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1952 M-38A1 Kingwood, TX $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

This has an extended back and lots of diamond plate.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1204293490318958

“1952 Willys Jeep, restored in 2008, has not ran in 10 years but keep in good condition during time and ready to go to a new owner to getting it runnings and use! 3 speed transmission with hi/lo shifter and 4 wheel drive.”

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1954 CJ-3B Bailey, CO $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

This is a project with later model Free-Lock hubs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/401278365273095

“1954 willys for sale, new motor, rebuilt tranny. Needs wiring harness and driveshaft. I have title also. Will need a trailer or car dolly to pick up.”

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1942? GPW? Bend, OR $3000

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB), Unusual • TAGS: , , .

This oddity is supposed to be built atop a 1942 GPW chassis.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/448469127216690/

“Willys Jeep rolling chassis with custom built aluminum body unique vehicle one of a kind just don’t got time to finish it. No motor, trans, or title. Great condition for being from ww2 would make great frame to restore a gpw or finish it as it is.”

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1948 CJ-2A Mountlake Terrace, WA $27,500

• CATEGORIES: News • TAGS: , , .

This custom build has some unique features.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/401377412055593

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“Custom built 48 Willys CJ2A, ground up build, only things untouched are hood and tailgate. Fully boxed in frame, shackle reverse in front, custom lift, lifted springs in rear, spring over in front. 31″ of suspension travel. Dana 44 with spool in rear, Dana 30 with locker in front, 456 gears. Warn full floater axel conversion in rear with premium Warn hubs all the way around. Disc brake conversion front and rear. Custom built diff. guards. Rebuilt dana 18 transfer case. GM 350 4 bolt main, turbo 350 trans, engine has 10K miles, trans rebuilt. B&M shifter custom gauges, leather bucket seats, full roll cage, dual batteries, on-board air compressor, 8000 lb Mile Marker winch, GM tilt wheel, power steering conversion, under body rock lights, off-road lights, 20-gallon fuel cell. custom built half doors, custom built front and rear bumpers and full soft top, 35″ Toyo MT tires. To many custom mods to list. Motor was low mile used motor, everything else new or rebuilt with less than 8k miles. Serious off-roader. This jeep will leave your buddy’s behind on the trail plus get you a ton of compliments when you drive it on the road. Serious inquiries only, also willing to trade for newer gen muscle car”

 
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1950 CJ-3A Chandler, AZ $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

Unclear if the diamond plate is protecting the body or covering issues.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/578014883964601

“1950 Willy’s Jeep for sale. 6,500 OBO.”

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1947 CJ-2A Reno, NV $13,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Lots of updates to his 2A.

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/reno-1947-jeep-willys-cj2a/7512556207.html

“1947 Jeep Willys CJ2A, Chevy 350 crate motor from Performance Chevrolet with very few miles, Dana 27 front with locker, Dana 44 rear with locker, 538 gears, T90 3speed with Warn Overdrive, 11” drum brakes with vacuum power assist, Ramsey 9,000 winch, “like new” 33” BFG tires, please call or text, no trades”

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1947 CJ-2A Dayton, WY $15,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

No description provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1962130527328364

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1954 CJ-3B Milmay, NJ $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8500.

(06/15/2022) Has some floor repairs and, possibly, side-body repairs.

https://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/milmay-1954-willy-jeep-cj3b-high-hood/7516001036.html

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“Willy Jeep CJ3B high hood.
Rebuilt motor
Changed over to 12 volts
Electronic ignition
All new brake lines
Totally rewired
Solid Jeep”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Eagle, ID $7500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(06/18/2022) This has a a variety of mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1029993830974263/

“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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1953 CJ-3A Milford, OH $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

This flattie has an unusual hardtop and door setup. It looks well done; I can’t tell if it was home made or commercially produced, though I have no brochures for a top like this.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/586325569503937

“1953 Willys CJ3A V6 Buick with a Ford 4 speed top loader, Power steering Front disc. brake, M/T wheels with 33/ 12.5/15 Extra set of wheels tires for winter 35/12.5/15 PTO, wench, hardtop and doors $10,500 OBO”

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1946 CJ-2A Williamsport, PA $11,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

This modified CJ-2A is only 2WD.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/489821936212904

“Has a 305 with cam,350 turbo tranny,ford nine inch rear. Jeep seats a won lots of throphys.don’t message unless you have the cash. This is 2 wheel.drive. If it is still posted then it’s available. I won’t keep answering this question”

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1966 CJ-5 Elizabeth, CO $8200

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , .

Given the dash plaques, this was likely a long time Jeep Club jeep. This likely has the F-5-200W Kelly hardtop (it could have been original to the jeep).

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3302051796678471

“Clean little 1966 CJ5 for sale runs and drives great, v6 96000 original miles. Hard top, 3 speed manual with two speed transmission. Defrost with heat and 2nd heater for cab. No rust just a couple minor dings. Also comes with factory driver seat, hydraulic snow plow, plow lights. Cool little jeep, just a little small for me. Clean title in hand.”

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1948 CJ-2A Pendleton, OR $12,000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(04/30/2022) This jeep has an unusual rear bumper made out of diamond plate. The Pendleton Roundup spare-tire cover is a nice vintage element, as is are the Keep Oregon Green mud flaps (newer versions of this style can be purchased here, but the vintage ones look hardier).

https://eastoregon.craigslist.org/cto/d/pendleton-1948-jeep-cj2a/7475068533.html

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“1948 Jeep willy’s cj2a. Runs and drives. Needs brake work done. Brand new fuel pump 4/23/22. Tires are in brand new condition. It needs serviced pretty bad. This thing sat for around 15 years. Cash preferred, absolutely no trades. $12,000 OBO. Call or text.”

 
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1950 CJ-3A Yakima, WA $7000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/10/2021) This project needs completion. It has a Bobcat Fiberglass hood.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1283237282124045

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“Whats been finished.
Engine conversion to 1989 TBI 350.
New leaf springs. New shocks.
New power steering. New brakes
New Painless performance wiring harness.

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1948 CJ-2A Santa Barbara, CA $8000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

This may have an aftermarket tub, based on the gauge placements.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/522935895705017

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“Flat fender Willys Jeep for sale. This flatfender was restored about 15 years ago and is powered by a Buick 215 V8 which has an aluminum block. Runs, shifts, and drives well. This Jeep is in great shape with no rust, no bondo, and a very straight tub with just the right amount of patina. Softtopper top included and in decent condition with soft doors. Brand new battery. Comes on Mickey Thompson mud tires and with a spare set. Front bumper is set up to take Warren winch and back bumper has receiver to take spare tire/fuel can carrier. Many common upgrades have already been made which include tilt steering column, larger engine, flat tow bar, interior carpet and back seats. This is the perfect jeep for cruising to the beach or around town. Everywhere you go people will appreciate this vehicle”

 
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1952 M-38 Graham, WA $7500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/361197282573365

(11/22/2018) “Willy’s jeep ready for some crawling with the low gearing. Saginaw steering power, 538 gears, motor is a 4.65 Chev toploader. This Jeep is ready for you to add your personal touches. It’s stored and has been stored in a garage”

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1960? DJ-5? Victoria, TX $10,000

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: , .

This rear-wheel-drive build is interesting. It’s listed as a 1960 DJ-5 but those weren’t built until 1966 (it also lacks the faux battery box lid of a 1960 body). The fenders are later than 1960, too. The half top is one of the nicer ones I’ve seen, but I don’t recognize the model. The engine sounds like it would work well. The work n the jeep looks well done.

https://victoriatx.craigslist.org/cto/d/victoria-jeep-willys/7463106169.html

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“Jeep Willys DJ5 with RWD, new less then 200 miles, built with the best of everything. It has a 2.0L Ford TIVCT crate engine, 3.91 Ford 9″ rear with track lock, 2″ front axle with GM metric bakes front/rear, 5 speed manual and lots of other parts too numerous to list here. NO TEXT MESSAGES I WILL NOT ANSWER. Licensed as an antique vehicle. Will consider trades for another vehicle that fits my lifestyle.”

 
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1952 M-38 Okanogan, WA $15,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: , .

Given the updates, this may be a well built road/trail jeep.

https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/cto/d/okanogan-1952-willys-38/7457786203.html

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“Chevrolet 4.3L V-6 (approx. 6000 miles)
Borgwarner T-10 4 speed
Holly carburetor
Hurst shifter
Warn overdrive
538 gears
11” brakes
Reverse front spring shackles
Full floating DANA 44 rear diff.
Warn hubs
Front winch mount
New C-J bucket seats w/tactical seat covers
Roll bar
New 31 10.50×15 tires & 8” alum wheels
2 mounted Jerry cans
K-line vinyl top & doors
Bimini top”

 
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1948 CJ-2A(?) Hohenwald, TN $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(12/18/2021) Obviously a custom build.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/573228564026294/

“4500 obo call for more info”

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1946 CJ-2A Bellingham, WA $9400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $9400.

(12/16/2021) Has some updates.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/d/bellingham-1946-willys-jeep-cj2a/7451318215.html

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“Rare Normandy Blue 1946 Willys Jeep CJ2A with diamond-tread aluminum accents – complete frame-up restoration 17K miles ago.

Features:
• Original L134 Flathead 4 cylinder.
• Steel Roll bar.
• Desert-style racing seats.
• Corbeau rear seat.
• Custom
• Warn hubs
• Rancho shocks
• 2″ hitch mount + tow/trailer wiring harness
• Wildcat EXT knobbies + spare.
• New carb at 8K.
• Custom lockable ‘trunk’ (removable) in diamond-tread.
• Full TigerTop soft-top (black).

Converted to 12-volt system + key start. Kickin’ stereo + Bluetooth. Comes with original glovebox door & other misc. Jeep parts-and-spares. Clear title.

Runs wonderfully – daily driver in the summer.

Warning: causes men over a certain age to get misty-eyed and talk about their granddad. This Jeep taught my boys many lessons; time for it to find new students.”

 
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1945 MB? Yuma, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $18,500.

Lots of updates to this MB/GPW.

“Cj 2.. GM 3.8 v6..3 spd manual trans…stock running gear all rebuilt..power steering.all12 volt power..new wheels and tires.. new complete top..stereo..runs and drives amazing.. some extra parts..one of the nicest 45s anywhere.. no emails they will be ignored..if you see the ad it’s available..calls only.”

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1947 CJ-2A Selah, WA $6700

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/19/201) Has some updates.

https://yakima.craigslist.org/cto/d/selah-1947-willys-cj-2a-jeep/7427749123.html

“Flat head 4 cylinder motor, warn overdrive, upgraded brakes and steering. Tilt steering. Model 44 rear end. Model 27 axles in the front. Heater, full soft top and bikini top. Diamond plate half doors and back seat. 12 volt. Rebuilt starter. Tires like new. Runs and drives great. Frame is good. No cracks or breaks. Some extra parts. Speedometer doesn’t work. Don’t know actual miles. Have another speedometer.”

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1946 CJ-2A Media, PA $10,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $10,500.

This custom build may have an aftermarket body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/402995584824297

“This 1946 willys cj2a jeep is in very good condition. The jeep runs is a real eye catcher. I bought it in great shape & added a lot more of new parts to it.”

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1947 CJ-2A Franklinville, NY **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was For Trade.

Lots of custom work on this flattie.

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“Looking for trade offers only really, not even sure I want to let it go. Just bored and looking for the next thing to tinker on since I don’t have room to store them.

1947 steel tub Willys CJ2a stretched about a foot and sitting on a 1979 CJ5 chassis. YJ springs, fresh built 258 (built by Steve Damon) oil catch can, crane cam/lifters, heavy crankshaft (early model with 7 counterweights great for low rpm no-stall) Keith black pistons, head and block surfaced, T18 4 speed with 6.32:1 low gear, D20 transfer case, Ford 9″ rear end & D30 front (with lockers) 3:54 gears, 35×15 tires, custom oak dash/center console with all SpeedHut gauges (GPS speedo), hi-output single wire charging system, Kicker speaker pods, kicker amp/10” sub, integrated roll bar, Griffin radiator, MSD ign, “monstaliner” coating on body, no rust many more pics and parts but this is getting long.

I like all sorts of vehicles so shoot me a [worthy] trade offer and if I’m interested I’ll message you back to exchange more”

 
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1942? MB? Sparks, NV $17,000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: , , .

This is a nice looking build that includes a Bobcat hood.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1885603031618470

“1942 Willys CJ-2A 383 Stroker w/ gear drive 4 speed w/warren overdrive 11in brakes All skid plates Power steering Tilt wheel 33in tires Also have full top NV reg and insured No Smog Required Hell of a ride and eye catcher. $17,000 OBO”

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