Willys Patents


Some interesting patents. Not always exactly the same as put into production, but some are quite close.

Each thumbnail links to a PDF file, from 150 to 800 KB in size.

These pertain directly to CJ2A. Some of these patent numbers are present on the firewall mounted patent plate.

#2125526 - 1938
Power Transmission Mechanism
#2154929 - 1939
E-brake Mechanism
#2184553 - 1939
Window Weatherstrip and Drain
#2238649 - 1941
Distributor Drive Connection
#2407178 - 1946
Crankcase Ventilator
#2460399 - 1949
Vehicle Closure
#2463646 - 1949
Vehicle Top Construction
#2464059 - 1949
Power Take-Off Mechanism
#2608273 - 1952
Lubricating System (TM & TC)
#2618979 - 1952
PTO Mechanism and Drive Therefore
#2630872 - 1953
PTO Mechanism (update of '49)
#2672056 - 1954
PTO Mechanism (update of '52)
These only pertain indirectly to CJ2A.
#2145841 - 1939
Pinion Gauging Device
#2367434 - 1945
Motor Vehicle
#2378504 - 1945
Tow Bar
#2417325 - 1947
Independent Suspension
#2429732 - 1947
Submerged Operation
#2439187 - 1948
Apparatus for Flushing Bearings
#2457400 - 1948
Automotive Vehicle (jungle buggy)
#2525373 - 1950
Means for Lubricating Bearings
#2564792 - 1951
Protecting Bearings and Seals
#2575379 - 1951
Control Lever on Threaded Shaft
Non-Willys patents. Items from other manufacturers found on CJ2A.
#1875209 - 1930
Weatherhead Brake Hose Clips