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1948 CJ-2A $5000 Lakewood, Wa

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UPDATE:  Price dropped to $3000 (was $5000 2 years ago)

This one hasn’t been re-listed in over 2 years.  The pics show the jeep has been been painted with a rough body paint of some kind (herculiner maybe).  This jeep still has no engine or transfercase.

(05/02/2008) “1948 Willys Jeep CJ 2 – A great looking body, no engine or transfer case. Please call during business hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 253-588-7101, 800-627-0773”

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/1722981675.html

 
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1947 CJ-2A Lakeview, OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

(04/12/2010) The fiberglass body for my jeep came from Lakeview.  It’s a tiny town, but they have a nice meat shop as well.

“1947 jeep willys, engine Buick 225 V6, 4 speed muncie, electronic ignition, new brakes, new hydraulic clutch, new wiring, new alternator, new water pump, newer radiator, headers W/ new mufflers, new drivelines w/ new u joints, new bearings in the front end, new seats, SOFT TOP W/DOORS, extra 3speed mated to a dana 18 twin stick out of older cj wrangler.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Altoona, Pa $8000

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This sounds like a nicely updated jeep.

“This is a 1946 Willys Jeep original body no rust 2 fiberglass front fenders chevy 350m 300 hp with full rollcage 5 point harness 5 speed transmission powersteering tiltwheel danas front and back with 373 gears with turn out hubs New Top 3 months old new inspection New 31″ tires same spare on the back daulexhaust runs great. Also stainless still nerf bars with updated 12 volt painless wiring harness. Call for more info 412-487-6835 H or cell 412-916-4830 ask for Jeff”

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/1720459514.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A Brookville, In **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2800.

“This is a 1946 Willys flat fender Jeep. If you are looking for originality then you should probably stop reading. This does not have the original engine, seats, windshiels, top etc. If you are looking for a really fun toy that is dependable and goes ANYWHERE this might be your Willys. It starts with the first turn of the key and runs very well. the transfer case works as it should and this thing is unstopable if you like to 4×4. It is a great farm vehicle as well. It has a PTO out the back and there are all kinds of attachments you can find to play with. I have seen these with all kinds of PTO attachments.  As far a dependability and running wise it is in great shape. The steering is a bit sloppy and I was going to attend to it but I have decided to sell it. It does not have a title but I understand it is not hard to get one in Indiana and I might be able to help with that. I have a new fishing boat comming and I need to sell quickly.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Ridgway, Co **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200.

This CJ-2A was listed on eBay for $1200 (also listed on craigslist for the same amount).  No bids were made.  Bidding ended on April 13, 2010.  However, it looks like a decent price to me. It is a complete jeep with a PTO winch, a top, and a cj-3a windshield with good glass.

“1947 Willy’s CJ-2A with Hardtop and doors. It has a F-Head motor with a 3 speed manual transmission and a CJ-3A windshield. I bought this for $1500 almost 5 years ago. It started right up and drove until I brought it home which is right around 9,000′. I could not get it started and since it has just been sitting in the driveway. I had the starter rebuilt at the cost of $189.81 with a receipt to show. At the moment the battery is dead and the carb. needs rebuilt or replaced. My plan was to upgrade the ignition and put on a new carb. This is a good old flatfender  that just needs a little time and money. There is a swing away tire carrier with 2 jerry can holders.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Inland Empire, Ca $1800

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This runs and drives, has nice rims, has a PTO … looks like a good price.

“46 willys flat fender jeep orignal 4 cyl 3 speed runs and drives good pto needs restored 1800 o/b/o call 760/248-9070”

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/1720031784.html

 
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1947 CJ-2A Orange Cove, Ca **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $8500

(12/2/2008) Just from the pics I see several nicely done Mods, including the rear tank addition.

“1947 Willys Jeep, Model CJ-2A. Buick 231 V6, Turbo 350 auto, Warn overdrive, 538 gears, Warn 8000# winch, Full cage, Bikini and full soft top, Custom bumpers w/ swing away spare mount, 33 inch Pro Comp X Terrains, 15 inch Eagle rims, Saginaw power steering, Oversized brakes, Swinging pedals, Bestop seats, Painless wiring harness, GM tilt steering colum, Duel fuel tanks-24 gal total, Auto Meter gauges, Aluminum dash and corner guards, KC lights, Spray in bedliner-inside-outside-underneath-engine compartment, Plus much more. I built this myself. Everything on it is first class. 2000 miles total on this since ground up overhaul about eight years ago.Serious inquires only please. Please call Will.”

 
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5 Jeeps ’45 – ’48 Campobello, SC **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD**  Was $2500

(10/26/09) The seller suggests at least one of these is a ’45 CJ-2A.  If so, then this might be worth a look and might be a decent price if the ’45 is in good shape.  Lots of parts here it appears.

“5- 45 to 48 model jeep willys. 3 complete with motors. 1 has a rebuilt motor. 2 with just body frame and chassis. all needs restoring, will make good rock climbers”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Tucson, AZ **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $750

(04/23/2010) “1946 WILLYS JEEP Jeep project for rock crawler or restoration project dana 70 rear end and a dana 45 front. $1000.00 OBO”

 
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Year? CJ-2A? Lenexa, Ky $500

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I believe that’s an MB windshield?  I don’t think this is all original, but appears like it might be a good parts jeep.

“Good project to restore. Unsure of year all original except for wheels.No title. Needs full restore 913-832-4042 $500 obo NEED TO SELL need cash”

http://kansascity.craigslist.org/cto/1717638217.html

 
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1948 CJ-2A Muenster, Tx $1700

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $1700

This looks like a farm jeep.

“1948 Willys CJ2A, Runs and drives, Rust in usual spots, 12 volt electrical system, Great for hunting, 4 cyl engine, 3 speed transmission, 4 wheel drive, New battery, New spark plugs, Fresh oil change, Winch, Have title, Asking $1700 , but will listen to all offers, Some work has been done since pictures were taken.  call or email 940-736-6878.”

http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/cto/1717437651.html

 
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I got to thinking, what about Navy CJ-2As and other Navy Models?

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This morning, I got wondering if the Navy ordered any other vehicles besides CJ-3As.  Well, I found some information across the net on various Navy Jeeps.  I list some different flattie models below, but some CJ-5s and others also spent time with the Navy.

Navy CJ-2A
Over at the CJ-2A page, Bob posted an article from the Toledo Times (8/24/1946) about the Navy ordering 200 Willys Overland Jeeps in 1946 for use along the great lakes and the coasts.  Bob also mentioned the Navy ordered both CJ-3As & DJ-3As.

This G503.com thread has a some images of Navy CJ-2As and examples of tags (an example tag is seen above).

Stretched Navy CJ-2A, the CJ-2E, and the CJ-2L?
According to JP Magazine, a rumor persists that WO built an extended CJ-2A for the army in 1948 called the CJ-2E.  However, they feel this is a rumor because there are no records for such a creation.  In addition, experts they asked said the extended CJ-2As often came on a later model frame.  While I have not personally seen any of the extended CJ-2As in person, I have seen enough of them for sale to make me think that they might have produced on a very limited basis.

And speaking of streched CJ-2As,
it looks like someone picked up that pinkish ‘2A that I had listed from Bonsall, Ca.  He reports that he was a told a dealer (likely somewhere on the west coast) bought some CJ-2As, stretched them, and then called them a CJ-2L. Well, sure enough, the pinkish CJ-2A’s registration lists it as a CJ-2L (though not a navy jeep).

Navy CJ-3B Navy
According to the JeepDr. website, they have restored a Navy CJ-3B and have the Navy paperwork to back up the claim.  Now, this might be a M-606 as the site doesn’t specifically answer this question.

You can see another example of a Navy CJ-3B at the CJ-3B Page (scroll most of the way to the bottom).

CJ-V35/U for the Navy & USMC
Of course, there is also highly sought after CJ-V35/U made for the Navy & the United States Marine Corp. These were actually CJ-3As modified into CJ-V35/Us

 
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1974? CJ-2A Cheyenne, WY **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000.

The seller didn’t quite get the year (1974) or the model (CJ-5) correct.

“Nice Play toy with Chevy 350. Runs well, buy it, have fun; but be safe. Price is 3,000.00 or Best Offer.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Vancouver, Wa w/OD

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This looks good, but apparently it needs some work.

“1946 cj2a Jeep Willys. It has an early model 302 engine and a T90 tranny with overdrive. The tires are Wild Cat 30/950s with 90%+ tred on them. A WARN 6000 lb winch, new fuel tank and sending unit. New rear seat, not installed. Rear mounted battery and a new heater. The body on this Willys is in really good shape and the top is as well. I have not driven this jeep in over 6 months but I start it every month. It needs some patch work in the engine compartment. This is a project Jeep and will need to be trailered. call: Justin 360-909-0107”

http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto/1716105449.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A Mendocino County, Ca $3500

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The body appears solid.

“this is a very clean 46 Willy’s jeep. it has an overdrive. 2 inch rancho lift and lots of other stuff
call Gary for more info 707-391-6337.”

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto/1714441896.html

 
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Year? CJ-2A Apple Valley, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

“Stock motor and transmission.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A La Porte, Tx **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1500.

It almost looks like there is a MB-esque jockey box in the dash.

“Up for sale is a 1946 Jeep Willys. We have the title which is # 8420494. It also has a motor# listed 21785. This is a hard to find old jeep that has been modified to be a tough old son of a gun.

We have the keys and it ran good about 4 years ago when it was parked. The gas tank needed cleaning badly so we hooked up an gas can to the side and ran it off of it the last time we moved it. It has been customized and much of the body has been replaced by welding heavy duty metal plates. This was my grandfathers and we don’t know a lot about it other than it used to run great but will need some work. You will likely have to trailer it home. The tires are going low and we were told the brake drums were replaced, but we cannot guarantee that.”

 
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1946 CJ-2A Grand Junction, CO **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $3000

(03/09/2010) This sports a fiberglass body.

“Fiberglass tub, hood and fenders, L-134 4 cylinder, under 1,000 miles on rebuild. 5.38 gear ratio, Atlas overdrive, 8,000lb Warn winch. Updated to 12 volt/new harness”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Pocatello, Id **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  Price dropped to $3500.  **SOLD**

(04/15/2010) This flattie has been modified quite a bit.

“1947 willys m-38 flat fender jeep, 289 ford small block, 4 speed top loader 4 speed trans., dana 44 rear axle with 4.27 gears and mini spool, dana 30 close nuckle front axle open with 4.27 gears and disc brakes, duel electric fans, patronics electric ignition, bucket seats, 6 point cage, 4 point harnesses, and 35” tires. All lights and heater work great! Has full soft top with full soft doors and spare tire carrer. $3500.00 OBO may concider part trade for four stroke dirt bike!”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Deer Lodge, MT **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000

(04/19/2010) It’s got a rough body, but runs.

“Runs great, 4wd runs good, racing bucket seats, roll bar, bikini top, herculined interior, good toyo tires, fire extinguisher. $2000. OBO.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Hermiston, OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500. 

“Runs and Drives. Top bows and early rear 2A seat included. Some rust through in tool box. $2500.”

 
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1947 CJ-2A Great Falls, MT **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1950.

(04/15/2010) “Have RUNNING 1947 Willies Jeep CJ2A (with title) for sale for $1950 or best offer. Has a large Tulsa PTO winch and 3 extra tires.  It’s gotta go. Located in Great Falls. I do have more photos too if you want them emailed.”

 
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1948 CJ-2A Centralia, Wa **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2500.

This project needs finishing.

“For sale is a 1948 Willys Jeep. The Project has a 110HP 2.5L S10 motor partially installed, new top, and new seats. The body is in decent shape for its age with minimal rust. This is currently a non-runner, you must finish. I suggest that you drive down and take a look if your interested. Please ask for Loren when you call. ”

 
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CJ-2A Body and front clip Prescott, AZ **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: Body Parts, CJ-2A

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $400.

This appears in pretty good shape.  It’s a pretty inexpensive replacement option if you live near Prescott.

“1946 or later, complete and original CJ2A body parts: tub, windshield, tailgate, fenders. In overall solid usable condition, no bondo, very little rust! Front floor and hat channels require replacement but, this is easy and cheap to complete. Also have additional body parts, fenders, tailgate, and hood!”


Contact: Care (928) 379-0492 Will email additional pictures on request!

 
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1952 CJ-3A Rhode Island **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1200.

The grille suggests this might be a ’46 or ’47.  Also, there’s something strange about the transmission area — I don’t see any gear shifts, though there is a pto looking shifter.

“ATTENTION JEEP BUDDIES!!!! THIS WILLY RUNS AND DRIVES!!! WILL CONSIDER OFFERS.”