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1942 MB Slat Grille Rio Rancho, Nm **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was on eBay

(11/22/09) There’s no pics of the grille.

“1942 Slat Grill Willys data tag dated 02-25-42 Slat grill indicating one of 25,000ish of which 200 know to surive this one needs restored most all the parts there and work no seats no wheels engine number is correct MB# and frame and date tag numbers match runs good drives good 4 wheel works hi and low is working Cutlas Lockout hubs on front working no wiring and the body is rough have title and licence plate”

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1942 MB Gilroy, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500

“1942 willys military jeep willys flathead 4cyl runs great needs fuel tank and a steering box need to sale asap clean title pinkslip in hand”

 
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1966/1941 Offroad Toy Berlin Heights, Oh $5600

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Here’s a fun looking, old school build that Bob spotted. It looks like it has a CJ-5/CJ-3b cage in it — the bend in the front is in the wrong spot.  But, who cares; it has flames!

‘1966 willys jeep with a 1941 body. body off restore, 350 chevy v8 with avenger holley carb, munci 465 trani, dana 300 transfer case, dana 44 rear with locker, dana 30 front with disc brakes, 33″ thornbirds (like new condition), runs like a champ only thing it needs is the brakes to be pressure bled. $5,600 call Mike at (440) 225-2421″

http://cleveland.craigslist.org/cto/1621932159.html

 
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1942 MB Colville, Wa $900

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Dan spotted this.  It runs, drives and stops for $900.  The body, fenders and grille appear to be from an MB.

“”42″ WIlly CJ2A Jeep. Runs, drives, and stops. Has commando V6 motor. Rough. No title. Asking: $900. Will get pictures soon. Call 509-684-8636 or email sr_spacey@hotmail.com”

http://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/1620272504.html

 
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1943 MB Raleigh, NC **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

(11/27/09) The seller doesn ‘t mention it, but it looks like this was built on a later model frame judging by the rear suspension.  I haven’t seen many ‘woody’ mbs.

“1943 Vintage WWII Willys Overland MB Jeep 4X4 For Sale Serial Number: 213591 Mileage; 33,397 One of a kind 1943 Willis’ MILITARY JEEP MB 4×4 in great condition with custom black paint and wood grain exterior panels. This is a real head turner! The Jeep fires right up and runs great! The interior of the Jeep is just as nice as the outside with bucket seats, grey indoor/outdoor waterproof carpet, original gauges, and finished with custom wood grain, chrome accents and roll bar. The Jeep is powered by the original flathead 4 cylinder engine (gasoline), (which displaces 134.22 cubic inches (2,199 cc) with a 3.125 in (79.4 mm) bore and 4.375 in (111.1 mm) stroke. It is an L-head design, with valves parallel to the cylinders. Power output is 60 hp (46 kW) at 4000 rpm and 105 ft•lbf (142 N•m) at 2000 rpm with 6.48:1 compression.) The Jeep’s electrical system has been upgraded to a 12 volt battery. The headlights, tail lights and brake lights are in working order. The front auxiliary lighting have been installed, but not wired. The engine, transmission and transfer case have been professionally rebuilt. The Jeep’s twin-stick 4×4 and hi/lo shifters are fully functional, as are the manual locking hubs. The Jeep has documentation for it’s recently completed in-depth overhaul including: Rebuilt T84 Transmission, Rebuilt M18 Transfer Case,…”

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1943 MB? Salem OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $600. **SOLD**

This looks to be a pretty good price.

“So here’s the deal. I bought this 43 willys flat fender from a guy in cave junction about a year and a half ago (10/08 to be exact) for $600 (it was on C.L.), as a project and to use for hunting. When I bought it the motor was out and mostly disassembled, which the motor is a 4cyl. chevy vega eng.. Well when I got it home and aftering ordering all the part’s ($300) and starting to put it back together I found out the block had been dropped at one point, not to mention there was 3 heely coils and 2 stripped bolts. So I got on C.L. and finally found another chevy vega eng. a guy was selling in vancouver Wa.. So I went, checked it out, and bought it ($300). I brought it home rebuilt it and put it in. So it has a rebuilt motor: rings/bearings/water pump/gaskets/etc., orig. 3speed trans. w/ split shift transfer case (I put a new clutch plate in also), Chevy tilt steering column, full roll cage, good tires, with lot’s of tread”

 
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1943? MB? La Pine, OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $799

The body has a tailgate, so I doubt it’s an MB.  It looks more like a parts jeep.

“For Sale a 1943 MB Willys Jeep project, title in hand for $799 CASH OR BEST OFFER. I was in the process of making it into a fun driver and as such the tub in the pics is sitting on a postal Jeep 2WD chassis. The tub is NOT yet mounted. There is a good ’80’s Nissan pickup 4 cylinder engine and manual transmission mounted in the chassis. I also have other miscellaneous parts and pieces that will be sold as one lot including but not limited to the original chassis with front and rear axles, transmission, transfer case, etc. Most of the original Jeep body parts are usable. I DO NOT have the windshield frame. I’m sorry but PLEASE don’t call if you know nothing about old Jeeps and just want ask a million questions. Also do not call if you need a running, driving Jeep. THIS 67 YEAR OLD JEEP IS A PROJECT THAT WILL REQUIRE A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF TIME, EFFORT AND MONEY TO COMPLETE. PLEASE DO CALL if you seriously are looking for a project, or need parts for your project. Also please be aware that if you purchase this Jeep you will be responsible to load it up and haul it off yourself with your trailer. ”

 
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1944 MB Tucson, Az $2750

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The seller indicates this is an easy restoration.  I’m less sure about that.

“Good candidate for restoration into a very valuable piece of history. Currently selling for $10,000 plus in restored condition, this is an easy restoration. This Jeep is a late production unit and relatively complete, I can not see any rust through and has been an Arizona Jeep since released from the military 66 years ago. The engine is free, witnesses say it was running just before being parked, the sheet metal has some dents and damage but is certainly restorable, parts are readily available, and all four tires hold air. The original lights in front and rear are there including black out drive and park as is the original light switch. The floors are good and the original 6 volt army generator and large regulator are present. The fuel tank is missing as is the back seat frame. I have a few more pictures. Call 520-360-5074”

http://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/1607139789.html

 
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1945 MB Brea, Ca $6000

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It looks a little rough, but solid.

“This is one badass Jeep. Engine: completely rebuilt 4 cylinder, very simple and easy to maintain but still strong enough for a 4×4 off-road vehicle. Runs great! Four wheel drive with modern tires and rims (spare included)
Three-speed, floor starter.  Paint is original US Issue Olive Drab Green with a white star on the hood. Its even got a row of machine gun bullet holes below the windshield. Straight out of M*A*S*H. Aftermarket roll-bar and bikini top. Overall its a great antique car with some military nostalgia.”

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/1608996339.html

 
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1944 MB Reno, NV **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500

This might just make a good restoration project.  It even runs!  Much of the rust appears to be surface rust.

“1944 Willys Navy MB Jeep, All original – unmolested survivor. Runs!!!!! Needs Restoration (dah) Great project jeep.  All original engine and transmission. Great parts jeep as well!!! Total price is $1500. ”

 
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1942 GPW & Willys & a trailer Bishop, Ca **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was No Price.

Here’s some early jeeps and a trailer and some parts.

My dad is selling his Jeeps a 1942 Willys and a 1942 Ford. They are both located in Bishop. Call Darrel for details”

 

 
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1945 MB Napavine, Wa No Price

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The seller would like to trade a motorhome for this.

“This Jeep will start up. It isnt ready to drive yet. comes with 2 extra hoods, brand new tires, extra flat head motor. has the windshield no cracks in the glass. Title on hand. On the registration it has on it the prev-plt number that is GMV*** and Prev title # and it also says the prev. State is WA. when doing research on it i found the month is it was made was July 1945. Will trade for a running, working Motorhome. this means i am able to get in it and drive and use all the items inside. I am not willing to take any junked out motorhomes. Here are some pics. If you want a pic of a certain area let me know. And NO i did not pain this, i bought it this way .. so please excuse the VERY bad paint job.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/1592192154.html

 
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1943 MB Angels Camp, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

(09/4/09) More than a few mods to this jeep.

“1943 jeep willys millitary .Stock clean chevy 350 4 bolt main sm 420 trans 205 tranfer case chevy k5 blazer Dana 44 front with high steer kit .chevy 12 bolt rear . Frame has been boxed in and stretched 18 inches for longer springs and power steering.Has 36×13.50 x15 super swamper iroks on black steel wheels .Could use some fresh rear tires.4 wheels great and drives pretty good down the road for having bias ply tires.Love this jeep it is really fun to drive.Have baby coming need to sell”

 

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1942 MB Louisville, Ky $1366

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Only habit appears to be holding this jeep together.

“Hi Everyone!  I’ve had this for a while now and just don’t have the time to start the restoration!  She’s a Vintage 1942 WW2 combat jeep – Semi complete and untouched since the early 1970’s. Does not run but is virtually original – and almost complete including motor .  Too much to mention here – give me a call for more info or pics! 584-1981. PLEASE ONLY CONTACT IF GENUINE BUYER – WILL NOT PART OUT!! ALL OR NOTHING! Willing to negotiate to right buyer.  Thanks!!!”

http://louisville.en.craigslist.org/cto/1581349821.html

 
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1943 MB Weirton, Pa $4000

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UPDATE:  Price changed to $4000.  Kudos to the seller for pointing out important issues.

(11/19/09) “1943 willys-overland military mb jeep,needs total body restoration!frame needs attention back by shackes,has been plated but a very ugly job!runs very good,has new clutch and pressure plate,transmission shifts well and running gears work well,transfer case shifts in hi and low range good and works well,4 wheel drive and 2 wheel drive works also,no grinding.brakes are all good and stops well.tires do hold air but are dry rotted,has military split rims also.still has the M1 carbine rifle bracket on windshield frame. all gauges on dash are there, only oil gauge is hooked up SERIOUS CALLERS ONLY! LOCAL SALE ONLY PLEASE! IF YOU DO NOT WANT A LOT OF WORK, DONT CALL! 1-304-479-7274.”

http://pittsburgh.en.craigslist.org/cto/1582360374.html

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1943 MB Helotes, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $1100. **SOLD**

“1943 willys jeep. has deer stand welded to the top over-seeing the jeep. has rack in the back for storage and reciever hitch in the front bumper for easy towing. its also painted camoflouge and is a little rough around the edges. needs a new battery, has been started up before and runs really nicely.”

 
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1944 MB Northern Virginia $65,000

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UPDATE:  Still Available.  New pics.

“1944 Willys Jeep.  Loaned to French during war. Excellent Condition – Kept indoors – Several Show Awards.  Only serious inquiries please. (540) 336-8255 – Leave message-will return your call.”

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/1579785912.html

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Year? MB Cartersville, GA **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $7500

(11/30/09) The seller has two other old jeeps, yet can’t say what year and model this is? It looks in good condition.

“Old Willys Jeep- 4×4 WW2 body style- Runs and drives good. Currently have two old Jeeps and I need more garage space”

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1945 MB Concord, Ca **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  Was $2000. **SOLD**

This doesn’t have an engine (and I don’t think a tranny or tc).  The body looks solid.

“This jeep have rolling chassis it is set up for a ford 302. It has a dana 44rear end and dana 30front end has YJ wrangler springs an revolver shackles.”

 
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1946? CJ-2A? Anchorage, AK **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  Was $2800.  **SOLD**

(06/01/09) The seller says this is a ’46, but the body looks more like a MB/GPW body.  There’s no gas inlet and no bow holders.

“Willing to trade for a 4×4 chevy or import truck. Contact via email for more details”

 
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1944 MB Fairplay, Mo $2500

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UPDATE:  Price dropped to $2500

(11/22/09) It looks in reasonable condition.

“1944 military willys jeep runs and drives good needs paint.I am listing this for my dad call him @ 417-694-7642”

http://springfield.craigslist.org/cto/1569021168.html

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The MB Chapel

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I’ve seen a few pics that show the jeep as a temporary place for worship.  This is another image from Roy O. Bingham.  The Library of Congress reports that in this pic, “Members of the Tenth Mountain Division, 605th Artillery Battalion, attend a Protestant Easter religious service at Rocca Pitigliano, Italy, conducted by Chaplain William H. Bell. In the foreground, four men bow their heads together. Corporal Ralph Squires sits at a portable organ and two soldiers face the Chaplain who stands in front of his jeep draped with a white cloth in use as an altar for a small crucifix.”

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1942 Slat Grille MB Austin, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $23,000

Looks great.

“1942 WILLYS “Stat Grille” (¼ ton General Purpose Vehicle) JEEP.

This JEEP has been fully restored to the military exactness as it came off the line in Toledo, Ohio on March 5, 1942. Military Serial Number is 124833 and common features included no glove box, a round muffler, oil bath air cleaner/air filter, rubber hood bumpers, solid wheels, two hinges on the tool box lids, three bolt spare tire carrier, no blackout driving lamps, makers name on the rear panel, and a slat grill on the WILLYS.

This early Jeep comes complete with a mounted Garand carbine replica, strapped ax and shovel, and canvas top, and the frame plate for machine gun mount.

All numbers match manufacturer’s designation: model MB, serial number, 124833, build number 24832, and official government contract numbers; 303-ORD-2529 and army quartermaster corp. 398-QM-888 order forms, and hood number assigned 2042364. “W” was added at the base to distinguish Willys from Ford in later runs. Original “Go-Devil” engine.

Around 200 slat grills are estimated to have survived through 2006, according to ARMY MOTORS, the official magazine of the Military Vehicle Preservation Assoc.

From there it served in the United States Army and was eventually retired to Ft. Bliss, OK as a base transport vehicle and was sold at public auction in 1955 to become a farm vehicle. Eventually it retired from its years as an agri-jeep to a salvage yard in Enid, OK where another farmer purchased it 1992 for $1,000. The present owner purchased it at a farm auction in Tuttle, OK on March 13, 2002 for the same $1,000. Although the Jeep was originally delivered to the government for $399.68.”

 
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1942 MB Mississippi eBay

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I cannot remember seeing any pics with a gun mounted on a step. However, in the comment below, Lester has clarified for me that guns were mounted in that position.  He notes that in “the Squadron/Signal book,WWII Jeep in Action by David Doyle, there is a picture on page 41 of a maintenance crew of the 1st Armored division installing just such a mount in the exact same location.”  Thanks for the detective work!

“You will not find one this complete. This one is in great shape. It is very clean. It is not a total restoration, since I like military vehicle to look like the are battle worn, not new.  It needs a new paint job, which I have the paint to do it, and it comes with the jeep. This jeep is in great working order. It is in restored condition. It is not a complete restoration. It runs and drives great. Does smoke a little. All parts are here. It is a 6-volt system. Been totally rewired.  All lights work. Canvas top is new. It is garage kept. Brakes are all redone, new gas tank and lines. Has medical box. The motor sounds great. The leaks are in normal spots, If not started every day will need to be primed to start. Rebuilt transmission, clutch plate. Rebuilt transfer case. Put on a new fuel pump, new distributor, new coil, and new sensors. All gauges are in working order. The is a new speedometer, so I don’t know the original miles. Brakes are new and work great…..”

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1942? MB? San Diego, Ca No Price

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No pics and little description.

“Rusty, incomplete, 4WD. Good for parts, or restore? 619-445-5455”

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/1559003061.html