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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1952 Willys M38A1 MD and Dunbar Kapple M-100 trailer

The sale includes both the Willys and color-matched trailer

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1952 Willys M38A1 MD with a color-matched Dunbar Kapple M-100 trailer.

“As part of its 2019 refurbishment, this 1952 M38A1 was coated in blue bed liner material and topped by a black roof covering,” the listing states. “The exterior features a front-mounted tow bar, a winch, soft doors, a rear-mounted full-size spare, a jerry can, a receiver hitch, and a second spare tire housed in the cargo area. The included cargo trailer is a Dunbar Kapple M-100 that has been modified with a tailgate and coated in the same blue finish as its tow vehicle. The top of the trailer lifts to reveal two storage areas and has a built-in 4′ X 8′ Smittybilt pop-up tent.”

1952 Willys M38A1 MD and Dunbar Kapple M-100 trailer
1952 Willys M38A1 MD and Dunbar Kapple M-100 trailer

The Willys rides on black steel 15-inch wheels with polished trim rings, and 30-inch RoadOne Aethon M/T tires.

It has a two-seat interior with black vinyl low-back bucket seats and a padded center console. Further features include a full roll cage, fire extinguisher, and a tilt-adjustable steering column.

Under the hood is a 302ci Windsor V8 featuring a two-barrel carburetor and two electric fans. The engine is paired with a T18 four-speed manual transmission, a dual-range transfer case, and a Warn 27-percent overdrive unit. It also features a Dana 27 front axle, a Dana 44 rear axle, a crawler first gear, and limited-slip differentials with 5.38 gearing.

The sale includes a clear duplicate California title for the Willys and the Dunbar trailer comes with a clear California title. The trailer’s title describes it as a 1964 Dunbar utility trailer with VIN 19152.

This Willys’ auction ends on August 2, 2022, at 11:40 a.m. (PDT).

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

1 COMMENT

  1. That hood and grill sure look more like a 1970’s CJ to my rather untrained eye. Perhaps the Jeep experts can chime in…

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