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1947 CJ-2A Green Bay, WI $4200


It runs.


“Original Willys CJ2A Runs – Drives – Stops Good tires Lockout hubs 4wd / lo work well 3-speed t-90 L-134 Go-Devil Original wheels Clean title If you have any more questions, feel free to call/text me. Price negotiable. Cash only.”

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1946 CJ-2A Eugene, OR $4500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/20/2019) Could be worth a look.


“(Listing for my dad) 1946 Willys Jeep with 61739 miles. Most of the miles are towing miles, was towed behind a truck a lot with the first owner. Has been sitting in shop since 1991. Will turn over, not froze up. Has lots of extra parts included. Hardtop, soft top, removable soft doors, power locker hubs. Title in hand, 2nd owner. Rebuild kit is $890. Need gone don’t have the time or money to fix up for my grandson. $4,500 OBO serious inquires only, owner is hour n 30 mins away, Jeep is located in Eugene”

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1949 CJ-2A? Yerington, NV $4500


UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(10/25/2019) The roll cage has not been finished. I will need additional work. This has a rear full floating kit.


“1949 Jeep Willys Chevrolet V8 283 4 speed early Corvette transmission with Hurst shifter Warren overdrive positraction front and rear 538 gears power steering new Holly carburetor, new seats, spare rear axles, roll cage (tack welded in, can be removed or finished) title in hand”

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1947 CJ-2A La Porte, IN $8000


UPDATE: Price dropped to $8000.

(06/14/2019) Has had lots of recent work.


“New rebuild willys alot of new parts New tub New windshield housing New radiator New tires New seats( boat seats) New wireing and alot more”

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1947? CJ-2A? Rough and Ready, CA $1850


This looks to be a mix of 2A, M-38 and other parts.


“1947 Jeep(according to the title) very rough body. Motor is a 4 cyl spins free has spark and turns over. New wheels and tires. Title in hand. Make offer. Comes with old wheels also.”

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1948 CJ-2A Auburn, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

(11/18/2018) It’s a project.

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“1948 Willys CJ2A project – does not run
Clear title
Comes with a Chevy 350, bored .030, rv cam, gear drive, Ed elbrock intake Fuelie heads Hei distributor Shortie headers Starter, etc,
complete motor 0 miles on it
SM465 manual transmission
Front diff is a Dana 25 with 5.38 gears open
Rear diff is Dana 44 with 5.38 gears,
Power Lock and full float axles
Body in good shape,
roll cage,
mustang seat.
Full exhaust kit
2 radiators, 1 aluminum other is out of a Bronco
winch mount
Dana 18 transfer case
Billet aluminum battery mount
Advanced adapter motor mounts
32” bfg all terrains
Many miscellaneous parts
Seats out of a late 60’s mustang
best top soft top
Asking $4000 obo”


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1948 CJ-2A/CJ-5 Coldwater, MI $700


The data plate indicates this is a 1948 CJ-2A, but it is listed as both a ’54 jeep’ and a ‘1956 Jeep Willy’s’.


“54 Jeep Willy’s has as a CJ5 rust free frame completely sandblasted and undercoated also have VIN number and title for the frame the Jeep does not have a title straight 6 motor 4 speed transmission was told the motor runs but it does not have a carburetor. i Have the original frame to go with it has all suspension everything else has been stripped. plastic off-road seats has a set of 35 mud tires that go with it”

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Year? CJ-2A Defiance, OH $5000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/29/2019) May not run at the moment.


“Motor 4 cylinder, 3 speed stick. Ran before it was stored. Firm on price. No trades.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Coos Bay, OR $1800


It looks to be a pretty early one.



“I have a collection of 1946 VEC CJ2A Jeep parts for restoration or just parts. I was going to restore this but I have an aircraft restoration project that is more demanding of my time.

Parts include: Rolling chassis, (full floating rear axle), with tub, 4 like new 600×16 military NDT tires, engine, transmission/transfer case, radiator, rear driveshaft, drivers seat frame, non-VEC windshield frame, tailgate, hood, front fenders and grill.

Missing parts: Front drive shaft, exhaust system, fuel tank, VEC windshield frame, passenger seat frame and both rear axles.

The tub is interesting in that there is and opening around the steering column for the column shift linkage it also has the cover and mounting holes that look original for a floor shift. The trans I got with it is a top loader T90 floor shift.

There is the usual rust in the floors, toolbox and hat channels.”

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1946 CJ-2A John Day, OR $8000


Supposed to run good.


“1946 Willy’s original motor transmission and hard top engine recently gone through new radiator original still with the vehicle runs good starts right up converted to 12 volt odometer shows 60k”





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1948 CJ-2A Cypress, CA $9500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/22/2019) For some reason, the ignition switch was dropped down a few inches. It could use a bumper, some rubber under the windshield, and some hood blocks. Maybe the pics were taken before it was completed?


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“I am selling my 1948 Willys CJ2A. I bought it a couple years ago as a fun toy. It was beautifully restored by the previous owner. It is definitely a great little vehicle and it gets lots of looks, thumbs up and honks (the good kind). I truly just don’t have time to drive it and can use the extra space. It’s time to move it along to someone that will actually have time to enjoy it. Everything is mechanically sound. It starts up right away and runs better than most of my other classic cars. Truly a great car to just get in and drive. I typically ran most of my local errands in it because it’s fun to tool around in and a cake walk to park. Please let me know if you have any questions, I’m definitely not an expert on these but I will help in any way I can. I’m also happy to send any specific pictures you might want. Thanks for looking!

Just paid the registration, good through October 2020
Title in hand and in my name

P.S. I will not respond to low ball offers. I’m in no rush to sell. I’m happy to continue running errands in it =)”

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1946 CJ-2A Joliet, IL $13,000


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/18/2019) Has updates. No description provided.


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1948 CJ-2A Hazelton, PA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $5000.

Has some M-151 rims.

“1948 Jeep Willys for sale. Garage kept”


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1947 CJ-2A and 1952 CJ-3A Ringgold, GA $4000


Both are projects.



“Two projects. One 1947 CJ2A mostly original. Reproduction windshield frame, Tiger top, 10,500lb winch, two sets of wheels and tires. Runs and drives. Extra transmission.

Second jeep is a disassembled 1952 CJ3A with an M38A1 frame. 2001 4.3v6 from a manual Silverado. SM 465 transmission with Novak short shaft kit. Warn overdrive from Herm. Dana 18 transfer case. New CJ5 tank. New CJ5 leaf springs (2-1/2” lift) stock axles. Parts list goes on. Prefer to sell everything as a package but may consider piecing out. Lowball offers will be ignored.”

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1947 CJ-2A Phoenix, AZ **Status Unknown**


UPDATE: Status Unknown. Was $1800.

(10/05/2019) Parts or project.

“I decided to sell my willy’s project cj2a jeep that need floors and some side repair from rust good frame has trans and transfer case no motor has windshield and front seat frames will include a notarized bill of sale has frame and body tags that match”

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1946 Cj-2A Page, ND $4750


Could be worth a look.


“1946 Willys Jeep CJ 12 volt conversion Runs and Drives New front drive shaft 3 speed transmission Located just outside of Page North Dakota”

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1946 CJ-2A Des Moines, IA $7500


Appears solid, but apparently has a couple rust spots.


“May require some maintenance, the body does have a few rust spots.”

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1946 CJ-2A & Year? DJ/CJ Orchard Park, NY $1500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/05/2016) The red jeep has a DJ-3A body.


“two Willys jeeps for sale. They are rough but I was gonna make one out of the two. The blue one is a 1946 CJ2A, I have the data plate for it, but no title for either. I don’t know the year of the other one. The 46 has a bad frame but the other one is good. Neither one is running. There is also another set of axles and a set of 15in. powder coated wagon wheels goes with them. $1500 firm for all.”

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Year? CJ-5 Tomahawk, WI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $350.

I nearly bypassed this ad. Then I saw the overdrive. Has a hardtop as well.

“Drive train, has overdrive, chassis and doors. Unsure of year. Frame is in remarkable good shape for year.$350”

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1946 CJ-2A Poolville, TX For Trade


Has updates.


“Looking to trade for classic car or truck street rod or race car Jeep has 327 sbc Dana 60 rear Dana 30 front Detroit locker clear tx title”

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1947 CJ-2A Big Oak Flat, CA $8500


UPDATE: Still Available.

(11/21/2019) Looks in good shape.


“For Sale! 1947 Willys Jeep 4X4. Manual, all new rebuilt rear end, transfer case, front end, etc. To much to list.”

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1947 Cj_2A Orange, CT $8500


Appears solid.

View all the information on eBay





“Upon the arrival of World War II the U.S. military needed a vehicle that could withstand anything and drive through anything. Ford, Willys and Bantam all submitted prototypes to the government, but the Willys MB was far superior both in durability and mechanical strength with its 60 horsepower flathead 4 cylinder that far exceeded the U.S. governments requirements. The do anything, go anywhere vehicle named the “Jeep” proved to be exactly what it was made for and more. After the war, Willys saw a need and a market for durable utilitarian vehicles for all the G.I.’s returning from the war so in 1946 they introduced the civilian model of their famous MB that helped win the war: the CJ-2A.

Offered here is a very solid example of a 1947 Willys CJ-2A. Finished in its original color of dark green, this 2A wears an older restoration but is a great Jeep to drive around town or for show. It comes with its original 2A split windshield and original Willys tailgate. The windshield currently installed is a CJ3A windshield for better visibility while driving. Mechanically it runs and drives very well and would be great for top down or even windshield down driving. No signs of rust or rust repair, the tub is original to this Jeep which is seldom seen today. A great Jeep and a lot of fun.”

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1947 CJ-2A Downingtown, PA eBay


There seems to be some value here.

View all the information on eBay

“Willys CJ2A . Condition is Used. has rusted frame – good estate vehicle? needs exhaust manifold. ran last in 2018, has plow, new front and rear brake shoes and wheel cyls, new steel brake lines, new parking brake shoes and cable. 4 new studded firestone snow tires. 4 new shocks and new rear leaf springs. Sears aluminum cap. new fuel pump. 4wd works. solid power train.”

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1947 CJ-2A West Townshend, VT $7500


Includes the trailer.


“Up for sale is my 1947 Willys CJ2A. Current Vermont plate and registration. Fair/Good condition. PTO winch, everything works. Bantam trailer included.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Auburn Hills, MI **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

“1946 Willys Jeep 2a. Project Jeep. Mostly complete. The motor did run before I pulled it. It will need some sheet metal replaced. Motor is original and so is the whole drivetrain. It has a rare column shift transmission in it. The wheels on the Willys are not included. I will however include the original wheels that came with it instead. Im firm on the price, no trades. Michigan titled.

For sale till add is deleted.
Also, I do have another Willys, a 1948 2a. From Wyoming and still titled as such. $6000. for that one, a turn key jeep. E-email me if interested in that. Not yet listed.”

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