1950 Ford F3 Truck Flathead V8 Completely Restored on 2040-cars
Algona, Iowa, United States
For sale 1950 Ford F3 Truck FlatHead V8 completely RESTORED, It has FLATHEAD V8 Engine with a 4 Speed Manual Transmission, Clutch is good, it has original 6 Volt System with a new voltage Regulator, and a new 8 Volt Battery.
This truck was restored in 2013 with the frame completely sandblasted and undercoated. The paint was done by my Uncle who has been a professional painter for 40 years. The cab was painted inside and out. the front fenders and underside of running boards are undercoated. This truck is absolutely rust free. This truck has very rare and very unique WORLDS ONLY PICKUP DUMP NATIONAL DUMP-O-MATIC BED MADE IN WAUKESHA WIS. We restored the bed and replaced all the wood with Western Red Cedar. The box is original with the truck and still has the original name plate truck has single rear wheels and a tow hitch with spared tire and holder. Truck has new headliner, radio grill emblems on dash, all new seals, weather stripping, all new glass, plus more. All parts are OEM from Dennis Carpenter, it comes with original owners manual, and sides for bed. as well as other misc. parts.
I AM LISTING THIS FOR A FREIND CALL HIM WITH ANY QUESTIONS AT 515-341-3087 AND ASK FOR MITCH. This is a cash or certifed check from your bank will be accepted only. NO PAYPAL PAyment expected within 10 working days will store pickup.up to 60 days unless other arragements or made. Thanks for looking
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The issue revolves around what it means to be best in class. Ford claims that its 2015 F-450 (pictured above) has a max tow rating of 31,200 pounds, compared to 30,000 pounds for the Ram 3500 (right). However, both companies market these heavy haulers as having the top towing in their class. According to Automotive News, Ford is threatening legal action if Ram doesn't back down.
The situation isn't as simple as just comparing the numbers, though. First, the two companies calculate their towing capacities differently. Ram adheres to the SAE J2807 rating, while Ford uses its own internal system. Although, as the company introduces new models, they are certified using the SAE standard. "When an all-new F-Series Super Duty is introduced, it also will use SAE J2807," said Ford to Autoblog in an emailed statement.
Earlier this week, reports were swirling 'round the internet about the 2014 Ford Fusion getting a new 1.5-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost engine. That was... half correct. Ford today confirmed that the 2014 Fusion is, in fact, getting a new 1.5-liter EcoBoost mill, but it has four cylinders, not three.
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The new 1.5-liter engine will be the fifth EcoBoost powerplant from Ford Motor Company. Initially to be built at the automaker's Craiova, Romania plant, it will also be offered in the Fusion's twin, the Mondeo, in other markets. This engine will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show next month, and the 1.5-liter is of particular importance in the Chinese market - there is significant tax relief in the People's Republic for vehicles powered by engines with a capacity of 1.5 liters or less.
At a media briefing Thursday, Ford declined to divulge exact power or fuel economy numbers, though Joe Bakaj, vice president of powertrain engineering, told Autoblog that power output should be similar to that of the current 1.6-liter inline-four, and that overall efficiency will be "better than the 1.6." Our earlier report stated that the 1.5-liter four will produce 177 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque - losses of 1 hp and 7 lb-ft versus the 1.6-liter engine. Ford states that the 1.5-liter four will feature many of the same technologies used on the company's 1.0-liter EcoBoost inline-three, including an integrated exhaust manifold that recaptures much of the engine's heat.
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