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1952 M-38 w/trailer Corvallis, Or $15000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

1952_m38_corvallisThis M-38 looks in excellent condition.

“1952 Willys Korean War Jeep.  For Sale $15,000 or OBO. Originally used as a “Red Hood”.  Ground up Restoration.  Comes with M-100 trailer.  For more information or additional photos.  Contact 541-757-7402″

http://corvallis.craigslist.org/cto/1259601137.html

 
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1947 CJ-2A Windgap, Pa $1400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

1947_cj2a_windgapThis is a great price.  I assume the windshield is from a hard top.

“1947 WILLYS JEEP CONVERTED FROM 6 VOLT TO 12 NEW TIRES BATTERY ALTERNATOR STARTER COIL FUEL TANK ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP AND 12 VOLT GUAGE CLUSTER, 6FT PLOW WORKS GREAT VERY MINIMAL RUST. TANSFER CASE AND TRANS. REBEARINGED AND RESEALED 3 YEARS AGO 1400 OBO RUNS AND DRIVES GREAT”

http://allentown.craigslist.org/cto/1258593345.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A VEC Delafield, Wi $1200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_delafieldThe price isn’t bad, but the body sounds like it is bad.

“Serial Number in the 17,000’s so it’s EARLY. Has the column shift, has the tool indents and the pockets on the side. Motor sputtered a little bit, I pulled the carb and starter off for another jeep. Floors are gone, and the passenger quarter is rough. Rest is decent. Tranny has PTO. 1200 obo, or trade for pre 1965 cars and parts. Looking mainly for pre 1955 ford parts.”

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/cto/1258166405.html

 
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1952 M-38 Meridian, Ms **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38

1952_m38_meridianUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1750.

It’s a bit rough, but not too bad.

“Authentic 1952 M38 Military Jeep. Has blackout light system, four cylinder flat head (rebuilt), may original parts. Probable Korean war veteran. Jeep has complete drivetrain, minus one yoke for driveshaft (replacement cost $38 at Kaiser Willys). Good rims, frame has surface rust but all is mecahanically sound. Jeep body is somewhat rough but rebuildable. Have grill and front lights as well as dash board with Speedo (not shown in pics). Will need brakes and some miscellaneous parts to run and drive. Was going to restore, but do not have the time. These Jeeps are quickly becoming extinct. This is not a CJ3, it is an authentic M38. Call for more details.”

 
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1951 CJ-3A Riverhead, Ny $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1951_cj3a_riverheadIt looks like it’s in very good condition, though I don’t see the drain hold near the step on the driver’s side.

“51 Cj3a, original flathead engine,very good top and body.”

http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/cto/1258332150.html

 
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Year? CJ-3A Parts Jeep Louisville, Ky $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

year_cj3a_louisville2The price appears to high given the state of the body, so I expect the price to drop before it is sold.

“I am posting this for my uncle it is a willys jeep year is between a 46-54. All the parts are there except the air cleaner, It has the original flathead motor, hi/lo transfer case. It would be good to restore or for parts. $1500 obo 502-291-0638 Jeremy”

http://louisville.craigslist.org/cto/1257569617.html

 
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1950 CJ-3A Dickson, Tn Status Unknown

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1950_cj3a_dicksonThis might be a pretty good price as it runs and drives.  No glaring problems with the body that I see.

“1950 willys jeep runs good and yard drives, $1500.”

 
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1964 M677 Williamsport, MD **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

1964_m677_williamsportUPDATE:  Was on ebay. **SOLD**

In the past year, I have only seen one of these for sale and that was on eBay.  This looks like it is in great shape.  It doesn’t run at the moment.

“M677 Willys Military Jeep 1964. All original and mostly complete. Has original 3 Cyl Cerlist Diesel engine and 3 spd transmission. This is a rare vehicle with about only 300 produced. Body in good shape but could use new paint. Has been stored inside out of the weather. It is currently NOT running. However the motor is complete and is not frozen. The truck has the original troop seats in the back. Asking $10,000 obo”

 
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1953 CJ-3B Saint Joseph, Mo $4800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

1953_cj3b_saintjosephUPDATE: Price dropped to $3900

This jeep looks a little incomplete.  Where’s the headlights and turn signals for example?

“1953 Willy’s CJ3b Has original motor that has been rebuilt. Too much additional work to list……. Call for more details 816.671.9958 PRICE FIRM”

http://kansascity.en.craigslist.org/cto/1258242602.html

 
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New earlyCJ5.com website emerging

• CATEGORIES: News

UPDATE:  The guys over at the earlyCJ5.com website have been working diligently to get the website back online.  They’ve updated the software, using wordpress as the new foundation (the same used here).  They have plenty of work left, but I think the results will be worth it!

(from May 8th) I’m sure some of you know that a virus/worm got into the earlyCJ5.com website and chewed up the content (that’s about the best metaphor I could come up with). In the meantime you can access earlyCJ5 regulars at http://www.universal5.com/ or follow the twitter feed at http://www.twitter.com/earlycj5. I wish them the best of luck in getting that great resource back online!

To hopefully keep this from happening to eWillys, I have a daily database backup emailed to me.

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My Build — Fluid time

• CATEGORIES: Biscuit

UPDATE:  I added all the fluids.  I installed the battery holder and battery.  The new filler tube for the tranny got installed (though it was taller than the previous one, which meant it needed some adjustments to make it fit).

I flicked on my switches and, well, not much happened.  It seems there’s a problem with my Relay, so I’ll have to puzzle through the problem.  I did a temporary bypass of the relay and discovered that some things work and some things didn’t, so I’ve got some trouble shooting to do (no suprise there).

So, work continues … 🙂

I’m dropping in fluids …. hurray!  So far, only one major leak located.  I hadn’t tightened down one of the brake lines at the master cylinder, so brake fluid leaked down to the frame, melting off the paint … That’s now fixed!

I’ve got the engine oil in the engine.  The gear oil in the front and rear differentials and the transfer case.  I got a new dipstick tube for the th-350 and will install that and put in the first four quarts of tranny fluid.  I’ll need to get the engine started and work through the gears to get the fluid to disperse so I can add more.  I’ve read the total volume will be about 12 quarts.

I’ve tightened up all the tie rod bolts and will put in powersteering fluid.  I’ll work out the air bubbles once I start the engine by turning the steering from lock to lock, slowly, with the cap loose.

Finally, I plan to try to start the engine tonight.  No doubt, there will probably be some swearing involved and my sons will learn words they haven’t heard even on South Park!  lol.

So, lots on the agenda tonight!  Therefore, I’m delaying any update until tomorrow.

 
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2 M-38a1s Lompoc, Ca $1500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

This appears to be a good price for those interested in early M-38a1s.

Jenn asked me to post these.  She wrote, “We are asking $1500.00 for both. I would rather not part them out.  If bought together they would have a complete restored M38A1.

The green one has the original engine and converted to 12 volt. 4 inch lift, and locking front tires. Tires in good shape and have 1 brand new spare.

The sanded one is the better body. All rust spots have been patched and welded up. Floor has been rhino lined. Original tires and have 6 spares with tubes. This one has the original seats.  We are located in Lompoc California.  Email would be gtimesxu@yahoo.com or jennburmester@rocketmail.com

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1962 CJ-5 Eaton Township, Oh $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

1962_cj5_eatontownshipThis project includes a new fiberglass body and fenders.  It also, to my surprise, has some desert dogs with decent tread.  It looks like a lot of work has already been done.

“Mechanical work complete. Finish the body and drive! Mint frame and suspension. Brand new Rancho 2.5″ Lift Kit with Shocks. All new wheel cylinders and master cylinder. All new brakes. Motor mounts and body mounts new. New lock-outs. New universal joints. New fiberglass body & fenders. Tow bar, top, seats, doors. 134F Head, 3 speed with lo range and hi range. Needs paint & assembly, but it’s all there if you want to put together and drive. Could use new windshield frame. Call Gene @ 440-554-2935.”

http://cleveland.craigslist.org/cto/1256651637.html

 
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Rolling MB Chassis Washougal, Wa $400

• CATEGORIES: MB

year_mb_washougalI’ve seen worse for more.

“Willys MB jeep for wheeler project or parts. No motor trans or tranfer case. Just rolling body and frame. $400 OBO 360-513-9824”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/pts/1256368167.html

 
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Art’s Bantam TC-3 Website

• CATEGORIES: Builds, trailer

Art dropped me a note about his BantamTC3 website a couple days ago.  He’s building a website to compile Bantam T3-C information to share with the community interested in these trailers.

Art writes that he has been interesting in military vehicles since he was a child and had Chevrolet/GMC 4x4s ever since getting his driver’s license.  His interest in Willys Flat Fenders grew as a more affordable alternative to lift-kits, big tires and lots of u joints of the Chevys, especially after starting a family.   He also wanted to have more comfortable, safer, reliable vehicles for his family as well.

His current pride and joy is the Emerald Green 48 you will see on Art’s other website, 48cj2a.com.  The jeep (seen below) is about 99% original and driveable.  He also currently has a 1947, another 1948, and a demiled 53 M38A1 project that he needs to make more road worthy and then plans to sell.

Following his interest in jeeps, came an interest in trailers.  His Wife purchased him a M416 1/4 ton Military trailer one year for Christmas (hmmm .. does she have a sister?).  That lead him to do some 1/4 ton trailer research where he learned about the Bantam trailer.  Deciding the Bantam was more correct for the Civy Willys after the War in 45, he traded his 416 straight up a year ago for the Bantam T3-C he currently owns.  He is also working toward obtaining a second T3-C trailer.

As he did more research on Bantam T3-C trailers, he got frustrated with the lack of information; and thus, the BantamTC3 website was born.

Thanks for sharing Art!

 
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1961 CJ-6 Albuquerque, NM $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

1961_cj6_albuquerqueSo, now you know how much junk can be crammed into the back of a CJ-6!

“I have a 1961 Willy CJ-6 Jeep for sale. It starts and runs but smokes. Body is in fair shape it is the cj-6 not the cj-5 that only means its about a foot longer other then that it is the same as a cj-5. It has a 4 cylinder F head motor and a three speed munsie transmission. I’m asking 2500 firm. I have a clear title”

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/1254147983.html

 
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1953 M-38A1 Rathdrum, Id $1500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

1953_m38a1_rathdrumDan pointed out this ad to me.  I have always liked these ‘flattie’ type fenders for the CJ-5.  I’ve never know if they were only an aftermarket product or came stock on some jeeps?  Nice aluminum slot rims, too.

“my dad has a 1953 cj 5 jeep it has primer on and been lifted needs a motor set up for 350 chev or 327 has heavy duty bumper nice alum. wheels, take and finish your way for great rock crawler.. his # is 208-687-8907 or cell 208-691-8891 best to talk to him on phone , he knows more about then I do ask for Bob. ”

http://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/1254765178.html

 
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1955 CJ-5 Whittier, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

1955_cj5_whittierUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $900 

“1955 Willy’s Jeep CJ5First production year of the CJ5, It’s a pretty rare find It doesn’t presently have a radiator and there is something wrong with the brakes but it has a tow bar that I myself used to bring it home. I have the origional radiator I’m not sure if it’s going to be salvagable or not. It’s to be sold as is I have some additional parts like wiper motors and after market side steps etc.”

 

 
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1950 CJ-3A Reno, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1950_cj3a_renoUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6900

This looks pretty good.

“1950 Jeep CJ-3A. Original 4 cylinder engine, new radiator core, fuel pump, re-built starter. Runs great! Saginaw steering. Two soft tops, roll-bar and tow bar. All wheel/axle seals recently serviced and replaced. Lots of extra parts.”

 
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Buyer for T-90 and dana 18 in Emmett, Id

• CATEGORIES: wanted

Here’s a buyer for a complete T-90 and Dana 18 near Boise.

“Need a complete (T-90)3 speed transmission and the (T-18) transferr case for a 47-CJ2A…..I have CASH for a verifiable good one”

http://boise.craigslist.org/wan/1254995110.html

 
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1951 CJ-3A Westfield, Wi $1750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1951_cj3a_westfieldThis looks like a very good price.

“Great old Jeep! I just do not use anymore and it is in my barn. Runs great–probably needs fresh gas. All origininal. Call 608-576-3889.”

http://madison.craigslist.org/cto/1253181233.html

 
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1949 CJ-3A Lakewood, Wa $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1949_cj3a_lakewoodUPDATE:  Price dropped to $2500.  An Overdrive can be purchased for extra?

“1949 Willys must sell soon. Tub in good condition, has bikini top, ford small block 302, optional warn overdrive, new 36″ swampers, spring over lift, lockers, 5:38 gears. Lots of good stuff.
Asking $2500 call 253-777-2360 ask for chris ”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/1254786943.html

 
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1950s CJ-5 w/ Trencher Medford, NJ eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

UPDATE: This is now on eBay

I haven’t seen too many trenchers for sale.

“50’s RUNS!!! : ) Willys Jeep with Trencher and Plow. Has hard top. Needs fuel tank. Was able to pour fuel into carb & start motor. Brakes are inoperable. Questions? Call Nick at 609-668-5541 Thanks for looking! : ) Check out more of our current yard and estate sale items on photobucket at: http://s408.photobucket.com/albums/pp162/sothankful1/Online%20Yard%20Sale%20Items/?albumview=grid Art, Antiques, Furniture, Equipment, Vehicles, Household Items, Decor, Mobile Home, and More!!! We look forward to hearing from you! : ) ”

View the pics on ebay

http://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/1254073368.html

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1942(?) Willys Roseburg, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, MB

1942_cj2a_roseburgUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

I’m not if there is anything from 1942 on this jeep.  Looks more like a CJ-3A.

“Jeep is a work in progress, needs to be finished, has box tube frame, PTO winch, full cage, CB, top w/ doors, 44″ growd hawgs, tilt steering, built 350 small block, 194 heads, torker intake, outside frame headman headers, 14blt rear, d44 front. Comes with New hydralic assist braking system, sm420 4spd, 205 transfer case and 44” spare. needs steering and brakes done and she’s ready to rock, “

 
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1942 MB Sweet Home, Or $5000

• CATEGORIES: MB

1942_mb_sweethomeUPDATE:  Price rose to $5000

I just not certain what a ‘lockup 35 in the front split transfer’ is?

“Nice willys jeep with a powerful chevy 327 turbo 400 locked up dana 44 rear end also has a lockup 35 in the front split transfer bran new best top payed 800.00 for power stearing power brakes swinging peddels tilt stearing wheel nice seats also has a newer springs and shocks with good tires about 85% tred also have original aluminum hard top with doors has all glass.All trades considerd Please call Jake At 541-409-3230”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/1254397899.html