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Year? M-38 Kenai, AK $14,000


UPDATE: Seller has been consistent on the price. Still Available.

(01/04/2016) Looks solid.

“1949 Willy Jeep. Frame up restoration. Call for details. ”

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Plow Setups

  1. 1940s Plow for 2A/MB Western NY $250 (No pics provided):
    “———- Includes : Hyd Pump [Monarch] which mounts to motor under hood , Rod controlled –up & Down . Brackets & Lower mounts that Clamp on front springs for actual plow hookup , Top Cylinder w/ Bracket which mounts in front of Grill . but no plow. — was on a ’42 Ford army Jeep. no other jeep parts. Was a Accessory Kit back in the Day for Jeeps.”
  2. Snow plow from CJ-3A Grand Island, NY $500
    “I have a 5′ snow plow for a 1950 Jeep CJ3A,dont know what else it fits . Comes with all the brackets, lift ram , and belt driven pump with reservoir. It’s in decent shape”
  3. Western Snow Plow Pottstown, PA $250 (No pics provided):
  4. Snow Plow in NJ $700:
    “As-is-where-is. Snow plow 7 inch with lights, pump supposedly fits Willys not Jeep Wrangler but may be modified. Come check and measure first. $700 OBO”
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MB Tub and Hardtop Johnstown, NY

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Parts • TAGS: .

This seller has two items for sale:

  1. 1944 MB Tub $800:
  2. Sears-branded-Meyers hardtop $250:
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L-134/Trans/TC Portland, ME Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Parts

Looks to be a 3A or later engine.

“Not running
Trans and transfer case too
Make cash offer
You pick up Portland”


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Koenig CJ-3A Hardtop Milford, NH $250


Has rust and some glass looks broken.

“Metal top for Willys Jeep- removed from CJ3A. Has rear hatch and doors with roll up windows.”


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1948 CJ-2A Stratford, CT $6500


No pics provided. Engine not installed.

“48 Willys Jeep CJ2A-$6500 obo!
Lots of new parts-Tires, Soft Top etc.
Lots of extra/spare parts included, parts books etc.
This is a project. Jeep currently has no engine installed. 2 engines included. Jeep is a roller, everything is there and together. No rot, no rust, clean title. It just needs an engine built/installed!
$6500 obo!”

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1946 CJ-2A Alden, NY $10,500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500

(11/21/2018) Has updates.

“46 Willy’s all redone v6 motor 35” tires”


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July 1962 No-Low-High Road Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

I like the full-layout image of the country and jeeps on this brochure. It’s form number is DM 62-07.



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1942-1943 Photo of Lt. General Walter Krueger on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

There’s no date associated with this photo, but General Krueger made Lt. Gen. in 1941. Given the jeep appears to be an MB, then this is most likely a 1942 or 1943 photo.

While in Louisiana, according to Wikipedia, the General adapted quickly to modern warfare, In at least two different phases of mock battles, the Lt. Gen. out gamed his opponents. He’d later use similar strategies to confront Japanese forces in the Pacific Theatre. After the war, he authored From Down under to Nippon: The Story of the Sixth Army in World War II.

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“Press Photo Lieutenant General Walter Krueger and Soldiers with Army Jeep. This is an original press photo. When a three star general roams the maneuver country, no cushioned limousine will do the job. Lieutenant General Walter Krueger, left above, confers with Staff Sargent M. Hanson about the ground-covering capabilities of his “war” Jeep, complete with two-way radio, siren, and – just to clear the road – the General’s three-starred flag. Both the Jeep and General have a task ahead – for General Krueger, as Commanding General of the Third Army, will direct strenuous maneuvers in the battle-tough Louisiana area.Photo measures 9.25 x 7.5inches. Photo is dated –None.”

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8 Wagon Ads Between 1947-1951 on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

These eight ads featuring wagons have a good starting price of $14.95. You can use the links below to date the ads.

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“EIGHT original 10×13″ magazine ads in very good condition.”


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1956? Kaiser-Willys of Canada Ad on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, International

I”m guessing this ad is from 1956 given it’s sharing the news of the new CJ-6. The seller has incorrectly dated this to the 1930s.

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“Kaiser-Willys Jeep AD. Condition is “Used”. Shipped with USPS First Class.CJ-6 4wd 1930s”


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Bachmann Taiyo RC CJ-5 Jeep Kirkwood, MO $25


It works intermittently, which is better than this Golden Eagle RC CJ-5 on eBay that doesn’t work at all for more money.

“Bachmann Taiyo Radio Racer
US Army Jeep
works intermittently
car requires 1-9V and 2-AA batteries
controller requires 1-9V battery
battery cover on car is broken/missing”


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1948 CJ-2A Canon City, CO $14,000


This WW-II close includes a PTO winch.

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“Perfect MB clone. Got it set up for Elk hunting then developed health issues which prevevt my ability to 4WD. Has all new or professionally rebuilt parts that include:PTO Koenig 100 winch, 9 slot grill with headlights buckets etc.,canvas top, correct WWII markings.Rebuilt motor,trans, transfercase, steering. New: starter,carb, wiring harness,fuse box,radiator,master cyl brake shoes ( including emer brake),hoses,gauges,water pump, gas tank and exhaust,6V altenatorand lots more. includes lockout hubs,towbar, heater,tow hooks grab bars,elec wipers,side steps seat belts and turn signals. Body solid no rust,no drips or leaks.
As you can tell a lot was put into this. I will negotiate a bit on price due to inability to drive it as it should be driven. 2000 mi on rebuilt engine. Started as 1948 CJ-2A. You need to see it and drive it.
Runs on lead free gasoline”

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Year? Cj-3A? Tulsa, Okay, OK No Price


Seller’s title labels this a 1945, but it looks more like a 3A to me.

“1945 Willys Jeep barn find. All original 4 cylinder engine and running gear. Engine will run but not sure about the running gear. Looking for best offer.”

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1942 GPW Salado, TX $5500


No pics provided.

“For Sale: 1942 Ford GPW. Complete. Comes with two motors. T-84 transmission. Square front cross-member. Embossed tool storage lids. “F” script throughout. 30+ years in the back of a barn, pulled out over the weekend. No title.
This jeep has been repaired multiple times, it’s got some wear, but it’s an original Ford GPW. It does not have the rear seat. It does not have the front seat cushions. The motor(s) are both rebuildable, but neither is installed in the jeep. They’ll be in the back for you when you get here. Bring your trailer and $5500.00 in cash or have cash and some nice quality, serial-numbered home protection devices with CASH.
Pictures furnished upon request, but really, you need to see this in person.
The Ford GPW jeep is located on our ranch in Salado, Texas 76571. If you are reading this add, the jeep is still for sale. I can and will deliver the jeep for gas, mileage and time as we agree, but you have to pay for the jeep in full and your funds must clear my bank before the jeep is delivered. You can pay for delivery when the jeep is where you want it.
Please voice call or text for more information.”

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1948 CJ-3A? Sheridan, WY $10,800


UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,800.

(10/04/2020) Seems like it could be a very late 2A or early 3A.

“Jeep CJ3A. Original Willys from the 1940s. Super Quite 4 Cylinder Engine. Dry Wyoming 4×4. Been in the same family 40 years.Hauled many Deer and Elk out of the Mountains. Runs like a watch. Idles Smooth. Original Trans and Transfer Case. 4 750×16 tires and a good spare. This is Absolutely the Best almost no Rust Jeep CJ I have seen in 30 + years. Look at the Pictures. Warn Hubs, Windshield wipers. Dual tanks with a valve. Good old style Tow Bar. A military style rear jump seat. This is what your Grandfather and Father loved to take Afield.”

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1948 CJ-2A Little Rock, AR $950


Not a whole lot of value here.

“Willys CJ2A Jeep for parts or restore. Mostly original and fairly complete. Motor turns over free with compression. Transmission shifts free. Axles turn free. 5:38 gear ratio. Warn lockout hubs. Has a heater. No title, bill of sale. $950.”

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Year? CJ-2A Del Rio, NM $4200


UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/26/2020) No year listed on this later model CJ-2A. Engine is out of the jeep.

“Willys Jeep, CJ2A, L134, 4 Cyl Flathead Engine, all Original, very sturdy, rust in parts but very restorable… I just don’t have the money to finish it… Right now I have the engine out, trying to Rebuild it.. It needs to get on the road again. Asking 4200.00, Jesse”

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1946 CJ-2A Jackson, MS $4500


This patched-together jeep has an unusual windshield scheme.

“I have a running ww2 willys Jeep for sale needs brakes repaired but all the hard stuff is done converted to 12 volts”

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1944 MB Colorado Springs, CO $6000


Has a variety of mods. I can’t tell how much value is here.

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“Perfect Winter Project! With a little know how and determination, you can turn this into your next driver or wheeling rig. There are some choice parts so there is little wiggle room in the price. Clean title but not in my name, never got around to it. I would consider trades. (See below.) Not looking to part out. You can email me with questions though text is faster. 760-519 five six three two

Custom fully boxed frame
Dana 30 front w/disc brakes
Rare offset flanged Dana 44 axle from a 71 CJ5(has chromoly shafts and Detroit locker
Ford T18 4-speed with Ford to GM bell-housing and Dana 20 adapters from Advanced Adapters
M38 windshield
Working winch
Rancho lift springs at all 4 corners
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Just a Couple Updates Sunday


Normal updates resume Monday morning.


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1956 Sierras Jeep Trip Article

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

This July 30, 1956, article in the Sacramento Bee gave a brief description of the late July jeep trip over the Sierras.

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Willys Truck & 2014 JK Chassis

• CATEGORIES: Builds, Willys Trucks

UPDATE: apparently, this one is up for sale

This nice looking truck is a Willys body and look adapted to a 2014 JK Chassis. No doubt it cost a few bucks to assemble. The result sure looks nice. Note that the whole truck had to be widened.

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Some of the stats:

  • 1955 Willys Truck mounted on 2014 JK chassis
  • 118” wheelbase
  • 4800 pounds
  • 3.6 Pentastar with RIPP Supercharger
  • Automatic transmission
  • 440 hp at crank
  • Dual exhaust with catalytic converters.
  • Fuel 17” wheels
  • Toyo Open Country C/T 35” tires
  • 3.5” Rock Krawler Long arm lift kit


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Art Hasler’s 1945 Experiences in Germany

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

A search for something else led me from a jeep photo (below) to a post about Major Art Hasler’s experience in Germany. The post is mixed with original and period photos, a few of which include jeeps. His story about Karl von Frisch’s work on bees was fascinating to Art, and later to the Nobel Price Committee, as he won the Nobel Price for his work on the social behavior of bees.

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1946 Letter About Troublesome Hunters in Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

It wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns when civilian jeeps arrived. This August 20, 1946, article highlights hunting conflicts in the woods. I can’t blame these hunters for being angry …

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