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1959 FC-150 Battle Creek, MI $1500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Brian shared this project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/538114600342062/?ref=messenger_share

“I have a Jeep FC150 that’s mostly in pieces that I’m interested in selling. I bought it as a roller and started stripping it down last fall. I would say the truck is about 75% complete. I have a title and vin plate for the cab that’s pretty beat up but still readable. I have the original t90 and Dana 18, and planned to put a 4.3 in it. The bed that came with the truck was for a 170 I believe. Frame was chemically stripped. I have all the glass but the windshield has a crack in it. I’d like $1500 obo for the fc and would be willing to negotiate a deal to”

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T-96C w/ Stick Shift Golden, CO $250

• CATEGORIES: Parts, Transmissions

This is the first example of a stick shift T-96. I thought, and my research up until now suggested, that this was a column shift tranny. (given the f-head, I doubt this tranny was original to the truck)

https://denver.craigslist.org/pts/d/denver-willys-jeep-t96-1c-transmission/7015728892.html

“Willys Jeep T-96 1C 2wd 3spd transmission. From a ’46 – ’47 Willys 2wd pickup with an F-head engine.  Was running and driving when removed.”

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Jeep Parts Kossuth, PA

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

A variety of parts. There are even some old, worn desert dogs. It looks like there’s a door for a Koenig hardtop.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/pts/d/kossuth-willy-jeep-cj-2a-parts/7013763126.html

“Small collection of jeep parts. Most all cj-2a but some from cj2-cj 5s. Steering colums, windshield frames, grills, heads,carbs, ect..ect. also wheels, some w tires some not.”

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Various Jeep Parts St. Charles, MO

• CATEGORIES: Parts

Seller has a range of smaller parts.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/atq/d/saint-charles-willys-jeep/7007697619.html

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“Dana 44 series IV TRAC-LOC Differential includes OEM NOS part to replace everything $200
OEM used Dana Spicer D25 R+P and case @ 5.38 ratio $100
OEM used Dana Spicer D30 R+P and case @ 3.73 ratio $100
OEM used D44 Open Case series IV 19 spline side gears $30
Dana 44 rear vented cover excellent condition (M38) $20
Dana 25 cover $5
1949 – 1971 CJ drag link includes OEM NOS ends $35
NOS TRW tie rod ends ES-140 have 3 available @ $25 each
TRE clamps qty 4 complete $10
Ross 15/16″ sector output seal new $5
4 New Bronze Leaf Spring Pivot Bushings $15
Late type 9″ Bendix brakes and drum take-offs / Comes with OEM NOS wheel cylinders $100 shipped
Dauntless 225 clutch fulcrum $10
Dauntless 225 release clutch bearing $15
Dauntless 225 flywheel bushings .670 or .75 I.D. $15 each
Dauntless 225 rocker shaft good used $20
OEM NOS Dauntless 225 Rotors for Delco Remy distributors $10 each
140′ of 1/4″ winch cable with hook (no frays nor kinks) $40
Good used Borg Warner T15 Mainshaft $50
Dana 20 transfer case shift lever poppet set $5
Muffler 2″ in and out $10
5 New Super Traxion 7.50 x 16″ tires $
Draw bar $75”

 
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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Las Vegas, NV $23,800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks to be #21389. Has updates.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/las-vegas-1946-willys-jeep-cj-2a/7015173593.html

“Known as a rare “early” model, this particular civilian Jeep has the military tool indents on the driver’s side as Willys was making a running change from the military model to the civilian model. Later in that year those tool indents were deleted. Many new parts, too many too list. Jeep was kept mostly stock. This vehicle is a real head-turner and you will get smiles everywhere you go.”

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1947 CJ-2A Body & Front Clip Randolph, VT $550

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/03/2019) Looks like there’s value here.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/pts/d/randolph-center-47-willys-cj-2a-jeep/7007538534.html

“Complete 1947 Willy CJ2A body…Tub, fenders, hood, grill, tailgate…Needs tin work, far from perfect, but a good solid start….$600. for everything…or swap for MB/GPW parts.”

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1946 CJ-2A Altoona, IA $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Frame appears ready, but a great deal of work left. Body will require lots of work.

https://desmoines.craigslist.org/pts/d/altoona-1946-willys/7014620673.html

“1946 Willy’s project. Frame is blasted and powder coated. New front bumper. Selling all parts, engine trans and trans case is what it had in when I got it out of pasture 2.2 overhead 1950’s. Body rough good fenders hood and grill. $2500 obo. Not enough time to fix.”

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Year? CJ-2A Dover Plains, NY $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This has a 2A body and chassis. Not sure how much value is here.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/d/dover-plains-1940s-jeep-willys-project/7007739914.html

“1940 ( SOMETHING ??? ) WAS TOLD A 1947 BUT UNSURE.. WILLYS MILITARY JEEP, NEEDS TOTAL 100% RESTORATION OR USE FOR PARTS. TUB IS PRETTY ROTTEN. IT HAD A FLATBED BEHIND THE DRIVERS SEAT AT SOME POINT .SO THE BODY IS NOT THERE IN THE REAR .
BUT THE REST OF THE BODY PARTS IS PRETTY USABLE AND SOLID . FRAME OF COURSE HAS SURFACE RUST BUT IS VERY SOLID WITHOUT ROT. PARTIALLY DISSASEMBLED , LOTS OF PARTS , MOTOR IS NOT LOCKED UP SPINS FREE . BUT MANIFOLDS ARE OFF HAD BEEN RUNNING AND DRIVING LESS THAN A YEAR AGO.

SELLING FOR INLAWS ESTATE . TEXT QUESTIONS OR FOR PICS THAT WILL POST LATER. ..”

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1947 CJ-2A Newberg, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

This supposedly needs carb work. Seems like a too-good-to-be true price, but still worth a look for a local.

“1947 Willy’s Jeep: 283 V8 — 3 speed — OD,PS —Tilt — Full cage row bar — Warn Winch — Corvette bucket seats.
Needs Carb. work”

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1942 GPW Sioux Falls, SD **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1850.

This has an MB frame. There’s a chance this is an early GPW.

“1942 Ford military Jeep , rare , Ford only made these in 42 and were required to use Willys specs. Spare differential”

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Carson’s “CarCraft” Hardtop

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

UPDATE: This post started out as a post about Koenig hardtops, but that lead to updates on the Car Craft and Blue Star hardtops. I should have the Koenig post done for Saturday morning.

This updated post provides more info on the CARCRAFT hardtop. An early Special Equipment catalog contained two different versions of the Carson Machine & Supply Company’s Car Craft brochure. I’ve added a third brochure at the bottom which I’d found off of eBay years ago. Here are two real-world examples: one jeep and another jeep.

This brochure was published back in 2017. It features a CJ-2A and does not have the stylized CARCRAFT branding. Instead, it shows a plain “Car Craft” brand with a space added.

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This is the first time I’ve published this brochure. It includes the new CARCRAFT branding and used a CJ-3A jeep:

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This brochure was available on eBay in 2013.  It appears to be the company’s signature brochure for the hardtop. I haven’t tracked down another copy:

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Blue Star Aluminum Tops

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .
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Rooney77’s Blue Star Top for sale

UPDATE: This post from 2014 has been updated with additional brochure examples. See all the Blue Star hardtops documented thus far:

(From 2014) This Blue Star aluminum top was built by the Blue Manufacturing Company, founded in Kansas by Max Blue circa 1946. ‘Blue Star’ was the brand name used on several products he produced.  There’s some conflicting information, but it appears In 1946 Blue Manufacturing was building aluminum airline parts. About that time, as a hobby, Max began building aluminum boats. He also tried manufacturing and selling jeep hard tops.

Demand was so great for the boats that in 1948 he leased space and built boats full-time. Meanwhile, he either sold or abandoned the jeep top business altogether. Given only a few Blue Star tops have surfaced over the last few years, I imagine he didn’t sell too many of them.

However, Max was able to sell boats. By 1953 the company was building 1,000 boats a year. In July of 1953 he moved the company from Goddard, Kansas, to Miami, Oklahoma. There are various articles into 1960 that talk about the Blue Manufacturing Company. However, the company appears to have ceased boat production in 1964.

This brochure featuring a CJ-2A is the earliest example I have of this top. It was part of an early industrial equipment book.

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Here’s another example, this time with a CJ-3A:

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Here’s an ad that was featured on eBay.

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Here’s an example of the logo badge:

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Here is an example of the half tops:

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Actual top:

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Here are some photos of actual full hardtops:

blue-star-hardtop3 blue-star-hardtop2 blue-star-hardtop4During the summer of 2013 a seller on eBay had two jeeps with Blue Star tops for sale:

Jeep 1)

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1941 Photo of Bantam BRC-40 in Longview, WA on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Old Images

Good photo of a Bantam BRC-40 laying in wait during some war games in Longview, Washington.

View all the information on eBay

“This is an original press photo. Trucks – United States. One of the army’s newest and most lethal weapon carriers is this tiny “jeep” or 1/4 ton truck, mounting a machine gun. Behind the gun is Private Earl Bever and at the wheel is Corporal Anton Stefanski, of the 32nd Infantry of Fort Ord’s 7th Division, now engaged with the defending/Blue forces in resisting the “Red” attack in southwestern Washington. Longview. Photo measures 10 x 8.25 inches. Photo is dated 8-21-1941.”

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Photo of Jeep Being Carried by Cable Car on Ebay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

This photo shows a jeep being carried up to the remote city of Valais, Switzerland.

View all the information on ebay

“This is an original press photo. Air Lift: Iserables, a mountain village with a population of 1500 located in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland, is so completely isolated that it must depend on this aerial cable car to get supplies from the rest of the world. In addition to the jeep, the special attachment under the aerial car has carried everything from a baby carriage to a cow. Photo measures 8.25 x 10.25 inches. Photo is dated –none.”

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Kermath Sea Engine w/ Hydro Jet Seven Valleys, PA $500

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Engine, Features

Jordan spotted this unusual combo. This package creates an early jet powered boat using a Kermath modified L-134 and a Hanley Hydrojet. I’ve included a Kermath brochure and links to the development of the Hydrojet by Keenan Hanley at the bottom of the post.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/514685359087523/?ref=messenger_share

“Willys Jeep engine block casting number 804380, and Hanley Kermath HydroJet. I’ve never attempted to start. $500”
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1948 CJ-2A Delta, CO $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Appears solid.

https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/delta-1948-jeep-willys-clean-no-rust/7015411121.html

“Selling my 1948 jeep Willy’s with a flat head four cylinder and a Manuel 3 speed trans. Thing runs and drives great fun clean little jeep. All original drivetrain no rust. Asking $7500 obo open to trades.”

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1954 CJ-3B Social Circle, AL $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Seems worth a look.

https://huntsville.craigslist.org/cto/d/social-circle-1954-willys-cj3b-4×4/7011994746.html

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“1954 Willys CJ3B 4×4 2nd year with the Hurricane, overhead valve motor. It has the flat fenders and taller hood. The previous owner had the motor rebuilt and the body is good. It has new seat covers, new water pump, electronic ignition, electric fuel pump, lock-out hubs and good tires.
There are seat belts for 4 and it’s street legal.
Could be restored, hot rodded or driven as is. $6500 firm”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Tahoe City, CA $9000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/24/2019) Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/374781936540867/

“Selling the 1947 Jeep. Just don’t have room for it any more”

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38A1

CJ-5s:

  1. 1976 CJ-5 Henderson, NV $4500: https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/henderson-1976-cj5-jeep/7012979988.html
  2. 1962 CJ-5 Kingman, AZ $1000: https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/valentine-1962-jeep-cj-5-solid-complete/7002174940.html (this might have the Hudson Steering setup).
  3. 1962 CJ-5 Tempe, AZ $4400: https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/tempe-willys-4×4-runs-excellent-trade/7002539567.html
  4. 1965 CJ-5 Elk Grove, CA $2500: https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/elk-grove-1960-willys-cj5/7010483982.html
  5. 1964 CJ-5 Derry, NH $5000: https://nh.craigslist.org/atq/d/east-derry-64-jeep-cj5-project-willy/7009448701.html
  6. 1965 CJ-5 Scappoose, OR $1000: https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/pts/d/portland-1965-jeep-cj5-project-parts/7011797008.html
  7. 1967 CJ-5 Philadelphia, PA $3000: https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/atq/d/lansdale-67-willys-cj5-jeep/7003294536.html
  8. 1981 CJ-5 Clatskanie, WA $3500: https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/for/d/rainier-cj5-jeep-4×4/7010966762.html
  9. 1961 CJ-5 Chino Valley, AZ $1000: https://prescott.craigslist.org/pts/d/chino-valley-1961-willys-cj5/7014193282.html
  10. 1967 CJ-5 Redding, CA $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1138002306382841/
  11. 1959 CJ-5 Phoenix, AZ $4800: https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/mesa-53-willys-4×4-at/7015218236.html
  12. 1958 CJ-5 Scottsdale, AZ $3500: https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/phoenix-1958-jeep-willys/7014818673.html
  13. 1970 CJ-5 Glendale, AZ $4499: https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/glendale-1970-cj5-jeep-v6/7012105421.html
  14. 1973 CJ-5 Mesa, AZ $3500: https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bar/d/mesa-1973-jeep-cj5/6995498696.html

M-38A1s:

  1. 1960 M-38A1 Toledo, OH $7500: https://toledo.craigslist.org/atq/d/toledo-1960-jeep-trailer/7006656224.html
  2. 1955 M-38A1 Raleigh, NC $3500: https://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/d/raleigh-1955-military-willys-jeep/7001984221.html
  3. 1955 M-38A1 Squaw Valley, CA $10,000: https://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/d/squaw-valley-1955-willys-army-jeep/7012961097.html
  4. 1953 M-38A1 Lawrence, KS $8500: https://lawrence.craigslist.org/cto/d/lawrence-1953-m38a1/7014253302.html
  5. 1953 M-38A1 Crystal Falls, MI $1000: https://up.craigslist.org/pts/d/iron-mountain-1953-m38a1/7014830999.html

DJ-5s: 

  1. 1978 DJ-5 Bullhead City, AZ $2950: https://mohave.craigslist.org/wto/d/bullhead-city-1978-jeep-cj5/6996320218.html
 
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230 Racing Intake Manifold in Maumee, OH $3000

• CATEGORIES: Parts

Franco spotted this custom Argentina-built intake manifold for a Tornado 230. The seller describes it as a head, but it looks to be an intake manifold.

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/partsforsale/jeep/unspecified/2326244.html

“Jeep 230 racing head,built 1970 in Argentina,complete with 3 Weber carbs,never used,built for the Tornado engine.$3000.00 419-461-3416 OH after 6 pm. ”

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1962 DJ-3A Tonapah, AZ $600

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

This was a convertible DJ-3A. There might be some useful parts left, as few of which are unique to the DJ-3A.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/pts/d/tonopah-old-willys-jeep/6998363664.html

“I have 1950s Willys Jeep for sale. It’s a solid project!No rust. Was gonna Rat Rod it.She’s looking for a new home, way too many project’s, need to downsize. Asking $600.00 OBO. Make me an offer.”

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1942 MBT Willys Trailer Chandler, AZ $550

• CATEGORIES: trailer

Might be a reasonable price.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/tro/d/chandler-1942-willys-mbt-trailer/7015124167.html

“This is a WWII Willys MBT trailer. Has rust, make a good hauler or adventure trailer. Priced right.”

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1955 CJ-3B Montesano, WA $16,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/19/2019) Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/649182468910892/

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1955 High Hood Willys, nut and bolt restoration super clean 99% original parts completely rust free. this is a 3 owner fully documented Jeep only 28K original miles on the stock 4 cyl, 134 hurricane motor, original numbers matching engine and running gear, original body and tub. Updated to 12 volt. Runs and drives great. Includes new white top and full doors, also have an overdrive for the trans and other misc parts. Super clean, never wheeled since restoration, always stored indoors heated shop. Will consider trades for a 4 door Jeep JK 2014 with cash on my end.”

 

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Boise, ID $2750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/14/2019) This has a column shift, a governor and a PTO.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1368394989999481/

“I have top many jeep projects, so this one needs to go. Early model Willys CJ2A that has the 3 speed on the steering column rather than on the floor. There is also the PTO shifter, but no PTO winch or other devices. The engine looks fairly original. This is a project and will need some rust removal, etc. Clean Idaho title I am open to trades for a car hauler or high end lead throwers, or other interesting items”

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1946 CJ-2A Chico, CA $4800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/16/2018) Has updates. Might have a VEC body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/411271159771349/

“This jeep has a 1975 odd-fire 3.8L (231 ci) v6 with Offenhauser 360 aluminum manifold and Holley 4bbl carb. Also has automatic trans, warn overdrive, 4.88 axle ratios, 11″ brakes all around (just converted to silicone brake fluid so new wheel, master cylinder and soft hoses!), dual fuel tanks, full roll cage and a back seat (needs to be reupholstered). Have soft top with all hardware, but needs new top. Also needs paint and new tires (lots of tread but very old).”

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