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1931 Rugby 614

Special Features

  • ½ ton capacity
  • Steeldraulic four-wheel brakes
  • Hydraulic shock absorbers
  • Three forward speeds

Panel Body



Chassis


Models

  • Chassis with Panel Body $885.001
  • Chassis with Cowl $655.001
Notes:

1 1931 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing

Serial Number Range

  • L-1099 to L-1154
  • Serial number is located on the name pate attached to the right hand side of the dash underneath the hood.

Specifications

ENGINE
Six-cylinder "L" Head, 3¼" bore by 4" stroke. Brake horsepower, 58 at 3100 R.P.M. Pyrodyne non-detonating cylinder head. Isometric, aluminum alloy invar strut pistons. Engine mountings cushioned in rubber.
CRANKSHAFT
Interchangeable main bearings, bronze-backed, babbitt lined.
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed lubrication; oil filter; gear type pump forces oil to all crankshaft and camshaft bearings, and timing chain; oil spray for wrist pins, cylinder walls and valve mechanism.
COOLING SYSTEM
Tubular radiator; water capacity, 12 quarts; centrifugal water pump near rear of block; thermostat controls engine temperature.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Fuel pump. Fuel tank capacity, 12 gallons at rear of chassis; gasoline filter; electric gasoline gauge.
CARBURETOR
Plain tube, high power carburetor. Air cleaner.
CLUTCH
Mounted with engine and transmission to form unit power plant. Multiple spring, single dry plate type with rubber insulated center, adjustable.
TRANSMISSION
Selective, sliding gear type. Three speeds forward, one reverse. Hotchkiss drive. Power plant, drive shaft and axle neck in straight line, car loaded. Two all-metal universal joints.
FRONT AXLE
Drop forged, heat-treated I-beam; reverse Elliott type; tapered roller bearings for wheels. Steering pivots have ball thrust bearings. Ball joints for all steering linkage. Worm and sector steering gear.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating 8-bearing type. All tapered roller bearings. Special 2-bearing arrangement receives wheel thrust at axle ends.
BRAKES
"Steeldraulic" 4-wheel, internal expanding type.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Pressure gun.
WHEELS
Wood, artillery type.
TIRES
19 x 5.00 6-ply balloon tires.
WHEELBASE
112 inches
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
6-volt, 2-unit electric system. Distributor has manual and automatic spark control. Mounted above engine. Depressible beam headlights.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Front bumper; head, tail and stop lights; spare rim; tool kit; grease gun; and jack. Coincidental ignition switch and coil lock; ammeter; electric gasoline gauge; electric engine temperature indicator; oil pressure gauge and speedometer; fenders and full length running boards.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Gross allowable weight, chassis alone - 2150 pounds, chassis with body - 2950 pounds,

References