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Willus CJ-2A, 4 x 4, 6V (Front view, left side)

Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of the Signal Regiment Historical Collection, Fredericia


Danish Army Specific: Around 1947 an unknown number of vehicles was acquired. The shown vehicle was used as cable layer by the Signals. In the background a Ford WOT6.
: Development of what was to become the CJ-2A began in December 1944 and 1 CJ-1 and 40 CJ-2 prototype vehicles had been made. Neither models came into production.
The differences from the wartime Willys MB included strengthened transmission and clutch, a hinged rear tailgate and 7 inch sealed-beam headlights.
The OD colour had gone and the body was available in grey, blue, tan or brown gloss paint.
A brief flirtation with the name "Agrijeep" took place but the name was never adopted, and the new vehicle was marketed as the "Universal Jeep CJ-2A".
Quantity production of the CJ-2A took place from July 1945 and when it ceased in 1949 close to 215.000 units had been made.
Length: 3.35 m (130 inches).
Width: 1.54 m (60 inches).
Height: 1.80 m (70 inches).
Weight: 1.625 kg (3.575 lb.).
: 4-cylinder (Willys 442 L-head), 2.200 cm3 (134 cubic inches) displacement, carburettor, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 63 at 4.000 rpm.
Transmission: 3-speed, Warner type T-90.
Transfer case: 2-speed, Spicer Model 18.
Electrical system: 6 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic (Bendix).
Tyres: 6.00 - 16.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 40 liter (9 gallons).
Range: 425 km (265 miles).
Crew: 1 + 3.
Additional: N/A.

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