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1906 The Motor: Index

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Abyssinian Market: Are Germans to Have it? 475

Accident at Clement Depot, 16

Air-cooled Car, Four-cylinder, 707

Allday Cars, 589

Alps, Touring in, 677

Alterno-Rotary Motor, 246

Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, 18

Aston Hill Climb, 620

Austria and Grand Prix, 420

Austria, Military Motor in, 448

Auto-Cycle Club News, 102, 444

Automobile and Cycle Engineers’ Institute, 44

Automobile Club’s A.G.M., 159

Automobile Consulate, French, 50


Beaconsfield, Fatality at, 46

Belsize, 40h.p., Touring in West Country, 362

B.E.M.T.A.. 156

Berlin Motor Show, 70

Birdlip Hill Climb, 566, 680b

Bishop Safety Starting Handle, 504

Boat Carrying, 505

Bombay to Mahableshwar Trials, 15, 46

Brighton Record Opening Run, 248

Brighton Road, State of, 75

British Carriage Builders, 29

British Maker, Special Sphere of, 417

Brooke Six-cylinder 28h.p. Car, 502

Brown Bros.’ Exhaust Valve Lifter, 246

Brown S.i^h.p. Bicycle, 675


Canada, Impressions of, 478

Canada, Trade with, 125

Canadian Markets, 74

Cannes Meet, 188

Car, Official, 708

Cars, All-British, Competition for, 446

Cars for Newspaper Work, 506

Cars on Easy Payment, 679

Casualties in London-Edinburgh Bun, 552

Certificates for Driving and Mechanical Proficiency, 475

Ceylon. Motoring in, 680b

Circuit, European, 17, 46

Clement Depot, Accident at, 16

Climb, Remarkable, 680b

Constantine Motor Skate, 70

Contrasts, 555

Coupe des Pyrenees Theft, 48

Coupe Internationale: Austrian Opinion, 72, 127

Crack Car Drivers for 1906, 45

Cuffley Hill, 535

Cyclomot’s Causerie:

Accumulator, No-trouble, 155

Advice, Refusing One’s Own, 579

Aggressive Action Needed, 2S5

Aggressive Attitude, 461

Argyll Cars, 51

Argyll, Two-cylinder, 519

Black Enamel, How to Apply,, 7

Bonnie Scotland, 579

Car, A Very Good, 519

Cars, Two-cylinder, 524

Cleaning a Waste of Time, 495

Cleanliness, Many Roads to, 265

Coachwork Cleanliness, 495

Coachwork, Cleanliness of, 7b

Comfort in Driving, 40

Cooling System, Defective, Altering, 568

Driving Position. Diagram of Correct, 40

Dust. 295

Engine, Starting the, 295

Experiences, Some Further, 667

French Expert on Driving Position, 40

Goggles, Colour of, 691

Goggles, Proper Colour for 655

Hands, Soiled, 205

Hedge, Obstructing, 545

Inspection, Constant, where Needed, 461

Instruction Book, 691

Learn. The Proper Way to, 146

London County Council Driver’s License, 7

Low Power with Efficiency, 524

Lubrication, 146

Lubrication, Wanted, Guide to, 689

Lucas Valveless Motor, 38

Mechanism, Appearance of, 76

Motor Thief, 438

Need for Adjustability, 40

Nuisance of the Powerful Lamp, 7

Objectionable License, 7

Pipe Chokage, 545

Power, Loss of, 205

Pressure Lubrication, 495

Racing Motor, Limiting Power of, 155

Resourcefulness, 581

Ride. An Abominable, 519

Roads, Cry for Better, 155

Singer Car, 39

Single v. Multiple Cylinders, 86

Soap, Another Cleansing, 407

Sparking-plug Switch, 265

Sprag, 655

Thermal System, Defective, 178

Thermo-Syphon, Effective, 234

Touring Ground, Fine, 579

Tramcar’s Evil Ways, 524

Trial that Did Not Attract, 86

Two-cylinder Proposition, 667

Unofficial Trial, 76

Water Cooling, 407

Water Circulation, Defective, 205

Water Pressure, Variable, 438

Week-end, Delightful, 265

Wind Screens, 655


Daimler Car, King of Siam’s, 100

Daimler v. Daimler, 706

Darracqs and S. Harting, 701

Darracq World's Record Car, 15

Decision, Far-reaching, 305

Derby and District Automobile Club, 445, 734

Derby and District A.C.’s Gymkhana, 673

Derby Hill Climb, 448

Distributor, New E.I.C., 103

Drivers, Richard-Brasier, 222

Driving Certificates of Automobile Club, 707

Du Pre Cup Contest, 591


Edge’s, Mr., Debated Figures, 155

Edinburgh, London to, 506

Edinburgh Motor Traps, 565

Edo Shock Absorber, 158

Enfield Car in Scottish Trials, 592

Essex Hill Climb, 561, 591

Essex Motor Club, 71

Essex Motor Club’s Race Meeting, 676

European Circuit, 122

European Tour, Conference on, 17

Exhaust Troubles, 124

Extraordinary Proceedings, 564

Extraordinary Times at Ormond, 16


Fatality at Beaconsfield, 46

Fernhurst, Henry Edmund’s, Hill Climb, 671

Finance and Business 20, 75, 104, 152, 216, 245, 272, 500, 526, 564, 586, 407, 414, 440a, 469, 524, 560, 618. 670a, 699, 729

Four versus Six Cylinders, 15

France Replies to Austria, 127

Frankfort Motor Club, 505

French Comments on Stanley Steamer, 129

French Driving Regulations, 157

French Opinion on Penalties and Guarantees, 122

Frome’s Hill Climb, 277, 471


Garment, Novel, 277

German Emperor’s Badge for Cars, 127

German Emperor’s Garage, 74

Germany and La Coupe Internationale, 157

Germany, Motor Statistics in, 187

Gianoli H.-T. Magneto Ignition, 189

Glasgow Motor Show, 157

Goodrich Non-skid, 19

Gordon-Bennett of the Air, 75

Government and Dust, 448

Grand Prix, 75, 589, 590

Grand Prix Pars, 595

Grand Prix Race, Wire Wheels in, 735

Grand Prix, Werner on, 680a


Havana Meet: Victory of Demogeot, 71

Hedgeland Anti-skid Axle, 274

Hellesen Dry Cells, 679

Hemery Dissatisfied, 45

Herkomer and “Motor,” 650

Herkomer Austrian Course, 559

Herkomer Curve, 701

Herkomer Motor Trophy, 504a

Herkomer Results, Annul ling of, 755

Herkomer. The, 552

Herkomer Trophy, 526

Herkomer Trophy, A Try for, 98

Herkomer Trophy Ridiculous Results, 561

Herkomer Velocity Curve, 680

Herts A.G. Hill Climb, 551

Herts County and Kensington A.C.’s, 672

Hints and Comments:

Accumulator Charging Queries, 584a

Agricultural Hall, 295

Body Colours, 521

Bonnet, Abolishing the, 321

Business Again, 489

Circuits, Faulty “ Frame,” 294

Hints and Comments.—Continued.

Circulation, Sluggish, 479

Coachbuilders and the Car, 21

De Dion Expanding Clutch Gear, 87

De Dion Expanding Clutch Gear Lubrication, 117

Drivers and Driving, 50

Dust, Minimising, 434

Engine Lubrication and Single Cylinder, 434

Engines: Why some Smoke on Hills, 434

Fibre Clutches, Possible Vagaries of, 87

Gear Bevel, Eliminating the, 240

Gearless Cars, 488

Headlights, 171

Herkomer Competition, 87

Hill-climbing Craze, 77

Hill-climbing Incident, 320

Hill Unconquered, 77, 488

Horn Blowing, 424

Ignition of the Future, 21

Leather-faced Clutches, 50

Long or Short Transmission Shafts, 21

Military Motors, 143

Motor House Floor, Keeping Clean, 240

Motor House, Novel Private, 489

Motor House, Size of, 294

Motorist and Roadmaker, 434

Motor devolution, 384a

Mudguard, Improvising, 479

Multi-cylinder Lubrication, 488

Name? What’s in a, 435

Oils, Suitability of Various, 117

Oil Waste from Bearings? 145

Overheating Mystery, 384a

Petrol Can, Abuse of, 424

Petrol Engines, H.-P. of, 321

Photographic Query, 240

Pressure or Gravity of Fed Petrol, 117

Record-Breaking Stanley Steam Car, 77

Repair Shop Methods, 384a

Road, Shedding Things on, 479

Saddle and Car, 384a

Showing Off, 50

Simple Ignition System, 21

Sparking-plug, Handy, 424

Sparking-plug Points, 171

Steam Tourist Trophy, 489

System and Spare Parts, 294

Vulcanising, 488

Hungary, Politics and Motorisms in. 305


Imports of Foreign Parts, 530

Information Bureau :

Accelerator Defect, 573

Accumulator, 715

Accumulator Charging, 373

Accumulator Query, 313

Air Valve, Extra, 451

Backfiring, 197, 259

Backlash, 743

Battery, Dry, Ignition, 111

Carburation, 111, 228, 485

Carburetter, 111, 229, 259

Carburetter Flooding, 287

Case-hardening, 373

Chain Sprockets, 167

Charge, Reversing, 513

Chestnut, 167

Circulation, Difficult, 659

Clutch, 715

Clutch and Brake Combined, 515

Clutch Fibre, 659

Clutch Fierce, 485

Clutch Slipping, 197

Coil Connections, 485

Coil, Curious, Effect, 313

Compression, High, 110

Compression Loss, 540

Compression too High, 687

Compression Weak, 83

Connections, 601

Contact Maker, 485

Contact Trouble, 601

Control. Defective, 687

Crankshaft End Play, 85

Cylinder Leaking, 541

Distributor, 485

Driving, Unskilful, 513

Dry Cell for Ignition, 167

Engine, Double-acting, and Front Wheels, 167

Exhaust Box Explosion, 228, 485

Exhaust Valves, 228

Exhaust Valve Spring, 715

Expansion Box, Fitting, 541

Explosions, 228

Firing Back, 229

Firing, Erratic, 715

Firing, Irregular, 457

Firing, Spontaneous, 312

Fly-wheel. Burst, 228

Gearbox Difficulties, 83

Gearbox, Hot, 485

Gear Changing, 743

Gear, Two-to-one, Damaged, 401

Grease and Radiator, 111

Gudgeon Screws, 429

Head. Detachable, Loosening, 678

Hills, Weak on, 229

Information Bureau.—Continued.

Horse-power Problem, 82

Ignition, 287

Ignition, Advance, 573

Ignition Details, 259

Ignition, Dual, 541

Ignition. Low-tension, 601

Ignition, Testing Cylinder, 197

Ignition, Weak, 659

Induction Pipe, Gauze in, 167

Inlet Removal, 687

Leakage at Plug, 228

License Period, 513

Longer Plug, 111

Low Capacity, 259

Lubrication, 573

Lubrication and Ignition, 341

Lubricator, Defective, 401

Magnetic Plug, 401

Magneto Fails, 485

Magneto, High-Tension, 110

Magneto Ignition, 457

Misfire, 229, 373

Misfiring, 601

Noise, Puzzling, 457

Overheating, 743

Petrol Consumption, 513, 631

Petrol Consumption, Excess, 228, 259, 573

Phenomena, Curious, 373

Pistons, Fouled, 715

Plates Buckling, 513

Power, Loss, near Hill, 110

Power, Loss, 111.. 429, 573, 631

Power, Want of, 513

Pre-ignition, 111, 221, 429, 687

Re-Magnetising, 541

Rubber. Artificial, 229

Running, Erratic, 687

Self-firing, 457

Shaft Breakage, 631

Smash, Cause, 341

Spark, Weak, 513

Start, Difficult, 659

Starter, Bad, 287

Starter, Uncertain, 82

Starting Difficulty, 313

Starting Troubles, 85

Stops Fire Rounding Corners, 259

Throttle and Clutch, 631

Trembler, 457

Trembler v. No Trembler, 401

Two-speed Gear, Fitting, 229

Water Tank Boiling, 456

Weak Carburation, 82

Vulcanising, 340

Instruction Books, Makers’, 733

International Cup and Germany, 363

International Cup Race, 677, 680a

International Motorcycle Cup, 14, 19, 46

International Reliability Trial, 733

Ireland, Hill Climb and Meet in, 448

Ireland, Roads and Hotels in, 647

Irish Automobile Club, 731

Irish Reliability Trials, 503, 592

Italy, Notes from:

Turin Salon, Notes on, 63

Italy, Notes from, 502


Kaiser’s Armourclad Motor, 363

Knowsley Park Selection Trials, 534


Lamp Bracket, New Design, 420

Lamp Trials, 20

Lamp Trials of A.C.G.B.I., 502

Lancia, Vincent, 45

Land’s End to John o’ Groats, 564

Land’s End to John o’ Groats, Auto-Cycle Club Trials, 14, 72, 156

Land’s End to John o’ Groats Awards, 593

Laurin and Klement and Coupe Internationale, 304

L’Auto Mixte Combined Petrol and Electric Car, 99

Lighting Regulations, 41

Light Vehicle Trials in Paris, 100

Lincolnshire A.C., 621

Liverpool Motor Show, 43

London to Edinburgh, 499

Lord Royston v. Powell Case, 585

Lubrication of Engines, 359


M.A.C. Hill Climb Results, 562

Magneto Ignition, 126

Magneto’s Point of View:

Accessibility, 654

Accumulator Frothing, 252

Accumulator Run Down, 518b

Accumulators, 26

Accumulators, Remedy for Frothing, 14*

Air-cooled American Cars, 546

Alcohol Problem, 584b

Broken Gear Tooth, 25

Burning of Cars, 175

Carburetter Difficulties, 55

Carburetter, Frozen, 54

Carburetter, Microbes in, 453

Chain. Replacing, 508

Charging Through Lamps, 204

Chronometer and Magneto, 577

Circulation Difficulties, 54

Clutch, Another, Hint, 264

Clutch, Governor and Ignition Difficulties, 26

Coil Troubles, 490

Compression in Diesel Engine, 264

Cooling, Internal, 584b

Cylinder Capacity, 25

Cylinder Capacity, Measuring, 54

Cylinders, Testing, 263

Dashboard, Illuminating, 462

De Dion Dry Battery, 567

Diesel Principle. 204

Driving without a Tyre, 49

Engine Power, Increasing, 54

Exhaust Vaives, Troublesome, 144

Explosion Engine Detects, 490

Excincceur Efficiency, 584b

Firing Irregular, 55

Fleecing the Lambs, 654

Fumes, Sulphurous, 721

Gauze in Imet Pipe, 55

Gearboxes, Toy, 265

Gearbox Lubricants, 691

Gear Ratios, 26

Gear Wheels, Size of, 455

Gradients, Alleged Severity of, 490

Handbooks, Some Curiosities in, 577

Horse-power Formula, 508

Hum from Gearbox, 54

Ignitionless Motors, 204

Indian Queries, 27

Inlet Varve, Closing of, 144

Inlet Valve, When Should, Close? Interesting Problem, 62

Knock on Car, 664

Lamp, Type, Required, 519

Leathering Clutch, 49

Leather Non-skid. Bands, 2

Liquid Air Motors, 252

Locomotive Compared with Car, 252

Loss of Power, 25, 26

Lubricator, 518b

Measuring Cylinder Capacity, 54

Metai-to-Metal v. Leather Cone Clutch, 721

Mishap, Unexpected, 546

Motor Fuels, 114

Motor History, 27

Motor, Ideal, 175

Motor Power, To Find, 204

Mud v. Dust, 519

Multiple Throw Crank Forgings, 114

Multiple Throw Crankshaft, Making of, 62

Noise, Causes of. 577

Noise, Puzzling, 462

Nomenclature, Incorrect, 265

Non-skid Bands, 2

Non-skids, 55

Novice and Engine Starting Difficulties, 88

Objectionable Exhaust, 26

Oils and Lubrication, 2

Overheating, 25, 27

Petrol, Another, Danger, 518b

Petrol Depth Indicator, 691

Petrol-Electric Combinations, 115

Petrol Gauges, 721

Petrol Bisks, 49

Petrol, Water in, 577

Piston Bings, Trueing, 49

Pitfalls for the Novice. 49

Platinum on Contact Maker, 691

Plugs with Proper Thread Wanted, 252

Portable Dynamo for. Battery Charging, 27

Pre-ignition, 27

Quack Remedies for Motor Ailments, 664

Rear Light Criticism, 462

Rear Light Problem, 519

Red versus Grey Rubber, 54

Reliability: What it Means, 252

Rims, Removable, 654

Roadside Help, 546

Roads Problem, 144

Rubber, Red versus Grey, 54

Salt Water and Tyres, 664

Self-ignition, 204

Self-starters, 144

Self-starting, 508

Signs, Caution, Useless, 691

Silencer Bursts, 55

Smoky Exhausts, 2

Spares and Fitments, Storing, on Car, 567

Sparking-plug: Is there a “Best” Distance for Fixing Points? 88

Speed Indicators, 264

Starting on Switch, 508

Steam Turbine, 175

Stoppage from Rain, 25

Time Saver, 584b

Timing Query, 546

Trembler Coil: Adapting Make-and-Break Contacts, 455

Tubes, Spare Inner, 567

Two-stroke Engine Revival, 62

Tyres Worn by Defective Steering, 721

Underscreen, Detachment of 462

Using the Throttle, 27

Vital Parts, Examination of, 577

Voltmeter for Dashboard, 25

Wheels, Front, Wobbling, 664

Wheels not Tracking, 26

Maker and User, 160

Manchester Motor Club, 588, 586

Manchester Motor Show, 47

Manufacturers v. Imports, 128

Marchand Car, 552, 559

Markyate Fatality, 478

Mass Car Mishap, 586

M.C.C. London to Edinburgh Run, 156, 447

Midland Automobile Hill Climb, 502

Milan Gold Cup Reliability Trial, 445

Miscellanea, 84, 112, 168, 198, 250, 260, 288, 314, 542, 574, 402, 450, 458, 486, 514, 542, 574, 602, 652. 658. 660, 716, 744

Mobile, 22h.p., Landaulette, 677

Modern Garage A.G.M., 159

Monte Carlo, London to, in 57% hours, 275

Monte Carlo to London, 419

Moseley’s Non-skid Re-tread, 71

Motorbus Fatality, 679

Motorcar as Aid to Crime, 441

Motor Cycling Club, 71, 127, 159, 588

Motorists and Law, 504

Motor Legislation, No More, this Year, 185

Motor Liability Bill, German, 447

Motor Taxation in Germany, 129

Motor Union and Car Lamps, 102

Motor Union at Bath, 702

Motor Union at Birmingham, 476

Motor Union Defence Fund, 159

Motor Union Prosecution, 566

My Way of Thinking:

Advertising, Abuse of, 666

Aeronautical Notes, 121

Afternoon of Incidents, 595

Alcohol Hope for, 412

Aluminium, 466

America, A Lesson from, 95

American, My View on Things, 516

America, Two-cycle Engines in, 656

Antipathies, Curious, 491

Bala, Garage in, 637

Biter Bit, 547

Bodies, Standardisation of, 92

Body Weights in French Trials, 95

Brakes, Double, on Driving Wheels, 415

Brakes for Horse-drawn Vehicles, 64

Brighton and Madeira Road, 412

British Traders and Colonial Customers, 624

“ Cadillac/’ Name, The, 580

Canadian Exhibitions, 9

Cape Town Motoring, 580

Car, A Good Single-cylinder, 580

Car, All-British, 657

Car, Number of Parts, 525

Car, Simple, 665

Caution, A Needed, 581

Chain Drive, 636

Chains, Strength of, 258

Chain v. Cardan, 516

Chassis Old, Use for, 516

Circumstances Alter Cases, 594

Clothing. Motor, 658

Club and Automobile Association, 717

Club Certificates, 492

Club Trials, Cost of, 65

Coachman, Chauffeur, 297

Commutator Spacing, Uneven, 436

Compression, Adjustable, 297, 594

Confidence not Misplaced, 718

Conservatism of “ Hossy ” World, 64

Cylinders, Why so Many, J48

Daimler, 11 45,” Run on, 718

Descent,” Taking a Bad, 491

Differential, Abolition of, 637

Differential: Is it to be Abolished? 467

Doctors’ Supplement, 296

Driving, Sympathetic, 206

Dust, 582, 666

Dust Question, 466

Edmunds, Henry, Trophy, 516, 624

Engine Braking, 267

Engines, Two-cycle, More about, 148

Engines, V, About, 412

Engine, Vertical, in Front, 177

Engines, V Type, 665

England, Another Injustice to, 95

Epicyclic Gear, Variations in, 296

Epicyclic Gearing Efficiency, 120

European Circuit, 718

Exhaust, Offensive, 565

Expert Liars, 595

Export Trade, One Kind, 665

Financial Position To-day, 437

Fly-wheel, Running without, 206

French Fairness, 64

French Salon, 170

French Trials, Body Weights in, 93

Garage Man’s Troubles, 297

Gearbox, Elimination of, 93, 206

Gearless Car, 322

Glass Screens, 657

Glass Screens, Danger of, 120

Glass Screens, More about, 593

Gordon-Bennett Race, 547

Grand Prix, 413, 637

Hedgeland Axle, 466

Helical Tyre Springs, 176

Hill-climbing H.-P. Formula, 666

Hill Climbs, 692

Horn, New Use for, 582

Horn, Use of, 92

Ignition, A Clever, 624

Importers’ Association, Formation of, 9

Imports from Abroad, 394

Inefficient System, 57

Influence of Racing upon Construction, 8

Insurance Enterprise, 64

Interesting Paper, 65

Jenkinson, Sir E., Retirement of, 268

Justice’s Clerk, The, 8

Lamp Brackets, Standardisation, 412

Lamp Trials, 522 Leather. 582

Luck Money, 415

Magisterial Wisdom, 636

Motorphobia, 580

Noiseless Gearing, 37

Non-stop Engine Runs, 92

Omnibus, The Future, 148

Overhaul. Systematic, 322

Paradox Gear, 595

Paraffin and Petrol, 268

Paris Inventors’ Academy, 436

Paris Nomenclature, 466

Patent Act, New, 64

Paying the Piper, 565

Points in Favour of Lesser Shows, 9

Poor Reward, 9 Pressure or Gravity Feed, 206

Petrol Engines, Compound, 693

Petrol Pourer, 692

“ Petrol,” The Word, 238

Piston, Expanding, 467

Pneumatic Wheel, 636 .

Power, Smail, and Infinite Gearing, 2o8

Quick Reversing, 36 Quietness of Cars, 581

Racing and Car Improvement, 547

Racing or Touring, 491

Racing Value of, 120

Radiators, 719

Relative Reliability of Cars and Cycles, 37

Renault Patent, 57

Repairs, Charges for, 149

Revolution Problem, 565

Road Camber, Excessive, 148

Rules. Pie-crust, 547

San Francisco Disaster and Motor Trade, 456

Schools of Thought, Two, 65

Scorching in the Herkomer, 581

Second-hand Cars, 176

Second-hand Prices and New Values, 149

Signals for Motorists, 296

Signs, Caution, Useless, 718

Silence a Desirability, 8

Single-cylinder Car, 394

Smash at Cross-road, 580

Speed, 548

Speed Challenge, 176

Standardisation of Bodies, 92

Steering Joints, Universal, 296

Suspension, Three-point, 239, 393

Tap, Three-way, 267

Tarmac, 666, 693

Tarmac: A Commercial Failure, 580

Three-cylinder Panhards in France, 36

Tourist Trophy Items, 8

Trade and Tourist Trophy, 717

Trade Canards, 548

Trade, English, Good Thing for, 466

Traders’ Identification. Marks, 436

Trade, Scope of, 492

Tram Scheme Defeated, 637

Transmission, American System, 636

Trial before Criticism, 692

Tri-car, Luxurious, 665

Turbines, 149

Tyres, Easy on, 177

Tyre, Semi-pneumatic, 322

Tyres, Metal-studded, 267

Tyres, Self-sealing, 665

Ultimate Trend, Sign of, 436

Unofficial Trials, 65

Valves, Timing of, 92

Waiting till they are Perfect, 8

Water Coohng, Internal, 177

Weight Limit, Absurdity of, 582

What is Sport? 36

Wheel Diameters, 239

Wheel, Freemasonry of, 515, 582

Wheel, Revolving, Problem, 238

Wheels. Wire, 267

Work for the B.E.M.T.A., 36

Yankees: Why they get the Export Trade, 323


Napier Dinner, 99

Napier, Gearless, 440b

Napier, Six-cylinder Gearless, 1,000 Miles on, 588

Naples News, 505

Newnham Hill Climb, 704

News, 301, 387

New York Letters, Special, 417

Non-stop Bun of 100 Miles, 444

Non-stop, 200 Miles, for S. H. Fry Prize, 644

N.-East Lancashire A.C. Reliability Bun, 474

North Pole by Motor, 391

Novel Timing Method, 442


Opinion :

Accessories, 358

Aggressive Action, Need of, 610c

Agricultural Hall Show, 217

Australian Market, 181

Austrian Pro-motor Circular, 123

British Motor Industry, Hub of, 385

Car, Appearance of, 123

Car, Best Besults from, 698

Car Insurance, 468

Cars. Late Delivery of: Penalty, 66

Circuit European Abandoned, Why, 698

Club, Cyclists’ Touring, 181

Club House Wanted, 299

Club Buns and Dust, 358

Colonial Markets, 385

Conviction Quashed, 271

County Council, Bringing, to Scratch, 358

Cyclist and Motor Movement, 97

Dust, 299

Electric Tram Monopoly, 123

European Circuit, 325

France Makes Other Countries Pay for their Sport, 97

Freemasonry amongst Motorists, 642

Grand Prix, 584

Grand Prix and French Spirit, 610c

Hedgeland Axle, 440

Hedges, Keeping, Cut, 415

Highway. Mutual Use of, 551

Highway, Out-of-Date, 670

Hill Climb, Deceptive, 642

Horse, Dangerous, 642

Inheritance of the Meek, 584

Law, Cab and Motor, 670

London Traffic, 415

Markyate Warning Triangle, 385

Milan Gold Cup, 468

Motor and Medical Men, 244

Motor Ascot, 584

Motorbus as Educator, 97

Motorist and Public, 271

Motor Touring, 698

Motor Union: Appeal to Beaders, 181

Over-championed? Are we, 698

Petrol Engine Defects and Bemedy, 415

Petrol Nuisance or Horse Nuisance, 325

Physicians and Surgeons, To, 66

Police, Hints to, 325

Portuguese E. Africa and B.E.M.T.A., 385

Prospects of Busy Season, 463

Racing, 551

Racing Question, 525

Racing, Value of, 642

Records, Making and Claiming, 551

Road Improvement, Rural Idea of, 440

Road Question, 670

Royal Commission and Future Legislation, 153

Royal Commission Report, 728

Royal Motorist, 496

Scottish Trials, 440, 523

Shows, Separation of, 153

Six-cylinder Advances and Effects, 244

Sporting, Chance to Avoid, 584

Sport, More, Wanted, 496

Streets. New, Terror, 468

Street Terror, New, 496

Trade Duty, 525

Traffic Resolution, 496

Trap, Right to Disclose, 358

Two-stroke Engine, 66

Unsound Scheme, 299

Vital Parts, 496

Warnings, Unnecessary, 525

Works, Studying the, 610c

Ormond-Daytona Racing at, 16

Other People’^, Views :

Accessibility, 740

Accumulator Puzzle, 427

Accumulators, Charging, 285

Accumulators, Frothing of, 226, 510, 425, 481, 571

Acetylene and its Uses, 106

Acetylene Properties, 569

Air to Gas, Proportion, 509

Aluminium? 558

Asbestos Stoves, 175

Australia, Trade Marks in, 570

Automobile Association Policy, 81

Backfire Danger, 257

Backfiring, 108

Backfiring, Valuable Hint, 224

Batteries, Charging, 557

Battery, Dry Ignition, 627, 712

Benz Cylinder Leakage, 22

Blowback from Inlet Valve, 22

Body Design, 285

Bogus Engineer, 55

Brake, Foot, Use of, 164

Brake Pedal, 741

Brakes on Front Wheels, 156

Brown, Albert, Trophy, 570, 629

Calcium Chloride and Dust, 759

Carburetter, Frozen, 655

Carburetter, Microbes in, 509

Car, Cost of Running, 713

Car Problem, 509, 655

Car Problem Solution, 569, 627

Cars at Elections, 79

Cars for Colonies: Wheel Gauges, 397

Cars, Unattended, 285

Chain or Cardan Shaft? 739

Chain, Replacing, 569

Chain v. Cardan Shaft, 482, 599

Charging Dynamo, Fitting, to Car, 153

Classification and Hill-climbing Formulas, 741

Cleansing Materials, 537

Clothing, 482, 598

Clothing, Healthy, 571, 599, 538

Clutch and Throttle, Combined, Control, 256

Clutch, Fitting, 53

Clutch Slipping, 284

Coil and Battery Ignition, 165

Compression, Adjustable, 570, 427

Contact Breaker, Hints on, 108

Contact Breakers and Magnetic Plugs, 108

Cooling. Internal, 559, 627

Cooling, Internal Cylinder, 426, 509

Cylinder. Cooling, Internal, 311, 370

Cylinders, Six v. Four, 685

Cylinder Top Breaking off, 22

Daily Press “ Motor Notes,” 311

De Dion, 8h.p., Alterations, 81

De Dion Car fitted with Fafnir Engine, 22

Design, Simplification of, 107, 162

Dispensing with Commutator, 52

Doctors’ Experiences, 284

Dry Cells, Working Capacity, 569

Dust, 310, 371, 598, 455, 510, 558, 559

Edge’s, Mr., Debated Figures, 195

Elections, Cars at, 55

Electric Runabout, 193

Engine as Brake, 165

Engine Braking, 80, 359, 369, 397, 425

Engine; Knocking Noise in. Explained, 569

Engines. Hot, 226

Engines. Three-cylinder, 285

Engines, Two-cylinder, 455

Engines, Two-stroke, 195, 255, 453, 597

Engine, Three-cylinder, 109

Exhaust Energy, Utilising, 628

Exhaust Pressure Lubricator Puzzle, 509

Exhaust, Utilising Energy of, 598

Expanding Clutch Difficulty, 427, 454

Explosion Engine, Defects in, 485, 511, 569, 657, 712, 740, 741

Fernhurst Gradient, 571

Firing Back, 51

Frame Circuits, Faulty, 569

Freemasonry amongst Motorists, 629

Freemasonry of Wheel, 684

Front Driving, 558

Front Driving and Braking, 339

Gases, Properties of, 509.

Gas to Air, Correct Proportion, 256

Gearbox, Elimination of, 162, 194, 255

Gearless Car 485

“ Getting There,” One Sidelight on, 106

Glass Screen Danger, 195, 309

Glass Screens, 711

Gudgeon Screws, 509

Headlights, Dazzling 136

Hedgeland Solid Axle, 559

High-tension v. Low-tension Ignition, 81

Highway, Mutual Use of, 628

Hill-climbing Feats, 285, 559

Hill-climbing Formula Criticised, 629

Hill Climbing, Steep, 655

Hill Climbs, Timing, 740

H.-P. Formula. 51

H.-P. Rating, 759

How I was Treated at the General Election, 24

Inlet Valve, 711

Inlet Valve Closing Late, 655

Inlet Valves: When they Should Close, 157

Inlet Valve: When it Should Close, 194, 224

Inlet Valve: When Should it Close? 164, 195

Irregular Firing, Cause of, 107

Leather Clothing, 627

Leather v. Wool Clothing, 739

Low-tension Magneto Ignition, 78

Lubricating Oil, Inferior, 455

Lubricators Choking, 655

Magistrates versus Motorists, 24

Maintenance Cost, 685

Martini Rolls-Royce Trials, 570

Mauritius, Motors in, 510

Medical Men, Cars tor, 425, 427

Medium Price and Powered Car, 23

Millionaire Motorists, 598

Milton's Prophecy of the Motorcar in 1620, 52

Motorists and Repaireis, 193

Motor, Strange Accident to, 309

Motors, Two-stroke, 426

Motor, Valveless, 136

Mr. Basil H. Joy Replies to Mr. Strickland, 24

Multi-cylinder v. Single-cylinder Engines, 256

Non-skids, Experiences with, 53, 81

Number of Cylinders Problem, 80

Oil for De Bion Engine, 283

Ormond Beach Speeds, 78

Osmi Lamp, 597, 599

Packing for Valve Seating, 162

Paradox Gear and Slip, 310

Paraffin Experiments, 338

Paraffin for Carburetter, 107

Paraffin, How to Carburate, 713

Paraffin in Spray Carburetter, 195

Paraffin, Use of, 109

Paraffin, Using, 225

Paraffin v. Petrol, 224, 257

Patents, Infringing, 537

Patent Specification Examination, 165

Pedal, Simple Combination, 165

Peril, Impending, 107

Petrol Gauges, 597

Petrol Gauge, Simple, 537

Petrol in Lubricating Oil, 22

“ Petrol,” Origin of Word, 398

Petrol, Simple, Gauge, 597

Petrol Tank, Removing Steel Object from, 397

Petrol v. Paraffin, 283

Petrol v. Steam, 454, 510, 597

Piston Locked, 655

Piston Ring, Fitting, 51, 53, 79

Piston Ring, Locked, 711

Pneumatic Tyre, 23

Pneumatic Tyre Trials, 106

Points by a Practical Driver, 23

Power, Increasing, Internal Cooling, 483

Practical Hints, 509

Pressure Lubrication, 570

Pressure or Gravity Feed? 195, 226

Racing, Value of, 53, 78

Bear Lamp, 54, 482, 570, 598, 656

Bear Lamp Problem, 599

Bear Light Problem, 455

Bear Lights, 509

Bear Lights on Vehicles, 52

Reliability v. Speed, 285

Remarkable Phenomena, 426

Repairs, Charges for, 558

Reversing, Quick, 257

Revolving Wheel Illusion: 55

Revolving Wheel Problem, 571, 427, 482

Serpollet Steam Car, 635

Short-sightedness of Carriage Industry, 23

Silencers, 193, 256

Simms-Bosch Magneto, Hints on, 52

Simple Silencer, 22

Simplifying the Multi-cylinder Car, 24

Single-cylinder Car Peculiarity, 569

Single v. Multiple Cylinders, 194

Skidding. 108

Sliding Gear Defects, 741

Smash, A Curious, 453

Soap, Motor, 483

Sparking-plug Defects, 509

Spark-plugs, Experiences with, 81

Specification, 597

Speed and Low Compression, 657

Speed Indicators, 599

Speed Problems, 481

Sprag, 740

Spring Wheel Problem, 285

Spring Wheels, 164, 225, 684

Spring Wheel Trials, 55, 109, 164

Staines to Croydon, 571

Stanley Steam Racer, 51

Starting Car on Switch, 51

Steam Car Seats, 162

Steam Cars for India, 22

Steel for Multiple Throw Crank, 133

Suspension, Three-point, 509

Testing Shops. Waste of Power in, 598

Thermo and Lump, 255

Thermo v. Pump, 108

Three-cylinder Engines, 51, 52

Trip, A Pleasant, 285

Turning Corners on Wrong Side, 106

Two-stroke Engine, 510

Two-stroke Motors, 539

Tyre Question, 454

Underscreen, Cheap. 194

Useful and Practical Tips, 51

Useful Tip, 685

Valve Collars, Broken, Remedy, 628

Valve Design and Induction Systems, 284

Valve Grinding, 629

Valve Position, 225

Vet’s Views, 571

Village Mechanic, 162

Vulcanisers, 79

Water Circulation, Improving, 509

Water Cooling and Pump, 108

Water Cooling, Internal, 255, 510, 538, 571

Weight v. Power, 78

Wheel, Freemasonry of, 598

Wheels, Action of Rolling, 587

Wheels, Wire, 715

Ownerless and Deserted, 440b

Panhard Engine, Three-cylinder, 105

Paper on Horse-power, by Prof. Hopkinson, 219

Paris Motor-bicycle Records, 160

Paris, News from, 150, 185, 247, 502, 442, 475, 529, 565, 586, 648, 678

Paris. News from:

Grand Prix, 503

Instruction in Motoring, 222

Speedometer Trials, 420

Spring Wheel Competition, 331

Spring Wheel Trials, 360

Voiturette Trials, 122

Paris Spring Wheel Competition, 330

Perthshire Roads, 159

Petrol. Perfumed, 362

Pope-Tribune Car, 505

Power of “ Mass ” Engine, 680

Prince Henry of Prussia as Good Samaritan, 392

Pullcar, 701


Queen Dowager of Holland’s Motor Accident, 445


Rear Lamp Problem, 446

Record, European, Beaten at Ostend, 670b

Renault Claim, 74

Renault Patent, 13, 14, 16

Report of Joint Committee and A.C.G.B.I. and Motor Union, 731

Reyrol Car, 158

Ribble Car, 706

Riley Tri-car, 650

Road Club of British Isles, 126

Road Illumination, Excellent, 473

Road Question, 421

Roads, Armoured Macadam, 420

Roads Improvement Association, 388

Roads.. Trying, for Cars, 332

Rolls-Royce v. Martini, 504

Royal Commission on Motorcars, 47


Saltburn Racing on Sands, 675

S. Australia Reliability Trials, 470

School, Genuine, 594

School of Motor Instruction, New, 535

Schulte Cup Winner, 566

Scottish A.C., 651

Scottish Automobile Club, 103

Scottish Reliability Trials, 443

Searchlight Lamp, 276

Semmering Hill Climb, 675

Six-cylinder, Run on, 388

Skid, Result of. 102

Smoky Bus, 532

Society of Motor Manufacturers, 128

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, 56, 303

Southern Motor Club’s Hill Climb, 275

South Harting Hill Climb, 587, 680b

South Herts A.C., 531

Special Articles:

Accestones, Motor, 346, 377, 410, 439, 464, 494, 521, 594

Acetylene and its Uses, 1

Adler Co.’s Autodrome, 548

Aeronauts, 151, 182, 243, 269, 298, 423

Agricultural Hall Motor Show Exhibits, 207, 214, 236

Alcohol and Petrol Peril, 105

America and Export Trade, 262

America and Motor Trade, 191

American Topics, 134 , 223, 266, 333 , 409 , 556 , 590, 634, 710, 737

Argyll Works, New, Opening, 605

Austin Cars, 357

Austrian Minister’s Pro-motor Circular, 69

Autodrome, Adler Co.’s, 548

Automobile and Cycle Engineers’ Institute Meeting. 145

Automobile War, 86

Backfires, Danger of, 161

Balloons and Aeroplanes at Islington, 250

Belsize Six-cylinder Car, 517

Brakes. Testing, 239

Brake, Using Engine as, 68

Braking and Front Driving, 261

Business. Great Growth of, 316

Carburetter, Crouan, 507

Car, Cleaning Down, 460

Cardan Shaft or Chain? 345

Cars:

- Austin, 357

- Belsize Six-cylinder, 517

- Cottereau, 517

- De Dietrich, 59

- Gladiator, Six-cylinder, 30-40h.p , 278

- New Humber, Six-cylinder, 216

- Martini, 1£1

- Maxwell, 668

- Minerva, 22h.p., 291

- Orleans, 22h.p., 451

- Panhard, 15-20h.p., 89

- Peugeot, 172

- Rover, 16-20h.p., 696

- Speedwell, 202

- Vauxhall, 18h.p., 410

- Whitlock Ideal, 463

Cars, Are you Getting Best Results from? 709

Cars. Second-hand: Hints, 663

Car. Steam, Controversy, 119

Chain or Cardan Shaft. 345

Circumventing Trouble on Week-end Trip, 652

City Traffic. 179

Classification and Hill-climbing Formula, 694

Cleaning Down a par, 460

Clothing, Healthy, 290, 465

Clothing, Motor, 608, 625

Collier Ball Worm Drive, 337

Cooling, Internal Cylinder, 232

Cordingley Show, 253

Cost of “ Getting There,” 35

Cottereau Cars, 317

Crepet Change-speed Gear, 435

Crouan Carburetter, 507

Crystal Palace Show, 10

Cycle on Motor, Influence of, 94

Cylinder, Internal, Cooling, 232, 334

Daimler Action, 720

Daimler New Works: Official Inauguration, 383

Day’s Work of Country Doctor’s Driver, 235

De Dietrich Cars, 59

Design, Evolution of, 170

Differential, Driving without, 307

Doctors, Some Further Experiences by, 335

Dress, Women’s, for Motoring, 626

Drive, Collier Ball Worm, 337

Driver. Country Doctors, Day’s Work, 235

Drivers, Some Grand Prix, 567

Driving, Front, and Braking, 261

Driving, Sympathetic, 662

Driving without Differential, 307

Engine as Brake, 68

Engine, Explosion, Defects of, 575

Engines, Explosion, Notes on, 403

Engine Speed, Factors which Control, 375

Engine. Two-cylinder, Case for, 382

Engine, Two-stroke, 57

English as Spoke, 508

European Circuit Postponement, 719

Evolution of Design, 170

Experiences, Some Early, 544

Experiences, Some Further, by Doctors, 335

Experiences, Some Interesting Practical, 281

Explosion Engine, Defects of, 575

Explosion Engines, Notes on, 403

Export Trade and America, 262

French Cars of To-day, 3

Fuel Efficiency, 480

Garage Man, 289

Garage, Motor, Transforming Stable and Coachhouse into, 233

Gardy-Batault Shock Absorber, 33

Gases and their Properties as Applied to Petrol Motors, 142

Gaulois Tyres: How they arc Made, *

Gear, Crepet Change-speed, 435

Gear, Newmobile, 116

Gear, Paradox, 336

Gladiator, Six-cylinder, 30-40h.p. Car, 278

Glare of Headlights, 61

“ Go Fever,” 192

Grand Prix Drivers, Some, 567

Grand Prix Race, 610d

Grand Prix, Tyres in, 635

Gratze Speedometer, 145

Handicap to Progress: Some Manufacturing Difficulties, 58

Headlights, Blinding Glare, 61

Herkomer Motor Trophy, 549

Herkomer Trophy, 656

Hill-climbing and Classification Formulae, 694

Hill-climbing Contests, 116

How a Motor Tyre is Built up, 4

Humber Six-cylinder Car, New, 216

Hygiene of Motor Dress, 605

Impending Peril: An Exile’s Way of Thinking, 34

Imports, When did our Output Exceed? 114

Inauguration, Official, of Daimler New Works, 383

Indian Notes and Topics, 506

Indicator, Lighthouse, Tail Lamp, 160

Influence of Cycle on Motor, 94

Internal Cylinder Cooling, 334

Jura Snows, Through, 200

Lacoste High-tension Magneto System, 91

Lady Motorists, Modern Modes for, 395

Leman’s Lake, By, 315, 345, 449

Levassor’s Foresight, 104

Lighthouse Tail Lamp Indicator, 160

Manchester Motorcar Show, 96

Map of Racing Circuits in Europe for 1906, 30

Martini Cars, 131

Maxwell Cars, 663

Medical Man’s Experience in W. Australia, 681

Mercedes’ New Departure, 179

Minerva 22h.p., Car, 291

Modes, Modern, for Lady Motorists, 395

Motor Accessories, 346, 577, 410, 439, 464, 494, 521, 595

Motorcar, 10,000 Parts of, 408

Motorcar Windshield, 596

Motor Clothing, 608, 625, 638

Motor Dress, Hygiene of, 603

Motor Engineering, Unsolved Problems of, 67

“ Motor ” : How Produced, 146a

Motorisms, 174, 282

Motorist, A Sporting, 69

Motor Movement, Last 20 Years of, 67

Motor Shares and Public, 221

Newmobile Gear, 116

Nilgiri Motor Trials of S. Indian Motor Union. 495

Non-skidder, Best, 366

Novel Appliances, Notes on, 578

Novel Features and Interesting Ideas, 720a

Orleans, 22h.p., Car, 451

Our Look Round the World, 180

Output Exceed our Imports, When did our? 114

Panhard, 15-20h.p., Car, 89

Paradox Gear, 336

Special Articles.—Continued.

Paris News, 722

Pans Salon Rules, 736

Paris Salon, Statistics of 1905, 5

Pans Small Inventions Exhibition, Novelties at, 280

Parsons’ Non-skid, 85

Petrel Motors; Gases and their Properties, 142

Petrol Peril: What about Alcohol? 105

Peugeot Cars, 172

Points from the 1906 Palace Show, 10

Possibilities of Trade with Canada, 12

Power and Performance: Are the Public Misled? 682

Power, Waste, in Testing Shops, 518a

Practical Experiences, some interesting, 281

Progress, Handicaps to, 58

Protest by Twin-cylinder Engine, 431

Race, Grand Prix, 610c

Pace, Remarkable, in U.S.A., 232

Racing Season, 1906, 29

Results, Are you Getting Best, from Car? 709

Ripley Road Scouting, 115

Rover 16-20h.p. Car, 69$

Royal Commission Report, 723; Reviewed, 726

Sairey Gamps of Motor World, 290

Scottish Reliability Trials, 129, 732

Scottish Reliability Trials, Report of, 552

Scouting on Ripley Read, 115

Second-hand Cars, Hints, 663

Selden American Patent oj 1877, 683

Selden Patent Drag Net, 220

Shock Absorber, Gardy-Batault, 33

Show, Agricultural Hall, Exhibits, 207

Show, Cordingley, 253

Show. Manchester Motorcar, 96

Simplicity, Plea for, 118

Six-cylinder Developments, Latest, 241

Speed Engine, Factors which Control, 375

Speedometer, Gratze, 145

Speedwell Cars, 202

Sporting Motorist, 69

Stable and Coach-house, Transforming, into Motor Garage, 235

Starting and Faulty Coil, 293

Statistics of 1905 Paris Salon Exhibits, 3

Steam Car Controversy, 119

Sympathetic Driving, 662

Testing Shops, Power Waste in, 518a

Thery as Journalist, 550

The 1906 Racing Season: A Busy Year, 30

Touring, Two Ways of, 738

Traffic, City, 179

Trouble on Week-end Trip, Circumventing, 652

Twin-cylinder Engine, A Protest by, 431

Two-cylinder Engine, Case for, 382

Two-stroke Engine, 57

Tyres in Grand Prix, 633

Vauxhall 18h.p. Car, 410

Vital Points to See to, 520

War, Automobile, 86

Western Australia. Medical Man’s Experiences in, 681

Wheel, Freemasonry of, 597

Whitlock Ideal Cor, 463

Windshield for Motorcar, 396

Women’s Dress for Motoring. 626

Works, Argyll, New, Opening of, 605

World, Our Look Round, 180, 270

Speed Governors, 676

Speed Indicator, German, 362

Speed Judging Competition, 443

Speed Limit, Abolition of, 734

Speedometer and Lamp Trials, 504

Speedometer Trials, 20

Speed Test, 440b

Spring Wheel Trials, French, 389

Steering Gear Distance Rod, 531

Stepney Wheels, Long Run on Four, 647

Sunbeam Reliability Trials, 649


Testing Second-hand Cars, 185

Torque Diagrams of Six and Eight Cylinders, 101

Tour, Lengthy, 420

Trade Representation, 160

Tria’s, Tyre, Speedometer and Lamp, 124

Turning Large Car in Small Circle, 361

Turntable, Portable, 731

Tyre and Lamp Trials, 71

Tyre, Lamp and Speedometer Trials, 156

Tyre Lever, New, 251

Tyre, Speedometer and Lamp Trials, 20

Tyre Trials, 219, 390


Unofficial Automobile Trials, 72


Voiturette, Laurin and Element's, 306

Vulcan Speed Indicator, 498


Westerham Hill Climb, 646

West German Motor Tour, 708

Wire Wheels in Grand Prix Race, 735

World’s Record Darracq, 13


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