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Engine - Ford Motor Co, V8, circa 1954 Object Reg. No: ST 029616

Ford V8 overhead valve 239 cubic inch motor car engine, built in the USA in about 1954 and imported by Ford Australia. This example has been prepared for trade promotion use by Vivian Expositions for Ford Australia at the 1975 Melbourne International Motor Show, probably to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford production in Australia.

The 239 cubic inch engine was used in the locally assembled Ford Customline.
V8 overhead valve 239 cubic inch motor car engine
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Vivian Expositions Co Pty Ltd, 1976
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 185.00 cm (Height), 130.00 cm (Width), 130.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: incl stand

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Tagged with: internal combustion engines, motor cars, motor car engines, trade exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: components - engines
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Co, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, circa 1954
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954-1975
Restorer: Vivian Expositions Co Pty Ltd, Australia, 1976

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