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1953 Mitsubishi Wagon? Oklahoma eBay

• CATEGORIES: Unusual, Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

This is a right hand drive Mitsubishi.  The claim is that this is “This is an exceptionally clean & original vehicle“; however, it seems to me that front should look like a CJ-3B, not a CJ-5 (please correct me if I’m wrong about this!!).  I can’t help but think there’s a genuine effort to mislead people.

“This Jeep is equipped with aftermarket  all weather tires, aluminum mag wheels, original seats, headliner panels are in very good condition if not excellant, all original. Factory spare still has clear wrapping on it. Passengers visor still has factory protective plastic on it. Small tears in rear seat rear in cargo area, other wise interior is exceptional condition. This is an exceptionally clean & original vehicle. No restore yet, none needed other than paint is poor quality & it has a fiberglass hood, steel ones are available….”

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1946 CJ-2A Lincoln, Ca **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $7500. **SOLD**

This appears nicely updated.

‘1946 Jeep Willy.Very nice frame off restoration.Candy apple red.leather seats.roll cage and soft top.lockers all the way around.has very low gears.chevy 350 and 4 speed tranny with seperate overdrive plus granny gear.edelbrock intake and carb.headers w/ corvette ignition.Z28 steering colum.33″ bfg’s.winch,high lift jack spare tire.a really nice jeep for anything you can throw at it.”


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MB? Bakersfield, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.  I should have looked closer at this one.  It looks like an MB to me.  Note the MB fender, no drain holes at the steps, what appears to be a glove box in the dash, and the steering. This was listed as a ’51 CJ-3A.

(10/30/09) It appears mostly stock with a little bit of old and a little bit of new.

“1951 Willys jeep all orignal runs good needs some work on the body and paint it will need a new radiator and some tlc it has a new master cylinder ,it needs the wheel cylinders replaced all of the 4wheel drive in tact and working this would be a great hunting vehicle the tires are in good shape it is on a non op and I have the pink slip in hand it has a tow bar and the top and doors are there they will need some frame work put on the Jeep to install them, this thing has so much character”


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1946 CJ-2A Pollock Pines, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $4500. **SOLD**

(10/27/09) This is a Square Finder Willys Jeep; I’m don’t know what that means?  The jeep sounds well modified.

“New Starter, New seat in back, Buckets in front, Full role cage, 1967 Chev. 327 eng., New Power Steering Pump, Radiator rodded out, 15 x 10 Chrome Spocked Rims, Tires like new 33 x 12.5 x 15, Ten Thousand Lb. Warren Winch, Rebult Tranfer Case, SM-420 Transmission, Running gear from a 1973 CJ5, Model 30 Front end, Dana 60 rear end with Possi-Traction, 427 Gear Ratio, And a newly fully rebuilt Rodchester Spread Bore Carb.


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1950 CJ-3A Lincoln, Mt $5000


UPDATE:  Price dropped to $5000

(10/11/09) I’m not sure what’s on the hood.

“This jeep is in excellent condition. Has bucket seats, strong running four cylinder motor, three speed standard transmission and a great heater. Comes with four 600/16 studded snow tires, ice chains, and a full soft top with doors. Great winter work vehicle and tons of fun in the summer. Reasonably priced. Call 406-461-6894”


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1947 CJ-2A Pigeon Forge, Tn **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2350

“I have a 1947 jeep willys it has the 231 v6 in it and it is in great shape runs very good. it has a new master cyclinder needs to be put on. i put alot of work and time into it.”



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Windshield Glass Template for CJ-3A?


UPDATE: Jim gave me some good advice on going with some ‘flat glass’ shops rather that windshield specific shops.  I’ve asked for some quotes and will provide updates on my quest.  Thanks Jim!

I need to have a windshield cut and I don’t have the old windshield glass to use as a template.  I’ve gotten one quote for about $200 to have the glass templated, cut and installed (which seems a bit high to me).  I think if I had the template, I could get the price lowered. Anyone have such a template?

Then I got to thinking, wouldn’t it be useful to have a series of windshield glass templates for a variety of jeeps in PDF form that could be downloaded and printed (probably have to printed at a Kinkos).  If anyone knows of any existing templates online, please let me know.

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1950s CJ-3A? Kamiah, Wa Auction

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Unusual

I’m guessing this is a  CJ-3A.  It will be going up for auction.  Those are the most unusual doors I’ve ever seen.

“To be sold at Auction. If you would like more information email or call 208-503-0235 and place your bid.”


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1946 CJ-2A Federal Way, Wa $3750


1946_cj2a_federalwayNow that’s a big towbar.

1946 Willys CJ 2A • Everything stock but color, roll cage and custom bumpers  • Rebuilt 4 cyl GoDevil motor, generator, carb, radiator etc  • Rebuilt t90 transission and transf case  • New brakes and interior  • Front towbar  • White spoke wheels and street tires  • BestTop convertible top  • Currently licensed in WA state as an antique  • Runs great. I’ve owned this for over 20 years. Complete rebuild inside and out.  Done with this one. Looking for a new project. This one needs a good home for auto shows and offroading. All reasonable offers considered. Call Steve at 253-517-8747 to arrange a showing. Moving. Must sell. ”

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1957 DJ-3A Lancaster, Pa $2500


I’m not sure if this runs or not, but the body looks in reasonable shape.  This is a DJ with a Tailgate.

“1957 willys jeep, Need complete restoration. The body is not too bad, very little rust. The motor needs rebuilt too. call Ryan to see 717-393-7717.”


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1954 CJ-3B Huntsville, AL **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6000.

“54 Willys CJ3B. I have had considerable work done on this Jeep in order to make it a reliable hunter’s friend. The motor was professionally rebuilt by R.P.M. Cylinderhead and Engine of Fort Walton Beach, Florida and has zero miles on it. All other work was completed by Jimmy’s Motors in Fort Walton Beach Florida. Receipts available. It has: completely rebuilt engineto use unleaded fuel, new steering shaft, gear and steering wheel, new brakes, wheel cylinders, springs, etc., including new master cylinder, new shocks, new windshield and frame, new radiator, new tailgate, new hood. AND it has a brand new Warn M6000 wench, which has never been used, and was professionally installed by Accent Accessories of Fort Walton Beach Florida. I’ve owned a number of Jeeps and wanted this one to be THE Jeep, but I came down with cancer and can no longer afford to keep it. It is a 1954, but is registered as a 1948 because the DMV made a mistake when I registered it and they are apparently staffed by morons who can’t get understand this VIN is not the same as the modern 17 digit VINs.”


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1956 CJ-5 Mount Vernon, NH $1000


It runs and has a plow.  Looks like it might be a good price.

“1956 WIlly’s in as is condition, runs great, looks ok.. we never registered this only used as a yard machine, so have no title on it, previous owner did not register either, so no old registrations for paperwork other than bill of sale. still has some original features… I am listing this for my husband and he did not give me alot of info… has original motor… we use it to plow with.. any questions please call in the evenings when he is most likely home, tho he does not work a 9-5 job, but I can get answers and get back to you.. price without plow is 800… call 603 673 1361 or email.”


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1952 M-38 & 1946 CJ-2A Bedford, NH **SOLD**


1952_m38_1946_cj2a_bedfordUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7500

Here are two jeeps for sale, but only one is pictured.

“willys jeeps 1 1952 m38 complete off boy rest near mint cond also included 1946 cj2a both go same time”


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1946/47 CJ-2A Lake County, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

Unusual paint job.  It looks like it is mostly there. Non Running.

“registered as 47 but all serial #s have it as a 46.  All original except rims and tires. has tow bar.  original flat head 4 engine. needs rebuild does not run.  i think it is front bearings/ common with this engine, trans, transfer, steering, clutch, brakes all worked fine, body is straight minimal bondo. small rust issue on floor under seats, no more than expected after 63 years, price is firm would rather not sell but… I work for cal fire and am gone alot so, i may not reply right away be patient, I will get back to you”


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Randy finds a jeep in the Grass/Sticks/Weeds


Randy found this CJ-2A for a friend at a great price.  It looks in pretty good shape considering the height of the surrounding foilage.  He’ll be sending more pics.







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1944 GPW Bryan, Tx **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6700.

This is a long, but detailed post.  I’ll show the links, the pics and then the description.


1944 Ford GPW WWII Jeep (Similar to Willys MB Jeep)

This was a west coast vehicle (I moved it to Texas this summer) and is fairly good in terms of rust and dents, but there is definitely work to be done. The worst part of the body is the fuel tank sump, which is totally missing. Also, there are the usual sections of the hat channels that will need addressing. There are dents in the rear floor and fender wells, though the steel is in good shape and could be straightened. Same with the rear panel. The chassis has the standard-issue bubba treatment on the front bumper gussets, which are attached to a makeshift front bumper. I think the lower gussets could be salvaged, but the uppers will need to be replaced. The left rear of the chassis has sustained damage and has had a brace welded onto it. The rear crossmember and pintel plate will need to be repaired or replaced.

Okay, so that’s the bad news. The good is that I’ve been collecting a whole bunch of parts over the past couple of years to bring this closer to being a correct restoration.

Among the components I’ve got are: one complete GPW engine and a spare block. The engine is serial number 259468 and the casting date is b28522 (February 28, 1945). This was a running motor when I bought it, but is currently not operating because I took off the Willys head that was on it and have only temporarily bolted on the correct Ford head to keep dirt out of the cylinders. I purchased that engine to transfer all the components over to a November 10, 1944 block, which is dead-on correct for an early December 1944 GPW. (The estimated DoD on this GPW is either December 11 or December 12, 1944. These dates are based on GPW 240211, which is a numbers-matching GPW located in Northern California with a DoD of 12-12-44 on its original data tags. The casting date on GPW 240211’s engine is November 11, 1944.) On the spare block I cleaned up the serial number pad and restamped the “GPW <->” in the correct font, leaving the number blank after that. (There is a cartouche on the manifold side, which identifies this as a replacement block.) I haven’t had the engine tested, but there are no apparent cracks. Three of the holes for the head bolt studs, however, are oversized and will either need to have special studs or be helicoiled. (These are the three studs that are located underneath the oil filter mounting bracket.)

I’ve also acquired a bunch of the peripherals for the engine, including an NOS Autolite GEG 5101 generator (April ’48, with a spare used February ’45 that has the correct SP 484A pulley); a GPW water pump and GPW thermostat housing; GPW exhaust and intake manifolds; a correctly dated 1944 fuel pump with primer handle; replacement tags for all the electrical components (generator, distributor, starter motor, voltage regulator); and the GPW head that I mentioned above.

In terms of the body, I put on all the script-marked grab handles and rear footrests (one footrest will need to have rust welded in the lower center section); original F-marked bumperettes; correct Stimsonite No. 12 reflectors in Guide A2 No.415 A bezels; a matched True Temper axe and shovel set; the correct Stewart-Warner gas and oil gauges; a correct block F amperes gauge; a correct King Seeley speedometer; a 1944 Gerry Can; five original combat rims; an ANCO Rainmaster tandem wiper set (NOS); an original F-script pintel hitch; a pair of NOS Hall grille marker lights; an NOS Corcoran Brown blackout driving light; original rifle rack; and much more. The driver’s seat is F marked, but the spare driver’s seat, passenger and rear seat are not. There is also a complete set of original cushions with steel springs and horsehair inserts.”

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1949 CJ-2A Las Cruces, NM **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3995

It looks solid.

Restored /Original 49 CJ2A Willey’s. Has been long term project car I finally finished up but have moved on to other toys/challenges and can use the garage space and cash! So no trades please. Runs well, everything works. Original engine, tranny. Converted to 12 V, new engine wiring harness, fuel tank & lines, fuel pump, brake lines, master cylinder, front seats, custom roll bar, miltary tires/wheels (include side mount spare). New flat desert sand paint, interior coated with flat black bed coating. Have new canvas military top (no sides) that’s never been mounted.”


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Two Willys Jeeps Van Nuys, Ca $300


These look familiar, don’t they Chris?  I could use the wipers ….

“I have these two old relics, ready to add to your yard art collection, or perhaps to help breathe life back into your other Willys Jeep project. No VIN’s, no tags, no title. For parts salvage value only. Must be towed away. One is what is left of a 1948 CJ2A, and the other is a 1951 CJ3A. One extra poly fuel tank, one has a PTO (big), one has a Buick V6, the other has the original rare Hurricane six. Trashed and tired, still cool. $300 cash money. Van Nuys location.”


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1948 CJ-2A Santa Paula, Ca $7500


This has been lovingly ‘restored’; however it is missing the front running lights.

“1948 Willys Jeep. Absolutely beautiful Jeep, Refurbished and ready to drive away. Lovingly restored, and a real eye catcher. Must See it to appreciate it!! Take a look at the photos and give a call to come see…..”


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1950 M-38 Clovis, Ca $4250


I”m not sure what exactly needs to be done, but the price seems a little high for a project.



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Wanted: 1948/1949 Jeepster Parts Wenatchee, Wa

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Here’s someone looking for Jeepster parts.

“Looking for parts for my 49 Willys Jeepster. front grille from a 48 to 49 wagon will fit as will the hood. But also need the jeepster chrome strip down the hood and the chrome T that goes on that year of the grill. 50 -51 will not work and are totally different. Also looking for interior parts and gauge cluster which is the square one. And looking for the side steps that go on the rear fenders. Would like the correct seats both front and back. And steering wheel center for black steering wheel.”

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1948 CJ-2A Redding, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $3500

The pictures are a bit far away to tell much.  It looks pretty good.

“New Upolstery, Ready for Hunting. All original convert to 12 volt.


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1961 FC-170 Stowe, Vt $7000ish

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

Gordon wrote me today and offered to provide readers with some more pics.  This looks like a very nice FC.

Gordon writes, I found the truck in Oregon (Forest Service Truck).  Have a huge book of all records during its life in the woods.  Brought it back to the East Coast, Took the bed off, Converted Transmission to a Automatic 400 turbo tranni from a full sized Blazer.Put a 350 in it.Boston Acoustics Sponsored it with a custom music system for Extreme sports events. Yakama Rack Co sponsored it as well.We used it for One winter until we parked it for 6 years.New sets, 3 Point Harness. Super Fun, She did 70mph on the Highway pulling a house!I have a clear title.Around 15K into the truck, Looking to get half the money back or a trade worth around $7K. Trade for a small jeep cj 2 or 3 Or a waterski boat either or worth around 7K.



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Jim’s Half Doors **No Longer For Sale**

• CATEGORIES: Parts, Vendors

UPDATE: Jim was selling these, but has discontinued the product. I’ll leave this post as an FYI.

“This is a brand new pair of soft canvas half doors (mud curtains) for Willys Jeep CJ2A CJ3A CJ3B M38 GPW MB. Built right here in Durango Colorado, constructed from very thick double layer of #8 Olive Drab Green Military Cotton Canvas which is milspec wax/oil treated for strength and water resistance. Sewn with heavy duty OD thread, a very tough military binding, black snaps, clean and simple. Includes 2 doors with all needed hardware, snaps etc. are included, installation time is maybe 30 minutes.”


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1964 CJ-3B Fresno, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

It appears in good shape.

“1964 CJ3B Jeep. 4 cylinder Cleveland engine. New brakes. Eng runs well. Rear main leaks oil. Fun project ”