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1942 MB San Diego, CA $1999

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

Lacks an engine. That may be a 3A or later frame.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/pts/d/ramona-42-willys-mb-good-dmv-title/6948543163.html

“Rolling chassis. Good non op title. Window frame has gun rack. Tool boxes in back.”

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Year? CJ-2A? Hawthorne, NV $6250

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

Listed as a 1945, this has a mix of CJ and MB parts. The front frame rails have been modified (or replaced).

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/hawthorne-1945-willys-jeep/6945972591.html

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“I have a 1945 Willy’s jeep. It is good shape for being 74 years old. It still has the flat head in it and cranks right up. The person I got it from said the winch worked but I have not messed with it. 4wd drive works and the low and high range. It does leak some oil in places. It’s a fun and nice jeep. Every time I ride it around people talk to me about it. I am going to move soon which forces the sale otherwise I would keep it. It has been converted to 12volt.”

 
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1943 MB Hesperia, CA $4000

• CATEGORIES: MB

No description is provided.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/d/hesperia-1943-army-jeep/6945373675.html

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1945 MB Sacramento, CA $6000

• CATEGORIES: MB

The frame might be twisted (or could be a funky camera distortion … see second pic).

https://yubasutter.craigslist.org/cto/d/west-sacramento-1945-willy/6940445206.html

“has been sitting in closed storage shed for 20 years, ran when it was parked…”

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1945 MB Mariposa, CA $14,200

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

Lots of updates to this MB.

https://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/d/mariposa-1945-willys-8-roadster/6936366309.html

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“1945 Willys ‘Flat Fender’, Chevy 327 V-8, 4-Speed Stick, Headers, 4-Barrel Edelbrock Carburetor, MSD Electronic Ignition, Roll Cage, BF Goodrich Mud-Terrain T/A 32×11.50 Tires. This original Willys was cleaned to the frame, and the frame repainted black. The body had the tailgate molded into the body in a roadster style. The hood was made into a 1-piece from the original 2 piece hood, then the entire body was painted gloss red. Seat Fabric & Foam was completely replaced anew this year! Recently Detailed, ready to go summer cruisin’.”

 
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1945 MB Terrebonne, OR $7900

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

Looks in good shape.

https://bend.craigslist.org/cto/d/terrebonne-1945-willys-jeep/6933071706.html

“Rare old jeep in very good updated condition. v6 motor, power steering, warn hubs. Like new top and tires. many more upgrades. Runs and drives great.”

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1942 MB/Crawler Lufkin, TX $9000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Here’s the build thread.

Lots customization on this custom crawler.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2141248852649443/

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“Willys CJ Rockcrawler custom built from the ground up, clear TX title. • Drivetrain: 2000 VW TDI 1.9 ALH diesel, T176 4 speed transmission • Tcases: NP231 doubler on a Dana 300 with 4:1 gears and twin sticked • Axles: Ford 9” and Dana 44 with 4.10 gears and ARB air lockers • Frame/Suspension: Custom built chassis with double triangulated 4 links front and rear with Fox Air Shocks (10” fronts and 14” rears) • Steering: PSC fully hydraulic steering with single ended ram • Tires: 36” TSLs Cage is DOM and is tied to the frame, seats are the leather heated seats from the 2000 VW, brakes are all wilwood as are the pedals and it has full 5 point harnesses. Price reduced to $9,000”

 

 
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1945 MB Wichita, KS $3500

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

Seller needs this gone soon. It’s a mash of parts.

https://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/d/wichita-willys-1945-wwii-mb-jeep-3500/6930327788.html

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“1945 WWII acm type II tub with a 1946/7 CJ motor and T-90 transmission, original MB tag still present on frame. Machine gun pedestal mount present, definitely a WWII frame/tub.

Original data plates are missing. Previous owner added a tailgate, roll bar and a CJ-5 hard top. Used a winch in the front to haul deer through the back without busting a sweat.

Tool boxes flat and nice, not rusted out. Original floors present but have a sheet nicely laid over. It was done so well you can’t tell.

Original air cleaner, I believe carburetor and other parts.

If you’re looking for a gauranteed runner for a start to a project or a reenactor grade Jeep this won’t take much. Has Bondo on left side, some on hood and also on the back. For most it’s clean metal underneath. Tool channel patched with riveted stainless steel, that and tailgate are the worst spots.

Runs and drives great! Starts with the turn of a key. Open to offers. I can also deliver to surrounding states or cities within Kansas at cost.

Has missouri title but does not match, sold on Kansas bill of sale, will include title.

Will upload video to YouTube of it running and a walk around soon. Also available on ebay, need it gone soon.”

 
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1945 MB Kalispell, MT $6500

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has some updates. Has a driver side gas inlet, but I”m guessing that was added later.

https://kalispell.craigslist.org/cto/d/libby-1945-willys-jeep/6934070976.html

“1945 Willys Jeep. Buick V6. Overdrive transmission. Wired for towing. Bikini top. Runs good.”

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1943 Crawler San Pablo, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

Many mods.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/d/san-pablo-1943-jeep-willy-clean-title/6931970062.html

“CLEAN TITLE
RUNS GREAT
NO BACK UP DMV FEES ARE DUE
4WD
5.0 ENGINE
LEATHER SEATS
3-SPEED MANUAL
LOCKING AXLE ALL ROUND”

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1942 MB Shingle Springs, CA $4000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has some mods.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/shingle-springs-1942-willys-mb/6932080398.html

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“I have a 1942 willys MB for sale. It is mostly original with some cj2a parts swapped in. Original military frame and body. The transmission and transfercase are original military. The axles are cj2a. The engine block is a cj2a with a military head. The windshield appears to be from a CJ and the seats aren’t original. This mb would make a good restoration project and I was planning to restore it too all original, but having an infant and a new house have made this project one I can’t take on. The body and frame aren’t rusted, I can send more pictures of places like the body supports underneath that are all intact. It is running and driving, I can also send you a video of it running. It has a clean nevada title.”

 

 
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MB/GPW Body? Bainbridge Island, WA $250

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

It’s missing the tool indents.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/pts/d/bainbridge-island-flat-fender-tub/6929726951.html

“Willys MB Crawler tub; not for the purest.”

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1941? Chassis Portland, OR $500

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics provided. It’s probably nothing, but you never know.

https://portland.craigslist.org/yam/pts/d/mcminnville-jeep/6924596323.html

“1941 Jeep running gear frame, front and rear differentials transmission and transfer case 500.00 “

 
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1941 MB Slat Grille Auburn, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD**. Was $20,000.

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I Inherited this jeep… I know quite a bit about these but not everything by any means. The Prev
owner owned it since 56.

Things I know…

-Original WILLYS Slat grill jeep… with real original WILLYS SCRIPT …

VIN is 103503 – SEE Last pic of frame tag its been painted over like 50x but its readable..
Date of Delivery 12-10-41

-REBUILT MOTOR…. Sometime in the last 3 yrs or so… the jeep was gone thru….
motor has less than probably 200 miles on it.. Fires up nicely and purs nice too..
I wasn’t there when it was done of course but I know it has that few miles on it b/c
soon after … he got sick and couldn’t use it anymore. And it shows b/c it all looks brand
new.. it has been loved and cherished all its life since he owned it first in 1956.. it has
pretty much always been stored inside a garage… or now in my shop…. except of course when he drove it… mainly around the 8 acre property he owned and 1 time on the road I know of for sure
when I took him to dmv to help him reg it …. that was a few yrs ago…

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1942 GPW Danville, CA $7250

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7250.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/modesto-gpw-1942-jeep/6918126389.html

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“1942 Army Jeep, [ Manufactured Dec. of 1942 ] Very clean Original unmolested Jeep , Runs and drives great, New Master brake cylinder, brake lines and fittings, converted to 12 volt system, Built by ford, in great shape, original engine, Matching ID numbers on engine ,frame and glove box plates , #GPW-84946, 4cly, 4wd, Solid jeep”

 

 
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1942 MB w/ Trailer Lakeview, MI $16,000

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics provided. P# provided.

https://centralmich.craigslist.org/for/d/lakeview-1942-willy-jeep/6925227700.html

“42 Willy Jeep w/ canvas top and trailer. Ex military, original condition

 
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Metamet: British Jeep Rebuilders

UPDATE: This post has been updated to reflect some more information and images. It was originally posted in March of 2013.

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Metamet was a British company that refurbished WWII jeeps and civilian jeeps, creating a slew of different models. According to the G503 Forum, “Metamet was run by an expat Pole, and latterly his son. It was a wonderful Aladdin’s caves of wartime Jeeps and Jeep bits and pieces located in a series of old mews stables in Daleham Mews. These places were commonly garage workshops in post-horse London, but nowdays are worth untold fortunes as residences.”

At one point in the early 1950s there were twelve different models of jeeps offered by Metamet, only one of which was the standard production model jeep. The rest were all customizations of one type or another. Seven models were 80″ wheel base, while the other five had 100″ wheel bases.  The models include, the Standard, De-luxe, Farmer, Five-in-one, Saloon, Shooting Brake, 10 CWT Truck, Metaplan, Station Wagon, 15 CWT Van, 20 CWT Lorry, and a 2 Ton Loadmaster.

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Metamet’s early 1950s models. There were seven 80″ wheel base jeeps and five 100″ wheel base jeeps.

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Here’s an example of Metamet’s advertising.

A 1952 Ad posted to Flicker by Johnathan confirms there were twelve models also:

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Finally, here’s a 12 page brochure that provides examples of different models that used to be linked to on the jeep farm website:

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1943 MB/GPW Milton, FL $3000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

It’s a project with a mix of parts.

https://pensacola.craigslist.org/cto/d/bagdad-1943-willys-mb-gpw-jeep-engine/6918808026.html

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“Willys frame with GPW axles, Ford GPW tub, postwar engine hot tanked and such with some machine work done ready to rebuild, and a T-90 Transmission with transfer case. Grille and fenders as well. Needs alot of work and is a project obviously. The frame tag was missing when I got it but the frame was stamped and matches the Montana title. Worst parts of the frame are shown in the pictures. Looks like they put a rear bumper on the front. Pictures should show enough details for ya. The T-90 I know nothing about except it came with another Jeep I bought. Seems to be complete with transfer case and emergency brake. What you see in the pictures is what you get. Thanks for looking. Located near Milton, FL right off I-10.”

 

 
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1953? MB/CJ Palmdale, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000.

(02/28/2019) Seems to be a mix of MB and CJ parts.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/ant/cto/d/palmdale-53-willys-jeep/6921151117.html

“For your consideration
1953 Jeep Willys
New rebuilt overhead valve motor
New clutch
Rebuilt carburetor, starter and 12 v generator
New master cylinder
5 new rims, tubes and tires
Jeep starts great, drives , stops and turns like it should
clean title, not registered due to only being used in property
comes with extra new clutch and a few misc. extra gages, heater, winch and gun rack”

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1944 MB Bellingham, WA $5800

• CATEGORIES: MB

Looks like plenty of work left before this one runs.

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/cto/d/blaine-1944-willys-mb-jeep-project/6919618945.html

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“1944 Willy’s almost finished Jeep!
-Original Body
-All new metal
-Toyota front & rear rebuilt diff’s
-4 wheel disc brakes
-Chevy Vortec ($3,200)
-Fresh rebuilt engine
-V-8 Jeep 3 speed transmission
-Tilt steering
-Brand new Super Winch
-Brand new Tires & Wheels
-All new data plates, decals & a 1969 Camaro SS hood professionally grafted on!
My loss is your gain! Screaming deal at $5,800.00 cash”

 

 
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1942 MB Post Falls, ID $8700

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/08/2019) Has some mods and a CJ engine.

https://portland.craigslist.org/nco/cto/d/post-falls-1942-willys-jeep-mb-original/6919206205.html

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“THIS IS A 1942 ORIGINAL WILLYS JEEP MB. THIS HAS A NEWER REBUILT WILLYS ENGINE. RUNS GREAT, IT STARTS RIGHT UP AND SHIFTS GREAT WITH NO GRIND. HAS A SMOOTH GOOD CLUTCH. I HAVE NOT TESTED THE 4 WHEEL DRIVE, BUT I WAS TOLD IT WORKS GOOD. THE BODY IS GOOD, WITH JUST A LITTLE RUST.”

 

 
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10-Jeeps Collection For Sale Denver, CO Call For Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, CJ-3B, MB

Mike spotted this collection of jeeps for sale.

https://willysforsale.com/ads/willys-jeep-collection

“I have acquired a collection of 10 Willys Jeeps from my WWII Veteran friend that passed away. Most of the Willys Jeeps would be great parts Jeeps or even good candidates for full restorations. The collection can be sold as a package for a discount or the vehicles can be sold separately.
I have two 1943 Willys MB’s. The first was a army parade vehicle. Excellent condition. The second MB has had the T-84 transmission overhauled along with a new clutch and the general restoration is half done.
The other models available are a 1947 CJ-2A, 1948 CJ-2A, 1950 CJ-3A, 1963 CJ-3B along with several others.”

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1944 MB Boise, ID $5500

• CATEGORIES: MB

It’s got some rust.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/820850214952544/

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“Would LOVE TO TRADE FOR A BOAT! Willy’s WWII style with a good soft top and full roll cage 1944 military jeep, perfect running condition new surplus engine new brake system, titled. you can drive it home. The motor is the best thing about it it runs super quiet and smooth. It has also been converted to a 12 volt system and has a new exhaust and all new brakes and lines”

 
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1942? Flattie Cameron Park, CA $9200

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9200

(08/29/2018) Lots of mods.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/shingle-springs-1942-willys-flat-fender/6912786283.html

“1942 flat fender Jeep. Custom sprung under lift with 35″ tires. Buick v6. Dana 44s front and rear. Elockers with 488 gears. Disk brakes front and rear. 1 Ton ruff stuff steering. New rancho 9000 shocks. Some items still need to be finished. Rear bumpers and some small wiring.”

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1951 CJ-3A Haslet, TX $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

UPDATE: Was listed as a 1951 in 2016. Now listed as a 1941.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/cto/d/fort-worth-1941-willys-jeep/6910709159.html

“Hey! I have a 1941 Willys Jeep in great condition. It has a new paint job, new master cylinder, garage kept and in overall great shape!”

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August 22, 2016 Post and pics. Was listed at No Price:

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