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Photo with an Unusual Navy Hardtop

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

This photo was on eBay and posted to the G503 Facebook page. It’s got an unusual hardtop. Some good headroom!


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1946 CJ-2A Lewistown, MT $3150


UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/17/2019) A 3B hood has been added to the 2A and a funky grille mod was installed to make it work. This looks to have a rare aluminum Worman hardtop.


“1946 CJ2A Willys Jeep. Good running order. Has Studebaker Champion 6 cyl. flat head engine and full metal cab. Also have spare transmission and transfer case.”

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1948 CJ-2A McConnellsburg, PA $3000


It’s got tires/wheels, so I’m not sure why it is photographed on the jacks.


“1948 Willys with a Ford V8 312 manual 3 speed on the floor . We just gone all over the brakes it runs and drives . The body is in good condition and comes with a snow plow and 4 wheel drive . This would make a great mountain buggy”

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CJ-5 Meyer Hardtop Mclean, VA $750


Greg has this complete Meyer hardtop for sale. It’s got all the pieces and parts to properly install it. The Craigslist ad includes lots of detail pics.



“Original Meyer steel CJ5 hardtop. Fits 1975 and earlier Jeep CJ5 or 1976 and later CJ5 fitted with pre-76 windshield frame. All original, never been painted. Original manufacturer markings shown on interior of roof panel. Some prep work done for painting.

Include all bracket needed for mounting, including interior parts such as original dome light. Very good condition. Also includes, corrugate plastic cut to original headliner pattern and indoor/outdoor carpet for headliner.

Windows roll up and down and all door handles work. No keys for lock on drivers door and hatch. Passenger window mechanism disassembled and lubricated. Driver side could use same treatment.

Very good condition overall. Installed and used this past winter.”

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1954 CJ-3B Roaring Fork Valley, CO $14,500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/02/2018) Looks in very good shape. Has a Koenig top. Might have a custom, lockable compartment in the dash?


“Beautiful ’54 Willy’s Jeep.. Rare with steel top.. Original motor, original trans.. original engine bay.. 6v.. Accessory original heater.. This Jeep turns heads like no other.. Everything works as should.. interior is mint.. no rust.. Don’t need help selling, no low ballers, don’t waste our time..”
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1949 CJ-3A? Anoka, MN $14,500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $14,500.

I think I’ve seen this hardtop, but can’t place it.


“1949 Willys CJ2A (Jeep) 4wheel drive. Fresh restoration, Arizona vehicle, body solid and straight. Has 1964 Chevy Nova 4 cylinder 153 cubic inch 4 cylinder, tilt wheel, new wiring, radio, heater, custom made topper, 3 speed with factory option overdrive, roll bar, runs and drives excellent, fun to drive. Call for questions, asking $16,500 OR Best offer”

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Koenig? Ribbed Hardtop Merced, CA $500


UPDATE: Still Available.



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“I have a vintage Willys Jeep top – Possibly Koenig or Meyers top, Military Style Hard Top – no name plate.
Large glass is cracked ..smaller ones are good. Shows its age a few creases in the metal.
Pretty rare top, vent on top.
I’m told it’s for a 1940s to 50’s
Serious inquires only!
I will have this willys Jeep top at the Turlock swap meet this Sunday May 5th!!”

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Jeep w/Top in Europe

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

The writing on this photo indicates this jeep with a wood top was located in Europe. It was odd enough I thought I’d buy the photo, which was on eBay.

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1953 CJ-3A Spokane, WA $4000 (& Oneida Hardtop)


UPDATE: Mike thinks this was built for an M-37 and modified for the flattie. The 3/4 Ton note on the data plate clued him into that line of thought (and, as I didn’t notice that, left me clueless).

This top surprised me. It has a date plate! It seems to be some kind of manufactured-for-the-military hardtop. It’s made by the Oneida Products Corp. out of Oneida, New York. The manufacture date is August 1951.





“1953 willys jeep with military topper. Has plow currently on PTO driven winch. Original motor trans… runs great, clutch is out. Let me know your offers.”

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1951 CJ-3A Reno, NV $1999


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1999.

(12/24/2018) Seller will consider offers.


“Here I have a 1951 Willy’s Jeep. Bought as a project for my dad and I, but he’s not here anymore, so I’m looking to part with it.

The motor is a Buick Dauntless 225 V6, runs strong, has a new alternator and fan belt on it.
New gas tank has been hooked up and splashed. Secondary gas tank under rear seat installed but not hooked up
Muncie 4 speed transmission
Aluminum hard top
New front seats
Clean title in my name

Asking $4,000.00 OBO
Contact me, come and see it, shoot me an offer, can’t hurt, most I can do is turn you down.”

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1948 CJ-2A Chewelah, WA $2800


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/18/2019) Ran when parked … Looks to have Cutlas power lock hubs. I believe that’s an early Koenig hardtop.


“Ran when parked rebuilt engine original unsure of actual miles on it. 2800 with plow 2500 without. Yes it has a clear title and is classic plated.”

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1948 CJ-2A Coolville, OH $1500


Looks like this has a rare Worman jee-cab hardtop.



“1948 Willys Jeep flathead four-cylinder tub a little rough has been setting for about three years now good title1500 or best offer”


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1953 M-38A1 Penryn, CA $2777

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , .

This early M-38A1 has some rare Dana HubLok hubs. It also has a Warn/Saturn overdrive and a Meyer hardtop.


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“1953 Jeep Willys M38A1 (Maybe) definately Army Style! Clean Title, Registered on non-op currently, F-head 4-Cylinder Engine, 3-Speed Manual- IO Range/Overdrive – Power Steering, Manual Locking hubs, Recent Valve job. Runs good. Please e-mail with a name and phone number and I will call back.”


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1950 CJ-3A Woodinville, WA $6500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/04/2015) Nice looking jeep.


“1950 Willys CJ3A Civilian Flatfender. 95% stock, Flathead 4 cyl. 4 wheel drive, stored for 20+ years, few new improvements, Koeniq “Tin Top”, half roll cage, Diamond Plate corners and steps. Willys ready for restoration back to original or modify to whatever level. Have more photos, send email address if serious restorer / collector / hunter.”

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Meyer Hardtop New Paltz, NY $400


Looks like mostly surface rust.


Early CJ hardtop (was on a ‘55). Good condition, rear door glass cracked. Doors are good with good glass. Have an extra set of doors to choose from. If asking price is met, you can have both sets of doors.”

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CJ-2A Aluminum Hardtop Terre Haute, IN **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $400.

“I have a full aluminum top with doors built with .065″ gage and obviously hand built by a metal craftsman. Fits my 2A like a glove. I’ve included pictures of the top on the Jeep to show actual fit. Jeep is not for sale. I am in the Terre Haute Indiana area. I’m asking $400 but would consider a reasonable offer. I just want it to be useful to someone looking for a nice hardtop.”

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1965 CJ-6 Prescott, AZ $8500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles • TAGS: .

Appears to have a Koenig hardtop. It has the Gov plate which should document the jeep was in the Forest Service.


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“65 JEEP CJ6 Forest Service Jeep $8500.
225Buick V6, Factory HARD TOP, Factory WINCH, Factory TOW BAR, Has all the original service records and receipts (records feb73 at 34,534 miles to jul03 172,756 miles). OD 174,019 Runs.
It’s a beauty, unrestored body ready for a nice paint job, wiring harness Brand New in box, all forward of radiator is new including aluminum radiator, hoses, water pump, heater hoses, heater. With original seats and custom seats, new window trim, has all the window glass, posi traction, locking hubs, spare tire.
Started personalizing until husband passed. Sold As Is.”

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1948 CJ-2A Tempe, AZ $8600


UPDATE: Still Available.

Sam’s former jeep has popped up for sale again, this time in Tempe. It was last listed as a 1946, now listed as a 1948. Looks like someone added some AC.


“FOR SALE- 1948 Willys CJ2A 4 WHEEL DRIVE JEEP. Fun, running, driving and functional. 16,468 indicated miles, but overall mileage is unknown. 3 speed floor mounted transmission shifts well. All gauges and horn work. Valuable accessories include a scarce cold weather fibreglass cab, towbar, Warn overdrive and lockout hubs gives a top cruising speed of 60mph, turn signals, air conditioning, defroster, Am/Fm and CB radio with mount and antenna, dual mirrors and extra stoplights for safety, receiver trailer hitch, dual G.I. type gas cans and spare tire with mounts included as well. This Jeep has a western history, with the body in good shape, not a rustbucket. A great running, practical, hunting, or fishing, classic, flat fendered Jeep. $8600 firm, no trades. Sale by cash, or wire transfer only, your banking account to mine. Clear Arizona title. Sold as is. Non-Dealer private seller, so no sales tax. I am selling it for the elderly owner, who is no longer using it. ”

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Koenig Hardtop Goldstream, AK $250


Looks like a good price, especially for Alaska. No doors though.


“Koenig Ironworks, Body Division, Houston Texas.
Original top for Willy’s MB, GPW.
No doors.”


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1943/65 Flattie Rio Rancho, NM $13,000

• CATEGORIES: Features • TAGS: , , , , .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $13,000. 


(04/18/2018) Chad spotted another California modified Flattie. It’s nearly identify to three other jeeps (same body updates, same dash, same custom windshield, same Muller custom top, etc). The differences are slightly, such as this one has a black rear bumper rather than a chrome one like the others.

  1. For example, Here’s one that was also listed as a 1965. They have different valve covers and different rear bumpers, but pretty much everything else looks the same: http://www.ewillys.com/2015/06/10/1965-custom-flattie-las-vegas-nv-ebay/#more-113889
  2. Here’s another (this has a 302 and chrome bumper): http://www.ewillys.com/2014/08/25/1948-cj-2a-kerman-ca-6950/
  3. And another (black seats): http://www.ewillys.com/2012/03/13/1948-cj-2a-clovis-ca-ebay/
  4. This has more differences than the others, but similar look: http://www.ewillys.com/2017/08/17/1948-cj-2a-fort-mohave-az-16500/ 

Here’s the ad …

“I’m selling my willys jeep. I hate to see it go but i don’t use it at all. Its in perfect shape. So many upgrades to the small block 305 v8. I don’t need to get rid of it so no low ballers. I am open to some trades and reasonable offers. I dont need help selling it and cash only. No scammers or tire kickers.”

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Koenig? CJ-5 Hardtop Wellington, CO $500


I believe this is an early Koenig hardtop.


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“Hard top and doors for a Willy’s/CJ5. I originally had got the top when it came with a ’73 CJ5 I had purchased, but since then it’s been replaced with a soft top and doors, so this has been sitting in my garage while I debated whether to sell it or not. I believe it was originally intended for older models (50s to 60s models), but it installed okay on the ’73

The doors come with the top. Windows are intact.”


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Koenig CJ-6 Hardtop Houston, TX $250


Seller has other CJ-6 parts for sale, too.



“Early CJ6 Willys Jeep Koenig Ironworks Hardtop. The doors and outer roof skin have been media blasted. I have all of the hardware for the door sliding windows and sliding windows for the side panels. The rear hatch is missing, I never had it and dont know where it is. Seeing that it would basically be a flat piece of sheet metal with a top hinge it would probably be pretty easy to make one. The top is in reasonable condition, and I believe would only need some minor repair, new glass, and a rear hatch door to be 100%. I am asking $250 obo.”

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Koenig CJ-2A Hardtop Tustin, CA $650


Appears to need some glass.


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“Cj2a Willys Jeep hardtop talk about rare to find 650 or best offer. Also willing to trade for M37. Dodge Power Wagon parts”

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CJ-3B? Cab Enclosure Hardtop


It looks like this might fit a CJ-3B.


“This topper came off a 1940’s or 1950’s Willys Jeep. We don’t have the windshield glass. We are asking $500 or trade.”


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1947 CJ-2A Cheyenne, WY **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $3500.

(05/14/2019) Has no parking lights and lacks “Willys” on the hood, so this could be a mix of parts.

“In good condition for its age. Runs and drives, has tow bar, need new wire to connect headlights. Have heater for it, not installed. Have spare windshield and hard doors. Only selling to buy reliable vehicle for work. 4wd works great, has a lot of torqu”

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