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1962 CJ-3B w/Monroe Lift Harrisonburg, VA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

(03/25/2020) Has a solid looking Kelly hardtop and a Monroe Lift.

“Selling for a friend: 62 or 63(old title its a bit confusing) Tallhood Willys, with a 283 Chevrolet V8, JC Whitney bell housing adapter, half cab and three point hitch system. Comes with a snowblade. It does have rust, but it’s not a basket case. Hasn’t run in years, but it turned over briefly before the starter shat its pants. I might look about getting it running this weekend. Clean title. Lowballers need not apply, the lift system alone is worth at least grand by itself, and it ain’t eating nothing just sitting there. I ain’t looking to play twenty questions with this thing via messenger, if you’re interested, hit me up, and come look at it, maybe we can work out a deal.” 
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1967 Jeepster Commando Monticello, IN No Price

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

The seller doesn’t provide a price, but does provide a p#.

“Anyone looking for a 1967 Kaiser Jeepster Commando Pickup or a 1969 Chevelle SS to tinker on during your alone time?? Let me know….thanks, Ken Prieboy. 574 870 488”


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1952 M-38A1 Madisonville, KY $5800

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $5800.

Robin noticed that this doesn’t have a battery box; yet it does have all the other characteristics of an M-38A1 body (and does not have the CJ-5 body branding). Anyone have any thoughts as to why?

“Has hard top that can be removed new tired and brakes.”

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1957 CJ-3B Oakland, MD $18,500


UPDATE: This was listed as a 1957 in 2018, but is now listed as a 1955 model. Price bumped to $18,500.

(09/28/2018) “Totally fully restored New motor All new brakes with after market front disk 12 v conversions 8000 lb winch Frame off restoration”

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1958 Kayline Soft Top Brochures

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This set of Kayline Soft Top brochures cover Kayline’s Delux Quality, Kaylux Quality, and Convertible soft tops. These brochures also suggest that, as of 1958, Kayline was not working with Kelly Manufacturing yet.

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Kayline Ski Rack and Sunliner Top Brochures

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

These brochures from the mid-1970s highlight the Ski/Luggage racks offered by Kayline. The top brochure also shows Kayline’s ‘Sunliner’ soft top, which features windows on the top’s roof to let in light and improve visibility. 
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This brochure page included actually swatches of the denim used in making Tan and Blue tops. I have a tan Kayline Denim convertible top, but have not compared the swatch to the top yet.


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Sta-Bar Kit Brochures

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

UPDATE:  This 2012 post has been updated to reflect the existence of two different Sta-Bar Kits.

Two different manufactures (were there any others?) offered stabilizing kits that were meant to reduce some of the horizontal shifting that can occur when using a rear lift.

Here’s a detail look at a Monroe 3pt Hitch without a stabilizer hit.


The Roper Manufacturing Company out of Zanesville, Ohio, manufactured a set of bars that pivoted on special vertical plates attached to the ends of the PTO bar and attached to the lower links as highlighted below:


Here’s the Roper Sta-Bar Kit brochure:

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The Green Manufacturing Company’s Green Star-Bar Kit has bars that appear to attach to the outside of the lower links in a similar manner to the Roper kit. I can’t tell how the kit attaches to the PTO bar or how that might differ from the Roper setup. The pricing shows it was slightly less expensive than the Roper Sta-Bar Kit.

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WWII Photo with Woman, Soldiers, Jeep and Camera

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

Givnethe camera, his *might* be a press photo crew of some sort? The square appearing gas tank suggests this might be an early MB. For some reason, the seller thinks this photo is a “Original 1910’s WWI Photo”, which  would indeed be a rare photo, lol.

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“Vintage Original 1910’s WWI PRESS PHOTO
Size – 8 x 10 inches”


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1962 FC-150 Pennsylvania **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $16,500.

Nice look FC-150.

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It’s come time for me to part with my 1962 FC-150 WideTrack. No specific reason, it’s just where I am right now. I’ve driven it ~18 miles in the last 3 years. Runs great and the electric fuel pump is a plus. It’s located in NE Pennsylvania. I can confidently say, you won’t be disappointed. Just to be up front, I don’t have to sell it, I just don’t have the passion anymore and I have no doubt there are others on here that do. Here’s the breakdown if you are interested. I also have pictures during the build if you are seriously interested. I figured I’d post it here first. Thanks in advance for your consideration.

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1946 CJ-2A Johnstown, PA $3250


It runs.

“46 willys cj2a , for restoration project with transferable Pa title . Does run and drive . Plus extra frame and axles from another Jeep for parts. Sold as is !”

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1947 CJ-2A Rome, NY $4500


The white stripe seems familiar. Have we seen this one before?

“1947 Willy’s Jeep with 283 v8 has a over drive kit, 4 in lift 32in tires like new was going to restore it but going a different way runs and drives was on road last year also has lock outs new original style seats and gas tank, aluminum radiator”

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Flat Fender Hood Canterbury, CT $25


Nice price on a solid looking hood. The hinge might need replacing?

“Hood for 1946 style CJ-2A willy’s jeeps in perfect condition. Should fit any CJ-2A. Cash and carry deal only.”


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Hardtop Riverhead, NY $300


I think this is a cab enclosure hardtop, but can’t tell for sure.

“Very well used hardtop with doors which came on an M38 project I bought. No rear hatch door.”

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1964? CJ-3B Coatesville, PA $7000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7000.

Ranger Bob suggests this could have been a 1963 that could have been on the production line when things switched the 1964 model (see comments).

Though listed as a 1964, I imagine it is earlier (maybe 1963) given the Willys stampings. It could use some body work and paint. Still, it’s hard to find a 1960’s 3B for sale.

“Putting my 1964 Willys CJ3B up for sale. I’ve had a lot of work done to it in the last few weeks as you can see from the photos. These are not getting easier to find and to have one that has a hardtop and is in good condition with all original drivetrain and low miles is nearly impossible, especially on the east coast. I will NOT respond to any pre-made Facebook messenger messages. May be interested in trades depending on what you have. Please don’t waste my time. Price is $7,500 obo”

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1976 DJ-5 Falmouth, MA $2000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/15/2020) Runs and drives.

“1976 Postal Jeep Runs great minor choke issue. Fun Jeep!!”



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1948 CJ-2A Plaistow, NH $10,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/03/2019) The body has at least one patch along the driver’s side, so I’m not sure how this is a “new original steel tub”?

“Newly restored Jeep Willys CJ2A New original steel tub, body off restoration. About 85% original, Original motor and running gear all taken apart and redone. Great Jeep and lots of fun to drive, real head turner.”

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Just a Few Posts for Wednesday

• CATEGORIES: Features

Only a few posts for Wednesday. I’ve begun re-organizing some of our older trips (Southwest Spring FC Roundup 2013 trip for example) to make navigating the pages easier. It turned out to be much more work than I’d planned, as I hadn’t gotten the hang yet of traveling and documenting a trip. My goal is to get them all organized in one section of the site … So, just a few updates for today.

If you want to see (or re-see) our 2013 Southwest trip, here it is:


April 1, 2013, Cathedral Valley, Capital Reef National Park, Utah

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Craig’s FC Tour Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features

A few years ago Mark Smith published this great video about Craig’s tour jeep. Somehow I missed seeing it. They are really fun to ride around town.

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First Generation Wagoneer Restoration by The Jeep Farm LLC

• CATEGORIES: Features, videos

Mark Smith ( and Drew Norman (The Jeep Farm) teamed up again for another video:

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1953 Willys Aero Louisville, KY $1400

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

It runs. Given the price, it could be worth a look. Thanks to Tom for sharing.

“1953 Willys sedan project. Runs and moves. No brakes. Asking $1400 see pics for more info about car. Trades are possible on other old cars or parts (prefer model a and model t fords).”



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Circus Themed Dealer Contest plus Record on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This oddity is being auction on eBay. It’s a neat piece for the right person; I haven’t decided it I’m the right person or not yet.

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“A splendid advertising promotion for a Factory-funded contest between dealers to sell Kaiser Jeep products. 7 1/4″ x 7 1/2″, slick illustrated paper with a very thin record of the same size, typical of a 45-RPM record – but in this case meant to be played at 33 1/3-RPM.

Jeep Sales Circus contest – undated;
Prepared under the Kaiser Jeep name – inaugurated 1963;
Kaiser Jeep address uses the Postal Code (Toledo 1, Ohio) which was discontinued in 1963 with the inauguration of Zip Codes;
Dealers could win points with each Jeep sale or with Jeep parts, Accessories sales;
No discussion about what you’d win;
Kaiser sponsorship of The Greatest Show on Earth” TV program – ABC-TV – the series ran for one year, 1963-1964.
A splendid and very uncommon sales promotion. Note – a glued strip attached the record to the brochure – directions called for the cover to be folded under the record and the back cover, and played on your record player in that format – the brochure and the record all show the center hole drill. This record was detached from the glued strip.”

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1950 Wagon and Jeepster Ad

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Old News Articles

This April 30, 1950, ad in the Evening Star is another example of Willys-Overland seemingly targeting the same demographic for both vehicles. And that seems to be a reasonable approach. I haven’t investigated how often the company did this in their advertising yet.


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DJ-3A, CJ-3B, CJ-6, Wagons, Trucks Drawings on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Documents, Features

Maury spotted these schematic drawings for sale of various Willys Jeep vehicles on eBay. Each appears to be 8.5″ x 11″.






WAGONS (several options … eBay):


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1948 CJ-2A Arvada, CO $10,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/29/2020) Has some mods.

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“1948 Willy’s CJ-2A Jeep (All Complete Jeep)

– 350 Chevy V8 Engine
– TH 350 Automatic Transmission
– Clean Colorado Title
– Very clean Body with No Rust
– 1 piece windshield with Good Glass
– Power Steering
– 2.5 inch Lift Kit
– Reversed Front Shackles
– Dana 44 Rear Axle with 5.38 Gearing
– 11 inch Brakes and New wheels
– BFG 33″x 15″ Mud Terrain Tires
– Has chrome headers
– Tilt Steering column
– 12 volt electrical system
– Comes with a tow bar

$10,500 OBO
This is a Very Solid Complete Willy’s Jeep with a Clean Title
For more information or questions,”

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Year? FC-150 Tow Truck High Desert Auction **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** for $4700 plus auction fees.

Thanks to Danno for sharing this and the following FCs. There are other non-CJ jeeps for sale, too.

“HUGE car auction.
Virtual live, online only, auction begins at 9am on May 3rd.
Preview will be May 2nd from 10am-4pm.

Jeep Tow Truck, V.U., Mileage: 19,163”


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