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1946 CJ-2A Rancho Cucamonga, CA $4200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/04/2020) Seller’s p# is hidden and seller notes he is rarely on FB, so he might be hard to reach.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/156126038747393/

“All original 1946 willys Jeep cj-2a project for parts everything is here very little bad rust 4200”

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1951 ‘Jeep’ Moving Equipment Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

Did the Newgren Terracing Blade become this blade, then become the Stockland Terracing blade? See the Newgren and Stockland brochures in the next post. This is form FS-514103.

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Newgren and Stockland Brochures for the Terracing Blade

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

To me, it looks like the Newgren terracing blade became the ‘Jeep’ terracing blade (with a minor modification .. angled piece added to the top for strength), which then became the Stockland terracing blade. Thoughts?
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Page from the 1951 ‘Jeep’ brochure with the terracing blade:

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1955 Stockland terracing blade brochure:

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1960 Ad For Jeep Surreys, Perfect for Business or Pleasure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

Jeep Dealer Frank Woods appeared to have high hopes for sales with this advertisement in the March 22, 1960, issue of the Charlotte Observer.
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1950 CJ-3A Austin, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $4000.

(11/04/2019) Appears in good shape.

https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/austin-jeep-willys-1950/7120963912.html

“Totally rebuilt 1950 Willys Jeep CJ5 for sale.
Dauntless 225 motor. Rebuilt front to back to front.”

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1942 MB Santa Fe, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: MB

This was previously listed as a 1943. Seller has additional parts that will go with it. This jeep was previously listed along with a CJ-3A.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/santa-fe-1942-willys-jeep-4×4/7117984643.html

“I have a 1942 Willys Jeep Barn find with title. I can start and drive it but needs brakes . I have a lot of extra parts and most will go with this jeep.”
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1962 DJ-3A Naples, NY $10,500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

This is a late model convertible DJ-3A that’s has all its convertible top related parts removed. It’s also missing hubcaps.

https://elmira.craigslist.org/cto/d/middlesex-1962willys-dj3a/7125515864.html

“Jeep is like new, Frame off restoration in 2002. Perfect for a resort or campground maintenance vehicle or just to take to your local cruise night. 3 spd Manuel on the Column. You will not be disappointed.”

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Year? CJ-3A Sisseton, SD $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Has a rear PTO. Could have some value.

https://fargo.craigslist.org/cto/d/sisseton-jeep-willys/7125328694.html

“Complete Willys Jeep (tractor?)
Has PTO out the back.
Project vehicle I ran out of time on.
Believe it is late 40’s?”

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1953 CJ-3B Porter, TX $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Has some body rust and doesn’t run.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/porter-willys-jeep-1953/7123896002.html

“1953 Willys Jeep not running . Last ran about 8 years ago on deer lease and developed a knock . Good rearend and differential . Pretty solid for it’s age with some rust . Good rebuild project .”

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1950 CJ-3A Blue Springs, AR $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Not sure how much value is here, as the front frame rails have been repaired.

https://fayar.craigslist.org/pts/d/springdale-1950-cj3a-willis/7125346090.html

“CJ3A Willis Jeep frame, wheels, and misc parts. Selling as a full lot, not wanting to sell parts individually. Please call Vic with questions. Thanks!”

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The Huffman Hub Company of Albuquerque, NM

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: , .

UPDATE III: In September of 1964 the Huffman Hub company posted this full-page ad in Four Wheeler Magazine —

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(UPDATE II: Finally got a look at the 1967 article about Floyd Huffman that appeared in the August 20, 1967, issue of the Albuquerque Journal (pg 28):
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UPDATE: Dan shared pics of a set he just bought from Paul:

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Post originally Published April 8, 2017:

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In December of 1958, Floyd G. Huffman filed a patent for a new type of hub structure. His patent, designed to “provide a hub structure that can be simply and quickly manually operated to release the front wheels so that they will rotate freely on the axles without the necessity of having the gears etc. rotate simultaneously when the front wheel drive has been disengaged” was finally approved in April of 1961.

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1970’s Photo CJ-3A in Uruguay Pulling Trailer Ad

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Hugo shared a French documentary about Uruguay that includes a CJ-3A. Below is a still from the video (full video here). The jeep only makes a couple second appearance.

“At the 3:20 mark, this video shows our central and most important avenue. The date of the video is 18 de Julio (18th July), the day our first constitution was approved. The location along the avenue is still possible to recognize by the architecture. Obviouslly everything else changed.

The Willys is pulling an advertisement for the Lottery of the 6th January day of the Three Kings. It is an important hollyday in Uruguay. Today it is comparable to Christmas, regarding the weight of gifts for children.”

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On a side note, while doing some brief research for this, I learned that Uruguay has the longest carnival season in the world, as it runs 40 days each year!

 
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1947 Ad for Marine L-134 Engines

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This ad for Marine versions of the L-134 engine appeared in the October 06, 1947, issue of The Key West Citizen newspaper. As the ad notes, these are the “J1” models, which I take to mean that the serial numbers might start with “J1”?

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1949 CJ-3A Idaho Falls, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Seems worth a look. Has drivetrain updates.

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“1949 Willys Jeep CJ3A. Has the “Dauntless” V6. Turbo 400 automatic transmission. Dana 18 transfer case. Saginaw steering. Front disc brakes. Lots of new parts. $3,000 with new tires and older rims. $2,500 with older original style wheels and tires. Runs well and drives but definitely needs more restoration but that’s part of the fun with these old Willys jeeps. Make offer or if you have something of equal value maybe we can trade.

This Jeep was never titled but the price reflects that. I did a title search in Oregon where it was purchased and came up with nothing. There are ways to license and register it and it really isn’t a big deal but just know there is that issue. Added: The Transmission shifts rough and leaks and may need a rebuild.. Probably needs a new radiator. I took the gas tank off and did a coating on the inside which came out very nice. Put in a new gas tank gauge sending unit. New distributor cap and points. New coolant hoses. Runs well but I have a carburator rebuild kit for it. Changed the oil. Changed the tranny fluid. Did a flush of the coolant system.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Tribune, KS $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available. This is listed as a 1945. Thanks to Matt for waking me from my quarantine induced idiocy. This only has an early serial number IF you ignore the 1 and the 0 in front of 1830 (serial number 101830, which I suspect is what the seller did, too). It includes a compressor fitted onto the passenger side.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/662166884555662/

“Willies overland, has a Wisconsin v4 retrofitted to an air compresser factories fited to the jeep for the navy. Not sure of the year of manufacture. Not sure how much it is worth but very collectible . Computer would not let me post with out a price. body #10183 I Think.”

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1942? MB Tacoma, WA $1500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $1200.

This has a Bobcat hood and a custom 2A windshield with extra glass. No engine or trans.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2643692089086979/

“1942 Willys MB Jeep Clean WA title! No engine or trans just a roller. I have soft doors and bikini top for it too. None of the sins you see are mine, so if you have comments, keep me laughing. This one sat on the backburner too long and is ready for a new home. You could do almost anything with it, maybe your Mahindra Roxor would be more fun with a new front clip and licence plates? Cheap trail rig? LS swap? Slammed with an SR20det? Crazy 70’s street freak gasser? Anything, well except keep the cage, it’s terrifying. Cash talks, I will respond to folks in order.”

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1946 CJ-2A Grand Junction, CO $14,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Has a few mods. The body might be new?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/259381401870724/ Or https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/grand-junction-1946-willys-jeep-cj-2a/7129339939.html

” beautiful completely restored cj2a from ground up. Has the L134 engine, all axles, diffs., and trannys rebuilt. Rhino lining on under carriage and in tub, custom upholstery. A must see to appreciate.”

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Wagons & Trucks

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons

WAGONS:

  1. 1955 Wagon Bozeman, MT $6100: https://bozeman.craigslist.org/cto/d/bozeman-55-willys-wagon/7117916559.html
  2. 1947 Wagon Salt Lake City, UT $14,500: https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6406612
  3. 1956 Wagon La Verkin, UT $8500: https://cars.ksl.com/listing/6430261?ad_cid=2
  4. 1951 Wagon 2WD Reno, NV $3500: https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/reno-willys-station-wagon-wd/7123445193.html
  5. 1962 Wagon Sherman, TX $19,500: https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/ctd/d/sherman-1962-willys-station-wagon/7118959754.html
  6. 1951 Wagon JeepRod Golden Valley, AZ No Price: https://mohave.craigslist.org/cto/d/kingman-hot-rod-street-rod/7113979058.html
  7. 1955 Wagon Newcastle, WY $13,900: https://wyoming.craigslist.org/ctd/d/osage-1955-willys-jeep-wagon-4×4/7115381094.html
  8. 1955 Wagon Shepherd, MT $1750: https://billings.craigslist.org/pts/d/billings-1955-willys-wagon-jeep-project/7116922893.html
  9. 1959 Wagon Cabot, PA $2000: https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/d/cabot-1959-willys-station-wagon/7117419709.html
  10. 1956 Truck Peshtigo, WI $1500: https://greenbay.craigslist.org/pts/d/peshtigo-1956-jeep-willys-4×4-with-plow/7123322457.html
  11. Year? Wagon Morristown, TN $3500: https://knoxville.craigslist.org/pts/d/morristown-jeep-willys/7123750065.html
  12. 1957 Wagon Norman, OK $4000: https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/pts/d/newalla-1957-willys-wagon/7119204224.html
  13. 1951 Wagon Spokane Valley, WA $3500: https://spokane.craigslist.org/pts/d/spokane-1951-willys/7113357652.html
  14. 1952 Wagon Kuna, ID $3000: https://boise.craigslist.org/cto/d/meridian-classic-jeep-4x-willys-wagon/7118501453.html
  15. 1953 Wagon Fairfield, CA $1800: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/pts/d/napa-1953-willys-wagon/7118403853.html
  16. 1954 Wagon Fairfield, CA $1800: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/pts/d/napa-1954-willys-roller/7118405288.html

TRUCKS:

  1. 1962 Truck Coeur D’Alene, ID $3500: https://spokane.craigslist.org/atq/d/coeur-alene-1962-jeep-willys/7123596230.html
  2. 1951 Truck Warrensburg, MO $3500: https://kansascity.craigslist.org/pts/d/warrensburg-1951-project-willys-jeep/7119721140.html
  3. 1953 Truck Black River Falls, MN $5500: https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/cto/d/black-river-falls-1953-willys-pickup/7118352680.html
  4. Year? Truck West Fargo, ND eBay: View all the info on eBay
  5. 1954 Truck Rochester, IN $2500: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/217543882805314/
  6. 1953 Truck Long Island, NY $1000: https://longisland.craigslist.org/pts/d/1953-willys-pickup/7123308566.html
  7. 1960 Truck Blue Ridge, GA $2000: https://nwga.craigslist.org/pts/d/cherry-log-1960-willys-pickup/7123192548.html
  8. 1959 Truck Nampa, ID $8500: https://boise.craigslist.org/for/d/nampa-1959-willys-jeep-pickup/7123616034.html
  9. 1952 Truck? Auburn, CA $4600: https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/meadow-vista-1952-willys-matching/7123851965.html
  10. 1948 Truck Brentwood, CA $9000: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/brentwood-1948-willys-flatbed-truck/7123745683.html
  11. 1957 Truck Yucca Valley, CA $1800: https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/joshua-tree-1957-willys-project-pickup/7119847694.html

 

 
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1953? Wagon Sedro-Woolley, WA $7000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Probably a points, coil, or wire fix.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/238895440767553/

“Was running and lost spark. Have started changing from 6 volt to 12 volt. I have put in an alternator and have a 12 volt distributor and have the wiring harness ordered. Many extra parts. Original 226 hurricane six, three speed with factory overdrive.”

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1959 Wagon Parkway Conversion Boise, ID $2000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1110320522668931/

“Non running willy overland. Ford engine. Needs love. Lots of extra parts. Doors, hood bumpers. And fold down tailgate”

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1951 M-38 Alamosa, CO $6500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

UPDATE: Better pics provided. Almost, but not quite all original.

(04/18/2020) Has a rebuilt engine.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/262741594743031/

“Runs well, all original. Rebuilt engine has about 3500 miles on it. Clean Colorado Title.”

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1956 CJ-6 El Paso, TX $11,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

UPDATE: Still Available. At least one person has had difficultly contacting the seller.

(02/28/2020) Has a variety of mods.

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/d/el-paso-1956-willys-jeep-cj6-rock/7109234321.html

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“1956 Willys Jeep CJ6 Rock Crawler
-Upgraded 401 V8 with fuel injection, tune-able distributor, and headers
-Dual Yellow Top Optima batteries
-T18 manual transmission
-Chromoly axel and lockers
-17 x 9.5 beadlock wheels with Irok tires
-Custom roll cage
-Winch
-Lots of upgrades; invested over $30K
-Located in El Paso, TX”

 

 
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1947 CJ-2A Hazelton, ID $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price now $2800.

(02/15/2020) Includes an aluminum hardtop.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/251975692845700/

“47willy jeep project Buick v6 it has 77xj5 axels n4speed trans goes with it engine runs it also has the top n doors it’s a project”

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Roy Rogers, Post Cereals, & the Win-A-Jeep Family Contest

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

Roy Rogers and Post Cereals had a licensing agreement for an unknown period of time, but it at least covered the period between 1952-1955 (I’m sure the Roy Rogers & Dale Evans archives can better answer the time period question). Together, the entertainer and cereal manufacturer produced a series of TV spots, print ads, and merchandise.

Here’s an example of a Post Cereal Commercial with Roy Rogers, Pat Brady and a hint of Nelly Belle (see many more commercials here):

In 1952 and 1953, Roy Rogers teamed up with Post Cereals to produce a series of 36 pop-out cards about Roy’s epic adventures. View references to the names for the entire list of cards here.

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Card #4 “Pat Brady and Hi Jeep, “Nelly Bell”. Of course, the front is actually the same size as the back. See better images here.

Post Cereals also released a series of 3D cards with Roy Rogers, a few that included jeeps, that required the use of 3D glasses. Here are two examples that include jeeps (there are some of these 3D items for sale on eBay).

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In 1953 Post Cereals joined Roy for a series of pins, one of which included NellyBelle on it.

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1951 ‘Jeep’ Farm Mower Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features • TAGS: .

This mower in this brochure looks like a Newton design. It’s form FS-514100.

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Newton brochure from the late 1940s (See five early mowers here):

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