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1927 Star R

Special Features

  • 40 horsepower motor
  • Force-feed lubrication
  • Four bearing crankshaft
  • Five frame cross member
  • Seperate transmission mounting
  • Standard transmission
  • Vacuum feed fuel system
  • Spiral-bevel rear axle gear
  • High-grade cooling system
  • Alemite chassis lubrication
  • Full electrical equipment
  • Demountable rims and extra rim
  • Semi-eliptic springs
  • Single plate, dry disc clutch.

Coach



Coupe



De Luxe Sport Roadster



Landau



Sedan



Sport Coupe



Touring


Models

  • Coach $845.001
  • Coupe $795.001
  • De Luxe Sport Roadster $885.001
  • Landau $975.001
  • Sedan $925.001
  • Sport Coupe $975.001
  • Touring $725.001
Notes:

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

Serial Number Range

  • C-16000 to C-32999
  • E-16000 to E-32999
  • L-16000 to L-32999
  • T-16000 to T-32999

Specifications

ENGINE
Six-cylinder, L-head type, detachable head; bore 2-3/4"; stroke 4-3/4"; piston displacement, 169.3 cubic inches.
CYLINDERS
Cast in block with upper half of crankcase; detachable head.
VALVES
intake 1-3/8"; exhaust 1-1/4"; 5/16" lift
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-1/8" " by 1-3/32"; intermediate, 2-1/8" by 1-3/32" (2); rear, 2-1/8" by 1-15/16".
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-7/8" by 1-9/32"; center front, 1-13/16" by 13/16"; center rear. 1-3/4" by 13/16"; rear, 1-9/16" by 1-21/32".
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, double adjustment with gas economizer. Exhaust and intake manifold 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. 17" steering wheel. Horn button on 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
107 inches.
CONTROLS
Center control; accelerator pedal mounted on toe board. Spark and throttle levers on top of steering wheel. 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
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