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1947 CJ-2A Missoula, MT $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Includes a Sears/Allstate-branded (Meyers-manufactured) hardtop.

https://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/d/missoula-1947-willys-cj2a-jeep/7207577178.html

“1947 WILLYS CJ2A JEEP
Runs and Drives
New Battery
Carburetor Kit
New Break Shoes
New Break Lines
New Master Cylinder
New Shocks
New Leaf Spring
Fuel Tank Flushed
New Exhaust ”

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1960? CJ-3B Phoenix, AZ $6200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

I believe this body should have a fresh air vent on the passenger cowl for the 1959-and-later heater.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/cto/d/phoenix-1960-willys-jeep-cj3b/7214244810.html

“1960 CJ3b Willys Jeep
Starts and runs well. 4WD works as it should be. Hurricane F-Head engine. Comes with an extra set of tires w/rims (shown in pic), an extra rebuilt carburetor, and a new steering wheel.
Work done recently: New spark plugs, new battery, new mechanical fuel pump, fuel tank cleaned out, carburetor cleaned and tuned up.
Ready for test drive!
Asking $6,200 OBO
No low ballers please.”

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1942 GPW Bend, OR $15,500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/22/2020) Not quite all restored, as the data plates have paint on them a few other issues.

https://bend.craigslist.org/cto/d/bend-antigue-wwii-1942-army-jeep/7199394113.html

“This authentic well-kept piece of history can be yours. This 1942 WWII Willy CJ Ford Jeep is a classic and has been restored and garaged for the past 20 years. Runs great, the Willy straight four engine was completely overhauled, like new, full canvas package, full set of manuals and maintenance guides and receipts. To the best research I have been able to do, this jeep was used here in Sunriver, Bend at Camp Abbott 1942-1944. Lots of fun to drive and has been entered in several military vehicle displays and parades.”

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1949? CJ-3A? Grand Junction, CO $10,900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

It’s listed as a 3A and has a 3A windshield, but also has a 2A body.

https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/grand-junction-1949-willys-jeep/7213126901.html

“This is a 1949 Willy’s has a rebuilt L-134 four years ago. Has new alternator, new rear main, newer tires, fresh paint. Clean title in hand”

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1947 CJ-2A Auction Springer, NM Auction 10/31

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This is an online 10/31 auction. https://jandjauction.hibid.com/catalog/236531/springer-fall-auction/ . Not a ton of value here.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/ctd/d/1947-willys-jeep/7214767244.html

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1951 CJ-3A/Crawler Eastern Montana $14,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $14,500.

(08/23/2020) This has lots of mods.

https://montana.craigslist.org/cto/d/colstrip-1951-willys-cj-3a-flatfender/7209720235.html

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“1951 Willys CJ-3A
4.3 Vortec V6
4L60E 4 speed auto
NP233 electronic shift Tcase with fixed yoke front and rear
Modified S10 frame
All steel body
Ramsey 9k winch
Tom Woods CV driveshafts
16” Sway-away coilovers with 3 Link front suspension
Old Man Emu Spring over rear with revolver shackles
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1963 DJ-3A Carson City, NV $38,000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Jeep Rods • TAGS: .

New tub, drivetrain and an M-38 frame, so not much DJ left on this jeep.

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/carson-city-1963-willys-dj3-restomod/7206644005.html

“1963 Willys DJ3 Jeep 2WD Dispatcher Restomod
4.3 Chevy V6 engine
SM465 4 speed transmission
Dana 44 rear end with 3.73 gears, True-Trac, one-piece axles
Modified Dana 30 front axle
15×10 wheels, P275/60R-15 tires
New tub, no rust
Boxed M-38 frame
$38,000.00. No checks, no trades.”

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1946 CJ-2A Las Vegas, NV $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

(10/04/2020) Has a variety of updates.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/newberry-springs-1946-cj2a/7207204210.html

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“1946 Willys CJ2A has a 1956 Chevy 265 v8 conversion complete with a WARN overdrive, one piece front tie rod, new shocks, and 1” body lift. It has a new wiring harness, brand new 31” tires and 15” wheels with matching spare, and custom winch bumper with winch and high lift jack. It also has new sour apple green metallic paint, bed liner interior, and new racing seats with harnesses. It still has the original brakes, but really needs a disc brake conversion. It also has a clean title and currently on Non-Op. $10,500 obo. Continue reading

 
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DJ-3A Tops Bows and Clips Black Canyon City, AZ

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A, Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/pts/d/black-canyon-city-jeep-dispatch-dj3a/7208785722.html

The top bows are $700 a set. A price for the top clips were not included. Both the both bows and the clips are for the DJ-3A convertible model (solid back and CJ-3B-like windshield with twist-knobs across the top). The seller only has a few sets made. He notes that he isn’t making any money on them and has been more than willing to share information on the insights he gains trying to make his top.

The soft top is something custom the seller had made by an upholsterer. It took him some work to redesign and properly fit the top so that it would fold up and connect to the windshield properly, yet also fold down and attach to the body.

Here is pic of the reproduction bows vs. the original black bows:

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1946 CJ-2A Las Vegas, NV No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Was $3000. Now No Price.

(09/13/2020) Lots of work still left.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/bar/d/las-vegas-1946-willys-jeep-3000/7190497072.html

“Have this project I don’t have time to finish. My loss is your gain! At least 95% there, even Gages, floor pans been done. Come get this Gem …. Will take ? or something of same value????l”

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1951 CJ-3A Phoenix, AZ $9900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9900.

(11/14/2019) Has a variety of updates.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/for/d/peoria-1951-willys-jeep-cj3a-4×4-mostly/7209861198.html

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“1951 Willys Jeep CJ3A Mostly Original
Family Owned since the late 1970’s in Phoenix Arizona. Clear Arizona title with no lien or accidents.
Original 134 CID (2.2L) L Head with 5,700 miles
Vehicles starts up and runs. Gauges work.
Comes with doors and top (pictured stacked up but not on the vehicle)

Recently installed brand new items:
– Master and Wheel Cylinders with all new Brake Hoses
– Radiator and Radiator Hoses
– Water Pump
– Full exhaust after manifold all the way back
– 5 Brand New Tires installed with 5 miles on them (BF Goodrich KO2 All Terrain)

All fluids checked or changed including all joints greased. This Jeep is ready to enjoy!

 
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1962 FJ-3 Location? $12,500

• CATEGORIES: FJ

UPDATE: Still Available.

A ran-when-parked FJ, but looks solid. This appeared in the Los Angeles area Craigslist, but the map shows it in Alexandria, while the plates are from Wyoming. So, it’s unclear where it is located.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/atq/d/fort-washington-1962-jeep-fleetvan-fj-3/7213553525.html

“Unrestored 1962 Jeep Fleetvan FJ-3.
Ran when parked, but it’s complete and comes with a clean title.
$12,500 or will consider reasonable offer.”

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1947 CJ-2A Camino, CA $6800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/25/2020) This has a variety of updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/934249773733541/ OR
https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/camino-1947-willys-cj3a-jeep/7206939138.html

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“1947 Willys CJ3A. Jeep has a small block Chevy th350 transmission t-20 transfer case, Dana 30 in the front with ARB Dana 44 knuckles with high steer and 5.38 gears. Rear has Dana 44 with Detroit locker, full floating axles and 5.38 gears. Complete new fuel system 22 gal aluminum fuel cell lines fuel pump and new Quadra jet carb. Has a tilt steering column a full swing out tire rack that holds the tire 2 Jerry cans and high lift jack. This is a great trail Jeep and one you can drive to the trail it is ready crawler”

 
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1952 CJ-3A Mesa, AZ $8995

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/09/2019) Has an F-head.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/ctd/d/mesa-1952-jeep-cj3a-suv/7212638797.html

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“Pictured is a 1952 4X4 Willys CJ3A in very good condition I keep it inside and it comes with a Kaiser metal hard top. It is registered, insured and I drive it a few times a month. I just gave it a tune up: oil change, greased, plugs, plug wires, carburetor rebuild, rebuilt the cooling system (radiator professionally cleaned, repaired, painted), replaced cooling lines and replaced water pump and fuel pump. This jeep has the higher powered F134 engine in it out of a CJ3B.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Fremont, CA $15,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE:  Still Available.

(09/13/2020) This has a variety of updates.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/union-city-1946-jeep-willys/7211351996.html OR https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/241042210565576/

“1946 Willys Jeep CJ-2A……
VERY COOL OLD FLAT FENDERED JEEP, UNGRADED 350 8 CYLINDER MOTOR, CA Currently Registered LICENSED PLATE AND TITLED IN California RUNS AND DRIVES GOOD
NICE DRIVER AND FUN JEEP A LOT OF FUN.
CLASSIC CAR SHOWS AS EVERYONE LOVES A JEEP.
$15500 BO”

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July 1945 Press Release Photos #11 & #13

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

Below you’ll find Press Release Photos #11 & #13. The seller did not have #12, so at this point I’m left to guess what #12 was. My best guess is that given #11 shows a half top and #13 shows no top, that #12 may have been an image that included some version of the full top.

Photo #11 shows the half or front top:

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Possible Photo #12:  These images were published in an article on the introduction of the jeep. The top photo is press photo #13, which adds weight to the bottom photo being #12:

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The original photo caption for the bottom photo would likely have been identical to #11 and #13’s captions, except that the last sentence probably read, “Here it is shown with both tops up“.

Photo #13 shows the jeep without a top:

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Press Photo #14? Finally, there’s this photo which shows the windshield down. It could easily have been Photo #14 as it was taken in the same location, but I have no evidence such a photo was included in the press kit.

If this was actually included in the press kit at photo #14, the caption for the photo would likely have been identical to #11 and #13’s captions, except that the last sentence probably read, “Here it is shown with the windshield down“.

 
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Two Die-Cut Warn Hub Brochures Compared

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Barney sent me a Warn Locking Hub brochure which turns out to be a match for a similar Warn Lockomatic Hub brochure I already had. These are rather small (about 4″ in diameter), so I’m surprised either one survived as well as they have.

One thing that’s evident from these brochures is that the Lockmatic hubs lacked the rings (or perhaps indents or groves are better terms) on the lower portion of the hub that the Locking Hubs had.

This photo shows the fronts:

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Here are the opened brochures:

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And these are the backs:

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1947 Article About Italian “Jeep Squads”

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

UPDATE: Mark shared a link to a “Reparto Celere” model jeep: https://www.carmodel.com/edicola/itapolc052/1-43/jeep/willys-reparto-celere-polizia-1945/63694

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Original Post: A December 12, 1947, article in the Austin American-Statesman showed an image of an Italian “Police Squad” jeep breaking up a crowd. The phrase “Reparto Celere” translates to Express Department in English, but I doubt that’s a correct interpretation.

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1944 MB? Idaho Falls, ID $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Features, Unusual, Wood bodies • TAGS: , .

What a crazy contraption. “El Burrito”‘s got style. It even has a mural on the back. I’m not quite sure how the rear extends, but it looks like someone would be safe from bugs.

https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6765035

“A Prospector’s Dream or a mini RV!
A unique vehicle for the right individual. A fold out six foot bed behind the seats, and a “kitchen” underneath. Email me for videos showing the set ups. A 1944 WWII surplus jeep purchased in 1954. It is a Willy’s 4 cylinder. I think it might be a CJ 6.
Needs new gas tank (has 2 tanks, if you want to replace both) Seals and belts are dry, but should absorb fluids back when added. It was started, but turned off to avoid running bad gas through the carburetor. All the mini-van modifications can be removed to restore to original jeep without too much conversion.
If interested E-mail phone number to pungoriver@live.com and I will call you for further information. If you like make a bid.
It has been garaged.”

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1953 CJ-3B Grangeville, ID $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Blaine spotted this 3B in the Heavy Equipment area of Craigslist. It’s got a Sears Deluxe Hardtop and some mods.

https://lewiston.craigslist.org/hvo/d/grangeville-b/7209538851.html

“95 per cent factory
in good working order”

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1947 CJ-2A Price, UT $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(09/22/2020) This 2A has a replacement body, which is probably why the seller refers to it as an M-38. Has lots of good updates for jeeping.

https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6713543

“1947 Willys m38 Flat Fender Jeep (Rock Crawler)
Engine = 225 Buick v6 fire electronic ignition,
Trans = SM 420 4 speed top loader ( truck )
Transfer case Dana model 18
Overdrive unit = warm double planetary high, low
Front diff= Dana 30 with 5.38 gears,
Detroit lockers and disk brakes
Rear diff = Dana 44, with 5.38 gears,
Detroit locker and 9 inch drum brakes
Winch= Ramsey 8000lb
Two under seat fuel tanks 10 gal. Each
Soft top and roll bar top
Jeep has on board air, for tires, etc,some spare parts and cb ”

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1949 CJ-3A Seaside, CA $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

This appears in good shape.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/monterey-1949-jeep-willys-cj3a/7213067921.html

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English translation of ad:

“1949 Jeep willys CJ3A clean title 4×4 with 4-cylinder pull-out new platinum spark plugs alternator busing generator support water pump band master brake cylinder front wheel cylinders rear wheel cylinders front and rear brake lines turn signal flasher head light foot dimmer the fuel tank was cleaned gasoline and filters were changed, his convertible canvas is semi new, everything works for him I give it with 4 extra classic gas tanks and also 2 classic tires”
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1947 CJ-2A Brenham, TX $4800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Terry bought this a few years ago. He describes it as a good deer lease jeep: not all all that original, but still a good runner.

https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/710984769509551/?media_id=3&ref=share_attachment

“Running, driving ’47 CJ 2A no title. Aftermarket tube steel frame with original L134, Dana 18, T-90, front and rear axles. CJ 5 seats and John Deere steering wheel! Needs smaller tires, the Super Swamper 33’s rub. Perfect candidate to modify (not a restoration candidate) or just take to the deer lease.”

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1963 CJ-5 Oakley, UT $9500

• CATEGORIES: News • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/22/2020) This has an unusual paint job and is nicely refurbed.

https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6693215

“1963 Willy’s CJ 5 Two door with original Konig hard top Original F 134 Hurricane engine. Original miles. Great running & super clean.”

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, M-38A1

CJ-5s:

  1. 1973 CJ-5 Manhattan, KS $3900: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/971656300010793/
  2. 1976 CJ-5 Greenleaf, WI $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/255445682249451/
  3. 1977 CJ-5 Golden Eagle Kalamazoo, MI $4000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/631878597736800/
  4. 1960 CJ-5 Salem, OH $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/217503795898201/
  5. Year? CJ-5 Rockford, IL $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1661439400671446/
  6. 1974 CJ-5 Belding, MI $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/986885995152331/
  7. 1978 CJ-5 Clay City, KY $1350: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/832973840824466/
  8. 1972 CJ-5 Detroit Lakes, MN $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/281796033261855/
  9. 1981 CJ05 Bellevue, KY $3000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/333616354367480/
  10. 1975 CJ-5 Milwaukee, WI $3250: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/340149973986900/
  11. 1972 CJ-5 Missouri $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/926602731164545/

M-38A1s:

  1. 1953 M-38A1 Hood River, OR $2500: https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/pts/d/fairview-jeep/7210456113.html
  2. 1956 M-38A1 Sacramento, CA $9000: https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/sacramento-jeep-willys/7211130109.html
  3. 1952 M-38A1 Madison, WI $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/674450126504603/
  4. 1952 M-38A1 Prior Lake, MN $3200: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/630536491204248/
  5. 1953 M-38A1 Alpharetta, GA $6500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/629584834634314/