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Offline ToddH

« on: April 17, 2019, 11:47:44 AM »
Hello, I am looking for help to identify my dads Willy's here are some pictures.
« Last Edit: April 17, 2019, 11:48:23 AM by Julex3009 »

Offline ToddH

Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2019, 11:50:02 AM »
Here is a front view, if you see the last picture there is no tailgate and the fuel cap is in back, they came that way.

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Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2019, 12:41:04 PM »
Cool. Looks like a DJ3A body. (2wd version of the universal Jeep)
Telltale for a DJ3A is no tailgate, large single gauge set in dash. Hood is a "late" hood too as it has a cutout for clearance for the radiator cap.

I see it has been converted to 4wd. Can't tell if it was a body swap of a DJ3A body onto a CJ2A,CJ3A, or CJ3B chassis, or if your vehicle was a conversion of a complete DJ3A to 4wd.
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Offline Gunslinger

Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2019, 05:55:16 PM »
There is a lot going on here, the grill looks 3A, but the air cleaner looks like its from the 2A era.  Carburator is tough to ID, but it does not look like anything I'm familiar with.  Windshield looks like it has the 3A vent in the center.  Could that be a M38 Body?
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Offline ToddH

Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2019, 11:23:12 PM »
Interesting, thanks for the information , we have had it since early 70�s and done no modifications, I will do more research on it, my dad is looking to part with it so he�s curious on the value.
Again thanks for the information.
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Offline oldtime

Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2019, 10:53:36 AM »
The carburetor looks like a Carter YF to me and that would be correct for the L-134 powered DJ-3A

  Could that be a M38 Body?

No not M38. M38 would have a tailgate.

DJ windshield would commonly be the same as the 3A.

Note the single cluster instrument gauge.
That alone indicates post 1956 era.
The "T" handle style of park brake means it's 1958 or later.

It appears to me that the rear fuel tank was a modification.
Look at how low the fuel tank sets.

The large front park lamps with SS rings and vertical screw pattern suggest pre 1959.
So I'm pretty sure it's a 1958 DJ-3A modified to 4WD.

Offline ToddH

Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2019, 11:26:02 AM »
Thanks for the help everyone.

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Re: CJ2/3
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2019, 12:30:07 PM »
Based on the pink over-spray under the hood and the pink under the missing serial # plate,� I wonder if it might have been a Surrey in another life.


Is that you everyday red primer?
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