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1953 M-38A1 Sherwood, OR $2500


It runs and drives.

runs great drives great has had tune up, new brakes, fluids all changed carb gone threw, has the original 4 cylinder motor still has 6 volt system”


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1955 M-38A1 Cameron, TX $1000


This sounds worth a look.

55 m38a1 jeep. Runs but a wire is broken on the distributor. I do not have time to fix. But everything else works well. Furl pump was rebuilt last year. Was used at the coefield ranch. There is no title or vins on tub but has vin on engine. Has the original 24 volt system and two brand new battery’s. Speedo still works”


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1953 M-38A1 Somerville, ME $12,000

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Looks good.

1953 Willy’s Jeep M38-A1 with Arctic top. Frame Up Restoration, about 41,000 miles. excellent condition. Call Jim with serious reasonable offers”


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1957 M-38A1 Central Point, OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE:   **SOLD** Was $9500

“Clean military Willys M38a1 G758. Clean title in hand

PTO winch, 4 wheel drive, hi range, low range, 3 speed T90 transmission, NDCC Military tires, and full winter canvas enclosure.

Some civi mods, military lights removed, military trailer plug removed, lock out hubs on the front, key start.

Runs and drives strong, super nice jeep, need a little TLC from sitting for 4 years, i.e. carby overhaul, and fuel tank leak
no tire kickers”


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1954 M-38A1 DuPont, WA $2500


UPDATE: Still Available

(08/18/2014) It’s a project with some Desert Dogs.

This jeep, for the year, is very clean and needs an owner that is not afraid of a little project. Everything in the pictures are included except for the exhaust wrap. The jeep must go, no low balls, clean title in hand, 2500 or best offer!

Jeep has:

Stock Chevy 350 four bolt main brand new
Muncie Rock Crusher 4 speed
T18 Big tooth
No drive shaft
Dana 44 rear diff fully locked with tapered axle
Dana 27 ten spline axle 
Lockers in the rear
10″ rear drum breaks
11″ front drum breaks
Brand new wheel bearings
Stock hubs
No steering box or column
Windshield in excellent condition
20 gallon fuel tank as well as original 10 gallon included 
Diamond plate rear wrap and gas tank shield
No exhaust
Frame is boxed in and body is in good/excellent condition
Will need new tires (holds air for about 24 hours)

Those were the main things I could think of… I have a folder full of receipts to show that it is worth it. Again, everything in the pictures are included. Please feel free to call or Text. Serious buyers only. WILL NOT PART OUT! Highest offer takes it all.”



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1953 M-38A1CDN Dallas, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE:  Price dropped to $1995.

Engine ran when stored. Seller has the A1s confused with the M-38s. Ford only produced 2,135 M-38s in Canada. Ford produced many more M-38A1s in three lots through 1971: M-38A1 CDN, M-38A1 CDN2, M-38A1 CDN3.

1953 Willy M38A1 CDN military jeep. This jeep is very rare, only 2,135 A1’s made by Ford Motor Company in Canada. This jeep needs some work, but when your done it will diffidently be a show stopper and collectors dream come true. The engine ran before it was last parked in storage. Still have the data plate attached showing serial number. Only serious buyer and price is firm.”


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1953 M-38A1 Nashua, NH **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000

Bill forwarded this ad. Might want to take a look at the driver’s side rust situation given the plate in the floor.

“For sale 1953 M38A1 early tilt grill, very complete, 9500 mi. good straight body and frame, 24v.Comes with most fording kit parts. Engine has good comp. and oil pressure, but has a lower end noise. Price reduced to $4000”





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1962 M-38A1 Madison, NC **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8000

Seems to be sitting a little heavy in the front, but that could be the way it’s parked. It’s not been restored to stock specs (brake lights and front parking lights for example), but it looks perfect for a parade or having fun.

1962 M38A1 Willys Jeep with less than 30,000 original miles. Recently restored to good condition and has authentic numbering system consistent with military issued numbering. New paint, seats, tires. Body is in good condition with little rust. Road ready and runs great. Needs minor work to parking brake; only thing not restored.”

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1952 M-38A1C Clearlake, TX $3800


UPDATE: Still Available

(12/31/2013) This might be worth a look.

“Old military jeep. Its all there. I picked it up as a project and well im a novice with not enough time.
brakes have been done. engine turned on once with fuel down the carb…no trades and not looking to lose on my investment.clear title.
Fuel tank cleaned and recoated. Radiator also clean and repaired.
Obo. It has a tow bar you can haul it away.
It was sitting in a field. So it does have rust.”



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1952 M-38A1 Willow Glen, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $6500. *SOLD*

It’s had some recent work.

For sale is a 1952 former USMC Willys M38A1 Jeep. This Jeep was, until last year, used at a deer hunting ranch behind Mt. Hamilton for the last 40 years. It was painted in orange until last fall when I put it back in olive drab. It has the correct Hurricane 4 cylinder engine and runs fine. I tuned it up and replaced the exhaust manifold. The seats are new, as is the glass, tires, rims, turn signals, tail lights and bikini top. The body isn’t perfect, but what do you want for a 62 year old veteran?! All gauges, except the speedometer work. She ain’t fast but is a hoot driving around town with the windshield down. Perfect for a weekend ride or ranch property. $6500″

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1955 M-38A1 Philadelphia, PA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3999

Looks like a good project. Engine needs rebuilding. Price seems a little high.

lder restro w/newer canvas complete winter top w/arctic hot water heater,solid body and frame,original motor need rebuild and comes with new crankshaft,has clear correct title,please call for more info”

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1953 M-38A1 Tucson, AZ $12,500

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UPDATE: Still Available

(05/23/2013) “Up for sale is an all original, RUNNING and DRIVING M38A1 Willys Military Jeep with an M100 trailer. This 1953 in patina is an unmolested vehicle and EVERYTHING works. Comes complete with a BRAND NEW TOP. Additionally I have the original doors and side curtains; 24 volt system with newer batteries. The M100 trailer rolls perfectly and comes with its own canvas coverage. Both vehicles have all original data plates still mounted, a ton of documentation. THIS IS AN ABSOLUTELY PERFECT SET!!!”


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1953 M-38A1 Yorkville, IL **Status Unknown**

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UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $7900.

(07/06/2014) This ex-fire jeep runs and drives.

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For sale is an original 1953 Willys Military M38A1 Jeep. I obtained this Jeep from the McClure Fire Department in Ohio several years ago. It was occasionally used to plow their parking lot and was stored indoors for the most part. It still has many of the military accoutrements such as the convoy blackout marker lights, H.D. bumpers, waterproof ignition, 24 V. electrical system and illuminated high/low red dash lighting.

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

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

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

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“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

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1953 M-38A1 Geneva, OH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5600.

Looks like a solid jeep.

Rare opportunity to own a true, one of kind military classic! Always serviced and well maintained. One of the cleanest examples you will find. An affordable collectable the whole family can enjoy.

-original Willys Hurricane 4 engine
-starts and runs perfect
-3 speed manual transmission
-shifts and clutches smooth and easy
-2 speed 4 wheel drive transfer case
-like new military spec tires with matching spare
-like new high quality canvas/windows by Best Top
-full military lighting, black out lights and Jerry can
-Veteran owned

A unique, well preserved example of a military work horse. Everything in good working order. All lights, wipers, even the horn works! Originally an aircraft support vehicle. This Jeep retains many unique features. An easy to maintain, affordable classic.”

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Year? M-38A1 Clover, NC $4500


This has not title. It is listed as a 1952 (probably just a guess), but more likely mid 1953 or later.

I have a rare Willys military jeep up for sale. This jeep has a lot of new parts including new batteries, seats, and fuel pump. This is an ongoing project but it is about ready to go. 
I will either sell for cash or trade for a nice 4 wheeler, (hunting type), lifted golf cart, or newer CJ7
This is a true military jeep. IT HAS NO TITLE”


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1952 M-38A1 Mendocino County, CA $6500


No pics provided.

ready to hunt, cj body , just spent $4600 on overhaul, rebuilt carb, fuel pump, transmission and transfer case rebuilt, all new u-joints, plugs points wires, dist. caps, clutch pressure plate an bearing. All new bolts to undercarriage anti seeze and all new bolts to inside floor plates. no leaks at all. new tires and rims , roll bar , high front seats back raised bench seat . custom rack on back that has carried 2 deer and ice chest. jeep comes with power sterring, posti traction, Detroit lockers, limited slip. 134 hp 4 cly. this jeep will go up any hill climbs any hill I have tried. have old parts and receipts. Potter Valley location, will demo in mountains . all work completed by local shop, you can contact.”



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1953 M-38A1 Riverside, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $5400. **SOLD**

Looks solid.

I have a 1953 Willys M38A1 Military Jeep. It is complete and registered in California. I have the pink slip and you can drive it away. Brakes have been redone and a new high performance starter has been added. The 1953 Military Jeep has a few unique features including a tilting radiator support and a battery box with 8 thumb screws. A few safety features added including removable roll cage and seat belts. This jeep is mostly original condition and is a very fun vehicle. It was converted to 12 volt system. Don’t be fooled by people who claim they have a military jeep and it’s just a CJ with green paint. Has a few oil leaks but runs well. I am selling it for $5400 obo.”

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MB & M-38A1 Boise, ID **SOLD**



1. “Rare WWII 1944 MB Willys. Engine runs good. Needs brakes and electrical wiring. $3850″

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2. 1954 Military Willys M38-AL (Korean era) Partically restored. Runs good. Needs electrical wirin. Nice project. Idaho Title


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1955 M-38A1 Colrain, MA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6000

Sounds like this has some good updates.

1955 m38a1 jeep Chevy 4.3 v6 4bbl, th350 automatic, dana30 with big disc, dana44 with flanged axle 4.27 gears. Ps pb.”


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1952 M-38A1 Bainbridge, NY **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7000

90% original restoration, rebuilt motor, new brakes, seats, summer canvas top. Runs great. Fun to drive around on sunny summer day, gets loads of looks and smiles.”


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1952 M-38A1 Rochester, IN **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,000

Nice looking M-38A1.

1952 Model, first year for the curved front fenders. Serial #MD18104, 21,680 original miles, 24 volt system, black out lights work. This Jeep is in very good condition. I have original four tires and gas can, all stamped 1952. It now has new Firestone military tires and spare. Very dependable. Canvas top and seat covers in very good condition. You want a piece of military history, this is it!”


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1953 M-38A1 Richmond, CA $5000


Looks solid.

Original no mods refurbished Hurricane engine, 24 volt system Trailer included in sale.”



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1952 M-38A1 New Jersey **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7000.

The engine sure does look nicely rebuilt.

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Up for trade is my 1952 Willys M38A1. 
I purchased this jeep in SoCal last year and brought it to NJ when I moved here. This willys is clean and daily driver material. In the past year I have:

Rebuilt carburetor
new fuel pump, new fuel lines & filters. Cleaned out gas tank
New water pump & thermostat
Full tune up
New lightweight land cruiser starter
New headlight switch
Fresh fluids transmission & transfer case

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1954 M-38A1 Houston, TX $16,000

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This is currently on display at the National United States Armed Forces Museum.

Fully restored 1954 m38a1. Radios not included serious inquiries only. Clear title.”


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