Jacks -- 1955 -- which one came with your car?

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Re: Jacks -- 1955 -- which one came with your car?

#16 Post by James Davies » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:39 pm

Thanks Don. That's very obvious now.

Armed with this information, 81075, 81079, 81127 had the later jack with the small clips spaced wider apart.

Maybe George Kehler can tell us about 81039.

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Re: Jacks -- 1955 -- which one came with your car?

#17 Post by Rick Woltz » Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:10 am

Speedster 80718 July 55 has the later jack mount.
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Re: Jacks -- 1955 -- which one came with your car?

#18 Post by jim wayman » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:41 pm

60900 has the narrow jack clips and 52979 has the wide ones.
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Re: Jacks -- 1955 -- which one came with your car?

#19 Post by Greg Newton » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:49 pm

Bilstein friction type narrow jack in 53635 (31/5/55)

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Re: Jacks -- 1955 -- which one came with your car?

#20 Post by Dennis Molnar » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:36 pm

An interesting note to the wide vs. narrow jack in 1955 cars. I am pretty sure the narrow jack as shown in Victor I. photo's is a 1955 only jack ,or maybe not even used for the rest of the production year. There were design problems with the structural strength of the I beam design running all the way back to the main body of the jack. The next year this was eliminated because of problems.
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