Roy E Bonnett, Ronald A Carpenter, Stephen W Gallagher: Truck cab construction. Ford Motor Company, Daniel M Stock, Roger L May, April 17, 1990: US04917435 (36 worldwide citation)

A truck cab (32) is disclosed as having a lower cab component (38) including a unitary, lower member (46) with a rear wall (48), a floor (50), and a toe panel (52), and as also having an upper cab component (40) including a unitary, upper member (66) having a roof (68), a pair of windshield pillars ...

Roy E Bonnett: Reinforcing insert for convertible vehicle. Ford Motor Company, James A Kushman, Daniel M Stock, Keith L Zerschling, June 4, 1991: US05020846 (34 worldwide citation)

A reinforcing insert (16) for a vehicle body (10) has a shell-like construction positionable within the vehicle occupant compartment (14) and includes a front end (54) having a foot portion (56) as well as including a rear end (58) of an upwardly and forwardly opening shape. The reinforcing insert a ...

Roy E Bonnett: Method of manufacturing a fiber-reinforced structure having a hollow blow-molding core. Ford Motor Company, Damian Porcari, Roger L May, March 16, 1993: US05194212 (24 worldwide citation)

A fiber reinforced structure having a hollow blow-molded core and a method for manufacturing the same. Bulk fibrous material is dispensed between two die pieces of a mold. A blow-moldable plastic parison is extruded within the fibrous material. The mold is closed, pinching the parison closed and det ...

Robert E Burnham, Roy E Bonnett: Pick-up truck with auxiliary load compartment. Ford Motor Company, Daniel M Stock, Clifford L Sadler, February 23, 1993: US05188414 (20 worldwide citation)

An improved pick-up truck includes an integral auxiliary load compartment positioned between the cab and the load box of the pick-up, the auxiliary load compartment having lateral side walls which extend in parallel planar relationship with adjacent portions of the cab and load box.

Roy E Bonnett, Earl S Calcut: Concealed radio antenna. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, July 19, 1988: US04758166 (16 worldwide citation)

A low cost concealed radio antenna makes use of a weather seal gasket material used to surround an automotive body opening. The weather seal gasket contains a metal carrier strip functions as the antenna conductor when connected to a radio antenna terminal.

Roy E Bonnett: Hinge for a folding window. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Damian Porcari, May 14, 1991: US05015028 (15 worldwide citation)

A hinge is provided for connecting together two adjacent panes in a window of an automobile having a fold-down convertible top. The hinge comprises two separate, opposing lengths of tape, each having transverse reinforcing fibers associated therewith. Each length of tape further includes adhesive on ...

Roy E Bonnett, Ronald A Carpenter: Automotive multi-panel compartment and method for making same. Ford Global Technologies, David B Kelley, December 8, 1998: US05845387 (12 worldwide citation)

A vehicle body has multiple panels adhesively bonded in spaced relationship without direct contact therebetween, the vehicle body constructed by presenting discrete body panels into an assembled position with respect to a single base for application of an adhesive thereon to secure the body panels t ...

Roy E Bonnett: Single station assembly apparatus for automotive multi-panel compartment. Ford Motor Company, David B Kelley, July 1, 1997: US05642563 (12 worldwide citation)

An assembly apparatus for assembling multiple panels at a single assembly site into an adhesively fixed, spaced relationship without direct contact therebetween mounts the panels with respect to a single base for movement into an assembled position. The apparatus has a base for receiving an underbod ...