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Just a few updates today

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(This was supposed to appear Thursday morning, but I messed up!)

Just a few updates today.  We will be gypsying in the motorhome for the next week or so. We’ll be in Roy, WA, for a couple days at my sister’s place, then down to Ethyl for the weekend for some jeep races, then most likely back to my sister’s place (redoing her roof and fixing stuff).

Bruce Troxell just published his take on the conclusion of the Alaska Or Rust adventure: http://blog.tirebuyer.com/alaska-rust-vintage-jeep-caravan-le-grand-finale/

 
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1949 Jeepster Wichita, KS $7900

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Has some updates.

“1949 Willy’s for sale. Chevy 283, with 350 heads (I believe). Runs great! interior has a small tear on left side of the driver’s seat where the side and the top meet. It is covered with black gorilla tape and it works fine, exterior could use new paint, but I get compliments all the time. No idea what the actual mileage is, odometer reads 80,384.

The top is white and is in good shape, except the pull tab on the back window broke off. I use pliers to open and close it, but the top stays down 95% of the time.

This Jeepster comes with all side curtains and a black boot to cover for the top when it’s down. The transmission has been converted to automatic, accessory fan with on/off switch added to cool the motor, was told it has a chrysler front end, and floats a bit when driven, but it’s a 1949! There is some rust inside the wheel well and on the undercarriage. This would be a very simple, resto vehicle.

This is a fun car to own, selling it for family reasons.”

https://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/d/1949-willys-jeepster/6264550285.html

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Randle, WA $7500

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Not “all stock”, but there may be a fair stock jeep under those mods.

“46 Flat Fender Willys jeep for sale. All stock. Fun toy to play with. Has been garaged for 10 years.”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/d/46-flat-fender-willys-jeep/6268424817.html

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1961 Truck New Canaan, NY $12,000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/13/2016) Looks nice, but does have some rust under the driver’s side (rust pics not shown below).

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/cto/6294664309.html

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“This truck has been renewed and refreshed in original equipment without disturbing its authenticity, experience, and patina. It served as a service station vehicle for many years in Bellows Falls VT until it turned about 44K miles in 1991. From there is sat, little used, and was discovered in a barn in 2014 where it came to CT and underwent a full restoration of its aging or failed parts and systems. Now it drives several times per week on local trips and has attended local parades and Caffeine & Carburetor shows. The only non-OEM changes have been the addition of three point restraints and the electrification of the wipers. Currently odometer shows just under 47K miles.
Inline 6 cyl 226 engine, three speed transmission, transfer case, front wheel locking hubs, one ton hauling capacity, full fold-down tailgate, three-point restrains. Everything on the truck works and the four wheel drive is amazing – also it drives happier with a half load than empty.

Replaced, repaired, or renewed:
Entire brake system from master cylinder thru lines, slaves, drums.
Front springs, shocks, and some bearings and tie rod ends
Clutch and brake pedals repaired, radiator flushed and new hoses, new speedometer cable, new electric wipers, new passenger window mechanism and glass
Full tune-up, new wires/coil/distributor parts, new fuel pump and filter, new headlamps and turn signal unit, new LED brake lights.
5 new original spec steel wheels, new Cooper AT3 tires in the original proportions. New wiper motor, three point restraints.”

 
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Saturday Night Update

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We finally made it to Pasco. On Sunday morning we will be taking the Vidals to Twin Falls, then returning the next day. Regular updates will appear again Tuesday morning. I will also have some final trip updates also.

BTW: I recharged Patterson’s battery last night and it started right up.

Thanks for everyone’s patience.

 

 
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Final Days of Alaska Or Rust Still to Come

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Those who have followed Ann and I on our eWillys adventures know that we do our best to provide nightly updates while traveling. I can confirm that doing those updates and keeping a group of people organized simultaneously was the most difficult thing I’ve done in years. By the time we neared Fairbanks, I was so sleep deprived I could barely write a cohesive paragraph. That’s a big reason I’ve had to delay the final two updates (trip from Beavercreek to Fairbanks and our last day in Fairbanks).

So, eWillys will be a little slow for the next couple of days. We’ll get it back on track over the next week.

 

 

 
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Trip Update Coming Soon

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Trip Update will be available in a couple hours.

 
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No Updates Today

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It’s was our 5th anniversary last night, so I enjoyed some drinks and will spend the evening with Ann. I’ll update everyone on the trip Sunday morning.

 

 
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1947 CJ-2A Conner, MT $1900

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Look like it may have a rear PTO:

Fair condition, Runs. Need battery for the flathead 4cyl. Rear PTO Shaft. Bike rack. Have new seats.
1900.00″

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/willys-jeep-cja/6218280655.html

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Chillin’ (and feverish)

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I’ve been sick since Saturday night, alternating between chills and fevers. Hopefully I will feel better this morning!!

 
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1959 M-274 Wildomar, CA $2500

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Doesn’t run. Rarely see these as projects.

“I have a 1959 Willys M274 Army mule for sale, currently is not running but was rebuilt and running in the early 2000s.
it can run just needs some TLC.”

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/snw/6196742222.html

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Willys Jeep @ Garage Sale Arlington, WA

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No pics nor any description.

“Having a huge garage sale 40 tables packed full plus more lots of tools designer purses and clothing jewelry collectibles comic books CDs DVDs VHS vinyl records camping three boats a bronco a Toyota Celica quad ATV four wheeler Willys Jeep housewares large house speakers MTX car audio speakers amps outdoor tools bicycles golfing tennis games hair products RC cars and lots more”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/gms/6198607454.html

 
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1947 CJ-2A Whidbey Island, WA $4500

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Has the bobcat hood among other updates.

“This is my 1947 Willys with a 1968 chevy 327-cid engine supposedly out of a 1968 corvette. I am the third owner of the car after the swap which was done by an older man who wanted to get rid of it because it was to fast. It is has a manual choke and there is no key required to run and drive the vehicle. It runs and drives as it sits but as you can hear and see in the video it needs a tune up the passenger side is running rich and sounds like the timing may need to get adjusted. As you can see the body is in rough shape the driver side windshield is broken and the windshield doesnt fold down because the previous owner caulked it. According to the previous owner the engine and transmission where rebuilt but I do not have paperwork to prove it so it was just word of mouth. I love this car it is super fast and fun but don’t have time or space. So 4500 obo open to all offers TEXT with questions would highly recommend trailering it.”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/6186356473.html

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Anyone W/Jeep Near Grafton, WI?

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Keith is looking for someone with a vintage jeep near Grafton, Wisconsin, that would like to participate in a June 24th fund raising event. Contact him asap at kmleistekow@charter.net or 920.226.8775 for more information.

 

 
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4 Desert Dog Tires Pittsburgh, PA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $400.

Some solid letter dogs for sale.

“31×10.50r15 desert dog tires, they don’t make them anymore and are really hard to find they come with the rimsl”

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No Updates Tuesday

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No updates on Tuesday. I was sick most of Monday.

– Dave

 
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1948 CJ-2A Fort Collins, FL **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

This jeep, which is a mix of parts, has a set of Free-Lock Hubs on it.

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“I have a RARE Willy’s CJ2a with a MB converted front end with a 1963 1/2 Ford Falcon Sprint 260ci V8 solid lifter Commando motor and Rare Factory installed Manual Overdrive!! That’s right 4 sticks 3 speed manual, manual overdrive, 4wd in and out and 3 speed transfer case high,low and PTO. Runs like new fresh tune up has a entire new front to back 16 fuse wiring harness installed with all new 5 gauge cluster. Only had 6,600 original miles came originally from retired Colonel at Fort Hood Texas was his weekend driver. Has brand new Goodyear Wrangler Military issued 33 x 9 x 16 over $1,200 cost in 16×7 military wheels. Has rebuilt drivetrain about 10years ago. Has lockouts on it. Upgraded leaf springs with coil over shocks for original winch bumper.

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1943 Photo of Jeep Pulling Train Cars in Africa on eBay

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That’s quite a load to pull for that jeep!

“1943 PRESS PHOTO US Army Jeep Hauls Railroad Freightcar Dakar North Africa 4382 Measures 6 X 10 inches”

View all the information on eBay

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1946 CJ-2A NJ $2400

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2400. I’m not surprised this one went quick!

Just saw this on facebook. Has rear PTO and Gov.

“this jeep has been in storage for 40 years,has pto w/rear gear box and king sleely governor and correct handle,has 16″ rims,motor is stuck but will try to free it,front floors and windshield frame has minor rust,correct front seats,this jeep has never has a plow on it,solid frame,can still see black paint in area’s,lost title will will give a bill of sale,has both vin tags,#487XX, located in NJ,$2400 NO TEXT /NO BEST OFFER CALLS”

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1960 CJ-5 Saint Croix Falls, WI $1500

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Engine spins. Has a plow and hardtop. There could be value here.

“This is a real cool project the jeep is a 1960 the motor turns over but does not run and is sold with a bill of sale ,the jeep has rust but noting that cant be fixed ,comes with plow”

https://www.carsforsale.com/vehicle/details/3813248

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1945? CJ-2A Olympia, WA $3200

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UPDATE: Still Available.

“1946 Willy’s Jeep. 6 volt.Original motor running gear. Runs good, new brakes. Body in decent shape for age. Always stored indoors. Comes with extra transmission. Lots of fun. ”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/5993441460.html

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1946 CJ-2A Yoncalla, OR $1995

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/05/2016) Project or parts.

“selling a project willys from done new springs new power steering conversion 4 cylinder mustang turbo motor in and married to tranny has a lot of parts with a trade like a boat car 4 wheeler our ??? call our text”

http://eugene.craigslist.org/cto/5965386214.html

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1948 Wagon Beaver, PA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

(02/01/2017) Craig shared this ad. That frame may be twisted.

“1948 Willy’s delivery vehicle 350 motor oil pan smashed from accident 350 Chevy motor auto trans NO TITLE bill of sale only unique vehicle 3500 OBO’

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1969 Gaz Portsmouth, NH $8500

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Craig spotted this nice looking Gaz.

“GAZ 69 Russian 4×4 4 cyl. Jeep 134 motor , miles unknown. runs and drives . Registered as an antique in NH, no title because of age. Have owned this for a few years and had alot of fun. As with any old vehicle it is easy to tinker with. The body and frame is solid ,stored off road in the winter. Call with any questions.”

http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/5979403947.html

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British Airborne Trailer Allentown, PA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD* Was $4500.

Seller notes there are only five of these trailers in the US. (Jeep not for sale)

“selling my wwii British airborne trailer(Number 1 Mark II Lightweight 10-cwt Airborne Trailer). I can deliver for extra fee, I am within 3hr to Newark NJ docks for overseas shipping.
There are only five, yes 5 of these trailers in the USA(I know all the other owners)
Trades will be considered, firearms preferred. Was restored about 4-5yrs ago, some very minor holes, I didn’t want to re skin the entire trailer taking away from its originality. Brakes not assembled due to the fact that they had a tendency to actuate while in transit, with a possibility of locking up and possibly creating a accident situation.
A great trailer to complete their british airborne impression.

**Jeep in photos NOT INCLUDED OR FOR SALE!**”

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