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1927 Star M

Special Features

  • The motor won the 1926 Yosemite Economy Run (29.09 miles per gallon)
  • Bodies are finished in polished lacquer.
  • Radiator shells are heavily nickeled on copper.
  • Regular equipment of closed bodies includes rear vision mirror, automatic windshield wiper, robe rail and balloon tires.

Coach



Convertible Roadster



Coupe



Sedan



Touring



Chassis with Closed Cab, Covered Express Body



Chassis with Closed Cab, Panel Body


Models

  • Coach $675.001
  • Convertible Roadster $550.001
  • Coupe $650.001
  • Sedan $765.001
  • Touring $550.001
  • Chassis $470.001
Notes:

1 1927 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing

Serial Number Range

  • C-380000 to C-414999
  • E-380000 to E-414999
  • L-380000 to L-414999
  • T-380000 to T-414999

Specifications

ENGINE
Four-cylinder, L-head type, detachable head; Nelson Bohnalite pistons with invar steel struts; 3-3/8" bore by 4-1/4" stroke; piston displacement, 152 cubic inches; 30 brake horsepower.
CYLINDERS
Cast in block with upper half of crankcase; detachable head.
VALVES
1-1/2" diameter; 5/16" lift.
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-1/2" by 1-25/32"; center, 1-1/2" by 1-9/16"; rear, 1-1/2" by 2-3/4".
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-3/4" by 1-3/8"; center, 1-5/8" by 1"; rear, 1-1/2" by 1-33/64".
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed to all main, connecting-rod and camshaft bearings.
COOLING SYSTEM
Honeycomb type radiator; capacity, 8 quarts; 16" fan, 4 blades; pump.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Capacity of tank, 11-1/2 gallons; placed at rear. Vacuum feed.
CARBURETOR
One-inch, plain tube, air and fuel adjustment. Exhaust and intake manifold with hot spot, mounted on left side of engine.
CLUTCH
Single-plate, dry-disc, enclosed in flywheel; seperately removable.
TRANSMISSION
Standard, selective sliding-gear type; three speeds forward and one reverse.
FRONT AXLE
Standard drop-forged "I" beam section with reverse Elliott type steering mechanism. Tapered roller wheel bearings.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, simple design, with spiral-bevel ring gear and pinion.
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible, worm-and-gear type. Ball thrust bearings. 16" wheel.
BRAKES
External contracting, internal expanding; 11" brake drum. Easy adjustment.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Alemite pressure system.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 35-7/8"; rear, 53-3/4".
WHEELBASE
103 inches.
CONTROLS
Center control; accelerator pedal. Spark and throttle levers on steering column. Speedometer, ammeter, oil gauge, choke, ignition and lighting switch on instrument board.
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
Generator, starting motor, igniter, coil, motor-driven horn.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Regular equipment of closed bodies includes rear vision mirror, automatic windshield wiper, robe rail and balloon tires.

References