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Old 08-26-2019, 08:21 PM   #21
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Default Re: Indented Firewall

Originally Posted by Railcarmover View Post
Rigid steering column gets impacted by the driver in a front collision,breaking the mount at the tank,dousing the driver in fuel.You can play with gasoline,I prefer not to.The fix in the service bulletins was probably noted as 'a driver issue getting in and out of the vehicle',Ford,even back then avoided citing direct reasons why they instituted a change.

Tudor, do you know where that picture of the A and the VW was taken. Looks like either NZ or here in Australia to me. RHD cars, MKII series 1 Zephyr on the left and what looks like an FJ behind the A. Police uniform and "Bus Stop" sign confirm, IMO.
Did anybody notice the exhaust hanging down on the A? Torn loose in the collision?
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Old 08-26-2019, 08:40 PM   #22
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Default Re: Indented Firewall

Somewhere in one of my Model A books I have a picture of a pile of firewalls which were slated to be re-stamped. I will hopefully find it and post.
BTW Synchro909 the car is now in Perth Au.
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