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1950 M-38 JeepRod Broken Arrow, OK **SOLD**?


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $26,999.

Chad spotted this tame looking M-38 with a 5.3L LS engine.

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Selling a 1950 Willys M38 Korean War era Army Jeep. Recently finished the frame off restoration. This vehicle has approximately 2000 miles on it. All reasonable offers considered. This Jeep is like new. It runs great and it’s a lot of fun to drive. It gets a lot of attention and thumbs up driving down the road.

– New windshield frame
– New glass
– New seat frames
– New seat cushions
– Saginaw power steering upgrade. New steering box with Advance Adapters steering kit.
– New 16″ steel wheels
– New radial all-terrain tires
– Four wheel disc brake upgrade
– New master cylinder
– New brake lines Continue reading

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1950 M-38 Stanton, MI $13,000

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Appears in good shape.


“1950 Willys M38 military jeep. These jeeps were used during the Korean war era. Near perfect condition. Original 134L engine. No bondo. All metal. Four wheel drive works”


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1951 M-38 Greenwood, CA $4800


This is a project that will need lots of work. Seller believes the M-38 was the least produced jeep, but Willys produced other models with less units.


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“1951 M38 Willy’s Military Jeep. Was 24 volt but has been converted to 12 volt. I have been working on this project for 6 years and it’s time to move on. 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)
Dana 27 front axle
Dana 44 Rear axle
Brand new Rancho 2.5 inch lift kit with new leafs and shocks
Muncie SM420 4-speed

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1952 Model? Dallas, GA $17,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38, Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

No pics and very little description.


“1952 Willys Jeep for sale. All stock condition. Like brand new. Too many details to list”

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1952 M-38 North Salt Lake City, UT $6500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(09/10/2018) Seller has been busy working on this jeep.



“This is a functional, street legal 1952 M38. Runs and drives great.
Since I bought this two years ago, I:
– Rebuilt the complete tranny
– Rebuilt the complete transfer case
– Replaced front brake rotors
– Replaced all break lines
– Replaced all break calipers
– Replaced master cylinder
– Replaced carberator
– Replaced oil pan
– Replaced oil catch
– Replaced replaced oil filter
– Replaced exhaust manifold Continue reading

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1951 M-38 Mitchell, SD $8500


Has some updates.


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“For Sale 1951 Willys Jeep M38
-231 Buick V6 engine
-3 speed transmission
-Lockout Hubs
-New BF Goodrich 33″ tires
-New rims
-New Carb
-Paint is 2yrs old

Jeep runs and drives excellent. Many extras included with this Jeep are tow bar with chains, extra transmission, off road lights, extra set of lockout hubs, Jerry cans, cb radio. The Jeep came from California and has not rust.
Feel free to call or text with questions or to view. Located in Mitchell city limits.”


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1951 M-38 Denton, TX $14,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Appears in good shape.


“Restored. New engine. Has mock 50Cal and new Canvas top. Less than 2000 miles on the engine. Won many car shows.”

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Year? M-38 Chassis Shapleigh, ME $1200


Not sure how much value is here. Engine is seized.


“1950 to 52 m38 Willy’s Jeep.complete rolling chase.frame is in very good shape.body was junk,some parts appear to be cj parts.previos owner said engine overheated and seized up so I am not sure about the engine.quite sure though that it is a military m 38 because of place for second battery for 24 volt and also the large fuel opening.I have a running m38 so I was able to do a lot of comparisons”


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

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,900.

(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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1950 M-38 Hayden, ID $1800


Will need some work.


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“Help me reclaim my garage. Running 1950 willys flat fender jeep project. Orginal flat 4 drive train, new radiator, new tires , new springs, clean title. Body is rough, rust is present, but not too bad for its age. No time to work on it and I need the space back. Bring a trailer. 1,800 obo”


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1952 M-38 Yreka, CA $6500


May have an f-head.


“Listed in parts because thay don’t charge
52 Jeep runs and drives lots of new parts Ben in my family since 1980”

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1951 M-38 Pittsburgh, PA $14,500

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Looks solid.


“Real military jeep, no rust, Turn key ready. 14,500 OBO upgraded engine runs great very reliable , would consider interesting trade plus cash either way , I do not want a project”

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M-38 Body Parts Walnut Creek, CA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $800.

Seems in reasonable shape. Only the body parts are for sale.


“I have some Willy’s Military Jeep parts for sale. I’ve got an original M-38 body tub, hood and floor plates that are in really good condition for their age, also an original CJ2A radiator and gas tank as well but it sounds like there is a lot of rust inside the tank.
Jeep parts are up in Gerber Ca.
Only body parts are for sale, not frame nor running gear”


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1952 M-38 Stuyvesat, NY $10,000


Still needs some work.


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“This is a project I’ve been working on. I just dont have the time to finish it.
The suspension and drive train has all been redone.
It has an Edelbrock fuel inject small block Chevy, with a Muncie M21 trans and a Dana 20 transfercase. The rear is a Dana 60 and the front is a 44 both with lockers and 5:18 gears.
The front belt drive system is all custom made new brand new power steering pump and steering box. New steering column and shaft.
New high steer setup. New headers and exhaust.
New custom made gauge bezel setup with autometer gauges.
Its sitting on 36″ tires.
New Led headlights and tail lights.
All new fuel and brake lines.
New wiring harness.
Theres lots more to much to list here.”

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1952 M-38 Palmer, AK $7500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(08/27/2018) Has a few updates. It might have an f-head under the hood.


“Military M38 1952 Jeep Willy (Great Fun to drive) aluminum hard top with doors and heater
new tires 31×10.5x 15 also winter set of tires with the original rims has any other new parts roof rack for kayaks”


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1952 M-38? Concord, CA $3200


This has a replacement body. It’s missing the CJ-3A frame grille supports; instead it looks like it has the holes for the M-38 setup.


“1951 or 1952 war jeep purchased from original owner. Project Jeep engine runs.”

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1952 M-38 Odessa, TX $5000


Has a few bubbifications.


“1952 Jeep M38.. This Jeep served time in the Korea War. Asking $5000.00 or best offer..”

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


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,000.

Photos could use more light.


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1951 M-38 Marlborough, MA **SOLD**



No pics provided.

“Beautiful antique jeep,must sell neg. Has radio”

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1951 M-38 Green Bay, WI $8500


I can appreciate the attempt to put a little artistic flair in the photos, but I could use a little less tilt and a little more detail.


“Runs Strong
Shifts well
New brakes
Rebuilt transmission, transfer case, and clutch
Rebuilt brakes all the way around
New military ndt tires
New gas tank
Clean title
Price negotiable.”

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1951 M-38 Milford, CT $15,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Includes an M-100 trailer. Also can be viewed here: http://www.bill-capes.com/insanity






“title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: convertible

1952 Military M-38 Jeep & M-100 Trailer

Frame-Up fully restored Willys M-38 Jeep “Last of the Flat Fenders”

These are some of the pictures you will find on the listed website,
which also includes sequential pictures of the rebuild in-process.

When I could/would not afford a commercially available reproduction part, I
made use of my talents to fabricate my own replacement, all are shown on the
site, no hidden agenda here.

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1951 M-38/CJ Reno, NV $6500


Brad’s selling his flattie. Contact him at brad89704 @ gmail.com.

“1951, Jeep, M38 turned civilian (mix of parts), odd fire V6, warn overdrive, good wheels and tires, 12,000lbs winch, rollcage, Saginaw steering, good condition, nice paint.  Good looking rig.  Older build, No trades or help selling.  Clear Nevada title, $6,500. Located”

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1951 M-38 Salt Lake City, UT $10,000


Some better pics would be great. Appears M-38ish.


“Clone not original good condition”


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1952 M-38 Roseburg, OR $3700


UPDATE:Price dropped to $3700.

(01/19/2019) Has some updates, including an f-head engine. Seems in good shape.


“1952 Willy’s flat fender
Original flat head 4, runs great.
Newer procomp suspension and steering components.
31″ procomp mt
Good condition, great classic or hunting rig.
Warn winch, tow bar.
Electric fuel pump.
Bikini top only
Good interior
Clean title in my name, !!READ!!:–I have missed placed the if I do not find it before it sells I will personally got to the dmv with who ever buys it.”

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1952 M-38 Old Orchard Beach, ME $17,000


Looks like it’s never been restored.


“1952 Willys M38, 24 volt. Been in the family for over 30 years. Garaged except for the occasional summer spin around town (usually for an ice cream). Looks and runs great.”

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