Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 23, 1974 · Page 18
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 18

Hope, Arkansas
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Monday, September 23, 1974
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The comforts: Granada offers a lot of pure driving pleasure. A closer look shows that this car was thoughtfully planned for passenger riding comfort and durable good taste. Both contoured front seats recline and adjust in more than one hundred positions for your individual comfort. (A feature you'll especially appreciate on long trips.) The instrument panel, with its handsome burled walnut woodtone applique, is recessed to add to front passenger comfort. Controls are within easy reach. The plush nylon cut- pile carpeting is molded for smoothness and is stain resistant. There's weatherseal around doors and windows to cut wind-noise. Granada's tuned suspension, tight body construction and sophisticated use of insulation result in a smooth, quiet ride. For added elegance dicio is the quiet luxury of the Granada Ghia in both 2- and 4-door models. Granada Ghia 2-Door Sedan gives you a remarkably roomy interior and a wide door for easy entry. Shown, with, optional deluxe bumper group. Granada. Ghia. Rich Took, spacious, feel fuE-xale com/ore Ghia control panel is elegant, easy to read. The construction: Granada is put together to stay together. Precision machinery holds body pans in tight alignment as they are welded into a solid unit. In a separate process, the body panels are treated to help minimize vibration. To help protect against rust, Granada's body is covered with 13 pounds of primers and chip-resistant baked enamel. Every Granada is subjected to hundreds of inspections while it's being built so that every Granada owner will have a car with the same high level of quality. The feeling inside Granada is solid and secure; it hugs the road. It has about the weight of a Mercedes 280. Ghifl touches: map pockets, assist straps. Ford's lowest-priced. Granada, comes with opera window. Spacious interior. Options shoum: deluxe bumper group, WSW ores, bodyside accent molding. CROSS SECTION- OP GRANADAi DQOR» SHOWS SIX LAYERS OF RUST PROTECTIONS 1- ZincromeJal Anti- j-ttm _ guards»inskl8? corrosion —•k/TSTNX*' of door bonding coat 2. First coat ot rust- resistant primer Another coat ot rust- Zlna-ricrfc. paint and; * alumlnizodt wa» spray edi inside* (owe* doocto reduce thetciianceeof interior rusts primer 4. Acrylic enamel coat Another acrylic "> enamel coat. 6. Another acrylic. _ enamel' coat AK enamel; coats, bonded orvwittv electrostatic forca EVERYONE SAYS COMB\RE FORD TELLS YOU HOW Tips onbowandwheretolodcfor quality and Vinyl lop: There should be a tightfrt free of ripples 'over the entire surfaced Seams"must be straight,-, the 1 metal trim snug^and there_should be no sealer,' or untrimmed.edgeslshpwirig.--V'> ,""V -\~C ^ , Trinr Check jiright^tinfehed areas such, as bumfjers| -and door handles closely.-Surfaces should' ,fromdiscoloratiohl •'--•-*--- *-'-»- -'—*•«* windshield Sheetmetal: Notice the quality of the body work. Make sure that large sheetmetal areas are not wavy. They should look^smooth and taut. Paint A good paint job helps make-a quality automobile. Be sure there are-no "runs," and be. sure that the texture of the paint is not rough or grainy. The color should be uniform, with all surfaces having a high gloss and luster. , _\ Body seams Where two panels join, make sure that the seam is even and narrow. Adjoining surfaces of metal panels should be uniform. '_-_; _. - unsightly- ^bulges; -and^it^ should-; be"- thick - and color-coordinated. <„• ~ "' " ; V'. Instrument pane): A)} segments of the panel should fit precisely!; ^Instruments must-be easily readable and should be illuminated. Controls must be reachable and easy to operate: The steering column and wheel should be ? color-coordinated. VWnckms: Raise;and lower ait windows to check Jhat-tneyVrnpve;smoothly, Check for even fit all hamTpna:e!with»Stttevsea% on

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