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  • Ever heard of a Bombay Bell?

    I was doing some casual reading on various late Model A’s and I came across the Bombay Bell. I’m interested in learning more about this. Does anyone have knowledge of this?

  • #2
    Is that by chance a "Bermuda Bell?

    They are mounted under the floor and give off a nice sound when you step on the mechanical push button.

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    • #3
      Sounds like the same thing. Was this an after market thing people added? Was it specific to the new ford?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Curly View Post
        Sounds like the same thing. Was this an after market thing people added? Was it specific to the new ford?
        Not a stock Item on the new Ford.

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        • #5
          You find them on Ebay fairly often, usually between $100-$200.

          Bob
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          • Mitch
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            Thanks for the pic Bob, i was wondering what they looked like

            Now i see what Tom mentioned, about it screwing to the floor and the stem sticks up through

        • #6
          Very interesting. I appreciate the information.

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          • #7
            Some people like them. I find them anoying, but that is just me. I like to hear the engine run smooth and don't want much to distract from that sound. Bells and whistles have their place and you often find them with cars that have every accessory ever made for the A. Too each their own. Rod
            Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.

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            • #8
              I had one on my roadster, and it made for fun in a parade. They are two toned, as the upper and lower bell are different sizes. Bing-Bong.
              Bill
              http://www.brauchauto.com/
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              • #9
                I've heard of Bombay Sapphire and Bermuda bells...if you want one and find one look for a brass bell. They also made them out of aluminum but I think the brass sounds better.

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                • #10
                  They're not easy to find.

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                  • Boston Bruce
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                    Wow..someone who knows how to use a contraction.

                • #11
                  Doghere,
                  Wull, wuz it Bombay UR Bermuda? We don't want to go on a "WILD GOOSE CHASE"AND, don't try to TRICK us with thet "SNIPE HUNTING" rigamorow" ---We're pretty SAVVY:rolling
                  Buster T.

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                  • #12
                    Two names for the same thing. Like in the North they say, “Potato Salad”, in the South they say, “Tater Salad”. Same thing, two names.

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                      • #14
                        They are not all mechanical. Some Bermuda bells are electrical. I have a mechanical and a 6 volt one.

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                        • #15
                          Hey DDD , WELCOME to the VFF!!
                          You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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                          • #16
                            Welcome DDD!!!!
                            3 ~ Tudor's
                            Henry Ford said
                            "It's all nuts and bolts"


                            Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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