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Here are some of the articles featuring CJ-3Bs, which have appeared in automotive magazines over the past five decades. Some of the olders ones are taken only from clippings, so any further information on the source of the articles is welcome.
 

Tom McCahill"MI Tests The New Jeep" -- classic review by by Tom McCahill in Mechanix Illustrated, February 1954.
 

4x4"100 Coolest Cars" -- a CJ-3B illustrates the choice of the Jeep CJ as #29 on the list of the "100 Coolest Cars" of all time, in Automobile magazine, October 2004.
 

Bushdriver"Willys Loses its Way" -- a well-written short history of Willys in the 1940's and 50's by James Rorrison, from the Australian 4WD magazine Bushdriver, Vol.19 No.4, 1997.
 

Revisited"The CJ3B Revisited" -- hilarious but insightful look back at how the CJ-3B got its high hood, by Granville L. King, from Pickup, Van & 4WD magazine, July 1981.
 

4x4"High Hood" -- John Carroll came up with some great photos from his archives to illustrate this big 50th anniversary article in 4x4 magazine, August 2002.
 

Title"My Turf, My Jeeps" -- profile of John Ittel in Ohio and his three farm Jeeps, in Antique Power, "The Tractor Collector's Magazine," Nov/Dec 2009.
 

Uday"Jeep Junkie" -- Uday Bhan Singh and his collection of 45 Jeeps, from Autocar India magazine, September 2008.
 

M606"Tall Hood Jeeps" -- Steve Turchet writes about ghosts, junkyards, and the history of the military M606 Jeep, in Military Vehicles Magazine, June 2006.
 

Old Iron"Old Iron" -- two columns by Jim Allen from Off-Road Adventures magazine: July 2003 celebrating "50 Years and Counting: The Legendary Jeep CJ-3B," and November 2004 featuring a Mitsubishi CJ3B-J3 from Japan.
 

Jeep World"History of the Jeep, Part Six: The CJ-3B" -- we have the opening two pages of this article by Mark Askew, from Jeep World, January 2001.
 

Cover"Endurance: The CJ-3B Story" by Jim Allen -- the most comprehensive historical article on the American-built Willys CJ-3B, from Jp magazine, April 2000.
 

Yipao"Willys still popular in Colombia" -- "Willys nog steeds zeer geliefd in Columbia" -- photos of the Yipao festivals, from the Dutch magazine 4WD & SUV-Auto, February 2009.
 

Issue 48Jeepbladet -- halfcab hardtop, woody hardtop, fire Jeep and more, from the magazine of the Willys Jeep Klubb of Sweden, Issues 37-48 (1996-2001).
 

Old Iron"Old Iron Never Dies" by John Lawlor, Off Road, November 1984.

Page 1 (160K JPEG) -- "A '61 CJ Goes to the movies."
Page 2 (170K JPEG) -- "bodywork was especially designed for the Automobile Club of Southern California"
 

High Hood High Jinks"High Hood High Jinks" by David Freiburger, 4 Wheel & Off Road, December 1995.

Page 1 (150K JPEG) -- "If you own a CJ-3B it better be good."
Page 2 (160K JPEG) -- "A custom 25-gallon fuel tank under the seats spans the width of the cab ."
Page 3 (180K JPEG) -- "high-pinion Dana 44s with 4.88 gears and Detroit lockers."
 

Hot Rod Jeep"Hot Rod Jeep" by Don Emmons.

Page 1 (170K JPEG) -- "the color scheme is Candy Lime Green and dark green"
Page 2 (150K JPEG) -- "289-cubic-inch Ford fits quite well"
Page 3 (150K JPEG) -- "addition of the rear wheel-well extensions"
 

Stainless"Matinee Idol" by Tony C. Duarte, February 1968.

Page 1 (120K JPEG) -- "Introducing our shining star"
Page 2 (130K JPEG) -- "its body must be worked on with special carbide stainless steel tools"
 

Mahindra"Born in Toledo, Raised in Bombay" by Michael L. Cook, Special Interest Autos #170, March-April 1999.

Opening Illustration (40K JPEG) -- "Born in Toledo, Raised in Bombay"


 


Thanks to Wes Kibble, Danny Hartling, John Hubbard, Dan Fedorko, Stig Edqvist, and all the other contributors. -- Derek Redmond

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