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1945 CJ-2A $11k and Year? CJ-2A $5k Fayetteville, AR


UPDATE: **Still Avaialble**

The 1945 has the correct windshield and rear free floating hubs for a 1945 model. The other is likely later than 1945.


“1945 Jeep Cj2a MB · Other_body_style · Driven 1,200 miles Need to make space in my hangar. Both run and drive.

1945 cJ2a VEC column shifter 238 ($11,000) obo: Orange one no title, can file for one came from Virginia where titles weren’t made till 51’. Needs brakes and carb, but have those in the jeep as well, just no time
1945 CJ2a war tub with metal top ($5,000) obo: Green one has title and rebuilt engine shes a buet to drive and everyone loves it in the parades.

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1947 CJ-2A Neodesha, KS $600


Unclear if there is any value here.


“Cj2a project doesnt run. Bill of sale only. No engine.”

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1946 CJ-2A Bangor, PA $15,900


This looks in great shape. It has the wrong grille lights in the front and a customized rear PTO bar. Includes a rear PTO, gear box, and part of a rear drum pulley(?).


“1946 Willys CJ2A Universal Jeep with snow plow. 9400 original miles. Garage kept(heated). Rear mounted Power Take Off. original owner.”

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1948 CJ-2A Esperance, NY $6500


Unclear what engine this has.


“1948 cj2a runs, drives, stops all as it should. Original steel body and frame all in pretty good shape. Winch works, 4wd works, comes with soft top and doors. After market seats and roll bar. Currently on white wagon wheels and 31s. I’m moving and can’t take it with me, I’m really going to miss this thing so don’t bother asking if I’ll take $6500. Clean nys transferable reg as they don’t have titles back then. Only selling to the right person, so if ask a thousand questions or need more pics, come see it and decide for yourself.”

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1946 CJ-2A Winsted, CT $2500


Only the one pic provided.


“1 running one good frame painted od green extra axles as well if you need more pictures then come look at it.”


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1946 CJ-2A Charlton, MA For Trade


Seller believes there is over $10k in value here.


“Turn key (then push the floor button) Willy’s. On the road and driven. Looking to TRADE. Looking for a compact backhoe/loader like a terramite or similar. Lots of work done to this but it’s not a show jeep. All metal and super solid. Could use a bit of tinkering but I drive it a few times a week. Not looking to sell but would entertain offers over 10k”

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1946 CJ-2A Harleysville, PA $3000


Unclear how much value is here given potential tub work. The serial number would put this as a very late ’46.


“1946 Willys CJ2a. Has clean title and tags. S/N: 82,XXX. Open to trades. Tub needs work. Engine in pieces and missing intake/exhaust and maybe some other parts. Lots of new parts. Brake lines, master cylinder. Rebuilt steering box. Have inner and outer windshield. Other parts come with but not pictured. Unconfirmed: rebuilt trans, transfer case and both differentials (don’t have full details from PO)”

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1946 CJ-2A Gypsum, CO $9000


This looks pretty solid.


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“Selling for my customer he has owned since 1960. Always kept inside and in awesome shape been in Colorado it’s entire life. Converted to 12v new carb and pump electric wiper conversion heater conversion. This Willy’s is in such good shape. Not a rott project like most. Starts runs and drives great. I have the title from
THe 60s and also a current title
He babied this guy it’s whole life
Asking 9000 obo.
Located in Gypsum Colorado”

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1949? CJ-2A? Grangeville, ID $8500


Only the one pics provided.


“Built willys pm for more info 8500.00 obo. Possible trade for?? Motivated seller can send more pics.”


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1948 CJ-2A Project Chehalis, WA $4800


There’s plenty of work left on this project.


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“Restoration project almost finished. Priced to sell quickly. It was taken down to bare metal and has zero rust anywhere. New paint 3 weeks ago. I have almost everything to finish the build. It’s 90% done. Very easy winter project. Lots of high quality parts have been used for this build. Prefer no trade. Prefer cash only sale. But you never know. I will not respond to is this still available messages. Located in napavine. 350 chevy engine. It is a CJ2A with CJ5 running gear. Has overdrive so you can easily run the freeway. If interested come take a look at it.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Salem, MO $2000


Grant forwarded this ad for a VEC 2A. Unclear how much value is here4. I’ve never heard these referred to as “General’s Jeeps”.


“It is AVAILABLE, don’t waste our time. This is located in MISSOURI’s Salem. Please note this is a column shift Jeep ( sometimes referred to as a General’s Jeep ). I have 2 original motors ( out of Jeep ), you can take your pick. I have a good title for it. Will not sell parts. Might trade in on a side by side, no other trades.”

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1946 CJ-2A Milpitas, CA $4000


Might be worth a look given the price.


“Selling CJ-2a Willys. *Has a California title* Jeep runs and drives, but will need carb work to run smoothly. Brake master cylinder and brake cylinders have been replaced. New fuel pump was installed as well. Original motor- starts and runs well. Has high and low gears along with original three speed transmission. All gears work well. Has original foot starter. Extra fuel pump – new brake kit – new wiring harness – extra carb – misc parts as well. Comes with an extra hood also. Fenders are fiber glass.”

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1949? CJ-2A Powell Butte, OR $8000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000

(11/01/2022) This has an early 2A grille, so maybe not a late model 2A or a 3A with a 2A grille? It does have updates.


“1949 Willys CJ-2A, cranks but does not start, ran 15 years ago when put in the garage, been garaged most of its life. CJ-3a Windshield, but have the 2A windshield also. Has power steering and newer axles, original engine and transmission and plenty of upgrades. Moving soon and can’t take it along, been in the family over 20 years. No text, please call or email. $8000.00 or best offer.”

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1948 CJ-2A Rock Island, WA $8500


I’m not sure if the driver’s side has body filler or uneven paint.


“1948 C12A
Willys Jeep

New tires and wheels
77 years old
Have more stuff
See pictures

Not texting
Not emailing
Please call”

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1947 CJ-2A Sacramento, CA $15,000


Looks like a nice build.


“1947 Willy’s, tons of upgrades! Too much to list. Head turner for sure. Must see to appreciate. Automatic Transmission New tires New seats Chevy 350 V8 Tagged and Titled in Hand. No DMV issues. Price is negotiable”

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Year? CJ-2A/CJ-5 East Greenwich, RI $800


Here’s another example of a CJ-5 grafted onto the rear of a CJ-2A. Unclear how much value is here.


“No paperwork, hasn’t run in years.. been in the family a long time. Would Make a nice project. Needs lots of work”


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Year? CJ-2A Trout Run, PA $500


Parts jeep with no title.


“Late 40’s Willys Cj2a. No Title. Frame is rough and rotted through on the front. Engine is froze up. Body still has some decent pieces to use. What you see is what you get. Asking $500 obo. Jeep is located in Trout Run, PA.”

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1946 CJ-2A Kubota Diesel Swap Bemidji, MN **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $13,000.

Greg shared this recently rebuilt CJ-2A with a Kubota diesel swap.

“‘46 CJ2A, Overland Diesel turbo kubota kit, champion aluminum radiator, electric fan, Rancho 2.5 lift with shocks and springs, new tub, custom fuel tank & extended seats back for more room, new wheels/tires, GM disc conversion, wilwood master cylinders and hydraulic slave for clutch, all braided stainless lines and AN fittings, raptor lined inside tub, wilwood swing pedals, autometer gauges, rebuilt T90/Dana 18 with proper fluids, knuckles gone through with proper grease, stock axles had bearings/seals replaced, stock rear drums, stock steering box with fluid changed and changed tie rod setup to more common setup in place of y-link setup, much more predictable steering. Body is painted with matte clear. Have extra old T84 and other MB axles if wanted. Need rebuilding.

Still needs seat covers, windshield frame, brake lights, and speedometer but would negotiate including those in sale for right price. Since building this has sat in my cabin garage and only put maybe 20 test miles.”

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1947 CJ-2A Peshastin, WA $6500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $6500.

(06/20/2023) Has a Ford Pinto engine that runs, but needs a tune.


“Willys jeep Power steering Fitted for a snow plow. Still have plow (hydraulic) It has a fire pinto engine in it. Runs fairly good. Needs tune up.”

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Year? Model? Tillamook, OR $5000

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TJ spotted this cool old flattie equipped with a tow rigging. I wish there were a few more pics of this creation.


“1942 agra jeep tow truck, PTO winch system. It’s been sitting long time doesn’t run fully welded cab with doors tow hitch.  I have the tow bar for the back for the tow truck part. No I will not trade.”

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Mena, AR $5500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/15/2023) This has full floaters, the early windshield, and indents, so it could be a ’45. It also has a rear PTO setup and Koenig hardtop.


“Willys 1945MB CJ2A.Starts,runs,and stops.New brake wheel cyls,shoes,master cyl,starter,carb,fuel pump,alternator,and fuel tank.HasPTO assy mounted on rear bumper with floor shift.Very nice hardtop with metal doors and roll up windows.Back window of top missing.”

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1947 CJ-2A North Tonawanda, NY $5000


The body is a bit rough. It may need a closer look.


“1947 CJ2A. Tires, Battery, Coil, Points, Condenser, Spark Plugs, Wires, Cap, Choke Cable all new. Rebuilt Carb. Previously posted while it wasn’t running. Reposted now I got it running (see video) DM for serious inquires $5,000 Cash/Certified Check”

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1946 CJ-2A Grand Prairie, Tx $8000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/11/2023) Not quite “all” original.


“1946 Willy’s jeep all original runs and drives great $8.000 OBO”
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Year? CJ-2A San Marcos, TX $2500


Apparently, there are other jeeps for sale.


“I have Willy’s Jeeps for sale.. between 48-52. I believe it’s a CJ2. Miscellaneous extra parts as well. $2500 each or OBO. no titles”

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1947 CJ-2A Manchester Center, VT $7500


I can’t tell if the floors have been repaired or not. It looks like it may have a body liner on the floor.


“47 Willys CJ2 Jeep. Mostly original. Minimal rust, non-military. Runs very well. Full canvas top. Roll bar. Needs new rubber soon. PTO option. Doubtful miles original. New brakes, rebuilt head.”

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