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MB, M-38A1s, CJ-2A, & Mite Tuscon, AZ $14,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, M-38A1, MB, Mighty Mites

This seller is selling his dad’s collection of jeeps. They want to sell as a package. All need work. Unclear how much value is actually here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1006836686667398

“”Selling for my dad, he’s looking to sell all 5 as one package. They range from year, model, and condition. I don’t know exact details on them but here’s what info I have to the best of my knowledge. 1941-42 ranch special, complete 1948-49 CJ2A, complete 1953 M38A1, complete Might mite, missing transmission and left front hub assembly 1953 M38A1, missing motor, has a lot of parts inside, maybe missing other items.””
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1944 MB? Auberry, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: MB

This won’t last long.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/372977491554463

“1944 Jeep Willys. Still has original engine. Has current tags and runs great. Its a great little jeep for taking on back roads and trails. It is easily pulled behind another vehicle. Odometer shows 24k miles but not sure how accurate that is.”

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1943 MB Stanfield, OR $7500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://kpr.craigslist.org/atq/d/stanfield-1943-jeep-willies/7479497948.html

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(from an older post): “this great American icon is once again for sale .it is the army jeep of allied in world war ll .It is that 1/4 ton 4×4 command reconnaissance .has hurricane 4 cylinder engine .the engine runs and pulls flawlessly .has many new component and dose not leak or burns oil ,has the standard transmission and transfer case for that year .sorry can not find the info sheet that i had in knowing the specification and gearing ratios .and transfer case and front and back rear end .has very Little rust .great tires .has heater under front seat .12 volt system with alternator ,has new gas tank in the tub .clutch is almost new .
need very little tlc to be perfect”

 
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Metamet: British Jeep Rebuilders

UPDATE II: There’s another 1954 Metamet 12-page brochure for sale on eBay (see bottom of post for pics)

View all the information on eBay

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UPDATE Posted July 04, 2019: 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 1954 12 page brochure that provides examples of different models that used to be linked to on the jeep farm website:

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1942 MB Kelso, WA $8000

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

The seller also has this yellow Jeep for Sale.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/370412634997509

“I have a 1942 willys 9000 (and a second 1942 yellow for a 2500). I do have everything thing to change it back to military if wanted. however those parts are a additional cost/ negotiated priceL134 engine
4×4
Clean title in my name”

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1942 MB Rainier, OR $2650

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2650.

(02/01/2022) It’s a project. Not the most useful pics.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/977092323220626/

“Have a 1942 titled willys mb. Have a cj l134 engine. Its not stuck but i haven’t tried to run it. The floors suck and need replacement. I have 2700 in parts needed to repair the jeep. Contact me for more pictures.”

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1942 MB Kelso, WA $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/05/2022) Seller has a variety of new parts for this.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/d/kelso-1942-willys-mb-jeep/7471461275.html

“I have a 1942 willys mb project
Has a clean title
Needs floors
Has a cj L134 engine
And has 2700 in new parts”

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1945 MB Connersville, IN $3800

• CATEGORIES: MB

Engine is out and needing work, but there seems to be value in this project.

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/connersville-1945-willys-military-jeep/7467642567.html

“1945 Willys needs total restoration, 4 cyl motor needs rebuilt, 16″ wheels, 3 speed transmission, O.D paint. DOES NOT RUN, motor is pulled and on a skid. asking $3,800……WOULD ALSO PART OUT”

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1944? MB/CJ Santa Margarita, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, MB

Listed as a 1944, it might be a CJ body on an MB chassis, but hard to tell from these pics.

https://slo.craigslist.org/grd/d/creston-1944-willys-jeep-4×4/7472609565.html

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“1944 Willys Jeep 4×4
Willys 4 Cylinder Engine
Runs great
Fun Farm Vehicle
Manual Transmission
Removable Windshield included”

 
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1942 MB Portland, OR $12,950

• CATEGORIES: MB

This was available at the Portland Swap Meet earlier this month. Unclear if it is still available.

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/portland-1942-willys-mb-jeep-tub/7464013429.html

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April 1st, 2nd, 3rd Swap Meet — Space 1081

2060 N. Marine Dr.
Portland, 97217
EXPO Main Building

Price Firm

-1942 MB WILLYS (SCRIPT TUB) MB L-134 ENG
-RUN, DRIVES, STOPS, PTO WINCH
-CJ2A FRAME, FRONT SEAT, GAS TANK
-7 PIECE CANVAS TOP CJ2A STYLE
-MB WILLY’S ENGINE
-FORD (GPW) RUNNING GEAR
-FORD (GPW) FRONT & REAR AXLE & HOUSING
-FIVE 16″ X 4.5″ NON- COMBAT WHEELS
-FIVE 16″, 6 PLY N.D. FIRESTONE TIRES (VERY LOW MILES)
-PTO WINCH, FRONT MTG
-PTO WINCH, REAR MTG (W/ CAPSTONE STYLE DRUM)
-12V CONVERSION
-SOME RESTORATION PARTS INCLUDED (INQURE)
-SOME RESTORATION PARTS (ADDITIONAL COST)
-NEW BRAKES ALL AROUND (2020)

(Selling Separately) Small sample of huge 25+ year private collection, please inquire for additional parts or clarification, Thank You.

–PARTS
-MB, GPW, M38, CJ2A, CJ’5, AMERA CAR
-MB L-134 ENG’S TWO REBUILT ~THRID IN PROCESS, (OFF SITE, INQUIRE)
-M38 L-134 ENG FOR REBUILD, (OFF SITE, INQUIRE)
-SUPERSONIC L-134 ENG FOR REBUILD (AMERACAR) (OFF SITE, INQUIRE)
-*MILLITARY JEEP AUTO-LITE 6V & 12V GENERATORS, STARTERS, REGULATORS
-MB GPW M38, CJ2A ENG PARTS
-KING SEELY L-134 ENG GOVERNOR W/ BRK’S, RODS (VERY NICE)
-CJ2A, 3A AUTO-LITE 6V GENERATORS, STARTERS, VOLTAGE REG (VARIOUS MFG)
-“F” GPW PARTS
-MB GPW PATCH PANELS
-PRE WWII L-134 HEAD
-** MB GPW NOS B/O 6V & 12V STOP, TAIL LIGHTS
-MB B/O FENDER LIGHT (NOS)
-**MB T.O. HEAD LIGHT BUCKETS W/ SWING BRKT’S
-MB CJ, GPW AIR FILTERS (NOS & USED)
-MB CJ2A, M38 NON-COMBAT WHEELS
-CJ2A 15″ WHEELS
-MB, GPW, CJ2A, M38 CLUTCH DISC & PRESSURE PLATES

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** (SETS OF 2)

–Other Parts
-GLASS BOWL, AC FUEL FILTERS, CARTER & OTHERS
-FORD FE TRUCK & Y BLOCK EXHAUST MAN
-FORD FE EXPANSION TANK
-PTO’S FOR N.P. 435 TRANS TULSA & CHELSA”

 
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1942 MB? Glava, KS Auction May 14

• CATEGORIES: MB

An updated 1942 jeep will be auctioned Saturday May 14 in Galva, Kansas. I don’t have any good pics of it.

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1942 MB Joplin, MO $5500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Project or parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1032705087658222

“1942 Jeep MB for sale $5500 clean title in taxes, now motor inside Chevy , I found new the 42 or 44 motor not sure come to included but no Time projec”

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1945 MB Spokane, WA $1200

• CATEGORIES: MB

Looks like there is some parts value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/351800766881153

“1945 MB Willys jeep parts for sale ”

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1944 MB Unity, ME $3500

• CATEGORIES: MB

This shouldn’t last long.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/unity-willys-mb/7461956483.html

1944 Willy’s MB. Not running currently, but did run when stored. Been on jack stands for last 10 years in my garage. Needs to have work done on just about everything. The good, no rust. The bad, needs rebuilding.”

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1942 MB Ellijay, GA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $15,500.

Tom shared this MB.

“1942 Willy’s MB straight body everything works. 5 new tires. Built in 3/42. A piece of history. Fun to drive around town. No trades.”

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1942 MB Bowdoinham, ME $2900

• CATEGORIES: MB

No title.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/greenville-junction-1942-willys-jeep/7461852443.html

“everything is original, I believe I have most of the parts. Engine is not seized and appears to have good compression. It will be a fun project.”

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1942? MB? Omaha, NE $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

The chassis appears to be from a CJ, but the body looks to be from an MB.

https://omaha.craigslist.org/pts/d/omaha-1942-willys-mb-jeep-ww2/7462185017.html

“This is a project jeep, rolling chassis, started cutting out bad body metal, have some new replacement metal. New tires, body is on a homemade rotisserie thats included.”

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1943? MB? Las Vegas, NV $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, DJ-3A, MB

Listed as a 1943, this jeep has a CJ-2A grille and a DJ-3A windshield. It lacks an engine.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/atq/d/las-vegas-1943-willies-war-military/7458852091.html

“Motors are everywear. Crated. New. What a great project in great condition for its year. Have title yes amazing ask if interested. 1943 world War Willie’s. Wow,”

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1942 MB? Oregon City, OR $5000

• CATEGORIES: MB

This has a variety of mods.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/d/oregon-city-1942-willys-jeep/7458258713.html

“1942 willys jeep out in Molalla
231 Buick 6 cylinder a gearhead with a little TLC will put this back on the road”

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1944 MB Cinebar, WA $1150

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Has a GPW tub. There looks like some parts value here.

(09/25/2019) Front springs have been reversed and sprung over.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/d/cinebar-1944-willys-ford-jeep-flatfender/7454721226.html

1944-mb-cinebar-wa6 1944-mb-cinebar-wa7 1944-mb-cinebar-wa8 1944-mb-cinebar-wa9“1944 JEEP FLATFENDER. COMES TITLED AS A FORD JEEP. THIS IS A PROJECT / PARTS JEEP.
DANA 30 FRONT END – OPEN
DANA 44 REAR END – OPEN
GEAR RATIOS UNKNOWN
D – 18 TRANSFER CASE
GOOD SOUND TUB
WILLYS HOOD
MATCHED SET OF 5 OLD SCHOOL 15 X 8 STEEL WHEELS
DECENT SET OF TIRES
LOTS OF PARTS AND STUFF.
READY FOR YOUR BUILD PROJECT OR PICK ITS BONES.
WILL NEED TO BE TRAILERED.
ASKING $1,150.00.”

 
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1943? MB? Browns Valley, CA $1000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Unclear how much value is here, as there have been a variety of mods. This has some Watson stamped hubs.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/browns-valley-1943-willys-jeep/7450555057.html

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“1943 Willys, not running, body could use a little work but is in great shape for it’s age and compared to others I have found. Steering column was changed out for a power steering setup, but may not work. Windshield cracked. No headlights.
I have been told that it has a Buick V6 engine, a 350 Turbo transmission, a stock military transfer case and front end, and a Dana 44 rear.
All tires are bad and must be replaced, so it must be picked up by trailer (Can roll onto trailer with effort).”

 
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1942 MB Strunk, KY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE **SOLD** Was $18,000.

Tom shared this restored MB.

“1942 MB willys quarter ton military vehicle. 4 cylinder willys new rebuilt motor. 600 x 16 combat wheels new 4 wheels plus spare on back. Completely restored vehicle”

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1942 MB Petaluma, CA $7000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Tom spotted this MB for sale. It has some updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/542827070104237

“1942 willys jeep 52 willys f head 4 cylinder motor 3 speed transmission. Remanufactured body. 31″ bfg and American racing wheels.”

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1945 MB? Yuma, AZ $18,500

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

Lots of updates to this MB/GPW.

https://yuma.craigslist.org/cto/d/yuma-45-willys-jeep/7436823238.html

“Cj 2.. GM 3.8 v6..3 spd manual trans…stock running gear all rebuilt..power steering.all12 volt power..new wheels and tires.. new complete top..stereo..runs and drives amazing.. some extra parts..one of the nicest 45s anywhere.. no emails they will be ignored..if you see the ad it’s available..calls only.”

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CJ-2As, MB, Parts Essex, MO Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB, Parts

This seller is hoping to sell his fathers jeeps and parts as one lot. The collection includes at least 2 running CJ-2As and an MB.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/653000325819554

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“PLEASE read the entire listing.This is for the entire lot I am not interested in selling just one Jeep or one of anything else. Putting this out there to see how much interest I can find. My father is thinking about selling off his collection of Willys jeeps and all the parts he has accumulated over his 30+ years of putting these back together. His parts collection is vast and we are thinking to sell off the whole lot , which may include two running and driving 1946 cj2a’s. He has complete running gear, rolling chassis (2) , there is a V8 set up 289cid. With a Jeep T90 w/overdrive complete, he has a MB windshield and a top, but mostly his parts are CJ 2A. Let me know if you have any interest. I will be taking pictures and inventorying everything in the next couple weeks. price is not 100.00 marketplace will not list without something in that field”