This early CJ-5 has a ventilating windshield and a canvas half-top.
What you get is this first year Willys 1955 CJ5. Very capable JEEP includes the following.
All original Kaiser 134 cu in (2.2 L) Willys Hurricane I4
T90 D18 w/pto
Extremely rare “Ventilating Windshield” Opens fron inside cab.
10000# PTO winch that will pull you up a tree or in half.
Half cab canvas top w/doors.
5:38 gearing both axles are open carrier. D44 Rear D25 front with reversed (from factory) spring perches.
Amazingly Spartan interior. With CB & Antenna and 12V step up. Still 6V system! (Electro magnetic pulse attack – Zombie apocalypse ready.)
Lottsa spare parts and manual.
Brand new Walck’s fabric covered original wire harness not installed.
What I want. . .
Willys Pick up drivable 4X4 of comparable survivor condition without extensive cancer. 1961 is my birth year so that model is preferable. Maybe a wagon of the same description. stocker the better! Email for info and offers.”
It runs, but still a project. It’s got a funky windshield.
“it runs! rebuilt chevy 350 and 4 speed (sm420) mated to the stock transfer case, exahst is made, not hooked up, have pto winch, brand new gauges, axles have had 5.29 gears put in them, custom radiator, new springs for a 3″ lift, custom widshield, new water pump, power steering pump bracket, alternator bracket etc… this is an awsome little flat fender, could be yours call me 530 862 1569 asak for dan.”
The cowl has an unusual box on it. The windshield appears modified.
2625 Santa Barbara Avenue Los Olivos
Sat & Sun
December 14 and 15, 2013
9am – 2pm”
This is unusual.
“1947 willys jeep custom built
425 ci cadillac engine mounted in the rear.
Mustang II front end
full roll cage
xrc8 smittybilt winch
stinger front bumper
current tags and clean title
4 wheel disc brakes
Could be used as a Daily driver
This looks good. The windshield is unusual.
“Open the garage and cruise the backroads! Be the only one on the block to to own an early CJ, this is the same thing your grandpa rode in. New tires, year old paint, new alternator, starts and runs great, 65 years old but looks great and works good, Climb a hill better than most newer vehicles or ride in a parade! Lots of time and money has been invested. Call me at 931-212-1098.”
This has an unusual windshield.
“Very unique Ford GPW that runs like a singer sewing machine. It’s got a willys flat head, not unusual for this to have occurred. Many spare parts, many F script parts. This is a machine. Been wheeled across northern CA for over a decade and it is an attention getter. You’d be hard pressed to find a vehicle as interesting and reliable for this kind of coin. Full roll cage, nice recovered seats, recent tune up and everything has been gone through by a Type A personality. Helping my old buddy list so call AJ for details at 530-575-2813.”
UPDATE: Price dropped to $2500.
(08/21/2013) This has some unusual mods.
“1947 4 WHEEL DRIVE WILLYS JEEP RUNS AND DRIVES CONSIDER TRADE FOR CAR OR TRUCK NO JUNK PLEASE $2,650.00 CASH, HAS A TITLE CALL 979 798 2660″
UPDATE: Still Available
This has the ‘Fresno’ modified windshield. The passenger side tank inlet is unusual. The body is fiberglass.
(04/23/2013) “Project Jeep, Fiberglass body, fenders and hood – no grill . Comes with second stronger CJ3A frame, also comes with 4.3 liter Chevy V6, T90 transmission, ands D18 transfer case. Everything’s here for a nice small Jeep.
Please be aware there are two spots over the rear fender wells and one over the cowl that need some fiberglass repair. If you’ve ever done body work with Bondo this isn’t much different. Please contact me with any questions and I’ll respond as quickly as possible.
Does not have title, but can supply bill of sale. This vehicle has been off the books in California for more than 25 years. Comes with VIN plates. If you’re affraid of doing a little paperwork with your local DMV then this isn’t the Jeep for you. Priced lower, because I don’t have the time.
Will need grill and radiator.”
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This has the rare ventilation window.
“53 willys jeep with f head runs great drives great looks great looking to trade for 1950 to 1960’s truck that runs and drives and looks good willys f100 c-10 international opened to anything in that age range or make me a cash offer 410 726 3474″
The seller would prefer to sell locally. I’ve seen this listed elsewhere.
“All original-4 Cylinder flat head. See pictures and if interested call Paul at 707-350-2411. $6,000 OBO—- DO NOT SEND TEXT! ** LOCAL BUYERS ONLY, CASH ONLY, NO SHIPPING **”
This jeep has got the heightened custom windshield
“1947 Willy’s Jeep This has a 1956 motor in it, front tow bar, soft top & bikini top, removable doors. Runs good. 406-822-2061″
UPDATE: There were two bids. This sold for $1556. It was a public impound auction held on eBay.
The most interesting item on this jeep might be the plates. The serial number is #12718. This has the taller windshield, but split, which is unusual. The soft top door has a rather large window, too.
“$145 lien sale processing paperwork/listing fee will be added to winning bid.
The following is a lien sale auction. We are a public impound facility and this vehicle was towed under the authority of the Oakland Police Department and has been unclaimed. The vehicle is being auctioned to satisfy our lien. Since this is a Lien Sale Auction, there are no license plates with the vehicle. The winning bidder will receive California Lien Sale Paperwork in order to register this vehicle and receive title.
This lien sale auction is being held pursuant to California Lien Sale Civil Codes 3071 or 3072. All vehicles are sold with no guaranties or warranties and are being sold to satisfy A & B’s lien. The purchaser is solely responsible for necessary repairs to insure compliance with California and federal standards. (see ebay for more info)”
Check out the paint job on this jeep. Also, the windshield glas is extra tall. I think this might have been a very nice jeep at some point.
“Runs and drives, 4wheel drive woks fine, Hurricane 4cyl engine. Hood and passenger seat not pictured but I do have them. Passenger seat needs to be redone. Its a great starting point for a great rig. I thought I’d have time for it but I don’t. Txt 5756449766. 3500obo”
UPDATE: Was $7600. **Status Unknown**
(08/28/2012) This has the expanded windshield mod. There looks like some nice cage work done, too. I’ll bet this was a Fresno area jeep at one point.
“This is an amazing machine
Runs and drives great
4×4 high and low
Warn M6000 winch
4.3L Chevy V6 completely rebuilt
538 gears front and rear axles.
Full roll cage
Custom built windshield and frame ( made it larger )
This jeep is ready for anything you throw at it
Body is straight with NO body filler
No expense spared in rebuilding this Jeep”
UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.
(08/15/2012) Take a close look at the pics of this. It’s unusual. I like the body work on the hood which more tightly fits the old mb/gpw grille. It appears to be a CJ-3B body. I’ll bet completed this might look good.
“1948 CJ3B Custom Off Road Body(solid) Built like a tank!!The back corner of the frame is bad but can be welded. The rest of the frame is fine. 255 Buick V-6 Motor. Runs and drives. Been sitting for 2 years but all body work is done. Just needs paint. I hate to part with it. No time to fix it. Needs to be put back together. $3000 or trade o/b/o.”
UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $13,500.
(06/05/2012) Here’s another of the nice flat fenders with the unusual top and expanded windshield. Looks very nice. I’d like some better pics to compare with the others, like this one and this one.
“***IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CALL. I WILL ONLY NEGOTIATE VIA PHONE CALL. NO TEXT OR EMAIL***
Rare 1953 Willy is a spectacular addition to any Jeep enthusiast
• Custom Top
• Custom Paint w/ Ghost Flames
• New Tires & Wheels
• V6 Chevy Motor
• Rebuilt Front End
• New Front & Rear Gears & Bearings
• New Rear Axles
• New Rear Springs
• New 14″ Brakes
• New Radiator
• Lots of Chrome & Stainless
• Studebaker Electric Over Drive”
This is different.
“This willys jeep has an all alumium body which will never rust or corrod and since it is made out of alumium it is a lite ride. The body is on an s-10 sand blasted frame with a 96′ wheelbase. It is 2 wheel drive with a 305ci v-8 in it, it has a 30 over Big cam with a 700 R4 trany behind it. It has 13,500 miles on the engine and tranny, was never used for drag racing. It gets around 20 miles per gallon on the highway.
I built it myself and this is the only one out there, i have $17,000 into it but will accept any reasonable offer.
Damion- (989) 657-0128″
The windshield looks like a nicely modified cj-2a windshield to me.
“Fiberglass bodied CJ2A, needs a grill, rollbar, and steering column. Comes with stronger spare 3B frame, 4.3 liter chevy V6, adapter bell housing, T90 transmission and Spicer D18 transfer case. Has custom stainless steel filler necks on both sides of Jeep. Includes wiring harness. $1000 OBO, call to see, (559) 760-1946″
This has the flip windshield.
Call Rick @ 406-498-8667”
How about that windshield?
“1942 Willies Jeep, motor does turn over. $800 541-530-4454″
UPDATE: Back on eBay
(10/23/2012) This has an unusual story.
“O.K. military personnel, here’s your chance to own an iconic piece of history. This is an authentic 1942 Military Jeep (Ford GPW); matching frame and I.D. Plate. This jeep is probably one of the numerous leftovers from World War 2, Asian theater, as it was rebuilt at the 229TH Ordnance Base Depot, Oppama Ordnance Shop (OOS), located in Japan.
I’ve been told that this was a former Japanese navy aircraft rebuild facility located in Yokohama, Japan and was converted to the 229TH Ordnance Base Depot, after the war; much of what they rebuild went to the Korean conflict. I corresponded with a soldier who was stationed there during that time period and he told me that depot rebuilds were performed at the component level; every piece removed and replaced. That may account for jeeps that we find with a mixture of GPW and MB parts on them. I’m not sure if that is when my jeep was fitted with the body tub and windshield for a recoilless rifle, but it is a recoilless rifle version although it has round buttons on the rear tool boxes which suggest it is a MB tub.
According to Fred W. Crismon’s book U.S. MILITARY WHEELED VEHICLES, recoilless rifles were first tried in April 1945 on flat fendered jeeps. It became more commonplace during the 1950’s on M38 (flat fendered) and M38A1 (curved fender) jeeps although my body tub still has the gas tank filler under the seat suggesting an earlier version. The open back of the body tub suggests to me that this tub may have been designed for use with the latter M79 mount instead of the earlier version M75A1 mount, but I don’t know.
Therefore, I can’t be sure when it was installed unless this information is part of the Ordnance Depot Job Order Number detail, and I’m not sure if that data is still available. I don’t have the recoilless rifle and mount, but they do appear for sale from time to time which would significantly increase the value of the jeep. Included with the jeep is an authentic tow bar and 1951 Dunbar trailer. I’ve been told that the trailer is a typical companion of a recoilless rifle for carrying ammo and ancillary items for operating the rifle.
Somehow the jeep ended up in the Greek Army and was then imported to the USA. This I believe to be true because we found Greek coins inside the tub. The jeep is drivable and I used it mostly for running errands. I’ve taken it to a couple of car shows and it cruises at 60 mph with no shake or shimmy. Every time I drive it people beep their horns, wave, crowd around it, and want to talk about it – really a lot of fun.
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Unusual windshield setup. Good jeeping drivetrain.
“1948 Willys CJ2A
#44 Rear, posi
530-642-8470 NO CALLS AFTER 9pm”
Bill spotted this unusual CJ-2A windshield the other day. He noted the welds look professional and as stock as other windshields he’s seen. Anyone seen anything like this one?
He writes, “It didn’t appear homemade and I didn’t see any welds or cuts that don’t look factory. I did roll it back and looked at the sheet metal on the front – it was neatly rolled and spot welded – very factory-like.”
UPDATE: Now on Craigslist.
(07/17/2012) The windshield looks like a CJ-3B windshield, only taller? Or is that my imagination. The installation of the steering wheel was unusual . . .
“This is a 1948 jeep willys. Many mods/upgrades have been done. It has a compklete fiberglass body kit installed. It has a v-6 225 with headers and a holley intake. The motors runs but may have a blown head gasket, mily oil. It has a pto with a 10,000# winch. Also, having cnc hyd. conversions with rack and pinion steering. The tires are like new goodyears. Although this is a complete running jeep it does need work. I have a clear MI title but the vin tag is gone from previous body change. Call 419-602-3343. 1500 firm. Other parts aval. ”
The paint on the driver’s side seems a little odd. This has the ventilated windshield, the 2/3 1/3 seat, and only 18,000 miles.
“1960 Willy’s CJ5 Jeep, shows 18,000 miles. L-head Jeep engine, gone through on top end (valves). Starts, stops, and runs terrific…very dependable. Five like new 15″ mud/snow tires on five white spoke rims. Has Factory original full front seat (seats 3), and ventilated windshield…”opens like older Jeeps”. New plugs and wires. Passenger seat recovered. New red and black paint. Call us with any questions. Make a great huntin’ rig. Call Len 406-848-7043″