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49-53 CJ-3A General Specs

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Technical Specifications - Willys 49-53 WILLYS CJ-3A

Willys CJ-3A Illustration

Length: 129 3/4” (3,29 m.) 
Width: 59“ (149,8 cm.) 
Height: (overall): 66 3/4” (170 cm.) 
Tire Size: 6.00-16, Front 26, Rear 28 psi

Electrical: 6 Volt
Transmission: 3 speed T-90
Transfer Case: 2 Speed Dana 18
Front Axle: Dana 25
Rear Axle: Dana 44
Wheelbase: 80” (203 cm.)
Other: 1-Piece Windshield w/center vent, Tailgate 
Engine: 4-134 L Head Motor (463) (All Years)

Serial Number Location(s):
Inside engine compartment on the upper passengers (right) side firewall.
Engine Number Location:
Stamped on a outcropping (boss) on the right front of the engine block behind the water pump.

Vehicle Identification - Willys 49-53 WILLYS CJ-3A

Main Identifying Characteristics:

One-piece windshield with rounded glass and center vent, bottom mounted windshield wipers, spare tire on rear passengers side, drivers side seat lowered and moved back for more leg/head room.

Model Differences by Year:

1951 had a special CJ-3A model with SN (451-GCI) called the Farm Jeep which was equipped with equipment such as: hydraulic lift, power take off (PTO), drawbar, propeller shaft guards, heavy duty springs and a variable speed belt driven governor.

Willys CJ-3A Illustrations