Old Cars – Metz Classic Models 1914 to 1921
Metz Company, Toledo, Ohio
|Bore and Stroke||3 1/8 x 5″|
|Rated H. P||23.44|
|Brake H. P||45|
|Shape of Cylinder||L-head|
|Camshaft Drive||Spur gear|
|Oiling System||Force feed-splash|
|Carburetor||Stromberg 1 1/4|
|Start and Light …||Westinghouse|
|Spark Plugs||1/2 Ex. Long|
|Battery||Willard 6 Volt|
|Rear Axle Make…||Timken|
|Car Drives Thru||Springs|
|Torque Taken By||Springs|
|Tires||32 x 4″ Goodrich|
|Rear Springs||Semi-elliptic Stanpar|
Metz Models 1914 to 1921 – Year Model Cylinders Serial Number and Sale Price of 1922 in US Dollars.
|Year||Model||Cyl.||Serial Numbers||Value in 1922|
Article Source : Auto data book
Below is the advertisement of Metz car’s which is published on 1914.
Winner of the Glidden Tour
Quality wins. Competing with many of America’s expensive and best-
known cars, over an extremely difficut course embracing all conditions of endurance–testing roads and hills, the METZ team of three regular stock cars was the ONLY team that held a perfect score for the entire eight days of the contest.
“No clutch to slip No gears to strip”
A remarkable example of low price and minimum cost of upkeep combined with the essential features of the up-to-date car that affords luxury without extravagance.
The 34 FTZ “Z” is a high class,fully guaranteed roadster of the torpedo semi-enclosed type. left hand drive and center control. Under ordinary road conditions it travels 28 to 82 miles on one gallon of gasoline, 100 miles on a pint of lubricating oil; and 10,000 to 12.000 miles on a single set of tires.
Equipped with 4-cylinder 2214 H. P. water cooled. motor. &Ariz magneto, wind shield, extension top and cover slip, full elliptic springs all around, standard artillery wheels, best quality
Goodrich clutches tires. 5 lamps and gas generator, horn, pump and tool outfit. Its gear less transmission entirely does away with gear troubles.