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1945 GPW Orange County, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500

“Old flat fender military Jeep for restoration. This is the Ford GPW version with original tags and clear title.”

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Stainless Steel Parts Edmonds, Wa

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No pics provided.

“Willys 3b grill stainless $ 1,800
stainless tailgate- $ 1,000
I bought this 30 years ago from a wrecking yard in shelton never used it time to sell
sorry no camera will sell all for $ 5,500 cash”

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Year? CJ-2A Grass Valley, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4950.

(01/31/2010) This flattie includes an F-head conversion without the usually related hood modification.

“As stated this is my Dad’s Jeep that he is wanting to sell and it is nice…  Sweet F-Head conversion (no cutting of the hood – this is slick). Saginaw Power Steering (yes power steering). Over Drive, Tilt Wheel, Rancho Lift with New 31″ tires, Rear Locker, Winch, CB, New top and doors, Candy Apple Paint, This is one of the nicest mildly built early Jeeps out there, no junk and no short cuts.”

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Gerald’s Adventures with Snow Plowing


Gerald recently sold his snow plow.  Through a few email exchanges, I learned snow plowing was always an adventure, but not always fun ….

Geralds writes, “Plowing was fun as long as it was just for me. The Jeep did a great job. One of the odder experiences occured when plowing long lanes and roads:  the jeep would go silent.  After spending some time wondering why this occurred, I finally figured out that so much water was coming into the engine compartment that the belt would just slip and then the motor would go quiet.  It seems that most of the noise from a stock Willys comes from the fan, especially in low range it is the steel blade that makes the most noise.

Seems like everyone would call and want me to plow their places out with “that Jeep” I had.  It was hairy out on the road with the plow.  The weight would come off the back wheels and the jeep wanted to turn around.  And the roads would always be bad since that is when the snow came.  I ended up putting about 300 pounds of sand bags in the bed.  Here is a pic of me plowing one day.

The biggest frustrations I had was that sometimes old ladies (and men) would bitch about how I pushed the snow and ask if I could move it over about 2 feet or so, or complain that I was digging up the grass at the edges of their yard and driveways; all this after almost killing myself getting to their place to make a couple bucks.  And I wasn’t the only ones who had a problem with the slick roads, as you can see from the picture I took below …

Also, it would be hard on the old girl;  when going to the neighbors or misc old folks who needed a plow, salt on the road became the enemy.  It isn’t even the plowing so much as the tons of salt that would find there ways into every nook and cranny on the jeep.  Since there was no chance to wash a jeep in freezing temperatures, the salt caused rust to invade the original body on my 3B.  So, when I rebuilt her I had to replace the body.

But, like the picture above shows, it was fun some times too.  My jeep was a plow jeep its whole life until the restoration in 2006.  No more work for it as my driveway is only about 300 feet; So, if I need to plow, I just get out in the snow with my 84 John Deere 318 (or my neighbors bobcat when things get really bad). (See more pics of Gerald’s 3B, before and after the rebuild)”


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Museums: BRC-60 #7 at the Heinz History Center


According to a report by Jim Allen in Offroad Adventures in 2005, there was a BRC-60 on loan to the Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.  This BRC-60 was donated to the Smithsonian back in 1944.  It is the only known survivor of the first 70 BRC-60s (preceded by the BRC and followed by the BRC-40s) built by Bantam.

Anyone know if it is still there?

Here are two images from Jim Allen’s article:

And from a Belgium Jeep site comes this shot of a BRC-60

And I’m not sure where I found this …

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1946 CJ-2A Tucson, Az **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $600

It is missing the drivetrain.  I can’t tell if this is a VEC or not.

“This flattie is in pretty good shape for a 64 year old workhorse. The drive train is missing. NO Title. This is a project. Body is all there, including tailgate, windshield/frame, tool box door. Put it together or use it as a donor for your own project. Wheels are not included, only used to roll it around. Delivery available within reason. I have some extra parts that I have collected that are included: trans, crossmember, Chev bellhousing and adapter. $600……”


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1947 Wagon Santa Ana, Ca **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

This looks like a nice wagon for the price. There might be a little rust along the back.


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Racing Harness Belts Snohomish, Wa $100


These looks like a good price.

“This is a pair of 4 point harness.They will work great in a cj5 willys or any 4×4 jeep or scout or bronco. Call 206-617-6208 or 425-422-4427”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Bourne, Ma $400


This sounds like a good price for a parts VEC.

“1946 jeep CJ-2A First civilian model. 3 speed on the column. Good for parts or restoration. Email or call Tim 774 313 0430”

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Year? CJ-3A Comanche, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $800.

This might be a good parts jeep.  The windshield and frame look good.

“NO TITLE. 1949-51 Willys Jeep CJ-3A. Last registered in 1988. According to the guy I bought it from, it was being used for pulling a brush hog (mowing) until recently and the last registered owner was in the West Texas (Abilene) area. Jeep is intact with good windshield, headlight bezels, grill, hood and other parts. Also, engine is dis-assembled but appears to be complete. It is a flathead 4 cyl. As you can see, all tires are on the vehicle and hold air; spare is also mounted on the side and appears that it is new, although weathered. Plenty of good parts available; transmission and transfer case; engine; front and rear axles; tow bar and rear step with trailer hitch, and a PTO. According to my internet research, this was specifically built as a farm use vehicle, hence the PTO and what appears to be a belt drive. I bought this from a friend who became disabled and needed the money, but I have too many other projects to take on this one at this time. Questions? e-mail me.

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1942 GPW Cape Cod, Ma $6000


This looks solid and has some body dings for character.

“Regretfully, I am selling my 1942 Ford GPW Jeep. This authentic WWII beauty is registered and regularly taken out for a jaunt around the neighborhood. The floor boards are solid and the brass plates are all intact. Keep it as is for a head turning, open air cruiser or turn it into a priceless father son restoration project. I am asking $6000. Send me a message for more details or to see it in person.”

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1959 CJ-5 Madisonville, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1995

This looks complete, but it needs a little work.

“Cheaper than a mule or 4 wheeler lots of pulling power receiver hitch jeep is in good condition for the year all the 4 wheel drive works 4cyl runs good windshield folds down ready for the deer lease tow bar inc hooker up and take off bill of sale only $1995.00 obo”


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1946 CJ-2A Sacramento, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $13,000

(08/23/2010) Here’s a nice looking flattie.

“1947 Willys CJ-2A. Rubicon ready. Buick 225 V6. New 100A chrome alternator. Holley 390 carburetor with electric choke. Electric radiator fan. Power steering, Saginaw 3:1 steering box and tilt steering column.

SM420 transmission, new clutch, T-18 transfer case with Saturn overdrive and new drive shafts. Axles both rebuilt with ARB air lockers and 4.86 gears. Front is a Dana 30 with disc brakes. Rear is a Dana 44 with Warn lifetime warranty axle shafts and locking hubs.

35? tires with 90% tread left. 2 inch body lift and 2 ? inch suspension lift. Bikini Top. Large gas tank, 16 gallons. Removal rack. Alpine CDE-9845 stereo with Aux input 4GB iPod mini included. Midland CB with Firestick antenna.”

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Sam Installs a Rack & Pinion Prototype

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Sam, from Flatfender Willys in Colorado, mentioned a few months ago that he figured out how to easily install an off-the-shelf Rack & Pinion into a flattie.  He’s installed over 10 of these over that past few years in various rigs with great success.

A number of readers asked for more information.  However, Sam chose to delay the information so that he could work with the maker of the R&Ps to develop a Rack designed especially for Jeeps — from old flatties through Wranglers.

What you will see below is the protoype built by the company that Sam has installed into Craig’s CJ-3B.  These are early pictures of the process.  Once Sam finishes testing this prototype, they’ll be available for sale.

1. This first image shows the Rack tucked neatly under the cross member.

2. Here is an underside look at the setup.

3. Here’s a look at the 7/8″ tubing (I think I have that right).  The basic Rack was originally designed for a 4000lb truck and then was modified for the Jeep to insure it was strong enough to handle a variety of situations.

4.  For the typical installation, you’d leave the stock shock mount (if you have a mount there), and cut the plate flush with the frame.  Otherwise, you can just bolt the plate into position.  In this case, Sam had made a change to the suspension and moved the mount down.

5. This image shows that the Rack has an even lower profile than the stock system.  Note how far lower the stock system extends.

6. This image shows the 1/2″ plate to which the Rack mounts.  shows the Rack doesn’t extend far outside the frame.

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A WWII Courier Willys

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, War Images

I don’t know anything about this particular jeep except that it is called the “Dixie Flyer”.  It seems to be a modified MB with a ‘Courier’ sign in the front and some modifications to the fenders.  It also appears to have a gas tank on the passenger side (I think that is what is sticking down under the passenger?).  I found this image on the European Center of Military History’s Blog.

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1941 GPW Central Point, OR **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $2000. **SOLD**

“1941 ford gpw willys jeep rare hard to find ford gpw not many made most are willys jeeps. every thing is there it ran and drove when i got it. took it apart to restore but lost interest. hood fenders tub all is straight and has no rust. new 32 x 11.50 x15 bfg alltrain tires like 95% tread on black rims. it has a pinto 2.0 motor runs great,three speed tanny twin stick transfer case every thing is there complete rig just needs put back to gether. also have yj springs and all trail gear parts to put them on for a spring over my loss your gain.”

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1950 M-38 Denver, Co $5900


This looks like a good build.

“1950 Jeep WILLYS 4X4. Mileage says 87K but it is unknown as if this is accurate as they have changed the gauges and my dad got it as a payment for money it’s newly in our possession. Runs Good. 4speed 4w drive. Great shape. email inquiries for now.”

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1944 MB Blair, Ok **SOLD** (Includes trailer)

• CATEGORIES: MB, trailer • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  This appears to have sold quickly. The jeep and trailer were priced at $2500.

“1944 Willys Jeep with trailer. Was street legal and tagged. Tire went flat and I parked it in the garage 9 years ago. Original jeep tires were hard to find. Good project for the military vehicle fan or would make a great hunting jeep. Comes with extra canvas.”

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1958 FC-150 San Ramon, CA **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

It sure looks like it has been sitting.

“This 1958 Willys FC150 cab over engine stake bed jeep has been sitting for a few years.
It is not running now, but it is not mechanically broke. It is a 12 speed with a PTO. It has reversed rims for stability, and could be a good workhorse for someone, or show jeep. The jeep is located in San Ramon, and you have to call to see it. It is a FC150. I’ve priced it to sell because I need the space.

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1948 CJ-2A Olive Hill, KY **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

This looks pretty nice for $2500. It includes a parts jeep as well.


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1945 VEC CJ-2A Plant City, FL **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600

It’s rough, but it’s an early one.

“1945 Willys Jeep. Pretty much all original. Original motor,tranny,and running gear! Clear title icluding the original title from 1945. Complete Jeep…..$600…Steve….”


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1948 CJ-2A Cape Coral, Fl $1750


This has a raised seat in the rear, suggesting it was built for hunting?

“1948 willys jeep cj 2a flat head 4 cylinder runs good smokes a little but would make a good hunting vehical clean fl title Call 239-699-6737.”

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1961 CJ-3B Tucson, Az $2750


UPDATE:  Price dropped to $2750

(07/15/2010) It sounds like a simple rewire of the alternator and 10 minutes of bleed of the brakes ought to result in a pretty nice jeep.

“This jeep has lots going for it, but still needs finishing off. Everthing listed is either new or rebuilt with less than 5 miles on it. Motor F134, transmission, transfer case, radiator, gas tank, exhaust, brakes, steering parts,drive shafts, shocks,wiper motors, tires, wiring harness, bearings, switches, lights, cables and so on. Posted at Willys Works. It is not titled, serial number on frame and data plate match. Comes with ratty old Whitco top. Brakes need bleeding & adjusting, adjust steering & figure out why a new battery will not hold a charge (has alternator). Bring cash. Jeff @ 520 780 2576.”

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1943 MB Avila Beach, Ca $3600


UPDATE:  Price dropped to $3600.

(06/17/2010) It looks solid.

“1943 Willys Jeep with rebuilt motor. Has large tow bumber and includes tow bar. $3600 O.B.O.”

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Year? M-38 Lake County, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500

(09/30/2010) The body might be M-38, but the frame appears not to be.

“I have a 1951-1952 Korean war Willys jeep rolling chassis w/ body, transmission. this is a project. Serious only please. Body has serial tags on it still for verifcation MC#’s 4×4 etc. make it orginal or 350 chevy? etc. Great old jeep to have!”