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1946 VEC(?) CJ-2A Middle River, MD $3500

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This lacks a title, but doesn’t lack potential.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/763834637673984

“My CJ2A project, currently has no title, but I was in the process and will provide a bill of sale. Very good condition with not a lot of bad rot spots for its age. Ran not too long ago before I drained the fuel. Shifted and ran well, but it’s main issue is no brakes. The cylinders were bad and the lines may need replaced. Time for it is just one of those things I don’t have anymore sadly.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Palo Alto, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $8000.

Nearly stock VEC #12683.

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“I’ve owned CJ-2A serial #12683 for a couple of years, and I enjoyed it. The serial number indicates this Jeep was built in the first few weeks after the end of World War 2, making it a “VEC” (very early civilian) Jeep. I think it would be better off with someone with the time to restore it.

Overall the Jeep is in good condition considering its age: it runs and drives fine, though the brakes pull to the left; I’ve checked the adjustment of the brakes, and it seems fine, so I’d recommend disassembling the front brakes completely to see what’s going on before driving it.

***You’ll need to tow it home unless you’re my neighbor. Tow bar is included.***

During my ownership, I fixed a few things:
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Year? VEC CJ-2A Marquette, MI $900

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(09/05/2020) Unclear what value is here. It’s listed as both a 1945 and a 1946. It could be early, as it has the early windshield squares.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2602705923375613

“Jeep cj 2 a early 46”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Sleepy Eye, MN $20,000

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This restored CJ-2A probably had indents. It still has the column shift.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/632824984297587

“1946 Jeep Willys CJ2A Vin: 26096 Condition: Excellent Cylinders: 4 Drive: 4 Wheel Drive Fuel: Gas Title: Clean Transmission: 3 speed manual on the column Engine: 4 cylinder flathead”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Willits, CA $9500

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This VEC CJ-2A still has the column shift and is in pretty original condition. It runs and drives. Drive as is or restore. Includes parts for a rear PTO/gearbox.

https://mendocino.craigslist.org/cto/d/willits-1946-cj2a-willys-jeep-column/7252002800.html

“1946 Willys Jeep CJ2A rare factory column shift “3 on the tree” Last of my father’s collection, runs drives on Non-0p it isn’t concourse condition in really good condition. True mileage unknown. Fuel tank treated. Lots of extra parts – PTO-top bows-side steps- 2 extra windshields and a lot more. Yes dash tags with Jeep.
$9500 firm”
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1947? VEC CJ-2A Fresno, CA $5500

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Listed as a 1947, this appears to be a 1946 VEC CJ-2A. This has a BW overdrive. And, it might have the Hudson steering mod.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/765951113995629/

“1947 Willys CJ2A 4×4 Chevy 350 3 speed with Borg Warner Overdrive Clean title”

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2 CJ-2As Daggett, CA $5500

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The running one is a VEC. The parts jeep is a column shift.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3339390599485021

“I have for sale 1 complete 1946-48 Willys Jeep and 1 parts Jeep, I also have some extra engine parts that i will throw in the deal. The complete Jeep runs and the engine was a brand new military crate motor that my father installed many years ago, the Jeep has been parked ever sense and only has a few miles on the new motor, $ 5,500 If you have any questions please PM, thanks.”

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Walla Walla, WA $4200

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(08/16/2020) This may well be a 1945 2A. Someone switched out the column shift and it an incorrect dash plate.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3289106054517306/

“Early 1945 cj2a runs and drives don’t have the time to put into it good restoration project message for more info”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Putney, VT $7000

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This has the early windshield, too.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/437952447373680

“Rare 3 on the column , 4×4, soft top, new seats , in great shape , no trades unless Good street rod or classic”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Berryville, AR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2000.

This is a VEC with the rear hubs and early windshield. Plus, it has a rear PTO. This should go fast at this price. No title. Serial number #11854.

“I am reposting this Jeep. I have been educated a little on what I have. I got VERY overwhelmed by the amount of messages I received after posting yesterday. For all of you that are going to come on here and say I should have gone with the first person who messaged me, I honestly couldn’t tell you who the hell messaged me first. I got so many at one time it was unreal. SO I do not have the title to this Jeep #30 1946 CJ-2A Willys I don’t know if this thing runs. It was a family members that we had to pay for to get it out of the shop when he passed. There are 2 rust spots in the floor inside the Jeep. Has PTO Must either come pick up or arrange to have it picked up and delivered.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Winchester, VA $4900

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Looks like a VEC with some non stock parts and a few mods.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2755743884681101/

“This is a piece of history. Drive it anywhere. Good tires. Hard to find in this condition.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Junction City, KS **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was No Price.

This has a rear PTO and a serial number of 295XX (can’t read the last two digits).

“Willy’s Jeep CJ2A, 1st year for civilian Jeep. Complete and untouched by modification. 134L motor is damaged from leaking head gasket on rear cylinder. 6 volt system is still functional. Rear PTO is intact with optional belt drive included. Body is still in great shape as is drivetrain.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Graham, WA $4500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $4500.

(09/19/2020) Has a few updates.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/634133867292185/

“1946 CJ2A Jeep. Runs, drives, stops. Motor is rebuilt, >1000miles ago. .030 overbore. Crank is NOS with new rod and main bearings. All motor and drivetrain is intact and works. Has been converted to 12v but I have the generator/regulator for 6v. Also included is tow bar (I never used). Body has some rough spots but is solid. I used for transportation to and from truck shows and hotel. I am moving and not going to take it with me. Please be serious if you make contact”

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1948 CJ-2A Sturgis, SD $8000

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Has a solid looking Kelly half-cab. Looks like it has a VEC body.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1182142862169699/

“1948 Willy’s CJ2A Jeep with 1/2 cab. $8,000.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Wimberly, TX $7500

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $7500.

(07/04/2020) This VEC lacks indents and a column shift.

https://austin.craigslist.org/cto/d/wimberley-1946-willys-jeep-cj2a/7186106719.html

“1946 Willys Cj2A. Very good condition, especially for being 74 years old she’s less wore out than me. I’ve had her a couple of years and have put on a new electronic distributor, full suspension, shocks and springs, Rugged Ridge front lockers, fuel pump, fuel gauge sender, spare tire, Hi Lift jack, bimini top, 130 c.i. “Go Devil” engine, tires in good condition. Starts and runs great! After WWII when the boys came home they wanted a Jeep like they had over seas. Here it is.

All new parts are from Kaiser Willys parts and accessories. Very few scratches and dents. The only rust is under the passenger seat in the built in tool box bottom that can catch and hold water.

If you are looking for a way restorable old Jeep this is a good way to go. If you call, please leave a message I don’t answer unknown numbers but will call you back. Please no lowballs or trades. And yes, the VIN is 27236!”

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Year? CJ-2A Anoka, MN $7000

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UPDATE: The Trailer has sold.

This lacks tool indents, but has full floaters and a column shift. It could be a ’45 or a ’46.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/cto/d/anoka-1945-willys-bantam-trailer/7173319489.html

“1945 willys CJ2A and WW 2 military Bantam trailer. The Willys is $7,000 the trailer is $1,000. No rust, runs and drives but brake and clutch need work. has heavy duty winch, tow bar.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Pittsburgh, PA $5600

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/26/2020) No engine or interior photos.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2882358998524529/

“CJ2A 1946 Willy’s original equipment Runs , Drives , And Stops Very Good,Solid Original Engine 3 Speed Transmission, Frame Solid No Rust Floors Are Solid Body Mostly solid Top Is Very Good”

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CJ-2A Column Shift Assembly

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Steve spotted this column shift for a VEC CJ-2A.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/263189188296778

“These are the parts most often missing on 1945 and 1946 CJ2A Willys Jeeps. They are in working order. Some assembly required 😉 I can ship if you need that.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Menomonic, WI Auction Aug 5

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The jeep appears to be a VEC CJ-2A with a Beck/Kelly hardtop. No description provided.

https://eauclaire.craigslist.org/rvd/d/menomonie-august-5-online-auction/7167053412.html

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Missoula, MT $5500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(06/02/2020) Has tool indents.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/196812814769592/

“1946 CJ2A runs and drive great!!! There’s been a lot done to it. The list is in the pictures.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Mequon, WI **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was For Trade

(06/12/2020) Seller wants to trade for a Model A.

“Im exploring trading my restored, numbers matching, color correct running driving, 4wd, CJ2A for a restored, running driving Model A. I had a lot of fun with this Jeep but the real fun is driving different old cars. So if you have a nice Model A you’d like to trade for a cool old Jeep. Lets talk.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Republic, MO **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4500.

It appears to have some driver’s side rust.

“1946 Willys Jeep CJ2A really solid rebuilt motor and transmission new clutch good tires runs good and drives good bill of sale only.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Henderson, NV $3500

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Has a modified windshield with an extra row of glass.

https://lasvegas.craigslist.org/cto/d/henderson-1946-jeep-cj/7155364268.html

“1946 Jeep Willys Cj. This is a project. Most everything is there. I have the front hood, fenders, and grill. Started to take apart to restore it. I have the gauges. Does have a couple small rust spots. Motor was running before taken apart.
Title in hand. Will consider trade.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Guadalupe, CA $2000

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Could be worth a look.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/680446876143214/

“I bought this Jeep in arroyo grande Never did anything with it . Needs a new float in carb. I have too many vehicles. No hurry to sell. Absolutely no trades”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Escanaba, MI $16,000

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No pics provided.

https://up.craigslist.org/cto/d/wells-46-willys/7138553056.html

“1946 Willys, very early civilian, completely restored. Rare column shift. New items Stock: Tub, Fenders, Windshield, Seats, suspension. Rebuilt items: Motor original flat head “Go Devil.” Rebuilt Tranny, Rebuilt Transfer, Rebuilt differentials. Original rims and new tires. New additions to stock that can be easily removed. Overdrive unit, Lock out hubs, Best Top Soft top, Aftermarket Heater, turn signals and lights, LED windshield mounted light, electric wipers, vacuum booster for stock brakes. Frame was sand blasted, treated for future rust and painted. Body was treated for future rust and painted. Way too much work to mention here also have the original tub, additional tranny, motor parts, transfer case, diff parts fuel tanks and body parts.

What don’t work: small oil leak in filter line, Speedometer. The speedo had been changed so we trusted it, alas we shouldn’t have. All new cables though and gear etc.”