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1947 CJ-2A Chester, WV $500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/02/2020) Maybe some parts value here.

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1946 CJ-2A New Lenox, IL $2000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/05/2020) Not sure how much value is here.

“1946 Willy’s project. We bought this as a project for my daughter, but we decided to go with a CJ instead. I have a ton of parts, along with another frame, but way too many to list. Vehicle was abandoned by the previous owner. I purchased it from the property owner the vehicle was abandoned on. Have not had time to apply for a title, but I was told by the Sheriff that it will not be hard to get.”

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1942 MB Modesto, CA Yard Sale


Might be worth a look.

“Big yard sale Saturday only lots of plumbing and electric tools Jewelry Knife vintage Lula box 2 Tabel pier1 Jeep willys 1942 and lots of stuff. Address 3020 N Olive Turlock”


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No Posts Saturday


I bought a 46″ heavy duty Husky tool chest a few days ago. That innocent purchase led to the complete rearrangement of my mother-in-laws garage, but out of the deal she asked that I combine her tools with mine (another sign that she knows she doesn’t have too long left). So, yesterday I drove to my parents to get a set of industrial shelving, but then detoured to Moses Lake … so, I was too busy playing to do updates for this morning. Updates will resume Sunday.

Next week I’m breaking my quarantine and heading down to visit my kids in Salt Lake. My oldest just bought his first house, so I’m bringing him a variety of tools. So, updates may be sparse over Labor Day Weekend.

Have a good weekend!


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1953 & 1956 Auburn Jeep Club Tahoe Trip Articles

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles

These two article show how quickly the Auburn Jeep Club’s annual trek to Tahoe grew in size. The Auburn Jeep Club was founded in 1951 and it’s first trip to Lake Tahoe via Wentworth Springs included seven jeeps and twenty participants. By 1953, reservations were required. By 1956 it had grown to 33 jeeps and 116 people.

April 30, 1953, article in the Auburn Journal:
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July 19, 1956, article in the Auburn Journal:


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1950 Photo of Soldier Removing Snow in Korea on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

I suspect that PFC William Wilson would have rather been back in Arkansas at that moment. That just looks cold. I tried to learn more about William, but had no luck.

View all the information on eBay

“This is an original press photo. North Korea — PFC William Wilson, Little Rock, Arkansas, jeep driver of the Corps scoops out some of the 5 inches of snow that accumulated overnight on his jeep.Photo measures 6 x 8inches. Photo is dated 12-06-1950.”



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1960 Australian Jeep Ads on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, International

These three ads were all featured in Australia’s Power Farming and Better Farming Digest magazine in 1960. Each one is 18cm x 24cm (7in x 9.5in). I wish the pics were better.

  1. April 1960 Ad “Willys ‘Jeep’ GOES WAY AHEAD”:
  2. July 1960 Ad “Go further … do more … at less cost”:1960-07-power-farming-mag-cj3b-australia-images-ad
  3. September 1960 “That’s the value you get with the new Willys Truck”:
  4. December 1960 “That’s the extra value you get with the Willys Family of 4 wheel drive vehicles!”:
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1945 MB Morton Grove, IL **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $19,500.

Peter’s got this MB for sale.

“Original, rebuilt Willys MB 1945 in very good condition, drives very well. New electric harness wire is 6 volt. New upholstery, including Summer top, five new tires, new muffler. Complete original WWII BC 620 radio. The history of this car is unknown, but most probably it was prepared for invasion in Europe or Africa: Jerry can is made in America in 1945 but has a European neck (this unique Jerry can’s photo was in the LIVE magazine illustrating the invasion of American troops in Normandy). Also, one combat rim is wider than the standard by 1 inch. It could have been a prototype adapted to ride on the sands in WW2.”

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1946 CJ-2A Floyds Knobs, IN $3500


The steps have been modified. That’s an odd roll bar style.

“1946 Model CJ2A Willys Jeep. Engine runs. Been in temperature controlled dry storage for 30 years. For condition, see pictures. Would make a nice project for any Jeep enthusiast!!”

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Stainless Flatfender Body Grants Pass, OR $1800

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, Parts, stainless/jewels

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/07/2020) This is a good price.

“Jewel Jeep Stainless Steel body. Doors, Hood, Window Frame, Roll Bar, Spare Tire Carrier. Main tub is galvanized steel”


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1948 CJ-2A Newton, IA $3500


Has a Pinto engine.

“Cj2a ,I have had it 44 years. Ford 2300 cc motor, I have the original flat head motor”

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1971 Hurst Jeepster Commando Longview, WA $25,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster

The odometer reads 9471 miles, but the grille pitting suggests to me the mileage is higher? Maybe the actual mileage is 109471?

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1948 CJ-2A Trencher Potomac, IL $5000


Not sure how much value is here. As Gordon notes in the comments, this has duallies.

“Willy’s Jeep CJ2a trencher barn find been sitting under a tree outback motor surely stuck What’s it worth Located outside Potomac IL”


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1948 CJ-3A? Lake Arrowhead, CA $12,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/17/2020) Looks like an old school build. It’s listed as a ‘1948 CJ-3A’. I wonder what “rewired Warn hubs” means.

“Run great and 4×4 works great! Only selling because my grandfather has cancer and can’t drive anymore. Has a 305 Chevy V8 Edlebrock carb, 4 speed transmission, Dana 44 axles front and rear, disk brakes (front), PRP seats, auto meter gauges, 20 gallon fuel cell, Jamar prox master cylinders, clutch cylinder. Rewired warnhubs, tow bar and lights, winch, on board air compressor, full roll cage. $12,500 OBO”

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1946 CJ-2A JeepRod/Crawler Marne, MI $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Jeep Rods • TAGS: .

The use of a differential cover as a hood bump is not something I’ve remember seeing.

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“Looking to part ways with my 2a project Parts list in last photo Has title. Willing to put together a package for someone for the chassis and title as a base with whatever else is wanted. Won’t part out until chassis is sold. If bought whole, project needs cooling system, fuel, electronics, and the cage finished… along with some misc. Here’s a breakdown of parts, build your own project. Chassis is selling first. Prices on rest of components are on a bundle pricing and may not reflect separate sale prices. 46 cj2a front clip with title, chassis, links, and axles for $1000”

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1953 Truck Bed Trailer Battle Ground, WA $500

• CATEGORIES: trailer

TJ spotted this custom trailer. Will probably need some work. I’m not seeing any brake lights?

“Old 1953 willys truck bed trailer”

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Year? “Lefty” CJ-2A Mio, MI $2500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/02/2020) It’s listed as a 1945, but looks like a ’47 or ’48.

“I’m selling a 1945 Jeep willys for my dad. Its been sitting at his garage for a good 20 years in Side. Needs some work but would be a great project for someone who loves Jeeps. Has a flathead 4 cyld motor but it needs work idk whats wrong with it. Has had some body work done to it but never finished. Frame and floors are solid. Old military jeep.”

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1960 CJ-3B Body Newton, IA $400

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, CJ-3B, Parts

It probably ran when there were more parts, too. 🙂

“Cj3b. Ran when parked. Good windshield frame, hood, grill, and cowl. Make offer.”

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July 1955 Article on 5th Annual Tahoe Jeep Trip

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images, Old News Articles • TAGS: .

This July 14, 1955, article from the Auburn Journal (Auburn, California) highlights the upcoming two day trip from Auburn, to Wentworth Springs and on to Lake Tahoe. It also includes a lists of some of the folks participating in the event. You’ll note there is no mention of it being a Jeep or Jeepers Jamboree.




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Late 1940s Willys-Overland Dealer Ad


Joel shared this late 1940s ad from the Maine Willys Sales Company of Augusta, Maine. Note the Willys Sign in the background with the early “J” logo. It appears that Maine’s State Foresty Department was an early enthusiast of the new jeep trucks. I was unable to locate the this ad using, so cannot date it at this time.


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1967 CJ-5 w/ Stratton Lift Delta, CO $7000

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

Here’s a rare lift-equipped CJ-5 with a rear PTO, Meyer hardtop and PTO winch.

“Acquired at an estate sale in Wyoming.
Too rare to part out.
Motor runs and does have a title

Farm Jeep, Meyers Top, Stratton Lift, Twin Stick”






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1952 Austin Champ North Hollywood, CA $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

A rare running Austin Champ.

“English Jeep ,great condition new tyres”

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1963 FJ-3 San Luis Obispo, CA $25,000


No description provided.

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1943 GPW Glens Falls, NY $12,000


It’s a mix of parts and is missing a few parts. It might include a trailer.

“1943 Ford GPW
Starts, runs and stops. Lights works Post war Willys engine
Ford trans and axels
Some minor rust on the right fender mounting area.
Likely a willys grill
Has been inside for several years
Lost paperwork but can give bill of sale or mv51”

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1959 Wagon Government Camp, OR $18,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

UPDATE: Price dropped to $15,900.

(08/12/2016) Dan spotted this nice wagon out of Oregon.

“1959 Willys Jeep Wagon, 4WD, Everyday Driver, Original Drive Train, Warn Overdrive, Warn Automatic Hubs. I bought the Vehicle in 2000 in Vancouver, WA from it’s second owner. I restored/re-built it as an every-day driver in 2004. I’ve kept it in a garage since I restored it. The body, interior, engine, and drive train were done in local shops in the Portland Metro.
It comes with a few spare parts. I have a set of snow tires mounted on the same style rims that would be extra if you’re interested. The right front brake needs some TLC before you start driving it every day.
I’ve driven this fun wagon for 20 years, but now I’m looking for something new and different.”

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