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by jjtjr
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 11213

Re: locomobile surrey

The next step. in/out box with linkage. First photo, in neutral position, next is drive position.
you tube of it working
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEQXnxwZHMc
by jjtjr
Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:13 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 11213

Re: locomobile surrey

The project moves forward
by jjtjr
Mon Sep 01, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 11213

Re: locomobile surrey

The body and frame are now stretched and together. The next items are working out the boiler and gearbox mounting. Photos will follow.
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body mounted to frame
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frame
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gear box off the shelf items
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machined and assembled, en gaged position
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neutral position
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by jjtjr
Sat Aug 16, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 11213

Re: locomobile surrey

I got the info I needed to repair the car and the rebuild has started. The chassis is now done and the body is being done now I will post photos when done.
by jjtjr
Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:23 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 11213

Re: locomobile surrey

Since the frame was bent I was going extend it into a surrey.
by jjtjr
Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 11213

locomobile surrey

Looking for info on locomobile surrey, My locomobile was in an accident last week. It was in a trailer and I was coming from a car show. I was stopped to make a left turn and was hit from the rear at 45 mph. The trailer and car inside were severely damaged. The frame is bent. I'm looking for frame i...
by jjtjr
Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:23 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Horseless Carriage Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 5492

Re: Horseless Carriage Questions

Taylor, I guess its my turn to jump in. There were earlier forms of steam transportation that were in England, these were buses that date back before 1884. There were laws that were passed by the horse carriage and taxi drivers, to inhibit the use of these new vehicles.Because they were in fear of l...
by jjtjr
Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:12 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Replicating Paint Finish Circa 1900
Replies: 17
Views: 13651

Re: Replicating Paint Finish Circa 1900

Just a few notes on painting wood body. I have a copy of the 1901 Locomobile with a wood body and painted it with modern auto paint, what occurred was the paint started to check after some time. All the wood parts were prep with primer then sprayed. But because it was wood as the seasons changed the...
by jjtjr
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:04 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1909 Washington Research Help Needed!
Replies: 8
Views: 4971

Re: 1909 Washington Research Help Needed!

Its a bit long, but here goes, The Washington was the second car produced by the carter motor car company corporation of Hyattsville. The first was called the carter, and it had two engines and was the idea of Howard o. Carter. Though providing an auto with a spare tire was by then not unusual in th...