Motorcycle Illustrated Volume 4

Motorcycle Illustrated Volume 4

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...No. 3. Spark Plug. Edward M. Benford, Mount Vernon, N. Y. Serial No. 413,394. An ignition device comprising a one piece tubular porcelain insulator, a conducting stem having a free fit within the tubular insulator and having its ends projecting beyond the ends of the insulator, one of the projecting ends constituting a sparking point and the other a binding post, and a metal cap rigid with the stem at the binding post end and secured to the insulator, and means carried by the stem and engaging the insulator for preventing angular movement of one of these relative to the other. No. 4. Changeable-Speed Gearing for Motorcycles. Carl H. Lang, Chicago, 111. Serial No. 413,146. The combination with A motor shaft, of a drive element mounted thereon, a pulley mounted for revoluble movement on the drive element and provided with a gear wheel, a gear case mounted alongside of the pulley and inclosing gear wheel, relatively small and large pinions mounted side by side in the case and rigidly connected together, the small pinion meshing with gear wheel, a pinion fast on the drive element and meshing with the large pinion within the gear case, means for directly connecting the drive element with the gear case and the gear case with the pulley, whereby to lock the pinions together and effect the direct rotation of the pulleys, and means for holding the gear case stationary. No. 5. Carbureter. Walter A. Daley, Chicago, 111. Serial No. 198,604. In a carbureter, the combination with a casing having a lateral branch designed for connection to the suction side of an engine, of means for admitting and commingling air and fuel located on one side of branch, an air-intake valve located on the opposite side and having a stem extending through the casing, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819039
  • 9781236819031