Very Old Cars – Cole & Colonial

Cole & Colonial Motor car companies was pioneer motor manufactures of early in 1900. Here in this Article you can find most of valuable information of Cole and Colonial cars Engines, Cylinders, Cooling systems,Battery,Camshaft Drive,Break,Valve and etc.


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Very Old Cars – Cole & Colonial



Cole Motor Car Co, Indianapolis, Ind.

The Cole automobile company build automobiles from 1908 to 1925.Founded by Joseph J.Cole. He build his shop together with his son,The Cole motor company makers located in Indianapolis , Indiana.

Engine Northway
Cylinders 0.8
Bore and Stroke —31/2 x41/2″
Rated H. P 39.22
Brake H  P 80
Shape of Cylinder L-head
Cast 0.4
Valve Lift 5/16″
Camshaft Drive Helical
Cooling  System Pump
Oiling System Force fed and splash
Carburetor Johnson 11/2″
Fed By Vacuum
Ignition Delco S-H
Start and Light Delco 2
Spark Plugs 8-Jul
Battery Presto 6 volt
Clutch Cone
Rear Axle Make Columbia
Type Floating
Gear Ratio (H) 4.46
Car Drives Thru  Springs
Torque Taken by Swings
Wheelbase 1271/2″
Tread 56″
Tires 33 x 5″ Firestone or Good-
Rims Firestone
Rear Springs .Semi-elliptic
Weight .3500 3670 lbs.



Year Model Serial ‘Numbers
1914 16001-20000
G 14001-15000
1915 60 15001-16000
50 20000-25000
40 22001-23000
50 27001-30000



Colonial Motors Corporation, Boston, Mass.


Cole Classic Cars vs Colonial Classic Cars

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The Colonial motor company is started in 1959 , Wellington.Originated from William Black’s American Coach Factory.Its was Car, Motorcycle and truck equipment dealer in early years. Also Colonial motors worked on Assembly of knocked down vehicles and reconditioning engines in early 90’s century. ( 1919 to up )

Engine Colonial Special
Cylinders Six
Bore and  Stroke  354 x 5%”
Rated H  P 125
Brake H. P 67.5
Shape of Cylinders Valve in Head
Cast .Block
Valve Lift 5116″
Camshaft Drive Gear
Cooling System Pump
Oiling System Force Feed
Carburetor Webber
Fed By .Pressure
Ignition .Dual
Spark Plug 7/4  Extesion
Start and Light Bijur
Battery .Willard
Clutch .Multiple Disc
Rear Axle Make Columbia 4,000 lb.
Type Full Floating
Gear Ratio (H) 4.4
Torque Taken By Torque Tube
Car Drives Thru Torque Tube
Wheelbase 130″
Tread 56″
Tires 32×4/T2″ 32×4″
Rims Disteel wheels
Rear Springs 60″ semi-elliptic
Weight 3,300

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