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1926 Star R

Special Features

  • 40 horsepower Continental 14L six cylinder motor

Coach



Coupe



Coupster



De Luxe Sport Roadster



Landau Sedan



Touring


Models

  • Coach $880.001
  • Coupe $820.001
  • Coupster $745.001
  • De Luxe Roadster $910.001
  • Landau Sedan $975.001
  • Touring $695.001
  • Chassis $620.001
Notes:

1 1926 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing

Serial Number Range

  • C-1000 to C-15999
  • E-1000 to E-15999
  • L-1000 to L-15999
  • T-1000 to T-15999


Continental 14L engine

Specifications

ENGINE
Continental 14L; six-cylinder, L-head type, detachable head; bore 2-3/4"; stroke 4-3/4"; piston displacement, 169.3 cubic inches.
CYLINDERS
Cast en bloc with upper half of crankcase; detachable head.
VALVES
Intake, 1-3/8", exhaust 1-1/4" diameter; 5/16" lift.
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-1/8" diameter by 1-1/4"; intermediate, 2-1/8" by 1-3/16" (2); rear, 2-1/8" by 1-9/16".
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-7/8" by 1-3/8"; center front, 1-13/16" by 15/16"; center rear. 1-3/4" by 15/16"; rear, 1-9/16" by 1-13/16".
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed type. A gear-driven pump operated from the camshaft forces oil to all camshaft, main and connecting rod bearings. Seepage of oil from connecting rod bearings is thrown to cylinder walls, pistons and pins.
COOLING SYSTEM
Honeycomb type radiator; capacity, 12 quarts; 16" fan, 4 blades; water pump.
CARBURETOR
One-inch, plain tube, double adjustment with gas economizer. Exhaust and intake manifold mounted on left side of engine to which carburetor is attached..
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Capacity of tank, 11-1/2 gallons; placed at rear. Vacuum feed.
CLUTCH
Single-plate, dry-disc, enclosed in flywheel; seperately without disturbing engine or transmission.
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. Wheels are adjustably mounted on tapered roller bearings.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, simple design, with spiral ring gear and pinion.
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible, worm-and-gear type. Ball thrust bearings are used with suitable adjustment for wear; 16" steering wheel. Horn button on wheel.
BRAKES
External contracting, internal expanding; 11" brake drums. Easy adjustment is provided.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Complete Alemite pressure system.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 35-7/8", rear, 53-3/4" long.
WHEELBASE
107 inches.
WHEELS
Artillery type, large spokes, natural wood finish.
TIRES
30-in. x 4.95-in. on the Coach; 29-in x 4.40-in on the Coupe and the Coupster.
CONTROLS
Left-hand drive, center control; accelerator pedal mounted on toe board. Spark and throttle levers mounted on steering column just under steering wheel. Speedometer, ammeter, oil gauge, choke, ignition and lighting switch on instrument board.
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
Generator, starting motor, igniter and coil, motor-driven horn. All models have headlights with Smith lens, cowl, dash and tail lights. Coach has a dome lght.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Rear vision mirror, automatic windshield wiper, oil gauge, ammeter and speedometer.
BODY
Hayes-Hunt, lacquer finish. Coach, in sage-brush green with gold stripe; Coupster and Coupe in oasis green with gold stripe; full anti-squeak mounting. Nickeled radiator shell. One-piece full ventilating windshield and cowl ventilators. Coupe and Coupster have visor ventilators.
UPHOLSTERY
Coach and Coupe, heavy gray ribbed plush; Coupster dark gray artificial leather; six-inch cushions.

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