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Here is a new high standard of reliability in trucking! And to prove it, the new Thames Trader Mk II forward control has just come through a whole series of punishing tests, with all flags flying! Read about three of these tests overleaf.
Ford have packed into this new FC range—the culmination of months of development of a highly successful and proven Trader Range—every important feature of modern trucking knowhow. The vehicles under test —and they were standard vehicles only — produced great performance and stamina and proved the unshakable ability of the range to stand up to your most exacting demands.
Here are some of the many outstanding features of this brilliant new Mk II (forward control) range: 0 Improved 'reliability tested' diesel engines 0 5-speed synchromesh gearbox option with direct or overdrive ver sions (available on 6-cyl. 5 ton/7 ton/71 ton, tippers and artics) 0 Hydrovac brakes standard on 3 ton upwards 0 Stronger rear axle (7 ton/7+ ton, tippers and artics) O Extra long front springs 0 100`)„ cold riveting of frame O Mechanically governed fuel injection pump 0 The most accessible engine for servicing and maintenance ... and, of course, that invaluable 'extra', famous FORD SERVICE whereever you go!
Forward control provides maximum visibility for the driver and the superb cab gives him an unrivalled standard of comfort. All this at no extra cost makes the new Thames Trader Mk lithe best buy on the market! From 2787.10.0 (chassis cab).
YOUR MAIN FORD DEALER IS EAGER TO PROVIDE YOU WITH FULL DETAILS The full Thames Trader range now includes: The Trader NC (normal control) range recently announced —30 cwt to 5 ton. The Trader Mk II (forward control) range — 30 cwt to 10 ton plus.