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1943 Buenos Aires Motor Magazine

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine, Old Images, Old News Articles

The June 1943 issue of Motor Magazine out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, featured this introduction to the jeep on its front page. I snagged this copy off of eBay in December and it finally arrived. The 24-page magazine printed on newspaper covers a wide range of automotive subjects, most far above my rudimentary Spanish. I’m pretty surprised any of these survived!

Here are the first two pages (the only two that included the jeep as far as I could tell):

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Also included in the magazine was this ad(?) featuring a jeep.

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1951 Photo of Jeep Tests in Chesapeake Bay on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

That had to have been a cold drive in January!

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“1951 Press Photo Soldiers drive amphibious jeep in Chesapeake Bay near Virginia.This is an original press photo. Amphibians – US – A Marine drives an amphibious jeep in Chesapeake Bay, off Little Creek, Virginia, during training exercises. According to the Navy, jeeps such as this will operate with only the driver’s head above the surface. The curved tube attached to the windshield is the exhaust pipe. Straight tube is the air intakePhoto measures 8.25 x 6.5inches. Photo is dated 01-17-1951.”

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1962 Photo of Jeeping in the Dunes of Padre Island on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old Images Jeeping

The seller of this June 18, 1962, photo claims this was South Padre Island, but the original script on the back of the photo labels it Padre island, which is north of South Padre (I know, that location may seem obvious). According to Wikipedia, South Padre was closed until 1962, which makes it more likely that this is Padre and not South Padre. That said, I’m no expert on this region.

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“1962 Press Photo Jeep “Off Roading” on South Padre Island Sand Dunes, Texas. This is an original press photo. Jeep rolls across sand dunes of Padre Island in Texas. Photo measures 10 x 8.25 inches. Photo is dated 06-18-1962.”

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1950 CJ-3A w/ Mattracks Perham, MN $14,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

Looks like a nice top design for a cold climate.

https://fargo.craigslist.org/snw/d/perham-1950-willys-jeep/7058568500.html

“Custom 1950 Willy’s with Mattracks and tires. Chevy 350 short block. 4 wheel drive. Can pull a large fish house through almost anything. $14,500”

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1950 CJ-3A Tonopah, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Runs.

“Willys jeep runs good”

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1948 CJ-2A Auburn, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks like a former club jeep with a variety of updates. Same owner for 48 years. Needs brakes bled at the very least.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/183927586333072/

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“1948 Willy’s, civilian tub 289 and C4 automatic transmission out of a late 60’s mustang Dana 18 transfer case with Warn Overdrive Dana 27 front Dana 44 rear, disc brakes, 4:27 gears and power locks Power steering Warn 8427 winch New painless wiring harness and new gauges Clean body and frame 2nd owner has had it since 1972 New wheels and 33” all terrains Has tranny cooler and auxiliary fan Two tops and extra parts Brakes need to be bled Gas tank in bed, was gonna run a rear cj tank Jeep has been stored inside Runs well but not drive able until brakes bled $8,500”

 

 
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1957 FC-170 Rib Lake, WI $4000

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Has mods.

https://wausau.craigslist.org/cto/d/rib-lake-1957-jeep-fc170/7060590484.html

“1957 jeep fc170 v6 4.3 4×4”

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Jeep Engine Test Stand Hebron, IN $650

• CATEGORIES: Parts

Maybe this will interest someone?

https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/pts/d/hebron-jeep-engine-test-stand/7061526276.html

“I have this custom made 6 or 12 volt Jeep engine test stand. It is ready to run and has everything needed except the motor. It will work for a GPW, Willies or CJ motor. The motor mounts are adjustable and could be easily converted to fit a small block engine as well. It comes with a radiator, water hoses, fuel lines, bell housing, oil line, spark plugs, extra resister, celluloid, battery cables, gas tank, oil gauge, temp gauge, starter switch, exhaust and muffler, battery tray for 6 or 12 volt battery and a spare parts box, made of heavy duty metal and is on wheels. It works great and a must for the jeep restoration. Pick up only. I have over 450 in just material in it.”

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1975 Drag Jeep Hudson Falls, NY $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

If you feel the need for speed.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/400501680851173/

“422 ci stroker motor,built th350 trans,chaindrive,9inch rear,extra cut bogger tires,to many things to list,contact for more info.Have many more pictures too”

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Year? CJ-3A Perrysburg, OH $11,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/10/2020) This has a replacement body, a later model engine and modified steering.

https://toledo.craigslist.org/cto/d/perrysburg-willys-jeep-trailer/7054718298.html

“Willy’s CJ-3A Jeep + Trailer. Runs Great. Call, Text, or email for more information.”

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1948 CJ-2A Bakersfield, CA $2250

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Runs. It’s a mix of parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1517763865042551/

“48 Jeep Willys. On a 73 commando frame. 304 AMC Motor. Runs great 4×4 all working. No mechanical problems. Serious buyers please.”

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Sears CJ-5/M-38A1 Half-Top Hammond, WI $100

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $100.

Needs glass, but looks solid.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/pts/d/hammond-m38a1-cj-5-metal-top-and-doors/7054379142.html

“Metal half cab off a M38A1. Good shape, needs windows. Might fit a Jeep CJ5.”

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1953 CJ-3B Buffalo, MN $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/17/2020) Includes 2 Ramsey winches.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/csw/for/d/monticello-willys-cj-3/7056880497.html

“Cj3b complete sale to many parts to list… 2 Ramsey winches go with it”

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2 CJ-2As O’Fallon, MO $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Property sold. These must be sold quickly. Price dropped to $1500.

(01/20/2020) A 1946 CJ-2A and a parts CJ-2A. there could be some value here.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/pts/d/rosebud-1946-jeep-willy/7059317336.html

“1946 jeep willy CJ2A has spare parts truck. what you see is what you get.”

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Supersonic Head Grand Rapids, OH $200

• CATEGORIES: Parts

This might interest someone.

https://toledo.craigslist.org/pts/d/grand-rapids-jeep-willys-kaizer/7058285406.html

“Kaizer cylinder head. Will fit and add horse power to willys 4 cyl. engine. Rare and kinda hard to find.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Princeton, IN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

Appears worth a look.

“1946 Willys CJ2A ser#20775
This is an early model civilian jeep. The chassis is good, body is fair. Needs some small patch work but nothing major. The engine turns by hand, transmission shifts fine. Appears to have 2″ lift springs on it. Tires are old but all 4 hold air and have decent tread left. No title, I will provide bill of sale, or I can obtain a title for an additional fee.”

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1955/6 CJ-5 Brochures

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This brochure was part of the family of brochures described in this Kaiser/Willys ad post from a few days ago. Curiously, this brochure is labeled form W-239-6, suggesting it was printed for 1956, while the original version of this was form W-239-5.

After comparing the two different versions, I could only find some minor differences between the two. The ‘biggest’ difference was a slight repositioning of the text within the balloons on page 2 of the brochure. Form “5” had misplaced the text slightly, with a few letters extending above a couple balloons. Form “6” seems to have fixed that. It also appears that Form “6” uses a bolder font for the text in the balloons. There could also be some minor differences that I did not detect. Here’s my comparison of the balloons:

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So, now I know I should have bought a W-239-5 version if I wanted the original! Another lesson learned the hard way 🙂 … anyway, here’s the scan of the W-239-6 version:

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Compare those pics to the Form W-239-5 version from Autopaper:

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1959 Brazilian Bulletin Article About Jeeps in Brazil

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

I stumbled upon this article looking for something else.

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1942 Photo of a “Peep” Next to a “Jeep” on eBay

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

Nice front end shot of a Ford GP.

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“1942 Press Photo US soldier pictured with “jeep” and “peep” vehicles in Kentucky

This is an original press photo. Trucks – US – Fort Knox, Kentucky – The Armed Force hopes this picture will end the confusion between the “jeep” and “peep.” The tough little puddle-jumper on the right is affectionately known as the “peep” by men of the army’s Armored Force, while the large command car at the left is the original “jeep,” named after the Popeye comic strip characterPhoto measures 10 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 01-11-1942.”

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1942 GPW Middleburg, FL $5000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/24/2019) The date of delivery is 7/22/1942.

https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/clt/d/middleburg-1942-ford-gpw/7054637153.html

“1942 Ford Script GPW it does run 5000.00 obo”

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1946 CJ-2A Jackson, TN $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Could be worth a look.

https://jacksontn.craigslist.org/pts/d/jackson-1946-willys-jeep/7061015341.html

“Been in the barn. Not stuck and not a lot of rust. Good farm or hunting vehicle. Best offer and first come first serve”

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1946 CJ-2A Fairfield, OH $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000.

(01/15/2020) Runs and drives, but no brakes.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/d/fairfield-1946-jeep-cj-2a-update/7055467600.html

“1946 Willys CJ-2A Barn find.
I bought this for me but my disabilities wont let me take on a project like this anymore. Runs and drives. Needs a few things before you can take it out like brakes, and the steering box rebuilt. Great frame. Good gas tank. converted to 12V . No PTO though. Tires are like new and hold air. Serial # upon request.”

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1951 CJ-3A Deltona, FL $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/03/2019) Appears sound.

https://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/d/deltona-jeep/7060943812.html

“12volt conversion, lots of new parts,runs decent”

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1974 CJ-5 Randolph, VT $1750

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

Runs and plows.

https://vermont.craigslist.org/cto/d/randolph-plow-jeep/7060232988.html

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“1974 Jeep CJ5 plow Jeep. Runs/plows/stops. Pretty rough shape but plows like a beast.

Tires are dry rotted, but have very deep tread and hold air fine. Chains on rear.

New starter and recent points/cap/wires,etc.

New F + R driveshaft Ujoints.

Has block heater, but starts pretty good even with out it.

Body is rough, has wood floors but actually a very solid repair tied into frame and body.

Frame is OK

Good mechanicals, has only 16K miles. I was told that it had never been registered and was only used on a large property for many years. I have been plowing my driveway with it for 6 yrs, it has moved a lot of snow for me and will for you too!

Only reason I am selling this cool old plow Jeep is because I bought a K5 Blazer with plow in very decent shape that is roadworthy. I needed a spare rig I can use year round and tow my small boat within the Summer.”

 
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1949 CJ-3A Montville, ME $1900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Early 3A (#499). Engine fires. Includes extra body.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/freedom-1949-willys-cj3a-stalled-project/7059956758.html

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“1949 Willys CJ3a. Low low serial number (499). Bought to restore. Body was rough. Took the body off and dismantled it. Bought all new panels to put it back together. Blasted and painted the frame and engine block. All new brakes and lines, new exhaust. New fuel tank and lines. New shocks. Replaced junk tranny and transfer case with a good donor. New clutch. New u joints on drive shafts. Included is a whole spare tub, extra cowl, extra fenders, seat frames and a ton of miscellaneous parts. Spent much more in new parts from Walck’s and Kaiser Willys than what I’m asking for the whole thing. The old girl deserves to be finished.
The engine fires and turns freely. The transmission and transfer case shifts as it should. Hate to see it go, but I’m not going to get to it. Pics are from when I bought it and the work in progress. In dry storage now. I can take credit and debit with my Square reader. I’m not a dealer.”