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WANTED: Military Jeeps in Greenwich Village, NY

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This struck me as an odd add, so I figured I would forward it. Someone in New York City is hunting for jeeps, though for what purpose isn’t clear.

“Military Jeeps Wanted:
MB, M38 , GPW , M38a1 , M170
Clean civilian models considered CJ-2A , CJ3, CJ-3B, CJ-5, Scrambler, CJ-7”

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/cto/5110050272.html

 
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Hamilton Front Bumper Wanted

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Seth recently redid this Hamilton pedal for his daughter. He’s hoping to find a Front bumper. Does anyone have one? You can email him at Seth @ sethrlevy.com if you do.

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Here is how it looked when he bought it:

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FC Bumper Help Needed

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Tom need some help with his FC bumper and asked me to post this. He hopes to either locate the brackets and spacers he needs or get templates for them.

He writes, “Recently, I was able to buy a Ramsey Winch Bumper for my FC-170. Unfortunately, the bumper did not include the mounting brackets and 1″ spacers. Please let me know if you have any of these parts. Even if you aren’t interested in selling, I would like to get some paper templates so I can recreate them if necessary. Your help is appreciated. Here are some pictures of the parts I need.”

SideBrackets Spacers RSideBracket LSideBracket FC170Bumper

 

 
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Wanted: Sterling Trailer

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Anyone in the Midwest, on the East Coast, or in Canada have a Sterling trailer for sale? If so, contact Glenn Fry at glennfry2006@gmail.com.

Learn more about the Sterling trailer: http://www.ewillys.com/2014/05/07/sterling-manufacturings-jeep-trailer/

 
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WANTED: Cutlas Hubcaps

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Wade’s looking for a set of Cutlas Hubcaps to complete his 1966 CJ-5. If you have any or know of any, contact Wade at: redwagonsmith   @  gmail.com.

Wade’s CJ-5:

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Example of the wheel covers:

1962-cutlas-hubcap-brochure

 
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Jay’s Race Jeep Rebuild in Phoenix

• CATEGORIES: Features, Racing, wanted

jay-lewton-racing-jeep2Jay Lewton is rebuilding his grandfather’s racing jeep. He’s looking for a few hard-to-find parts.

My grandpa and Dad owned Lewton’s Jeep Sales and service from 1952 until 1989 when chrysler took over. My dad still has the shop and now does minor repairs and vintage jeep service work. The jeep I am restoring is my grandpas 1948 Willys race jeep. He raced this at Tri County 4 Wheelers, which he and 13 friends started in 1963 in Lisbon Ohio. I am now the proud owner of the jeep and trying to find the same rims and tires he used to run. 15×10 5 slot rims and Formula Desert Dog Tires 31×10.50 r 15. Luckily I still have the rims for the paddle tires but along the way I am not sure what happened to the aluminum rims. My dad tossed the Desert dogs about 10 years ago because they were falling apart.

I am looking for some Desert Dog tires and alumuinum rims. I am also looking for a 3a or 3b frame because of the many years of offroad racing the frame on the jeep has gotten week and stressed and I would much rather put another frame under it to make it safe if I decide to show or run the jeep again.

I am including a picture of my grandpa in his jeep from the early 90’s when he was still racing. Any help in searching for these parts would be greatly appreciated. I am lucky to finally add this Jeep to my Jeep collection here in Phoenix Az where I live now.

 
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Wanted: CJ-5 Renegade

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Mike is hoping to find a CJ-5 Renegade on the west coast. He’s got a reasonable budget, so if anyone knows of something good available, feel free to contact him at Heimbig@aol.com

 
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WANTED: FC-170 T-98 Shifter

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Chris needs a new shifter for the T-98 installed in his FC-170. He’s located in Virginia. If you have something or know someone he could contact, comment below or email him: 2bskyhi @ gmail.com.

On the left is what he needs. On the right is what he’s got.

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WANTED: Inner Windshield Bracket

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Eliecer from Florida is looking for a old junk inner windshield to salvage the center piece because his 1945 GPW is missing it (see pic). You if have something he can use, you can call him at 786-339-6292.

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Tami is Looking for her Father’s Jeepster

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Steve forwarded this request for help in locating a Jeepster.

My name is Tami. My dad was Howard F. Post, “Bud” as his friends and all called him. I am very interested in tracking down his ’48 or ’49 Willys-Overland Jeepster. It had a Caddy engine and a Buick automatic transmission(??) as far as we could remember. Attached are the pix of his Jeepster showing the License plate (Calif.: DYH 159) and the modified dash. The “pull lever” was the shifter. My sis always said that no one could steal it because it was too hard to figure out. :))

We were teenagers and in our early 20’s when he sold it. At that time we didn’t wonder or ask why or who. My mom passed away and they sold the house about ‘69-‘72 and that was approx. when he sold the Jeepster and his Willys Jeep. He and 3 buddies painted all of his Jeeps to match. All I remember, everyone in town knew the car well, and it was his baby. My dad raced motorcycles, midgets, and more. My Mom asked him to quit when my sis and I were born.

I joined the Willys Overland Jeepster Club about 3-4 years ago. They published an article about my dad’s Jeepster but no answers. My dad helped start up the Jeep Jamboree in the Rubicon Canyon and I had some pix of the early days–as I recall he went up several weeks ahead of time, and I thought he told us they poured a concrete pad for dancing and to set up camp. I got a bunch of pix together and didn’t go much further with it. I had pix and not a lot of info. The W-O Jeepster club has lots of Jeepster and a lot of them for sale.

My dad was a fabulous guy (of course:), but I know he was a great mechanic. His dad was a tool and die maker, and my dad was his understudy and a great mathematician. He worked for Ford when he was 17 ‘till WW2 and was in the Navy with 3 Ford dealers, and worked for each of them from Washington State. to So. Cal. and then settled in Vallejo for good.

OK, thank you for your consideration and for any info you can help me to find my dad’s Jeepster.

Sincerely, Tami

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Motorcycle for Vintage Jeep Trade Fort Wayne, IN

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Here’s a trade that might interest someone.

Trade for older vintage Jeep CJ CJ4 CJ5, wanting a more original Jeep than a lifted modified one.
Let me know what you have, condition.

1980 Harley Roadster XLS 1000 Sportster. Heres some info on the bike. Mostly original, tank is perfect, fenders are nice. More rare model than the Sportster. Blacked out engine from the factory. XLS came with factory extended forks, blacked out engine, 16 rear wheel, Roadster 3.3 gallon tank among a few other items. 

The tires seem okay but they are the ORIGINAL! Goodyear tires. So that tells you the bike has been babied. No leaks from engine around bike. I put on a new Mikuni 38mm Flatslide carb, with new adapters and throttle cable from Barrett Clutch. A few extras included. Sisssy bar, original carb, whatever else I have.”

http://fortwayne.craigslist.org/cto/4647936749.html

motorcycle-trade

 
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Wanted: MB or GPW Project

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Daniel Flanagan is located in the UK and is hoping to find a MB or GPW project. If anyone thinks they have a project that would interest him or think they can help out, email me or comment below and I’ll hook you up with him.

 
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Charles is Seeking a Hook

• CATEGORIES: Features, wanted

Charles from Belgium is looking for one of these rare hooks. I don’t know a lot about them. He’s got the hook on the right, but looking for the hook on the left. Anyone know where to find them?

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Wanted: Capstan Winch Swap

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A reader reached out asking if anyone would interested in the following swap:

Is anyone out there is willing to swap my WWII Braden J2 Capstan winch for their civilian Link Belt Capstan winch? It would need to be a straight swap. I only have the winch head (believe NOS, or at least in perfect condition, with scuffs from storage though) and a perfect repo mounting plate and lever). I’d like to get the same in return. The winch needn’t be NOS off course just working. Any additional parts I will be willing to purchase if these would be offered as well.

Comment below if interested.

 
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WANTED: This Sand Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Racing, wanted

Rob is looking for this sand jeep. If you recognize it, please give Rob a call at 360-931-0056. (thanks Marty).

Looking for this willys sand jeep 
would love to have it back please give me a call if you own it now or if you know who does”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/4497405570.html

wtb-sand-jeep

 
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WANTED: 1955 CJ-5 Solid in Wolfeboro

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Seller of a jeep would like to get it back.

Approximately three years ago my girlfriends father sold his mid-fifties Jeep CJ to a gentleman from somewhere in the central to the north end of New Hampshire or southern Maine. It was sold in Wolfeboro, NH and towed away to where ever.

The seller was a man named Richard and he has since passed away. His daughter, my girlfriend and soon-to-be fiance’, has many great childhood memories connected to that vehicle and wishes to purchase it back. We are happy to offer a great profit to the seller if we can just locate him and get in contact. The physical and/or running condition of the Jeep is not important in any way – it just needs to be his Jeep.

It is as follows:
– a 1955 Jeep Willys (looks a bit more modern – like a CJ – not the square fenders)
– red faded paint
– in very stock condition
– snowplow mount on the front (or at least it had one….)
– half cab hardtop without doors

*** Looks very similar to the Jeep pictured in the photo attached to this post but the hard top is different (it ends right behind the doors).
VIN and Photos of the exact vehicle coming soon !!!!
Have you seen this Jeep in or around your town?
Do you have any information regarding its whereabouts? Possible reward for information leading to finding it.
We are ready to make a deal immediately if we can track it down – please help.”

wanted-cj5

 
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Trade your Wagon for an Austin Mini Wagon

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A seller in San Diego is interested in trading his 1965 Austin Mini for a variety of vehicles, including a Willys Wagon.

“am looking to trade a rare A35, right hand drive, 4 speed, current reg, clear title, rear barn door, 4 cylinder, dual carb, new battery, earlier resto, newer interior, starts runs and drives, leaks clutch….needs seal or rebuilt slave unit. looking to trade for a newer jeep wrangler, older land cruiser, vw tdi, older chevy wagon, willys wagon pre smog mg or smogged 2 seater Japanese car.”

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/4353449618.html

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Farm Jeep Parts Wanted

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A friend of mine is looking for the following hard-to-find parts for his farm jeep. He’s a serious buyer, but not real good with the internet, so has asked if I would help him try to find them. He’s willing to pay for shipping (using Uship) from anywhere in the US.

– Newgren lift
– Newgren single plow (or any other implements with tag)
– dual wheel adapters
– Koenig pto twin stick (50 & 58)
– Koenig half cab (complete and with tag)

Email me if you have something dave @ ewillys.com

 
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WANTED: SM420 Transfercase Adapter

• CATEGORIES: Features, wanted

Eric is in the New York area and is looking for an SM420 Transfercase Adapter. Does anyone have a used one they are interested in selling? You can email him at schwartz.eric.b@gmail.com.

 
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Anyone Recogize this GPW from Pennyslvania?

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In Nov of 2012 this GPW was on eBay. It also appears earlier here.. It was eventually sold to a dealer in the UK who in turn sold it to David Fairhead. David is wondering if anyone knows who the seller from Pennsylvania. He’s hoping to learn more information about its history. (BTW, he’s already successfully found some additional info at G503 — it was originally in Maryland).

 
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Wanted: GPW or MB Tub Western Washington

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Troy’s looking for a MB/GPW tub. It doesn’t have to be perfect. If you have something, email him at JEEPFRK50@COMCAST.NET

 
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WANTED: Radiator Cover

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Charles is looking for a winter canvas radiator cover. Anyone have one for sale? You can contact him at charles.van.remoortere@telenet.be

radiator-cover

 
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Dash Navigation Trade for Jeep Parts in Iowa

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Lynn has a in-dash nav system that isn’t working for him, so he’s hoping to trade it for some jeeps parts (cj-5 drivetrain parts). He’s located in Iowa. If anyone is interested contact him at pastorlynn@esthervilleumc.org

 
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Wanted: CJ-3B Seat Frames near Tulsa, OK

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Gregory is near Tulsa OK and looking for some CJ-3B seat frames. If you have a set you want to sell, he can be contacted at
gdisal@yahoo.com .

 
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Ride for Korean War Vet: Birthday Surprise in Cleveland Ohio July 7th

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Scott spotted this ad. Anyone near Cleveland want to contact them or let the local MVPA know?

“I am looking to rent a WW2 Ford Army Jeep. My father in law drove this jeep in the Korean war. His birthday is July 7th and I would like to surprise him with a jeep ride. If I can not find a Ford jeep I am sure a Willys Jeep would do the job also. Please contact me if you know of anyone that owns or has access to this kind of Jeep. I am not sure that he would be comfortable driving your vehicle. I am sure that he would appreciate a ride if you are not comfortable with others driving your jeep.
Chris”

http://cleveland.craigslist.org/wan/3833103839.html