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1943 Photo of Jeep on Amchitka Island on eBay

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This driver was having some fun.

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“1943 Press Photo US soldier drives jeep through standing water on Amchitka, WWII. This is an original press photo. Amchitka Island – Aleutians – An unidentified Yank spurs his jeep through soupy goo, the result of spring thaws, which blankets newly constructed “road” through Uncle Sam’s new Amchitka Island base in the Aleutians Photo measures 9.25 x 6.5 inches. Photo is dated 06-02-1943.”



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1942 Photo of Marines Landing on eBay

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No indication as to which island. It could be the Eastern Solomons.

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“1942 Press Photo Marines and Jeeps land Ashore from United States Landing Barges. This is an original press photo. …up on the beach and the marines have landed. Bottom left, a seagoing tank plows its way through the jungle. Bottom right, more marines pour ashore from landing barges bringing with them jeeps and other equipment to reinforce the beach head. They quickly overcame opposition offered by the Japanese on island. Photo measures 6.75 x 6 inches. Photo is dated 09-01-1942.”



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1953 CJ-3B Castle Rock, WA $13,500


Includes original bill of sale.

“1953 CJ3B All original, new engine, new trans, new transfer case, new radiator, brakes, wiring, rebuilt steering gear and front end components. Original owners manual with spare key taped inside, warranty brochure and Bill of Sale.”

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1953 CJ-3A Pleasant Hill, CA $5500


Has some rear floaters. Looks good.

“53 willys drives great.”

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1946? VEC CJ-2A Coos Bay, OR $1800


Listed as a 1946, this VEC could be a 1945 given the rear floaters. That said, there’s lots of rust.

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“I have a collection of 1946 VEC CJ2A Jeep parts for restoration or just parts. I was going to restore this but I have an aircraft restoration project that is more demanding of my time.

Parts include: Rolling chassis, (full floating rear axle), with tub, 5 mounted like new 600×16 military NDT tires, engine, transmission/transfer case, radiator, rear driveshaft, drivers seat frame, non-VEC windshield frame, tailgate, hood, front fenders and grill.

Couldn’t find an engine id number in the usual two places/pads but the cylinder head is the early smooth top design. The engine turns over with a wrench and the crank pulley nut looks correct for a VEC.
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1951? CJ-3A? Gold River, CA $5400


A ‘ran when parked’ classic build with some old school art on the back. Looks like this was a neat rig back in its day.

“Awesome rebuild project for somebody.
Registered as a 1951 but vin comes up as built in 1947
Body is strait. Does have some bondo work.
v8 with custom headers. It did run when it was parked 15 years ago”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Paso Robles, CA $3500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500.

(12/16/2019) This former VEC column shift has has a few updates.

“1946 jeep willys
Runs great.
Well maintained.
Registration up to 2018
1962 ford rancheros 6 cyl engine
We have to move so we have to sell it.
Brand new 4×4 locking hubs.”

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1956 CJ-5 Millbrae, CA $4995


Unclear what work it needs. It has a rare Koenig 555 Super Cab.

“It’s a red 4×4, 2-dr utility ’56 Willys Jeep, CJ-5. Was going to restore it, but no longer have the time.
Was appraised at $6000, I’m asking $4995 obo.
Received a “Serviceable rating” = restorable, but needs work to be drivable.
Great for collectors or car enthusiasts.

3-speed transmission
38k miles
4cyl engine
Reupholstered seats, repainted body, metal top, spare, jack, tow bar, complete with trailer towing package, winch, and spot light.”

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1953 CJ-3A Buena Park, CA $4000


The Yellow jeep is a project. A CJ-2A chassis is also included.

“Willys Jeep
1953 Willys Jeep Great project
rebuilt 1986 Buick V6 Plus a 1947 jeep chassis with a small block Chevy $4000 obo call for details lots of extras call”

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Stretched CJ-2A Frame & Body Reno, NV $300


Could be of interest to the right person. Looks similar to a CJ-2L, but this is more likely a one-off build.

“this is a cj3a body and frame that has been stretched,has willys tailgate and grill and hood, ok condition, no title, set up for chevy and 700r4, i think it would make a nice rat rod”


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1950 PNW Racer Chassis Gig Harbor, WA $900


UPDATE: Price dropped to $900. This was Steve Carter’s old racer, and before that El Coyote. The rollcage has been removed.

“44 tapered offset rear. dana 44 front with 30 ends and axels, New Master cylinder with 11″ brakes, brakes worked good when i bought it. Two desert dogs on super offset wheels, buckshots in the front. Fiberglass willys body and nose, both need some fiberglass work. Roll cage ready to weld back in as soon as you throw on the body. ”

Current pics:

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1955 CJ-5 Monument, CO $8500


Something different.

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“1955 Jeep Willys CJ5 modified to 4 door
Full width 1 ton 8 lug Axles
New Warn Hubs
Limited Slip Rear Axle
New Jeep YJ Leaf Springs, longer and much smoother ride and flex for offroad
SOA – Spring Over Axle modified
Leather Seats
Upgraded 1 ton Power Steering
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1947 CJ-2A Carmel, ME $3600


UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/10/2019) Has some body patches.

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“1947 CJ2A 4×4 jeep for sale
Frame is very good
Body has been patched years ago and is solid for a 72 year old.
Runs and drives very good
Very well maintained
Brakes work
All lights, horn, gauges work
4 cylinder, 3 speed
Ramsey winch that works good
lock out hubs
*no battery, the old one is no good
*needs radiator
– the one that’s in the jeep is Not included! – It goes to another jeep
– eBay has a good buy on replacement radiators

I have owned this for about 30 years,
it has always been stored inside since I have owned it.
Never abused

I am selling because I have other jeeps and need to make some space.”


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1948 CJ-2A Oxnard, CA $5500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/15/2018) Runs and drives.

“Ok just reduced the price for this jeep it in good condition and runs and drives so the first one to come with the cash gets it”

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1950 CJ-3A Bakersfield, CA $4500



It’s been a while since I’ve seen a Blue Star top on a jeep.

“I am selling my military style flat fender jeep. It is road and trail ready. It is very well used, with rust in spots. Runs amazing and strong. Licensed through this year. Transmission, transfer case and differentials are all stock.
List if upgrades as follows:
231 Buick v6 out of 1978 skyhawk
Power steering out of a f150 truck
Warn overdrive
Mile marker 8,000 lb winch
High lift Jack
Custom bumpers, with rear tire carrier, rock sliders, and roll cage
4 inch suspension lift, new leaf springs and shocks
Full length bikini top
Hard top with doors and windows
Fold and tumble seat in the back
Tuffy lockable tool box under rear seat
Custom lockable center consul
Seats out of a 2004 Chevy aveo
4 point master craft seat belts
Set of 5 new Mickey Thompson Baja mtz on 5 white steel wheels”





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1946 CJ-2A Hermiston, OR $5000


Looks like a good price.Includes some spare parts, too.

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“1946 Willy’s Jeep. Mostly stock, has L-134 engine serial number indicates a Willy’s factory remanufacture. Buckshot bias ply non-directional tires 99%, perfect tires for the Jeep. Tons of traction, look old school. Pictures make the Jeep look amazing, in all fairness it is not. Has rust in the usual spots, hat channels and tool box. Tons of new parts, shouldn’t need much to keep puttering around. Price is the price, otherwise will keep. Includes spare running take out motor, transmission and transfer case (both would need a rebuild). Spare axles what not. Also, optional- M416 military trailer with almost no rust, needs tires and paint. Would include with the Jeep for $700. Must sell Jeep before separating any items, thanks.”

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No Regular Updates Saturday


Not updates today. Updates will resume on Sunday.

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June 1955 Willys News

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This 1955 Willys News includes a center article on the use of Jeeps in case of atom bombs.

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Powhatan Brass Fire Jeep Ad on eBay

I’m not entirely sure what this ad from the September 1955 issue of Fire Engineering is advertising, but the jeep looks pretty interesting. You can find an archived issue of the magazine online (though you’ll need to pay to access the info).

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Anyone Have this Brochure?

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We are looking for a hi res scan of this brochure. Anyone have it? It’s form W-1831 and it announces the introduction of the CJ-5. There is one currently on eBay, but it’s in Australia and priced at about $40 after shipping.

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1953 Photo of M-38s w/Plows in Germany on eBay

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Neat photo. This is for the photo and not the negative.

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“Here I have an 8 x 10 inch
Black and white photograph
From Original negative
2 Jeeps with Plow Blades



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1955 Canadian Ad for the CJ-5 on eBay

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This ad is not a full page ad, but is a unique one.

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1946 CJ-2A Crown Point, IN $3000


Seems a reasonable.

“arly ’46 Willys CJ2A. Last owner put in a F head motor but have a correct L head motor that’s included. Aslo have a hood to replace the one that’s on there. Great piece of history to restore.”


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1947 CJ-2A Grand Junction, CO $10,500


Looks in good shape. It’s missing the grille parking lights and front bumper.

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“Frame up restoration. The jeep was purchased by my brother in 1968. I started the frame up restoration in 2009 and was driving it in 2014. Frame powder coated and rebuilt motor, transmission/transfer case, brakes, steering. New front axles, radiator, springs, shocks, steering wheel, tires and others. I have records for $16,000+ out of pocket. Some minor cosmetics remain to be completed.

We are downsizing from our 9 acre home and shop and must sell … The Jeep is a real classic at a bargain price.”


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1953 CJ-3B Springer, CO $6500


Looks like it has had some body work. Includes a Sears Bradley trailer.

“L-134 Go Devil motor. Model 100 Koenig PTO winch, Sears aluminum full cab. General David Bradley Ben Hur type trailer. Jeep drives good. Clutch, brakes, transmission and 4 wheel drive all work as they should. All gauges, heater, lights, blinkers, wind shield wipers work. Motor has a miss at idle. Hate to sell but need to buy a house. $6,500”

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