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Wagons & Trucks

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

WAGONS:

  1. 1962 Wagon Monroe, NC $8500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/468293040558485/
  2. 1962 Wagon Casa Grande, AZ $3500: https://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/cto/d/casa-grande-1962-willys-jeep/7062890715.html
  3. 1961 Wagon Los Angeles, Ca $16,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/160154248615337/
  4. 1956 Wagon Twentynine Palms, CA $2500: https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/cto/d/joshua-tree-1956-willys-jeep/7062563028.html
  5. 1959 Wagon Sudan, TX $850: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/652969071775889/
  6. 1959 Wagon White City, OR $1500: https://medford.craigslist.org/pts/d/white-city-1959-willys-wagon-project/7060368318.html
  7. 1960 Wagon Gaston, OR $5000: https://appleton.craigslist.org/atq/d/markesan-1952-willys-pickup/7059148830.html
  8. 1955 Wagon Spokane, WA $20,000: https://spokane.craigslist.org/for/d/spokane-estate-sale-divorce/7063514576.html

TRUCKS:

  1. 1961 Truck Hazle, PA $6500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2535203106760448/
  2. 1961 Truck Lincolnton, NC $7400: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/961018134258422/
  3. 1952 Truck Pendleton, OR $12,000: https://eastoregon.craigslist.org/cto/d/pendleton-runs-great-1952-willys-pickup/7055652892.html
  4. 1956 Truck New Hampshire $1800: https://nh.craigslist.org/cto/d/mirror-lake-1956-jeep-truck/7063504147.html
  5. 1960 Truck Bedford, VA $2000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1308936519289764/
  6. 1956 Truck Golden, CO $2200: https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/denver-1956-willys-jeep-pickup-truck/7059716341.html
  7. 1952 Truck Markesan, WI $3950: https://appleton.craigslist.org/atq/d/markesan-1952-willys-pickup/7059148830.html
  8. 1956 Truck Ponca City, KS $2000: https://wichita.craigslist.org/pts/d/ponca-city-1956-willys-u/7061529746.html
 
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Year? CJ-3A Sumner, WA $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has four combat rims.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/pts/d/sumner-cj3a-willys/7064776025.html

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“**** NO TITLE**** 1950-53 (or so) CJ3a purchased over a decade ago for use on our farm. After searching for parts it was brought to my attention the title for this vehicle did not match the vehicle. Being used strictly for farm use this made no difference to me. Now that I am selling it, this should be considered when purchasing it. I have no interest in helping a Current buyer obtaining a title. You are purchasing this as parts, there is No title! WWII style split rims and tires. Engine, transmission, front and back axles and transfer case are all in working order, the brakes need attention”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Tucson, AZ $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Is that a ‘lock box’ mounted to the dash?

https://tucson.craigslist.org/pts/d/tucson-1946-jeep-willys-v6-project/7063692984.html

“rice reduced—THIS IS THE REAL THING 1947 JEEP HAS A BUICK V6 THAT WAS RUNNING WHEN PARKED SOME TIME BACK OVERSIZED TIRES WITH NICE RIMES BUT BAD TIRES GOOD SOLID BODY NEEDS SEATS WELL,, COMPLETE RESTORE.. HAS BUILT IN TOW BAR COMES WITH EXTRA GRILLE AND OTHER PARTS THESE BABYS ARE GETTING RARE.”

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Year? M-38A1 Williamsburg, MA $600

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: .

Given the hard top, there seems to be value here.

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/clt/d/chesterfield-willys-jeep/7064310744.html

“This is the willys md variant. It use to be a plow truck. Hasn’t run in years. Ran when it was parked. Looking to sell. $600 or best offer”

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1964? DJ-3A/Surrey Seats Pollock Pines, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Were $300.

After a closer look, it appears the serial number makes the DJ-3A a 1962 (#56337 22581).

“Here’s a rare 60/40 or split front seat out of my 1964 DJ3A. It needs restoration or recovering. My DJ3A was a surrey originally and you can see the original pink and white stripes under the tan. Frame has been repaired at some point. Perfect for your surrey restoration.”

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1947 CJ-2A Portales, NM $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It’s a project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/461873918051537/

“1947 Willy’s Jeep CJ2A. It is not currently running but I have all the parts to make it run.”

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May 1955 Willys News

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

The cover of this Willys News highlights marketing’s strategy for attacking niches that could use four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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1954 KW Station Wagon Brochure on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This is likely the first station wagon brochure for the ‘brochure family‘ that the Kaiser Willys marketing team produced. It’s from SD-221-4 and has the KW logo. This is currently available on eBay.

View all the information on eBay
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Here was the subsequent version (see all pages here):

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Brian Hainer’s Lubrication Video

• CATEGORIES: News

Brian Hainer and Matt Hovey assembled this tutorial video on lubricants, with a focus on Willys Vehicles.

 
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Gumby & Pokey Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

For only $2.99 you could have had Gumby, Pokey, their jeep and playmates back in 1966, at least according to this page from the Ward’s Christmas catalog Maury spotted. Someone is selling this page of the catalog for $15 (yikes).

View all the information on eBay

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Or for a lot more, you can have an original set in very good condition, plus a few extra figures for only $350!

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Or, for $79, you can have a slightly used set from eBay.

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1953 CJ-3B Santo, TX $15,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Looks like a nice rig. Has the updated wipers mod (see the chrome wiper motor box on the outer side of the windshield).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/203717337431449/

“This jeep has 154 miles on it since it was restored. Has a vortex V6. Marine grade seats that will last for years. As you can see buy the pics this truck is in great condition”

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Year? Junction, TX $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

This may be a later model 3B, as it looks to have the larger speedo.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1317595935067596/

“In good shape it was running about 3 Months ago needs new carb sold as is and most pick up”

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1959 Truck Makawao, HI $7600

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

Looks in good shape.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/makawao-willys-overland-pickup/7064259031.html

“1959 4 wd willys overland jeep pickup truck, in good shape, for sale. all stock except for comfortable bucket seats and an electric fuel pump and windshield wipers. lots of Hawaiian history with this one as its from Hanalei to maui. I’m considering serious people and offers only please. we can work out shipping, no problem.
I have extensive receipts on everything done to this including engine rebuild, 4th gear (Saturn overdrive) installation, etc, etc, more than I will list here, we can talk about it .”

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1951 M-38 Wichita, KS $5250

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Mark just posted this at warjeeps.com.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm021/adm021.html

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“134 cubic inch, 4 cylinder flat head “Go-Devil” engine
3 Speed T90 transmission
Dana 18 transfer case
Dana 25 front and Dana 44 rear axles
5.38 differential gears front and rear
Really great Jeep
Genuine Korean War Jeep, has the olive drab under the blue paint
Converted to 12V
New high torque starter
Electric fuel pump, starts right up even on 20 degree morning
New alternator

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1946 CJ-2A Peyton, CO $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Body appears pretty straight. Rear bumper needs some cleaning up.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/477062919624484/

“Cj2 4cylinder Willy army Jeep California title.runs drives 4×4 The bad need windshield and rear main leaks. Would be interested in trades utv, I will sell as is or fix issues but price will go up.”

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1949 CJ-3A Longview, TX $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3000.

(11/15/2019) Runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/509457503306811/

“selling a willys jeep.
Runs great. It is in good mechanical condition.
Has new wiring
Motor is strong.
Transmission and transfer case are both working and strong.
Brakes are new.”

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1948 CJ-2A Stowe, VT $12,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available, though more finished that previously listed. 

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/777229909401251/

“SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY! FCFS. CASH only. Make an offer and drive it away today”

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1942 GPW Deer Park, WA No Price

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

UPDATE: Was $8900. Now for trade, though likely listed there to avoid the $5 fee.

(01/11/2020) It’s got an unusual rear bumper modification. Runs and drives. Has an f-head.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/bar/d/deer-park-1942-gpw/7063635606.html

“This is a 1942 ford GPW has a willys 1950’s 134f and t-90 trans. From California very little rust. Fun To drive. Not a show rig been repainted several times, was blue years ago, I was planning to restore it one day comes with some extra parts. Run’s and drives very well. New brakes. Needs a gas tank its running on a boat one under the seat. Comes with hood because the one on it has a hole in it . Let me know if you are interested. may trade for a Kubota or similar tractor, dodge diesel 4×4 or?”

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1942 MB? Ardmore, OK **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $400.

It’s got MB/GPW parts on it. Not sure how much value is here.

“1942 Willys rolling Chassie asking price $800.00 will take $400.00 cash money today”

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Year? CJ-3B Cedar Crest, NM $300

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Maybe some parts value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/571501653683963/

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1947 CJ-2A Irving, TX $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6000.

(08/29/2019) Has a unique look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2665784703649113/

“I have a 1947 Willy’s Jeep cj2a 3 speed, 4×4. That has been in my family since 1947. It was my great grandpas, he used it on his farm in east tx. It sat in a barn for roughly 40 yrs until my grandpa restored it. It has been garage kept since then. After my grandpa passed away several years ago my mom got the Jeep and she gave it to me. I have no place to keep it besides in my back yard. It runs and drives, and attracts everybodys attention. I know it’s worth a decent amount of money, I’ve done my research. Im asking $8k or best offer or I’m considering trades just let me know what you have the worst I can say is no thanks.”

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Shane’s Spring 2020 Trip in a GPW

• CATEGORIES: Features
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Shane’s preliminary route from Florida to Richmond, VA, Spring 2020, View it on Google.

You may remember my visit with Shane Miller while I was visiting Richmond, Virginia, this past December. I recently turned Shane onto a running, driving GPW in Florida, which he subsequently bought. Instead of towing it home, he’s decided to drive it home to Richmond, an 863 mile drive. He plans on taking the trip sometime in late March or April.

Shane’s preliminary Route on Google 

Why is he doing it? Because, why not? I applaud the adventurous spirit and am jealous that I’m not in the passenger seat! Sometimes you just gotta live life and take some chances.

That said, he’s not dumb either. He’s worked on enough WWII jeeps that he doesn’t underestimate their ability to break down. So, he’s publishing a potential route to see who might be along the route in case he does have some mechanical problems.

One of his goals is to visit the Jeep-Collection at Omix-Ada. Another goal is to visit his 101-year-old Great Uncle, a WWII vet, in Athens, Georgia. He thinks his uncle will get a very big kick out of seeing him driving the GPW.

If you are along the route or have suggestions/comments, feel free to comment below or contact him directly at donovanshanemiller @ gmail.com (no spaces around the @)

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Shane and I in December 2019

 
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1942 Article About Holy Names Academy Buying Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

This November 20, 1942, article from the Catholic Northwest Progress Newspaper highlights the Holy Names Academy’s Girls School’s efforts to purchase a jeep for the Army.

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https://washingtondigitalnewspapers.org/?a=d&d=CATHNWP19421120.2.95

Holy Names Académy Girls Buy Jeep for U. 5. Army

RIDING In the jeep which had been sent to Holy Names Academy through the courtesy of the War Department, the members of the Student Council celebrated a major event in the Schools at War Program which has been carried on at Holy Names since September. During one week the pupils of the school contributed $1040 In savings bonds and stamps to the War Savings Staff, the “buying” of a jeep for the army being the goal of their efforts.

Making a serious effort to co-operate with the Treasury Department to save, serve and conserve, the girls have entered upon all three avenues of action. A recent questionnaire revealed the types of service being rendered: Clerical service, messenger service for local civilian defense, assisting in the unification and harvesting of crops, studying, first aid, roiling bandages, making of kits, and the collection of books and magazines for recreation centers.

The Christmas project at Holy Names this year is the preparing of boxes for army chaplains. containing religious articles for use in their work. Besides these helpful articles, a chaplain will also receive a spiritual bouquet which the girls are preparing during these preceding weeks.”

 
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1955 Willys History in Air Trails Hobbies For Young Men

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine

Air Trails Hobbies was a ‘how to’ magazine that provided news, reports, designs, and ‘how to’s’ on a range of hobbies. It’s intellectual bent on science and design just makes it more odd that it’s overview of the Willys History seems so lacking, especially in the 4WD jeep department. Given that, by February 1955 (the date of the issue below) the CJ-5 was already introduced, it seems a bit odd to ignore the latest jeep!

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1950 Photo of “Bringing Up Father”

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

The December 22, 1950, issue of the Catholic Northwest Progress reported that Father (Major) Lawrence E. Ryan’s jeep was named “Bringing Up Father”.

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Chaplain’s Jeep Has Perfect Name

HAMHUNG, North Korea—Father (Major) Lawrence E. Ryan of Troy, N.Y.. (right), chaplain attached to the U.S. Third Infantry Division. could not have found a more appropriate title for his jeep. Here Father Ryan is shown talking to Pfc. Pedro Marti Arguinzone of Cavey, Puerto Rico, while using the jeep’s hood for a desk—(Religions News Service Photo.)”