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1925 Runabouts

Post by Original Smith » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:32 pm

Does anyone have any data on when Ford introduced the new style metal tool box, and back rest cushion supports? I'm thinking April, but really don't know for sure. I once owned a March 1925, and it didn't have any of that.

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Re: 1925 Runabouts

Post by jelenbaas » Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:13 pm

Larry,
My late April roadster pickup has the metal toolbox and the improved single choke, carb adjustment.


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Re: 1925 Runabouts

Post by Original Smith » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:51 am

Thanks Jim. Next time I go to the archives, I should check on this.

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Re: 1925 Runabouts

Post by John Warren » Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:34 am

Can you guys post any photos? My tool box is wood. Thanks
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Re: 1925 Runabouts

Post by Original Smith » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:35 am

John: Good to see you at Bakersfield again, and Dan too. Here are some pictures of the back rest cushion wood, and special brackets that are used to partially hold the metal tool box used in the late '25 roadsters. As far as I know Howells sells the metal tool box insert.
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Inside Bracket 1.JPG
Bracket 2 Outer.JPG
Back Rest 6.JPG
Back Rest 5.JPG
Back Rest 4.JPG


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Re: 1925 Runabouts

Post by sweet23 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:12 am

I have a late '25 Roadster (July '25), but sadly when it was "restored" some time in the '70's the tool tray and any trace of the brackets were lost. I am not sure it would be worth the trouble to try to fit them at this point. Maybe if I ever do a total restoration.

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