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1948? Flattie Ava, MO $6500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

UPDATE: Still Available

(07/28/2014) This is back up for ‘possible’ sale. It’s an unusual build. It’s listed as a ‘1948 willys jeep m38′.

I was posting some other items and thought I would post this vehicle and test the waters. I’m not really wanting to sell this just got it up and running. It is tagged road legal (barely) It always draws attention and looks. It is a reproduction m38 willys flat fender tub. sitting on a 1978 ford bronco frame that has been bobbed. There is a 6 inch rancho lift with 35″ tires. The engine is a 1976 ford 400 big block! the motor weighs almost as much as the tub! It is a beast sounds good and runs great. It has a hydro boost brake booster. The hood was raised two inches and the nose was stretched about 8 inches to accommodate the motor, nice 4 core radiator, doesn’t get hot. Full roll cage attached to the frame. 5 point harnesses. It does have a heater and a manual wiper on driver side. New windshield that can tilt out. Painless wiring box. All new wiring. lights work. There is a locker in the rear, not sure on the gear ratio. the 4×4 works. It has a c6 transmission with b&m shifter. I believe I know what this is worth and I know what I have put into it. I’m very curious what someone else would be willing to offer for it. Please no low ballers I know it is worth more than a “plane jane” wrangler so don’t make offers less than that! If you are looking for a one of kind rock crawler that is street legal this is it! It is not a show vehicle it has just enough patina & roughness that makes it look good and you don’t mind taking it off road. Yet, it still looks good at the local drive in too!”

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1946 CJ-2A Garfield, AR $4000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000.

(06/17/2014) This has a few updates.

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1947 CJ-2A Omaha, NE $3500


UPDATE: Still Available

(09/23/2014) Not quite the jeep that “rode to the front line”, but still worth a look.

The same jeep style that rode to the front line during World War 2, this 1947 Willy Jeep is an American Classic. As rugged as it is blue-blooded American, this Jeep is in great shape, with hardly any rust in its solid steel construction. It has an original Flathead 4 cylinder, a 4 spd tranny and both high & low gears. It’s of course 4wd, and was also overhauled two years ago, with new springs, exhaust system and new tires! Willy Jeeps are classic Americana and symbols of patriotism that will always hold their value.”

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1953 CJ-3B Dunn, NC Make Offer


UPDATE: Was $5000. Still Available

(07/09/2014) It’s a project.

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1953 Willys CJ3B for sale. It is a project very near completion. I was going to build this into a crawler and beach vehicle.

The Good-
The body and frame have some surface rust but are solid. The F134 4 cylinder engine is original and has 130K miles on it. It ran 2 weeks ago when I finished wiring the ignition. The Carter carburetor was rebuilt a few months ago. The 12V alternator is brand new. The transmission is a NP435 6.68:1 first gear from Novak Adapters( this with the adapters was around $2500 the transmission is rebuilt but if you looked at it its brand new. Novak did a leak down test before shipping. The transfer case is a Dana 18 2.46:1 low range. It was rebuilt before bolting it up to the transmission. The axles are Dana 25 and Dana 44 the gearing is 5.38. The final drive in low range in this is 88.4:1 plenty to crawl. The wiring harness is about 2 weeks old also.

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1953 M-38 Eureka Springs, AR $5000


UPDATE: Still Available

(09/11/2014) No pics provided.

Willys Jeep M-38 Complete $5,000.00″

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More Progress From Paul

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

Paul’s added more panels to his M-38. The gray panels look real nice inside. Somehow, he managed to arrange an earthquake in Alaska just to test the design!


I purchased more shower curtain rods so I could speed up my progress on installing the Willys interior panels. I’m excited seeing the improvement the fabric panels make over the bare stainless and it seems Mother Nature is excited also. Yesterday (Sept. 25th) we had a 6.2 earthquake rumble thru town and this evening we had another smaller earthquake measuring only 5.0. The 6.2 quake managed to knock some stuff off the shelves in the garage and some items stored in the crawlspace were broken but we had no damage to the house or the Willys so I’m a happy guy. Here’s a picture of two more interior panels being held in place by 10 curtain rods (upholstery tensioning devices) and you can see the gray fabric panel slightly above the center of this photo. Tomorrow I’ll install two more overhead panels and prep the two vertical corner pieces if the earth quits moving long enough for me to reposition the tension rods.


As you might have noticed, I clamped the rear window upholstery panel into position this morning. The interior panel is protected by a 2 inch thick white foam overlay and cardboard taped to the stainless protects the surface from scratches from the vise grip clamps. paul-upholstery-m38-4

Two inch thick foam overlay protects the upholstery panel and spreads the clamping force. Two smaller finished pieces are installed and clamped by the famous adjustable tension rods. I’ve used 34 tubes (12.9 ounces each) of black silicone to attach 15 interior panels and I still have 18 panels left to install.


I never expected shower curtain rods and foam insulation were necessary tools for installing upholstery in the Willys. As you can see on the right Vise Grips, thin plywood and pink foam are also needed. Yes, we embrace diversity here in the northland. paul-upholstery-m38-1


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Third Annual Swap Meet Saturday October 4th

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features

UPDATE: Don’t forget about the 3rd Annual Swap Meet in Siler City, NC, this weekend.

East Coast Willys Restorations is is hosting the East Coast Willys Association’s 3rd Annual Swap Meet on Saturday, October 4th, in Siler City, North Carolina. I’ve donated a few items to help benefit the NC Vietnam Veterans group.


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Photo of Woman in Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Women & Jeeps

Nice shot of a new-looking CJ-2A.

“This listing is for a vintage photograph of a woman driving in really cool jeep 1948. Photo measures approximately 3-1/4×4-1/4″ and is in good condition.”

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San Juan Colorado License Plate on ebay

• CATEGORIES: Features

This has some damage. I don’t know how rare (or not) these are.

“Here’s a Very Interesting and Vintage “Colorado San Juan, Colo. Mtns. JEEP CAPITOL OF THE WORLD” License Plate. It’s made of tin, measures 4 1/2 ” x 12,” and does show some age/use/wear. That’s why we took FIVE Pictures.”

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1944 Wheaties Cartoon Page on eBay

Here’s another Wheaties ad on eBay. Has a little bit of a Ford GP look to it.

“This old comic book ad (which ran in publications as a promotion, and measures approximately 6×9 inches) has a little wear, but is still in pretty good shape!  Not a photocopy or more recent reproduction.”

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Early CJ-2A Mailer on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

At $15.95, this is a good price on the early mailer.

“Here is an Original 1945 1946 Jeep CJ-2A Mailer Type Brochure. Size is 10.75″ x 14″ folded and opens to a nice large 21.5″ x 14″ to show the views in the listing. Condition is N.O.S. (new old stock). This may have been the first sales literature for the new postwar Jeep. Printed on Newsprint they show some aging as the pictures show.”

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1948 CJ-2A Lakeview, OR eBay


This looks like a good jeep.

” From the Famous ZX 150,000 Acre Ranch eastern Oregon/ Nevada border since 1880’s Was sold at auction,when ranch sold in 1984/85 I purchased it from buyer in 1986. It was used by owners and VIP,s to tour the ranch when they were there. It is totally original, I had the engine bored 15 over, Rod & Main bearings crank turned. It was painted Red over the original red, has only about 3000 miles on engine . It has been in my garage, never outside since 1986 Seats are redone as original in black. It is has the original exhaust in perfect condition. Windshield and Glass , Wipers, instruments, all original only replaced parts are the temp gauge and the steering wheel. I do not use it anymore, I keep my car outside so I could use the space.Also trans was overhauled with the engine. Spare parts include, engine rebuilt, transmission rebuilt.New spare wheel and Tire not mounted in photos. Also New seats redone not in photos. Any questions I will answer, or make contact by phone anytime. Good luck bidding on this rare jeep”

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1948 CJ-2A Cherry Hill, NJ eBay


Unusual color scheme. I keep thinking smurf-mobile.

“This Jeep was restored in the late 70’s early 80’s. The owner spared no expense as he intended to use it in local parades. He had the entire Jeep stripped and repainted with the Blue and White scheme shown. The engine and transmission were rebuilt at the time and everything was replaced to new condition.

After using it briefly in several parades the Jeep was tucked away in 1984 and has not been seen since until now! The Jeep is running and driving but as you can see there are some areas that will need to be addressed.

The paint is in fair shape and there is some rust starting to show with some separation on the hood and fenders. This is a running and driving Jeep powered by the 2.2 litre 134 engine with a three speed manual transmission and 4 wheel drive.

This is a fun Jeep that is ready for a new home and with a little TLC can be ready for the next parade!”

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1949 Jeepster Morton, IL $10,500

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Ready for the road.

Nice little Willys Jeepster. Runs good with it’s 350 v/8 engine & auto transmission. New upholstery,
like new top and side curtains,new dual exhaust,starter,tires, 12v battery,rebuilt radiator.
The wheels are 15in. chrome reverse with baby moons. Floors and frame is solid,no visable rust,but has some filler in rockers.”

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1967 Police Ford Bronco Glen Alpine, NC

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Buz spotted this unusual Ford Bronco that was used by the Glen Alpine police department.

Vehicle Starts/Runs/Drives, Inline 6 Cylinder Engine, 3 Speed Column Shift, Four Wheel Drive (4×4), All Original, Doors and Top are not original to this vehicle but are period correct. The vehicle originally was used as a parade vehicle, then was converted to be used for the Dare Program. Quarter Panels are clean, seats are original with no tears, floor panels look great. Vehicle is currently sitting outside and is not driven much…very little would need to be done to make this a show vehicle or daily driver.”


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1953 Wagon Stevens, PA $19,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

Great looking wagon.

1953 Willys OverlandPro Street Wagon.
8,000 miles since completion with no mechanical problems.
4 new Radials last year. Mickey Thompson 31 x 18 x 15″ tires on rear.
350 Chevy/350 Turbo trans with stall converter and shift kit.
3.50 ratio narrowed 9″ Ford rear.
Fat Man Front suspension with Rack/Pinion steering.
Power Disc Brakes. 15″ custom Steel Wheels all around.
Hawaiian Blue with White Roof.”

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1948 CJ-2A Springfield, MO $7200


Looks solid. Is the tailgate welded on to the rear?

1948 willys jeep. Runs good. 4 cyl. New tires. Seats.”

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1949 CJ-3A Steamboat Springs, CO $9000


Looks like some bondo on the driver side. Unclear what modifications the seller is eluding to.

Clean title, running, original owner parts receipts with modifications done by professional mechanic shop. Comes with manual and top”

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1952 M-38 Lagrange, GA $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available

(09/07/2014) John Deere fan? Maybe this is for you.

I have Owned this willys for 22 years. it had been barn kept. Body is in excellent cond no rust. Engine is a 4 cylinder 134 cu in go devil in excellent running cond same for the trans, transfer case,differential, brakes, clutch, I restored it back in 2002 I went with the john deere Look. And has only been driven approximately 300 miles. And has been barn kept. It has a few small blemishes like the kc lights have some surface rust and a few minor things like that. Tires are 100%. Overall this is one fun way to ride dirt roads hunting or just riding around. It’s way better than any side by side atv out there. It has never been abused .There’s no top for it but u get get a aftermarket one there are several places selling everything for this jeep. I will answer any ? Or need any more pics. No prob. Serious inquirer only!”

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1957 FC-150 Lake Havasu City, AZ $5800

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Runs and drives.

57 Jeep FC 150………mechanically sound….driven weekly……some rust.”


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1948 CJ-2A Lampe, MO $4500


It’s got some rot on the rear passenger side.

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“Up for sale OR trade is my STREET LEGAL 1948 Willys CJ 2A. I have way more than the asking price in it, but I’m ready for something new and allowing for a couple MINOR repairs that this thing would need. This Willys is a BLAST to drive. Just point it where you want to go, and the 302 will take you there. Built well.

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1957 FC-150 New Hartford, NY $1500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Price dropped to $1500.

(08/05/2014) Does not run.

Selling my FC 150 Jeep, too many projects not enough time. Jeep has typical NY rot/rust issues and I was told the engine is set up however, I do have a replacement engine. I do not have a registration. Jeep is pretty much complete minus tailgate. Asking $2500.00 or reasonable offer, please no text”

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1946 CJ-2A Cambria, CA $4000


It runs, but seller calls it a project.

willys jeep in running condition. price not negotiable
excellent project”

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1957 FC-150 Anderson, CA $6800

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $6800.

(08/22/2014) Brian forwarded this ad for a running and driving FC that needs some finish work.

1957 jeep fc 150. Pretty good condition I think for its age and very hard to find. Whole jeep is painted with spray paint for quick and easy touch ups if needed.New tires less than 500 miles on them. Runs good and and drives nice. Has 4 cyl hurricane motor with a 3 speed manual tranny. Missing the windshield as u can see in pics.Needs a little more work to be finished but is drivable the way it is. $7400 or wanting to trade for street/strip car interested in pre smog nova el Camino or chevelle or if u have something really cool it doesn’t hurt to ask. Call or text only emails not working right”

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1948 CJ-2A Sanford, MI $4000


At least one step is missing.

Runs, Needs some work.”

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