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1946 CJ-2A Huron, Oh $3500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

1946_cj2a_huronThis windshield and body kind of blur together.  I can’t tell if the pic is blurry or whether something has been changed.

“This jeep is in great shape with a rebuilt motor. Jump in and go.”

http://toledo.craigslist.org/cto/1398452587.html

 
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1961 CJ-5 Sacramento, Ca $1800

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

I’m not a fan of the front bumper on this jeep, but the rest of this looks like a good price.

“1961 Willys CJ5. 4 Cylinder, Rebuilt Transmission, new clutch. Runs good, Top in great condition, Interior needs work
Body is decent but has two rough spots, $1,800 OBO Call: Bill 916-220-6119”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/1398159984.html

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1949 Jeepster Monroe, Mi $8000

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

Here’s another nice Jeepster.

“I have for sale a 1949 Willys Jeepster in need of a good home. Has been garage kept and is rust free. I don’t have the time to give the attention this vehicle deserves. Everything on this vehicle is original, except the top and seat covers which are in good condition. It also comes with the side windows. It has: “Flat Head 4″ Three on the tree manual transmission. Optional overdrive. Previous owner was going to make into hot rod until he found out everything was original. Pulled gas tank to use as template and didn’t put back on correctly, so gas tank has loose connection after going down bumpy road and leaking on garage floor. Haven’t driven in a year, but started and ran great after buying new battery and installing new tune up kit. The only other issue with this vehicle is needing a new paint job and new tires. Serious inquiries only can contact me at (734) 558-1878. No trades. I have enough projects right now.”

http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/cto/1398300154.html

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1944 MB Tucson, Az $1000

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  Simon called the seller and discovered the tub is civilian.

It’s got some side rust and needs some drive train.

“WWII army jeep. No engine or title. In need of restoration.”

http://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/1396507907.html

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1943-45 Willys Harrisburg, Pa $1300 (A ’45 VEC?)

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

I’m thinking the rolling chassis on the right is a CJ-2A?  I’m less sure of the jeep on the left is a VEC or a mix & match.

“Wanting to sell Willys Jeeps. Have three matching titles. One full body and two others with frame,engine,transmission.all match tile. Plus extra set of tires and rims. RARE Shift on colum transmision ORIGIONAL!. Please seroios inquiries only. Call 717-798-7224.”

http://harrisburg.craigslist.org/cto/1395018585.html

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1943? (maybe ’53) CJ-3A Tulsa, Ok $2200

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

This looks like a good deal to me.

“This is a 1943 Willys, It runs but has been modified in a few ways. The things that have been changed are: seats, added roll bar, steering column, tires, and motor. This is all that I am aware of. It runs out fine, but I wanted you to be aware of everything up front. Thanks for looking, you can contact me at 527-8605”

http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/1394630684.html

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Wichita, Ks $1900

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  Price dropped to $1900 without the Hardtop or $2200 with it.  The seller has included the serial number, in the previous AD — #36930.  The engine is seized, but it includes an extra engine.

“I am reposting my CJ2A to see if by chance if there is anyone interested. It is a complete all orignall 46 CJ2A with a hard top. I will sell the 2A less the hard top as I have a buyer for the hard top, but will not let the hard top go until the 2A has a home. The brand on the hard top is Carson Car Craft (built in Oklahoma City). I have an extra engine as the engine in the 2A is locked up. The extra engine is not locked and is rebuildable. I also have all 5 orignal wheels that will also go with the 2A. I have a extra pair of front fenders as part of the deal. I had been asking $2500.00 for the 2A with the hard top, but at this point I would take $2200.00 for the 2A with the hard top or just the 2A less the hard top for $1900.00!! Thanks, Chris 316-655-6722”

http://wichita.craigslist.org/cto/1395873820.html

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1950 M-38 & M-38A1 Nebraska $1000

• CATEGORIES: M-38, M-38A1 • TAGS: .

The flattie looks to be a M-38, so the year should be 1950 or later.  The other I’m guessing to be a M-38a1.  It’s a bizarre parking job.

“The red jeep ran when i got it 5yrs ago. The drive train worked good too. It has a title. The yellow jeep has the motor taken out of it and is in the back of it same with the front clip. The drive train is good on it though. It dosent have a title. I was gana take the two and make on nice one. And take the rest of the other one and make a trailer for it. I will bring them to denver for you for an extra 300. If you have any questions feel free to ask @ mrdobrinski@gmail.com”

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/1394252181.html

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1946 CJ-2A Morganton, Ga $650

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

I’m wondering if this is a VEC and maybe not a WWII body.

1946 Willy’s Jeep CJ-2A, Complete Jeep but Not Running, Soft Top with Doors, WWII Body on CJ-2A Frame/Running Gear, All Original Parts/Complete Engine and Accessories, Have 2nd ’46 2A Advertised on C.L. Will take $950.00 for Both, Call Todd – 706.633.6072″

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/1394085724.html

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1949 Jeepster Albany, Or **Status Unknown**

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  **Status Unknown** Was $3495

(09/12/09) This is a Shriner’s jeepster.

“4 cyl. 3speed overdrive, runs good, old parade car”

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1942 GPW San Juan Capistrano, CA **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $16000

(Sept 19, 2009) “Ford GPW, tub off restoration to motor pool specs. I’ve had this jeep for three years and have driven it very little. Date of delivery is Nov. 30, 1942. I have spent a lot of time and money on it but I’m getting too old and just don’t have that much time for it. I’m asking $18,000 OBO. I don’t know how to post pictures so if interested you can come by and see it, email me with questions, or call me and ask questions. It is in lusterless O.D. and Marine Corps markings. It has five combat rims and Ford marked military tires.”

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1944 GPW Oregon House, OR **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $7000.

Looks nice.

FOR SALE: 1944 WIllys MB Runs and drives. GPW engine, T90 Transmission and Transfercase all work. Brakes are new. Lights work, Speedo, Amp gauge (12v) and Temp gauge work. Has 4 Combat rims and tires, also has sparetire and mount. Bumperettes, Pintle, Gas can and holder, Shovel and Axe and Canvas Summer top. Front seats with new canvas cushions. Body has minimal rust problems (hat channel areas). This Jeep is in “motorpool” condition, parade ready. Not 100 % correct but Close!. Needs detailing to make all original. This is a great WWII Jeep to put final touches on. The numbers are: Frame # MB378443 Hood # 20639975 Engine # 13610″UPDA

 

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1947 CJ-2A Summerlin, Nv **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

1947_cj2a_summerlinUPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500.

This looks to be a reasonable price.

“almost complete set of jeep willys parts. I believe all its missing is the radiator.  2 engines an original jeep willys flathead, and a jeep willys f134 hurricane engine. both need work.  bought gauges from a junked out jeep willys to replace the ruined originals. jeep has the a frame tow bar. leather seats purchased from the same place as the gauges. i got the jeep from family and it doesn’t have a title. sat for nearly 20 years and needs extensive work. i need it out of my garage. “

 
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Bantam Jeep Website

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Website • TAGS: , .

I ran across this Bantam website the other day.  Its full of pics of a single Bantam.  I love the Bantam multi gauge.

There’s not much information on the website.  This is all there is: “Less than 3000 Bantam Jeeps were produced. This B.R.C. 40 is #2649. The date of delivery was “June, 1941”. Fewer than three dozen of these classics have been fully restored and this, I believe, is one of the best! Be sure and check out the additional pages of pictures of this Bantam listed below

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1946 CJ-2A Sacramento, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3680.

This sounds like someone who bought this jeep, painted it green, made sure it was mechanically ok,  and is selling it.

“Title: Clear Engine: 4 Cylinder Exterior color:Green Transmission:Manual Fuel type:Gasoline Interior color:Green Options 4-Wheel drive Steering checked out, new master cylinder, brakes were adjusted and check out with no problems. Strong engine with good oil pressure, cold natured, so it needs choking until warmed up, but when warm, just bump starter and she fires right up, after 500 mile trailer ride there was only one small oil spot underneath it, it’s what we call “marks it territory very little”, shifts smooth, does NOT jump out of second gear, 4 wheel drive works great, has 5 new 7:00 X 16″ NTD (means non-directional tread, pulls just as good in reverse as forward ) 6 ply tires and tubes on original 16″ CJ rims, has WWII style fender blackout with NOS 6 volt blub (has voltage reducer) …”

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1950 CJ-3A Nampa, ID **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3500.

This looks nice and close to stock.

1950 Willy’s CJ. 4cylinder, 3spd with 2spd transfer case. Runs and drives great! $3500.”

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1944 GPW San Luis Obispo, CA **SOLD**

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

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $15,000

Looks great!

“1944 Ford Jeep GPW restored to military specs. Excellent original body, no rust. Rebuilt motor, hard seats. New radiator, five new Firestone tires. Five combat wheels. New canvas seats and top, new wiring. Too much to list. Must see.”

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1951 CJ-3A Ottertail County, ND **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:  Original listed for $2400, an eWillys reader got a great deal on this jeep.

This looks like a good price.  Nice turbine rim on the back to boot.

“Nice shape — no rust — original engine/tranny runs great – converted 12 volt — lockout hubs – chrome wheels — bikini top — roll bar — tow bar ”

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Builds: Boomer’s 1942 Slat Grille

• CATEGORIES: Builds, MB • TAGS: .

If  you weren’t following it, Boomer, James and I were have a short conversation about Slat Grilles and how there are only a few Slat Grilles buit with a Glove Box.  Apparently, early MBs (1941 dated slat grill) did not come with a glove box (maybe I was the only person who didn’t know that …). Glove boxes were not added till ser# 120680 (early to mid Feb. 1942).  It made realize how little I actually know about Slat Grilles beyond the slat grille itself.

Boomer mentioned that he has a MB with the serial# 122723 born  February 26, 1942.   Glove boxes were added about a week before his was built.  Of course, at that point I said ‘tell me more & send me pics’!  Thanks for sharing!

Boomer not only sent some pics, but provided some nice history.  My slat came from the original owner, who bought it 1946. It was originally bought from an Army Air station in Maine.

Total slat grill production was approximately 25,000 units or  approximately 3  percent of total WW2 jeep production. Of those, only about 10 to 15 percent were equipped with a glove box. My research suggest there are barely 150 running/restored slat grills left in existance world wide.


Regarding the trailer, it was saved by me from a local farm. It was being used as a horse trough. Date of delivery was June 1943.  It was made by Willys, otherwise known as MBT.

This is how I found it;

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1948 CJ-2A Steamboat Springs, Co $3000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE:  Price now $3000

It looks like an even better deal at $3000.

“Strong runner, a real head turner, almost no rust. Near original, must see. Loves to plow snow, true piece of american history. repley for picts. serious inq, please. Call 970-846-4489”

http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/1385443891.html

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1949 CJ-3A Brainerd, Mn **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

This includes some additional parts.  This might be a good price.

“brought back from Oregon. body off restoration. cannot complete because of my health. engine 134 cu.inch over head valve 1957 hurricane engine (no hole in hood for aircleaner)”

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Builds — James 1947 Rebuild

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UPDATE:  James wrote me tonight saying he’s made additional progress. Check out the paint job: beautiful!   You can check it out at his website.

(Aug 11, 2009) I ran across this website today where James is thoroughly documenting the rebuild of a 1947 that was parked by his wife’s grandfather 40 years ago in a barn and left there.  One observer voiced some concern that it was the jeep holding up the barn and if they moved it, the barn might just give up and topple over.

According to the blog, James has been working on this about 2 years now.  In the picture below, MetalRehab had just finished cleaning all the body parts.  Recently, the parts were dropped off at Everman Paint and Body to get some body work done and paint (I think I’m right about the paint part).

And below is the engine running after a great deal of work cleaning all the parts.

James, obviously a man of high taste (I can tell this as I found a link back to ewillys on his site 🙂 ), would make a grandpa proud with this rebuild.

 
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1948 Jeepster Sand Lakem, Mi $6500

• CATEGORIES: Jeepster • TAGS: , .

This is a great looking stock Jeepster.

“48 Willy’s Jeepster 4cyl. overdrive. Car is in great shape. too many new parts too list. Won’t last long. Call (616)636-5918”

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/cto/1380312813.html

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For BRC Lovers … Bill Spears Website

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Website • TAGS: .

Bill Spears really seems to like Bantams of all kinds.  He’s got a website extensively devoted to exploring Bantams, including a detailed look at the beginning of the jeep.  His information seems consistent with what I’ve learned, though I wasn’t familiar with the Checker connection noted below.

Bill also has a list of Bantams, some with pictures and some just a rumor.  He also has gathered some images of Bantams in service.  Finally, Bill explores the relationship, or inter-relationship, between the “Checker Bantams”, which he calls a CRC, and the Bantam BRC.  It’s an interesting read.

Below is one of the Bantam’s that appears on Bill’s list of Bantams page.  Click on the image to get to the page.

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Video: Autobiography of a Jeep

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Here’s the ‘story’ of the jeep from the Jeep’s perspective. It’s got a bunch of historical footage.