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1951 CJ-3A Adelanto, CA $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(10/28/2019) This could be a good price.

“327 with Muncie tranny, has full top with heater, moving and must sell”

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1963 M-170 Bay Park, CA $16,000


Has a variety of mods.

“1963 M170 A1 Marine Corps Jeep with matching trailer. Stock looking yet many mods. Feel free to inquire.”


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1949? Delivery Wagon Londonderry, VT $6500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Will need some work.

“1949 Willys sedan delivery Buick 225 v-6 4speed trans Have one new rear quarter Needs tlc Would trade for 87 or newer 1 Ton Dump 4×4 of equal value”

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CJ-5s & M-38A1s



  1. 1956 CJ-5 Randolph, OH $1500:
  2. 1959 CJ-6 Newport, MI $2800:
  3. 1956 CJ-5 Martinsville, IN $2500:
  4. 1964 CJ-5 Dawsonville, GA $5295:
  5. 1958 CJ-5 Lodi, CA $2300:
  6. 1959 CJ-5 Igo, CA $4500:
  7. 1963 CJ-5 Dunsmuir, CA $3700:
  8. 1979 CJ-5 Corona, CA $5000:
  9. 1975 CJ-5 Desert Hot Springs, CA $2900:
  10. 1960 CJ-5 Ojai, CA $600:
  11. 1961 CJ-5 Apple Valley, CA $3000:
  12. 1965 CJ-5 Scappoose, OR $1000:
  13. 1967 CJ-5 Rock Island, WA $5400:
  14. 1956 CJ-5 Bend, OR No Price:
  15. 2 CJ-5 Projects Arvada, CO:


  1. 1953 M-38A1 Iron Mountain, MI $1000:
  2. 1952 M-38A1 Knoxville, TN $4000:
  3. 1954 M-38A1 Ukiah, CA $9500:
  4. 1953 M-38A1 Newcastle, CA $4500:
  5. 1959 M-38A1? Marana, AZ $1500:
  6. 1954 M-38A1 Springfield, IL $6900:


  1. 1987 CJ-7 Warren, NH $2500:


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1960 CJ-6 Thornton, CO **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

Doesn’t run. The floors might need work.

“Doesn’t currently run. Fuel line and battery are not hooked up. Unknown engine condition. Have the title. Will need some work, please see the pictures but in good shape for sitting. Must be able to pick up. Cash only. Can send more photos if needed.”

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1953 CJ-3B Tieton, WA $7000


No pics provided.

“1953 jeep hi hood Chevy four-cylinder engine locked up front and rear lightweight aluminum wheels”

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1947 CJ-2A Downingtown, PA eBay


There seems to be some value here.

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“Willys CJ2A . Condition is Used. has rusted frame – good estate vehicle? needs exhaust manifold. ran last in 2018, has plow, new front and rear brake shoes and wheel cyls, new steel brake lines, new parking brake shoes and cable. 4 new studded firestone snow tires. 4 new shocks and new rear leaf springs. Sears aluminum cap. new fuel pump. 4wd works. solid power train.”

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DJ-3A Windshield Placerville, CA


UPDATE: Price between $200 and $300.

(01/27/2017) Not many of these around.

“Willys DJ 3A.and CJ3A windshield frames. $200-300 ”


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1943 Photo Promoting War Bonds

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old News Articles

This photo and caption appeared on the second page of the Daily Nebraskan on February 24, 1943.


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1947 CJ-2A West Townshend, VT $7500


Includes the trailer.

“Up for sale is my 1947 Willys CJ2A. Current Vermont plate and registration. Fair/Good condition. PTO winch, everything works. Bantam trailer included.”

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1952 M-38 Vallejo, CA $8000


Has a variety of updates.

“1952 Willys M38. Buick 231 V6, Muncie 4spd, Dana 18 transfer case, Warn overdrive, Dana 25 front axle, Dana 44 rear, 5.38 gears, rear rack, brand new 32×11.50 tires, runs great and drives down the highway no problem”

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1966 CJ-6 Olympia, WA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6800.

This has a variety of updates.

“A jeep with magazine history . Was sponsored in offroad magazine. Power plant is a 302 Ford. Automatic trans. Aluminium radiator. Lifted on 35 inch tires . Complete rhino lining inside jeep. duel shocks at all corners . Drives good .”

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1951 M-38 Bakersfield, CA $7700


UPDATE: Was $7700. Now listed as no price.

I suspect it needs more than gas and a battery to be on the road, as that would be more like 99.9% restored.

“Selling for a Friend; ORIGINAL and RARE. 1951 Korean War Willys M38. 95% Restored, Gas/Battery and you’re on the Road! New Canvas, new interior, too Many New parts to list. Used in Korea and Vietnam. Motivated Seller!”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Auburn Hills, MI $2500


It’s a column shift 2A. Seller also has a 1948 2A for sale for $6000.

“1946 Willys Jeep 2a. Project Jeep. Mostly complete. The motor did run before I pulled it. It will need some sheet metal replaced. Motor is original and so is the whole drivetrain. It has a rare column shift transmission in it. The wheels on the Willys are not included. I will however include the original wheels that came with it instead. Im firm on the price, no trades. Michigan titled.

For sale till add is deleted.
Also, I do have another Willys, a 1948 2a. From Wyoming and still titled as such. $6000. for that one, a turn key jeep. E-email me if interested in that. Not yet listed.”

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1953 CJ-3B Fiberglass Parkersburg, WV $1400


UPDATE: This was for sale back in 2013. Looks like the same license plates. Has a fiberglass body.

“53 Willis cj3b. Kinda runs, drives and stops. Needs all new body and full resto or run on farm as is. Has newer gm front disc brake conversion, fuel tank and water pump. Have a title and in my name. $1400 obo.”

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Flatfender Koenig Hardtop Albuquerque, NM $350


Jeff spotted this hardtop. Looks in good shape.

“Koenig steel hard top for early model flat-fender jeeps (CJ2a- to CJ3b). All glass intact and in good condition. Vertical sliding windows. No rust. Excellent restoration candidate.”

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1984 DJ-5 Auburn, ME $2200


“Moose Patrol” jeep, lol.

“4 cyl 2.wd. auto..runs good ..needs love but great toy..right hand drive. Heat .lights .gages work..trades welcome”


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1944? MB? Anderson, CA $6000


This seems to be a mix of parts.

“1944 WW II Willy’s Jeep. Original running gear. Rebuilt transmission, carburetor, And brake system. 4 cylinder engine runs good. 12 volt electrical system. Front hubs need work. Like new tires, body is excellent. Mileage is unknown.”


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1943? MB? Miranda, CA $2000


Has an MB grille, but other than that, I do see anything obviously MBish. It’s more likely an M-38 than anything.

“1943 military jeep Willy’s, Has 289 ford ran few years ago been sitting will run with tune up n clean up. Have 3/4 ton axles n lift springs n 42 tsls on beadlocks that could go with it to for the right price”

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Year? CJ-3A? Princeton, CA $2000


Its a project or parts.

“55 willys Toyota axles all new brakes, new shocks, steel rims, frame rhino lined and underside of the jeep is also rhino lined T 90 trans and dana 18 transfer 2000 obo”


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CJ-3A Project Artondale, WA Parting Out


UPDATE: Bobcat hood is sold.

Lots of work left on this project.

“Jeep Willy’s cj3a project buggy. Tube chassis. Stainless steel grill, fiberglass hood, cj3a windshield, fresh rebuild by rears and gears on T18 tranny, Dana 20 transfer case, Dana 44 front 4.88 with Detroit locker and disc brakes, rear is a full float high pinion Dana 44 4.88 Detroit locker. New 35×12.5×15 pit bull rockers on 15×10 wheels. 4 new ORI stx 14” struts, 10 Summit Machine Large rod ends. Just lost interest in project. 6,500$ OBO for all thanks for looking.
FRONT AND REAR DANA 44’s selling as set only. 2,500$ OBO
T18 with dana 20 transfer case 800$ OBO
any other parts make offer”

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1946 CJ-2A Harrison, MI $2400


Drain holes have been filled. Has a 3B windshield, along with a few other mods.

“Needs brake work but runs and drives 4×4 works”

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1960 CJ-3B Sedgwick, ME $2500


Could be a good price.


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Draining Away the Water

• CATEGORIES: Features

UPDATE II: There are additional updates throughout as several folks suggested other drain holes in various bodies and windshields. 

UPDATE: Barney Goodwin noted that MBs/GPWs also have drains on the gas tank sump, front and rear. He also shared some pics (thanks!). Also, some MB/GPW bodies had 3/8″ drain holes in the tool boxes (seem more here).

A couple months ago Chuck asked a question about drain holes, so I collected the information below. It’s hardly exhaustive, so if I’ve missed something, please comment. Also, I did not find any drain strategies for Wagons, Trucks, Jeepsters or FCs; did they have any interior drains? I’m also unsure if the prototype jeeps had drain strategies.

MBs & GPWs:

MBs and GPWs did have drain holes in the far left of the driver side and far right of the passenger side corners, stopped with brass plugs. There seems to be some debate about whether the plugs should have square tops or slotted tops. You can imagine it might not be easy to locate and remove a brass plug once the floor of an MB was full of dirt/mud/water. Here’s a photo of a square plug from G503 in the left corner of the floor:


Arrow points to the drain plug on the driver’s side of this MB.

Fun fact, the drain plug for the floor is reportedly the same size as the drain plug for the MB and GPW gas tank.


Here’s an example of the square plug alternative, a slotted plug. I would think this could be especially difficult to locate when filled with water/mud:


I didn’t know about the fuel tank sump drain holes (of course, on hindsight, it makes sense they’d have them). Barney Goodwin adds, “MB/GPWs had 2 large drains on the fuel tank sump to clear water out, especially after fording. They are basically a radiator cap and gasget without the temp pressure spring. Even the neck on the drain looks like a radiator neck.  There was one fore and aft of the sump.  It was especially important because there was  felt or horsehair insulators between the tank and the body that would be prone to retain moisture and rust the tank if not maintained.”

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These jeeps had drain holes on the sides near the outside step on either side of the body. When purchasing a jeep, If the body is missing the drain hole, then it’s worth examining the body to see if it has been altered in some fashion. Sometimes the lack of drain hole is also a sign that the body is an M-38 or that the body is fiberglass.


Drain hole for CJ-2As, CJ-3As, CJ-3Bs, and DJ-3As.

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Auburn Jeep-A-Trench & CJ-2A Slide on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

That might be a 1947 Luzon Red CJ-2A. An early Auburn Jeep-A-Trench is mounted on the back. One of the fellows is wearing overalls with “Lincoln City Line, Inc.” (Bus/Transit Company) on the back, a company that was based in Lincoln, Nebraska. Meanwhile, Auburn Machine Works was based out of Auburn, Nebraska. So, I’d wager that this photo was taken somewhere in Eastern Nebraska, probably in 1947 or 1948.

The Burke-Schneider Motor Company out of Lincoln, Nebraska, was also involved in this event. The company had a Willys dealership, which explains the fellow in the center with his white overalls. As early as December of 1946 Burke-Schneider was advertising the new CJ-2A (perhaps earlier, but I have no evidence).


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