I will use it to pull 30 foot long vintage wood boats. As stated, the proceeds are going to a School Program details on request. Later in the production run Cat would become the engine of choice for fire apparatus. The exterior red paint has faded a little, under the sunshine on Catalina, but we believe it would buff out nicely, if you wished. It was a 62 C-750 with 16 ft flat bed. Now, let's talk about what that space on the certification label was actually used for. Good trucks in 1957 , good trucks in 2015.
Surface rust appears around nearly every edge on the truck, while the cab frame is rusted through along with lower wheel wells on both sides. You can post the warranty plate info and get a decode on axle ratio if you'd like. Seat is black leather or vinyl, and is nice, but worn a little on the drivers side. Placing the driver at the front also has the fortunate side effect of giving the driver much smaller blind spots. I was told by a heavy duty mechanic this drum is the reservoir for the parking brake so it all starts to make sense now. This was helpful for fire departments, which wanted to use the extra headlight bezels for emergency flashers, an option that was offered exclusively to fire, and other emergency vehicles after 1960.
If you had ever been to Catalina Island, you may have seen them! Another option included a small sleeper cab. Our Engine Oil Stand Pipes are made of quality steel for reliability. Enjoy the great patina as is, show it, or convert it to carry a vintage car! It may be an overdrive as the cable leading from it goes to a large arm on the side of the tranny. Originally purchased new, by Louis Crow for Catalina Beverage Company, in 1961 from Don Kott Ford. This article needs additional citations for. These were always favorites of mine.
You have a single speed axle. Something totally not what the customers wanted? The length, exposed frame, and air suspension give this thing an incredibly dramatic look. The 2 diesels that were offered at the time, the Detroit 8. The cab cutouts for the C-series front wheels were turned into underfloor toolboxes and luggage space. It satisfies the warranty requirements of Ford Motor Company, as well as most other domestic and import diesel engine manufacturers. Diesel-engined trucks included an extra zero in the model designations i.
Black Plate, California Truck since new, with Clear Title, and current tags until 2017! Brakes work fine, and stop the truck with normal effort. Passengerside quarter glass is cracked. . In a two axle configuration placing the load in front of the steer axle creates better weight distribution and allows for a larger cargo area and heavier payloads on a given wheelbase. If anywhere, many of these changes were identifiable by the changes in the cowl insignias and badging.
The parking brake should be strictly mechanical, with no connection to the booster system for the service brakes. Thanks again, I will go over the braking system carefully before I attempt anything - I am about to remove the transmission to replace the worn clutch, pressure plate and throwout - I'll have to remove the cables and linkage attached to it first so it's best I understand the systems before removing their cables, hoses and such from the tranny. I cleaned the area to get a better view:. Do you know how these u-joints come apart as the tie rod adjuster is impossible to move. The engine starts quickly under its manual choke, and sounds great, thecurrentowner has driven it and says it performs fine. Truck bed is wood with steel running strips, and is in solid shape.
Used as a commercial delivery truck on Catalina Island for over 50 years. There were a few reasons why it was dropped, first off the tooling used to build that cab was shot, and required a lot of hand work to weld together straight. If you post your warranty info, your trans code can be checked. He had a Ford C-Series dump truck that was a pretty short unit, wheelbase appeared to be about the size of the one in the drawing above showing the mechanic accessing the engine. In addition, a fairly large line tube should go to the engine manifold as a source of vacuum for the booster. As shown below, Ford said that for a regular-production vehicle there would be a two-digit code indicating which district sales office ordered it.
Good luck with your truck. Instead of 2 smaller Limousines, Bridal Parties are now jumping in one amazing Party Bus to enjoy the fun and excitement together. You'll see that on the first picture in the gallery at the bottom of this page, and that's from page 10-00-16 in 1981. Courtesy Cragin Spring Transmission choices included a 5 speed manual combined with a 2 speed rear end, an 8 speed Roadranger as well as a 6 speed automatic. The exception was , which bought most of the major cab stampings from Budd and assembled them itself on a floor pan of its own design.
Officia nostrud nulla veniam eiusmod irure Lorem est occaecat. Balance is to be paid to the owner, in cash, or wire transfer before the Truck is released. For 1953, they were redesignated the C series, but largely remained modified F-series trucks. Windshields look fine, but side window drop glasses are missing. With the higher placement of the cab, space was available for a larger grille, shared with the N-series conventional trucks.
They sold even worse than the Ford original. There is a few dings, scrapes, and a little rust, but nothing that appears to bestructural. For 1986, Ford began sales of the Cargo in North America, sourcing production from. I suspect it engages brake shoes directly onto the output shaft and the large drum behind the rear axle has a hose that leads under the housing for this brake. With all the 2007+ stuff mandated for emissions compliance its easier to go back to a gas job for must duty cycles. Was purchased in the spring of 72 for use in his well drilling business.