Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Ford V8 G81A (1938-1939).

85k photo of experimental Ford-V8 G81A Special 4-door Limousine with gas generator55k WW2 photo of Ford-V8 G81A Special 4-door Limousine
Ford-V8 G81A, 1938-1939, Standard, Special
(Data for Limousine)
Years of production: 1938-1939
Overall production: ?
4x2 front motor, rear wheel drive car
Body types:
Limousine (4-door, 2-door), 4-seater Cabriolet, various others
Engine: "Ford V8" 90hp/?rpm, V8-cyl 4-stroke SV, 3622cc
Bore/Stroke: 77,5/95 mm
Compression ratio: ?:1
24k photo of Ford-V8 G81A 4-door Limousine military signals conversionFord-V8 G81A Special 4-door LimousinePistons type and material: ?
Cold clearance between tappet and valve stem:
intake - ?mm, exhaust - ?mm
Length: 4750mm, width: 1720mm, height: 1750mm
Wheelbase: 2845mm; road clearance: 200mm
Front wheel track: 1420mm; rear track: 1420mm
Turning radius: 6m
Cooling: water
Carburettor: ?
Ford-V8 G81A Special 4-seater Cabriolet37k WW2 photo of Ford-V8 G81A Standard 4-door Limousine military signals conversionSizes: ?
Air filter type: ?
Ignition system: battery (make - ?, ?V), battery capacity - ? A*h
Interrupter-distributor type: ?; contact clearance: ? mm
Generator type and power: ?; ?W
Starter type and power: ?; ?hp
Spark plugs type: ?; ?mm; electrode clearance: ? mm
Cylinder firing order: ?
63k photo of Ford-V8 military kuebelwagen73k photo of Ford-V8 G81A Special 4-seater CabrioletClutch: ?
Clutch pedal free run: ?mm
Gearbox: 3 forward + 1 back,
Ratios: I - ?; II - ?; III - ?; rear - ?
Differential ratio and type: ?, ?
Transverse leaf spring suspension
Brakes: mechanical
Weight: 1380kg (Cabriolet - 1620kg)
55k photo of Ford-V8 G81A 4-door Limousine military signals conversionMaximal speed: ? km/h
Tyres: 6,00-16 inches
Tyre pressures (atmospheres): front - ?, rear - ?
Fuel tank capacity: ? Ltr.
Fuel consumption: ? Ltr./100km
Cooling system capacity: ? Ltr. of water
Oil carter capacity: engine - ? Ltr.; gearbox - ? Ltr.; differential - ? Ltr.

Photos and data are from:
eBay Deutschland.
Reinhard Frank "Personenkraftwagen der Wehrmacht", Karl Müller Verlag, 1992.
Bart Vanderveen "Historic Military Vehicles Directory", "After the Battle" publication, 1989.
Werner Oswald "Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichwehr, Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr", 1982, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
Thanks for help to:
Jan Szatan (Klasyczne Pojazdy Terenowe Panstw Socjalistycznych, Poland) and
Dariusz Piecinski (Lublin, Poland).
Entrance Gallery Cars Ford Sale Links

Last updated 1 IV 2003. Andrei Bogomolov. Contact Information.