MB Frames

1941 - 1945, Willys MB & Ford GPW jeeps, NO EBAY, Craigslist or COMMERCIAL SALES.
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MB Frames

Post by woody96639 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am

I have 3 MB frames that need to go before winter gets here. The first one (closest in top photo) is a 1943 and still has frame tag. Frame horns could be saved in my opinion. Original bumper gussets are also there but it would be challenging to save them. Middle frame is 1945 based on its features. The last frame is (best guess) 1943. All frames have their issues but plenty of good steel left. Not really interested in shipping. Asking $200 obo for the lot of them. Located in southern Maine.
All sold!
-Woody

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Re: MB Frames

Post by tractor12 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:14 pm

Would you sell the frame tag only?
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Re: MB Frames

Post by woody96639 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:19 pm

tractor12 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:14 pm
Would you sell the frame tag only?
Not at this point. If no one wants that frame, I'll pull the tag and mail it to you before I send it to the scrap yard.
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Re: MB Frames

Post by tractor12 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:21 pm

Thank you
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Re: MB Frames

Post by WP1 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:00 pm

I'll take them ! I'm in NH, I'll pm you with details


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Re: MB Frames

Post by OldJeepBob » Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:06 pm

Good on you, Major MP1! Shame to see them go by the pound>
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Re: MB Frames

Post by Hemitheus » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:14 am

Sweet. take all 3, keep them out of the recycler

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Re: MB Frames

Post by JAB » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:25 pm

I'm curious; what features did you use to differentiate the '45 from the '43?

I have a "salad" that I thought was a '45 frame but the body is essentially '43 so I'm just wondering what clues you used to determine the vintage.

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Re: MB Frames

Post by woody96639 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:36 pm

JAB wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:25 pm
I'm curious; what features did you use to differentiate the '45 from the '43?

I have a "salad" that I thought was a '45 frame but the body is essentially '43 so I'm just wondering what clues you used to determine the vintage.

Thanx!
Flat rivets on the top of rear crossmember plus the triangular braces under the rear crossmember. I believe those were features added early in 1945. The frame I'm guessing is a '43 had studs on the bottom of the front crossmember and half moon cut-out in the rear inner frame rail reinforcement. Could still be late '42 or early '44 though.
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Re: MB Frames

Post by JAB » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:53 pm

Got it! Thanks!
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Re: MB Frames

Post by woody96639 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:50 pm

Sold!!!
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