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#1 glgrumpy ONLINE  


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Posted December 22, 2014 - 02:06 PM

My Buddy just bought a Ford CL40 Skidsteer, he thinks around a 72. Has a small V-4 Ford engine, might be industrial then and maybe made in Germany?  It is a GSG-417 104 CID.  He is wanting to look for rebuild parts. Auto Tech stores he uses don't have listing for that engine. Thought it might also be similar to a SAAB engine used in older cars, but as six cylinder?? I told him best to go to a Ford tractor dealer and look into such items thru them. He hasn't yet. Anyone here familiar with this engine and getting parts for it?  Should be about 40hp he thought. Guess we don't have a skid-steer section, but told him I would throw it on here for starters.

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Posted December 22, 2014 - 03:02 PM

Those motor were put In sonnets there is a guy named Jack Ashcraft phone 1-541-779-0731.He builds these motors he can he should be able to help your buddy get parts but it will cost some money

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Posted December 22, 2014 - 07:04 PM

Mercury Capri engine also used by Mustang in the 1700. Here is a link to Mustang Video.



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Posted December 22, 2014 - 07:07 PM

I can get some parts for it I believe, depending on how deep he needs to go inside.  It is a model V4. 


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