Half-Top Research Archives

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Year? CJ-2A Great Falls, MT **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $2000.

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.

“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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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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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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1959 CJ-5 Beatrice, NE **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3900.

Maury found this great old trencher for sale.

“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”

 
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Sears Half Cab for CJ-5 Jefferson Hills, PA $500

• CATEGORIES: Parts • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $500.

Looks solid.

https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/pts/6948104568.html

“Older aluminum CJ5 half cab. Really good shape. Don’t know exact years it will fit. Asking $550……. I will remove ad when the roof is sold…”

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Year? CJ-3B Longville, MN $1975

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Looks to have some value.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2410360719202782/

“Runs drives stops!!! Overhauled over head valve 4 cylinder! Good tires no weather checking has brand new seats that come with it new fuel line good restoration or project mud truck trail runner or drive”

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2 M-38A1s Pelkie, MI $3000

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: .

There seems to be value here.

https://up.craigslist.org/cto/d/pelkie-2-38-a1-jeeps-projects-lots-of/6934391151.html

“2 M38 A1 Jeeps with a lot of parts included. 1 jeep is complete has’nt run in years, that is a 1960 M38 A1. The other is a ‘ 57 (,I think) it is a shell. It is rough but very restorable . Both jeeps need work , there is alot of parts included engines 1 transmission front and rear axles body parts hoods, everything goes. Jeeps and parts have been in a barn with a cement floor for Many years. Price for all $3000.00”

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Year? CJ-5 Wellfleet, MA Estate Sale Aug 10/11th

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

Maybe someone can find some value here? Thanks to Seth for spotting it. The pics of the jeep are below, but can also be found at the bottom of a long list of pics using the link below.

https://www.estatesales.net/MA/Wellfleet/02667/2297010?modal=true

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1966 CJ-5 Conshohocken, PA $9000

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Steve spotted this Perkin’s diesel CJ-5 with a PTO, ventilating windshield, and a Meyer half cab.

https://reading.craigslist.org/cto/d/conshohocken-1966-willys-jeep-cj5/6946132709.html

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1959 CJ-5 Whippany, NJ $1200

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Given the half top and the plow, there should be value here.

https://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/whippany-1959-willy-jeep/6936415570.html

“1959 Willy’s Jeep. Needs work. Plow is included.”

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1951 CJ-3A Westcliffe, CO $2900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

Could be a good price. Runs, but needs some brake work.

https://pueblo.craigslist.org/cto/d/westcliffe-1951-willys-cj3a/6933301488.html

“1951 willys cj3a, runs and drive, stops but needs brakes worked on. Very little rust. Located in Westcliffe, Co.”

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1947 CJ-2A Hammonton, NJ $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

Rare Beck/Kelly half top. The body has had work done to it.

https://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/winslow-1947-cj-2a-willys/6929477004.html

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“1947 Jeep CJ2A Willy’s
Repairs have been made to the vehicle, but still needs work.
Drivable, 3 speed manual, 4×4 works.”

 

 
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1946 CJ-2A Cedar Hill, TX $1600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

This appears to have a Worman half top. Body is rough.

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/pts/d/cedar-hill-1946-jeep-willys/6928610790.html

“1946 Jeep Willys, no engine, is a restore project that I have stopped.
If it is still posted it is still available, I will not respond to random still available texts.”

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Year? CJ-5 Barnegat, NJ $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

You can either buy the Meyer top for $500 or the entire post-1971 jeep for $2500.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/831758323856002/

“Selling my CJ5 jeep top and doors , whole Jeep is for sale for right price too, 500$ for top or $2500 for whole Jeep!”

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1953 CJ-3B Charleston, WV $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: , .

It runs, it is cheap, and it’s got a custom half-top.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2493855610666195/

“Willy’s Jeep runs good! Has a rebuilt motor.”

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