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1942 MB Slatgrille Holcombe, Wi eBay

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , , .

1942_mb_slatgrille_holcombeHere’s a slatgrille MB out of Wisconsin. It appears in good shape.

“I bought this jeep in 2000 from Houston TX and had it shipped to Wisconsin where I had it restored.  I have invested $14,000 into this vehicle but willing to part with it for less…. I am not a jeep expert by any means, but I believe this jeep is largely origional with a few exceptions… It has been upgraded to a 12 volt system, and the windshield is not original. Like a lot of old jeeps, it does drip a few drops of oil after driving, but this jeep looks and drives GREAT! I do not have a top for the jeep. I do not have a title, and this will be sold with a bill of sale only.  Please dont hesitate to ask me with any questions you may have.”

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Follow Me Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, MB

UPDATE: I keep seeing the ‘follow me’ jeep from Portland for sale, so I thought I’d rerun this post from last year …

While looking for something else, I stumbled upon a website showing a model of a “follow me jeep”, which is shown to the right. The website notes:

Follow Me jeeps were jeeps that were used at airfields to help control ground traffic of airplanes at an air base.Follow Me jeeps used close to the front remained the normal olive drab paint color, but at bases farther to the rear, the jeeps became brightly colored.

I’ve never heard the term “follow me jeep”, though I did know they were used at airfields.  However, I had never seen a jeep painted this way before.  So, I wondered if the paint job was someone’s fantasy of what a “follow me jeep” might have been.

However, after doing a little searching, I found a page on Brian’s Military Jeeps Site that discusses, in depth, some of the unique characteristics of a “follow me jeep” plus some very specific restoration information, including an image of a jeep with the “gas attack” paint:  portions of the jeep could change color if certain gasses were present.

And to the right is a black and white image of a checkered jeep and checkered trailer.

 
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1942 MB Portland, Or Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_portland2It’s a parts jeep.

“has orig. engine runs no trans or t-case body is complete has some rust damage but fixable good projecthas tow bar and is towable i had plans for it but have another project and need the room and money best reasonable offer takes it”

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/pts/1198618910.html

 
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1943 MB/GPW San Antonio, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1943_mb_sanantonioUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1300.

“1943 Willys Jeep. I was told by the previous owner that it was a WWII general’s jeep. Can’t confirm that, but it’s possible, and a cool story … Previous owner rebuilt the engine, I can’t say exactly when … The thing starts up and runs. It’s a bit rough — probably just a timing thing — but it gets around.   Body is surprisingly straight and rust free….  It’s missing the original fuel tank and fuel pump, and instead has a boat tank and hand pump! Works great for general use .. A friend of mine took a liking to it about a year ago and put in new spark plugs, wires, distributor, rotor and battery ..”

 
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1942 MB/GPW Tenino, Wa $1800

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1942_mb_teninoI’m not sure if this runs?  It looks like there’s been some work on the body as one of the driver side cutouts is missing.

“Body Style ASM2D.  Need a project? Well here it is! It’s an oldie but could really be a goody!
LOCAL ONLY! CASH ONLY!! please contact me at tigerbeauty07@aol.com. please use ONLY “JEEP” or CRAIGSLIST” in SUBJECT LINE . Thank you.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/1194879100.html

 
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1942 MB/GPW Oregon Coast, Or $2650

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1942_mb_oregoncoastNote the interesting modifications to the grille.

“This is a Jeep that I purchased a little while back. I was going to restore it to look like the old Military Jeeps. It features a one of a kind grill which has two half vents on each side, as well as 4 indicator lights, instead of just 2. This one has a tailgate, which I think may not be original. It has the flathead motor or the “Go Devil” motor. The other parts of the drivetrain, I believe are original. The body has a military style dash, with the military style glovebox….”

http://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/cto/1193772641.html

 
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1945 MB Morganton, Ga $2500

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_morgantonIt’s not in the greatest of shape, but it is a running MB that doesn’t look all that bad.  This seller has this CJ-2A and this M-38 for sale.

“1945 Willy’s MB Military Jeep, Complete Engine and Running Gear, Engine and 4 Wheel Drive Runs Good, $2500.00, Call Todd – Please Leave Message, 706.633.6072”

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/cto/1185924968.html

 
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1945 MB NAPA County, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_napacounty1UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500

Lots of updates with this MB, but the shovel is still there.

“what we got here is a 1945 willys mb jeep , it has a buick 231 v6 , t-98 four speed trainey , dana 18 t-case with a warn overdirve, dana 30 front axle with cromoly axle shafts, warn outers, with warn hubs, wfo outer knuckles, high steer, disc brakes, dana 44 rear axle, with warn full floater kit, drum brakes , arb air lockers front and rear , 5.38 gear ratio front and rear”

 

 
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Willys Parts Jeep out of Forks, Wa $1500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

willys_fifeUPDATE2: This jeep is in Forks, Washington.  Price dropped to $1500.

I’ve lightened up the pictures, so now I can at least tell it’s a Willys of some kind. I can’t tell much more than that. There’s no information in the ad about it, just a picture.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/1182230230.html

 
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1942 MB/GPW La Place, La eBay

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1942_mb_gpw_laplaceIt looks like it needs a good cleaning, but I think it will clean up well.

“This Willys jeep was commisioned to Fort Polk. It had a rebuild in 1985.
Owner died in 1989 and the jeep was stored in a barn until four months ago.
I acquired it in an estate sale. Everything was said to be original when I bought it from the sale. As seen in the photos it is dusty from all the years being stored. The jeep was  licensed and driving in the late eighty’s and has a clear title. I have extr tires, rims, and other parts that go with it. Any questions please call Mike at (504)417-4535.”

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1942 MVD? Mooreville, Ms $4500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1942_mb_moorevilleI’ve not heard of an MVD?  It does appear to be an MB body.  The story behind the purchase is a bit odd.  He tried to convince his parents he didn’t want it, and just wanted to sell it, but has done a bunch of work on it?  hmmmm…..

“… Well, after weeks of trying to convince my parents that I do not want this thing, here it is up for sale to you. I will tell you what I know about the vehicle. Having personally worked on it, the Jeep runs very well, solid engine and drive train, four wheel drive works, all electrical items, except the fuel gauge. The fuel gauge needs the sensor in the tank, the actual gauge is fine. The outside paint actually looks good, orange in color. The soft top is showing some significant age, windows are whiting….”

http://northmiss.craigslist.org/cto/1160377047.html

 
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1942 MB/GPW + trailer Georgetown, Ca $7200

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1942_mb_georgetownI’m pretty sure the 4:20 rear ends are really 4:10 gearing front and rear (or they are 538 gears).  What’s a 538 GM transmission?  There’s some mixed up numbers.   The trailer certainly is interesting.

“1942 Willys Jeep/With Trailer, 1967 Ford Motor-225 odd fire, 420 Rear Ends, 538 GM Transmission
PowerLock Front&Rear 8000lb, Warren Winch, SoftTop with Doors, Asking 7200.00 530-333-1661”

http://reno.craigslist.org/cto/1159365299.html

 
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1942 MB Massachusetts eBay

• CATEGORIES: MB

This looks great, though it’s not in perfect condition.  There’s a nice long list of large pics.  It’s worth taking a peek at this one.

“This 1942 Willys Jeep has been in southern California since new. The body was taken down to bare metal top and bottom and was repainted its original olive drab military color at a cost of over $5000.The body is spotless rust free and it was only used in the dry desert climate since new. The black California license plates that were assigned to it back in the 1960’s are still registered to it. I have both plates. It has new canvas seats from Beachwood Canvas. The radiator has been recored, the motor rebuilt and the brakes just serviced.It has 5 brand new military Jeep correct 1942 tires by Wallace Wade Specialty Tires that were just put on …”

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1942 MB/GPW Roseburg, Or **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1942_mb_roseburg2UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $750

“mostly original, not running at moment, rusty and needs tlc,”

 
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1942 MB Elk Grove, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_elkgrove2UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500

Lots of good upgrades to this good looking MB.

“289 Engine; Four Speed; Dana 44 Rear; Dana 32 Front; Waren Overdrive; Custom Headers; new battery and cables; new plugs and wires; new distributor cap; no smog required! $3500 “

 
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1942 MB Shasta County, Ca $4800

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_shastacountyThis seems like a pretty good price for this combo.

“1942 Willys Military Jeep and 1946 Bantam Military Jeep Trailer. Jeep has roll bar/bimini top/extra clutch plate/tow bar/newly recovered seats/spare tire/3 Jeep cans. Converted to 12 volt electrical system. All lights, instruments and heater work. Trailer has tailgate, new paint and lights. $4800 for both.”

http://redding.craigslist.org/cto/1153737037.html

 
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1945 MB Santa Rosa, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_santarosaUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500

“World War II era jeep that is very restorable. Many original parts. Non-running 4 cyl. L-block post war motor.”

 
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Jeep Collection for sale out of Colorado

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, CJ-3B, CJ5, GPW (Ford MB), MB

willys_collectionUPDATE:  This was $85,000 for the whole collection. I have found some related craigslist ads.  See them below.

I’ve found a couple references to the sale of this collection.  Anyone know more? Based on the pic to the right, these don’t appear in great condition.  My guess is that this is over priced.

Here is a link to another reference at Hemmings, where I found the pic to the right.

Here’s a link to Hemmings that readsWILLYS: elderly WW II veteran has vintage Jeep collection, 40s-60s, both military and civilian, must sell, best offer.”

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CRAIGSLIST ADS RELATED TO ABOVE:

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1946 CJ-2A $4995

This one looks perfectly find.  The price doesn’t seem that outrageous.

“1946 Willys C-J2A spruce green all original condition, partially restored with new canvas removable top – runs and drives – $4,995”

 

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1948 CJ-2A $11,500

This one doesn’t look like it is in great condition.  There’s no reason to think it is worth $11,500.

“1948 Willys C-J2A signal red fully restored and in great condition – $11,500– Firm”

 

 
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1942 MB Winters, Ca $1200

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE:  The price is still$1200 (been for sale for months).

Here’s a project or parts MB. Sounds like it needs to go ….

“1942 WILLYS FLAT FENDER, U ASSEMBLE. TOOK APART YEARS AGO TO REBUILD FROM GROUND UP. WIFE, KIDS, DIVORCE, MUST SELL! JEEP IS COMPLETELY APART. FRAME IS 95% DONE, BUICK V6 IS DOWN TO SHORT BLOCK, TUB NEEDS WORK, ALL THERE JUST NEEDS SOME TIME AND MONEY. I HAVE NETHER! BRING YOUR TRUCK/TRAILER AND WE WILL LOAD IT ALL. JIM @ 530-908-0602. OR WORK CELL 707-365-1573”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/pts/1140484512.html


 
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1942 MB Parker, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB

1942_cj2a_mb_parkerUPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $3000.

There’s been several mods to this vehicle.  Note that the front tires are a little farther forward then they should be.  Also, this is a 2wd vehicle.  it appears to have a home-made tailgate? (see other pic)

“1942 Willys Jeep, CJ-2A, V6 Buick, automatic, 2wd, new tires, clean, clear title, current registration, and just runs great.

 
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1943 MB Wenatchee, Wa $5200

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

1943_mb_wenatcheeThe paint job on this is pretty unusual.  It looks like a tile mosaic.  The top is in poor condition.

“Body, running equipment, and engine all excellent. Interior and top need work. Has a tow bar to pull it with and you will need a light bar for rear if going very far. If you want to drive it away bring top post battery.”

http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/cto/1125148901.html

 
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1945 MB Gilroy, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1945_mb_gilroyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4100

Here’s a good price on a complete, good looking MB.

“FOR SALE – 1945Willys Jeep:  This is an older depot restoration with back lights and a tire rack that is not original. This jeep has newer canvas on the seats and working electrical system. The engine is strong and the transmission is smooth, this jeep runs great. The tub is not original, The jeep is located in santa rosa with a miliary vehicle company.”

 
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Year? GPW/MB Bethany, Ok $1600

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

year_gpw_mb_bethanyI’m not sure what is funkier, the roll bar or the paint job.  However, I don’t think the price is too bad given it runs.

“For sale is one Ford GPW World War Two, 4 Cylinder Jeep. Motor did/can run good no smoke. Needs some work to get it running. $1000.00 of new Jeep parts and VERY good Willys original rims/new non-directional military tires, 6 ply nylon included. Newly rebuilt orig Carter Carb and new fuel pump. 134 L-head Willys flat head four cyl. Lots of new parts that need installed. Or this jeep can be used as parts or a rebuilder from frame up. $1600.00 FIRM with $1000.00 new parts included. Serious inquiries only! Price has been lowered to minimum due to needing it moved from my backyard. 405-789-3343 Home Bus Number …Leave message and number”

http://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/1124300288.html

 
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1943 MB Santa Maria, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1943_mb_santamariaUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,000

“1943 Willys MB Jeep for sale. Partially restored, has currently rebuilt F head later model 4 cylinder engine, over sized brakes. Non-stock wheels and tires. New canvas, seat and top.”

 
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1946? MB Dallas, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

1946_mb_dallasUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

It’s one of the cleanest jeeps around?  I’d hate to see the dirty ones.

“46 WILLYS JEEP MILITARY JEEP — 4X4 WORKS — LIGHTS AND WIPERS WORKS —- CLEAR TEXAS TITLE IN HAND—NEW WIRING AND FORD PINTO MOTOTR —EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR THE YEAR AND MILES. THIS IS ONE OF THE CLEANEST AROUND YOU WON’T BE DISSAPPOINTED.”