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2022 Southwest Ohio FC Gathering

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features

Roger and Sharon will be holding another FC event this July on the 29th-31st. If you have any questions, contact them at the email or phone provided in the flyer.


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Customers Stage Demo in Plattsburg, NY

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

UPDATE: Here’s one from the archives …

Originally Posted July 24, 2015: This Willys News article from July 1955 highlights an annual customer jeep demonstration in Plattsburg, New York. That’s the biggest teeter-totter that I’ve ever seen. We used to do something similar back in the 70s as part of payday events.

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1951 CJ-3A Kingwood, WV $7295


This looks in good shape and most likely has a replacement body (not M-38).

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“1951 Willys CJ-3A. M38 windshield and body. Starts right up, runs good, no mechanical issues. L134 flathead engine. Carb just rebuilt, brakes were rebuilt last year, new battery, electrical system converted to 12 volt, fluids changed regularly. Has some rust underneath but overall a solid old Jeep that just needs someone that has the time to spend taking care of a 70 year old machine. Title in hand”

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1950 Wagon Omaha, NE $6000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Sounds like it runs, but needs some engine work?

“Had for 7 years runs. Needs some stuff to run better. I love this vehicle.”


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1942 GPW Sylva, NC $2000


This might be worth a look.

“1942 Ford/Willys Jeep. Tub is a ford script. Not sure if the top was homemade or factory. Has a split front windsheild. Parts only, no motor. parts shown in picture come with it. No title, bill of sale only. Pickup only.”

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1962 CJ-3B Leicester, NC $9500


The 3B’s body needs a closer look. There is a horizontal patch on the driver’s side.

“Restored 1962 jeep willys. Runs great. Has hard and bikini top. Lots of new parts. 4×4 works great. Rare find in this condition.”

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1951 Sedan Delivery New Carlisle, OH $8500

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Wagons

Runs, but needs body work.

“4 sale or trade 1951 jeep Willy’s mustang 2 front suspension automatic trans new dual exhaust wheels and tires bumpers gauges nice interior NEEDS BODY WORK runs and drives great 4 sale or trade 8500 obo trade for other old cars and trucks”

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1949 CJ-2A? Nashville, TN $11,500


Non of the pics show the windshield tightened to the cowl, so unclear if that’s an oversight or a problem.

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“1949 WILLY’S CJ-2 JEEP Brand new fuel system, new battery, new tires on the jeep but comes with the originals. Includes Winch, side mount spare tire, tailgate / tow hitch, Canvas Storage Bag for Aft Side of driver and passenger seat – Comes with all weather car cover Normal wear and tear on the body and interior but all and all it looks great and runs well – drive a piece of American history!! Located in Nashville, TN – local pick-up or transport to be arranged by buyer”

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1948 CJ-2A Mt. Vernon, IN $5000


Lacks a title.

“NO TITLE..TRAIL RIG ..DONT CONTACT ME IF YOUR NOT SERIOUS ..Converted to 12 volt..roll bar bolted to frame..motor from hobart tires..solid body..grill guard..steel 46 2a body on 48 running gear.”

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1962 CJ-3B Elk Horn, KY $20,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/05/2021) Tom shared this clean looking CJ-3B.

“1962 Jeep CJ3B. This is a rare high hood to accommodate the new overhead valve engine. Completely restored with new tub! Keep run and drove perfectly 1 year ago but needs new gas to run, small transmission leak. Selling AS IS.”

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1957 FC-150 Troy, MI $5000

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/11/2022) No title.

“Testing the waters on a fairly clean FC. No obvious rust up top or underneath. A decent custom interior. It’s missing a title, and I can’t find the VIN plate. Doesn’t run; WW2 Jeep motor seems stuck”

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1961 FJ-3 Manchester, TN $8500


It’s unclear how much value is here.

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“THIS IS A: 1961 Willys Jeep FleetVan FJ3 This is the rare Right Hand Drive (RHD) Mail Delivery. These were built from 1961-1964 By Highway Products Corp of Kent Ohio in contract with Jeep to fulfill a Post Office Vehicle Contract. The vast majority of these have been destroyed and perhaps up to 50 or so still exist. Perhaps… I know of approx 20. Continue reading

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1958 FC-170 Marshall, NC $6500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

No description provided.

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1964 FC-150 Winchester, TN $3000

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3000

(10/24/2021) Not many late model FC-150s around.

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“Rare and hard to find Jeep FC-150. This jeep is a great candidate to be restored. It is mostly complete with the exception of a passenger seat. The windshield has no cracks and is in great condition. The body has rust in the typical areas in the rear cab corners. Roof gutter rust pictured is minimal concern as it is all surface rust and roof is solid. Vin # comes back as a cab and chassis series and the wood floor flatbed is from the original owner and the jeep has been parked indoors for the last 20 years. The engine has been swapped and it now has a gm283 which was done by the previous owner. I bought this to restore but have not done any work on other than collecting a few parts which include: extra dash, fuel tank and leaf springs.”

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1949? CJ-2A Murray, KY $3000


This appears to have a CJ-2A chassis, but, given it lacks the 2A ignition hold in the dash, it might have a 3A body.

“It is a project, currently not running. Everything is there but needs to be restored. I have the seat frames. Also have original service manual. Have the title”

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1951 CJ-3A Murfreesboro, TN $2850


Doesn’t run.

“1951 CJ3A Willys Flat fender. Has a non running later F head engine but I have included an original L134 and uncut hood. $2850. I have a good title”

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1948 CJ-2A(?) Hohenwald, TN $4500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/18/2021) Obviously a custom build.

“4500 obo call for more info”

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1949 CJ-3A Corbin, KY Make Offer


Doesn’t look like a whole lot of value here.

“Willys jeep tub rough nice windshield frame, trans n rearends , steering column/ frame rough. Make offers”


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1946 CJ-2A Huntsville, AL $3000


UPDATE: Still Available, though unclear why.

(06/20/2019) It’s rough.

“Selling a 1946 Willys CJ-2A. Awesome project vehicle/vehicle for a farm or hunting land! $3,000. New fuel system from tank to carburetor. All parts to replace electrical harness. Ran when last cranked about 6 months ago.”

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Ranger & Remodeling

• CATEGORIES: Features

We’ve had some family visiting this weekend, which is why updates have been thin the last few days. More updates Monday.

First, earlier this week some nearby folks who were moving to the west-side of the state posted their 2015 Full-size Polaris Ranger with Turf mode and low miles (1800mi) plus spray equipment for sale for $7000. The price was too good for us to pass up, so we brought this rig home.


One big reason we got this was that Ann’s knees preclude her from using a stiff clutch (like that of a jeep), so this is a much more practical vehicle for her to enter/exit and drive around the property. In two days it has already proven its value (for fun and work).

The weather hit the mid-60s yesterday, so I’ve been able to get more of the old dove-cage removed. the next step will be to move the propane tank. Meanwhile, I’ll be leveling the dirt in anticipation of adding gravel and then raised garden beds. Here is a before and after comparison (the wood had has been removed and the area is actually partly dug out).


In the meantime, during a cold stretch in late Feb/Early March, we made more progress inside. This time, we’ve completed the remodel of a room that was, under the previous owner, an entertainment room, then it became our bedroom when we moved into he house. Now that we’ve moved into the master bedroom, it has become Ann’s craft room.

Here is a before pic taken by the previous owner:


This photo shows roughly the same angle:


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Stratton Lift @

• CATEGORIES: Features

Barry updated a Land Rover post that takes a look at a Stratton-lift-like 3-point lift behind a Land Rover.


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1981 Mitsubishi Bellingham, WA Auction

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Blaine shared this auction.×4–open-top/?g=all-categories&ipp=100&q=&ref=catalog

“4 cylinder diesel engine, 4 spd manual transmission, manual hubs and transfer case, am radio, heater, front PTO winch, 9R15 tires.”


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1967 CJ-5 Bellingham, WA Auction


Blaine shared this one, too. It has a PTO winch and warn hubs, so there’s a little bit of parts value here.–non-operable/?g=all-categories&cpage=4&ipp=100&q=&ref=catalog

“Parts Jeep, 4 cyl gas engine, front PTO winch, soft top, 4 x4. manual transmission, 235/75R15 tires”


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1948 CJ-2A “Lefty” Martinsville, IL ProxiBid


This non-running lefty’s current high bid is $3400. There are four days to go.

“1948 Willys CJ2A 4wd jeep, 4 cylinder eng., manual trans., 12-15 tires, showing 40,213 miles – Non running”

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Newest Authenticast Surrey DJ-3A

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, toys

eBay has been a bit frustrating lately as there has been a dearth of interesting vintage jeep items to purchase (especially interesting brochures). However, I did spot this Authenticast jeep for sale. The front bumper is broken (which seems the norm), but I do have the broken piece, so I will try to put it back together. Importantly, the straps, fringe and spare tire are all there (these are the three things most often missing).

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