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1945 MB North Bend, Wa $700

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_northbendUPDATE:  Priced dropped to $700

“1945 WWII Willys MB in need of complete restoration. Most of the major items are there except for the seats, windshield frame and glass. The body is rusty, but restorable and the engine is frozen, but rebuildable. It is a rolling chassis with aftermarket tires and wheels. $700 OBO For more info email: cdhunter@centurytel.net ”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/cto/1337856418.html

 
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1944 MB Yorba Linda, Ca $8200

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Either the seller is misinformed or explicitly misleading people, but this isn’t “all original” and I’m mad at myself because I didn’t check it out more carefully!  Thanks J.R. for getting me to re-evaluate this one. I should have realized this the moment I saw “12 volt”.

“1944 Willys MB Military Jeep 4×4, flat head 4 cylinder, 12 volt electric system, all new brakes, new carb, equiped with a Thompson Submachine gun holder, air raid siren, original spare tire lock. fun to drive. and all original except carb and alternator. comes with manuals and books for jeep. $8200 obo 1(714) 970-8704”

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/1334097823.html

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1942 MB Chico, Ca $3500

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_chicoThis jeep could use a serious makeover.  But, everything appears to be there.

“1942 Willys MB, Has tow bar and winch. Runs and has a good title. Both ID tags on the frame and firewall and all brass tags are still there. $3500 or best offer. If interested call 530-680-355”

http://chico.craigslist.org/cto/1335343947.html

 
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1942 MB Lake Tapps, Wa $2000

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_laketappsUPDATE:  Price dropped to $2000.  There’s some good stuff in this rebuild.

“42Willys flat fender PROJECT 302 ford 4spd twin stick transfer case front disc brakes allsteel some rust 33×12.50×15 bfg mt alum wheels like new 2under seat fuel tanks 2sets of seats soft top with doors new windsheild frame and pivot hardware needs brakes gone through have new brake and clutch master cyl new clutch slave cyl new electric fuel pump 2000.00 obo call 253 370-3477 ”

http://seattle.en.craigslist.org/tac/cto/1335627073.html

 
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The White Mice

• CATEGORIES: Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, MB

This excerpt is from an article title White Mice, which is about policing European highways during and after the war.  Included is a MB painted in the distinctive colors:  White vehicle with a black hood.  If you go to the website article,  you will see a variety of cars with this motif.  This would make an unusual restoration project.

The 62nd Military Police Company was created on November 30, 1943 and activated in North Africa a day later. Originally, it was a standard combat MP unit, and participated in the campaigns in France, the Rhineland and Ardennes-Alsace. Following the end of the war, the unit was reorganized twice, first as the 62nd Military Police Service Company in June 1948 and then as the 62nd Military Police Highway Patrol Company on September 20, 1951, when it was reattached to the regular Army forces occupying American Zone of Germany.

Corporal Edward Olson in a Highway Patrol Willys MB. Note the permanent roof and the large combination siren-warning light on the fender.

Unlike standard military police units, the Highway Patrol was created not only to enforce laws and regulations, but to handle other duties typically handled by civilian police agencies. These included assisting motorists and promoting traffic safety. On a given day, a trooper might work traffic, investigate a crime, or perform escort duty for a convoy. Or all three, just like his civilian counterpart.”

 
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1942 MB Longview, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_longviewUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

There’s some mb parts, but I don’t think the body is an MB as I don’t see the jockeybox in the dash pic.

“Good running driving willys jeep, new tires, recent carb rebuild and new fuel pump. Has F head motor in it right now, comes with original L head and another L head for parts. No top.”

 

 
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1945 MB Phoenix, Az $3000

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_phoenixUPDATE:  Price increased to $3000

It almost looks like it has a tailgate.  I can’t quite tell.

“Original 1945 Willys jeep with new battery,Ignition switch,Rear Gears,Roll bar and original front and back seats! Clean Arizona Title,Street legal,Updated motor but runs like th original and 3 gear tranny 4×4, Pictures are of the actual jeep call or email me anytime (520)518-2122”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/1254129852.html

 
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Year Specific MB & GPW Sites

• CATEGORIES: Features, GPW (Ford MB), MB, Website

I found a website called 1943MB.com the other day and thought that it had some useful information.  I didn’t realize it until now, but there’s a list of similar sites.  While they look similar, they appear to have at least some different information (I didn’t investigate too closely). For example, the 1941MB.com site has a link to a slat grille rebuild.

One cool feature is the Napa Online Website Link for parts.  Here’s a snapshot of it below.

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1944 MB Cairo, Fl **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1944_mb_cairoUPDATE: Was $13,800. **SOLD**

Looks good.

“THIS 1944 WILLYS HAS BEEN OWNED BY AN 80 YEAR OLD MAN FOR THE LAST 25 YEARS. HAS BEEN CRANKED & RUN ON REGULAR BASES. LIKE NEW TIRES, CANVAS TOP & SEAT CUSHIONS, COMBAT RIMS. NEEDS MONEY AND WILL LET IT GO FOR $13800 FIRM!!!

 
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Year? GPW Santa Rosa, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

“I’m selling my Willys Jeep. my grandpa gave it to me and i was going to fix it but i dont have time and i need the money for school. the motor is apart right now….i could it back together if u want but i figured i was saving u time so u dont have to take it apart again. i replaced a cracked valve and a cracked piston but one of the bearings was lost while putting the pistons back in so thats all u need. it has a ford tub and a willys frame i have seats out a blazer to put in it and i have tires to put in it so its easier to move but they arent in the pics. askin $1000 obo”

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1945 MB San Mateo, Ca $4000

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_sanmateoThis looks like a nice rig for the price.

“1945 4 x 4 Jeep Willy. $4,000 or BO. V8 Chevy engine, new seats. Great condition”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/cto/1319539363.html

 
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1942 MB Suquamish, Wa $2500

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1942_mb_suquamishThere’s been some patching and cutting to the driver’s side.

“2nd World War Issue, Starts and drives, Original Engine, Spare engine and Trans, In garage for YEARS, HAS A CLEAR TITLE, Call Dave (360)394-3862”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/1318813442.html

 
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1943 MB Galloway Township, NJ $6000

• CATEGORIES: MB

1943_mb_gallowayThis looks like it could be a good price for an MB in very good condition.

“THIS 1943 WILLYS ARMY JEEP IS AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE LIQUIDATION OF A COLLECTION OF COLLECTIBLES PARTING OUT AN ESTATE. IT IS STREET LEGAL WITH DIRECTIONALS AND WAS MANUFACTURED DURING WW II WHEN THERE WAS NO CIVILIAN VEHICLE PRODUCTION. IT CAN BE SEEN BY APPOINTMENT BY CALLING JOHN AT 609-665-0679 OR ANN AT 609-965-4058 OR REQUESTING MORE INFO BY E-MAILING frcvette@aol.com”

http://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/1314622147.html

 
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1945 MB Micanopy, Fl $3200

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_micanopyThis MB appears in good shape, though I can see some body dents.  I think it has a CJ-3B windshield though.

“1945 military Willy’s jeep. 4-cylinder motor. some rust. runs great. clear title. all original. painted military drab. new windshield. with military tires. David Escalera- (352)538-9761”

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/atq/1314279962.html

 
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1944 MB Raymond, Me $8500

• CATEGORIES: MB

1944_mb_raymondThis sounds interesting.  The seller claims this is unrestored (and maybe the seller just means it hasn’t bee pieced together).  If so, it’s been well maintained.

“1944 Willys MB. Original Survivor, not Restored. All complete needs included correct engine and tranny installed. Jeep is running, driving, and stopping, needs very little. Great jeep for any one looking for a WW2 Jeep.  Call (207)615-1733 AFTER 5 pm Only. Ask for Bill”

http://maine.en.craigslist.org/cto/1314082036.html

 
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1942 MB Slat Grille Sacramento, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_slatgrille_sacramentoUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500. 

“Ford V8 Roller Cam, NP435 4 speed, Dana 18 transfer, 1 1/8″ shafts, Dana 44 rear, Dana 30 front, 4.10 gears posi front & rear, 11″ disc brakes in front, PTO winch, Best soft top, power brakes & steering, roll bar frame boxed, custom bumpers, etc. $8500.00.”

 
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1943 MB? Julian, Ca $750

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

UPDATE:  Price dropped to $750

This has a nice rollcage, and HEI distributor, v6 headers, and possibly a one wire alternator with the V-6.  This might be a decent deal, especially if you have another tranny around.

“1943 Jeep Willys. Engine works, tranny doesn’t. Locked up. Was planning on fixing, but after a year and a half, haven’t. Jeep’s located 20 mins. east of Julian. Call me at 619-722-7065 for more information and a time to go see Jeep.”

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/1307129594.html

 
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1945 MB Ferrisburgh, Vt $1200

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE:  The price has dropped to $1200.

This is a dissembled project with a rough body that needs to go asap.

“1945 Willys MB, has been sitting in the garage for about 8years. I have take the gas tank, seats (not original) and wiring out. Does not run, but did. Body is shot, frame and running gear are in great shape. $1200 firm. You must trailer away. ”

http://burlington.en.craigslist.org/cto/1301503299.html

 
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Year? MB/GPW Pelham, NC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

Aaron picked this jeep up for only $520 on eBay!

View all the pics on eBay

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1942 GPW/MB Big Pine, Ca $6950

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB • TAGS: , .

1942_gpw_bigpineUPDATE: Price dropped to $6950

The title of the add suggested it was a GPW, but given the willys tub, I’d call it a mix.

“Have nice running and driving 42 jeep all ford except has willys tub and title , 5 ford tires ..rebuilt motor and clutch etc ,not a show jeep but a good dependable jeep with star set and repair manual,windshield cover ,skid plate ,calif title ..$7500 or OBO or trade for antique car …760-938-2250 swcarl@hotmail.com ..thanks SWCARL”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/1293496207.html

 
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1944 MB Crofton, NE **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1944_mb_croftonUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $15,000.

“1944 Willys MB Jeep. $15,000.00 OBO, I bought in Jan 2005 in Arizona and Restored it from the ground up. It has a new tub. Engine is Rebuilt, T-84 is rebuilt. All new wiring, Generator, Starter etc…. All parts bought from Ron Fitzpatrick Jeep Parts, Beachwood Canvas and Besinger. I have put on Approx 5400 miles on it since restoration. It is titled and licensed in Nebraska. Insurtance runs me $114.00 a year.  All light work. also included are some spare parts, tools, Jack, Crank, extra Gas and Water cans etc….”

 
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1942 MB Olympia, Wa $700

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_olympiaThis might be a fine parts jeep at the very least.  I can’t tell if all the parts are really there or not.

“1942 Willys military jeep. I took this jeep apart because I was going to restore it frame up. It is taken apart in main pieces but all of the main parts are there and most of the small pieces. Motor is frozen from weather. All is inside except the tub which is not in good shape but can restored by someone with time and know how. I gave up on the project because it is to big for me and I just bought another jeep. Asking $700.00. Jason- 360-278-3470.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/1284982192.html

 
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1942 MB Phoenix, Az $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_phoenixThis might not be a bad price.

“1942 M.B. willys jeep new motor 2,500 O.B.O Dale 602-499-1066”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/1273783128.html

 
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1942 MB Slat Grille Spokane, Wa **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

Here’s a great looking slat grille.  It’s not 100% original, but is in excellent condition.

“This is an awsome early (less than 7% of the total war time production) Willys slat grill MB! It’s date of delivery is January 2nd, 1942 and the matching frame & dash data tag list it as serial number “108808” It’s has the body tub features peculiar to these early jeeps like the script “Willys”on the rear panel, square shaped fuel tank well, no glovebox on the passenger’s side dash, and dual hinge rear tool box lids. The fuel tank’s the correct “small mouth” and the windshield, seats, hood, grill, baffles…all of the body parts…are original correct slat grill components. It even has the correct “fluted” inner axle shafts that are always missing, the cast windshield hold down clamps, and the early “pancake” style air cleaner. This is a genuine early slat grill jeep!….”

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1942 MB Flagstaff, Az eBay

• CATEGORIES: MB

This seller makes a valiant attempt to disclose all that is wrong with this jeep.  How about those ‘hood blocks’?

“Up today is a 1942 Willys MB Jeep.This was a BUBBA special,You know BUBBA dont you? He puts the wrong tub on the Jeep,Then to add insult to injury he puts a big roll bar and the standard do not fit junk bucket seats and there you go. Well the roll bar and the seats were the first to go.Here is what you have. The parts that are mb are as follows.Frame with MB tag and s/n,Front fenders,grill hood front axle. What is cj are the tub and engine and the rear end. I do not know about the trans if it is mb of cj.Eng runs pretty good and has good oil pressure,It does smoke a little. The 4 wheel drive seems to work ok in the high and low range ….”

View all the pics on eBay

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