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Soap Box Derby Jeep Freeport, NY $250

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models

I’m not sure if this is really a soap box jeep, but still a neat vintage piece.

“Willys Jeep vintage wod soap box derby car! homemade very cool! Measures 52″ long. This is a great vintage piece that was made with pride, just imaging the father son team that raced this with pride for the US Army. Please take a look at the pictures, jeep has some missing layers of plywood, a broken bumper and one rail is missing on the back.”

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1951 M-38 Davidsonville, MD $16,500


This M-38 has a variety of updates.

“Selling my 1951 M38 class 1 (stock class) rockcrawler. While this was being built I had 2 kids and I don’t want to cut this up to accommodate the family so I’m willing to trade for a nice K5, Bronco, jeepster, wagoneer, something that can seat 4 and hit the trail. If your are interested in buying or trading messages me for build details”

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1945 MB Kalispell, MT $6500


Has some updates. Has a driver side gas inlet, but I”m guessing that was added later.

“1945 Willys Jeep. Buick V6. Overdrive transmission. Wired for towing. Bikini top. Runs good.”

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1949 CJ-3A Montesano, WA $3500


Could be worth a look.

“1949 willys jeep, runs and drives great. Rare hard top with heater, winch and back seat”

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1949 CJ-3A Kalispell, MT $2000


Has an F-head.

“1949 Willy’s Jeep. I don’t know a lot about this one other than it runs and drives. It has leaks. It’s 4×4. It’s a manual transmission. It has an altimeter which probably means it was for military purposes when built. Was used on the ranch for fencing purposes. Has a title. No doors. No hard top. What you see is what you get. No trades.”

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s



  1. 1964 CJ-5 Silver City, NM $5000:
  2. 1965 CJ-5 Kenosha, WI $4500:
  3. 1957 CJ-5 Churchville, NC $4500: Has a new tub (note there is no JEEP branding on the cowl
  4. 1957 CJ-5 Clearlake, CA $3500:
  5. 1958 CJ-5 Klamath Falls, OR $2500:
  6. 1957 CJ-5 Elk Creek, CA $5000:
  7. 1955 CJ-5? Commerce City, CO $3500:
  8. 1955 CJ-5 Corpus Christi, TX $2500: Has fiberglass body.
  9. 1961 CJ-5 Glens Falls, NY $3000:
  10. 1965 CJ-5 Doylestown, PA $1000:
  11. Year? CJ-5 Woodridge, NY $400:


  1. 1952 M-38A1 San Diego, CA $5000:
  2. 1952 M-38A1 San Bernardino, CA $3500:
  3. 1953 M-38A1 Colfax, CA $8000:×4/6933758228.html
  4. 1952 M-38A1 Pensacola, FL $13,000:
  5. 1959 M-38A1 San Jose, Ca $2000:
  6. 1953 M-38A1 Sublimity, OR $3300:
  7. 1953 M-38A1 Parts vehicle Pullman, WA $1500:
  8. 1952 M-38A1 Houston, TX $8000:
  9. 1953 M-38A1 Belleville, IL $9000:
  10. 1953 M-38A1 Centralia, WA $6300:


  1. 1972 DJ-5 Arlington, TX $4000: .. this has a funky gauge cluster installed.
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1959 CJ-6 Denver, CO $5000


It’s got lots of updates.


“1959 Jeep Willy’s CJ6
SOA lift
Black diamond springs
Wagoneer axles
5.13 gears locked front and rear
37 12.50 r15 pit bull rockstar tires
Full interior roll cage
Twin stick T18 tcase
Winters lockout racing shifter
Chevy 350 motor
Th400 transmission
Runs and drives great
Really capable crawler ”


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1942 GPW Shipshewana, IN $5500


Nick’s got this GPW project for sale.

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“$5,500 w/o title $6,000 w/title, process would take approx 3-4 weeks to receive. I have already done the state police VIN inspection. Now a matter of sending in documents to the state, wait, then take that info to license branch and wait again. I would need a nonrefundable down payment before proceeding. Logistics: You may pick up the Jeep, or arrange transport and I will load onto a trailer with forklift.

All the spare parts can fit inside the Jeep if necessary. Overview: This is a survivor worth saving. Matching numbers 4-21-42 Script Ford GPW. Engine, frame, and data tags all match. Body is in pretty good shape without much rust. Rolls and steers very easily. Frame is solid. Will need the bumpers/horns and machine gun piece replaced as they are bubba.

The previous had the engine machined then passed away. It will need machined, however there do not appear to be any cracks between water jackets/cylinders nor in the matching GPW head. -Matching numbers survivor -Original data tags -Decent body without much rust -Solid tool boxes and fuel tank area -GPW transfercase -Extra MB trans+tcase -Extra postwar engine complete -Lots of misc parts to go with I spent an hour looking for F-script parts, and found these below. I’m sure there are more but I haven’t looked at everything: Filter bracket Timing cover Bellhousing Dipstick Flywheel Front driveshaft Rear driveshaft Pedals Axe bracket Axe handle Driver headlight bucket”

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1954 CJ-3B Clarkston, WA $1650


Looks in good shape.

“This is not a Jeep Cherokee that FB keeps altering title. It is a Willys 1954 CJ3B chassis. Manual transmission. Have windshield, gas tank and front grill. Motor, transmission and transfer case have been gone through. Have title. PM with questions/interested.”


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CJ-3A Koenig Hardtop Gilbert, Az $600


Appears in good shape.

“51 CJ3A metal top with doors. All windows work and has new window tracks. Insulated headliner.”

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Seen Trailer Collierville, TN $500

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Seems a good price.

“Historic Jeep SPEN (civilian) trailer from WWII era. Goodyear Wrangler tires. Original CJ2A wheels. Great restoration project”


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1946 CJ-2A Las Vegas, NV $10,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/22/2018) Has updates.

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“This is a 1946 CJ2A it is built for hard core off road. Here is what is done to it:
It has original 4cyc motor it was rebuilt and has around 200 hours on it.
Custom made throttle body
Jacobs electronic ignition
Custom made power steering
Custom made power brakes front are disk brakes
Rebuilt 3speed transmission
Rebuilt transfer case with TERRA low gear kit
Rebuilt front and rear drive shafts
Mile marker front unlocking hubs
Full floating warn rear axle with crom molly axle shafts and rear unlock hubs
Aluminum radiator with 2 electric fans
Micro brake lock
ARB air compressor
Corbeau seats with 5 point harness
Small lift
33 inch tires full size spare
165 amp alt
New battery
8000lb Ramsey winch
Lockers from and rear”

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1943 Crawler San Pablo, CA $6500


Many mods.


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1947? CJ-2A Farmingville, NY $1836


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1836. As Dennis notes, this may be a 1946 given the dash plates and left over steering column shifter parts.

(05/02/2019) It’s rough.

“1947 Willys Jeep Motor ron’s going to put new brake lines on next week have title in hand”

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1961 CJ-3B Sykesville, MD **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was  $1200:

Looks like a good price given the PTO and rear gearbox.

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“I am selling a 1961 Jeep CJ 3b. It’s in rather good shape body wise the floor needs some attention as shown in the pictures but the outside of the tub is in fairly good shape very very very restorable. No motor but it has every other part of the drive train including the original rear pto. I also have what I Believe is the original or a older hard top which is also in near perfect shape. Bought with big intentions but I need the money else where”

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1953 CJ-3B Lake Havasu City, AZ $8500


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.

“1953 Willys jeep that looks and runs good, it has nearly new tires, 2 extra partial tops, and a new body extra for anyone wanting to restore the vehicle, all original I believe, has soft top doors and back window, not for a daily driver, but a parade vehicle after restoration”

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1957 FC-150 Romeo, MI $2000

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/28/2019) Jordan spotted this ad. The cab seems like it’s in decent shape. It also has a Warn OD.

“This would be an awesome restoration project! Needs some restoration work as it’s been stored in a barn until recently. It’s got a Warren overdrive & a Chevy V8! It’s a collector’s item and would be a fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Come check this out before it’s gone.”


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Oh Deere, A Traveling Gothic

• CATEGORIES: Features

I tried to tell her that it wasn’t a ‘pole’, but that didn’t stop her ….

Yesterday we slowed down a little so that we could check into our hotel early and get Ann some rest. To kill some time, we did a little sightseeing.

First, we stopped in Peoria. The city took us by surprise. Peoria sits on a river bank overlooking the Illinois River. Knowing nothing about the city, I had assumed it would be a small city with an industry feel. So, we were surprised to see a fairly modern looking city with a park along the river that lined much of downtown. Our reason for stopping there was to take a photo with a huge American Gothic statute, one that has spent the last decade traveling around to different museums.


That stop got us looking around the city a little bit. There’s a really cool looking Caterpillar Visitors center downtown (see this site for some pics), but it didn’t open until 10am. We couldn’t wait that long, so we took off, but we’d like to visit again to check out that, the “The Art of the Brick” display, and some of the other spots.

Here’s Ann at a nearby monument in downtown Peoria.


Downtown Peoria. That’s Lincoln on the building looking at a War Memorial.

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Tommy Barlett’s Deer Ranch

• CATEGORIES: Postcards • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Glenn spotted a postcard of Tommy Barlett’s Deer Ranch on eBay.

View all the information on eBay

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Original Post from January of 2014:  From the Lost Parks website I learned that Tommy Bartlett’s international Deer Ranch in Silver Springs, Florida, was a petting zoo “in the early 1960’s. The land was only rented from the Springs, and there was at least one lawsuit between Bartlett and Silver Springs over the terms of his lease. Eventually the land was reabsorbed into the Silver Springs attraction and Bartlett left to concentrate on his Wisconsin busineses. He died in September, 1998.”

The pic below shows a CJ-5 wrapped by advertising and reindeer.

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1951 CJ-3A Westcliffe, CO $2900


Could be a good price. Runs, but needs some brake work.

“1951 willys cj3a, runs and drive, stops but needs brakes worked on. Very little rust. Located in Westcliffe, Co.”

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1947 CJ-2A Three Rivers, CA $5500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $5500.

This might have a convertible DJ-3A body with the DJ windshield.

“1974 Willys Jeep, some say looks more like 1947ish. Has Chevy 350 engine, Toyota FJ Tranny. New water pump, gererator, radiator and hoses. New gauges and wiring including lights. Seatsmodified to allow more cabin room. New battery. Current tags.”

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1953 M-38A1 Wrightwood, CA $5500


Kevin’s got this M-38A1 with some updates for sale. Contact with questions at 909-333-2391.






“1953 M38A1
Originally a militay jeep
Converted to 12 volt
Was built 35 years ago
The second owner that bought it from miltary auction had a doner 66mustang

Has 66 mustang 289 v-8
66 mustang 4spd top loader with warn overdrive
66 just rebuilt carb
66 Mustang steering column and steering box
New battery
Dana 27 front axle 5.38 gears
Dana 44 rear full float 1 ton axle 5.38 gears
Under seat tank and added rear tank with dash switch.
New master cylinder
Runs good starts right up
Needs booster pump work

Current reg and title in my name
Good solid jeep for basic to wild build”

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1966 CJ-5 Tux Park IV Crystal Lake, IL $22,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/09/2018) The body on this one is in nice shape. Contact Nan at (815)382-9596 or for more info. The serial number is an 8322 A number. More info on request.

“This 1966 Tuxedo Park Mark IV Limited Edition is fun to drive! The body was originally restored in California and the rest has been fully updated/customized in Illinois. Rust free!

Dauntless V6, 150 HP (original engine 30,000 miles; after California restoration it had 300; it now has approximately 4900 on the odometer)
Warn Overdrive
Mile Maker Hubs
Saginaw manual steering system
Brand new Holley Carburetor
Automatic choke
Updated, fully restored wiring harness/fuse box
After factory heater/defroster
Added under dash temperature gauge (in-dash gauge was faulty)
Battery Tender
Rear seat
4 seatbelts
Roll bar/bolted in/removable
Tuxedo Park chrome package (aside from front bumper)
Tool box with weather proof lock under front passenger seat
Adjustable position drivers seat
Besttop 501 (functional) with half doors
Dust Cover”





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Year? CJ-2A Wilholt, AZ $4800


It’s listed as a 1942.

“42 in fair shape engine was rebuilt about 7 years ago there is less than 100 miles on the rebuild runs and drives”

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1942 MB Shingle Springs, CA $4000


Has some mods.

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“I have a 1942 willys MB for sale. It is mostly original with some cj2a parts swapped in. Original military frame and body. The transmission and transfercase are original military. The axles are cj2a. The engine block is a cj2a with a military head. The windshield appears to be from a CJ and the seats aren’t original. This mb would make a good restoration project and I was planning to restore it too all original, but having an infant and a new house have made this project one I can’t take on. The body and frame aren’t rusted, I can send more pictures of places like the body supports underneath that are all intact. It is running and driving, I can also send you a video of it running. It has a clean nevada title.”