1950 Jeep Willys M38

  • Location: South Bend, Indiana, United States
  • Make: Willys
  • SubModel: M38
  • Type: Jeep
  • Trim: Military
  • Year: 1950
  • Mileage: 50000
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: WILLYS MC 60HP 2.2L L HEAD
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Interior color: Green
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: 4-Wheel Drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clean

1950 Willys Military Description

1950 Willys M38 - NO RESERVE


This M38 is located in South Bend, IN and has been owned by the current owner for six years. She runs and drives fine but her owner hasn't used her much. Fuel pump has a leak. New exhaust. Jeep was reportedly used during the Korean War.


TheWillys MCor formally the​1⁄4-Ton, 4 x 4, Utility Truck M38was a quarter-tonfour-wheel drivemilitary light utility vehiclemade byWillysbetween 1949 and 1952. It replaced theWorld War IIWillys MBand Ford GPW models, and had a total production of more than 60,000 units.

The M38 was a military version of the then-current civilianJeep CJ-3A.The M38 differed from the CJ-3A in numerous ways, including a reinforced frame and suspension,waterproof 24-volt electrical system,sealed vent system for the engine, transmission, transfer case, fuel systemand brake system.Some M38 jeeps were assigned to theKorean theatre of operations, but the majority of vehicles used in that conflict were rebuilt World War II vintage. Approximately 2,300 M38 Jeeps were manufactured by Ford of Canada for Canadian Armed Forces in 1952, designated as the M38-CDN jeep. Its successor wasWillys M38A1.

The M38 windshield could be folded flat for firing and the body was equipped with a pintle hook for towing and lifting shackles front and rear. The headlights were no longer recessed as on previous models, but protruded with a guard wire in front. The "pioneer" tools (axe and shovel) which were carried on the MB's driver side were transferred to the passenger side of this vehicle.