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1944? CJ-2A? VEC? Coleman, TX $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, MB • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/23/2019) Listed as a 1944, this has a variety of CJ-2A parts on it. The body appears to be a VEC body. Needs a closer look to sort things out.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/d/coleman-1944-willys/7031483455.html

“Titled 1944, but have been told body is 45 or 46, engine is 46. Runs and drives, not bad for overall shape. Have all new seats with cushions, new tires, starts right up. Trades possible.”

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1954 CJ-3B Donna, TX $16,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was priced at $23,000. Price dropped to $16,000.

(11/13/2018) Looks like much of the body and the fenders are home made.

https://mcallen.craigslist.org/cto/d/donna-1954-jeep-willys-cj3/7031725852.html

“1954 Jeep Willys CJ3
Overall condition exterior and interior is excellent condition (Show room condition)
ALL Matching numbers!!

COMES WITH OWNER MANUALS, Vinyl cab with doors and large zippered rear door, drop down tailgate. This Jeep is in overall amazing condition and appears to have mostly original parts. The Jeep looks, runs, and drives great, tires are like new, all lights work, starts in one crank.

It’s like your buying a new Jeep in this pristine condition! A real collectors vehicle! You won’t find many like this out there.”

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1966 CJ-6 Yucaipa, CA $2250

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2250

(10/19/2019) No powertrain.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/d/yucaipa-1966-jeep-cj6-parts-only/7034705562.html

“What I have for sale is a gutted (NO ENGINE, NO TRANSMISSION, NO TITLE) 1966 Jeep CJ6 for parts only. I’m asking $2,500 OBO. Please email for phone number so we can discuss further.”

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Model/Prop Jeep Elk Grove, CA $300

• CATEGORIES: Features, Models

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/09/2019) This is fun and a reasonable price, too.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/tag/d/elk-grove-jeep-replica/7034153012.html

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“This replica Jeep is 3/4 scale model loosely based on an early 40’s Willy’s Jeep. I built it for a prop for kids to play on at Vacation Bible School. The frame and body are wood construction plenty sturdy for kids (and small adults!) to sit in / play on. Tires are made of styrofoam, plastic lids, and irrigation drain pipe. No, it does not roll; it is stationary, although with a some imagination and skill you could modify it. There are headlights and marker lights in front connected to a 12v battery and switch in the dash.

Would love to keep it, but don’t have the space for it. Could be for a kid’s playroom, or maybe a Jeep dealer could use it for a kid space!”

 
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January 1961 Need a Friend Dog Brochure

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

This brochure  showed a rare image of the FJ-3 in a jeep family brochure.

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1962 Ad for the FC-170 Payload

• CATEGORIES: Advertising & Brochures, Features

The Desert Sun published an ad highlighting the payload and wheel base of the FC-170 on October 11, 1962.

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Unknown CJ-5 Half-Top Model

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: .

Anyone recognize the manufacturer or model of this hardtop? I noticed there were several models when going through the archives. Those long doors and the odd roof makes it distinctive. The way the front edges hug the curve of the CJ-5 top also make it distinctive.

1. CJ-5 sold out of Lebanon Oregon in 2013:

2. CJ-5 sold out of Boomton, NJ in 2016:

3. Jeep customized CJ-5/flattie sold out of Oakgrove, Minnesota, in 2018:

4. Possible example out of Cedar Falls, Iowa, in 2010:

 

 
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1947 CJ-2A Vista, CA $9500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9500.

(01/02/2018) Check out the unique dash. There are a few interesting mods on this jeep.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/cto/d/vista-1947-willys-jeep-cj2a/7032834851.html

“Mostly restored, not original restore. Fresh Ford 289, Rebuilt transfer case, has overdrive can be driven on freeway, manual 3 speed ford transmission, 4 wheel disk brakes, new Warn hubs, full cage roll bar attached to frame. All new electrical, Warn 8000 winch, custom dash and center console. Aluminum Bimini cover, to much to list.”

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1951? M-38? Virginia City, NV $12,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38, MB

It’s listed as a 1951 M-38, but looks more like an MB.

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/silver-city-1951-willys-jeep/7033165920.html

“1951 Willys M38 Jeep for sale by owner. This Willys runs good and has been maintained. Shifts and drives well. Extra parts included.”

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1951 Wagon Oregon City, OR $9500

• CATEGORIES: Willys Wagons • TAGS: , .

Looks in good shape.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/cto/d/oregon-city-1951-willys-overland-wagon/7034309098.html

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“1951 willys overland wagon
All original
19k original miles
4cylinder
3 on the tree
Runs and drives great!
Good plates and tags ready to drive home!
Everything works!
This is not a resto it is all original bought from 1st owner last year
Was stored indoors its whole life
In amazing shape!
Clean title in hand
Price is obo …this thing is an awesome find for a great deal must see!!!”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Bend, OR $7000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

I’m not sure which top this is.

https://bend.craigslist.org/cto/d/bend-wd-willys-jeep/7032709350.html

“Original Willy’s jeep. Post war model. In good condition and runs! Army green.”

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1953 CJ-3A Coos Bay, OR $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A

Runs, but smokes.

https://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/pts/d/coos-bay-1953-willys-cj3a/7032825981.html

“Willys parts Jeep NO TITTLE! 1953 CJ3A engine runs but smokes. Body is very rusty, frame is in very good shape. Have most of the parts for Jeep like radiator and the gauges”

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Year? CJ-5 Ventura, CA $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

Given the top (which includes doors) there could be value here.

https://ventura.craigslist.org/pts/d/ventura-old-jeep-willies-50s/7034159757.html

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“I do have doors. Everything in the warehouse is for sale come take a look to 2619 Ventura Ave., Ventura, CA 93001 near OST and Stanley”

 
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Wagon & M-38A1 Berryville, AR $3200

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1, Willys Wagons

Jordan spotted this combo for sale. It includes a dual PTO. Seller mistakes the 2A for an M-38A1.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1366898626802889

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“* have a 1955 Jeep Willy wagon, in a 1955 Jeep cj2. I am selling them both of them as a package deal or separate. I am asking $3,200. Both Jeeps have original Transmissions. The Jeep cj2 no engine but original transmission with PTO. The Willys wagon original transmission with a 273 Chrysler Barracuda engine out of a 67. The 273 cranks over I haven’t had time yet to fiddle with the starter cuz it is dragging, I am told that it will start and run. Both of them are projects, could be a wonderful Father and Son project together. Have any questions message me”

 
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1952 M-38 Klamath Falls, OR $5000

• CATEGORIES: M-38

No pics provided.

https://roseburg.craigslist.org/cto/d/klamath-falls-1952-willys-jeep/7032476681.html

“1952 Military Willys Jeep
4-cylinder 4Wdrive, has tow bar, hard top
And original manuals. $5000 or best offer”

 
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1954 CJ-3B Sutherlin, OR $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B

No pics provided.

https://roseburg.craigslist.org/cto/d/wilbur-1954-willys/7032284367.html

“1954 Willys CJ-3B
Complete and original with hardtop and PTO winch
Straight and clean body, New rubber, Good Glass, Starts easy
Restoration quality
$3000.00 firm”

 
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Year? DJ-3A Durango, CO $8500

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE II: Still Available. Whomever appraised this is incorrect on the appraisal value.

UPDATE: This seems to me to be a later model DJ-3A (has the passenger side vent), but not a Surrey. Overall, it does seem to be in good shape.

(06/25/2019) Looks like fun.

https://monterey.craigslist.org/atq/d/durango-classic-willys-gala-jeep/7032394547.html

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1947-cj2a-durango-co1“All American “Red, White & Blue” Willy’s Gala Jeep
Don’t know exact year but probably between 1959 and 1964
Street Legal and Registered – It’s in Great Shape!

Over $17,000 put into it!
Appraised between $16,000 and $25,000!
Similar one just sold in Kansas City for $25,000

2 Wheel Drive. 3 Speed Overdrive
New Undercarriage, Axles, Springs, Shocks, Transmission, Steering
New Brakes, Carburetor, Fuel Pump, Radiator,
New Wheels and Tires (5), White Walls
New Seats and Surrey Top
Delivery is extra.”

 
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1957 DJ-3A Fontana, CA Make Offer

• CATEGORIES: DJ-3A • TAGS: .

This is a modified DJ-3A.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/d/fontana-jeep-willy-parts/7029869302.html

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“The jeep started life as a 1957’s dj3a and was converted to 4wd later on. I have 5 rims and tires, fiberglass hardtop with wooden doors, doors need new wood. I also have the front windshield that goes with this set. i was thinking of keeping this unless i could find or trade for a regular fold down windshield. also have 4 stock leaf springs. make me an offer on this stuff. I need it gone.”

 

 
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1946 CJ-2A Russian River, CA $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A

Probably has an f-head. Needs work.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/d/occidental-1946-jeep-willys/7032326379.html

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“1946 Jeep Willy’s
New tires
New brakes
Runs good
$5,000 OBO”

 
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1954 Mud Races in Yakima, Wa, from Criticalpast.com

• CATEGORIES: Racing • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Originally posted in 2012

Here’s some great early mud racing video from Yakima, Washington.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675030302_World-Jeeping-Championship_drivers-race_driver-covered-in-mud_rough-terrain

 
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Just a Few Updates Saturday

• CATEGORIES: News

Just a few updates today.

 
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MB at the Sinsheim Museum in Germany

• CATEGORIES: Features, Museums

Photos of this modified jeep located at the Auto & Technik Museum, in Sinsheim, Germany, were posted to the G-503 Facebook page. After some various guesses, Alexander Schingerlin explained how this was modified.

“Look what you see at the picture, a Lanz Tractor and a strange looking Willys. Gas was expensive in the years after war and someone put the complete unit – engine, transmission, in an Willys. Thats why the cooler is so high and the Engine so far in the front because of the long transmission of the tractor”

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Wood Burning Jeep at the Budensee Museum

• CATEGORIES: Features, Museums • TAGS: .

This is another modified German jeep, but this time it’s a CJ-3A located at the Budensee Museum in Uhldingen-Mühlhofen, Germany. Based on the Facebook caption, it appears to be a wood burning engine.

“(translation from German by Facebook) This Willys Jeep served until the mid-60 s a salary sawer, who moved from home to house. This vehicle prepares the fuel-eating glutton engine for users. What was the solution? Find out more on our historic wooden saw days on 13. and 14.10.2018.”

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MB Wrecker Garage Sully in Paris

• CATEGORIES: Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles • TAGS: , .

French site credits Serge Hiltenfinck with owning (and probably restoring) this 1943 MB “Garage Sully”-branded tow jeep. This photo was taken as part of vintage car meet in Ostheim, Germany.

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” Serge Hiltenfinck had released this amazing Jeep wrecker from 1943, alongside the Daimler truck firefighters Jebsheim, which also dates from 1943.”

These two photos were posted to Flickr by Tobias Hartmann.

 
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Buster Keaton Lessons In Living Jeep Commercials

• CATEGORIES: Features, videos

I didn’t realize the Buster Keaton had done multiple commercials for Jeep under the brand “Lessons In Living”. Here are three that I found:

1 At the end of this commercial Jeep highlights the Hong Kong and Maverick TV series:

2. This is the most common version I’ve seen on line: 

3. You can depend on a service station jeep owner:

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