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1928 Star M2

Special Features

  • Nelson Bohnalite pistons
  • Silent timing chain
  • Vacuum gasoline feed
  • Full pressure system of lubrication.
  • Full crown fenders
  • Four wheel brakes
  • Cadet-type visor
  • Oversize balloon tires.
  • Guaranteed speed of 60 miles per hour.

Coupe



Two Door Sedan



Four Door Sedan



Sport Roadster


Models

  • Coupe $495.001
  • Two Door Sedan $495.001
  • Four Door Sedan $570.001
  • Sport Roadster $495.001
Notes:

1 1928 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing

Serial Number Range

  • E-1000 to E-34999

Specifications

ENGINE
Four-cylinder, L-head type, detachable head; 3-3/8" bore by 4-1/4" stroke; piston displacement, 152 cubic inches; N.A.C.C. rating, 18.2; brake horsepower 36 at 2,400 r.p.m. Engine mounted in rubber.
CYLINDERS
Cast en-bloc 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 silent timing chain and all main, connecting-rod and camshaft bearings.
COOLING SYSTEM
Fedders, 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. Gasoline gauge on tank.
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; seperately removable.
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. Fore-and-aft steering. Ball thrust bearings. 16" wheel. Horn button on steering wheel.
BRAKES
Four-wheel Bendix mechanical, internal expanding, self-energizing, 3-shoe type; 11" brake drums. Easy adjustment.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Alemite pressure system.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 36" by 1-3/4"; rear, 54" by 1-3/4".
WHEELS
Disc or wood artillery wheels optional.
TIRES
Balloons, 28 x 4.75.
WHEELBASE
107 inches
CONTROLS
Center control; accelerator pedal mounted on toe board. Spark and throttle levers on steering wheel. Speedometer, ammeter, oil gauge and instrument lamp clustered on instrument board. Ignition and lighting switch and choke mounted on instrument board.
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
Chain driven generator, starting motor, igniter, coil. Combination stop and tail light. Corcoran lamps.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Automatic windshield wiper, rear view mirror, stop light, Stewart-Warner speedometer, electric motor-driven horn/. Tire carrier and extra rim.

References