Our Bedford Automotive repair manuals are split into five broad categories; Bedford Workshop Manuals, Bedford Owners Manuals, Bedford Wiring Diagrams, Bedford Sales Brochures and general Miscellaneous Bedford downloads. The vehicles with the most documents are the CF, Rascal and KB. Bedford Car Service Manuals PDF above the page. The first years of existence, the brand Bedford linked to famous iron foundry and engineering company Vauxhall, based in the middle of the last century, in London's Vauxhall. In 1905 she moved to the city of Luton, Bedfordshire, where. The Bedford CF was range of full-size panel vans produced by Bedford. The van was introduced in 1969 to replace the older CA model, and was sized to compete directly with the Ford Transit, which had entered production 4 years earlier.Vauxhall/Bedford was a General Motors subsidiary, and outside the United Kingdom and Ireland the CF was sold through Opel dealers as the Opel Bedford. BEDFORD CF VAN Workshop Service Manual (PDF version) 1.8L engine 2.3L engine This is a very comprehensive workshop service manual for your Bedford CF Series. More than 1000 pages of quality service manual. This manual has been written in a format that is designed to meet the needs of Bedford technicians worldwide. Download BEDFORD CF VAN Workshop Service Repair Manual By, on June 16th, 2020 Dips of the operating operating conditions such as a cylinder sequence and next reservoir before just just open the seal assembly. Click here for more details on the download manual.
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Cars «Bedford» belong to the most famous English trucks and buses, although neither in appearance nor in originality of design, they never stood out among all other cars. In practice, these were universal and unpretentious workhorses, which could be found in any part of the British Isles and the whole world.
The first years of existence of the Bedford brand are connected with the well-known machine building and iron foundry company Vauxhall, founded in the middle of last century in the Vauxhall quarter in London. In 1905, she moved to the city of Luton, County Bedfordshire, where she began to produce cars. In difficult for the firm 20-ies. the American concern GM, who long ago intended to create a bridgehead in the UK to invade the European market, became interested in Vauxhall and in 1925 made it its British branch. The plans for securing the European market also covered the truck sector. Activities in this direction began with the import of Chevrolet trucks to the UK, and in the late 1920s. At the plant in Hendon, their assembly began.
In 1931, the American leadership decided to deploy in the country its own production of light trucks, adapted to the requirements of the British market. Their brand became Bedford - by the name of the neighboring town and the whole county where the plant was located. The new production became the cargo department of Vauxhall. The reliable and high-speed machines of Bedford were a great success and soon became popular on all types of transportation.
The first appeared 2-ton machines WHG and WLG with a wheelbase of 3330 and 3990 mm. respectively, costing extremely cheap - only 198 pounds sterling; followed by the release of light vans VY and VX, a 1.5-ton WS series and 3-ton WT trucks. They installed a 6-cylinder upper valve petrol engine (3177 cm3, 44 hp, for the WT series - 64 hp), a rare at that time in Europe 4-speed synchronized transmission.
The first Bedford car of its own design became in 1934 a light van BYC with a load capacity of 600 kg., Recognized by contemporaries as the best delivery vehicle of its class.
Have not yet had time to deploy a mass production of cars, as it was urgently needed to remodel them into army versions. The main was a series of 'O', on the basis of which trucks were produced models OXD, OYD and OWS with a payload of 1.5-5 tons, which received a specific flat front cover, which became their unique identification mark. The most famous military version of the 'M' series was a light pick-up MWD with a carrying capacity of 750 kg. Since 1941, Bedford has produced a 3-ton QLD (4x4) model with a cab above the engine and an 8-speed transmission.
At the end of the war, the civilian vehicles of pre-war development began to go off the Bedford conveyors again.