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1948 CJ-2A Mechanicville, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1650.

Mike’s selling his project. The hardtop is unusual.

“For Sale a project I have lost interest in. I have a 1948 Willys Jeep CJ2A body/tub, front fenders, hood, grill and aluminum hardtop too…then I also have a brand new 2×4 steel tube frame, and running gear from a 1985 CJ7, 2.5 motor, D300 transfer case, front end, rear end, radiator, hanging pedals too, I just picked up a T5 5 speed transmission, a T18 Ford truck trans, and also the original T90 that went with the Willys originally. This would make someone a great project with a lot of the hard work done but a lot is also still needed to finish.”

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Year? CJ-6 Fort Lauderdale, FL **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-6, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was $8900.

(01/22/2014) How about the front of this modified CJ-6? I think there’s some potential in that design. However, the rest of this didn’t inspire me as much.

“Selling a rare 1944 Jeep Willies Replica. Only 1,300 miles. Great vehicle for fun. Perfect beach cruiser. brand new rims and tires.”

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1950 CJ-3A Calabasas, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1600. It might have been some kind of tour jeep like those used in Ouray, Colorado.

This was available and appears to have been sold back in 2013.

“Selling a 1950 Willys Jeep. Starts, runs and drives but does not stop.. Needs some break work. Great little project that already moves under its own power. Fun toy. First one to give me $1,600 takes it home. Easily tows behind my SUV. Pink slip in hand.”

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1946 CJ-2A Nashville, TN **SOLD*

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

It’s a project. It may run.

“The project vehicle I no longer have time for. New muffler, alternator (straight wire), and brakes. Needs minor work to be a fun and reliable toy. No title. Windshield is from a CJ3A circa 1950.”

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1942 MB Kennewick, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500

“MMy 1942 MB “Barn Find” with title is For Sale.
Engine said to have “run fine” when last drove about 5 years ago.
She is “very rough” but affordable…at $1,500.”

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Modified Jeep in Florida

• CATEGORIES: Features, Unusual • TAGS: .

Josh forwarded this ad for a modified jeep. It’s not quite as nice as Wally Cohn’s, but you’ll still spend some time looking at it. Note the plow setup on the front.

http://sarasota.es.craigslist.org/pts/4636269655.html

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1949 CJ-2A Byron, WY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000. 

(07/17/2014) This has a custom top of some kind.

1949 CJ2A WILLYS JEEP, RUNS WELL, ASKING $4000 OBO Or Trade for Side by side. New Tires. PLEASE PUT WILLYS JEEP IN THE SUBJECT LINE SO I KNOW IT IS NOT SPAM

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1950 CJ-3A Burlington Flats, NY **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

Here’s a plow jeep with a funky top.

CALL FOR DETAILS!! NEVER BEEN REGISTERED FOR ROAD.RUNS GOOD WITH SNOW PLOW.ITS A TOUGH OLD JEEP WITH AGGRESSIVE TIRES.”

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German’s Re-style a Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

Joshua Regula-Morris has a neighbor who had an MB in Germany. The first photo shows him on his Jeep in 1946. The second photo shows the text on the back of the first photo. Apparently, some Germans restyled the jeep, resulting in photo #3. Joshua’s neighbor swears this is the same jeep. Before leaving Germany he sold it to a friend. You can just make out the shackles at the front below the bumpers. Unfortunately, there aren’t any photos from the side.

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Jeep/Subaru Lakebay, WA **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Unusual • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **Status Unknown** Was “make offer”.

The mod was originally done in the late 70’s and has been basically unchanged. Flat fender Bantam/Jeep placed on Subaru Brat.

Needs some work, was running less then 30 days ago, may have fuel/carburetor problems. Let’s talk, open to certain trades (tractor with bucket /Motorcycle)

4x part time, front wheel when not.”

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1947 CJ-2A Galveston, TX **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2990

(08/04/2014) This jeep has a few odd features.

1947 Jeep Willys. No Rust…GREAT condition. Lots of extras.. 
Daily driver. Cash only.. Drive away in your dream Jeep Willys..
this is a one of a kind.. this is a must see..”

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1957 CJ-3B Airport Jeep Albuquerque, NM **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: Was on  eBay

” What a find. A 1957 Willys CJ-3B Luggage Conveyor Jeep. This vehicle was owned by TWA in Albuquerque New Mexico for the early part of it’s life. It was later used by Texas Air as a luggage conveyor to load their aircraft. This vehicle is complete, minus the conveyor for loading, but the front mounts are included. The engine turns but it doesn’t run at this time. This vehicle will have to be restored. There is information and pictures of similar Jeeps used at airports at cj3b.info.”

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1946 CJ-2A Pittsville, MO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Features, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000

(08/14/2014) It’s a Dodge cab on a ’46 jeep.

1946 Willy’s Jeep. Entire running gear in good condition. 1940 dodge truck cab. Been barn stored since the 60’s. Worth 1,000 in scrap, asking 2,000 or best offer. Wanting this to go to a good home and hopefully reach full restoration”

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Custom Flattie Camas, WA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2900

Don’t see many ‘big foot’ pedals used anymore.

1972 constructed vehical 1972 flat fender type on a cj5 frame all aluminum tub, has a Buick 330 nail head motor v8 with a turbo transmission and a 205 transfer case. Has Chevy 1\2 ton axles under it runs and drives needs to have the drive line finished. Simply too many projects.
Has a bikini top and poly high back bucket seats.”

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Year? CJ-2A? South Haven, MI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500.

(08/05/2014) Certainly unusual.

CJ2A Jeep frame has very little rust, what is left of the tub is not rusted out, someone made a pickup / yard buggy out of it. Engine is not in the jeep, comes with a Ford 200 inline 6 and an adapter plate. Engine is in good condition and is a bolt in to replace what was in it before. Has no title, good for parts, yard buggy and offroad toy.”

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Year? Flattie Twin Falls, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2200.

“1940’s Flat Fender Willys Jeep It does burn oil but runs EXCELLENT. Has been a great camping rig for the south hills all last summer. 4×4 works great. . will consider trade for car or small SUV. It needs some TLC but it is a lot of fun! Please message me for more details.”

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1950 CJ-3A-Truck Barneveld, WI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800

(04/22/2014) Here’s an odd duck. Note the seller will thrown in the weight for only $100.

“For sale is a 1950 Jeep Willys truck with a snow plow and clear title. Registration was active until this spring and it has been used yearly for snow plowing. It runs and drives well, has a 72 horse power F motor with has a 3 speed with high/low 4 wheel drive. This Jeep started out as a farm implement and at some point in time it had the frame and body modified to accept the truck bed. The interior sports VW bucket seats. It will need brake work(currently very little brakes), exhaust, tires(have tread but very weather checked), has a bad spot on the ring gear, the windschield is cracked and it has rust. There are many directions that you could go with it from continueing to use it as a unique plow truck to making a 1 of a kind rat rod. It is being sold as is, needing repairs or for parts.”

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Snow Plow Jeep Reese, MI $1600

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ5 • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available

(11/22/2013) It runs and plows . . .

“Jeep 4X4 for plowing snow, pushing dirt, or whatever. Buick V/6,3 speed, High/Low Range, lock outs. Body was replaced with a home made wood one, kinda neet. Has Top and Curtains, with plexiglass windows. Runs good, needs some tinkering and fine tuning on a few things. $ 1650 or trade for what have you? Rod 989 928 23 four one. Also have a Willys truck cab to go with it for another $ 150.”

http://saginaw.craigslist.org/cto/4465762625.html

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1942 GPW Kona, HI **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB) • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

(03/16/2014) Lots of changes to this body.

“1942 Ford Military jeep GPW, new carb, have replaced brake lines, gas lines, brakes,wheel cylinders, master cylinder, wheel bearings, axial seals, new battery body tub needs sheet metal work, undercarriage sound engine has no leaks. radiator leaks repairable. Engine in great shape, has a new head gasket, your welcome to come by for a look. will consider trades”

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No Updates Monday

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

No Updates until Tuesday morning. I hope everyone enjoyed Mother’s Day!

In the mean time check out this Willys Woodie (thanks to Merlin and Craig for forwarding the link) update from Hemmings:

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/05/12/willenhall-willys-woodie-wagon-winds-its-way-to-weybridge/?refer=news

You may remember that this Woodie was auctioned on eBay in 2012.

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Year? Flattie Splendora, TX **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Was $2700. Status Unknown.

The body is custom.

Got a early model Willys Jeep Cj2a 40’s era. Has the original straight 4 Go Devil Engine very strong doesnt smoke. Recently updated the 6 volt system to 12 volt. New rebuilt Starter, coil, rebuilt Distributor, body is in really good shape, new gas tank, pretty new from the front fenders back. If you’ve ever owned one you know they will climb or push over near anything, This thing is full time 4×4 right now. The brakes have air in the lines and I think the front pads might be a little stuck from sitting cause it makes a slight noise. Runs and Drives good. Might negotiate on my price a little”

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Ordnance Transforms Jeep to Sedan

This post was originally published Nov 20, 2013. It shows a jeep that was altered into sedan.

UPDATE: This photograph pair was also published in the February 22, 1945, issue of the IBT Roundup (Inda-Burma Theater Roundup)

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The May 1945 issue of Popular Mechanics published this little blurb about the 8th Air Force Bomber Station’s effort to transform a jeep into a sedan using only salvaged materials.

You can view the document online at Google

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1947 Truck Gueda Springs, KS **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500

This is sure different. Does not appear to run.

“1947 Jeep 4×4 V8”

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Jake’s jeep ‘Lil Beasty’

• CATEGORIES: Features, Reader Stories • TAGS: , .

Jake’s jeep was handed down from his grandfather to his uncle and now to him. As you can see, it had undergone some unique modifications. Jake decided to refurbish the jeep, saving what he could of the modifications while returning other portions to a more stock look. I think it looks great. You can view higher resolution photos of this project here:  http://imgur.com/a/r9dLW#0

Here’s Jake’s story:

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Lil Beasty inside a gymnasium following its makeover.

Please as you read this take note of the doors, tub, tailgate, fenders, bumpers, windshield, cab, cab seat and maybe some other little things. I know the end product is not a STOCK cj2a but it looks good. I am trying to get info on who might have done this awesome metal work job 50+ years ago. Thanks for any info anyone can give me. 🙂

Okay, here is what I know about my great grandpa’s jeep. It is titled as a 1946 cj2a. Has the overhead valve f 134 engine in it. Had a column shift tranny but the side shifters have been welded so they cant move and a floor shifter was added. I was told he got the jeep in the 70s from a gas station in Michigan. He used it for 25 years to plow snow at a church. The plow that was used is shown in picture 1.

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When he passed away my great uncle got the jeep and it sat in a barn for at least 10 years.—pictures 2-4a show this—.

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We loaded the jeep up back on 2009 and that is when the project began. The jeep appears to have a custom body. Except the grill. We gt the jeep home and noticed it had heavy gauge steel. Everything is thicker then it should be except the grill.— thick fenders, body, doors and hood. They look to have been custom made by someone who knew what they where doing.

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1949 ‘Fire’ Jeepster **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, Jeepster, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was $6500. **SOLD** Now in Napa Valley.

“Really rare 1949 jeepster firetruck runs drives.”

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