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1946 CJ-2A Long Bottom, OH $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/29/2018) Here’s an oddball. It’s got a body lift.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1126999394321639/

“I’m selling for a friend it’s a 1946 C.J, old Willys Jeep 4 speed, And the jeep needs clutch hockd up.it starts right up, still in good shape. any ?’s Plz asy ?’a msg me and I can give you my friends number.. and I’m not sure of the mileage”

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1958 FC-170 Clarksburg, PA $8500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/07/2017) Runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2020437601433529/

“1958 Willys Jeep forward control four wheel drive rebuilt 6 cylinder for Speed, Colorado solid body ,needs all the glass. running moving. Clean title”

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October 1952 Vic Hickey Jeep Article

• CATEGORIES: Features, Magazine

This October 1952 Hot Rod magazine “Jet-Hot Jeep” story is an update from a previous story earlier in the year (May 1952 — I haven’t obtained that story just yet) that the magazine published. Since then, the jeep was updated with an engine that was bored to larger specs and topped with a different head and new intake manifold. The winch is powered with a Ford starter.

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1957 Hemet Jeep Cavalcade Article

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images Jeeping, Old News Articles

This article and photo appeared in the April 07, 1957, issue of the San Bernardino County Sun. The two jeeps shown are part of the 14-member Rialto Sidewinders Jeep Club. The two men pictured are W. H. Casaday(seated) and Bill Deal.

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1994 AAA Jeep Station Wagon Sign on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features

Its not all that big, but has a pretty good vintage feel.

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“Jeep Station Wagon Willys-Overland Sign by AAA Sign Co Coitsville New. Condition is New. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Item measures 16″W X 11″H, sign back dated 1994. Sign is embossed. Whether new or used everything is as is.”

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1947 CJ-2A Glencoe, IL $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This has some updates seats a some other minor mods, but looks like it could be put back to stock relatively easily.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/264801058112085/

“Vintage 1947 Willys Jeep model CJ2A 4×4 3 speed manual shift and overdrive. Restored and modified w/ roll cage, soft top w/ doors, bucket seats w/ 5 point harness seat belts. Includes jeweled map light. Have original seats, owner manual and parts manual if interested. Jeep runs very well and can be driven from present location.”

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1946 CJ-2A Williamson, NY $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/22/2020) This has potential. I can’t tell how much rust the sides have.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/185537179160947/

“All original runs and drives great all new electrical,brake system tires and more”

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1951 Sedan Delivery Wagon Cortland, OH $14,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: This was listed back in 2014. It’s back up for sale.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3798458416836702/

“Posting for a friend. 1951 Willys Sedan Delivery. Has a 350 Chevy motor and is completely custom. Automatic Transmission. Body is in excellent condition and has been cared for. It does not currently have a power steering unit equipped.”

 
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1973 CJ-6 Green Forks, IN $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

Runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/307435947312609/

“1973 CJ 6 258 6 cyl, 3spd , 4×4 Runs and drives great! Tight steering and smooth ride on the road. Very good tires, have a spare. Frame is very good!!! This is a rare jeep, only 1720 made in ’73. There is a hard top and a soft top that my be available for extra $$ Want to trade for a CJ 7, with hard or soft top and doors of equal value. Would like a v8 but will consider all offers. May consider a nice XJ $6000.00 OBO trade value or what we can work out!”

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Jeepsters

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Jeepster
  1. 1949 Jeepster Beaverville, IL $13,750: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/173328167350435/
  2. 1950 Jeepsgter Edgartown, MA: $10,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/250620056269384/
  3. 1948 Jeepster Princeton, IN $9000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/285195085993588/
  4. 1956 Jeepster McMinnville, TN $7800: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/561006221192392/
  5. 1948 Jeepster Quakertwon, PA $11,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/705724036894643/
  6. 1950 Jeepster Chardon, OH $14,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/254151779159553/
  7. 1948 Jeepsgter Andover, NH $16,500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/857319444792447/
  8. 1949 Jeepster Goshen, OH $17,500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/906221476469993/
  9. 1948 Jeepster Woodbury, CT $17,750: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/233693141071620/
  10. 1949 Jeepster Centerbrook, CT $20,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/723953665061562/
  11. 1950 Jeepster JeepRod Detroit, MI $26,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2575154642702817/
  12. 1948 Jeepster JeepRod Detroit, MI $18,000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/243195160252616/
  13. 1949 Jeepster Smithton, IL $10,500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/478440619403039/
  14. 1948 Jeepster JeepRod Bloomington, IL $55,950: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/347432232896152/
  15. 1949 Jeepster Bridgewater, CT $6500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/717109582379968/
  16. 1948 Jeepster Hannibal, NY $3500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/565038224206190/
  17. 1949 Jeepster McClure, OH $6000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/357474951893585/
  18. 1948 Jeepster Grand Haven, MI $7500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/575120176711089/
  19. 1950 Jeepster Project Portland, TN $5000: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3110071765720913/
  20. 1949 Jeepster Project Tonica, IL $2499: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1122961584708372/
  21. 1948 Jeepster Hobart, IN $23,900: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/128734245132917/

 

 
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1956 6×6 Dump Truck Bryan, OH $6000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $6000.

This appears to have a rare set of Thor hubs. It doesn’t run.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/WillysSwapMeet/permalink/2659028554370407/

“1956 Willys Dump truck with tag axle
RARE thought to be 1 of 20 made
Bed dumps left, right, and to the rear
Factory pto front driven winch
226 hurricane inline 6 cyl.
Spare parts on bed
Does not currently run”

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1977 Hardtop/Body Keesport, PA $750

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , .

This Meyer hardtop looks grafted onto the body. The seller is only selling the body/front clip and a few other parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/214298616555761/

“Selling the tub, hard top roof, fenders, mirrors, rear hatch. I purchased a new tub and I’m looking to sell this body. Good, windshield, grill, tail gate, not included. Would like $750 obo the tub needs work could use a floor and side panels, fenders are far from perfect, hard top is good and rear hatch doors need love”

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M-416 Trailer Framingham, MA $450

• CATEGORIES: trailer

UPDATE: Price dropped to $450.

(06/05/2020) Chris is selling this trailer. It looks pretty solid for an east coast trailer; it does need some tail lights and tail gate. Contact him at cmcginty33 @ verizon.net (remove spaces around the @) or via phone 617 489 5070.

“M416  Original as far as I can tell,Lights are missing and rear panel  of trailer is missing as seen in picture. Trailer had been garaged from what I was told and not used for many years. I have a copy of the government  trailer manual as well.

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1946 CJ-2A Loogootee, IN $2500

• CATEGORIES: News

May include a Koenig hardtop. It’s a project with plenty of work left.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/675096816554886/

“1946 willy’s CJ2A torn down for restore. Frame sandblasted and painted, this is the split windshield (signatureseries), frame is hot rivet (not bolted) block and crank look good(no cracks) comes with new starter and a generator (still in boxes) good transmission and transfer case has pri on front and back. Hard top enclosures and metal doors,”

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1953 Truck JeepRod Fortville, IN $5000

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Trucks

It’s certainly one-of-a-kind.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/198637354697453/

“Rat Rod for sale. 350 engine with cam. Runs, drives, stops as it should. This turns a lot of heads. Listing for family member”

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1952 CJ-3A Covington, KY $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

It’ needs some work, but runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/623287838544446/

“1952 Willys Jeep CJ3A Project ((PLEASE READ)) I am the second owner of this 3A, it has a cool story to go with if you care about that stuff. It has the original drive train, engine starts up but needs a tune up, clutch, brakes etc. Frame is solid. Original Color is Hampshire Green or something like that. It has a clean KY title in my name. The good, it has new 2.5” suspension lift, including new ubolts, shackles, springs. Very few miles on the 31” General Grabber tires, new fuel tank and pump. Only trade considered is a Harley 1200cc or larger, chopper project”

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Year? CJ-5 Hopwood, PA $300

• CATEGORIES: News • TAGS: .

There might be some value in the Koenig hardtop if the rust isn’t too bad.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/572325430060930/

“1950s jeep cj body only. No drive train no seats and no title. Rough but to nice to junk. Would make a nice off road bod”

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Year? CJ-2A Morenci, MI $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1139150956418906/

“1947 & 1946 Jeep CJ 2A parts. Must pick up Morenci, MI.”

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Year? CJ-3A Gracey, KY $5800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/04/2020) Has some rust.  Koenig hardtop NOT included. Has some Free-lock hubs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2438848109776692/

“Willys Cj3a all originals, runs and drives needs brakes, very lil rust, cab or top does not go with the Jeep”

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Year? CJ-3B Leicester, VT No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/23/2020) There’s a price listed of $2k on this later model 3B (1956-1963), but that’s just a placeholder. Seller says to ignore it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/881866092236891/

“I have somewhere between a 48-52 willys Jeep. I’d rather sell whole than people coming over to pick at it. Make me an offer. I can deliver for a little extra. NEVER MIND THE PRICE THATS LISTED”

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1948 CJ-2A Fremont, MI $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

There could be some value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2987498618026285/

“1948 Willys CJ2 A Has title and vin and dash plates 4 cylinder three speed Has Arctic top sold by montgomery wards Needs some work Previous owner said engine was rebuilt but then it sat, soaking now but not turning over yet Has title and dash and vin plates Front floor boards need some work , frame is good”

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December 1960 Jeep News

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures • TAGS: .

Instead of the usual eight pages, the 1960 issue of Jeep News is limited to four pages. Still, there’s some interesting information inside.

First, the front page article on the movie to-be-release movie “Pepe” described the forty-jeep-gala ballet filmed in Las Brisas as spectacular. I tried to find some clips from Pepe online, but have yet to see any. The CJ-3B page does a good job describing the Gala’s role, along with a few pics, in Pepe: https://cj3b.info/Siblings/SurreyPepe.html.

Second, on page three the article about the Hy-Rail FCs contains a noticeable goof. The title refers to the FCs as “FC-170″s, while the pics and text correctly show them as FC-150s.

Third, there’s a good photo of an FC-170 flatbed with a Mobile Drill mounted on it, the first example of an FC with a mobile drill that I’ve seen and the latest reference to the sale of a Mobile Drill.

Fourth, the article on the Fresno Four Wheel Drive Club underscores why so many jeeps continue to emerge from the Fresno/Clovis area. As of December 1960, the family-friendly jeep club had more than 350 members, likely making it the largest jeep club in the US. The club even had a newsletter, which at that time was edited by Mr. Otto Traeber and called “Four Wheeler”; sound familiar? This newsletter was also shared with other jeep clubs. One year and two months later, in February of 1962, a new vehicle magazine was introduced to the public, published out of Southern California: Four Wheeler Magazine.

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The FC-150 Mobile Cocktail Bar

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677, Features • TAGS: .

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Craig shared the news that the FC-150 Mobile Cocktail Bar has been finished! You can view all the information and details on the build here: http://www.thefcconnection.com/fc-150_mobile_cocktail_bar.htmBelow are some highlights

This project began with a rusty FC-150 cab that was found in a field. It was paired with an equally rusty FC-150 bed. Coincidently, their colors matched pretty well. The owner decided it was not worth the money and time to repair the body and cab, so he went a different direction, creating a cocktail bar. Moreover, this contraption can travel as independent single units or be joined together and transported as a four-wheel rig thanks to some clever engineering!

The captions are from theFCConnection.

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Believe it or not this cab and bed came from two different vehicles. Most all of the body suffered from severe rust and would take quite a bit to repair. (The bed was found laying in a field)

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The idea here was to build a full scale bar that can be easily moved around inside a building and even moved outside for parties. The only real modification to the sheetmetal was the removal of the bed floor which was toast already.

Independent jigs were built under each body part so they can be separated for easy movement. The bartender can serve from inside of the bed with the floor removed and the custom tool box on the right side will make the perfect serving counter. The original look was preserved and all lights function to give it a completely opperational look.

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A receiver was also added to the front of the cab so it or the complete truck could be towed.

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Here we are with the tow hitch installed for easy transportation. The receiver tubes on the bed can be used as shown above OR the Tongue can be removed and the receivers used to join the bed to the cab.. 

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1950 French Poster on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Artists/Drawings, Features

This French Army poster has a buy-it-now price of 136,50 Euros.

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“ORIGINAL FRENCH LITHOGRAPHY POSTER
ORIGINAL FRENCH VINTAGE POSTER IN LITHOGRAPH
LEARN A GOOD CAREER IN THE ARMY (1950)
Format : 60x77cm / size : 23×31 inches”

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Early Documented Post War Jeep Races

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles • TAGS: .

Doing some random searches, I learned that during the summer of 1946 several jeep races popped up across the country. One of them was very organized (#2), one was more of a performance (#1), one was impromptu (#4), and one provided no additional information (#3)

  1. On the night of June 1, 1946, in Ogden, Utah, jeep races and jeep-jumps-jeep events were planned by the local American Legion, along with other event. The jeep events were part of Lt. Dick Ryan’s traveling jeep rodeo, so I’d argue they were more of a performance than an organic race. (Ogden Standard-Examiner, June 1, 1946).
  2. A mid August 1946 five-mile jeep race for veterans was organized for the Plumas County Fair in California. Only standard jeeps and qualified WWII veterans could participate. Four jeeps were entered, with Clayt Joslin of Quincy  winning the event (As reported in the Feather River Bulletin August 22, 1946). First prize was $100, while second price was $50 (Indian Valley Record, Greenville, California, August 1, 1946).
  3. Around September 14, an impromptu jeep race was held at the West Tennessee District Fair. It was organized by folks were were driving jeeps that were servicing the race track for the fair (The Jackson Sun September 15, 1946).
  4. In October, jeep race(s) were held on October 04, 1946, at the Montana Youth Fair, in Kalispell, Montana. I could find no results or more information. (The Daily Inter Lake October 01, 1946, Kalispell, Montana)

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In unrelated news from 1953, this Yakima Ridgerunners photo hit some newspapers across the country. The example below was published in the June 24, 1953, issue of the Spokesman-Review, out of Spokane, Washington. Chet Thompson and Wally Klingele, both names synonymous with the early days of the Ridgerunners, are shown practice-racing for a July 4th event.

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