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1942 MB Scottsdale, AZ $3500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/29/2015) It’s a project.

“1942 Willys Jeep
I bought this jeep with the hopes of doing a full restoration. Do to traveling for work, I just didn’t have time to begin. The Jeep ran fine when I purchased it.
I pulled the motor, tranny and transfer case to have redone and never got around to begin the restoration process. The body is straight with very little rust.
Moving out of state and need to move this piece of history! ”


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1944 MB Glendora, CA $3800


Runs and drives.

“1944 Willys Army Jeep. It has a Post Office hard top on it. Car has some rust on the bottom doors and fenders. Runs and drives, but need complete restoration.
Clean California title, no DMV fees ((PNO))
Serious buyers only please with attend to buy. Don’t ask for parts”


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1942 MB Phoenix, AZ $4850


Runs and drives.

“I am selling my 1942 willies jeep. It’s got a new VA Engine, it’s got good tires, the 4 wheel drive is in working order, it’s got a customized rack and tractor jack holder, comes with extra willies 4 cylinder engine. I am asking $4,850 OBO.

On weekdays please do not contact me until after 4PM. But on weekends you can contact me anytime. You can e-mail me anytime. Thank you!”


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1942 MB Philadelphia, PA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $7500 **SOLD**

(01/19/2016) It appears to have a soft with clear top sections.

“1942 Willys MB military jeep. Original 4 cyl, 3 speed, 4×4. Just inspected again in November. Runs and drives great. Clean pa title in hand. In very good shape for a 42. Email if seriously interested I will send pics.”

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


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $15,000.

It’s a project.

“I have two slate grill Jeep Willys MB for sale
Need restoration but complete some detail part missing, new tires.
Engine run and everything work.I sale those Jeep because I am moving back to Europe
The price is for the 2 Jeep”

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1946? MB Huntington, CA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was $8901.

Looks like a solid jeep.

“1946 Willys Jeep–All original–Runs great with many accessories and parts.
Owned for 20 years and garaged–Owner Passed Away–Emotional Family Sale.”

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1942 MB? Eagleville, TN $37,500


Here’s another “all original” that isn’t quite so. Looks like a GPW bumper, but the crossmember looks like a tube.

“Mint condition, all original, no repairs or modifications. Only 1243 actual miles. Does have side panels for enclosure.”


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1942? Flattie Canyonville, OR $2000


It appears to run.

Power steering. Tilt steering. Power brakes. 350 v8 turbo 400. Has new top and doors. Nice shape. Has new cam, lifters, timing chain, and gaskets. Header and ram horn exhaust and full cage roll bar”


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1943 MB Muskogee, OK $3500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/13/2015) This f-head has a meaty header.

“1943 Willy’s Jeep
4 cylinder …runs great (purrs like a kitten)..new 5 gal fuel cell with new lines and pump.
body in great shape, especially for 70 yr old vehicle
good battery
starts, runs, stops
twin stick 4×4
make shift bench seat
31×10.5×15 tires deep in tread”


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1953 CJ-3A Tacoma, WA $5500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/30/2015) This has a variety of updates. The dash has a replacement skin over the original dash.

“Nice old willys jeep, All steel, Runs and drives, Ford 302 with 3 speed manual trans, Older build but cool, No Top. Very solid, no rust, No Trades, No lowballs, Leave your number and i will call you back.”



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1945 MB Peachtree City, GA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

It’s a project. Includes a detailed description.


“1945 Willys MB Jeep, Military Restoration Project
Well folks….there’s no sugar coating this one….its a late model 1945 Willys MB! This Jeep was produced just a few weeks prior to the end of the war contract of the Willys MB military Jeep in 1945 (Data tag dated 8/8/45). The last military MB rolled off the assembly line in early September of ’45. (I also have the original data plate and the i.d. tag is still in place on the left front frame horn).
The floors will need to be replaced as they are rusted through in several areas. I do have the original grill and hood (in excellent primered condition, the right (NOS)and left front fenders, and numerous other parts that are not pictured.

I have the heavier replacement front bumper along with the rear cross member if needed. The numbers matching engine ran when this first came home (this has been sitting in my garage for the past 7 years), however, it has a very slight crack in the water-jacket from someone who did not properly winterize it.

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1943 MB Garland, TX $7500



“1943 Willys Jeep Antique
Runs and drives Need to be restored
This is a collectors item I don’t
I don’t have any money or time to mess with it
Idol is in hand no email call me
Must sell serious buyers only don’t have any time to waste”


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1943 MB Fairfield, CT **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000

Stored for thirty years. Never restored. Doesn’t run.

“1943 MILITARY JEEP FOR SALE. Willy’s MB Model. Original Body and Frame. Original Motor and Transmission. 75K Mileage. Has NOT been restored. In ORIGINAL condition. Stored 30 plus years inside. Flatbed needed to move; all tires are flat. Price is Firm. Cash Only. See Pic’s. Call or Email with Questions.”




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1945 MB Duval, WA $4500


It’s a project.

“World War 2 Willys MB Jeep 1945, Restoration PROJECT requiring time and effort. Original frame, engine, body and parts. New parts and manuals are included. This vehicle has a current and clear TITLE and is TITLED in Washington State. ”


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1943 MB Chickasha, OK $4000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000.

(10/08/2012) This ran when parked.

“1943 willys jeep 4×4. Complete jeep,was. running when parked last october. All original. Also has heavy duty pto winch on front bumper.  TOO MANY PROJECTS!!!!”


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1943 MB Hernando, TN $3000


I suspect this will go quickly.

“i have a 1943 jeep with title in good condition needs a little to run again was gunning when parked years ago has been stored inside metal building since it was parked ran all the time before that death in family is why it got parked.”


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1942 MB Denver, CO No Price


Appears solid.

“Restored Willys Jeep. Still needs some minor touches to complete. Always stored inside. Motor has been completly rebuilt, transmission rebuilt, new body. Original frame, motor, transmission, and front grill everything else is new and bought from Willys Overland. Serious inquires only, not desperate to sell”


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1942 MB Inland Empire, CA $2000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $2000

“WW2 Willys jeep project up for sale.
Needs work to be finished , good for a mechanic or someone who has time to tinker with it. Need it gone

L134 Engine
T90 transmission with warn overdrive
Dana 44 Rear end
Dana 25 Front end
Willys mb tub
Ford F marked gpw frame

Will need to be towed, has flat tires from sitting. Transmission is in but needs buttoned up along with the rear drive shaft and linkages
Ran out of time and need it to go”


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1945 MB? Seattle, WA $4500


No pics provided.

“World War 2 Willys Jeep 1945, Restoration project. Original frame, engine, body and parts. New parts are included. Located near Duval, WA. $4,500.”



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1943 MB Wimauma, FL $1000


No pics provided.

“Rusty body, solid frame, good axles, 2 engines, 3 transmissions.”



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1942 MB Port Lavaca, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Seller has title, but it is NOT in their name. Proceed carefully.

“Have a 42 willys jeep for sale. Runs and drives, 4×4 works and is original except that it has been converted to 12v. Has tow bar on front. Would be perfect ranch rig or restore project. Have title but not in my name. Asking 3500 obo. Let’s make a deal and make it yours!”

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1943 MB & 1958 CJ-5 Poland, NY $2000


The MB is rough.


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“1943 Willys MB military jeep no paperwork (LIGHT BLUE COLOR) in ROUGH SHAPE has BAD FRAME has been neglected outdoors for many years before i was able to save it from the scrapyard. original 4 cyl engine DOES NOT RUN but turns free about 3/4 turn and stops (possibly a valve stuck open) i havent gotten into the engine to find out what is wrong …all wheels/axles roll free body tub is rough shape see pictures does have both front seat frames and also the metal frame/armrest for the rear seat ….has one spare rim and tire not sure if the tire is any good …does not have the original fuel tank with it it was removed before i got the willys <<<<<<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>at some point in this old miltary veterans past someone mounted a snow plow on the front but the unique thing about that is it is AIR OPERATED (pneumatic) there is a belt drive compressor on the engine that fills a holding tank(currently mounted between the 2 front seats ) that supplies air to a valve mounted on the steering column that operates a truck AIR BRAKE CANISTER to raise and lower the plow……..that is creativity at its best and working with what you have laying around for sure
ASKING $1000 or best reasonable offer it does have a lot of hard to find parts even though the body/frame are bad
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1943 MB Tustin, CA $1200


Not sure there’s much value here.

“his is a “rolling chassis”, parts only car… Back yard find…been sitting outside since 1980’s. Better to list what it has..engine, transmission, transfer case, both axles, drive shafts, steering box, dash gauges and clean title.
Body is in bad shape but complete dash…”


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1943 MB Wichita, KS $2500


Does not run.

“1943 MB Jeep.
Porter and Reed top.
Does not run but will roll.
Will consider partial trades for Silver Eagles or Maples, AR 15 w/ammo.”


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1942 MB Slat Grille Denver, CO **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9500.

Runs and drives.

“VIN# 113422
USA # 2046114 S

The first 25,808 Willys MBs used a welded steel grille very similar to the Ford GP design, and there were a host of other differences from the later Willys. These early MBs had “Willys” embossed in the back panel. In production, the slat-grilles were given running changes until they finally evolved into the standard stamped-grille MB we know and love. Around 200 slat-grilles are estimated to survive today.

I have restored 5 combat wheels with new NDT tires
-2 gallons of correct olive drab green
-complete NEW seat canvas
-stencil kit with correct USA #
-Runs and Drives great!

Title matches the frame and tub. I have the original data plates. in 1961 my uncle did an engine swap to a Buick V6. The willys still has the original trans, transfer, front and rear diff, radiator. I do have a complete period correct 134 engine that is included. This is a rust free example

This jeep has been in our family and stored inside since the 50’s.
My Grandfather was a POW in WWII”

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