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Irish Model T Ford Club

Model T Ford – Ireland

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Model T Specification

Engine

20 horsepower, 4 cylinder in line L-head side valve with detachable cylinder head and 3 bearing crankshaft.  Bore/Stroke: 3 ¾ by 4” Displacement: 2896 cc (177 cubic inches).

Gearbox  

Integral with the engine.  Foot operated 2 speed and reverse epicyclic transmission foot-brake.

Transmission 

Torque tube driveshaft to live rear axle.  Hand-brake to rear wheels.

Ignition

Flywheel magneto, producing an alternating current, operating four trembler coils via a low-tension distributor (commutator or timer).

Chassis   

Finest quality vanadium steel was utilised throughout to create a tough lightweight construction with three point suspension to both front and rear axles.  Transverse leaf springs and radius rods.

 

 

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