Cartercar - 1908 Models
The Motorcar Company of Detroit announced that the1908 Cartercar will be identical to the 1907 Cartercar. “It is claimed that because of the great satisfaction given by the latter model in the hands of users and the lack of changes suggested the company does not feel that its previous product can be improved.”.
Motor 214 ci – 5-1/2 in Bore, 4-1/2 in Stroke 2 cylinder opposed, 20-24 HP
Wheelbase/Track 96 in Wheelbase
Tires: 30 x 3-1/2
Springs Semi-elliptic, 2 in wide – Front: 40 in long; Rear: 48 in long
Drive Single chain
Axles Tubular – Rear: live axle, 1-1/4 dia with Hyatt roller bearings and Brown-Lipe differential, end thrust carried by ball bearings; Front: large ball bearings in wheel hubs
Brakes Two: Friction transmission reverse and Raymond (band) on rear hub operated by foot lever (“emergency only”)
Gasolene Tank 15 gallons
Standard Equipment 3 oil lamps, tube horn, mats, tire repair kit, dry cell batteries, battery box of pressed steel with tray for small tools on running board. All bodies ironed for tops. Only standard American tires are used.
Extra Equipment Special colors, tops of all styles, gas head lamps, gas tanks or generators, extra tires with covers and holders, speedometers, odometers, clocks, etc.