This is my restored 1948 4×4 Willys CJ-2A military clone. This 1948 Jeep has been restored from the ground up. Care and patience were put into all aspects. This 1948 CJ-2A has a fresh paint job. It is powered by a rebuilt 134 CID L-Head “Go-Devil” 4-Cylinder engine that runs like a champ. Regular 91-93 octane recommended, as they were originally built to run on aviation fuel. And, for most of us, aviation fuel is not easy to come by. This Willys Jeep comes with a 3 speed manual transmission, featuring front and rear locking differentials. This advantage gives you the option to lock the front axle or the rear axle depending on your current off road needs. This gives you many off road options, peace of mind and knowing that this is military grade equipment is built to last. The Front glass on this 48′ Willys is fully foldable and functional as well, in case you want the true effect. It has original, painted to match, 16 inch wheels wrapped with standard military bias ply style tires. It has an all new interior including front driver, passenger side, and rear seating. From sitting in the driver seat you can lean back and enjoy a fully functional gauge cluster, with all gauges working as they should. This Jeep has a whopping 45 mph top speed so you can kick back and relax. This restored 1948 has a full size spare tire and an original style water can mounted to the rear. In this era of jeeps, they came with a 6 volt system. This 6 volt system has been fully restored including new or rebuilt parts like: Starter, generator, voltage regulator and distributor. After the war and restoration, this classic was used at air shows to transport pilots to and from their aircrafts, after the flight this 1948 Willys Army Jeep was used to carry the pilots down the flight line for fans to show admiration for their service. The time and effort put into this timepiece is truly a work of art.
Kaiser Willys Jeep Blog Story – Ricky Shaw
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