Cut-Away Differential

Ford Motor Company, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Ford Motor Company, Manufacturer
Description
An early differential Off of a Ford Model T that has been sectioned and painted for display. Consisting of a crown and pinion inside half the differential case, painted silver; drive shafts and half shafts, painted blue, which have been truncated.

The differential revolutionized the motor car in that it allows wheels on the same axle to turn at different speeds.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
1986.42.1
Credit Line
Ford Motor Company. Cut-Away Differential, 1986.42.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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