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1959 DJ-3A Berkeley Springs, WV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

I don’t see too many DJ-3As that still have their tops.  Someone converted this to 4wd.

“Unique Willys Jeep with a fiberglass roof and steel doors and sides.  This jeep is in good shape for the age. Willys flathead 4 cylinder runs fine, transmission and 4 wheel drive work fine. Cooper military type lug tires.  Has new front springs, new brake shoes on all 4 wheels.Fun jeep to drive.  This jeep needs a new master cylinder or rebuild.  Gas tank has seap leak if filled full.  Has some rust in the bottom of the doors. Floor pan appears pretty solid.  As you can see in the pictures there are some surface rust spots on the body.  Drivers door window is cracked. Other glass is good.  Seats from a new jeep are installed. The jeep comes with the original split bench front seat, original locking hubs, has Warne hubs installed, extra transmission and transfer case parts.  It has a tow bar installed with a 2″ hitch so you can tow it home.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Rochester, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4900

This appears in good shape.

“1946 Willys CJ2A Asking $4,900.  This Jeep is in great shape. Please take a look at the attached photo I can e-mail more if you are interested.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Rayland, Oh $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It looks like this has had some hard use.

“needs clutch link, runs great, has 33 super swampers. great for muddin! call 740-317-6867”

http://ashtabula.craigslist.org/cto/1780581576.html

 
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1951 M-38 Selby, SD eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38

This looks pretty solid.  Too bad someone dropped the F-Head in it.

“1951 Willys CJ Military Flat-Fender Jeep. The engines out of a 1955 CJ 5. 100 Miles on engine. New tires. Body is in overall good condition. Any questions call 605-649-1020”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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1962 Wagon Milwaukee, Wi $1650

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

There is a little body work, but might not be too bad.

“1962 Willys Jeep Utility Wagon 4×4. “Super Hurricane” 226 c.i. L-Head engine that runs good. Body is very solid, needs only a little work on lower driver side rear quarter and bottom of tailgate. Floors will need some work as well. Doors, fenders, hood, and quarters all solid. Have 3 extra doors. Runs & drives and would make a great project! Clear title! Asking $1650 obo. More pictures can be viewed here… http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/trapperj06/Willys%20Jeep/

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/cto/1780816006.html

 
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1953 M-38A1 San Bruno, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was $3500. **SOLD**

It’s got a great top. It comes with an anti-theft chain, too (see stearing wheel pic).

“1953 M38A1 WILLY JEEP. GREAT RUNNING JEEP. GREAT FOR FOUR WHEELIN AND HUNTING. ASKIN 350O OR BEST OFFER.”

 
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1953 CJ-3A Delaware, Oh $1150

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  Price dropped to $1150.  Additional pics added.

(09/15/2009) This has a funky top.  If this runs, it might be a good price.

“1953 Willys Jeep, CJ3A. Body is rough, drive train good. $1,150”

http://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/1780042928.html

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1951 Wagon Schnecksville, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3800.

It’s unclear if this runs or not.  It appears to have a few dings, but might not have much rust.

“im selling my 1951 willys wagon, in great condition with spare parts, extra doors, etc. asking $3800 obo.”

 
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1949 Truck Lincoln, NE **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $4500.

This looks like a nice truck.

“Selling my 1949 Willys Jeep Pickup. Everything is original except for paint. Some hail damage to hood and other minor body defects, but extremely rust free. Interior very good. Runs and drives great. Leaks a little oil. Gets a lot of attention. 4 cylinder flat head, 3 speed, 4 wheel drive. Very rare in this condition at this price. NEED to sell”

 
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1952 M-38A1 West Valley, Ut $550

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1

Brett spotted this one.  It runs and has a rollcage.  Looks like a good deal.

“1952 WILLEYS JEEP WITH 283 SMALL BLOCK CHEV ENGINE. RUNS, HAVE TITLE..CALL 801-638-4226”

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=0&nid=443&tab=list/view&ad=2633504

 
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Flattie Tub Sacramento, Ca $250

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, CJ-2A, CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $250

This was originally for sale back in June.  At that time it included fenders, but was priced higher.  The tub itself looks great on the outside.

“1940s Tub. Not sure what year. Bought for my Jeep. Don’t have the time. would make great crawler! $250/obo. Call 916 502 5450. CASH ONLY. NO SCAMS.”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/pts/1781166323.html

 
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1958 FC-170 with Dump Bed Arden Hills, Mn $7500

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

UPDATE: Price now $7500 on eBay (was $5500 on craigslist)

(06/04/2010) This looks like a good price for a restored FC.

“FRESH OFF THE FARM!! RARE!! 1958 Jeep FC170 4×4, 226 6 cyl, Forward Control (Cab over) runs good, good body, no rust, painted frame. Has dump box, front winch and 8′ plow. $7500 651*334*1625.”

View all the pics on eBay

 
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1947 CJ-2A Central, Az **SODL**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $800.

(06/02/2010) It runs, but is rough.

“Needs resto. Has been sitting for 10 years since last run, but started right up with fresh gas and battery. Smokes like the Batmobile. Flathead 4 cyl. 12 volt elec. system. See at 2025 N. Beverly. Call”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Dayton, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

(05/05/2010) This looks in good shape.  There’s an interesting lining of some type along the rear wheel well.

“1947 Willys Jeep 4 cylinder, runs fine. $3000 firm. Located in Dayton PA.”

 

 
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No Updates Tonight (Monday the 7th)

• CATEGORIES: News

I’ve been in the garage all evening swapping leaves on my rear springs to get the rear end to sit at the right height.  After several swaps I finally got the body to a level spot.  Whew.

 
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Unusual CJ-5 Rear Seat Mod

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Features

I was on my way to Jalopy Jungle (got some new springs — but that write-up must wait) in Nampa when I passed by this CJ-5 sitting outside an auto salvage shop in Meridian.  As soon as I saw it, I made a quick u-turn and snapped some pics.  The CJ-5 itself appears in stock condition with a solid body and no engine. There was no for sale sign and am not sure what it being done to it.

The rear seat itself it something I’ve never seen.  The tail gate still works and there is storage area under the back seat.

 
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The Commando C104

• CATEGORIES: Features, Jeepster

A reader had asked me about the use of Inline 6s on early Jeepsters, so I found the answer on Wikipedia.  I left the page open while I went to lunch and when i came back, I noticed something I hadn’t notice earlier, a picture of the Commando C104 and it’s unusual grille.  I was used to seeing the Commando with the standard jeep/tines grille.  But, the 20,000 or so C104s that were built have a full-size grille that, at first glance, looked to me like it was borrowed from a Bronco.

Anyway, maybe you all knew this, but it was a surprise to me.  Below are some pics that show the evolution of the front of a Jeepster/Commando.

1948 2WD 4 cyl Willys Jeepster (aka VJ-2):

1949 2WD 4 & 6 cyl Willys Jeepster (aka VJ-3):

1950 2WD 4cyl & 6cyl Willys Jeepster (1951 Jeepsters are left overs from the 1950 production year).  These were also known as the VJ-3 463 (4cyl) and VJ-3 663 (6cyl) for part of the year and then the model was changed to VJ-473 (4cyl)  and VJ-673 (6cyl):

1966-1971 Kaiser Jeep’s “Jeepster Commando” Model C-101 (4wd).  There were several different models, but they all appear to have the same front as best as I can tell.

2 1972 Commando C-104s:  The top Commando has a chromed front and the bottom Commando’s front has been modified (and is for sale now).

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Superior, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2200.

“OK. Here is the situation. We had this Jeep sold twice before but the buyers backed out. The reason is because we can’t find the title and the registration doesn’t match with the MVD records. The new owner would have to do an abandoned vehicle search and get a new title that way. We do not have the time to research all of this so we are willing to let it go at a cheaper price. This Jeeps blue book value is over $6000.

1946 Willy’s CJ2A Jeep. All original with added top. 6 volt system. Flathead 4-cylinder. RARE 3 speed on the column shifter. Original seat frames included. 16 in wheels. Been in the same family it’s entire life, 3rd owner in family. Spare tire. We started it a few days ago and drove it around but it does need a little TLC. More pictures available. Price is $2200.”

 
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1952 CJ-3A Conifer, CO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2800

This includes a PTO Winch.  It’s dusty, but this looks like a good restoration candidate.

“1952 Willys CJ-3A – bone stock and in great shape. I bought this to do a frame off restoration, since it is 100% original – still even has the foot rod starter. The L4 flathead engine runs, but smokes a bit.

Still the original 6V, has the PTO winch, Harrison heater, and has a solid body with with minimal rust. Had a hardtop on it, so the floors are very good. Clear title. Stored in my garage”

 
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1949 CJ-3A Nocona, Tx **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000.

This looks solid and straight.

“1949 Willys Jeep. It’s all original, it has 3 speed transmission and is 4 wheel drive. Due to it’s age, it is being sold AS IS with no warranties. It also comes with a clean and clear title, and is currently tagged and inspected. It has a rear main seal leak that needs to be fixed, but it still runs good. We had a blast in it last summer, just riding the back roads and enjoying life.I’m going to miss it, but I have too many cars & horses, and something has to go! Give us a holler and you can check it out.”

 
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1946 (title year) CJ-3A Florence, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5900

“This is a very solid jeep rebuilt as a navy flight line jeep. While registered as a 1946 many components are CJ3A. Starts & runs good – upgraded to 8 Volt system; Good brakes; T-90 tranny is strong; New glass & upholstery. Making room for a new project. More photos upon request.”

 
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Some Great Old Photos at JpZombie.com

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

At JpZombie.com, Casey has uploaded 20 images from the late 40s / early 50s.  Several of the images have also been loaded at the earlycj5.com website and a thread has popped up around them. A video was also uploaded (see below) that shows early color footage of the Yakima Ridge Runners (from Yakima, Washington) playing in what appears to be the Little Naches River and shows them traveling over the Naches Trail (you can also see video excerpts from Exploration Northwest which discusses the trail).

Below is a small version of one of the pics at JpZombie.  In this pic, you can see on the sign ‘Wally Klingele’, who was one of the founding members of the Ridge Runners.  Some of the pics at JpZombie appear to be pics capturing the Life Magazine Folks who put together these classic videos (ridge runner video 1 & ridge runner video 2).

This is also courtesy of JpZombie.com via Youtube:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5eIbxvuKJQ

 
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Willys Sporting Tracks

• CATEGORIES: Features, Unusual, videos • TAGS: .

Doug suggested I do a search at Youtube on “Willys  Jeep  Tracks”.  I found two interesting videos.

In this video, a CJ-2A is fitted with tracks, one track on each side.

In this video, a jeep wrangler is fitted with tracks on each wheel

 
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Porcellana Maua Jeep Tea Cups Phoenixville, Pa eBay

• CATEGORIES: Unusual

Thanks to Dave (Hog) for pointing out this unusual item — Jeep Tea cups.  First off, the price on these seems nuts –$9999 — seriously?  Maybe I just don’t know the market for tea cups.  Also, the seller claims these are WWII tea cups, but, based on the jeep, those are Korean War Cups at the earliest.

“World War II Porcellana Maua Jeep Tea Cups and Saucers. Owned by United States Rear Admiral Raymond Schneider who was stationed in Hawaii during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Mint condition.”

View all the info on eBay

 
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Year CJ-2A Lewiston, Id $1800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

The 1/2 cab looks solid.

“Engine runs excellent. Drivetrain in good cond. Body is a little rough. Metal 1/2 cab. 31” mud tires. call for more info. 1-208-8 four 2- 24 six 1″

http://lewiston.craigslist.org/cto/1777565402.html