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1944 MB Aloha, Or $2000

• CATEGORIES: MB

The seller lists the good, bad and ugly about this jeep.  Visit the Ad to learn more.

“This 1944 Willys MB Jeep is a great project car. It ran for me throughout high-school (1995-1997), but it’s been garaged for the last decade and no longer starts. I just tried to get it going, and with a jump, it rolls over but likely needs a carb-kit/cleaning to get the fuel going. In 1944, they didn’t make them complex, just durable. Anyone with a week of evenings could likely get this running….”

http://portland.en.craigslist.org/wsc/cto/1345286301.html

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1942 MB Concord, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Was $1500. **SOLD**

This is rough.  It does include some early manuals as well.

“must be able to tow. needs quite a bit of work. have all the original papers, and pink slip. doesnt run. wouldn’t take much work to make it run. I’m asking 1,500 obo”

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1942 MB East Bay, Ca $1000

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_eastbayHere’s a fixer upper.  It looks like it has a roll cage from either a CJ-5 or CJ-3B.

“I have a 1942 Willy’s jeep. The body has no dent, it has rust, and has been sitting for years. It’s a real “fix me upper”.. Everything is attached except it lacks a gas tank. I have the title and pink slip to it as well, along with all the original paper work. I also have the data plates for this vehicle. This would be an excellent project for someone with the time and money to restore it.”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/1343367184.html

 
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A buyer looking for a ’42 – ’46 MB – Ohio

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Here’s a potential buyer:

“I am looking for a Willys MB 42- 46 mod. It might be a restoration project, or if the price is good an already restored jeep will be considered. Please send me an e-mail, and I will contact you.”

http://limaohio.craigslist.org/cto/1343019903.html

 
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1942 MB Brookings, Or eBay

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE:  Seller has posted the jeep on eBay with many pics.

The seller would like to get at least $1700, but the reserve is $1300.  Based on the pics, this is definitely an MB that has been modified to look CJ-2Aish (grill modified and tailgate added).

“The jeep runs and drives. It has newer front and rear seats. The data plates are missing, on the glovebox. It also has a 6 point roll bar, and later model rims and tires. It has a unique one of a kind front grill. I have a tow bar that comes with it. Great for restoration or custom mod rock crawler. Oregon title in hand. Need to sell due to job loss.”

View the pics on eBay

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1945 MB Palatine, Il $3000

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1945_mb_palatineIt kind of looks like a leopard paint job.

“up for sale is a 1945 willys MB , it does start good, it has title. it does have lots of rust on the tub. but can be restored easily, for additional detials and pictures email me or call me on 2242171823.”

http://chicago.en.craigslist.org/nwc/cto/1336811418.html

 
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1945 MB Gilroy, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_gilroy2UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500

“For auction is this 1945 Willys MB, it runs and drives great. I acquired this jeep about 2 years ago from a gentleman in town who had it for years. I thought at the time I would do a thorough restoration, but unfortunately I have alot on my plate and no time  to invest in this task. Overall this jeep is in wonderful condition, engine is extremely strong as well as drive train, there are no rust issues to speak of, body is in super good shape, tires are basically new, seat cushions are new, also equipped with a PTO driven winch in working condition.To put it simply if you’re looking for a good, solid, very clean MB here you go. It’s not a text book restoration by any means however it represents itself extremely well and if so inclined you could finish to whatever degree.”

 
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1945 MB North Bend, Wa $700

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_northbendUPDATE:  Priced dropped to $700

“1945 WWII Willys MB in need of complete restoration. Most of the major items are there except for the seats, windshield frame and glass. The body is rusty, but restorable and the engine is frozen, but rebuildable. It is a rolling chassis with aftermarket tires and wheels. $700 OBO For more info email: cdhunter@centurytel.net ”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/cto/1337856418.html

 
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1944 MB Yorba Linda, Ca $8200

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UPDATE: Either the seller is misinformed or explicitly misleading people, but this isn’t “all original” and I’m mad at myself because I didn’t check it out more carefully!  Thanks J.R. for getting me to re-evaluate this one. I should have realized this the moment I saw “12 volt”.

“1944 Willys MB Military Jeep 4×4, flat head 4 cylinder, 12 volt electric system, all new brakes, new carb, equiped with a Thompson Submachine gun holder, air raid siren, original spare tire lock. fun to drive. and all original except carb and alternator. comes with manuals and books for jeep. $8200 obo 1(714) 970-8704”

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/1334097823.html

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1942 MB Chico, Ca $3500

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1942_mb_chicoThis jeep could use a serious makeover.  But, everything appears to be there.

“1942 Willys MB, Has tow bar and winch. Runs and has a good title. Both ID tags on the frame and firewall and all brass tags are still there. $3500 or best offer. If interested call 530-680-355”

http://chico.craigslist.org/cto/1335343947.html

 
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1942 MB Lake Tapps, Wa $2000

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1942_mb_laketappsUPDATE:  Price dropped to $2000.  There’s some good stuff in this rebuild.

“42Willys flat fender PROJECT 302 ford 4spd twin stick transfer case front disc brakes allsteel some rust 33×12.50×15 bfg mt alum wheels like new 2under seat fuel tanks 2sets of seats soft top with doors new windsheild frame and pivot hardware needs brakes gone through have new brake and clutch master cyl new clutch slave cyl new electric fuel pump 2000.00 obo call 253 370-3477 ”

http://seattle.en.craigslist.org/tac/cto/1335627073.html

 
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The White Mice

• CATEGORIES: Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, MB

This excerpt is from an article title White Mice, which is about policing European highways during and after the war.  Included is a MB painted in the distinctive colors:  White vehicle with a black hood.  If you go to the website article,  you will see a variety of cars with this motif.  This would make an unusual restoration project.

The 62nd Military Police Company was created on November 30, 1943 and activated in North Africa a day later. Originally, it was a standard combat MP unit, and participated in the campaigns in France, the Rhineland and Ardennes-Alsace. Following the end of the war, the unit was reorganized twice, first as the 62nd Military Police Service Company in June 1948 and then as the 62nd Military Police Highway Patrol Company on September 20, 1951, when it was reattached to the regular Army forces occupying American Zone of Germany.

Corporal Edward Olson in a Highway Patrol Willys MB. Note the permanent roof and the large combination siren-warning light on the fender.

Unlike standard military police units, the Highway Patrol was created not only to enforce laws and regulations, but to handle other duties typically handled by civilian police agencies. These included assisting motorists and promoting traffic safety. On a given day, a trooper might work traffic, investigate a crime, or perform escort duty for a convoy. Or all three, just like his civilian counterpart.”

 
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1942 MB Longview, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_longviewUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

There’s some mb parts, but I don’t think the body is an MB as I don’t see the jockeybox in the dash pic.

“Good running driving willys jeep, new tires, recent carb rebuild and new fuel pump. Has F head motor in it right now, comes with original L head and another L head for parts. No top.”

 

 
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1945 MB Phoenix, Az $3000

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1945_mb_phoenixUPDATE:  Price increased to $3000

It almost looks like it has a tailgate.  I can’t quite tell.

“Original 1945 Willys jeep with new battery,Ignition switch,Rear Gears,Roll bar and original front and back seats! Clean Arizona Title,Street legal,Updated motor but runs like th original and 3 gear tranny 4×4, Pictures are of the actual jeep call or email me anytime (520)518-2122”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/1254129852.html

 
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Year Specific MB & GPW Sites

• CATEGORIES: Features, GPW (Ford MB), MB, Website

I found a website called 1943MB.com the other day and thought that it had some useful information.  I didn’t realize it until now, but there’s a list of similar sites.  While they look similar, they appear to have at least some different information (I didn’t investigate too closely). For example, the 1941MB.com site has a link to a slat grille rebuild.

One cool feature is the Napa Online Website Link for parts.  Here’s a snapshot of it below.

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1944 MB Cairo, Fl **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1944_mb_cairoUPDATE: Was $13,800. **SOLD**

Looks good.

“THIS 1944 WILLYS HAS BEEN OWNED BY AN 80 YEAR OLD MAN FOR THE LAST 25 YEARS. HAS BEEN CRANKED & RUN ON REGULAR BASES. LIKE NEW TIRES, CANVAS TOP & SEAT CUSHIONS, COMBAT RIMS. NEEDS MONEY AND WILL LET IT GO FOR $13800 FIRM!!!

 
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Year? GPW Santa Rosa, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

“I’m selling my Willys Jeep. my grandpa gave it to me and i was going to fix it but i dont have time and i need the money for school. the motor is apart right now….i could it back together if u want but i figured i was saving u time so u dont have to take it apart again. i replaced a cracked valve and a cracked piston but one of the bearings was lost while putting the pistons back in so thats all u need. it has a ford tub and a willys frame i have seats out a blazer to put in it and i have tires to put in it so its easier to move but they arent in the pics. askin $1000 obo”

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1945 MB San Mateo, Ca $4000

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1945_mb_sanmateoThis looks like a nice rig for the price.

“1945 4 x 4 Jeep Willy. $4,000 or BO. V8 Chevy engine, new seats. Great condition”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/cto/1319539363.html

 
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1942 MB Suquamish, Wa $2500

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1942_mb_suquamishThere’s been some patching and cutting to the driver’s side.

“2nd World War Issue, Starts and drives, Original Engine, Spare engine and Trans, In garage for YEARS, HAS A CLEAR TITLE, Call Dave (360)394-3862”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/1318813442.html

 
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1943 MB Galloway Township, NJ $6000

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1943_mb_gallowayThis looks like it could be a good price for an MB in very good condition.

“THIS 1943 WILLYS ARMY JEEP IS AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE LIQUIDATION OF A COLLECTION OF COLLECTIBLES PARTING OUT AN ESTATE. IT IS STREET LEGAL WITH DIRECTIONALS AND WAS MANUFACTURED DURING WW II WHEN THERE WAS NO CIVILIAN VEHICLE PRODUCTION. IT CAN BE SEEN BY APPOINTMENT BY CALLING JOHN AT 609-665-0679 OR ANN AT 609-965-4058 OR REQUESTING MORE INFO BY E-MAILING frcvette@aol.com”

http://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/1314622147.html

 
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1945 MB Micanopy, Fl $3200

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1945_mb_micanopyThis MB appears in good shape, though I can see some body dents.  I think it has a CJ-3B windshield though.

“1945 military Willy’s jeep. 4-cylinder motor. some rust. runs great. clear title. all original. painted military drab. new windshield. with military tires. David Escalera- (352)538-9761”

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/atq/1314279962.html

 
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1944 MB Raymond, Me $8500

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1944_mb_raymondThis sounds interesting.  The seller claims this is unrestored (and maybe the seller just means it hasn’t bee pieced together).  If so, it’s been well maintained.

“1944 Willys MB. Original Survivor, not Restored. All complete needs included correct engine and tranny installed. Jeep is running, driving, and stopping, needs very little. Great jeep for any one looking for a WW2 Jeep.  Call (207)615-1733 AFTER 5 pm Only. Ask for Bill”

http://maine.en.craigslist.org/cto/1314082036.html

 
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1942 MB Slat Grille Sacramento, Ca $8500

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_slatgrille_sacramentoThis sounds like it’s got a good drive train.

“Ford V8 Roller Cam, NP435 4 speed, Dana 18 transfer, 1 1/8″ shafts, Dana 44 rear, Dana 30 front, 4.10 gears posi front & rear, 11″ disc brakes in front, PTO winch, Best soft top, power brakes & steering, roll bar frame boxed, custom bumpers, etc. $8500.00. Call Todd at 916-212-2000 for more information.”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/1309844986.html

 
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1943 MB? Julian, Ca $750

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

UPDATE:  Price dropped to $750

This has a nice rollcage, and HEI distributor, v6 headers, and possibly a one wire alternator with the V-6.  This might be a decent deal, especially if you have another tranny around.

“1943 Jeep Willys. Engine works, tranny doesn’t. Locked up. Was planning on fixing, but after a year and a half, haven’t. Jeep’s located 20 mins. east of Julian. Call me at 619-722-7065 for more information and a time to go see Jeep.”

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/1307129594.html

 
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1945 MB Ferrisburgh, Vt $1200

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UPDATE:  The price has dropped to $1200.

This is a dissembled project with a rough body that needs to go asap.

“1945 Willys MB, has been sitting in the garage for about 8years. I have take the gas tank, seats (not original) and wiring out. Does not run, but did. Body is shot, frame and running gear are in great shape. $1200 firm. You must trailer away. ”

http://burlington.en.craigslist.org/cto/1301503299.html