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What Can Be Done with a Ford Chassis

���With this frame attachment the man who wants a truck of two thousand pounds capacity can readily convert a new or used Ford chassis into a truck chassis, and install it on whatever type of body will best meet his requirements

���Above, when the installa- tion is made the wheelbase is increased twenty-five inches and there is a large overhang of the frame be- hind the rear axle. To the right , we sec how the Ford rear a::Ie serves as a jack- shaft, and how a chain drive transmits the power 1o the new axle

���Material to be moved is placed on platforms which arc easily Hfted and trans- ported by the truck

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