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Year? M-274 Army Mule Julian, CA $5500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

I need a good excuse to buy one of these some day.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/snw/d/julian-m274-army-mule-farm-ranch/6880206562.html

“M274-A2 U.S. ARMY MULE–Excellent workhorse for orchards, ranches, hunting and more, 4-wheel-steering, 4WD, ½ ton payload, electric start, headlight, reliable. Good, strong, reliable workhorse.”

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M1161 ITV-LSV 4x4s in Georgia Auction

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Joe shared a link to multiple M-1161’s at auction in Georgia. Anyone have experience with these?

https://www.govplanet.com/jsp/s/search.ips?c=4626

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Mini-Jeep Naselle, WA $2347

• CATEGORIES: Features, Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

TJ spotted this neat little mini-jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2571199966283496/?ref=messenger_share

“You have to see it. Lights Horn and Siren all work. Built on a Riding Mower Chassis. This would be great for Parades and shows. 6 speeds forward and 1 reverse. I know the right person is out there and wants it.”

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2 Cherokees and 1 M-38A1 Wales, MA $2500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1, Other 4x4s

Could be a good price for the right person.

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/pts/d/wales-jeep-collection/6871713526.html

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“Liquidating my Jeep collection. This is a package deal because I want them out of my yard. 2000 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L, 1998 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L & 1965 M38A1 Army Jeep. These are for “parts/ as is” condition. The Cherokee’s both ran last year but will need work. The Army jeep hasn’t run in years. I have title for both Cherokees the army Jeep is on a bill of sale due to the age.”

 

 
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1963 Wagoneer Weldon, CA $800

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Dan shared this project. It still has its ‘Jeep’ badges on it.

https://bakersfield.craigslist.org/cto/6866195324.html

“1963 Willys Jeep Wagoneer
2 door 4X4
Running condition is unknown
Been sitting 15+ years
Sold with Bill of Sale and Application for Duplicate Title
Phone calls ONLY please
Texts and emails will NOT be answered”

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1972 AM General FJ-BC Van Tucson, AZ $1500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Nothing about this is jeep-like, but there are folks looking for these.

https://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/d/tucson-1972-am-general-fj-bc-8c-1-2-ton/6863156084.html

“1972 AM General FJ-BC 8C 1/2 ton route delivery truck-postal van with title
…mid-restoration
…moving and must sell”

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Kimball Jeep-like Hauler San Diego, CA $2500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

This is a neat jeep-like offshoot.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/444819972921687/

“Old school, American built, Kimball Jeep Hauler. Starts right up and goes! Loud, bumpy, not going to win any races, but a cool ride for your property here in VC. Recently tuned up, brakes are almost too good, tires hold air but will need help in the future or sprayed inside w a sealer. open to trade for other toys?? Call/text if interested, Sorry but I won’t be checking questions on here often in case you want a fast response. thanks.

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Topeka Mower Belleville, OH $4000

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Several folks shared this ad. This looks in very good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/564388707415625/?ref=messenger_share

“Mower and wood splitter with hoist works great for ditches and banks made by Willy’s Jeep”

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Model 90 Empire Tractor Versailles, MO $7500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

This is the later model of Empire Tractor. Learn more about these here.

https://columbiamo.craigslist.org/grd/d/empire-tractor/6855122185.html

“For Sale: Rare 1948 Empire tractor. Serial # 6413. Restored. It has a Willys- 4 cyl CJ-2A engine with 134.6 cu in. horsepower is 40 at belt and 25 at drawbar. Transmission Warner Gear T-90, 3 sp forward, 1 reverse. This is 1/2 tractor and 1/2 jeep. Very”

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Centaur Antique Farm Tractor Century, FL $2200

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Doug spotted this tractor with a Monroe 3 Point Hitch. Could be a good price given that.

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/grd/6826160300.html

“1948 ? Centaur AG tractor , has good running 4 cyl. Leroi engine , Monroe 3 pt. hitch and good rubber, cast iron dash and grill with factory manuels , built in Greenwich Ohio, may be able to deliver in northern states.”

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1962 Jeep 101 Banner Elk, NC $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,500.

()5/16/2017) This was for sale back in 2015. I thought it sold, but it seems to have the same license plate.

https://boone.craigslist.org/cto/d/banner-elk-1962-willys-jeep-101/6835007217.html

“1962 willys 101. Produced in Brazil for three years. As far as I know it is the only one in the U.S. Everything works as it should. No rust.
-Brazilian made Chevy inline 6
-new Mickey Thompson tires
-new top
-disc breaks
-power steering
-new summit 2 barrel carb
-Dana 44 axels
-7k miles on engine
The price is below what it is valued by Hagerty. I will consider a partial trade for a finished cj7, and the rest cash. All deals will be made in person with cash! Please call or text with any questions.”

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Wally Cohn — Jeep King?

UPDATE 3: I’m taking Wednesday (03/06/2019) off of posts to write an article, so here’s an oldie, but a goodie.

UPDATE 2: Daniel Strohl over at Hemmings provided a solid background update about Wally Cohn.

“Born in 1924 in Germany, his father and stepmother sent him to the Chicago area in 1937 both to live with family and to escape the increasingly anti-Semitic mood in Germany. After Kristallnacht, his older brother Herman, his father Siegfried, and his stepmother joined him in Chicago. Walter flew 30 missions for the U.S. Army Air Corps as a bombardier during the war, earning a Distinguished Flying Cross and a Bronze Star and rising at least to the rank of Sergeant. After the war, he served as a member of the chief justice’s staff during the war crimes trials in Nuremberg, then returned to the United States and founded W&W Foreign Auto Parts in Blue Island, Illinois.”

UPDATE:  A reader named Clint just determined what type of vehicle Wally was using — A 1936-1940 Opel Olympia.  Here are two links to images:  Link 1 & Link 2. Thanks Clint!

ORIGINAL POST published in 2010:  I ran across the images shown below and others.  I didn’t think much of them until I looked more closely.  It appears the builder, who I assume is Wally Cohn, has merged a 1936-1940 Opel Olympia with a MB to create, arguably, the first Jeepster-like vehicle, except it is four wheel drive. The ‘Wally’ appears to use the entire jeep drive train.  If you look in back, you’ll even see this car can tow a trailer!

Who is Wally Cohn? I have no idea. I can’t seem to find anything about him, other than his name was Wally Cohn and he was nicknamed the Jeep King by photographer Walter Sanders.

Photographer Walter (Wally) Sanders worked for Life Magazine from 1944 to 1961. After growing up and leaving Germany for the US in 1937, he returned in early 1946 and lived the rest of his life in Europe, mostly in Munich. You can learn more about his biography here.

Because Walter was in Europe during December of 1946, and because these photos were snapped during that month, and because of Wally’s uniform (which Bob noted is an Army Airforce Uniform), I have concluded that Wally Cohn was a member of the armed services trying to merge cars and jeeps into a Wally vehicle of some kind (note the name Wally is displayed prominently on the dash in one of the pics).

This would be a great collector’s item — and a cool jeep too!

 
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1968 M-274 New Port Richey, FL $6000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $6000.

https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/atq/d/new-port-richey-1968-m274-mule-all/6791383277.html

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“USMC # 330627
This piece of Vietnam War History is in very good condition. The engine starts easy and runs very well and has a new starter less than a month old. The drive train is in equally good condition and is four wheel drive. A gun mount is included in the sale as well as various spare parts.

JMT AUTO 6732 US 19 N, New Port Richey 8-5 M-F or by appointment on weekends or evenings. Will trade for nice center console boat.
1968 M274 A5 Military Mule
• Fussy owner, very collectible
• Delivery date 6/1968
• 970 lbs
• Original Hercules horizontal 2 cylinder engine.
• Always kept in shed and covered
• Very good, original condition
• NO aftermarket parts
• Bought from GSA in 1988
• Reason for selling – I have two but only need one.”

 
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1965 M-274 Mule St. Louis, MO $7000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/29/2018) Tires look worn, but still appears worth a look.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/1965-willys-military-mule/6822497822.html

“1965 military mule built by willys 2 cylinder continental gas engine 4×4 front & rear steer electric start runs & drives good”

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Homemade Loader Sturgeon Bay, WI $1000

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Seller notes this is built on some jeep drive train. It makes me wonder if it was a Topeka Mower chassis?

https://greenbay.craigslist.org/grd/d/sturgeon-bay-homemade-loader/6819812617.html
“I have a homemade loader, has 3cylinder Diesel engine. Rear steer, not sure of make of engine. Needs to have brakes hooked up. Runs and moves fine. I believe that the drive train under it is from a Willy’s Jeep. Has high and low range. I don’t know what the lifting capacity is or the total weight of the machine. I had it on my 6×12 foot single axle trailer without any problems.”

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1990 Umm Alter II Denver, CO $28,900

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

James spotted this oddity.

https://www.worldwidevintageautos.com/1990-Umm-ALTER-II-TURBO-DIESEL%21-LIKE-LAND-CRUISER-DEFENDER–Denver-CO/6577051

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“Worldwide Vintage Autos is pleased to present this 1990 UMM Alter II. Very rare extreme / off road civilian 4×4. Estimated 1 of 3 in USA. Similar to the Land Rover Defender, Mercedes Unimog, AM General Hummer, Toyota Land Cruiser, etc. VIN 11G1L00032304

HISTORY
UMMis a Portuguese metal works factory and ex-automobile manufacturer based in Lisbon, Portugal. It was founded in 1977 with the purpose of manufacturing four-wheel drive vehicles for agricultural, industrial and utility applications. The UMM 4×4 design is derived from a prototype created by the French engineering firm called SIMI. SIMI had produced the Cournil, a rugged two seater boxy looking Landrover type of vehicle made with Hotchkiss-JEEP parts with Ferguson Diesel tractor allwheel driven mechanicals itself was originally designed and built by mechanical engineer Bernard Cournil. A civilian model was called the SIMI Entrepreneur 4X4. The Cournil Entrepreneur’s building rights were acquired in the 1970s by the Portuguese company União Metalo-Mecânica, part of the Mocar group and were renamed as UMM.

They became known for their durability, especially when in the Paris-Dakar rally the team was able to finish with all the cars that started. Many UMMs are still in use by utilities in Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde (in use by the national army) and France and also by the “Guarda Nacional Republicana” (Portuguese Gendarmerie), fire service and military, although the majority of their customers were private individuals.”

 
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1980 MItsubishi Christiansburg, VA $11,941

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Blaine shared this one. This seller imports Japanese right hand vehicles. No description provided.

http://www.duncanimports.com/used/Mitsubishi/1980-Mitsubishi-Jeep-c80b837d0a0e08be55bbeabadf66f929.htm

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Unusual Jeep Project Defiance, OH $1800

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Looks fun.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/386614025437331/

“A great project vehicle. Body is in very good shape. Motor is all there but will need gone through. Let me know if you have any questions”

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1982 CJ-8 Scrambler Rapid City, SD $20,000

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This looks like a well done rebuild.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/556404184841361/

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“1982 Jeep Scrambler rebuild. Chevy Vortec 5.7. Turbo 400 Auto. BeCool aluminum radiator. Currie 9 inch front and rear with ARB air lockers. Four wheel power disc brakes. 38 gallon aluminum fuel tank. Dual Optima batteries with battery isolator. Full fiberglass body. In cab roll cage and stock roll bar all tied to frame. Superwinch 9000 winch. Dana 300 Transfer Case with twin stick shifter. Corbeau Seats tied to roll cage. Very few parts remain from original jeep. Frame, transfer case, gauges etc. Comes with 1966 M416 jeep trailer.”

 
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2018? Landi? India $20,000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

UPDATE: Advertised in Langley, BC, Canada, the is actually in India.

This looks a bit different.

https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/cto/d/langley-landi-willy-jeep/6808887391.html

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“2018 landi jeep for sale
4Wheel Drive Power Stering Power Brake power clutch Ac non Ac jeep Mahindra
Black leather seats
Right hand steering
Chrome rims
Open roof”

 
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1972 Wagoneer Cortez, CO $3000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

It’s supposed to run and drive. “Last of Willys MA Jeep”??

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1929968923791325

“The 1972 Jeep wagoneer is the last year that willys MA Jeep. This vehicle has a V8 motor, power steering, new radiator, new brakes , new tires, new muffler, new shocks, leaf Springs have been re-arched, and the rear window rolls down by a crank. She is rough to look at, but is fun in the mud!!!’

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1983 CJ-8 Scrambler Conifer, CO $6300

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

The rear bed has been shortened. There is a title “situation”. Still, it looks like an interesting project.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/conifer-1983-bobbed-jeep-scrambler/6804692260.html

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“1983 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler project. Great overall condition. Factory hardtop, bulkhead and doors are in excellent condition, too. With little work this would make a killer rig.

Tub and rear frame have been professionally Bobbed (shortened) which leaves the factory wheelbase intact, but reduces the rear overhang and improves departure angle dramatically…ideal for rock crawling. Looks awesome!

Poison Spider rock crawler armor all around – rear corners, rockers with rock sliders, and front fenders. Body is in excellent shape. Paint could use some attention.
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1959 Topeka Mower & CJ-5 Jefferson City, MT $8500

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I think the price includes both the CJ-5 and the Topeka Mower.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246866629546910

“Both jeeps run great the plow is a 1953 Topeka hi way mower one of the last few of its kind. Both engines are fresh on the jeeps FOR SALE OR TRADE”

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1950 Ford/Jeep Wrangler Project Hartsville, SC $6000

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Is the chassis jeep?

https://florencesc.craigslist.org/cto/d/hartsville-1950-ford-jeep-wrangler/6791296636.html

“1950 ford/jeep wrangler running gear 4×4 project runs and drives tittle, lots of new stuff 6000”

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1983 CJ-8 Scrambler Clear Lake, IA $3900

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Hard to find these in this price range. It does have rust and may need a clutch.

https://desmoines.craigslist.org/cto/d/clear-lake-1983-jeep-cj8-scrambler/6799639162.html

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“Clutch not engaging after yesterday, Plowed excellent all day, I assume it needs a new clutch. Needs to be towed

Very original/stock cj8 with rare 4cyl, all parts are excellent including top, interior, ect… just has a rotted body of course….. fenders, windshield frame, hood and frame very good. Drive as is for now and restore later with new tub ($2300 in primer)

Ran and drove great and everything works as it should except heater fan. Plow works excellent with recent overhaul of parts/fluid. Great acreage vehicle or restore project. New radiator and brake line.

I have done auto body for over 30 years and understand how rare these are and much more rare to find unmolested! Easy resto or driver…

Not ambitious about selling, so cash with no offers or texts!!!”