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1951 JeepRod Project Rio Rancho, NM Make Offer


Lots of work left to make this roll.

“Nice start to a 1951 Jeep Willys Rat Rod… Comes with Z Frame, 1951 Cowl, Hood, Grill Shell, Aluminum Seat, (2) – 20″ Artillery Style Rear Wheels & a set of (4) – 15″ Bart Racing Wheels…”

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1944? MB? Hurst, TX $5600


If it still runs, it’s not well loved.

“Old 1944 Willy Jeep ww2 still run an drive”

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1953 CJ-3B Greeley, CO $4500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/04/2019) To me, this looks like a replacement body rather than a body that’s been restored.

“1953 Jeep CJ3B that has had all body work done and is ready for paint and finishing restoration. Body was taken off of frame and recently put back on after body work complete. Will run but needs a fuel pump and fuel line.”

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1947? CJ-2A Questa, NM $5995


This is a project with a rear PTO and gearbox.

“Barn find from Red River, NM. Has PTO. Extension for back. Soft doors, tailgate, extra seats. Came from the Prunty estate in Red River, NM. Locals said it ran when stored. Has key, no title.”

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1947 CJ-2A Bozeman, MT Make Offer


UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/26/2019) It runs, but will need work.

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“Pretty neat old CJ2a. 1947 was the first big year of mass production of the civilian jeep, and not a lot of the 45 and 46 CJ models exist anymore.

L-Head 4 cylinder runs like a sewing machine, good oil pressure and pretty quiet. New fuel pump and the carb was just cleaned and rebuilt. Exhaust is all there and holding together pretty well. Water pump gasket leaks a bit, and somewhere along the line the oil filter was removed.

The body/tub are in serviceable condition; the worst area is pictured on the dr side footwell. Floor is actually pretty solid (for its 72 years). The frame has been welded together and repaired many, many times during its life. And it still needs more work, I wouldn’t call it real road worthy right now.
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1952 Drag Jeep Mesa, AZ $20,000

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/22/2019) Joshua is selling this flat fender drag jeep.

“One of a kind 1952 Pro Street Willys Military style Jeep Hot Rod. Back halved,tubbed, and caged.
This is NOT A Rat Rod and was professionally built and a lot of money invested to do it.
If you want to be the center of attention, LOOK NO FURTHER!”

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468 Chevy Big Block
Tunnel Ram
2 Holley 1850 Vacuum secondaries with Shaved choke horns

I recommend tuning the carburetors a little bit.

Isky Solid Cam/lifters/valve springs .590 lift
Summit Gear Drive
Roller Rockers
Chromoly Pushrods
MSD ignition
Aluminum Radiator
Aluminum Water pumpFull exhaust

2400 stall
Shift kit
Deep Finned pan

*****REAR END*****
Narrowed Ford 9 inch
5.29 Gears
Competition Engineering Coil overs
Wheelie Bars

*****FRONT END*****
Mustang 2 front
Disk Brakes
Tubular Control Arms
ARP extended wheel studs
Power Rack and pinion ( currently not running a PS pump)

Rear 15×14 Welds with 33×19.50 Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pro with great treadbut have sun cracks on outer sidewalls.
Front 15×3 Welds with Mickey Thompson Sportsmans

PRP seats
5point Harnesses
B&M shifter
Quick Release steering wheel
Autometer Auto Gauge gauges WAY TOO MUCH TO LIST!
Street legal with all working lights and absolute blast to drive and is a great cruiser/toy! Clean, clear title in hand. Still registered as a 1952 Willys Jeep.

I am located in Mesa, Arizona next to Mesa Gateway Airport. I can help with transportation either getting it loaded on a truck or assisting you however I can at the buyer’s expense. Inspections are encouraged. $1000 nonrefundable deposit due at auction end and remaining

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1949? Stainless Flattie Milton, WV $3000

• CATEGORIES: stainless/jewels

Jordan shared this one. Could make someone a good project. Not many stainless bodies popping up for sale anymore.

“Stainless steel Jeep CJ3 replica extended body with custom frame made for it, no motor or tranny, no rust holes!!”

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Week Trip to Richmond, Virginia

• CATEGORIES: Features

On Thursday Dec 5th I fly to Richmond, Virginia. I’ll be there (Chester area) through Saturday the 14th doing some work on my cousin’s house. If anyone isn’t too far from there, I may have time to drop by and say hello. I won’t have Ann with me (I’m pretty sure she’s more popular with folks at this point than I), but I might bring my cousin with me (she’s a good substitute for Ann).

(And, reminder, my ewillys account isn’t working. Please send emails to d @


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Late 1940s Bob’s Sales & Service Ads

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Old News Articles

Bob’s Sales & Service of Clare, Michigan, ran several different jeep ads between 1946 and 1948.

  1. Clare Sentinel March 29, 1946:
  2. Clare Sentinel August 16, 1946:
  3. Clare Sentinel May 02, 1947, ad:
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1945 West-Craft 1″ Scale Model Jeep Ad

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This ad was for a 1″-scale model jeep that measured 11″ when built. West-Craft also offered 1/2″-scale model jeeps for sale, too. I’ve got a few unbuilt 1940s models, but no West-Craft ones.

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1951 Photo in Kaseong of James Murray on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

It’s a Navy photo of USMC and USAF men. That’s working together!

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“1951 Press Photo Kaesong, Korea, Col. James Murray leaps from jeep at peace talk. This is an original press photo. Kaesong, Korea — Col. James C. Murray, USMC, hops out of his jeep to join Col. Andrew J. Kenney, USAF, (right) as the U.N. Command Liaison officers arrive at Kaesong recently to discuss resumption of military armistice talks with the Communists.Photo measures 7 x 8.5inches. Photo is dated 10-02-1951.”



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1948? M-38? Dade City, FL $9500


The front frame rails have been patched and the grille is from a CJ-2A, so I can’t tell if this is an M-38 or an M-38 body on a CJ-2A chassis.

“4 Cylinder 134 “Go Devil” motor
12 Volt conversion
Runs like a sewing machine”

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1955 M-170 Gainesville, FL $5500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $5500.

(08/24/2019) Scott’s got this M-170 for sale.

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“1955 JEEP M170 This is a rare bird – rebuilt and in solid shape. As I understand this is a long body M38A1 army jeep and was originally outfitted as troop hauler, radio jeep, or ambulance/medical. May be the early inspiration for the CJ8 Scrambler. Engine rebuilt in 2012. I converted from 24 volt to 12 volt with new starter, alternater, wiring harness, fuse box, head and tail lights, etc. Also has rebuilt carburetor, new fuel pump, lines, fuel filter, steering wheel, horn, new set of tires, rebuilt emergency brake.

Comes with a big winch with remote, tow arms, and a box of random parts (can probably sell on eBay). Seats are new and all have lap belts. Runs, steers, brakes good. Ready for neighborhood drive with kids, grandkids. It does have cracked windshield, but easy to buy kit/replace. Its a rare one and priced to go – so no low ballers please. Clean title.”

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1951 M-38 Hernado, FL No Price


It’s former Civil Air Patrol complete with number and logo.

“1951 Military Jeep M38 — I purchased this Jeep from the Civil Air Patrol back in 1983 — Painted blue by the Civil Air Patrol — Army Green is coming thru as the paint is peeling on the inside of the hood — I had it in storage for 36 years — Motor is out for a new clutch — I have purchased the clutch, pressure plate, & throw out bearing — open to a trade on GM SUV or Jeeps — GM pickups — Fishing Boat”

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Year? CJ-3A Summit Lake, WI Make Offer


It’s a 3A based on the transmission cross member setup.

“1945 Willys Jeep. Perfect project Jeep. Make a reasonable offer. Serious inquires only.”

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1953 CJ-3A Andover, NH $15,500


Listed as a 1953, the serial number indicates this was manufactured in late 1950. There is some rust in the hat channels and floor.

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“I am selling my used/rebuilt Willys Jeep CJ-3A. I purchased this out of Texas a year or so ago, registered and titled it, but never seem to have the time to use it. Too many projects, not enough time so it’s time to let it go (selling all my CJ items).

This is a very nice rebuilt CJ-3A, which was mechanically gone thru as well as new paint. It is not perfect and the original tub was re-used without any work done to it that I can tell (i.e. dents, holes, etc still there); previous owner liked the proverbial “patina” of it. Starts, runs, drives, and stops; I haven’t used it in over a year, so brought it out of storage.

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Year? M-38 Ironton, FL $2500


The body doesn’t ‘t look too bad in the pics. The description is “Hurricane 4 cyl”, but it isn’t a Hurricane engine.

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1948 CJ-2A Flat Rock, IN $4500


Has rear PTO and gearbox.×4/7030304831.html

“1948 Willys Jeep/CJ2A Agri/Jeep, 134CI L-Head, 4X4, Original Power Take Off, Low Miles, 3-Speed Manual Trans, New Starter, New Alternator, New Fuel Pump, New Water Pump, New Distributor, New Coil, New Points, New Condenser, New Top, Very Rare Mix Of Civilian and Military Parts From The Factory, Steering All Redone, Original Body Solid Metal, Have Owned This Jeep For 20-years, Clean Title, $4,500 / OBO Open To Valued Cash Offers,”

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1947 CJ-2A Irving, TX $8000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/29/2019) Has a unique look.

“I have a 1947 Willy’s Jeep cj2a 3 speed, 4×4. That has been in my family since 1947. It was my great grandpas, he used it on his farm in east tx. It sat in a barn for roughly 40 yrs until my grandpa restored it. It has been garage kept since then. After my grandpa passed away several years ago my mom got the Jeep and she gave it to me. I have no place to keep it besides in my back yard. It runs and drives, and attracts everybodys attention. I know it’s worth a decent amount of money, I’ve done my research. Im asking $8k or best offer or I’m considering trades just let me know what you have the worst I can say is no thanks.”

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2 CJ-2As and 1 CJ-3A Dillsboro, IN $6500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/18/2019) Only the green CJ-3A has a title.

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1947 CJ-2A Safety Harbor, FL $7500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/09/2018) Those are some large tires for that stock running gear.

“1947 cj2 willys.lots of work on the tub and frame.flat head 4 cylinder overhauled.t90 manual trans.overhauled.dana 18 transfercase gone thru.has leaf over conversion.heavier shackles installed.custom built power steering .alum.radiator installed.led lighting.up graded starter,bell housing and flywheel.custom built clutch.much heavier clutch pressure.changed to manual locking hubs.has stock 5:38 running gears.has a full rollcage.built deeper oil pan for engine.sits on 35 inch boggers.has brand new carburator.used for offroad only.i have no title.tub does have the vin. plate in place .i purchased 3 jeeps in a package deal for parts.built this sold most of every thing else. i do have some spare parts i thought i might need.i do not really want to part with this jeep .but have a much bigger jeep i am building.”


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1948 Article on Jeeps as ‘Stars” of a Agriculture Show

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

This November 04, 1948, article out of the Saline Observer, discussed a local agriculture demonstration and noted how jeeps were some of the stars of the show.


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1957? Kohler Generator Ad on eBay

This ad for a Kohler power plants includes a Sedwick County, Wichita, Kansas, Fire Department Rescue Wagon with matching boat and trailer.

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Preproduction CJ Book Toledo, OH **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Books, Features

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10.

Here’s a great price on Fred Coldwell’s Preproduction Civilian Jeeps book.


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1948 CJ-2A Abilene, TX $3600


Unclear if it runs or not.

“Which in box soft top included  New non-directional tires Tobar lockout hubs New fuel tank and fuel lines”

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