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1953 CJ-3B El Centro, CA $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Has a Kelly hardtop. Could be a good price. Towed down from Alaska?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/597767794168798/

“1953 Jeep Willys · Other_body_style · Driven 300 miles FOR SALE $6,500 obo 1953 Willys CJ-3B • Complete restoration • Upgraded to 11” brakes • 12 volt system • Modern oil filter • Restored Kelly hardtop with roll up windows”

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1948 CJ-2A Modesto, CA $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Runs and drives. Has some mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2648449842091303/

“1948 Jeep Willy’s. Very fun to drive. Starts and drives great. Clean title. Current registration. Not a show vehicle by any stretch. Fun to use as is – or make it a project”

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1948 CJ-2A Acton, CA $3750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3750.

(04/07/2020) 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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1943 MB Glendora, CA $4400

• CATEGORIES: MB

Has some mods and a 3B windshield.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/254857905666694/

“1943 Jeep for sale V8 Chevy engine & Automatic transmission Runs and drives & new carburetor Clean title in hand Tags good till March 2021 Asking price $4400”

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Fiberglass Racing Shell Bellflower, CA $600

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Parts • TAGS: .

Not a bad price for an unused racing shell.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/639738956843175/

“Willys flathood fiberglass body $600 obo”

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1947 CJ-2A Anaheim, CA $16,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/02/2018) Nice looking build. May have a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3046091215419820/

“1947 Jeep Cj2A with ford 289 with C4 automatic. Great condition.”

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1948? CJ-2A? Yuma, AZ $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3B

It’s possibly a CJ-2A with a 3B body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2476245782407656/

“Runs and drives great..needs seats 4wd works great. New radiator Water pump Plugs and wires Cap and rotor Oil lines Fresh carb kit. Newer gas tank All in all it’s a fun Jeep and did everything I needed and wanted it to do.not in a hurry to sell.would much rather have a a sxs.”

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1985 DJ-5 Porterville, CA $2200

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6

Appears in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/512919256096829/

“Right hand drive postal jeep excepting cash offers $$$$$$$ serious buyers only”

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1948 CJ-2A Watsonville, CA $25,000 (Or obo)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

That is one of the stranger ‘roll bars’ I’ve ever seen. Probably has an f-head in it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/891733921297527/

“O.B.O Jeep Willys 1948. Good condition. Classic. Runs good. Motor 4 cylinders.”

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1947 CJ-2A Project Phoenix, AZ $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500

(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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1946 CJ-2A Rancho Cucamonga, CA $4200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/04/2020) Seller’s p# is hidden and seller notes he is rarely on FB, so he might be hard to reach.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/156126038747393/

“All original 1946 willys Jeep cj-2a project for parts everything is here very little bad rust 4200”

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1951 ‘Jeep’ Moving Equipment Brochure

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

Did the Newgren Terracing Blade become this blade, then become the Stockland Terracing blade? See the Newgren and Stockland brochures in the next post. This is form FS-514103.

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Newgren and Stockland Brochures for the Terracing Blade

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

To me, it looks like the Newgren terracing blade became the ‘Jeep’ terracing blade (with a minor modification .. angled piece added to the top for strength), which then became the Stockland terracing blade. Thoughts?
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Page from the 1951 ‘Jeep’ brochure with the terracing blade:

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1955 Stockland terracing blade brochure:

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1960 Ad For Jeep Surreys, Perfect for Business or Pleasure

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

Jeep Dealer Frank Woods appeared to have high hopes for sales with this advertisement in the March 22, 1960, issue of the Charlotte Observer.
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1950 CJ-3A Austin, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000.

(11/04/2019) Appears in good shape.

https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/austin-jeep-willys-1950/7120963912.html

“Totally rebuilt 1950 Willys Jeep CJ5 for sale.
Dauntless 225 motor. Rebuilt front to back to front.”

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1942 MB Santa Fe, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: MB

This was previously listed as a 1943. Seller has additional parts that will go with it. This jeep was previously listed along with a CJ-3A.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-fe-1942-willys-jeep-4×4/7117984643.html

“I have a 1942 Willys Jeep Barn find with title. I can start and drive it but needs brakes . I have a lot of extra parts and most will go with this jeep.”
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1962 DJ-3A Naples, NY $10,500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

This is a late model convertible DJ-3A that’s has all its convertible top related parts removed. It’s also missing hubcaps.

https://elmira.craigslist.org/cto/d/middlesex-1962willys-dj3a/7125515864.html

“Jeep is like new, Frame off restoration in 2002. Perfect for a resort or campground maintenance vehicle or just to take to your local cruise night. 3 spd Manuel on the Column. You will not be disappointed.”

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Year? CJ-3A Sisseton, SD $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has a rear PTO. Could have some value.

https://fargo.craigslist.org/cto/d/sisseton-jeep-willys/7125328694.html

“Complete Willys Jeep (tractor?)
Has PTO out the back.
Project vehicle I ran out of time on.
Believe it is late 40’s?”

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1953 CJ-3B Porter, TX $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Has some body rust and doesn’t run.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/porter-willys-jeep-1953/7123896002.html

“1953 Willys Jeep not running . Last ran about 8 years ago on deer lease and developed a knock . Good rearend and differential . Pretty solid for it’s age with some rust . Good rebuild project .”

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1946 CJ-2A Prineville, OR $7000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/26/2020) Runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/500970417524776/

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1950 CJ-3A Blue Springs, AR $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Not sure how much value is here, as the front frame rails have been repaired.

https://fayar.craigslist.org/pts/d/springdale-1950-cj3a-willis/7125346090.html

“CJ3A Willis Jeep frame, wheels, and misc parts. Selling as a full lot, not wanting to sell parts individually. Please call Vic with questions. Thanks!”

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The Huffman Hub Company of Albuquerque, NM

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: , .

UPDATE II: Finally got a look at the 1967 article about Floyd Huffman that appeared in the August 20, 1967, issue of the Albuquerque Journal (pg 28):
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UPDATE: Dan shared pics of a set he just bought from Paul:

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Post originally Published April 8, 2017:

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In December of 1958, Floyd G. Huffman filed a patent for a new type of hub structure. His patent, designed to “provide a hub structure that can be simply and quickly manually operated to release the front wheels so that they will rotate freely on the axles without the necessity of having the gears etc. rotate simultaneously when the front wheel drive has been disengaged” was finally approved in April of 1961.

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1970’s Photo CJ-3A in Uruguay Pulling Trailer Ad

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Hugo shared a French documentary about Uruguay that includes a CJ-3A. Below is a still from the video (full video here). The jeep only makes a couple second appearance.

“At the 3:20 mark, this video shows our central and most important avenue. The date of the video is 18 de Julio (18th July), the day our first constitution was approved. The location along the avenue is still possible to recognize by the architecture. Obviouslly everything else changed.

The Willys is pulling an advertisement for the Lottery of the 6th January day of the Three Kings. It is an important hollyday in Uruguay. Today it is comparable to Christmas, regarding the weight of gifts for children.”

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On a side note, while doing some brief research for this, I learned that Uruguay has the longest carnival season in the world, as it runs 40 days each year!

 
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1947 Ad for Marine L-134 Engines

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This ad for Marine versions of the L-134 engine appeared in the October 06, 1947, issue of The Key West Citizen newspaper. As the ad notes, these are the “J1” models, which I take to mean that the serial numbers might start with “J1”?

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1949 CJ-3A Idaho Falls, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Seems worth a look. Has drivetrain updates.

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“1949 Willys Jeep CJ3A. Has the “Dauntless” V6. Turbo 400 automatic transmission. Dana 18 transfer case. Saginaw steering. Front disc brakes. Lots of new parts. $3,000 with new tires and older rims. $2,500 with older original style wheels and tires. Runs well and drives but definitely needs more restoration but that’s part of the fun with these old Willys jeeps. Make offer or if you have something of equal value maybe we can trade.

This Jeep was never titled but the price reflects that. I did a title search in Oregon where it was purchased and came up with nothing. There are ways to license and register it and it really isn’t a big deal but just know there is that issue. Added: The Transmission shifts rough and leaks and may need a rebuild.. Probably needs a new radiator. I took the gas tank off and did a coating on the inside which came out very nice. Put in a new gas tank gauge sending unit. New distributor cap and points. New coolant hoses. Runs well but I have a carburator rebuild kit for it. Changed the oil. Changed the tranny fluid. Did a flush of the coolant system.”