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1946 WILLYS JEEP Restored. Rare. Winch.

Make: Willys
Model: JEEP
SubModel: Restored. Rare. Winch.
Year: 1946
Mileage: 2,392
VIN: 53696
Color: Red
Engine: original 4-cylinder
Cylinders: 4
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Denver, Colorado, United States

1946 Willys JEEP Restored. Rare. Winch. Additional Info:



Worldwide Vintage Autos is pleased to present this 1946 Jeep Willys! Red and ready for fun!

The lessons learned with the CJ-2 led to the development of the first full-production CJ, he 1945-1949 Willys-Overland CJ-2A. The CJ-2A looked very much like a civilianized MB with a tailgate and side-mounted spare tire. One major difference between the MB and the CJ-2A was the grilles of the two vehicles. The MB had recessed headlights and nine-slot grilles while the CJ2A had larger headlights flush-mounted in a seven-slot grille. In place of the MB's T-84 transmission, he CJ-2A was equipped with the beefier T-90 three-speed transmission. The CJ-2A was still powered by the reliable L-134 Go-Devil engine. Many of the early CJ-2As were produced using surplus military Jeep parts such as engine blocks and, n a few cases, odified frames. Some of the use of surplus parts was due to strikes at suppliers such as Autolite. Since Willys produced few parts in-house and relied heavily on suppliers, t was vulnerable to strikes. Unfortunately for Willys, trikes were common postwar. This undoubtedly contributed to low production totals in 1945 and early 1946.

Since the CJ-2A was primarily intended for farming, anching, nd industrial applications, wide variety of extras were available such as: rear seat, enter rear-view mirror(Stock CJ-2As came with only a driver side mirror), ront passenger seat (Stock CJ-2As only came with a driver seat), anvas top, ront PTO, ear PTO, elt pulley drive, apstan winch, overnor, ear hydraulic lift, now plow, elder, enerator,[6] mower, isc, ront bumper weight, eavy-duty springs, ual vacuum windshield wipers (stock CJ-2As were equipped with a manual wiper on the passenger side and a vacuum wiper on the driver side), ual taillights (Stock CJ-2As had a taillight on the driver side and a reflector on the passenger side), ot-climate radiator, riveshaft guards, eater, ide steps, nd radiator brush guard.

CJ-2As were produced with unique, ively color combinations that in some ways symbolized the hope and promise of postwar America. From 1945 to mid-1946, J-2As were only available in two color combinations: Pasture Green with Autumn Yellow wheels and Harvest Tan with Sunset Red wheels. Additional color combinations added in mid-1946 were: Princeton Black with Harvard Red or Sunset Red wheels, ichigan Yellow with Pasture Green, unset Red or Americar Black wheels, ormandy Blue with Autumn Yellow or Sunset Red wheels, nd Harvard Red with Autumn Yellow or Americar Black wheels. The Pasture Green and Harvest Tan combinations were dropped later in 1946. The Harvard Red combinations were dropped in 1947 and replaced with Picket Gray with Harvard Red wheels, nd Luzon Red with Universal Beige wheels. In 1948, he following color combinations were also added: Emerald Green with Universal Beige wheels, otomac Gray with Harvard Red or American Black wheels. For 1949, he Picket Gray, ichigan Yellow, nd Normandy Blue combinations were dropped. Olive drab was also available for export models.

On early CJ-2As, he front seats were covered in olive drab vinyl. Around mid-1947, late Gray vinyl became available for certain color combinations. Later, arcelona Red was added to the mix.

(source: wikipedia)


- Newer paint and body work. Body Straight and solid to start with.- New military tires.- Rare winch.- Under carriage painted in POR15 rust prevention coated.- Front and rear Reese receivers.- Hi lift jack.


- Reupholstered interior.- MP3 Stereo player.


-Recent tune up on the original Jeep 4 cylinder. Runs great.- New brake lines, aster cylinder drums and brakes.- New seals and bearings in axles.- Rebuilt transmission.- New carburetor.- New Battery.- New K & M air cleaner.


- Paint is driver quality. There are a few chips / imperfections in the paint. Some putting on front fender.(See detailed pictures)-Gas gauge is not functional.

Own this vintage Jeep at a fraction of the build cost. The cost of parts and restoration of these vehicles are increasing daily. They are not making any more and, herefore, hey are becoming more rare by the day. Buy one complete and ensure your investment for the future. Doing a restoration / customization project on a CJ2A like this would cost over $15,000 not including the vehicle itself. Don't do the work yourself, et one finished for half of the cost of building it yourself!

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