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1910 International auto buggy model D

Automobile, full size, International auto buggy car, and parts, 20 hp, serial No. 1074D, Model D, engine No. 54, made by International Harvester Company of America Incorp., Akron, Ohio, United States of America, 1910

In appearance the International auto buggy resembles the high-wheel horse-drawn buggies of the same period with four, large, timber-spoked wheels, a piano-box body and a collapsible hood. The wheels are shod with 1 5/8 inch solid rubber tyres. The engine, made by the International Harvester Co., is an air-cooled, four-cycle, two-cylinder horizontally-opposed type, with trembler coil ignition and side draught Schebler carburettor. The engine is mounted on the left side of the car and a large flywheel is keyed and clamped by a bolt to the crankshaft on its right side. Two fans, one for each cylinder, are driven by a flat belt. A starting handle projects from the left side of the car and is connected by reduction gearing and a ratchet. The running board is hinged to allow access to the handle. The external pressure lubrication is achieved with a Type H oil pump by the Precision Appliance Co., No. 4659, patented in November 1908 in Chicago, USA. The automatic oiler operates ten small plunger pumps supplying oil to the engine bearings, cylinder walls, cooling fan spindles and transmission gear. The magneto is the Star brand K, No. 1368 made by the Hercules Electric Co., of Indiana, Ohio. The drive is taken from the 2-speed epicyclic gearbox by roller chain to the countershaft. A separate chain then takes the drive to each rear wheel. The car has a right-hand steering wheel, unlike other Auto Buggies from this period which had tiller steering. The footbrake is an external contracting type and operates on the differential, while the hand brake is an internal expanding type and operates on the rear wheels only. The gear/clutch lever is located on the driver's right, the spark and throttle lever below the steering wheel, and the brake pedal beneath the right foot. The one instrument on the dashboard is a combined speedometer and odometer, which is driven from the front wheel. The body is finished in green with red trim, the wheels are maroon with black trim, the front and rear mudguards are black, and the folding hood is made from black canvas. Four to six passengers were carried on two leather upholstered and heavily-buttoned bench seats. The 'IHC' monogram logo is attached to the radiator of the small dummy bonnet which in fact acts as the petrol tank.

Model: D
Body: No. 1074
Engine: two-cylinder horizontally opposed (No. 54 on side of engine block, No. 39E on top of block)
Bore & stroke: 5 inch x 5 inch (12.7 cm x 12.7 cm)
Capacity: 3,218 cc
Ignition: coil
Clutch: band, dry type
Lubrication: external pressure
Oil pump: Precision Appliance Co.
Transmission: 2 forward gears, 1 reverse (epicyclic)
Maximum speed: 20 mph (32.2 kph)
Drive: ratchet and pawl
Carburettor: side draught by Schebler
Steering gear: No. E927
Gearbox: No. E99
Magneto: Hercules Electric Co., No. 1368
Springs: full elliptic, 36 inches (91.4 cm) x 1 3/8 inches (3.5 cm) (at each corner)
Wheels: Sarven pattern with roller bearings
Rear wheel: 44 inch (111.8 cm) in diameter
Front wheel: 40 inch (101.6 cm) in diameter
Wheelbase: 85 inches (215.9 cm)
Track: 60 inches (152.4 cm) (wide track type)
Weight: 15 cwt (0.75 ton)

Automobile, International Auto Buggy
Sparkplugs (2 sets)
Valve springs (4)
Hood saddle straps (3)
Wiring harness
Spare valve
Crankshafts (4)
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