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1966 Ford Bronco Commercial

• CATEGORIES: Features, videos

Roger Martin shared this classic Ford Bronco Commercial with me. I figured you folks would enjoy it, too.

 
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1972 CJ-5 League City, TX $15,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Wood bodies • TAGS: .

Only the one pic. There appears to be quite a bit of cherry woodwork on it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/439962224656367

“Cherry Jeep! re-built head turner show winner”

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1942 Slat Grille MB Marietta, OH $35,000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , , .

Tom shared this nice looking MB.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1375306293283087

“Very rare only 25k made. This was the first Jeep Willys MB made for ww2 before Ford made the stamped grill. Built in Ohio a lot of very hard to find original parts. Runs and drives very nice. The ultimate jeep collectible Serial number 110515 D.O.D 1-8-42”

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1948 Sedan Delivery Newkirk, OK $10,500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons

Looks good.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/673855697580979/

“1948 panel willys Overton panel delivery wagon, 289 Ford engine, automatic transmission, transmission recently rebuilt Less than100 miles ago”

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1948 Jeepster Wichita Falls, TX $11,000

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Jeepster

Looks solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1572602356536211

“I have a 1948 Jeepster.. All steel parts . With a aftermarket Straight axle front end conversion with Vega steering box. 283 small block Chevrolet. turbo 400 transmission. Hurst lockout automatic shifter. with dual Magna Flow exhaust system.and a 9 in Ford rear end.Bluetooth AM/FM stereo. GPS speedometer. New tires and wheels. This car does not have a convertible top.fun little toy”

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Year? Truck Middletown, NY $10,000 OBO

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Andy shared this dump-bed-equipped truck. It’s listed as a 1966, which of course is incorrect.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/577185147124005/

“1966 Willie’s aluminum dump body plow 4 wheel drive road worthy 3 speed original engine flat head plow works creepy gear is unbelievable asking 10000 or best offer”

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1960? Structo Fire Chief Toy Mt. Pleasant, TX $180

• CATEGORIES: toys

This looks in decent shape, though the steering wheel looks twisted.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/713751210311181

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“Vintage 1960 Structo ride on fire chief Willys model Jeep. This is a large and heavy steel ride on toy that measures approximately 25 3/4″ long, 10″ wide and is 1 ft tall. It is missing the siren and has minor expected play wear. Looks great and all other features work. Wheels roll smooth, large storing compartment in rear, steering is smooth and it displays very”

 
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Year? CJ-3B Choctaw, OK $1750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/770525880726790

“1948-50 Willys Jeep. Does not run, No title”

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Tornado Engine Quanah, TX $500

• CATEGORIES: Engine, Parts

Save the Tornados, right Dan?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1491732797976804

“230 tornado jeep straight six replacement for a wills Jeep from the 60’s this motor has been rebuilt never used set for many years it will probably need the seals replace”

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1943 GPW Carrolton, TX

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

This has a funky windshield.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/655289449472023

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“Here for your consideration is an April 13th, 1943 Louisville, KY production Ford GPW 1/4 ton jeep. Disassembly was begun so there are some loose parts. Perfect restoration project. Has all four wheels (post war CJ rims with modern street tires) but not pictured. Has a post war early CJ motor that is not seized up. I purchased this almost two years ago but with two other WWII jeep projects this one has to go.”

 
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1963 CJ-3B Minden, LA $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

It has an extra body, but it’s a bit rusty.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/764987708288170

“1963 cj3b has title and extra tub. Runs, drives, and stops! $8,000 obo”

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1943 MB San Antonio, TX $3000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

Lots of rust here. Unclear there is much value.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1290942568356801

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“OBO. No title, will provide bill of sale. Located just south of San Antonio, TX. Willing to ship at buyer’s expense. I take cash, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle or CashApp. 1943 Willys MB: – Chassis #MB225765 – ACM1 Body #125686 – Pre-war engine casting #635713, head casting #637014 – Original T84 transmission, shifts smoothly – Original Dana 23 full floating rear axle – Early split style seat frame – Both bumperettes present – Original headlight buckets and blackout lights – Original fire extinguisher bracket in driver footwell Body is rough, chassis is in ok shape. Jeep is still restorable for sure, or good for parts on other restorations”

 
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Year? Model? Deridder, LA $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A • TAGS: .

The body might be worth the price. It’s listed as a 1944 MB, but it’s got a Civvy frame and fiberglass body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/686279689890317

“Fibreglas body. No title motor hasn’t run in over 20 years”

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Year? GPW Parkerfield, KS $2000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB)

Body has rust. No engine or tranny.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/856997915546480

“This is as far as I know . A 1940 something ford stamped jeep tub and frame. Has a hood parts are missing. No motor or trans… Would be a good project for restore or rat rod.”

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1951 Wagon JeepRod Winfield, KS $11,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/12/2022) This is different.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/907066637368587

“51 Willy’s Overland rat rod. It’s on a custom chassis. It’s got a 383 Stroker. Custom long tubes. Moroso 54930 1 inch carb spacer. Edelbrock CB4 intake. Edelbrock performer 600cfm 4 barrel carb with electric choke. Edelbrock Valve covers. MSD ignition. Power steering, power brakes, power wipers. Turbo 400 with trans cooler. Pretty much brand new Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/R tires. 26x12xr15 in the front. 31x16xr15 in the rear. 12 bolt rear end with 3.73 posi. Fast Shafts custom drive shaft. Adjustable QA1 coil overs in the rear. 4 link. Disc conversion in the front. I have a set of “prowler” front fenders that were custom built for this that bolt to the front caliper brackets. Runs and drives good! There’s about 5k miles on the build. Clean and clear title in hand. $11,500”

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1951 CJ-3A Manvel, TX $2500 (Make Offer)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2000.

(12/12/2022) This is a project with a rare Blue Star hardtop.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/700082138343106

“1951 Jeep CJ3A Current condition is rough, notrunning; motor is running but not installed. would be a good parts Jeep. I have a spare willys frame from a jeep wagon with axles and transmission. I have lost interest and funds for this project and need the space. Make offer i need to move this thing from my garage.”

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Getting the Bends (Correct)

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

More-months-than-I-care-to-think-about ago (about seven months I think), I bought a cheap Affordable Bender. When it arrived, I was less than impressed with the collar (see this post). So, I called them, only to learn that the collar was designed that way and should work fine (I believe they told me “Billions” of bends have been done with Affordable Benders, or something like that).

So, I decided to test the bender before sending it back; I hadn’t expected to wait 7 months to test it!

Yesterday, I mounted it to my metal work table and tested it with a 90 degree bend, one of two I need for the racer’s main loop (it’s the most difficult bend of the entire roll cage). The bender comes with a 90 degree die, so I was a little worried wether the bender would do a 90 degree bend.

First off, it didn’t take me long to miss my old bender, the one I built from plans: http://www.ewillys.com/2009/10/08/my-tube-bender-almost-done/. But, since I couldn’t access my plan (lock PDF with no password and the author of the PDF wouldn’t answer my emails), I had to buy this AFF bender.

Here are the results of the 90 degree bend .. as you can see, it stops short of a 90 degree bend:

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Ugh .. what It meant is that I had to force the 15′ tube through the collar a few inches so I could add an additional bend. While that worked, I bent it too far (I misread my level .. it went to 90 degrees which I missed, then started down to 88, so I thought it was at 88 and needed to go to 90. UGH .. had to start over).

Eventually, I got the hang of how to do a 90 degree bend with this and managed to create the loop below.

This pic shows the first 90 finished and I’m starting on the second.

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This shows the second 90 done. That is all the 90s I need, so the rest of the bends should be much easier.

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I still have two more bends on this loop (the bars are parallel, though don’t look that way in the pics), which I’ll complete tomorrow.

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Modified Truck on FB

• CATEGORIES: Features, Jeep Rods, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Dwayne posted some more pics of his truck on Facebook. You can see them below:

This image was posted a few days ago by Dwayne Brown. I am guessing the the back bed is a modified wagon back? It reminds me a little of the “Tender” wagons. Looks like a great rig!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2382510764/permalink/10159262655025765

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1953? Magazine Ad on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This unusual ad appears to include an M-38A1.  It also shows a CJ-3B, but not a CJ-3A, so my guess is 1953.

View all the information on eBay

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“The actual ad you are buying is the one pictured above. Please look at it closely and ask any questions you want.
These are advertisements that are carefully removed from vintage magazines – please read the full description and ask any questions if you are unsure of anything.
You are buying the advertisement, not the product in the advertisement.
Original 1 page print advertisement, measures approximately 8.5″ x 11″. (Not a reprint or reproduction, all of my items are originals). These ads are from various publications and are all vintage – no reprints or reproductions ever.”

 
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Jeep Model Kits

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models

John spotted some vintage jeep/willys model kits at the Old Model Kits website. They seem cheaper than you’ll find on eBay.

https://www.oldmodelkits.com/index.php?searchtext=jeep

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1961 CJ-3B Arlington, TX $17,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

Looks in good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1098843024165510

“This+CJ3B+is+a+jeep+collectors+prize.+ Hurricane+F+Flat+head+engine New+brakes New+fuel+tank New+carburetor Good+tires”

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1958 CJ-6 Sanger, TX $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

Looks solid. It’s supposed to have a PTO, but I can’t tell if it is single or dual.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/483988553649447

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“1958 cj6 Willy’s Jeep Rebuilt 231 odd fire motor less than 1000 miles Rebuilt transmission and transfer case less than 100 miles Brand new drive shaft from inland trucks Electric fan Aluminum radiator New tires I do have a matching spare tire and wheel New seats—-etc Lots of parts thrown at this Jeep over the last few years These jeeps are like toys and are fun to work on but I wouldn’t hop in it and try and drive it to California I never drive it and kinda need the space in my shop so time to let this one go I do have a title and it’s registered antique for the road It’s a solid little Jeep and you don’t see very many cj6 out there Also this one has a pto as well I just don’t have the shaft”

 

 
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Year? CJ-6 Palestine, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

The year is incorrect. This could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2245865148921419

“Willis Jeep. Orginal hard top over two passanger seat.”

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1948 CJ-2A Robinson, TX $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

This may have some patches over the drain hole area of the body on both sides.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/701550221683165

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“1948 Willys Jeep CJ2. Super clean for comparisons I have seen. Pinto motor transplant. Original flat head and other parts included in pictures go with the sale of jeep. Selling for my best friends wife. He passed away 4 years ago and it sat since then. She is ready for someone to finish the final touches for parades or whatever fun it will bring. I put in new battery, tubes in 2 tires and new distributor, plugs, and a couple other odds and ends to get the lil beast breathing again. Jeep runs, drives, stops, 4wd works, winch works, it is street legal with title ready to transfer to you. Reasonable cash in hand offers will be saved for consideration later if not sold for asking price. Reminder there are extras including axles, transfer, transmission, and flat head motor.”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Prague, OK $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

The body appears fairly solid.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1646999119072503

“1948 cj2a Willys runs and drives on our farm has new tires, shocks, front springs brake cylinder, shackles, gas tank , fuel pump, alternator, battery, headlights rest is 75 yrs. old and good condition easy to restore or use like it is . Would consider trade for long wide stable fishing boat lake ready catfish or crappie big for 4 adults no bass boats Interested get in touch Hard to find one this nice”

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