|What Is The First Thing a Smart Horse-Buyer Does?
What is the first thing a smart horse-buyer does?
Just this - sure, he knows it's more than appearances that
count with a horse, and if your wise you'll do the
same thing when it comes to buying a truck.
you look under the hood, because here is where truck
buying begins. Look for the one big advance that is
revolutionizing engine performance and gas savings
- look for modern short-stroke design.
And in 1955
only Ford, the largest builder of V8 engines, makes
a short stroke V8 for every truck size, from pick-ups
to 60,000 pound big jobs.
As you see here, modern
short-stroke engine design means that the stroke is
shorter than the bore.
This reduces piston travel
and piston speed - piston rings last as much as 53%
longer, and you get longer engine life. You also get
more power, more punch and save up to 1 gallon per
To make sure your new truck has this totally
new type of engine look under the hood - look for
a Ford short-stroke engine V8 or Six in a money-maker.
A new Ford triple economy truck for 1955, they're
at your Ford Dealers now...