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1949 “Swiss Army” CJ Fayetteville, AR $17,500


Listed as a 1949 CJ-2A Swiss Army Jeep and claimed to be “an original Swiss Army Willys Jeep”, this looks to me to be a refurbed CJ-3A with a reproduction MB body and, possibly, an MB engine. So, how ‘original’ it is isn’t clear.

It is true the Swiss Army used a wide range of jeeps, including MBs, CJ-2As, CJ-3As, M-38A1s, CJ-3Bs, CJ-5s, and Wagons (
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“This is an original Swiss Army Willys Jeep. Good overall condition. Pretty much rust free. Original Engine, Seats and Top in good condition. Shovel, Ax, Jerry Can.

US Army Markings have been done by previous owner in Switzerland. They are not original.

Starts and runs good
Good Tires original Swiss Army Maloya Brand
Exhaust is rusty and needs to be replaced soon

Basic Information:
6 Volt System, Has turn signals,
Manual Wipers
Blackout Light
Rear Bench Seat, Glove Box
Vehicle is Street Legal and comes with an Arkansas Title.
Speedometer in kmh, Odometer in miles

Engine: 4-134 L Head
Three Forward Gears, One Backup Gear
Transfer Case 2 Speed High and Low Gears ” Continue reading

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1952 CJ-3A Grangeville, ID $3975


The windshield has some kind of top piece, probably for a hardtop?

“Has the usual floor rot in tool box and hat channels. Runs, steers and stops. Call for details”

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1948 CJ-2A Great Falls, MT $18,500


The pics suggest this is a good restoration. This has a rear PTO gearbox.

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“I have a 1948 CJ2A with rear PTO. It’s all restored to original. The restoration was done roughly 15 years ago but looks like it was done less than that. This was all done recently as it sat for so long: New fuel pump, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, condenser, oil lines, fuel pump to carb line, carb was completely rebuilt, new master cylinder, bell and crank for the steering. I’m sure I’m missing a few things. Have new wheel cylinders but haven’t installed them. Comes with tire chains, a bucket of carbs (3-4) a crate of other parts and a hard cab that needs to be finished. Runs and drives. $18,500. Open to trades”

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1953 CJ-3B Missoula, MT $3500


Includes extra parts. This might have a rare CJ-3B Porter & Reed hardtop.

“1953 Willys CJ3B – been stored for 45 years $3500 CASH ONLY Posting for a family friend Sale includes: Extra Motor (pictures not available now) Extra Transmission (pictures not available now) Extra Transfer case (pictures not available now) This is a Metal Cab And includes a new soft top and doors (pictures not available now) High Flat Hood – overhead 4 cylinder motor”

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1952 M-38A1 East Wenatchee, WA $5000


This early M-38A1 has an updated engine.

“Willys Jeep M38A1 1952, transmission 3 speed T-90, transfer case 2 speed Dana 18, front axle Dana 25/27, rear axle Dana 44, 283 V8 Chevy. Also comes with a full tune up kit. Message for contact info and appointment”

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1946 CJ-2A Eagle, ID $8000


This has a a variety of mods.

“1946 Willy’s Jeep RUNS GREAT! Original transmission. Chevy 350 engine New tires & rims New carburador New radiator Mileage unknown Not fancy, but super cool! No trades”

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GPW Body and parts Gresham, OR $1500


There may be some value here.

“Will part out or sell everything together Cj5 frame with a cj2a body Sbc 350 with aluminum heads, ran good when pulled Th350 worked good when pulled D30 complete with everything in a box, torn down for paint. D35 complete minus brakes $1500 for everything. Message me if there’s something you’d like separate. And I can offer delivery for a fee.”

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1944 MB Spokane, WA $7500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(06/05/2022) This has some bright red accents.

“NEW LOWER PRICE The Original Flat Fender, Willys MB, 4X4, Runs, COOL Rig! Project near complete, interior is left to your custom touch. Come take a look, you’ll love it.”

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1942 Bantam Trailer Milton, ON, Canada $4500CDN

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This trailer was a “rusty piece of junk” before the rebuild.

“Rebuilt and refurbished Army Service Forces Bantam 1/4 ton payload, 2-wheel cargo trailer. Built in 1942/3 and rebuilt in 2022. Original from Bracebridge farm area. Excellent shape and wonderful and useful historical piece.”

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1948 CJ-2A Boise, ID $7000


UPDATE: Still Available.

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“LOOKING FOR TRADES: currently looking at the market on trading my jeep. It is a 1948 CJ2A with 3 speed transmission with Saturn overdrive. In the recent years (and how I acquired it) it had a heart transplant from a 1966 Ford Mustang. It is a 289 Ford small block V8. It runs and drives! She’s a head turner for sure! Has a new fuel pump, and I have an OEM data plate, shocks for all 4 wheels as well as a transmission and transfer case gasket kit on the way from Kaiser Willys. Looking to trade for a VW bug, or anything older VW running and driving like mine. NOT LOOKING TO SELL”

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1952 Truck JeepRod Graham, WA $5000

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Trucks

This project is an unusual truck.

“RatRod Willy’s truck sitting on 2000 ford chassis with motor and tranny, 2wd locker in rear 5 speed 3.0 motor 126,000. Runs and drives good like it should. Not a show truck it is a RatRod. All factory wiring harness and steering column out of diner truck. Will trade for 4 runner project or older jeep project”

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1946 CJ-2A Deer Park, WA $3500


Unclear how much value is here.

“46 willys flat fender project. I bought this a few years ago with the intentions of restoring it never found the time don’t foresee the time in the near future so I figured I’d let somebody else have a go at it it has the 231 Buick V6 original transmission three stick would make a fun project for somebody”


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1948 CJ-2A Cottonwood, CA $2000


Might be worth a look.

“1948 cj2a. Has the original flat head 4 cylinder, manual 3 speed with granny low, it also has the original dual stick transfer case. My mom started to restore it. I don’t have the time to continue the project. Asking $2000 OBO. Delivery is a possibility”

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1948 CJ-2A Ovando, MT $1600


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1600.

(02/01/2022) Listed as a 1949, the serial number for the chassis is near the end of the 1948 production run. This lacks an engine. The hardtop does appear custom.

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“1948 Willys CJ2A Jeep. $2000/obo. Sincere, old Montana jeep, surprisingly rust-free body, some bondo. No motor. Title (Helena, 1971); title says 1949 but I was informed the serial number is 1948 production. Unique, custom, well-built, steel full cab, therefore no original windshield frame or tailgate. Floors minor rust-out, bed very solid and straight, toolbox replaced. Some metal sheeting tacked on exterior of body. Original radiator and toolbox lid included. 16” rims, tires have air but need replaced”

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1947 CJ-2A Havre, MT $17,000


Has a few minor mods.

“1947 WILLYS CJ2A rebuilt original L134 flathead 4 cylinder new Carb new Electronic ignition new radiator new Tires including spare new windshield it runs great it is geared low to crawl anywhere”

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1943 MB/CJ-2A Smartsville, CA $1000


Unclear how much value is here based on the posted pic.

“rough mb body on cj2a frame. (Does have hood) Front axle is gutted No paperwork”


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1965 CJ-3B Salem, OR $8500


UPDATE :Price dropped to $8500.

(05/23/2022) Seems worth a look.

“1965 jeep cj3b High Hood total restoration has been done on this jeep it has a fresh ford 302 mild build c4 automatic shift kit B&M ratchet shifter tilt column led lights new top full roll cage new battery lots of new parts to list new tires and wheels I’m asking $9500 obocash no tire kickers in person sales I have a clean title in hand”

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1954 CJ-3B Project Ferndale, WA $2500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $2500.

(05/02/2022) This has some interesting mods.

“302 Ford T18 truck transmission Spicer twin stick T18 Transfer case Custom Landrover Frame and axles Power leather seats Roll cage Custom aluminum fuel tank This is a project car needs some fresh energy to finish. I’m looking for space in my garage.”

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1947 CJ-2A-Crawler Tenino, WA $4000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/08/2022) Runs on propane, but sound like it runs and drives(?). It has a Bobcat hood.

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“Have 47 Willy’s wheeler needs a lot of work and new axles put under it. Have a Dana60 Dana44 with 5:13 gears that will go with.has bare Toyota axles under it right now. had a cage done for it. the cage rear needs to be finished welded and a bunch of other stuff. Does run has a Chevy 4.3 on propane Dana 20 twin stick with aftermarket gears in it with front dig and a th350. 4link in the rear and springs in the front. Have a set of brand new fox 18in gas shocks for the rear.

Has some ok 35in tsl’s on beadlocks. Need a running vehicle more Than anything or cash me out. Have the title also. Really don’t wanna sell but times are hard..make me a good cash offer or trade. I’ll trade for a ls with a 5 speed also. I know it’s ugly and beat it’s a wheeler and pretty old.. i really don’t wanna part it out have to much stuff laying around as is.”

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1946? VEC? CJ-2A Snohomish, WA $9000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/02/2022) Given the indents and the full floaters, this might have been a 1945. If there was a column shift, it’s been replaced with a floor shifter. Just one pic provided.


“46 CJ2A runs drives and stops. I have the original gauges in a box. She needs a new tub and body package. A rewire once you have the tub off. I’m trying to not loose too much money. My mechanic retired and I don’t have the tools to finish her. More pictures available upon request. She’s been parked in the barn for a while I’ll have to drive her out to get better pictures. Not selling because I need money just want someone to finish her.”

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1947 CJ-2A Phelan, CA $2800 (w/title)


UPDATE: Hunter is relisting this jeep. You can contact him at the email in the comments section for a price or to ask questions. It does not run. $2800 with title or $2200 if he can’t find it.

It’s got the Worman-manufactured early half cab.

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“1947 Willys cj2a Factory half cab very very rare ! A link below will explain this cab. Floor is soild need rear quarter repairs, engine and trans are froze
$2200.00 with bill of sale $2800.00 if i find the pink slip.

Cash no checks no cashier’s check

If it’s listed it still for sale

This is the factory cab not aftermarket Sears, JC Whitney, Acme

UPDATE: I’ve been asked if this is a Worman MFG cab ,from my understanding wormans were the first aluminum Willys Factory contracted. Please click link below for explanation on this cab

Like most steel aftermarket hard tops, the Willys halfcab was much too heavy to casually remove and re-install, so many of these impressive half cabs have been scrapped, making this a rare and very desirable hard top.

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Busy Few Days

• CATEGORIES: Features

The Estate Sale: This past weekend’s estate sale kept us busy! Overall, it was success, but exhausting. Most importantly, we found homes for all kinds of stuff. Still, there are some dump runs and donation runs in our future, but not nearly as much as it could have been.

We have not yet sold the motorhome (my mother-in-law’s), though there was plenty of interest at the estate sale. We haven’t used it in a year and a half and don’t have plans for it, so we figured we’d sell it. We paid off the loan, so we own it free and clear.


2014 Sun Seeker 32800 miles, winter package, built on an E450 Ford Chassis. It runs great, has lots of storage and sleeps six. It has auto-leveling, a slide out, two awnings, gas/electric fridge, and more. NADA average retail is $63,300. We are priced at $65,000.

Perhaps the next best outcome of the event was meeting neighbors who had known the builder of our place. Many had known “Merl”, some fondly and some less so, as he was “a character”. His wife must have been a patient woman!

Miraculously, the pouring rain stopped on Saturday morning at 4am, giving us a little time to remove tarps and pop-up tents. The crowds were even and steady, likely a result of it being graduation weekend (we didn’t know that). The rain stayed away until Sunday around 3pm, when it began pouring to the point of causing some flooding in places across southeastern Washington.

As for Mom’s place:


Last pic from Mom’s place … the garage where several jeeps were built and rebuilt.

On Tuesday, we drove to mom’s place, probably for the last time, so it was a little bitter-sweet. After nearly 60 years in family hands, the property has sold. We met the buyers, who signed the papers Tuesday morning. They were a nice couple who are excited to be get the place, as it is unique.  I walked them through the property, sharing stories and pointing out things they should know, which reminded me just how much work the place needs. But, that’s no longer my problem (thankfully).

The DJ-3A: After we get the shop cleared of the remain estate items, I will install Patterson’s new fuel pump, double check a few things, then he’ll be ready for sale.


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2022 Great Willys Picnic Video

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Bob Smith assembled these pics into a video fo the 2022 Great Willys Picnic.

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Rainier, OR $15,500


John spotted this early CJ-2A (#10335). It has a few updates, but appears fairly stock (especially for a PNW vehicle).

“1945 Willys Jeep CJ-2A
All original except back bumper and top.
Original miles 45,640.
VIN# 10335.
Has all 5 tags.
6 Volt.
Column shift.
Runs great.”

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1953 CJ-3B Scituate, RI $4500


Has some body rust, but runs and drives. Seems worth a look.

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“1953 Willys Jeep CJ3B Runs and drives and stops the tub is rusty but all there comes with hydraulic plow
Will need rust repair but great startI bought this a while back with big intentions but no time
$4500.00 or best offer”