Military Vehicles, November 1996,: RE: Differences between a CJ-2A and a MB -Reply

RE: Differences between a CJ-2A and a MB -Reply

Todd Paisley (
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 13:51:17 -0500

>> Todd's assessment and characteristics are right on the money. It would
>> be a waste of military parts to put them on a CJ-2A. As he said, you
>> would be much better off to simply get an MB or GPW project.

> On the other hand, I believe that the military purchased some CJ-2As
>somewhere between the end of MB/GPW production and the start of M38
>production. If Carmen is determined to restore his current jeep and
>really wants a military vehicle, he could do it up as one of these and
>still have something fairly authentic.

Do you have any proof of this? Not that I am questioning this, I just never
saw a authentic military CJ-2A (or even a photo) before. (Although I have
seen a lot of people restore them and slap OD on them and call it a WWII
Jeep....) I have seen CJ-3As, CJ-3Bs and CJ-5s, but never a CJ-2A.

> PS: Todd, where are you located?

Western Maryland.