1932 Auburn Model 8-100a Zerex

Continental Chrome
4.25" x 6" (11 x 15.25 cm)
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Auburn Model 8-100A Sports Coupe & Cabrolet. These Auburn automobiles have been completely restored to new condition by Jan and Pat Appenzeller of Warsaw-Syracuse, Indiana. Every nut, bolt, screw, hose, rubber bushing, piston, ring, bearing, and electrical wire has been replaced. The paint materials used are BASF Glasurit products. These Auburn automobiles were manufactured at the auburn-Cord Factory at Connorsville, Indiana. Engines – Straight 8-100 h.p. Lycoming Engines were built in Williamsport. Pa. Wheels by Dayton Wheel co. - Dayton, Ohio – Knock off hubs – 600 x 17 tires. Transmission by Warner Gear, Muncie, Indiana – dual ratio – 2 speed differential. Body designed by L. L. Cord and manufactured by Central Manufacturing. Co.- Connorsville, Indiana. 4 wheel mechanical drum brakes – cable operated by Midland Steel. Weigh 4,200 lbs. Wheelbase is 126 inches. The Sports Coupe sold new for $805.00 and the Cabrolet for $905.00 an Auburn sold for $100 more than a Buick, Chrysler, or Blackhawk by Stutz in that period but were regarded as having more advanced engineering and style than their competitors. It is interesting to note the padded top on the coupes. We are now doing this again on our luxury cars. The body moldings with the beautiful color combinations were outstanding.

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