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by David Greenlees
Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Video: Trial Run of the Collier Collection Simplex Speed Car
Replies: 0
Views: 3391

Video: Trial Run of the Collier Collection Simplex Speed Car

[url=https://flic.kr/p/RhUbif][img]https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/748/32352726032_977e3b0ed2_c.jpg[/img] Collier Collection 1914 Simplex Speed Car by TheOldMotor , on Flickr[/url] This new video covering the Collier 1914 Simplex Speed Car produced by The Old Motor is the first in a series that will ...
by David Greenlees
Fri Oct 31, 2014 5:15 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Flatbed Tow Truck, 1906
Replies: 5
Views: 6844

Re: Flatbed Tow Truck, 1906

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/m11.jpg We have learned quite a bit about this early Maxwell truck and have found more photos and an article in The Horseless Age magazine that tells all about it. To learn more stop by TheOldMotor.com and put "The New 1906 Maxwell Cab-Over Truck" i...
by David Greenlees
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Magneto Basics - Watch as a Bosch ZR4 2-Spark is Rebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 5172

Magneto Basics - Watch as a Bosch ZR4 2-Spark is Rebuilt

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Mag-Carb.jpg Follow along as we rebuild a Bosch ZR4 2-Spark Magneto for a Mercer Raceabout in a four part series on TheOldMotor.com @ http://theoldmotor.com/?p=26928 http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Mag-II.jpg http://theoldmotor.com...
by David Greenlees
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:10 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: The American Underslung – A Truly Impressive Machine
Replies: 0
Views: 2599

The American Underslung – A Truly Impressive Machine

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Am5.jpg The underslung car was featured at the recent Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, which makes for a perfect time for all of us to learn a little more about the American Underslung. Much more info including an article from the April 21, 1910 T...
by David Greenlees
Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Excellent Photos of the London to Brighton Run
Replies: 0
Views: 2189

Excellent Photos of the London to Brighton Run

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/LB1.jpg Once again, our friend from the U.K., Pavel Novitski, has provided us with some excellent photos, this time from one of the best known early car events in the world, the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. See 30 other photos and learn all a...
by David Greenlees
Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:37 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: The Restoration of a World Champion - The NY - Paris Thomas
Replies: 2
Views: 4156

The Restoration of a World Champion - The NY - Paris Thomas

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/GR1.jpg The Restoration of a World Champion - The New York to Paris Race Winning Thomas: Over half a century had passed since the Thomas Flyer’s triumph in The New York to Paris Race on July 30, 1908. This was the first victory for an American built...
by David Greenlees
Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: The Napier's at the 2013 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
Replies: 0
Views: 2565

The Napier's at the 2013 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Vet1.jpg The Legendary Gordon Bennett Napier Racing Cars at the 2013 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run: The Royal Automobile Club has managed the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run with the support of the Veteran Car Club of Britain since 1930. Nex...
by David Greenlees
Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: A 1904 Packard from The Henry Ford Museum Collection
Replies: 1
Views: 3182

A 1904 Packard from The Henry Ford Museum Collection

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Pack1.jpg James Ward Packard built his first car in Warren, Ohio in 1899. By 1903 a group of Detroit investors had purchased the company and moved the operation to a new factory in Detroit. At the same time engineer Charles Schmidt redesigned the ne...
by David Greenlees
Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: The History of the Shock Absorber - The Truffault-Hartford
Replies: 0
Views: 4138

The History of the Shock Absorber - The Truffault-Hartford

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Shock2.jpg ”The Horseless Age”, March 1905, Truffault-Hartford advertisement. In 1898, French cyclist J.M.M. Truffault invented what appears to be the very first shock absorber to be used on a vehicle, after installing it on a bicycle. It consisted ...
by David Greenlees
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:40 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: An Early Rambler at the Kenosha, Wisconsin Factory
Replies: 0
Views: 2668

An Early Rambler at the Kenosha, Wisconsin Factory

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Ramber1.jpg We believe that this Rambler maybe a 1906 Model as it appears it was the only year that the company produced an OHV in the early days. We have enlargements of this photo along with two more pages from the April, 1906 Motor telling all ab...
by David Greenlees
Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:30 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Learn About the Early Winton Two-Cylinder Cars
Replies: 0
Views: 3505

Learn About the Early Winton Two-Cylinder Cars

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Winton.jpg Perhaps a Brandy will Calm Your Motoring Nerves Sir? While we do not advocate drinking and driving, it looks like drinking and riding might have been the order of the day as seen here some 110 years ago. This photo of a 1903 -04 Winton an...
by David Greenlees
Thu Aug 01, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: The Speedwell Car and Trucks
Replies: 0
Views: 3118

The Speedwell Car and Trucks

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Chief1.jpg We have a recent post up on both the 50 h.p. Speedwell Cars and Trucks covering the most popular models that were produced in the 1911-1912 period. Shown are are illustrations and text from October 12, 1911 issue of The Automobile coverin...
by David Greenlees
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Brass & Gas Photos and Many Original Early Period Photos
Replies: 0
Views: 3298

Brass & Gas Photos and Many Original Early Period Photos

http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/GB11.jpg A Model “T” Ford, Model 18 Packard, Model 30 Locomobile and a Model “K” Ford. Drivers of around 125 pre-1916 cars recently participated in this year’s Horseless Carriage Club of America’s New England Gas and Brass Tour sponsored by the Auto...