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Model T Ford Book Repair Car Maintain Restore CD 1915
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The Model T Ford Car: Its Construction, Operation and Repair!

CD Republication™

Originally Published in 1915!



Up for bid, is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication™ of a PRECIOUSLY RARE ORIGINAL ''The Model T Ford Car: Its Construction, Operation and Repair; A Complete Practical Treatise Explaining the Operating Principles of all Parts of the Ford Automobile, with Complete Instructions for Driving and Maintenance!'' It, ''Includes the Most Thorough and Easily Understood Illustrated Instructions on Ford Repairing Ever Published.'' And is, ''Based on Five Years' Experience of a Ford Operator -- Invaluable to all Ford Owners, Dealers, Salesmen, Drivers and Repair Men - Every Phase of the Subject Treated in a Non-Technical Yet Comprehensive Manner.'' By Victor W. Page. ''Illustrated by Over 100 Specially Made Diagrams and Distinctive Original Photographs of Actual Parts, all in Correct Proportion.''

This SCARCE antique car instructional information was put to paper by experienced car experts from the WWI and Titanic Eras! (Original is NOT for sale)


All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republications™ are viewable on Windows, Mac and Linux pc operating systems!

This item is a great resource for those who are SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) members, historical reenactment enthusiasts, students of historical cars, vehicles, trucks, etc!


This HISTORIC item contains illustrations, photos, instructions, diagrams,  & fundamentals for maintaining or restoring antique Model T's. During its heyday the Model-T was maintained and repaired by the owner himself. This item covers it from A-to-Z, nuts-to-bolts!

This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful original item revealing our heritage from early America history! What a historically educational instructional piece this is! Car buffs and restorationists will love this!



Chapter I

The Ford Car, Its Parts and their Functions

Important Components of Any Motor Car

Parts of Ford Automobile Chassis

The Ford Three Point Suspension System

Frame Assembly Details

Spring Construction

The Ford Body

The Ford Power Plant


Chapter II

The Engine and Auxiliary Groups

How the Engine Works

Engine Parts and Their Functions

The Fuel Supply System

Principles of Carburetor Outlined

Utility of Gasoline Strainer

What the Carburetor Should Do

The Ford Float Feed Carburetor

The Ford Ignition System

Induction Coil System Action Explained

Why a Magneto is Used on the Ford

Wiring Dry Cell Batteries

Master Vibrator Systems

Why Cooling Systems are Necessary

Cooling Systems Generally Used

Ford Water Circulation Methods

Theory of Lubrication

Derivation of Lubricants

How Ford Power Plant is Lubricated

The Ford Muffler


Chapter III

Details of the Ford Chassis Parts

Why Clutch is Necessary

How Friction Clutches Transmit Power

Why Change Speed Gearing is Needed

How Ford Planetary Gearing Operates

Method of Power Transmission

Rear Axle Construction

The Ford Aisle Bearings

Purpose of Differential Gear

Utility of Motor Car Brakes

The Ford Steering Gear


Chapter IV

Driving and Maintenance of Ford Cars

Steps Before Starting the Engine

How to Start the Ford Motor

Controlling Ford Cars

General Driving Instructions

Suggestions for Oiling

Winter Care of Automobiles

The Ford Gas Lighting System

Electric Lighting for Ford Cars

Tools and Supplies for Pneumatic Tire Repair

Tire Manipulation Hints

Tire Repair and Maintenance

Tools for Ford Cars

A Typical Engine Stop Analyzed

Conditions that Cause Failure of the Ignition System

Common Defects in Fuel Systems

Faults in Oiling and Cooling Systems

Adjusting Transmission

Adjusting Loose Front Wheels

What to Do when Rear Brakes Do Not Hold


Chapter V

Overhauling and Repairing Mechanism

Faults in Power Plant and Symptoms

Value of System in Overhauling

How to Take Down Motor

Carbon Deposits and Their Removal

How to Repair Cracked Water Jacket

Reseating and Trueing Valves

Method of Valve Grinding

Inspection of Piston Rings

Piston Ring Manipulation

Fitting Piston Rings

Wrist Pin Wear

Inspection and Refitting of Engine Bearings

Knocking Indicates Loose Bearings

Adjusting Main Bearings

Scraping Bearings to Fit

Rebabbitting Connecting Rod

Testing Bearing Parallelism

Camshafts and Timing Gears

How to Time Valves in Ford Engines

Repairing Ford Magneto

Packing's and Gaskets for Ford Engines

Precautions in Reassembling Parts

How to Take Down Transmission

Relining Brake Bands

Rear Axle Troubles and Remedies

Care of Springs

Steering Gear Repairs

Miscellaneous Chassis Parts




List of Illustrations

There are 94 or more precise illustration for various assemblies and repairs given. Way more than easily listed here!


What a historically education and delightful art instructional piece this is!

The CD Republication™ you will receive is representative of the types of car maintenance and repair expertise of our great-grandfathers' earlier American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment with this 301 page item!


This information has been scanned onto CD-ROM using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download the latest FREE version of this software quickly at www.adobe.com . This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD Reproduction™ of this resourceful clothing making item.

The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing item on Model T Maintenance. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE item's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.


What are the benefits of an antique book CD Republication

* Every image and every page has been scanned at a high dpi to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!

* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs! They are reformatted in full-page sizing for better viewing of details, etc.!

* Each page is saved in PDF format at high resolution and is readily accessible using the downloadable Adobe Acrobat Reader software program. This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page, pages or the entire CD contents!

* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!



* Each CD-ROM comes in a PROTECTIVE CASE!


Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...

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