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1959 FC-170 Rolling Chassis Twain Harte, Ca $300

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE:  Still Available

(02/04/2011) No pics provided.

“This chassis has all the running gear, transmission and transfercase. This is a cab over the engine pick up FYI. No body parts are on this truck. Asking a fair price at $300.00, for what it is, I believe. I also have the same exact item for a 1955 Willys pick up for $200.00
Give me a call if interested, (209) 768-2570 or email me Thanks ”

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Ruthie and the Jeep

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Features, Old Images, Women & Jeeps

This unusual photo has likely been through photoshop at least once.  There’s a story attached as well.  Click here to read the entire story.

In 1959 my dad and Mr. Hatcher Williams founded a summer school for high school boys at a hunting lodge in Corolla, North Carolina. I spent nearly the whole summer at Camp Yonahnoka in the Carolina mountains while my sisters and parents practically lived at the beach. (continued)

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Flatfender Jeep Parts Lake Havasu City, Az **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was No Price.

This seems to be a mix of parts.


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1948 CJ-3A? Elverta, Ca $1000


This is a project.

“UP FOR SALE: Jeep project, nonrunning 97.5% complete missing the head light buckets and a few other things. Stock 4 banger 3 speed, hi/low . I have an extra front and rear axles and a box of extra parts, 2 rediators. if you would like to see it or have questions call me at 916-600-7711. Thanks Jay”

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1947 CJ-2A Dallas, TX **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $550.

Looks rough.

“1947 Jeep CJ2A complete – lot of rust – complete running gear”

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1961 CJ-5 Clearlake Oaks, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1300.

The starter takes all of 15 minutes to install.  I don’t understand why the seller doesn’t install it and try to start the jeep?  This could be a good price.  However, I’m unclear why this has a flathead motor.

“61 CJ5 Has not been run in several years. Ran good when starter went out removed starter to have rebuilt but never reinstalled . Starter is rebuilt but not installed .Has a early “Go Devil ” previous owner installed was a daily driver for him ,Sebastopol to Santa Rosa . Has Saginaw power steering installed (GM) good tires spare never been on the ground. Needs lots of fixup as you can see.Title is straight registered non op Has newer Rancho 1.5″ springs
All or parts…..”

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1950 CJ-3A New Castle, PA **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was on eBay

“What i have is a 1950 willys jeep CJ3A that has been restored to the best of my ability . I put in a new body kit, new paint, restored the seats, and a new wiring harness,plus lots of other new parts to numerous to list. The motor and tranny have not been touched internally. I don’t have a top for it. I drove very rarely and didn’t need a top. I bought this jeep in pa and started restoring it with my father who passed away before it was done. As far as i know everything is correct or as close to being correct as can be done. I have gotten alot of compliments on this vehicle by people who bought them when they were new. Buyer is responsible for picking up vehicle and shipping it. I will except cash or a cashiers check from a bank, at the time of pick up.  I have very rarely driven the jeep, only about 3 to 5 miles and that was enough for me , so i have never really driven it very far. It has never done anything. But that doesn’t mean that it couldn’t. I just want to be as honest as possible. This also is my first time selling on e bay, so pleas bear with me. If you have questions i will try to answer them as quickly as possible. Thank You!”

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1948 CJ-2A Hailey, Id $5995


UPDATE:  Price dropped to $5995

(03/08/2011) The VIN of #315301 on this is a little high … like 80,000 production units high.  The dash is missing a couple items, but this sure looks nice.

“Great little run around flat fender Jeep. It picked up lots of TLC as of late A list of newer parts would include Body Tub Tail gate fenders grill hood windshield frame poly gas tank Front seats rear seats Alloy wheels Mickey Thompson Tires and Rancho springs. It also has been converted from to a 12 volt system with a alternator the wipers are electric and tail lights are LED. The engine has been tuned up and is absolutely purring. The steering is tight and 4×4 is solid the idle is smooth and runs great. This Jeep does not have a soft top or a hard top or doors, sold as is the open Jeep pictured. I would recomend a bikini top to the next owner and call it good at that. This Jeep is a real eye catcher and would be a fun toy to have around. Call Shep at 208.721.1973”

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Women and Jeeps From Flickr

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, Features, International, Women & Jeeps

Here are some fun pics from Flickr.  The last one is an illustration that isn’t a great pic.

This image is from Colombia.

The step has been modified, but this is a nice looking flattie.

She’s King of the World (that would be a Titanic reference)

I do not know the artist or name of the painting.

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1952 CJ-3A Olivehurst, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: WAs 3950. **SOLD**

Unclear why this isn’t capable of being a daily driver.

“1952 Willy’s CJ-3A 4×4. Has 2-1/2″ Rancho Lift springs with 1″lift shackles sitting on 33×15.50×15 swamper TSL SX’s. Has Dauntless 225 V6 with T90 3 speed tranny with over-drive, T18 twin stick transfer case, Dana 44 rear axle, Dana 27 front both axles have 5.38 gears. Warn 8000 lb winch, saginaw power steering with GM tilt column, larger radiator with 2 fans. Dual gas tanks. Roll bar(have brand new front section if you wanted to install a full cage, also have a almost new best top soft top with doors and a couple boxes of extra parts. This is NOT a daily driver, it is street legal and registered with up to date tags”

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


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6000

“1946 Jeep Willy military issue, $6000 obo. flathead 6 cyl., new front locking hubs, spare rear axle differencial, running good condition. Moving out of state, must sell contact for more info”

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1948 CJ-2A Fresno, Ca **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $12,000. 

This nice flattie has a variety of updates.

“Fresh 302 Motor, 3 Speed Transmission, Warn Overdrive, New 11″ Brakes, New Glass, New rims, Rebuilt from the ground up. READY TO PLAY.  Contact”

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1959 Truck Pullman, Wa $8000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Here’s a nice looking truck over at for sale.

“1959 Willys Jeep 4×4 Pickup Truck 226 CID L-6 SP. Hurricane engine. $8,000.00 OBO. This truck is in good overall condition and runs nicely after extensive recent work. Has desirable Warn overdrive – and body is in good shape. Some rust problems that will need to be addressed. Truck lovers will fall in love. Must sell in order to consolidate.

Just completed:
carburetor overhaul
ignition repairs
headpipe and gasket replacement
valve adjustment and manifold resealed
custom build heat riser
various wiring replaced
lube and drivetrain inspected”

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1961 Specially Built FC-170 DRW Wake Forest, NC**SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay.

“This is one of the extended cab Forward Control Dually wreckers built for Alaska Highway use.
GVW is 9000 lbs. It has three doors.
It has front and rear winches. Front winch has PTO splined shaft for accessory drive.
Outer duals were removed to get it on my trailer- they are included.
Engine is the Willys 221 flathead six gasoline.
I have the Alaska title signed by the owner.
$500 via Pay-Pal within 24 hours of ending. Balance within 7 days by cash,  or Personal or Business check with time to clear
Pickup within 30 days. I can push it onto your trailer with Bobcat if needed.”

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1961 CJ-3B Portland, ME **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was on eBay

“Well, here we go loyal Jeep fans.  Don’t let this one get away.  This may be your last chance to own an ORIGINAL RUST FREE CJ-3B.  If you are looking for a truly rust free example, then this is it!  No new panels, no new floors, no new fenders, all body panels and tub are original to this CJ-3B.  Never any rust repairs, all original sheet metal.  Mostly original paint, touched up here and there over its 50 years.  Underside is clean as the topside.  All drive train is original and in terrific condition.  Original WARN OVERDRIVE was installed by the 1st owner to allow driving on the roads without taxing the engine with high RPM’s.  All general maintenance was performed last fall by a licensed mechanic.  Top and door frames are original with new black fabric in excellent condition.  Original wheels included. Original owners manual and service manuals included.

A few years ago I went on a search to find an original, not restored, rust free CJ-3B.  I always liked the high hood look of the 3B.  I intended to bring it to our family camp and use it as a grocery getter and let the family use it to scout around.  I didn’t mind doing the mechanical maintenance on it, but did not want to chase rust.  I found this 3B from a southern man who was the second owner.  He had the 3B for seven years and put 6000 miles on it.  The maintenance was done by a family member who was a licensed mechanic.  The general items, brakes, wiring, hoses, etc were tended to.  It was always garage kept and used primarily for pleasure. Although he did accumulate a few prizes at local car shows.  The 1st owners used it for forty-one years on the family compound.  It was garage kept and accumulated 29,000 miles.  General maintenance was kept up with no major events logged.  It has a clear title.  I had the 3B shipped to me and had a licensed mechanic run through it.  I brought it into town twice (6 miles), but never to camp.  The 3B has sat in a humidity controlled warehouse waiting to venture out.  Unfortunately, work has kept me at bay and it looks like it will continue into next year.  It is time to pass the torch on this CJ-3B to someone who can enjoy it!”

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1958 CJ-5 Parachute, Co $500


No pics provided.

“’58 willys cj5 project vehicle-have most all of the original parts  $500.00 obo-”

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1951 CJ-3A Crystal Lake, Il **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $999

The serial number of 451-GB1-22262 indicates this is a 1951 CJ-3A.

“Jeep Willys serial # 451-GB1-22262. 1/4 Ton Parts Jeep, No Title, Year?”

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1946 CJ-2A Iowa Falls, Ia $5000


This appears in good shape.

“1946 Willys Jeep CJ2A w/white soft top.  S/N 43312. Contact: Bob @ 641-640-0548”

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1954 CJ-3B Olympia, Wa $6,000


UPDATE:  Still Available

(12/05/2010) “1954 willys high hood flat fender built small block vortec 350 about 20hrs new radiator fan dana 44 front end shortened disk brakes dana 60 rear shortened boxed frame twin stick transfercase truck manual 4 speed new clutch fuel pump brand new 36 in swampers and spair front end is all fiberglass adjustable rancho shocks locked up bead lock rock crawler wheels origanal hard top all windows and hard doors with roll up windows cd player cb hella lights 8500 lbs winch big air compressor mounted on top wit front bumper is the air tank fuel cell full roll cage rear led tail lights reciever stinger bumper drives good down street bikini top seat covers high idle switch run winch faster or warm up. 253-722-9015”

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1953 M-38A1 Prescott Valley, AZ **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2700

(04/12/2011) It doesn’t run, but looks pretty stock (except for the engine as noted by Javier).

“JEEP: WILLYS 1953 Military Model M38A1 with clean AZ title. Jeep has M38 Military engine and original 24 volt electrical system. Engine does run — not currently running since vehicle has sat a long time. This jeep is a restoration / rebuild project. Nearly all original military parts intact. Extras included with Jeep: manuals, complete drum to drum front axle assembly, steering gear box, lights, data plates”

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1957 CJ-5 Camino, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $1950.

(02/15/2010) I guess this needs a little work done?  It has an overdrive.

“The Jeep has a 1957 Chevy 283 V8 engine. It runs and sounds great. 3 speed manual trans with high/low transfer and overdrive. Has chrome valve covers and air cleaner cover. The tires are good and there are two spares. Its been under cover and for the most part is in pretty good condition. It has an electric fuel pump. I start it frequently. Battery is good. I’ve had it for 40 years, and have had many good times in it. The transmission needed rebuilding a few years ago, so I pulled the engine and replaced the damaged parts in the transmission. I got most of the project completed, but am no longer able to work on it. It will need some brake work and new mufflers, but for someone that is mechanically inclined, this is a very good chance to own a one of a kind Jeep. It doesn’t have a top. It has a tow bar and cover.”

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Pics from past Chicago Auto Shows

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

The Chicago Auto Show website has an archive of images from past auto shows.  Some of the pics include a variety of different jeeps.  Some of these you have probably seen before and, hopefully, others you haven’t.

Last year Bruce shared documents which indicated Willys Motors planned to have a Hong Kong black and gold theme for 1960.  In the pics below, you can see the Hong Kong theme, but hard to tell what the colors are.



1959: (you can see a bigger version of the same photo at thefcconnection).  This must have been released as a PR photo.

1960: I thought the description on the bottom of this photo claiming the CJ-6 link was interesting.  I’m assuming the mistake was made by the person who assembled the auto show archives?

I found the advertisement below on Flickr. According to the information on Flickr,
this ad was for the 1960 Detroit Auto Show, but showed 1961 vehicles.

1961:  The Hong Kong Exhibit (though I haven’t quite reconciled the 1961 show date from  Bruce’s document).

1962:  Here’s something from International Harvester.

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Holiday Postcard from the MacArthur Museum Archives

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Artists/Drawings, Features • TAGS: .

From the archives of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, Ar, comes this holiday image on a post card.

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Year? CJ-2A Fresno, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

Here’s a parts jeep.

“I have a 1943 CJ2A Jeep for sale as is no motor body is ok no major rust would like it gone asap.  I am asking $300 O.B.O.”

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1966 CJ-6 & double axle trailer Garwood, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6, trailer

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600

This is an interesting deal.

“I have two projects that need to be gone asap.. One is a 1966 cj6 4×4 in pretty rough shape. no motor. have a lot of spare parts. started resto but lost interest and have no $$$$. The other is a 7×12 tandom axle flat bed trailer. also needs a little tlc but is a great trailer. air up a tire and pull it home. has break on axle but not hooked up. Like i said these are both projects but are well worth the time”