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1944 MB Colorado Springs, CO $6000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has a variety of mods. I can’t tell how much value is here.

https://cosprings.craigslist.org/pts/d/colorado-springs-1944-willys-mb-project/7213597530.html

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“Perfect Winter Project! With a little know how and determination, you can turn this into your next driver or wheeling rig. There are some choice parts so there is little wiggle room in the price. Clean title but not in my name, never got around to it. I would consider trades. (See below.) Not looking to part out. You can email me with questions though text is faster. 760-519 five six three two

Good;
Custom fully boxed frame
Dana 30 front w/disc brakes
Rare offset flanged Dana 44 axle from a 71 CJ5(has chromoly shafts and Detroit locker
Ford T18 4-speed with Ford to GM bell-housing and Dana 20 adapters from Advanced Adapters
M38 windshield
Working winch
Rancho lift springs at all 4 corners
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Year? MB? VEC CJ-2A? Calhoun, GA $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

I *think* this is an MB/GPW chassis with a VEC CJ-2A body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/335802554373417/

“Old army Willy’s jeep 4×4. Front windshield folds down onto the hood. No motor, trans, transfercase, or steering column. Located in Calhoun,Ga 30701.”

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1942 MB Sultan, WA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000.

(08/14/2020) Locals only. Seller doesn’t want to ship.This may have a Bobcat fiberglass hood, the rarer tear-drop version.

“Up for sale is my 1942 Willy’s MB, I’ve taken it as far as I can with my budget but it still needs some mechanical and cosmetic work. Entirely stock drivetrain. Really great potential and comes with lots of parts. $7,500 Local sale only – I’m not interested in shipping”

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1943 MB Shepherd, MI Auction

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Here’s Joel’s pic of the underside showing it has a 2A-like bell crank setup rather than an MB setup:

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Original Post: Joel shared this 1943 MB being online-auctioned as part of the M-20 Surplus Military store closure in Michigan. He notes that this MB has a CJ-2A frame. The auction lasts through October 23.

https://sherwoodauctionservicellc.hibid.com/catalog/238292/m-20-military-surplus-online-auction/

“This 1943 Army Willys MB Jeep is a real WWII Jeep. It’s an original! Fun to own a piece of American History! Does turn over, needs TLC Was running when put in the building!”

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1945 MB Phoenix, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $19,000.

Seller has the history on this MB.

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“JEEP Willys MB built in May 1945. All original metal tub NEVER left frame until frame off restoration in 2006. Bought from military in early 70’s in California. Have history to today. Most of its life was spent in Arizona. A lot of time it was in storage at Deer Valley Airport. Restored to “fresh to the service without going to war” condition in 2006. Front bumper still has original rivet brackets and tag. Fresh repaint 2019. This jeep WAS NEVER an off road toy. Most all parts are original or nos. NOTHING modern added period. It has all the appropriate MAY 45 extras, original 6 volt system. 5 nos combat wheels w/ correct tires. Lots of small items like books, storage box, removable license plate bracket
Additional accessories include-
– Correct canvas top by Beechwood Canvas with all the extras
– Original U.S. WWII full Size Infantry Axe and Shovel.
– Original U.S. 1940’s Era brass fire extinguisher mounted driver side.
– Original U.S. WWII dated gas can
– Original stealth kit Canvas Windshield and headlight Covers
– Original Pair (Left and Right) of Door Curtains
– Multi-use rifle rack on inside of windshield.
– Original U.S. WWII Tool bag with Tools. Including jack
– Original U.S. WWII First Aid Kit. Empty.
– Original U.S. WWII Oil Can/grease gun under hood.
-Vinyl cover”

 
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CJ-2A & MB Projects/parts Kent Island, MD Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

No pics provided. P# is in text of ad.

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/pts/d/chester-willys-overland-mb-and-cj2/7183492888.html

“Multiple project frames, body, engines, transmissions, axles, wheels, miscellaneous parts for MB and CJ2.Make me an offer on individual bits or come haul it all away. My interests have moved on. Would like to part with these hard to come by original components to clear out shop space and clutter, did I mention MAKE ME AN OFFER! All will be considered.”

 
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1941 MB Slat Grille Aurora, OH **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $14,000.

Tom shared this early Slat MB.

“1941 Willys MB Army Jeep / Runs Good / No Rust / Rare Early ’41 with the Slat Grille”

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1942 MB Salt Lake City, UT **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE **SOLD** on eBay for $19,600.

Dan shared this Slat MB for auction on eBay. This is a remanufactured jeep, completed by the Moore Corporation (data plate on dash).

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“The Willys Slat Grille jeep was produced only for several years 1941,1942 at the very beginning of WWII. There are many distinguishing differences between the Slat Grill and the MB which followed in production, the main one being the different looking “Slat Grill”, and the letters “WILLYS” stamped in the tailgate on the left side under the gas tank. There are many other differences which separate this early model and the MB which followed. Very few of the Slat grills have survived to today.

This jeep is one of a large collection of early Willys jeeps which was put into storage 50 years ago.
it was running and drivable when stored, however it has not been started for many years.

This jeep is unrestored and completely original. It has its original body which is solid with no rust or dents. It has the original 6 volt electrical system, 4 cylinder (4-134 L head) engine, 3 speed trans, and 4×4 high-low transfer case. It has it’s original sand tan paint and combat wheels. There’s only 19709 miles on the odometer. This one was delivered 1/20/1942.”

 
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CJ-2A/MB Project Lowville, NY $1850

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

Jacob spotted this project for sale. Looks like there’s some value here.

https://watertown.craigslist.org/cto/d/martinsburg-willys-cj2a-jeep/7202131797.html

“1948 Willys CJ2A Jeep that I have been working on for some time to use as a camp jeep. Prior to my purchase the previous owner had completely disassembled it and then cleaned and painted the frame, transmission, transfer case, and the front & rear ends (inside and out). He also replaced the brakes and brake lines.

I mounted a WW2 military body onto the frame which is very solid and has a new floor. The engine is supposed to run and spins freely but I haven’t tried to get it running yet. It was converted to 12volt for easier starting and has an alternator, new gauges and new battery. I have just run out of time to finish it and need the space in my garage for winter. Included with the jeep are a tailgate, windshield frame, steering column, driver and passenger seat, new steering bellcrank repair kit, clutch and brake pedals and other misc. items. It will need a gas tank and muffler, windshield glass and no doubt some other items to finish it up.”

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1942 MB? Eureka, MT $6500

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics provided.

https://kalispell.craigslist.org/pts/d/fortine-1942-mb1a-willys-jeep/7200599228.html

“A farmer purchased it from the Fort Irwin Army Logistics Base just outside Barstow California in 1966. We got it from him in 1996. It has been under a roof ever since.
The farmer put a Willys F head engine in it along with larger drum brakes. The hood was cut for the carburetor. Carburetor has been replaced so hood will clear when corrected. He also swapped out the windshield to a latter / taller version. An electric Ramsey winch was also installed by the farmer.

Very little rust in easy to get at area. Runs and drives nicely.
It is still available if you see this add. I won’t negotiate without you seeing it.”

 
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1942 MB Slat Grille Hickory, NC **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was For Trade.

Seller only wants to trade.

“1942 Willys MB slat grill project, early model with no glove box, has postwar engine (turns) , t84 transmission that shifts freely. Frame Looks to be pretty good minus the usual gussets and rear crossmember. Body tub is rough but repairable using new floor pans and a rear panel. Front clip is restorable. Slat grill is pretty nice. Came from Georgia so no title as they didn’t title older vehicles. Has four excellent combat wheels that can or can’t be included depending on deal. I’m looking to trade for a restorable m151a2 jeep , lots of work needed is ok but need a restorable candidate . May also consider a complete m274 mule but mainly looking for m151a2”

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MB Slatgrille? Maquoketa, IA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** for $14,100.

Bill shared this one. The seller claims to not know what this model is, but it has a slat grille and lacks a glove box. It does not have the squared off gas tank. Currently, it’s sitting at $12,100.

“Not a Jeep expert. Found a Ford. So this one goes. Excellent runner. Well maintained. A few small oil leaks. Newly rebuild WW2 transmission. Not sure whatS original and what isn’t. So you will need to ask questions. If your looking for a good runner for re enacting or just cruising around town. This is the Jeep for you.”

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1944 MB Casa Grande, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was listed at $7000.

(08/17/2020) Body likely has some bondo on the passenger side. Driver’s side indents have been removed/filled in.

“1944 MB Jeep
Engine – flat 4 cylinder
Transmision – complete rebuild 3 speed 4 wheel drive high low gear.
Transfer case – complete rebuild.
Brake – rebuilt from master cylinder to break shoes.
New Upholstery – Seats / top
Front windsheild fold forward
Block stamp = 638632-W4 N1 – CR”

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1942 MB Pipe Creek, TX $5000

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/04/2020) This has some kind of Ramsey PTO. Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/261440001894062/

“Model MBA, mostly stock, some extra parts,12 volt conversion, motor free,Ramsay pro wrench. Text ONLY TO THIS NUMBER PLEASE, DONT MESSAGE ME ON MARKETPLACE, IM LISTING FOR A FRIEND.”

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1943 MB Tumwater, WA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $17,000.

Looks in good shape.

“Date of delivery 10/29/43. Original body and tub. Original engine, transmission and running gear. 6 volt system. Matching data plate and frame numbers. Beachwood canvas. 4 new Goodyear S3 military tires with original Goodyear spare tire. All tires are mounted on combat rims. New wiring harness and gauges. Frame hat channels are in good condition. Everything works well including service lights, blackout lights, horn, gauges, toolbox locks, etc. Accessories include 1942 M1 rifle scabbard. I have owned the Jeep for 8 years and it has always been dependable and runs great.”

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Year? MB Phoenix, AZ $5000

• CATEGORIES: MB

No title and a project.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/phoenix-1942-to-1945-old-willys-jeep/7188102608.html

“1942 1945 Willy’s jeep no title 5,000 OBO”

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1943 MB Parts Oakley, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB, Parts

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1400.

Might be some value here.

“Many Parts for a 1943 Willys Jeep.
$1500.00 OBO for everything.
Or – Call for list of parts and individual prices.
Original Tub, Hood,Windshields, Quarter Panel, Seat, Engine Block, Misc. Engine Parts.
Too Much to List.
Located in Oakley Area.”

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1942 MB Modesto, CA Yard Sale

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

Might be worth a look.

https://modesto.craigslist.org/gms/d/turlock-yard-sale/7186168965.html

“Big yard sale Saturday only lots of plumbing and electric tools Jewelry Knife vintage Lula box 2 Tabel pier1 Jeep willys 1942 and lots of stuff. Address 3020 N Olive Turlock”

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1945 MB Morton Grove, IL **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $19,500.

Peter’s got this MB for sale.

“Original, rebuilt Willys MB 1945 in very good condition, drives very well. New electric harness wire is 6 volt. New upholstery, including Summer top, five new tires, new muffler. Complete original WWII BC 620 radio. The history of this car is unknown, but most probably it was prepared for invasion in Europe or Africa: Jerry can is made in America in 1945 but has a European neck (this unique Jerry can’s photo was in the LIVE magazine illustrating the invasion of American troops in Normandy). Also, one combat rim is wider than the standard by 1 inch. It could have been a prototype adapted to ride on the sands in WW2.”

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1942 MB Visalia, CA $4000

• CATEGORIES: MB

This MB has some updates, along with an overdrive and a Koenig hardtop.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/673403556597995

“This is a pretty straight not rust free military Willys Jeep four-cylinder flat head runs well carburetor rebuilt fuel pump replaced needs brakes comes with some miscellaneous parts. Also has an overdrive.I have the original wheels and a spare”

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1945 MB Goffstown, NH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

Unclear how much value is here. Seller does not want to part out.

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“1945 Army jeep Military MB
motor , transmission, are out of jeep
Body parts available
I DON’T SELL PARTS SEPARATELY

Frame needs welding
tub has rust
tires have dry rot”

 

 
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1942 MB + Trailer Joshua Tree, CA $9500

• CATEGORIES: MB

The jeep includes the trailer.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/291722652283228

“1942 Willys Military Jeep for sale. Located in Yucca Valley, Ca. $9,500 firm. (Trailer will not be sold alone). Two complete spare motors are included. The Jeep runs well and is ready to go. Moving and need it gone asap.”

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1945 MB Manteca, CA $14,999

• CATEGORIES: MB

Appears solid, but clearly not all original. The body seems to be a reproduction CJ body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/917402432114999/

“1945 Willys MB Jeep Classic. All original. Complete stock. New tires. 488 miles after restoration. 3 speed manual with high and low. 4×4 works great with locking hubs”

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1947? CJ-2A? Lebanon, OR No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, GPW (Ford MB), MB • TAGS: .

Listed as a 1947, this may be a modified MB or GPW.

https://corvallis.craigslist.org/grd/d/lebanon-items-for-sale/7174403901.html

“7. 47 Willy’s flat fender jeep w/ Buick V6”

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1946? Flattie JeepRod Grants Pass, OR No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Jeep Rods, MB

This is still a big project.

https://medford.craigslist.org/cto/d/grants-pass-1946-hemi-powered-jeep-hot/7175454645.html

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“My loss is your gain for this all new 1946 Willys Jeep with 40,000 invested and have all receipts to prove. This Jeep is virtually all new it’s a two wheel drive with a 2008 Hemi out of a SRT8 Charger with a 5 speed automatic transmission out of same car , engine and transmission have 60k miles on them, the body is brand new all steel with all seams removed, Heights Mustang ll front suspension with adjustable coil over shocks and a narrowed 9 inch rearend with triangulated 4 link and Posey superslide Simi elliptical springs. Fuel system is already installed and the Wilwood 4 wheel disc brakes are plumbed up to the master cylinder, chrome tilt column , engine is wired and almost ready to start with brand new stand alone wiring harness and computer reprogrammed too many new parts to list 99% of parts to finish, I need to sell or trade I have too many projects so this is your chance to save 1000s and 1000s of dollars I’m willing to sell or trade for other classics or muscle car,”