M-38A1 Research Archives


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1953 M-38A1 Savoy, TX $8000

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Needs a new top, but looks solid otherwise.

“US Army 1953 M38A1 Willis Restored military vehicle for parades from the Korean war. No rust. Runs and drives. Antique tags. Come with tow bar and lights. $8000 or Trade for late model Gas golf cart in good condition”


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2 1955 M-38A1s Tustin, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000.

Only one photo provided.

“I have two 1955 era. M38a1 Jeeps. One is restored completely re done USMC correct.. The other is a complete rolling original. No rust.. Very desirable complete correct vehicles. Ca title on one. Total package sale preferred. Call me… I don’t want to text or email for ever. Serious informed buyer… Santa Ana Ca, $12k buys both”


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3 M-38A1s & 5 CJ-5s Saugerties, NY


UPDATE: Still Available. 

“Cleaning up jeep collection. 3 m38a1s, 5 cj5’s and parts. Some run , some soaking and may be runners.
1 M38a1 fully marked and original, cranks but won’t start-2500.00
2 m38a1 parts or fix 24 volt 1000.00 each
m38a1 24 volt motor-700.00
cj5’s 500-1500.00
Nicest cj5 with slot wheels-fiberglass body and nose-3800.00
Come look and make offers. ”



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1954 M-38A1(?) Tripoli, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1600.

(12/15/2016) Has a fiberglass body that looks pretty new.

“fiberglass body. Steel half cab and doors. Engine is out and needs to be rebuilt. No title. cash only pick up only”

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1952 Model? Denver, CO $3000

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

No pics provided.

“Hunter’s & Outdoorsmen; 1952 Jeep Willy, it is a classic. Great for outdoors. Does need work.”


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3 M-38A1s Carlisle, VA Pick and Pull


UPDATE: Seller couldn’t sell them as is, so he’s invited folks to pull parts and buy them on Feb 18th. The photo is from an older ad.

“Saturday, February 18th, 8am – 2pm – You pick it, you pull it. (3) 1952 M38A1 Jeep rolling bodies.

Partial list of parts includes windshields, hoods, axels, wheels, transmissions, engines, bodies. Pictures do not include all parts. Too many to list. Restore a piece if history! Bargain prices!

Everything will be compiled together in the Carlisle area on this ONE day only! (Blue Jeep) is partially torn down, but most of the parts that were removed? from it? are available.

I have a large 6×10 trailer full of loose parts. Too much to picture or list”



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M-38A1 Parts Fruitland, ID $150


If the fenders are in good shape it’s a good price.

“I have a mix of extra parts that came with a 1955 M38a1 Willys Military Jeep including used
Fenders, Dash, passenger seat, drive lines, a box of miscellaneous parts, and aftermarket light bar.
Fenders and dash have been media blasted clean. Fenders have some body damage, dash has a radio cut out spot, and seat has some rust, mostly 1955 era parts not new.’



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M-170 Body Chaparral, NM **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: M-170, M-38A1

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was on eBay.

Seller says this is “1 or 3” but I only see one pictured? So I’m not sure what all is for sale in this ad.

“{ 1 or 3} M170/M38A-1 military willys korean vietnam army medical service mash ambulance approx. years 1958, I do not any titles for these vehicles, Bodies and frames and whatever parts are attached. The bodies have dings and dents, however pretty rust free. I have 2x windshield frames only. They have been in the El Paso, Texas area for some time. Perfect for restore or rat rod or replacement parts. If you need more pictures or other information.”


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Year? M-38A1 Waldorf, MD No Price

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This one is listed as a 1945 ….

“Year: 1945
Make: JEEP
Model: CJ 4WD
Series: CJ7
Stock #: WA1181
Condition: Used
Exterior: Green
Interior: Graphite
Body: (US)
Transmission: Manual
Engine: 8 Cylinder”



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1952 M-38A1 San Antonio, TX $2800


No description provided. Might be worth a look.


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1955 M-38A1 Asheville, NC **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $3000.

(11/05/2016) Looks pretty straight. Will need work.

“This 1955 Jeep is a US Army M38A1. It has been switched over to a 12V system. It has an canvas top just like what would have been put on it in the 50’s. I was in the process of restoring it but rain out of resource to get the job done. It comes with several new parts and even has the original manual. Cash and pickup only. I will not work with a shipping company.”

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1960 M-38A1 Houma, LA $6950


Unusual driver’s step and a few other custom elements.

“Rebuilt, Runs, New Top, Sides, and Door. Heavy Duty Roll Bar, extra off road tires, military tires and wheels with deer carrier.”


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1953 M-38A1 Greers Ferry, AR $4000


Needs work. Has an interesting winch.

“1953 Willys M38A1. Looking for a good home for a restoration project. In great condition. No title, bill of sales only”


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1958 M-38A1 Largo, FL $3500


Might make an pretty easy restoration.

“1958 Jeep Willys M38 4×4 Fun to drive all original military vehicle $3,500 obo”


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

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

It’s listed as a 1950, so might be a 1960?

“Korean War Era Willys M38A1 Jeep
Perfect for hunters and collectors
Doors and extra carburetor included”

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M-38A1 Body Kit Northfield, MN $4100


I don’t know what the usually run.

“1953 Jeep M38A1 body tub kit. Includes tub, fenders, hood and windscreen. All sandblasted, primed and painted the correct Korean War Green. Windscreen has new glass and new correct weather strip. Some extras include body reflectors, seat brackets front and rear, firewall cover plugs and more. More pictures available. ”



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1952 M-38A1 Woodbridge, VA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

(05/29/2015) Has some rust.

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“1952 USMC version. Running condition and partial rebuilt. Own a piece of military history made in America. I personalized this to Olive Drab like the Army Jeeps, but the true USMC version is painted in Mountain Green, which is just a dark green color. With some minor work, you can have this ready for the July 4th parade or just a weekend vehicle to show off.

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1953 M-38A1 w/Trailer Genada, MS $1300

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

There appears to be value here.

“1953 Willis jeep with trailer. Trailer was made in 1964. Bill of sale only. I am told these did not have titles. I do not know but do know there is an antique tag on it. I saved this from going in the scrap yard. I am retired military and thought this would be a fun project. I have too many projects. The motor turns over with boost. Not firing. Overall needs tlc but oh what fun it would be running. This would never get stuck”


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CJ-2A, M-38A1, M-151, CJ-7 Lake City, FL **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-7, M-151, M-38A1

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $4000.

There are four different vehicles. I believe they are being sold as a lot.

“I have several jeeps and many parts, I have running driving jeep CJ7 has rebuilt 258 straight 6, and 3 speed. tub is in very good condition, has new brakes all around, new ignition, new coil, distributor, alt, and fuel pump, this was a military surplus vehicle as is all of the jeeps I have. I have a 1946 CJ2a, 1967 CJ5 Army MP, and a M151A1 Mutt. I have some pictures and will get more as I can. I have 2 military trailers I think they are m416 but I will look for the plates.”

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1953 M-38A1 South Coast, MA $11,000

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Looks nice.

“this is a frame off restoration original Korean -Vietnam war jeep it is 24 volts system
clean MA title in hand registered as a M38A1”


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1956 M-38A1 Mobile, AL **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

Runs? Includes 3 winches.

“1956 willy’S jeep 4 cinders
3 winches
Great hunting vehicle
Not street legal’

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Year? DJ-3A/M-38A1? Guerneville, CA $7900


UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/18/2016) The is a DJ-3A body on a 4WD Chassis. It’s listed as a 1953 CJ-5, so possibly has an M-38A1 chassis.

“Selling a nice 1953 Jeep willys this car was rebuilt in and out. Runs grate 4cl gas engine stick shift. This is a fun car to drive in your day off. Please don’t call if you are not interested.”


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1952 M-38A1 Gold Country, CA $3000


UPDATE: Still Available.

If it runs it could be worth a look.

“1952 jeep for sale 3000obo … needs battery.”


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1964 M-38A1 Darlington, SC **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2800.

Runs, it appears worth a look.

“Old army jeep runs clean title just don’t need it. ”

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1955 M-38A1 Pueblo, CO **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4900.

It’s been stored for a while.

“I have owned this 1955 M38A1 Military Jeep for 39 years and for the past 29 years it has been stored indoors, it runs fine and is still in good shape. It has the original 4 cylinder overhead engine and has been rebuilt. Jeep body is original, brakes function but need some work.
I always intended to restore it to the original military look but lost interest and hope that someone else can take up where I left off.”