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1947 CJ-2A Farmersville, OH $3200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks like the drain holes have been patched.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/730943644487771/

“Military style with new tires and wheels. Complete rebuild kit for a flathead engine.”

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1962 Fire Truck Dover, OH $17,000

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://zanesville.craigslist.org/atq/d/dover-62-willys-jeep-firetruck-4×4/7235413915.html

“This is a nice running 1962 Willys Jeep firetruck,Has redone 2yrs ago,All new brake lines,brake bands and.whell cylinder,and master cylinder,body work was done and painted.Nice show vehicle..only 42,000 miles,has original, light on top, and working siren..6cylinder hurricane motor,4wheel drive,3speed on floor,high and low range”

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1948 CJ-2A “Lefty” Howell, NJ $25,000(?)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

The price listed is $25,000, however maybe it is supposed to be $2500? It looks like it is a lefty. It has a DJ-3A hardtop (CJ-5s has the side windows in the top).

https://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/cto/d/howell-1948-willys-jeep-cj2a/7249444722.html

“1948 Willys jeep CJ2A SOLID PROJECT runs good nice frame comes with plow needs some work”

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1950 Jeepster Big Flats, NY $1500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

The engine spins.

https://elmira.craigslist.org/pts/d/big-flats-1950-willys-jeepster/7247516518.html

“Up for sale is a rare 1950 willys jeepster. Body is in fair condition with some rust repair needed. Frame is in very good condition, some surface rust no holes.

Has original 4 cylinder motor that turns over by hand. Engine is complete, but does not run. Seat frames are there but need redone. Frame for top is there and complete, top is long gone.

Tires are shot but does roll. I have 8 jeeps and will not be getting to this one anytime soon.
Asking $1500 or no. Call or text only. No emails will be answered.”

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1954 CJ-3B Flat Rock, IN $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/15/2020) Runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/628092414767876/

“I have title. Runs and drives good. It’s in good shape for a 66 yr. old Willys. $3500 or best reasonable offer”

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Newest Jeep Stuff

• CATEGORIES: Features

A guy in Seattle sold several lots of jeep stuff from his collection on eBay and I was a the fortunate recipient. So, Merry Christmas to me! The items that particularly interested me were the two different Baier lighters and the two wooden jeep pipes.

The Baier lighters were heavier and in better shape than I expected, while the two wooden pipes are both from France, each with engraved differently on the bottom.

The jeep toys range in quality, but I didn’t have any of them, so they were just a fun bonus. 
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Here’s a close up of the two Baier lighters. To ignite the lighter on the large jeep with the map on the top, you turn the door handles (either the passenger side and drivers side). Turning the handle releases the hood piece, causing the lighter to spark (no fuel in it currently). The smaller jeep is the same principle, only there’s a single button above the driver’s door and the lighter piece that pops up is in the top, not the hood.

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My growing collection of jeep lighters and smoking related jeeps hasn’t been planned, but does seem to be growing….

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Hallmark’s Sesame Street FJ-3 Ornament $19.95 (and more)

• CATEGORIES: Features, FJ

Jesse shared this FJ-3 ornament information. Last year, I posted about Sesame Street’s use of an FJ-3 as Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck. What I didn’t know was that Jesse sold an FJ-3 that was renovated into real Cookie Monster Foodie Truck that is now at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. But, it doesn’t serve food. Instead, it is a kids interactive challenge (there’s an online version at PBS):

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Cookie Monster food truck interactive spot. (photo by @bioreconstruct from this website).

Here’s another one:

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When you momma and poppa frogs hop in line for food, let the tadpoles play at the nearby foodie truck challenge. Help Cookie Monster and Gonger prepare delicious meals by following along with the video instructions and pressing the correct buttons for the right ingredients! Photo Credit: Undercover Tourist.

As for the ornament, you can order it here: https://www.hallmark.com/ornaments/keepsake-ornaments/sesame-street-cookie-monsters-foodie-truck-ornament-with-sound-1999QXI2734.html

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And, if you don’t want an ornament, you can buy a kids FJ-3 Cookie Monster Food Truck at Target for $14.99:

https://www.target.com/p/sesame-street-cookie-monster-39-s-foodie-truck/-/A-76614704

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Or, for only $6.99, you can purchase a Cookie Monster Board book:

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Photo of 2 Ford GPs on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Old Images

Nice photo with some history showing 2 Ford GPs.

View all the information on ebay

“Offered is an original WWII time period photograph. It belonged Lt. Salvador Joseph Cuttitta who was enlisted with the 6th Armored Infantry and trained with 1st Armored Division. He was then transferred to serve with the 5th Armored Division. There is some tape on the corners. Picture measures approximately 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ inches.”

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NOS San Angelo Gun Rack No. 10 on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Parts

Here’s a great add-on for a vintage jeep. Not many of these NOS San Angelo gun racks around. The No. 10 rack appears to have been an entry rack model.

View all the information on eBay

“Vintage Jeep vehicle gun rack No. 10. Willys . Contains 1 bracket for the dash and 1 for the floor.- New Old Stock- Un-opened, still wrapped with the original plastic. Made by San Angelo Co. Original box has slight discoloration in some areas. Plastic wrap has some small holes and splits.
The Pictures show item as it is being sold.”

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1980s Jeep Parts Poster on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features

This unusual poster shows a pretty complete list of production civilian jeeps (though no FC-150). It advertises Jeep Parts out of Portland, Oregon, and is priced at $99, but the seller is accepting offers. It was an Oregon company.

View all the information on eBay

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“Jeep Parts Ad Vintage 1981 Wrangler & Sexy Bikini Girl Poster Oregon 18 x 24
The company’s name is Jeep Parts. I can not find a date on the poster but the most recent model listed for part available is 1981. Lots of great old Jeeps depicted: Wrangler, Cherokee, panel delivery, fc170 truck, commando, 2500 truck, jeepster, scrambler, 475, f4-134, tuxedo park mark IV, universal, dispatcher, surrey, station wagon, cj-7, cj-3, cj-6, cj-2a, cj-101, …awesome!
The arrow is pointing at an old disintegrated rubber band mark near the top.

Size / dimensions :
18 x 24 inches
46 cm x 60.5 cm”

 
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Koenig Crankshaft PTO Winch Bracket on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Parts

I’m not sure what these sell for these days.

View all the information on eBay

“This a Koenig Crank Shaft Winch Bracket for a Willys Jeep CJ 2A, 3A, 3B. Extremely rare bracket. Condition is used. Sold as is. Ask questions first. Shipped with FEDEX.”

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1946 CJ-2A East Fishkill, NY $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This appears to have a replacement body, not an M-38 body.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/d/hopewell-junction-1946-willys-jeep/7244616770.html

“1946 Willys Jeep for restoration. Jeep needs to be gone through, motor needs rebuild. Jeep is a good and straight canidate for restoration, has rust in front floors and side cowl panels.

I believe this jeep is a combination of a civilian CJ2a and a military M38. It looks like someone put an m38 tub on a civilian Cj2a frame. The previous owner told me he ran the numbers on the motor and it came back as a C2a.

There is no title on this vehicle as it predates when titles were issued, and I do not have a registration for it. Bill of sale only”

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Year? CJ-6 Harrisburg, PA $5200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

Listed as a 1974, this is a 1956-1963 CJ-6. I see no data plate that indicates this was ever in the military. Strangely, a dummy head appears in a few of the shots.

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/cto/d/mechanicsburg-1974-jeep-cj-army-willy/7248203493.html

“I have 1974 JEEP Army Willy for sale. Manual trans. Got clean PA title. Need some repairs. It is Long Wheel Base rare to find 8 seater. Runs and drives. In decent condition. A lot of potential. First come first serve. As is”

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Year? Bantam TC3 Trailer Louisville, KY $800

• CATEGORIES: trailer

No shots of the bed, but it appears sound.

https://louisville.craigslist.org/wto/d/corydon-bantam-willys-tc3-keep-trailer/7227787563.html

“Bantam tc3 trailer for a Willys jeep.”

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Engines

• CATEGORIES: Engine
  1. L-134 out of a Jeepster Providence, RI $625:
    https://providence.craigslist.org/pts/d/kingston-jeepster-engine-go-devil/7245693760.html
  2. F-134 (is not a ’46 engine) Wakefield, RI $450: https://providence.craigslist.org/pts/d/wakefield-1946-jeep-engine/7244271591.html
  3. F-161 Providence, RI $1295:
    https://providence.craigslist.org/pts/d/kingston-willys-jeep-hurricane-engine/7233869735.html
  4. F-134 Conway, MA $500:
    https://westernmass.craigslist.org/ptd/d/conway-willys-134-engine/7243690756.html
  5. L-226 Albany, NY $400:
    https://albany.craigslist.org/pts/d/glenmont-willys-motor/7246664465.html
 
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CJ-5 Fisher Plow Southampton, NY $400

• CATEGORIES: Parts

I don’t have any brochures on the Fisher.

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/pts/d/southampton-willys-cj5-fisher-plow/7230760321.html

“Fisher plow for early CJ5 metal is in good shape as well as blade has a new rebuilt pump all hydraulic lines hood pressure”

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King Seeley Governor for Industrial Engine Conway, MA $20

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator, Parts

The Seller has more than one for sale. I imagine these are pretty rare?

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/ptd/d/conway-king-seeley-governor/7243692849.html

“Vintage King-Seeley V54S-126D governor from Willys industrial engines. New in the box. Several available at $20 each.
OESCO Inc”

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Andy Gard Ride-on Toy Middletown, CT $25

• CATEGORIES: toys

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://hartford.craigslist.org/tag/d/middletown-andy-gard-green-jeep-toy/7242939617.html

“Andy Gard Sit N Ride ARMY Jeep. Has 2-Stars on the hood,Steering wheel has ANDY GARD.
Andy Gard was well know for all his plastic toys back in the 1950’s,He made all his toy’s Near Pittsburgh Pa. in a small town call Leetsdale Pa. Comes with all wheel’s and steering wheel.”

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1945 MB & 1944 GPW Randolph, VT $3650

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), MB

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/cto/d/randolph-center-1945-willys-mb-ford-gpw/7247428116.html

“’45 Willy Military Jeep model ‘MB’ rolling frame and body only, no motor/tranny/T.C. (rough), and complete solid ’44 GPW frame/motor/running gear, CJ cowl in pics is removed (no body, motor has a knock)…’45 MB body is correct for the ’44 GPW….Body is not a good candidate for restoration, but could be a ‘driver’ or ‘reenactment’ jeep… $3650…Will sell separately…$1000. for the ’44 MB chassis and body…….$2650. for the ’44 GPW”

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2 1950s Jeepsters Hudson, NY $2600

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Lots of Jeepster parts.

https://nh.craigslist.org/cto/d/hudson-willys-jeepsters/7242197521.html

“2 1050 Jeepsters. One parts car rusted alot. Other very restorable. Yellow car orig. Paint. Very nice nose grille and doors. Extra door and windshield frame. Yellow car 90% complete. Both have orig drive trains. Both have 3 spd column shift with overdrive. Yellow car has org 6 cyl. Both motors stuck. Lots of parts. 2 nice comlete top frames. Multiple sets of trim. Cool project.”

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1963 DJ-3A Carson City, NV $38,000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Jeep Rods • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/17/2020) New tub, drivetrain and an M-38 frame, so not much DJ left on this jeep.

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/carson-city-1963-willys-dj3-restomod/7206644005.html or
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1056906958105130

“1963 Willys DJ3 Jeep 2WD Dispatcher Restomod
4.3 Chevy V6 engine
SM465 4 speed transmission
Dana 44 rear end with 3.73 gears, True-Trac, one-piece axles
Modified Dana 30 front axle
15×10 wheels, P275/60R-15 tires
New tub, no rust
Boxed M-38 frame
$38,000.00. No checks, no trades.”

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Bantam? Trailer Kerhonkson, NY $550

• CATEGORIES: trailer

Looks like a good price on a trailer.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/tro/d/kerhonkson-willys-jeep-trailer/7231532849.html

“Willys Jeep Trailer with new Tires and New Springs,
3 1/2 thousand pound capacity
550 or best offer
Kerhonson near New Paltz”

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1947 CJ-2A Snohomish, WA $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Seems like there’s value here.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/snohomish-willys-jeep/7249040994.html

“1947 willys jeep. has not run in years. but all parts are there.”

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No Updates Friday

• CATEGORIES: News

I got busy with holiday stuff yesterday, so no updates today.

 
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Christmas and New Year Jeep-O-Grams

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

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In 1942, the Amarillo Globe-News and the Amarillo Daily News published messages called Jeep-O-Grams in both the hometown newspapers and a special Holiday Greeting edition of the Globe News Jeep. They did it as a way for families to send their family members world-wide Christmas wishes (though they did charge 4 cents a word).

What is the Glove News Jeep? Unfortunately, I’ve been unable to track down an example. According to the Volume 20 (sometime in 1942) issue of Newsweek, “Employees of The Amarillo ( Texas ) Globe – News get up a weekly soldiers ‘ and sailors ‘ edition in their spare time called Amarillo Globe – News Jeep . Carrying no advertising , the eight pages are packed with pictures and stories of men in the military”. 

While acknowledging it was an imperfect system for sending greetings to soldiers, the Amarillo Daily newspaper noted that the cable systems were expected to be jammed with messages during December 1942. So, a Jeep-O-Gram in the holiday edition of the Globe News jeep was better than nothing.

I’ll start with the published page of Jeep-O-Grams and then work backwards. The messages in the N-Z image are easier to read. I can publish a link to a higher res version of A-N if anyone is interested.

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