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1944 Photo of Soldiers Practicing with Wire Laying on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

The driver sure looks young.

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“1944 Press Photo Installing Telephone Wires during Texas Field Practice. This is an original press photo. Another use to which the versatile jeep has been put in that of laying telephone wire as in the scene, during Texas Field Practice. Photo measures 10 x 8.25 inches. Photo is dated 01-21-1944.

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‘Jeep’ 4 Wheel Drive Wellington Lighter on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

Starting price for this ‘Jeep’ 4 Wheel Drive lighter is $75.

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“Great old lighter. From the estate of a longtime Toledo Jeep Employee.”

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1945 Christmas Card From Budapest on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features, Postcards

Neat old card with a jeep and a signed message.

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1945? Custom Jeep Brimfield, MA $2750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, GPW (Ford MB), MB

Here’s a utilitarian rig.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2311581995641523/

“Older military Jeep conversion to a plow rig and has a 3 pt hitch on back with a grader box. Have to see. Needs little to complete. Drive chain broke last winter. Needs a couple of links and it needs new glow plugs. Cheap money. Cool rig. I plowed two storms with it. Unstoppable. Runs great!!!it won’t let me list the right year. 2750 cash. 4 new tires runs great. No blowby.”

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1947 CJ-2A Winston-Salem, NC $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Drain holes have been filled and the front frame rails modified (patched?), among other updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/888283608365306/

“1947 willys army jeep flup down ws Runs great body in real good condition”

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1967 Jeepster Convertible Hamilton, OH $4200

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Might be a good price if it runs and drives as advertised.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/773564976801864/

“67 Jeepster, runs and drives but needs work. Body has had some work done, needs new top, I have extra doors and tailgate. Mileage is unknown. Needs to be rewired, interior is in use able shape. Has had brake work and suspension work done.might trade for fishing boat or golf cart of equal value.it will need to be towed due to bad tires. Call [hidden information], leave message if I don’t answer, thanks for looking”

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1965 FC-170 & 1975 Cherokee Waterville, ME $7500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677, Other 4x4s

Price is for both. Both look like projects.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/640923630143379

“1965 Jeep FC-170 and 1975 Jeep Cherokee The Cherokee runs and drives good but very rusty. 258 with a 3-speed.Needs rockers and floor pans.I have all the new parts to fix it including new fuel tank no time.to work on. The FC is very rusty like most of them but is complete other than the rear body this truck used to be a phone company truck so it had a utility body once upon a time. $7500 takes them both.no trades please. Serious inquires only.”

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1952 CJ-3A Fitchburg, MA $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Lacks a title.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2859964500890085/

“No title. All original paperwork from when Jeep was purchased. Used it for plowing the yard. ”

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1957? Parkway? Wagon San Rafael, CA $5500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Dan pointed out that this Parkway Conversion looking wagon has the rear bumper step plate of a Traveller. The deal includes a ‘jeep’-bed trailer.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/san-rafael-57-willys-4×4-wagon-project/7197921721.html

“Rare version with the barn doors less then 300 made in 57′. Back injury forces me to sell rather than complete. Older V8 conversion needs a refresh. Lots of the new parts included. Has Dana front and rear, overdrive and 2 speed rear end! With matching trailer this is a special combo and I will be sad to see it go. serious only I don’t need help selling and if the ad is up its still for sale”

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Year? GPW/CJ-3A Griffin, GA $1500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/772586420201910/

“This is approximately a 1941 but have no clue Willys army jeep definitely restoreable motor is not locked up, I do not have a transmission and transfer case is in the back 1500 or best offer also will trade for other older vehicles”

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1948 CJ-2A Toney, AL $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/03/2020) Has a variety of updates. Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/765070277659113/

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“Frame and engine swapped Frame & axels: 1987 CJ7 frame & axels Engine: Chevy 4.3 V6 Vortec Transmission: Borg Warner T-90 Transfer case: Dana 18 35″ super swampers Four corner disk brakes Goferit Tie rod flip Rugged Ridge HD tie rod & drag link Warren 10,000 lbs winch New pitman arm New battery New starter. Everything in good working order and garage kept.”

 

 
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1948 CJ-2A Auburn, GA $12,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Has a few mods. Needs brake work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/292101632095188/

“1948 Willys cj2a. It was restored a few years ago. Converted to 12v. Needs a few small things: Brakes are soft, they work but need to be pumped Leak from trans or tcase Drain on battery E brake and speedometer not hooked up but comes with parts I have a stack of receipts and a box of parts to go with it. 12k obo. Open to trades up or down”

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Jeep Body on Honda Civic Chassis Oxford, ME $1000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

And now this … just in time for Halloween is this unusual marriage between a jeep and a Honda Civic!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/609467243052187/

“This is a honda civic with a jeep wrangler body with a full stainless steel cat back exhaust with a header the body is welded onto the civic uniboby with the rear fenders and floor pan done by the previous owner. All I did was put a second seat into it. Use it as a woods rig or whatever.”

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1948-1949 Willys-Overland Deluxe Tool Kit

• CATEGORIES: Features

Anyone have photos of an actual 1948-1949 Deluxe Tool Kit? Or, if you have a 1948/1949 Jeepster manual, a pic of the front of the kit may be in there, too (according to this post). If you have either, please email me a pic of the front to d @ deilers.com. Thanks!

Claus is hoping to reproduce a leather kit version of this vinyl plastic tool holder and needs to see the inscription on the front of it. Here’s the back side (from the 1949 Willys Accessories Book):

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Maynard Roberts’ Two-Year Jeep Trip Through South America

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles • TAGS: .
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Maynard Roberts pictures on the left in San Paulo, Brazil, from the January 23, 1950, issue of the Pomona Progress Bulletin.

In 1948, 34 year-old Maynard Roberts, from La Verne, California, traveled south into Mexico and spent the next 18 months exploring Central and South American. He wrote a series of articles for the Pomona Progress Bulletin detailing his trip. He’d hoped to write a book, but I have been unable to locate one. If he didn’t, it’s too bad, because I think he was a very good writer.

His skill is evident early on when he wrote a phrase that caught my attention, “About seven years ago I was keeping company with my last twenty-dollar bill …” His attention to details and telling a few small stories make his tale worth reading. It’s unfortunate that these articles only share snippets, for it seems he’s got a good story to tell and the skill to tell it.

His idea to travel germinated prior to WWII. He was born in Lima, Ohio, in 1914. As a child, his parents moved to California, Near the start of WWII he got the idea to travel to South America, so he began saving money. During WWII he was a draftsman, perhaps a skill learned during his college days at Chaffee college? Finally, by 1948, he saved up enough money to buy a jeep and afford to travel.

Part one of his adventure appeared in the January 09, 1950, issue of the Ponoma Progress Bulleting, split into two sections.

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Part II: This is the second installment of Maynard’s adventure. It appeared in the January 16, 1950, issue of the Pomona Progress Bulletin.

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Newgren Bed Extender Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

This Newgren bed extender brochure is form N-166.

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1942 Of Helen Hayes in Jeep w/Soldiers on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

This photo was taken May 07, 1942, as confirmed by The Times newspaper out of Munster, Indiana, dated May 08, 1942. It shows actress Helen Hayes MacArthur sitting in the passenger seat of a jeep, surrounded by servicemen.

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“Press Photo Helen Hayes visits soldiers at Army base camp, Washington D.C. This is an original press photo. World War II – United States (Helen Hayes at Camp*. Washington D.C. Major William R. Fisher, Base Special Services officer is shown instructing miss Helen Hayes of stage and screen fame in the art of handling the army “Jeep” Lieutenant Robert Kuhne of Philadelphia is at the controls while Lieutenant Benet F. Cain prepares for the start. Photo measures 8.5 x 6.75 inches. Photo is dated 5-7-None.”

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Here’s the newspaper image:

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May 08, 1942, The Times newspaper out of Munster, Indiana.

 
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1942 MB Slat Grille Hickory, NC For Trade Only

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

Seller only wants to trade.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/310792786895671

“1942 Willys MB slat grill project, early model with no glove box, has postwar engine (turns) , t84 transmission that shifts freely. Frame Looks to be pretty good minus the usual gussets and rear crossmember. Body tub is rough but repairable using new floor pans and a rear panel. Front clip is restorable. Slat grill is pretty nice. Came from Georgia so no title as they didn’t title older vehicles. Has four excellent combat wheels that can or can’t be included depending on deal. I’m looking to trade for a restorable m151a2 jeep , lots of work needed is ok but need a restorable candidate . May also consider a complete m274 mule but mainly looking for m151a2”

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1949 CJ-3A Elizabethton, TN $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

Looks in good shape for a militarized jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/632762944275024/

“1949 Willy’s. I am listing for my father in law so don’t have all of the details. Feel free to message me for his contact info and you can call to speak with him. In good shape and runs good.”

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1946 CJ-2A Daphne, AL $13,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Lots of updates to this CJ-2A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/328289371910331/

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“1946 Willys CJ2A Custom Hotrod Jeep Chromed Chevy 327 V8 Engine GM Turbo 400 Automatic Transmission 4 Wheel Drive A MUST SEE. SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY!

Garage Kept M38 Windshield with Center Vent Mileage: unknown Color: Black Cherry Working 4×4 Warn Locking Hubs Rear- Dana 44 / Front- Dana 25 31×9.5-15 Super Swampers Black Bead Lock Rims Powerful Chromed 327 V8 Engine GM Turbo 400 Automatic Transmission B&M Quicksilver Shifter Edelbrock 4 Barrel Carburetor Edelbrock Valve Covers- New Gaskets New Belt New Starter New Radiator,Hoses,Overflow New Water Temp. Sensor and Gauge New Transmission Fluid Cooler Triple Muffler System New Battery All New Filters New Oil Pan Gasket Bucket Sport Seats Multiple Light Bars Ammo Box Armrest/Storage New UWS Chrome Box for locking storage Roll-bar for Bikini Top Bestop Bikini Top New Jerry Gas Can New Fire Extinguisher Strong magnetic double cup holder”

 

 
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1962? DJ-3A? Sevierville, TN $8900

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8900. This still has a Navy gov data plate.

Lots of updates to this custom build. The body appears to be from a DJ-3A Convertible or a Surrey. The front frame rails have a curious shape; the chassis may not be a jeep chassis.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/582389092458452/

“Old Navy jeep, 4.3 v6, 700 auto trans, power steering and brakes, heated seats, S10 ft clip and rear end ”

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1951 CJ-3A Powell, TN $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

This jeep includes a parts jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3063538653771704/

“1951 willys jeep plus parts..Jeep runs and starts good..clear titles on both jeeps. The one that runs is a 4 cyclinder flathead.the one that doesnt run is 1947 willys…also included is a 4 cyclinder L head engine for parts.asking 2500 . for everything”

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1946? CJ-2A Spanish Fort, AL $10,880

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UPDATE: price dropped to $10,880.

(01/10/2020) This militarized CJ-2A has a few mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2673805256270251/

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“Check out this recently restored 4×4 Willys Jeep. Its about as good as it gets for this model. Its also more versatile than a Side by Side/ UTV, since its street legal and has a tow bar. Best of all its easy to work on and appreciates in value. Due to the large amount of spam on this site, I will only respond to emails which contain your phone number. If the ad is up its still available.”

 

 
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1947 CJ-2A Albuquerque, NM $9000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/06/2020) May need some work. Has a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/693321977884830/

“Selling a beautiful 1947 Willy’s CJ2A MB! Has a Flathead 4 that runs excellent. She comes with a lot of extra parts, 100% Rust FREE! Check out this amazing little truck for yourself. 80% of the way there, all that’s left are cosmetics that need a little updating”

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1954 M-170 Middletown, CT $22,000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $22,000.

(07/24/2020) Gary’s selling his beautiful M-170. It’s been on the cover of Military Vehicles Magazine and featured in Antique Truck magazine.

http://www.warjeeps.com/mjs/sale20/adm127/adm127.html

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“Totally restored from frame up in 1997-98. All original drivetrain and body. Has all ambulance accessories such as both original stretcher racks, reel light, seats, complete NOS top with original doors, wheel well pads, etc. One of the few complete ambulance version M170’s around.

Drives and stops as it should. 24 volt system. All lights work. The only things wrong are the non-working temp gauge, tranny sometimes jumps out of second gear (a common issue with older Jeeps), and there is a “tick” in the clutch area that has no effect on the clutch or tranny shifting correctly. Just showed up several years ago and hasn’t had any effect on performance. Steering stabilizer added in 1998 to stop shimmy that occurred over hard bumps. No problem since.

Award winner and has been on cover of Military Vehicles Magazine and featured in Antique Truck magazine.

Registered in CT. bill of sale only.

This is a rare jeep model with only approx. 5000 made. This one has all the hard to find M170 parts and accessories. Very hard to find complete.”