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1949 CJ-3A? Las Vegas, NV $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/08/2020) I would guess the body is a replacement body. The front roll cage loop rests atop the step. I hope there’s something connected to the frame underneath the step. The soft top looks custom and doesn’t use the windshield channel. It kind of looks like it snaps on the front? No description provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1537880243029996/

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1951 CJ-3A Las Vegas, NV $5800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/23/2020) Lots of mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/619713925260003/

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“1951 Willy’s Jeep,
Clean Nevada title, off road ready and street legal. Lots of new parts including;
305 Chevy
Clutch
Battery
Carpet kit
Gauges
Radio
All electrical wiring.
It has lockers in the front and rear axles. Newer 36” super swampers. 4 speed manual transmission with 2 speed transfer case. Priced to sell quick, $5800. Not interested in trades or low ball offers. Thanks for looking.”

 
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2 MB and 2 CJ-2A Engines Chappaqua, NY $375

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Parts

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/19/2020) This seller has four engines, along with other parts. Each engine is listed separately.

  1. CJ-2A Engine $350: https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/chappaqua-willys-jeep-engine-cj2a/7072645407.html
  2. CJ-2A Engine $350: https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/chappaqua-willys-jeep-engine-cj2a/7072647819.html
  3. MB Engine $700: https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/chappaqua-willys-jeep-engine-mb/7072639828.html
  4. MB Engine $500: https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/chappaqua-willys-jeep-engine-mb/7078658501.html 
 
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1948 CJ-2A Bakersfield, CA $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/04/2020) It ‘turns on’.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/600811097172922/

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1947 CJ-2A Project Phoenix, AZ $4050

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3850

(11/27/2012) There’s a lot of project work left.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/555339072001212/

“GM stearing gear with all stearing parts custome made from a 4×4 GM truck. No motor. Motor mounts and tran mounts are for GM V-8 and four speed tran. Two transfer cases, one is a 205, and other is Rockwell. Two transmitions one is SM 465 other is a TH 350. Have alot of parts, It has a Dana/44 front and rear, wheel base 8 inches longer and wider, leaf spring over axel, axel’s are drilled 6 lug Chevy disc brakes, rear drum, fly wheel, Bellhousing, Starter, all brackets for motor, roll bar, and many more parts”

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1948 CJ-2A Perris, CA $6750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/30/2020) Includes a variety of parts. Still some work to be done.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/166841637946860/

“1948 Jeep Willys Overland CJ2A 4wd Off the frame restoration, most of the hard work is done and looking for someone to complete the project!! Clean pink slip and CA plates Original Body and Frame Service manual and parts books 12v system, mag rims with tires 2 new bumpers Tons of original parts and new parts including: Tow bar, exhaust system, power winch, ooooga horn, halogen lights, extra gas tanks, rack, too many parts to list all included with deal.”

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Frédéric’s Mobile Cinema Model

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models

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Frédéric lives in France and recently completed a model, shown above, based on the mobile cinema operation shown in the photo below (see more mobile cinema photos here). We tried to find more pics of the mobile cinema setup, but we didn’t have much luck, so he had to use his imagination and experience for additional details. It took a year to complete and he did a great job!

His next project will be a German Car, a Stoewer from 691e Panzer Propaganda Kompanie that will include a couple german war reporters. 

In the meantime, as a health care professional, Frédéric is on the medical front lines in France fighting COVID-19. His region doesn’t have too many cases at the moment, so he’s in a relatively better place than other medical professionals in France. Stay safe Frédéric!

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Here are some more photos:

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Tagging A Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features

Chattanooga Times reporter Marion Coleman wrote a piece on jeep tagging in July of 1943, which was then syndicated to at least one newspaper, appearing in the Key West Citizen on July 20, 1943, under the title “Tagging a Jeep”. The problem is that the scan is horrible. Moreover, I can’t find any other copy of the article nor are the Chattanooga News-Free Press archives online, which is where I suspect it was also published.

The reason I found the article interesting is that she underscores the primary purpose of naming (or tagging) a jeep wasn’t for sentimental/inspirational reasons. Instead, it was so drivers could identify their individual jeeps. Given drivers were responsible for their jeeps, creatively marking their jeeps was one way of safe-guarding them. Of course, snagging the distributor when parked was another way to help keep it from being stolen.

I suspect the only way to get a good copy of the article is to visit the local library in either state, which likely won’t be happening anytime soon!

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Terrible online scan from the July 20, 1943, issue of the Key West Citizen.

 

 
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1949 Meyer Snow Plow Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This early Meyer snow plow brochure sold on eBay. I was busy buying a few other things yesterday, so decided to let this one go. If someone out there purchased it, feel free to send me some lo res scans (d @ dealers.com) that I can share with folks.

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Tux Park III Parts List

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Documents, Features

This was also on eBay. I assume one of the Tux Park guys hopped on this unique resource. Unfortunately, only a couple photos were provided on eBay.

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1947 CJ-2A Rancho Mirage, CA $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2948158481946294/

“Super clean all original, original owners manual. 5500 or best offer moving and must go.”

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1948 CJ-2A Acton, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/204539157566285/

“48 Willys jeep runs, has a Buick v6 and warren overdrive.”

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1950 CJ-3A Lanesborough, MA $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

It appears to have a 2A frame. It Includes a parts jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/201971727897199/

“1950 CJ-3a fiberglass tub, steel grill and hood, decent frame, period correct hard top and doors come with it. 12 volt converted, starts, drives, got it running good today. Brakes work but will need hardware/drums cleaned up or replaced to be road worthy. Have 2 previous R.I. Registrations. Asking $4,500 OBO no trades. Complete parts jeep in last pics can go with it FOR MY FULL ASKING PRICE, it has a good frame, and complete drivetrain and engine that ran”

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1946 CJ-2A Oak View, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Appears solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/255526998811720/

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“1946 CJ-2A JEEP FOR SALE! Smog exempt Clean title/ personalized CA plates Go-Devil L4-134 head engine (professionally-rebuilt in 2018) 12-volt conversion completed professionally in 2018 T-90 3 speed transmission Dana 18 transfer case Dana / Spicer Model 41 rear axle 5.38 gears Dana / Spicer Model 25 front axle 5.38 gears Brake system professionally overhauled in 2018 New driver and passenger seats in 2018 Hercules HDT mud terrain tires Tow bar Jerry can including mount All gauges and lights work including blinkers New fuel gauge Vehicle starts, drives and stops with no issues This thing generates lots of smiles and waves!”

 

 
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1962 FC-170 San Marcos, CA $10,900

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

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,900.

(02/12/2020) Has a dump bed.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/171738657464191/

“Cool and rare 1962 Jeep FC 170 4×4. Very original and complete. Flathead 6 cyl., 3 speed. Has working dump bed.Lots of new parts. Runs and drives but needs a few things to be really road worthy. On non op license now. Cab corners and floors very nice. Some rust in doors. Have the only one on the road or at the show. $11,500 possible trade”

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1946 CJ-2A Hurricane, UT $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/209634830253597/

“I have a 1946 cj-2a runs and drives pretty good it has been converted to 12 volt has a new carburetor and fuel tank. I do have the original Carter wo the only reason I’m selling is to fund a new motor in my 72 Chevy I would also be open to trades for a cj3a located in hurricane”

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1962 DJ-3A Hemet, CA $3500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/03/2020) This might be a DJ-3A convertible, given the column shift. The serial number indicates it is a 1962 DJ-3A (listed as a 1949). It includes a 4.3gm engine.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2302920480007411/

“Willys 2wd with a 4.3 gm vortec v6 and 5 speed trans”

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CJ-2A & Other Parts Stillwater, PA $3000

• CATEGORIES: Parts

There’s a variety of parts here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/839051853239717/

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“Probably different years or models as well, sometimes people just threw in other parts when I was buying something else. I will sell off parts, just threw that $3000 on there to put something there.

Won’t ship right now, don’t want to go to a post office.

Lots of Jeep parts, almost enough to build 2.
3 motors – old don’t know how or if they run Wheels
2 tubs, one fiber glass, one metal coated with fiberglass (used as blank)
Windshields that need glass
Buckets of random parts electrical, bell housings, turn signal controls, brakes, tailgates, heater boxes, fenders, lights Lots and lots of stuff. I will take the loss on the price to make room in the barn for my new project”
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1948 CJ-2A “Lefty” Body Cromwell, CT $400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Needs work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2559063920988920/

“Heres a project body from an original “lefty” 48 2a. Bow pockets are on the passenger side and spare tire is on the drivers side. The rear bow pocket is missing but the front is there. Its rough and needs work but its a good start if your looking for an original lefty body. Pick up in CT. Asking $400 obo. I would also trade for an early (VEC) cj2a windshield”

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Koenig Hardtop Mansfield Center, CT $80

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

It’s a project. Seller is willing to trade for parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2518152955072191/

“CJ2A hardtop full length, needs some work no doors but is a great start for someone, $100 or trade for other parts. Looking for an engine and front seats”

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1951 CJ-3A Crawler Lakeview, OR $14,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

Lots of custom work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/166226991327045/

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“What I have for sale is my 1951 Willys Crawler. Here’s the build list… Titled 1951 Jeep CJ3A 3RZ engine, AW4 tranny, NWF Eco Box, Dana 300 with a 4-1 kit Triple Stick shifter. Front axle is a Dana 60 35 spline inner and outers with Yukon slugs 5.38s and a Detroit locker. Rear is a 14 Bolt with Rear Disks 5.38s and a spool Fox Coil overs on all 4 corners Air bumps on the Front with a 3 link. Rear is 4 linked with Trailing arm suspension. Steering is fully Hydraulic using Trail Gear and Eaton parts. Tires are some pretty crappy 38×13.00-16 swampers on stock style wheels (really the only bad thing on it…

No winch will be on it. Nor will the Pitbulls/Iroks that are also pictured. Basically, if I didn’t mention it and you see it in a picture, please ask about it.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Selah, WA $3200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/25/2020) It’s powered by what I believe is a MerCruiser boat motor (maybe this one?). Custom top? I don’t recognize it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/357674265190456/

“1946 willys jeep runs and drives . Mercury 110 4 cylinder boat motor.3 speed manual transmission. Cash only No Trades.”

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1947 CJ-2A Olympia, WA $3800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/14/2020) Has some mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/667519934021665/

“1947 Jeep CJ2A 4WD 3 speed/w overdrive Lots of new parts installed. See pics for new parts list. F Head 134 Hurricane Motor 120 psi compression in all 4 cylinders. Runs Awesome!!! Running gear works as it should. Trade? What do you have”

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1947 CJ-2A Hotchkiss, CO $1400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Could be some value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2568174430064229/

“Project. Running Flat head last summer.”

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1943 Photos of Two Named Jeeps

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

This May 02, 1943, article in the Evening Star excerpt shares the news of two newly-named jeeps:  “Al Neale” and “Mount Vernon Spitfire”.

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