Pre August 42 Radiator cap

Feb, 1942 - GPW1 thru end of first contract, April, 1942 - GPW15000 NO EBAY or COMMERCIAL SALES.
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Pre August 42 Radiator cap

Post by Ian Fawbert » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:10 am

Hi all,

Can anyone share with me what type of radiator cap was on a GPW prior to the creation of this Ford Factory drawing? I see that the drawing was started/completed on 8-28-42,

My questions then is, what type of cap was fitted to a GPW before the caps drawn on this factory drawing?

https://www.thehenryford.org/collection ... ct/430198/

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Re: Pre August 42 Radiator cap

Post by Ben Dover » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:56 am

Some civilian Ford Trucks of the 40's shared the 4# cap as found on the GPW.
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Re: Pre August 42 Radiator cap

Post by Ian Fawbert » Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:36 am

Thanks mate.

Food for thought. I do need to see if the 1st contract manual has anything in it in the way of a parts number- it would be a starting point!


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