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Vintage Jeep Parts Buyer's Guide

Posted in Project Vehicles on March 1, 2008 Comment (0)
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It's no secret we like older Jeeps, and we have a hard time not buying any old Jeep with a price tag under $1,000. To be honest, most of the stuff we bring home is a pile of junk in need of lots of repair and attention. Well, over the years we've accumulated a pretty extensive black book filled with places to get those hard-to-find parts for older Jeeps

The company specializes in used Jeeps, and used Jeep parts. It also sells a selection of new parts for old Jeeps.

From a '41 MB to a '75 CJ-5/6, the company stocks so many restoration and modification parts we don't know where to start. A Jeep could literally be built out of their vintage catalog - it is a Jeep megastore.

Antelope Valley Equipment and Truck Parts specializes in military-model Jeep parts and other military vehicles.

Aqualu makes the highest-quality aluminum replacement bodies and tubs around. From stock replacements to half-cabs and mini-beds, they've got something that will work for you.

Army Jeep Parts carries military manuals, paint, and parts. The company also has many parts for short-wheelbase Jeeps through AMC.

From '39-'69, if you've got a Universal style Jeep, Beachwood has you covered. For both CJs and military Jeeps, including M-715s, the company makes all tops in house. In addition, if you are looking for a period-correct, show-quality restoration part for a military Jeep, give Beachwood a call.

BJ's Off Road has restoration parts, body panels, literature, repair parts, and off-road equipment for Wagoneers, J-Trucks, and fullsize Cherokees.

Boyce Equipment doesn't specialize in small Jeeps, but rather military trucks. That means they stock a lot of hard-to-find military parts and widgets.

Brent Mullins specializes in all parts for MB/GPW, M38, and M38A1 Jeeps. From Gillespie paints to data plates and hard-to-find hard parts, the company knows military Jeeps.

As the name might suggest, Centech has wiring for Jeeps, including early Jeep harnesses with special connectors and 6-volt tech support.

If you are looking for a metal replacement or patch panel for any open-top Jeep from '46-'95, look no further. In addition, the company offers panels for Willys Wagons and pickups up to '63.

Clifford Performance stocks hop-up parts for the F-head, L-head, 2.5L, 4.2L, and 4.0L Jeep engines. From cams to headers, if you want to go faster, look at Clifford.

Crown produces high-quality kits with hard-to-find parts for brakes, lock cylinders, clutches, and the like.

Collins Brothers offers new, used, and NOS Jeep parts for AMC and later Jeeps. The company also has used and reconditioned Jeeps for sale.

Cross Enterprises specializes in crossmembers, bumpers, and other hard parts for early Jeeps. The company also produces billet dash knobs.

Egge carries impossible-to-find engine parts from the first half of the 20th century, including Willys 134 L and F heads.

Specializing in new and used parts for the '67-'73 Jeepster/Commandos, The Jeepster Parts Dude has all kinds of hard-to-find seals, body parts, and so on.

For hard-to-find parts for the Kaiser and AMC-era Jeepster, look no further. The company reproduces some parts, and sells take-offs from "Partsters."

As the name implies, the company features just Jeepster parts. That is, new and used parts and body panels for the '67-'73 Jeepsters.

Kaiser-Willys offers a complete line of parts for not only Willys and Kaiser-era Jeeps, but also AMC and later years as well.

Offers Jeep replacement parts and service from military Jeeps of the '40s through present-day Wranglers.

With a twin-stacked D.O.M tube design, M-COR offers a unique light and strong replacement frame for Jeep vehicles.

Matkins makes both Extreme heavy-duty welded frames, as well as show-quality mandrel bent frames for many Willys, Kaiser, and AMC Jeep vehicles.

63-2/930-8012 (Phillipines)
MD Juan manufactures replacement body tubs and parts for military Jeeps as well as CJs. They are based in the Phillipines, but have many U.S.-based authorized dealers.

Memphis Equipment stocks hard-to-find used and new military Jeep parts specializing in the M715. Bear in mind that many small parts crossover.

Military Vehicle Parts specializes in reproduction and procurement of, in their words, "Rubber stuff for military vehicles."

Montana Overland specializes in take-off parts for Willys, Kaiser, and AMC-era Jeeps through '88.

New Life offers a complete line of reproduction canvas for MB/GPW, CJ2A, CJ3A, M38, M38A1, and M715, including canvas seat covers, tops, and straps.

Northstar's goal is to provide historical information, parts, service, and restoration for Jeep vehicles built from '41-'71.

Omix's claim to fame is high-quality steel bodies, body panels, and body parts with Willys or Jeep stampings on them. Their parts are known for excellent fit and finish. Omix also stocks hard-to-find hard parts and upgrades for AMC and earlier Jeeps.

From universal wiring harnesses to direct-fit plug in kits, when it comes time to replace that rat's nest in your Jeep, Painless has your wiring kit.

From body tubs to drivetrain components and everything in between, Quadratec is a Jeep part superstore with many things for vintage Jeeps, in addition to late-model Jeeps.

Rapco stocks hard-to-find military and early Jeep parts, as well as books, manuals, and military-spec Gillespie paint.

Rick Larsen specializes in military stencils for Jeep vehicles and can make them to your specs or official military nomenclature.

Shell Valley makes fiberglass and Kevlar reproduction tubs and body parts for CJ-5, CJ-7, CJ-8, and YJ Wranglers. It also stocks hardware to make for one-stop shopping when swapping bodies or body parts.

Surplus City has parts for every military Jeep, including the GPA and M715. The company also has civilian Jeep parts for CJs, Willys wagons and trucks, and fullsize Cherokees and Wagoneers.

The company offers better-than-stock quality mandrel bent frames for '72 and up CJ-5, CJ-7, and CJ-8s with many options and add-ons possible

Vintage Jeep Parts offers parts for military Jeeps all the way through CJ-7s. The company offers repair, restoration, NOS, military data plates and decals, rubber parts, and off-road upgrades

In addition to having almost any mechanical part that might be needed to rebuild any drivetrain part, Walck's has Saturn overdrive components, '46-'64 pickup bed replicas, and many data plates and stickers.

White owl specializes in military Jeeps and military Jeep parts from the MB to the M715.

Specializing in '46-'64 Willys Jeepster, Wagon, Panel Delivery, and Truck, Willys America offers quality parts for restorations and collectors.

The Willys Jeep Doctor has parts and information on all Willys-era Universal civilian and military Jeeps.

Willys Jeep Parts carries drivetrain, body, restoration, used, new, NOS, and other parts for all Willys Jeep vehicles.

Willys Overland is still in business. It now reproduces body tubs and other body parts from the original blueprints and jigs, which gives the best fit possible. In addition, all kinds of small parts are available.

Willys Works carries parts for CJs, Wagons, and Pickups, excluding tops, suspension kits, tires, and wheels.


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