Questions and Answers Relating to Modern Automobile Design, Construction, Driving and Repair ...: Includes All Latest Developments, with Complete Discussion of Electric Starting and Lighting Systems, a Self-instructor for Students, Mechanics and Motorists

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Norman W. Henley Publishing Company, 1920 - Automobiles - 701 pages
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