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The following page provides a range of photos of the
Ford Customline Ambulance introduced into the
 Victorian Ambulance Service from 1952

 

 
 

In 1952, Ford Australia introduced the Ford V8 Customline, producing the model until 1958.  Changes from the Custom Twin Spinner includes a triple spinner grille (giving it the nickname the Triple Spinner), new bumpers, side trim, rear lamps, suspension pedals, two tone upholstery. Cost was approximately 1400 when first introduced.

 
 
 

Four of Geelong's Ford Customlines and 2 Mercury's in the background

 
 

Geelong's 1952 Ford Customline

Geelong's 1952 Ford Customline

 

 

 

 

Interior of the Ford Customline

 

 

 

 

Ferntree Gully's 1956 Ford Mainline (front)
and a 1953 Ford Customline (behind)

Lorne's 1953 Ford Customline

 

 

 

 

Echuca's 1954 Ford Customline

 

 

 

 

Maffra's 1954 Ford Customline

Wangarrata's 1954 Ford Customline

 

 

 

Geelong's Ford Customline fleet

 

 

Sheppatons's Ford Customline (left)
and a Ford Mainline (right)

A 1953 and a 1958 Ford Customline
 

 

 

 
 
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