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1946 CJ-2A Lufkin, TX $1900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Engine is free, but doesn’t run at this time.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/231481514851481/

“1946 Jeep Willys, project Jeep. Does not run but engine turns over. It ran approximately a year ago but needs new fuel system and brakes. PM for more information If needed.”

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1953 CJ-3A Pleasanton, TX $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/02/2019) The body has various mods. The homemade hardtop seems functional.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/432446104318199/

“1953 Willys Jeep CJ 3 A, 4 CLY. Willys Engine, Tow Bar, Galvinized Canopy, New Shocks(not installed), Spare Engine, Spare Transmission, Clear Title, Tires hold air, Good project vehicle all major OEM parts still available from many sources”

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1947? CJ-2A? Terrell, TX $900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/04/2020) Could be a 3A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/267258280940748/

“I beleive its a 1947 willies jeep. Missing hood and front fenders. Has both axles, drive shafts, transmission and engine. Engine head is off but comes with. No title”

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1948 CJ-2A Perris, CA $6750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/30/2020) Includes a variety of parts. Still some work to be done.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/166841637946860/

“1948 Jeep Willys Overland CJ2A 4wd Off the frame restoration, most of the hard work is done and looking for someone to complete the project!! Clean pink slip and CA plates Original Body and Frame Service manual and parts books 12v system, mag rims with tires 2 new bumpers Tons of original parts and new parts including: Tow bar, exhaust system, power winch, ooooga horn, halogen lights, extra gas tanks, rack, too many parts to list all included with deal.”

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1961 Kelloggs Aruba Trip and DJ-3A Surrey Contest Prizes

• CATEGORIES: Features

In the spring of 1961 Kelloggs offered a contest with prizes that included DJ-3A Surrey Jeeps. At least two of those winners were from California: N. E. Eastmoore, Sr, out of Bowman, California, and Mrs. Maurine Vogel, out of Pasadena, California. A third, Richard P. Varalin, out of Drums, Pennsylvania, is pictured below.

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This for quality image of the back of an All-bran cereal box is the only image I have. A better one can be found on the CJ-3B Page, which also provides information about the contest.

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1951 ‘Jeep’ Moldboard Plows Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

This is the last of the 1951 Farm Jeep / Jeep Tractor Brochures that I have. It’s form FS-514101.

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1964 Ad for the CJ-5 with an Outdoor Recreation Theme

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Old News Articles

I find this ad from the June 22, 1964, issue of the Staunton Leader out of Staunton, Virginia, a good early example of a begining move from the jeep as a utility vehicle to it as a vehicle for outdoor recreation. Though the ad still focuses on the jeep as a way to get to these fun endeavors, it wasn’t too much longer before an inflection point where the jeep-journey itself was advertised as fun.

Remember that by 1964, Four Wheeler Magazine had been out for two years, a publication that helped spread the message and the hobby of four wheeling pursuits (clubs, jeeping, modifications, and racing).

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Charcoal Gasifier Engine Generator on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Parts

Scott spotted this unusual item. If I understand correctly, this has been made to provide a fuel source (out of charcoal) for a jeep engine. I’m not sure what makes this specifically unique for a jeep, as similar systems have been attached to cars. According to this document, a gasifier has been fueling a jeep since 1981 in Laos.

View all the information on eBay

“1940 ww2 Charcoal Gasifier Gas Generator For 4-6 Cylinder Engine Willys Jeep Wc. Condition is Used. It work with only charcoal and work good, extremely rare item, it is very old with som rust and dent look at pictures over all look good , I can ship it via fastenal, it is 300lbs fit on a wood pallet.”

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Bill Barriere’s 1978 Pan American Trip

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

UPDATE IV: Here’s an another photo form 1978, this time it’s a good closeup of the hood.

View all the information on eBay

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UPDATE III: Charles Chips — What happened to Bill Barriere, continued (see more info in below updates). (two years after the photo in UPDATE IV) In 1981 Bill launched Charles Chips of Palm Springs, a franchised(?) business that has specialized in home delivery of cookies, pretzels and other snacks in the United States since 1942 

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The next week, this photo and caption was published by the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, California. Bill’s adventurer-look was gone, replaced by a more casual-business-looking persona.

UPDATE II: This photo shows Bill on top of the jeep.

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Original Post January of 2019 …. UPDATE: Another photo of Bill Barriere and his jeep appeared on eBay (see below). That find sent me once again on the pursuit of the question, “What happened to Bill Barriere’s jeep trip?”. It turns out, he didn’t make it very far. During the early portion of his trip, he crashed into a bridge in the Yukon, which left him with a $7000 repair bill and $1700 tow bill (Yukon to Fairbanks). He decided to abandon the trip idea and, instead, become a mercenary fighter in Nicaragua (and drive his jeep there). Maybe some day I’ll figure out how his life as a mercenary fighter panned out. 

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International Harvester Warn-style Hubs? Forestdale, MA $75

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

I haven’t run across IH marked hubs with a Warn design. Anyone else seen these?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1198366567173783/

“International harvester stamped lock out hubs, will fit 10 spline Dana 25 and Dana 27 axles”

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1953 CJ-3B Fresno, CA $6700

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Runs and drives. Has mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/240694360601231/

“Runs and drives great smog exempt tagged and ready to go small block v8 Chevy edelbrock carb and intake aluminum radiator warn overdrive new cooper discoverer mt 30 9.50r15lt”

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1953 CJ-3B El Centro, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Has a Kelly hardtop. Could be a good price. Towed down from Alaska?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/597767794168798/

“1953 Jeep Willys · Other_body_style · Driven 300 miles FOR SALE $6,500 obo 1953 Willys CJ-3B • Complete restoration • Upgraded to 11” brakes • 12 volt system • Modern oil filter • Restored Kelly hardtop with roll up windows”

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1948 CJ-2A Modesto, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Runs and drives. Has some mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2648449842091303/

“1948 Jeep Willy’s. Very fun to drive. Starts and drives great. Clean title. Current registration. Not a show vehicle by any stretch. Fun to use as is – or make it a project”

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1948 CJ-2A Acton, CA $3750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3750.

(04/07/2020) Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/204539157566285/

“48 Willys jeep runs, has a Buick v6 and warren overdrive.”

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1943 MB Glendora, CA $4400

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Has some mods and a 3B windshield.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/254857905666694/

“1943 Jeep for sale V8 Chevy engine & Automatic transmission Runs and drives & new carburetor Clean title in hand Tags good till March 2021 Asking price $4400”

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1947 CJ-2A Fresno, CA $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Needs an engine.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/171886397507983/

“Great project jeep only thing needed is paint and a motor”

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Fiberglass Racing Shell Bellflower, CA $600

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Parts • TAGS: .

Not a bad price for an unused racing shell.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/639738956843175/

“Willys flathood fiberglass body $600 obo”

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1947 CJ-2A Anaheim, CA $16,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/02/2018) Nice looking build. May have a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3046091215419820/

“1947 Jeep Cj2A with ford 289 with C4 automatic. Great condition.”

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1948? CJ-2A? Yuma, AZ $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3B

It’s possibly a CJ-2A with a 3B body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2476245782407656/

“Runs and drives great..needs seats 4wd works great. New radiator Water pump Plugs and wires Cap and rotor Oil lines Fresh carb kit. Newer gas tank All in all it’s a fun Jeep and did everything I needed and wanted it to do.not in a hurry to sell.would much rather have a a sxs.”

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1985 DJ-5 Porterville, CA $2200

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Appears in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/512919256096829/

“Right hand drive postal jeep excepting cash offers $$$$$$$ serious buyers only”

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1948 CJ-2A Watsonville, CA $25,000 (Or obo)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

That is one of the stranger ‘roll bars’ I’ve ever seen. Probably has an f-head in it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/891733921297527/

“O.B.O Jeep Willys 1948. Good condition. Classic. Runs good. Motor 4 cylinders.”

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1947 CJ-2A Project Phoenix, AZ $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500

(11/27/2012) There’s a lot of project work left.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/555339072001212/

“GM stearing gear with all stearing parts custome made from a 4×4 GM truck. No motor. Motor mounts and tran mounts are for GM V-8 and four speed tran. Two transfer cases, one is a 205, and other is Rockwell. Two transmitions one is SM 465 other is a TH 350. Have alot of parts, It has a Dana/44 front and rear, wheel base 8 inches longer and wider, leaf spring over axel, axel’s are drilled 6 lug Chevy disc brakes, rear drum, fly wheel, Bellhousing, Starter, all brackets for motor, roll bar, and many more parts”

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1946 CJ-2A Rancho Cucamonga, CA $4200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/04/2020) Seller’s p# is hidden and seller notes he is rarely on FB, so he might be hard to reach.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/156126038747393/

“All original 1946 willys Jeep cj-2a project for parts everything is here very little bad rust 4200”

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1951 ‘Jeep’ Moving Equipment Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

Did the Newgren Terracing Blade become this blade, then become the Stockland Terracing blade? See the Newgren and Stockland brochures in the next post. This is form FS-514103.

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Newgren and Stockland Brochures for the Terracing Blade

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

To me, it looks like the Newgren terracing blade became the ‘Jeep’ terracing blade (with a minor modification .. angled piece added to the top for strength), which then became the Stockland terracing blade. Thoughts?
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Page from the 1951 ‘Jeep’ brochure with the terracing blade:

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1955 Stockland terracing blade brochure:

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