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1950 Photo of a Spokane-Based Air Police Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

This August 28, 1950, photo from the Spokane Chronicle shows an Air Police MB Jeep. There might be enough there to recreate an Air Police themed jeep like this.

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1966 M-274a2 Oroville, CA $11,500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/289283769290727

“1966 BMY M274A2 Vietnam USMC Military Mule. Complete and original. Selective 2 wheel or 4 wheel steering and full time all wheel drive. New: government engine and engine accessories, clutch, muffler, correct NDCC military tires, seat cushions, data plate set, correct paint and factory USMC markings, electric start and battery, etc.. Includes original government issue tow bar”

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1953 CJ-3B Cascade, ID $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/28/2020) Lots of pics of the Koenig hardtop, but could use a few more of the jeep itself.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/426786131639971

“This has been stored inside. Runs and great for someone that is looking for an old time jeep. We have the original hard cover as well. If interested please pm for contact number. Have clean title in hand.”

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1966 Gladiator w/ Trench Kettle Falls, WA $2500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

Unclear if this still runs or not.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/494829778190478

“4×4 Jeep Trencher. We used this to dig for power and water lines on our place, roughly 5 ft. deep. You can set it at what depth you want. $2,500 OBO”

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1950 CJ-3A Trenary, MI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000. 

“1950 Willys Jeep!..Listing for a friend, message for more info….ONLY SERIOUS INQUIRIES PLEASE!”

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1954 CJ-3B Roseburg, OR $16,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $16,500.

(02/28/2021) Has mods and looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/915011602647634

“1954 willys high hood jeep”

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1950 CJ-3A Midland, NJ $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This may have some rust along the passenger side.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/433490464608098

“1950 Willy’s CJ3a. Runs good. Changed to 12 volt with alternator. Pertronix ignition. Brakes work. New top and tires”

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1957 CJ-5 Atlanta, GA $11,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

Tom forwarded this ad. The jeep has a Kubota engine, but still needs work to be running.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/941931283286466

“WILLYS DIESEL 1957. KUBOTA ENGINE. THIS IS PROJECT THAT NEEDS I LETTLE MORE WORK TO BE RUNNING 100% NEED CLUCH ADJUSTMENT AND OTHER SMALL THINGS. LOCATION:CHAMBLEE, GEORGIA.”

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1982 DJ-5 Jefferson, OR $1200

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

No engine or tranny, but this roller looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/423090308913622/

“Excellent condition for a 1982.Only 42,614 miles. No engine or transmission but have cores available. Put your own V8 and transmission in and go like a bat. Also have 4 more DJ5Ls for parts”

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1951 CJ-3A Body Svenson, OR $500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has some floor rust.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1454400804891411

“1951 Willys Jeep · Driven NaN miles Body fender hood.no motor or transmission.comes with clear title and plates. Located in svenson”

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1951 CJ-3A Rexford, MT $3200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

This has a variety of updates. It runs, but will need some work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2774376012891345

“1951 Jeep Willies CJ3A, dauntless 225 V6, T90, Dana 18 with warn overdrive unit, wagoner axles with lockers and 5.38s, ps, tilt wheel, brand new aluminum fuel cell, 35s, runs good. Cool project. Clear title. The bad I eat to much pasta so I don’t fit right! There is some suspect fab work needing fixed Transmission is broke, needs tinkering”

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1948 CJ-2A Florence, MS $1200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Those front frame rails have been through some surgeries.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/172633707884590

“What you are looking at is an original CJ2A willys Jeep. The first of the civilian Jeeps made. The old jeep is complete for the most part. I have a windshield for it. The engine compartment is also very complete with the original 134L flathead 4 cylinder and the T90 3 speed transmission. The Jeep doesn’t currently run.”

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Year? FC-170 Cloverdale, CA $1150

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/05/2021) Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/706140550072512

“Willys FC170, has rust on about every panel. No engine, transmission or transfer case. Axles will need to be gone through. Otherwise, itll be great yard art or a body for another chassis”

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1943 Photo on the Dropping of Bond “Honor Scrolls”

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

This was something new to me. Some war bond buyers were allowed to sign scrolls that would then be loaded on bombers and dropped over Axis-controlled countries. This photo and caption appeared in the May 20, 1943, issue of the Star Tribune out of Minneapolis.

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June 1944 Article About the Jeep Name Investigation

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

This article discusses the ongoing investigation into the jeep name business. Minnesota had a particular interest in this issue, due to Minneapolis-Moline’s development of a vehicle that was called a jeep prior to the completion of the Bantam BRC in late September of 1940. Unlike Willys-Overland, Minneapolis-Moline had no interest in owning the name; instead, they felt the name jeep belonged to the government.

This first article is from the August 21, 1940, issue of the Minneapolis Star and identifies the new Minneapolis-Moline tractor as a “jeep”:

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The second article, dated June 05, 1944, goes into Minneapolis-Moline’s views on the jeep name:

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Fond David Bradley Trailer Memories

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images Jeeping

David Bradley trailers are often an after thought among trailers, but for a woman named Diane, her family’s trailer continues to provide warm memories of Colorado camping with her parents and siblings. You can reader her brief story at the end of a forum thread that Maury started years ago about David Bradley trailers on the ECJ5 site.

http://www.earlycj5.com/xf_cj5/index.php?threads/the-sears-david-bradley-trailer.74865/page-11#post-1644504

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Harmony, PA, Made-in-Pennsylvania Car Show March 27-April 11

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features

If you have some time, you might want to check out the Bantam BRC-40 that will be included in a made-in-Pennsylvania 5-car auto show at the Harmony Museum in Harmony, Pennsylvania. The show is scheduled to last from March 27-April 11. From the website, it looks like a pretty neat place. It looks like we have another place to visit on our next trip to Pennsylvania!

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Whoa! Hemmings Highlights a CJ-10

• CATEGORIES: Features, Other 4x4s

Bill shared this Hemmings find-of-the-day by Daniel Strohl. It looks like the CJ-10 may be gaining popularity.

https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/03/17/find-of-the-day-is-now-the-time-for-the-jeep-cj-10-to-rise-from-obscurity

The particular CJ-10 that Hemmings highlights has been nicely rebuilt and has a price of $46,900:

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/jeep/scrambler/2470398.html#&gid=1&pid=19

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1949 CJ-3A Yorba Linda, CA $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has updates.

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/yorba-linda-1949-willys-jeep-cj2a/7290495947.html

“Willys Jeep CJ2A, rebuilt GM 2.8 V6 with paper work, original T90 3 speed transmission and Dana 18 transfer case. Body was recently removed and all rust repaired. Rebuilt brake system with new master and slave cylinder. (Stops very well) All electrical has been rewired. Rebuilt steering box, full roll cage, rear seat, winch, tow bar, and good tires.”

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Koenig CJ-5 Half Cab Missoula, MT $550

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

The top looks in reasonable shape.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/pts/d/helmville-willys-jeep-cj5-koenig-half/7288476350.html

“eep Half Cab, came off of an early Willys CJ5. A fine example of an early Koenig cab. Great shape, complete, minimal surface rust. Windows go up and down. Left window cracked. No drill holes in roof. Model number unknown. I have the missing left door flange, top piece, the spot-weld just cracked off. As you can see it doesn’t fit my CJ3A, but I don’t want to chop this nice top up!”

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1950 CJ-3A Fairfield, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

It needs some work.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/fairfield-1950-jeep-cj-3a/7293182910.html

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“This is a 1950 Willy’s Jeep CJ-3A barn find – kind of… This Jeep has been in storage about 10 years, other than the wheels, seats and roll-bar, as far as I can tell is stock and runs. The Jeep has been in the family for several decades and was used almost exclusively as a trail vehicle for hunting – long before today’s side-by-sides became popular. I inherited it in 2020 but is now in my garage. While it does run, when engaging the clutch, a knock occurs and the clutch does not engage so the Jeep is in Neutral until fixed. All linkage moves, but nothing happens but the knock.

Other than checking fluids and purging the fuel line before starting it about a month ago, nothing else has been done. It also comes with a complete spare rear axle as seen in the pictures. No idea why the axle was with the Jeep, no reason to believe that the stock one is in need of repair, but it was with the Jeep in storage. While I’d love to take a crack at the clutch, I know it will likely take a bit more to become road worthy, I just don’t have the passion and knowledge necessary to do this Jeep justice. Here’s where you come in… Clean Title and current non-op registration.”

 
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NOS Selectro Hubs Gonzales, CA $400

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

Looks to be 10 spline hubs.

https://monterey.craigslist.org/pts/d/gonzales-jeep-willys-selectro-hubs/7288012770.html

“NOS selectro hubs. Jeep willys ford gpw. Cj2a. Cj3a. Cj5 from 1942-1971
International scout 80,800 models with dana 25, 27. $400 obo cash can ship via usps paypal”

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CJ-3B Buggy Green Valley, AZ $5900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/03/2021) Looks like it is a project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/420171209193832

“It has new motor lots off new parts just purchased the tires”

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1952 M-38 Barona Indian Reservation $3300

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Doesn’t run.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/d/el-cajon-willys-m38-jeep-military/7288305045.html

“Willys M38 Military Jeep Original
Condition: Right now its just sitting in my storage yard for many years and does not run & has not been started in a long time so she needs work to get running great project M38 24 Volt Equipment I have No title or registration I will give you a bill of sale Low ball offers will be ignored”

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1948 CJ-2A? Yucca Valley, CA $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It’s not clear to me what still needs to be done besides paint.

https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/pts/d/yucca-valley-1948-cj3-willys-jeep/7292085655.html

“1948 CJ3 willys jeep unfinished restoration, completely restored and boxed frame, restored axels and driveline, turbo 400 transcend 4.3 chevy V6, none of the running mechanicals- {have even gotten fluids yet}- late 40s willys tub-tailgate,hood and grille, flat fenders. rear axle is set up like the front , for freewheel locking hubs for easy towing. this project is 85%finished, giving you a drive it next month if you’re a novice, or a pro would take a week at most.if you are calling for specific parts have in mind your offers, “before you make your voice call””

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