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Year? CJ-2L? Spokane, WA **SOLD?**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: Hopefully this sold.

This is the third stretched jeep I’ve seen for sale in the Spokane area in the last few years. It is possibly a CJ-2L.

“I think its a 1944 willys jeep has the original flathead 4 cylinder four wheel drive works. was used to plow the driveway has a back blade. Hasn’t been ran since last winter should run, the frame has been broke by the front leaf springs.”

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1965 CJ-3B Los Angeles, CA $3995

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATE: Price dropped to $3995.

(01/20/2014) I’m not sure why, but the hood has been stretched. This might be on a later model chassis.

“1965 Jeep 4X4
Army Green
Power String
Runs & Drive”

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/cto/4294333283.html

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1946 CJ-2A El Dorado, NV **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9400.

Lots of changes to this rig.

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“This 1946 Willys CJ2A has been highly modified, and is street leagle, and registered . It has had a new tub fabricated and stretched 28 inches as well as the frame being stretched. It has 3/4 ton Chevy truck axles geared to 5:13 ratio, a Sm 465 transmission with hydrolic clutch and a new 30 Pound clutch plate, and new clutch. It has 2 transfer cases, a Dana 203 in front of a Dana 205, utilizing a North West Fab Fully clockable adapter housing and a triple levered cable shifter. A recently installed 4.3 Gm fuel injected engine, and power steering, power brakes, tilt steering column, air compressor, and disc brakes.

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1948 CJ-2L? Tenino, WA Best Offer

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: Was listed at $2500. Now Best Offer.

(09/05/2013) This might be a rare CJ-2L, which is a CJ-2A that was stretched by someone in California.  Examples of CJ-2Ls.    Learn more about the CJ-2L here.

“good project jeep lenghten 2′ from factory no motor rebuilt muncie SM 420 4sp w/ dana 18 tcase & muncie overdrive 2.5” rancho lift dana 25 frt dana 44 rear 5.38 painless wire harness other extras go with it. Call Mike @ 253.320.5359

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/4283882526.html

 
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1957 Stretched CJ-5 Richardson, TX $4000

• CATEGORIES: CJ5 • TAGS: .

This CJ-5 has been stretched in the middle.

“At some point someone took the 1957 Jeep Willys body from the frame. They cut and extended the body by 13.5 inches right in the middle of the door frame. They sprayed the under body with a rust inhibitor and dropped the body on a late 80’s CJ-7 frame. The AMC straight 6, transmission, axles and etc are all original to the CJ-7 (as far as I know). Registered as a 57 Willys.

I take it out around town twice a month or so. Good BF Good All Terrains on it.

Wanted to tinker with it but don’t have much time or expertise. Now have #2 baby on the way.

A buddy said to start around $4000. Might also be interested in a trade or barter for a different 4×4 I could use as hunting rig, fence work, side by side, 4 wheeler, etc. Let me know!”

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/4234554768.html

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1946 CJ-2A Pollock Pines, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $10,400.

Lots of changes to this 2A.

“This 1946 willies CJ2A has been highly modified. It has had a new tub fabricated and stretched 28 inches as well as the frame being stretched. It has 3/4 ton Chevy truck axles geared to 5:13 ratio, a Sm 465 transmission with hydrolic clutch and a new 30 Pound clutch plate, and new clutch. It has 2 transfer cases, a Dana 203 in front of a Dana 205 with a triple levered cable shifter. A recently installed 4.3 Gm fuel injected engine, and power steering, tilt steering column, power brakes, air compressor, and disc brakes. A 3 link quarter elliptical floating pocket rear suspension and a 3 link coil front suspension. A Spooled Dana 60 rear Diff, and a Dana 44 front Diff and a ARB carrier. A wench, and a MB grill and head lights. There is a full cab, full cage roll bar, and costume rear gas tank. The rims are military Humvee bead locks, recentered to the Chevy bolt pattern, and has 37 inch Humvee tires with 95% tread all the way around. There are reinforced top rails in the tub at the top rails and door ways, as well as contoured skid rails built into the body at the rock line of the tub. I’ve spent over 500 hours fabricating this Jeep and and twice the asking price in expense. This vehicle is nearly re-completed, after the V6 engine upgrade, and the dual transfer case upgrade, but does need finishing.”

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Stretched Scrambler(?) Hunting Jeep Crosby, TX $15,000

• CATEGORIES: Features, Other 4x4s, Unusual • TAGS: .

How about this unusual jeep?

“Selling this Custom Hunting Jeep. It is a must see and runs great. Has a Winch and a feeder, and a raised platform, for hunting from the jeep. lot of work was put into this Jeep and works great on the Dear lease. Call Luke at (713)805-1154, and make a good offer. Need to sell. thanks for looking”

http://houston.craigslist.org/for/3929091788.html

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Coast Guard Lengthened Jeep AKA The Invader Jeep

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

Coast Guard Super-Jeep at the National Guard Militia Museum in New Jersey.

Posted at bangshift (though I couldn’t find this original link), referenced by Jalopnik, linked to by Kaiser Willys, and forwarded by Colin, here is a great video  of a coast guard “super jeep” in action.

NEWS ARTICLES:

1) From the May 06, 1944, Perth Mirror in Australia:

TRAVELS 60 MPH OVER SANDY BEACHES
At a Coastguard Station on the Atlantic Coast, U.S. Coast Guards men recently demonstrated a new super-jeep, carrying 10 men and traveling up to 60 miles an hour over sand. Officials said the super-jeep was developed to meet special problems of Coast Guard shore patrols. Chassis of a regulation jeep was halved and steel shafts inserted to add one yard to its wheelbace. Seats for 10 were installed and specially designed wheels employed to permit travel over any kind of beach.

2) Volume 70 of the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings discusses the results of the Coast Guard Jeep. Unfortunately I don’t have access to the whole document. I do have this:

As a basis for comparison, the regular Army jeep tried to follow the super-jeep over the same course, but foundered in the deep sand. The super-jeep was developed in the Coast Guard transportation office to meet the special demand that branch of services has for a vehicle capable of moving through sand . . .

LINKS:
http://g503.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=108&t=177213 (three good photos of an original coast guard jeep)

 

 

 
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1946 CJ-2A Cairo, NE $6500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

The mounting of the radiator sounds unusual.

“For sale is a 1946 Willies CJ2a jeep. The jeep has been cut and stretched 2 feet in the door opening. It is lined on the inside. Has a snorkel 38 in swampers with bead lock wheels. Has a 350 Chevy with turbo 350 transmission. Also has an aluminum radiator that is mounted under the jeep above the rear axle.

Asking $6500 cash or open to offers or trades. Please no spam and I do not need help selling this vehicle.

Call or text 3O8 38O two576”

http://grandisland.craigslist.org/cto/3720551684.html

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1946 CJ-2A Dallas, TX **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

The body has been stretched in the middle.

“1946 WILLYS JEEP 4X4 WITH BRAND NEW MAXXIS BIG HORN 33 INCH TIRES WITH A NEW MOTOR 5.7 LITER ROLLCAGE BUILT AND ADDED TO JEEP BODY DOES NEED TRANSFERCASE…. HAS CLEAR TITLE SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY….”

 

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Photos of Stretched MBs/GPWs

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images • TAGS: .

Sarge Mark spotted a variety of stretched MBs/GPWs on a 2009 post from Jeep-jitsu. You can see all the photos here:
http://jeep-jitsu.blogspot.com/2009/12/blasts-from-past-pre-cj-6-jeeps.html

jeep-jitsu-stretchedmb4You can view other stretched jeeps that I have found for sale or around the web here, some in odd ways.

 
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Stretched Toy Jeep on eBay

• CATEGORIES: toys • TAGS: .

The seller notes this is one of a kind, despite not knowing what type of toy this is. This looks like a cross between a troop MB/GPW carrier and a CJ-3B. Anyone recognize it?

“A ONE OF A KIND
UNIQUE VINTAGE ANTIQUE
MILITARY WILLIES JEEP.
THE MOST UNUSUAL CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR THE COLLECTOR OF MILITARYVEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT.
THIS IS A POSSIBLE REPLICA OF A WILLIES JEEP.
THE TIRES ARE MADE OUT OF THE SAME METALAS THE REST OF THE JEEP.
INSURANCE WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF SHIPPING AND HANDLING.
PLEASE UNDERSTAND THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND AND IT WILL NOT BE FOUND ANYWHERE ELSE.”

View all the information on eBay

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1946 CJ-2A Wichita, KS **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

(11/14/2012) Lots of customization here.

1946 Willys set up for SBC and tranny, tub and frame where stretched 9inches, 4 inch springs over XJ axles, power steering, power brakes, brand new 35-12.5-15 Thornbirds on soft 8 rims, rhino lined inside, with race seats and harnesses, all new wiring and gauges please call for more info”

 
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1944 MB Coquille, OR $700

• CATEGORIES: MB • TAGS: .

Here’s another MB with a rear that’s a little longer than normal.

“4 cyl. Rough body needs work. Currently not running.Possible trade. For more info call or text 541 297 6969 Ray”

http://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/cto/3441539070.html

 
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Anyone Recognize this Jeep?

• CATEGORIES: News • TAGS: .

Glenn would like to learn more about this jeep. If anyone knows more about it or knows whose it is, can you let me know.

 
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1947 CJ-2Aish Wilmington, NC $2800

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: .

UPDATE:   Price now $2800.

(07/11/2012) This is a CJ-2A body on some later model chassis (maybe CJ-5). The hood was lengthened, among other changes.  The front fenders are unusual.  This doesn’t run at the moment.

“I am selling a 1947 Jeep Willys. The Jeep was a gift for my graduation, but I just don’t have the time to put into restoring it. This Jeep is the civilian version of the exact vehicle used in WWII. The 1947 is harder to find than most CJ model Jeeps. The engine is a Chevy 305 V8 with an edelbrock carb. The transmission has been switched to automatic. There is surface rust on parts of the vehicle, but could be sanded out with a little work. The vehicle currently needs a battery and rear axle in order to run. I am including a recently purchased rear and front axle in this sale for no extra charge. The gauges and rear tail lights need re-wiring, but front lights and signals work just fine. This Jeep is a lot of fun on the beach and would be a great project for any classis car enthusiast. If you have any questions or would like to see the vehicle, please contact me by phone or email.

I’m looking for a fishing boat. I prefer center console, but would consider other options. The boat needs to be in good shape and include a trailer and motor. Email, call, or text if interested in trading. I do prefer pictures if available.

Thanks for looking. Cell – 336-214-7978”

http://wilmington.craigslist.org/cto/3237097512.html

 

 
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1953 M-38A1 Stretched Porter, Tx eBay

• CATEGORIES: M-38A1 • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE:  **Status Unknown** Was on eBay. This might be the same as this one.

(06/17/2012) I’d like some better pics of this one.  Pretty neat.

“6 feet (and two rows of seats) added: 17 ft. total length
Seats padded for comfort in parades
Seat belts added for carrying children
Has loud siren
Turn signals added
In working condition
Winner will have to pick up the Jeep from Porter, Texas”

 
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1947 Wagon (former 4 door?) Memphis, TN **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Willys Trucks, Willys Wagons • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3200

I can only hope that this formerly rare four door wagon was rusted beyond being savable, so was chopped down to a four door wagon.  One can always hope, right?  Never-the-less, the result is surely odd.

“1947 Jeep that was a 4 door has been shaved down to a 2 door single cab. 91 5.0 8 engine with 58,000 miles. Power steering, power brakes.F150 chassi and transmiission. Interior work needed. Runs great can drive away today. Email for more info. **Cash only when vehicle is seen/ picked up**”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Missoula, Mt $5500

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

According to the Ad, somehow this has both the original running gear and the pickup running gear.  I can’t say I have ever seen a rear truck fender covered into a front fender and then melded together with part of a standard cj-2a fender.

“Vehicle has been customized, lengthend and widened by adding Jeep Pick-up running gear and fenders. has original 4 cylinder engine, and running gear. It is in good running condition. Owners manual available. More photos available.”

http://missoula.craigslist.org/cto/3041118754.html

 
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Fiberglass Flattie Body Stretched Billings, MT **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $350

(09/27/2011) That is a seriously stretched body.

“I have a complete brand new fiberglass willys jeep body. I had extra re-inforcement in key areas by a fiblerglass shop, and also had them stretch it to allow room for rear seats (I have kids) Anyways the project got scrapped for another. I have 3k into this body. It has been notched to allow a small block chevy to fit in the engine bay. Also had reinforcement but more for the looks the inside is fitted with aluminum diamond plate and the outter body has tread plate accents.”

 
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1953 Stretched Wagon Belton, Mo **Not for Sale**

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

UPDATE:  This wagon was listed for auction on ebay in 2011, but didn’t sell.  The other day Buz spotted the forum where the builder documented how he constructed it.  It’s worth a look.   The wagon isn’t currently for sale.  The forum starts at page 7 of 7 then goes to page 1 and then forward (some system glitch at car domain).

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3852892/1953-willys-wagon/page-7

It looks like there’s been some very good work done on this.

“Beautiful, 1 of a kind, Custom Built, 1953 Willys Stretched Wagon.  You’ll never see another like it! We started our project in January 2009 and finished in the summer of 2010.  We stretched a 2 door 1953 Willys Wagon into this 4 door Stretched Wagon, only one known to exist!.

Our Wagon features:

– Cummins 4BTAA Turbo Diesel Engine.  Engine direct from Cummins Central Power, Kansaa City (with warranty).  Making 22-24 mpg!! (US gallons).

– 5-speed manual transmission (NV4500), with dual range upgear.  4 wheel drive system.  Custom drive shaft, front & rear.  “PosiLock” on front diff.

– Custom Radiator.  “Spal” Electric fan.

– 4″ Aluminized Custom Exhaust.

– Custom Aluminum Fuel Tank, approx. 33 US gallons.

– Factory Dodge 3/4 ton brake set up.  Front discs, Rear drum.

– Custom body – (stretched 40″),

– 1997 Dodge 3/4 ton 4×4 HD chassis.

– Custom bumpers.  Custom side step running boards, with “Armor Liner”.

– Custom fenders.  Widened front fenders 4 1/2″.

– Custom hitch and 7 wire plug-in with electric brake controller, to tow your toys!

– Custom interior, front bucket seats, rear 60/40 folds down, seat material super suede (used in aircraft).  Oak floor slots with all stainless bolts.  Currently seats 5 with 6+ ft behind back seat with plenty of room for luggage or more seats.  3 lights in the headliner (front, mid, rear).

– “Ididit” brand tilt steering column and banjo “Grant” steering wheel.

– New antique style “Autometer” gauges.

– Custom sun visor, “Fulton” from the late 40’s early 50’s.

– Chrome mirrors.

– Tinted windows.

– Jerry gas can.

– Painted exterior eggshell Merlot, Interior Merlot (dash is gloss).

There is just too much to list, this is 1 of a kind!

This vehicle is 18 1/2 ft from front bumper to back of tow hitch, and it stands 6’11” tall.

We’ve been to numerous car shows and have won several trophies and plaques.  The Wagon has also been featured in a Cummins Newsletter.  No matter where you go in this, it draws looks and a crowd!

For pictures of our build, see our build page on www.cardomain.com  & search Willys Wagon and you’ll see our 1953 Willys Stretched Wagon.

Buyer is responsible for vehilce pickup &/or shipping.

It saddens me to part with this, but due to health, must sell.

For serious inquiries only, Call:  (816) 215-3105 (NO TEXTING)”

View all the info on eBay

 
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1940s Stretched CJ-2A (maybe CJ-2L?) Chattaroy, Wa **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A • TAGS: , , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500.  This may have been one of the cj2a’s that was professionally extended and resold and called a CJ-2L.  Learn more about the CJ-2L here.

“flatfender willyz long wheel base model. have many parts that go with the rig but it is in rough shape.”

 

 
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Year? Stretched CJ-3B Grants Pass, OR **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: , , , .

UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $5000

This has a rare Bobcat CJ-3B Hood.

“The Jeep is a 1949 Willys on a custom 2×6 frame
Dana 44 front, Dana 60 rear shortened and braced
38″ swampers
327 v8
It is street legal!
Will throw in a BRAND NEW 8000lb winch w/remote if the deal is right
BAD: Steering comumn has play and the box leaks a little. I have another steering column for it
And this is a crawler! And I dont have a top or doors for it only a weathered bikini top”

 
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Unusual Stretched CJ-3B Port St. Lucie, Fl $4500

• CATEGORIES: CJ-3B • TAGS: .

UPDATED:  Price dropped to $4500

(02/17/2011) This appears to be a painted version of this rig, which was for sale back in 2009.

“This is a one of kind custom CJ-3B 4X4 Buggy with Florida state registration and title. You could have a lot of fun cruising up and down the coast safely with your sweetheart.

The body is all new metal welded to the front end of a CJ-3B then covered with epoxy bed liner for maximum rust and corrosion protection.
Full roll cage and side steps covered with black bed liner.
The frame was sandblasted then covered with black epoxy bed liner.
The front windshield has been powder coated with new rubber seal and safety glass.
Custom made leaf springs with Rancho Shocks,
Chevrolet half ton front end and rear axle with custom heavy duty drive line.
(4-11 gears). Rear axle has been updated with anti slip differential locker
Mickey Thompson (Five tires) 35×12.5 tires mounted on black 6 lug rims,
Chevrolet 350, V8 engine, 4bbl carburetor,
Aluminum Heavy duty radiator
Heavy duty alternator
Turbo 400 automatic with Hurst shifter,
Power steering,
Power brakes,
Custom heavy duty tie rod
Duel exhaust,
Bucket seat with center lock box with rear rumble,
High lift jack, tool box,
Half top with storage bag.
I am including a box full of new accessories to be installed.
You can own this buggy for under $10,000.00
Serious inquires only!** NO SCAMS****Please call 772-882-8885”

http://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/cto/2785539032.html

 
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1942 GPW Oregon House, CA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: GPW (Ford MB) • TAGS: .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

This sell has a variety of projects for sale.  The tub is certainly unusual.

“1942 WWII JEEP FORD GPW
NUMBER 43875 ON DATA PLATES AND FRAME
NOT IN RUNNING CONDITION, HAS ENGINE, TRANS, T-CASE AXLES, ETC.
AT SOME TIME THIS JEEP AS BEEN STRETCHED ABOUT 13″ (BODY ONLY) SOME PEOPLE THINK IT WAS USED FOR AN AMBULANCE IN WWII OR TO TRANSPORT PILOTS TO THE FLIGHT LINE…. MAYBE JUST A FARMER USED IT TO HAUL HAY? HAS A HOLE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HOOD
COMES WITH A BILL OF SALE”