For farming operations and industrial operations the Jeep could be equipped with a power take-off (PTO) for use with direct drive implements or belt driven implements. PTOs are standard equipment on farm tractors and were an option on early Jeeps.
CJ2A Owners Manual – Plowing Method, PTO and Vehicle Speeds
PTO repair and installation courtesy of the CJ3-A Page
Willys PTO comparisons courtesy of Art Contoni at the 48CJ2a.com page
The following pages are from the 1953 CJ3B Parts Manual –
There are no reproduction parts being made for the PTO components. Repair parts, such as seals are available.
Complete PTO units (front control, rear gearbox, and shaft) do come up for sale occasionally. We have seen separate pieces more often than whole units. Our best advice is too frequent eBay and other sites.