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1953 CJ-3B Salem, OR $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/10/2020) Jeff’s selling this nicely refurbished CJ-3B with a PTO winch. It appears to have a reproduction body.

https://medford.craigslist.org/cto/d/salem-1953-willys-jeep-cj3b/7089402321.html

“1953 Willys Jeep CJ3B High Hood. 4740 miles since 2010 restoration. Rebuilt Hurricane engine with 12 volt system. Original Harrison heater and Ramsey PTO winch. Rear seat with locking compartment. Original running gear with Warn locking hubs. Owned since 1989, always garaged. Receipts. Runs, drives, and stops like it should. Nice example that is ready to enjoy.”

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1947? Jeepster Spanaway, WA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/894979964284817/

“1946 willys overlander. Basically barn to a garage”

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1961 CJ-5 Normandy Park, WA $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

Interesting that this has New Mexico plates. If it spend most of its life in NM, it may be pretty solid.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/seattle-61-willys-jeep/7102704192.html

“1961 Willys Jeep
Rebuilt engine
New Clutch
New breaks”

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1952 M-38 Eagle Creek, OR $8900

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/14/2019) Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1031668043872079/

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“Classic Willys Jeep with a New V6 engine and chrome wheels. great condition runs and drives great!”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Rigby, ID $7000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/22/2020) Runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2714749768578050/

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“1946 Jeep Willys…brand new rebuilt 4cyl motor…new wiring…new radiator… Everything new or rebuilt under the hood…runs good”

 

 
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MB/GPW & 2 Trucks Enterprise, OR No Price

• CATEGORIES: MB, Willys Trucks

Not sure how much value is here.

https://eastoregon.craigslist.org/atq/d/enterprise-willys-jeeps/7102728074.html

“2 have engines, 1 does not. Old military Jeep ran 20 years ago”

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Willys-Powered Fork Lift Lebanon, OR $2000

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator

If you like to have all your toys Willys-powered, this might interest you.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/556704494926917/

“Gas forklift has willys motor 4 cylinder. Cold blooded. Runs good has minor oil Leak but otherwise works good”

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Year? M-38 Kent, WA $3500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Has updates. It’s a project.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/for/d/kent-m38-flatfender-willys/7102665626.html

“Jeep is a project, needs radiator installed, grill put back on as well as new motor mounts welded in. New mounts come with as well as new belts/water pump and so on also comes with some 36” swampers a narrowed down currie 9”(bolts right in) as well as a sm420 trans and dana 18 to put into it. Has a 283sbc in it now with stock 3 speed manual and dana 18 t case”

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1946 CJ-2A Redding, CA $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

No pics provided.

https://redding.craigslist.org/pts/d/palo-cedro-46-willys-cj-2a/7103592992.html

“46 willys cj 2a project great tub, engines out of a same era willys pickup, ran good, radiator is good, gas tank is good , clean with no rust, good windshield with glass, rebuilt seats, needs electrical, brakes, and steering done lots of parts..”

 

 
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3 16″ Rims Everett, WA $60

• CATEGORIES: Tires and Rims

Looks like a good price.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/wto/d/everett-willys-jeep-rims/7103456432.html

“3 Willys Jeep rims. 5x 5 1/2”
See pictures. Trade for Willys parts”

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1946 CJ-2A Medford, OR $12,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,000.

I spoke with Calvin about this Jeep. It underwent a frame up refurb with lots of new parts from Ron Fitzpatrick. The paint job was custom done by a local artist and is clear-coated. He’s only selling it because some back surgeries have made riding in it uncomfortable. Contact him via email at lorrainelg @ charter.net (remove spaces around @) or via the phone at 541 772 6089.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/438910326793078/

“Body off restoration, custom one of a kind airbrushed with pearlescent accents paint job. Everything gone thru engine, transmission, differentials, axles, seals and bearings. Completely stick restoration only only change is 12 volt conversion. Three-year restoration spared no expense.”

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1946 CJ-2A Kamiah, ID $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Running (with Toyota engine and running gear) when parked.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/230735354716590/

“1946 Willys cj2a . Arctic hard top. I have the original fold down windshield and tailgate as well. Toyota axles. Power steering. Freshly rebuilt 22r engine with Webber carb. 5spd. Floor pan solid. Needs some things finished (wiring lights, turn signals, clean fuel, etc). Has sat for a couple years was running when parked”

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No Updates Sunday

• CATEGORIES: News

I’m taking the day off. Updates resume Monday!

 
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Gladiator/Wagoneer Cuff Links & Tie Clasp on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features

Here’s an unusual item: Gladiator/Wagoneer Cuff Links and Tie Clip. The price is $25.

View all the information on eBay

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Mechanix Illustrated Magazine: Jiving up the Jeep, Articles 1-4

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine, Old News Articles • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Steve obtained copies of article #2, so now this list is complete!

Nine years ago there was a post about “Jivin up the Jeep”, which referenced a series of articles in Mechanix Illustrated Magazine. At that time, I could only locate articles #3 and #4. Steve Zamell just shared the earliest of the four with me (Thanks!). And, I found a poor image of article #2 So, below you’ll find information about all four articles.

According to the information on this Modern Mechanic Post, the October and November 1946 issues of Modern Mechanic magazine each included an article titled “Jivin up the Jeep” that shares various modifications. Those articles were a big hit across the US, as readers from all over sent in follow up suggestions and ideas. That led to an additional two articles, one in April of 1947 and one in November of 1947. I’ve shown the pictorial portions of the articles below. There’s additional content on the 1947 links.

From October 1946 Part I – A few Jeep ideas:
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From November 1946 Part II – I just bought a cheap issue of this magazine. I’ll update these poor pics found on a current  eBay ad once I receive my copy of the magazine. Looks like this article covers the creation of a custom hardtop:

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From April 1947: Custom Tops

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Early 1960s? Mobil Motion Picture Unit Book on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Books, Documents, Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles

This is an unusual book. But, the starting price of $279 surprises me.

View all the information on ebay

“Offered is a Very Rare 1960’s Kaiser Jeep Instruction Manual for a “Mobil Motion Picture Unit” Marked Model 6-230 4WD-EC ,, Contract 1A-10123 on the cover and on the inside it specifies “Governor Model GC 1496”.

This manual and several others I have listed are from the estate of a Longtime Kaiser Jeep executive. This manual is NOS and was stored in a filing cabinet for many years,,, it is crisp and clean but dose have a little discoloring on the edge ( see photo) nothing major or distracting.

This Jeep was produced as a self contained film crew vehicle with onboard generator, cameraman’s platform and various ladders, plugs and fixtures to support a motion picture/ military USIA press crews.

Manual is marked “U.S Information Agency” also known as “USIA” these vehicles were used by the Government agency impart to produce Cold War propaganda.

It is an original Kaiser Jeep instruction manual not a reproduction .

It also lists many part numbers , specifications and maintenance requirements specifically for this vehicle.”

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1948 Wagon Red Oak, TX $9475

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Isn’t that a later model body with the flat rear wheel well?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/478416209484368/

“Rare 1948 willys Sedan Delivery 4 x 4 1956 Chevy 265ci V8 engine rebuilt Muncie 4 speed trans Dana 18 transfer case AMC 30 front axle Painless wiring harness Tilt steering column and custom wheel Power Steering Aluminum Rad. Elec fan Dual exhaust. Elec wiper Mickey Thompson 8 hole 5 New XT Commando tires Redone Interior and Glass Needs Paint Good Texas Title Runs and drives good May consider partial trade for really nice newer golf cart or vintage cushman scooter”

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1953 M-38A1 “Swamp Jeep” Lufkin, TX $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

Looks like this is setup for swamps.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/499298314317176/

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“1953 Willys M38a1 $8000 obo 305 Small block chevy V8 Hood stacks with tractor flaps Dual electric fans Southwest speed steel Bellhousing Center force clutch Hydraulic throwout bearing Advanced Adapters SBC to T3 adapter kit New “Surplus” T3 transmission and Dana 18 Tcase (twin stick) Wilwood hydraulic clutch and dual brake master cylinder pedal assembly Custom driveshafts Spring over suspension lift Rear axle is stretched 4″ back Dana 44 rear axle, 5.38 gears, limited slip Dana 27 front axle, 5.38 gears, limited slip 8.3-24 tractor tires (~39″ tall) 7″ LED headlights Brand new Besttop bikini top Custom front bumper and grill guard ready to bolt a winch on. Yellow top Optima in Barnes4x4 mount. Jeep wrangler Sahara bucket seats 50 cal ammo can center console Was never titled after military duty.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Bristol, RI $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

(03/17/2020) Lots of updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/662218717860723/

“Rebuilt from the ground up, Dana 44 front and rear w/ disks. Crate Chevy 4.3 Injected Engine. 5 Super Swamper Iroks 36″. Spun Alum fuel tank.
Chevy SM465 Trans. Dana 20 Transfer case with Woods drive shafts. Power steering. Boxed frame. Bluetooth radio. Digital dash. 12v Guy switch panel. Much More”

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1946 CJ-2A Lorena, TX $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Are the bends actually welds on the roll cage?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2250112101951392/

“1946 Willis Jeep make a great ranch vehicle or toy Still has Flathead 4 cylinder Mickey Thompson tires If Interesting just call me [hidden information] Danny 5500.00 obo Will trade for Harley ,4 Wheeler ,cars trucks ..”

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1950 CJ-3A Anza, CA $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has a variety of updates. Needs front axle rebuilt.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2657848851101633/

“1950 Willy’s Jeep. Runs good Buick v6 swap, front axle needs to be rebuilt haven’t had the time to pull the cover off to see what happened. Transfer case and everything else work great. New steering box. Pretty firm on price, may be open to some trades.”

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38A1

CJ-5s:

  1. 1962 CJ-5 Douglasville, GA $4000: https://atlanta.craigslist.org/wat/cto/d/douglasville-1962-willys-jeep-cj5/7096329250.html
  2. 1963 CJ-5 Houston, TX $3000: https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/houston-1963-willys-jeep-cj5/7098983721.html
  3. 1963 Pagosa Springs, CO $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/732051157262512/
  4. 1979 CJ-5 Cheyenne, WY $2200: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/841962302967115/
  5. 1957 CJ-5 Alpine, CA $5000: https://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/d/alpine-57-willies-jeep/7099978018.html
  6. 1956 CJ-5 Charlotte, MI $1500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/534970730735470/
  7. 1956 CJ-5 Republic, WA $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/292098281794910/
  8. 1956 CJ-5 Daytona Beach, FL $2500: https://daytona.craigslist.org/pts/d/palm-coast-1956-jeep-willys-project/7101480835.html
  9. 1961 CJ-5 Prestonburg, KY $500: https://eastky.craigslist.org/pts/d/prestonsburg-61-jeep/7101436498.html
  10. 1964 CJ-5 Asheville, NC $3500: https://asheville.craigslist.org/cto/d/dearing-1964-jeep-cj3b/7101385588.html
  11. Year? CJ-5 Yreka, CA $1000: https://medford.craigslist.org/cto/d/weed-willys-jeep/7098985419.html
  12. 1970 CJ-5 Marlin, TX $5000: https://waco.craigslist.org/cto/d/marlin-1970-jeep-cj5/7099996140.html
  13. 1958 CJ-5 Thornton, CO $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/656849808398458/
  14. 1960 CJ-5 Richland Springs, TX $2800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1657471084393258/
  15. 1960 CJ-5 Killeen, TX $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/187426645657883/
  16. 1972 CJ-5 El Paso, TX $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2751512228193564/

M-38A1s:

  1. 1953 M-38A1 Purcellville, VA $12,500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2475351219380640/
  2. 1952 M-38A1 Madisonville, KY $5800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/626726018179588/
  3. 1952 M-38A1 Vincennes, IN $2600: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/723479958185680/
  4. 1952 M-38A1 Charlotte, NC $11,900: https://charlotte.craigslist.org/ctd/d/statesville-1952-jeep-willys-m38-parade/7096217721.html
  5. 1952 M-38A1 Murfreesboro, TN $1900: https://nashville.craigslist.org/ctd/d/murfreesboro-1952-willys-jeep-4×4/7101706708.html
  6. 1955 M-38A1 Cincinnati, OH $7000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2579351612341648/
  7. 1954 M-38A1 Wills Point, TX $4000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/209597153440731/
  8. 1952 M-38A1 Castle, OK $3100 (has a CJ grille): https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/756691918171364/
  9. 1954 M-38A1 Bullard, TX $5800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1220809651456543/
 
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1956 CJ-5 Quincy, MA $12,999

• CATEGORIES: News • TAGS: , .

It looks like this has a once piece grill/fenders? The fenders have an indentation along each side. Gives the jeep a little different look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/818309225266322/

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“This is a 1956 willys Jeep. Civilian variant of the M38A1 military Jeep. It’s a southern Jeep with a TN title. No mileage on the title because it’s exempt. The cluster has 8k on it. Car starts up runs and drives. Just tuned up with a new carburetor. Tub is steel and is mint with no rust. Frame is also immaculate and had been completely under coated. We have been using it as a beach cruiser. Car has a little Bimini top for the summer. Powered by the original 4cyl. 134cid/70hp 1bbl. Front axle is a Dana 25 and the rear axle is a Dana 44. Tranny is a T90 3 speed. Not trying to field a million questions come look at it. Cash in hand for a ride.”

 
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1954 CJ-3B Pearland, TX $3200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

A “ran when parked” jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/188471252480002/

“1954 willys ran when parked… Texas tittle in hand”

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1947? CJ-2A? Terrell, TX $900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Could be a 3A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/267258280940748/

“I beleive its a 1947 willies jeep. Missing hood and front fenders. Has both axles, drive shafts, transmission and engine. Engine head is off but comes with. No title”

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