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1951 M-38 Slidell, La eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

It’s too bad this doesn’t run.  I like how rough it looks.

“1951 WILLYS JEEP M38 4X4, 24V  SYSTEM, MFD. BY WILLYS OVERLAND MOTORS INC., MFR. SERIAL NUMBER 38477, VIN # 451-MC1-38477, DATE 10-51, WILLY JEEP HAS BEEN IN MY GARAGE SINCE 1972, LAST REGISTERED LIS PLATE 1972-1973, LOST  TITLE, NEEDS NEW 2-RIMS  AND TIRES, FLOOR BOARD NEEDS REPAIR AND SOME BODY REPAIR, JEEP DOES NOT RUN BUT ENGINE WILL TURN OVER WHEN PULLED.”

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1956 CJ-5 Bonduel, Wi $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

This has a cool old top.  Give this a paint job and it could be a great old jeep.

“For sale 1956 Willys jeep. This jeep has recently had the motor and plow pump rebuilt it runs great. The frame and drive train are in good shape. The body has some rust but for it”s age it”s in pretty good shape. It would make a great cabin or woods truck. $2000 o.b.o call 920-373-0833”

http://greenbay.craigslist.org/cto/1464012653.html

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This looks like an early 50s M-38 eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38

The seller lists this as a 1945 jeep, but it looks more like a M-38 based on the windshield and the grille (both headlight bezels and holes below the bezels.  This is located in Oxford Station, Ontario, Canada.

“Willys Jeep I think is it a 1945 it runs good 4×4 work great! comes with a plow and a parts jeep.  If you have any questions feel free to email me”

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1953 CJ-3A Waukesha, Wi **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, M-38 • TAGS: .

This is a CJ-3A that’s been nicely altered into a M-38 clone.

“1953 M38 CLONE, Rust free, 225 V6, Over drive,”

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M-38 Grille Seattle, Wa $75

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts

Steve’s got this good looking grille for sale, though I believe it’s a M-38 grille. Note the holes at the bottom.  I believe they are for attaching the M-38 grille hinges.

“All Orignal early Flat fender Grille with Shroud ( I think CJ2A), Uncut or molested, Light surface rust but in great shape, been in storage 30+ yrs, call with questions, 206 890 6233.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/pts/1462257584.html

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Willys Reason Number 13

• CATEGORIES: Reader Stories

I don’t know the full story here, but I suspect Jim didn’t have a good morning.

Jim writes, “Reason number 13 why you do not let your lazy good for nothing 250 pound coffee drinking buddy lean against your willys on jack stands in the gravel at 8am in the morning!”

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Jewels Stainless Steel Tailgate Seattle, Wa $300

• CATEGORIES: stainless/jewels

This is for sale by Steve, as close to a brother as I had growing up, who grew up in the back of his jeep (Otis) while I grew up in the back of mine.

“I have a Best Jewels SS tailgate super rare.  It has a small dent on top tube but could be easily repaired.  206 890 6233 call with questions.”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/pts/1464094723.html

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1951 CJ-3A Kingsburg, Ca $17,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

It’s certainly a clean,  nice looking rebuild.

“A unique custom with a 4.3 Chev FI and 4L60E. Drivetrain professionally built by Tri County Gear Pomona with Dana 300, 4.88 gears, full floaters, 44 rear, power front discs and ARB lockers, It has Tom Woods drivelines and a beautiful BMW Titan Silver finish. If you are looking for the nicest Flatfender around that is good on the street, beach or trail check this one out. 600 miles on complete restoration. It only needs the key turned-gas is in it! Call Doug at 559 287-4668 or Email at mailto:dlevers@sbcglobal.net”

http://orangecounty.kijiji.com/c-Cars-vehicles-Trucks-vans-SUVs-CJ3A-Willys-Jeep-W0QQAdIdZ168376884#ixzz0Wi8jssJf

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Builds: DJ-5s

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

Here’s several DJ-5s that popped into my inbox in the passed few days.  I don’t know if it is coincidence or not, but all three are different primary colors.

Rick has rebuilt two of the three below.  Rick writes, The Red one has a Ford 302. Blue has a 351 Ford bored to 394 ci. Thought you might be interested in seeing them. You can post them if you think anyone would like to see them. No, they ain’t for sale.

The third jeep, the yellow one, is on bidding, though bidding has ended.

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And the yellow one on eBay (bidding ended)

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Here’s a before image of the yellow jeep

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Some Registered Trademarks of Daimler Chrysler

• CATEGORIES: Features

I was doing some research on which Registered Trademarks relating to Willys or Jeep were related to Daimler, Chrysler (D/C) or their subsidiaries (and I was surprised at how many of these are owned by different subsidiaries within the D/C organizations).

A short primer on Trademarks.  Registered Trademarks are applied for with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. If the Office thinks you have a good case, they’ll grant you a trademark.  Sometimes you apply for a trademark with just words OR sometimes you apply with the words in a particular design.

When you apply for a Trademark, you apply for 1 or more different classes, with each class costing currently between $275 – $325.  As you see below, over the years, D/C has applied for additional Trademarks over additional types of goods and services (and in fact has applied for and then abandon some other categories also which I don’t list).

So, if you aren’t bored yet, keep on reading.  Below, I’ve listed all the valid Willys, Jeep and some other interesting Trademarks.  First, you’ll see the Trademarked Name, followed by the Registration number of the Trademark, and finally, notes about the particular Class for which the Trademark was granted.  In most cases, you’ll also see the year when it was first used in commerce, which is important for protecting your rights of ownership.

1) I was surprised to see that D/C only has registered trademarks for WILLYS in two classes, which is good for me because it leaves a large number of Willys names open should I want to Trademark some additional names.

A) Willys 2722568 IC 028 TOYS, NAMELY, MODEL REPLICAS OF LAND VEHICLES.

B) Willys 3387789 IC 012 G & S: Automobiles.

MUCH MUCH MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE

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F-head / T-90 / BW Overdrive Portland, or $150

• CATEGORIES: OD Borg Warner/Rancho, Transmissions

Not a bad price for a column shift T-90 and BW Overdrive.  The Engine is seized.

“THIS IS A F HEAD ENGINE IT WAS ORIGINALLY OUT OF A 62 WILLYS WAGON 2WD IT IS JUST A CORE AS IT APPEARS TO BE SEAZED UP BUT HAS A 12 VOLT STARTER GENERATOR THAT CAN BE USED ALSO ON A L HEAD ENGINE THIS IS COMPLETE FROM FAN TO TRANSMISSION
TRANSMISSION IS A FACTORY COLUNM SHIFT 2WD TRANNY WITH BORG WARNER OVERDRIVE ENGINE TRANNY COMPLETE AS PICTURED $150.00”

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/pts/1463401389.html

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1948 CJ-2A Hattiesburg, Ms $750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It’s been modified in some unusual ways.

“1948 Willy Jeep, not running. Sitting on an early ’80s CJ frame with a Buick V6 under the hood. Ignition needs rewiring, and fuel tank/pump needs to be pulled and checked out/sealed. Will turn over, but couldn’t get it to fire with starter fluid. Bought it to fix up, but have since bought a new house and until I get a shop built at the new house, no room for all my projects. Comes with tow bar that is attached to the front and will throw in the ignition switches I purchased to install. It’s rough looking, but would make a fun project or hunting truck. Currently no fluid in the brake reservoir and I’m unsure on what they’ll need. No title, but I’ll provide a bill of sale along with the bill of sale I received and a copy of the last registered owner information that I have. That’s about everything I know about it. $750 obo. Will consider trades for an ATV, double door white refrigerator & cash (email dimensions), .45 cal pistol (looking for a Kimber ultra carry, but will consider others), tractor, box blade…..”

http://hattiesburg.en.craigslist.org/cto/1462174068.html

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1948 CJ-2A Raleigh, NC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500.

There might be some value here, but the body looks beat up.

“Asking 500.00. Great project. I bought it to fix-up. Too many projects. My loss your gain. Call to see! Comes with motor, Clean title”

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1940s CJ-2A Farmington, NM **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was  “Make Offer”

To the seller’s credit, they don’t sugar coat a couple of points,  including noting the decent body, ugly hood scoop built around the radiator, [and] really awful paint.

“CJ2A has been parked a long time, was running 4 years ago. Its a project but could make a good cheap hunting/ranch/camping/rock crawler. Has a rebuilt Ford V8, hanging peddle conversion, decent body, ugly hood scoop built around the radiator, really awful paint. I will include another hood, a correct gas tank, a heavy duty roll bar, a tow bar, military gas can with mount, a jeep 15 inch spare wheel and a factory tire carrier. No title, bill of sale only, sold as is, can help with delivery if not to far away or maybe for the cost of diesel if out of town. Would consider part trades for jeep stuff/parts, winch, military/hunting/cowboy stuff etc”

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1954 & 56 CJ-3Bs Knoxville, Tn **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

“For sale are a 1954 Willys CJ-3B with factory hard top. This is a rolling chassis only. I don’t have the drivetrain. The axles are complete from drum to drum and are in good condition. The front axle has the factory lockouts that are functional. There is an additional 1956 CJ-B tub, fenders, hood and grill that go along with this that is in great shape. this jeep is body parts only. I also have an extra pair of original hard doors that go with this. These jeeps would be great for going back original or making a fun toy.”

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1951 CJ-3A Carpentersville, Nj eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  The winning bid was $3600, which surprises me a bit given the rotted tires and top and the dented body.

“1951 Willys Jeep w/ 4 wheel drive. I am told it is a CJ3A ?? This is Barn fresh. Stored away for years!! The body is in good condition. Some dents and dings. Was hit in the left rear quarter at sometime. There is no cancer. The floors are great!! No dents in the tailgate or the floor. Motor is free. Turns over. The gas is old. Tires are dry rotted. This is a great one to restore. This is for pickup only!”

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CJ-3A? Project Westwood, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500.

It looks like someone just plopped a body onto a GM frame (truck maybe).

“willys not msure of the year but. has gm 44 front and gm 14 bolt rear. 33,12.50 tires 16.5 searil # ca398873”

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1948 CJ-2A Lincoln City, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

This looks like a great price.  This would probably make a good foundation for a project, given the updated motor, windshield, a good top, and misc parts.

“This is a 1948 Willy’s Jeep CJ2A. It is not ALL original, however, the body, transmission (T-90 manual 3 speed), transfer case, shifters, seats, and windshield are. It also has a rear tow hitch and front tow bar so you may tow it away behind another vehicle. The transmission may be 61 years old, but it still runs and shifts like a champ. It includes aftermarket roll bar, top, swinging jerry can and tire rack, and an almost new exhaust system (dual cherry bombs). The brakes were recently re-done. The engine is a 1964 225 V6 Buick engine with a Rochester single barrel carburetor which was recently re-built. There is no way to tell how many miles are on the engine, as it is not original. It can really move if it needs to. As of right now, the transmission has been dropped, as the clutch has gone out, and will need to be replaced before it can run. I’m not sure which clutch it needs, a Buick or Jeep, as the transmission is original and the engine is not. Tail lights, head lights, blinkers, and hazard lights all work. There is no fuse box, but several in-line fuses have been installed. It’s a shame for me to have to sell this old Jeep, but I simply don’t have the time nor the money to restore it to is original beauty.”

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1947 CJ-2A Wichita Falls, Tx **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

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It looks good on the outside, but sounds like it could use a little bit of maintenance.  The windshield frame looks bent.

“1947 CJ2A for sale. This jeep is perfect for the deer lease or as a starter for a frame up restoration. It has some needs but it runs great and has had a ton of work done in the past year. It could use some transmission work (pops out of second on occasion), a new exhaust manifold, some gaskets replaced to slow a few leaks, and some metal work on the floor pans but it shouldn’t need anything if you want to use it on the trail or at the deer lease. In the past year, I replaced the intake manifold, distributor cap and wires, rebuilt the starter, rebuilt the generator, replaced the shocks, replaced all of the seat cushions and the back seat frame, put on new brake shoes and replaced brake lines, replaced the brake master cylinder, rewired most of the jeep, replaced the gas tank and fuel hose to the carburetor, stripped off all of the old paint and gave it a garage paint job for protection. It starts right up every time and runs great for a 1947”

 
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My Build: Where to put the CB?

• CATEGORIES: Biscuit

The last time I did any serious jeeping was long enough ago that I’d never heard of a cell phone.  Instead, we communicated wirelessly through a really hot technology called a Citizens Band (CB) Radio.  It was long enough ago, that CBs were still cool.  It was amazing.  We could all communicate, sort of, in between static, wirelessly.  It was so cool!

So, of course, Biscuit’s an old school jeep, so it has to have a CB.  Fortunately, among the parts jeeps I purchased a couple years ago, I managed to recover 2 CBs, one of which still works.  I figured that there still aren’t any cell towers on the Naches Trail (please don’t tell me if there is … I’m turning off my cell phone … turning on my CB, so I can listen to it crackle), so I’ll still get to use a CB, even if it is less frequently than before.

Now that I’ve decided to install a CB, where do I put it?  I considered a couple options (hang off the front roll bar loop/ off the dash board / off the windshield), but decided I would piggy back it onto my center console (documented here).  I used some flat steel from a different part of the same chunk of hood that I used to make the console.

Here’s the basic pattern I cutout.

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After cutting the piece out of the hood, I sanded it and bent it.  Then, I drilled some holes between the old piece and the new piece and used poprivets to connect them.

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Below the console is installed, though not painted yet, showing how the CB will sit.  The power wire and antenna wire will feed from the console.  You can see how scratched up the console is already.  I’m saving the repainting for the next, inevitable, rebuild.

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1955 CJ-5 Riverside, Mo $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , .

Rick asked me to post these pics of his 1955 CJ-5 that he has put up for sale. The VIN is 5754811227.  Rick also sent me a couple of rebuilt postal jeeps that I’ll highlight tomorrow.

He wrote, “1955 Willys CJ5 completely restored 2 years ago. Everything is new or rebuilt. All original except seats, and carb & air cleaner. I have the originals and they are perfect condition. Asking $6000.00, or trade for a flat fender in good condition. Trade should be of equal value, or buyer willing to pay difference in value.  This Jeep is ready to go. Has tow bar, and 5000 pound winch with in cab controls. Price includes snow blade and bed extension. She is street legal, and will pass state inspections. Call Rick with any questions. Please e-mail pics of possible trades to RandBMfgInc@worldnet.att.net.”

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1953 CJ-3B Burien, Wa **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $5500

There’s a variety of updates to the drivetrain.

“For sale is my 1953 Willys CJ3B. It has brand new 33″ TSL Swampers on black rims, windshield wipers, Mojave heater, Bestop soft top, new in box Superwinch 8000# winch w/mounting plate, starter and battery.Buick V6 w/fenderwell headers, TH350 Auto, Dana 18 T-Case w/OD, It has 11″ brakes, rear dana 44 with loc-rite, front 27 with powerloc, power steering, soft ride leaf springs, tow bar and tilt wheel. Also have extra set of 31″ radial tires on rims. Everything works great, tabs are good but just don’t drive. Will sell for $4500 minus the Swampers and winch w/plate. make me an offer befor the snow comes.”

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1949 CJ-2A Puyallup, Wa $500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This looks like a decent price on some flattie parts.  If you are looking for corner and side diamond plating, it appears it comes with them (though it’s installed).

“1949 Willy’s Jeep. No frame only the body, tub, grill, windshield, and miscellaneous parts. $500 or best offer. This will be a fun project for sure. e-mail me at sky_blu@rocketmail.com”

http://seattle.en.craigslist.org/tac/cto/1462027022.html

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1947 CJ-2A Stoughton, Wi eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Here’s a mix and match jeep that sounds like it’s had a bunch of modifications.

“I’m re-listing my 1947 WIllys CJ-2A. This is a super nice, restored Willys that you can drive anywhere or it also has a really nice towbar that goes with it so you can drive here to pick it up and tow it home! It has a clear Wisconsin title but it is titled as a 1960 CJ-5.    This Willys was completely tore down to the frame about 12 years ago and professionally rebuilt.    The 1960 CJ-5 frame number matches the title.   Odometer actually shows about 5,800 but I’m listing this as under 10,000 miles because of tire size. Drivetrain is a rebuilt Buick 231 cu. in. V-6 with a rebuilt Turbo 350 automatic transmission.   Engine has an HEI distributor.   It has a Lokar street rod shifter.   Carburetor is a Holley 390 cfm four barrel on a 4.1 Buick aluminum intake.  Heads and intake are port matched.  It has fender well headers and dual exhaust….”

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1948 CJ-2A Hamilton, NJ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

This looks good on the outside.  Note that the corners have painted diamond plating.

“1948 Willys Jeep Style, 90% Restored. Runs Exellent. I have spent alot of Time and money on this Jeep, But Due to hard times (BAD ECONOMY) I must sell 🙁 Pictures don’t show the full sized top,with doors, that is included. I bought this jeep from a farmer who kept it in a barn for most of its life. Iv’e had it for 7 years Doing a little at a time. Good Luck She’s a great little truck.”

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