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1955 M-38A1 NEKAF Santa Barbara, CA $8500

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This is a project.https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/829281808233029

“1955 Kaiser Willys M38A1 “Nekaf” Manufactured in Ohio and assembled in the Netherlands. It was used by the Dutch Military and then made its way back here to the states. The Jeep was complete and driving when I bought it but it had significant rust damage to the tub. I stripped the Jeep down to the frame. Engine removed. Frame was blasted, primed and painted. Brand new replica body was primed and painted (still have original rusty tub). All other large body parts were blasted, primed and painted. Engine cleaned and repainted. I have several spare body parts, and new radiator. Most other essential parts are ready to be reinstalled. Small items need some cleaning and paint. I have just about everything needed to reassemble, minus the wiring harness and some other small parts. Have a gas tank, but it needs to be cleaned or replaced. All parts can be easily found on eBay or military vehicle sites. Have original manuals, current registration and CA title Will not ship, but can load”

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1953 M-38A1C North Truro, MA $8500

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This might be a good price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/787377292355887

“Willys. 1953 M38A1C. Have Title. Just passed the MA inspection. 24 Volt original system, new spark plugs, new batteries, canvas top, jerry can, 4 wheel drive, high/low all work great. Runs great. Bring a plate and drive this baby home.”

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1952 M-38A1 Goffstown, NH $7459

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Looks solid, though has a Buick V-6.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/402086588736067

“M38A1 3 speed manual Motor has been replaced with a Buick V6 Not original waterproof electrical – set up with a 12 volt system. Runs and drives nicely!”

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1952 M-38A1 & Year? CJ-2A St. Paul, MN $9600 (for both)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38A1

The seller also lists prices for buying them separately. The 2A is listed as a 1952, but it looks to have some 2A attributes, such as the radiator, so the year may be incorrect (Or it is a 2A+3A).

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/cto/d/saint-paul-jeeps/7549428180.html

“2 Jeeps, 1-1952 CJ2A $3800, and 1- 1952 M38A1 $6200, both have many many new parts, I got them both and were not running, my goal was to get them running whicih I did, now it’s time for someone else to take them to the next level, both start, run and drive, would take $9500 for both,”

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1961 Model? Pittsburgh, PA $5999

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, CJ-6, CJ5, M-38A1, Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

No pics provided. Maybe something or maybe nothing.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/for/d/pittsburgh-1961-jeep-willys-jeep-no-rust/7538661546.html

“I HAVE A 1961 Willys Jeep WITH NO RUST AND WAS GARAGE KEPT. HARRY,”

 
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1952 M-38A1 Wenatchee, WA $4000

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Could be worth a look. Sounds like it runs.

https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/cto/d/east-wenatchee-willys-jeep-m38a1-1952/7539563745.html

“Willys Jeep M38A1 1952, transmission 3 speed T-90, transfer case 2 speed Dana 18, front axle Dana 25/27, rear axle Dana 44, 283 V8 Chevy. Also comes with a full tune up kit. serious inquiries only, email to leave name and number to set up appointments.”

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1953 M-38A1 Union, MO $7980

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/05/2022) Looks in good shape.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/ctd/d/union-1953-jeep-military-green-runs-and/7538760066.html

“This is a 1953 Willys military jeep. It is not perfect but has been saved and redone in many areas. Mechanically good it runs and drives. The carburetor has been rebuilt and the jeep has new batteries. The 24 volt military electrical system in intact and most work. An electric fuel pump has been installed. Sure it is old and not a high speed truck. But rolling history in relativly good condition. The jeep is sold with a bill of sale”

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1952 M-38A1 Kalispell, MT $1500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

This has been for sale for a while. Price has dropped to $1500. It seems like there is some parts value here at the very least.

https://kalispell.craigslist.org/pts/d/kalispell-willys-1952-m38-project/7525515513.html

“Does not run. Engine needs rebuild, Radiator needs repair!
Clear Title.
Has original canvas top and aftermarket top
THIS IS A PROJECT JEEP!!”

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1952 M-38A1 Smithton, IL $3500

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This ex-forest fire vehicle doesn’t run.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1020343801843537

“Selling my 1952 m38a1 military Jeep. It does not run it has been sitting in a garage for 10 plus years. It did serve as a Michigan department of resource forest fire vehicle. It has the water tank and hose reals in the back. It does have the brackets for a pump also. I have a title for it”

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1952 M-38A1 Kingwood, TX $3000

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This has an extended back and lots of diamond plate.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1204293490318958

“1952 Willys Jeep, restored in 2008, has not ran in 10 years but keep in good condition during time and ready to go to a new owner to getting it runnings and use! 3 speed transmission with hi/lo shifter and 4 wheel drive.”

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1962 USMC M-38A1 Charlotte, NC $2000 (ebay)

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Bill shared this USMC M-38A1 (see back bumper) with a few updates.

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“1962 Willys M38A1 for sale. Vehicle is mostly complete. The floor pan is rusted out on passenger side. Local pick-up only. Charlotte,NC”

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1953 M-38A1 Rexburg, ID $6500

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UPDATE: **SOLD**Was $6500.

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“We’ve owned this Jeep for over 12 years. It’s been our primary trail Jeep. We’ve driven it all over the Targhee N.F. and when we lived in Boise it took us through the Boise Mountains and across the Owyhee Desert. No rock crawling or hard abuse, just easy cruising on gravel roads.

It starts, stops, runs, shifts and steers as it should. It’s mostly stock. We converted it from the 24 volt military system to 12 volts and added some BDS 2 1/2” lift springs and shocks.

F134 4 cylinder engine is strong, compression and oil pressure are good. Transmission and transfer case shift fine. I’ve had the original military carburetor and fuel pump professionally rebuilt. Tires are in great shape.

It’s been a great Jeep for us. But we’ve got a couple other projects going and it’s time for the next owner to enjoy it. Clear Idaho title in my name. $6500. Cash only. No trades. Located in Rexburg, Idaho.”

 
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1952 M-38A1 Taberg, NY $6500

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This has a PTO and is equipped with duallies.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1446324482537465

“Bought the Jeep in PA to restore just don’t have the time to work on it ”

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1952 M-38A1 San Diego, CA $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

Nothing fancy, but looks solid.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/d/san-diego-1952-jeep-willys/7518197642.html

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“The Willys MD, formally the M38A1

I am the 3rd owner after the military. It was used as an airplane recharging vehicle on California central coast and then was a family fun car since then.

A mechanic recently did a significant revamp on it.

brakes, turned drums, seals (2020)
transmission new seals, axle new seals
clutch and pressure plate
cleaned oil pan out, new gasket looked good
shortened steering wheel
new head from previous mechanic
new fuel tank and floor pan

Not the original motor.

It starts right up, lights work and I have a clean title. Serial number says it was either a 1952 or 1953 I believe but title says 1958. Very fun jeep.

has vin plate
come take it around the block’

 
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2 M-38A1s Odessa, TX $3000

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One of the M-38A1s, the one with the binging-like top, is described as an M-38.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1290622164675314

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“1st set of pictures- Vintage 1953 Willis Military Jeep. Model: M38 A1. Runs on a 24V system with original generator, Jeep has been taken care of and is still operational. 4WD still works but has some minor issues in the front end area. Also needs some work done to the gearbox for the steering. 2nd Jeep- 1950 Willis Military Jeep. Model: M38. Jeep has been started and engine operates smooth once turned over. Has been converted over to 12V system and has an alternator in it. This one was originally bought as a parts jeep but was not stripped apart for any. Needs body work and Seats. Both Jeeps are sold as a pair MPU.”

 
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2 1964 M-38A1s Gilbert, AZ $15,900

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Santosh has these two M-38A1 Radio Jeeps for sale.

https://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale22/ad221/ad221.mobil.html

“1964 M38A1 US Marine Radio Jeeps. Serial numbers 94235 and 94204. Very low original miles. 7900 and 8900 original miles. Just out of storage. Stored correctly for years with emptied fuel tank and under a cover and on blocks. Not running but will run with clean gas and carb cleanup and slight TLC. Totally rust free. Original engines. Have original spare wheels for both Easy restoration. Price is for the pair but will consider selling separately.

Sold as is. Detailed photos available on request.
Local pickup.”

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1955 M-38A1 Watertown, NY $12,500

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Looks solid.

https://watertown.craigslist.org/cto/d/watertown-1955-willys-m38a1/7512691190.html

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“This 1955 Willys M38A1 is finished in green and black, the vehicle is powered by the original 134 cubic inch F134 inline four-cylinder engine with a rebuilt T90 three speed manual transmission and a two-speed transfer case. Additional equipment includes a bikini top, a canvas top, doors, side panels, rear-mounted jerry can and spare tire, manually locking front hubs, and 16-inch steel wheels. The Jeep has a BDS Suspension 2” lift with 7.50×16 Deestone bias-ply tires. For additional safety, a roll bar and seat belts were installed.

The interior features front bucket seats and a rear bench seat with new canvas and seat foam. The rear seat is removable and shows the original Strata Blue paint. The dash was rebuilt using NOS sheet metal and has new gauges, switches, and USB charging ports. A 67 Designs rail system was installed to hold electronic devices while on the go. The original brass data plates are still in place on the dash under the passenger side grab handle. A new wiring harness was installed one year ago, and all accessories are wired through a fuse panel. Electric wiper motors were also installed.

The engine has a Pertronix electronic ignition, rebuilt carburetor, new fuel lines, and a new fuel tank. The valve stem seals were recently replaced, and a valve adjustment was completed at that time.

Unique features include a rear mounted fog light, and an LED work light replaces what would have been a black-out light on the front fender. The vehicle is also equipped with a siren.”

 
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1954 M-38A1 San Angelo, TX eBay

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Bill shared this M-38A1. It may have some parts value.

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“1954 MILITARY WILLYS M38 A1————-EVERY TIME I LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT AN OLD JEEP, IT RAISES A MINIMUM OF TWO MORE QUESTIONS. ————–MY SOLUTION TO THIS DELIMA IS TO LET YOU KNOW I DON’T KNOW A DAMN THING ABOUT OLD JEEPS. ————-I CAN’T BE SURE THIS IS A 1954 MODEL. ————-I CAN’T LOCATE FRAME AND BODY SERIAL NUMBER. ————-ENGINE NUMBER—MD 105010 ————-CASTING NUMBER—806279W12DAR ——-PHOTO OF PLATE SAYING THE MOTOR WAS RECONDITIONED 8-17-61 IS ON THE MOTOR NEAR THE CASTING NUMBER. —-ENGINE WILL NOT TURN OVER. ——–16 INCH WHEELS AND TIRES. ———NO TITLE. I WILL FURNISH BILL OF SALE. ——- THIS JEEP COMES WITH EXTRA PARTS. ——–YOU GET EVERY THING IN PHOTOS THAT IS JEEP RELATED. ——-THIS INCLUDES EXTRA TUB, GRILLE, AND HOOD. ——–SOLD AS IS WHERE IS!!!!!!!! ———HIGH BIDDER WILL PAY $500 THROUGH EBAY WITHIN 24 HOURS OF CLOSING OF AUCTION. ——-REMAINDER OF PURCHASE PRICE WILL BE PAID IN CASH AT TIME OF PICK UP.———-PICK UP WILL BE WITHIN TWO WEEKS UNLESS YOU ARE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH ME ON A REGULAR BASIS THEN PICK UP DATE CAN BE EXTENDED.———- DEFINATION OF “COMMUNICATE” — share or exchange information, news, or ideas.———DEFINATION OF “REGULAR” — recurring at uniform intervals”

 
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1953 M-38A1 Huntsville, TX $4550

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

This appears to be pretty solid. There might be some rust on the passenger side (I can’t tell for certain).

https://austin.craigslist.org/for/d/huntsville-1953-willys-m38a1-jeep/7507427406.html

“Rare military jeep mostly original
original 4Cyl. Hurricane Engine”

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1953 M-38A1 Wheat Ridge, CO $8000

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Unclear how well it drives (question mark about this on the windshield). It’s got the early grille, but later fenders.

https://denver.craigslist.org/atd/d/denver-1953-army-jeep-wwii-trades/7510632862.html

“Good running Jeep trades accepted titled and ready to do your work.”

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1952 M-38A1 Oroville, CA $3500

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This looks pretty solid for an early, neglected M-38A1.

https://chico.craigslist.org/pts/d/oroville-1952-willys-m38a1-cj5-style/7504318428.html

“1952 Willys M38A1 CJ5 style jeep Military model No title Bill of sale only. This is one of the first CJ5 style Military jeeps built. It was one of the first 5,100 jeeps built in 1952, which was the very first year. Missing carburetor, battery and gages. Motor turns over by hand. Will make very nice restoration. $3,500 OBO Sold as is where is. Local pickup only.”

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1955 M-38A1 Flatwoods, KY $15,000

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Tom shared this nice looking M-38A1.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1738091796542955

“Real 1955 Willys military jeep. Just put 5000 into motor. Comes with soft top and nonfunctional 50 cal machine gun.”

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1955 M-38A1 Buffalo, NY $8500

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Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/804847670491012

“This is a 1953 Jeep Willys M38A1. Selling for a friend. This is a previous parade vehicle that was registered in both Texas and Mexico. This vehicle is being sold as-is.”

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1955 M-38A1 Chassis Cairo, NY $2000

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Maybe someone can use this rebuilt chassis.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/5121736737913839/

“M38A1 Restored frame new brake system,rebuilt steering ready for body installation”

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1952 M-38A1 Hico, TX eBay

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Bill shared this early M-38A1 for sale. If that’s an original body, it’s in great shape.

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“1952 M38A1 Military Jeep Parade Quality
This a dry country vehicle based in Texas and Arizona
Excellent condition runs and drives well
Street legal
4X4 high and low with lock outs
New Carburetor
New Brakes
New Batteries
Windshield Wipers are manual
Tires are excellent
Fresh service and grease
New plugs ,Distributor,Plug wires, points,condenser, and coil.
24 volt Military system with water proof wiring.
Mileage is showing 40782
Everything works with the exception of front Blackout Lights , Vacuum Wipers , Horn, and Fuel Gauge .