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by hcca
Mon Dec 14, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: "A.Streit Machine Company" information needed
Replies: 3
Views: 10512

Re: "A.Streit Machine Company" information needed

Hi Alan: The Horseless Carriage Automotive Research Library might have some information on this engine manufacturer. You can search a small part of their Library online or submit a research request and have them look through their early auto documentation. The Library's Website is http://hcfi.org an...
by hcca
Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: Skagit Snohomish Regional Group - Bellingham Marathon Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 10311

Skagit Snohomish Regional Group - Bellingham Marathon Tour

Special thanks to Steve Schmidt for sharing Highlights from this year's tour with us:



And here's a second video of the event

by hcca
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:10 pm
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: Follow along on Joe and Betty Swann`s 2015 E-M -F Adventure
Replies: 0
Views: 11120

Follow along on Joe and Betty Swann`s 2015 E-M -F Adventure

Joe and Betty Swan are off on their 2015 Touring Adventure in their E-M-F. Quoting from their blog, "Everyone has their own vision of the 'Ultimate' vacation. For my husband, Joe, and I, it is traveling in our 1912 E-M-F 30 Touring Car" and that is what they are doing. Let`s all join in and follow t...
by hcca
Fri Jun 19, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Wisconsin 4 Cylinder T head "M" engine
Replies: 14
Views: 16726

Re: Wisconsin 4 Cylinder T head "M" engine

Brute sounds like an understatement. You might contact the Horseless Carriage Library. They may have some technical docs that could be helpful. Beyond that, hopefully someone else can help. The Library's website is http://hcfi.org and you can submit a research request here: https://www.hcfi.org/Rese...
by hcca
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Door handles for '22 Buick touring
Replies: 6
Views: 15543

Re: Door handles for '22 Buick touring

Congratulations, hope they work well "for now".
by hcca
Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1903 Columbus Electric and 1916 Baker Rauch Lang Electric
Replies: 8
Views: 9443

Re: 1903 Columbus Electric and 1916 Baker Rauch Lang Electri

You might try the Horseless Carriage Library. They have a lot of specs on early cars. You can submit a research request here
https://hcfi.org/ResearchRequest.php Or, call Mac Tuesday through Friday at (619) 464-0301

Good luck
by hcca
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Firing Up the 1909 Blitzen-Benz
Replies: 1
Views: 3758

Firing Up the 1909 Blitzen-Benz

Check out the video of all the steps necessary to fire up this monster. But, my, what a beautiful monster with a 8 by 8 bore and stroke. Special thanks to William Hoffer of Grundy Insurance for sharing
by hcca
Sun Dec 14, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Chalmers
Replies: 1
Views: 3795

Re: Chalmers

The Horseless Carriage Library might have some documentation on your '13 Chalmers. Their website is: http://www.hcfi.org/

And, you can submit a Research Request here: https://www.hcfi.org/ResearchRequest.php

Good luck.
by hcca
Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Door handles for '22 Buick touring
Replies: 6
Views: 15543

Re: Door handles for '22 Buick touring

The Horseless Carriage Library may be able to look up what is correct on a '22 Buick. There website is at http://www.hcfi.org/ and you can submit a research request here: https://www.hcfi.org/ResearchRequest.php

Good luck
by hcca
Sat Sep 06, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: White Automobile Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 5744

Re: White Automobile Questions

There are lots of gas powered Whites around. What questions do you have about your White? You might also be able to find information about your White at the Horseless Carriage Library. Their website is at http://hcfi.org
by hcca
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 13852

Re: locomobile surrey

Great, I look forward to seeing / hearing how she runs when you finish.
by hcca
Sat Jun 14, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1914 Locomobile Model 48
Replies: 7
Views: 6771

Re: 1914 Locomobile Model 48

You might ask the HCFI Library. They may be able to "look up", or research which carb is right. (619) 464-0301 or http://www.hcfi.org
by hcca
Fri May 23, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1909 Advice for Lady Motorists, in Pictures
Replies: 0
Views: 4324

1909 Advice for Lady Motorists, in Pictures

Michael Cook from VM HCCA shared a great article on Slate about early lady racer Dorothy Levitt and her advice for other women behind the wheel in 1909. It's a great read: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2014/05/20/photos_advice_for_female_drivers_in_1909.html What do you think of Dorothy's adv...
by hcca
Thu Mar 06, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: HCCA Sierra Vista Convention
Replies: 17
Views: 35219

HCCA visits the Center for Academic Success

IMG_2291.jpg Old_Time_Cars_Feb_14_2014_017.jpg oldtime_car_3.jpg COVER_PHOTO.jpg 20140214_120846.jpg Here are five pictures, taken by others but with my captions, from our visit to the Center for Academic Success. You can also read the center's write-up at http://www.casschools.com . Gil Fitzhugh t...
by hcca
Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1905 Glide
Replies: 1
Views: 2641

Re: 1905 Glide

Hopefully someone here has information on your Glide. You might try a search at the Horseless Carriage Library http://www.hcfi.org/search.php . They have quite a few periodicals online and many more books not yet online. You can submit a research request to see what they have or call the Library. (6...
by hcca
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Is E15 gas safe for brass-era cars
Replies: 1
Views: 4749

Is E15 gas safe for brass-era cars

I've been seeing numerous warnings about using E15 gas, as apposed to E10 gas which is common, in most cars. Dose anyone know how brass-era cars will react to E15? Below are a couple of links describing the risk to most of our daily drivers: AAA issud as warning not to use E15 gas http://newsroom.aa...
by hcca
Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: locomobile surrey
Replies: 12
Views: 13852

Re: locomobile surrey

You might try a search for information at the Horseless Carriage Library's website: http://www.hcfi.org/search.php Some of their material is online and you can submit a Research Request to see what other information they have: https://hcfi.org/ResearchRequest.php Hope to see your Locomobile back on ...
by hcca
Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Bob McNeil's 1909 Cadillac out for first "ride" in 80 years
Replies: 2
Views: 5099

Bob McNeil's 1909 Cadillac out for first "ride" in 80 years

Hi All We are pleased to announce that Bob McNeil's 1909 Cadillac Model 30 has at last reached driving condition. It was recently out for and under its own power for the first time in 80 years. Bob has been working on this project on and off for nearly 50 years. Quite the smile was seen on his face ...
by hcca
Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: North Carolina Region's 62nd Annual Tour in Hiawassee, GA
Replies: 2
Views: 12269

North Carolina Region's 62nd Annual Tour in Hiawassee, GA

The North Carolina Regional Group of the Horseless Carriage Club of America hosted its 62nd Annual Tour in Hiawassee, GA, in July 2013. Tommy and Gail Lyon of Elberton, GA, planned a great week of touring along scenic mountain roads. Approximately 60 cars, manufactured prior to 1928, were registered...
by hcca
Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Tour and Swap Meet Discussions
Topic: 2013 Grizzly Tour
Replies: 3
Views: 9772

2013 Grizzly Tour

The 2013 Grizzly Tour at Sequoia National Park or The Bears Went Over the Mountain by Bill Carpenter I’ve noticed that the best stories seem to come from an event beginning with a declaration like, “Once we got the fire out...” Decades later, reminiscing, you say wistfully, “That was the time the d...