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1948 CJ-2A Duluth, MN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2900.

“Hunting season is here! Classic 1948 Willys CJ 2A “Civilian Jeep” Original 4 cyl 134 ci “Go Devil” engine and 3 Speed manual T-90 transmission. The engine, transmission, clutch, 4WD, transfer case, high/low range and lights are all in working condition. The body is extremely solid. The floor pans have been patched. It has the 6 volt electrical system, with an electric fuel pump. It has a little play in the steering and the typical fluid drips and leaks for a CJ2A of this vintage.  Although it’s not perfect, it’s in much better shape than a lot of the older Jeeps that are available on the market. Come and take a look – you know you’ve always wanted one! Located in Duluth.”

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1948 Wagon Oberlin, Oh $2000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

This looks in good condition and does not appear to have been molested. Thanks for forwarding it Bob!

“This is the station wagon model. Odometer is a 6 digit meter and shows 03,992.8 miles but I’m sure it is 103,992. Engine runs and drives. Has the original 4 cylinder engine and a 3 speed column shift transmission with over drive. This is the 2 wheel drive model. Vehicle is in very restorable condition. Body in fair to good condition, solid frame. Comes with some extra parts, trans, steering wheel and misc. parts. Also comes with a repair manual and a restoration manual. If you are interested I can e-mail additional pictures. If you have a question just ask. I am selling because I have too many to work on and not enough time.
Thanks for looking. More pictures. Click on links below.
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http://burlington.craigslist.org/cto/1411801508.html

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1948 CJ-2A Fort Collins, CO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3700.

(08/10/09) The jeep’s hard to see in this pic, but at first glance looks good.

“1948 Willys Jeep with a Chevy 283 V-8 with a Warn overdrive. Everything is 12 Volt and has a heater and comes with two original backseats. Original transmission, axles, and differentials. Extras include a bikini top, front push guard, spare gas tank and tire and the Jerry gas cans. Tires are in great shape and the body and tub has no rust. I really do not want to sell it, but I just do not use it anymore.”

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1943? CJ-2A Grants Pass, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2290.

Well, there’s nothing that indicates this is an MB. It looks more like a CJ-2A You gotta love this ‘matching’ trailer.  But, the price is good.

“1943 Willys Jeep For Sale!! $2290 w/ the matching “army” green trailer.. 4WD, runs well, new carburetor, new starter, gas tank, new water and fuel pumps.”

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1964 FC-170 Purcellville, Va $1500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

1964_fc150_purcellvilleUPDATE: Still Available.  It now NEEDS to go! Make Offer (it has been at the $1500 price for 5 months).

“i have a 64 fc 170 one ton flat bed. its in average shape for its age. motor turns over but needs a full pupm or regulator. i bought it to restore but dont have the time anymore. will take 2000 or best offer as is. tires are up and good and i can get pics if you would like. solid lil truck. has pump assembly on front for snow plow but no blade.no title but can be gotten through dmv”

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/1411984263.html

 
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1953 M-38A1 Race Jeep Plains, Mt $4500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1, Racing

1953_racejeep_plainsUPDATE:  Price dropped to $4500

(06/10/09) I’m unfamiliar with the types of 4×4 or jeep racing in Montana.

“RACE READY!– 1953 willys CJ5 race jeep, powered by Chevy small block stroked to 388, approx. 450 hp, turbo 400 tranny, buckshot mudders on front, Super Swampers on back, 8 point roll cage, 2 seats w/covers and 5 point safety harnesses, races in sportsman class, mud bogs, sand drags, obstacle, tuff trucks, this jeep has won countless races and its ready to go! $6000 OBO”

http://montana.craigslist.org/cto/1412097159.html

 
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Builds: The Cheap Jeep & Its Ghost Town Adventures

• CATEGORIES: Builds, videos, Website

cheap_jeep2While it’s not a jeep in form, it certainly captures the spirit of a jeep in function. Two alternators, three batteries, and a host of features make this an unusual vehicle.  The most recent cheap jeep was launched in 1974 for the purpose of desert and mountain travel, not unlike the way original mountain bikers back in 1976 utilized old tough schwinn bikes to tackle the mountains.  It’s singular purpose –the next ghost town or bust — was a cheap, but dependable vehicle capable of on road and off road travel for thousands of miles over the period of a week.  This vehicle is still used and images and video from 2009 can be found on the website along with links to all the places these intrepid adventurers have visited over the past years (scroll to the bottom of the homepage). View the video below to learn a little bit about the unusual features of this vehicle (or go to their video page).

cheapjeepSteve Ricketts writes on the westernghosts.com website In 1974, I acquired a 1966 Pontiac convertible from another customer.   This time the price was $75.00.   Like the Chrysler Imperial, the Pontiac needed a lot of work.   After extensive engine repair and a transmission rebuild and modification, it was able to be driven to my house where the first Cheap Jeep (Chrysler Imperial) was stored.  The transformation from old cheap jeep to new cheap jeep began.   The finished product is what you see today.

cheap_jeep4It is highly modified, and works better for our purposes than anything we could buy today.   It is easy to repair on the road, and parts are readily available.  It carries more than “regular” jeeps and is a lot cheaper to replace should it become necessary to abandon.   I would really hate to take a $30,000+,  four wheel drive (Blazer/Bronco, etc.) on one of these trips.   At the very least, the paint and body would be badly damaged.   It would also be next to impossible to repair in the field, and a very real possibility exists that I would someday have to abandon it.   After all these years of use and modification, I still have less than $800.00 invested in the Cheap Jeep…and that includes the original purchase price.

Visit the Western Ghost Towns website here.

 
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1946 CJ-2A Easton, Ca $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks good.

“This is a 1946 jeep willys with a chevy 350 engine has only 36,000 niles on it.edelbrock intake,headers,lots of extras.lexas leather seats.previous owner did full frame off restoration.has high and low with seperate overdrive.very low gears.dana rear ends and detroit lockers.lots of extra parts.$9500 obo call robin at 559-974-3197”

http://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/1409540139.html

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1950s CJ-3A? Sherwood, Or $900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

This thing actually runs.  It sounds like this might be a good deal.  Plus, the seller needs to sell it quickly!!

“Unfortunatly, I have run into some finacial issues and am not able to do what I would like with this Jeep. I pulled it out of a barn on one of our farms after it had sat for probably 20 years; Replaced the fuel lines, put in new plugs, and flushed the tank FIRED RIGHT UP! It has the original engine in it not sure what exactly it is and i believe the axles are dana 44’s? The tires all hold air and has newer black wall wheels. There is no title for it willing to write a bill of sale but it is being sold as an “Off road Vehicle”. It does not have any seats and needs a new steering wheel as well as a battery but have one that I can throw in there to show you how well it runs. The Brakes will need a service aswell. The 4 wheel drive works very well and all gears work aswell. I am looking to get rid of this ASAP! So all offers are open for discussion. Please call or email me with any other questions that I can answer! (971)226-9489 Dan.Dyrdahl@vzw.blackberry.net.”

http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/cto/1409263978.html

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1952 CJ-3A Boise, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $4000

It appears pretty stock, including sporting the 6 volt system still.

“Nice little classic jeep. Lots of fun! Runs good. Fairly original..just a few after factory changes. Still has 6 volt system. Need to sell to pay medical bill.”

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1957 CJ-5 Bristol, NH $2700

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

1957_cj5_bristolA nice roll cage, a brand new winch, and a clean look body make this appear to be a good deal.

“i am selling a 57 jeep cj 5, body and frame are very solid. runs perfect, brand new winch hardly used. has lots of new parts. brand new tires, new springs. new carb. any questions call 998-4984.”

http://nh.craigslist.org/cto/1408874989.html

 
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Unusual, Stretched, CJ-3B Kansas City, Mo

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, Unusual • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was listed at $10k

It was stretched fairly nicely in the back compared with the patch between the hood and grille in the front.

“This custom 58 Willy is powered by 350 4BBL Chevy Motors, Turbo 400 automatic transmission, Chevy 1/2 ton front and rear axles, rancho schocks custom made leaf springs, new break system, new steering system, heavy duty full cage roll bar, Mickey Thompson 35×12.5 tires. Plus a box of new stuff that is ready to be installed. $10,000 or OBO!! This is truly a one of a kind!! A must see!!! ”

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1947 CJ-2A Bartlett, Tn $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  Still Available

It’s got a new winch.  The tires look good.  It also has a big foot pedal.  Do you need any more than that? I’m not sure why it has lights in a 2 pics and not in the other two pics.

“It is primarily for off-road use only. 6-cylinder engine; it runs but smokes. No title. It has a new Warn 8000lb. wench mounted on front. $1500. or OBO Call 901-487-7962 Cash only”

http://memphis.craigslist.org/cto/1408558136.html

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1951 CJ-3A Chattaroy, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1951_cj3a_chattaroyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3250

(09/22/09) The winch looks unusual on this.

“1951 JEEP WILLYS CJ2. GOOD CONDITION EVERYTHING WORKS, FRONT WINCH, AND ROLL BAR. 3250.00 OBO.”

 

 
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1953 CJ-3B New Phila, Oh $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

There have been a few mods, including some usual changes involving the tail lights. It appears the tailgate has been filled in?

“1953 Willys CJ3B Jeep.V6 with manual trans.  Is in great shape for a 53.  Has new clutch, brake and clutch master cylinder.  Full 6 pt roll cage.  Race seats with 5 points.  Needs some TLC but NADA low retail is $3,350.  $3000 obo
May trade for Rail Buggy or a crazy offroad crawler.  Call 330-447-5343”

http://akroncanton.craigslist.org/cto/1407286410.html

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1946 CJ-2A Sweet Home, Or $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_sweethomeUPDATE:  Price dropped to $5000

(02/11/09)  I’m not sure what a Canadian transfercase is?

“Must sell! 1946 Jeep Willys Flatfender with a Vortex 6 cyl. engine, autotrans, Canadian transfer case, Positraction, 8 ton Warren winch, Four wheel drive,and roll bar. Also has 2 gas tanks for going out in the hills and an old ragtop. Runs, and current on tags. Please call David @ (541) 409-2805 . ( 8am-8pm PST).”

http://corvallis.craigslist.org/cto/1409461298.html

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Silverthorne, Co $1600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  Still Available

Here’s a running VEC for only $1600.  The paint is a bit rough, but no obvious rust.

“1946 CJ2A Runs good, Good tires,Clear title, 4cyl flathead engine.  Email or call Tod 970-406-2033. Located in Silverthorne about 70 miles west of Denver on I70”

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/1353817341.html

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StoneTire – Offroad Tires

• CATEGORIES: Tires and Rims

UPDATE: The website’s online purchases and inventory is offline.  It appears they are gearing up to allow users to use Major Credit Cards rather than just paypal.  Though Stone Tire calls the tires Ugly Dog, I suspect these tires are the same ones made for the Import/Export Tire Company by Comptred and called V-Grips. It appears Import/Export also sells the other two tires as well and other offroad retreads.

UPDATE (06/07/09):  I sent the company an email, asking if they could potentially make a desert dog for racing and sending them some examples.  I heard nothing back from my June 7th email.

Here’s a company out of Tennessee called StoneTire that calls itself the top resource for retread and offroad tires on the web.  Here’s three of the offroad tires they sell.

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The CJ-3B Page Interviews Jim & shows off his past 3Bs

• CATEGORIES: Features, News

Jim’s become a good friend.  He is full of stories, jeeps and life (and apparently cooks some mean brisket, too).  Derek Redmond gave him a call the other day and asked him to do a story for the CJ-3B Page.  It’s a great story and a nice synopsis of a good niche he’s carved for himself.  You might also remember that Jim builds seat covers that have been selling very well — buyers around the world are enjoying the covers.  Congrats Jim!  Below is one of his before and after projects (go here to see more pics of this):

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Last Ride: Gerald’s Great Idea

• CATEGORIES: Last Ride

Gerald sent some really sad pics to me with an idea … let’s create a “Last Ride” category. We’ve all seen one or more of these jeeps:  Something so rusty, so damaged, so modified, so mortifying that the grass is holding it up.

So, I’ll put up two posts tonight (courtesy of Gerald).  If you have some pics, see some pics, or save some pics, send them my direction and we’ll add them to.

Gerald writes, We bought this about 10 years ago and finally decided to pull it from the weeds.  We needed the rear axle.  The frame collapsed as I stood in the rotten drivers compartment to steer the wheels while being pulled by the tractor.  It was truely it’s last ride.  We will pick it over and save some stuff. Check out the shackle lift.

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Last Ride: 1970s Canadian Version of M-715

• CATEGORIES: Last Ride

Gerald writes, Here is a 1970’s Canadian version of a M715.  These fell of a flatbed truck and sat for years until I got them.  They were a waste of time, but could not resist.

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Last Ride: An Old Jeepster

• CATEGORIES: Last Ride

Gerald writes, Here is an old Jeepster I took apart back in 1980,  Nice plate floor…….and mini terra recaps I may add.

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Poster Art at Jeep4ever.ca

• CATEGORIES: Website

I was doing a Bing.com search of jeep images and ran across jeep4ever’s poster/sign/art page.  Check out all the images at Jeep4ever.ca.

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1951 CJ-3A Walnut Grove, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

This has been sold to a reader.  Congrats!

Appears in good condition.

“Runs very well. ALL original. 100 miles on Rebuilt original engine, radiator.Original starter re-built. Has PTO/winch with 100 feet 3/8ths cable. Has tow hitch with 2″ball socket.”

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2 1946 CJ-2As Miamisburg, OH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1850.

It sure looks like this is a good deal.

“I have 2 Jeeps for sale.. The red one won’t turn over but is complete but no title..The green one has a clear title and is in excellent condition and needs a windshield but I pulled the engine to replace the rear main seal and it still needs the seal and gasket set installed and it would be ready to go.Both jeeps and all the parts for $1850.”

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