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1956 FC-150 Forestville, Ca eBay

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: .

This is rare alirght, buy I think it is the paint job that makes it so rare; don’t seem many rainbow FCs!

“This is a rare find. A Jeep FC 150 from the 50’s. I believe it’s a 56 but similar measurements with the 57 cause confusion. As you can see by the photos, it’s in need of a total restoration. For the age, the body is in pretty good shape. The drivers side has a dent. The windshield is cracked. The engine is there but as I said, it needs a mechanic. The bed is in tact. I saw one small hole but other then that,  it looks good. The color on the body appears to be original, multi-colored. I have seen other trucks like this one restored and they look really cool and different. There arn’t many of these around so who ever drives it around will get a lot of attention and questions!! If you are seriously interested, contact me with any questions and I’ll get right back to you.  If your in need of more pics, I can do that too.”

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1953 Truck Osawatomie, Ks $3000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

This appears pretty stock.

“4 cylinder, 3 speed with high/low, 4WD, runs good, clean title, owned 20 years. Call 913-731-3248, no emails.”

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Vintage Tractor with Willys Engine Junction City, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Industrial-Welder-Generator, Unusual

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $1600

Here’s a funky tractor with a Willys Engine.

“This is a neat old tractor built some time after ww2.It has a Willys jeep engine that runs excellent.I just put a new carburetor on it.This tractor has a Ruxtell two speed rear axle and a 4 speed transmission from a Chevy truck.The front axle is from a model t car.There is not another one like it in the world.Asking $1600.00.Might trade for something interesting but prefer cash.You can see it running on YouTube under OldStuff66.”

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1964 FC-170 Milford, MA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8500

Looks nice!

“1964 Kaiser Jeep FC170 restored and in excelent condition. All work done since January, 2009. New paint inside, outside, and under, including the bed and frame. Reconditioned Super Hurricane, flat head, 6 cylinder, L226 engine with new everything, including radiator, clutch, and wiring harness. 12 volt. Rebuilt T90, 3 speed, trans. with warn overdrive and Ramsey dual output PTO. Reconditioned Dana 53 and Dana 44 with locking hubs, 4.10 gears and spicer 18. Brakes are all new everything, including drums. Steering is new or rebuilt and tight. Tires are new Commercial Traction TA’s. New 1 ton rear Leaf Springs. Electric/hydrolic 6×10 steel flatbed dump with custom fold down sides works perfect. New seat upholstry and rubber matting in cab. Everything works as it should. Runs and drives perfect. Will do 70 mph. in overdrive and crawl less than 1 mph. in low. I’ve carried 3500 lbs. and dumped it fine. These pics were taken prior to completion.”

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1951 CJ-3A Antelope, Ca $2500


UPDATE:  Still Available.

(07/25/2010) This looks like a good driver.

“For sale is a 1951 Willy’s Jeep CJ3. It has a Buick 231 V6 conversion with the master cylinder mounted on the firewall. It has the earlier wind shield, new brake shoes, new wheel cylinders, new master cylinder, new fuel pump, new alt, new water pump, new fuel tank, new radiator core, new steering wheel. The rear oil seal on the engine has a leak and the front fenders have seperations that need to be welded back together. Please call Mike (916) 834-9056.”

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NIssan Patrol 4W60

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, News

Roberto wrote to me asking if I knew of any manuals or other information for the restoration of a Datsun/Nissan 4W60 for a friend that is considering restoring one  (if anyone knows of a manual, please let me know).  Well, I didn’t even know the 4W60 existed.  So, I started researching. Here are several models that followed the 4W60.

According to this site, Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi all submitted prototypes to the Japanese government in 1950 to win the rights to produce government 4wd vehicles. Mitsubishi would win, but Nissan and Toyota continued to develop 4wd vehicles anyway.

The Nissan Prototype submitted for consideration looked like this:

For the first production run starting in 1951, however, Nissan went with a very MB-like design.  I tried to find restored examples of these, but had no luck.

The second version of the 4W60 had a few changes. I found this image on a Russian auto website, but misplaced the link.

Here’s a brochure from the Rocky Mountain Patrol and Offroad Website

The would also make a Wagon (4W60 wagon) and a Truck (4w70 Truck).

Here are some useful links:

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The Petty CJ-2A is for auction … on eBay this time


Quote from seller:  This is absolutely my favorite Jeep all time and I have sold approximately 100 Jeeps in the past 7 years. I would love to keep this one for myself however I must sell… There is a small dent on the drivers rear quarter that I will show in the pictures but other than that it is flawless. The Jeeps runs perfect and I don’t know how it could be any better.

How could it be better?  Let’s start with the front bumper — Check the image below (click on it for larger image). See previous post about this jeep. Seriously, that is one of the worst bumpers I’ve ever seen.

Here are all the info and images on ebay

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1951 Wagon Fairfield, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  Sold.  Was listed at $2900.

“This is the Willys Jeep that we have for sale. It is a 1951 2WD wagon & it still has it’s original L-Head (Flat head) engine. It has a new hwad gasket & ARP head studs. It also has a slightly more modern carburator. The transmission is the original 3-speed & it is equipped with the optional factory overdrive. The tires are new. The paint looks nice from a reasonable distance (I painted it & I am not a professional by any means) The seats have been redone & so has the headliner. If you are looking for a runnig classic to really turn some heads (& tinker with a bit) – this is it!”

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1959 DJ-3A Fountain Hills, AZ **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

This might be a great resto project.

“JEEP 1959 WILLYS DJ3A, Dispatcher, 2wd,3 speed on the colmn, L 134 engine, they only made a little over 1950 of these. Bought it 34 years ago. Needs water pump. Engine was rebuilt year ago, but only put about 300 miles on it.”

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1947 CJ-2A Grant, Az $500


Looks rough.

“Modified in the early ‘60s.
Set up for small block Chevy.
Firewall mods to clear chev. distributor.
Big custom 4 row radiator included.
Advance adapter, Chevy bellhousing, and flywheel.
Hydraulic clutch setup.
Front springs beefed up.
Pontiac steering column and steering box with
bell crank flip to reduce bump steer.
11” Mercury brake conversion.
Rims are custom cut 14” Mercury parts.
This is a project jeep. It has no engine.
Clear title.
Paid $500. Asking $500 obo.
To ask questions call Bert at 909-0940.
To buy or see the jeep call Sheryl at 909-6295.”

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1946 CJ-2A Emmett, Id $3500


This might be a good find. Lots of work done.

“1946 with clear Idaho Title

NEW Transmission , New Engine Head with valves , All New Brake system parts , NEW Leave springs and adapters , New windshield , new exhaust..You Name it…But still a few more things to do , most importantly the Emergency brake system since its part of the drive train , just bought brand New fuel tank, still to be installed…….I DO have all 5 original Jeep wheels/tires…..I have about 6000 in Real cash invested , more like 8000 if I think hard enough

$3500 ALL CASH..No dickering..NO Emails without a phone number

541 941 8963

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1955 Truck Milton-Freewater, Or $1250

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

This might be interesting.

“Reduced again. 1955 Red Willys Jeep Pickup 4×4. The jeep does not currently run, but it did when it was parked. With a little work it shouldn’t be a problem getting it going again. Dashboard and gauges are in good shape. Seats are okay. The engine is a Chevy 194 6-cylinder and was overhauled when we installed it. $1250 CASH ONLY please. Call Bob between 6:00-9:00pm at (509) 386-5123.”

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1954 Wagon w/many parts Dallas, Or $2500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Needs rewring, but looks solid.  Doesn’t have original engine.

“`54 Willys wagoneer, has Buick 231 installed, have extra `79 Buick 231 ( runner , goes-with ) . Newer paint, ( inside & out ) . Have TONS-of extra-parts; trans, transfer-cases, wheels & tires, axles, & body-parts. Was a running & driveable, but I took-out the wiring, ( to redo ), & never got-around to finishing. Floor-board ( drivers-side ) needs repair, ( rusted ), needs repair @ rear-door also, but door good. Will-work on price, depending on what extras wanted, all offers welcome, trades considered……Don @ 503-623-4938”

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1949 CJ-3A Cape Carteret, NC **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1450.

This is a rolling Chassis with rebuilt engine.  Jared’s brother emailed me to let me know that Jared has documentation which shosw that the engine was rebuilt (it has never been run).

“I am looking to sell my project vehicle, I no longer have the time to finish it myself. 1949 Willys CJ3A rolling chasis. Engine was rebuilt in 2004. Transmission, transfer case, and axils were rebuilt in the 1990s. Many extra parts including; transmission, alternator, air filter assembly, gas tank, and spare tire. The jeep has a new 3 inch lift by Rancho including new springs and shocks. Frame is rust free and has been painted. Sorry, there is no body, it was completely shot.”

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1964 CJ-5 Rolling Chassis Sabattus, Me Make Offer


How about that front bumper.

“I have a 75% restored 1964 Jeep CJ5 for sale with extra parts.Al that is needed is a new body and electrical harness.Frame has been rebuilt.Also professionaly rebuilt is the motor.f head ,transmission,tranfer case,exhaust,brakes etc.Best offer.”

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1953 M-38A1 Ludowici, GA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200.

There looks like some value.  The seller needs to sell, so make offer.

“This is a 1953 M38A1 Willy’s Jeep. The body has some rust with some small holes. The Jeep was bought to be a restoration project, but currently I have other projects. The Jeep does have the original drive train, including carburetor, engine, transmission, transfer case, and front and rear wheel axles. The electrical system was converted to 12V system before I purchased it in 2010. The Jeep does have the original data plate and VIN number plate. The Jeep is not currently running due to the fact it needs wiring and a battery. This Jeep would be a GREAT restore project OR great for parts! . When I purchased the Jeep it did NOT come with a Title, however we did register the Jeep in the state of Georgia with a bill of sale. I am asking 1200.00 or best offer! PLEASE feel free to make a offer, it needs to be sold!!!!!”

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1948 CJ-2A Haskell, Tx $1000


No pics provided.

“1948 Willys Jeep. L-head 4 cyl complete. 3 speed 4 wheel drive. Body and motor complete. Good windshield. Has seats and roll bar. Body is in pretty good shape. Does not run. Has a towbar. I have title in hand and numbers match. Just don’t have time to finish. Call, text, or email for pictures. 325-370-6571”

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1944 MB Los Chaves, NM **DELETED**


UPDATE:  Was priced at $850.  Unclear whether it sold or really was spam ….

This seems a little-too-good-to-be-true.  No pics provided.

“1944 willys jeep , 4 cylinder 3 speed transmission, 4×4 still works, mostly original, it has a 6 volt battery,, I do not like the way the starter turns slow, but I really do not want to change it to 12 volt I do have a title, it is an open title, never have change it to my name, I have only use it here in my farm, it does need some body work, still army green needs repaint. The engine is in really good condition, my brother overhauled it , it does not smoke or leak oil, I will never put up with an engine that smokes like a train, new tires are new, the are weather beaten but still in usable, new tune up, fairly new canvass top that I bought 2 years ago, the price is kind of firm, please do not email and ask me, how many miles does it have ? and what is your bottom price? serious people need apply only. $850.000 Let me know if you have any trades, old car trucks , motorcycle. and no trades, for items that go bang bang , boom boom, you know what I mean , have a nice day…….”

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1949? DJ? Bonham, Tx **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** was listed at $500.

This is a 2wd.  It might be a DJ with the wrong year.

“willys jeep 2wd does not run in ok shape its fixable call or text for pics has half top and doors may sell seprate 469 955 three six 04 no i wont sell it cheaper”

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Year? CJ-2A? Renton, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

(01/02/2011) This is a project.

“Has title, A rebuilt Ford 170 six clyinder eng. stock drive train, Extra hood, grill and fenders.
This is a project. It is not running and needs trans and t case put back in it. needs wiring hooked up.  comes with new starter and alternator still in the box. needs gas tank, carb,and seats and a few misc. things need to be put together. 1100 obo”

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1949 CJ-3A Elk River, MN **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $900

(01/22/2011) This is a project.  This seller also has a 1948 CJ-2A for sale.

“1948-49 CJ-3A Willys – $1200 (OBO Elk River) Here is a decent starting point for someone interested in building a vintage Willy’s Flat Fender Jeep with V6 power.

This CJ model featured the one piece style windshield which followed the CJ-2A. One photo below shows what it looked like when we got it. The baja tires/rims have been traded off for the traditional slotted 16” rims.

This jeep originally came from Washington State. We received this Willy’s CJ3A in trade. There is no title. There is bill of sale from the previous owner and you would receive that copy and a new one for this sale.

The previous owner acquired this with an odd fire 231 Dauntless V6 (included) & intended to repower it with a newer rebuilt Buick V6 (also included). The price includes both V6’s. The Advance Adapters V6 to T-90 transmission adapter & what appears to be the correct aluminum bell housing are included.

Transmission is a T-90 A-1 Borg Warner, mated to Spicer transfer case, front axle is Spicer 25 and rear axle is whatever original came in 48. Included are both drive shafts and a spare rear axle. I did not open the transmission or transfer case.

The frame was modified by the previous owner in the following ways: a custom front bumper was added, front frame reinforced and designed to accept a winch. A later, manual style, Saginaw steering box is mounted and works fine, V6 motor mounts are welded in as are repositioned radiator and battery mounts.

1972 era Jeep 11” brakes are fitted on the front axle, standard ones are on the back. I replaced the brake cylinders and shoes with new parts and the brake lines on the axles are new. I did not have any drum work done.

When I received it, I removed the tub, sand blasted the frame, painted it with Valspar Farm & Implement Black paint intended as a primer. I’ve worked some on the fenders, grill and hood. Seat frames & gas tank were repainted. The tub is rather rough but workable for someone who knows what they are doing.

We are moving and we need to reduce our number of vintage Willy’s projects. I can also provide you with a Photo CD of every picture I’ve taken regarding what work I’ve done so far.

I also have a complete, mostly original, restoration ready 1948 CJ2A with 12 volt conversion for sale.”


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1946 CJ-2A Snoqualmie, Wa $2000


UPDATE:  The price on this has dropped to $2000.

“I have a 1946 jeep willys cj2a. It has a 3.7L Buick v6 and 32×11.5 super swamper sx with about 80% tred. It comes with power steering pump and box and another steering column as well as new leaf springs for the rear. it has a 3 inch sespention lift and 2 inch body. please call 425-749-6292 dylan”

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Some Days are Harder than Others ….

• CATEGORIES: Biscuit, How To

The plan was simple, fool proof, and, best of all, idiot proof.  But, alas, not Dave proof. The goal, attach my new ‘ewillys’ stickers to plates and attach them to the sides of Biscuit.

Step One: Have stickers made — CHECK.

Step Two: Cut and shape Ovals out of a street sign (note: not snagged from the subdivision down the street, but from a metal yard) — CHECK.

Step Three: Drill plates for mounting holes — CHECK.

Step Four: Attach stickers — FAIL … well, they are ‘stuck on’, but they have bubbles. That’s $50 down the drain — do over time.

See, had I made step Four “Check the internet on mounting vinyl stickers”, I would have been ok. But nooooooo, instead, I cleaned the plates with a degreaser (should have used soap and water), wiped them dry, and then stuck the stickers (should have sprayed some water and a little soap onto the plate and then squeegeed the sticker onto the plate).

Ok, lesson learned.  So, I bolted the stickered plates onto Biscuit, just for kicks.  I stepped back and took one look and knew I had screwed up, again — twice in one day!  See, I thought that hiding the allen bolts, which are black, along the black lines of the ewillys’ script would hide them. But this didn’t happen.  Instead, they disrupt the eye as you read the logo, both close up and from up to 20ft away.  So, now I’m really ticked.  So I mounted the plates to teach myself a lesson — don’t presume to know what you don’t, check the interet first!

When I cool down, I’ll get some new stickers printed, properly attach the stickers, and widen the bolts left and right.

Below is a blurry pic of the attached sticker.  I’ll replace it with a better one tomorrow  …. Hopefully, I’ll keep someone from making the same mistake 🙂

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1947 CJ-2A Louisville, Ne $1900


This appears solid.

“This is a 1947 CJ2A, the first civilian jeep built. This jeep is pretty much complete and does run and drive. (smokes a little, especially when first started) It has the stock 134 flathead engine with 3 speed manual transmission, and 4 wheel drive. The body tub is decent and so is the frame. It would be a great jeep to restore! It has a new battery and I replaced the wheel cylinders and shoes, so the brakes work as well. Not pictured, but I have a complete set of seats with decent covers. I also have a hardtop that fits it for sale seperate. Call me for more information. Nathan 402-813-5312. I might be interested in trades…..”

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1959 DJ-3A? Santa Fe, NM **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800.

The openings a re a little chopped, but looks solid otherwise.

“1959 CJ2 Willys Jeep, 4X4, 4 cyl, 3 Speed Trani w/Hi & Low 4 wheel drive. Engine runs good but burns oil, Body in great shape. Asking $1,800.00 OBO”