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1946 CJ-2A Florence, MT $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Runs, but needs work.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/florence-46-willys-cj2a-jeep/7277505832.html

“This is a 46 willys cj2a. The tub is in great shape. The motor is a L head. It runs but needs work. It leaks oil and won’t rev up enough to drive. The breaks work but leak. I do not have a title for it the guy I got it from could not find it. You can get one going through the proper channels. I just never did it”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Eliot, ME $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500

(08/26/2020) As the seller notes, the tub was rebuilt, but not to original specs.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/eliot-1946-willys-jeep-cj2a-vec/7279118211.html

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“L134 Go Devil motor runs well, rebuilt carb, new intake and exhaust manifolds, exhaust, radiator, hoses, starter, coil, battery, thermostat, all new brakes including lines and master, all new Walek 12V wiring harness, rebuilt steering box, removed tub to clean and repaint frame (394441) which was replaced at some point by previous owners. The tub was rebuilt by a previous owner and it you are a purest, it will need to have some rework. The 3 speed T90 transmission works, Dana 18 transfer case and Dana 41 rear is good. All gauges work however I have no documentation to confirm odometer.

Windshield is off 3A but have a 2A frame. I have the original air cleaner but prefer the K&N for better functionality. All fluids have been replaced this year and many seals replaced. That said, these Jeeps leak. Top speed is 35-40 mph. This Willys was manufactured in February of 46 so it would have had the column shift and been either Pasture Green or Harvest Tan. Found some Pasture Green on the underbelly. Looking for enthusiast who wants to take this restoration to the finish line”

 
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Year? CJ-3B Kaimuki, Oahu, HI $4200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

This later model CJ-3B might be worth a look (if in Hawaii). It is listed as a 1944.

https://honolulu.craigslist.org/oah/cto/d/honolulu-1944-willys-jeep-4cyl/7281081116.html

“1944 willys jeep 4 cylinder. Runs but needs gas tank”

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1947 CJ-2A Missoula, MT $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/10/2020) Looks like this has potential.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/missoula-1947-willys-cj2a-jeep/7280839810.html

“1947 WILLYS CJ2A JEEP
Runs and Drives
New Battery
Carburetor Kit
New Break Shoes
New Break Lines
New Master Cylinder
New Shocks
New Leaf Spring
Fuel Tank Flushed
New Exhaust”

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1948 CJ-2A? Rock Springs, WY $2150

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

No pics provided.

https://wyoming.craigslist.org/cto/d/rock-springs-willys-jeep/7280698312.html

“1948 Willys Jeep with snow plow. Runs well. Plow works well(has been updated). Has sat outside (has some rust). Seats need help.”

 
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Year? CJ-2A Del Rio, NM $4200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

No pics provided.

https://roswell.craigslist.org/for/d/del-rio-willys-cj2a-jeep/7282922618.html

“Willys Jeep, CJ2A, L134, 4 Cyl Flathead Engine, all Original, very sturdy, rust in parts but very restorable… I just don’t have the money to finish it… Right now I have the engine out, trying to Rebuild it.. It needs to get on the road again. Asking 4200.00, Jesse”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Buckeye, AZ For Trade

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available. Was $5000.

(08/17/2017) A few upgrades including the electrical and the steering.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bar/d/goodyear-1947-willys-jeep-for-trade/7283083713.html

“1947 willys jeep,been parked and covered for couple years,clean title.
will trade or barter for high end 12ga benelli shotgun.”

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CJ-3B Koenig Hardtop Nanuet, NY $450

• CATEGORIES: Parts

I am unsure if the windshield is included or not.

https://hartford.craigslist.org/pts/d/nanuet-jeep-willys-hard-top-and-doors/7273435016.html

“1945 to 1954 jeep willys cj2 and cj3 hard top and doors”

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4 16″ KH Rims Las Cruces, NM $360

• CATEGORIES: Tires and Rims

Maybe someone can use these?

https://lascruces.craigslist.org/wto/d/las-cruces-16-kelsey-hayes-wheels/7271956450.html

“This is a set of Kelsey Hayes steelies which measure 16×4.5 and have a 5 on 5-1/2” bolt pattern. I am asking $90ea for a total of $360. The exterior face has been reconditioned. Lug holes are all in great shape along with the valve stem holes. These wheels could be found on Military Jeeps, Internationals, Willys and other vintage vehicles from the 40’s up thru the 60’s. If you are restoring a classic and need a nice set of time period correct wheels, these just may fit the bill.”

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1946 CJ-2A Clifton, CO $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Lots of custom work on this project.

https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/clifton-1946-willys-jeep-project/7282703508.html

“Body and frame with clear title are 1946 Willy’s
Running gear – 1986 Cherokee
Engine 2.8 V6 Engine runs fine but fuel tank not hooked up
5 speed manual transmission and transfer case
Tires – 32-1250s on 10″ rims
Lots of extra parts
80% completed”

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VEC CJ-2A and CJ-5 Parts Jeeps Memphis, TN $600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ5

Not sure how much value is here, but the body is a VEC CJ-2A.

https://memphis.craigslist.org/pts/d/memphis-willys-jeeps/7276024193.html

“Willys Jeep parts cj2a mb No hood no fenders no grill not windshield frame no tailgate no steering colum CJ5.”

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1947 CJ-2A Carmel, ME $3600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/10/2019) Has some body patches.

https://maine.craigslist.org/atq/d/hampden-1947-willys-cj2a-jeep/7279886406.html

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“1947 CJ2A 4×4 jeep for sale
Frame is very good
Body has been patched years ago and is solid for a 72 year old.
Runs and drives very good
Very well maintained
Brakes work
All lights, horn, gauges work
4 cylinder, 3 speed
Ramsey winch that works good
lock out hubs
*no battery, the old one is no good
*needs radiator
– the one that’s in the jeep is Not included! – It goes to another jeep
– eBay has a good buy on replacement radiators

I have owned this for about 30 years,
it has always been stored inside since I have owned it.
Never abused

I am selling because I have other jeeps and need to make some space.”

 

 
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1947 CJ-2A Body Flagstaff, AZ $700

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Parts

Floors have rust.

https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/pts/d/flagstaff-1947-jeep-willys-tub/7276990388.html

1947 Jeep willys tub. Tub is straight floor is rusted. $500 firm”

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1956 CJ-6 Pepperell, MA $2900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://nh.craigslist.org/pts/d/townsend-1956-willys-cj6/7281934402.html

“1956 Jeep Willy RUNS, DRIVES, AND PLOWS 4X4 4 CYL ENGINE F134 BILL OF SALE ONLY…..NO TITLE NEW BRAKES NEW SHOCKS NEW FUEL PUMP HAS SOME DINGS, DENTS, AND A FEW RUST SPOTS. LOOKING FOR SERIOUS MOTIVATED CASH BUYERS READY WITH TRUCK AND TRAILER. ”

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1950 Willys Sedan Delivery Export Company Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This is the fifth of five similar brochures, though it’s the only one described as a Willys-Overland Export Company Brochure. It highlights the Willys Sedan Delivery vehicle. The form number is SD-73-MI–80M–350. Like the others, it is nearly 22″x17″.

The brochure in the post below this appears to be the same, though with different colors, and it states it is from Willys-Overland Motors. Why are they different? I don’t know.

This is how the folded front page looks:

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This is the folded back page:

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When unfolded vertically, this page appears:

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When unfolded horizontally, this page appears highlighting the new Hurricane engine:

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When completely unfolded, this page appears:

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And, finally, this is how the back appears when unfolded:

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1950 Willys Sedan Delivery Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

I don’t have a high resolution version of this brochure, as it’s more expensive (almost $50 after shipping and taxes .. it comes from Australia) than I’d like to pay. You can see it was originally sent to Minnesota (Cutler Motors Sales, Mora, MN). How it got to Australia I couldn’t say. Curiously, it has the same form number as the export version in the post above: SD-73-MI–80M–350.

You can view more info on eBay

As with the one above, this is the front of the folded brochure:

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This is the folded back page:

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When unfolded vertically, this page appears:

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When unfolded horizontally, this page appears highlighting the new Hurricane engine:

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When completely unfolded, this page appears:

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And, finally, this is how the back appears when unfolded: Continue reading

 
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Comparison of Five Wagon/Truck Brochures

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE: This page will soon be expanding…

I was inspired to purchase and learn more about the brochures below after realizing that a poster I saw during a visit at Dave Antram’s place in 2013. Here’s a photo of it:

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I’m wondering if there is a Universal Jeep brochure similar to the brochures below. I don’t remember seeing one and I don’t have any documentation of one yet. There also could be other brochures with the same theme as the ones below, so I can’t say these five represent ALL of them.

Now on to the truck/wagon brochures. These five brochures are very similar, so I thought it would be interesting to compare them side by side. As you can see below, the images and coloring of the brochures are very similar to the poster, but not exactly the same. These brochures also have the dimension graphic concept, though the poster expresses it somewhat differently.

While I originally thought these were all printed in early 1950, I’m less certain, as Colin pointed out that #1 (4WD Willys Truck) mentions “Key Starting”, which he thinks appeared in 1952. So, most likely, these appeared between 1950-1952.

You can view the original scans using the following links:

  1. The upper left NEW 4WD WILLYS Truck brochure
  2. The upper right NEW 1/2 Ton WILLYS Truck brochure
  3. The lower left Sedan Delivery Export brochure with the “New” Hurricane
  4. The lower right Sedan Delivery with “Famous” Hurricane is here

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These are the back of those brochures:

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5. The New Willys Sedan Delivery brochure (domestic only? from the today’s top post)

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1947 Photo of Forestry Jeep in Louisiana

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

The Shreveport Times reported on a forest fires on august 12, 1947, and included a photo of a forestry commission jeep.

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1953 Photo of a Forestry Jeep, Possibly in South Dakota

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Speaking of Forestry Jeeps, this photo of a Forest Service CJ-3A with a Fire pump was taken August 15, 1953. The image resides in the Black Hills National Forest Historical Collection.

https://explore.digitalsd.org/digital/collection/BHNF/id/6549

 
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1946 CJ-2A Joshua Tree, CA $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

This has a louvered hood. The jeep seems solid with a few updates.

https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/cto/d/joshua-tree-1946-cj-2a-willys-jeep/7279111650.html

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“SUPER CLEAN
RUNS PERFECT
ALL ORIGINAL
STOCK FRONT WINCH
NO RUST
NEAR NEW TIRES
NICE PAINT JOB”

 
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Year? DJ-3A Surrey Gold Country, CA $9000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9000.

(02/02/2021) It’s still got the footman loops on the fenders, so it looks like it may have been a Surrey at some point.

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/cto/d/altaville-1943-willy/7270336898.html

“selling a surrey jeep 2wd column shift hard to find 10,000 obo”

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1953 CJ-3B Scottsdale, AZ $20,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Lots of ‘shiny’ on this cleaned up 3B.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/scottsdale-1953-willys-jeep/7280756738.html

“I have owned this jeep for 2 years, fixed a few minor issues and now I am looking to make room for another vehicle. The vehicle is a total rebuild which if you come over and check it out, listen to the engine and take it for a spin, you’ll see it is in great shape, all around. Asking $20,000 OBO”

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1970 M-718A2 Upland, CA $15,000

• CATEGORIES: Features, M-151

UPDATE: This has been relisted

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/apple-valley-m718a1-ambulance-army-jeep/7275947080.html

(01/12/2021) “Selling a rare military AM General M718a1 Ambulance. Same as M151a2 just setup in the ambulance configuration. Clean Ca title on planned non-op. Pre-smog. Runs and drives great. New nos carburetor and fuel lines. Clean tub never been cut, wrecked, or rolled. Soft top is in decent shape, no rips or tears. tires all have decent tread. Extremely rare Jeep in this configuration and condition. Asking $15,000 no trades.”
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1953 CJ-3A San Gabriel, CA $5700

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5700.

(01/27/2021) Has a variety of updates.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/for/d/san-gabriel-1953-willys-jeep/7282014053.html

“It’s 1953 willys. Engine runs no major issues. I have a new pair of bucket seat for you. It’s none op and no back fee.”

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1947 CJ-2A Redlands, CA $12,900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

This has a replacement tub.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/redlands-classic-1947-willys-jeep/7282315752.html

“Beautifully restored and cared for – original engine and transmission – runs great! New paint, new upholstery, new canvas top (still in packaging), turn signals, seatbelts, almost new tires, and much more! Updated to 12 volt electrical system. Same owner for over 20 years. Current CA registration. Fun to drive and a real eye catcher!”

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