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1952 M-38A1 Post Falls, ID $17,000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $17,000.

(08/08/2020) This sure looks good.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d/post-falls-1952-m38a1-military-jeep-for/7191286988.html

“1952 M38A1 restored jeep for sale. Engine, transmissions, and differentials rebuilt. Military signal lights, Military aluminum top with hot water heater. No rust, frame, body, and top painted air force blue. 24 volt electrical system,
pictures available $19000 OBO.”

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1952 M-38A1 West Branch, MI $6800

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This M-38A1 has been spruced up.

https://nmi.craigslist.org/cto/d/west-branch-1952-willys-m38a1/7164722030.html

“1952 Willy’s M38A1 Jeep retrofitted/modified with 1965 body. Switched from 6 volt operating system to 12 volt. Replaced original seats with leather-electric seats. Repainted exterior and added cd/AM-FM radio, built in cooler (insulated the old 6 volt battery compartment and installed drain), original 4 cylinder flat top engine and 3 speed transmission (has creeper gear) has choke and throttle cables. Still have original ignition key. Runs great, drives great, awesome off road vehicle!! Has won several awards from previous car shows. Has climbed many a sand hill and trails but still looks great. Newer tires and new battery.
One of a kind vehicle, not many still out there! Asking $6800”

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1954 M-38A1Fitswillam, NH $12,500

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Looks in good shape.

https://nh.craigslist.org/cto/d/dudley-m38a1-1954/7145946820.html

“1954 M38A1 fully equipped. All original. Like new a time capsule. Included is a replica Browning Machine gun . fun machine”

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1955 M-38A1 with M40 106MM Rifle Purcellville, VA $60,000

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This has been available for at least a few months. I wonder how many of these M-38A1s are left with a rifle?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/561343288064970/

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“M38A1 With Mounted M40 106mm Recoilless Rife The M38A1 was the first vehicle to feature the round fender design that would later become the distinguishing body style of the CJ-5 (part of the Universal CJ series). Produced first in 1952, following the retirement of the M38 model, the M38-A1 was re-designed as an “stand-alone” improvement, featuring round front fenders, a contoured hood, a two-piece windshield, top mounted windshield wipers, and powered by the new “Hurricane” F-Head engine and Warner T90 transmission.

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1954 M-38A1 w/ Trailer Oregon, WI $12,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/29/2020) Looks like a solid combo.

https://madison.craigslist.org/cto/d/oregon-1954-willys-jeep-with-trailer/7114741817.html

“1954 Willys-Jeep with matching trailer”

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1952 M-38A1 Madisonville, KY $5800

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $5800.

Robin noticed that this doesn’t have a battery box; yet it does have all the other characteristics of an M-38A1 body (and does not have the CJ-5 body branding). Anyone have any thoughts as to why?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/626726018179588/

“Has hard top that can be removed new tired and brakes.”

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1953 M-38A1 Forest, VA $12,800

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Looks good.

https://lynchburg.craigslist.org/cto/d/evington-willys-army-jeep-m38a1/7093527479.html

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“1953 Army Jeep
24 volt
Black out lights
Siren
Original condition to the M38A1
Completely restored
4×4
4 cylinder ( Hercules )
3 speed
No rust
Undercarriage very clean
Excellent condition all around
LOCATED IN FOREST VIRGINIA”

 
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1955 M-38A1 Yucaipa, CA eBay

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Bill shared this nice looking M-38A1. The jeep’s supposed to have only 4850 miles on it, but given the engine was likely pulled and painted (and rebuilt?) at some point, I find that claim hard to believe. Perhaps they are miles after engine rebuild? There are a few other clues that body parts were repainted as well at some point.

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“1955 M38A1 Willys Jeep ONLY 4,850 original miles! I’ve had a couple of these and this one drives amazing. It is super complete with all of the knickknacks even the original 50 cal gun mount as you can see in the pictures ! Currently registered, clean clear CA title in hand.
Underwater hurricane engine !

It runs drives steers stops great all 4×4 has been tested and works great as well. Drives very nice for its age! no rust issues it is solid inside and out, you won’t be disappointed with this one ! I do have a original soft top side windows and soft doors, the doors and side windows are in pretty good shape but the soft top will need a little bit of work or replaced. This jeep is located in Yucaipa California .”

 
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1952 M-38A1 Brownfield, ME $12,000

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Looks in good shape.

https://maine.craigslist.org/for/d/brownfield-1952-willys-m38-a1/7087444259.html

“1952 Willys M38-A1. This is a restored willys in beautiful shape. Needs nothing. Brand new warn winch. Custom stereo. Serious inquires only.”

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1954 M-38A1 Winder, GA $10,900

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UPDATE: This is also on eBay, but with a lower price of $10,900.

This M-38A1 looks in good shape.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm023/adm023.html

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“Lots of work done, good driver/parade truck. This is my client’s Jeep and I’ve done 99.9% of the work to it since he acquired it. He is moving in a different direction in the hobby and is putting the Jeep up for sale and since I’ve done all the work for the last 4+ years, I’m helping him sell it.

Details: Currently registered and tagged in Georgia, current owner has the title from the prior owner in Florida (Georgia will not title anything built prior to 1963). Located in Winder, Ga. Vehicle has recently been serviced with new oil and filter, all fluids checked, all zerks greased, etc. All systems on vehicle function as they should: Engine, drivetrain, 4wd, gauges, lights, parking brake, etc.

Condition: Vehicle is in very good driver or parade duty condition. Sheetmetal is above average, but not perfect. Both front fenders were wrinkled at some point and straightened. They are acceptable in their current condition but a new owner looking for show quality perfection will probably want to replace them. Tub corners, rockers, cowl and rear panel are excellent. Vehicle had a replacement floor pan installed at some point and the job was done competently. Rear panel is straight and has never had a tailgate cut in. Windshield is correct M-series Jeep (it’s an M170 ambulance Jeep model, but it’s identical to M38A1 other than two small brackets on top for stretchers) and has new glass and weatherstripping. Vehicle retains all of its original 24V system (25A generator, external regulator, blackout lights, etc.). Most of the wiring is new and retains the original Douglas connectors. The paint is older and a few spots have been touched up but overall it’s a clean and presentable vehicle. Vehicles runs very well, will maintain 50mph, transmission doesn’t pop out of 2nd gear like so many T90s, transfer works like it should, etc. Carburetor is the correct Carter YS950, etc.
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1953 M-38A1 Lufkin, TX $10,000

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Mark listed this over at warjeeps.com.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm043/adm043.html

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“Complete Frame-Off restoration completed in 2018. Motor, transmission, transfer case, front and rear end are original equipment. It has 24,000 original miles. This is a no rust Jeep. It is equipped with an overhead cam 4 cylinder engine. The Jeep shifts great, motor has excellent compression. The transfer case is smooth in low range or high range 4 wheel drive. The frame was sanded and repainted and no rust was evident. New gas tank, brakes, brake lines, master cylinder, hoses and belts. New paint is correct military specs for this authentic Korean War Period Jeep. The interior is new with correct seats. It has the original 24 volt system that works without a flaw. This Jeep has a clean title showing it was purchased from the US Government. Equipped with a new full canvas top. Runs and drives great.”

 
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1953 M-38A1 Chelsea, AL $13,900

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Looks in good shape. Includes a trailer.

https://bham.craigslist.org/cto/d/chelsea-jeep-38a/7068261521.html

“1953 M-38 A Military Jeep and Matching Trailer. All original with all assecories. Runs good Hurricane 4-cyc. Engine, 3-sp. Manual trans. Very nice.”

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1952 M-38A1 Chepachet, RI $10,500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/02/2019) Looks solid.

https://nh.craigslist.org/cto/d/chepachet-1952-military-jeep/7056290858.html

“1952 Jeep M38A1, excellent condition, new clutch, carb, brakes, upholstery, top, has dummy 30 cal. Center mount machine gun with original mount, runs and drives very well, $10500”

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1952 M-38A1 Sanford, ME $11,000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $11,000.

(11/09/2019) Appears in good shape.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/sanford-willys-jeep/7049556660.html

“1952 M38A1 Jeep Willys.
No metal patches and no bondo.
Frame in excellent shape.
Runs and drives great!”

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1952 M-38A1 Tulsa, OK $11,500

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Looks in good shape.

https://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/d/tulsa-1952-m38a1-willys-jeep/6984368423.html

“Korean War Jeep, off the body restoration, 4cylinder Hurricane engine, 3 speed manual, 4 wheel drive, added locking hubs. Vehicle’s history = from the Marine Corp to US Air Force at Tinker, to the Civil Defense, to private ownership and found in a barn.”

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1953 M-38A1 Farmington, MI **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $9500.

(05/10/2019) Looks solid.

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“1953 Willys military jeep m38a1
I’ve owned this jeep for 2 years , was restored 15 years ago by previous owner, i’ve only driven it a few times to car shows & parades, currently plated & insured. I don’t drive it enough to keep it. It’s a 7 on a scale from 0 to 10.

A lot was done when restored,
new tires (5)
new complete wiring harness
has canvas top on it now but has complete new full canvas included ( top, doors, sides )
military paint with military markings
new drive line parts, tie rods, u-joints, brake lines, radiator
many take off parts that were saved when replaced
new batteries with battery tender & master disconnect switch”

 

 
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1953 M-38A1 Dayton, OH **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $12,000.

(01/13/2019) This M-38A1 is equipped with some Runck manufactured body protectors (the black three black strips on each side of the jeep) and a Runck rear bumper (and possibly front bumper).

“1955 WILLYS M38A1 FRAME OFF RESTORATION, NEW REPRODUCTION TUB, LINE-X INTERIOR TUB, REBUILT ENGINE F134, FRONT DISC BRAKES, ELECTRONIC REGULATOR 24 VOLT SYSTEM,”

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1953 M-38A1 Madison, GA $9995

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Looks in good shape.

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/eat/cto/d/rutledge-m38-willys-military-jeep-1953/6901017217.html

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“1953 M38 Willys Military Jeep with 30 caliber replica machine gun and radios. Overall good condition and a head turner! The paint job is probably an 8. The radios worked the last time I tried them however they are designed for 24v system and the Willys was converted to 12v and need more juice to operate fully. There are a few small rusted areas (floor board, battery compartment) and I can get additional photos if you have serious interest. The windshield does not have wipers. The siren is not currently working. I’m not sure if its a wiring, motor issue or just needs some tlc. It is very loud however when it works. I put a new carburetor on it and have the original. If it sits for a short time I usually have to put a little fuel in the carb to start it. It runs well and has been used in parades, festivals and ice cream runs in town but just don’t use it that much anymore since I moved”

 

 
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1952 M-38A1 Upland, CA $10,500

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Looks in good shape. It’s been converted to 12 volt.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/alta-loma-1952-jeep-willys-m38a1/6887872057.html

“1952 Willyʼs Jeep m38a1 navy Jeep in navy grey fully restored runs and drives great straight body no rust California jeep electrical has been converted to 12V runs and drives great”

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1953 M-38A1 Ocean Shores, WA $8950

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Has some mods, but looks in good shape.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/ocean-shores-53-willys-jeep-cj/6843220388.html

“M38 A1 Body off restoration, rancho suspension, painless wiring, 12 volt, Besttop, new interior, locking hubs. Book full of receipts, has never been driven in the rain. A must see. Located”

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1952 M-38A1 Edgewater, MD **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $9550.

Could be worth a look. Seller has never put it in four-wheel-drive.

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“his posting is for a 1952 Willys M38-A1 (US Army) Jeep with 59,182 miles. Stored indoors in a climate-controlled warehouse. Beautifully patinaed it runs great and starts every time. Top end is 60 MPH on a flat road (if you’re leaning forward). New starter, coil, five tires and tubes. Gas tank has been cleaned and sealed. Recent oil change. Four-cylinder 4-134 F engine with three speed T90 transmission that runs strong, but does leak a little oil . New complete engine/seal kit comes with the vehicle. Transfer case may or may not work, never put in four-wheel drive. 24-volt electrical system with built in trickle charger. Has roof bow but I’ve never had the canvas top (inexpensive and readily available). Lots of period extras, including practice grenade (drilled and used as shifter), hula girl, ammo box, 1951 oil can mounted to floor with a coffee cup holder, knapsack mounted to back of seat for storage, cut off key for security in glove box, rear view mirror, shovel under hood, blackout light works, Korean War canteen for radiator overflow, gas can, whip antennae, two-ton grill plate,hemp rope, tow hitch and hooks, and latch seat belts from a 1960 Havilland bomber.
Clean title. Vin#17272”

 
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1952 M-38A1 Paradise, CA $11,000

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Wayne’s got his nice looking M-38A1 for sale. His number is 530 518 4441

“I have a 52 m38a1 for sale I’m looking to get rid of her for 11,000.00 OBO. She is in great shape all redone and original 24 volt. I have the military manuals to go with it.”

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1953 M-38A1 McKinney, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE:**SOLD** Was $7700.

(10/23/2018) This is a nice looking, civilianized M-38A1.

“1953 Willys Jeep
Runs good, and is a real looker.

Colors: Blue with Silver trim (like Dallas Cowboys)
Engine: 4 cylinder
Body restoration: 2005

Recent NEW work / Parts:
Gas tank, carbarator, fuel pump, water pump & hoses.
Battery & Front brakes.

Known issues:
Grease seals leak at differencial, transfer case, transmission.
Freeze plug leaking at back of block.
Syncronizer on 2nd gear worn, sometimes slips out of 2nd gear when down shifting at slow speeds
no brake lights or tail lights

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1952 M-38A1 Stormville, NY $10,000

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I do not believe those are the correct fenders. Early fenders has a diagonal seem. Looks good otherwise.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/169499053711296

“1952 Willy’s M38A1. Runs and drives great. Piece of history. Award winning car.”

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1954 M-38A1 Spencer, WV $9500

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9500.

Seems in good shape.

“Good running condition. Converted to 12 volt. New brakes. Passenger data plates match.”

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