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1945 VEC CJ-2A Stuart, IA $1250

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $1250.

(03/08/2022) This is #10747.

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1946 CJ-2A Portland, ME $9900

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Glenn shared this jeep with a VEC CJ-2A body. Note the frame is described as “perfect” even though it appears modified at the front frame rails and, I suspect as a cheap lift, the rear spring hanger on the front springs has been modified.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/portland-1946-willys-cj2a/7511205982.html

“Almost completely rebuilt with a Jeep Dauntless V6. Frame is perfect, I’m trying to thin out my Jeep collection. It’s in primer black and is considered an early Jeep. Email only, no trades and cash only.”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Bullhead City, AZ $5000

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This is listed on eBay with a starting bid of $5000. It’s got an M-38 style grille.

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“1946 Jeep Willys CJ2A. 3 speed 4 WD, starts and runs. Clear AZ title and current registration. Engine and drive train appear original. Great project  for a jeep enthusiast. ”

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Lake Havasu City, AZ $2000

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This is number 11434. Pic was taken prior to complete disassembly. It was listed 20 weeks ago, but the ad is still up, so I don’t know what the status is.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/WillysSwapMeet/posts/3134655390141052

“Completely apart…..tub in decent shape, fenders, hood, tailgate, window all look pretty good……no running gear, stock diffs. Frame sandblasted….rudimentary start on new front rails which were damaged. Have VIN plate & California registration.$2000 firm”

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1946? VEC? CJ-2A Snohomish, WA $9000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/02/2022) Given the indents and the full floaters, this might have been a 1945. If there was a column shift, it’s been replaced with a floor shifter. Just one pic provided.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/972637043440657

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“46 CJ2A runs drives and stops. I have the original gauges in a box. She needs a new tub and body package. A rewire once you have the tub off. I’m trying to not loose too much money. My mechanic retired and I don’t have the tools to finish her. More pictures available upon request. She’s been parked in the barn for a while I’ll have to drive her out to get better pictures. Not selling because I need money just want someone to finish her.”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Los Angeles, CA **SOLD**

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UPDATE: **SOLD** Was $11,500.

Listed as a 1947, this looks to be a column shift VEC CJ-2A.

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“For sale is a 1947 Jeep Willys CJ2A. I believe this is a civilian Jeep. It has been owned by the same gentleman since 1989. He was a local guy in Marina, CA. This was his hunting rig that he drove for years. It ended up sitting for sometime as he got too old to drive it. But it is an original CA black plated car that has its clean title. Since we got the jeep we did a number of different things. It has an all new carburetor, rebuilt starter, new plugs, new points. We replaced the timing chain and a few other little things. Currently it is running and driving pretty well! It still obviously needs to be gone through some more but currently it will run and drive down the road, shift through all its gears well, has a working overdrive and even the old Koenig PTO winch is working perfectly. The tires are in great shape. The brakes I worked on a little bit, but it will need additional work. Working E-Brake and working lights! This jeep is solid all around and has very minimal rust.”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Republic, MO $6000

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This project bears a body serial number of 17088. It’s got an early windshield. The shifter is on the floor. The body has rust.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/572459721131262/

“1946 Willys jeep Runs and drives and stops rebuilt motor and trans, no title”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Spokane, WA $10,000

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You don’t often see the top bows in the bow holders on a militarized 2A. Note this has full floating hubs.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/cto/d/spokane-1946-willy-cj2-sport-utility/7500723055.html

“Brand new engine built low mileage”

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Rainier, OR $15,500

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John spotted this early CJ-2A (#10335). It has a few updates, but appears fairly stock (especially for a PNW vehicle).

http://northwestclassicautomall.com/ClassifiedAds.html?cid=37&pid=11278&step=4

“1945 Willys Jeep CJ-2A
All original except back bumper and top.
Original miles 45,640.
VIN# 10335.
Has all 5 tags.
6 Volt.
Column shift.
Runs great.”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Albuquerque, NM $6000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(05/12/2022) This looks like a good restoration project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/349450713879945

“Early 1946 cj2a vec column shift all original runs good no smoke has rear main oil leak original tan with orange wheels original non solid rims rear seat working sparton horn all gauges work has nos temp gauge i have working key coil clean title”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Ventura, CA $14,000

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I can’t quite tell what the serial number is. Maybe 30XXX?

https://ventura.craigslist.org/cto/d/newbury-park-willys-1946-cj-2a/7478393424.html

“1946 Willys CJ-2A in original condition and being sold by second owner. In running condition with new spark plugs, brakes redone, carburetor rebuilt, distributor redone, and new battery. California vehicle and mainly stored in a barn. Serious inquiries only. Call or text only. Will not respond to emails. If ad is up it is still available.”

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1950 CJ-3A & 1946 VEC CJ-2A Casa Grande, AZ $10,000 (for both)

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Both jeeps run. The ’46 needs more work.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/atq/d/casa-grande-willys/7482921826.html

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“1946 Willy’s (green one) and 1950 Willy’s (black one) for sale. $10,000 OBO for the pair. Selling as a package deal, but will consider splitting them up for the right price. **** Both have clean titles, both run! ****
Don’t have the time to further restore them. I have some spare parts for them as well as 2 tool boxes full of all the tools to work on them as well as misc. stuff which will all be included in the package deal. Open to offers ! Serious inquires only please. Don’t waste my time or yours. They are what they are.”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A San Luis Obispo, CA $2500

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This was/is a VEC CJ-2A, though it has some mods now.. Note the early windshield, too.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1662798587428392

“1946 CJ 2A. Has a Chevy 235 bolted to a T90 trans and Dana 20 transfer case. Has a Dana 30 front axle with disk breaks and an AMC 20 factory posi rear end. Needs some work still. Frame repaired in front and plated.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Polkton, NC $6000

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This runs, but needs work. It does have a column shifter.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1047478549455001

“946 Willys Jeep CJ2A, runs and drives but needs throttle and clutch adjustments. Has rust but I feel it’s more solid than most. F134 4 cylinder engine with rare column shift. Asking $6000 OBO open to offers, if doesn’t sell in next week or so I’m going to list in local auction.”

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2 Flatties plus Parts Pittsfield, NH $2000

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Seems worth a look for the right person. The green one is a VEC with a column shift and tags.

https://nh.craigslist.org/pts/d/pittsfield-jeep-willis-parts/7472884279.html

“Selling all my jeep Willis parts. Not parting take it all at once. Asking 2000 for all of it.”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Colorado Springs, CO $2500

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(02/03/202) It’s a project.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1380996128987134

“Early 46 cj2a solid start to a project no engine transmission or transfer case it’s a roller I have a good inner windshield with glass that gos with it and the original seat frames asking 2500 has a good Colorado title has stock 15in cj5 steel wheels on it”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Newport, WA $2500

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This needs some work. It may be a VEC.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/512088863904541

“This is my 1946 cj-2a project, it’s got 7k original miles, the body on it is pretty straight and the drive train is still good, and the engine is pretty seized considering it was sitting for a good while before we got it, comes with towbar and a wench so it’s ready to go Will trade for motorbikes, running cars/trucks, and freedom seeds Please message me if u need more pics or more info”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Taylorville, IL $7500

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This is a project with some of the work completed. This pic below is pre-disassembly.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/670972780999751

“46 willys jeep.frame off rebuild.frame blasted and painted.motor rebuilt.40 over .trans t case gone threw. New brakes wc MC lines. New u joints clutch. Every blot touched replaced with stainless steel bolts.everything new or rebuilt.new seats and frames new gauges new windshield frame and glass.everything gose plus have old stuff still good can have too. Body needs side panel welded in have panels paint body put on and done have 11000.00 in my lose your gain moving and don’t have time to finish”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Marshall, TX $2800

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UPDATE: Price dropped to $2800.

(02/22/2022) This early 2A lacks an engine, but includes a parts jeep.

https://enid.craigslist.org/pts/d/marshall-willys-jeep/7449482315.html

“1946 cj2a, has 3a windshield, no motor, original trans and transfer case with pto, and rest of drivetrain is there, has some dents and dings but mostly solid, great project, also comes with a complete rolling chassis minus engine, correct 2a windshield frame, both front fenders, hood, grille, another set of original rims, locking hubs, a bunch of miscellaneous parts , no title”

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1946 VEC? CJ-2A Clayton, CA $5200

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This looks to be a VEC and a good price.

https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/clayton-1946-willys-jeep-cj-2a-flat/7449695586.html

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“1946 Willys Jeep CJ-2A
Runs great
Early flat fender
Tough to find
Solid
Restored back In 2001
Black Calif plates
Always a Calif Jeep
Clean title
Located in. Concord. Calif 94519”

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Napa, CA $23,000

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This seller will accept cryptocurrency.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/napa-1946-willys-jeep-cj-4×4/7441440395.html

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“1946 Willys Jeep CJ
Resto-mod
4×4 / 4wd
4 cylinder rebuilt original engine
3-speed manual transmission
Rebuilt transmission and brakes
New springs and shackles
Converted 12 volt electrical system
5 year old black paint job and black interior
California Jeep, no rust and no accidents
Clean title in hand
Soft top only
32” mud terrain tires”

 
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1946? CJ-2A? Clarksville, IN $2500

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This appears to have a VEC CJ-2A body. It’s unclear how much value is here.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1006426790223335

“We are selling this 1941-1952 Willys Jeep. It DOES NOT run. We would like to sell it as a whole. It does not have a motor but as rare as these Jeeps are it will be great for parts”

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1945 VEC CJ-2A Concord, CA $3800

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This is an unusual item. Check out the adapter added to the rear of the intermediate transfercase shaft. Anyone recognize what that is? Also, if the engine really is cast aluminum, than this is a good deal all around. The seller also has a 1946 CJ-2A for sale ($9000), but I didn’t see an ad for it.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/martinez-1945-cj-2a-willys-very-early/7440656690.html

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“1945 Willys Jeep CJ-2A
Very Early Example
One of the first jeeps produced
For public
Garaged since 1966
Black calif Plates
Calif Vin Verification completed
Restoration started in 1978
With receipt
Serial number 1003XX
Boxes and Boxes of Parts
Winch etc
Buick Aluminum V-6 included
Located in Martinez Calif 94553
Serious only
Cleaning out our Barn
$3800.00. Firm
Serious parties only “

 
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1946 VEC CJ-2A Albuquerque, NM $6000

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UPDATE: Still Available.

(10/19/2021) It runs.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1688693734855610

“I have a 1946 vec has original running engine and drive train this jeep did not come with solid rims from the factory so the rims it has are original all gauges work rear main seal on engine is leaking will need to be replaced original sparton horn that works i have a 3a passenger seat u can trade for a 2a seat clean title asking $6000 firm located in New Mexico will ship at buyers expense pm me if interested jeep has original frame tag that matches title”

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1946 VEC CJ-2A Beatrice, NE $9800

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Bill spotted this VEC.

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/cto/d/beatrice-1946-jeep-willys/7389631729.html

“1946 C-J2 Jeep Willys for sale. 4 cylinder 3 speed. 47000 original miles. All numbers match original. Might need some paint. Runs and drives good. Ready to go. One of a kind! Asking $9800.”

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