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Newcomer Racing’s Straight Six 861HP Mods

• CATEGORIES: Features

Jerry shared this article about New Comer Racing’s attempt to add some power to the Jeeps’ 4.0L inline six workhorse. The result is a 861HP thoroughbred. Now, how long such an engine could bear that HP is less clear.

https://www.thedrive.com/news/36982/tuner-pushes-the-legendary-jeep-4-0-liter-straight-six-all-the-way-to-861-hp

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Blue Jeep Matchbook Cover on eBay

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

This matchbook is interesting in that there’s no dealer name printed on it. We’ve seen another example of this same matchbook earlier this year.

View all the information on eBay

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For comparison, this one was on eBay in 2019 with Wasson Motor Sales printed on it:

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1948 Jeepster Middlebury, CT $13,750

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

Nice looking Jeepster.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/618095882210586/

“1948 Willys Jeepster Frame off rebuild Rebuilt Engine New Clutch New Wiring New Brakes New White Vinyl Cover New Radial tires (Old School) New Hubcaps New Rugs New Beauty Rings Many new chrome pieces and ton new Parts”

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1949 CJ-3A Clearfield, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4200.

Includes a parts CJ-2A. The 3A body has seen some work. I haven’t seen mini-terras on a jeep for sale for a while.

“1949 willys cj3a runs and drives have title in hand also comes with a cj2a for parts interested in trades for a nice side by side or 4×4 quad snow plow preferred also open to cash offers 4200 obo”

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1956 CJ-6 Holliston, MA $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

Runs and drives, but needs work to be street legal. Seller used as a plow jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/778878496013336/

“1956 CJ6 Jeep Willy’s Engine L134 Runs and Drives Has new brakes all the way around new brake lines New fuel pump New Shocks New gas tank Body has patch work Manual Plow needs piston to go up and down Bill of Sale in my name only. Needs wiring for lights to be sreet legal. Had this posted cheaper before but due to all the work I’ve done I’m asking $3000. If you’re not a serious buyer please do not message me.”

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1948 CJ-2A Mt. Vernon, ME $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/11/2020) Seller is open to trading, too.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/980214399073231/

“I have a 1948 cj2a willys jeep in awesome condition I’m looking to sell or trade for equal value.I have had a lot of work done to the jeep i have all the paper work and I’m looking to get something I can use as a daily driver.i would trade for a 4×4 truck,atvs, snowmobiles,side by side,cars only message if you are really interested thank you.”

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1955 CJ-3B Amsterdam, NY $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/26/2020) Has some modifications.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/280335046623818/

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“This is a 1955 cj3b that was rebuilt from the ground up total tear off 20 years ago it has a Chevy 4.3 v6 bored 30 over and a turbo 350 automatic transmission the axles are stock which means it’ll pull down a house hasn’t been run in 20 years. It’s probably seized up I haven’t touched it in years but it shouldn’t take much to get her up and running. the body was brand-new ship to me from the Philippines. It has a 4in lift and I think it’s run in 32 or 33 inch tires. I really hate to see it go but could use the money for other projects. Dreams change. best offer I work nights and sleep days so the best time to reach me is in the evening”

 

 
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1948 CJ-2A Short Hills, NJ $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

This has a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3443147255748261/

“1948 Jeep Willys CJ2A, civilian model. Restored and converted over 30 years ago as a military version. Top speed 40-45 MPH. Still features sidesteps, rear seat, PTO (power take offs), roll bar, full canvas top and doors, directionals and headlights. Turnkey vehicle. Fun vehicle for around town, beach, lake or farm-type property. Asking $12,500 or BO. PM me if interested.”

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1946 CJ-2A Portales, NM $10,000 / Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,000.

(08/07/2020) Has some mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3248251761896660/

“Looking to sell this original jeep. Not going to list everything here, so if you’re interested shoot me a message. Willing to negotiate on the price..”

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1948 CJ-2A Horseshead, NY $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2800.

(09/11/2020) This doesn’t run and there is no title. Not quite all original either.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/386678612334684/

“Husbands 1948 Rare Army Jeep Willys CJ2 is taking up too much space in our garage. True “barn find” is all original including motor that currently doesn’t run. Frame is solid. Just don’t have the time for it and would love to see it go to a new home! No title.”

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1972 Attex Chief 400 Middleton, MA $1000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

The engine runs, but it doesn’t move yet. I don’t know if it is a true 6×6 or not.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/374361920406946/

“1972 Attex Chief 400 amphibious 6 wheel. Aka Banana Split. Complete, tires good, chains and axles ok. New clutch and battery. Powered by Rockwell with Mikuni carburetor. Got it running but not moving. $1000 or bo”

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1946 CJ-2A Sparkill, NY $500`

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/337314277499731/

“46 cj2a parts jeep”

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1947 CJ-2A Orangeburg, NY $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/25/2020) Now sure how much value is here; there’s plenty of body rot.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/190138012315758/

“Jeep cj2a will run with some minor work but the engine burns some oil. I had it running recently and parked it where it sits. It would make a cool rock crawler or off road project vehicle. Trades considered for two stroke dirt bike or stand up jet ski”

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Year? Jeepster Miami, OK $5500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/17/2020) May need some work.

https://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/d/miami-willys-jeepster/7195054392.html

“1948 to 1950 garage kept last 40 years. No rust.”

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1951 CJ-3A Corinth, NY $5200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Seems a reasonable jeep at a reasonable price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/347608296347527/

“Nice stock willys. Carb was rebuilt, new seat upholstery, steering wheel. Runs great, stops good, comes with some extra parts, spare tire and holder.”

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No Updates Saturday Morning

• CATEGORIES: News

Next Updates will be Sunday morning.

 
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Year? CJ-5 Brochure from Switzerland

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, International

There’s not specific year printed on this CJ-5 brochure out of Switzerland. I’m guessing circa 1958 given the blue jeep logo.

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July 1945 Press Release Photo #6

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

Photo #6 from the July 1945 Willys-Overland press kit is this iconic photo of a CJ-2 pulling a trailer full of hay.

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FC PTO Mechanical Drawings on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Documents, Features

There are three different auctions for FC-170-related PTO mechanical drawings.

  1. 1963 FC-170 PTO Drawings $29.95:
    Excellent Condition
    Mechanical Drawing
    ‘Jeep’ FC-170
    PTO INSTALLATION
    923931
    Measures about 21 ¼ x 11 inches and folds to8 ½ x 11 inchesfc170-pto-mechancial-drawings1 fc170-pto-mechancial-drawings2
  2. 1960 FC-150 PTO Drawings $39.95:Mechanical Drawing
    WILLYS MOTORS
    FC-150 P T O INSTALL
    This original Mechanical drawing measures about 21 ½ x 11 inches
    Dated 9-16-60
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  3. 1960 FC-170 PTO Drawings $39.95:
    “Mechanical Drawing
    WILLYS MOTORS
    FC-170 P T O INSTALL
    This original Mechanical drawing measures about 21 ½ x 11 inches
    Dated 9-16-60”
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Aug 1948 Jeep Stand-Off at Potsdamer Platz

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

An August 23, 1948, article in the Tampa Times shared the news of an American and Soviet jeep standoff in Potsdamer Platz as tensions ran high between the East and West. I’d say tensions were high!

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The above photo was part of this larger story:

Clipping from The Tampa Times - Newspapers.com

 
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1955 CJ-5 Jacksonville, NC $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://willysforsale.com/ads/first-year-cj-5-1955/

(03/23/2018) “Original 1955 Willys CJ-5 in great condition. This Jeep runs like a dream! Brand new T-90 transmission was installed less than two months ago, and the Jeep shifts beautifully. Original speedometer/odometer still works and is a very rare piece. Brand new Smittybilt seats and a brand new exhaust system installed less than two months ago.”

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1961 CJ-5 Fresno, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/01/2020) Looks like a good price for a Fresno-modified CJ-5 with a Muller top.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/274518483875493/

“WILLYS CJ5 61 CUSTOMIZED IN 65 283V8 3SPEED OVERDRIVE ENGINE FRESH REBUILT NEW BRAKES DANA 44 REAREND CUSTOM FUEL TANKS MUELLER TOP INSIDE CLEAN TIRES GOOD RADIO WORKS WILL CONSIDER PART TRADE”

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Year? CJ-2A/DJ-3A Abilene, TX $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, DJ-3A

Listed as a 1945, this jeep appears to have a DJ-3A convertible body with some dash mods and a DJ-3A grille.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1216447872048078/

“1945 Jeep Willys · Other_body_style · Driven 1,678 miles This antique army Jeep is a fun vehicle. Has been in parades. Registered as an antique auto. Top shade has been added for comfort. Runs well.”

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1948 CJ-2A College Station, TX $20,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/28/2020) Looks in great shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/904130406734816/

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“48′ Willys Jeep
Excellent Condition
Complete Canvas Top
Vehicle starts up and runs, gauges work
All fluids recently changed
Family owned since the late 60’s”

 
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1942 GPW Reno, NV $6500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

Here’s a running GPW.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/343883276878413/

“Great little jeep, everything works including speedo and odo, I have it registered I drive it all the time. Very reliable”

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