1952 Willys M38A1 Korean War Era Military Jeep Reborn as a CA Rim Fire Dept Jeep

Price: US $1,952.00 Item location: Sunnyvale, California, United States
  • Make: Willys
  • Model: Willys M38A1
  • SubModel: M38A1, Jeep, Willys, Korean War Jeep, Fire Dept.
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Willys Jeep
  • Year: 1952
  • Mileage: 90,000
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: Hurricane 134 cu. in
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Options: 4-Wheel Drive, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1952 Willys Willys M38A1 M38A1, Jeep, Willys, Korean War Jeep, Fire Dept.

Willys M38A1Hi, up for auction is my 1952 M38A1 Willys. The Willys has seen a very colorful life, starting with its tour of duty during the Korean War era to its rebirth as a rim fire Willys Jeep, putting out rim fires along the Northern Sierras in the Tahoe National Forest. Bumps and bruises tell the story of the life of this non-stop built to do service, Willys. All of the Military accessories are still on the Willys and intact. I've owned this Willys for several years and have had a blast driving the Willys on and off road, mostly off road. The Willys has never let me down. Fresh tuneup, fresh rebuilt carb, This Willys is turn key and ready to go. I've never washed it, the Willys has earned the dirt and grime that this workhorse wears! Below is a bit of history in regards to the legacy of the Willys M38A1....Enjoy! The Willys is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and is available to be seen and driven. I have taken detailed pictures of the Willys, if there is a specific picture you would like to see, please ask.Please feel free to ask any questions you may have, you can email me or call me direct at (650)400-8836Thanks for the interest, good luck on the auction, and....HAPPY BIDDING!
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaWillys M38A1OverviewManufacturerAlsocalledProductionBody and chassisBodystyleLayoutRelatedPowertrainEngineTransmissionDimensionsWheelbaseLengthWidthHeightChronologyPredecessorSuccessor
Willys MD
Front-engine, four-wheel-drive
  • Jeep CJ-5
  • Jeep DJ-5
134cuin (2.20L)HurricaneI4(gasoline)
81.0in (2,060mm)
138.2in (3,510mm)
68.5in (1,740mm)
67.7in (1,720mm)
Willys M38

TheWillys M38A1, or MD, was afour-wheel driveutility vehicle made byWillysfrom 1952 to 1971. It was widely procured by the U.S. military from 1952 until 1957, after which it was purchased by theU.S. Marine Corpsand exported to foreign governments until the end of production in 1971. The Marine version had minor differences from the units used by other branches. The production information available for these vehicles suggests a much more limited production run. The 1955Jeep CJ-5was based on the M38A1.

Drive Train The M38A1 used theWillys Hurricane F-Head 134inline-four engine, T-90 3 speed transmission, Dana 18 transfer case, either the Dana 25 or the Dana 27 front axle, and Dana 44 rear axle.