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MB/GPW Jeep and MB/GPW Parts Thousand Oaks, CA

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB, Parts

Lots of parts. Make Offer.


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misc stuff got from an old man ,in 1986, that spent 15 years making one jeep out of 3 jeeps.
Running Jeep make (please make fair market offer, see history below).
Steering column
Horn (not working)
gas tank
engine parts

Jeep History: got from an old man in San Diego while I was in college, from my girlfriends friend of the family , in 1986, he spent 15 years “making one jeep out of 3 jeeps”. He stripped and painted the frame, rebuilt the engine using best parts from all 3 jeeps – so he said to me, and running chassis (brakes …) . When I got in in 1986 is was a chassis, engine and wheels with seat and steering wheel, running with a 1 gallon gas tank made from a turpentine can. 2 Tubs he gave me at the time were so shot that I bought a new Willis Overland in France Tub, and new wiring harness. all parts I added were original (either willis or Ford with scripted “F” on some parts), run in an acid bath, primed and painted. I bought new canvas for the seats and top. I personally have driven it about 5-7 times since I owned it. It is registered as a Historical Vehicle , 1945 Willis (round crossbar on the front frame). I believe that the engine is a civilian engine. Seats and tank is out as I was in the middle of re-painting the jeep, still have not moved on that end. Also been purging the fuel line.”

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1944? VEC CJ-2A? Redding, CA $3500


May be a VEC/MB mix?

“Bought this 1944 willys as a project, it runs, has all new tires, all new seat frames and cusions, has a hard top.”


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1942 MB Auburn, CA $13,000


Could be a VEC/MB combo.


“Selling a 1942 Willy’s Jeep for a friend. It has a fresh 181ci gm motor, fresh 3sp trans, fresh hd clutch kit. Disc brake conversion, warn hubs, all new suspension,new exhaust, updated wiring, new U-joints, 31″ tires, everything has been gone through. Has a dual battery set up, warn 8k winch, tow bar, heater, soft top and also have bikini top and spare parts for the Jeep, comes with electronic shot gun mount and Persuader shout gun (needs to be transferred to buyer) that comes with.”

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1943 MB Medford, OR $4500


Has EasyLok Hubs and an F-head.


“Selling my 43 Willy’s MB. Runs and drives. Does need a new battery. Had a tow bar installed, we also recovered the original WW2 numbers off of the hood. Been a local jeep for the past 60 years. Have all the parts for the 4 wheel disc brake conversion that are included. Ready for its new loving home. $4500 obo. Clean Oregon title in hand.”

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Other Flatties

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

Lots of jeeps for sale right now.

  1. 1948 CJ-2A New Brighton, MN $16,500: https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/cto/d/1948-willys-jeep-cj2a/6718490263.html
  2. 1947 CJ-2A Statesville, NC $14,900: https://treasure.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-restored-willies-jeep/6708710139.html
  3. 1945 MB Dallas, TX $30,000: https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/d/1945-willys-jeep/6706284499.html
  4. 1948? CJ-2A? Orland, CA $2000: https://chico.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep/6716101156.html
  5. 1942 MB Auburn, CA $16,000: https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/1942-jeep-willys-mb/6716786769.html
  6. 1952 M-38 Port Orange, FL $10,000: https://daytona.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-military-mb38-jeeps/6700671989.html
  7. 1952 M-38? (could be an M-38A1) Treasure Coast, FL $17,500: https://treasure.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-restored-willies-jeep/6708710139.html
  8. 1952 M-38 Sauk City, Wi $15,500: https://madison.craigslist.org/cto/d/1952-willys-mton-4×4-army-jeep/6699927805.html
  9. 1952 CJ-3a/Crawler Roseville, CA $8500: https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/52-willys-jeep/6715137171.html
  10. 1945 GPW Elgin, TX $30,000: https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/1945-ford-wwii-gpw/6713070224.html
  11. Year? CJ-2A Tahlequah, OK $17,000: https://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/d/jeep-willys/6706621025.html (Listed as a 1943).
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1943 MB/GPW Fresno, CA $8000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(09/08/2018) Has some mods, but looks in good shape.


“1943 Jeep Willy
3rd owner. 4 cylinder runs and drives great. Perfect for around town or tow up to the mountains. Always taken care of. 3 speed. 4 wheel high and low. Very very clean title in hand”

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Year? MB? Port Jefferson, NY $2000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/24/2018) Maybe some value here?


“1941 Willis army jeep needs work as is no tire kickers bring cash and flatbed”

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1943 MB East Haddam, CT $12,500


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,500.

“Sitting in the barn for the past 20 years. Rolled out to get something off shelf and figured I would take pictures and list it. Needs minor work as you would expect form sitting for years (master and wheel cylinders, battery). Old vehicle with pretty much all original parts (except locking hubs, signals with dual brake lights). Price is firm and as is.
Was listed as 44, someone pointed out that it is a 43, sorry.”

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1943 MB/GPW Greeneville, TN $3000


This funky MB is back up for sale, but painted olive drab this time.


“I have not had it long and it was used on a farm. It runs and drives. It has the original flat 4 “go devil” that’s starts right up every time.  The rear end is wood and is in great shape. It’s a solid Jeep I just have no need for it and wanting to sell it. This would be awesome for someone with land as a side by side.”

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1942 GPW Phoenix, AZ $18,500


UPDATE: Adam pointed out that there are pics of this from years ago and one shows this may have four wheel steer: http://www.ewillys.com/2007/06/27/1942-gpw-4-wheel-steer-prescott-valley-az-17000/

It’s missing some gauges and lacks data plates on the glove box. Seller claims it was the first prototype for the Air Force??? Appears to have GPW lids.


“1942 original Jeep Willys was in the second war first prototype for the Air Force. The engine was rebuilding. 178 miles”

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Year? GPW? Belgrade, MT $600


Has an MB frame. It also has the interior windshield for a ventilating windshield. And, has some Cutlas Powerlock hubs. No description provided.


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1942 MB Waxahachie, TX $3500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/27/2017) It’s missing the full floaters in the rear.


“1942 MB Willys Jeep
Non original motor. Body is in pretty good shape. Has a good New Mexico title. Will require total restoration. I have a MBT Willys trailer or Bantam trailer that can be bought separately.”

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MB, M-38A1, And Model? Cape Fair, MO $3800


No pics provided.


“3 Jeeps for sale. 1942 Willys MB military jeep–not running, 1951 Willys M38A1 military jeep–not running, and a 1953 Willys with title most recently used however also not currently running. As is all 3 for $3800.00”

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Year? Flattie Gold Country, CA $5500


This has a custom aluminum body. Note the round cargo-area wheel well in the last pic.


“1942 Willy’s. Buick oddfire V6. Custom aluminum body. 33″ tires. Tags are current and title in hand. $5500 obo”

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1942? Flattie Cameron Park, CA $13,400


UPDATE: Price dropped to $13,400.

(08/29/2018) Lots of updates.


“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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1942 MB Yakima, WA $8000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(05/15/2018) It’s got some mods.


“Motivated to Sell! Bring an offer.
Restored in 2015-16
Parade winner in 2015 and 2016
Less than 200 miles on rebuilt vehicle
Newly rebuilt items: 6 cylinder flathead Studebaker engine, original transmission, radiator, clutch, brakes and brake cylinder, clutch
12 VDC alternator system
Restored upholstery
New glass, New paint
No top”


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1942 MB Tucson, AZ $8000


UPDATE: Price bumped to $8000.

No pics provided.


“Posting my grandpas 1942 Willy MB Jeep in great condition.. I’ve done some research and I kinda know what their worth. I have a 42 Willy mb complete. ZERO RUST 100percent complete. Im lookin to sale. Im asking 8k Im open to all offers .. obo and trade welcome..im looking for 4×4 family truck”


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1944 MB? Santa Ana, CA $3600


Doesn’t run.


“Clean title 1944 jeep Willy has a 302 mustang engine and headers Dana 35 front with Dana 44 rear end. Was running great when we parked it 5 years ago. It’s been sitting and doesn’t run now, needs battery and work. Needs TLC. Willing to trade for a Chevy 1955-1963”
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1943 MB Temecula, CA $9999


This one has been listed previously, but I can’t find the original ad.


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“1943 Willys with 20,000 miles on the odometer! Original flathead 4 cylinder engine runs perfect. It also has the coveted warn overdrive behind the original 3 speed trans and tranfercase. This is pretty much a turn key vehicle. I’d trust it to drive me anywhere. It comes with a tow bar to pull behind a truck or rv. I have doors and I have a set of original Willys wheels with military tires for it as well. We’ve been back and forth on selling it, and we’ve decided it’s time to let it go. I just had the carb rebuilt yesterday and have a receipt to prove it. I drove it nearly every day all summer, and it never failed me. I’ll consider an offer from serious buyers, but please don’t waste my time on a low ball offer. This jeep is the real deal, and I’ll keep it before I give it away for dirt cheap”


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1944 MB Almont, MI $1200


Not sure how much value is here.


“Rolling chassis with solid frame no motor I have title and frame tag”


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Year? MB Kindred, ND $2000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $2000. It has an unusual half cab.


“MB Jeep 1945,Ww2 ,Military, has 9 slat grille ,round radiator support,,Fiberglass top,doors.motor turns free.CASH ONLY..$2000”

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Year? CJ-3A? Paso Robles, CA $12,000


CJ-2A/3A body on a 3A? Frame (gussets are missing). It’s a mix of parts. It does have the early dual lever Watson hubs.


“Jeep Willys restored military 1940s M38 style. Taken completely apart, body parts repaired everything sandblasted primed and painted new cloth wiring harness blackout lights seats upholstered new tires brake lines hoses shoes drums turned. All mechanical parts inspected and parts replaced as needed. Tranny transfer case axles and so on. Runs good and street legal currently non-op great for parades shows Museum or just drive around town I can customize the bumper number for you if you have fathers or grandfathers unit number I can put it on for you.”



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1942? Flattie Spokane, WA $4000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/27/2018) Listed as a 1942, it may be a mix of CJ and WWII parts.


“Older 42 Jeep Willy. Odometer and wiper motor not operative. Small block V-8. Alternator not keeping a charge.”

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1942 MB Fresno, CA $1800


Looks repowered. Appears to have truck/wagon fenders.


“1942 Willy’s mb California vin clean title (need to bring a trailer to haul it) needs distributor and radiator”


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1944 MB Phoenix, AZ $1500

• CATEGORIES: MB, Sedan-jeep, Unusual • TAGS: .

Wow … just wow!


“WWII Willys MB.
This vehicle is fairly complete but not running. 134Lhead motor, T84 transmission and transfer case. The body has been modified with a hard top and other unique additions. Over all this is a great vehicle for parts etc. Good running gear, front rear and original GI Ross stearing box. The parts are worth alot so $1500 takes it. I’m looking for the title but if not found I can do a notarized bill of sale.”





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