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1924 Eagle Six

Special Features

  • 6 cylinder, 50 horsepower engine
  • Durant tubular backbone
  • Perfected four wheel brakes
  • 115" wheelbase

Touring Car


Models

  • Touring Car $820.001
Notes:

1 1924 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Flint


Specifications

ENGINE
Six cylinders, "L" head type; 48 horsepower at 2,400 r.p.m.; bore, 3-18"; stroke 4-1/4"; 195.6 cubic inch displacement.
CYLINDERS
Cast en-bloc with upper half of crankcase.
VALVES
1-1/2" diameter, 5/16" lift.
PISTONS
Three rings, 3/16" wide, all above piston pin.
CONNECTING RODS
8-1/4" center to center; material is drop-forged steel; bearing is cast in rod; diameter, 2"; width, 1-1/2";
CRANKSHAFT
Four-bearing; front, 2" diameter and 1-1/2" long; both center bearings, 2" diameter and 1-1/4" long; rear bearing, 2" diameter and 2-1/2" long; all bearings easily accessible by removing oil pan without disturbing any other parts.
CAMSHAFT
Four-bearing; carbon steel; case-hardened and ground.
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed gear type oil pump; camshaft drilled and oil is forced to camshaft bearings through case to main crankshaft bearings and to connecting rod bearings.
COOLING SYSTEM
Fedders radiator; honeycomb type, 16" four-blade fan; water capacity of cooling system is 12 quarts.
TIMING GEAR DRIVE
Morse silent chain; simple adjustment.
CARBURETOR
1 inch Tillotson carburetor; combination intake and exhaust manifold with hot spot; located on left side of engine and has carburetor attached.
CLUTCH
Single plate, dry type; enclosed in flywheel; easily adjusted or removed without disturbing engine or transmission.
TRANSMISSION
Warner standard selective type; three speeds forward and one reverse, located amidship of car.
ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Auto-Lite starting motor, generator, coil and distributor; U.S.L. battery, 92 amp. hours.
DRIVE
Left-hand drive, with spark and throttle levers mounted on steering wheel; ignition and lighting switch mounted on instrument board.
FRONT AXLE
Adams; reverse Elliott type, inclined king pins, tapered roller hub bearings.
REAR AXLE
Adams; semi-floating type; spiral bevel pinion and ring gear; ratio, 4-7/9 to 1.
BRAKES
Double-shoe type on front and rear wheels; operated from foot pedal; emergency connection to hand brake lever.
SPRINGS
Semi-floating type; front, 35" long; rear, 50-1/2" long; spring bolts, 9/16" diameter; front, seven leaves; rear, seven leaves; springs are 2" wide.
TIRES
30" x 3½" straight sided cord; demountable; spare rim furnished.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Alemite system.
STEERING GEAR
Warner worm and gear type; ball thrust bearings with adjustment to take up wear; 16" steering wheel; horn button mounted on steering wheel.
FRAME
Pressed steel with 4-1/2" channel, 5/32" thick; five cross members and four-point motor suspension.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Stewart vacuum feed is used; gasoline tank located at rear of frame and has a capacity of 12 gallons.
WHEELBASE
115 inches
HEADLAMPS
Drum-type, nickel-plated rim; equipped with Flare Lite reflector.
HORN
Motor-driven.

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