Half-Top Research Archives

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1952 M-38 Carlisle, PA $2300

• CATEGORIES: M-38 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/05/2019) Has a rare Beck/ Kelly Half top.

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/pts/d/carlisle-1952-willys-m38-military-jeep/7015922027.html

“1952 Willys M38 Jeep. Runs good, no brakes, body rusted, needs restoration or for parts. Has correct serial plates, paperwork and correct engine. Has a real nice Kelly steel half top that I will sell separate for $500. Has been converted to 12V and used as a plow Jeep for the last 25 years so you get the picture… Worthwhile candidate to restore. $2700 OBO”

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1969 Jeepster Commando Stoughton, WI $3500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , , .

Someone created this custom Commando out of what was probably a rusted body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/458282124826200/

“V6 225 3 speed T14 manual transmission. It was redone to look nice with rustoleum tractor red paint and filler. It has wood floor and homemade truck bed. I redid brakes and have it running well. Plow pump was removed. Unique and road worthy, but not highway worthy yet. Not many out there and would be great off-road as 4wd works.”

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1949 CJ-3A Miles City, MT $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

Looks like something has been added under the hood near the driver’s side headlight that keeps the hood from closing all the way.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/738563819941441/

“1949 CJ 3A jeep with top, heater, and new gas tank”

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1947 CJ-2A Oregon City, OR $750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/04/2019) Lots of rust. The half cab is unusual. It’s got suicide doors, too.

https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/pts/d/wilsonville-47-willys-with-title/7012505127.html

“Rough little 47 Willy’s
With title
See pics for details
It’s rough but it’s a Willy’s with paperwork
So possibilities are endless”

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1959 CJ-6 Weaverville, NC $600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/24/2019) It’s rough. It May have a Kelly half-cab.

https://asheville.craigslist.org/pts/d/asheville-1959-willys-jeep-cj6-parts/7005480456.html

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“1959 CJ six. This is not a CJ5 as it has a longer wheelbase. You must buy the entire jeep for parts. Includes everything you see in the pictures. Body is very rusty. Frame seems OK. Transfer case and transmission seem OK. Original steel rims. Engine is taken apart. Radiator and original gas tank is there. All for 600 bucks. No title. Parts only.”

 
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Year? CJ-2A Great Falls, MT $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Given this civilian jeep didn’t appear until after WWII, I doubt it was used during WWII. Looks like the driver side frame rail and the driver’s side of the body has been repaired. Still might be worth a look.

https://greatfalls.craigslist.org/atq/d/power-world-war-2-army-jeep/7012158479.html

“Old army jeep was used in world war 2 still runs good just had a paint job must be a 1940s model”

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1956 CJ-6 Waterboro, MA $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/10/2019) Needs some work.

https://nh.craigslist.org/pts/d/pepperell-1956-willys-cj6/7010660814.html

“Complete Willy’s CJ6 -runs but needs TLC-tub needs a bit of work but great bones and a running driving Jeep”

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1948 CJ-2A Santa Fe, NM $2250

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Given the half top, there might be value here if the body isn’t in too bad of shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2404655149803521/

“1948 Jeep Willy’s. Does not run. As is condition”

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Sears Half-Top Hammond, WI $180

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **Still Available**

Needs glass, but looks solid.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/pts/d/hammond-willys-m38a1-cab-and-doors/6988318872.html

“Metal half cab off a M38A1. Good shape, needs windows. Might fit a Jeep CJ5.”

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1966 CJ-6 Upland, CA $3900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

Runs and drives.

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/d/rancho-cucamonga-1966-cj6-jeep/6994554701.html

“1966 Jeep cj6 with Meyers half cab with a Jeep dauntless v6 all original runs and drives good factory widened Steelies some rust but all easy to repair and in manageable locations original bench seat, out of the system sold on bill of sale call only”

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1947 CJ-2A Xenia, OH $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/25/2019) The person who listed is not the one selling the jeep. But, FB auto hid the number, so you’ll need to contact the lister to get the p#.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2382070758555576/

“Manual. Good shape. Call Ed at [hidden information] for all questions, he doesn’t text and he’s not on FB. I am listing for him.”

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1970 CJ-5 Ex-Trencher Bainbridge, OH $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $2800.

(05/18/2019) Jordan shared this ex-trencher with duallies.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/855713871487874/

“289 hypo. Runs strong and has original 4 cylinder Motor. Has tons of extra parts”

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1953 CJ-3B Center Tuftonboro, NH $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Includes a Sears half-top.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1304102996429679/

“Restoration Project, New Body, New Front Fenders, New Windshield Frame & Glass, motor needs to be installed..body is temp bolted together. Frame is solid..great project. Have to many and no time.”

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1959 CJ-5 Benzonia, MI $800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

The engine runs. Seems like there’s value here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/414302515893625/

“Runs good needs bolts for the rearend”

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Wyoming Digital Collection Photos

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: , .

I found a few jeep-related photos in Wyoming’s Digital Collection.

  1. This first one is most interesting, as it might be a stretched CJ-2A. this might have a rare Porter & Reed half top:
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Wyoming State Archives, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Caption: “PLATTE COUNTY WEED & PEST CONTROL DISTRICT JEEP MOUNTED SPRAY RIG”

2) This CJ-2A might have a Beck hardtop:

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Wyoming State Archives, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Caption: “JACK WELCH WITH SMALL CALF ON TOP OF TALL SNOW BANK, CAR PARKED BENEATH THEM ON ROAD, WINDMILL BEHIND, BLIZZARD

3) Photo of soldier jumping a horse near a jeep:

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Wyoming State Archives, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Caption: “WYOMING NATIONAL GUARD, GEORGE GUY ON HORSEBACK JUMPING JEEP

4)  May 1, 1945, photo of infantryman fighting in Austria.

5) Jeeps at Casper Army Air Base:

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yoming State Archives, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Caption: “BRAKE COLLECTION–WWII–ARMY AIR BASE–CASPER, WYO-2 OF 4, CASPER AIR BASE, WY“.

 
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1946 CJ-2A Flora, IN $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A, DJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: This appears to be still available.

(06/30/2019) Tom shared this oddity. This seems to be a late model DJ-3A body and windshield (design for a Koenig top) mounted on a (probably) CJ-2A chassis with a Meyer Half-top. That’s a combo I don’t think I’ve seen before.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2168899259814527/

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“Hubby final realized he does not have time to restore his dream toy so he sadly is selling ….1946 jeep willy. Does run does drive. Has and 1946 plate also. 5,000 or best offer. No tire kickers. Can be driven home….it has original drive train…Guess I forgot to say No trades…cash only!”

 
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Meyer CJ-5/M-38A1 Hardtop Hazelhurst, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $200.

Might be a good price.

“Jeep not included… but i will sell jeep if really interested….It is a pretty solid Meyer cab , both doors and windows operate the back glass is good, it comes with the trim panels for the rear and side, some bolts, and the 2 doors as shown, the one door handle is missing both windows crank up and down”

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Sears CJ-3A Half Cab Yorktown, NY $200

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

May need some work.

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/jefferson-valley-willys-cj3a-hard-top/6981248756.html

“This is a half top, hard top off a Willys Jeep CJ3a. It comes with both doors.
It is in poor shape but it has not rust through. Definitely worth fixing.”

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Sears Half-Top Side Panels / Doors Florence, AZ

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

These re only the side panels and doors. These could be handy if you have the remaining hardtop parts. This should fit a Sears/Allstate half-top.

https://pueblo.craigslist.org/pts/d/florence-1946-willys-jeep-stuff/6978795356.html

“1946 WILLYS JEEP CJ2A PARTS.
2 DOORS WITH GLASS AND 2 SIDE PANELS OFF OF A HALF CAB.
IF YOU NEED THEM MAKE A OFFER.”

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1945 GPW Everett, WA $300

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

This has a WWII frame. Has a lot of mods.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/pts/d/everett-1945-willys-mb-ford-gpw-jeep/6977393685.html

“Titled as a 1945 Ford GPW. 300.00 minus wheels”

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1947 CJ-2A Orting, WA $400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

Blaine spotted this for jeep. It has one half top and what appears to be 2 full tops (one may be a Koenig, but the other (the white one) may be a Kelly.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/rvs/d/south-prairie-1947-jeep/6969463942.html

“Needs motor and transmission. Has 2 extra hard tops and doors.”

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1959 CJ-5 Yakima, WA No Price

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

This has a nice half top with some unusual mods.

https://yakima.craigslist.org/snw/d/59-willys-jeep-with-plow/6968023370.html

“59 Willy’s with factory hydrolic snow plow. New carb just needs to be installed. Runs great sold as is.”

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Year? CJ-2A Great Falls, MT $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Not sure how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/446453495948758/

“CJ2A flat fender Jeep $2500 OBO very solid Jeep for her age. Very nice starter for a build! Unmolested but needs some attention for sure”

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1959 CJ-5 Beatrice, NE $3900

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , .

Maury found this great old trencher for sale.

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/cto/d/beatrice-1959-jeep-trench/6962665459.html

“1959 factory Jeep A trench. Runs like a sewing machine. New ignition, fuel pump, and clutch. Master cylinder needs to be replaced (new one with the truck), gas tank has a leak (using a boat tank to move truck around), exhaust needs a new down pipe. Thats all the bad news! Trencher is an auburn trencher made and installed here in nebraska. Jeep comes with both doors, new master cylinder, new brake shoes, full set of 12 inch bits as well as lots of links and spare parts.”

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1948 CJ-2A Chemult, OR $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

The body may have a few dents. A ‘running when parked’ jeep. Seems like it’s in pretty good shape.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/417125985568462/

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“Was running when parked. No trades or payments”