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1928 Rugby S4

Special Features

  • ton capacity
  • 36 horsepower, four cylinder engine
  • Four-wheel Bendix brakes

Panel Body


Models

  • Suburban body
  • Open express body
  • Panel body
  • Canopy top body
  • Convertible business roadster
  • Chassis $495.001
Notes:
1 1928 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing

Specifications

ENGINE
Four-cylinder, "L" head. Bore 3-3/8", stroke 4-1/4". Piston displacement 152 cubic inches. N.A.C.C. rating, 8.2; brake horsepower 36 at 2400 r.p.m. Engine mounted in rubber.
CYLINDERS
Cylinder cast en-bloc with upper half of crankcase; detachable head.
VALVES
1-1/2" diameter; 5/16" lift.
CARBURETOR
One-inch, plain tube, air and fuel adjustment. Exhaust and intake manifold with hot spot, mounted on left side of engine.
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-1/2" x 1-25/32"; center, 1-1/2" x 1-9/16"; rear, 1-1/2" x 1-33/64".
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-1/2" x 1-1/8"; center, 1-5/8" x 1"; rear, 1-1/2" x 1-33/64".
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed to silent timing chain and all main, connecting-rod and camshaft bearings..
COOLING SYSTEM
Honeycomb-type radiator; capacity, 8 quarts; 16" fan, 4 blades; pump.
FUEL SUPPLY
Capacity of tank, 11-1/2 gallons; placed at rear. Vacuum feed. Gasoline gauge on tank.
CLUTCH
Single dry plate, dry-disc, enclosed in flywheel; separately removable.
TRANSMISSION
Standard, selective sliding-gear type; three speeds forward and one reverse; separately removable.
FRONT AXLE
Standard drop-forged "I" beam section with reverse Elliot type steering mechanism. Tapered roller wheel bearings.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, simple design, with spiral-bevel ring gear and pinion.
BRAKES
Four-wheel Bendix mechanical, internal expanding, self-energizing, 3-shoe type; 11" brake drums. Easy adjustment.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Alemite system.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; Front - length 36"; width 1-3/4"; Rear - length 54"; width 1-3/4"
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible, worm-and-gear type. Fore-and-aft steering. Ball thrust bearings. 16" wheel. Horn button on steering wheel.
CONTROLS
Center control; accelerator pedal mounted on toe board. Throttle lever on steering wheel. Full automatic spark control. Speedometer, ammeter, oil gauge and instrument lamp clustered on instrument board. Ignition and lighting switch and choke mounted on instrument board.
WHEELS
Wood artillery.
TIRES
Balloon, 28 x 4.75.
WHEELBASE
107 inches.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Generator, starting motor, igniter, coil. Combination stop and tail light.
EQUIPMENT
Rear-vision mirror, automatic windshield wiper; electric motor-driven horn; tire carrier and extra rim, tool kit.

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