Hints and Tips for Automobilists; A Handy Manual Containing Many Notes to Help the Busy Man Care for His Automobile Intelligently; To Drive It Properly

Hints and Tips for Automobilists; A Handy Manual Containing Many Notes to Help the Busy Man Care for His Automobile Intelligently; To Drive It Properly : Oil It Regularly and Locate Ordinary Road Troubles Easily. Tells How to Find Engine

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... cold weather as the engine will operate most efficiently when it is well warmed. The covering should be placed on the left hand side of the radiator to protect the carburetor. Water in the Gasoline Line.--In cold weather any water in the gasoline is liable to give trouble by freezing, either in the gasoline line or in the carburetor. If this trouble develops, drain the gasoline system by means of the drain plug located in the bottom of the gasoline tank and strain all gasoline through a strainer or chamois in filling the tank. Water in the Oil.--In cold weather it is advisable to drain the oil pan and inspect it every 1,000 miles as water in the oil will freeze around the screen and prevent proper circulation. Care of the Leather.--It is not advisable to run the car from extremely hot to extremely cold temperatures or vice versa, as there is danger of the leather cracking if this is done. At no time should water be allowed to freeze on the leather upholstery. Suggestions for Storing Car.--On all disc clutch cars, the clutch pedal should be blocked out or the clutch should be disengaged so that the clutch faeings are free. This will prevent the facing from sticking together after the car has been in storage for some time. ' Jack up the car, remove the tires and wrap them to prevent the light and atmosphere from striking them. Drain the fuel tank, vacuum tank and carburetor, also drain the water from the engine, radiator and pump. Make sure to remove the pipe plug or turn on the pet cock which drains the bottom portion of the cylinder water jacket. This pipe plug or Fig. 35.--How Oar is Jacked Up and Covered for Extended Storage Periods. pet cock is located immediately below the intake manifold flange of the carburetor. Remove the...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236971183
  • 9781236971180