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1950 M-38 Blackwood, Nj $800


Here’s a project.

“1950 willys jeep, project, has v6 buick conversion, however motor is locked up due to sitting, also has been converted to 12 volt, would make a great resto, or rat rod! could be done by summer if you have the ambition!! $800 obo, need gone to make room for different project call/email Andy at 856-816-4414 or”


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1941 Slat Grille MB Laramie, WY **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

“For sale is a 1941 Willys “slat grill” MB Army Jeep and a matching 1943 Bantam military trailer. Both are fully licensed and titled in the state of Wyoming.

The frame number on the jeep is MB108308, meaning that it was the 8308th production jeep delivered to the Army Quartermaster in WWII. There were more than half-a-million jeeps delivered to the military during WWII from Willys (the “MB”) and Ford (the “GPW”).

There is a weird screw-up on the body, in that early production jeeps featured a “script” from the manufacturer on the back. I purchased a reproduction rear body panel and, somehow, the Willys script was stamped on the wrong side. It’s an easy fix that anyone reasonably adept at welding can handle and I probably should have taken care of it by now, but I actually enjoyed leaving it that way, largely to drive the perfectionists crazy.”






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1961 CJ-5 Hawthorne, Ca $4000


This is a good looking CJ — must be those rims.  Sounds like price is negotiable, partly due to a possibly bad bearing up front.

“1961 Jeep Willys CJ5 for sale. 221cu in V6. 4 speed Muncie transmission. Brand new Warn Overdrive. Low gears-great for off-roading. 4×4 works well. In 4×4 low you could get out and walk next to it. There is some noise from the front transmission bearing. Mechanic told me it’s about $500 to fix. I will take this in to consideration when negotiating price. Motor is strong. Speedo stopped working about 300 miles ago-cable broke. Comes with bikini top, half doors, full soft top, full soft doors. Has original bumper tow hitch and a Warn 1000 winch on the bumper. Tires are in good shape w/ spare on back. Carburator recently rebuilt. New radiator/thermostat/intake manifold gaskets/head gaskets. Just needs a little t.l.c. Make me an offer. Come test drive it. Jason”


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1965 CJ-5 Phoenix, Az $7000


It appears this has swivel seats?  I’m not sure why this has the wide fenders on the back unless it’s got new running gear from some vehicle.

“This toy is in excellent condition and garage kept. Fully equipped with a Vortic V6 and dual exhaust
Not to mention this baby has new rims and tires. Way too much to list! For more info or to take a look, please call 602-810-6685.  Sorry, emails will not be read.”


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1947 CJ-2A Cincinnati, OH **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800

“Heres your chance to get your winter project for cheap. Its a 1947 Willys CJ2A in pieces with resortation already started. It has lots of new parts , ran when it was taken apart, no smoke or leaks. See pics, needs seats and gas tank, which are easy to find online. 1800.00 no trades CASH ONLY.”


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1947 Wagon San Bruno, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4750.

Here’s a wagon that looks nicely stock.

“Early production, 1947 Willys Wagon complete with 4-cyl Willys engine and 3-speed with overdrive. A rare find! The wagon is in good condition and runs! The interior is clean and complete down to the wood floor panels. A fun collectors vehicle! Many new parts including gas tank, radiator and brakes. $4,750 (or reasonable trade for ATV/Dirt Bike and 1/2 CASH).”


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Gavin Walker’s Willys MA Website

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, GPA (SEEP), Website

I’ve had the Willys MA Website as a “Link Worthy” Link for much of the year.  I thought I had done a post on it (I’m still sure I have), but after searching for it to add it to the “Early Jeep” Section, I couldn’t find a post about it.  Gavin has got a variety of MA & GPA Images and more.


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Cool Jeep Photo


I happened upon this photo while doing a google search for old rims.  Here’s the link to the source.


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Jim Boswell’s Seat Cushions

• CATEGORIES: Features, Parts

UPDATE:  Jim used to make these seat cushions, but no longer does.  I’ve decided to keep these here just in case someone is looking for ideas for Seat Cushions.





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1946 CJ-2A Avondale, Az $3900 ** ALERT **


UPDATE: Jim’s sharp eyes discovered this egregious attempt at illegally modifying the serial number of the data plate.  He  pointed out that there was an M38A1 data plate on the dash stamped as a CJ2A.

“Selling a 1946 Willys Jeep CJ2A. The Engine is in several pieces but all appear to be here. Asking $3900. Private Party Sale, No Tax. For more info call 602-332-5999 or you can see it at U-Parktosell 507 E. VanBuren, Avondale AZ, 623-882-9993. Visit U-parktosell online at or type uparktosell in craigslist search box.”




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1948 CJ-2A Cibolo, Tx $1500


This runs.  Might not be a bad price.

“This is a jeep willys cj2a that runs and drives with a chevy 327 it is also in pretty good shape ! First $1500 takes it ! call 210-264-4943”


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1951 Truck Tyler, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

“289 ford engine, auto trans, new tires, lots of new parts. does run! Needs gas tank installed, i have the tank. Needs brake work, not working at this time. It does have some body cancer. Willing to trade for work truck 3/4 ton or larger. or skidloader/ tractor w/loader. lets deal”


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1947 CJ-2A Oregon, Wi $6500


Here’s a custom build.

“1947 Willys Cj 2a with 3a windsheild sitting on a 1960 CJ 5 frame ,rebuilt 231 Buick V6 4bbl., rebuilt turbo 350 auto. w/ Lokar shifter (looks stock) power steering ,new 11″ drum brakes all around. CJ 7 style wide leaf springs w/ 3″ lift. reversed shackles up front. 34 x 9.5 TSL Swampers, 5.38 gears, twin stick dana 18 transfer case. full roll cage.nice top with clear windows. this jeep was a frame off build 12 years ago with every thing sand blasted and painted OD green inside and out.body is solid with no rust holes. very capable off road and still drives very good on the street, it will do 65 mph down the hyway with one hand on the wheel all day. Very dependable always starts first try. well built jeep needs to be seen in person. see more photos on E-bay under Willys Jeep. Call 608-835-2494 price is $6500.00 no trades I need room for other projects.”


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1946 CJ-2A West Fork, Ar $850


I’m not sure much will be salvagable off this.

1946 Willys Jeep complete with top and doors. No title. $850 or trade.”


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Year? Willy Truck Los Angeles, Ca $5500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

It looks like it wouldn’t take much to restore this nicely.

“Rare find vintage. STOCK, 4 WD, 6 cyl, 3 on the floor, straight body, and needs a caring owner! Was restored 10 years ago and has sat quietly for 3 yrs.”


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1951 Truck New London, Oh $8000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

Here’s a good looking truck.

51 willys nice cond. newer paint,after mkt.rims w/originals, 327 ci. munci 4 sp. possible trade. 419-935-7121″


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1947 CJ-2A Acampo, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,000.

“283 Chevy Engine.  Stock Running Gear. Full Cage. Candy Green Custom Paint. Numerous Tires and Wheels”


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1953 CJ-3B Lubbock, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

This looks very solid.  It’s got no headlights or front driving lights.

“This jeep has no rust ,it has been stored inside all its life. I have put new vinyle sets on it. brakes are new. 12volt alternator instead of 6volt generator.runs very good. has a PTO winch on front of jeep that works.”


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1951 CJ-3A Sacramento, Ca $3000


UPDATE:  Still Available.  This looks like a great price on a solid looking trail jeep.

This seller is also selling a GPW.

“1951 Flat Fender Jeep Willys, 327, 4 speed overdrive, 44 rear 30 front, 33’s”


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Crofton Bug

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Unusual

Crosley was the maker of some of the prototype lightweight Jeeps the Army and Willys considered building.  Apparently, Crosley continued down this path of lightweight utility vehicles.  One of the results of this efforts was designed by the Crosley company and called a Farm-O-Road.  The Crofton Bug, based on the Farm-O-Road design was actually produced by the Crofton Marine Engine Company.  Only about 250 Crofton Bugs were built between 1959 and 1962 (or 1963).  Like the jeep, these had some farm tools you could attach to these ‘mini jeeps’.  You can learn more about this 1100lb vehicle at Tom’s Crofton Bug website.

Thanks to Gerald for finding these two pics.



Here’s Tom’s Crofton Bug and a few of his pics.  Drop by his website to learn more about the Crofton Bug and see more images and brochures.



Links to the Crofton Bug:

  1. Tom’s Crofton Bug Website
  2. Crosley Auto Club Site
  3. From the Motortopia Website
  4. From the Cars at website
  5. McLellans Brochures about the Crofton
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Builds: Gerald’s Brother’s rebuild and more


Gerald send these pics:

1st up, his brother’s build — This is a mixed 1948 CJ-2A.  The front loop is actually out of the red willys you’ll see in the next picture.  They had it stored in the garage for about 15 years.  Reuse and recycle.  Perfect!


Here’s Gerald’s Mom racing around the track around 1979.


These M715 pics are from Sam Winer Motors in Akron around 1992, all crushed now.  I loved that place back then.:



Here’s Gerald’s brother’s cool 1940 Bantam coupe with the 22 hp Hill Master engine in it.



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1946 CJ-2A San Diego, Ca $4000


I thought the padding on this was unusual.

“1946 Willys Jeep, Org Motor in good shape needs a little jeep love, needs new battery, tires.  Motor runs good, But has not been turn over in 1 year.  $ 4000.00 or Best Offer”


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1964 DJ-3A Cheyenne, WY **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600.

“1964 Willy’s jeep for sale that has a Toyota 20R and five speed. It needs a steering box otherwise is complete and original except motor and tranny. It needs a battery and the motor does run.”


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1945 MB Los Banos, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

Mostly stock.

4wheel drive, manual tranmission, new tires, still has military placards on glove box, and original 4 cylinder for any more information please”


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1943 GPW Westwood, NV **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000

It’s got some minor updates.

“1943 GPW ford jeep. runs great all orginal except motor, bucik v6. run great, all orginal running gear. brand new 31 wildcat tries, clean title”