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1946 CJ-2A Petaluma, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

“1946 jeep have papers and new plates runs great.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Phoenix, Az **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $13,000

(10/19/09) It looks nice, but I doubt it will fetch the asking price.

“WILLYS JEEP 1947 CJ2A; ORIGINAL 4 CYLINDER SUPERSONIC ( NOT REBUILT ); ORIGINAL MILEAGE UNKNOWN ( ODOMETER DOSE NOT WORK ); HAVE ALL RECEIPTS & PARTS THAT WERE REPLACED; FRAME OFF RESTORATION; GRAND FATHER OWNED IT, I HAVE OWNED IT FOR 30 PLUS YEARS; DON’T KNOW IF MY GRAND FATHER PURCHASED IT NEW ?  NO RUST, FLOOR PANELS WERE REPLACED BEFORE I EVER HAD THE JEEP ALONG WITH ANY OTHER RUST. NEW PAINT, FACTORY HARVEST TAN FLAT “1947_cj2a_phoenix3

 
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1947 CJ-2A Saint Regis, Mt $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE Still Available

(05/17/2010) I’m not sure what kind of body that is.  Possibly a fiberglass?

“1947 Willy’s Jeep CJ-2-A, Reasonable condition, Runs well with good power.”

http://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/2190557529.html

 
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Early Colombian Jeep Ads — Courtesy of Sebastian

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Old News Articles

Sebastian’s friend Esteban found these great ads.

Sebastian writes, “Here are some vintage willys ads published in Colombia during the late 40’s and early 50’s. The one showing the CJ-3B appeared on a newspaper in 1953. The other ads were published in “Revista Semana”[ed. note: That is Spanish for ‘Week Magazine’ – I hope I got he right web link?], one of the oldest and most prestigious magazines in Colombia. A friend of mine, actually one of the best men in my wedding (Esteban Ucros), found these pictures. For work purposes (nothing related with Willys), he was researching the old archives of “Semana” (hard copies) and ran across these ads. He sent me high resolution pictures and I just did some edits.”

 
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Sears Allstate Locking Hubs

• CATEGORIES: How To

With Steve’s help, I have obtained some rare images of the disassembly of a Sears & Roebuck Allstate Locking Hub.  Accompanying them is a rough guide.

Here, the bolts are being removed:

Here the bolts have been removed.  Now, the big ring must be removed.

You need to get a hold of the ring and flexing it inward to get it out of the channel.

Here is the cap being pried out:

The ring holds in the four rectangular blocks that engage in the cams inside the cam to switch from locked to unlocked. After that, you’ll need snap ring pliers to remove the ring with the two small holes that you can see in the center around the spline.

Here’s another angle:

Here the parts are getting cleaned:

Shows a box with all the parts from both sides (two assemblies):

 
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1953 CJ-3B Fort Collins, CO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

“1953 Willys 3B jeep project. Son had lofty plans to restore. Started to dissassemble, now is off to college and I NEED THE GARAGE SPACE. F-head motor, mechanically complete. Jeep was as a driver before dissassembly started. Have extra additional body parts including complete grill, windshield frame, hood, cowl, fenders plus new set of omix-ada fenders. Clear CO title. $1500 OBO.”

 
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1955 CJ-5 Ennis, MT **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200.

Here’s a running CJ-5 for only $1200.  The rims look a little unusual.

“1959 jeep willys cj5. 4cyl 3 spd runs but needs brake work. Original hard top and both doors included.”

 

 
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Stainless Half Doors Woodland, Wa $200

• CATEGORIES: Parts, stainless/jewels

These are the first stainless 1/2 doors I’ve seen.

“WILLYS JEEP JEWELS STAINLESS HALF DOORS MADE TO CUSTOM FIT ALL FLATFENDER JEEPS CJ 3B , 3A , 2 A , AND MAYBE OTHERS . VERY HARD TO FIND !!! $ 200.00 call 360-957-6012 Woodland Wa .”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/pts/1579920159.html

 
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1955 CJ-5 Roseville, Ca $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3000.

(11/21/09) Lots of upgrades to this jeep.  Not a bad price.  There are some minor issues the seller lists on the craigslist ad.

“Motor – Chevrolet 327-V8 with headers. This thing moves. Custom dual exhaust. Transmission – Dana 20 T-18.  4-speed twin stick.  Gear Ratio – 4:27.  2HIGH, 4HIGH, 2LOW, 4LOW.  Under axle shackles, no lift.  33 X 12.5 R15 Wheels.  All Terrain Tires.  30 Spline Dana 44 Rear Axle (NEW UPRGRADE).
Mico-Lock – (4wheel hydraulic parking brake).  Power Steering.  Tilt Steering Wheel.  Tow bar. Auxiliary lights….. Contact me 916-218-5676 Christopherwilliam@myself.com”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/1476498373.html

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1951 Truck Prineville, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks

UPDATE: **SOLD* Was $1500

This looks like a great price!

“1951 willys pickup in good shape call for details.1500 obo.”

 
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Willys Truck Parts (and more?) Garden Valley, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

The seller indicates they have lots of parts.  The price is $1500, though I don’t know what that price covers.

“This is for the serious jeep builder dont waist time com see what you need we have parts of all kinds hoods,fenders;running boards, cabs,motors ,and much more cal for directions 208 462 2906 .This is just one of many complete bodies. for sale”

 
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1955 M-38a1 Deming, NM **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1850.

It includes an Overdrive.  This looks like a good price for it.

“1955 Willys M38-a1 for sale. $1895.00 It has Warn Overdrive, 134 F head. Runs but smokes some. 20 gallon stainless steel gas tank with electric fuel pump. All 12 Volt with Ford alternator. Had to sell to my wife to a buy a new Welder. She wants to sell it to put money back into savings.”

 
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1951 CJ-3A Eugene, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7800

(12/28/09) Here’s a modified CJ-3A.

“4.3 Chevolet Vortex fuel injected V6, TH350 automatic with 700R first gear, D20 transfer case, D44 rear end with pos., D30 front end with new drive line, New power brake unit from Jets, Power steering with flaming river shaft, Flaming river tilt wheel, New brakes – new brake lines – new wheel cly. Completely rewired, Front fenders widen 3.5″. Led tow lights – Tow bar 2″ ball. After market Late model fuse panel with spade fuses. Honda seats – custom rear seat with storage under. Custom rear carrier. KC drivingt lights – custom backup lights. CB Radio – hand spotlight. Frame boxed in stress areas. Custom gas tank 15 gallons under rear between frame rails. 33/12.5/15 MT Claws on 15/8 soft 8 black rims. New exhaust system, mufflers and tail pipes. Front and Rear Heaters.”

 

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1953 CJ-3A Golden Valley, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

Note that the front end appears lengthened.  That looks to be a tilt  fiber glass front end, though I don’t remember seeing them looking that stretched. The body might be a M-38 body as I see some tool indents on the passenger side.  The front end has some warn hubs similar to what you’d see on a 70’s CJ-5.   This might be a pretty good deal and an interesting project.

“this is a 53 willys it runs great it has been converted to a 250 inline 6 so the front frame has been lengthend 6 inches , it has oringinal axles tranny and transfer case, i also have a bihimi top for it with doors, it runs super just looking for a cj5 or 7 1500 obo or trade for???”

 
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Year? MB Cartersville, GA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $7500

(11/30/09) The seller has two other old jeeps, yet can’t say what year and model this is? It looks in good condition.

“Old Willys Jeep- 4×4 WW2 body style- Runs and drives good. Currently have two old Jeeps and I need more garage space”

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Jeep Images From Cuba via Tim

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images

Many thanks to Tim from the WillysJeep.com site for sharing these unusual images. He notes he has many more.  I suspect over the next few months as the site grows it will become an important library of information.  Thanks Tim!

The timing of these photos is fascinating, as early 1959 was the ending of the Cuban Revolution and the assumption of control of Cuba by Castro.  Based on a few searches I just completed, it appears Fidel was a fan of jeeps and there are multiple references of him riding in a jeep.

And, in the last photo, that is Fidel himself.

Here’s a pic I’d like to get.  After recieving the pics from Tim, I did a little research.  Here is a video of an image of Fidel and Che Guerva posing in a Jeep in April of 1959. Unfortunately, I do not understand what the narrator is saying.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-rg8DEFuhE

 
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4 15″ x 7″ Jeep Slot Rims Memphis, TN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Tires and Rims

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $150.

The pic shows four rims, but only 3 are 5 1/2 x 5 bolt pattern.

“15” by 7″ wide Ford bolt pattern Old style slot wheels ( made by Western) like the ones on Starsky and Hutch Torino or the old time drag car Willys of the day. These wheels were bought for another project that I sold and no longer need. The good: they are not cracked anywhere or have curb rash. The bad: three are 5 1/2″ bolt pattern , one is a 5″ .. I know I know this is goofy but i bought to go on a trike project and only needed two. Maybe you only need two or maybe you got a 5 1/2 laying around and need a 5″ because somewhere there is a set of three 5″ and one 5 1/2 ” we’ll make a deal to swap. I’ll also consider a trade on almost anything else —  Old motorcycle”

 
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1951 Wagon Minocqua, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500

For the price, there’s lots of mods (a list actually in the ad).  It might be worth a look if you want a modded wagon.

“1951 Wagon, from Arizona, never seen salt!!!
Last year for single tail light, W5 Bar grill ,Brush Gard. Very little rust,has AZ plates/title. Was under coated when new. It’s now,starting to fall off, Revealing paint that is like new.

Under 100mi on 302, lower compression pistons,mild rv cam, hi volume oil pump, new custom made, 4 core radiator, 4×4, original 3 speed trans, Hi-Lo range transfer case work well. Tinted glass all around. replaced/added all leafs on spring over lift, including, hangers bushings, u bolts, new clutch/pressure/plate/throw out berring/resurfaced fly wheel. New head liner installed….”

 
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Year CJ-3B Portland, Or (Parting out)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Here is a seller parting out a CJ-3B.

“Jeep 3B parting out everything goes V-6, T14, transfer case, front and rear end, body parts and metal top. Rough shape but it is a 3B Make offers.  503-557-8911.”

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/pts/1576621546.html

 
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1948 CJ-2A Jal, Nm eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Here’s another CJ-5/Flattie Body Merger.  But, what really is unusual is that bumper.

“Too many projects, this one has to go!  I bought this Willys last summer with intentions of rebuilding it.  What was I thinking?  I have way to many things going right now and feel overwhelmed.  So, here is your chance to get a project that I believe will be worth doing.

The guy I bought it from said it was running when it was parked two summers ago and I believe him because they drove it flat and broke the bead on two tires and that is where they parked it.  The jeep is complete as far as I can tell and body is in fair condition.  It rolls freely, I towed it home over 40 miles with the tow bar that is on it.  The engine also rolls freely, I can turn it by hand.  It has an alternator so it has been converted to 12 volt.  The transmission and transfer case shift just fine.  The clutch pedal is stuck and the break pedal is hard to push, don’t know what the problem is there, sort of feels like it’s in the linkages.”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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1947 CJ-2A Albuquerque, Nm eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

This is a very honestly photographed Jeep.  The seller has been generous with closeup pics of problem areas.

“1946 Willys Jeep CJ2A. It has a clear New Mexico Title and the numbers on the data plates match the number on the title. The body is in what I consider to be rough shape with it’s share of rust in all the normal places, please see pictures. The jeep does run, I will re-install the gas tank if the jeep needs to be shipped. The rims are the stock 16 inch and are all in good shape, three of the tires are good, one of them is cracked from age and does leak air slowly. There are no seats at all. The Jeep still has the 6 volt system (brand new battery) I have not driven the jeep at all so not sure how all the running gear works. Everything seems to go in and out of gear. Buyer will have to arrange shipping or pick up the Jeep. I will be able to assist with loading. If you have any questions or would like more pictures of a specific area let me know. If you want to talk to me call me at 505-803-8767 ask for Bill. This is a no reserve auction highest bidder will take it home.”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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1955 CJ-3B Sierra Vista, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2700

(12/20/09) There’s been a few mods to this.

“im selling a 1955 willy’s jeep cj3b, it has a buick 3.8, rebuilt last year. it has the original 3 spd. tran’s and transfer case, it also has dana 44’s with 538 gears, locked in the rear with a quick lock. i upgraded the clutch slave cyl. and brake cyl. to a 2000 jeep style. the body is very clean and all steel, i also added the seats. it runs great and will go almost anywhere.i also have a hard top and doors i have never had them on so i dont have a pic. if you like what you see or have any questions please dont e-mail having problems with it”

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1947 CJ-2A Milton, Oh $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available

(12/17/09) The body might be good, but the paint sure looks rough.

“Spring over. Body very good. Flathead 4 cylinder. Runs. Needs carb work. 35″ tires with Mickey Thompson rims. Call 937-216-6042”

http://dayton.craigslist.org/cto/1576340631.html

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Year? CJ-3B Roseburg, Or **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3900

(12/17/09) It looks good.

“Dana 44 in rear 3.73 with a locker,dana 30 in front with locker,304 AMC,T-15 trans,dana 20 transfar case.The jeep is in good shape.”

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1951 CJ-3A Clovis, Ca $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE:  Price dropped.  New pics added.

(11/29/09) What is that hose running from the passenger seat to the front of the engine?  It’s still needs finishing of some kind.

“1951 Jeep Willys; 350 engine, Edelbrock aluminum intake, holly 750 carb, turbo 350 transmission, headers, runs good, don’t have time to finish. New tires, gauges, fuel pump, water pump, and rancho leaf springs.  Questionhttp://www.ewillys.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=21438s call Tim 355-0233 MAKE REASONABLE OFFER! MUST GO ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!! WILL TRADE FOR A TOYOTA (MID 80’S PREFERABLY)!!!!!!!!!!

http://fresno.craigslist.org/cto/1576621076.html

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