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1954 M-38A1 Rockford, IL **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Here’s an original, lightly used Jeep.

“1954 willys military jeep.  under 30,000 miles.  has recently been painted. tires are original and in good condition. all parts are original except 2 new batteries, no canvas top. have some metal frame work for top. body , inner wheel well and framework appear to be rust free.  been in storage for 18 years that we know of. reduced to $3,000.00.”

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1963 ‘Fire’ Fleetvan KIttanning, Pa eBay


Starting bid is $5000.

“For Sale, 1963 Jeep Fleetvan FJ3A, i have had this for a couple of years, it sat in a fire hall for years.  This fleevan is the rare longer version, not to many made.  It has 13,760 original miles, and a working siren and red light. There is a couple of rust spots on it, nothing major, see pictures.  Runs great! Brakes are good, will need new tires.  I had the seat and sunvisors reupholstered red with flames stiched in them.  Thanks for looking”

View all the pics on eBay

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1953 M-170 Lakeview, OR **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

(05/01/2010) I like this one.  However, the engine hasn’t been run in a while.  Also, rear drivelines generally don’t just bend, so i suspect the rear end might need a rebuilt.

“1954 Willys M170 Front Line Ambulance. Serial #10538. This was running when it was parked. I don’t know much about the Jeep other than what I was told by the Rancher I got it from. NO TITLE ranch jeep sence late 70s was parked in a barn after rearend went out. I towed it home with no problems. Rear driveline is bent, I do not hear any noise in rearend when it is puled with towbar. This jeep was at an airport when the rancher aquired it. Has the military radio, mike, and loud speker in the dash. see pictures. I have not done anything with it SOLD AS-IS NO WARRANTY. I can store for awhile but will be outside. CASH or BANK DRAFT ONLY!! ”

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1969 CJ-3B Fayetteville, NC **SOLD**


UPDATE:  a reader reports this is sold. Was for sale for $8k.

I’m gonna guess that this is a rare 1968 CJ-3B titled as a 1969, as I believe ’68 was the last production year.

“1969 willys Jeep. Professionally built 302 engine mileage in picture is actuall miles on the engine. 3 speed manual transmission. High and low range 4-wheel drive w/lock in hubs. Has been rebuilt as a project looking to sell so I can buy another one and rebuild it. You can email me for more pictures.”

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1942 MB Sandpoint Id, $1500 (includes parts jeep)


This might be worth a trip to Sandpoint.

“Willeys Jeep. Grandpas project ran 7 to 8 years ago. Complete jeep with spare for parts 43 or 45. Please e-mail questions to”

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1948 CJ-2A Salem, Or **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $2000. **SOLD**

(03/21/2010) Includes emergency brake (installed under the front, driver’s-side wheel).

“1948 willys cj2s, needs tranny rebuilt, has a 225 odd fire v6 that run, axels are good, brakes are good, has rust, need restored. I used the tranny out of it for another jeep and no longer need this one so its time to sell. Rebuild or replace the tranny, one front brake hose, and this will drive. I have tranny/transfer case with it, its all there, its all there except the park grake handle ( I never had one ) just need rebuilt and put back in.Top is in ok condition, its all stock except the v6. all the lights work. I have no room to keep this, so it needs a new home.”

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1946 CJ-2A Darington, Wa $5700


This looks like it has a VEC Body.

“For sale or trade is a 1946 Willys CJ2A. I’m willing to trade for Toyota MR2 (1991-1994), Ford truck 4×4 regular cab (1976-1979), or Jeep Wrangler TJ (1997 or newer). It has:
Clear title. Gun Stone Gray in color. Restoration 95% done and need drive shafts shorten and mounted. Has Chevy 350 small block. TH350 automatic with new B&M shifter. Dana 20 Transfer. Dana 30 with disc brake front. AMC 20 rear. Gear ratio is 3.54. Still have original and functional drive train for spare parts. Recaro like front seats. 6 point roll cage. New soft top.”

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1947 CJ-2A Robbinsville, NC $400


I’m not sure ALL the parts are there.

“1947 willy needs restored motor and everything is there! radiator etc …. ! feel free to call 8287884954”

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1960 CJ-5 Prescott, WI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

Matt spotted this nice Cj.  It has low mileage and looks great.

“1960 Willys Jeep CJ5 18,025 miles from new, very original unmolested. I am the second owner. The original upholstery is nice under the seat covers. Original spare tire still mounted on back. Comes with fiber glass top and 7″ Western plow. The original engine has been rebuilt by North Star Willys. It has a new exhaust, brakes, clutch, battery, belts and hoses. I have all receipts. This Jeep is completely bone stock, drive it home”

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1947 CJ-2A Lewiston, Id eBay


There is certainly some work that would improve this build, but the platform doesn’t fit too badly.  I’d be curious to give it a test spin just to see how it handles.

“1947 CJ2A flat fender. All chevy running gear with a 4.7ltr V6, 700r4 transmission, independent front suspension with auto hubs(4 high and low) tilt steering, really tight drivetrain, power steering, new alternator, front disc brakes and oversized drum on the back. All the gauges work, good solid floors, nice seats(perfect condition), good glass, newer exhaust, all lights work which would include turn signals, headlights, break lights and parking lights….”

View all the pics and info on eBay

Also on Craigslist for $3000

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1953 CJ-3B Rockville, MD **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

This is a good looking CJ-3B. The seller provides a nicely detailed description.  The drain holes have been filled in.

“Here is a very nice 1953 Willys CJ-3B that is roadworthy.  I run errands in it frequently.  I have the title in my name so no drama there.  The Jeep is still mostly original with the Hurricane engine and T-90 transmission, both of which work great. The engine starts right up hot or cold, no smoke and is very smooth. I’ve had the Jeep for two years, and from what I’ve been told by the previous owner, the Jeep was totally refurbished 12 years ago. I have no reason to doubt that. The paint still has some shine but there are some surface rust spots. There is also rust on the drivers side support for the fender. Also some rust on a cross member under the tub near the rear wheel wells. Since I’m in the disclosing mode, the only gauges that are hooked up are the temperature gauge and the oil pressure gauge. The odometer works but the speedometer has a broken needle. The ampere meter and the gas gauge are not hooked up and will be good things for a “to do” list. The seats are not original and in pretty bad shape under the seat covers, but they look okay. The emergency brake cable needs to be replaced….”

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1946 CJ-2A Buckeye, Az **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

This has an unusual roof/roll bar.  It appears there’s some rust near the driver’s side drain hole. Otherwise, it looks pretty solid.

“All original parts. Runs great. New tires. 8,000 LB Warn wench. Great vehicle for hunting and the outdoors!”

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WWII Braden J2-134 Capstan Winch **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

Josh is auctioning this nicely restored Capstan Winch on eBay.

He writes, “You are bidding on a WW2 BRADEN J2-134 CAPSTAN WINCH for the WW2 Ford GPW, GPA, Willys MB and Weasel.     This auction is for the head unit as pictured and the Portrayal Press Capstan Winch manual. The winch is the correct war period model with the four cap screws in the head.  The winch has been been sandblasted, cleaned, and painted with TM9 Ordnance Red oxide epoxy primer and TM9 lusterless Olive Drab shade #6. In the preservation of this winch I did create a custom gasket for the oil sump and will include the broken original with the sale. I also fabricated a new top cover and will also include the damage original.  As you can see in the pictures the gears all look fantastic and the winch turns easily and smoothly as it should. All oil pan bolts are marked RA. The only negative things I can say about the winch are that the oil pan has a couple of dents (they could be worked out) and the area around the bottom drain plug has been brazed at one time. The drain plug does still function and the repair doesn’t appear to leak. Both of these imperfections will not easily be visible when mounted.”

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1947 CJ-2A Colorado Springs, Co $5500


UPDATE:  Still Available

(05/09/2010) Some nice updates to this good looking jeep.

“47 Willys Cj2a, runs,drives and is street legal. 215 cu. in. alum. V8, PS, lockouts, towbar, 11″ drum brakes, T-90 3 speed, Warn all range overdrive, hydraulic clutch, 12 volt, backseat E-mail for details, Contact information to serious buyers, No joyrides, No Spam, Will not ship, $5,500.00, cash talks, possible trade for newer 4×4, what do you have? Has been a great toy for 11 years, Now more comfort is needed for this old man.”

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1949 CJ-3A Westport, Wa **Status Unknown**


UPDATE:  Was $7500. Status Unknown.

(07/02/09) Pics available

“Beautifully restored 1948 CJ3A Willys Jeep. This Jeep has been restored to near original condition including rebuilt L 134 flathead engine, upgraded wiring, paint, and undercoating. It is spotless throughout and runs and drives nicely. It has been garaged since its restoration three years ago. If you are looking for a classic, ready to drive (needs a top), totally restored Jeep, this one is worth your attention.

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Tucker #57 — The Tucker Convertible

• CATEGORIES: Features

Long time readers know that ever since seeing the movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream I’ve been a fan of the Tucker automobile.  What I didn’t know was that in early January of 2010 a Tucker Convertible was finally completed after years of sitting as a pile of parts.  It turns out there was plenty of controversy surrounding this convertible, specifically was it really a Tucker or simply a Tucker look-a-like built from left over parts. You can read some history of the Tucker and the Convertible here.

Well, after much discussion, enough information has been unearthed to assure most people (can’t make everyone happy) that Tucker had been working on a convertible when the company was forced into bankruptcy and was labeled Tucker #57.  Though it took multiple people and 60 years,  Benchmark Classics, near Madison, Wi (a place I used to call home) finally has put this beauty together (restoration images).

Here are an image and a video:


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1947 CJ-2A Tucson, Az $2250


This might be a good price.

“1947 Willys CJ-2A 4X4 with CJ3 axles (Dana 44 rear); Dana front axle, original locked hubs. Almost all original. Upgraded to waterproof ignition. Runs Great! All gauges, lights, electrical working. Body rough (dented, old paint) Rancho Lift. Tow Bar. New Marine Canvas (waterproof and sunproof) front seats. Rear bench worn. PTO Winch! Clean title, registration. Come and test drive! (insured). Call Chad (520) 343-0763. Email responses may wait until the evenings.”

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Year? CJ-2A Jamul, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was $600. **SOLD**

“Willys Jeep. 49-51 Willys Jeep CJ-l. Customer fiberglass cab. Local San Diego Truc, 4cly, 4SP, P.T.O- 4WD. All there, Black plates, Not running. Project, lots of potential. Former Glass Truck. RARE- No paperwork. $600 OBO.”

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1945 MB? Bakersfield, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2900.

This appears to have a variety of updates.  It might be a good price.

“This work in progress has a 283ci crate engine, MSD electronic ignition, Bosch distributor, new tires & brakes.”

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1952 M-38 Shoshone, ID **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500

Looks good.  This was listed for $3000 in January, so I’m wondering if it was bought and is now being resold.

“Nice sound ride, clean body. Strong 327 V8, power steering, tow bar, newer Rancho suspension kit, 31/10.50×15 tires. READY 2 PLAY.”

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1951 Wagon Placerville, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

I think DUSTY describes this accurately.  It looks pretty solid underneath the rust.

“1951 Williy’s Overland 4×4 station wagon with 289 and 3 speed transmission. This vehicle has been barn stored for the last 10 years and his minimal rust and damage. The engine is complete and was running when it was put into storage. This is a great project vehicle with almost all original parts and equipment. 2,500 OBO.”

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1953 M-38A1 Oakdale, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800

This looks like a good price.  Seller must sell this weekend.

“1953 Willys jeep Call for info first 1800 takes it home must sell this weekend.”


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1947 CJ-2A New Castle, IN **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $1200.

This might be a good price.  It includes a plow.


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1942 Slat MB Lahaina, Maui, Hi **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Was $15750 **Status Unknown**

(04/29/2010) I’m a little surprised the seller doesn’t mention this is a Slat Grille.  This doesn’t have the in-dash jockey box.

“The vehicle has been restored. It is very nice, runs great. Registration and Safety just renewed. It has too many improvements to list. Located on Maui in Lahaina. I am willing to take serious offers.”

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1942 GPW St. Matthews, Ky $3500


UPDATE:  Still Available

(03/08/2010) This sports an unusual paint stripe.

“This is a 1942 Ford GPW that is in good running condition. The body has a minimal amount of rust and is in very good shape. If you have any questions please email me at”