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1952 M-38A1 Brownfield, ME $12,000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

Looks in good shape.

https://maine.craigslist.org/for/d/brownfield-1952-willys-m38-a1/7087444259.html

“1952 Willys M38-A1. This is a restored willys in beautiful shape. Needs nothing. Brand new warn winch. Custom stereo. Serious inquires only.”

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1949 CJ-3A Macedon, NY $2600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Doesn’t run.

https://rochester.craigslist.org/bar/d/farmington-jeep/7089762553.html

“1949 Willys flat fender jeep for sale. Jeep does not run, but motor is free and there isn’t any reason it shouldn’t run, I just haven’t tried it yet. All original with everything here. Needs a restoration, in my opinion but I know some people have different taste. $2600, please don’t call unless your serious. If you suck at fixing things, this isn’t for you, buy a different one.”

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1948 CJ-2A Kailua, HI $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks solid, though it is missing a few detail pieces.

https://honolulu.craigslist.org/oah/cto/d/kailua-1948-willys-cj-2a/7086887512.html

“72 year old Jeep looks great and runs well. L134 go devil engine runs like a champ. Willys is titled and registered in the state of Arizona and requires a good home with a garage with someone who can provide TLC.”

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1948 Jeepster Hinsdale, NH $10,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still available.

(04/25/2019) Looks like the outside was painted, but not the interior.

https://nh.craigslist.org/atq/d/hinsdale-1948-willys-overland-jeepster/7089503013.html

“For Sale. 1948 Willys Jeepster.Has The 4 Cylinder Engine L134 In It.Have Been The Owner, Caretaker And Driven Every Year Since 2006. Past History. Had Not Been On The Road Since 1979.Price Is Firm Scammers Don”t Bother To Reply .”

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1948 CJ-2A Hooksett, NH $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://nh.craigslist.org/cto/d/lac-saint-joseph-1948-willys-jeep/7080646585.html

(08/15/2018) “1948 Willy’s jeep , new tub , very good frame , 31inch tires and new rims , 4×4 , 4cylinder, runs well ”

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1948 CJ-2A Waxahachie, TX $5600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This lacks some gauges and rear lights. There’s no rubber gasket along the windshield bottom.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/sdf/wto/d/waxahachie-1948-willys-jeep-for-sale/7089810652.html

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“I have a 1948 Willys Jeep for sale. It’s a 4×4 and can’t goes through anything. Tires are brand new and runs and drives. Lots of new parts on it and just got tuned up. Freshly painted. Comes with gas can and flag.

I’ve had it at my deer lease and love it. Only selling because I have now have a smaller deer lease and don’t use it. It runs and drives great and I can send a video of me driving up a rocky hill from this week.

The only bad thing is the brakes are giving me trouble right now and don’t always work. Not sure what’s wrong but brakes are very affordable and easy to work on. I just haven’t had time to mess with it. Also it does not have a title because they were military issued. But comes with bill of sale and can get title easily.”

 
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MB/GPW Repro Body Columbus, OH $3000

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, GPW (Ford MB), MB, Parts

Looks like a complete body kit (seller doesn’t mention the hood, but it is there in two pics, so it may be included).

https://columbus.craigslist.org/pts/d/kingsville-willys-mb-reproduction-steel/7081187679.html

“Brand new reproduction body. Bought new for a project and decided to go another direction with our build. Includes new tub, windshield frame, grille shell, two new front fenders, spare tire mount and rear bumperetts. Cost us 3500 a few years ago asking 3000 but will entertain reasonable offers.”



 
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1948 “Lefty” Tub Westbrook, CT $400

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Parts

As the seller notes, it’s rough.

https://newlondon.craigslist.org/pts/d/westbrook-willys-cj2a-body-tub/7091008481.html

“Body tub off of a 1948 Willys CJ2A Jeep. This particular Jeep was a “lefty” which was only made for a short time. The spare tire is on the drivers side and the top bow holders are on the passenger side. However that is the only difference and this body will fit any year CJ2A. It is in rough shape but a good starting point if you don’t have one or if you are looking to customize one. Pictures reflect condition. Asking $400 obo. Would also consider trading for other early Jeep parts.”

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Flatfender Body Rutland, VT Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Body has had some body work on the passenger side. Unclear how much value is here.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/pts/d/west-rutland-willys-jeep-body-and-truck/7090808836.html

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1942 MB Pukalani, HI $1800

• CATEGORIES: MB

No pics provided.

https://honolulu.craigslist.org/mau/atq/d/makawao-1942-willys-jeep-mb/7089833288.html

“This Jeep is not running, started 6 months ago. It is mainly for a hobbyist who wants to restore it.
Parts are available, there are no back taxes or payments due. I have the original owners manual and parts book.”

 
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Electric Stainless Flattie Sausalito, CA $18,050

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Features, stainless/jewels • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $18,050 (starting eBay bid, no reserve). 

(01/20/2020) This was the seller’s demo electric vehicle. It has a modified VW Chassis. Needs a couple things fixed.

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“Runs and drives good. I designed and built this as a prototype for a classic EVs startup it passed DMV inspection and is licensed clean title registers as a ‘specialty’ vehicle my Farmers agent insured it less than 100 miles everything still essentially brand new it was my demo vehicle to launch the company.

All the electronics and LiFePO4 battery bank bottom balancing (no BMS headache and potential Li batteries overheating to deal with is a *major plus*!) completed by one of the best EV conversion shops in CA – so everything has been done right batts still holding same charge they did day installed so vehicle should run trouble free and last for many years.
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1956 CJ-6 Pepperell, MA $2200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2200

https://nh.craigslist.org/cto/d/pepperell-1957-willys-jeep-cj6/7077193786.html

“Running driving CJ 6 with V6 dauntless Buick motor needs brake work needs work on body and undercarriage but 4×4 works great a beast -Bill of sale only also 1956 CJ 6 runs drives has F-134 with plow set up needs brake work also back tub in rough shape $2200 with it bill of sale only .with sell package deal both $4000”

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Update to the Commenting System

• CATEGORIES: News

Going forward, at least for the time being, comments made by readers who have not already had a comment approved, will require my approval to publish a comment. (basically, new posters will need their first comment approved). I’m hoping this reduces spam comments.

 
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No Updates Tuesday

• CATEGORIES: News

We made it home at 5pm on Monday. There were frequent stops, as Ms. Page came equipped with a ‘starter’ bladder, which is pretty small. However, to her credit, she never peed in the jeep. So, kudos to her.

On our drive through Montana we saw several feral jeeps along the highway in varying conditions. I also ran across a mid 1950s wagon in downtown Bozeman, kitty corner from the https://www.facebook.com/LaPaBozeman/ (which was very good). However, we were in a rush and the weather was snowy and cold through much of Montana, so I did not get any pics of them.

Everything should be back to normal Wednesday morning.

 
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Worlds Largest Bison, Jamestown, ND

• CATEGORIES: Features

Just a few updates today, as I’m wiped.

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That’s one big bison behind us!

Yesterday morning Ms. Betty Page woke us up at 6am. She slept all night on her own, so we weren’t too unhappy with her morning wake up whines.

We’d spent Saturday night in Jamestown, North Dakota. Since it wasn’t quite light out yet, we piled in the jeep, filled up the tank, and found an open Caribou Coffee as we waited for the sunrise, because we wanted to see a special bison.

One of Jamestown’s claims to fame is its giant bison Sculpture, standing 26′ tall and 46 feet long. We decided that before we left town, we’d drive on over to the bison to get a ‘family’ photo. We figured we’d have the bison to ourselves, as who would be crazy enough to get up at day break on a 30 degree Sunday morning to look at a giant fake bison (besides us)?

It turned out, there was a whole frontier town that lined the street leading up to the bison! The cold, quiet morning and some low lying clouds gave the old, empty frontier town an eerie feeling. It was cool.

Here are a few pics.

Just before the Frontier town gates, there was a two story viewing platform (on the left) and a large Prairie Schooner shaped chuckwagon to its right. Both overlook a herd of bison (we couldn’t tell if the bison were there at this time or not).

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After driving through a set of gates (which we were surprised to see open), we encountered an old train depot, a few other buildings, then this general store and church.

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Just beyond the church was a museum, though it was closed (we didn’t have time for it anyway). After the general store and church was a series of buildings that we had to drive through to get to the bison (the bison is behind me in the below pic).

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Here’s another angle with the jeep in the photo:

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WWII Jeep Gets an Honorable Discharge

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, videos

UPDATE: Steve spotted a second version of this on Youtube (same video, but different URL address). I first posted the video below in 2015. It’s worth a second look.

This video is called “WWII Jeep Gets an Honorable Discharge” and shows Mayor Fred Heine’s Ford GP. The video shows the jeep working on the farm. Lots of great shots. Wyatt’s father was the first person to work on it when Fred Heine couldn’t get it started. The jeep is now at the U.S.Veterans Memorial Museum in Huntsville Alabama, which was featured last week.

 
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Scheneker Iron Works Snow Plow Brochure on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Maury spotted this one. Listed as a 1943 Ad, this clearly was a post war ad. The first clue is the CJ looking grille. The second clue is the suggestion that folks could find a plow at their “Jeep Dealer”. It’s likely a late 1940s brochure, as it has shown up in late 1940s Willys-Overland Special Equipment booklets.

View all the information on eBay

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1970 Jeepster Commando Fallon, NV $4900

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Willis, the seller, says it drives good. You can contact him through Craigslist or email him directly at willis1952 @ yahoo.com (remove spaces around the @).

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/fallon-1970-jeep-commando/7087420515.html

“I have gone to Fernley a number of times with no issues (it is over 30 miles one way). 4×4 v6 automatic dual hubs for towing a few extra parts runs and drives good.”

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Welcome Ms. Betty Page

• CATEGORIES: Features

On Saturday we made it to Minneapolis to pick up our new family addition, Ms. Betty Page, aka Page, a Shiranian (Pomeranian and Shi Tsu mix).

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10 week old Betty Page

Our ten-year-old dog Zollie (also a Shiranian) had been become very needy following the death of his beagle pal “Jelly”. So, Ann began looking around for a companion for him. She had gotten Zollie in 2010 in Omaha when she lived there. So, when she tried to find a Shiranian locally, it proved impossible. In fact, only two locations had Shiranian pups ready for purchase: Minnesota and Kentucky. A third location, Missouri, had a very young litter, which won’t be ready until early May.

Since Ann needed a short break from her mother, and since family was going to be in town this weekend, we decided to “high tail it” to Minneapolis. After all, the weather was perfect for the drive (sun, no snow, and moderate temps). And, it’s only a 22 hour drive (and 1500 miles one way).  Our return trip will take two days (be home Monday at some point), as Page will require a few more potty breaks.

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The pic that inspired the name.

Now, why the name Ms. Betty Page? Ann thought Page looked like a diva in the pic we received of her (pic above on the pink blanket). So, she did some research and thought Betty Page a good match for how she imagined Page might be. Sure enough, when we met the pup, she was a rascal. She’s not shy about pushing Zollie or chasing him, not that she can keep up with him yet. And, given the fact that I write, the name “Page” was also a fun fit.

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Ann and I both thought that once Zollie passed away in a few years that we’d be dog free. Clearly, that plan is not longer the plan. 

Zollie isn’t quite a Page fan yet. That’s because he’s been a bachelor for most of his life. I haven’t written much about him, but Zollie (his full name is Zoloft) began as Ann’s PTSD dog, acquired a year before Ann acquired me. She’d only had big dogs until she got him, but with her injury issues, she decided a smaller dog made more sense.

He was an energizer bunny when she first got him. Since those early days, he’s become calmer and is now a sweet, smart, and super well-behaved dog. Zollie doesn’t shed (Hypoallergenic) and doesn’t like to get dirty/muddy/wet, so he’s a great inside dog. He can sit through a movie at a movie theatre and not make a peep. He can sit through dinner at a restaurant and not beg.

However, over the years, he’s developed more neuroses than Ann; he’s the one who needs the therapy (he’s afraid of fires, hate’s camping, hates traveling in the motorhome, hates being outside most of the time, hates having to eat out of a bowl, …. the list is a long one).

Anyway, that’s all for now. I need to get to bed. We need to get up early Sunday so we can find the largest Bison in Jamestown, ND, and get a “family” picture with it.

 
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January 1955 NEW CJ-5 Ad

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This ad for the all new CJ-5 model of jeep was published in the January 8, 1955, issue of the Saturday Evening Post.

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Jeepney Ashtray on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

This is a wooden ashtray with a Jeepney image on it. Seller wants $20.

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“This auction is for a vintage Philippines Jeepney molded wood ashtray souvenir.
Measures about 6 inches across.
In good preowned, but unused condition (see pictures).”

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Jeep Hubcap Key Chain on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This is a neat piece.

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1961 CJ-6 Queen Creek, AZ $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/19/2020) Has later model fenders. Looks in good shape.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/mesa-1961-willys-cj6/7075416408.html

“Beautiful fully restored 61 willy’s CJ6 (21″ longer than cj5). All mechanical rebuilt. Looks and drives amazing.”

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Year? Flattie El Paso, TX $695

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

It’s got a fiberglass body and hood. It appears to have full floating rear hubs. Given the PTO winch and associating PTO box, I’d say there’s some value here.

https://elpaso.craigslist.org/pts/d/el-paso-willys-jeep/7088017931.html

“Willys Jeep parts or complete as parts car. Just posted still have all parts”

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1947 CJ-2A Longmont, CO $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available. 

(02/12/2020) More pics would be useful.

https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/longmont-1947-willies-jeep/7070839622.html

“1947 Willie’s jeep most body work complete engine is in and can run. I do have most parts to finish the project.”

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