Cool Old Cars – Commonwealth vs Crawford

This Article include ” Cool Old Cars – Commonwealth vs Crawford ”  information. Both of Car manufactures are build automobiles during 1915 to 1921. Eventually both Companies got financial troubles during it’s early years of operation in 1900’s. Antique car’s website still collecting more details so we will update more info soon.

Model,Serial numbers,Year,Engine,System,Cast,Gear information of Commonwealth Classic cars and Crawford Classic cars of Early 1900's.

Cool Old Cars – Commonwealth vs Crawford

COMMONWEALTH

Commonwealth Motors Co., Chicago, Ill.

The Commonwealth automobiles made cars from 1917 to 1922, Company located in Chicago , United States.Comonwealth was a Luxury Auto car manufactures but In 1915 Company faced a financial troubles.

Engine I.ycoming
Cylinders 0.4
Bore and Stroke 3%x 5″
Rated H. P 19.60
Brake H. P 40
Shape of Cylinders L-head
Cast Block
Valve Lift 5/16″
Camshaft Drive Helical gear
Cooling System Thermo-syphon
Oiling System Force feed splash
Carburetor Carter
Fed By Vacuum
Ignition Atwater-Kent
Start and Light Dyntto
Spark Plugs 7/8″
Battery o-volt
Clutch . Plate
Rear Axle Make Peru
Type Full floating
Gear Ratio (H) 4.25
Car Drives Thru Springs
Torque Taken By Springs
Wheelbase 117″
Tread 56″
Tires 32 x 4″ (Goodrich)
Rims Stanweld
Rear Springs Semi-elliptic (Kalamazoo)
Weight 2300

COMMONWEALTH CLASSIC CARS YEAR , MODEL & SERIAL NUMBERS

Year Model Serial Numbers
1914 38 B-203-A-411
20 B-001-B-174
1915 38 1966-2036
20 30017-30202
1916 32 3001-3266
38 2037-2084
20 30203-30338
1917 40 40479-40733
38 2085-2094
20 30339-30388
32 3267-3611

 

CRAWFORD

Crawford Automobile Co., Hagerstown, Md.

The Crawford Automobile manufactures produced a Cars in early 1900 ‘s , Company based in Maryland USA.Crawford made 6 cylinders Continental motor cars during 1911 to 1914.

Engine Continential
Cylinders 6
Bore and Stroke 3 2/1  * 5 2/1
Rated H. P 29.4
Shape of Cylinders.  L-head
Cast Enbloc
Camshaft Drive Helical  Gear
Cooling System Pump
Oiling System Force feed and splash
Carburetor Stromberg
Fed By Vacuum
Ignition Optional
Start and Light Westinghouse
Clutch .Brown Lipe
Rear Axle Make …Timken
Type Floating
Gear Ratio (H) 4.55
Car Drives Thru Springs
Tires 33 x 4%”
Rims i;’irestone
Rear Springs semi-elliptic
Weight 3200 lbs.

CRAWFORD CLASSIC CARS MANUFACTURED YEAR MODEL CYLINDERS AND SERIAL NUMBER INFORMATION 

Year Model Cyl. Serial Numbers
1915 15-6-35 6 988-1090
1915 15-40
1916 16-40 6 1091-1195
1917 17-40 6 1196-1234
1918 18-40 6 1235-1294
1919 19-40 6 1295-1337
1920 20-6-40 6 1338-1436
1921 21-6-40 6 1437-

Article Source  : Auto data book

Picture Source : Wikipedia 

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