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1946 CJ-2A Joshua Tree, CA $8200


UPDATE: Price dropped to $8200.

(02/26/2021) This has a louvered hood. The jeep seems solid with a few updates.

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1949 Jeepster Lake Havasu City, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9500.

Looks like some good bones here, though there is some floor rust.

“1949 Jeepster , runs & stops, some rust in floor, needs a new top. Semi rare as they were only made in 1948,1949, 1950!”

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1945 MB? Yuma, AZ $18,500


Lots of updates to this MB/GPW.

“Cj 2.. GM 3.8 v6..3 spd manual trans…stock running gear all rebuilt..power steering.all12 volt wheels and tires.. new complete top..stereo..runs and drives amazing.. some extra of the nicest 45s anywhere.. no emails they will be ignored..if you see the ad it’s available..calls only.”

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1947 CJ-2A Apache Junction, AZ $4250


UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/22/2022) This has a new tub. The seller has two other CJ-2As and some parts available.


“The ad is for the orange project Jeep shown in the first pictures. I have two others that I will be selling as well. see descriptions of each below
Orange Jeep – Unfinished Project
1947 CJ2A, with clean title
brand new aftermarket tub, with zero miles on it, frame is great and comes with the complete drive train in place. I was told when I picked it up, the guy building it was driving the jeep around the neighborhood with no body on it.
Hate to sell but I have too many projects to keep them all.
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1949 CJ-3A San Diego, CA $2500


No pics provided. I”m assuming the 10-inch wheels are the width?

“Willys CJ3A 1949, L-head, 6-volt, rusty, non-op, clear title. 10″ wheels.”

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Year? CJ-2A Julian, CA $1000


Listed as a 1949 CJ-3A, it looks more like a CJ-2A.

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“Willy’s Cj3a jeep for sale. Frame and axles straight and in good shape. No engine or electrical. NO TITLE/REGISTRATION. Will require new owner to get Salvage Title from DMV.

Also selling separately a Toyota 22re fuel injected engine with 4×4 transmission ($2000).”

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1962 FC-150 Henderson, NV $3500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $3500.

(01/03/2022) No power train, but the body looks pretty good.×4/7441261994.html

“Rare Jeep for sale 1962 FC150 4×4 with front locking hubs and clean NV title. No motor or trans but everything else is there. Was going to build it up but moving and can’t take with. Located in Henderson must pick up.”

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1946 CJ-2A Agoura Hills, CA $500


Looks like there could be some parts value here (hubs, fenders, grille, maybe the rims and more?

“46 willys jeep cj2 missing some parts”

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My “New” Marx Pressed Tin Service Truck

• CATEGORIES: Features, toys

Thanks to Joe in Mesa for spotting this truck at an antique store for only $50. Usually these are pretty high priced (none on bay right now), so I was happy he found this in reasonable condition. It lacks the tow package and headlights, but I’ll take it none-the-less.

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Jeep License Plate Topper Tractor Power **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE II: This sold for $455.

UPDATE: This topper has reached $229.83 with several hours to go. There’s some concern that this plate topper is not really vintage. Read through the comments to see some valid issues with this topper.  There are certainly fakes on eBay, indicated by the comments of some buyers of these toppers.

One of my concerns about the topper is that no dealer is mentioned. I would expect a dealer name to be included if this were a dealer-created topper. But, then, if the seller went to all this trouble to create this topper, you’d think they would have added the dealer associated with the ad below.

I spent some time looking at other 1940s era license plate toppers. The shape and design of the one below seems consistent to me with some others shown on Google Images. But, then, are the ones shown on Google also fakes? I just don’t know.

Still, I like the piece. If you purchase it, but then determine it is fake, complain to eBay:

“If the merchandise is fake, report the listing to eBay and let them take action to enforce their policies. … Your purchase is covered by the eBay Guarantee, which entitles you to receive your money back if the item you receive doesn’t match what is listed. The seller has three days to respond”

Since the seller is claiming this topper is vintage, if they lied, they have no recourse. eBay will likely refund your money and not expect you to return the item (Unfortunately, some buyers are scammers themselves and use this very tactic to get free stuff).


Maury spotted this CJ-2A topper eBay a few days ago. It’s already at $122.50 (and will likely go higher) with just over a day to go (as of this writing). It’s a really neat piece. I expect this will hit several hundred dollars.

The “Truck Utility Plus Tractor Power” wasn’t a tag line that was used very often. In fact, the only documentation that I can find for it was on an ad for Willys-Overland dealer Caver-Wiggens on May 23, 1947. I have found other ads from that dealer from 1947, but can find no evidence that phrase was ever used again. Whether Caver-Wiggens was responsible for the plate topper or not I can’t say for sure, but it is a possibility. Below is the 1947 ad (from this page):


View all the information for the plate topper on eBay

“The Universal Jeep Metal License Plate Topper Sign. Nice topper some wear but great condition overall.”

Here’s the license topper itself. you can see the design is the same that appears in the ad, including the square bolt heads on the windshield.

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CJ-2As, MB, Parts Essex, MO Make Offer


This seller is hoping to sell his fathers jeeps and parts as one lot. The collection includes at least 2 running CJ-2As and an MB.

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“PLEASE read the entire listing.This is for the entire lot I am not interested in selling just one Jeep or one of anything else. Putting this out there to see how much interest I can find. My father is thinking about selling off his collection of Willys jeeps and all the parts he has accumulated over his 30+ years of putting these back together. His parts collection is vast and we are thinking to sell off the whole lot , which may include two running and driving 1946 cj2a’s. He has complete running gear, rolling chassis (2) , there is a V8 set up 289cid. With a Jeep T90 w/overdrive complete, he has a MB windshield and a top, but mostly his parts are CJ 2A. Let me know if you have any interest. I will be taking pictures and inventorying everything in the next couple weeks. price is not 100.00 marketplace will not list without something in that field”

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1943 Ben Hur Trailer Visalia, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: trailer

UPDATE: **SOLD** WAS $1200.

Peter’s got this Ben Hur Trailer for sale.

“What I have is a unique trailer; a 1943 Ben Hur Military (US) Trailer built and used during the war. There are some privately owned and there are a few in Museums. Mine, I’ve own for over twenty years. I have all registration documents, and it is registered to me with a pink slip. The trailer is located in the Central Part of the State. It is fully functioning, so you can pull it home or wherever. Since it is registered, it has a license plate, which will come with the trailer.”

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1997 Wrangler Limo Blue Springs, MO Auction

• CATEGORIES: Features, Other 4x4s

Need more room for the family? Look no further than this 1997 Jeep Wrangler Limo. It’s currently being auctioned at Thanks to Bill for sharing it.×4-Limousine-Missouri/4525912

“6 Cylinder 4.0L Gasoline Engine, 1997 US EPA Label, 5-Speed Manual Transmission Air Conditioner, Bench Seating, Towing Hitch, LT325/60R20 Tires, Chrome Wheels”



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Dreaming About the Post-War Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

UPDATE: This article originally appeared in 2016.

This April 21, 1944, article in Canada’s The Maple Leaf theorized how the post-war jeep just might help you warm up together in the “slip trench”!


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1945 CJ-2A(?) San Bruno, CA $9800


This has a variety of updates, including a Bobcat fiberglass hood.

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“1945 Jeep Willys
3 speed
Power steering
Disc brakes
5.13 Posi
Front and rear posi
231 v6
6 point roll cage
Tow bar
Soft top kit with doors
Current registration
$ 9800
Call the phone number if you have questions-
Not able to respond to emails quickly
Leave message with call back number, if I don’t answer, work number
Thank you. Jack”

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1948 CJ-2A Sacramento, CA $9000


Has a variety of updates.

“1948 Willys cj2a
327 Chevy v8
4 speed Muncie transmission with overdrive
11 inch brakes, hydraulic clutch new radiator,clutch,starter, alternator etc”

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Concord, CA $3800


This is an unusual item. Check out the adapter added to the rear of the intermediate transfercase shaft. Anyone recognize what that is? Also, if the engine really is cast aluminum, than this is a good deal all around. The seller also has a 1946 CJ-2A for sale ($9000), but I didn’t see an ad for it.

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“1945 Willys Jeep CJ-2A
Very Early Example
One of the first jeeps produced
For public
Garaged since 1966
Black calif Plates
Calif Vin Verification completed
Restoration started in 1978
With receipt
Serial number 1003XX
Boxes and Boxes of Parts
Winch etc
Buick Aluminum V-6 included
Located in Martinez Calif 94553
Serious only
Cleaning out our Barn
$3800.00. Firm
Serious parties only “

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1952 M-38 Tub and Parts Collinsville, OK $3000


This might be worth a look for someone who needs an original(?) M-38 body.

“M38 Willy’s Jeep Tub. Comes with fenders, front grill, seats, fuel tank, and fuel can holder. No rust. No frame. Should fit CJ-2A frame. No title. Must be able to pick up. It is currently located at my Dad’s house. Coordination for pick up will have to be done”

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1951 Custom Crew Cab Truck Lincoln, CA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

Here’s something a little different.

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” Willys jeep made into a crewcab truck. 84 ford running gear. 3/4 8lug ,460 V8 and 4 speed trans. powersteering, power brakes. heat and A/C. setup to tow my Dump Trailler . new tires. I recently acquired this and thought it would be perfect ranch truck for me. I’ts too tall for me to get in and out . In my eightys and my little wife no way can get in. It is roomy inside. I have a 47 jeepster and 47 wagon and I do like willys. . I’ve run add on about 10 vehicles and whatever sells …lIf truelly interested best to call my cell for details. 8 miles from Lincoln ranch has locked gates. in my name as 51 willys.”

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1951 CJ-3A Luther, OK **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6900.

This body has the dash ignition hole for a 2A, so likely a 2A body. But, given the updates, it doesn’t really matter much. The gas tank has been been moved to the rear.

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“Great running Willys Jeep! Clean OK title. Has a 283 Chevy V8 so it’s a bit of a hot rod. Body is in good condition. Paint job is just rattle can OD green. Tires are excellent. Tight steering and good brakes with new master cylinder. All lights including turn signals are functional. Seats were recovered fairly recently and it has seat belts installed for a bit of added safety. Drivetrain is stock other than the engine, so it’s geared low, but will cruise down the country roads nicely. Also has a PTO driven winch up front. Not interested in trades. No shipping, local cash sale only.

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Year? CJ-3B Winnemucca, NV $2500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $2500.

(11/11/2021) Looks complete. It may not be very rusting given its location.

“Please call bill. Please no texting. At 17754033903. .. 5500 or trade”

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1951 CJ-3A Fort Cobb, OK $1500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1500.

(12/14/2021) Unclear how much value is here.

51 jeep cj engine transmission 4 wheel drive worked when parked engine locked up from sitting needs a lot of work body pretty straight no title would do trade”

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1948 CJ-2A Battle Ground, WA $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(09/19/2021) Seller will consider offers.  Seller lists it as a 48, but it has an earlier grille.

“we have the title ! it has not been on the road for many years , it has been stored in the garage for the last 30 years!! Time for someone to give it a new life! the canvas cover and doors are here also text only show contact info .my phone has call filter so text only! or call Dan at show contact info his phone is on all day! The seats are in great shape no tears. Make us an OFFER”

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1982 CJ-10A Neodesha, KS $3200

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

The seller has a few other jeeps sitting in the same field.

“Jeep cj10a. Doesn’t run but the engine and everything is there. 3200 obo. Bill of sale only”

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Year? CJ-3B Healdsburg, CA Make Offer


Looks like this was damaged in a fire. Unclear how much value is here. It has rear floaters.

“I don’t know anything about it or have any paperwork. Make me an offer”

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