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1942 GPW JeepRod Suffield, CT $11,900

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

UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/16/2019) This looks like one of the better Jeep Rod projects.

https://hartford.craigslist.org/cto/d/suffield-jeep/7437199494.html

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“VERY COOL
ONE OF A KIND
WW II ROADSTER
This is a well designed “FUN CAR”
REAL STEEL 1940’S BODY

The engine is a 355 ci Chevy. It has a 327 block and 305 heads. Custom frame with ’32 Ford front spring set up and a model A rear spring with a 9″ Ford rear. The trans is a 200r4.
DRIVES LIKE A GO CART
HANDLES LIKE A RACE CAR
MORE FUN TO DRIVE THAN ANYTHING YOU HAVE TAKEN TO A SHOW OR CRUISE NIGHT
Is it perfect…no it is not, BUT is it fun to drive…
YOU bet it is
I would consider the car unfinished as the emergency brake has not been hooked up”

 

 
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1949 Truck Somerset, KY $6500

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

This modified truck has had the top removed, among other changes.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1020500588729420

“Keep Willis 1949 Original title”

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1962 Custom Wagon Build From Australia

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

Blaine shared this unusual wagon build from Australia. Note the side mounted air cleaners.

https://www.whichcar.com.au/features/gavan-julie-starr-thomas-1962-willys-jeep-wagon

 
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Various Jeeps Cornell, MI

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

The yellow jeep has an unusual windshield/top combo.

https://up.craigslist.org/pts/d/cornell-willys-jeep/7394567241.html

“Orange Willys CJ -2A 4 x 4,missing carb, motor froze. $700
Green Willys 1/4 4 x 4, just Transmission, rear ends $700
Light green Willys, 1/4 ton 4 x 4, no motor, has transmission. $500
Yellow Willys, 1/4 ton, 4 x 4, has Ford motor 6 cyl., has transmission with pto . $500
Have extra Willys Jeep motor 4 cyl. Froze up.
1977 Jeep J-10 pickup-has motor and transmission. $500”

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1947 CJ-2A Franklinville, NY **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was For Trade.

Lots of custom work on this flattie.

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“Looking for trade offers only really, not even sure I want to let it go. Just bored and looking for the next thing to tinker on since I don’t have room to store them.

1947 steel tub Willys CJ2a stretched about a foot and sitting on a 1979 CJ5 chassis. YJ springs, fresh built 258 (built by Steve Damon) oil catch can, crane cam/lifters, heavy crankshaft (early model with 7 counterweights great for low rpm no-stall) Keith black pistons, head and block surfaced, T18 4 speed with 6.32:1 low gear, D20 transfer case, Ford 9″ rear end & D30 front (with lockers) 3:54 gears, 35×15 tires, custom oak dash/center console with all SpeedHut gauges (GPS speedo), hi-output single wire charging system, Kicker speaker pods, kicker amp/10” sub, integrated roll bar, Griffin radiator, MSD ign, “monstaliner” coating on body, no rust many more pics and parts but this is getting long.

I like all sorts of vehicles so shoot me a [worthy] trade offer and if I’m interested I’ll message you back to exchange more”

 
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1957 Swedish Fire Truck in Germany 16,500 Euros

• CATEGORIES: Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles, Willys Trucks • TAGS: .

Craig shared this 1957 Swedish Fire Truck for sale ion Germany. It looks in great shape. The price is just over $19,000.

https://suchen.mobile.de/fahrzeuge/details.html

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Roughly translated from German:

A very rare treasure. Forget all the assistance systems and all the other bells and whistles that today’s cars have.

This is pure driving!

Swedish Willys truck from 1957 with 3.6 liter Super Hurricane 6-cylinder engine.

An old master mechanic did a lot on the car in just under 100 hours.
Main work: The front was converted to disc brakes with a conversion kit from kaiserwillys.com from America. That’s why 17 inch rims from a Dodge Ram are now fitted. The rims were turned out to match and powder-coated in black.”

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Year? CJ-3B Florence, AL $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: , .

This looks to be a modified and stretched CJ-3B. This might be 2WD.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/655065439191894

“1946 Willy jeep will crank by spraying starting fluid in carburetor 62654 miles showing. No u can not drive it home. It needs work. But for its age it’s not bad 2500 o.b.o”

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1951 CJ-3A Wood-body Kalkaska, MI $6000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Unusual, Wood bodies • TAGS: .

This unusual body deserves some more pics.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1137248250119632

“1951 Jeep Willy’s Willy’s · Small_car · Driven 500 miles All wood body Willy’s.”

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1946 CJ-2A Wheat Ridge, CO $1000

• CATEGORIES: News • TAGS: , , .

This is an unusual build with a tilt hood and raised gauge panel.

https://denver.craigslist.org/pts/d/wheat-ridge-1946-willys-jeep/7357633012.html

“I’m not certain on the year of this Willys. This was purchased at a Estate sale and has NO TITLE, just a bill of sale.
Would make a great off road crawler. Was set up for a small block Chevy. One piece lift off front end. Custom dash.
A few misc. parts come with it, windshield frame, tailgate, some driveshafts and such. What you see is what I have.
Has original axles under it. Newer steering box. This could be a cool crawler.
Has a nice set of 33×12.50 tires on it.
May part out if I get enough interest in parts.”

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Year? DJ-5 Stretched Houston, TX $5900

• CATEGORIES: DJ-5 & DJ-6 • TAGS: , .

A custom stretched DJ-5.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/houston-jeep-dj5-modified/7360059170.html

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“Wow this is cool – what kind of Jeep is this exactly? From Europe? South America? Is this Korean war era? Falkland Islands? Northern Ireland? These are the kinds of questions I get which is a lot of fun. If you don’t like attention, this is not the Jeep for you.

It started out as a retired postal Jeep (DJ5). I’ve since extensively modified it to be of roughly the same dimensions as the rare Willys CJ6. Frame stretched 18” with lots of hand fabricated body modifications, roll bars, etc. Custom safari top (the only top), new seats & seatbelts, Bluetooth stereo. I tossed the tired 4-banger and swapped in a stout Ford 302 & C4 automatic. Engine has 351 heads, 4bbl, new electronic distributor, water pump, radiator, exhaust manifolds, battery, etc. etc. Fairly aggressive cam, sounds great. Way more motor than this light truck needs, but it is fun.

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Year? CJ-3A Tacoma, WA $4750

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , , .

This jeep has been modified with a truck bed. It’s listed as a 1958, so maybe it was originally a DJ-3A or maybe it is a modified CJ-3B or CJ-5.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/197222075670198

“I am selling my one of a kind custom Willys Jeep. This Jeep has a CJ3A front end with a custom stepside Willys pickup style bed. It is powered by a Ford 302 v8 with a T150 three speed manual transmission. That is paired to a Dana 18 transfer case that puts power to a Dana 44 rear axle and a Dana 35 front axle. The Jeep has 33” tires with front locking hubs. Jeep runs, but needs a new battery and fuel, possible the carb cleaned. I’m asking $4750 or best offer.”

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1950? CJ-3A? Thermopolis, WY $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, CJ-3A • TAGS: .

This has a 2A body, so the date and model may be incorrect. The wagon/truck/jeepster front clip fits pretty well.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/622601245384028

“1950 CJ 3A Buick V6, has manual trans with 2 stick transfer case Asking $2,500 Has clear title”

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German’s Re-style a Jeep

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

UPDATE: This post was first published September 25, 2014:

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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2-Inline Raditors on MB Build

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

This unusual build appeared in the November 1964 issue of Four Wheeler Magazine. The build has two radiators, built in-line. I figured you all would enjoy this oddity.

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1942? MB? Port Orchard, WA $2500

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

Hey, it runs! So much to look at here …

https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/991011251697589

“42 Willys, many mods to the body, very cool rig, runs like a top, needs brake work and some love.”

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1951 CJ-3A? Kalkaska, MI $5000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Unusual, Wood bodies • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/14/2021) Someone spent some time on that wood body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/126990732737502

“1951 Jeep custom wood body runs good one of a kind.”

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1948 CJ-2A New Paltz, NY $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, CJ5 • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/27/2021) This runs, but it appears to have a CJ-5 body melded with a CJ-3A cowl.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1466927140316312

“Good jeep starts right up 35 firm will start it up in front of you”

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1952? M-38A1? Silver Lake, MI $18,500

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , , .

Listed as a 1952, this may have been an M-38A1 at some point. If you like a colorful jeep, this may be for you.

https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/cto/d/mears-1952-jeep-willy-cj-chevy-motor/7332281538.html

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“1952 jeep 350 chevy motor with aluminum heads turbo 400 trans 4×4 39x19x15 tires this jeep is set up for the beach ore sand dunes it has a fiberglass body with steel doors if you put on the street you will need to put on a different set of tires the frame is powder coated …..power dist brakes ps auto ALSO YOU CAN REMOVE THE HOOD AND REMOVE THE TOP ..”

 
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1974 CJ-5 Newkirk, OK $2500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Unusual • TAGS: .

Here’s a customized plow jeep.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/536866917321740

“1,500 firm I will not go any lower 1974 Jeep cj5 conversion. 258 inline 6 bottom end knocks Hydraulics work. Only one ever made I have the email from the company that manufactured it if proof is needed. Has a hydraulic blade on the front and hydraulics on the side for a brush hog. I do not have the brush hog”

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1973 Stainless Steel Jeep Las Vegas, NV $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A, Features, stainless/jewels • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Still Available. 

(03/07/2020) It’s a project. Has curved rather than flat fenders.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/168482501463382

“For sale rare 1973 stainless steal jeep style body . Needs to be fully re-stored (was bought for that purpose) Has title to the jeep Asking 6,500.00 or 6,000 Cash Only”

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1959 Custom Wagon Biala Podlaska, Poland $23,000

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

Mike spotted this interesting rebuild of a 1959 wagon. It’s located in Eastern Poland. The work looks great. Note the pic of the frame area and how clean that looks.

https://willysforsale.com/ads/willys-1959/

Rebuilt Station Wagon 1959. Original frame, Go Devil engine, T90 gearbox, 4×4 reducer. Rear body made of new sheets. All spare parts new or refurbished. After the renovation, he traveled 4km / 2.5 miles/. I have photo documentation of the renovation.
More information via e-mail: kamaje @ o2.pl (remove spaces around the @).
Shipping to the USA to be arranged.

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1961 CJ-5 JeepRod Bartlett, NH $12,500

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Jeep Rods • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Price bumped to $12,500.

(03/11/2021) Lots of custom jeep here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3698330556895617

“1961 Jeep willys custom 1400 miles from frame off restoration chop windshield 270 v 6 two wheel drive headers duel exhaust!! Disk breaks !! Fiber glass hood !! One of a kind !!”

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Year? CJ-2A Cheyenne, WY $2250

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

This has a 2A body, so the listed year of 1950 may be incorrect. It’s got a few other odd mods, too.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1156921921410986

“1950 Willys Jeep CJ3 CJ3A Barn Find!!! This is a 1950 Jeep CJ3A that has a Buick V6 transplant. Intakes and cylinders look good oil is clean, looks like it was never run. Pretty sure it have not been driven in at least 20 years. Body is ok but not too rusty. Frame is solid. Have a clean title. Bought from a barn locally this winter but have too many projects.”

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1950 Modified Wagon Sun Valley, NV $4000

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

This is different. The price seems reasonable.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3923115954417478

“Mileage unknown. Needs master cylinder and battery. As is..must tow”

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Year? Mighty Mite Tucson, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Mighty Mites • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,000.

This unusual build is a modified Mighty Mite.

“1960’s Mighty Mite Jeep. Aluminum body, fiberglass hood and fenders from a Toyota Landcruiser. 4×4 positraction front & rear. 4 speed with high & low range, Independent suspension with inboard brakes. Power rack and Pinon steering. Engine is a aluminum 215 block shaved & board out to 327 cubic inch. 300 crank, 300 heads, needle bearing roller cam, Chaffer aluminum fly wheel, remote oil filter with oil cooler. Engine built by Sam Sturges & Less Black Selling as is the engine install has not been able to be completed do to health problems. All it need is to be buttoned up and its ready to roll. THIS JEEP IS STRICTLY FOR OFF ROAD USE ONLY!”

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