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Diamond Plating — Clark County, Or $100


diamondplatingDiamond plating is great for covering all kinds of problems.  Almost better than duct tape … almost …

“For sale are 3 sheets of diamond plate 1/8 inch thick aluminum. I have two sheets at 2 feet tall and 6 feet long, and one sheet at 2 feet tall and 4 feet long. It was for a project I never got to. Email me name and number. These pieces would go for over $400.00 and can be made into anything with simple metal cutting tools (like a skill saw)!”

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1954 CJ-3B Georgia No Price


No price listed for this 1954 CJ-3B out of Georgia.  It appears in good condition.

Complete rebuild with less than 1000 miles. In black primer waiting for your color choice. Original driveline, replacement steel body, overdrive, bestop seats and top. More details upon request.”

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1947 CJ-2A Mickleton, NJ $1500


1947_cj2a_mickletonYou mean, it’s not supposed to smoke?

“Up for sale, 1947 Willys CJ2A runs and drives, but smokes, has manual plow as seen in pictures. Needs restoration. $1500 or best offer, possible trades. Call Tom at 609-970-5953.”

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1942 MB Winters, Ca $1200


UPDATE:  The price is still$1200 (been for sale for months).

Here’s a project or parts MB. Sounds like it needs to go ….


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Builds – A tube frame flattie build


Here’s a tube frame flat fender project I ran across today.  There’s lots of pics.  The project is in progress, so i hope to see some additional pics soon. It appears the builder (name of Jesse?) is building a rock crawler of some kind.

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1942 MB Parker, AZ **SOLD**


1942_cj2a_mb_parkerUPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $3000.

There’s been several mods to this vehicle.  Note that the front tires are a little farther forward then they should be.  Also, this is a 2wd vehicle.  it appears to have a home-made tailgate? (see other pic)

“1942 Willys Jeep, CJ-2A, V6 Buick, automatic, 2wd, new tires, clean, clear title, current registration, and just runs great.

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1959 CJ-6 Brush Truck Puyallup, Wa $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles • TAGS: .

1959_cj6_puyallupI haven’t seen a CJ-6 brush truck before.  It looks great.

“1959 Willys Jeep CJ6 Fire Jeep, 4 Cylinder Hurrican Eng. 3 Speed, 100 Gallon Water Tank, 5 hp Briggs & Stratton Eng., Hale Pump, Ramsey Front Mount Winch with Manual
5,500 Original Miles, All Emergency Lights & Siren Work, 2nd Owner, Comes with original Tilte, Owners Manual. Dearlers Invoice > Purchase Price, Runs Very Nice for 50 Years Old, $ 9,500 Dollars,  Cell # 253-380-0565”

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WWI Four Wheel Drive Star — Nash Quad

• CATEGORIES: Features, Unusual • TAGS: , .

It was one of those days where I was searching for one thing and found another:  The Nash Quad Truck (the truck to the right is a 1919 Nash Quad, Owned by Bruce and Melanie Rice #8880).  These are 4wD with four wheel steering.  (see the video below to see a quad and its steering in action)

It turns out, these were a big hit during World War I.  In the Story of the Jeep, Patrick Foster writes that the Quad ” … dramatically proved it’s worth … and proved the value of four wheel drive …”

Here’s a brief history from the Pioneer Flight Museum:

The Nash Quad was first manufactured in 1914 by the Thomas B. Jeffrey Company, which was located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It became quite popular during World War I and was used by the armed forces of not only the United States, but also Russia, France and Britain. One of the first motor vehicles to offer four-wheel drive, the Quad proved very suitable to the rough, unpaved roads of the time. In 1916, Jeffrey sold the production rights to the Nash company. Because of its popularity, it was produced in large numbers, including license production by Hudson, National, and Paige-Detroit. Exact numbers aren’t known, but apparently over 11,000 were produced in 1918 alone.

Here’s a video of a Nash Quad being started and driven:

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1943 MB Wenatchee, Wa $5200


1943_mb_wenatcheeThe paint job on this is pretty unusual.  It looks like a tile mosaic.  The top is in poor condition.

“Body, running equipment, and engine all excellent. Interior and top need work. Has a tow bar to pull it with and you will need a light bar for rear if going very far. If you want to drive it away bring top post battery.”

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1964 M151 Enterprise, AL **SOLD**


1964_m151_enterpriseUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,000

This was a Vietnam Vet’s vehicle and has been in dry storage for 25 years.

“1964 M-151 Military Jeep.  Selling this 1964 military M-151 Mutt Jeep , It has the full canvas top with sides and extra wheels and parts. Its been in dry storage 25 years since 1984, belonged to an Alabama Vietnam VET. Still 24 Volt System , needs to be tuned-up, brakes have been reworked but need to get the air out of them. Great vehicle needs tune-up. Exterior and interior both show little or no rust. For more technical specifications, email for detailed information.”

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1964 M151 Oxford, MI **SOLD**


1964_m151_oxfordUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

“1964 Ford M151A1 MUTT 4WD, UNCUT, MI Title, $4500 REDUCED!!! (was $5500 )
w/ Soft Top with Doors, Fuel Can, Heater (Works!), Spare Clutch, Windshield Ugraded to M151A2 Version! 2 New Batteries! Cranks but won’t start……”

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1964 M151 Butte County, CA **SOLD**


1964_m151_buttecountyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3850

This looks in very good shape for the price.

“This is an ex-military Jeep made by Kaiser. It was stationed at Ford Ord military base in central California during Vietnam. This was called a Fast Attack Vehicle used by all the armed forces. This one was an ARMY Jeep. The original odometer still works and shows 15,000 miles. It is 4 wheel drive like most Jeeps but these have full independent suspension with A-arms instead of leaf springs. Many things have been replaced with original parts. The only thing I had left to do was install the headlight switch assembly. Thats why I say it’s about 95% restored. It runs and drives good.”

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1945 MB Gilroy, CA **SOLD**


1945_mb_gilroyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4100

Here’s a good price on a complete, good looking MB.

“FOR SALE – 1945Willys Jeep:  This is an older depot restoration with back lights and a tire rack that is not original. This jeep has newer canvas on the seats and working electrical system. The engine is strong and the transmission is smooth, this jeep runs great. The tub is not original, The jeep is located in santa rosa with a miliary vehicle company.”

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1947 CJ-2A Oakton, Va $9000


1947_cj2a_oaktonIt appears in pretty good shape.

“completly overhauled and rebuilt 1947 willy’s jeep. Desert Camo paint. Clear title. New body, new tires, new seats, new breaks, new custom built radiator, new gages, new windsheild and liner, new springs and shocks, new wireing, rebuilt transfer case and axels, over 12,000 in parts to rebuild. comes with 30 caliber machine gun and stand. RUNS great!! Must sell. $9,000 Or best offer. I have lots more pictures, just send me your email address and I can send more photos to you.”

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1946 CJ-2A Hanover, Ma $1500


1946_cj2a_hanoverUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

“willys cj-2a 1946 this jeep is part of a barn clean out I did.. this willys has been highly modified it has a mid 60,s v6 buick motor 12 volt ele system roll bar bikini 1/2 top .. upgraded rear end dana 40 new starter motor starts and runs well.. had a warn overdrive thats missing so it will not move on its own NO BRAKES!! this is being sold as a parts car no title! bill of sale only .. would make a great summer toy to the right person $1500 I think its worth it in parts alone
so bring a trailer or a ramp truck and$ 1500 cash and take it away!!”

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1953 CJ-3A Foxboro, Ma $1500


It’s only $1500, it runs and sounds pretty stock. Might be a good value.

“1953 Willys Jeep, Model CJ3A, 4WD, 6 volt system, aluminum cab with plow. No brakes. Owner used to plow driveway. Body has some rust. No pictures available at this time. $1500”

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1961 Mighty Mite West Hartford, Ct $8000

• CATEGORIES: Mighty Mites

1961_mightmite_westhartfordHere’s a rarely seen vehicle.  Though rare, the price still seems a bit high given the condition.

“Selling my 1961 Jeep Mighty Mite M422-A1. Extremely rare vehicle that is awaiting restoration. This is not a Jeep Willys or other military vehicle. Most people have never even heard of this truck let alone seen one. Search yahoo or google for a complete history of this exceptional vehicles history. Here are some pics of my truck on the trailer and one image of a fully restored Mighty Mite for reference: ”

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Before there were jeeps, there was still Willys-Overland


Before there were jeeps, drivers had to amuse themselves with vehicles somehow. Before there was Willys Overland there was just Overland.  In 1907, wondering where 500 cars he ordered were, John North Willys found himself having to ask friends to inject cash into Overland after he discovered he wouldn’t get his cars if he didn’t (the company would have gone bankrupt).   So, in 1920 you have an Overland (maybe the 1918 Overland 90 Touring model) made by Willys Overland, what can you do with it if you don’t have four wheel drive?

You jump it of course!  On September 5, 1920, the driver below, Henry Alegria, a Basque Pioneer in Idaho, drove this four cylinder Overland touring car over an 18 foot gap between two ramps.  I’m assuming he survived the jump.  It looks pretty crazy, given the driver probably had no seat belt.  I found the photo in a book by Arthur A. Hart called Life in Old Boise that someone gave me recently.  The book has some great pics, which are more enjoyable if you know Boise, Idaho, at all.


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1945 GPW Lake County, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), trailer

1945_gpw_lakecountyUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500

It sounds like this is a bit of a project.  Includes a trailer.

“here is a vary rare 45 ford army jeep and trailer and has been used for mostly hunting and camping from summer to summer and has been in my family since sellen it for my great aunt witch is the origianl owner.i have a clean title in hand also is curently not running do to a frozze starter and bad wireing and i need to sell asap. There are many extra parts to go with it such as the full cloth doors and top,extra hubs,seats,and misc little stuff ,and the triler is a home made job,bottom line this jeep would make a great toy or father /son project with just a little tlc.”

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1951 CJ-3A Roslyn, WA **SOLD**


1951_cj3a_roslynUPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $2800.

This might not be a bad price.  It’s worth a look if the body is in as good of shape as advertised.  For Northern Exposure fans, Roslyn, Wa, was the real setting for the fictional city of Cicely, Alaska.  (Here’s some filming locations)

“This jeep has been used summers at our cabin in Roslyn, put in covered storage in winters. Has newer F head 4 cylinder, rebuilt rearend and brakes, rewired, new battery, tow bar, bikini top, original skinny rims and weathered tires. Runs well, easy to drive, 4 wheel drive shifts and works perfect. Over all good shape, but not perfect by any means, no body rust through at all, some minor cosmetic body rust on the side but that is all. Worked perfect for us going to the beach, exploring gravel roads etc, a ton of fun for the money. Jeep is in Roslyn, can be arranged to be seen most weekends, could be brought to the West side for the right buyer and a deposit.”

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Willys MBT 1/4 ton trailer Milwaukie, Or $450

• CATEGORIES: trailer

willys_mbt_milwaukieThis is pretty rough, but it’s one of the lower priced trailers I’ve seen.  I don’t know a lot about these.

“WWII military trailer built to be towed behind the Willys MB or Ford GPW jeeps. This one is just like a Bantam T3, but I believe it was built by Willys. It tows nicely, but the lights aren’t hooked up right now. The floor is pretty bad, but most are after over 60 years of our weather. It has a 2″ ball coupler and does have a tailgate.”

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1951 CJ-3A Willow Valley, Az $3000


1951_cj3a_mohavecountyUPDATE:  The price on this was $1500 a few days ago, but now the price has doubled to $3000.  More pictures provided as well.

“This is a 1951 Willys jeep in pretty good shape would like to sell or trade for a harley.This has a 350 small block and huals a$$. Lots of power no rust pretty straight body great off road toy.Also has a winch .Good tires 928-768-7184 ”


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1952 M-38 Birmingham, Al **SOLD**


1951_m38_birminghamUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000. Has a replacement body.

The seller lists two different prices for this M-38.  Strangely, the dashboard looks like a M-38, but there are no passenger side cutouts and no battery cowl lid.

“1952 Willis Jeep. Runs good and has a sound body. All gears are good. Enclosure included (soft top and sides). Removable back seat, gun rack, and tow bar. The vinyl seats are cracked, as is the windshield. This Jeep was restored before I bought it and has locking hubs and wide tires. (I have two of the original tires and rims.) I have owned it for 10+ years and used it for hunting, playing, etc. It is kept in a shelter. Due to infrequent use, I am willing to part with it. $5000 Cash OBO”

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1947 CJ-2A Canada eBay


1947_cj2a_canadaIt seems the seller has owned this for 35 years, but doesn’t really know anything about it.  The seller has this listed as a CJ-3B and wasn’t aware that the back of the jeep wasn’t original.  It’s certainly an interesting rebuild.  The seller apparently had this sold, but the buyer backed out, so the seller has relisted it.

View all the pics on eBay

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1950 CJ-3A Muskego, IL $900


1949_cj3a_muskegoUPDATE:  Price dropped to $900

This CJ-3A has a pretty crazy tailpipe.  It might have some value, especially if it has an overdrive.

“1949? Jeep Willys overland cj3a, was running and driving last fall, parked for winter and the starter doesn’t engage and the brake pedel froze up. Will need complete restoration but has original seats with covers, a rare aftermarket hardtop from the 50’s, meyer plow blade with western hydraulics( one hydraulic cylinder is bad) and original equipment hydraulic engine driven plow pump. In Muskego Wi 53150 must sell soon–no title it was bought at a government surplus auction many years ago”