BRASS-NICKEL
TOURING REGION

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Chart showing positions of engine control levers on steering post quadrants for various conditions of car operation.

These are average positions and may vary slightly on different Ford cars.
 

When starting engine, spark lever is fully retarded. Gas lever opened four or five notches. 


For speed of ten miles per hour on high gear, leave spark advanced five notches. Open gas two or three notches 


For maximum speed, advance spark and gas as far as they will go.

 

Position of spark and gas levers for running engine when not driving car. This is proper lever placing for idling and coasting. 


 

For speed of twenty miles per hour on high gear, leave spark advanced five notches. Open gas five notches.  


For hill climbing on low gear advance spark five or six notches. Open gas as needed. Do not race engine. 


For starting car on low speed, advance spark five notches. Open gas lever four or five notches. 


For speed of thirty miles per hour. advance spark seven notches. Open gas seven or eight notches.

 

For hill climbing or high gear retard spark so it will be advanced only two or three notches. Open gas to extreme. As soon as engine begins to labor - put in low speed and set levers as above.