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This is Why I Don’t Connect My Phone to Vehicles

• CATEGORIES: Features

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This year, 2020, it is estimated that 75 percent of new vehicles sold globally can be linked to the internet. I’ve discussed this issue before, but I thought this article https://www.dailywire.com/news/washington-post-hacks-into-chevy-to-show-how-much-cars-are-spying-on-owners does a good, short summation of how much data is downloaded by new vehicles when phones are connected to them (the full WP article is here).

Of course, even if you don’t pair your phone, your new vehicle still provides a variety of metrics to automakers. Why do automakers want that data? For a wide range of reasons, as this report points out: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/carmakers-are-collecting-your-data-and-selling-it/ . Though automakers will shout “safety and convenience” every time when cornered on the topic, it seems much more about increasing revenue outside of vehicle sales.

Worse, some new vehicles are arriving to showrooms equipped with cameras to monitor driver behavior, such as warning drivers when they appear to be distracted or monitoring their eye-lids to detect fatigue: https://www.consumerreports.org/automotive-technology/who-owns-the-data-your-car-collects/

My personal belief is that, in the end, it will become very difficult to avoid being monitored by both corporations and the government, the former possibly being even more insidious and impactful than the latter. Perhaps the best hope for anonymity is not to try to escape it, but try to make it worthless by flooding it with disinformation (for example, a disinformation app that produces false location geo tags). A simple example of this was how Miami police were falsely reporting their positions to Waze to prevent drivers from knowing their true locations.

Good luck out there in 2020!

 
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1952 M-38 Andrews, SC $8500

• CATEGORIES: M-38

Includes extra parts. I like the vintage paint job.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/560324921200368/

“1952 Willy’s m38 I am the second owner the 1st bought it from military surplus in 1970 and painted it this way in 1973 no rust always garage kept since he purchase it and painted it all original sheet metal he put a ford 2300 engine in it from a pinto and bigger 10 in brakes everything military and original he took off Or changed I have in bags and boxes he saved everything over the years It has new brakes front to rear 4 new tires new top I have extra front ends rear ends transmissions and transfer cases and original flat head engine I really hate to sell but trying to then out some just testing the waters runs and drives and insured”

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1947 CJ-2A Anaheim, CA $16,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/02/2018) Nice looking build. May have a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3046091215419820/

“1947 Jeep Cj2A with ford 289 with C4 automatic. Great condition.”

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1946 CJ-2A San Clemente, CA $8550

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8550

(09/26/2019) Has updates included an Studebaker inline 6.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2785187361510051/

“This is an amazing example of a “REAL” 1946 CJ2A Willy’s Jeep. 1946 was the first production year for the civilian jeep. So this is a real piece of American history. The paint is perfect, all the seats have been recovered with new canvas and foam. new period correct tires with original wheels. The engine is a 1942 Studebaker Flathead six. I almost put the 4 back in, but this history of this motor is much better. I wish I could find out who swapped it and when, but it had to of been done in the 50’s-60’s. Also, it has much more HP and torque. This little Jeep drives awesome.”

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1946 CJ-2A Oakhurst, CA $7200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/21/2019) Seller honestly notes that the paint looks better in the pics than it actually is.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/537930043713240/

“For Sale 1946 Willys Jeep Runs great, super fun to drive. Odd fire v6, 3speed manual with Warn overdrive It’s rougher than it looks it pics, paint looks good from a distance.”

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1964 CJ-3B Tustin, CA $7200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7200.

(12/13/2019) Appears worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/485991192034757/

“This Willys is a survivor with many extras as a hurricane 134 engine overhead valve must see Jeep to appreciate”

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1948 CJ-2A Raleigh, NC $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: This was for sale in 2018.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/439588856918407/

“Restored Willys Jeep, 3 speed, 4 wheel drive. Lots of fun at beach and/or hunting.”

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1948 CJ-2A Ferndale, CA $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Needs engine/tranny/tc installed at the very least.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2170470409721638/

“Cleaning out the barn / field. I’m helping my Uncle clean up his property. Here we have an 1948 Willie. He says to me “I just need to drop that engine in it and she’ll run”. Message me and I’ll get you his phone number. He will only do face to face deals in cash. He doesn’t text. And he doesn’t have additional pictures.”

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1948 CJ-2A Eugene, OR $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

No pics provided.

https://eugene.craigslist.org/cto/d/eugene-willys-jeep-cj2a/7048115691.html

“1948 Willys Jeep CJ2A. Been in the family since 1966. Reconstructed title from being struck on rear drivers side. Original engine and running gear. Significant engine work performed in 2001.”

 

 
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1960 FC-150 Somerset, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: **SOLD** $3995.

It’s a non-running project.

“This is a overall solid example from the South. Will need restored, but seems to have all the key FC parts. Powered by the versatile, and dependable,4 cyl F-head Willy’s motor. Truck rolls and steers easily. Have not tried to start. Will need to be trailered. Sold with Bill of Sale. Great vehicle to advertise your business or just to enjoy something different than the common generic!”

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Year? CJ-2A Winston-Salem, NC $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

No title. New tub. It’s a project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2174762322820275/

“Jeep Willys, New Tub Spotless No Rust, All Parts To Complete Come With It, Bought it as a project and It’s Just Been Sitting In The Shop For About 5-6 years, Unfortunately I Do Not Have The Title For It $5000 obo”

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1962 Wagon Hindman, KY $5900

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

This ’62 has a circa 1957 KS 0-9 speedometer. This has some floor rust.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/730012814074356/

“1962 Jeep Willy’s Wagon Jeep Tornado engine New gas tank New muffler and pipe Rebuilt carburetor New chrome grill New paint job No broken glass Windshield still needs sealed Floors panels rusted”

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1948 CJ-2A Santa Fe, NM $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price now $2250.

(10/25/2019) Given the half top, there might be value here if the body isn’t in too bad of shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/594168524726470/

“1948 Jeep Willy’s. Does not run. As is condition”

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1949 CJ-3A? Weaverville, NC $14,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Still Available. Price bumped to $14,500.

(11/09/2018) This has a replacement body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2683346608399054/

“I am selling a great piece of American history here. Brand new steel m38 body. Frame off restoration. Flat 4 cylinder bored 30 over. Purrs like a kitten and cranks like a brand new one. Custom made bumpers and the whole body has a freshly done vinyl wrap. This is a nice jeep! Jeep has not seen mud in 25 years and the body never has. Brand New windshield too.”

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1952 CJ-3A Rosamond, CA $3200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Does not run due to broken push rods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2962967230440403/

“1952 Willys Jeep CJ3a flatfender , built 350 (.30 over , 10 1/2 to 1 compression , forged pistons , full roller , ported and polished heads , etc ) , less then 200 miles on engine , just installed a heavy duty Chevy 4 speed transmission , 32” tires , wide rims , original seats , clean title , current registration , Not Running Broke 2 Push Rods , $3750 o.b.o”

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Champion Post Hole Digger from Southwest Equip. Co.

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This 1948 brochure indicates the Champion post hole digger (aka an Earth Auger) was manufactured by the Southwest Equipment Company out of Los Angeles, California. According to a 1948 filing, the company was operated by Kenneth J. Browne.

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1947 CJ-2A Lakewood, CO $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

It runs and drives.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2591540634415707/

“Fully modified Jeep Willy’s. Sooo much fun to drive and ride in. Has a Vortec 4.3 V6 engine from a 96 Chevy Blazer, new transmission, new transfer case, leaf springs etc. lifted. Runs great. New battery. Come drive it away!”

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1949 CJ-3A? Janesville, WI $6800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Seems worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2908582395841100/

“1949 CJ3 Willys. Good shape. Runs well. New battery, water pump, and fuel pump. Fun ride with the top on or easily take it off. Also has a 6’ plow.”

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1961 CJ-3B Franklin, NC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

Has some minor updates.

“New trans,clutch, starter,carb, electronic ignition”

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1948 CJ-2A & 1950 CJ-3A(?) Wausau, WI $1200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A • TAGS: .

Could have some value.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/769400206804519/

“1948 Willys CJ five jeep , hard top, One owner, Needs work on body and engine Pick up only – Wausau WI , comes with snowplow, also 1950 Willys Jeep for parts (not pictured) 1200 for both”

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1972 DJ-5 BBQ Athens, TX $2200

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: .

If you’ve always wanted a DJ-BBQ, this is your chance.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/456308735318558/

“This is a 1972 Jeep grill costume built look close”

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1947 CJ-2A Hudson, WI $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/02/2019) It’s been refurbed. Has rear full floating hubs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/430146667855118/

“1947 Willy’s Jeep CJ2A Runs like a jeep. Has look-out front brakes, 6 volt, 5 new tires, a spare front and rear axle assembly, and a spare transmission”

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1948 CJ-2A Tulsa, OK $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Powered by an F-head.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/426215284945001/

“1948 Willys Jeep. Engine will start but no compression. Body and drive train in very good shape. Transmission has been rebuilt. Rewired to 12V lock-up hub, electric windshield wipers canvas top frame. Canvas needs to be replaced. Original 16’’ wheels and seat frames In addition a parts jeep with another set of lock-up hubs, able and steering parts, body, grill, radiator. No engine, rear axle. Price: § 3500.00 OBO”

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1953 CJ-3B Norton, VA $2300

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Needs some work. Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/463274257936512/

“Listing for a friend. 1953 Willys 4×4. Has three shifters. Has had carb and distributor rebuilt. It runs and is drivable. But does need brake work. Body needs work but has a good frame. New fuel tank included. Can be seen at Fisher Auto Parts in Norton Va”

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1973 CJ-5 Fort Worth, TX $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5

Winch is included. Body looks solid. Could be a good project, especially if you have a rear-end ready to go.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/516075505841549/

“1973 Jeep CJ5. Needs rear brakes & rear brake seals. Have new slider gears for rear differential -needs reinstalled in carrier. Runs great. In line 6 gas motor. Has new battery heavy duty winch & front bumper. My Dad has too many projects. not sure what the miles are on it. tutor in hand.”

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