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1947 CJ-2A Lake County, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1947_cj2a_lakecountyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000

“47 willys rock crawler, chevy 350, turbo 350 tranny, dana 30 t case, dana 44 frount, 14 bolt int the rear, 9000 lb worn wintch, rollcage, 5 point harnes, truck advenger carb great for 4×4, 10in lift, 36 in super swampers 80% tread, lockers frount and rear, 5 13 gears, need to sell fast,”

 
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1948 CJ-2A North Topsail Beach, NC eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1948_cj2a_northtopsailbeachThis runs, drives and has a good body (according to the seller).  This might not be a bad deal.  It is still a project.  I suspect it needs more than just the lights wired and paint.

“Excellent example of a 1948 Jeep Willys. It has been converted to a 12 volt system. Body is in good condition, runs and drives good. Interior is in good condition. It has only been driven a few miles as an occasionally. The jeep has great floors is amazingly solid.  This rare CJ2A  with a M-38 hard top. i have pics can send to your email and phone. cant get the to download from my phone.”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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Video: Train Collides with Jeep

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And the Jeep loses.

 
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1946 CJ-2A Denton, Tx eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

1946_cj2a_dentonUPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

“1946 Willys Jeep Custom, Four wheel drive with Granny gear and overdrive transmission.
Runs strong with lots of power with a common modification using a Buick V6. Aluminum High Performance Radiator. Polished headers with dual exhaust. HEI electronic ignition. 9000 lb. Warn Wench. Tilt steering column and Custom interior and gauges. Chrome Rally wheels. Very Clean Jeep. Drive it Home”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Easton, Ct eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE:  Status unknown.

I love this jeep.  It’s running on makeshifts, prayers, and desperation.  Just look at the battery location (below pic).

“WILLYS CJ2A JEEP. RUNS SMOOTH AND QUIET! NO BRAKES EXCEPT EMERGENCY BRAKE. PLOWED JEST MY DRIVEWAY FOR THE LAST EIGHT YEARS UNTILL FRONT FRAME BROKE,SEE PICTURES. FOUR WHEEL DRIVE AND HIGH AND LOW AND ALL GEARS WORK GOOD. TIRES ARE 6.50X16 AND HAVE DRY ROT CRACKES BUT ALLWAY HELD AIR.STEERED GOOD BEFORE FRAME BROKE NOW STEERS HARD. CLUTCH IS OK. I USED TWO BATTERYS,12 VOLTS TO START IT AND 6 VOLTS TO RUN ON. NEVER USED THE LITES,HORN OR ANYTHING ELSE. I DON’T THINK THEY WORK….”

1948_cj2a_easton

 
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1946 CJ-2A Arlington Heights, Il Best Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_arlingtonheightsUPDATE:  VIN is 33484. More pics and expanded description.

“1946 Jeep CJ2A Willys – All major parts + acessories. V E R Y low VIN#-early early early1946 production. Best offer.”

http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/cto/1284155107.html

 
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1943 GPW Crawford, Co eBay

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB) • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  This has been for auction on and off for at least 6 months.

This old GPW appears in good shape.  Lots of pics to review.

“I am selling my WW2 1943 Ford GPW Jeep. I really don’t want to sell it but its time for some of them to go. This jeep is a really nice one for never being restored. It is all original except for a few parts, the roll bar, front bumper and the gas tank, It is out of a cj2a, the engine is a willys. It has a new speedometer, fuel gauge and water temp gauge. Has a new fuel-sending unit. It has new front brake shoes and wheel cylinders, I have the rear brake shoes and cylinders I just have not had time to put them on. The generator has been rebuilt; it’s the original 6v system. Has original transmission transfer case, axles, seat frames, windshield frame, hood, grill, body and frame. There are a lot of F stamps on it, The 2 seats are stamped F also the frame and many other parts. It runs vary good starts up every day no problems….”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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Sand Drag Jeep Kalispell, Mt **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was priced at $1700. It appears complete.

“Call for specs & details.”

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1946 CJ-2A Edinboro, Pa $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_edinboroThis jeep looks well maintained.

“1946 Willys CJ2A. V-6, Automatic, Power Steering & Electronic Ignition, Highway Gears w/Hi/Lo Range, 4-Wheel-Drive w/Warn Lockout Hubs. Brand New Items Include: Tires/Wheels, Headers/Exhaust, Brakes/Battery, Paint/Bimini Top etc. Pennsylvania Title. Vehicle is Turn-Key, currently registered & insured, and Driven Daily. $6500 or make offer. Call Bob. (814)734-5288. Edinboro.”

http://erie.craigslist.org/cto/1283229477.html

It’s also on ebay

 
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1948 CJ-2A Bella Vista, Ar $1850

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1948_cj2a_bellavistaUPDATE:  Pictures added and price dropped.

This might be a good price, though I can’t tell what the rust situation is.

“1948 CJ-2A flathead 4 cylinder, 3 speed, Dana 44 rear, new disk break conversion on front, Chrysler steering column and gear box conversion, locking hubs, needs paint, drive it home today for $1850 as pictured. This jeep has clear title and serial number plates on firewall. ”

http://fayar.en.craigslist.org/cto/1283154663.html

 
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Year? CJ-3A Bella Vista, Ar $1450

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

year_cj3a_bellavistaIt’s a running CJ-3A.  I can’t tell what the rust situation is.  It could be a very good price.

“Willys CJ-3A with title. Drive it home today for $1450.”

http://fayar.craigslist.org/cto/1283160070.html

 
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1948 CJ-2A Brenham, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1948_cj2a_brenhamUPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay. 

“1948 Willys CJ2A, L-34 Flathead, 3spd, This is a very nice jeep. Taken all the way to the frame. The body was Blasted, all rust removed and new metal welded in. The entire body is sprayed in Met. Burgundy bedliner, every inch is sprayed, underside and outside. Every part was sprayed separate and reassembled. The interior was sprayed Met. Tan bedliner. Original front seats and new rear seat. The steering box was rebuilt. Engine rebuilt, bored .030, new pistons, new valves, seats and guides. Transmission, every part in the trans was replaced. Transfer case, every part was replaced. Rearend has new bearings, seals and ring and pinion. Every brake part was replaced and work great. All new wiring and converted to 12volts. Corn spreader will go with it. The needle fell of the original speedo last summer and does not work. The gas gauge has not been converted to 12 volts and does not work. The front differential was not rebuilt because it is in good shape and works fine. All other gauges and lights work”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Boise, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_boise5UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $2000

“Good start for jeep project. All original except is 12volt now. Motor runs, but needs rebuilt. Very little rust. I am interested in trading for running 1981-1985 Toyota 4×4, or Samurai, or VW bug. I like the old jeep, but need something that is reliable for my kid. I am not interested in any other vehicles unless they are compareable to what I have stated”

 
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1960 DJ-3A Oakland, MD **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

1960_dj3a_oaklandUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500

“1960 Willys Jeep. Rebuilt motor and good body. Needs some work. $1600 or will trade for truck or car.

 
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1948 CJ-2A Catalina, Az $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1948_cj2a_catalinaThis might not be a bad price.

“needs battery. Had it running 2007 and found it needs brakes also. Willing to trade for quad or small travel trailer.”

http://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/1282254277.html

 
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1953 CJ-3A Boise, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1953_cj3a_boiseUPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $19,990

“Hunter’s dream! Willys jeep and custom trailer. Drop down tail gate and lined throughout with 1/8″ alum. diamondplate for easy hose out after hunt. Includes military canvas cover with rear window and side doors for those cold days. Has roll bar, back seat, new front seats, new 16″ rims with new tires on jeep and trailer, dual fuel tanks, warn hubs, overdrive, 8000 lb Ramsey winch, pintle tow hook, fold down windshield, original military front fender lights and rear lights….”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Russellville, Ar $15000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1947_cj2a_russellvilleAs close to original as possible?  Hmmm ..

“MUST SEE! Completely restored close to original as possible. This Willys Jeep is in excellent condition. New paint in Marine Corp color. Street legal. Original jeep motor. NEW jeep tires plus spare. New top. For additional questions, please call 479-890-6980. ”

http://littlerock.craigslist.org/cto/1279405432.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A Bailey, Co **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_baileyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

This one could use some work.

“1946 jeep willys, 350 corvette eng doubble hump heads, needs work, ran when parked, came from climax mine in leadville, fun little 4×4, can send other pics, $2000 obo”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Omaha, Ne $6995

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There’s been some body work if this is truly a CJ-2A body.   There was no description of any significance.  You can view more pics and contact information here.

1946_cj2a_omaha

 
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1946 CJ-2A Fayetteville, NC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1946_cj2a_fayettevilleUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

“Excellent example of a 1946 Jeep Willys. It has been converted to a 12 volt system. Body is in good condition, runs and drives good. Interior is in good condition. It has only been driven a few miles as an occasional Sunday drive. The jeep used to have the red carpet in the back, I took it off, and the floor is amazingly solid.  This rare CJ2A is currently registered and driven, also comes with custom tow bar.”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Cumberland, Wi $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1948_cj2a_cumberlandThis looks to be a good price.  This might have been one of the ’48s with the spare on the driver’s side and the bow top holders on the passenger side.

“1948 Willys Jeep CJ2A.  Runs great; Low time on rebuilt engine; New brakes; Reupholstered seats.  715-822-8394”

http://eauclaire.craigslist.org/cto/1281809800.html

 
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1951 CJ-3A Concord, NH $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

1951_cj3a_concordUPDATE:  Pics now provided.

“I have a CJ3A with an M38 body (early repro) that has been in dry storage for 6 yrs. It is in mid resto. The running gear is complete and completely redone. All new leaf springs with xtra leaf, clutch, exhaust, brake lines and hoses, every gasket and seal for engine trans and xfer case. The frame was completely sandblasted and repainted with new rear bumper and all new bolts where necessary. The body is sitting on the frame, not mounted. I have MANY new parts and EXTRAS, all pieces to finish the job with exception of a wiring harness. I will include the original Koenig hardtop. It needs some work to be nice but it is complete and functions properly. I would need notice to show. As I said it is in storage. I can be reached at 603-783-1209.”

http://nh.craigslist.org/cto/1049042190.html

 
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1953 CJ-3A Bonney Lake, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

This is a great looking road and trail jeep.

“This my baby. I have had this jeep for 20 years and had a blast. Now it is time to pass it on maybe. This jeep runs and drives great, everything works. It has Buick 231 V6 with a 2 barrel rochester. It has the original 3 speed transmission and Dana 18 twin stick transfer case. Dana 44 Rear, 27 Front. Both have been convetered over to 4:27 gears, powerlocks, and 19 spline axles. It did have a warn overdrive but I took it out, they like to break a lot…”


 
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My Build: Name and Progress Update

• CATEGORIES: Biscuit

gus_frontNAME NEWS:  The name Gus has been retired in favor of Lost Biscuit.

For two years I’ve called my project Gus.  It all started with a hunk of flattie junk I towed home more than two years ago.  As you can see from the pic to the right, the grille is rough and full of personality.  It just looked like a Gus.

Over the following months I traded parts and pieces away until I finally gave away the last piece, the grille, to Mitch because I had decided against using the grille.  However, the name continued to stick.

During the past month, I was playing some xBox online with my sons, specifically Call of Duty World at War (It’s a kick to play).  Karson couldn’t find a username he wanted so he just picked two random words and came up with FoundedBiscuit.  His brother, Colter, wanted his own handle and came up with LostBiscuit.  During the summer we became Team Biscuit.

The first time I heard it, I told them I thought that Lost Biscuit would be a great Jeep name.  After thinking it over and asking them a couple day ago, we agreed that Gus should be renamed Lost Biscuit.  Given that I’m a former chef who still loves to cook, having a food as part of the name is entirely appropriate.

PROGRESS

Drove Down the Street: Today marks the first day I drove Biscuit out of the garage and down the street, very slowly.  The first thing I discovered is that power brakes work really well.  I’m thrilled with them so far.  The th350 also feels great — I thought there’d be a little lag in drive like I feel in some vehicles with an automatic, but as soon as I tap the gas at all the tranny bites and moves the jeep forward.  The lack of tranny noise, especially in low range, is nice compared to the manual trannies that I have experienced (with the exception of the ford toploader dad used to have).

Brake Lights Fixed: I got the brake lights fixed; the lights work when the pedal is depressed now (as opposed to staying on when it wasn’t depressed).  I used a brake pedal switch and assembly from a late 80s cherokee that had 6 wires coming out of it.  I mistakenly wired the two wires that were ‘on’ when the brake wasn’t depressed.  I just had to hunt for the two that were ‘on’ when the brake was depressed.

Power Steering Fluid Faux Pas: I learned today that if you accidently overfill the power steering fluid that it will pressurize and shoot out a tiny little hole in the cap, bounce off the ceiling in your garage, and shower stuff below.  oops!!!  Lesson learned.  Truly, it was an honest mistake.  I had taken off the cap to get out any remaining air and the fluid looked low.  So I filled it up a little farther, put on the cap, shut off the engine and SURPRISE — a stream of fluid shot out the cap.

Some of the remaining fixes:

1.  Fix turn signals- these don’t work at all
2. Fix small leak in brake fluid “T” at the front
3.  Fix driver’s side head light wiring (something is crossed)
4.  Build pattern for seat covers that I can send Jim (Thanks Jim!)
5.  THE BIGGIE:  Buy tubing for rollcage and build Cage (Steve, if I get Bisquit up there, can you still help me with this?)
6.  Get glass and cowl seal for windshield.
7.  Get Steering Wheel wrap and quick turn knob for steering wheel

 
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1948 CJ-2A Missoula, MT **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

1948_cj2a_missoulaUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $850

It’s complete and runs, but need work.

“Decent condition 1948 CJ2A. Seats need to be refinished but frames are still there, and some body work will have to be done in the normal areas. Has spare tire carrier on back gate. Has full hard top. Started to break it down for restore but another vehicle caught my fancy. Engine smokes a little and carb has been taken off to soak. All the parts are there.”