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1958 Dune Buggy Johnson City, TN $8000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

In honor of Bruce Meyers. This seller will trade his (possible Manx?) dune buggy for a jeep with plow.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/607842353400276

“1958 dune buggy. Runs excellent. Comes with tow bar and miscellaneous parts, extra paint, etc. $8k or will trade for 4wd Jeep with plow and winch”

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1972 CJ-6 Cairo, GA $4850

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: , .

Has some mods. The cut sides aren’t finished off quite the same; the passenger side is more finished than the flat, straight angle of the driver’s side. Overall, the look isn’t all that bad in my opinion. I think if there was care taken, with more material left on the front side of the cuts this might make an interesting look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/927919301032723

“Vintage 1972 Jeep CJ6 Runs good”

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1949 Jeepster Easely, SC $5500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/15/2020) Seems like a pretty good price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3931604473571088

“Rare 1949 VJ2 Willys Jeepster Phaeton. Unrestored. Good solid body minimal rust, solid floor, Parts Ive bought new OEM new/old stock motor block machined $1000 and new pistons and piston arms $450 , head $450, valves, bearings $200, cam $300, crank $300, electronic distributor $160 to go with it -motor not in the car. 2 transmissions and alot of misc parts. I have a nice set of original seat frames. NEW chrome stamped Willys rear bumper $900 New side Jeepster emblems $65, NEW door handles $75, New chrome hood ornament $250, NEW steering wheel $250, New smooth baby moon wheels and tires $1100, new driveshaft quick connectors $200. Convertible top frame and side curtain frames in good shape. CLEAR TITLE This is a good solid candidate for a restore. VERY low production year 2,698 built. very few left”

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1952 CJ-3A Fayetteville, NC $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500 and more pics added.

(12/20/2020) Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/359138362070301

“1952 Willys Jeep CJ3A. Rebuilt motor and Transfer Case. New tires, No Top, beautiful 99% original Willys. Completely rewired. Clear NC Title”

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Wagons & Trucks

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

WAGONS:

  1. 1963 Wagon Crawford, GA $23,500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/251003416483874
  2. 1954 Sedan Delivery Yulee, FL $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/294322525370214
  3. 1952 Wagon Kingsport, TN $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/453238282379759
  4. 1950 Wagon Kansas City, MO $1995: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/405233057374957
  5. 1962 Wagon Dalton, GA $2150: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/451866352835248
  6. 1947 Wagon Parkway Conversion Meridian, MS $2400: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2770702703246271
  7. 1954 Wagon Carrollton, GA $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/119220989987492
  8. 1951 Wagon Herald, CA $6500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/127887135880494
  9. 1951 Wagon Fallon, NV $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/251594976540897
  10. 1951 Wagon Loveland, CO $6000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/271842404368220

TRUCKS:

  1. 1954 Truck Westford, MA $19,900: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3723690447713446
  2. 1964 Truck Beckley, WV $4500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/165069305422086
  3. 1950 Truck Valparaiso, IN $4000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2131008920367629
  4. 1953 Truck Louisville, MS $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1391857431154232
  5. 1951 Truck Bolivar, TN $2250: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/859354411300020
  6. 1952 Truck Georgia $8000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3555991411153108
  7. 1959 Truck Reno, NV $7800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/726849067915039
  8. Year? Truck Gilroy, CA $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/853434648554739
  9. 1956 Truck West Valley City, UT $1000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/466718504363139
  10. 1951 Truck Questa, NM $10,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/329396131749154
 
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1954 CJ-3B Spring Hill, FL $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Not sure how much value is here, but it runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/442092750478443

“1953 willys jeep. Has a cobra v8. Don’t know much besides it runs.”

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1949 Jeepster Evansville, IN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

Looks like a pretty good project.

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“1949 willys Jeepster project For sale is a really nice project with tons of parts even some new nos parts. No time to finish it to many other projects. As far as I know I have everything to finish the build. I have a crate full of Parts for the jeepster Original motor and transmission are gone so the project comes with no motor or transmission I was going to install v6 auto trans from a late model truck so it’s a blank slate the jeepster is rust free and in excellent condition needs very little to finish and I have a great start on it already since last posting I’ve finished the wheels and tires and have painted the frame as well as undercoated inside I’m getting ready to undercoat underneath and paint the Tub or main body Turquoise like the wheels. these are pretty rare old convertibles last picture for attention and how I was going to restore it located southern Indiana asking 4,000 firm what a deal located in Evansville Indiana and a fairly simple project for even a beginner”

 
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2 CJ-2As Manchester, KY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1750.

(08/20/2020) “I have two…not one but two Willis jeeps for sale…I want 1800.00 for both of them… u get two jeeps for 1750.00 I have titles in my name..one jeep is a 1946..first year public was offered a Willis jeep….the other is a 1948.. I have never heard them run…and have never tried to start them…they do have rust…holes….in frames…u could fix them though… u can buy any part u need for these old willys… one is pretty solid as u can see in pics..the other is rougher but still useable…the factory power take off pto is hanging out the back..just like it came… Both should fit on a trailer at same time…. I will not sell parts off these jeeps…unless u want to,pay asking price of jeep for the parts..”

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1954 Austin Champ Overland, MO $2000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

It will take plenty of work and money to get this going again.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/474304446903503

“This is an ex-British Army Austin Champ. Built in 1954 it served in an ordinance regiment up until 1967 when it was sold off by the queens royal army. Its fairly complete. It is fitted with a Rolls Royce B40 engine that has a full water proofing kit fitted. Its a 5 speed transmission with a selectable high low and reverse tranfercase. Im looking for $2000 or best offer.”

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Off Road Race Jeep San Tan Valley, AZ $3800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Racing

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/17/2021) Interesting square muffler (custom?).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1930969883707286

“Off ROAD RACE JEEP $3800 OBO”

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1946 CJ-2A Decatur, IL $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/12/2020) Looks like there have been repairs near the step. It includes a Western Snowplow.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3224001911037869

“1946 Jeep cj2a runs and drives.. Needs TLC western snowplow”

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1944 MB? Idaho Falls, ID $9000

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

UPDATE: Price is now $9000.

(10/16/2020) 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://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/379875466485663

“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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1946 CJ-2A Peoria, IL $3250

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/30/2020) Has mods. “Aluminum” Buick V6? That’s a pricey engine if it is actually the TA aluminum block.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/959843831161188/

“Up for sale is my 1946 Willy’s cj2a. It has the aluminum Buick v6 in it. Frame is boxed. Sitting on good m/t 235/75/15 Firestones. Three speed split case with reverse. New battery, new clutch. Manual brakes manual steering. New seats and floor was bedlined.”

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1948 CJ-2A “Lefty” Body Blacksburg, VA $700

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Chris has this “Lefty” CJ-2A body for sale.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/144679300814969

“Rare 1948 Lefty CJ2A tub tailgate and windshield. Tub needs work but is salvageable.”

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Chuck Prater’s Camper and Dump Bed Prototypes

• CATEGORIES: Camping, Features • TAGS: .

Charles “Chuck” Prater’s (1928-1913) jeep camper has been discussed in the past, but pics of his prototypes are less well known. Chuck must have been a curious kind of guy, because when he was an employee at the circulation department of the Palm Beach Post in Florida he invented an automatic paper bagging machine.

How he got involved with jeeps isn’t well documented, but in the 1960s he developed a unique camper setup that allowed a camper to be ‘hitched’ to the back of a CJ-5. He showed off his prototype to the Palm Beach Post in July of 1968:

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July 07, 1968, Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach, Florida.

From the CJ5camper.com website we have this additional photo of the prototype, year unknown. You’ll note that the camper in the pic above seems to lack the blue color added to the pic below, so this may have been taken after the Palm Beach Post photo?:

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The Palm Beach reported a few months later on September 25, 1968, that Kaiser-Jeep agreed to manufactured Chuck’s camper idea:

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For reasons unknown at this point, Chuck waited almost two years later (August 24, 1970) to file his patent (approved August 15, 1972). The patent included several illustrations. Below is one of them.
1499078752660894799-03684048At some point after he filed his patent, Waldron Motors presented Chuck with camper #1. Curiously, the caption indicates he patented the idea, then sold it. However, the information above suggests he sold the idea, then patented it?:

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This newspaper clipping was posted to thegentlemanracer.com’s site.

Being the inventor he was, Chuck didn’t stop inventing after the development of the camper. He expanded on  his basic camper invention with a similar dump trailer idea. This article comes from the cj5camper.com site and is undated:

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I searched but could not find a patent or another other information about the dump trailer.

According to his brother-in-law Sam Williams (see his comment in this post), Chuck built another camper that fit the CJ-7, one which Sam owns.

 

 
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1950(?) Jeep Station Sedan Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

In 1950 the Jeep Station Sedan line was upgraded with the Lightening 6 engine. Apparently, that didn’t stimulate sales, as the Sedan model was canceled later in 1950. For some reason, there’s no form number attached to this brochure (I can’t figure out why some brochures have form numbers and some don’t). The four-page brochure opens horizontally. Since it didn’t fit on my scanner, I ‘scanned’ it with my phone, but it didn’t scan all that well. It doesn’t look as dirty in person as it does in the pics.

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1942 Photo ‘Demonstrating’ the Walkie Talkie

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

This April 03, 1942, photo shows Corporal Joseph Vober and Cecelia Marchio ‘demonstrating’ the new wacky-talkie that is installed in a jeep.

I didn’t learn much about either person pictured in the photo. Cecelia married, becoming Cecelia Maselic (Ceclia’s brother Daniel was a Marine in WWII and Korea). I believe Joseph Vober would go on to marry Evelyn Lau.

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1965? Go-For-Digger Trencher Brochure

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

I *think* this Go-For-Digger brochure features the trench on the back of an International D-1300 1 ton truck. Can anyone confirm this model? This brochure is Catalog No. 1865:

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1965 Photo of CJ-2A From Sweden

• CATEGORIES: Features, International, Old Images

As best as I can translate, the Swedes in this CJ-2A are celebrating National (or World) Children’s Day. Maybe the signs provide more information.

 
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1948 CJ-2A Richland, IN $9000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2199572673507911/

“1947 Willy’s CJ-2A Rebuilt in 2018 Rebuilt Motor in 2020 All new… Suspension Cooling System Electrical Brake system (drum) NOS transmission (lucky ebay find) Exhaust Steering components minus tie rods (tie rod ends are new) and has orginial steering shaft New floor pans Converted to 12V with alternator Starter has been rebuilt Interco TSL Swampers The jeep is great little jeep for its age. Still needs a windshield inner frame and glass but those are available aftermarket. The jeep has not been abused since it was rebuilt, just used for dragging out deer, getting groceries, and running trail cameras. Great little jeep, message for questions.”

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1948 CJ-2A Aurora, MO $5995

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Has a few mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/354416815703833

“I have a 1948 Willys CJ2A for sale. Starts and runs good. Could use a tune up. Very solid body. A couple of rust spots but very minor. $5195”

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GPW JeepRod Cranford, NJ $10,000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), Jeep Rods

No title.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/434954274377439

“I’ve decided to sell my “flat rod” It’s a Ford GPW body, M38 frame with a rebuilt 302 and a C4 trans. Scout II front end with GM truck outers, Dodge truck rear end. I’ve got a lot of build pics on some Facebook groups. It’s all wired, starts, runs and moves, needs front shocks (I was trying to decide between friction and tube) and some minor finishing work, check everything’s tight, etc… Gauges, lights, signals, and horn all work. I don’t have a title but have a line on one through a guy from Washington state. Depending on where you are you might not need one. I know I’ll never get out what I put in but I’m thinking $10k obo if anyone’s interested.”

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1965 FJ-6 Fleet Van Denver, CO $12,000

• CATEGORIES: FJ

UPDATE: Price dropped to $12,000.

(10/30/2020) This isn’t running at the moment.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/687405578491428

“I have a very cool and rare Jeep Willys Fleet Van for sale. These vehicles went into production in the sixties for the use by the USPS. The van was bought to fix up and then COVID. It did start and run, but it has been sitting for several months and does not start now. It has an airbag suspension system that works and raises and lowers the vehicle. This is van will turn heads everywhere you go. Just needs some love. Let me know if you have any questions.”

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1966 Dually J3000 Jeep Gladiator Gloucester, VA $7500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

Blaine shared this rare dually Gladiator. I couldn’t say if that’s a good price or not, as I don’t follow the Gladiator prices all the closely.

http://topclassiccarsforsale.com/jeep/395282-1966-j3000-gladiator-dually.html

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“ENDANGERED SPECIES, 1966 Jeep J3000 Gladiator 4spd 4X4 DUALLY!
All matching numbers engine and trans. Clear VA title from 1976. If you are a Jeep enthusiast, you have got to appreciate the Jeep Gladiators….Tough and Mean. This rare Gladiator is equipped with the original 327 Vigilante 4bbl, 4spd and 4WD. A true work horse. The truck was purchased by a Virginia Beach Fish Market in 1966 and special ordered as a Dually and with the airplane tire option during that era. The original tires are still on the truck with minimum wear.
The classic jeeps from the 60’s are becoming more and more hard to find especially ones that are not completely molested or rusted out.Do your research and you will find that this particular Gladiator is highly collectible and most are in private collections.
I have had this truck for a long time and need to get rolling on other projects. Took me years to find a decent Gladiator worth restoring. The last pic of the complete jeep is not my jeep, just an example.Thank you for looking at my auction!”

 
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1953 M-170 Yoncalla, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: M-170

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1300.

Project or parts.

“A M170 Jeep motor and trans are there dose run but not ready for the road great restoring project”

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