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Year? M-38 Lenawee County, MI $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Appears in good condition.

https://jxn.craigslist.org/atq/d/tipton-willys-jeep/7077272380.html

“restored off frame 25000 miles no radio send no text can’t return”

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1953 CJ-3A Kearney, MO $4900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has a few mods.

https://kansascity.craigslist.org/for/d/kearney-1953-willys-jeep-cj3a/7087866788.html

“1953 Willys Jeep CJ3A
All new brakes
$400 in extra parts”

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1953 CJ-3B Glen Ellyn, IL $1800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

I’ve not sure how much value is here.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/glen-ellyn-1953-jeep-cj3b/7092162262.html

“53′ CJ3B project has original 3spd. trans., twin stick transfer case, is missing motor but comes with 81′ jeep 151-4 rebuildable engine. Frame is in good shape, body can be fixed.Came from Ohio and has a clean title.”

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1950 CJ-3A Chassis/Parts Winchester, TX $900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Parts

No pics provided.

https://austin.craigslist.org/snw/d/west-point-jeep-parts/7091091266.html

“1950 CJ3A Rolling Chassis with Jeep F161 6 cylinder engine. Good grill. usable fenders and hood, body junk! No title. Comes with an extra L134 engine, two good L134 heads, 2 repairable CJ5 fenders, two military Jerry can holders,one bell housing, one red Jerry can, one heavy duty brush guard, one extra Jeep wheel, one radiator with a good copper core (fits pickup or wagon)and boxes of gears, shafts, speedometer heads, one T84 shift plate,one mirror assembly, and several buckets of bolts, nuts, and small parts.

This Jeep was to be my next rebuild, but at 79 years old, I decided to clean house and give it up. Most of the parts are an accumulation of parts from Jeeps that I restored over the last 50 years.Two of my Nephews have Jeeps that I passed along to them. One is a 67 CJ5 with a V6 engine and is for sale for $4500.00 and the other is a 1942 GPW that is 85% original and is for sale for $9,000. Both run very well. Both Jeeps are in Winchester

I will consider any reasonable offer on the CJ3A and parts. The price on the GPW is firm but the 67 price is negotiable. The CJ3A and part’s price is also negotiable and will consider any reasonable offer for all of it as one package. The two flat heads sell at Kaiser Willys for $300.00 ((new) and the L134 engine block (new) is $2000.00.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Colorado Springs, CO $11,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $11,500.

(02/15/2020) This militarized CJ-2A looks in good shape.

https://cosprings.craigslist.org/atq/d/colorado-springs-1947-willys-cj-2a/7072398527.html

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“An incredibly clean and functioning 1947 Willys CJ-2A Militarized MB Jeep. This little sweetheart is exceptionally clean, the original body was replaced with an MB body (military jeep). The body is completely free of rust. The body and details of the Jeep are very authentic along with the appointments of a World War II Jeep. The top and seats are in great condition and appear completely authentic. The engine does not leak oil or coolant. The engine runs nicely and starts reliably. The Jeep turns heads wherever it shows up. Truly a wonderful piece of Americana.”

 

 
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1952 M-38A1 Choctaw, OK $7000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

Looks pretty original.

https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/d/choctaw-1952-jeep-willys-m38/7091359809.html

“All original. Runs great . We take it out for rides. Clears Title and plates. Needs upholstery, mileage 12009”

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1951 M-38? O’Fallon, IL $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(02/21/2020) This is listed as an M-38, but the one photo that is provided suggests it is a CJ-3A. That said, it appears in good condition.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/d/fallon-1951-willy-military-jeep/7093115241.html

“1951 M-38 Willy Jeep
Excellent condition. Restored sound body. New Tires, instruments (except speedometer), and upholstery. Runs fine. Driven less than 70 miles in last 8 years. Buyer responsible to pick-up vehicle (no shipping)”

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1946 CJ-2A Littleton, CO $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It’s a project.

https://denver.craigslist.org/pts/d/littleton-1946-willys-project/7091243170.html

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“I have lost all free time and ability to finish this project. I absolutely do not want to sell it, but I’m moving in a couple months and i know it won’t get done. This jeep came from California. Ran, parked for 1,000 years and then brought to Colorado to this garage.

The everything on the frame and body is as i received it. The frame was modified way back in the day. I was going to remake a frame. I can’t answer much more then what you can see in the photos.

Parts included:

2009 Jeep JKU D30/D44 axles with 3.73 gears (tubes tack welded to make chassis roll)
2020 Jeep Gladiator Wheels + Tires
Rubicon express YJ Lift kit springs and shackle plates (was going to remove some springs for better ride height)
Shackle frame mount kit
willys tub
Frame and engine

Not in photos: grill and hood and windshield (cracked). Headlights. “

 
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1960 CJ-3B Rifle, CO $5500

• CATEGORIES: Airborne Lightweight Jeeps, CJ-3B

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5500. 

(03/02/2016) “60 Willy’s jeep all original motor and drive train, motor completely rebuilt. New crank pistons, rods, valves, etc. 4 wheel drive all works good.”

https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/silt-60-jeep-willys/7090510714.html

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1964 CJ-3B Marissa, IL $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Seller indicates it includes a Gov plate, so it was likely a Gov/military purchased CJ-3B.

This has a ventilating windshield.  It does appear to have a place on the dash with four holes where a gov data plate could have been.

https://carbondale.craigslist.org/cto/d/marissa-m606-cj3b-military-jeep-updated/7087006238.html

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“This is a 1964 Military Jeep for sale that is like a M606.
The army and the navy were the only ones to use these jeeps, and they were intended for more mundane duties around bases and such.
It does have the original military wheels and most of the original hard top (the side and rear doors are missing).
The engine is stuck, and the radiator is long gone (scrappers stole it along with the doors years ago).
I have the original body tags along with the reproduction brass military tag.

No title, but will provide a bill of sale.

Accepting any reasonable offer. I would like to see it go to someone who knows what it is versus it becoming a start for a crawler or mud buggy.”

 
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Just a Handful of Updates

• CATEGORIES: News

Just a handful of updates today, as I spent most of yesterday driving to Seattle and back.

 
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Four Wheeler Makes Some Seat Covers

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine

In case anyone’s interested, Four Wheeler ran an article by Verne Simons about making seat covers.

https://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/body-chassis/cj-2a-seats/

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2 Menus w/ Las Brisas Pink Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

This eBay auction features a set of Las Brisas Menus from 1973 that include images of pink DJ-3A Galas on the front.

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1958 Photo of Young Boy and FC-150 on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

I bet this kid grew up to be an FC kind of guy. He looks very serious about jeeps!

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“You are bidding on a Nice Vintage Young Boy & 1957 Jeep FC-150/FC-170 Pickup Truck Decorated Crepe Streamers Photograph.
Very nice condition.
Great photo view showing young boy wearing suit & tie, posing beside classic 1957-1958 Jeep FC-150/FC-170 pickup truck. Decorated with crepe paper streamers & sign. Parked in front of church, possibly wedding event.

Border edge has processing/developer date stamp: 1/58 – Church sign has Aug 25, 1957 date.”

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1956 CJ-6 Paso Robles, CA $16,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

UPDATE: Still Available. Was on eBay. Now listed at $16,500.

(10/22/2019) Tim is selling this modified road and trail CJ-6.

https://slo.craigslist.org/cto/d/paso-robles-custom-1956-willy/7081208562.html

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“1956 Jeep CJ6, full custom drive train, chevy 350, TH350 automatic transmission. Power Steering, new fuel system, slap shifter, custom restored dashboard, dual exhaust. 20 k paint and body. Custom seats…1200 in tires, sound system, roll cage…Let summertime fun begin.”

 
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PTO Welder Special Jeep Equipment? Kitsap Cty, WA $250

• CATEGORIES: Parts

UPDATE III: Still Available (see pics at bottom) https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/tls/d/bainbridge-island-giant-pto-welder-for/7088382422.html … seller has a possible buyer.

UPDATE II: Documented example of this Arc Mobile Unit by GE.

This General Electric Mobile Arc ad appears to have the same one as advertised for sale below (this and this GE Welders look very similar, but not the same):

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“PTO Welder. Was sold as a farm equipment option for the old Willys trucks.”

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1950 JeepRod Truck Shafter, CA $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available. The new pics show the wood paneling has worn.

(09/09/2016) Lots of custom work here.

https://bakersfield.craigslist.org/cto/d/shafter-1950-chop-top-willy-pick-up/7087424237.html

“chop top 1950 willy pick up 454 motor over drive trans 4wheel power disc brakes power steering tilt wheel corvette chassis new gauges c/d player every thing is new or rebuilt custom rally wheels $13500.00 or best offer may take part trade”

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Older pics:

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1949 Jeepster Kennewick, WA $5000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/02/2019) Project that runs.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/pts/d/kennewick-1949-willys-jeepster/7090156544.html

“New top
needs some sheet metal work on lower quarters
starts and runs
a ton of spare parts
my project that got put on hold”
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VEEP? VW Jeep Logan, UT $3500

• CATEGORIES: VEEP (VW Jeep), Scamp, Others

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/22/2019) I’m not sure which model of VEEP-like vehicle this one is. Engine appears removed.

https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6116006?ad_cid=13

“Willy’s Jeep fiberglass tub Volkswagen transmission front and rear Volkswagen drivetrain”

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1948 Montana Farmer-Stockman Jeep & Truck Ads

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE: I mistakenly list a September 1949 Ad as a September 1948 ad. I removed that, so now there are only seven ads on this post. 

Willys-Overland ran a series of Universal Jeep and Truck ads in the Montana Farmer-Stockman newspaper through 1948. The ads for the Universal Jeep focused on farming and ranching and appear most, but not all months (The paper is archived at the Library of Congress and appears to have been a bi-monthly publication). Below are seven ads I could find. In 1949, the number dropped to only 4 ads.

January 15, 1948:

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No February Ad

March 15, 1948:

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April 15, 1948:

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May 15, 1948:

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Hood Strips Ever a Factory Option?

• CATEGORIES: Features

Someone on Facebook claimed that hood strips were a factory option, though without specificity as to which model of jeep in which time period such an option was offered. I was not aware of this option nor have I seen any documentation for such an option. Of course, I’ve seen plenty of jeeps for sale with hood strips, but never saw much consistency among the designs.

So, anyone know 1) were hood strips ever a factory option? 2) were they ever a dealer option? 3) were they ever featured as a special equipment option? 4) if any of these are true, does anyone have documentation?

Here’s an example of wood strips:

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From the CJ-3B Page: https://www.cj3b.info/Tech/HoodProblems.html

 
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1940’s Buddy L Victory Toy **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

This Buddy L. Victory Toy sold for $42 (+$17 shipping) yesterday.

View all the info on eBay

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Small Wood Jeep Toy on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

Roger spotted this unusual toy with an etched-in jeep grille.

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“You’re getting the vintage wood folk art toy shown. 5″ red jeep. Nice overall condition”

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1942 GPW w/ Truck Bed San Leandro, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB) • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was No Price. Now priced at $4500.

(02/26/2020) Interesting mods. Some better pics would be useful.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/san-leandro-1942-ford-jeep-4×4/7091183357.html

“World War II jeep so cool lot of atencion current tags running .sometime the starter gets stock but most of the times tuns on clean title”

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1952 M-38 Bossier, LA $7000

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, M-38

This old Portland Fire jeep is supposed to run and drive, once the clutch is finished.

https://shreveport.craigslist.org/for/d/bossier-city-52-willys-38-military-jeep/7088107715.html

“I’m selling my 52 M-38. It’s my dream car, but there’s too many bills, and not enough money. Let my dream be yours. It comes with hood and back seat. Was running when parked a year ago. Installing new clutch now. Needs about 4 bolts put in, and both drive shafts reconnected, then it’s driveable, ready for adventure.
Comes with a second new clutch.”

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