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1951 M-38 Oroville, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500.

(09/14/2016) Looks solid.

“M38 Willys Jeep restored to original. Classic Korean War era. $7500.00.”


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1951 M-38 Rimrock, AZ **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3900.

“I am posting for a friend, she can be reached at the phone number provided. All the info I have is, its a 1951 M-38 Willys, has a small block 327 in it i believe. Its painted military green with a star on the hood. It does run and drive. Most questions can be answered only by looking at the vehicle. This was her husbands project and he recently past away. She doesn’t know a ton of specifics, so you should inspect the vehicle yourself. $3900 OBO. Thanks for looking!!”

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1952 M-38 Heath, TX $9000

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Looks solid.

“Great hunting or ranch vehicle. Great for collectors also. Engine rebuilt and runs great.
Can go anywhere off road. Good shape, ready to drive.”


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1951 M-38 Ft. Lauderdale, FL $48,000

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This is for sale by “Exotic Motors” in Florida. That might explain the price.

“Frame Off Restoration, One of a kind!! It’s a perfect sample of a true collectable. Restoration cost over $70K, on this beautiful Jeep.”



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1952 M-38 Dartmouth, MA $10,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

“Runs and drives great.frame off restoration 15 years ago.used very little since. Mileage unknown.”


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1952 M-38 Coburg, OR $7000

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It sure looks like there’s been nicely rebuilt, though not perfectly stock. It could be a good price.

“Beautifully restored 1952 Jeep with tow bar attachment. Runs and looks great. Original motor, military tires and much more. No trades or PayPal.”


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1951 M-38 Jackson, TN $5000

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If it runs, it might be a good price.

“Up for sale is this 1951 M38 Jeep Willis issued to Marine Corp. Own this piece of history!”


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1951 M-38 Maui, HI **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** $8500.

(11/17/2014) Looks good.

“1951 M38 Jeep Willy’s, military green 4×4, 4 cylinder, all original 9,600 miles. Runs great 24 volt, with large radio in back seat. No rust, super clean, restored in 84-86. Clear title, been in storage for the last two years. Asking 8,500. Need to sell. Located in upcountry Maui. Call”

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1952 M-38 Cedarburg, WI $7500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

Has a couple updated, but looks solid.

“I am selling my 1952 Willy’s Jeep with 225 V-6 engine. The jeep is in excellent shape and drive great! Please call or text and I will get back to you quickly. $8,500 OBO, CASH ONLY.”


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1952 M-38 Cary, NC $10,000


Looks solid.

“Original engine and drivetrain. 24 volt system. New NOS floor and toolbox. NO rust! Runs and drives nice. Includes: roll bar, soft top, 2 hard tops (to make one), lots of extra parts. No lowballers or tire kickers please.”



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1951 M-38 Apple Valley, CA $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6, M-38, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  Still Available.

(07/10/2012) “have owned this jeep for 30 years and its time to move on to a new owner. m38 tub was stretched 24″ to fit a reinforced CJ6 frame. body is RUST & DENT FREE. minimal bondo on it. mounts are for a 350 chevy, 700r4, 2 1/2″ YJ leaf springs. roll bar is tied in to the frame in 6 points for safety. 20 gal fuel cell, dual batteries mount in the floor, tuffy security box for a glove box, auto meter gauges, new scout steering box. all the parts pictured plus a heavy duty tow bar. current non op, chp inspected and new vin# issued. I have a ton of money and 50 years of wheeling experience wrapped up in building this jeep.”




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1951 M-38 Dayville, CT $15,600

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Mark posted this good looking M-38 at warjeeps.com.

“rebuilt in 2008. New crank pistons, muffler, etc., 12 volt alt. original 24 volt wiring, all lights, wipers, & combat light work. Includes ax, shovel, all top bows, door frames, handles, winter canvas doors & side curtains, aircraft seat belts & door straps. Engine has 2000 miles on new Speedo since rebuilt. Jeep runs approx. 6 miles per day for local errands. Runs great.”



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1950 M-38 Monroe, MI **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Was $13,000. **Status Unknown**

(05/21/2015) Looks nice.

“jeep runs and looks great.”


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1952 M-38 St. Paul, MN $8000

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Seller mistakenly listed this as a M-38A1.

“I’m selling my M38A1 jeep with a clear title and collector plates.It is in great shape and runs great.I have all five original military tires w/tubes,the frame for the canvas top but no canvas,axe and shovel that strap to the sides of the vehicle,back seat,tow bar.All the lights work including night lights,all the gauges work,horn works,two new batteries last week,new muffler from Midwest Military.I am open to offers so if you’re interested give me a shout.Thanks.”






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1951 M-38 Orange County, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4100

(10/01/2013) This may be good for the price.

“Motivated to sell
Model: Willys 1951 M38
Engine: 350 Chevy
Rebuilt transmission, 3 speed with overdrive, 4 x 4, minimum rust, 4 new tires, and new aluminum wheels.
Custom made rear bumper and tire carrier.
Runs perfectly.”





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1952 M-38 Daytona Beach, FL $18,800

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Mark just listed this at warjeeps.com

“It is a very correct Nut and Bolt Restoration. The Restoration is now several years ago and it shows some wear here and there. It has a Snorkel and a high Exhaust System and all Components are there for fording. It comes with a Military Radio with a tall Antenna as well as a Canvas Top, side Covers and Doors. Though the Doors show some age, they could be original. Further it has a Siren, Primer Pump, Heater, (not installed), Fire Extinguisher, Grease Pump, Shovel and Axe, as well as a Spare Tire and a 5 Gal. Jerry Can. The Willys starts right away and drives fine. It has the correct 24 Volt System. The Body is original, not a reproduction, it is very straight, solid and without any patch Panels. The Engine, Transmission and Transfer Case are in very good condition. The Brakes have been serviced recently and the Brake Fluid has been replaced with Silicone Fluid. It has been meticulously restored several years ago and now shows signs of usage. It would be a great addition for a Car Collector or Military Memorabilia Collector. Please contact me if you have more Questions or want some more pictures. Point of Sale is Daytona Beach. I can assist in shipping. Worldwide!”




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1951 M-38 Killingly, CT **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Was $16,000. **Status Unknown**

oohs good.

“1951 M-38 Jeep – Hurricane Flat Head 4 cyl. , 65 hp. engine .
Ground up restoration in 2009.
Drives and runs great, approx. 2000 miles on total restoration.”

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1952 M-38 Fruitland, MO $9500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $9500.

(04/09/2015) Looks solid.

“Great Korean War vintage 1952 M38 Jeep. This is military surplus, not a CJ-2 civilian model. Very fun to drive, unrestored, all original except for a new gas tank. New batteries, 24v system. Great to run around the farm or put in a parade. Dull OD green, not a shiney finish to attract the enemies’ attention. My wife did not like driving it near as much as I did.”




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1951 M-38 Kipp, KS **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4800.

(09/29/2014) Looks solid and pretty original.

Includes original rear seat and soft top not pictured”

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1951 M-38 Florence, SC $9800

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Mark listed this M-38 at warjeeps.com

“M38 Jeep in very good condition and drives great. Garage kept, no rust or fiberglass and no dents. Well maintained and title in hand.”




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1951 M-38 Sewickley, PA $13,000

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The seller notes the jeep only has 5,556 original miles.

“1951 M38 Willys Jeep fully titled and plated with antique plates. New canvas top and seats with two new batteries. All working parts and new tires. Original engine and transmission with 5,556 original miles. Runs well and has been used in local parades by a Marine Corps organization. No reproduction parts, all original body with a 24 volt electrical system. Ready to get in and drive.”



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1949? M-38? Fresno, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500

(02/26/2015) I think this has a replacement body with an early CJ-2A grille. Looks like a solid rig.

“I’m selling my 1949 Willys jeep, 9,000 miles on rebuilt. Tera low kit in transfer case. Winch with remote. Warn overdrive. Air locker on rear end. Power steering. New wheels with spare tire. ETC. Garage kept, very clean and well taken care of. I am asking 7,500 firm offer. Feel free to call me for offers, please don’t call me after 8:00 pm during the week. ”

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1951 M-38 Sealy, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: This M-38 was sold March 28th at an in-person-auction.

“Upcoming Auction – Saturday, March 28 10 a.m at 1036 S FM 331, Sealy, Tx. (3 miles north of Sealy on Hwy 36, then 1 mile east on FM 331). We have a little of everything: Tractors, Trailers, Vehicles, ATVs, Hay Equipment, Row Crop Equipment, Shredders, Livestock Equipment, Tools & Miscellaneous.”


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1950 M-38 Mahwah, NJ $6500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/29/2014) Looks solid. One cylinder has low compression.

Run good. Has low compression in 1 cylinder. I think it has a stuck valve. Still 24 volt. New gas tank. I have all the top bows but needs canvas. New tires, hoses, belts, ignition parts and exhaust. Carb and fuel pump have been rebuilt. Lost interest and garage space.”


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1953 M-38 Des Moines, Ia **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000

This was sold at a public auction back in 2011.

“Nice restored Willy’s Jeep Tribute that was restored a few years ago. Great running and a complete history of the restoration. Located in Des Moines, and is available for viewing.”