Rare, Unique “Sporty” Jeep: 1950 Willys Jeepster

Being a kid growing up in the 60’s, I watched plenty of World War II-themed TV Shows like Combat and Rat Patrol (even Hogan’s Heroes). Jeeps were prevalent on those shows and I remember being a tad confused as… more»

Twelve Car Barn Find In Northern California!

Most vehicle collections focus on a specific brand or type of car or truck. While others seem to be a little bit of everything, like this dusty assortment that resides in a warehouse in Watsonville, California. What started as… more»

BF Auction: 1953 Willys Aero

UPDATE – Additional photos of the car have been added to the gallery below! UPDATE – The reserve has been met, so this one is going to a new home at the end of the auction! People considering dipping… more»

Package Deal: 1948 Jeep Willys & 1950 Ford

A collector on the coast of North Carolina has a couple of nice classic cars available for a bundle price. The first up is a 1948 Willys 2-door wagon. It appears to be a nice project and the seller… more»

Movie Star! 1954 Aero Willys Lark

We cover Kaiser-Frazer cars here on BF with regularity but what about members from their 1953 acquisition known as Willys-Overland? Again, the Jeep part of Willys is a regular webpage occupant here but the Willys passenger car? Not too… more»

V6-Power: No Reserve 1960 Willys CJ-5

One of Willys-Overland’s biggest claims to fame was they gave us the wartime Jeep. A civilian version would be developed after the war (called CJ which was short for Civilian Jeep) and would remain in production through the mid-1980s,… more»

Stored Since 70s: 1950 Willys Jeepster

There’s something about old trucks with removable roofs and island communities that just goes hand in hand. If you’ve ever spent time in any of these places, be it Florida, the Outer Banks, the Oregon coast, and so on,… more»

Early Hard Top Jeep: 1946 Willys CJ2A

When the World War two version of the Jeep became the CJ-2A immediately after the war ended, folks who knew their capabilities in war put those skills to use in civilian life.  From the farm to the forest and… more»

Hot Rod Material? 1940s Willys, 1947 Panel Truck, 1951 Ford F-1

Here’s an interesting post, here on craigslist: two Willys – a 1940 and a 1941; one 1947 panel truck; and a 1951 Ford F-1 pickup looking for new homes. This is about as terse an ad as I’ve ever… more»

The First SUV? 1960 Willys Station Wagon

We have had some healthy debates here on Barn Finds over the years as to what the first SUV was. Or, what the first SUV was after someone defined the term SUV. In either case, these vehicles come up… more»

BF Auction: 1960 Willys Jeep

The roots of the Willys Jeep (MB) go back to World War II where they were an integral part of the ground portion of the U.S. military program of the 1940s. After the war when military demand had subsided… more»

Century Old Barn Find: 1923 Willys-Overland Red Bird

In just a couple of months, this 1923 Overland 92 Series Red Bird will be celebrating its one-hundredth birthday, and while the car hasn’t been in a barn for quite that long, from the looks of things it’s probably… more»

Rock Crawler Project: 1943 Willys MB

Projects can stay with us for many years before they ever become running, driving vehicles. I have two projects that I’ve owned for a combined seven years that are finally getting to the point of being more complete than… more»

Early SUV: 1960 Willys Jeep Utility Wagon

Willys is famous for making the all-purpose Jeep during (and after) World War II. The name lives on today as a part of the Chrysler Corporation portfolio. After the war, they began making a station wagon (2WD) and a… more»

A Piece Of Jeep History: 1949 Willys Jeepster

(Updated 10/30 to reflect the error in engine identification – JO) Jeeps are a hot commodity these days! I’m floored by the list prices for new models but it doesn’t seem to matter – they sell. And, it’s not… more»

Ran 20 Years Ago! 1949 Willys Jeepster

This 1949 Willys Jeepster is said to have been running only 20 years ago! It’s listed for sale here on craigslist and is located in Greencastle, Pennsylvania. While the seller is only asking $7,500 for the car (truck? roadster?),… more»