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1948 CJ-2A Sweet Home, OR $2750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/30/2019) Will build suit to fit? I’m not sure what that means.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1102447510097485/

“Flat fender CJ, this project is still in storage will build suit to fit”

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1948 CJ-2A Oroville, CA $3800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/20/2019) The hubs have me puzzled. As Peter notes, the axles could have been swapped.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2396613957334622/

“Old Navy WW II Jeep
Has running Corvette 327
Have bunch of historical paperwork
Has never been titled in US
Extra large custom gas tank
Needs new brake wheel cylinders
Very light surface rust
New starter
2 sets of tires and wheels
Some spare available (4speed with transfer case) ”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Apache Junction, AZ $10,800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/10/2019) There might be enough room under that hood bump to fit a jet engine! Jeep appears in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/520694025446205/

“Complete restoration a few yrs ago. 119 miles on new willys engine. Have full vinyl enclosure w/doors. Will consider partial trade – have clear title. Located in A.Junction.”

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1951 Yakima Ridge Runners’ Life Article

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine • TAGS: , .

This May 14, 1951, article “Life Goes Ridgerunning” from Life Magazine used to be posted in full on the Yakima Ridge Runner’s website, but that site appears to be no longer active. So, you’ll find it below.

If you’ve never seen the color footage of the Ridge Runners jeeping in the Cascade Mountains, that’s worth a throwback look: http://www.ewillys.com/2011/03/29/2-more-videos-from-jpzombie-com/

And, there’s the widely circulated set of two videos that may have been filmed at the same time the writers of the magazine article were visiting Yakima (video 1 and video 2)

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1956 Brochure for the New CJ-6

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This form W-242-6 highlighted the new CJ-6’s additional 50% more cargo area. This isn’t the best example of this brochure, as it has some fading at the top and right side.

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1956 DJ-3A Brochures on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

An eBay seller has four 1956 DJ-3A brochures for sale (should be Form W241-6), each for $7.99 plus $3 shipping. That’s the best price I’ve seen in a while. The below pics are from scans I’ve done (not the seller’s scans).

View all the information on ebay

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1944 MB Colorado Springs, CO $14,000

• CATEGORIES: MB

Looks solid, but lacks combat rims. No pics provided of the engine.

https://cosprings.craigslist.org/atq/d/colorado-springs-1944-willys-jeep-mb/7059949708.html

“An incredibly clean and functioning 1944 Willys MB Jeep. This little sweetheart is exceptionally clean. The body is completely free of rust. The top and seats are in great condition. The engine does not leak oil or coolant. The engine runs nicely and starts reliably. The Jeep turns heads wherever it shows up. Truly a wonderful piece of Americana”

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1961 CJ-5 Billings, MY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Seller must sell.

“1961 Willy’s CJ5. Runs Great, drives good lots of new parts. Moving out of state must sale. replaced brake master cylinder, front brake cylinder, front brake shoes, new headlight switch, went threw wiring, is converted to 12 volt, new tail lights, new blinker switch, new shifter boots and knobs, new fuel tank and sender, new carb, new aluminum radiator and thermostat. Jeep needs some more minor work.”

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1953 CJ-3B Snohomish, WA $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

The ad has a ‘ran-when-parked’ comment, which suggests it doesn’t run?

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/snohomish-willys-1953/7059816366.html

“cj3b willys high hood ,nice project jeep,veyy little rust ,in my garage for last 15 years , came from yakama, its a project i will never do , it needs a new home , it ran when parked ,95 percent stock , do not email”

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1948 CJ-2A Denver, CO $2950

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2950.

(12/17/2019) Runs.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/denver-1948-jeep-willys-cj2/7060324401.html

“1948 Jeep Willys CJ2. Runs ok, all original. Have soft top and soft doors along with 2nd set of wheels/tires. Cool older jeep for enthusiast or to use for hunting/mountain home.”

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1948 CJ-2A Scottsdale, AZ $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/24/2019) Appears the rear wheel wells may have been rebuilt. The drain holes have been filled, too.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/snw/d/scottsdale-1948-willys-jeep-cj-2a/7062030766.html

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“For sale is a 1948 Willys Jeep CJ 2A. I have owned it for over 20 years but just don’t use it anymore. I was hoping that my daughter would want to drive it but nope. Fairly stock. Original flathead engine, transmission, transfer case and axels. Installed rancho 2.5” lift when I got it because the stock springs were opening up. Installed 11” brakes on the front. Newer radiator a few years ago. Just replaced the wheel cylinders on the front and the master and the rubber lines in the last couple months. Also installed a new distributor in the last couple months with electronic points-less system. New high torque starter. The fuel tank has some rust in it and needs to be cleaned or replaced because the fuel line plugs up. Just ordered one and will be delivered next week. Just replaced the starter and solenoid.”

 
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1942 GPW Project Albuquerque, NM $9500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

UPDATE: Price bumped to $9500.

(01/26/2020) Lots of work still to be done. The ad includes a pic of a completed jeep, but I assume that’s just being used as an example.

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/pts/d/albuquerque-1942-ford-willys-gpw/7060198786.html

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“I have a 1942 Ford GPW
Have all the parts need to sell
90% all original except engine is a CJ2a
and needs rebuild.”

 

 
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1950 M-38? Denver, CO $5600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/10/2020) Listed as a 1950 CJ-3A, it looks more like an M-38 (or just a mix of M-38 & CJ-3A parts).

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/arvada-1950-cj3a/7051851056.html

“1950 Willy’s Cj3a, 231 Buick V6, T90 3spd with OD, rebuilt starter, carburetor, brake lines, New water pump, radiator with electric fan, 12volt system with new alternator, power steering, Hankook Dynapro tires, New Best Top needs installed. Runs and Drive sound. Don’t need to sell, like to make room for other hobbies
$5600 or trade only for 3or4 horse trailer slant load”

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VEEP? VW Jeep Logan, UT $3500

• CATEGORIES: VEEP (VW Jeep), Scamp, Others

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/22/2019) I’m not sure which model of VEEP-like vehicle this one is. Engine appears removed.

https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6116006?ad_cid=13

“Willy’s Jeep fiberglass tub Volkswagen transmission front and rear Volkswagen drivetrain”

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1947 CJ-2A Bakersfield, CA $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

I am puzzled by the image choices. This might have a DJ-3A convertible body or a fiberglass body.

https://bakersfield.craigslist.org/cto/d/bakersfield-1947-willys-jeep-cj2a/7062230912.html

“Completely Restored. V8 350 Small Block. New 3 Speed Transmission and Transfer Case. 4WD. Low and High. New Seats. New Flooring. Stereo System. Interior LED Lighting. New Wiring for All Lights.”
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1953 CJ-3B Tucson, AZ $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9500.

(06/19/2018) Has some body dings. Drain holes have been filled.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/tucson-willys-jeep-good-cond/7059626319.html

“1953 WILLY JEEP….RUNS GREAT…..REBUILT….NEW ITEMS INCLUDE: wiring, tires, shocks, gas tank, glass, seats, upholstery, top, hoses, gauges, brakes, exhaust system, 4 cyl engine rebuilt…….”

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1948 CJ-2A Fallon, NV $11,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/10/2019) Looks like the passenger side may have been repaired.

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/fallon-1948-willys-jeep/7061862791.html

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“1948 Willys Jeep Cj2
3rd owner, clean title
Runs great !!
Comes with canvas enclosed top and canvas bikini top.
11,000. OBO”

 
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1953 CJ-3B Lake Havasu City, AZ $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/20/2019) Note that the passenger side has a skin over much of it (see third pic). Includes an extra body.

https://mohave.craigslist.org/ctd/d/lake-havasu-city-1953-willys-jeep-4-4/7058998762.html

“1953 WILLYS JEEP 4 X 4 IN GREAT CONDITION This is a 4X4 that will take you anywhere that runs great! It is in great shape and has a 4 cylinder motor, 3 speed manual transmission, fold down windshield, fresh paint, tow hitch, and great for off road. It will be hard to find a Willys Jeep in this condition and at this price. Must see! We have this great jeep priced at $9,500.00 for a fast sale.”

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1949 Sinclair Opaline Jeep Ad on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE: This ad is back on eBay. It is 10.5″ x 14″

“Vintage 1949 – Original Magazine Print Ad
GI’s on the Town in a Willys Jeep – Art by Valentine”

View all the information on eBay

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1946 CJ-2A Morro Bay, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

Includes a Warn OD and may also have some nice Buick V6 parts (possibly the intake manifold and valve covers).

“1946 willys Cj2a. Includes lots of extras too.. 4.3 v6, sm465, warn overdrive, multiple extra parts. New lift springs, shackles, bushings, cj5 axles, and stock axles, has pink slip. Lots of new parts to reassemble it. Photo of it together is before pulling apart to redo.has hood, grill, fenders, tailgates, with windshield etc plus extras. New fuel tank. If its listed, I still have it. No trades 2000.00 obo.”

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1943 Buenos Aires Motor Magazine

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine, Old Images, Old News Articles

The June 1943 issue of Motor Magazine out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, featured this introduction to the jeep on its front page. I snagged this copy off of eBay in December and it finally arrived. The 24-page magazine printed on newspaper covers a wide range of automotive subjects, most far above my rudimentary Spanish. I’m pretty surprised any of these survived!

Here are the first two pages (the only two that included the jeep as far as I could tell):

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Also included in the magazine was this ad(?) featuring a jeep.

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1951 Photo of Jeep Tests in Chesapeake Bay on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

That had to have been a cold drive in January!

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“1951 Press Photo Soldiers drive amphibious jeep in Chesapeake Bay near Virginia.This is an original press photo. Amphibians – US – A Marine drives an amphibious jeep in Chesapeake Bay, off Little Creek, Virginia, during training exercises. According to the Navy, jeeps such as this will operate with only the driver’s head above the surface. The curved tube attached to the windshield is the exhaust pipe. Straight tube is the air intakePhoto measures 8.25 x 6.5inches. Photo is dated 01-17-1951.”

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1962 Photo of Jeeping in the Dunes of Padre Island on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old Images Jeeping

The seller of this June 18, 1962, photo claims this was South Padre Island, but the original script on the back of the photo labels it Padre island, which is north of South Padre (I know, that location may seem obvious). According to Wikipedia, South Padre was closed until 1962, which makes it more likely that this is Padre and not South Padre. That said, I’m no expert on this region.

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“1962 Press Photo Jeep “Off Roading” on South Padre Island Sand Dunes, Texas. This is an original press photo. Jeep rolls across sand dunes of Padre Island in Texas. Photo measures 10 x 8.25 inches. Photo is dated 06-18-1962.”

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1950 CJ-3A w/ Mattracks Perham, MN $14,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

Looks like a nice top design for a cold climate.

https://fargo.craigslist.org/snw/d/perham-1950-willys-jeep/7058568500.html

“Custom 1950 Willy’s with Mattracks and tires. Chevy 350 short block. 4 wheel drive. Can pull a large fish house through almost anything. $14,500”

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1950 CJ-3A Tonopah, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Runs.

“Willys jeep runs good”

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