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1945 MB? Tucson, AZ $4000


No motor installed.

“Have original engine and a extra. No engine installed”


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1944 MB & Trailer Hermitage, VA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $21,500.

Seller says this was used in WWII and Korea.

“Total professional ground-up restoration. Used in WWII and Korea. PA licensed. Clear title. Price is negotiable; we’re motivated to sell!.”



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1942 MB? Albuquerque, NM $2300


It’s mix of stuff.

“1942 jeep willys 4×4 works with a 350 engine 4 speed.. needs a fuel tank . It does run just needs a fuel tank made for it. $2,300 obo”


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1942 Slat Grille MB Mesa, CO **Sold**


UPDATE:  **Sold** Was $4000.

“I have an unrestored 1942 Military Early Flat grill Willy’s (MB) for sale. The first 25,000 MB’s had these flat steel grills. It wears a cosmetic restoration with many decent parts on the jeep and is a nice 25 footer, but is not a restored vehicle. Good original 1942 MB restorable body. Will need correct floors and other items to make a fully functional original World War Two MB. It is complete, the engine is free and looks like making it run should be not a major effort, I bought it to swap out the GPW Ford parts on it, for my GPW. I did replace with 1942 Willy’s MB parts where needed. I will provide a notarized “bill of sale”, I bought last fall and do not intend on restoring this vehicle, I have my hands full with my other jeeps and my small ranch. It is as restorable jeep, but does need TLC. I am currently eliminating many of my project cars I will never finish. I have other vehicles for sale. These are current just taken pictures, please ignore that date on the pictures.”

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1942 MB Wimberley, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $995. Was restored for 2014 Memorial Day weekend and now in Jeep Plant in Toledo.

“1942 Willys jeep, WWII veteran, MB/M-38 project. 6 cylinder F6-161 Hurricane engine, 90 hp, Dana transmission, transfer case, and rear end (all turn freely). Engine is complete but DOES NOT RUN. Has tow bar for 2″ ball, spare tire, all seats present but no cushions, olive drab color, 2 part windshield
Corrosion on body pans but frame is solid. No data plates found but paperwork in glove box indicated a 1942 model military classic, last registered in Texas 1979. No title! Was found and purchased from junk dealer Wimberley, Tx. I will provide a bill of sale. This project will take a true serious restorer that can do body and engine work. However, you can’t beat the price for this old veteran. $995.”

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1943 MB York, PA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown.

I think the top is my favorite part, though it is showing its age. The seat covers are unique, too.

“Selling this for my father since he is no longer able to drive. This was purchased from the military (Letterkenny Army Depot) in the late 1940s. It has 53,000 ORIGINAL MILES. Has now been started for 3-4 years. The photos were taken about 18 months ago. The tires are all flat but as far as the rest of the jeep goes, it pretty much looks like the photos. Call for more information and a history on the jeep.”

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1942 MB / 1947 CJ-2A Combo Cle Elum, WA $2500


Looks like a good price.

“1942 Flat fender, with a 1947 Willy’s body. Small block Ford V-8. Full top, half doors and summer top. Extra parts go with it. $2500.00 or best offer.”



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1943 MB Mustang, OK **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was listed at $2800.

It’s a partially completed project.

“World War 2 1943 Willys MB military jeep, frame down restoration sand blasted and painted frame, all new brake system, all new steering system, new seals bearings and slafts in axles, original body is a little rough new tires runs great drives even better. i have run out of steam on this project.”


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1945 MB Oregon City, OR **SOLD**


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

Looks solid.

“1945 Willys MB. It is a rare jeep if you do your research. Fully restored with only 600 miles on a rebuild engine. Way more money invested in this beauty. Selling to buy a dream house. Matching year jerry can and tools. Won’t last at this price.”

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1942 MB? Espanola, NM **Sold**


Update: sold quickly. Was listed at $1500.

Motor rebuilt, but not put back in. Looks promising.

“42 jeep all complete original 4 cylinder motor in good shape for being 70 years old motor was rebuilt never installed firm on price

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Year? MB Ocean View, HI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

Doesn’t run.

No title No key
You tow”

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Year? CJ-2A/MB Oneonta, NY **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4200

This appears to have a mix of MB/CJ-2A parts.

“For Sale a 1941 CJ2A Willys Jeep, Original motor and trans booth have been rebuilt. Brand new tires have not even been on the road since putting them on. Great looking Jeep do not have the time to enjoy it anymore. ”

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Year? CJ-2A? Amity, PA **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was Make Offer.

This may have GPW/MB running gear.

“1940’s Jeep Willy and Army jeep for sale make offer”


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1941? MB? Sacramento, CA $3000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $3000.

(02/12/2014) Runs and drives. Not quite all original though.

“I have a 41 jeep willies. All original, matching nums. Has chevy stearing 12 v conversion. Runs like a top. Will trade for something fun that works with value. Or something I can sell for more money. Call Ed at 916-524-three935”


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1942 MB Woodland, CA **SOLD**


**SOLD** This went quickly. Was listed at $4000.

Been sitting a while.

“1942 Military Willy Jeep. Great jeep ready for some TLC. Jeep has been sitting idle for a handful of years but overall in decent condition.”

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1941 MB Slat Grille Virginia Beach, VA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: This probably sold locally. The seller ended the bidding on eBay.

Nice looking. LOTS of information.


“You are looking at a fully restored 1941 WILLYS MB slat grill Jeep in a factory class paint scheme. This Jeep is ready to drive and display – all canvas is included: Correct 6 strap canvas top and correct windshield cover as well as an original set of half doors. A toolkit is included and a few rare and original parts as well. Approx. 200 miles since restoration. This Jeep has a clear Virginia title. 2 keys are included with the Jeep.

On the very bottom of this description is a link to a large picture gallery. Make sure to check it out!
Serial: 107791
DOD: 12-30-1941

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2 Flatties Vancouver, WA $3000


Both are projects.

“I have a 44 Ford Flat fender jeep. It has a newly rebuilt body sitting on a cj5 frame with a dana35 up front and a 44 in the rear with brand new 488 gears in both.It has a spring over done along with a reverse shackle. It has a top and doors and roll bar.It has no motor, tranny, or transfer case.
I also have a 1942 willies flat fender complete, but needs to be finished. These are project jeeps that I can not afford to finish. I also have some spare parts like t18 4speed and a dana60 high pinion rear end and a dana 60 low pinion front end out of a 1 ton 79 ford that we might be able to make a deal on.Thanks for looking, and if you are interested give me a call.”


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1942 MB Woodinville, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $6700.

I will say the motor fits nicely. But, the resale value would have been far better, and the install price cheaper, if they’d just rebuilt a flathead.

“Restored frame off older restoration. Jeep has all the original appeal with a professional install of a Toyota 20r motor. custom fabricated motor mounts and tranny bell housing. Includes hard to find pto drive (not installed) Sold on a bill of sale already had WSP inspection done and submitted to DOL. Started off life as a farm vehicle never licensed or taken on the road.”

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1945 MB Littleton, CO **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000

Body is rough and the indents are missing/filled in, but it runs.

“1945 Willys MB for sale by owner. Colorado Title. New brakes and brake lines. A real military classic. Runs, body ruff, and is a good candidate for a complete restoration. About 90% original.”

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1942 MB? Phoenix, AZ Sale or Trade


UPDATE: Still Available

“You fill in the blank……
Hit me up 48021749nine 3
Have spare engine, trans, & starters”



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1942 MB San Mateo, CA **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was listed at $12,000.

If you don’t need a perfect restoration, this might be of interest.

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“Up for sale is my 1942 Willys MB Jeep. These WWII Jeeps are gaining in popularity and have become one of the “the must buy” affordable collector vehicles. I picked up this Jeep from the Northern reaches of the Bay Area where it had been parked for years due to a bad valve. Since acquiring the Jeep, I have addressed all the major issues to make this Jeep an extremely reliable cruiser. In fact, I drive it all the time to do local errands and to attend local car shows.

Work done within the last year:
– Engine valve to replace the one that had cracked
– Head gasket
– Head studs
– Original WWII head checked and restored
– Oil pump
– Distributor
– Points
– Plug wires
– Plugs
– Coil
– Cross over tube and intake hose
– Original WWII oil bath serviced
– Oil pan
– Water pump

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Year? MB Wittmann, AZ **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $900

“1942-1944 Willy’s MB Jeep. This is a military MB model Jeep. Has newer F head engine, not running but did run. Has original military transmission and transfer case, and front and rear axles. Hood has been modified for F head engine. Minimal rust on body. Three original 16″ wheels and also one original combat wheel.

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1941? MB? Tucson, AZ $7500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7000

(12/27/2013) “I have a 1941 military jeep willy that is good condition it has all new tires,seats,roof,paint and runs good nothing wrong with this jeep these are very rare and I think $7,000 is a good price but I am willing to go lower give me a call if interested you can contact me at 520-808-5883 thank you for looking”


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1942 MB? Puyallup, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Josh spotted this unusual looking jeep with some Model T(?) fenders.

“,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, MILITARY HARD TOP ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, FLAT HEAD V8 ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,MODEL T FRONT FENDERS ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NOT RAN FOR 20 YRS ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, NO TITLE, WORKING ON ONE ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
where it says title salvage, I just put it in there cause craigs list wouldnt
let me move forward in the ad without something in that area.”

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1942 Model? Sun Valley, NV **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** was $5000

It’s a project.

“1942 flat fender willys jeep project there is EVERYTHING you need and 2 complete motors just got 5new stock tires ASKING $ 5000 obo”