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The Ford Eco Air Meter Model 93 Tire Pump

August 3rd, 2009 · 8 Comments

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Ford Eco Tire Pump

The Ford Eco Air Meter Model 93 Tire Pump

We restored this Model 93 Eco air meter using a Ford theme, utilizing Ford graphics and colors. It is the same model air pump mentioned in our earlier blog featuring an air meter with Texaco graphics. This is an example of a great piece of roadside Americana that has been beautifully restored and updated so it can be used today as a display piece in a home, garage or business.

Many of us can remember pulling into a gas station to use one of these, or to watch our parents use one. These air meters have the distinctive bell that rings as the air is pumped into the tire. Each infusion of air was accompanied by a “ding” as the meter checked to see if the amount of pressure set on the gauge had been reached yet. These meters also were equipped with a handy reel and automatic recoil to wind the hose back onto the reel once tire inflation was completed.

Produced: From 1947 to late 1950s.

Manufactured by:
Service Station Equipment Company

The Bennett Pump Division
Muskegon, Michigan

Eco Air Meter Model 93

This item is not for sale. We show restored items in this blog to encourage discussion, prompt questions and further the hobby of collecting and restoration. We also enjoy sharing the photos of the many items we have restored over the years.

Tags: Gas Pumps & Station Items · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jeff Gale // Dec 23, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    Do you offer parts or diagrams/schematics for an Eco 97 air meter. Looking for springs and linkage. Or I can be reached at 317-697-3365. Thanks. Jim.

  • 2 vintagevending // Dec 28, 2009 at 10:19 am

    Jeff,

    Sorry, but we do not have any parts for the Eco air meter as we are no longer in the restoration business. Have you tried ebay or Craig’s List?

  • 3 Laverne Felkar // Dec 30, 2009 at 11:43 am

    As a FORD lover and air meter restorer where could I purchase the cabinet for this air meter?Just love it. Can be reached at 519-291-2277 Thanks Laverne

  • 4 vintagevending // Dec 30, 2009 at 3:04 pm

    Laverne,

    This was an original piece we restored for a private collector. the only other place I’ve seen one is on this website:
    http://petrolianacollectibles.com/eco%2093%20parts.htm

  • 5 Laverne Felkar // Dec 31, 2009 at 10:09 am

    THANKS very much,it is also the first one I saw and I was hoping maybe you were reproducing them. THANKS again Laverne from Ontario, Canada

  • 6 Jack Sim // Jan 29, 2010 at 10:36 pm

    My wife (Cindy) and I are the largest supplier of Model 90 Series ECO parts in North America and possibly the world. We stock every part need for restorations, service manuals, parts manuals and kits to make your restoration easier.
    I am also the author of the Air Meter Identification book and also the Gas Pump Identification book.
    We have the largest petro related website with over 5000 images.
    Jack Sim
    http://www.petrocollect.com

  • 7 Robbie Dinsmore // May 9, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    We offer parts and a repair service for your ECO and Gilbarco air meters. If I can help with anything email me at randkair@verizon.net or give me a call at 610-255-0469. Thank You Robbie Dinsmore

  • 8 .tom gilbert // Feb 25, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    would like to buy 2 gulf and 2 sinclair pumps

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