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SELLING THIS CLASSIC 1953 WILLYS M38 A1 JEEP IN AN AS-IS CONDITION.
DRIVEN VERY LITTLE WHEN FIRST PURCHASED IN 1999. ENGINE HAS BEEN REBUILT.
JEEP HAS BEEN CONVERTED FROM 24 VOLTS TO 12 VOLTS.
PARKED IN A COVERED GARAGE AND IS A BIT DUSTY. IS THAT CHARM?
The M38A1 Truck, Utility: 1/4 ton, 4x4, or Willys MD, was a four-wheel drive, military light utility vehicle, made by Willys and Willys Motors / Kaiser Jeep from 1952 to 1971. It was widely procured by the U.S. military from 1952 until 1957, after which it was purchased by the U.S. Marine Corps and exported to foreign governments until the end of production in 1971. The Marine version had minor differences from the units used by other branches. Production totalled 101,488 units (80,290 domestic / 21,198 foreign sales). The vehicle saw extensive use during the Korean War.
Wheelbase 81.0 in (2,060 mm) 
Length 138.6 in (3,520 mm) 
Width 60.9 in (1,550 mm) (body) 
Height 73 in (1,900 mm) with top up 
Curb weight 2,660 lb (1,210 kg)
Engine 134 cu in (2.20 L) Hurricane I4 (gasoline)
Transmission 3-speed Borg-Warner T-90 manual
Body and chassis
Body style 2-door SUV
Layout Front-engine, four-wheel-drive
The M38A1 was the first vehicle to feature the round fender design that would later become the distinguishing body style of the CJ-5 (part of the Universal CJ series). Produced first in 1952, following the retirement of the M38 model, the M38-A1 was re-designed as an “stand-alone” improvement, featuring round front fenders, a contoured hood, a two-piece windshield, top mounted windshield wipers, and powered by the new “Hurricane” F-Head engine and Warner T90 transmission. The M38A1 (referred to by Willys as the “MD”), like the M38, had a frame and suspension that was much stronger than its civilian sibling, the CJ-5. With reversed spring shackles, military instruments, and a 24-volt electrical system, the M38A1 was a strong military work horse that was frequently fitted with a machine gun.
WILLYS M38A1 SPECS (1952-1971):
Weight: 3,865 lb. (Gross), 2,660 lb. (Curb)
Length (overall): 138-5/8”
Width (overall): 60-7/8”
Height (maximum): 73-3/4”
Ground Clearance: 9-5/16”
Tire Size: 7.00 x 16
Tread: (Front) 49-1/8”, (Rear) 49-1/8”
Transfer Case: Dana 18
Front Axle: Dana show contact info
or Dana show contact info
Rear Axle: Dana 44
Fuel Capacity: 17 Gal.
Other: 2-Piece Windshield, 24 Volt Electrical
WILLYS M38A1 ENGINES:
4-134 F Head Motor (475) (All Years)
Engine Type: 134 CID (2.2L) F4-134 Hurricane 14
Number of Cylinders: 4
Cu-In. Displacement: 134.2 cu. in. (2199,53 cm 3)
Horsepower: 72@4000 rpm
Torque: 114 lb-ft. (15,7 kg-m.)
Compression Ratio: 6.9 to 1