1944 willys MB as found

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1944 willys MB as found

Post by ANDY » Mon May 07, 2018 6:46 pm

Found this nice November 1944 Mb. Mostly complete and very little rust present. has most of its original parts including the rifle holder. unfortunately Engine is civilian, although the accessories are military . Check out at the original lube chart!

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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by Boyso » Mon May 07, 2018 6:48 pm

Wow, not bad for the north east rust belt!

I can't believe how many you guys find :D
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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by Mark Jesic » Tue May 08, 2018 2:58 am

As i said in a previous post , they are still out there, this is a great find, it wont be long before this one becomes a headturner. :D

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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by twinflyer17 » Tue May 08, 2018 6:10 am

Awesome find! It's incredible how these keep popping up, especially in this type of condition!

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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by sjalbert » Tue May 08, 2018 6:45 am

I see a data plate. Could we know the serial # and DOD please?

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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by cjv-35 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:57 am

Nice find. What's the added PTO run ?

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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by MadCoLars » Wed May 09, 2018 7:21 am

Nice looking Willys! Congratulations on the find and becoming the new caretaker of this rig.

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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by Mark Baker » Wed May 16, 2018 4:04 am

Great find... It is always exciting to see a project vehicle with so many original parts... Especially the top bow brackets which are almost never left in place!
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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by peterh13 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:33 am

Nice find mate.
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Re: 1944 willys MB as found

Post by Ian Fawbert » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:23 pm

Hi Andy,

Any chance of a photo of the mirror arm please?

Trying to map some data on them and gather a pattern of what was on what and when, even if you think it’s not a correct arm.

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