Notify me of new comments via email. If this happens the engine cannot be repaired because no undersized bearings are available for a ground crank. this may be a good place to post a few pictures. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers hidden. RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. In used, good working condition. They were light at around 1,700 pounds and a bit smaller than a “real” Jeep at around nine-feet in length. The chrome lining flakes off of the cylinders and destroys the bearings and crank. Only used a few times. They made over 3,900 of them until 1962 when production stopped. Only used a few times. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_2',134,'0','0'])); We see the classic Willys Jeep pop up with some regularity as a vintage military vehicle hobbyist can easily buy and restore, but the Mighty Mite comes along far less frequently. It has never been driven on the open road nor on off road trails.” They were designed by Marco (Mid-American Research Corporation) and AMC manufactured them. Priced to sell quick. The seller says that “It has been stored in a barn for over 30 years, and will need new batteries.” Would you restore this Mighty Mite back to how it would have looked or keep it the way it is now? Works as new. The price isn’t bad depending on how much you have to put into it? That’s a pretty friendly looking face for being such a rugged little 4×4. It’s an AMC AV-108 which is a V4, one of the few made by an American company, at least in that era. Checking 'include nearby areas' will expand your search. M422 & M422a1 Mighty Mites for sale... Do you have a mighty mite for sale? The missing seats are almost impossible to find This is maybe a $3200 vehicle. Make an offer! Why no pics of the engine? Take this AMC Mighty Mite, which is one of the lightest military vehicles constructed to date: it features an air-cooled V4, fully independent suspension, on-the-fly 4WD and more. The seller is asking $15,000 for this tough Marine. Single axle. 23 hp twin cylinder Kohler engine. favorite. The speed of 65 mph was extremely optimistic, 45 mph more realistic. Capable of cutting siding. One thing about who buys this is looking at the engine it’s not running, the electrical box is disconnected, why? eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_9',135,'0','0'])); This one has been repainted to match another vehicle for parades so that’s why it’s this unusual color. 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Parts used to be much more plentiful now days not so much, they are still out there but you have to look a little harder and expect to pay more. unhide ⚐ ⚑ flag ⚑ flagged Posted 2020-10-01 08:03 Contact Information: print. as they quit running they would use what was good to keep the others running. Find it here on craigslist with a $4,500 asking price, and thanks to Barn Finds reader Jay for the tip. Reclaimed Wood Handmade Headboard, Tables, Epoxy, Metal Fab and More!! RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. Just wish there were more and better pics, perhaps in the daylight. A repaint should be pretty cheap – I don’t know if they still carry it, but when I did some modifications on my M38A1, Archer Brothers Jeep Parts in Hayward, CA stocked military surplus OD paint in rattle cans…..allowed me to use Honda CB 750 front turn signals attached vertically to the front bumper ( after scuffing and painting ) , thus being able to convert the original blackout lights back to their original function without having the chrome of the Honda turn signals look out of place. Not sure if it is worth the asking price however this is a great find!. ** The last picture shows another tractor we have not listed yet, but will be for sale as well. Live edge wood slabs, NEW Hand crafted , hidden drawer , live edge blue pine coffee table, Vacuum Kiln Dried Black Walnut and Silver Maple Slabs. Then helicopters with bigger payloads became available and the Mighty Mite was obsolete after just a relative handful were built. Asking price seems way above past sales so condition better be PERFECT. If you’re anything near my height (6ft4) you won’t need worry about any seats – just sit on the rear tubs, 50 HP for 1700 lbs isn’t that bad…now pile on 6 marines, an M60, ammo boxes with a light field piece behind it? Even though it has been repainted, this 1961 M422 Mighty Mite manufactured by AMC was formerly a Marine vehicle and it was originally olive drab. No play in either the driven or driver wheels. 4000 firm. The tricky part of owning the mite has to do with the engine and driveline. Baker Mighty-mite tree stand - $30 (Spencerport) < image 1 of 6 > QR Code Link to This Post. We had a few of these on the NAVY BASE. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers It can be found here on Craigslist in Chloride, New Mexico. hide. This vehicle has a total of 390 miles on it, and almost all of those miles were driving it in parades. Even though it has been repainted, this 1961 M422 Mighty Mite manufactured by AMC was formerly a Marine vehicle and it was originally olive drab. Contact Information: print. Priced to sell quick. The seller is asking $15,000 for this tough Marine. - Eureka Mighty Mite - $10 - $10 < image 1 of 4 > QR Code Link to This Post. Lumped in with most similar 4×4 vehicles and commonly referred to as a “jeep”, the M422 Mighty Mite was manufactured by American Motors Corporation for exclusive use by the US Marine Corp. Jeff showed us a nice one a year ago and that more closely resembles the look of what it would have left the factory like. These were built by the Jaques power saw company and were typically built from scrap World War II aircraft metal. Maybe not QUITE enough power……, Looks like a Humvee’s son trying to look tough like his daddy. The original prototypes featured air-cooled motors developed by Porsche, which would push the cool factor way over the top. Works as new. It has the ability to ford deep rivers and was buoyed by a novel floating system that allowed the drive wheels to function as paddle wheels. Very cool……..but I’m sure getting parts for this would be an absolute NIGHTMARE! This was a gift when we already had a vacuum. Where are the seats? A buddy of mine has a restored one over here (NZ) that he and his wife regularly drive.

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