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1963 Wagon w/Cummins Diesel Tonasket, WA $25,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

Andy shared this build. Lots of mods on this diesel-equipped wagon.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/deals/item/5435267946601975/

“1963 Willy’s jeep utility vehicle. Motor is a 4BT Cummins with turbo kit. Has a turbo 400 automatic transmission. 1/2 ton Chevy axels. 4 wheel drive. $25,000 OBO”

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1947 CJ-2A Black Diamond, WA $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

Listed as a 1947 CJ-2A, the body appears to be from a 3A, as it lacks the ignition switch hole on the dash. It also lacks frame horns on the front frame rails.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/813594109643512

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“1947 Willys CJ2A. Starts, runs, drives, doesn’t stop real well. New master cylinder included. Engine; L4-134 “Go-Devil” Transmission; T-90 Transfer case; Dana 18 Front differential; Dana 25 Rear differential; Dana 41 I have upgraded to 12 volts. New alternator, New battery, new battery cables, new fan belt. I have gotten the title lined out in my name. With new reproduction Serial number plate, new reproduction body and frame tags and a new reproduction dash plate. Also has new in box steering linkage. Will need the wiring played with, lights, ignition switch and such. I have a video of it running on request”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Stevenson, AL $2400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

This is listed as a 1949, but is a 1948 based on the serial number. Unclear how much value is here, but it does have a Sears/Allstate-branded deluxe top.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1118204418790044

“1949 Willy’s Jeep CJA. Flathead 4 cylinder motor. It has been sitting but the motor moves freely. It’s all there, transmission, radiator, carburator. Would consider trade. DM any questions”

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1951? CJ-3B Oneida, TN $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

UPDATE: Thanks to Craig for spotting it is actually a 3B tub.

It’s project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/5064510890338507

“I’ve got a 51 willys Jeep that could be restored it has a good frame and body I got the windshield and seats and the front fenders just pm me with offers I got the title too”

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Year? CJ-?? Cookeville, TN $600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A

This is probably a 2A with some odd mods. Unclear what value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/379484094337220

“Whole ruff jeep with extra motor and transfer case and axle it will bring close to this for junk”

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Jeep Willys Service Sign on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

I’ve not run across a sign quite like this one with the text accompanying the round part of the sign in this way.

View all the information on eBay

“The sign is previously displayed it is made of metal not tin its painted measures 48 in width by 24 in height. I am selling it as shown with no claim of originality. An excellent sign to add to your collection if your looking to own a really unique sign. I am selling this item with no reserve.”

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1955 Custom Truck Placerville, CA $27,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

Mike’s selling his custom-built truck. Looks like a nice rig. Text or phone to 530 622 9353.

“302 ford. Turbo 400 leather interior. Camaro front clip. Custom short bed.”

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1960s(?) Postcard Pete’s Cave “Shepherd of the Hills Farm” on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Postcards • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Here’s another one of these postcards on eBay. Starting bid is .99.

(08/04/2020) I don’t know much about Shepherd of the Hills Farm, but I did learn that it was a book from 1907 by Harold Bell Wright that became a tourist destination that then played some role in the rise of Branson, Missouri, as a tourist destination.

View all the information on eBay

“Vintage Postcard of the Farm Tour pulled by an old Army Jeep at Pete’s Cave in Shepherd of the Hills in Branson MO
Size Standard 3 1/2 by 5 1/2
Circa 1960s”

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2022 Northern Ohio Flatfender Willys Gathering Aug 28th

• CATEGORIES: Event

This years Northern Ohio Flatfender Willys Gathering will be held Sunday August 28th from 11am-4pm. The address is 4927 Mayfair rd., North Canton, Ohio.  If nothing else, show up for the free jeep-made ice cream after lunch!

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100054290059888

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1946 CJ-2A Canonsburg, PA $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Chris shared this PTO and rear gear box equipped CJ-2A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/842319056700472

“Any message asking me if it’s available we’ll be deleted. Barn fresh 1946 Willys Jeep CJ-2A. It needs body work. Engine not stuck. I have been adding automatic transmission fluid to the cylinders over the last 6 months. The vehicle is 95% complete. Also has very rare PTO option in rear. I do have the windshield. An excellent project. $2,500 or best offer”

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1946 CJ-2A Moncks Corner, SC **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $15,000.

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The J-Bird Fiberglass Hard Top

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

This ad took me by surprise. I’ve never heard of the J-Bird Fiberglass hard top made by Stanley Aviation. I wonder if there are any left anywhere? I’m guessing it was made in Colorado given this ad was in the Mile-Hi Jeep Club archives.

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I was able to find some information about Stanley Aviation, but nothing related to Snaley Aviation and a jeep top.

 
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WANTED: Info For Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame

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

Rick Krueger is hoping to pull together some information for the folks at the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame. So, if you think you might have some information that would help Rick, email him at das.krueg @ gmail.com (remove the spaces around the @).

Rick wrote, “I have a line on Larry Hughes son Cameron. Dean Richards, Lonnie Richards grand father was a friend of my fathers and Gary Lowes. Dean and Gary played an important part in a boating accident I was in. The name Toy Hall has come up as Commander on a certificate I have found for and award to SNORE in the 70s. So any info from Lionel would be great. Also tracking down a ambulance buggy snore donated to the posse in the 70s. The ORMHOF seems interested so I would like to pull as much together as possible.”

MILE-HI Jeep Club History: Among the online collections at the ORMHOF are some great old photos and history from the Mile-Hi Jeep Club (How is there no PNW4WDA history/race-history here?): https://ormhof.org/mile-hi-collection

Here is one example of what is posted there. This photo shows the inaugural issue of the Mile HI Club’s Jeep Club News in December 1956.

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PHoto Credit: The Mile Hi Jeep Club and the ORMHOF

 

 
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November 1944 Photo of Fake Jeep in Australia

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models, Old Images

Here’s. neat photo of a “dummy jeep” cobbled together in Australia, posted by Morihisa Ochi to G503.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/WWIIG503/permalink/10158341777561046/

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Custom CJ-3B Build

• CATEGORIES: Builds, CJ-3B, Features

Robert Baxter posted this “CJ-3B” to Facebook the other day. He spotted it at a car show in El Segundo, California. The chassis is a deuce-and-a-half. It looks like the body is extra tall and stetted, which gives it an unusual look. Cool rig!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/502884336980336/permalink/1100033907265373

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Stolen CJ-2A Mound House, NV

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Stolen Vehicles

This customized CJ-2A was stolen.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4666410326795020/

“STOLEN VEHICLE! Please keep an eye out for this Willy’s Jeep. It was stolen from my father-in-law’s property in Mound House, NV. It has been reported to the local authorities.”

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More Updates Later Sunday

• CATEGORIES: Features
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Our final view of the motorhome. We sold it on Saturday. We weren’t using it and it would only be declining in value, so we felt it was prudent to let it go. We will eventually buy something else, but unsure whether that will be a slide-in camper (which requires a new, beefier truck, which we need anyway), another motorhome (likely not), or a fifth wheel (maybe).

More updates later today …. It’s been a busy few days. We sold our motorhome to the folks that own the water system company that installed our filtering system (we hadn’t used it to camp in two years). So, as a part of the deal, we are getting a new water system for our house, a new drinking system for the kitchen, and a water filter system for the bunkhouse.

We have rented a bull for our heifers, but there isn’t a whole lot of action (a regular Ferdinand perhaps?), other than chewing down our grass, which has meant getting some hay to supplement their diets. Thankfully, our next-door neighbor just swathed his grass hay yesterday, so we’ll be buying up all his hay.

We are shopping for a squeeze chute and panels so we can build a corral.That way, we can just artificially inseminate them rather than host a bull, which is more expensive than insemination, something another neighbor of ours can do.

The side deck on the bunkhouse is near done, another stretch of triple digits looks behind us now.

 
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1945 VEC CJ-2A Georgetown, DE **SOLD*

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $25,000.

This looks nice, though neither the windshield nor the body have been restored to original. The transmission shifter is on the floor, rather than the column.

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“Looking to sell my cj2a 1945 Willys sn-601. 3606 miles from frame off restoration. 500 miles from new paint to 1945 color sheme. I have a binder of the details, spare tire mounted on extra tailgate, green canvas top, shop manual and assorted jeep stuff/parts that goes with it. It is great! Just looking for a new project to nerd out on. NADA has it between 26k and 43k. An offer between that and I’ll sell it. Located 19947. Meeting location will be at the Harbeson Royal Farms. Cash or Certified Check. I’ll remove listing once sold. Added more pics Friday night. Captured a video of it running. PM me and I’ll send it to you.”

 
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1962 FC-170 Port Orchard, WA $5500

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

This appears worth a look.

https://offerup.com/item/detail/f656e0c5-a5d1-3755-91b3-0db96d8bcc12

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“Willys Forward Control (FC) 170 4×4 flatbed. Flathead “Super Hurricane” 226 straight 6, T90 manual 3 speed transmission, Spicer 18 transfer case. Bed has 3′ extension pictured on bed. Truck is a great find and foundation for a project. Truck sat for many years and needs restored but does currently run. Does not drive and must be hauled. Stored indoors. Done extra parts included. Clean WA title in my name. These trucks are hard to find anymore in this condition. Odometer reflects 26,XXX miles, probably farm miles. Truck appears to be originally from Oregon and was purchased by previous owner at an estate sale out of Eugene with another FC. Regret selling but too many projects not enough time.”

 
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1942? GPW? Reno, NV $1500

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

The body is a civilian replica. I don’t see much “GPW” here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1680927728947434

“Flat fender Ford Jeep project, All there, Buick V-6, Auto trans, overdrive, lots of extra and loose parts and pieces, was a fully running vehicle prior to tear down. Body is a brand new, Archer Bros. body never painted, not open to negotiation or price haggling. If you are interested let me know. You will need a trailer and a truck for parts as well as people to help you load.”

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1946 CJ-2A Balch Springs, TX eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Bill shared this project. There seems to be at least some value here. This may have Husky or Allstate branded hubs.

View all the information on eBay

“1946 CJ2A WILLYS JEEP RESTORATION PROJECT RAREThis is a complete restoration project Jeep Local pickup in Balch Springs Texas”

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1952 CJ-3A Mohave Valley, CA $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

A roller.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/783962766127135

“1952 CJ3A Flat fender Jeep project. 5x rare 16″ wheels, original drivetrain minus engine. Adapter included for small block Chevy. New grill. Includes some extra bits, steering boxes, PTO winch, hood, fender, ect. $2500. Clear AZ title in my name. Located in Mohave Valley, AZ”

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1942? MB? Aguilar, CO $2800

• CATEGORIES: MB, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2800.

(07/03/2022) I feel like we’ve seen this one before? It certainly has unique mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/603880324702074

“Awesome restoration project rare jeep .tires gas and battery and will drive.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Lewiston, ID $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

UPDATE: Still Available. The new pics show this has a VEC body. This has been disassembled. It seems like there’s some value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1221682741726641

“CJ2A Willys jeep project-disassembled and sand blasted-no motor”

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1953 CJ-3A Allenwood, PA No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Not much value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/7949545035087337

“For sale, All original parts. Frame, engine and all of drive train intact. ”

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