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1946 VEC CJ-2A Wynnewood, PA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $39,000

This isn’t your every day restoration.  It won the prestigious Grand National Senior Award, from the Antique Automobile Club of America, and is the only known jeep ever to achieve this distinction.  Also, the seller is aware the price is above the normal price of the average restored jeep (so any comments apart that are not price related would be appreciated).

1946 Willys CJ-2A with rare column shift, PTO, full eight-piece canvas top,  all mechanical components new or rebuilt, meticulously restored to factory-fresh condition. AACA Grand National Senior Award, a perfect museum-quality specimen without peer. Over $45K invested. Price: $39,000.

This jeep is full of nostalgia and meaning for me. It’s similar to the jeep my grandfather bought new in Philadelphia after World War II and kept at his summer place in Maine. In the summer of 1959, when I was nine, he let me drive it up his long driveway to fetch the mail and over the blueberry fields. When he sold his place two years later, the jeep, alas, was put up for sale as well. Over the years, I’ve tried to find that exact jeep, so far in vain.

Make: Jeep

Manufacturer: Willys-Overland Motors, Toledo, Ohio.

Model: CJ-2A

VIN: CJ2A28301

Engine: four-cylinder flathead, 134 cubic inches, 60 horsepower

Electrical system: six volt

Color: pasture green, an original jeep color for that year

Body condition: 10 (flawless)

Paint condition: 10

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Bayview, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $4000.

Looks interesting.

“RARE FACTORY ORIGINAL uncut 1946 Agrijeep. It is faded, has some dents, sat in the sun, and is not running. Has all the correct original Willys brass plates. Is equiped with an original Willys ( Not Reproduction ) power take off on the rear and an original Willys Capstan winch with the original four bolt roller. The jeep is a barn find. I have the 1960 registration and will give a bill of sale for the vehicle. It has a 1946 winshield which is not the original windshield, but is correct for the jeep, it has a broken glass pane. The original three speed on the column was replaced with a four speed on the floor – it still has the column shifter. The jeep is well used but all original, it was found in a walnut orchard with aprox 30,000 ( on the odometer ) miles. It is complete – it is all there, but I do not know the condition of the engine / transmission. The tires are very faded and sun cracked – the tires appear to be the original tires from 1946. There are some additional parts that go with it, canvas top, doors, etc. I researched this jeep, a jeep like this sold on Ebay for $7,900

I know how much the original jeep accessories are worth ( I have researched the value of the PTO and Capstan Winch – a reproduction winch is $3,250 if you can find one. ) I have looked all over the internet and have not found another original Agrijeep anywhere at any price, other than the one mentioned above – There are plenty of STANDARD 1946 jeeps, most have been modified or cut up a lot. This is a very original and very rare Agrijeep. You won’t find another one.

I was offered $2500 for the original Capstan Winch and $1500 for the PTO. I am asking $4,000 for the jeep and accessories, the price is firm. I have taxes to pay, so have to sell the jeep, otherwise I would keep it. The jeep is sold ” as is, where is “.”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Coldwater, MI **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1700.

This is a column shift.  It’s had some body work done.

“This is 46 willys column shift…too.engine stamped GPW
It starts and runs very smooth and quiet
Needs clutch and possibly brake work.
It does not move on its own (clutch)
Alot of body panel work done…could be better but not too bad
frame great except for area in front…plow was mounted and did some damage…repairable.
Its a great start to a rare Willys but I am certain it will just sit in my barn for 20 years.”

 
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1945 VEC CJ-2A Ruch, OR **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3850.

There have  been a few changes to this VEC, but it looks pretty solid.  Note the non Willys hood (Maybe a M-38?).

“1945 Willys CJ2A Jeep $3850 OBO
531st Civilian Jeep made out of 1824 that where produced in ’45
Street legal
Vehicle is licensed and has a clean and clear title
L134 Go Devil Engine
T-90 Tranny
Optional Warn O/D
T-18 T-Case
Dana 25 Front Axle with Selectro Hubs
Dana 41 Rear Axle
Updated Steering
Tabs are good until 12/2012
Recent tune up
New fluids in all compartments”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A St Leion, IN **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $500

“This is a parts jeep… It is pretty complete and is rough… The body has been skinned and they a really good job..This jeep has the 3 on the tree column shift trans with the L flat head engine which is all there… As said pretty complete just rough”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Callaway County, Mo $2500

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Somebody likes painting with purple (or indigo or violet … you be the color judge).

“This is a 1946 cj2a. It is considered an “early” model with a vin 19,xxx. It has a title. It has an “F” head motor from a later model which is a little bit taller and so there is a hood scoop to accomidate the carb. It runs good and has a solid body that has been patched up. The only issue is it needs a new clutch assembly($125) oh yeah and its painted purple.”

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/2572740989.html

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Maryland $9000

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HOG spotted this clean looking CJ-2A.

“Really Clean. It has the Original Flathead in it, redone of course.”

http://www.marylandjeepclub.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=22471

 
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1946 CJ-2A Dublin, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $1800

This is a column shift.  This might be worth a look.

“1946 jeep willys cj2a 4×4 all original rare 3 speed on the column. Jeep runs been sitting needs a little tlc to get it road ready but not much. Very clean no rust no damage on it. Has a solf top with doors,needs fuel pump,gas tank and front windshield. This jeep would be good for hunting,offroad or just drive around town. It drives nice and runs good”

 

 
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1946 CJ-2A Pennsburg, Pa **SOLD**

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UPDATE: Was $3500. **SOLD**

This doesn’t run. It might be a VEC.  I think it might be a column shift.

“I have a 1944 willys jeep for sale 3500.00 or best offer. It has a new battery, original top, wheels, engine, and the original owners manual. Just bought a battery for it. The engine turns, but i did not try to turn it over because it needs work, just wanted to make sure it wasnt frozen. There is some rust on it, and it does need work. Would very much like to sell it to someone who has the time to restore this.”

 
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1946? VEC? CJ-2A St. Cloud, Mn No Price

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UPDATE: **SOLD** No price listed.

This has 3 data tags and I think is a column shift. It also looks like there are or may have been tool indents on the driver’s side.

“For Sale: 1941? Willy Jeep”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Hart, MI eBay

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It’s been patched and not quite stock.

“UP FOR AUCTION IS MY 1946 WILLY’S JEEP, SERIAL #21813, MODEL CJ2A.  THIS YEAR RETAINS THE MILITARY STYLE WITH TOOL INDENTS IN THE BODY.  THIS JEEP IS READY TO BE DRIVEN AND ENJOYED AND RUNS GREAT.  THE PREVIOUS OWNER SAID THEY HAD REBUILT THE ENGINE WHEN THEY FIRST GOT IT.  IT RUNS WITH 40-50 LBS OF OIL PRESSURE AT 160 DEGREES WITH AN IDLE OF 20 LBS PRESSURE AT RUNNING TEMPERATURE.  IT DOESN’T SMOKE, SHIFTS GREAT, THE FOUR WHEEL DRIVE HIGH AND LOW WORKS FINE AND THE BRAKES HAVE BEEN COMPLETELY REDONE.  I REPLACED ALL THE WHEEL CYLINDERS, MASTER CYLINDER, BRAKE SHOES, BOTH STEEL AND RUBBER LINES, CONNECTORS, FITTINGS ETC..  THE ADDED LOCK OUT HUBS WERE ALSO COMPLETELY REBUILT, WORK GREAT AND IT HAS NEW SHOCKS.  IT ALSO HAS A NEW CLUTCH KIT, PILOT BUSING AND SEAL AND GASKET KIT INSTALLED.  IT’S BEEN CONVERTED TO 12 VOLTS WITH AN ALTERNATOR.  IT HAS THE ORIGINAL OIL BATH AIR CLEANER AND ORIGINAL SPLIT WINDSHIELD (ONE SIDE HAS PLASTIC INSTEAD OF GLASS AND SHOULD BE REPLACED).  THE DATA PLATES ARE ALSO ORIGINAL.  THE STEERING HAS ABOUT 25% PLAY, IS OK BUT PROBABLY A STEERING BOX REBUILD SHOULD BE DONE FAIRLY SOON.  ALL THE GAUGES AS WELL AS THE HEADLIGHTS, RUNNING LIGHTS AND BRAKE LIGHTS WORK EXCEPT THE SPEEDOMETER WHICH READS 33136 MILES, BUT THE TRUE MILEAGE IS UNKNOWN.  THE SEAT FRAMES LOOK ORIGINAL AND ARE SOLID.  THE GAS TANK APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH AN ORIGINAL STYLE OR NOS TANK.  THE FRAME IS VERY SOLID, THE HAT CHANNELS IN SOME PLACES HAVE SOME RUST BUT ARE OK, AND THE TIRES ARE FAIR (WEATHER CHECKED AND MAYBE 40% TREAD).  THE BODY IS PRETTY ROUGH.  THERE’S VARIOUS RUST SPOTS AND MANY DRILLED HOLES FOR VARIOUS TOPS AND ATTACHMENTS I’D GUESS (I’VE TAKEN LOTS OF PICTURES SO EVERYTHING CAN BE SEEN).  IT’S BEEN PATCHED ON THE FLOOR AND HAS SOME WELDED AREAS, BUMPS AND BRUISES.  IT’S GREAT AS IS FOR HUNTING OR AS A BACK WOODS VEHICLE, FARM JEEP OR JUST TO RUN AROUND IN.  I’VE HAD IT FOR A FEW YEARS AND IT’S ALWAYS BEEN GARAGE KEPT.  IF YOU WANT A PRINCESS, IT’LL NEED SOME WORK BUT COULD EASILY BE DONE BY ANY BODY SHOP.”

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1946 CJ-2A Erie, MI $3000

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This might be a VEC based only on the seller’s comment about multiple plates on the dash.  It looks like the passenger step has seen some fixing.

“1946 CJ2 willys jeep. Runs and has working meyer plow. has original ID plates on dash. Comes with lots of extra original parts to fix it up. $3000.00 or best offer.
Call Gene at 734-777-7982”

http://monroemi.craigslist.org/cto/2523871937.html

 
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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Oroville, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $2700

(06/27/2011) This has the vec body, but floor shifter.

“I am posting this for a friend…..1946 willys jeep has been stored inside for 30 plus years. I am told it only had 3000 miles on rebuilt 4cylinder motor before storage. It was pulled from a barn to my house for viewing. it is stock and uncut….has a tailgate…..am messing with it to try to get it to fire off.”

 

 
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1945 CJ-2A Ladera, NM $2500

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UPDATE:  Price dropped to $2500.  This may be a scam.  Apparently there is no Ladera in NM.

(04/19/2011) I can’t tell if this is a VEC or not.

“For sale one 1945 Willys Jeep CJ2a. The jeep seems to be mostly stock except for larger gas tank installed behind seats, the tailgate, and the carb not original oil bath and 12 volt . There are probably other things not original, but I am a total rookie on these Willys. During my period of ownership I had new pistons & rings installed, emergency brake, yokes, seals and new fluid in drive train. I believe the 4wd works; temp, oil pressure, speedometer work, the gas gauge and horn do not. The lights & turn signals work. Has a massive manual crank winch on front in case you get stuck. Vehicle runs & drives and started right up in the coldest of days this past winter.
I have a clean NM title in my name and is currently registered to drive on the street, though doesn’t go much past 40 mph.
$2500.00 cash only, no trades
Please call: 321-7380”

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/2485499621.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A Elliottsburg, Pa **SOLD**

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UPDATE:  Price was $3000.

(06/14/2011)   “I have a 46 CJ2A column shift for sale. Jeep has PTO with flat belt drive. S/N 16965. I really hate to part with this jeep but it’s time.  It does need some work.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Cincinnati, OH **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $3000

This looks in good shape.

“This is a VEC very early 1946 Willys CJ2A 170## . It has the 4 cyl flathead that runs very well. I also has the early 3 speed coulmn shift tranny that shifts fine. Has a like new Best Top soft top with doors.. It has the original 6 volt system and will need a new battery. It has a M38 military windshield .. The tires hold air and have plenty of tread.. Come with a Ohio Title… All in all this is a very nice complete jeep that has sat in my shed for a few years”

 
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1946 CJ-2A VEC? Milford, MI **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $450.

Lots of rust on this rig.  This looks like it might have tool indents.

“Rough condition, no seats, non running engine. Restoration or parts.”

 

 
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1945 CJ-2A? VEC? Wilton, Ca $7500

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No pics provided.

“1945 Willys Jeep 4x 4. Good condition. Parked inside. Serial Number Plates are still attached to the glovebox. Email if you would like pictures.”

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/2454234680.html

 
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1945 CJ-2A Wolfeboro, NH $4500

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UPDATE:  Price now $4500.

(06/06/2011) “This is a rare jeep. only 1800 made in 1945. This is # 277 . The body # is correct. It has the tool indents. Square Windsheild washers, Column shift transmission. It runs and drives. Serious interest call 603-651-8686”

http://nh.craigslist.org/cto/2421980201.html

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Lexington, Ma $3000

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This sounds worth a look.

“Everything is original including tan paint and orange rims with black stripes. Canvas top and doors show wear. Body is reasonable with some rust. Needs fuel pump, brake job, etc. Has a new gas tank. Power takeoff (PTO), tow bar and front weights. Column shift, 2 lower speeds (over & under). 4 cylinders. Runs but not drivable on public roads. All serial numbers match. Service manual. Clean & clear title. Has always been in our family. 30,714 miles. Sold ‘As Is’ with no warranty. Can be viewed in Lexington. Will be sold in ten days. Best offer OVER $3,000. Call 617-538-9317 for more information.”

http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/cto/2410070060.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A VEC? Laveen, Az $1000

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This is a column shift and it runs!

“CJ2A ,3 speed on the tree, 4 cylinder, 4×4, 4×1 gear ratio,dana 44, RUNS !! $1,000.00 OBO CALL 602-237-2954”

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/cto/2375804641.html

 
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1948 CJ-2A Central Nebraska $2800

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That appears to be a VEC body.

“For sale a 1948 Willys Jeep. V6 buick engine, Automatic Transmission. 33X12.5 BFG All Terrain tires in good shape. Used for work around the farm. Four wheel drive works good, Hi/Low transfer case. Heavy duty bumpers front and rear, with rear receiver hitch. Front disc brakes only, rear brakes do not exist. Fun vehicle to drive. Email or call 402-two 6 nine-five 6 zero 1.”

http://grandisland.craigslist.org/cto/2368856715.html

 
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1946 CJ-2A Savannah, Tn eBay

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I suspect the VIN on this is just under 30,000?  I’m a little surprised that both the dataplates and the vin plates are missing.  I also think those are the ford rims that don’t have the proper center size.

“This Jeep is truly a barn find. The body is in great condition and the chassis needs building. Theres only minimal rust but the engine is probably locked up. The transmission shifts and it does roll. I bought it to put the body on a chassis that I had rebuilt. This Jeep has the rare column shift that shifts fine. Floorboards are good, frame is good but it just needs alot of attention. I just dont have time to finish my project. Title in hand. Been in a barn all its life till I bought it. Its been in a warehouse since.”

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VEC CJ-2A Tub Kennewick, WA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $300

“This is a Very Early Civilian Jeep tub.(VEC).This has the indents for shovel and ax.Needs floor.Outside sheetmetal and firewall in great shape.”


 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A West Jordan, Ut $4200

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Brett spotted this one.  I like it.   Fortunately, he wants to sell it to serious restorers.

“This is what’s known as a VEC (very early civilian) CJ2A vin 21766 and has many unique characteristics. It is column shift, has the tool indents in the side panel, and five solid rims. This is an extremely nice, very original example that was sitting in a storage container in the Nevada desert for years. Very straight, nearly rust-free body, original keyed coil, door sockets (and door frames), gauges, wheels, etc. Mileage shows 81,079. It would be considered a project vehicle as I never tried to get it running, but appears a relatively simple restoration. It rolls very easily, steering is tight, and I’d bet with a battery, gas, and TLC it would fire up. It’s missing a couple things and needs some repair, but is remarkable for a 65 year old vehicle. The previous owner began a “restoration” and painted the windshield frame and hood but they should be re-done correctly. Selling to put time and money into an earlier 2A recently acquired. Many more photos available. Serious, restoration inquiries only please. Title in hand. Thanks!”

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=15277609&cat=&lpid=&search=willys