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1943 MB Morro Bay, CA $2000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has an f-head. Not sure how much value is here.

https://slo.craigslist.org/pts/d/morro-bay-1943-willys-mb-jeep-project/7323172062.html

“1943 willys mb. Body is rough, chassis is solid and complete. Has F head swapped in. Was told it was rebuilt. Have not fired it yet. That’s what the run gauges under hood were for. P O had it hooked to small tank and wiring just to start it. Has new fuel tank and tank pan included, driver f stamped seat frame etc”

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1942 MB Los Gatos, CA $15,000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Fr. Thomas Archer is selling this Willys MB. He plans to send all proceeds to the Church of the Immaculata in St. Mary’s Kansas. See details here: https://www.anewimmaculata.org/.

https://willysforsale.com/ads/1942-willys-mb-all-proceeds-go-to-charity/

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“Built in August of 1942 this is an early war Jeep that saw it all, rolling off the assembly line the week we invaded Guadalcanal and months before we landed in North Africa.

I am going to say it needs total restoration as I don’t want to nit pick with a bunch of tire kickers – though others would call it parade ready. It is a good solid Jeep that has minimal rust with solid metal in the floor (one spot under passenger seat. Some rust in hat channels and tool indents though the gas tank well is solid.

Engine looks like it has a civilian Willys head on a pre-war Go-Devil engine.

I put 5 new tires and tubes on it recently. I also added the top bows and while all the hardware is great, I am not happy with the quality of the bows. Still, they come with the Jeep. I also put the original WW2 front hubs back on it and got rid of the postwar lock-out hubs you see in some of the pictures. I have the front seat back pad I just took it off temporarily to accommodate my “front pad” if you know what I mean. Also, replaced windshield rubber and added wipers recently.

Pictures in the ad go from more to less recent. It does have a heavy front bumper with a tow bar that comes with it. Bumper gussets are present and intact though one has a crack. Front serial number plate is still present on the front frame member. It runs, drives and stops fine and 4WD and Hi-Lo work as they should. As I said this is a solid restoration candidate and a way to help a worthy cause at the same time.

I am aware that the price may be considered relatively high-ish but I am not overly interested in selling it other than as a means to help a charitable cause”

 
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1942 MB Menlo Park, CA $6850

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6850.

Jay shared this modified Flattie. The kids selling it are trying to raise money for college.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/cto/d/menlo-park-1942-willys-mb-jeep/7313167193.html

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“1942 Willy’s MB modified for off-roading. Lots of aftermarket and swapped parts added on, a ton of fun even just to drive on the street. The motor is a Ford 289 (might be a High Output but not sure) from a 60s Mustang with a mild cam, mated to a 4 speed T18 trans. Dana 44 in the rear, Dana 20 up front with a Dana 18 transfer case. It is running on open headers at the moment, but I have the mufflers if you want them. The car sat for a handful of years, but I have completed a lot of maintenance work and she runs and drives very strong:

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1945 MB Rocklin, CA $10,500

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

This has a variety of mods.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/penryn-1945-willys-jeep/7309509415.html

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“1945 Willys Jeep – This jeep has been in the family since 1969 and is ready for its next owner. This jeep has been garage kept and rebuilt many times over the years. Here is how it sits today.

1945 body
1952 frame (more heavy duty than the 1945 frame)
Chevy 350 (out of ’72 Camaro I believe) only a few thousand miles on it since rebuild
Edelbrock carb
Edelbrock intake manifold
HEI distributor
Custom headers
B&M hydromatic 4 speed transmission (slant pan), automatic that can shift like a stick but with no clutch

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1945 MB Wenatchee, WA $9000

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/06/2021) Runs, but had mods.

https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/cto/d/east-wenatchee-1945-wwii-jeep-willys/7317549305.html

“1945 Jeep willys WWll very nice Jeep,,”

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1945 MB Burlington, VT $3450

• CATEGORIES: MB

It’s rough.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/grd/d/south-burlington-1945-willys-mb/7312449839.html

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“45’ WILLY’S MB
LOTS OF POTENTIAL
PURCHASED AS A FATHER SON PROJECT.
FRAME NEEDS REPAIR DRIVER SIDE REAR
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OUT AND READY FOR RE BUILD”

 
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1942 MB? Southborough, MA $14,999

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

UPDATE: Price dropped to $14,999. The has been available for several years.

(06/04/2017) Looks parade ready. No description provided.

https://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/cto/d/marlborough-1942-willys-jeep-for-sale/7308818273.html

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1945 MB & 1944 GPW Randolph, VT **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

“‘1945 Willy MB…WW2 Jeep…Parts or project Jeep…Body rough…no motor/tranny…no title”

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1944 MB Redlands, CA $1800

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/31/2021) It’s a project.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/redlands-1944-willys-mb-for-sale/7297022833.html

“1944 Willys MB project jeep. Some new parts such as brake lines(not installed), tires, leaf springs, shocks, bushings and gas tank. Has Buick V6 mounted up. Engine needs rebuild from water sitting in the cylinders. Transmission, transfer case, axles and brakes all there. Tub is rough and needs metal patches but it is definitely salvageable. Overall good project for someone looking for a vintage jeep. No title. Bill of sale only. $1800 obo must pick up. Will not deliver.”

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Florida Senator Claude D. Pepper in BRC-40 and His Campaign Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, MB, Old Images, Unusual

UPDATE II: Somehow I missed this second version of the Senators with Charles Payne driving down he steps on May 20, 1941:

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PHOTO CREDIT: Florida State University’s Digital Repository https://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/islandora/object/fsu%3A154424

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Published March 28, 2021: Here’s another, earlier jeep photo, including a dedication by Charles Payne, related to Senator Claude Pepper in a Bantam BRC-40. According to the Florida State University Digital Archives, Senator Robert Reynolds is driving the jeep, Senator Claude Pepper is in the passenger seat, and Charles Payne and Harold Crist are seated in the back. The photo is dated May 1941.

https://diginole.lib.fsu.edu/islandora/object/fsu%3A117598

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Also, according to a June 02, 1968, column by Larry King in the Miami Herald, there was a video taken of Senator Pepper riding up the steps and it was to be shown on TV on June 30, 1968. I was unable to find the video on the internet.

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ORIGINALLY POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2012: This pictures tells the tale of Senator Claude Pepper‘s bid for re-election as a Senator from Florida in the 1950 race.  Like his jeep, Senator Pepper’s campaign crashed that year as well.

PHOTO CREDIT: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/36090 CAPTION: Addressed to George Smathers from his friend Carl L. Hahn, an accompanying note says, “Here’s what is left of the Pepper machine in Palm Beach County – Souvenir of your successful 1950 campaign.”

The accident led to a lawsuit against the driver and Senator Claude Pepper. The appeared in the August 04, 1950, issue of the Palm Beach Post:

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1945 MB Charleston, WV $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

It runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/132904502125656

“Trade for side by side for equal price Needs gas and battery runs fine”

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1942 MB? Rocksprings, TX $5500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/09/2021) Some more pics of the jeep would be useful.

https://delrio.craigslist.org/cto/d/rocksprings-1942-willy-jeep-mb/7288397231.html

“1942 willy jeep MB
Original engine runs real good just had a tune up on it. Comes with both door and Rag top and windshield.
Bought as a project jeep but ended up fixing up my other Jeep!”

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1945 MB Dunbarton, NH $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/01/2020) Lacks a powertrain.

https://nh.craigslist.org/atq/d/dunbarton-1945-army-jeep-mb/7298217186.html

“1945 ww2 MB jeep needs work
Frame needs welding body needs floors
motor or transmission are out of jeep need to be rebuilt
Make a good lawn monument

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1944 MB Chico, CA $7000

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/02/2021)Has a variety of updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/282394626639823

“Sbc motor .305 chevy 4×4 works 3 speed Runs and drives great..”

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1945 MB/GPW Prairie Village, KS $20,000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

This 1945 MB was rebuilt in 2012. Unfortunately, it seems to be a mix of parts (GPW body and MB frame for example). Also, it seems the parking brake equipment was not installed.

https://kansascity.craigslist.org/cto/d/prairie-village-1945-willys-jeep/7294787467.html

“Documents list all the work that was done when it was restored in 2012, at a total of $22,566. I love this jeep but unfortunately I will be moving across the country in the next year and don’t have options for storage. Someone else will enjoy it!

Odometer 96,930 (no more than 25 miles have been put on it since the engine was redone.”

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1951? Flattie Broken Arrow, OK $15,663

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

UPDATE: Still Available

(12/27/2020) This appears to be a WWII chassis with a hacked-up replacement tub. It includes the trailer. More information here: https://www.bamotorco.com/Inventory%2FDetails%2F67372907

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3524332634330672/

“Wow! Check out this awesome 1951 Willy’s Jeep!!!!! … Willy’s M 38 A with Passenger Trailer”

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1943 MB San Juan Capistrano, CA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Features, MB

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $16,000.

Bill shared this MB on eBay, currently listed at $16,000.

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1944 MB Las Vegas, NV $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/22/2021) Any old school flathead build with a cowl mod.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/las-vegas-1944-willys-mb-jeep/7261638558.html or https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3532697820159349

“1944 Jeep Willys MB. Bought as a project but I need the room so it must go. Ford flathead conversion done by previous owner. Not ruining but pretty complete. Great project for jeep or military enthusiast. 2500 obo.”

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1946 CJ-2A and Year? MB Trail, OR $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

I am told the CJ-2A has a flathead V-8 and the MB has a Studabaker 6.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/230688805405383

“2 Jeep’s mid 40’s”

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1946? CJ-2A & Year? MB Trail, OR $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

There might be value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/230688805405383

“1946 Jeep Jeep · Other_body_style · Driven 1,000 miles 2 Jeep’s mid 40’s”

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1942 MB Sheridan, CA $3800

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/02/2021) Has lots of mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1108366349681397

“1942 Willys jeep. Brand new Buick v-6 Edlebrock intake and carb. 700 r. Tranny”

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Jeep Parts Conneaut, OH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB, Parts

UPDATE **SOLD**.

Seller is accepting offers, so unclear how firm he is on the listed price (and I’m unclear just how much value is here).

“No titles two frames and a ton of other parts sat in a field forever engine was locked up needs complete rebuild the transmission transfer case is a t-84 wwii steering wheel Rims I have all three styles two are non slotted I’ve got the axles brakes another block extra parts.. never had the tub for it one of the frames is rusted the other is good. You’ll have to come and take a look at whats here I haven’t looked at this stuff in a year or so..then make an offer.”

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1941? MB? Slat? Gilbert, AZ $12,990

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, MB • TAGS: .

The body is civilian. The grille is slat. The rest seems to be a variety of parts.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/gilbert-1941-willys-jeepextremely-rare/7282924522.html

“Extreme rare and you may be one of the last to own this amazing critical part of America history
.. not to many left in this good of shape trust free and running..
Make me good ..
All decent offer will be looked at..”

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1944 GPW San Gabriel Valley, CA $2200

• CATEGORIES: MB

This is a rolling chassis with mods.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/cto/d/sunland-1944-willys-jeep-cj2a/7283708588.html

“1944 Willys Jeep CJ2A
Very Clean Rolling Chassis
Ready to Build Custom or Classic”

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1942 MB USN Portland, ME $12,500

• CATEGORIES: MB

It doesn’t run.

https://maine.craigslist.org/pts/d/portland-1942-usn-willys-mb/7285209163.html

“Been garaged until last years for approximately 25 years. Originally from the Brunswick Naval Air Station, all original and complete. Had it turning over but couldn’t get it started so I purchased an identical engine but haven’t installed it yet. Had 3 of the combat split rims blasted and painted with new NDT tires and tubes. Tub can be repaired or replaced, change my mind daily on what way to go. I need to thin out the herd, too many Jeep’s right now. Have some new brake parts, frame is excellent”

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