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M-38 Parts on eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Parts

Chas has some nice M-38 parts for sale on eBay, some of which are shown below. So far, all parts start at .99 with no reserve. He’ll be selling additional hard-to-ship parts locally as well, such as a hardtop.

View all his auctions on eBay

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M-416 Trailer Salina, KS $1000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: The M-38 sold. The trailer is still available.

Contact him at 785 452 2490 or via email kennyh5661 @ gmail.com (remove spaces around the @)

“1952 M38 Jeep and M-416 Trailer  for sale.  Runs great, 24v, new carburetor, new points less than 500 miles ago, original canvas enclosure with removable doors, new batteries, jerry can, spare tire, turn signals, Gama Goat taillight lenses installed, rebuilt transfer case, pioneer tools, manuals.  Great start for someone to drive as-is or fully restore.  Trailer in good original condition, some surface rust but no rust-thru’s, great candidate for complete restoration, or use as-is.  Will sell as a pair or will sell separately.  Feel free to call if you have questions. “

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1952 M-38 Devine, TX $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Doesn’t indicate if the engine spins or not.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/192967518436935/

“If you are looking for a great restoration project, this is the jeep for you. This Jeep has been in our family for over 50 years and now needs a new home. Has the original 4L engine and very has very minor rust for its age. The total mileage is unknown. The seats are in great condition and are being kept inside out of the weather. Clean title. The Jeep does not run but that’s what you are for. Please look at all the pictures and feel free to ask me questions. Only asking $2,500”

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1591 M-38 Rochester, MN $12,600

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Looks solid. Pics are small.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/cto/d/chatfield-m38-jeep/7128995263.html

“1951 M38. Mechanically in great condition. Runs, drives, and stops as it should. Fun to run around town or use in a parade. All steel body and near new tires.”

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6 Jeeps Lake Como, PA

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ5, FC150-FC170-M677, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available?

(01/08/2020) Roger Martin forwarded this post.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/477366653205421/

“6 willys to choose from. Let’s try this again…..
1. Red fc150 $2500 frame cleaned and painted years ago still in nice shape brake lines were done at that time it’s complete will run with a little tlc:

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2. Other fc150 not complete should be enough here to put it together but cab is rough no paper $1500

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3. Green/camo no top cj2 $500 has paper motor rebuilt years ago will run with some tlc

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4. M38 with top and plow $750 has paper motor seized:

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1952 M-38 w/Trailer Colville, WA $18,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks like a nice combo.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d/colville-1952-korean-war-jeep-with/7125810785.html

“1952 Korean War Jeep with trailer and second set of tires in beautiful condition. Serious inquiries only.”

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1951 M-38 Sinclair, ME **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $11,500.

(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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1951 M-38 Hawthorne, CA $14,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available. See updated rear body patch reference at the bottom.

(05/12/2020) It’s missing a bumper and has a number of extra holes.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/pts/d/hawthorne-1951-willys-jeep-m38/7125643385.html

“Awesome fully restored military jeep. Runs and drives, comes with all newly painted parts etc. new interior also”

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Here’s the M-38 rear body patch referenced by Tom:

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2 M-38s Morro Bay, CA $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Seems like there’s value here.

https://slo.craigslist.org/pts/d/morro-bay-m38-jeep-willys-millitary/7127162312.html

“2 M38 for sale.. can build 1 nice one and have a full chassis and tub, hood left over when done. Comes with lots of parts. Some parts have been restored. Bill of sale only but do have vin tag and numbers that are clear. Brand new wheels and tires on green one. $3000.00 obo for the pair”

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1951 M-38 Summerfield, FL $20,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/19/2020) Looks great.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1258075617725344/

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“1951 Willys M38 Jeep. Off frame restoration. Frame media cleaned, primed and painted. Front and rear differentials rebuilt using new bearings and seals. Transmission and transfer case rebuilt also. Work performed by Sumpter County transmission in Leesburg. Engine dismantled, block boiled out and cylinders re sleeved. Engine reassembled using all new parts. Work performed by Dave Latarte Machine Shop, Fruitland Park. Painting done by Johnny’s Hot Rod Leesburg. New wiring harness, brake lines, wheel cylinders and brake shoes. New fuel lines.

Asking $20,000 or will consider trade for a late model Trike or Pularis UTV.”

 
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Year? M-38 Bisbee, TX $6000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

It the floors are good, this could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/238276337268498/

“M38 military Jeep, same owner 19 years, it had a full mechanical restoration 12 years ago, I have the old parts that were swapped out. It has been sitting 7 years. It will be pretty easy to get it going again. It has a very sold body and frame, pretty amazing actually. It was converted to a 12v system”

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1952 M-38 Bossier, LA $7000

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/20/2020) This old Portland Fire jeep is supposed to run and drive, once the clutch is finished.

https://shreveport.craigslist.org/for/d/bossier-city-52-willys-38-military-jeep/7088107715.html

“‘m selling my 52 M-38. It’s my dream car, but there’s too many bills, and not enough money. Let my dream be yours. It comes with hood and back seat. Was running when parked a year ago. Installing new clutch now. Needs about 4 bolts put in, and both drive shafts reconnected, then it’s driveable, ready for adventure.
Comes with a second new clutch.”

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1952 M-38 Albuquerque, NM $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has some mods.

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/d/albuquerque-52-willys/7122044649.html

“52 Willys tons of upgrades, rebuilt engine, trans, differentials and steering. New brakes, wheels and tires. Aluminum radiator and electric cooling fan.”
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1952 M-38 Red Bluff, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

This has a few minor mods.

“1952 model M38. Recent rebuild on 134 engine. This was a Marine Jeep with a California delivery date of 1951.
Clean title with a clean body tub. Stored inside. Rear axel assembly has been converted to warn hubs for flat towing.
Converted to 12 volt system. Nice winch up front with tow bar and heavy chain.
Asking $6500.00 or a reasonable offer. ”

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Year? M-38 Banning, CA No Price

• CATEGORIES: M-38

It’s listed as a 1949, but appears to be an M-38 with an incorrect windshield.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bar/d/banning-1949-willies-jeep/7109907559.html

“Yellow 1949 willies Jeep , open to all trades”

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5 Jeeps for Sale in Riddle, Or **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38, trailer

UPDATE: Status Unknown. These jeeps were listed in the Farm & Garden section of Craigslist, so the ad was likely flagged for that reason.

Seller has 2 M-38s and 3 CJ-2As for sale. The pics are upside down in the post.
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“2 M38’s, 3 cj2a’s, 1 ww2 trailer.
#1- 49 cj2a, just rebuilt engine, body in good shape ( minor rust in tool compartment and passenger floor. New gas tank, good tires and seats. Drivers good,4 wheel works great. Needs the following, no brakes ( need complete rebuild, carburetor work (I think just break down and cleaning). Has flat spot. Can’t find title bill of sale only. Great fun little jeep. $ 4550.00.

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#2- 1950 M-38 Complete less seats, was running when parked (4 years ago). Has original engine converted to 12 volt. ( have most of 24 volt parts)
Drive train complete. Have title and will make bill of sale. M38’S are getting hard to find , won’t last long . Asking $ 3500.00

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#3 – 50 m38, all parts are there. Started to disassemble to restore but lost interest. Was running when parked , no windshield or seats. Asking $2550

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#4 CJ2A all part are there, has been setting for many years. Has a aluminium top. Needs a lot of work or a great parts jeep, $ 1100.00 bill of sale only. Still trying to find title.

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#5- cJ 2a parts jeep asking $550.00

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#6 – ww2 1/4 ton trailer. Complete, in great shape. Has ball hitch. Very rare hard to find . $ 1200.00″

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1951 M-38 Chicago, IL $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

This runs, but sounds like it will need some work to be road worthy.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm076/adm076.html

“It is complete and needs a full tune up-batteries brakes some floor panels and wires to get going again. Engine runs. Text or email to me for more information.”

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1951 M-38 & CJ-5 Lake Ariel, NY $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38

UPDATE: This was an M-38 only, but now appears to include a CJ-5.

(04/20/2020) Needs work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/653590715205516/

“First one with hard cab 1951 willys m38 needs engine swap finished odys is pretty solid title in hand Cj5 with plow soft top runs drive stops everything works floors rust”

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1953 CJ-3A Saltsburg, PA $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/26/2020) Has some updates. Has some M-38 elements.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/d/clarksburg-1953-jeep-willys/7114864732.html

“1953 Jeep Willy’s. V8 Engine. Auxiliary Transmission. Not sure what mileage is. Not Original Owner. Came from the state of Washington.”

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1951 M-38 Auburn, CA $11,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Looks in good shape. Has a variety of updates.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/applegate-jeep-m38-flat-fender/7110156528.html

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“Ford V8, 4speed transmission, model 18 transfer case with Novak Enterprises heavy duty hardened intermediate shaft, Warn all range overdrive, Smittybuilt hardened full floating rear axle shafts, Detroit Locker rear, front locking hubs, 5.38 gears, 2 1/2 inch Rancho suspension lift, Rancho RS5000 shocks, Heavy duty axle u-bolts with skid plates and shackles, 11 inch drum brakes, 4 bolt heavy duty Saginaw power steering box, heavy duty steering linkage arms, brake and clutch swing pedals, hydraulic clutch, oversized fuel tank, 33 inch BFG tires, roll cage, tow bar, bikini top and soft top with soft doors, interior carpet. Looks great and runs great.”

 
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1953? USMC M-38 Everett, WA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $16,950.

Appears in good shape.

“1953 Willy’s military jeep. Great condition. Runs great. Comes with original communication radio, heater, and faux M50 gun and mount and more.”

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1948 CJ-2A Paducah, KY $14,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38

This has an M-38 body. No description provided. The “WILLYS” branding on the hood is incorrectly placed. I’d have to guess that the hood is also from an M-38.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/656629315152043/

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CJ-3B & M-38 Project Jeeps Rapid City, SD $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/29/2020) Both are projects.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/544824932791689/

“Two complete jeeps. The yellow is a 53’ and the green one is a M38. The yellow Jeep has a title but the green one does not. They both just need put together. Price includes 5 different engines, tons of parts, extra parts and a Willy’s generator as well! Generator has 535 total hours on it.”

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1950 M-38 Lancaster, PA $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Lots of new parts, but still needs work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/513845082649847/

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“Craftsman Special Have a willys jeep for sale. Frame has been overhauled with new or nos parts. Engine, transmission transfer case all rebuilt with new parts, 24volt system, new tub, fenders, tires, springs, brakes, brake lines, and hoses, shackles ect… Restoration service is available. Current build has 15,000.00 plus invested. Hold a clean Pa title. Lots here that I am not mentioning, you have to come look at it and determine if it’s in your ability to take it from this point, weather doing it yourself or having professional body and mechanical restoration. Negotiate in person only, thank you for viewing.”

 
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1954? Custom Flattie Bartlesville, OK $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

This is one odd duck.

https://tulsa.craigslist.org/bar/d/bartlesville-1954-willys-jeep/7107836561.html

“1954 Willys Jeep, has chopped 1982 Chevy Luv 4×4 frame, engine,
trans, etc, runs pretty good, drives down the road, 4 linked rear, crappy tires hold air, 4×4 seems to work ok, has new windshield glass and battery, fresh oil. NO TITLE, I was just building me a toy, $3000, may take weapons on partial trades”

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