Coupé-Sedan - Exterior appearance same on two models, two passenger
convertible Coupé, four passenger convertible sedan. Choice of
colors, blue or gray. Cream color available at slight additional
Station Wagon - Station body is constructed of
maple plywood with heavy frame of solid maple, natural wood
finish. Overall length 134¾”, width 47¼”,
height 59½” with inside dimensions : 45” long,
43¼” wide, 39” high. Approximate capacity 44 ½
cubic feet, wheel base 80”, tread 40" front and rear.
Weight 1050 pounds. While car will go faster, recommended cruising
speed is 40 M.P.H.
Parkway Delivery - All metal delivery
body is ruggedly constructed providing 32 cubic feet of carrying
space. Inside dimensions of parcel compartment 42” wide, 38”
high, 34” long. Sliding door 34” by 19” is full
length with locking handle. Overall length is 120” bumper to
bumper, height 56”, width 47”. Wheel base 80”.
Tread 40” front and rear. Goodrich Tires 4.25x12. Road
clearance 7 ½”.
Board Equipment - Flush-type glove box, speedometer, oil gauge,
ammeter, light switch, choke, ignition lock and panel for special
Crosley auto radio. Has rear vision mirror and electric windshield
wiper. Standard bumper front and rear. Honest to goodness one man
top. Floor of car is steel covered with rubber mats.
SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES OF CROSLEY CARS:
Motor – Air cooled, two cylinder (opposed cylinders-airplane
type), four cycle, L-head design engine mounted on rubber, easy to
reach through crocodile type hood, develops 13.5 horsepower. Bore
3", Stroke 23/4', Displacement 38.87 cu. in. S.A.E. rated
horsepower 7.2. Crankcase oil filter. 2 qts. oil. Gas tank 4 ¼
gal. Full pressure lubrication. No water pumps or belts. No high
priced antifreeze solutions needed in wintertime.
Carburetor - Down-draft carburetor of special design is equipped
with combination air silencer and cleaner.
Rear Axle - Exceptionally strong and ruggedly built axle with
spiral bevel and differential of conventional type is offered in
the gear ratios: 5.55 to 1, 5.14 to 1, and 4.7 to 1.
Clutch - Single dry-plate type is the last word in engineering
design. Clutch is operated with throwout bearings that need no
Body - Manufactured from heavy standard body gauge steel. Presents
unusual sturdiness for its weight. Murray frame is constructed of
channel sections ruggedly welded.
Four-wheel Brakes - Adequate braking to stop a car four times its
weight. Neutral shoe, cable operated, the latest type used on
modern airplanes. Light, highly efficient, positive, and novel in
that they have no riveted linings. Using both sides of the lining
gives an equivalent to 700 degrees of braking, twice the possible
braking surface of ordinary two-shoe brakes. They can be relined
simply by removing wheel and inserting length of lining in drums.
Anyone can do it. There is no riveting. An example of the
simplicity of the Crosley car design.
Steering - Cam and lever type with wheel of molded rubber.
Driver's seat is adjustable.
Shock Absorbers - Four shock absorbers provide smooth acting
spring control. Two front springs semi-elliptic, two rear one
quarter elliptic with rubber shackles and spring bearings.
Equipment - Conventional starter, distributor and other electrical
equipment by Autolite. Standard S.A.E. No. 31 battery is 13 plate,
6 volt, 85 ampere hour. Coil ignition with automatic spark
advance, standard Bendix head. Direct drive generator; no belt
required. Head lights with bright, dim and parking positions.
Sparton electric horn with button on steering post. Has dash
light, tail light and stop light.
Transmission - Conventional type of sliding gear transmission with
three speeds forward and reverse. Direct drive from rubber mounted
floating power plant through torque tube to the rear axle without
use of universal joints, a unique feature in the Crosley car. Road
shocks of rear wheels not transmitted to engine.
Bearings - Both front and rear axles are equipped with Timken
tapered roller bearings.