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1947 CJ-2A Austin, TX $10,500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

Ron’s selling his nice looking CJ-2A. He told me it is turn-key. If interested, contact him at ronalddlewisii@gmail.com or call him at 512-800-0863.

“1947 CJ2A runs perfect and reliable. Complete new fuel system (tank to carb), new complete exhaust system, new interior, new tires, new custom top and frame, newer complete 12V conversion, new steering components, newer paint, newer brakes, etc. very rare bed extender. Perfect for town or the hunting lease.”

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Bed Extension Merrill, OR $500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/10/2018) A little dented, but no obvious rust.

https://klamath.craigslist.org/pts/d/willys-bed-extension/6524283159.html

“Bed extension box, includes original Willy’s stamped tailgate. It has been sanded and primed with spray paint. IT FITS A CJ3A WILLYS JEEP. I also have other body parts for a Cj3a. $500 for the bed extender.”

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CJ-3A Body, Floor Panel, Extension Merrill, OR

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts • TAGS: .

Seller has three items for sale.

“I have a tub, rear floor panel and a bed extender including a Willy’s stamped original tailgate. These parts are all for a Willy’s Cj3a jeep. The tub is in rough shape but definitely fixable. The rear floor pan is brand new never installed. The bed extension box is rare and in good shape as is the tailgate. I also have the tool box cover that goes under the passenger seat that will go to whom ever buys the tub. The tub was sandblasted and primed at local body shop. The floor panel is brand new and came ready to paint. The bed extension and tailgate were sanded a bit and rattle can primed. I am asking $750 for the tub. $250 for the floor panel and $500 for the bed box with tailgate. This will be a cash only, in person, you pick up sale.”

https://klamath.craigslist.org/cto/d/1949-cj3a-body-parts/6451460938.html

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Year? CJ-2A Delta, CO $2000

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This might have a Porter & Reed Half Cab. It’s got a bed extender as well. It’s listed as a 1942, but clearly is a CJ-2A.

“Great 4weeler”

https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/d/1942-whillys/6437231120.html

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1946 CJ-2A VEC Madill, OK $23,000

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The SN# is 19045. Looks nice.

“Up for sale is a beautifully restored 1946 Jeep CJ2A. This is the 1st year for the civilian model. This was a frame off restoration. It has been returned back to stock- with original parts. It has the addition of a 3×3 box on the back. I have the complete written story of this Jeep, along with original title, and all receipts, and paperwork. Selling price is 23k obo. It starts, and runs perfectly. Pics were taken 10-14-17. Serious offers only. You will have to meet in Madill, OKLAHOMA by appointment only.”

https://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/d/1946-jeep-cj2a/6354455888.html

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1955 CJ-5 Meridian, ID $2400

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This has a 2×4 as a front crossmember? I think we’ve seen this before; that rear seat looks familiar.

“First year of the Jeep CJ5. Runs great, recent engine, brake and exaust rebuild. Needs clutch work to get going again. The floors are rusted out but the rest of the body is good. Pretty much all original. Needs restoration or use for hunting, etc.. Original color is Diamond Blue. Clean Idaho title.”

https://boise.craigslist.org/cto/d/1955-willys-jeep-cj5/6359649477.html

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Bed Extender Camano, Island $500

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I believe this is a Koenig bed extender. It has the same supports and channels as this one.

“Willys bed extention in good shape. No rust. $500 obo.”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/pts/d/willys-jeep-bed-extention/6348880863.html

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1950 CJ-3A Titusville, FL $8500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(07/22/2016) Has some updates.

“Super nice willys with v-6 Buick, automatic, power disc brakes, hardtop, cabin AC very nice with good winch”

https://spacecoast.craigslist.org/cto/6111307860.html

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Body Extensions For Early 1/4 Ton Jeeps

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(This is a working draft, an attempt at combing all the information I have on bed extensions. There is plenty I don’t know.)

This may come as a surprise (not) that early jeeps weren’t known for their vast amounts of space. We’ve all seen military photos showing jeeps packed full of stuff, like this SAS desert fighter:

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When the war ended and CJ-2As were introduced, a couple companies recognized the need for more room and solved the problem by creating add-on bed extensions (also known as bed extenders and body extensions). These bolted to the back and, usually, had supports that dropped to the PTO bar to help support the extra weight. Then, the tailgate was fixed to the very rear of the extension. The goal of this post is an effort to identify the different companies and their products.

  1. Porter Reed Bed Extension: One of the earliest known bed extensions was produced by Porter & Reed. It was marked along with a half top, creating a truck out of a jeep.
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  2. Newgren Bed Extensions: The Newgren Company also entered the bed extension field in the later 1940s with two different versions. The first was their standard bed extension:1947-special-equipment-newgren-body-extension2
    The second model Newgren offered was a collapsable version.
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  3. S & B Corporation’s Jeep Panel Body: About the same time Newgren and Porter & Reed introduced their extensions, the S & B Corporation made their own spin on adding more room by selling a kit that converted the jeep into a panel van.
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  4. Koenig Bed Extensions: By 1955, Koenig had entered the market. Whether the company designed their own or bought out one of their competitors isn’t know (to me), but Koenig sold the extensions for at least a decade. This first ad is from 1955, the second from 1960, and the third from the mid-1960s.
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    1966-koenig-hardtops-brochure4-extendedHere is an example of a Koenig data plate:
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  5. Wall & Borg Bed Extender: In the 1960s, a Lake Tahoe, California, company called Wahl & Borg introduced a unique bed extension. Rather than bolt on to the rear of the jeep, theirs slid out.
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There have been a number of bed extensions that have resold over the last ten years on Craigslist and eBay, some attached to jeeps and some by themselves. I have found it difficult to distinguish between them, never having owned or seen that many up close. You can see all the ones documents thus far on eWillys: http://www.ewillys.com/tag/bed-extension/

Derek Redmond also has some excellent information on extensions over at the CJ-3B Page. https://cj3b.info/Tech/BodyExtension.html

 
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1948 CJ-2A Columbia, MO $5500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/13/2016) The Bed Extension looks like a permanent fixture rather than an aftermarket version. The last pic shows the walls of the extender appearing to extend into the bed.

“Runs excellent. Original other than wheels and tires. PLEASE CALL”

http://columbiamo.craigslist.org/cto/5855396853.html

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Bed Extension Arvada, CO **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

Looks solid in the pics.

“I have for sale a vintage jeep Willys bed extension box. This box is in great condition for its age! The tailgate is on it backwards, but can be switched around. Dimensions of this box are: 39 inches wide, 16 inches deep, 28 inches long! Brackets are included for attaching to a Willys Jeep. This is still usable as it’s original intended purpose, or could be repurposed into 1 million different things! ”

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1951 CJ-3A Storrs, CT **SOLD**Bed Extension

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

Ted’s selling this 3A that includes a winch, overdrive, and a bed extension.

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“For sale is a 1951 CJ3A Willys Jeep. It has been re powered with a period correct Chevy 265 V8 which I believe to be a late 50s motor. Motor has been adapted to the original Jeep three speed transmission and model 18 transfer-case. Motor runs well but could use a tune up and original Rochester carb could use a rebuilding at some point. Choke is a little finicky and I dont think the older carbs gaskets agree with the new gas were burning. Jeep runs ,drives and stops. Shifts through all gears as it should. Continue reading

 
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1948 CJ-2A Allendale, MI $5500

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The body extender included in this sale was itself for sale a couple years ago.

“1948 Willys CJ2A for sale. I have no good place to store it and need to move it along. Runs great, trans/transfer case work very well. McCreary ND 6X16″ tires (5) with spare tire carrier, box extender, new master cylinder, clutch, throw-out bearing”

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/cto/5832462490.html

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1953 CJ-3B Oak Creek, CO $1000

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Appears to have a bed extender and a half top. There could be value here.

“All original except charging system and seats. I have original wheels (not pictured).”

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5824482056.html

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Wahl & Borg Slide Out Bed Extension

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This Wahl & Borg Enterprises ad from the late 1960s shows a bed extension that slides out from inside the bed. I’ve never seen one of these for sale.

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1953 CJ-3B Parts Pueblo, CO $500

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There are seats, an engine, a  bed extender, and more.

“wanting to sell miscellaneous parts to a 53 Willy’s Jeep, 500 for all. No trans, chassis, tub or rear end”

http://pueblo.craigslist.org/pts/5736486528.html

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1951 CJ-3A Arvada, CO $5000

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $5000.

(06/28/2016) Includes a bed extender.

“Willy’s Jeep owned only by two people. Family bought in 1956. Has no rust thrus. Is in good condition. only add on’s bed extender and foot steps to get in.. Starts right up. Soft top included, in ok shape. Hasn’t been put on jeep in years.”

http://ogden.craigslist.org/cto/5721476047.html

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Bed Extension College Station, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $200

(07/03/2016) Appears worth a look.

“Hi all, I bought a CJ2A a little while back that had a factory installed bed extension on it. I thought it was some aftermarket bubbafication but after looking into it, it is a real thing and people are always looking for these. Learn something everyday I guess.
I cut it off a mine a while back, but was careful not to screw it up. It has the tailgate, spare tire carrier, toolbox, and receiver hitch all there. Check out the pictures. It’s pretty dang heavy, not gonna lie. I included original photos of one’s with this extension on it, as well as a few from my jeep, and finally, ones of how it sits now.”

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1966 CJ-5 Prairie du Sac, WI $5000

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Looks like a good price. The rear cargo carrier is interesting, too.

http://madison.craigslist.org/cto/5675357372.html

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“Restored 1966 Jeep Willys CJ5 21,000 miles. Original F134 Hurricane engine, 3 speed 4wd.
Things I have replaced:
-floor
-tires
-wiring harness
-valve cover gaskets
-water pump
-thermostat
-shocks
-front springs
-gas tank
-fuel line
-brake lines
-drivers seat
-tail lights
-brake master cylinder and brake light switch
-rocker panels
-steering wheel
-full exhaust including exhaust manifold
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Bed Extension & Other Parts Pueblo, CO $500

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Looks like there’s value here.

“wanting to sell miscellaneous parts to a 53 Willy’s Jeep, 500 for all. No trans, chassis, tub or rear end”

http://pueblo.craigslist.org/pts/5652406854.html

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1951 CJ-3A Denver, CO $10,000

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Has a few dings, but looks solid. Includes a bed extender.

“In good condition, no rust thrus, only two owners. Family bought in 1956. Great rock climber. Starts easy. Soft top comes with.”

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5645617024.html

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Bed Extension Sacramento, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300.

“Vintage Cargo bed extension for Jeep, , they were made in the 50’s , you took out the tail gate and bolted them on and still had the tail gate, you can see them on ewillys and the other vintage site. In excellent condition has a tail gate included. I have seen them sell on ebay for up to $500. Came from a CJ3A”

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CJ-7/DJ-5/Wagoneer Custom Jeep Long Beach, CA $29,999

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(01/10/2016) Glenn forwarded this unique jeep.

“Up for sale is a Custom, One of a Kind Jeep 1965-1975-1985 DCJ57. It is a CJ7/DJ5 body on a stretched and tubed Grand Wagoneer chassis (Postal Jeep front with right hand drive, Grand Wagoneer chassis stretched with a CJ7 rear end ) I am a welder by trade and designed and built this vehicle from the ground up. It has a 360 cubic inch engine, 4 wheel drive, automatic transmission.
Complete duel ignition systems, V8. Complete water conversion snorkel (exhaust, transmission breather, differential breathers) New rebuilt motor and transmission. Under the car there is 10 cubic feet of storage. There is a deck on top of the vehicle with an overhead awning. Also 360 degree overhead awnings. 110 Converter, Seats 7 people. Asking $29,999 or best offer. Call or email with any questions or for more pictures.”

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5738761237.html
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1947 CJ-2A Driftwood, TX **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,000.

Looks nice.

“1947 Willys Jeep. Still 6 Volt System. Runs Good. Mostly Original. 2 Parade Seats. Mileage Unknown”

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1946 CJ-2A Brevard, NC $4000

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UPDATE: Still Available

(11/27/2015) Plenty of rust. Doesn’t shift into reverse.

“Running original Jeep Cj2a with clean title.
This has the rare factory optional bed extender.
We rebuilt the carb and started right up after 15 years of sitting in a barn.
It ran and drove but last time i started it in did not want to go into reverse. This has the column shifter so i suspect the issue is in the linkage.
I bought this to restore but no longer have the facility to do the restoration.
Would really love to see this go to a good home .
This is a rare Jeep that is still pretty solid. Worst rust is on the passenger side back corner.
Frame has surface rust but is also solid.
Call or text if interested”

http://asheville.craigslist.org/cto/5444340609.html

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