WILLYS MB/MZ ~ USMC RADIO JEEP~ World War II era
Price: - Item location: Merlin, Oregon, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Jeep
- Model: Willys MB
- Type: jeep
- Year: 1942
- Mileage: 90,000
- Color: USMC Forest Green
- Engine size: L-4 134 CI
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual ~ T84
- Drive type: 4WD
- Interior color: USMC Forest Green
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: 4-Wheel Drive
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1942 Jeep Willys MBUSMC World War II Willys MB/MZ. Frame serial number MB 343492; Body number 3644; USMC number 102076. Members from the G503 Website have determined the body on this jeep is a NOM12, the frame is MZ-2. This fits with the Motor Transport Rebuild Tag on the transmission/transfer case dated 46.
The jeep was restored as a post-war Motor Transport rebuild assigned to the Third Tank Battalion - Dog Company - Korea. The jeep was purchased from a person living in California who had purchased it from the City of Oroville in 1984. The California registration indicates it was first sold in 1957 and is listed as a year model 42. This registration card lists the vehicle ID as MB 343492 which is the frame serial number. ...NO OTHER DATA PLATES ARE ON THIS JEEP.
The jeep has a CLEAR Oregon title registered to the frame number MB 343492 and a Oregon Antique License Plate.
Jeep runs well with a four-cylinder L-head Willys Industrial engine with an MB intake, exhaust manifold and WO carburator. Jeep is 12-volt with civilian tail lights, marker and headlights. Blackout drive light is 6-volt and not wired up. Has a 12-volt generator and voltage regulator.
Transfer case (model 18) is rebuilt; transmission (T-84) is rebuilt. Master cylinder, wheel cylinders and rubber brake lines have been replaced. Radiator rebuilt (rodded out). Exhaust system replaced; universal joints replaced, and other items replaced. Some receipts are available for this restoration.
Jeep has WeeBee webbing OD canvas seat cushion on all 3 seats and WeeBee webbing canvas OD top.
Paint used was Ord 9 USMC Forest Green.
5 combat wheels with almost-new STA 600-16-inch non-directional tires.
Jeep runs well in parades and other outings. It does NOT overheat. Depending upon your preference, the steering box may need attention. On occasion, when downshifting, you need to shift from third to first gear.
The following items are INCLUDED with the purchase of the jeep:
RADIOS:FT 285 receiver; MP 22 antenna mount. Shock mount for radio is wired for listening.
BC 683-B, BC 603-D, BC 603-C (12 volts), shock mount for radios; FT 285 table does not have the cabinet, the between-seat generator, battery boxes, suppression wiring kit.
BG 56-A antenna bag with five mast sections.
Original mounting plate assembly for between-seat generator (painted red)
Original speedometer, but needs to be rebuilt.
Spicer 18 W belt-driven power take-off with Dept. of Navy designation (metal tag) MX-805/MR
USMCfuel can dated 1943
The sale of this jeep is limited to the UNITED STATES and buyer must arrange for shipping. Vehicle will NOT be released until payment has been cleared by the bank. Vehicle must be shipped NO LATER THAN 30 DAYS from the end of the auction.