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1943 Photo of Jeep Stuck in Alaskan Mud on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Hard to get far in that type of soft mud.

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“1943 Press Photo US Army jeep stuck in the mud, World War II, Amchitka island. This is an original press photo. World War II – Alaska. U.S. Army jeeps can negotiate most terrain, but this one came a cropper in the mud of Amchitka island in the Aleutians, which was occupied by the Americans in January, and required a tow. Amchitka island is only 73 land miles from Japanese-held Kiska. Photo measures 9.5 x 7.75 inches. Photo is dated 5-8-1943. ”

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1944 Photo of Crossing Mayenne River on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

I wonder if the raft’s rowers had to do that all day, row vehicles and men back and forth across the river?

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“1944 Press Photo US soldiers ferry their jeep across the Mayenne River. This is an original press photo. Jeep crossing Mayenne River — American infantrymen ferry their Jeep across the Mayenne River using expedient raft constructed from 2 half boats by members of an engineer unit.Photo measures 9 x 7.25inches. Photo is dated 08-09-1944.”

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1949 Jeepster Duxbury, MA $9500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Looks solid.

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/cto/d/duxbury-1949-willys-jeepster/6990089216.html

“Classic convertible Jeepster. A driver and an older restoration. 6 cylinder w/overdrive and three on the tree.”

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1948 CJ-2A Norfolk, VA $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Looks solid. I don’t see any drain holes on the side of the body.

https://norfolk.craigslist.org/cto/d/knotts-island-1948-willys-cj2a/6990443899.html

“1948 WILLYS Cj2a,NEW STARTER, NEW FUEL TANK, NEW MASTER CYLINDER. RUNS BUT NEEDS CARB WORK”

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1949 CJ-3A Farmington, NY $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Only one pic included. No pic of the “spare” jeep.

https://rochester.craigslist.org/bar/d/farmington-willys-jeep/6985509747.html

“1949 Willy’s CJ3’s for sale, $7500. Run and drives. Price includes two complete Willy’s, a spare original all redone body and several new parts still in boxes. Price is firm, I hate saying that but I hate the guys who waste your time even more.”

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1950 Jeepster Vineyard Haven, MA $11,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

This is powered by the Lightning 6.

https://capecod.craigslist.org/cto/d/oak-bluffs-1950-willys-jeepster/6972444529.html

“Classic convertable jeepster older restoration. Lightning 6 cylinder with overdrive”

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CJ-2A, CJ-5, and Parts North Chili, NY

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3B, CJ5

The CJ-5 is $1600, but I don’t see a price for the CJ-2A. Seller also has a CJ-3B body and a rough CJ-5 (brown). Seller would prefer to sell altogether.

https://rochester.craigslist.org/cto/d/north-chili-1946-cj2a-project-cj5/6987600249.html

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“I have a 1946 Chassis and body that is a good start to complete a CJ2A. Motor turns over but I have never tried starting it. The body is original steel and was stored in a garage for 40 plus years. Color is a greenish yellow. It has a few panels which I would replace but is in very good condition, does NOT look like Swiss cheese. Chassis has complete drive train including axles, transmission, brakes and wheels. Tires are No Good. It was stored in Syracuse area for a number of years. It has a few gussets to front frame horns and rear V brace needs replacing. I looked for over 2 years to find these items and are the best I could find. Only reason I am selling is I have temporary storage but can’t keep there long term. I have an early flat fender parts vehicle that can be part of the deal.

I also have quite a few parts for various years and am willing to sell them as one lot. Don’t ask to buy individual parts etc. I have an offer to buy everything if I don’t sell as semi complete units.

I have a 1979 CJ5 also that needs extensive body work but frame and drive train are excellent. The 79 has NY title and it runs and drives with a temporary gas tank. I did not register it. The 79 has the 4.2 six cylinder motor. 1979 has good General AT2’s all around. 1979 is $1600 or best offer. I have a number of panels from Classic Industries for the 1979 that will go with it.

I prefer text messages and I don’t answer my phone till after 6:30 PM Mondays, Tues. and Wed. but I will look at your texts.”

 
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1950 CJ-3A Stoughton, MA $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Includes a plow. Has some wood sides that I imagine are covering a rough body.

https://southcoast.craigslist.org/cto/d/stoughton-jeep-cj-3a-1950/6989175695.html

“1950 Jeep CJ3A – have plow also.
Was my project but moving soon.
Wood on sides (see pictures).
Not started in some time.
Complete. Unmodified original.”

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Year? CJ-2A Warren, OH Make Ofer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Last Ride

Not sure how much value is here. It’s listed as a 1943.

https://youngstown.craigslist.org/pts/d/warren-1943-jeep-willys/6985807263.html

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Kelly? Hardtop and Plow Salineville, OH $500

• CATEGORIES: Parts

I believe the angle at the back of the hardtop indicates this is a Koenig hardtop and not a Kelly?

https://youngstown.craigslist.org/pts/d/salineville-willys-jeep-hard-top-plus/6982727717.html

“I have a hard top and snow plow off of a 1952 willys jeep. the plow has every thing except the lift pump .the top is in good condition with locking doors and back hatch. with good crank windows.”

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1952 M-100 Kingston, NH $800

• CATEGORIES: trailer

Has some rough paint, but might clean up pretty well.

https://nh.craigslist.org/tro/d/kingston-1952-military-ton-trailer/6986172687.html

“NICE ORIGINAL1952 BANTAM MILITARY M-100 WILLYS JEEP TRAILER, SOLID TUB AND FRAME, HAS HAD THIS WOOD ROOF OVER IT FOR YEARS,WAS IN A FIRE DEPT, SER # 01215651,NEEDS TO BE RESTORED,HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO BALL HITCH, HAS THE 3 BRASS DATA TAGS,GOVERNMENT TITLE”

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1948 Jeepster Glenshaw, PA $11,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: Price dropped to $11,500. 

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/d/glenshaw-48-willys-jeepster/6990380371.html

“Willys Jeepster 1948 Hurricane 161 straight six engine, Average body condition, Mechanically sound.”

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DJ-3A Hardtop Mount Kisco, NY $375

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $375.

(07/25/2019) There’s some rust on this top, but I can’t tell how deep it is.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/mount-kisco-dj-3a-willys-jeep-hardtop/6982044966.html

“Rare model jeep postal dispatch DJ3a hardtop, windshield, and doors
Windshield glass perfect, drivers door glass pefect… tailgate glass perfect…. passenger door glass missing and the door itself is a bit rough”

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Year? CJ-2A Harrisburg, PA $850

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/02/2019) No title; parts jeep.

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/pts/d/biglerville-willys-jeep-parts-vehicle/6985296200.html

“Willys jeep almost complete parts vehicle —-engine starter., generator ,trans, complete front rear and rear -rear windshield frame, seat frames gas tank etc—– etc-!!!! ALL
FOR ONE MONEY !!!!! $850.00 NO TITLE NO TITLE NO TITLE!!!!!!”

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Struck Mini-Beep Millinocket, ME $2000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

Tim spotted this rare Mini-Beep.

https://maine.craigslist.org/snw/d/millinocket-1942-willys-jeep-replica/6991476742.html

“Struck kit Mini Beep Willys Army Jeep 3/4 scale replica. Plywood body with 6.5 hp motor.”

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1960 FC-150 Walton, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

It runs and drives.

“Fix, restore or drive as is. Its a driver, currently on road. New tires”

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Changing the Changes for 2020 — The End isn’t so Near

• CATEGORIES: News

Good news! I will be extending eWillys in its current form through the end of 2020.

You might remember that on January 1st of this year I mentioned I was planning on ending or making changes to eWillys in the spring of 2020. I’ve decided to delay any changes until December of 2020.

The principal reason for this is to insure that Ann and I have a smoother transition from life as we know it into our new lives in 2020, should things work out like we believe they will. What this means for you all is that you will accompany Ann and I on these upcoming changes. I know this is all a bit vague, but that’s the way it has to be for now.

So, stay tuned!

 
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1970 Con-Ferr Catalog Pages 43-96

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

These are the final pages for the Con-Ferr catalog.

View pages 1-20 plus Covers and History:
View pages 20-42:
View pages 42-96:

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1942 Photo of Jeep Test Driven into Fuselage on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

To me, what’s most interesting about this photo is that the men are using a test fuselage.

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“1942 Press Photo Airborne Infantry handling Jeeps via aeroplane, Washington, DC. This is an original press photo. Trucks – United State. Washington, D.C. Members of The Airborne Infantry acquire great skill in handling of “Jeeps” via aeroplane. Here are men of The Airborne Infantry practicing placing a “Jeep” in an aeroplane and removing it. The aeroplane fuselage “Mockup” is exact scale of an actual aeroplane. Sent A and O list Chicago to west coast. Photo measures 8.5 x 6.75 inches. Photo is dated 2-28-1942.”

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1955 CJ-5 Bloomfield, NM $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

This CJ-5 has the early 0-10 King Seeley speedometer. I think this has a great, vintage feel to it.

https://farmington.craigslist.org/cto/d/farmington-1955-willys-cj5-half-cab-jeep/6990045004.html

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“For sale is my 1955 Willys CJ5 Half Cab. Mostly original.
4 cylinder, manual transmission (3 spd)
4 wheel drive
Tow bar
Tow hitch
Solid sheet metal, no rust through
6V battery system
Fender mounted spare tire
Gas can mount. (no can included)

Runs, drives, and just about everything works except for the speedometer.

Very off road capable. I’ve had this in the hills a number of times. Tight turn radius.
Would make a great hunting vehicle.

If the ad is still up, I have not received cash for it and it is available. Please don’t just email me and ask if “Is this available?” I will not respond.

If you have specific questions, please send me your phone number and I will call you and try to answer them the best that I can.”

 
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1942? Flattie Reedsville, WI $13,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB • TAGS: , .

Looks like a solid build. If it is a 1942, there’s probably not much 1942 left on it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2807904169227487/

“Great condition unknown miles changed out speedo”

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1947 CJ-2A Irving, TX $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

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

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bar/d/irving-1947-willys-jeep-cj2a/6989473109.html

“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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1949? CJ-2A Port Byron, IL $4800

• CATEGORIES: News

UPDATE: Price dropped to $4800.

(11/16/2018) Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2113897685579658/

“1949 Willy’s Jeep.
Runs and drives fine. I drove it all around this weekend. I’ve got Plates and Insurance. I just don’t have time to enjoy it.
Tires are practically BRAND new.
Interior is flawless
All lights and gauges work as they should. ”

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1953 CJ-3B Bristol, ME $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

It’s a project. Obviously, the seller is incorrect about the CJ-3B productions years (should state 53-69).

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/round-pond-1953-willys-jeep/6980980046.html

“Straight from an island off the coast (now on the mainland) is a 1953 Willy’s Jeep.
Desirable CJ3B model (only manufactured in ‘53 and ‘54.)
Partially restored; body rough, but engine, frame, and drivetrain solid. Many new parts added to frame and motor. Bag of new parts and manual goes with it.”

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1951? CJ-3B? Roscommon, MI $19,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, M-38, M-38A1

Based on the description, I’m guessing the seller knows very little about jeeps. No pics provided.

https://nmi.craigslist.org/cto/d/roscommon-willys-jeep-1951-cj-3b/6986396352.html

“This Korean War Era Jeep is in excellent restored condition. One piece windshield. Flat front.

Extensive restoration on the drive-train: seals, bearings, front and rear differentials, transmission, transfer case, brakes and military PTO are all in 1st class condition. Engine runs well. Starter rebuilt.

New canvas top and plastic side windows. New authentic seat covers. No rust on frame or body.
Tool kit. Army repair manual. Additional restoration parts.

The late owner was unable to complete the restoration. However the work is 95%+ complete, and with a few weekends work and the correct unit stencils this classic Jeep is ready to join the 4077th or unit of your choice.”