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1952 M-38 Cortez, CO $4500

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Appears solid.

“1952 Willys M30 Jeep, 4X4, Korean War model, Buick V 6 225 motor, brand new Bestop, upgraded axles, T90 Transmission, Dana 20 transfer case, good shape”

https://rockies.craigslist.org/cto/6015709510.html

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1952 M-38 Santa Rosa, CA $8200

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Looks solid.

“Okay, you’ve decided you want a classic Military Jeep but you don’t want to pay restored or Family Heirloom prices…
You’ve looked for a long time (off and on) but you just can’t quite put yourself in the right frame of mind with the right Jeep that fits your tight budget. You need to ask yourself, “Am I able to accept something that I can fix and or restore while I’m using it ?” or “Do I need to pay more for one that is all done?”. Most Flat Fender “wannabees” tend to be in the $5,000 to $12,000 range for a “Useable Driver” that doesn’t have major rust or body damage.

Here it is! It’s a “Runner Driver” that looks and acts the part. Granted, …it’s not perfect, but it really is better than most you’ve seen and it’s at a reasonable price.
The Jeep has an out of state Wisconsin title so you need to bring it up to date in the state of California.

Originally the Jeep cost over $11,000 so our loss is your gain. You better not pass on this one because it won’t last at this price.

The engine runs good and doesn’t smoke but the compression numbers are tired but not out of the game. Probably could use a valve adjustment, one valve taps when cold but diminishes as it warms up.”
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/6006675119.html

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1952 M-38 Inland Empire, CA No Price

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Only the one pic, but looks promising.

“Great condition Korean War Jeep.
Contact me with questions.
Make an offer”

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/6003927789.html

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1952 M-38 Vermont No Price

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/10/2017) Seller has other military vehicles and items for sale, too.

I am selling my Willys M38 Jeep that was finished as a MB clone. This 1952 military jeep was built for the Korean war and is a true military jeep, but this one has the MB grille/bucket lights and older style windshield added. 

Many new parts. The Willys runs and drives well and is parade ready. No oil leaks to speak of. Maybe one or two drips at the most. I drive this jeep every other day to the store and everybody honks and waves. This is a great jeep for you to have fun with the kids and grandkids as it has all the safety upgrades, such as blinkers, tail lights, seat belts, head lights, black out lights, and horn. 

This jeep starts every time winter or summer. 4×4 works as it should. Not perfect, but ready to drive and have fun with. It cruises about 40 mph. The speedometer reads about 8 mph too fast so you’ll think you’re driving 48 mph! Clean Kansas Title. 

If you arrange shipping, I can drive it to a local car dealership if needed. Buyer arranges all the shipping and pays the costs. Jeep will not be released until all money is received and cash is in the bank. I am also open to taking a $1,000 down payment and then the rest of the payment on pickup. Throw me a note before buying it out and we can figure it out. – See more at: http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale17/adm011/adm011.html#sthash.9lVRpkBG.dpuf ”

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale17/adm011/adm011.html

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1952 M-38 Santa Rosa, CA $14,950

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Looks good.

“Good original survivor.
Good and solid driver.
Good for show and or re-enactment.
Good maintenance record
Good Title
Good to Go!!!
Good to call first. Texting is typing and I don’t like to type! ”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/5983567764.html

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1952 M-38 Maine $30,000

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I can’t tell what type of front hubs this has. What is the switch on the driver’s entry (see interior pic)? Maybe a kill switch?

“Fully restored M38 army jeep
Serious enquiries only
Local pickup by purchaser only
Sale will only be done face to face with purchaser”

http://maine.craigslist.org/atq/5971594792.html

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1951 M-38 Port Orchard, WA $11,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/01/2016) Has updated engine.

“Korean War 1951 Willys M-38. Rare Arctic Cab. 1982 Capri Ford 2.3L 140 CU. New 11″ self adjusting brakes, new seals all through. New Rancho springs. Winch operates from inside or outside, original Warn overdrive. New glass in lay down windshield. Too much to list.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/5970652965.html

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1952 M-38CDN Phoenix, AZ $11,500

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Seller listed this as a “Barrett Jackson Special”, but at least it isn’t priced like one!

“Rare manufactured by Ford of Canada for Canadian Armed Forces.
Call for more details. $11,500 cash deal.”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/5968021293.html

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1951 M-38 Chatham, NJ $16,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/27/2016) Steve’s selling his M-38.

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/5958519367.html

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“Take a look at this completely rebuilt beautiful 1951 Willys M38 Army Jeep. Serial # MC21962

This jeep was rescued from a gentleman in Huntsville Alabama in 2014. It underwent a frame off rebuild. I’ve owned over thirty jeeps and have rebuilt/restored approx. 25 of them and have sold them successfully on e-Bay. This Jeep had been moderately used during it’s active life and was in need of rebuild. The frame and drive train were complete but needed some minor repair work. The engine is a correct MC engine that was just professionally rebuilt by Sigafoos Machine shop in Easton Pa. I had to replace the tub with a reproduction tub, but many of the other components are original Willys. The jeep has its military components de-commissioned – i.e. water fording gear removed, and 24 volt converted to 12 volts, has professionally rebuilt military Carter YF carburetor .

Everything has been gone through on this jeep and everything has been sand blasted, cleaned, repainted, or replaced with new, NOS, or repro parts. Continue reading

 
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1952 M-38 w/ Trailer Roswell, GA $21,900

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This was posted over at warjeeps.com.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale17/adm028/adm028.html

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“Military Jeep 1952 M38 Willys w/M100 Strick Trailer
Serial # MC62418, Hood # 20909755, Engine # RMC107177

This is a near original, excellent parade quality Korean war M-38 and M100 Strick jeep & trailer that can be driven (or towed) anywhere.

I purchased the Jeep and crate engine in 1969 or 1970. The engine has less than 2000 miles on it and the jeep has been towed @ 7000 miles. Includes top and rare fold up doors with side curtains.(doors need recovering) Includes many spare and rebuildable parts, parts and repair manuals.

MANUALS very rare!
Included are “ORIGINAL” Army issue manuals: OR6D 8 SNL G-740, group G Field and Depot Maintenance Allowances; ORD 9 SNL G740, group G All Service Parts; TM 9 8014, Operation Organizational Maintenance (For M38A1, but is 90% accurate for M38); LO 9-8012 Lubrication Chart(Laminated), and the new Ryan K. Miller’s M38 Reference guide (the bible).
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1952 M-38CDN Salisbury, MA $15,000

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UPDATE: Still Avaiable.

(12/15/2016) Rare vehicle in great shape.

“1952 rust-free M-38CDN military jeep. Made in Canada by Ford with all Willey’s parts.
#506 of 1911 made.
Runs and drives excellent and everything in working order.
This is as near original as you will find for the flat fender jeep.
Extra parts go with this vehicle, such as hood,generator, voltage regulator, etc.
I am selling for my father and may need to provide a separate number for questions I can’t answer.”

http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/5912719853.html

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1951 M-38 & Trailer Scottsdale, AZ $14,000

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Mia is selling this M-38 & Trailer. You can reach her at 602-708-7947 or mia2147068@gmail.com. She had an auto appraisal done, though the appraiser essentially used eWillys to estimate a value (which means the appraisal was based on offer prices and not sale prices).

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1951 M-38 Waukegan, IL $13,000

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Mark just listed this over at warjeeps.com.

“95 percent or more restored. Matching numbers clean title. No rust. Garage kept. Obtained from military museum. Runs great all new brakes. New seat covers. Will send pictures if required. Only problem is gas tank has leak and could use new tires. Really really cleanf”

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale16/adm694/adm694.html

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1951 M-38 Irvine, CA $11,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/03/2016) Looks like most of the jeep’s history is documented.

“1951 Jeep Willy
Clean California Title
with records and provenance all the way back from the 70’s
comes with detachable doors and front tow hitch
recently serviced at “Jeeps R Us”
runs and looks great
email with any serious inquiries”

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5852483409.html

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1952 M-38 Miami, FL $15,000

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Has an interesting paint job. No description provided.

http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/cto/5837947334.html

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1950 M-38 Brooks, GA **SOLD**

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UPDATE:Was $7,000. **SOLD**

May be worth a look.

“M38 Military jeep
runs good when batteries are charged. Has been redone and restored back to original. Don’t need help selling!!!”

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1951 M-38 Ramon, Ca $7000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $7000.

(09/04/2016) Could be a solid M-38.

“For Sale 1951 Jeep Willys purchased originally from United States Military.
Runs excellent for 70 year old vehicle, new tires rebuilt engine and transmission.
3 speed manual, comes with extra tail gate, current registration.”

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/5778712091.html

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1951 M-38 Berkeley Heights, NJ $13,500

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Looks good.

“Posting this military jeep for my father. Its has been fully restored to parade ready. Get in and go! Real nice Looking jeep! Original 24 volt. Asking $13,500”

http://cnj.craigslist.org/cto/5815943865.html

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1951 M-38 Laguna Beach, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE:**SOLD** Was $16,000.

(03/29/2016) Looks good.

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“ABOUT US: We are JEEPS R US an off road shop that specializes in building you the jeep of your dreams. We even sell un-modified jeeps. We have been in business for over 26 years located in Laguna Beach California. Please stop in to see our inventory and test drive our Jeeps! We also have warranties available for some of our vehicles.

ABOUT JEEP: 1951 Jeep Willys M38 Tactical Truck 1/4 Ton. The Willys M38 United States Army Jeep, also known as the Willys MC, replaced the World War II Willys MB and Ford GPW models. It was a 1/4 ton 4 × 4 utility truck manufactured between 1949 and 1952 with a total production of more than 60,000 units. The M38 was military version of the then-current civilian Jeep CJ-3A. The M38 differed from the CJ-3A in numerous ways, including a reinforced frame and suspension, waterproof 24-volt electrical system, sealed vent system for the engine, transmission, transfer case, fuel system and brake system. Some M38 jeeps were assigned to the Korean theater of operations, but the majority of vehicles used in that conflict were rebuilt WWII vintage. Approximately 2,300 M38 Jeeps were manufactured by Ford of Canada for Canadian Armed Forces in 1952, designated as the M38-CDN jeep. Its successor was Willys M38A1.
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1953? M-38 Fort Smith, AR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5900

(06/27/2016) Looks in good shape.

“Flat head 4cyl
3 speed trans
Brand new 31×10.50r15 Degan 38’s
New brakes from master cylinder down
New complete valve job
New fuel pump
New water pump
New oil lines

We originally restored this jeep 7 yrs ago at that time we rebuilt trans transfercase and had it painted has less then 2000 miles on it since it was restored.
Does have a few chips in paint runs and drives good located in fort smith Arkansas. ”

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1951 M-38 New Brighton, PA $13,000

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Looks nice. Seller intentionally kept some of the dents/dings.

“1951 M38 Willys Jeep. Original flat head motor, tranny, drive line. All original parts. 24 Volt. Body off restoration by previous owner. Body and frame media blasted and painted original color green. Body dents and bruises unrepaired to preserve the authenticity and history of the Korean war. Runs and drives beautifully. New top and old top. 5,075 original miles. Was previously owned by local marine organization who used the jeep soley (for riding marine veterans who were no longer able to walk) in local parades.”

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/5709774867.html

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1952 M-38 Brooksville, FL $16,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/23/2016) Doug’s got this nice M-38 for sale.

“Korean War era and early Vietnam War, last of the flat-fender jeeps. This is the military version of the CJ3A. This jeep was only produced for three years. Completely restored, rust cut out and replaced. Everything cleaned, sandblasted, or replaced, as close to original as I could get. Many original parts were used. Jeep has 21,000 original miles. Runs and drives great. Many years ago, was used for Civil Air Patrol at Cleveland Air Force Base, was painted blue, but I stripped off the old paint and re-painted. New leaf springs, original 24-volt system. New wiring harness from Vintage Wiring of Maine. Top and seat covers by Beachwood Canvas, seats have springs. The jeep is ready for whatever you want to do with it.

I’m working on a 1952 Strick M100 Trailer which will be ready soon. Trailer will have new floor, shocks, tires, canvas cover, and wiring harness. I will sell this trailer with jeep or by itself. I only have trailer restoration pictures right now.

Asking $16,000 for the jeep. Jeep and trailer $18,000. Trailer separate will be $2,500.”

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale16/adm435/adm435.html

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1952 M-38 Huntsville, AL **SOLD**

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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”

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1951 M-38 Scranton, PA No Price

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Looks in good shape.

“1951 Wilys M38 Jeep
*-47K miles
*-24 vdc system
*-Waterproof Plugs & Carb
*-Top and Seat Covers look brand new.
*-Two new batteries

Serious Buyers Only Please-
Estimated value – $12K — $15K .”

http://scranton.craigslist.org/cto/5696691774.html

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1950 M-38 Auburn, CA Auction

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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.”

http://www.govliquidation.com/auction/view?auctionId=11252008&convertTo=USD&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=willysm38#auction_tabs

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