/gaskets etc for the engine and a NOS battery that is still in it’s original box. Lots of patina Original Handbook. Serial # 52870. Model M38. Manufacture date 2/1952. Once in a lifetime opportunity…. $15,000 firm..”
Lots of pics provided.
“1951 Navy M38 Jeep. Serial # 36689. Mileage reads 35,201. Powered by the original 4 cylinder gas engine, original 24 volt electrical system. 3 speed manual transmission, 2 speed transfer case with over drive. Comes with radio and all items in photos. The Jeep starts easily, runs and drives good. Tires are dated 1967. Some surface rust but appears to be a very solid body. We have not powered up the radio but were told it works. All around nice driving Jeep. To watch the video, click on the Video tab next to the Photo Tab above.
UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6000.
“1952 Willy’s M38 Jeep, good condition”
Oscar spotted this one.
“1951 Navy M38 Jeep. Serial # 36689. Mileage reads 35,201. Powered by the original 4 cylinder gas engine, original 24 volt electrical system. 3 speed manual transmission, 2 speed transfer case with over drive. Comes with radio and all items in photos. The Jeep starts easily, runs and drives good. Tires are dated 1967. Some surface rust but appears to be a very solid body. We have not powered up the radio but were told it works. All around nice driving Jeep. To watch the video, click on the Video tab next to the Photo Tab above.”
UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000
(07/21/2014) “I have a 1952 willys jeep the m38 military model. It has a newer 350 crate motor in it, 4spd, 4×4, new tires and brakework done. NOO RUST!!!! Drives great!”
“1952 jeep willys m38 complete in decent condition and with extra parts for restore. .. Purchased and brought it from Nashville Tennessee was going to restore it myself but found out that it’s too much for my mechanical skills and above my budget to spend
Attached is original posting with pictutes”
This looks good. I’m a little puzzled by the bulge just in front of the tools on the passenger side. Maybe that’s just an illusion of some kind?
“Turnkey 1952 M38 Willys Jeep for sale. Parade and show condition ready. Steers and tracks well. No Rust or Rot issues….. On frame Refurbished 3 years ago with original NOS parts and recently upgraded with New tires, new canvas installed, turn signals, new seats, rear seat and much more. Original axe and shovel in great condition as well as canvas top. 24V system, easy to use and maintain. Jeep has been completely overhauled and serviced.. pls see the list of work that has been done to this vehicle over the past 5 months. You will not be disappointed, this M38 is ready to roll into anyone’s collection. Clear SC title and Bill of Sale will be provided to winning bidder/buyer.
This is a tribute, rather than one owned previously by a fire department.
“1951 Willys (M-38) Fallbrook Fire ” Tribute” Jeep, Converted to 12 Volt with a new battery, alternator, & all wiring, Completely refurbished including (5) new tires, water pump. paint , pin striping, brakes, seals, bearings, windshield, seats, mechanical siren-light & 100 Watt electronic siren, $10,000.00 (OBO)”
UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $4500.
(12/02/2015) Looks solid.
“This little Willys m38 is in good condition but is still and 60 year old jeep. Runs and drives with all new steering and suspension and a break’s and master cylinder upgrade.d”
UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4400
Needs some wiring, but may be worth a look.
“Body-off-frame metalwork, with frame and underbody painted years ago. Exterior paint and body work has not been completed.
Two new batteries, points, coil, and wires
24V electrical system
Starter turns slowly – could use a rebuild. Starts with hand-crank.
Good power on acceleration and running down the road, but idle is not smooth — may be carburetor related .
Brake system has been rebuilt years ago, and works well.
Gas tank in excellent condition, and appears to have been coated internally.
Will need wiring work to make lights functional.”