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Wagons & Trucks

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons


  1. 1947 Wagon Brock, TX $7500:
  2. 1958 Wagon Elverta, CA Make Offer:
  3. 1951 Wagon Chattanooga, TN $2100:
  4. Year? Wagon Kalispell, MT $1500:
  5. 1950 Wagon Project Lucern Valley, CA $200:×4/6936911729.html
  6. 1951 Wagon Monkton, MD $6500:
  7. 1959 Wagon Farmington, NH $900:


  1. 1952 Truck Lytle Creek, CA $8000:×4-pick-up/6958400050.html
  2. 1962 Truck Stockton, NJ $2200:
  3. 1960 Truck Topsham, ME $18,800:
  4. 1947 Truck Broken Arrow, OK $5900:
  5. 1950 Truck Blue Ridge, GA $2000:
  6. 1951 Truck Burnett, TX $10,555:
  7. 1949 Truck Monroe, WA $7500:
  8. 1960 Truck Bedford, NH No Price:
  9. 1948 Truck Arnold, MD $4500:
  10. 1955 Truck Coatesville, PA $5000:
  11. 1955 Truck Louisville, KY $10,000:
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Year? CJ-3B Peru, ME $3100


Looks like a later model 3B.

“Willys Jeep CJ3B. Runs, drives, steers. Body rough. No brakes.
Trade for tractor attachments like tiller, blower, bush hog, farmi winch, skidder, sawmill, case 310, dozer, crawler, grader, Fisher plow, greenhouse, shed, farm equipment, snowmobile, atv”

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1946 CJ-2A Leyden, MA $3500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/26/2019) Has a Kubota engine installed; still needs a tranny and the adapter plate.

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“1946 Willys CJ2A Jeep. Great shape and fun project for somone. not stock except for original Body(floor was replaced. and Frame which was boxed.POR15 on frame and underside of body. CJ7 Axles and seats. custom roll bar. Fuel Cell. swapped out motor. was a GM 350 now it has a V2203 Kubota diesel engine. still needs a transmission which will require an adaptor plate to mate the transmission to motor.”

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1947 CJ-2A Rome, GA $12,500


Has a few body mods.

“1947 Willy’s army jeep with deactivated 50 caliber gun. Authentic accessories included. Price is firm.”


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1947 CJ-2A Lanesborough, MA $5500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/03/2018) Travis spotted this one. It looks like both sides have seen bodywork.

“1947 Willy’s Jeep in great running condition.
Detailed photos show the vehicle from many angles.
What you see is what you get.
Will be sold “as is” and “where is”.

A great collector’s item!
Been in storage for over 20 years.”

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1946 CJ-2A Easton, CT $2500


Could be a good price.

“1946 Willys CJ2A Jeep. Runs, drives, stops. Has had recently done brakes, gauges, fuel tank, clutch and carburetor rebuild. Body is banged up but looks decent enough to drive around. Sold with bill of sale no title.”

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No Updates Monday


Updates will return Tuesday.

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Monroe Fire Lane Plow and Pumper Unit Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE: Barry shared this image from April 1951 Popular Science article. Per the article, at a minimum, twenty-four of these truck packages were sold.



This early Monroe brochure advertises a plow (and pumper unit) specially designed for plowing fire lanes.



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1946? GPW Reno, NV $7000 or $6500


UPDATE: It’s listed at $6500 on Facebook (thanks Terry).

Listed as a 1946, I think I see a hint of a GPW cross member.

“Runs good, clean, new paint. Must see.”

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1947 CJ-2A Hayward, CA $5000


Probably has an F-head. Might have some later model Free-Lock hubs.

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“We have a running 1947 Willys Jeep CJ-2A. It will start and run, but we recommend that the fuel tank be cleaned first. This vehicle has been sitting for many years. It has an inline 4 cylinder engine, 3 speed manual transmission and PTO.

We are a tow company. The vehicle came into our possession as it was removed from the backyard a property upon request of the new owner. The title did not accompany the vehicle. We have removed the jeep from the yard and it now sits at one of the managers houses.

As of August 12th, the DMV has the vehicle registered non-op and fees to restore are $135. Vehicle will come with a Bill of Sale. This can be a great restoration project for someone to keep or willing to flip it. Either way, it has to be sold soon.

Price is negotiable. Call and let’s make a deal. We accept cash & credit cards [VISA, Mastercard, Discover, AMEX]. We are also”

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1953 CJ-3A Reno, NV $7000


Front bumper’s been lengthened/customized.

“For sale is this 1953 Willys Jeep. Has a newer rebuilt V6 engine from an 80s Buick. Around 1,000 miles on the engine itself. Has new tires. Everything works. Runs good!”

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1946 CJ-2A Space Coast, FL $13,000


That Chevy engine fits nicely.

“1946 CJ2A. Frame off restoration. 4-Cylinder Chevy engine, otherwise original equipment.”

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1947 CJ-2A Lafayette, CA $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.





“FOR SALE. 1947 Willys Overland, CJ-2A, JEEP
Previous owners have made substantial investments in the restoration of this Jeep. The engine has been rebuilt and starts and runs like new. Compression is 125 PSI in each cylinder. Oil pressure in 40 PSI. Vacuum is 20”/Hg. Brakes have new cylinders and lines. Drums and shoes are in VG condition. Exhaust system is like new with surface rust. New parts include fuel pump and tank, oil bath air cleaner, etc.

At some point in time this vehicle found itself too close to a fire, resulting in blistered paint on the right front and side of the body and two melted plastic parking light lenses. The right front tire is blistered and charred and would be unsafe to use. The other 3 tires are truely like new. Glass cracked. The grill, front fenders and windshield frame are in remarkably nice, rust free condition. The tub, though it looks generally decent, and is quite serviceable, shows rust damage that has been “repaired” (covered up) in a substandard manner. The electrical wiring is new from the battery to the ignition system. The lighting wiring has been disconnected at the switch since some original wires are worn and frayed. Upholstery is, well, take a look at the pictures. Rear seat in good.

Examination of the drive train internals shows little ware. See transmission photo.

If you want a project Jeep where the big stuff is done, take a look at this one. Great potential. Your effort will add value to this classic.

This 72 year old vehicle is being sold as-is, where-is. Clear CA title”

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Year? Flattie Project Gilroy, CA $2500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/05/2019) It appears to be a complication of parts.

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“For sale. Old Willys jeep. Best I can tell it’s between 1946 to 1950. Has a buick V-6 in it. Looks like it would run. pretty clean. Haven’t tried it. Has a lift kit. New BFG mud terrains. New rims. Needs work. Has some rust, not too bad. looks to be pretty complete. Needs front drive line, and exhaust. Has power steering. I know nothing about it. Took it in as a trade. Look at the pics. NO title. Bill of sale. Last registered in 1997.”

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1946 CJ-2A Pocatello, ID $7000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/05/2018) Has a variety of updates.

“’46 Willy’s Jeep with new, less than 100 miles on, Toyo M/T Open Country tires including spare. Recently had exhaust extended. Also comes with new gas tank (uninstalled).”

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2 CJ-2As Pasco, WA $6000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/13/2019) One jeep is disassembled and not pictured.

“1948 Jeep CJ2A, drivable, new motor (have current license). Includes one more complete Jeep disassembled, plus one more new metal body with tailgate, hood, and windshield frame. $6000 for all.”

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Ed Pranger’s Artworks

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features

Jeff Pranger shared the following two wonderful paintings by his father, Ed. Ed Pranger was a WWII US Navy artist and cartoonist for The Hoist in San Diego. According to Jeff, after the war, when surplus Jeeps were plentiful (and Ed was single), his father and his buddies would go hunting and drinking in their Jeeps in the Yakima, Washington, area. Ed produced many paintings and some had Jeeps.

Both of these paintings appeared to have been painted in Anacortes, Washington, one year a part (each has Ed’s name, the year, and the location it was painted on it). The first was completed in 1988 and the second in 1989.

It being a small world, I traveled through Anacortes (to catch the ferry) both of those years, as I was working in the San Juans in 1988 and then got married in the San Juans in 1989.

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Willys MB/GPW From Transformers “Bumblebee” Movie @ Auction

• CATEGORIES: Features, videos

UPDATE: Tim discovered that this is back up for sale. The auction is set for August 31, 2019. Starting price is $20,000.


Previous post from August 2018 with updates:

On August 25th, the jeep (GPW frame with MB body?) used in the upcoming Transformers was up for auction. It’s unclear whether it sold or not (I suspect not). The starting bid at that time was $19,000.

As you can see in the pics, this MB isn’t all stock. It appears to have a GPW front crossmember. Another pic, from the top rear, suggests it has MB toolboxes.

In the movie, the Bumblebee character starts off as a jeep, but soon becomes a VW, remaining a VW for the remainder of the movie.




Clip (probably from early in the movie, showing Bumblebee with a jeep grille on his chest.


Movie Trailer for “Bumblebee”:

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1949 Jeepster Sun Valley, ID Aug 31 Auction

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

This Jeepster is one of a 150 cars being auctioned August 31-Sept 1.


“1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk & 1949 Willys Jeepster
Up for auction at Silver Auctions Sun Valley Idaho
August 31st – September 1st – 150 Cars
DLR Silver Collector Car Auctions”

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1962 CJ-3B Crawler Buford, GA $9900


Lots of mods.

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“With great regret, I’m selling my little jeep that has been part of the family since new. I ended up with it in ‘07 and did the transformation to what you see

It has a 1995 4.3 with 90k miles on it, Painless wiring harness, NP435 transmission with Dana 20 twin stick that’s been geared lower, Dana 44’s out of a Scout II with 5.38 gears. It has a Detroit rear and an ARB front locker. It has a power steering box from a Scout II, and Hydroboost from a CUCV.

It also has 14” Fox air shocks all the way around with 37” red label BFG crawlers. I have a brand new pair Of PRP seats that go with it, it already has PRP 4 point harnesses installed. I have a fuel cell for it that I never installed also.

It has a Warn 8274-50 winch, aluminum radiator, xenon headlights, cage is all 120 wall DOM.

It’s completely street legal, has been driven all over the place, it’ll get down on the trails. It has great street manners. 3 link front and 4 link rear with Ballistic Fab brackets everywhere.”

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1952 CJ-3A Kent, WA $7500


The windshield has been narrowed at the top, but unclear why.

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“1952 Willys CJ3A
This custom rig is fully equipped to take you where you want to go. Plenty of horsepower and plenty of gears. This old jeep has all of the modern touches that make it a kick in the pants to drive.

The good stuff:
TPI Chevy 350, Tuned Port Injection, RV Camshaft, Stage 3 chip

Chevy NV4500 5-speed, Custom shortened output shaft, Custom adapter to mate with T18 Transfer Case,
hydraulic clutch

Transfer Case:
T18 with Warn Overdrive
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1952 CJ-3A Chico, CA $7500


has some updates.

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“I am selling my 1952 CJ3A Willy’s jeep. The jeep has been taken down to the frame and gone through. New brakes, brake lines, full complete custom wiring harness, all lights replaced, new clutch and throw out bearing. New body mount kit. The tub was rhino lined inside and underside. Motor was gone through around 2005. I put a new head on as the old one had a crack. Jeep is converted to 12volt. New hi torch starter, 12 volt alternator. The radiator was redone also. It also has a custom center console between the front seats that has CD player and a lockable box to secure things. It’s a nice jeep but it’s time for someone else to enjoy it. $7500 OBO. Open to reasonable offers. No low ballers or BS please. Serious inquiries only please.”


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Wagons and a Truck Rupert, ID Auction

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

Blaine spotted this one. There appear to be two wagons and a truck that will be auctioned off. I could only find pics of one wagon. Lots of other junkers, too, including a Willys Aero.

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1944 MB Bend, OR $14,900


This has some Allstate Hubs.

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“This Jeep was most likely crated after it was made and not sent to Europe or the Pacific Campaign. Most Jeeps that went overseas never came home. Jeeps are popular in Japan, China, and Europe – even today.

What I know about this Jeep MB.

Bought from Camp Roberts, CA in the 1940s – between 1948 and 1950 – Army Surplus.
That owner had it until 1954 when he sold it to my friend Bill.
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1952 M-38 Wilson County, TN $3300


It’s a project.


“Project, garage find been sitting for numerous years customized and upgraded Andre done back in the 70s I believe. 1952 M38 Willis Overland hot rod from the factory warmed up with a Buick V6 and headers. Make an appointment for a test drive.? Fresh tune-up and a oil change. Great project for a family .Sold to a good home only. Tow bar can be used to tow it home yourself, very negotiable any trades would have to B a vintage vehicle?”