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1947 CJ-2A Boise, ID $7500


UPDATE: Still Available


“Frame off restoration several years back. Engine, trans, transfer case, axles, clutch, hubs and axles, brakes, steering all rebuilt.
Has 8000lb. winch, original flathead 4 “Go Devil” engine.
Nothing but minor mods like wipers, seatbelts, rear seat. Frame and body have not been hacked. Not a museum piece but a functional daily vehicle. Everything works as it should and it drives/stops like it should.
I have a free and clear title in my name. $7500/offer”

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1948 CJ-2A Eau Claire, WI $10,000


Nice looking 2A with a Beck or Kelly half-cab. Has a new tub.


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“I have for sale a 1948 Willys Jeep with half cab and plow. Has a newer tub, no rust, good oil pressure, doesn’t overheat, in cab heater, M38 wheels, electronic ignition, newer style starter, seats are in great condition, windows roll up and down. It is an older restoration. It is ready to drive and enjoy. $9,000 without plow. $10,000 with 2 way plow.”


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1948 CJ-2A Piney River, NC $4500


Has five patches on the outside of the body.


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“1948 willys Jeep. This is a great fun little Jeep it was built back when everything was built to last and when Jeeps were tough as tanks. This Jeep has spent most of its life cruising around the back roads of Nelson county and only shows 90,000 miles on the speedometer, it was modified in the mid-50s and a homemade very well-engineered hard top was added along with removable doors and heat from a mid 50s Dodge and has remained virtually the same since.

It runs and drives great and is very dependable with loads of new parts, it has new brakes, new tires, new exhaust and the carburetor was rebuilt, all of the gauges work as well as all of the lights. It shifts through the gears perfect and the four wheel drive works great too. I can’t really think of anything that it needs. This little tank has some minor rust in the rear tailgate and a few spots around the rockers but it is far from being a rust bucket it actually has a really cool look to it just like it sets the scratches, rough paint, chipped paint and small amounts of rust give it character. If you’re looking for something fun to just play around with and cruise the back roads, take up into the mountains to go camping, hunting or something fun to have around your property this would be a great Jeep.”

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1947 CJ-2A St. Peter, MN $1400


UPDATE: Price dropped to $1400.

(04/25/2019) It’s a CJ-2A w/ a project frame/body also.


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“1947 Willys Jeep CJ2a
project with another tub frame axles

corner of front street and chatham st. peter
come see
title in my name with plates
have 2 tubs extra fenders grill , uncut hood many parts come see

one frame has 4.3 V6 vortech with turbo 350 Novak adapter come and see the project other jeep is complete engine is out in the back of the jeep great Willy‘s project
All new 4 inch leaf spring suspension bushings have new electrical distributor 4.3 carburetor intake
have numerous other parts to go with Selling all is complete package no parts parts value is way more than asking price bring your car trailer will help load”


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1947 CJ-2A Netawaka, KS $1200


Unclear how much value is here.


“1947 willies jeep…no motor, transmission, or title.”

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1948 CJ-2A Chesnee, NC $3500


It’s a project.


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“1948 Willys CJ2A – It ran and drove, but I removed, cleaned and rebuilt the motor with new bearings and seals. Had been bored before, pistons and cylinders are all good, no ridge. Extra set of military tires/rims. Titled.”


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1946 CJ-2A Imperial, MO $7800


UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(10/25/2018) Has some floor patches and the side steps have been modified, among other changes.


“1946 Willy’s CJ2A Jeep made to look like a military Jeep. Everything works as should and is a really fun Jeep to drive. It has a 1952 3B engine, runs great, no known issue. Pictures show all the positives and negatives. A lot has gone into this Jeep, but only asking $6500. Missouri title in hand. Don’t need help selling. Email me with interest, we may work out phone contact and ability to see/drive. Would consider part cash part trade..”

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1948 CJ-2A Hillman, MI $9500


Has oil and radiator leaks.


“1948 Willy’s Jeep CJ2A- runs great, original motor, transmission, 12V electric alternator, small leak in radiator and oil leak.”

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1946 CJ-2A Turbotville, PA $6000


Top looks in good shape.


“This Jeep has been garage/basement kept at least the last 40 years. Last ran in 1989, stopped using it because the brakes failed, peddle went to the floor, don’t know what’s wrong. Original 4 cylinder engine and transmission. Inspected in 1985. Being sold as is, where is.”

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1946 CJ-2A St. George, UT $28,000


This was on eBay back in 2013. I don’t know if it actually sold at that time or not.


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“Fully restored with a 283 v8 it has a warn overdrive. It also has a Bimini top and soft top with doors”

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Year? CJ-2A Lake George, NY $5500


Has some patches, but might be worth a look.



“Willys CJ2A runs and drives good. Original 6 volt 4 cyl engine
Good shape for the age.
Some patches, (etc) as to be expected for a vehicle of this vintage.”


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1946 CJ-2A Paulden, AZ $9500


Seller has a “truck load of good useable spare parts” that accompany the jeep.


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“I have owned this jeep for over 30 years and it always ran great… it has a buick dauntless 225 v6 with comp cam and 4 bbl carb T 90 3 speed w warn overdrive, dana 18 double stick transfer case [ 4 shift levers ] d41 rear d25 front, full cage roll bar, pwr tilt steering, 11 in brakes, bfg mud terrain 33-10.50-15, modular rims…… there is also a truck load of good useable spare parts 2 motors [v6 and 4 cyl ] a d27 front, d44 rear, t90 trans w transfer case. tons of small parts, almost enough parts to build another one. remember this thing is over 70 years old so yes it has a few problems but a really solid jeep overall.”


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CJ-2A Parts Phoenix, AZ **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown.

Not sure all of what is available.

“1946 cj2a parting out, no motor , no steering column. Two tubs.”

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1947 CJ-2A Bakersfield, CA $6000


Has some updates.


“47 WILLYS CJ2A Buick 231, WARN locking hubs, Dana 41’s front and back, D18 with Warn overdrive, brand new seats. New hoses, belts, new gel battery, and all fluids. Ran, purchased a new carburetor but have not tuned it yet.”

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1948 CJ-2A Salem, OR $2000


This is a CJ-2A modified at the front cowl. Have we seen this one before?


“1948 Willys jeep has not run in several years.
Engine: 53 v8 flat head merc.
Great project jeep.”

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1946 CJ-2A White Swan, WA $3500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(04/07/2019) Has some mods.


“1946 Willys Jeep Military/after world war 1 4×4 CJ2A Small 260 Ford V-8
Needs all grease seals and gaskets replaced as it has been sitting for 5 years the picture shows no windshield and one seat gone but we have them in storage also shows new paint except we never got around to painting the dash board. I am sure it will start and run just haven’t had it out for a long while. We have a new gas tank but haven’t installed it fully. Getting too old to put every thing back.”

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1948? CJ-2A? Eugene, OR $12,000


Looks like there are more military parts than CJ parts here.






“Clean, mostly restored 1948 Willy’s CJ-2A. Runs well, converted 12v with MSD ignition. G.I. top (12 years old), rebuilt and cared for by WWII vet since passed. Garaged and serviced recently. Front bumper tabbed for pull hitch (included). Some small tears in seat upholstery. Recently installed gas tank. Great for as-is use or platform for further restoration/outfitting. Mounted jerry cans. Locking hubs. 8,290 on replaced spedo/odo. Not many like this that I can see out there. Either full restores (high $$$$) or total project rigs. Love it, but has to go. 4 kiddos and spouse in nursing school. Clean CA title.”

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Year? CJ-2A & Other Parts Gaylord, MI


No pics provided.


“I have a complete 1946/1947 cj2a jeep not running…..the drive train is excellent working and movable..(engine has stuck valve in guide).. …..good title…….

Have a 1951 m38 jeep military with arctic aluminum military ordinance cab……..

I have some other parts for these jeeps….extra complete rolling chassis(with good title….bought with no tub) with new springs front and rear axle….bearings…brakes…nushings….engine/trans/transfer case assembly’s and a project cj2a i started that has the chassis and new springs and bearings….. been sand blasted and military olive drab paint…… no pics though…

have buick 225 dauntless jeep engine and trans with transfer case…also carbureted 231 buick engine with low miles”

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1946 CJ-2A Jefferson, WI $9000


The body looks patched/filled (diamond plated floor in rear). It’s missing various parts.


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“1946 Willy’s Jeep
Come take a look for yourself,
Incredibly fun to drive on or off road
Recently repainted all new seats handles and dash instruments.
Hardtop and doors sell with it but are not restored and are in rough condition

Calls only please.

Will consider trades with cash my way, only selling cause need the money,

3pt implements
(finish mower, rear blade, post hole digger, 3pt back hoe)
Combine pull type or self propelled
Other farming equipment
(Planters, drills, discs, corn picker)”


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1946 CJ-2A Eau Claire, WI $5000


Has some old school hood art.


“Nice 1946 Willys cj-2a Jeep. New tires.
5th child due this summer, our little Jeep will be officially outgrown.
Would trade towards a 2016+ Honda Foreman Rubicon, Willy’s m-677, or utv.

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1948 CJ-2A Harrisburg, PA $3000


Has updates and a Sears hardtop.


“1948 willy’s jeep, it is in good condition. It has a 312 lincoln motor v8 in it. Runs good, body is in fair condition.”

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1946 CJ-2A Pittsfield, NY $1500


No pics provided.


“For sale : 46 willy’s jeep cj2a and extra parts. parts / engine -winshield frame -starters – generators – plow -alum.cab – flywheel . Asking $1,800.oo obo for all.”


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Year? VEC? CJ-2A Chassis Hudson Valley, NY **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $450.

This could work for someone.


“This is a rolling chassis from an early CJ2A. I believe it’s early because it has a floating rear axle which was only in MB’s, GPW’s and early CJ2A’s.
The frame is RUST FREE, but it does have a quality repair done to the left front frame horn.
It’s a nice fix, just not original.
The home made front bumper is welded on but none of the frame was damaged or cut off. It could easily be brought back to stock, if desired.
Comes complete with wheels, rear draw bar, steering and everything else shown EXCEPT the trans/transfer case.
That can be left on for an additional fee.
CALLS ONLY, and not after 8pm. Text and emails will be ignored, thanks to scammers.
Located in 10588 zip. Please look it up before calling and asking “where are you located?”.”


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1946 CJ-2A Waterford, VA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** for $6100 on eBay

This is a no reserve auction. It has a fun paint job.

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“Very nice Jeep Willy’s CJ2A with a strong later Jeep V6 engine with headers. Custom paint job. Transmission and transfer case were recently rebuilt. Original Steel body. New bikini top (can be hemmed for custom fit). Roll cage and bench seat. Always kept inside. Zero rust! Great body out/under and in between. Super sold example! There is a small spot on rear passenger fender that needs painted (black to match other side) but this does not affect the nice paint job at all. Otherwise I know of nothing that it needs. Good tires, brakes and clutch. Very well cared for inside and out. Keep in mind this is a 73 year old vehicle so expect some imperfections. Clear title in hand.”

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1947 CJ-2A Las Vegas, NV $8500


A little nitpicky item. The seller notes the tranny was rebuilt, but shows a pic of the transfercase.  The drain hole appears filled.

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“Jeep for sale. 1947 Willys Jeep CJ2A for sale. $8500. Runs great. Fun to drive. Original Go Devil engine. 134cc, 60 HP. This one has overdrive too. Electrical was updated to 12 volt, new alternator, new hoses, new belt, new battery, new thermostat and coolant replaced. 4 wheel drive works, overdrive works, emergency brake does not work. All the electrical works, like headlights, taillights, lighter, etc. Transmission rebuilt a few years back, looks good as you can see in the picture”