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1946 CJ-2A (mb?) Avenal, Ca $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, GPW (Ford MB), MB This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

1946_cj2a_avenalUPDATE:  Price dropped to $3000

With the driver side indents and the lack of tailgate, this certainly looks like an MB/GPW to me.  Note the phone number is missing a digit.

“nice jeep …runs ok…have done some basic work on it…used it for deer season last year and now we are moving….got to much stuff has original straight 4 cylinder ….has 4 new bi-directional military tires,new battery,new plugs, cap,rotor and points new coil and 12 volt head lights….12 volt conversion with altenator… call 559-816-960.”

http://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/1061328312.html

 
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1942 MB/GPW La Center, Wa $1800

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1942_mb_lacenterUPDATE:  The price has dropped to $1800. This appears to be a very good price on an MB.

“Willys Jeep needs a new home. Has a brand new battery. Please call 360 263-3259 or 360 951-3409 after 5 PM..”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/1061530789.html

 
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1942 MB/GPW Anacostia, Wash DC $3000

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No pics.  A project.

“It is a 1942 Jeep that is i mid restoration and curently apart. It still has all the parts and a few extra. If your interested let me know and I can take pictures.”

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/cto/1055256511.html

 
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1941? MB Bayless, Mo $4000

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1941_mb_baylessOk, so 80% restored doesn’t classify as almost finished.  It’s a bit pricey for what appears to be a hefty project still.  The body appears in pretty decent shape though.

“Here is your chance to own an ORIGINAL 1941 Willys, 80% complete!! It has primer on it and is ready to be painted, NO RUST!! NO BODY PUTTY, all original parts except for the wheels.  Here is what is new:  Brakes, Gas Tank, Windshield frame, Carb, Battery, Plugs, All bought from Swamps. All the gages work and are the ORGINAL gages, even the seats are original but need to be re-covered…. “

 
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1945 MB Spanaway, WA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500

Looks like a great rebuild. Owner says must sell.

” 1945 Willys MB. Has rust where the under body support channels meet the inside vertical support forward of the driver and passenger. Also on one side under the tool box behind the fender well. To much work done to list.”

 

 
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1944 MB Tyngsboro, MA **SOLD**

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1944_mb_tyngsboroUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000.

It’s a nice looking MB, but I think the claim that this is a better investment than your 401k is a bit over the top.

“WWII 1944 Willys MB for sale. Runs good, lots of new and original parts. Better investment than your 401K. Email for additional info and photos.  $12,000 or best resonable offer.”

 
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1944 MB Rancho Cucamonga, Ca $14,250 or eBay

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1944_mb_ranchoUPDATE:  This is on Craigslist again

“Here is what I believe to be a Willys MB Military Jeep.  If you know for sure let me know. The CHP paperwork from the previous owner has it as a Ford GPW, but it has the tube in the front, behind the radiator, so I am not sure.  If you would like to see it please contact me through eBay. It has no VIN, this is the assigned numbder: ca948072.”

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/1047666337.html

 
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1944 MB Graham, Wa **SOLD**

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1944_mb_grahamUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

“teal, 231 V-6, 3 speed, lifted, 4.88 gears, needs clutch but does run, $2500 or trade,”

 
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1942 MB Sublimity, OR **SOLD**

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1942_mb_sublimityUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000.

“1941 Jeep needs some motor parts to run like fuel line and radiator hose. It was in World War 2. Body is in good condition. 3 speed.”

 
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1943 MB Phoenix, Az $4000

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1943_mb_phoenixIt appears there have been several customizations, so check it out thoroughly.

“original rebuilt motor, new carb., sandblasted and painted, new wiring, and runs great. contact kevin at 623-266-2302”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/1034900115.html

 
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Hand Crank Heater 796-A by Stewart Warner

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB • TAGS: This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

UPDATE:  Here’s a post of a Ypsilanti Machine and Tool Company Hand Crank Heater

UPDATE:  I’ve posted pics of Dennis’ hand crank heater here.  Here’s another from Nathalie.

UPDATE:  Here’s a video of a Stewart Warner Heater in action.

ORIGINAL POST:  I was at Josh’s when I spotted an odd device I didn’t recognize.  When I asked what it was used for, he explained it and then offered to send images of similar heaters along with a couple brochure images.  Cool stuff!

796-a-2-1

796-a-1

Pics of actual heaters on full post page ….

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Brian’s Warehouse Clearance

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

Brian’s, of Brian’s Military Jeeps Website, is clearing out his storage lockers and has a variety of things for sale.  Items include “ACCESSORIES FOR MOTORCYCLE, TRUCK, AMBULANCE, 1/2 TRACK, TANK GMC, DODGE, CHEVROLET, STUDEBAKER, WHITE, HARLEY, KAISER, AM GENERAL”.

You can view his list of items here

 
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1943 MB Galt, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $1300

It looks pretty good for a $1300 MB.  Maybe it really won’t take much to get it running …

“I have a 1943 Willys MB 4 wheel drive with a clean California title for sale. It has an overhead 4 cylinder with the heavier T90 transmission. Has small lift kit on it with wide chrome wheels and tires. Has top but needs repaired. Will not take must to get it running. “

 
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1943 MB Bakersfield, Ca **SOLD**

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1943_mb_bakersfieldUPDATE:  SOLD

$900 for a ’43 MB that turns over? This shouldn’t last long at all. I’m assuming it’s an MB, as it could be a GPW.

“1943 willys jeep. Motor turns over, it ran a few years ago when it was parked but I havnt tired to start it. It is an original military jeep that was used in a few movies in the late 60’s and early 70’s. It is out of the DMV system so a title wouldnt be a problem.

 
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1944 MB Chatsworth, CA **SOLD**

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1944_mb_chatsworthUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3400.  Additional pics.

Overall, this looks in pretty good condition.

“I have a 44 MB 90% origial tons of extra parts engine, transmission parts,fuel tanks, arctic top, 1950’s jeep cans, extra set of wheels, carburetors, lights, gauges, NOS distributors, spark plugs,gasket sets. All or part Wife lost job so its gonna go.”

 

 
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1943 MB Monarch, CA **SOLD**

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1943_mb_monarchUPDATE:  **SOLD** Was on eBay

“This Jeep was probably here in Southern California on a military base since new.  I had the body taken down to the bare metal before having it repainted in the original olive drab, the body was solid with almost no rust.  It was painted from top to bottom as you can see in the pictures.  The black California license plates that were assigned to it in the 1960’s are still registered to it, I have both plates.  It has new canvas seats from Beachwood Canvas, the radiator was recored and the brakes were recently serviced. “

 
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1942 MB Hoquiam, Wa eBay

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1942_mb_hoquiamThis is an early, rough MB up for auction in Hoquiam.

“this jeep has potential but does not run the flat head needs gaskets ect. i have the top and doors to go with it”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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1944 MB Campbell, Ca no price

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1944_mb_campbellThis seller is open to trades, including ex-wives — not exactly sure how that works …

“I have a 1944 Willy’s MB Jeep, AS you can tell from the photo it’s been sitting for a while. It was in great running order when I parked it so it would take some TLC to fire it up again. Great Project . MADE IN AMERICA ! Also have an EXTRA MOTOR, 2 fenders, front grill, hood, hood has a hole cut in it though. So i will be accepting any offers and or trades,other vehicles , skilled labor,landscaping, ex wives, etc. Let me know.”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/cto/989683615.html

 
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1945 MB Santa Rosa, CA **SOLD**

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1945_mb_santarosaUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

“Here is a 1945 Jeep willys MB, it has a 327cu motor runs fine with a 4spd trans, 1976 CJ axles, 33″ tires, needs slave cylinder for clutch. it is a great four wheeler, stump puller, or ranch mule, will smoke all four tires any time, we have never got it stuck.”

 
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1942 MB/GPW Scotts Valley, Ca $4300

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

1942_mb_scottsvalleyInterestingly, the body appears to be a MB/GPW, but the driver side cutouts are missing.  So, I suspect there’s been some body work done at some point.

“85% RESTORED RUNNING WITH V6 AND 1-1/2 DINA TRANS AN TRANSFER CASE”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/cto/999244665.html

 
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1942 MB Woodlake, CA **SOLD**

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1942_mb_woodlakeUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200.

“Low hood flatfender willys,with mid 80’s chevy Iron Horse 4 cylinder engine and 3-speed manual transmission. Engine runs and is installed but is not hooked up. New radiator core, 2-1/2″ lift springs, body is pretty strait .Good tires and wheels,Has steering column but not installed.I have original transfer case (doesn’t fit new trans) but nothing installed.4 point cage, no windshield frame or top.”

 
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1942 MB Burlington, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

UPDATE:  Was $1500. **SOLD**

This MB comes with a brand new body.  The rest of the parts appear to be a bit rougher.

“Project jeep includes rolling frame, original 4 cylinder engine, extra front end. Engine ran when parked. This is a project! Please, serious buyers only. We are not willing to trade.”

 
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1944 MB Port Angeles, Wa eBay

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1944_mb_portangelesThere’s been a variety of updates to this MB, including the rear bumper, the later model windshield, the radiator, the wiring and more.  I’d have to agree with the seller that this might make a good platform for a restoration project based on the pics.

“This is a 1944 Military Jeep delivered June 12, 1944. The original zinc dash plaques match the frame serial. The engine serial is 3J50087. I do not know for sure if it the original engine for certain. It has been converted to 12volt. I started working o this Jeep in 2003. Since then I have installed, rebuilt, or replaced the following.—Engine gaskets, timing gears, mounts, radiator, belt, hoses, coil, plugs, distributor, carberurator, and air duct. Brakes, changed to 11″x2″ duo-servo shoes, hoses, steel lines and switched to dual reservoir master cylinder. Locating it in the stock location with a kit from ATV, retaining the stock pedals. Front axle, wheel bearings, seals and nuts, spindle bushings, steering bearings and felt seals, inner and outer axle seals….”

 
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1947 Empire Tractor (uses Willys drive train) Drexel, Mo **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Features, Machinery, MB, Unusual • TAGS: , This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

1947_empiretractor_drexelUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Empire Tractors were built from parts that are also used by Willys, such as the transfercase (spicer 18), transmission (t-90), differential (spicer 25) and more.  You can learn more about the specs for these tractors here.  Note that the seller claims these were built out of surplus WWII jeeps, however the t-90 was a CJ-2A tranny, so it seems more likely to me that they shared parts with the CJ-2A rather than built from the MB.

“HERE WE HAVE A RARE 1947 EMPIRE TRACTOR. MODEL 88-90 MADE IN 11-47 SERAIL NUMBER 6352 IT WAS RESTORED ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO AND HAS BEEN KEPT INSIDE ALL IT’S LIFE. THIS HAS WILLYS JEEP ENGINE AND TRANS,AND ALOT OF OTHER JEEP PARTS IN IT,THAT ARE ORGINAL TO THE TRACTOR. THESE TRACTORS WERE BUILT AFTER WWII OUT OF SURPLUS ARMY JEEPS. THE PAINT SHOWS SOME WEAR . THE TIRES ON BACK ARE ORGINAL AND FRONTS HAVE BEEN REPALCED. COMES WITH ORGINAL LIGHTS AND GENERATOR IN A BOX. IT HAS HAD ONLY 3 OWNERS AND RUNS AND DRIVES LIKE IT SHOULD, READY TO USE OR SHOW. THIS COMES WITH A BELLY SICKLE MOWER,THAT HAS NOT BEEN USED IN 20 YEARS. 3500 FIRM. MY NUMBER IS 660-267-3282 THANKS FOR LOOKING”

http://www.empiretractor.net/spec.html

 
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1942 MB/GPW Francis, Ut $5500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated.

1942_mb_francisThe grille and other parts might be older, but the body looks like it is newer.  Note the tailgate in the rear and the gas inlet on the driver’s side, suggesting this is more likely a CJ-2A body or later.

“World War II Era Willys Jeep, 14,000 miles, Flathead 4 cylinder engine, 4 X 4 works great, Tires in good shape, Runs Great goes about 50 miles an hour, wouldn’t take much to get it to its original condition, Chris (435)659-0292”

http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/cto/958330667.html