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1951 CJ-3A Houston, TX $400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $400.

(10/12/2015) It’s different. No description. May run.

http://houston.craigslist.org/pts/5455183544.html

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1946 CJ-2A Saginaw, MI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2995.

runs and plows.

“Im 70 years old and still going!
1946 Willys Jeep with Plow
4×4 works good
Plow works good
Runs and Drives good
Can not Kill the old Girl
Removable doors – Factory Manual Wipers (seriously they were manual in 1946) and work – Custom Fabed Cab”

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1955 Truck Cab “Topless” Crowley, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $600.

This could make an interesting project.

“Sheet metal for a ’55 Willys-Overland truck. Cab had been made topless. No bed. Some trim pieces, and glass to use as patterns. $600.”

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1956 CJ-6 Fresno, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6800.

Looks like the body is on another chassis.

“1956 Jeep Willy’s up dated to fuel injection, V8, 5.2 engine. Registered and tagged. no need for smog. Registered as a Willy’s Jeep. This is a bad ass ride. A lot of work went into this, so please come test drive you wont be disappointed, call”

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1952 Truck JeepRod Havre, MT $12,500

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Here’s an unusual build.

“Chopped top no roof, body channeled sectioned and chopped 18 inches from original cab, military theme, m35 windshield cut down, m35 headlights, taillights, ww2 jeep artillery bed widened and shortened to fit and tilts. Roll cage, jeep door hinges, hmmvee door handles, armored carrier seats from a tank, custom front grill widened and custom side panels. Lots of hours upon hours of time spent. To duplicate would cost tens of thousands in just labor alone. Frame is mustang 2 with coil overs and rack and pinion. Disc/drum manual brakes. Ladder bar rear suspension with coil overs, corvette engine balanced, line honed, bored 60 over, pink rods, flat top hyperutetic Pistons, all
New, lots of chrome, and tunnel ram intake, electronic ignition, custom headers with Harley baffles, turbo 350 with 2500 stall converter. Custom gauges. Huge white walls with cragar rims. b&m ratcet shifter, polished aluminum gas tank. Custom frame lots of detail like gussets with stars in hem and ladies.. Asking $12500 If interested email or call. Runs and drives like a bat out of hell super light and super fast and extremely loud. Insane build won’t find anouther like it. Not interested in trades cash only unless it’s a nomad project or 55-57 Chevys or 58-59 Chevy trucks.”

http://greatfalls.craigslist.org/cto/5413152951.html

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1949 CJ-2A/CJ-5 PIttsfield, MA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ5 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500.

(12/04/2015) The rear of a CJ-5 body has been melded onto the body.

“I’m selling my 1949 Willy’s. Runs and drives. The frame is perfect the body is not bad. New top and seats. Mostly stock. Call with any questions.”

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1947 CJ-2Aish Joplin, MO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5500

(11/24/2015) It has an identity all its own.

“This 1947 Willy sits on a Chevy frame and has a 327 motor with 4 barrel carb. Tires are like new and comes with a full size spare to match. Clean inside and out, and ready for the road.”

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CJ-2A Made into 3B

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Seth checked out this 2A-sort-of-turned-into-a-3B. He understandably decided to pass on purchasing it, but thought these photos were worth sharing.

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Unusual Hardtop on CJ-2A Vancouver, WA $1000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

Marty checked out this jeep yesterday. He was most curious about the hardtop and got a bunch of photos of it for us. He believes the hardtop was a custom creation, but well done. The curves and drain edge are a nice touch, too. As for the CJ-2A, there’s not much left. The seller believes there is plenty of value, but Marty smartly disagreed.

” I have a 1942 Willys Jeep civilian four-wheel-drive that is pretty rough looking on the outside but everything is there motor tranny running gear everything complete with a set of extra leaf springs all four an extra radiator add an extra gas tank all stock all original I’ve done some checking on the Jeep Willys and I know what it’s worth in the condition that exam no reasonable offer will be refused please come look I need to get them out of here”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/pts/5316188166.html

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1970 DJ-5 Stockton, CA $800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

This is probably just a modified DJ-5, but given the rear does’ have the standard wheel well on the outside (it covers the wheel, which is unusual). May be something unique here.

“If your interested in a project. Then this is perfect.
No title. No pink. Bill of sale only. Should be fun for a
Ranch or use it like a golf cart. Automatic transmission.
4 cylinder engine. 2 wheel drive only. $800 Obo.
Its was used by a university, then on a farm. ”

http://stockton.craigslist.org/cto/5309740727.html

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Odd Jeep from Facebook

• CATEGORIES: Features, Unusual • TAGS: , .

This photo that must have been posted on eBay at some point was shared on eBay.

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1946 CJ-2A Iron River, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Sedan-jeep, Unusual • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $6500.

How about this unusual CJ.

“This is a custom built 46 Willys CJ 2a. has a 46 Ford Cab custom built into the body. Engine is completely rebuilt. new brakes. New clutch, new master cyl. This is a very unique willlys that was custom built 20 years ago. It has been driven appx 1000 miles since built. One of a kind !!”

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Year? MB? Tulsa, OK Auctioned

• CATEGORIES: Auctions, MB, Unusual • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Craig found a video about this auction.

This was auctioned off on Saturday, November 7th.  It has some interesting modifications. The jeep was owned and auctioned by the city of Tulsa.

NewsOn6.com – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – KOTV.com |

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1941 Wooden Willys Wittman, MD $2000

• CATEGORIES: Unusual, Wood bodies • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown**

(12/31/2014) “1941 willy’s jeep drive train built on wooden body. Titled and legal for road. Lights even work!!!”

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1946 CJ-2A Sheridan, WY **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

Looking for that unusual four wheel drive “jeep”?

“not every one has a 46 jeep frame with a model-A body , hand made fiberglass body, hi- low range 4X4 , front hubs, in & out lock, 4 cyl flat head , single throte carb , electric fuel pump, great heater, electric engine fan, 12 volts system , with alternator – reg. built in,”

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Odd Jeepster-like Jeep Hot Springs, AR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Jeepster, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE II: This *might* have evolved into a scam. The seller agreed to sell to one buyer and provided directions to get the vehicle, but now is avoiding the buyer’s calls. 

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $900

Here is an odd one I spotted on Facebook. It reminds me of Bob’s odd Jeepster-like vehicle.

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“This is a very strange “Jeep like” vehicle that is not a Jeep. I was told that it was possibly a specialty vehicle built in the 60s and that it originally had a 4 or 6 cylinder engine that the previous salvage yard owner removed and sold. 2 wheel drive. No seats or top frame. It has full length curved metal running board fenders that Jeeps never had. It also has a center console that housed the shifter. It was originally painted a coral pink color so the possibility exists that it was a resort shuttle vehicle. It is NOT, repeat NOT, a Jeep Surrey model! They look nothing like this “thing”. No engine or transmission. I saved it from a salvage yard over 10 years ago. It has 14 inch “A.J. Foyt” mag wheels that probably are original. Rusty but restorable. Buy it for $900 firm, fix it up, and have the only one out there.”

 

 
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1954 Wagon Lancaster, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Unusual, Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9500

Here’s an unusually modded wagon.

“1954 Willys sitting on a S10 chassis 95 383 with a 4l60 trans tbi hooked up and running 36 ply front fenders and grill shroud no grill aluminum radiator 50’s Cadillac aircleaner 38 chevy rear fenders 39 chevy taillights power brakes in the floor must sell only have 30 yrs to live project hot rod rat rod one of a kind $9500”

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1959 Truck Jeeprod Griffin, GA eBay

• CATEGORIES: Jeep Rods, Unusual, Willys Trucks • TAGS: , .

Here’s an unusual build.

“Beautiful Rat Rod . One of Kind. Has Won Everywhere it Shows. It took Best in Class at the AUTO RAMA and Street Achievement Traditional Vehicle in Dallas Texas 2013. I have acquired over a 100 beautiful trophies. Drive It anywhere and crowds gather! Everyone ask to take photos. 1959 Willys Pickup \ 383 Stroker 8.5 compression with 671 Blower Shop Blower. Motor has less then 500 miles on it. all the Papers on the motor including the cam card. Coupled to a 350 automatic trans. It has been Chopped 6″ ,Channeled 7″, Stretched 12″ . Bagged on the Front and Air shocks on the back for the perfect ride hight and comfort. OTHER FEATURES; Train Horn, Hand made Tilt Steering, Sun Roof with Rag top, Electric exhaust Cut Outs. Redesigned Tractor Trailer Wheels I HAVE EVERY RECEIPT SPENT ON THE TRUCK. I have built a few and this has been a favorite. Feel free ask any questions. Thank you.”

View all the information on Ebay

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1973? DJ-5 Toledo, OH eBay

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Unusual, Wood bodies • TAGS: , .

This has the short nose, so it’s most likely a pre-1972. It’s an odd one!

“The car is a clean example of a self assembled woody wagon. this is a one of a kind model .I am not the original owner , it was purchased in 2013 in Pembervlle Ohio. The body work was done by a retired highway patrol officer. that had a lot of time on his hands. I would like any interested buyer to inspect the vehicle before purchase”

View all the information on eBay

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1948 CJ-2A/CJ-5 Banning, CA $5500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

Here’s another of these flat fender bodies modified with the rear of a CJ-5 body.

“Runs great. 283 motor. PTO wench in back. Roll bar.”

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/5245364533.html

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African Veldt Modified Truck

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

The April 1955 issue of Willys News published this photo. It’s a tour jeep truck for the Africa.  It seems a little too open to me. Those lions look like they could easily leap inside.

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2 Jeeps Buckhannon, WV In Person Auction Oct 3.

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3B • TAGS: .

Check out the grille on this CJ-3B (that is probably not a 3B). A second parts jeep is also being auctioned.

“ESTATE AUCTION OF CARROLL (BUCK) SANDS, Saturday Oct 3.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 3RD @ 10:00AM
@3687 HACKERS CREEK RD. BUCKHANNON WV 26201”

http://www.auctionzip.com/cgi-bin/auctionview.cgi?lid=2505413&kwd=willys&zip=&category=0

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The other jeep being auctions. It’s a CJ-2A.

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Tour Jeep in Africa

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

This unique tour jeep truck was featured in the April 1955 issue of Willys News.

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1957 CJ-5 Sweethome, Or $1500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Unusual • TAGS: , .

Here’s something special. It runs. You’d be the only one on the block with this rig.

“Most all work has din done and alot of new parts was in the process of restoring but I’m burnt out 4wheel drive all works run’s and drives all wiring is new motor was rebuild a few years ago clean title serious people onely may consider art trade call”

http://corvallis.craigslist.org/cto/5228048488.html

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1962 CJ-5? Jeddo, MI $1400

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B, CJ5, Unusual • TAGS: .

Hey, it runs and drives. Could be useful for someone.

“62 Willy Jeep frame and drive line. 231 Buick VA engine w/headers. Everything works including hydraulics . This is your answer to the 15,000$ ATV!!!!! There is no title because it’s an assembled vehicle. This is for off road/ATV use. Had to put a number in odometer section”

http://porthuron.craigslist.org/cto/5222692134.html

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