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Early Novak Conversion Catalog on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Documents, Features

It I hadn’t already bought five pieces from this seller, I might have also bought this one.

View all the information on eBay

“Jeep Vintage Catalog on conversion components by Novak Enterprises Inc. Manufacturers of quality adapters and motormounts.
13 pages in good condition.”

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1953 CJ-3A Concord, CA $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Appears in good shape.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/for/d/martinez-willys/7075520870.html

“53 willys drives great.”

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1951 CJ-3A Seattle, WA $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Features

This modified CJ-3A has a variety of updates. It’s got reversed springs in the front and 4-link suspension in the rear. The seller is a long time jeep guy.

https://offerup.com/item/detail/828973105/

“1951 willys flat fender.
4.3 Chevy with a turbo 350 transmission. Dana 44 front with locker. Dana 44 rear with spool. Rear fender wells flipped for more seat room. Full cage with CB and winch. 4 link rear suspension. 4 wheel disc breaks.”

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1946 CJ-2A Lefty? Inchelium, WA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000.

(10/17/2019) This has a driver’s side mounted spare, so might be a lefty body, but the grille is early. It looks like it has a sears top, not a “homemade cab”.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d/inchelium-1946-willys-jeep/7077000601.html

“1946 Willys Jeep, C-J2-A
4 Cycle, 4 Wheel Drive, 3 Speed Manual Transmission
Enclosed Homemade Cab
6′ Snow Plow, vaccum lift blade
New Tires
Collector Plates”

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1947 CJ-2A Caldwell, ID $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Needs lots of work.

https://boise.craigslist.org/clt/d/caldwell-1947-jeep-willys/7075839469.html

“This classic red 1947 Jeep Willys needs an owner that can restore it back to its prime condition, or turn it into a weekend toy. Fair condition, 4 cylinder, 4WD with manual transmission and a clean title.”

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1951 CJ-3A Covington, WA $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(10/15/2019) Has a variety of updates.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/kent-willys-flat-fender-jeep/7075780364.html

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“I have a very nice Flat Fender 4wheel disc brake conversion Buick v6 HEI distributor Brand new edelbrock 4bbl carb Brand new aluminum edelbrock intake Seats are perfect 3 speed manual Twin stick Dana 20 Complete black soft top and full doors. No tears. New aluminum radiator and electric fan. Very nice rig. Clean title in my name. Collectors plate.”

 
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1951 M-38 Auburn, CA $3900

• CATEGORIES: M-38

This might have a DJ-5 chassis.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/auburn-jeep/7074853766.html

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“I have a 1951 Willy’s M38 project Jeep for sale.
-Buick grand national V6
-Holley 4 barrel carb
-Munci 420 transmission
-T18 transfer case
-Dana 44 rear
-Dana 27 front with disc
-Power steering
-32 inch Interco swampers
-new hummer seats (4)
-new gauges/wiring kit
-Aluminum radiator with a fan
-Clean title in hand

*Cash in hand exchange only
$3,900 o.b.o

Everything is here to have a solid Jeep just needs to be put back together, trailer needed for pick up. Email with questions.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Antioch, CA $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Has some body patches on the driver’s side.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/antioch-1947-jeep-willys-jc2a/7076125541.html

“1947 Willys Jeep CJ2A! New gasket. New pistons. New clutch. New electrical wiring with original harness. Army olive color. Engine runs strong & looks clean & sharp. Has a horn as well. New gas tank. Working instruments Lots of time effort and Money put in to it. 47,000 miles. No trade”

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1949? CJ-3A? Sonoma, CA $11,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $11,500

(12/09/2019) Has a 2A body.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/el-verano-willys/7073888359.html

“1949 willy;s jeep – all original except for the paint -perfect for hunting, camping, or cruising. Has a flat head 4 cyl runs excellent, 3 spd manual, drum brakes. asking 15,000 or make me a reasonable offer.”

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1949 CJ-3A Selah, WA $13,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/23/2020) Looks well setup for Cascade Mountain jeeping.

https://yakima.craigslist.org/cto/d/yakima-1949-jeep-cj3a/7059803695.html

“Buick V6, Scout Axles with 4:27 Gears, limited slip, Warn overdrive, Warn 8000lb winch. Roll bar, rear seat, Power steering and hubs, high back buckets and seat belts, factory original heater, aluminum half doors and full soft top. Extra set of wheels and tires. Extra original axles, 5:38 gears with 10” brakes. Extra transmission/transfer case, gas can and spare tire. New fuel tank in 2016. Comes with a tow bar and some extra parts.”

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Just a Few Monday Updates

• CATEGORIES: News

We spent part of Sunday down in Walla Walla, looking at a few houses, eating gourmet gas station food at Andrae’s Kitchen, grabbing some bakery goodies at the Walla Walla Bread Company, and checking out the flooding that rocked the area last week. So, just a few updates related to the 1956 brochures for Monday.

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https://www.andraeskitchen.com/

 
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1956 Forms W-25X-XX Brochures

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE: I had these marked down as 1957 brochures, but they actually appear to be 1956 brochures.

In trying to organize some of the brochures that were produced for 1956, I have acquired these five brochures that have similar form numbers, but differing designs depending on whether they were for the domestic or export market. After all the efforts to harmonize the 1954/1955 product brochures, to have these brochures look different is a bit of a head scratcher to me.

I have three similar domestic brochures and two similar export brochures, yet they all have similar Form numbers. I’ve dated them 1956 based on the “-6” ending to the Form number. Below is an overview of the brochures. Posts with a full look at each individual brochure follow this post.

Additionally, it seems like there should be at least one additional brochure based on the Form Numbers; I’m missing W-251-6 and W-251-6X, if they existed.

  1. Form W-250-6 (CJ-5/CJ-6/CJ-3B):
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  2. Form W-250-6X (CJ-5/CJ-6/CJ-3B) Export:
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  3. Forms W-251-6 or W-251-6X: Anyone have either one?
  4. Form W-252-6 (Trucks):
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  5. Form W-252-6X (Trucks) Export:
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  6. Form W-253-6 (Wagons):
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  7. Form W-253-6X (Wagons) Export: Anyone have this form?
 
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1956 CJ-5/CJ-6/CJ-3B Domestic Brochure Form W-250-6

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This 1956 CJ-5/CJ-6 brochure Form W-250-6 is the domestic version of Form W-250-6X. This brochure opens up to 17″x11″.

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1956 CJ-5/CJ-6/CJ-3B Export Brochure Form W-250-6X

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This 1956 CJ-5/CJ-6/CJ-3B brochure targeted the export market. It’s form number is Form W-250-6X, however it looks nothing like it’s Form W-250-6 CJ-5 brochure counter part. It’s larger and folds out to 17″ x 22″ (vs 17″ x 11″ for the domestic version). Why re-use the form number, but make the brochure wholly different from the domestic brochure? I haven’t a clue.

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1956 Domestic Truck Brochure Form W-252-6

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This 1956 Truck brochure is Form W-252-6, which differs significantly from the export version of the form, which is Form W-252-6X. This brochure opens up to 17″x11″.

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1955 Truck Export Brochure Form W-252-6X

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures

This 1956 Truck brochure targeted the export market. It’s Form W-252-6X, however it looks nothing like it’s Form W-252-6 truck brochure counterpart. It’s larger and folds out to 17″ x 22″. Why re-use the form number, but make the brochure wholly different from the domestic brochure? I haven’t a clue.

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1956 Domestic Wagon Brochure Form W-253-6

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This 1956 Wagon brochure Form W-253-6 likely has an export version labeled Form W-253-6X, yet I have had no luck locating it. I expect the export version design will be similar to Form W-250-6X (CJ-5/CJ-6/CJ-3B) and Form W-252-6X (Truck). This brochure opens up to 17″x11″.

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2019 Colombian Yipao Video

• CATEGORIES: Features

This is one of the better videos that I’ve seen about the Colombian Yipaos and why families participate in it.

 
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Hotchkiss CJ-3B Brochure on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This Hotchkiss CJ-3B brochure appears to have been made in coordination with the Willys-Overland Export company, as some of the imagery and design is similar. Given the CJ-3B was considered the “New Jeep”, I’d say this brochure must have been published in 1953.

Below is the French version of the brochure, which is on eBay. The one below that is one from my collection.

View all the information on eBay (approx $65)

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Now, compare the one above to the one below. As you can see, there are similarities and differences:

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2020 Willys Jeep Rally May 29-30 College Corner, OH

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features

This year’s Willys Jeep Rally will be held May 29 & 30 at Hueston Wood Lodge in College Corner, OH. WEBSITE: www.mw-willysjeep.com

THE WILLYS JEEP RALLY
MAY 29 &30, 2020, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
HUESTON WOODS LODGE
COLLEGE CORNER, OH 45003
Show for all years, makes & models of Jeep, swap meet, food, hats & shirts for sale.
Only Jeep event to feature Jeeps with PTO attachments working in fields plowing, discing, grinding, mowing, operating backhoe, etc.
CONTACT: Rick Riley, 513-423-8724, email: rickieriley @ att.net”

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Odd Tops in Argentina

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Sedan-jeep, Wood bodies • TAGS: .

Blaine share this link from a forum in Argentina that included some jeeps with odd tops.
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WANTED: Fiberglass 2A/3A Fenders/Hood near Ohio

• CATEGORIES: wanted

Randy is hoping to locate a fiberglass fenders and a hood, maybe even a body. Contact him via text at 740-253-9830.

 

 
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1947 CJ-2A Nampa, ID $12,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/7/2019) Looks like a good build. Has a reproduction body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2541843245899515/

“1nsure of exact miles, but there is low miles. Has been covered in a garage for the past forty years when it is not being driven. Stock four cylinder engine. Three speed trans with overdrive. Winch and new tires.”

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1 CJ-3B & 2 CJ-2As Nacogdoches, TX $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3B

The jeeps vary in condition.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/259656398340102/

“I have two 1947 CJ2A project jeeps with many parts. One has the engine and drove before I started the project. I was going to use both Jeeps to make one fully restored. I also have a 1953 CJ3B that runs great and use around the farm and deer lease. Have the titles to all 3.”

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1954 CJ-3B Bristow, OK $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Needs some additional work.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/771037996710510/

“1954 Willys Jeep, CJ3B for sale. Need some work, but it runs and drives and has a clear title.”

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