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1931 Frontenac E

Special Features

  • Six cylinder, 72 horsepower, Continental Red Seal engine.
  • Selective free wheeling
  • Automatic starting switch

Models

  • Standard Sedan $8981
  • DeLuxe Sedan2 $1,0181
Notes:

1 1931 prices, Canadian dollars, f.o.b. Leaside

2 De Luxe models equipped with: automatic starting switch and selective free wheeling.

Serial Number Range

  • E-1001 to E-1301

Specifications

ENGINE
Continental Red Seal Motor. Six-cylinder, L-head type, detachable head; Bore 3¼"; stroke 4"; Piston displacement 199 cubic inches. Motor mounted in rubber. Compression ratio 5.32. Maximum torque 144 ft. lbs. @ 1,300 r.p.m.
CYLINDERS
Cast en-bloc with upper half of crankcase.
VALVES
Intake, 1-9/16"; exhaust, 1-7/16"; valve lift 11/32".
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Four crankshaft bearings. Front, 2-1/8" by 1-7/16"; Two intermediate 2-3/8" by 1-9/16"; Rear, 2-3/8" by 1-7/8". All bearings are bronze back, babbit lined, of the interchange type, using no shims. Torsional vibration damper on crankshaft.
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-1/16" diameter by 1-7/32"; Intermediate front, 2" diameter by 3/4"; intermediate rear, 1-15/16" diameter by 3/4"; Rear, 1-7/8" diameter by 1".
MOTOR LUBRICATION
Force feed to main bearings, connecting rod bearings and camshaft bearings. Gear type pump. Oil filter on motor.
COOLING SYSTEM
Centrifugal pump. Radiator capacity 11-2/3 quarts.
FUEL SYSTEM
Capacity of tank, 10 gallons; fuel pump; carburetor, 1-1/4"; air cleaner; intake silencer.
ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Electric Auto-Lite starting and lighting system. DeLuxe model: Automatic Starting Device operated by turning ignition switch "on".
CLUTCH
Single-plate, dry-disc, enclosed in flywheel.
TRANSMISSION
Constant, mesh, silent shift, three speeds forward and one reverse. Unit mounting with motor. DeLuxe model: Free wheeling selectively in all forward speeds.
FRONT AXLE
Standard drop-forged "I" beam section with reverse Elliott-type steering mechanism. Tapered roller wheel bearings and ball thrust bearings on steering knuckle king pins.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, spiral ring and pinion, tapered roller bearings throughout. Gear ratio, 4.4 to 1.
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible, worm and sector type; adjustable for wear. Roller thrust bearings.
BRAKES
Midland steeldraulic, 4-wheel.
FRAME
Pressed steel channel section. Extra deep with upper and lower flanges and sturdy cross members braced with extra wide gussets. Turning circle, either direction 38 feet.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 36" long, 1-3/4"wide; rear, 54-1/4" long, 1-3/4"wide.
WHEELBASE
109 inces
DE LUXE EQUIPMENT
Auomatic starting switch, selective free wheeling.

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