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Ford E83W collection
Ford E83W collection
DATE: 2014/08/27::
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Ford Thames E83w barn find 2014
Ford Thames E83w barn find 2014
DATE: 2014/08/04::
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1954 Fordson E83W Pick up Truck - First start in over 4 years
1954 Fordson E83W Pick up Truck - First start in over 4 years
DATE: 2014/10/13::
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Fordson E83W Easter trip 2015 Part 1
Fordson E83W Easter trip 2015 Part 1
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Ford 1932 1951 models
Ford 1932 1951 models
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Specialised Movers Guy Vixen first time out
Specialised Movers Guy Vixen first time out
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Specialised Movers Guy Vixen 1938
Specialised Movers Guy Vixen 1938
DATE: 2012/06/13::
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Ford 8 and 10 horsepower workshop manual
Ford 8 and 10 horsepower workshop manual
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Ford 1932 1951 worshop manual fingerprints and damage to spine
Ford 1932 1951 worshop manual fingerprints and damage to spine
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Fordson Emergency Food Van No. 1 Unveiling
Fordson Emergency Food Van No. 1 Unveiling
DATE: 2010/03/09::
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Dévoilement du Fourgon d
Dévoilement du Fourgon d'alimentation d'urgence Fordson no 1
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Fordson E83W cold start attempt
Fordson E83W cold start attempt
DATE: 2011/02/13::
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1954 Fordson E83W Pick up truck - Sitting since 1982 - Seized solid - First start in 27 years!
1954 Fordson E83W Pick up truck - Sitting since 1982 - Seized solid - First start in 27 years!
DATE: 2009/07/29::
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Fordson E83W Utility Van
Fordson E83W Utility Van
DATE: 2014/01/16::
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Fordson E83W Utility Van
Fordson E83W Utility Van
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fordson e83w
fordson e83w
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Making backlash adjustment on the Ford 9" rear.
Making backlash adjustment on the Ford 9" rear.
DATE: 2006/10/23::
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fordson 1951
fordson 1951
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Ford Thames 400e, what a looker!
Ford Thames 400e, what a looker!
DATE: 2012/09/28::
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2014 Big Bang - Outlaw Anglia - Ford Pop Van v Ford Pop Pickup
2014 Big Bang - Outlaw Anglia - Ford Pop Van v Ford Pop Pickup
DATE: 2014/04/14::
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1958 Ford Prefect 101E Side Valve Engine
1958 Ford Prefect 101E Side Valve Engine
DATE: 2011/05/31::
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Fordson 7V 7478 Salvage in Malta.
Fordson 7V 7478 Salvage in Malta.
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Ford Thames 402e on Chassis tilter with trolley wheels.
Ford Thames 402e on Chassis tilter with trolley wheels.
DATE: 2010/10/11::
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1953 Ford F100 Pickup
1953 Ford F100 Pickup
DATE: 2014/12/05::
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1959 Ford Thames Anglia For Sale!
1959 Ford Thames Anglia For Sale!
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My Old 1956 Ford 300e Thames Van - Now Gone To New Home
My Old 1956 Ford 300e Thames Van - Now Gone To New Home
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Ford Model B 14.9HP engine 1933
Ford Model B 14.9HP engine 1933
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1948 English Ford Thames
1948 English Ford Thames
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1949 Ford Fordson
1949 Ford Fordson
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The Garage Show episode 1
The Garage Show episode 1
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1956 ford thames pickup
1956 ford thames pickup
DATE: 2011/09/19::
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classic ford autotest
classic ford autotest
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ford 100e first drive in 10 years at chorley street  garage
ford 100e first drive in 10 years at chorley street garage
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Ford Transit old start cold start
Ford Transit old start cold start
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Ford Thames truck
Ford Thames truck
DATE: 2007/09/16::
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Ford Classics 1968 Ford Thames Van Up Close
Ford Classics 1968 Ford Thames Van Up Close
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My dads ford pop with a 2.0 lt manta engine (part 2!!!)
My dads ford pop with a 2.0 lt manta engine (part 2!!!)
DATE: 2007/07/25::
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1950 Ford for sale in Australia
1950 Ford for sale in Australia
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Ford 10 Van
Ford 10 Van
DATE: 2014/06/08::
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Designing and owning a Ford 100E Prefect
Designing and owning a Ford 100E Prefect
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FORD THAMES 400E
FORD THAMES 400E
DATE: 2010/05/21::
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Ford Prefect sit up & beg
Ford Prefect sit up & beg 'off roading'
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1950 5 tonner Fordson Thames ET6 with its original 30hp 3.622cc Ford V8 Sidevalve engine.
1950 5 tonner Fordson Thames ET6 with its original 30hp 3.622cc Ford V8 Sidevalve engine.
DATE: 2010/03/30::
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Ford Classics Ford Thames Freighter Caravan Up Close
Ford Classics Ford Thames Freighter Caravan Up Close
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Ford 7Y collection
Ford 7Y collection
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Bedford Truck 1958 Model, Starts After 12 Years In The Shed
Bedford Truck 1958 Model, Starts After 12 Years In The Shed
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PETER SLOPER 1953 FORD 500 cwt MILK VAN milkman INGATESTONE HALL ESSEX
PETER SLOPER 1953 FORD 500 cwt MILK VAN milkman INGATESTONE HALL ESSEX
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My Dad Driving his 1932 Ford Traveler Van continued!
My Dad Driving his 1932 Ford Traveler Van continued!
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Ford Anglia førstegangstart !
Ford Anglia førstegangstart !
DATE: 2011/12/23::
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Dragging the Ford to free up motor
Dragging the Ford to free up motor
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Fordson E83W
Ford Thames E83W dropside 1957.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Ford of Britain
Also called Ford Ten-Ten (Australia)
Production 1938–1957
Body and chassis
Body style van, pick-up
Powertrain
Engine 1.2 L Straight-4
Transmission 3 speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 78 in (1,981 mm)
Length 157.5 in (4,000 mm)
Width 64 in (1,626 mm)
Chronology
Successor Ford Thames 400E

The Fordson E83W, also sold later under the Thames brand, was a 10 cwt (half ton) light commercial vehicle from Ford built at the Dagenham plant in the United Kingdom between 1938 and 1957. The van was sold in Australia as the Ten-Ten, and the E83W was available in various forms around much of the world as Britain strove to export after WW 2. In some countries, the 'cowl and chassis' only was imported and local bodies built.

The E83W was aimed at the small haulage, trade and merchant market, with many a local Fordson butcher's or grocer's delivery van being fondly recalled by the baby boom generation. A 'Utilicon' estate wagon conversion was available in the UK. Vans are the most common today, along with builders' pickups, which were flatbeds. Many rusty vans have been cut down to make a wooden back pickup, flatbed in other words. The rarest by far are the steel back step-side pickups, with only 10 or 20 known to exist in the UK. During and after the second world war, many specialist variations such as mobile canteens, ice cream vans and even fire pumps were built on the E83W chassis.

The E83W was powered by the 1172 cc Ford 10 hp side-valve engine, with a 3 speed gearbox, and was heavily geared down in the rear axle. This made the Fordson much slower than the saloons, with an effective top speed of not much over 40 mph. Apart from the 10 hp engine, the E83W shares few parts with the other small Fords, which does make the spares a little harder to get hold of. The front and rear axles are much heavier than the saloon and 5cwt van components, and share some parts such as bearings and other internals with the contemporary Ford V8 models (Models 62 and E71A Pilot). The head lamps were shared with the E27N tractor, for which they were an optional extra only.

The E83W was a simple and slow but sturdy and lovable little commercial, which continued to serve well into the 1960s in good numbers in many parts of the world, and which survives in reasonable numbers today.

TRIVIA

- One model with crew cab and wooden back pickup was used by the president of Uruguay, Tabare Vazquez during his ascension parade on 1 March 2015.

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