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1948 CJ-2A Quinct, Ca $950


The body has been extended in the middle.

“Ford 302 engine runs good, running gear/4 wheel drive are working. Climbs and crawls like a goat with hiking boots. Needs brake cylinder at right front. It is currently registered and street legal. Remodeling the house and have no time or money for extra toys. Body is rough and many patches made to it…but hell it’s a jeep. $950 will take it. Will want to trailer it or drive it home in granny gear. Calling would be quickest way to reach me 530-258-1798. Rick”


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Lots of Flattie Parts Eastern Oregon


This seller also is selling the CJ-3B project below.

“for sale is a bunch of jeep parts. I have flat head motors, CJ-2A frame, rear eads, rear PTO, body parts for CJ-2A, 3A, plus a few for a CJ-5, gauges, trannies, transfere cases, seat frames, roll bars, air cleaners, tail gates, small parts, all kinds of stuff,,, would love to sell it as a package. The pictures do not include all the parts.. I am also selling a CJ-3A, no title “project jeep”. Also for sale is a 1955 CJ-3B high hood project, half way through the restoration, have well over $5000 invested, will sell for $4000. In the near future, I will be selling a couple of fully restored CJ-5’s. Thanks”


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Two Flatties Tacoma, Wa $1000


I can’t quite tell what value is here.

“Two basketcases for sale. One is a ’44 ford made jeep. The other is a ’47 willys. They go as a pair. I also have extra steering boxes, transfer case, axles etc. Thanks for looking.”


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1946 CJ-2A Half Moon Bay, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: WAs $4500. **SOLD**

“46 Willies Jeep 231 V6 Buick, warn front locking hubs, tilt and power steering, three speed with browning, Have extra’s $4,500.00”

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1948 CJ-2A Union, MO **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was $2800. **SOLD**

This looks like a great price.

“1948 Willy’s CJ 2A Jeep. All original. Straight body, good engine, no smoke. Transmission/4wd all work great. New tires. Tow bar and a few extra parts. Please call for additional information as I do not check emails.”

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1947 CJ-2A Tulsa, Ok $1050


This doesn’t run.

“1947 Willys Jeep 4×4 Hard top. Motor is missing a lot of parts. Does not run. Have title and selling as is. $1,050.00 OBO. Call Walter for details. 918-698-0584.”


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Year? CJ-2Aish Republic, MO **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Unusual • TAGS: , .

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $400.

This is unusual.  I’ve never seen a mod quite like this.  I’s really like a closer look to see exactly how this was done.

“i have a willys jeep. im not sure the excact year. 6cly engine, 3 speed manual trans. needs alittle cosmetic work but for the most part its pretty solid. no title. no emails please.”


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1947 CJ-2A Concordia, Ks $4000


This appears in good shape.  At first I thought this might be a CJ-3A, however, that grille would suggest the ’47 year is correct. I’m gonna guess this has a rear PTO.

“For sale is a 1947 Willys Jeep. Runs and drives good. It has the original motor and the optional PTO. Please call 785-614-4467.”


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1946 CJ-2A Ada, Ok Make Offer


There’s some value, but hard to tell just how much.

“Two Willys CJ-2A Jeeps selling as a pair only. Not 100% sure but believe these are 1946 models. Jeeps are ideal for parts scavenging. Both have engines but not complete. Open to reasonable offers. Jeeps are in Ada, OK, buyer needs to pick up and trailer out. Text or call 580-399-1169”


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1946 CJ-2A Newaygo, Mi **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1000.

There may be some useable parts here.

“Entire jeep. Motor turns. Fair condition. Clear title”

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1947 CJ-2A Boulder, Co **SOLD**


UPDATE:**SOLD** Was $6500.

(10/02/2010) This appears solid with minimal updates and sports a rear PTO.

“This Jeep is in almost original condition. It was on a farm in Nebraska since new, until brought to Boulder County in 2002 by the second owner., from whom we bought it. It has the original engine and all parts, including a rare “power take off” (PTO) on the rear which still works well. Original paint scheme of Americar Black with Harvard Red Wheels. I added the new soft top, and had the original 6 volt system converted to 12 volt for better starting and running. It has a new 12 v system, new generator, new carburetor, new fuel pump, and new 12 v battery, new tires and used rear seat. The engine and transmission are very strong, and it will “climb a tree.”

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1947 CJ-2A Baker City, Or **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD**.  Steve bought this rig.

This is a nice build. Note the headlight discussion in the comments.  Below is a list of things he has done during the last rebuild.

  1. New paint (White with Blue Pearl)
  2. Rebuilt 350 Chevy V8
  3. Rebuilt T90 Transmission
  4. Rebuilt T18 Transfer Case
  5. Saginaw 525 Steering box setup to cross steer with Wagoner Knuckle on right front
  6. Rebuilt 56 Chevy steering column
  7. All new VDO Gauges
  8. New Wiring
  9. New Seats
  10. New 9 gallon auxiliary fuel tank electrically switched
  11. Floor Coated with Durabak
  12. New Jeep gas tank
  13. 2.5 inch spring lift
  14. 2 inch body lift
  15. New wheel bearings and seals
  16. New axle bearings and seals
  17. Dana 44 rear end with Trac Loc (New Carrier Bearings)
  18. New brake shoes
  19. New wheel cylinders
  20. New master cylinder
  21. New brake lines (hard and flex)
  22. Full roll cage
  23. New wiper motors (not installed)”

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1949 CJ-2A Jamul, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: Was. $3400 **SOLD**

Only 8,554 Miles?

“1949 Willys Jeep 4X4 CJ 2, 4 Cylinder, 3 Speed, Original Miles Only 8,554 Miles, New Military Jeep Tires, New Battery, Tow Bar, Back Hitch, Looks and Runs Good, Custom Hard Top with Doors, Registered and Title in Hand.”

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1946 CJ-2A? Clayton, NC **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $9900.

Well, despite the claims, it isn’t an Army version.  It seems to be potpourri of years.



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1947 CJ-2A Imperial County, Ca $2000

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Unusual

UPDATE:  Price dropped to $2000

(02/03/2010) This has some unusual updates.

“1947 Willy Jeep with Toyota Motor, 4 cyclinder, 4 wheel drive and 5 speed. Wear and tear on upholstery and crack on windshield. Asking $3800 OBO, call me at (760) 550-4654 or (760) 550-2095 for more information”


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1948 CJ-2A Santa Ana, Ca **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2300.

(12/09/2009) Those are either speakers connected to the windshield or emergency flotation devices.

“Willys Jeep 1948 cj-2a 4 x 4, Engine is V6 Buick, transmission is a T-14 have a  adapter to transmission, Transfer Case is dana 18, Warn over drive, 12v elec. include title, Run good and drive. all light work except dash light, all gages work. radio work. Best Top soft top. i have more picture. give me your best offer”


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1947 CJ-2A Sacramento, CA **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500

This looks like a nice rig.

“1947 CJ2-A , 225 V-6, SM420 4 speed transmission, over drive, detriot locker in rear, power lock in the front, 520 gears, setup for the rocks , body straight. $4,500 or best offer. no low ballers please.”


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1946 CJ-2A Reno, Nv **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $6500.

This has plenty of updates.

“Selling an awesome jeep that’s had over $13k put into it. Can’t take trades, need cash.
Fresh/strong small block ford-
T-10 4 speed-
Spicer 18 2sp transfer case-
Dana 44 posi rear w/5.38-
Dana 30 front w/5.38-
Original willy’s body w/ no rust! Rhino lined interior.-
Super nice custom rack/cage/bumper w/winch-
Power steering/ power assisted drum brakes-
Runs/Drives strong and straight-
Drivetrain is solid and mechanically perfect.”

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1948 CJ-2A Fair Oaks, IN **SOLD**


UPDATE:  **SOLD** Was $3000

Looks solid. I think it runs, too.

“Vintage 1948 Willys Overland Jeep, model CJ-3A, with Sears half cab body and ISAR hydraulic pump system for snow plow (plow is not included).

CONDITION: Drive train, consisting of engine, transmission and transfer cases, is in good condition with no known problems. Non-directional tread tires and tubes are excellent. Steering box, brakes, shock absorbers, instrument gauges, body and seats all need restoration. New gas tank was installed about two years ago.

This jeep is an excellent candidate for restoration back to original conditon or, as a work vehicle on a farm or private property. Included are parts book (numbers and descriptions), mechanic’s manual and parts catalog.  All, reasonable, Best Price offers considered.”


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1948 CJ-2A Lansing, Mi $1200


This has a bit of rust.

“1948 Jeep willy original motor flat head 4cly original drivetrain.. I bought as project jsut havent got to it its 4speed this thing runnin will climp go through most anything needs restored or just play with as is.. last ran couple years ago now motor is stuck i just put sum oil in cly should free up with little work bought from guy who owned for quitew a while he uised for mud bogs and dunes.. cool project call 616 835 7404”


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1947 CJ-2A Houston, Tx $7800


For a $7800 jeep, the body looks pretty rough.  Check out where the windshield has been mounted.  That looks a little strange.

“This is as clean as they come. 145 puonds compression on all cylinders , fresh paint no rust , winch , new seat covers , shocks ,7.50 X 16 D mud grip tires , 12 volt conversion. This jeep has been on a ranch in TX since 1978 and taken care of. DOG NOT INCLUDED !!!!!”


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1948 CJ-2A Amelia, OH **SOLD**


UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $650.

(12/20/2010) “1948 Jeep been sitting 10 years no title, bill of sale only tow away $650 cash or may trade?”

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1947 CJ-2A Senatobia, Ms $2500


UPDATE: Pics now provided.

(03/27/2011) Doesn’t run at the moment.

“I have had it for years and last used it in 2003. I put new tires on it at that time. It has a homemade metal top but no doors. It has a tow bar. It would take a battery and some carb cleaning to get it started up again. That is what I did when I bought it. The bad part as far as mechanical is it has no brakes. I never needed them as it is geared very low in low range and the other thing is when I got it the clutch had no fel to the pedal. I replaced the spring on the throwout bearing and that gave me a working clutch. Well, it has either come loose or broken so it is not working again. The spring is about 2.00 but you have to unbolt the transmission to put it on. I would like to get my aproximately 2500. out of it as I know in a day it would be back running but I do not have time. It has a little slack in the steering but the engine and transmission is fine. You could count the fan revolutions turning when it was running.Asking 2500. but would listen to a trade of something unusual and cash. This little thing would idle through almost anything but my family has no interest in it. Make an offer. It was red when I got it years ago and I spray painted it camo. That paint is coming off so it looks uglier than it really is.It has been kept in my barn. Call 662-288-Six Zero Two Zero”


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A Cold Winter!

• CATEGORIES: CJ-2A, Features

This frigid CJ-2A suffered through consecutive days in the 20s in Columbia, South Carolina, this winter.  It was snapped on January 7, 2010 and published at wunderground.com.

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1947 CJ-2A Racine, Wi $2500


It looks like the driver’s side entrance might have been trimmed.

“1947 Willys Jeep
In excellent running order
Has original 134 cubic inch Go-Devil flathead four cylinder engine and the three-speed Borg-Warner T-90 manual transmission runs and shifts great
4wd lots of new parts under hood
starts right up
is in great cond. for the year
keep in mind this truck is a 1947 and is in great condition and stored inside, but it does have normal signs of its age
$2500 OBO!!! call 262–321-940seven ”