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1905 The Motor: Index

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Note: This is a sub-section of The Motor

View the Issues referred to by this index

A Argyll: Reply to Foreign Competition, 162

Accumulator Satisfactory, 469

Accumulator, Useful Instrument for Testing, 692

Act Amending, 574

African Motorists’ Dilemma, 201

Agricultural Hall Show, 167, 190

Aiglon Car, 10-12h.p., 448

Air Cooling for Motorcars, 97

Aix-les-Bains Touring Trials, 524, 572

Alcohol for Motor Work, 416

American Gordon-Bennett Racer’s Views on Track Racing, 615

American Topics. 84, 144, 520, 397, 445

Anglian Two-Speed Gear, 574

Anglian Two-Speed Tri-Car, 227

Antivibrator for Motorcycles, 228

Archduke and Stone Thrower, 625

Ardennes Circuit, 701

Ashby Big Motor Meet, 299

Attachment, Novel Motor, 568a

Attachment: Sociable, 141

Auto-Cycle Club, 440

Auto-Cycle Club’s General meeting, 200

Auto-Cycle Club’s Reliability Trials, 677

Automobile and Cycle Engineers’ Institute, 297

Automobile Club and Public, 359

Automobile Club’s A.G.M., 165

Automobile Handbook, 550

Automobile Mutual Protection Association, 528

Automobile Self-Acting Speed Log and Indicator, 138

Auvergne, How to Reach, 568


Ball Bearings, 107

Beaumont Motor Club, 223, 267

Belt, A New V, 325

Belt, New Motorcycle, 68

Berkshire Automobile Club, 569

Bexhill Meeting, 522

Bink’s Carburetter, 250

Blackpool Programme, 569

Blackpool Race Meeting, 648, 694

Book, Useful, 705

Bradbury Commercial Tri-Car, 497

Brake Tests, Comparative, at Crystal Palace. 495

Brakes and Brake Gear, 535

Brighton, 620

Brighton Event, A Muddled, 706

Brighton Inaugural Dinner, 676

Brighton Programme, 549

Brighton, Racing on New Track. 667

British Makers, Work for, 577

British Successes at Daytona Beach, 19

Brooks’ Anti-Vibratory Compound Spring Seat, 396

Brown and Barlow Carburetter, 497

Burghley House Meet, 463

Business Waiting Here, 706


Calthorpe New Car, 652

Cannes Fortnight, 92

Canning Town Motorcycle Races, 319

Capital, Increase of, 644

Carbonic Acid to Inflate Tyres, 286

Carburation, Automatic, 5

Carburetters, 297, 509, 335, 559, 678

Car Clutches, Causes of Noise from, 507

Car Design, 508

Car, Ford, Two-cylinder 14h.p., 661

Car, Gilburt Light, 69

Car, Gladiator, 12 h.p. Twin-Cylinder, 373

Car, Gregoire Light, 188

Car, Gregoire, World’s Records for. 676

Car Hints and Comments, 288, 312, 356, 379, 405, 429, 451, 478, 510, 534, 559, 611, 660, 688

Car, James and Brown. 13

Car, Leader, 558

Car, Light Belt Driven, 206

Car, Motor, Factors Determining Speed of, 216

Car, Motor, Suggested Design for, 315

Carriage Builders and Motors, 525

Car, Small Two-Seated, on Simple Lines, 240

Car. Swift 8-10h.p. Twin-Cylinder. 242

Car, Twin-Cylinder Speedwell, 289

Car, Unic, 262

Car, Vauxhall, in New Home, 249

Car, Vauxhall 7h.p., 562

Case Dismissed, 576

Catford C.C. Motorcycle Hill-Climb, 459. 548

Ceylon Reliability Trial, 680

Chains, Construction, Operation, and Maintenance, 78

Challenge, A. 648

Championships, World’s (Motorcyclists), 649

Charge, to Fire, Best Position. 664

Chassis, An Interesting. 244

Chester Motor Union, at, 645

Clubs, Motor, News of, 89, 119

Clubs. Motor, What they are doing, 16, 245

Clutch, Hydraulic, Sparks Boothby, 121

Clutches, Typical, 639

Coat, A New Motor. 496

Colonial Automobiling: Natal, 496

Commercial Motor, Future of, 17

Competition, Novel, 690

Concession, Important, 678

Confusing the Issues, 484

Considerate Motorists’ League, 623

Contest, An Abortive, 494

Control and Speed Changing Systems, 36

Control, Automatic, Plea for Simplified or, 359 correction, A, 497

County Councils Again, 244

Crank Handle and Disengaging Gear, Combined, 67

Crystal Palace,- Brake Tests at, 495

Crystal Palace Non-Skid Trials, 18

Crystal Palace Show, 23

Cuban Road Race, 144

Current Comment and Criticism on Men and Motors, 1, 32, 75. 105, 129, 153, 181. 211, 235, 259, 283, 307, 331, 362, 428

Cyclomot’s Causerie—

- Auto-Cycle Club Proposal, 204

- Chains, Driving, 348

- Children and Accidents, 348

- Clutch, Fierce, Cure for, 348

- Conversion, Quick, 348

- Distressing Experience, 4

- Garage Useful Features, 134

- International Cup Race, Private Entry for, 204

- Lights, Big, 96

- Motorcycle House, 134

- Motorcycle, Useful, 134

- Motorist, Protection of the, 96

- Police Inactivity, 4

- Police, Limitation of Powers of, 96

- Screen, Under, The, 4

- Victims, Motor, Making, 433

- Water, Clean, Desirable, 4


Daimler Interesting Function, 63

Daytona Beach, British Successes. 19

De Dion Motor; New Class of Lubricant, 622

Delhi-Bombay Awards, 68

Delhi-Bombay Trials, 202

Demonstration, Remarkable, 681

Densimeter, Improved, 300

Desc’ee Non-Skid, 550

Detective, Amateur, 484

Dixi 7 h.p. Car. 132

Doctor’s Car, 679

Dust and Its Prevention, 381

Dust Nuisance, 321

Dust Problem Not New, 627

Dust Problem, One Solution of, 526

Dynamo, Daimler Automatic Charging, 119


Edinburgh Motoring Club, 567

England and Gordon-Bennett Cup, 112a

Electrical Accessory Catalogue. New, 629

Eliminating Trials, Impressions of, 464

Engine, Governing of, 384

Engine, Horizontal. Further Developments of, 213

Engine, Stevens, 6h.p. Two-cylinder, 692

Essex Beaumont Motor Club, 370

Experiences, Opera Singer’s Motor, 141

Explanation, An, 524


Fatal Smash, 460

Filey Motor Speed Trials, 489

Fire, Disastrous, in Long Acre, 112

France, Accident in, 488

France, Tour de, Motorcycle Trials, 393

France, Tour de, Reliability Trials, 431

French Eliminating Trials, 387

French Journal’s Misleading Advertisements, 652

French Opinion, Trend of. 644

Friction Drive for Light Cars, 614

Friswell Profits, 652


Gamage’s, A look Round, 268

Gate, Burton Meet, 575

Gear, Allen, Steering. 121

Gear, Epicyclic or Crypto, A.B.C'. of, 285

Gear, Variable, for Motorcycles, 58

German Customs and Reserve Tyres, 527

tierman Motorcycle Association’s Reliability Run, 495

German Motor Week, 629

German Officers, Initiating Them Into Mysteries of Motoring, 226

German Railways and Motorcycles, 371

Germany Proposes an International, 571

Germany’s International Road Race, 653, 707

Gilburt Light Car, 69

Gladiator Car, 12h.p., 373

Glasgow Motorcycle Club, 441

Gordon-Bennett Course, 525

Gordon-Bennett Course Restrictions, 467

Gordon-Bennett Cup, Count Sierstorpff’s Opinion, 420

Gordon-Bennett Decision, How Secured, 114

Gordon-Bennett Locomobile Car, 395

Gordon-Bennett News. 623

Gordon-Bennett Race, 570

Gordon-Bennett Race as Telegraphed, 624

Gordon-Bennett Races, Past, ool

Gordon-Bennett Souvenir, 679

Great Open Road Race for Motor-Bicycles, 273

Greenwich Accumulators, 525

Gregoire Light Car. 188

Growth of Motor Car, 165

Gudgeon Pin Fastener, Simple, 568

Guide. Useful, for Continent, 62$.

Guildford Bench Protest, 572


Hallamshire 10-12h.p. Car, 156

Hill-Climb, Auto Cycle Club. 365

Hill-Climb, South Harting, 485

Horse-Power and Other Terms, A Few Words About 2.38

Horses in Charge of Vehicles, 455

Highways Protection League, 577

Highway, Use of, 55

Hill-Climbing Feats, 268

Hill-Climbing, Fine Feat, 171 *

Hill-Climbing, Napier Victorious in, 679

Hobart Bird Tri-Car, 369

Horbick, New 15h.p., 675

Horn, Use of, 523

Horseless Coach, Early, 278

Horsham, Application to Close Middle Street. 626

Hyde Park, Motors in, 572 , 575

Hyde Park Prohibition, 626


Ignition Coils, 372

Ignition Faults and Remedies, 183

Ilford and District Motor Club, 467, 678

India, Motor Fuel for, 202

India, Tyres for. 652

Information Bureau—

Acetylene for Driving, 503

Accumulator Explodes, 426

Accumulator Queries, 426

Accumulator Testing. 580

Air Inlet, Extra. 378

Air Tube, Stuck, 401

Air Tube Leakage, 557, 657

Balance Weights, Repairing, 250

Balls Broken in Bearings, 180

Bands, Steel and Leather, 557

Bearing does not Lubricate, 179

Bearings, Fitting New. 29

Bearings. New, for Engines, 151

Bearings, Steel. 684

Brakes, Ineffective, 711

Car Construction, 209

Car, Four-cylinder, Starting, 256

Car, Improving, 178

Car Slows Up, 304

Car, Stirling, Difficulty with, 282

Car Query from. New Zealand, 152

Carburation Difficulties, 57

Carburetter, Adjusting, 281

Carburetter, A Flooding, 684

Carburetter Query, 258

Carburetter Takes Fire, 178, 402

Carburetter, Warming. 258

Chain, To Adjust, 250, 473

Change Strength, 474

Circulation: Compression Test, 180

Circulation Troubles, 474

Clutch, Electrically Operated, 75

Clutch Troubles, 30, 41, 74, 401

Coil, Detect in, 103, 532

Coil Connections, 152

Coil, One, to Fire Two Cylinders, 504

Commercial Traveller Car, z8

Compression Troubles, 42t>, 448, 6b8

Connections, etc., 179

Construction Details, 210

Connections, 179

Crank Shaft Broken, 330

Cut-out, Effect of, 656

Cylinder, Cracked, Repairing, 353

Cylinder: Four v. Two Pairs, 208

Cylinder, Re-boring, 528

Cylinder, Water in, 180

Darracq Car Queries, 280, 550

De Dion Contact, 329

Densimeters for Petrol and Acid, 449

Differential, Damage to, 178

Difficulty, Starting, 712

Direct Drive and Dow Speed. 304

Driving Lessons, 210, 258, 577

Electric Lamp, New. 257

Engin^, Car, Puzzle, 103

Engine, Coupled, 152

Engine Defects, 505

Engine Details, etc.. 208

Engine Difficulty, 28

Engine, Internal Combustion, Early Type, 531

Engine, Knock in, 684

Engine, New. Fitting to Car, 712

Engine, Petrol, Reversing. 505

Engine Suddenly Stops, 128, 710

Engine, 12h.p., Over-heating, 281

Exhaust, Smoky, 400

Exhaust, Throttled, 127

Fan Belt Comes Off, 400

Feed, Pressure, for Tank, 257

Fly-wheel, 377

France, Touring in, 556

Gas, Weak Charges of, 208

Gear-box Lubricant, 328

Gear, Steering, Query, 328

Gear, Timing, 632

Gear. Two-speed, 505

High Exhaust Temperature, 424

High-tension Cable, Deterioration of, 329

Horse-power, Calculating, 257

Humberette, 6J4h.p., 75

Ignition, Dual, for Car, 179

Ignition, Duryea Car, 282

Ignition, Magneto, 557

Ignition, Pre-, etc., 235, 378, 656

Ignition, Premature, 128

Ignition Problem, 30

Ignition, Reserve, 179

Ignition Rocker, Setting, 550

Ignition, Slow-speed Car Engine, 151

Ignition Timing Faulty. 658

India. Queries from, 685

Lamp, Car, etc., 104

Lights, Powerful, 127

Lubrication Difficulty. 210, 234, 304. 530, 448. 657

Magneto Ignition, Altering, 151, 400

Misfiring, 127, 250, 578, 448, 503, 655

Motoring in Italy, 28

New Zealand Car Queries, 152

Oil in Combustion Chamber, 179

Oil Leakages, 127

Paraffin, Carburetting. 450

Petrol and Power, 400

Petrol Consumption, Excessive, 178

Petrol Consumption. 29, 530

Petrol, Effect of Oil on, 554

Petrol, Injection into Cylinder, 581

Petrol Leakage. 503

Piston Ring Faults, 28, 400, 480

Piston Ring, Fitting, 305

Piston, Seized, 304

Plug, Porcelain, Broken in Cylinder, 354

Power, Estimating, 151, 257. 281

Power, Increasing of Old Pattern Car, 657

Power. Loss of, 234

Power, Loss of, in Engine with Re-bored Cylinder, 328

Pressure Feed for Tank, 257

Pump Lubrication, 449

Quad Specification, 151

Queries from Australia, 635

Queries from S. Africa, 180

Queries from U.S.A., 234

Queries, Variety of. 209, 377

Radiator, Choked. 305

Record Speed: What it i», 354

Regulator, Throttle and Inlet, 425

Roads, Oiled, Effect on Tyres, 720

Silencing and 6n.p. Car, 305

Spark Advance, 28. 233

Sparking-plugs, Curious Experience, 686

Spark-plug Efficiency, 449

Speed Limit, 632

Starting Troubles, 74, 105

Steel v. Bronze, 178

Steering Column Fracture, 257

Switch Mystery. 151

Thermo-syphon Principle, 424

Transmission Gear Difficulty, 235

Trembler Adjustment, 28, 305

Tri-ear Details, 504

Tri-car Difficulties. 209

Tri-car Specification, 104

Tyre Troubles, 75. 304, 353, 354. 401, 425

Tyres, Electric Lamp, etc., 711

Valve. Exhaust, Material for, 426

Valve, Exhaust, Worn, 353. 424

Valve, Exhaust, 685

Valve, Inlet, 685

Valve, Inlet,. Stuck, 209, 656

Valve, Timing, 128

Voltmeter Test, 711

Volts, Extra, 234

Volunteer Corps, Motor, 178

Water Boiling Away, 280

Water Circulation, 473

Wheel, Re-truing, 73

Wheels, Large v. Small, 305

International Motorcycle Cup, French Trials, 487

International Motorcycle Cup Race ll905j, 158

International Motorcycle Race, 545

International Motor-Bicycle Contest, Last Vear’s, 113

Irish Non-Stop Trial, 550

Irish Speed Trials, 342, 463

Isle of Man Eliminating Trials, 435

Isle of Man Motor Act, 372

Italy, Results of Trials, 443

Items of Interest, 551

Jarrott’s, Mr., Machine, 444

Java, Motoring in, 705

Jenatzy’s Marvellous Bit of Steering, 619

Johannesburg M.C.C., 680

Juno Motorcycles, 144


Kettleby Hill-Climb, 624

Kettlehy Inter-Club Hill-Climb, 440

Kimberley Speed Trials, 160

King of Spain’s Reckless Driving, 525


Ladies’ Meet, 621

Lady, Plucky, 707

Lamp, Tail, Improved Electric, for Cars, 692

Laurin and Clement Machines; East Travelling, 525

Lee’s Spiral Non-Slip Tread, 140

Liberty Auto-bell, 576

Licking Creation Again, 293

Lincolnshire A.C. Fixtures, 483

Lincolnshire Motoring Season, 347

Liverpool Automobile Club Gymkhana, 648

Liverpool Firm, Enterprising, 625

Liverpool Gymkhana, b75

Liverpool Motor Show, 142

Liverpool Motor Show, 166

Liverpool University Motor Club Hill-Climb, 647

Loiret Cup Results, 443

London-Edinburgh Ride, 490

London-Edinburgh Run, 567

Luxurious Vehicle, 524


M.A.C. Consumption Trial, 392

M.A.C. Hill-climb Contest at Broadway, 462

M.A.C. Hill-climb, 474

Macdonald, Arthur, Back from America, 91

Magneto Ignition, 294

Magneto’s Point of View—

Accumulator Troubles, 77

Accumulator, Weak Acid in, 564

Air-cooling on American Cars, 77

Air Tube Wanted, 537

Belt-driven Car, Cheap, 237

Belts and Ignition, 537

Breakdowns, Causes of, 480

Brush Contact Rings with Good Features, 237

Car, Second-hand, Purchasing, 287

Car, Two-cylinder Type, 311

Chain, Re-lubricating, 311

Chain, Cleaning, etc., 287

Chain v. Shaft Transmission, 663

Charge, Best Position to Fire, 430

Cylinder Design. 237

Design, Originality in Car, 77

Discs, Contact, 506

Disc Wheels and Dust, 564

Drivers’ Want of Consideration, 336

Dust Problem, 506, 564

Expert Press Comment, 456

France, Motor Touring in, 336

Gearing Efficiency, 564

Glass Wind Shields, Dangers of, 186

Hills, Dangerous: Notice Boards, 613

Ignition Point Fixed, 430

Ignition Timing, Verify the, 663

Lamps, 23, 613

Licenses, Renewal, 155, 613

Mileage of Accumulators, Estimating, 261

Multi-cylinder Ignition, 155

Multi-cylinder Engines, etc., 450

Nuts and Bolts: Mishaps. 637

Petrol Tests, “ The Motor,” 456

Petrol and Tests, 3

Piston Rings Stuck, 505

Practical Analogy, 430

Press, Daily, Foolish Hints in, 261

Rings, Defective, as Prolific Cause of Trouble, 564

Silencer, Loss of Power at, 537

Silencing Effect, 537, 631

Spanner, Use and Abuse of. 637

Sparking Plugs, 407, 430

Thrust, To Diminish, 613

Tinkering that Should be Avoided, 186

Touring in France, Hints on, 336

Touring. Motor, in France, 336

Trembler Coil Problem, 77

Tyres, .Metal Studded. Charge Against, 480

Tyres, Talk About. 360, 383

Valves, Exhaust 33

Valve Spring Hints, 155

Valve Springs, 109

Vent, Examine tne, 615

Vibration Absorber, 456

Water Boiling Away, iteason of, 613

Water in Carburetter, 657

Werner Motorcycle, 585

Wiring, Uereciive, 456

Maidenhead Motor Gymknana, 521

Manchester M.C. Hid-climb, 591

Manchester Sno,v’s Future, 625

Manchester, Some Motor Exmbits at Show, 64, 115

Market Rasen Hill-climb, 485

Markyate Case, 568b

Markyate Case at Philadelphia, 706

M.C.C. Inter-Club Bun, 3az

Mechanics, Elementary, for Motorists, 455, 477

Medical Pros and Cons of Motoring, 572

Meyan-Siddeley Match, 677

Michelin Improved Repair Plug, 68

Michelin Non-skid, 680

Midland Automobile Club Gymkhana at Coventry, 701

Military Despatch Car, 202

Motor and Horses, 461

Motor-bicycle Contest, Last Year’s, 115

Motor-bicycles at Cannes, 518

Motor Clubs, News of, 159

Motor ” Cup, 247

Motorcycle and the Future, 122

Motor Cycling Club’s 100 Miles Trial for Passenger Motorcycles, 496, 549

Motorcycle Cup Race, International, 158

Motor Cycling Club Defies the Auto-Cycle Club, 625

Motor Cycling Club Opening Kun, 222

Motor Cycling Club's 24 Hours Trial, 702

Motorcycle Eliminating Trials. 466a

Motorcycle Pace, International, 523

Motorcycle Trial, 1,000 Miles, 488

Motor Debate, 459

Motoring for Ladies, 350

Motorists. Hints to, 264

“ Motor Manual " for 1905: Important New Features, 248

Motor Manufacturers and Traders, 573

Motor Mountaineering, Lecture on, 67

Motor Patents, Some, 25, 99, 147, 2JJ. 252, 276, 324, 421

Motor Racing Track for London, 18

Motor Run to the Sea, Proposed, 621

Motor Terrors, Making of, 553

Motor Union at Leeds and Harrogate, 543

Motor Union Meeting at Harrogate, 526

Motor Union of Great Britain and Ireland, 685

Motors, Petrol, Testing. 112

Motors, Three-cylinder, 268

Motor Union and Government Enquiry, 627

Motor Vehicle Discussion, 441

Motor with Direct Drive to Front Axle, 145

Muratti Cup Competition, 647


Napier, Another G.-B., 248

New Flotation, 621

New York’s Great Motor Racing Track, 475

News, 16, 53, 65, 86, 112b. 136, 165, 199, 221, 245, 266. 292, 317, 338, 564, 587, 410, 454, 458. 482, 521, 540, 566, 619, 645, 675, 704

Non-skids: Discussion at Automobile Club, 164

Non-skid Trials at Crystal Palace, 18

Note of Triumph, 521

Nottingham, Motor Union Gathering at, 414

Notts A.C. Non-stop Competition, 572

Novel Bridge, 442

Novelty, Latest, 652

Novices, Notes for, 380, 454

Number, Displaying Wrong, 527


Observance Record, 65

Olympia Accessory Exhibits, 58, 218

Olympia Automobile Show and Exhibits, 7, 40, 42

Olympia: Few more Novelties from, 110

Olympia, Inaugural Luncheon, Speech by Lord Stanley, 41

Olympia: More Impressions. 81

Olympia Show, Some Impressions of, 79

Olympia: Some further Exhibits. 92b

Olympia: Value of all Motor Vehicles, etc., 90

Olympia: What Exhibitors Think, 83

Opinion—

Auto-Cycle Club’s Methods, 409

Automobile Association, 565

Automobile Club's Anti-racing Resolution. 386

Automobile Club’s Ill-starred Competition Rules* 481

Auvergne Circuit: New Views, 511

Brighton Meeting, 618, 666

British-built Car, 217

British Empire Motor Alliance, 15

British Progress, 642

Bus Boom, 187

Cars, Foreign, Blood in, 361

Certificated Drivers, 291

Churchill, Winston, on Automobilism. 161

Club and Inconsiderate Driving. 557

Club, Small, Control of Contests, 409

Colonial Buyers. 135

Commercial Motor, 15, 39

Commercial Side. 187

Control, Relative, 481

Danger, A Constant. 241

Disaster. Courting. 241

France Climbs Down, 15

Fraud, Bogus School, 15

French Attitude. 618

French Motorcycle Trials, 217

Game, Not Playing the, 433

Gordon-Bennett Cup and England, 112s

Opinion—Continued.

Gordon-Bennett Cup and France’s Withdrawal, 56a

Gordon-Bennett Cup Programme, 559

Grand Prix Fizzle, 135

Hyde Park, Motors in, 539

International Trial, 337

Isle of Man Approves of Motor Pacing, 217

Isle of Man as Holiday Resort, 481

League, A New, 187

Legal and Legislative Defence Fund, 39

Licenses and Motorcycles, 241

Market, Cultivating a, 291

Markyate Case, 314

Meetings, Recent, Mismanagement of, 693

Misfired Volcano, 511

Motorcar Sensationalism. 217

Motor Contests of Future, 642

Motorcycle Trials for Private Owners, 155

Motoring, Cost of, 39

Motorist and Charity, 618

Motorise Attitude of, 361

Mutoi Ruffianism, 693

Motor Union’s Excellent Record, 161

Main-cylinder Car Engine, 187

Parliament. Debate in, 457

•'i. :•< id Accident, 386

Petrol Tests, “ The Motor,” 337

Petrol v. Alcohol, 265

.Private Owner, The Catering for, 457

Restraint, Need for, z62

Road Monopoly, 161

Road Race, Great, 291

Road Reform, 314

Road Question, 85

Royal Commission on the 1903 -Act, 693

Royalty at the Show, 85

Schools, Motor, Honest and Other, 666

Show, Next, 85

Speed Limit and Cruelty, 543

Sussex, Some Suggestions from, 314

Traffic, London: How it can be Improved, 666

Trials, French Eliminating, 387

Trophy. Tourist, 135

Ostend Meeting, 650

Other People's Views—

Accidents. and Speed, 399

Accumulator Carrier, 374

Accumulator Charging, Chemical Method, 150

Accumulators and Coils, 325, 398

Accumulators, Charging, 709

Accumulators, Cost of Charging, from Primary Coils, 101

Accumulators, 4 or 6 Volts, 327

Accumulators Running Down When Not in Use, 471. 523

Acetylene, Explosive Compounds Formed by, 302, 552

Acetylene Lamp Trouble, 150. 177

Aft Car: Amateur Design, 398

Air and Water-cooled De Dion Engines, 502

Air-cooling, 253, 326, 376

Air Valves, Auxiliary 422

Auto-Cycle Club Hill-climb, 502

Back-fire, Risk of, 254

Bar, Spring Handle-, 231

Batteries v. Accumulators, 502

Bearings. Re-lining, 327

Belt-driven Car, 351

Belt Transmission, 175, 302

Sold as Petrol, 277

Bovdru Control to Fit to Clement Engine, 301

Bra>. ’ •, Emergency. 303

British Car Successes, 655

British v. Foreign Cars, 352

Business Methods, English, 255

Car, Belt-driven, Light. 206

Car, Cost of Running, 278

Car Difficulty. 124

Car Expenses. 303, 398

Car Experiences, 277

Car, Light, Cheap. 278, 326

Car, Light. Experiences. 100, 176

Car, Light Three-wheel. 207, 253

Car, Pick. 6h.p., Chain v. Belt, 71

Car, Single-cylinder, A Plea- for, 683

Car, Small, 26

Car. Star, 574

Carburetter Hint, 71

Carburetter Jet, Petrol Supply at, 528. 579

Carburetter, Rex Surface. 175, 527, 574, 598, 446

Carburetters, Adjustment, 578

Carburetters, Fafnir, 71

Carburetters, Flooding, Cure for, 102, 446

Carburetters, 71. 425. 447

Chain Protection, 578

Clement, 23<h.p., 231

Clutch, De Dion, 70, 124. 254, 255, 301, 325, 526, 375

Clutch Fibres, 422. 500

Clutch. Slipping of Century Tandem, 528

Coil Defect, 532

Combustion Chamber, Firing Charge in, 500

Competitors and Driving Certificates. 446

Compression, Prevention of Loss, 375, 501

Consumption Trials, 472

Contact Maker, E.I.C., 303

Converting Tri-cycle to Tri-oar. 149

Cooling, Thermo-syphon Principle of, 471

Cut-out for Accumulator, 399

Cyc’ometer, Trip, for Motorcycle, 422

Cylinder Jacket, Cracked, Repairs to, 26

Darracq Car Queries. 280

Darracq, 12h.p., Behaviour, 500

De Dion Contact, Hint about, 682

Dover CasHe Hill-Climbing 148

Drivers, Careful, 630

Drivers, Reckless, 277, 279, 351

Drivers, Wanton 576

Dupont Gear, 253

Dynamo Charging. 230

Engine, Clement, Hints about, 102. 150, 176, 231

Engine, De Dion, 472

Other People’s Views—Continued.

Engine, De Dion, Mishap, 175

Engine, Difficulties with 8h.p. M.M.C., 500

Engine, Fafnir, 70, 149, 302

Engine, Four-cylinder, for Bicycles, 277

Engine, Free and Two-speed, Gear, 230, 278, 351

Engine, Hor.zontal and Vertical, 27, 100

Engine, 3b. p., with Outside Fly-wheel, 149

Engine, Stevens, 175

Exeter. Road to, 27

Fault Indicator for Multi-cylinder Engine, 72

France, Touring in, 423, 501

Gear, Chapman Variable Speed, 148

Gear, Koller, 447

Gear, Three-speed, for Tri-car. 279

Gear, Two-speed, 72, 177, 206’, 278, 500

Gear, Variable, 27

Gear, Worm, Heating in Tri-car 375

Gearbox, Remedy for Ejection of Oil, 446. 529

Gordon-Bennett and Grand Prix Races 150

Gudgeon Pins, 27, 230

Gudgeon Screws Loose, 399

Hill-climbing and Auto-Cycle Club, 447

Hill-climbing and Power and Gear, 554

Hill-climbing and Two-speed Gears, 579

Hill-climbing, Best Gear for, 555

Horns, Motor, 254

Ignition and Clutch Troubles. Remedy for, 555

Ignition Coils, Current Consumption in, 325, 630

Ignition Coils: How Damaged, 709

Ignition, Dual, 253

Ignition of Duryea Car, 327

Ignition. Pre-, and Knocking in Engine, 502

India. Suggestion from, 630

Insurance, 176

Insuring Tri-cars, 327

Italy, Motorcar Trip to, 301

Jamaica. Motoring in, 326

Jehu Motor-bicycle, 683

Knock in Engine, Cause of, 630

Leakage of Current, 599

Limit, Exceeding, 501

Lubrication, No: Puzzling Experience, 708

Lubrication of Bevel Gear, 374

Lubrication of Worm Gear, 376, 399

Magneto Ignition, 303, 529, 654

Matlock District, Careful Driving Necessary in, 708

Medical Men. Cars for, 148

Meredith Adjustable Fan, 72

Misfiring, 27

Motobloc Car, 279

Motor, Ideal, 374

Motor Institute. Suggested, 399, 446

Motor Pit Details, 472, 554

Motor Pit Dimensions, 423

Motorcycle and License, 326

Motorcycle Difficulty: Remedy, 176

Motorcycle, Four-cylinder F.N., 232, 528

Motorcycle, Twin-cylinder, 148

Motorists’, Moderate, Suggestion, League, 555

Mount. New, 149

New Zealand. Motoring in, 253. 303, 654

Offences, Technical, Against Act, 231

Oldsmobile Car. 529, 570

Osbolor Spark-plug, 125

Over-heating Problem, 126. 177

Paris, Hiring Car in. 398

Pedestrians, Inconsiderate, 423

Petrol Leakage Dangers. 446

Petrol Storage and Fire, 447

Piston Bings, etc., 654

Police Traps, 100, 232. 278, 303, 326, 422. 446 447, 470, 471, 500, 528, 554, 578. 630, 654, 682, 708

Power and Energy. 72, 149

Power and Silencing, 631

Power, Calculating, for Car, 281

Power of Cycle Motors 399

Power of Four-seated Car, 124

Power of Sma’i Cars. 124, 471

Protection of Motorist, 177

Pulley, Universal Expanding, 124

Pulley, Variable Speed. 102

Quad. Advantages of, 70

Racing Track, Suggestions for. 124

Revenue Licenses, 26

Rexette Experiences, 70, 102, 125, 149, 177

Riley Tri-car, 126

Road Question, 100

Road Users, Menace to, 470

Running on Two Volts. 177

Scotch Trials, Incident, 555

Signpost Improvement, 177

Signpost Wanted. 374

Skegness Races. 700

South Africa Motor Experiences, 529

Sparking-plug Behaviour, 470

Sparking-plug, New, 125, 277

Sparking-plug Position. 579

Speed Indicators. Value of. 50

Speed Limit in Villages, 630

Speedwell, An Innovation, 677

Spray Carburetter for Ixion Motor, 529

Standardization of Parts, 471, 630

Star, 7h.p., 125

Starting Difficulties, 470

Steam Car Claims. 100

Steam Car Matters 655

Steam Car. Turner Miesse, 352

Steering for Tri-cars, 101

Stirling Car Difficulties. 280

Tandem Century Clutch. 683

Three-wheeler, Light, 352, 398, 471

Timing by Anti-Motorist, 578

Tool-box. Patent. 101

Trade, Round the, 691

Transmission Efficiency, 254

Treads. Brooks’ Non-skid Puncture-proof Chrome Leather, 691

Trembler v. Non-tremb’er Coils, 708

Tri-car Specification 351. 423

Tri-car, Starting, 398, 423

Other People’s Views—Continued.

Tri-car, Steering. 101

Tyre Difficulty, 304, 554

Tyre, .Large, on Cars, 575

Tyres, 150

Tyre, Solid, 26, 470

Tyre, Solid and Pneumatic, 70. 175

Tyres, Palmer, 126

Valves and bpark-plug, 302

Water-cooling Systems, 709

Water in Petrol, 578

Wheel, Pneumatic Suspension, 302

White and Poppe’s, Visit to, 691


Paris and Continent, 574

Paris Fires, 140

Park Legislation for Motorists, 6 '6

Performance, A Capital, 246

Performance, Good, 521

Petrol Motors, Testing. 112

Petrol Pourer, The Swain, 270

Petrol Tests, Result of - Motor,” 404

Petrol v. Alcohol, 313

Philistines, In the Hands of the, 616

Phoenix Mail Parcels Carrier, 576

Phoenix Trimo and M.C.C. Passenger Trial, 628

Phoenix Trimo for 1905, 146

Piston Ring and Gudgeon Pin Troubles, 270

Praise for “ The Motor.” 527

Presentation to County Automobile Official, 344

Press Items, 527, 552, 573, 629

Press Items: Captious Criticisms on Comments in

General Press, 644

Prested Electric Rear Lamp, 647

Prosecution Successful, Motor Union, 568a

Pulley, Variable Speed, 141

Pullman Non-skid Band, 629

Pump, Motor-driven, 144


Queensberry. “ Out Queensberrying,” 497


Race, Great French Eliminating, 512

Railway Inspection Motor, 165

Raleigh Four-cylinder Car, 569

Rambles on Light Car, 34

Ranelagh Motor Gymkhana, 570

Record, Motorcycle, 318, 651

Redwood. Sir Boverton, 572

Reeves’ Cup: Motor Cycling Club’s 200 Miles Reliability Trial, 412

Reliability Test: Sydney to Melbourne, 271

Reliability Trial, End of Great, 37

Repairs, Temporary, 490

Rexette, New 6h.p., 628

Right Way to Go to Work, 468

Roads, Effect of Circuit Racing on, 678

Roads LA. Dinner, 411

Roads, Watering, with Westrumite, 147

itover, Week-end on 8h.p.. 420


Safety Buffer for Cars, 440

Scottish Automobile Club, 576

Scottish Automobile Club’s Reliability Trial. 388

Semi-Riding Knickers, 484

Sheffield’s First Motor Exhibition, 247

Show Items, 52, 92a

Siddeley Car Trial: Official Certificate, 87

Siddeley, 18h.p., v. De Dietrich. 24h.p., 703

Siddeley-Meyan Contest, 622

Side-slip Phenomena, Some, 159

Silencers, 408, 638

Silencer, Universal Paragon, 573

Skegness Trials, 168

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, 675

Society of Motor Omnibus Engineers, 671

Southern Motor Club, 496

South Wales Notes, 527

‘Spacing” Chronometer used in Gordon-Bennett Race, 625

Sparking-plug, New, 692

Speed in Cuba, 169

Speed in Parks, 524

Speed Limit, Five Miles, 705

Speed Trials, Classification of, 418

Speeds, Comparative, 144

Speedwell lOh.p. Car, 289

Stanley’s, Mr. Arthur, Bill, 703

Starling Light Car, 250

Steering Gear, Allen, 127

Straker-Squire Omnibus Trial. 60. 87

Swift Twin-cylinder 8-10h.p. Car, 242

Switch, New. 146

Switzerland and Gordon-Bennett, 439


Tarmac: What it is and How Prepared, 689

Then and Now, 652

Time Recording Device, 483

Tour de France Motorcycle Trials, 367, 393, 417, 437

Track, Motor-bicycle, Championship of World. 568b

Track, New York’s Great Motor Racing, 476

Transit and Traffic, 20

Transmission Friction, 369

Trembler Coil Improved and Electrical Governor, 225

Trial, Reliability. End of a Great. 37

Trials, Motorcycle Eliminating, 466a

Tri-car as a Tri-car, 22

Triumph Motor-bicycle: 1,279 Miles in Six Days, 627

Trophy, Herkomer, 704

Trophy, Tourist, Peugeot, 681

Truth Will Out, 625

Tyre, Brief Review of Exhibits at Olympia, 62

Tyre, New, for Cars. 648

Tyre Problem, 572

Tyres, Solid, for Light Cars, 202


Valve Adjunct, Useful, 250

Valve Grinding and Loss of Compression. 565

Vanderbilt Cup Course, 705

Vauxhall Car in New Home, 249

Vauxhall Engineering Co., 577

Vienna-Breslau-Vienna Reliability Run, Results of, 458

Vieo: New Motor Wheel and Tyre, 567

View, A Sensible, 705

Vindec Motorcycle, 524

Voltmeter, Ingeniously Designed, 692

Vulcanized Repairs, 648


Warned, 484

Wason, Mr., 574

Water Circulation and Silencer in Internal Combustion Motors, Possibility of Dispensing with, 498

Wayside Worries, 499

Werner New Model 4h.p. Motor-bicycle. 574

West Herts Motor Club, 621

Wheel, New Spring, 510

Wilts, Discontented, 484

Wipe Contact, 572

Wirral Police Active, 527

Wolseley Co.’s Staff Sports, 521


Year’s Run. Cost of, 441

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