Life Volume 52

Life Volume 52

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...value among all the "season sensation" announcements is the big, roomy, powerful five Ti J passenger touring car at the hitherto unheard of price of $850.00. A car that possesses at least equal value with II any "1909" car announced, and at the same time sells for several hundred dollars less than the lowest of the rest. Compare the following features of the new Ford car with those of any higher priced car offered and see if you 1 justify in your own mind the additional expenditure that buying any other car involves. The model T is a 4 cyl. 20 h. p. five passenger family car. Vanadium steel, the finest and costliest steel manufactured, is used throughout the entire car. Unit power plant with magneto an integral part of same.--4 cylinders in one block, water jacketed cylinder head removable, offering easy access to all working parts of engine. 3 bearing crank shaft, cam shaft with 8 cams integral, --silent planetary transmission of new design, splash system of lubrication, --control on left side, all forward speeds by foot lever, --double system of braking, --shaft drive through only one universal joint to Ford system of final drive, patented in all countries. 100' wheel base, 56" tread, 30" wheels, 3" tires front, 3%" rear, where the wear is greatest. Gasoline capacity, 10 gallons, --225 to 250 miles supply, --long, clean-cut lines throughout, handsomely finished and you nave the specifications of the real automobile value of this year and next and a couple more thereafter. Vanadium steel is used throughout the entire car wherever strength is necessary. The axles, shafts, connecting rods, springs, gears, brackets etc., are all of Vanadium steel, --each from a separate formula and all especially heat...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 635g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236778952
  • 9781236778956