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1945 GPW Modesto, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

“1945 Ford GPW Jeep made for WW2 multiple “F” stamped bolts, tool boxes. Awesome project. Has a running Buick V6 engine in it. Runs and Drives . Brand new brakes all around , new master cylinder. Warren overdrive. 4×4 high and low work perfectly. Comes with trailer to tow it .”

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January 1955 Kaiser Willys News

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

I thought I’d posted this issue already, but apparently I’d only posted portions. So, here’s the full issue.

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1947 Ad Willys Peacetime Success Story on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This ad was produced by Willys-Overland of Canada Limited.

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“1947 Canadian Willys-Overland print ad Willys Jeep. Original paper item measures 10 X 14 inches (approx.).”


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Year? Willys Station Wagon Ad From Canada

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This Willys-Overland of Canada Limited wagon ad is listed as a 1945 ad, but given the wagon wasn’t introduced until mid-1946, I’d say that date is a mistake. The text mentions the “new, rugged Willys Trucks”, which weren’t introduced until mid-1947. That style of wagon was used in numerous 1948 ads and the Willys-Overland graphic made an appearance in some of the 1948 ads, too. The lack of any mention of the wagon being a jeep is curious, as Willys-Overland didn’t make a big push on dropping ‘Jeep’ from its advertising until late 1949.

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“1945 Canadian Willys-Overland print ad Station Wagon. Original paper item measures 8.5 X 11 inches (approx.). Any shades or shadows are from the scanner and do not appear on the actual ad.”


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1942 Flattie Pleasanton, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7000 (was make offer).

(12/16/2019) Looks like a well-built jeep sporting a Bobcat hood.

“1942 Willys 61 corvette 283 engine Original Drive Train 4 speed standard overdrive 280HP lock-out hubs 7k”

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1952 CJ-3A Fairfield, WA $7500


Appears solid. No description provided.

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1945 MB Lebanon, OR $10,500


UPDATE: It’s been painted since it was last listed. Price has dropped to $10,500.

(04/10/2019) Runs and drives. Needs a little work.

“All original WW2 Jeep. Complete and running. Includes new military non directional tires mounted on original combat rims. Includes matched spare tire also on combat rim. Top and seat covers were recently replaced (new original style). Was told engine has been recently rebuilt and probably has less than 200 miles on it. Appears to have been originally painted olive drab, but has since been painted Navy gray. Had planned on returning paint color to olive drab and purchased 1 gallon of paint which will be included in sale. Bumpers are in very good condition and very well could be originals.

Brakes work well enough to stop it, but could use some maintenance. Has been stored under cover. Park brake not hooked up and lights will need to be rewired. Original 6 volt system with 8 volt battery.”

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1964 CJ-5 Klamath Falls, OR $9500


Looks like a nice CJ-5 with a well-kept Meyer hardtop.

“clean 1964 willys jeep”

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1947 CJ-2A Tahoe City, CA $9000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/24/2019) Looks solid.

“Selling the 1947 Jeep. Just don’t have room for it any more”


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1947 CJ-2A Rainier, OR Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Racing • TAGS: , , .

Former racing jeep?

“I have a 1947 Jeep willys it has a built 302 bored over. It has 3/4 ton axels Chevy front and ford rear offer me anything price is Best offer”

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1944 MB San Diego, CA $7950


Body could use some work. A fuel inlet has been added to the driver’s side.

“1944 Willys ww11 nice original body and frame mostly rust free runs and drives great new tires engine runs smoothly and manual transmission shifts great drive and enjoy as is or great for full restoration”

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1945 MB Willits, CA $4000


It’s a project.

“1945 willys MB. Body frame and axles. Does not include motor, transmission or transfer case. Body and frame are straight and rust free. Perfect winter project and I need it out of my garage”

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1946 Bantam Trailer Lakeview, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: trailer

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $750.

Has some bed rust of some kind, but externally looks good.

“Bantam Car Co. Original 1946 trailer. Some rot in the bed”


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1953 CJ-3B Crawler Placerville, CA $11,500


Has a variety of mods.

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“CJ-3B, Bored Chevy 350 w/ Holley Truck Avenger carb and dual electric fans, SM 465 Trans, NP205 T-case, Dana 44 front on leaf springs w/ chromoly shafts and Detroit locker, stretched and solid axle 4-linked Ford 9” rear. 4:56 gears.

Has compressor, stereo, amp, sub, roll-bar speakers, rock lights, warn winch, inverter, heater, full soft top and bikini, hitch-mount rack for jerry cans and cooler. 38.5 TSL SX super swampers with disc brakes. Registered to be street legal.

This jeep is ready to go, only needs an oil change. Being an older jeep the interior is a little tight. Selling because I don’t use it enough and want a boat.

No Trades”


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Year? Austin Champ Chillicothe, OH $3000

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3000. A Sale is pending.

Looks solid. Parts aren’t cheap for these.

“Right hand drive needs restored 90 percent complete. Bill of sale not been titled. no trades ”

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1958 FC-150 Live Oak, CA $6000

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Needs work.

“1958 jeep truck great project truck”

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Year? FC-150 Chassis Bellingham, WA $600

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

Narrow track Chassis?

“COE Jeep. Forward Control. Similar to CJ5. 60s?”

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1958 FC-150 Wenatchee, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: FC150-FC170-M677

UPDATE: **SOLD** $3500.

Hasn’t run in a decade.

“58′ FC150 jeep. Cool tare project that I just dont have time for. Engine turns, it ran 10 years ago.”



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UPDATE: Jeep’s Groundhog Day Commercial with Bill Murray

• CATEGORIES: Features, videos

UPDATE: There’s an interesting story about the making of this commercial; it almost didn’t happen. It was shot in the same town where Murray shot Groundhog Day, just two weeks before the SuperBowl. Murray calls it his first and last national commercial.


Original Post Feb 2, 2020: Maury alerted me to this funny commercial. Hope you all enjoy it.

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1948 Jeep Ad from A. B. Clothier & Son

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features, Old News Articles

This ad appeared in the February 20, 1948, issue of the Oxford Leader, out of Oxford, Michigan.


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1953 Truck Aubrey, TX $18,000

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Note the comments below. The engine wasn’t original to this model and the grille has the vent hole, which didn’t come out until later.

Nice looking truck that has both a winch and a rear PTO gearbox.

“1Rotisserie restoration 1953 Willys 4wd pickup, original 226ci motor and manual transmission, collector’s dream. Rare rear pto and heavy duty frontend winch.”

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1959 Truck Platteville, WI $8500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Appears in good shape. Unique paint job.

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“1959 Willys Jeep Truck. Very solid body/frame with newer complete paint. I have many pictures of body as we sandblasted everything to white metal to show how solid the Jeep is/was before painting about 8 years ago.

327 V8 from 1969 Camaro with Edelbrock torquer intake and Edelbrock street carb. T90 3 speed transmission.

Comes with 1976 Scout II Dana 44/3:08 front (disc brakes) axle with all parts to renew from knuckle to wheels. Also Turbo 350 transmission with shift kit completely rebuilt and Chevy gear to gear HI/LO transfer case all these extras to be installed by buyer to handle the horsepower and torque of the 327 engine. Runs 70mph on hot July days and no problem with overheating. There is a lifter noise that you need to consider before buying decision is made. The Ahooga horn you see in pictures does no go with Willys as I have had it for 45 yrs and is a heirloom of sorts. The original Willys horn was working when I put Ahooga horn in truck. Continue reading

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1960 CJ-3B Chino Valley, AZ $4500


May need additional work.

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“1960 Willys Jeep in Good condition. Runs well with a rebuilt less than 2000 mile Hurricane F head engine With a new head installed and the block Magna-fluxed at the builderWestcoast engines in Oxnard CA. Radiator replaced with high-efficiency aluminum. The clutch replaced at the installation of the engine. Shifts and drives 4X4 operates as it should. Brakes are out but will be redone this week, brake cylinders and shoes plus anything else I find during inspection today. parts arrive Monday. I also am replacing the cracked steering wheel, horn and button to be determined.

Fuel system cleaned and oil changed as the jeep was sitting on my property for two years unused. I am negotiable on the price I am starting at the average I have seen them going for won’t charge any extra for the bullet hole. The more I improve the jeep the less negotiable I will be. I have many extra parts plus a complete engine, needs rebuild, Solex carburetor, odds and end’s that I would include with negotiation.
I just don’t have the time and ambition for this jeep, other projects I’d rather do.
Thanks for reading and I will update pictures as I go along.”

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No Jeeps, But Interesting Car Collection For Sale Duluth, MN

• CATEGORIES: Other 4x4s

This collect of cars caught my eye. The prices don’t seem crazy either.

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1938 dodge sedan $8500
1923 Model T center door sedan $13,500
1920 White hook and ladder fire engine $6500
1936 Autocar pumper firetruck $6000
1929 International stake body $6000
1929 Ford Model AA grain truck $6500
1924 Ford Model TT stake body $7000
1925 Chevrolet sedan $5000
1927 Chevy sedan $6000
1932 Willys Knight sedan $12,500
1948 Int’l K8 $6500
1948 Ford F-3 Dump truck $8500

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1947 CJ-2A Aurora, CO $3500


Runs and drives, but no brakes.

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“1947 Willys CJ2A Flat Fender Jeep
V8 Chevy Engine conversion, Pertronix ignition, Summit electric choke carb, fenderwell headers,runs well.
35″ tires on true bead lock wheels, also has inner liner for running very low tire pressure.
Drive train is all stock.
Have a Scout 2 front axle assembly and a Chevy 4 speed truck tranny with a granny 1st gear that goes with the Jeep.
Have a 9 slot Military grille that goes with the Willys.
This is a total project vehicle that does run & drive, however the brakes do not work at all and the front tires rub on the leaf springs when turning.
I have too many projects, this is a very cool old Jeep that could be one hell of a four wheeler with some work, the granny 4 speed that goes with it will make it good for rock crawling.
$3,500 or best reasonable offer.
Would possibly trade for a good running performance big block Chevrolet, will trade up or down.”