M-38 Research Archives

To Top

1952 M-38 Lagrange, GA $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available

(09/07/2014) John Deere fan? Maybe this is for you.

I have Owned this willys for 22 years. it had been barn kept. Body is in excellent cond no rust. Engine is a 4 cylinder 134 cu in go devil in excellent running cond same for the trans, transfer case,differential, brakes, clutch, I restored it back in 2002 I went with the john deere Look. And has only been driven approximately 300 miles. And has been barn kept. It has a few small blemishes like the kc lights have some surface rust and a few minor things like that. Tires are 100%. Overall this is one fun way to ride dirt roads hunting or just riding around. It’s way better than any side by side atv out there. It has never been abused .There’s no top for it but u get get a aftermarket one there are several places selling everything for this jeep. I will answer any ? Or need any more pics. No prob. Serious inquirer only!”

http://columbusga.craigslist.org/cto/4650820569.html

1952-m38-john-deere-lagrange-ga1 1952-m38-john-deere-lagrange-ga2 1952-m38-john-deere-lagrange-ga3 1952-m38-john-deere-lagrange-ga4

 
To Top

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

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500.

(08/30/2014) Brakes have been updated to 11″.

1951 m38 military jeep Willys. Have all receipts since 1970’s. Have over 225 hours of documented work and repairs in the last 2 years at $30 an hour that’s $7500 in labor alone, have original oiled canvas top and doors. No oil leaks, runs like new, upgraded 11 inch drum brakes, tow bar, goes up almost any hill in 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive it will go up a vertical wall. Everything has been rebuilt and new gaskets over the years.”

1951-m38-riverside-ca0 1951-m38-riverside-ca1 1951-m38-riverside-ca3

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Temecula, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9,000.

(11/14/2015) Looks solid.

“1952 M38 Jeep original frame, body, engine, and running gear. Has 24 volt electrical system powered by modern alternator and starter assembly. Brand new carter carberator was still in box packed with cosmoline. needs new rear seat cushion. Has trail run top with bows. Comes with extras and has been frame off rebuilt including engine.”

1952-m38-temecula-ca-9

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Albuquerque, NM **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3200.

Has an updated motor and a passenger-side gas tank.

1951 Willys Jeep, 4 cylinder, 4 speed, 4×4, soft top, roll bar, chrome wheels, good tires. Body very nice asking”

1951-m38-albuquerque-nm1 1951-m38-albuquerque-nm2 1951-m38-albuquerque-nm3 1951-m38-albuquerque-nm4

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Kula, HI **SCAM**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Steve reports that the photo is of his jeep that he sold last month. And, if you look at the background, it’s not Hawaii. This jeep has been listed twice on Craigslist in Hawaii.

“All original, fully restored 1951 Willys M38 military jeep!
Beautiful piece of history. Runs great, 9,600 miles. No back tax, fully caught up and all legal.
Call us or email us if you’d like more information or if you’d like to come see it. Moving off island, need to sell!”

1951-m38-kula-hi2

 
To Top

Year? M-38 Camp Verde, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,500

Listed as a ‘1946 CJ’, this looks to be a M-38.

“I can deliver this just ask, once we have put a deal together.
-Orig 134 inline 4 cyl, runs smooth and very nice
-Orig trans, works great, good clutch
-4×4 works great, hubs work
-Great tread on tires, no major sun cracking or other issues
-New upholstery all seats
-Good glass
-Newer top
-Newer wheels
-New front bumper
-Needs headlight bezels
-New gauges
-Speedo is orig as are miles indicated
-New oil & filter
-New coolant flush
-New brake fluid with full flush
-New tank flush
-New fuel system/filter
-New master cyl
-New front brake lines
-Drives good
-Has had body work in it’s past but does appear from years of use and not cancer
-Solid floors
-99% original
-Clean clear title ready to go”

1946-cj2a-campverde-ca41

1946-cj2a-campverde-ca42

1946-cj2a-campverde-ca43

1946-cj2a-campverde-ca44

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Sturtevant, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was $11,500. **SOLD**

Looks good.

“For sale is this Willys 1951 M38 military Jeep. Older restoration from California. Titled in WI as historic military vehicle. Original dash and body tags. Drives well. Original 24 volt electrical system. Lights and gauges working. Seats recovered. Newer top. Rebuilt carb. New master cylinder. N.O.S. starter and voltage regulator. Locking hubs. Accessory items included: windshield rifle rack with replica M1 Garand, radio antenna with rare spare tire antenna mount, canvas sacks, and misc tools. Maintained in good working order and has logged many parade miles. Currently on display at the Kenosha History Center Museum in Kenosha until the end of September and can be seen there during regular museum hours.”

1951-m38-Sturtevant-wi 1951-m38-Sturtevant-wi0 1951-m38-Sturtevant-wi1 1951-m38-Sturtevant-wi2

 
To Top

1951 M-38 East Alton, IL $10,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks in good shape.

Great shape! Clean and clear title in my name. 
Original Canvas top.
Converted to 12v.
No rust
Runs and drives good!”

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/4654159733.html

1951-m38-east-alton-mo

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Wichita, KS $15,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

That underside of this jeep sure looks good.

This jeep has been restored from the frame up. Runs and drives and very clean. Been in museum for most of its life after the restoration. Have the title in hand.”

http://wichita.craigslist.org/atq/4644859376.html

1952-m38-wichita-ks2 1952-m38-wichita-ks3 1952-m38-wichita-ks4

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Las Vegas, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

(05/10/2014) Looks ready for the mountains or desert.

Willy 283-1957 8 cyl Chevy Engine
Over 15,00 invested and have the receipts to prove it!
Engine rebuilt perfectly, comfortable seats with 4 seat belts, 4 barrel Holly carburetor w/ holly intake manifold all Mallory ignition/Optimum battery, Custom windshield and new powder coated roll bars, Chrome grill and dual mufflers with aluminum steps, 33″ Super Scampers, Spare tire is brand new, Aluminum wheels, Onboard air compressor and Automatic winch and remote, NEW LED brake lights and New turn signals and front disk brakes, replaced both rear axles in 2012, Dual exhaust, 2 military gas cans mounted on rear.”

1952-m38-huntingtonbeach-ca0 1952-m38-huntingtonbeach-ca1 1952-m38-huntingtonbeach-ca2

 
To Top

Year? M-38 Philadelphia, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4900.

Seller listed this as a 1949 CJ-2A. May be a good price.

I inherited this and I am not an expert on Jeeps. It is 12 volt and runs great. It is too hard on my back to keep but everyone who rides in it loves it. Price is firm , about 36,000 miles on it.”

year-m38-philadelphia-pa1 year-m38-philadelphia-pa2 year-m38-philadelphia-pa3 year-m38-philadelphia-pa4

 
To Top

1952 M-38 & 1953 M-38A1 Atascadero, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38, M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

1952 M-38: **SOLD** For $15,500 on eBay.

1953 M-38A1: **Status Unknown** Was on eBay but didn’t sell for $10k.

1952-m38-1953-m38a1-atascadero-ca1 1952-m38-1953-m38a1-atascadero-ca2

“1952M-38 & 1953M38 A-1 BOTH OF THESE ARE ON E-BAY, PLEASE CHECK THEM OUT—AUCTION LASTS TILL SUNDAY. #121407032486 & 121407032039 show contact info

Continue reading

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Wayne, NJ $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Needs speedometer fixed, but otherwise looks like a solid M-38.

1952 M38 Flat fender jeep for sale. No rust. No rotted floors or nonsense. Runs excellent. Has original data plates mounted on dash!3 speed flat head four cylinder. 4 w/d perfect!! Jeep does not have top. Headlights and tail lights do not work. Speedometer and odometer does not work. Unknown mileage.New leaf springs. New brakes. Tires. Carb. Gas tank. Brake lines. Wheel cylinders. Radiator. Must sell due to illness. Will not last. Serious inquiries only!

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/4613438765.html

1952-m38-wayne-nj

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Brookhaven, GA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  Was $13,500. **Status Unknown**

It’s a solid looking M-38 with very little rust. I know the seller just washed this just before taking these photos. I don’t understand letting water sit in the jockey box underneath the seat and a few other rust prone places shown in the photos?

1951-m38-brookhaven-ga1

1951-m38-brookhaven-ga2

1951-m38-brookhaven-ga3

1951-m38-brookhaven-ga4

“1951 M38 Army Jeep – Original Condition – Runs and Drives – RUST FREE!
Has Current Title

This has to be the best M38 I have ever owned. Body is rust free and very straight. I have done a few things to this M38 to get it back on the road but without messing with its original condition. The following have been done for drivability and safety. 1. New brake shoes and wheel cylinders. 2. New rubber and S-shaped metal brake lines. 4. NOS master cylinder 5. New fuel sending unit (correct M38 one). 6. Complete wash of vehicle to remove about 1/2” of dust and other stuff that had accumulated on the M38 over the years of being in storage.

Continue reading

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Green Bay, WI $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

This looks to be a solid M-38 with a replacement body.

1951 Willys Jeep in excellent condition. Several year restoration–in storage since completion with very little use. Comes with soft top and extra set of tires. Ford V-8 302 powered, stick shift. No rust. Original except for engine. Needs minor TLC. The hydraulic brakes and clutch need bleeding.”

http://appleton.craigslist.org/cto/4602993694.html

1951-m38-greenbay-wi1 1951-m38-greenbay-wi2 1951-m38-greenbay-wi3

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Chatham, NJ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

1951-m38-steve21

1951-m38-steve22

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

This jeep was rescued from a gentleman in North Jersey in 2013. He had begun to restore the jeep but got in over his head. I purchased it and it underwent a frame off rebuild.

I’ve owned over thirty flat fender jeeps and have restored approx. 25 of them and have sold them successfuly on e-Bay. This Jeep had an excellent 1951 M38 frame and drive train including a correct MC marked engine. The engine was professionally rebuilt by Sigafoos Rebuilders in Easton, PA. The tranny was rebuilt by me and the transfer case and axles have had new seals, bearings, and fluids as needed.

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

Chassis and Drive Train: new leaf springs front and rear, new shackles, new shocks, new axle bumpers, frame stripped/blasted and painted, new front bumper, new rear crossmember, new clutch and bearing, new seals and bearings on tranny(rebuilt) and transfer case which were drained and cleaned repainted, and all fluids and gaskets replaced, new e-brake pads, hardware, and cable, new engine/tranny mounts, new brakes including all shoes, lines and hoses, new master cylinder, four new wheel cylinders. Rebuilt steering box and drag link and original steering wheel, original rear bumperettes, original pintle hook. 4 new STA 7.00×16 NDCC tires and an authentic original Goodyear spare tire – all on 16″ original rims.

Engine: Completely professionally rebuilt. professionally rebuilt civilian WO Carter Carb, new civilian fuel pump, rebuilt manifolds and new gaskets, new 12 volt alternator, new period correct wiring(not military), new battery, new hoses, new fan belt, new 180 degree t-stat, new temp. gauge, new ammeter, new fuel gauge and sender, new fuel lines, new plugs and wires. Radiator professionally tanked/cleaned repaired and painted.

Body: Authentic Willys M38 body; original tub, fenders, grill, windshield including glass with new rubber seal, reproduction hood and tailgate, original front seat frames with repro rear seat frame, new fuel tank, original top bows, new brackets and hardware, new canvas top and seat covers (All canvas is Beachwood canvas), repro. shovel and axe, original correct dated gas can, rebuilt authentic drive blackout light and new grill blackout lights, rebuilt headlights and NOS tail-lights, new dashboard data plates, original body serial number tag.

Misc: Vehicle is wired for 12V civilian use, all new gauges, including speedometer, all lights, all new switches work properly (except brand new military style light switch is not connected to the new wiring- a new modern fused two pull switch is connected to new wiring.) . Water fording system was not installed. Jeep has proper vacuum windshield wipers installled and working.

Vehicle includes the pioneer tools(shovel and axe). Vehicle Does not have a title. Mileage is unknown, but regardless of odometer reading (approx. 0 miles) this Jeep is better than motor pool, almost like it just came off the assembly line.

The only thing left to do with this vehicle is have fun driving it and possibly outfit it with some Korean War Era paraphernalia.”

 
To Top

1952 M-38 St. Sauveur, Montreal, Canada $21,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks good. Some pics show carpet.

Willys M38 1952 restauré avec plusieurs ajouts;
Radio Bluetooth placé a l’intérieur des boîtes de munitions ainsi que les haut parleurs a l’arrière au dessus du banc, joueur DVD avec une trentaine de jeux a l’arrière des sièges dans pochettes, chaufferette a l’avant placé aussi dans boîte de munitions, Stabilizer Rancho, village refait au complet l’année et plusieurs autres ajouts..viens aussi avec les fenêtres arrière. pour plus de détails contacter moi via email ou par telephone!”

http://montreal.craigslist.ca/cto/4594954977.html

1952-m38-montreal-ca1 1952-m38-montreal-ca2 1952-m38-montreal-ca3 1952-m38-montreal-ca4

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Green Bay, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7000

Between the grille and the body I think this is a M-38, but it doesn’t have the battery box lid. Maybe it’s a repro body.

1951 Willys Jeep in excellent condition. Several year restoration–in storage since completion with very little use. Comes with soft top and extra set of tires. Ford V-8 302 powered, stick shift. No rust. Original except for engine.
Needs minor TLC. The hydraulic brakes and clutch need bleeding.”

1951-cj3a-greenbay-wi2 1951-cj3a-greenbay-wi3 1951-cj3a-greenbay-wi4

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Fairfield, OH **Sold**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $6500.

It has a few minor updates.

1952-m38-fairfield-oh1 1952-m38-fairfield-oh2 1952-m38-fairfield-oh3

1952 Willys M-38 Jeep
I purchased this Willy’s about ten years ago with the intention of using it as the foundation for a rock buggy build. After learning more about it, how rare it is and the history that it represented I decided not to tear the fenders off four wheeling. I did all the work myself and restored it as best I could considering my ability and finances over the last decade. Its over 90% complete now but I just dont have the time to tinker on it anymore. I’d like for someone who appreciates really cool things to have it so they can continue putting it back together and enjoy it. When I got it the odometer said just over 7K miles ( still have original gauges to prove this) so I think its still got a lot of life left in it.

Continue reading

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Chambersburg, PA $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

No description provided.

http://harrisburg.craigslist.org/cto/4585604135.html

1951-m38-chambersburg-pa1 1951-m38-chambersburg-pa2 1951-m38-chambersburg-pa3 1951-m38-chambersburg-pa4

 
To Top

1951 M-38 Narvon, PA $19,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Mark just posted this M-38 at war jeeps.com.

“We used the original frame and running gear and a new reproduction body. This vehicle has a 24 volt electrical system powered by modern alternator and new replacement carburetor on rebuilt engine. The transmission/transfer case has been rebuilt. It has all new brakes, brake lines, wheel bearings and brand new canvas seat cushions. Everything has been rebuilt on this vehicle. Top bows and fittings are included but there is no canvas for the top. This jeep has a PA title. More pictures available upon request.”

http://www.warjeeps.com/jss/sale/adj347/adj347.html

1951-m38-pa

 

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Portland, Or **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

Looks great for the price.

52 Willys M38 Jeep with removable winter top, new seat covers, new paint, new 12v battery, new brakes & wheel cyls”

1952-m38-portland-or31 1952-m38-portland-or32 1952-m38-portland-or33

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Flintstone, GA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Looks like a good jeep.

http://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/4563542205.html

1952-m38-flintstone-tn1 1952-m38-flintstone-tn2 1952-m38-flintstone-tn3 1952-m38-flintstone-tn4

I have for sale a 1952 Willys M38. It was restored about 6 months ago, but I would say it is 98% done. What I mean is it has no decals on it, no add-ons, etc. I wanted to keep it “base” form so whoever bought it can take it and put there personal touches on it. This is not a true M38 restoration. What I mean by that is it has been converted over to an alternator and 12-volt system, it has blinkers both front and rear, it has lockout hubs on the front axle, etc. Just a few little things that makes it easy on the owner and easy to take off down the road in.
This was a full frame-off restoration. Everything was sand blasted and re painted. The original tub was rusted far way beyond repair. I actually found a super-nice M38 tub that I picked up in Pennsylvania. The L-134 “Go Devil” engine was rebuilt with all new bearings are rings, etc. The T-90 transmission, Dana 18 transfercase, and both Dana axles also have all new bearings and seals. The gauges are all new, new wiring harness ($$$), new tires ($$$), new fuel tank ($$$), new exhaust, new driveshafts, new brakes, new seats, new weather stripping, new everything. It is really a nice Jeep. It does not have a top or a rear seat, I just never got around to getting those and I like having my dog ride in the back so I didn’t bother.

Like I said, it is 98% done. I literally “finished it” and took it home, it still has just a few kinks that need to be worked out. The fuel-sending unit and the fuel gauge are both new, but the fuel gauge isn’t registering. I just haven’t taken the time to check it. If it sits for a few weeks, it can be hard to start, it does have a choke but you almost have to choke it by hand and then it fires up, almost like the choke doesn’t choke it all the way. And lastly I did use the factory starter and it works pretty good, but it can act goofy from time to time, I should have just put a new one on it.
It really is a super-nice Willys M38. Not a 100% military restoration, but practical. I have only had it done for about 6 months now but I am just not that interested in it anymore. Plus, I am a big guy and these army Jeep are pretty cramped, I am just not comfortable in it. I have only put 15 miles on it since it was restored. I am asking $10,000 or best reasonable offer. This is a military vehicle, Bill of Sale only, no title. It is currently tagged in Georgia.”

 

 
To Top

Year? M-38 + Trailer Wichita, OK $16,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38, trailer • TAGS: , .

It’s listed as a WW2 jeep.

1940’s WW2 Jeep with trailer. Fully restored frame up. Runs and drives everything in mint condition.”

http://wichita.craigslist.org/atq/4558396019.html

year-m38-wichita-ok1 year-m38-wichita-ok2 year-m38-wichita-ok3

 
To Top

1952 M-38 Bellbrook, Oh $9500

• CATEGORIES: M-38, Racing • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  Still Available

“1952 Willys Jeep. M38 body stretched 10 in. with an MB grill
This jeep was hand built using an International scout frame
shortened to a 97 inch wheel base. The Scout frame is a very sturdy boxed frame. The body is an M38 body (new steel after market 100% rust free) stretched 10 inches in the door ways to match the wheel base. We installed a carbureted Ford 302 ci. engine because it is light weight and quick to rev. We backed the engine with a heavy duty clutch and a smooth shifting T-5 transmission with a 300 transfer case. Dana 44 Axles with disk brakes front and rear, 427 gears in rear ends and Richmond spools front & rear. Also there are polished stainless steel covers on both rear ends. We installed custom made Twin sticks ( in & out of 4 wheel drive, and high & low gears ) for specialized off roading. There is High clearance leaf spring brackets for easier access over obstacles. Revolver shackles (front) to aid in articulation. Full role cage tied to frame, and heavy duty nerf bars to protect the body sides.
Corbeau racing seats with 5 point racing harness.
Ramsey 12,000 lb. winch (new never used)
Mickey Thompson aluminum bead locks with Superswamper TSL 33in. tires on the rear. (also have a set for the front at an additional cost if wanted)
Buckshot’s on aluminum slots in front.
Custom made bumpers front & rear
Aluminum gas tank with ¼ in. diamond plate skid plate
Bikini top and a new matching 2 A wind shield needs glass
Has blackout marker lights and the dash switch
The color is PT Cruiser Gold with hammered silver floors
This Jeep is easy to drive both on the high way and off road
It’s quiet a show piece and turns a lot of heads.”

http://dayton.craigslist.org/cto/4557106704.html

1952-m38-crawler-bellbrook-oh