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Under the hood Ford F-Series 1948

Automobiles from 1940 > Extra about cars in 1940

The post-war economic landscape demanded appropriately economical vehicles. For the F-1, this meant two new units: a 226 cu in (3,703 cc) straight-six and a 239 cu in (3,916 cc) V8, shown here.

20.  F-Series power plants marketed as “Most modern engine line in the truck field”

F-Series power plants marketed as Most modern engine line in the truck field

The former was replaced in 1952-the last year of the first-generation models-by a 215 cu in (3,523 cc) overhead-valve six that almost matched the performance output of the V8. Besides being strong and reliable, these engines were also especially frugal, with modest fuel and maintenance costs, leading to attractively low running costs.

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