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1916 Model T Ford tourer

Automobile, full size, Ford Model T car, 5-passenger, 4-door tourer, No. C55005, metal / rubber / glass, designed by Henry Ford with Joseph Galamb and C.H. Wills, 1906-1908, Detroit, Michigan, USA, made by Ford Motor Co., Walkerville, Ontario, Canada, 1916

The car has a 5-passenger, 4-door touring car body with a collapsible hood. The car is right hand drive, with two bench seats with black leather upholstery. The steering wheel has an outside diameter of 15 inches (38 cm) and is painted black. The steering column quadrant is of pressed steel and the spark and throttler levers have flattened ends.

The car is fitted with a 4-cylinder engine with L-head side valve layout with a single gear-driven camshaft, non-adjustable tappets, and detachable cylinder head. The louvered bonnet has a brass radiator which features the name "Ford" in script. The headlights are powered by a magneto, introduced in 1915. Wheels are of the timber artillery type with brass hubcaps. Round side lights are mounted on brackets on either side of the windscreen supports. The windscreen is a two-piece type with a hinged area near the top and a range of positions. Starting is via a crank handle below the radiator. Tyres are 30 x 3 on the front and 30 x 3½ on rear. The car is finished in black.

Car No: C55005
Engine: 4-cylinder, monobloc casting, with water jackets
Bore & stroke: 3¾ inches x 4 inches (9.5 cm x 10.2 cm)
Capacity: 2896 cc or 2953 cc
Brake Horsepower: 22.4 bhp
Gears: 2 forward, 1 reverse, epicyclic
Transmission: propeller shaft enclosed in torque tube
Final drive: straight-tooth bevel gears
Carburettor: float feed automatic with dash adjustment
Clutch: multiple steel disc
Foot brake: contracting band on periphery of direct-drive clutch
Hand brake: expanding shoes in rear wheel drums
Electrical system: head lamps and horn (8 volt) drawing current from flywheel magneto
Cooling: vertical multi-tube radiator, thermo-syphon and fan
Petrol tank capacity: 10 gallons (37.9 litres)
Lubrication: gravity and splash
Magneto: Ford design
Springs: semi-elliptical transverse front and rear
Transmission: Ford spur planetary
Wheelbase: 100 inches (2.54 m)
Turing Circle: 28 feet (8.5 m)
Wheels: Wooden artillery
Cruising speed on level ground: 28-35 mph (45-56 kph)

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