Studebaker Light Six

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1921 Studebaker Light Six
1924 Light Six wi custom coachwirk.

The Studebaker Light Six wis a caur built bi the Studebaker Corporation o Sooth Bend, Indiana frae 1918-1927.

Studebaker Standard Six[eedit | eedit soorce]

In August, 1924, the caur wis renamed the Studebaker Standard Six.

While in production, the Light Six / Standard Six representit Studebaker's least expensive model. The caur wis available in a full array o body styles throughoot its production.

Studebaker Standard Six Dictator[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1927, the caur wis renamed the Studebaker Standard Six Dictator in preparation for the 1928 model year when the caur woud be hencefort kent as the Studebaker Dictator.

Standard Six Coach specifications (1926 data)[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Color - Belgian blue wi black upper structure
  • Seating Capacity – Five
  • Wheelbase - 113 in (2,900 mm)
  • Wheels - Wood
  • Tires - 31” x 5.25” balloon
  • Service Brakes - contractin on rear
  • Emergency Brakes - contract on drum on rear o transmission
  • Ingine - Sax-cylinder, vertical, cast in block, 3-3/8 x 4-1/2 inches; heid removable; valves in side; H.P. 27.3 N.A.C.C.
  • Lubrication - Force-feed
  • Crankshaft - Fower bearin
  • Radiator – Tubular
  • Cooling – Water Pump
  • Ignition – Storage Battery
  • Starting System – Twa Unit
  • Voltage – Sax tae aicht
  • Wiring System – Single
  • Gasoline System – Vacuum
  • Clutch – Dry plate, single disc
  • Transmission – Selective slidin
  • Gear Changes – 3 forward, 1 reverse
  • Drive – Spiral bevel
  • Rear Springs – Semi-elliptic
  • Rear Axle – Semi-floatin
  • Steering Gear – Worm-an-wheel

Staundart equipment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The new caur price includit the follaein items:

  • tools
  • jack
  • speedometer
  • ammeter
  • electric horn
  • thief-proof lock
  • automatic windshield cleaner
  • demountable rims
  • stop licht
  • spare tire carrier
  • rear-view mirror
  • sun visor
  • coul ventilator
  • heidlicht dimmer
  • clock
  • dome licht

Optional equipment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein equipment on new caurs wur available at extra chairge:

  • Hydraulic fower-wheel brakes wi disc wheels

Source: Slauson, H. W.; Howard Greene (1926). "“Leading American Motor Cars”". Everyman’s Guide to Motor Efficiency. New York: Leslie-Judge Company. 

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Kimes, Beverly R., Editor. Clark, Henry A. (1996). The Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1945. Kraus Publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4. 

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