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mdainsd
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

April. I hope you see this in time. A rare opportunity for a real nice body and not that far from you.

Not mine.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1951-Willys-M38-Jeep-Body/184104368333?hash=item2add79b8cd:g:~UwAAOSwvwFeCNcX

Good luck!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow.

Thereís six hundred dollars in just parts there.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mdainsd wrote:
April. I hope you see this in time. A rare opportunity for a real nice body and not that far from you.

Not mine.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1951-Willys-M38-Jeep-Body/184104368333?hash=item2add79b8cd:g:~UwAAOSwvwFeCNcX

Good luck!


I bid on it. I leave Sunday for two weeks school in CT. If I win it, Iíd have to get it Saturday or in two weeks when I get back.

Thanks for the heads up!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some reason I got the bright idea to take the jeep off the trailer- oh yeah- in case i win the body on evilbay I will need to load it on something.



doing this all by myself- remember- no brakes!


drove it in first gear (found out what i thought was 1st was actually reverse- but rookie here)

It barely fit in the gate I built. It had 2 inches on each side to fit through without rubbing. It made it!



Really hope i get that body off ebay.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Make sure your bid is what you are willing to pay for it. If you only bid the opening bid someone may snipe you in the last five seconds. Keep in mind a repo body is 2500~2900 dollars, and that is just the tub. Then you have a ton of work making those substandard (IMO) bodies fit right. Id pay that much for that body on eBay if it was closer, in a midget minute! Twisted Evil

That body is for an earlier jeep than yours, but the differences don't matter. It had the data plates individually mounted as opposed to all being first mounted to a operate plate, then that plate would mount with just 4 screws to the dash. Easy fix.

What we can't see is the front of the fire wall to see which of the two early versions it is. But again, doesn't matter.

Good luck!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I put my bid in to what i could spare. I am leaving in a few days to go to CT for mandatory ediquiette school.... we call it fork and knife school...
i have to drive up there, pay for the barracks, pay for my dog sitting, pay for food, new uniform purchase while i am up there, and drive back. for two weeks....
I can afford 1K at this point but thats it. I am car payment free in 14 days.
that frees up 300 a month after that for jeep stuff and savings.

It is what it is.....
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The eBay posting at my limit and Iím not so sure Iím willing to stretch that. Guess Iíll get better at welding patch panels in mine.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CoastieReid wrote:
I am car payment free in 14 days.

Making that last payment is always a great feeling, isn't it?

CoastieReid wrote:

that frees up 300 a month after that for jeep stuff and savings.


Never mind what I just said - once you get the Jeep bug, kiss it (the money that is) all goodbye! Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone want to tell her what JEEP stands for?

Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

April, Which bidder was you? k***0 or y***u
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wesk wrote:
April, Which bidder was you? k***0 or y***u


They put the names backwards or who knows what. Cause neither of those are my eBay ,,, mine would be the y***u.... cause thatís how my bid history shows.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well that sucks.
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