Classic Cars Comparison – Bour Davis Cars vs Bradley Cars

Here is Bour Davis Cars vs Bradley Cars Auto mobile Comparison which is Include details of  Bour Davis & Bradley cars Engine,Bore and Stroke, Cylinders,Gear,Breaks, and Etc.


Classic Cars Comparison - Bour Davis Cars vs Bradley Cars

Classic Cars Comparison – Bour Davis Cars vs Bradley Cars


Louisiana Motor Car Co., Shreveport, La.


The Bour Davis Company was an American automobile manufactured from early 90’s ( 1916 until 1922 ) The car took its name from two of the founders of the company.( Bour Davis founders are Robert C Davis and Charles J Bour ) , Bour davis cars are remarkable for their Strength and Beauty.

Engine Continental
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 1/4 x 4 1/2″
Rated H. P. 25.35
Brake H. P. 42
Shape of Cyl. L-head
Cast Block
Valve Lift 5/16″
Camshaft Drive Helical gear
Cooling System Pump
Oiling System. Splash
Carburetor Zenith
Fed By Vacuum
Start and Light Remy
Spark Plugs 7/8″
Clutch Multiple Disc
Rear Axle Make Salisbury
Type 3/4 Floating
Gear Ratio 475
Car Drives Thru Springs
Torque Taken By Springs
Wheelbase 126″
Tread 56″
Tires 33 x 4 1/2″
Rims Firestone
Rear Springs. Semi-elliptic
Weight 2900 lbs.
Model 17-A
Year 1916

Here is the advertisement which is published on early 90’s about Bour Davis Automobile.


” Definetly promise you this

Power – Enough to win the stiffest battle with mountain grades or rutted, mud filled roads. Few cars even the most expensive, Have as great power in proportion to weight as the BOUR DAVIS.It will actually out pull, out climb any car selling at anywhere near its price.Don’t overtake our word for it :Have a demonstration and see for yourself.

Comfort – A difficult thing to describe..Every car manufacture claims it.The Bour – Davis has it.We wish to go on record that the Bour Davis is one of the easiest riding cars in the world.We know you won’t be disappoint when you ride a car and check up this statement.


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Bradley Motor Car Co.Cicero.


The Bradley was an automobile manufactured in Cicero, Illinois, United States of America.

Bradley Motor Car Co.Cicero.


Engine Lycoming
Cylinders Four
Bore & Stroke 3 1/2 x 5″
Rated H. P. 19.6
Shape of Cyl. Head & Side
Cooling System Thermo-Syphon
Oiling System Splash
Carburetor Carter
Fed By Vacuum
Ignition Connecticut
Size Spark hlt
Start & Light Westinghouse
Clutch Borg & Beck
Rear Axle Make Timken
Type 3/4 Floating
Gear Ratio (H) 525
Car Drives Thru Torque
Wheelbase . 116″
Tires 33 x 4″
Rims Firestone
Rear Springs Semi-elliptic
Year 1920
Cyl. 4

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Source : Auto Data Book