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Year? FC-170 Mount Airy, MD $3950

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

This seller has six FCs. This is the last one available.

https://frederick.craigslist.org/pts/d/mount-airy-fc170-jeep-for-parts/7251210188.html

“The FC in the photos is the last FC left for sale. It has an old power angle Meyers snow blade, a Jayhawk dump, a Koenig winch and dual PTO unit. It has a dealer added power brake system. The master cylinder has been rebuilt with a brass sleeve by White Post Restoration. It has not run for 2 years. In the next few weeks I plan to get it running and install a new muffler weather permitting. Some of these parts are not installed. The spare tire bracket has been bent since the photo was taken. I have a title for this.”

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Year? CJ-3B Thurmont, MD $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

I’m not sure how much value is here.

https://frederick.craigslist.org/atq/d/thurmont-1951-cj3b/7257649823.html

“no title, 2 jeeps for parts, 1 has body-needs work, excellent front clip that we have stored in barn, grill hood, fenders, n windshield frame also stored in barn. Bell housing for v8 conversion, bell housing for orig 4cyl, engines need rebuild, i restored a 1949 cj3a willies from ground and know whats entailed, have no desire
to do again. Good father and son project. Asking $1000 cash”

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Year? CJ-2A Roswell, GA $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Not sure there’s much value here.

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/pts/d/atlanta-1940sjeepwillysparts/7255096748.html

“This is a Jeep Willys from the 1940’s we think. It ran when we got it a couple years ago but we were going to fix it up better. We’ve changed our minds and would like to sell it and not fool with it anymore. It could be a nice one if someone took the time to do it. The basic parts are here – the body and windshield and seats, etc. There is rust and some rebuilding is needed.”

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No Updates Saturday

• CATEGORIES: News

Updates resume Sunday

 
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1941 Full-Page Look at the “Leaping Jeep”

This full page article published July 22, 1941, in Baltimore’s Evening Sun includes photos of Bantam BRC-60s and Ford GPs.

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1941 Full-Page Article on the Jeep

This is a second full-page article on the jeep, this time with two large photos in the May 04, 1941, issue of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.

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1968 Jeepster Convertible Liberty Hill, TX $15,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Nice looking Jeepster Convertible.

https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/liberty-hill-1968-jeepster-for-sale/7251731596.html

“i have for sale a great condition 1968 jeepster for sale. it was made kaiser willys jeep in Toledo Ohio. it a v6 3 speed manual transmission 4 wheel drive with manual hubs. this model is alittle more rare as it has 3 factory gas tanks. it has the continental bumper. clean yellow paint with good paint. All good glass. runs and drives great with classic plates. Time to change things up so trades maybe considered for other classic cars but would prefer cash. tires are great and has roughly 63000 miles. everything works as it should. im asking 15000 o.b.o. i have a clean and clear title. It will come with a service manual and several extra parts and goodies.”

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1946 CJ-2A Windham, ME $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available. 

(04/17/2019) The body may be in good shape.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/windham-1946-jeep-cj2a/7249859625.html

“1946 CJ2A JEEP BEEN IN DRY STORAGE FOR YEARS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION ASKING $10,000”

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1953 CJ-3B Santa Fe, NM $16,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: , .

Appears in good shape.

https://santafe.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-fe-1953-willys-cj3b/7256246674.html

“1953 Willys CJ3B completely Original. Runs excellent. New top. 3 speed 134 4/cylinder engine. $16,000 OBO might consider interesting trade or 1947 thru 1953 chevy truck”

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38A1

CJ-5s:

  1. 1975 CJ-5 Bangor, PA $1400: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/148920840147339
  2. 1963 Rockford, IL $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1661439400671446 (Army Sniper’s jeep?)
  3. 1967 CJ-5 Metamora, MI $2200: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1305320999818312
  4. 1969 CJ-5 Hamilton, OH $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1300649260298109
  5. 1962 CJ-5 Ypsilanti, MI $1200: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/762045901040759
  6. 1968 CJ-5 Agawam, MA $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/832113560920508
  7. 1961 CJ-5 Pewaukee, WI $4000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/397907374943092
  8. 1962 CJ-5 Winters, CA $4999: https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/winters-1962-willys-cj5/7251291502.html
  9. 1963 CJ-5 w/Tux Park package Moriarty, TX $8000: https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/bar/d/edgewood-1963-willys-cj-kaiser-jeep/7256469082.html

M-38A1s:

  1. 1953 M-38A1 Brook Park, OH $9500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/412091176502451
  2. 1955 M-38A1 McArthur, OH $15,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/687846475475596
  3. 1952 M-38A1 Gettysburg, PA $18,500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/871468446925377
  4. 1953 M-38A1 Cove, OR $6000: https://boise.craigslist.org/cto/d/cove-jeep-m38a1/7253088479.html
  5. 1953 M-38A1 Simpsonville, SC $2800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/154588739784962/
  6. 1954 M-38A1 Oscoda, MI $6500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/818730658962787
  7. 1955 M-38A1 Union Springs, NY $4300: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1509093875947732
  8. 1955 M-38A1 Erie, PA $21,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/144380390457434
  9. 1954 M-38A1 Glen Cove, NY $12,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/144380390457434
  10. 1956 M-38A1 Canyon Lake, TX $5500: https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/d/fischer-m38a1-willys-jeep/7251380908.html
  11. 1952 M-38A1 Parks, AZ $14,000: https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/atq/d/parks-1952-willys-md-m38a1-very-nice/7256631625.html
  12. 1955 M-38A1 El Cajon, CA $4500: https://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/d/el-cajon-willys-m38a1-jeep-1955/7258031930.html
 
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1943 Willys-Overland Trailer Dahlonega, GA $1500

• CATEGORIES: trailer

This was just posted at warjeeps.com.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale21/ad005/ad005.html

“Good restoration project. See pics for specific description”

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CJ-2A & Parts Saxonburg, PA Estate Sale

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Parts • TAGS: .

Not sure how much value is here.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/pts/d/saxonburg-estate-sale-willys-jeep-and/7247498112.html

“Willys Jeep and other Jeep transmissions for sale in an estate sale.”

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1957 Wagon Broomfield, CO $7500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

This is still a project. It has an early set of Free-Lock hubs (circa 1957) that could have been original to the wagon.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/broomfield-1957-jeep-willys-wagon/7256767905.html

“I am selling my 1957 Jeep Willys Wagon. ALL ORIGINAL. This is the perfect project for someone to finish. I don’t have time with a growing family. The frame is in great condition. Patina. The body is immaculate inside and out. Wood trim. All original. All manuals are original. Included are $5,000 in parts to continue on the restoration. Jeep runs and drives but is not ready for the road. A few items from the new parts inventory are rear lights, rear bumper with Willys emblem. 2 front fenders. Chrome for grill. Etc. On the Jeep, new tires, suspension, brakes, exhaust, etc. $7500 OBO.”

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1947 CJ-2A Missoula, MT $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/10/2020) Looks like this has potential.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/missoula-1947-willys-cj2a-jeep/7255728693.html

“1947 WILLYS CJ2A JEEP
Runs and Drives
New Battery
Carburetor Kit
New Break Shoes
New Break Lines
New Master Cylinder
New Shocks
New Leaf Spring
Fuel Tank Flushed
New Exhaust”

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1945? CJ-2A? Garden, MI $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000.

(11/24/2020) The half cab appears custom. Nothing indicates it is a 1945 model.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2860221170857907

“1945 Willys jeep runs drives stops new floor braces,floor pans,fuel pump,exhaust,gauges”not all hook up yet”,choke and throttle cable all new lights and led back up lights custom built half cab with large sliding back window original Willys doors with roll down windows seats redone 33 boggers on back swampers on front not perfect or flawless but great trail buggy sure I’m forgetting some stuff”

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Year? CJ-2A? Topsfield, MA $600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This is probably a CJ-2A, but I can’t tell for sure.

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/wto/d/topsfield-willy-jeep/7254300873.html

“Willy jeep parts two frames”

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1942 MB Prescott Valley, AZ $2000

• CATEGORIES: MB

A parts jeep or project.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/pts/d/prescott-valley-wwll-nov-willys-mb-jeep/7258308552.html

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“Its a project as seen.
Frame serial number is there, MB188911 Dates to Nov. 1942
Engine serial no. MB429850
Engine casting 638632 -W-4 NI CR
Transfer case Model 18 J 222262
Transmission T90A-1-34
Steering box Ross T12
16″ rims
Engine turns over and stops, feels like a valve is stuck.

PTO SHOWN AT END OF TRANSFER NO INCLUDED ( single stick)

DOES NOT RUN!

Sold as seen, NO TITLE!”

 
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1956 DJ-3A New Braunfels, TX $2000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2000.

(11/25/2019) This looks to be a late model 1956 DJ-3A convertible (#11432). Body might be in decent shape. Windshield probably toast. In this case rare doesn’t equal valuable.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/pts/d/1956-willys-dj3a-jeep/7253170260.html

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“I have a super rare DJ3A 2 wheel drive Dispatcher Jeep for sale,

It is all original except for the wheels, I had intended to restore it to drive around downtown New Braunfels i just haven’t had the time to work on it.

I am asking 5000 or best offer as is. Please let me know if you have any questions.

I am keeping it at my parents place in the Garden Ridge area. “

 
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1958 FC-170 Cambridge, MN $4500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Still Available.

Needs TLC&$.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/397609051585269

“1958 jeep FC 170, project”

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1949 CJ-3A Fallbrook, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/20/2020) I wonder if the rear drive line has enough movement to accommodate the higher springs.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bar/d/fallbrook-1949-willys-jeep/7255732293.html

“Very clean, no rust, original Motor and trans. Runs good, brakes have been completely gone through. New exhaust, new shocks. Upholstery is in great shape. Wheels and tires are in good condition. 4×4 works good.”

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Year? Jeepney Riverside, CA $15,000

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

It doesn’t run at the moment. It has a Missouri title for some reason. There’s nothing to indicate it is a 1946 or was ever a WW2 jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/687047558645517

“$15,000 Here is the real deal WW2 willys Jeep Jeepney from the Philippines. Was built in the 1960’s with old war Jeeps left behind. This is a real deal with Isuzu diesel and 4 speed transmission. Old owner was a maga millionaire that took his family in the annual parade every year in this. It was part of the Schats bakery collection. Has a clean Missouri title and had over $5000 invested in the running gear years ago. Been sitting maybe 4 years and will run and drive in a few hours.”

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Article and Photos of the Bantam T2E1

UPDATE: This article from August 28, 1941, published in the Daily News (New York City), describes the Bantam BRC-40 T2E1. This is the second generation of of the T2E1, (reportedly, the first generation of the T2E1 had a the full body, which itself was a derivation of the T2, an anti-tank jeep that had the gun between the seats; however, there apparently is some debate on how to define the versions).

Also mentioned below is the Ford Swamp Angel. I’ll have more info on that in an upcoming post.

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This is a T2E1 from an angle I’ve never seen. It was published yesterday on the Quest Masters Museum Facebook page:

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Originally published May 31, 2020:

An article from 1941 appears to describe the T2E1 Bantams shown in photos below (a few more photos here also).  The article describes the rifles as 47mm, while the photo captions correctly describe the rifle as a 37mm. Perhaps the difference is that the article was written in July, while the photos were taken late in August? So, maybe, 47mm rifles might have been initially considered? (47mm anti-tank guns were developed by France as early as 1931)

This article was published July 21, 1941, in the Lansing State Journal out of Michigan:

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#1 Originally posted 01/31/2014:

This is likely a reprint, but still a good photo of the Bantam BRC-40 T2E1.

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#2 Posted August of 2018:

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“Streamlined” Jeeps From the Pacific

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine, Sedan-jeep • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: This post has been updated with a better version of the video:

The photos below are snapshots from the above video. They resemble the jeep shown below that was built by Wayne K. Pike. It was built by members of the 9th Service Squadron at the 13th Army Air Base on the island of Moratai. Note that it has a chrome/stainless trim strip absent from the car featured in the Popular Mechanics article below.

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ORIGINAL POST FEBRUARY 11, 2013:  You can view the entire Popular Mechanics’ issue on Google.

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Dec 1945 Popular Mechanics Page 6 Streamlined Jeep

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Dec 1945 Popular Mechanics Page 72 Jeep with Odd Body

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Dec 1945 Popular Mechanics Page 77 Men using Jeep like a plow horse

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Dec 1945 Popular Mechanics Page 73 Men us jeep to fix propeller

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Dec 1945 Popular Mechanics Page 70 Fixing Jeep Frame

 
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RedYcut Ford GPA Amphibious Model Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, GPA (SEEP), Models

Not many of these Amphibious jeep Ford GPA models around.

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“THIS AUCTION IS FOR ONE/1 REDYCUT U.S. ARMY AMPHIBIAN JEEP WOOD KIT IN ORIGINAL BOX
THE KIT LOOKS TO BE COMPLETE.
DIRECTIONS INCLUDED
A NICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE WOOD AMPHIBIAN JEEP MODEL KIT.
HARD TO FIND IN THIS CONDITION.”

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Fleet of Toy Jeeps on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

The seller indicates these were from M*A*S*H toy sets.

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“Metal diecast US military jeeps and trailers, 18 Jeeps and 16Trailers, made by Zylmex, 1983. 12 are OD green, 6 are desert camouflaged. First time I saw them was in the 1980’s they sold as part of M*A*S*H* sets. Selling to reduce my collection of soldiers and vehicles. Scale is possibly HO scale. Condition is “Used”.”

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