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1946 CJ-2L(?) Yucaipa, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

This looks to be one of the CJ-2As lengthened out of the Spokane area. This was listed a few days ago on Craigslist (I think for $1800, but I can’t remember exactly). It lacked an engine.

“I have this very rare Willys CJ6 from 1946
Its a project car and the last guy lost interest.
What you see is what you get, engine missing!”

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1962 M-274 A2-5 Mule Redmond, OR $5800

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

TJ spotted this Mule.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1364443447251056

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“M274 half ton 4×4 utility platform truck. “Army Mule” Testing the waters here not desperate to sell. About 11,000 made, unknown how many of these military utility ‘s exist? Motor will run but has a bad cylinder and dumps oil fast. This model has the Hercules engine two cylinder. 3speed manual with 2 speed transfer case. If I sell, would like it to go to someone interested in its restoration. This was a project my dad never got around to. Body is in pretty good shape. Four wheel steering with full time four wheel drive. Pretty rare ATV that will go anywhere. Popular with ranchers, farmers, hunters, forestry service many possible uses. Not built to be fast or comfortable but extremely durable and reliable. Serious buyers only. Price is firm.”

 
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1952 M-38CDN Kelowna, BC, Canada BaT

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

This Bring-A-Trailer auction for a rare Ford-built M-38CDN was also spotted by Sam.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1952-jeep-jeep-m38/

“This 1952 Willys M38-CDN Jeep is one of approximately 2,135 units assembled by Ford for the Canadian Armed Forces in the early 1950s, and it is powered by a 2.2-liter inline-four mated to a three-speed manual transmission and a dual-range transfer case. The truck was refurbished during prior ownership and used as a museum display for approximately 20 years, and it was acquired by the seller in 2020. The green paintwork is contrasted by a lighter canvas top, and additional features include a fold-down windshield, body-color steel wheels, and reproduction canvas seat covers. The engine was rebuilt in 2020, and the fuel and vacuum pump was replaced in 2021. This Willys Jeep is now offered with accessories, a tool kit, historical literature, and a British Columbia registration document listing the truck as a 1952 Ford Pickup.”

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1959 FC-170 Bowling Green, OH Bring-A-Trailer Auction

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Sam spotted this solid looking FC for auction.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1959-willys-overland-jeep-fc170/

“This 1959 Willys Jeep FC-170 is a cab-over pickup that is finished in green over green plaid upholstery and is powered by a 226ci Super Hurricane inline-six mated with a three-speed manual transmission and a dual-range transfer case. It was acquired by the seller’s father in 2016 and is believed to have spent much of its life in Michigan and Ohio. Equipment includes LED running lights, steel wheels with manually-locking front hubs, a side-mounted spare, mud flaps, Bosch gauges, and a heater. This Jeep Forward Control is now offered by the seller on behalf of his father with spare parts, a service manual, an owner’s manual, a brick from the Willys Overland plant smokestack, and a clean Ohio title.”

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1946 CJ-2A(?) Gilroy, CA $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/03/2021) It’s a project with a mix of 3B parts and custom work, though it’s listed as a 1946 CJ-2A.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/pts/d/gilroy-46-cj2a-jeep-custom/7367682470.html

“CUSTOM JEEP BRAND NEW BODY CUSTOM CHASSIS DOUBLE TRIANGULATED 4 LINK FRONT AND REAR. MUST SEE FRONT AND REAR FORD 9″CURRIE AXLES WITH ARB LOCKERS 6 LUG DISC BRAKES PSC DOUBLE ENDED RAM FRONT AND REAR ORI STRUTS CUSTOM CAGE SOFT TOP PRP SEATS ATLAS TRANSFERCASE TH350 TRANSMISSION SET UP FOR LS ENGINE MUST SEE. NEEDS FINSISHED. MOST ALL FAB WORK DONE.”

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Making Shop Progress II

• CATEGORIES: Features

UPDATE: A few more pics .. .made some more progress hanging tools and also built a way simple way to store cans of spray paint. I even cleaned everything out around the race jeep, so it won’t be too long before I can address those spacers again (that should answer your question Mark). Over the next few days I hope to complete the rolling work table (and removed the long narrow table). I’ve also ordered some LED shop lights, which have received favorable reviews on Amazon. I’m hoping them will give better light and be easier to hang than the big florescent ones I already have. I will report on those when I get them.

The tables with the paint on them are the free tables given away by the local high school. I scraped the gum and washed them up. I also painted the legs on two of the tables black, as they were pretty scratched.
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Here, I’ve started experimenting with hanging some of the tools. The wrenches on the right are standard, while the ones on the left are metric. The peg board on the left will have wood-working tools for now. We’ll have another load of dad’s (and grandpa’s) tools in a couple weeks, which will add to the boards and the tool boxes.

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The race jeep is ready to receive some attention now that it is freed from stuff.

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Originally posted August 19, 2021: In between everything else, I’ve been slowly working on my workbenches and places to hang tools, etc. One bench is about 8 ft long and the other 14 ft. They are made almost entirely out of recycled wood and reused screws. Now, I can start hanging tools and organizing the remainder into tool boxes.

My next project is a large, rolling work bench that will be the same height as the work benches. After that, I need to hang some lights over the benches to provide better light. Here’s a quick look.

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1948 Sedan Delivery Charlotte Hall, MD $29,995

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: , .

Lots of detail work on this custom build Sedan Delivery.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/837787276941969/

“1948 Willys Overland Panel Delivery 60K miles Camaro front end Chevy 327 V8 Turbo 350 Auto Trans Edelbrock intake and carb Pointless ignition High torque starter AC Power steering Power windows by Nu Vintage New poly tank and fuel lines Drop down battery box Master cut off switch Cooper Cobra GT radials with under 10k miles on them Tinted glass LED tail lights and 3rd brake light AM/FM CD Reclining bucket seats with full lean forward action for cargo access. Custom interior, paint, and details This drives like a dream. Handles wonderfully, tracks true and straight. It’s a blast to drive and to be seen in. Miles of smiles!😁😁 Am getting another done so time for this baby to go. Buyer to arrange pickup or delivery, but will work with you to get it done”

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Epic Willys Crew Making Progress ….

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features

UPDATE: The Crew made it to Ontario, Oregon last night. They should have some beautiful weather for the remainder of their trip. Unfortunately, the group will not have the time to swing north to our place. Having done our fair share of trips, we totally understand and wish them luck!

On another note, I finally officiated the wedding this past Saturday. It went off with only one hitch … that would be me hitching them together 🙂 … this is why I never went into comedy … so, becoming a minister and marrying someone can now be checked off my bucket list!

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Originally Post August 18th –The Epic Willys Crew (view on Facebook) has made considerable progress, reaching deep into Wyoming (last I saw). Despite several unscheduled stops (err .. breakdowns), the group has soldiered forward through temps reaching 100 degrees.

We expect they will arrive here in Prosser sometime midweek next week, so we’ve been making sure the place is ready. The small house has new floors and (hopefully, new interior paint). I’ve made progress on the shop and (again hopefully) I will have it somewhat organized by their arrival. With no heat domes forecast for next week, the weather should be warm and dry. Apart from preparations, Ann’s surgery recovery, her mother’s doc appointments, presiding over a wedding (this weekend) and unexpected dog issues have kept me from providing any eWillys updates.

Here are some pics from the Epic crew so far (in a fairly random order) …

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1953? Topeka Hi-Way Mower Missoula, MT $3500

• CATEGORIES: Features, Other 4x4s • TAGS: , .

Steve spotted this Topeka Hi-Way Mower. It runs and plows.

https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/504250164003346

“Topeka Hi-Way mower with plow. Willy’s jeep frame. Continental motor.. Professionally rebuilt radiator, reupholstered seat, previous owner rebuilt the motor. Starts right up and runs smooth.”

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1948 CJ-2A “Lefty” Zionsville, IN $15,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

Zach’s got his Lefty for sale. Looks ready for some cruising!

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/d/zionsville-1948-willys-jeep-cj2a-lefty/7366186724.html

“1948 Willys Jeep CJ2A Lefty.
Original motor & trans. Runs & drives great. 12v conversion, new brake lines & rear brake assembly, rebuilt master cylinder. Comes with new covers for the seats. Mileage says around 36k, title says mileage exempt. Asking $15,500 OBO. Might trade, no projects.”

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Year? DJ-5 Airport-Baggage Jeep Spokane, WA $650

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

UPDATE: Colin pointed out that this is likely a DJ-5 and not a CJ-5. Besides the points he makes in the comment, you can just make up the passenger rear rim which only has four lug nuts.

Blaine spotted this rare airport-baggage-modified DJ-5 for sale.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/pts/d/nine-mile-falls-jeep/7362095511.html

“For sale is a jeep was told it was an old military jeep not sure on what year it is was told it was a 46 But couldn’t find the year in the trim tags no title could with a bill of sale asking 650”

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French Inventor Claims He Invented The Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features

Sam shared this interesting historical article from Hemmings. As Daniel Stroll notes, it seems odd that the inventor, Albert-Paul Bucciali, chose to sue Willys-Overland rather than Spicer. Moreover, my argument would be that it was the transferase, and not the front pinion, that was the unique key to what became the jeep, so his lawsuit was misguided no matter who he sued.

https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2021/08/02/against-all-odds-french-inventor-albert-paul-bucciali-spend-decades-claiming-he-invented-the-willys-mb-jeep

One of the vehicles Albert-Paul constructed: The Buccali TAV8-32 …

 
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1941 Ad Published in Time Magazine – 3 Prototypes

Mario posted this ad to Facebook. It was published September 22, 1941, in Time Magazine. It’s unique in that it shows three of the prototype jeeps .. The Bantam BRC-60, The Willys MA (2 of them), and the Ford GP. The ad was created by DeVilbiss Spray Systems of Toledo, Ohio.

https://www.facebook.com/mario.r.maipid/posts/4637446769598838

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1946 CJ-2A Sagle, ID $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It’s powered by an F-head.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/338852974586572

“46 Willys, new wheels/tires, running gear rebuilt, 11” brakes, spare “F” head long block motor”

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1948 CJ-2A Salem, OR $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It doesn’t run.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/501764184219230

“1948 project Jeep CJ2A Willies. Not running. The dream was to restore it and enjoy it but too much time has passed and it’s not something we can take on anymore. Hoping someone out there will appreciate it and take the project on. $4,500 OBO”

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1953 CJ-3A Pasco, WA $10,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

This CJ-3A has a variety of updates. It includes a Bobcat fiberglass hood. You can see the front clip was extended to accommodate the longer frame.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/187630573405216

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“1953 Willys on a 1970 CJ frame. 350 small block. Lockers front and rear and trusses. Selectable front & rear. 20 gallon gas tank. This thing is bad ass and will climb a tree. It was built to wheel. It’s too much power for me to handle. Includes full soft top and set of mounted mud tires. I have a file 3″ thick on all the stuff that was done to it.”

 
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1966 Stretched DJ-6 6×6 Portland OR $25,000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6, Features, Unusual • TAGS: , , .

This is a unique jeep that you may have see pics of around the internet/facebook. Both back axles are powered. A few readers have seen this in person and know the builder. One especially unique thing about it is that the jeep was originally a rare DJ-6.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/505387947387753

“Selling 1 of a kind custom 1966 CJ5 jeep , V6 auto. 6×6, former Holbrook specialty jeep, jolly jeepers rig, new tires,new paint and seats. V6 with turbo 400 transmission, bobcat tracks can be added , front winch. Off road use only. Ready for fun. 25,000$ No trades Trailer not included”

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1965 FJ-6 Eugene, OR $15,000

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Outside looks great, but the inside isn’t as polished as I thought it would be. Still, a refurbished FJ-6 isn’t easy to find.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/138103031781587

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“Very small very unique 1965 willys fj6 ice cream truck conversion. Truck was taken down to bare metal, roof raised 12 in, professionally primered and then wrapped. It has a Chevy 250 inline 6 with a 2-speed powerglide transmission. Although it is good for maneuvering and is street legal it is not comfortable to drive. It has a class 3 kitchen in it which includes a single basin and hand washing with hot and cold pressurized water. A 3500 watt inverter with 4 deep cell batteries so it can run off the grid. It has Bluetooth speakers and Bluetooth receiver. With a slide top freezer and a mini deep freeze. It is currently registered and licensed in Marion county as a class 3 truck. Business is not for sale just the truck. Name and logo must be removed. Would work perfectly for a shave ice vehicle, tap truck, cupcake, ice cream, hot dogs, concessions. I’m reducing my fleet to one truck, and a second brick and mortar”

 
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1953 CJ-3B Meford, OR $6850

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

This has lots of updates. May be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/335172868075186

“Corvette 327 Holley 700 Top Loader 4-speed Dana 44 rear with power lock Dana 27 front Dana 18 33×10.50 Toyo MT’s 15” turbine wheels Lots of new mechanicals Body has some rust Licensed”

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1948 Cj-2A Woodburn, OR $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Has updates and mods (and 4 seats?). Seller will not accept a bag of crack as payment.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/567345307593498

“Bunch of new stuff. runs and drives when the radiator. has all 4 seats. Someone before me swapped in a ford straight 6. I don’t want to sell this but the wife wants a more “practical” jeep so no I will not take your horrible low ball offer and your bag of crack.”

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1947 CJ-2A Eagle, ID $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Not a whole lot of value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/370868694394438

“No motor , no transmission No Title Body has all the Willys Stamped and in good condition , frame ,diffs and tires, roll cage”

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1956 CJ-6 Rupert, ID $16,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

This is early enough that it has reversed front shackles.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246100313571410

“1956 wills keep cj6 new paint new seats great shape runs good”

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1943 Flattie Eugene, OR $6500

• CATEGORIES: Racing

Looks off-road only.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/544544933237892

“Sbc 400 built turbo 400 transmission”

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1951 CJ-3A Chico, CA $14,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

Has some updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/569546834074585

“For sale is this beautiful 1951 Jeep CJ3, Original go devil 80hp – 4 Cyl, brand new phillipine body, original 3 speed manual , original Dana 44rear axle and Dana 30front axel, GM power steering, disc brakes, fule cell, new leaf springs, new tires, 6500lb winch, new shocks and stabilizer, new aftermarket gages, set up for toe bar.”

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1947 CJ-2A Ennis, MT $12,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Appears solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/573263996994343

“1947 Jeep Willys · Other_body_style · Driven 43,250 miles 1947 WILLYS Jeep Tow bar Top and doors Runs great $12,000. OBO”

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