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1952 M-38A1 Redding, CA $5000

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Looks like a solid, updated M-38A1.

https://redding.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-m38a1/6518780262.html

‘A solid M38A1. Can be restored to it’s original military form or used as it is. Been a hunting rig for years.
Not stock: equipped as follows:
Buick V6-12k winch-warn hubs-full cage roll bar- 32 inch wheels & tires-12 volt electrical system. Dual exhaust. Runs strong. Power steering. The left front fender kissed a pine tree-have an original M38A1 replacement fender for it. This baby doesn’t have to jump thru DMV’S smog hoop! Now isn’t that nice!
Text or call me at 775-nine six2-270seven. No sell it for me or scammers please. The number is not local but I live in Redding and have for 38 years.
I own 2 other Jeeps just don’t use this one.
Oh yes, it’s all set up to tow, wired and tow bar tabs. All you need is a tow bar. I have one I can sell?”

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1960 M-38A1 Ocean Park, WA $5500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

UPDATE: This was sold a couple years ago. It’s back up for sale.

Looks like a good price.

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/willys-jeep-m38a1/6517733821.html

“1960 government civilian jeep M38A1 I am selling this jeep because downsizing and soon retiring. Jeep has a upgrade 2.0 Volvo engine and a brand new overdrive new full top and all the seat reupholstered. New carburetor with automatic choke vs manual. All new brakes all around. New fuel lines also replaced windshield wipers with electric vs vacuum.everything works. Not a rust bucket. Also not chopped off. With new overdrive jeep will drive 60 plus MPH however best not to try do to short wheelbase. No trades please. I will be posting more resent pictures later.”

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1954 CJ-5 Limerick, PA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $9500.

(11/08/2017) Looks in good shape.

“Selling my dads 1954 military style Willy’s army jeep- Runs good. Asking $10,000 or best offer.

All new military tires, all new brakes and brake parts, all new springs, a new radiator, a new carburetor, a new exhaust, all new windshield frame, windshield gasket and windshield, a new fuel pump, all new shocks, all new leaf springs, all new lights.
Wooden boxes in the back of jeep are not included.”

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1953 Model? Hesperia, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ-3B, M-38A1

CJ-3A, CJ-3B, M-38A1? No pics provided.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/1953-willies-jeep-4×4/6514076146.html

“I have a sweet lil jeep 4×4 complete mechanically sound with a fresh engine. Roll bar tauna cover. Has lil bit of body corosion in some places.. runs perfect and tagged. Im looking for intrested parties.”

 

 
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1952 M-38A1 Wilbraham, MA $15,000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $15,000.

Craig spotted this M-38A1 that’s been repowered with a Kubota diesel engine.

“1952 Willys M38A1 was brought back to life in 2015 after a two year restoration and modification was completed. Every nut and bolt was removed, inspected, replaced if damaged and reassembled to ensure this restoration did not leave any areas of the Jeep untouched. Two major modification were completed during the restoration. The electrical system was converted to a 12V system and the engine was replaced with a Kubota V2403 60 HP turbo diesel engine”

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-willys-m38a1-restro-mod/6461599224.html

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1954 M-38A1 Willow Spring, NC $10,000

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Looks promising.

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/1954-willys-m38a1/6511351821.html

“Nice restored Willy’s jeep.
Runs great.
Drive it home”

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1954 M-38A1 Riverside, CA $1800

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

It doesn’t run, but this could be worth a look. seems pretty solid from the two pics.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/d/1954-m38a1/6514277974.html

“For sale is a project ex-military Jeep. Not running, needs complete restoration, great to restore or make into a rock climber. No paperwork or title. Was running when brought to yard years ago. Now sold as is.”

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1955 M-38A1 Riverhead, NY **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $10,500.

(10/15/2016) Looks good.

“This is a 1955 M38A1 Jeep. The vehicle is still 24 Volt and the body is in good condition. It’s been sitting for awhile, but we freshened it up and it now runs. The freshening up includes a Rebuilt Carburetor, new Wheel Cylinders, new Windshield Glass, new Inner Windshield Rubber, new Cowl Rubber, new Water Pump, new Fan Belts and new Radiator hoses. This Jeep is setup with Turn Signals and it also has the rare Hot Water Heater Kit.”

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1955 Model? Huntington Beach, CA $4500

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

No pics provided.

“1955 Willys Jeep for sale runs great,62 years new,2and owner, $5500.00 or make offer no reasonable offer refused. contact Peter”

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep-willys-1955/6499407499.html

 
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1958 M-38A1 Watsonville, CA $2000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/16/2018) It runs and drives (at lower speeds).

“I have a project for sale. it is a korean war jeep M38A1.
It comes with a 4 cylinder engine non flat head. I swapped the axles from a ’77 cj5. Amc 20 and Dana 30, to make them work I adapted a T20 TC on the T90 Transmission which was rebuilt just like the front end. new brakes all around as well as new brake hoses and lines,new gas tank. Need work hence I called it a project. It drives but need tuning. it is registered but as non op since I don’t drive it.
EDIT: THIS JEEP IS A 59 YEARS OLD VEHICLE AND IT NEEDS WORK BEFORE DRIVING IT PROPERLY. THE ENGINE IS A F4 134 INLINE 4. THAT SAID THIS JEEP IS NOT SUITABLE FOR THE FREEWAY. IT WILL DRIVE SAFELY AT 45 MPH. YOU’D NEED TO BRING A TRAILER. THANKS FOR READING.”

https://monterey.craigslist.org/cto/d/1958-military-jeep-willys/6500226678.html

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1953 M-38A1 Peoria, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7000.

(01/24/2018) Could be worth a look.

“53 Willys Military Jeep M38A1 75% Original Runs and Drives $7000”

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1952 M-38A1 Waxahachie, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, M-38A1

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Unclear if runs or not.

“1952 Willy’s Jeep M38A1. Went into fire service after it’s military service. Great Jeep for restorations. Call or text John. Contact info in last picture. Be sure to tell him Jamison sent you. No calls after 10pm central.”

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1952 M-38A1 Air Force Jeep Austin, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500.

(12/01/2017) “This is an original Air Force Jeep used to shuttle crew to and from flight lines. Also used for taxi-ing incoming and outgoing planes.
This vehicle still has the original 24 volt system, black out lights all work, Original canvas seats. Original engine, transmission and transfer case work just fine. New brakes all around, new tires, rebuilt carburetor. This is not a restored vehicle, this is “as found”. The side windows are roll up crank and work fine. The numbers painted on the door match the numbers on the dash data plate which also match the number on the chassis data plate. Only issue still remaining is it needs a good alignment. Have clean title but is not yet licensed.”

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1955 Model? Angels Camp, CA $20,000

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

No pics provided.

“Custom 1955 Willy’s Jeep built with all brand new hot rod parts. Rear seat removed for extra gas tank. New yellow paint. A very clean and loud classic! Jeep has been garaged for a good 10 years. It’s in next to perfect rebuilt condition.”

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1955-willys-jeep-hot-rod/6481389457.html

 

 
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1954 M-38A1 Richmond, VA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5700.

This could be a good price.

“Fairly original 1954 M38A1 military jeep. Used in the Air force during the Korean War. This jeep is very solid nothing is rusted out. Paint lettering and decals are still as it is one purchase from Air Force in military auction. Jeep runs and drives great only has 40,000 original miles on it. Motor was completely gone through several years ago. Have receipt for motor rebuild.”

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1955 M-38A1 Vail, AZ $7900

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7900.

(06/21/2017) This jeep apparently has some history.

“1955 M38 A1 Jeep used at Camp Pendleton Marine Base as an Officer transport. All original, no rust, in very good condition, new tires, original dash plaques, seats redone in camo, has back seats that can easily be removed, runs great, great collector Jeep with history.”

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/d/1955-m38-a1-camp-pendleton/6472788868.html

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1953 M-38A1 Lake Livingston, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

This has an odd windshield.

“Here is your chance to own a piece of military history,, you have seen these in the tv series MASH,,,1953 Willys Jeep,, a true barn find,, been setting a couple years,, all complete,, no rust out places,,,comes with bill of sale,,, buy it before its gone !!!!”

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1952 M-38A1 w/ Trailer Walker Lake, NV $3500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1, trailer

Includes a trailer. The tires of the jeep look a little wide of the trailer grooves.

“This Korean War Jeep is a HUNTER SPECIAL M38A1; has the Original Drive Train, New Tires, New Rear Brake System, Rifle Rack on Dash and a Bikini Top, with Camo-Painted trailer built to haul the jeep. Clean Title, 4×4 works great, 1 7/8 hitch. Moving, so need to sell”

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-hunter-special-jeep/6473240324.html

 
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1954 M-38A1 Lincoln, NE $2000

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Runs. Has a variety of updates. Might be worth a look at that price.

“1954 Jeep willies. Runs and drives good.”

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep/6471308169.html

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1955 M-38A1 Atwater, CA $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

Could be worth a look.

“55′ Willys for sale. It’s the much rarer military version (M38A1) not the CJ-5!
Doesn’t run, but most of the original engine parts are with it, it’s definitely a project car.
Been sitting in the garage for 20 years, waiting for someone to take it on a new adventure!
Asking $3,000 or best offer”

https://merced.craigslist.org/cto/d/1955-jeep-willys-m38a1-cash/6421532367.html

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1952 M-38A1 Pearcy, AR $1000

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Engine runs.

“I bought this Military Jeep about 6 Months ago, I have started it and it runs good,I do not have a Title price is Firm This is the first year of this body style,I had a friend look at to verify that its a military Willis jeep.,,please ask questions”

https://littlerock.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-military-jeep/6464155616.html

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Year? M-38A1 Eclectic, AL $2000

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UPDATE: Thanks to Bill for correcting me.

There is some value here given the Meyer hardtop, but not clear how much.

“Pre 59 willys m38a1. Im assuming this is military or dod use jeep as it has the place for a shovel under the hood a 4in fuel filler and the compartment on the cowl section does open. What i do know is it has the dana 18 twin stick tcase which is worth a good bit by itself. Also has a t90 3speed, dana 25 front axel with dana 44 rear. Also has a hurricane f head engine that turns over by hand. Lots of new parts inside the truck. Engine and tcase were built in 77. I dont see this taking alot to be running and going again. Located in eclectic price is negotiable in person.”

https://montgomery.craigslist.org/cto/d/pre-59-willis/6452299861.html

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Year? M-38A1 Riverview, FL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $15,000.

This one was just posted at warjeeps.com. Not sure why it is listed a 1951, when it is either a 1952 or early 1953.

“Fully restored to 24 volt system and ready to drive like it rolled off the assembly line for battle”

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1953 M-38A1 Raleigh, NC $1000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

No pics provided.

“24v system. Does not run and no title. Good parts vehicle. Gas tank , tailgate, gauges , axles,”

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/1953-m38a1/6458505194.html

 
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1975 M-606A2? Zebulon, NC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38A1, Other 4x4s

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,000.

It’s not listed as a specific model in the ad, but perhaps it is an M-606A2? The rear passenger side filler is something that wasn’t originally listed on the documentation.

“you are about to view a fully restored 1975 Army Jeep 4WD that is sure to take a trophy in every show entered. It has the optional 6 cylinder and overdrive trans making it a joy to drive highway speeds 70 MPH with ease. It has free wheeling locking hubs for long distance travel. This Jeep is very reliable and runs like a dream. It has the heavy duty dana axles and an awesome parade siren. The 4WD works perfectly. This Army Jeep is the hit of every parade runs cool never overheats on parade duty and gets standing ovations when passing by. It has a clear Title and is ready to go to a new Home. This Jeep is a lot of fun sure to bring smiles to many who see it.”

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