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MB/GPW Body? Bainbridge Island, WA $250

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

It’s missing the tool indents.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/pts/d/bainbridge-island-flat-fender-tub/6929726951.html

“Willys MB Crawler tub; not for the purest.”

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1941? Chassis Portland, OR $500

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics provided. It’s probably nothing, but you never know.

https://portland.craigslist.org/yam/pts/d/mcminnville-jeep/6924596323.html

“1941 Jeep running gear frame, front and rear differentials transmission and transfer case 500.00 “

 
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1941 MB Slat Grille Auburn, CA $20,000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , , .

There are more pics of this on eBay (same price).

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I Inherited this jeep… I know quite a bit about these but not everything by any means. The Prev
owner owned it since 56.

Things I know…

-Original WILLYS Slat grill jeep… with real original WILLYS SCRIPT …

VIN is 103503 – SEE Last pic of frame tag its been painted over like 50x but its readable..
Date of Delivery 12-10-41

-REBUILT MOTOR…. Sometime in the last 3 yrs or so… the jeep was gone thru….
motor has less than probably 200 miles on it.. Fires up nicely and purs nice too..
I wasn’t there when it was done of course but I know it has that few miles on it b/c
soon after … he got sick and couldn’t use it anymore. And it shows b/c it all looks brand
new.. it has been loved and cherished all its life since he owned it first in 1956.. it has
pretty much always been stored inside a garage… or now in my shop…. except of course when he drove it… mainly around the 8 acre property he owned and 1 time on the road I know of for sure
when I took him to dmv to help him reg it …. that was a few yrs ago…

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1942 GPW Danville, CA $7250

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7250.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/modesto-gpw-1942-jeep/6918126389.html

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“1942 Army Jeep, [ Manufactured Dec. of 1942 ] Very clean Original unmolested Jeep , Runs and drives great, New Master brake cylinder, brake lines and fittings, converted to 12 volt system, Built by ford, in great shape, original engine, Matching ID numbers on engine ,frame and glove box plates , #GPW-84946, 4cly, 4wd, Solid jeep”

 

 
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1942 MB w/ Trailer Lakeview, MI $16,000

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics provided. P# provided.

https://centralmich.craigslist.org/for/d/lakeview-1942-willy-jeep/6925227700.html

“42 Willy Jeep w/ canvas top and trailer. Ex military, original condition

 
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1942 MB Riverhead, NY $14,000

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $14,000.

(02/20/2019) Has some floor patches, but looks like a solid parade jeep.

https://longisland.craigslist.org/cto/d/riverhead-1942-willys-mb-military-jeep/6919463480.html

“This is a 1942 Willys MB Jeep. This Jeep has been converted to a 12 Volt electrical system from the original 6 Volt system. It is an older restoration – please see the pictures for details. In the past it has had some body work done and floor repairs were done with sheet metal. The wiring in this Jeep needs some work and it could us a canvas makeover.

Since this is an older restoration most of the parts on this vehicle are original on this vehicle like the wheels and rifle rack.

This MB is in good driving condition – Perfect for someone starting in the military vehicle hobby or wanting a nice parade vehicle. Comes with all accessories pictured. The pedestal is a homemade pedestal with original .50 Cal’ Cradle.”

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Metamet: British Jeep Rebuilders

UPDATE: This post has been updated to reflect some more information and images. It was originally posted in March of 2013.

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Metamet was a British company that refurbished WWII jeeps and civilian jeeps, creating a slew of different models. According to the G503 Forum, “Metamet was run by an expat Pole, and latterly his son. It was a wonderful Aladdin’s caves of wartime Jeeps and Jeep bits and pieces located in a series of old mews stables in Daleham Mews. These places were commonly garage workshops in post-horse London, but nowdays are worth untold fortunes as residences.”

At one point in the early 1950s there were twelve different models of jeeps offered by Metamet, only one of which was the standard production model jeep. The rest were all customizations of one type or another. Seven models were 80″ wheel base, while the other five had 100″ wheel bases.  The models include, the Standard, De-luxe, Farmer, Five-in-one, Saloon, Shooting Brake, 10 CWT Truck, Metaplan, Station Wagon, 15 CWT Van, 20 CWT Lorry, and a 2 Ton Loadmaster.

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Metamet’s early 1950s models. There were seven 80″ wheel base jeeps and five 100″ wheel base jeeps.

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Here’s an example of Metamet’s advertising.

A 1952 Ad posted to Flicker by Johnathan confirms there were twelve models also:

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Finally, here’s a 12 page brochure that provides examples of different models that used to be linked to on the jeep farm website:

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1943 MB/GPW Milton, FL $3000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

It’s a project with a mix of parts.

https://pensacola.craigslist.org/cto/d/bagdad-1943-willys-mb-gpw-jeep-engine/6918808026.html

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“Willys frame with GPW axles, Ford GPW tub, postwar engine hot tanked and such with some machine work done ready to rebuild, and a T-90 Transmission with transfer case. Grille and fenders as well. Needs alot of work and is a project obviously. The frame tag was missing when I got it but the frame was stamped and matches the Montana title. Worst parts of the frame are shown in the pictures. Looks like they put a rear bumper on the front. Pictures should show enough details for ya. The T-90 I know nothing about except it came with another Jeep I bought. Seems to be complete with transfer case and emergency brake. What you see in the pictures is what you get. Thanks for looking. Located near Milton, FL right off I-10.”

 

 
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1953? MB/CJ Palmdale, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000.

(02/28/2019) Seems to be a mix of MB and CJ parts.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/ant/cto/d/palmdale-53-willys-jeep/6921151117.html

“For your consideration
1953 Jeep Willys
New rebuilt overhead valve motor
New clutch
Rebuilt carburetor, starter and 12 v generator
New master cylinder
5 new rims, tubes and tires
Jeep starts great, drives , stops and turns like it should
clean title, not registered due to only being used in property
comes with extra new clutch and a few misc. extra gages, heater, winch and gun rack”

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1944 MB Bellingham, WA $5800

• CATEGORIES: MB

Looks like plenty of work left before this one runs.

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/cto/d/blaine-1944-willys-mb-jeep-project/6919618945.html

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“1944 Willy’s almost finished Jeep!
-Original Body
-All new metal
-Toyota front & rear rebuilt diff’s
-4 wheel disc brakes
-Chevy Vortec ($3,200)
-Fresh rebuilt engine
-V-8 Jeep 3 speed transmission
-Tilt steering
-Brand new Super Winch
-Brand new Tires & Wheels
-All new data plates, decals & a 1969 Camaro SS hood professionally grafted on!
My loss is your gain! Screaming deal at $5,800.00 cash”

 

 
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Bobcat Fiberglass Body Stanwood, WA $1210

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available. Seller has added a 1942 MB for an extra $500.

(01/25/2019) Dan shared this one. This bobcat body looks identical to Biscuit’s body (before I patched it up)

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/pts/d/stanwood-willys-fiberglass-body/6920076990.html

“Fiberglass body kit for willys. Dont know anything about it but was told it was a Bobcat. Body tub, hood fenders grill. Look at pictures please before asking. Very good condition.”

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1942 MB Post Falls, ID $8700

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/08/2019) Has some mods and a CJ engine.

https://portland.craigslist.org/nco/cto/d/post-falls-1942-willys-jeep-mb-original/6919206205.html

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“THIS IS A 1942 ORIGINAL WILLYS JEEP MB. THIS HAS A NEWER REBUILT WILLYS ENGINE. RUNS GREAT, IT STARTS RIGHT UP AND SHIFTS GREAT WITH NO GRIND. HAS A SMOOTH GOOD CLUTCH. I HAVE NOT TESTED THE 4 WHEEL DRIVE, BUT I WAS TOLD IT WORKS GOOD. THE BODY IS GOOD, WITH JUST A LITTLE RUST.”

 

 
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10-Jeeps Collection For Sale Denver, CO Call For Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, CJ-3B, MB

Mike spotted this collection of jeeps for sale.

https://willysforsale.com/ads/willys-jeep-collection

“I have acquired a collection of 10 Willys Jeeps from my WWII Veteran friend that passed away. Most of the Willys Jeeps would be great parts Jeeps or even good candidates for full restorations. The collection can be sold as a package for a discount or the vehicles can be sold separately.
I have two 1943 Willys MB’s. The first was a army parade vehicle. Excellent condition. The second MB has had the T-84 transmission overhauled along with a new clutch and the general restoration is half done.
The other models available are a 1947 CJ-2A, 1948 CJ-2A, 1950 CJ-3A, 1963 CJ-3B along with several others.”

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1944 MB Boise, ID $5500

• CATEGORIES: MB

It’s got some rust.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/820850214952544/

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“Would LOVE TO TRADE FOR A BOAT! Willy’s WWII style with a good soft top and full roll cage 1944 military jeep, perfect running condition new surplus engine new brake system, titled. you can drive it home. The motor is the best thing about it it runs super quiet and smooth. It has also been converted to a 12 volt system and has a new exhaust and all new brakes and lines”

 
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1942? Flattie Cameron Park, CA $9200

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9200

(08/29/2018) Lots of mods.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/shingle-springs-1942-willys-flat-fender/6912786283.html

“1942 flat fender Jeep. Custom sprung under lift with 35″ tires. Buick v6. Dana 44s front and rear. Elockers with 488 gears. Disk brakes front and rear. 1 Ton ruff stuff steering. New rancho 9000 shocks. Some items still need to be finished. Rear bumpers and some small wiring.”

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1951 CJ-3A Haslet, TX $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

UPDATE: Was listed as a 1951 in 2016. Now listed as a 1941.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/d/fort-worth-1941-willys-jeep/6910709159.html

“Hey! I have a 1941 Willys Jeep in great condition. It has a new paint job, new master cylinder, garage kept and in overall great shape!”

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August 22, 2016 Post and pics. Was listed at No Price:

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1942 MB Thousand Oaks, CA $24,000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Lots of updates to this flattie.

https://ventura.craigslist.org/pts/d/thousand-oaks-1942-willies-jeep/6910144589.html

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“1942 Willies Overland Jeep
You will not find one as clean as this one – guaranteed.
50 Caliber Gun mount still on frame!
Fully street legal with current insurance and registration.
Over $40K in receipts for parts and professional work done.

1974 SBC350 engine with approximately 75,000 miles on it.
Starts right up every time, good compression, no issues.
Larger cam and triple timing chain, Weiland intake manifold, billet valve covers, new short water pump, new oil pan, billed aluminum pulleys, new plugs, new HEI tuned distributor assembly, Holley 650 truck avenger carburetor with new vacuum lines, PC925 battery with 900 CCA, Quickflow electric fuel pump with cut out on dash, new stainless braided fuel lines with fuel filters.
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Year? MB? Edgewood, NM No Price

• CATEGORIES: MB

Looks a bit rough. Gas tank has been moved to the rear. Looks like some bondo on the passenger side.

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/bar/d/edgewood-40s-willys/6911741778.html

“I am told its 40s, all there engine and trans. Looking for a bumper pull camper in trade.”

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Several Jeeps Pelham, Al

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, GPW (Ford MB), M-38A1, MB

No pics provided.

https://bham.craigslist.org/cto/d/pelham-military-jeeps-army-and-usmc/6904168658.html

“Old collector is selling his vintage and historical Jeeps including M38A1, GPW, MB, CJ-3A and a CJ-2A parts car.”

 
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1945 MB San Fernando Valley, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has lots of updates.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/cto/d/winnetka-1945-willys-jeep-with-fresh/6900339173.html

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“This listing is for my 1945 Willys Jeep, I’ve had it for a little over a year and while it is a fun little Jeep I’ve hardly used it so the time has come to let it go so someone else can enjoy it.

Here’s a list of what it has going for it.

– Registered, Street Legal, with Year Of Manufacture Plate & Clean Title
– New 350 SB Crate Engine from Summit Racing with roughly 100 miles on it.
– Original Steel Willy’s Tub
– New Brake & Clutch master
– New Brake Drums & Shoes
– New Brake Hoses & Lines
– New Axle Bearings & Seals
– Original Willy’s running gear wth 5:32 gears
– Custom 16 gallon Stainless Steel Fuel Cell
– Custom Flowmaster Exhaust System with shorty headers
– 8,000 Electric Winch
– Custom Front and Rear Bumpers (Front with winch and rear with hi-lift jack)
– Battery relocated to rear
– Roll cage
– 33″ Off-road Tires
– Spare tire mount on back with 33” tire
– Saginaw 4-speed Transmission with Hurst Shifter (Saginaw needs new seals)
– Custom Stainless Steel Instrument Cluster

It is obviously not a show Jeep, I have used it as a trail/camping Jeep and even though it is registered & street legal it’s better suited for riding trails. If you have any questions I will do my best to answer them. It is being sold as is and as pictured. I’ll consider all offers so feel free to take a shot.

 
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1942 MB Washington, MO $19,600

• CATEGORIES: MB

The serial number listed (MD43849) would suggest an M-38A1, but maybe it’s a misprint and should be MB43849?

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/washington-1942-willys-jeep-mb/6906000826.html

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“1942 Willys Jeep MB
Original Navy Jeep with frame support for machine gun, mostly restored with a few exceptions as original for dependability and authenticity. For example, has Warn front lockout hubs.
All body parts—headlights, outside handles, axe mounting, brake and clutch pedals, fuel can and spare tire mount, etc.—and frame steam-cleaned and painted separately front and back sides with at least two coats quality WWII green paint, body undercoated. Body mounted on frame with felt pads.
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1946 & 1941 Parts Petaluma, CA $2900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/15/2019) This is a collection of parts from two jeeps.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/pts/d/petaluma-two-willys-jeeps-all-parts-to/6904869055.html

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“Great project for the right person. Bought for a project with son but son lost interest. Check out the pictures for all items included and come by to see them and the owner will give you the full tour !!!

We have one 1941 body, frame, drive line, (is 4×4) with a flathead engine and then a 1946 body with extra parts.

We have a clear title for the 1941.

$2,900.00 takes it all obo

Come by and take a look any day including weekends after 1pm. Located in Petaluma”

 
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1946? CJ-2A/MB Linden, CA $800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

Looks to be a mix of MB and CJ parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/351305778839831/

“missing motor but the rest of running gear is there, surface rust but no holes”

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1945 MB Grand Rapids, MI $18,500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Appears in good shape.

https://grandrapids.craigslist.org/cto/d/grand-rapids-wwii-1945-willies-jeep/6899640567.html

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1942 GPW Chino, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has a V6.

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/chino-1942-gpw-willys-jeep/6904047856.html

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“I am selling my 1942 Willy’s GPW Jeep. It fought in WWll and made it back in the 60s. I have spent the last few years restoring this Jeep and everything has been replaced or repaired. The Jeep tub is all original metal with f-stamps everywhere. The engine is not original and has been replaced with a rebuild 231 V-6 3.8. New painless wiring harness and new brakes. The 3-speed transmission and transfer case are still original but we added a Warn granny gear in case you want to drive on the highway.

The Jeep has lots of original WWll parts that come with it. The Jeep runs, drives, stops and shifts as it should. The Jeep has the original gas tank under the seat but it is not hooked up. It will also need shocks and some minor wrenching to bolt on a few cosmetic parts that still need to be installed. I have a clean California title in my name and it is on Non Op status with no fees due to DMV. The price is $8500 so please no low ball offers.”