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1942 MB Slat Grille Hathaway Pines, Ca eBay

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The seller provides a very nice overview of the jeep.

“This is an extremely rare 1942 Slat Grill Jeep.  Depending on where you look, different sources indicate that between 25 and 300 of these Jeeps are known to exist today.

The number plate on this Jeep shows that it is number 113424 (the 1’s are punched as I’s-see photo).  This is the numbering for the Jeep, and does not indicate that 113,424 of these were made.  Rather, the first 25,000 Jeeps ever made were Slat Grills, and the vast majority have been destroyed.  I have had this Jeep for several years, and it has a clear California title.   There are no registration issues since it has been registered non-operational so that no back fees accumulated while I stored it.

From what I can know and can tell:
I bought the jeep with an F-head motor and replaced it with the correct L-Head motor, but the motor is an aftermarket Kaiser Motor rather than a Willys.   The motor which is in it is a Kaiser Supersonic, and since its rebuild 12 years ago, has been run for only a few hours.  Unfortunately, I no longer have the rebuild receipt but it was rebuilt professionally…..”

View more description and images on eBay

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1945 MB Covina, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6000

This jeep has toyota running gear.  It looks like a good conversion.

“Recently rebuilt and restored with all Toyota running gear. 22R 4cyl. 5 spd. trans., PS, PB, tow bar, full top with doors, new gauges, new gas tank.”

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1942 MB Ukiah, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, MB • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $7500

(11/23/09) I’m not sure what year we’ve got here.  It’s nice enough, and restored, though not to original.

“For Sale 1942 Jeep Willys Flat Fender. Completly Restored 4sp. 4×4.  $15,000”

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1945 MB **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD**

“This is a 1945 Jeep Willys MB (ID plate on the frame is: MB 435254), which means that this is a late-production MB with a date delivery around April 1945. The body has a few minor dents in the rear, the rest of the body is straight. Overall, it’s pretty solid. No rust, starts, runs and stops.”

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1945 MB Fresno, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer

(11/19/09) The driver’s indents are gone, but the lack of a gas inlet suggests they might be filled in or replaced.  It’s got MB fenders, but I suspect the grille might be a CJ as is the windshield.

“I have a 45 willys for sale or trade. It has a 350 v8 munzi 4 speed dana 44 rear and 25 front. ”

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1942 MB Visalia, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200

This might be a good price.  The body looks in good condition from what I can tell.

Low hood flatfender willys,with mid 80’s chevy Iron Horse 4 cylinder engine and 3-speed manual transmission. Engine runs and is installed but is not hooked up. New radiator core, 2-1/2″ lift springs, body is pretty strait .Good tires and wheels,Has steering column but not installed.I have original transfer case (doesn’t fit new trans) but nothing installed.4 point cage, no windshield frame or top.”

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1942 MB/CJ-2A Perris, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

(06/18/09) This might be a MB body with a CJ-2A from clip.

“runs and drives needs some tlc…….is a 1942 willys… ill take some tools like: brake lathe, or a hydralic lift for cars or just tell me what you got.. thanks….i was going to have this car for a nice proj. but dont have time…”

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Flattie Crawler Fayetteville, AR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer.

This looks like an MB that’s been slightly modified.

“PROFESSIONALLY BUILT ROCK KRAWLER.. 52 WILLY’S JEEEP, CAN BE STREET LEGAL, COIL SPRING SUSPENSION, BEAD LOCK RIMS, 35X12.50 BF GOODRICH TIRES, DANA 30 AXLES, LOCKERS FRONT AND REAR, ELECTRIC BRAKES FRONT AND REAR, ON-BOARD AIR COMPRESSOR, RAMSEY 9000 WINCH, 4-POINT HARNESS, 4 SPEED, VERY NICE ROLL CAGE. HALF DOORS, BIKINI TOP,
FRESH 4.3 V6 ENGINE, ELECTRIC FANS AND CLUTCH FAN… MAKE ME AN OFFER OR INTERESTING TRADES!!!”

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1942 MB Baton Rouge, La eBay + Trailer

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It looks good.

“I am selling this rig only because of seriously failing health. I bought it nearly three years ago so I could fiddle with it and drive it as a hobby. It gets a lot of attention wherever it goes.I can still drive it but can no longer work on it. The previous owner was a mid seventies retired MP who had restored three Willys MB’s. This 1942 was his third and he said it was time to let it go. I liked it so much I had it shipped in a covered trailer all the way from Ruffsdale, PA to Baton Rouge, LA. I was an MP myself in the mid 60’s so I had a lot of Jeep time in the M151 but always wanted a WWII version. It and the trailer have been garaged before and since my acquisition. The Jeep speaks for itself. It’s in really good condition. It was not cleaned up in any fashion prior to the pictures being taken. Didn’t even wash it. I didn’t “shiny” anything up under the hood to try to put a fresh look on it…..

The trailer is a rare Bantam. One source has it as a very early post war where the first two hundred were produced with a military style seamed axle, combat wheels, and were painted olive drab. This trailer fits. The Bantam letters on the data plate are block rather than Italic placing it wartime or immediate post war. It also has the heavy three position shoe and thick lunette for the military pintle hitch, chains and hooks. It’s also got blackout lights. Go figure ….”

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1942 MB Elmira, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

This is highly customized.  One of the more unusual customizations is the unusual change to the grille.

“1942 Willy’s Jeep, 327 Motor, 400 Auto, Posi-front & rear. 36 inch Tires. New-Carb, Fuel Pump, Starter, Aluminum Radiator, Electric Fan, and Much More.  Clean….and Strong Runner. Will Consider trades for Motorcycles, Guns, ATV’S and Classic Cars”

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1943 MB Elizabeth, CO **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

“Willys Jeep – 1943 MB Jeep in excellent condition.  Restored several years ago in Arizona and has been garage kept except when used for hunting, which has been minimal. Jeep has no visible holes or rust.  It’s in need of a good wash job and detail.  Used only three times in the last four years and it’s time it goes to a new home. Engine is 4 cylinder, 3 speed transmission, 4X4.  Watson, manual lock out front hubs, Viking Winch with electric remote control, new battery, brake shoes replaced by brake shop – less than 100 miles ago.  Has a tow bar, leather seats, a small bikini top, couple of gun holders, and a pair of 5 gallons gas cans and holders on the rear end, next to the spare tire. Mileage,31496, is what shows on the speedometer, don’t have a clue if iit’s accurate.

I bought the jeep from my father in law who is the one who restored the jeep 35-40 years ago. It was restored in Arizona and has only been in Colorado for the past 4 years, but is always garaged. Runs great, starts easy.  I don’t know of anything not working on the jeep.  It just sets around and isn’t getting used so it’s time for it to move on.  Transportation, will be up to the new owner.  Payment will need to be made in full prior to title exchange and transportation.”

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1943 MB Aubrey, Tx $3500

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500

This appears in decent shape.

“Has new military style tires, steering gearbox, shocks, etc.. Has black vinyl top with doors. Call Charles (940) 391-5009.”

http://dallas.en.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/1501921614.html

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1944 MB Prescott, AZ **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2900.

It’s a little rough, but looks solid.  Some paint might clean this right up.

“1944 MB Willys Jeep , GPW frame , CJ2A/3A Head . 4×4 , WWII era , axe and shovel holder , new clutch , converted to 12 volt , runs good , some rust , extra parts including soft doors , tow bar , Warn hubs , Winch , roll cage , same owner for 34 years. Have more pictures if need. Asking $2,900.”

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1943 “Bubba” Model Watseka, Mo $2000

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics. I really wanted to see pics of this one.

“I have a 1943 Willys World War 2 Jeep that “Bubba” has modified. Actually I have been told this is a “MEESE” from the Phillipines?? Front fenders are different, has either a 1955 or ’56 Chevy 265 with original T84 and transfer. Jeep does run but needs total restoration. Unique looking Jeep. Sorry I have no camera so you would need to come and take a look/see. Located just outside of Watseka, Il. $2000 cash only, In God I Trust. Thanks”

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/1497335450.html

 
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Year? MB Southeast, Wi **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer.

Once unburied, apparently it runs and drives.

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1943 MB Sonora, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

UPDATE: Was $3000. **SOLD**

“Not sure the year, the pink slip shows model yr 1943 – year first sold 1947. It runs great has a 4 cyl. 3 speed trans, 31 inch tires. it looks great, it current on registration 5/10, needs new gas gauge and windshield wipers, other then that everything works, 3000.00 firm serious inqueries only, if interested I will email pics-having problems downloading,”

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1941 MB Dromana, Victoria, Australia **SOLD**

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UPDATE: *SOLD** Was on eBay.

This MB sounds like it has a story.

“HEY CHECK OUT THIS BEAUTY, WILLYS JEEP,  SECOND WORLD WAR 1941 ERA. WAS ORIGINALY USED BY THE YANKS TO FIGHT THE SPANISH ON THE PHILIPPINE ISLAND OF LEYTE, THEN WAS USED IN P.N.G AND STILL HAS P.N.G NUMBER PLATE….AND BULLET HOLES IN DASH BOARD…. IT STILL STARTS AND RUNS AND BLOWS NO SMOKE….THE GUY I BOUGHT IT FROM ASSURED ME DRIVE TRAIN IS IN WORKING ORDER…I HAVE STARTED IT BUT NOT DRIVEN IT….SERIOUS POTENTIAL FOR A FULL RESTO JOB….ITS 68 YEAR OLD ORIGINAL AND COMPLETE, LESS A COUPLE OF BODY HANDLES, HAS ALL ORIGINAL ENGINE AND RUNNING GEAR….ENGINE STAMP IS MB….”

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1942 MB Temple, Tx $2200 (modified body)

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This appears to be a custom combo MBM38A1 body. I wonder whether the seller knows it or not.

“1942 Willys MB 4×4 WWII model. The body looks rough but is adequate for hunting or farm use. It has had the windshield glass, gas tank, and one rear axle replaced. It has good tires. The engine, transmission, transfer case and drive train are all original as far as I know and all work well. The engine runs great. The alternator needs to be replaced. I have always charged the battery and use it as long as it lasts. We can discuss delivery. 512-446-2382.”

http://waco.en.craigslist.org/cto/1480523308.html

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1942? MB Silverdale, Wa $850

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE:  Price dropped to $800.

(10/30/09) No pics.  It’s a project.

“1942 Jeep Willys Project includes V6 Chevy fuel injection, body, frame, tranmission, transfer case, new Rancho springs. Will haul locally. $850.00 OBO, Call 360.692.5757”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/1480009309.html

 
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1943 MB Pollock Pines, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $1500. **SOLD**

This looks like a good price.

“1943 Willys Military Jeep. Flat head four motor, t-14 trany. Trany out but complete, extra transfer case. $1500.00 obo.”

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1945 MB Worcester, MA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000.

“times really are tough. must sell my 1945 willys combat jeep. the jeep is a work in progress. right now it runs good, no smoke or engine noises. it drives and it stops. clutch slips some in high range gears. throwout bearing is a little noisy. all gears work, 4 wheel drive with lockout hubs works perfect. has all new brakes and brake lines including all steel and rubber lines. carb was rebuilt. still needs cosmetics. fuel tank gally under the seat needs replace. has no orig tank, uses plastic boat tank now. no windshield glass floors are not perfect they have some thin spots but mostly solid. this jeep with another 1500 in cosmetic work is very valuable. I would take 5000 firm. as little as 3000 with a trade. looking for old chevy muscle.”

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1941 Slat Grille MB Laramie, WY **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

“For sale is a 1941 Willys “slat grill” MB Army Jeep and a matching 1943 Bantam military trailer. Both are fully licensed and titled in the state of Wyoming.

The frame number on the jeep is MB108308, meaning that it was the 8308th production jeep delivered to the Army Quartermaster in WWII. There were more than half-a-million jeeps delivered to the military during WWII from Willys (the “MB”) and Ford (the “GPW”).

There is a weird screw-up on the body, in that early production jeeps featured a “script” from the manufacturer on the back. I purchased a reproduction rear body panel and, somehow, the Willys script was stamped on the wrong side. It’s an easy fix that anyone reasonably adept at welding can handle and I probably should have taken care of it by now, but I actually enjoyed leaving it that way, largely to drive the perfectionists crazy.”

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Cool Jeep Photo

• CATEGORIES: MB

I happened upon this photo while doing a google search for old rims.  Here’s the link to the source.

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1945 MB Los Banos, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

Mostly stock.

4wheel drive, manual tranmission, new tires, still has military placards on glove box, and original 4 cylinder for any more information please”

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1944 MB St. Petersburg, FL **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was Make Offer.

70% complete?  I can’t tell what’s missing.  Maybe it’s apart?

“70% complete… original drive-train, original go-devil flathead 4 cylinder, new canvas on front seats & rear bench seat, 12 volt, runs good, no rust, needs brakes”

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