Promotional film for 1932 model Ford trucks. It shows truck's parts and their operation in detail
United States USA Date:1932 Duration:7 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
A Ford stake bed truck, loaded with boxes, approaches, climbing up a hill, toward the camera. An elevated highway carrying traffic in background. The truck turns and proceeds up another street. Scene shifts to the truck moving on a highway. Then begins a sort of anatomy of the truck. Its various parts are shown. Beginning with the chassis, the film reveals its side rails; steel crossmembers; forward end;and 4-cylinder,50HP Ford engine. A cutaway of the engine and animated illustration show cylinder, pistons, valves, intake manifold, and carburetor. Rotating crankshaft, fuel pump and filter, and positive lubrication system are shown in action. Cutaway view of crankcase shows lubrication and valve lifters and springs in motion.The entire engine lubrication system is shown. The cooling system is described and shown.The ignition system and distributor are shown.Three point rubber insulated engine mounting is shown. The 4-speed transmission is shown in cutaway with gears moving. Single plate clutch is shown and the drive shaft assembly.
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