Bodies by Fisher – Part 1

Bodies by Fisher – 1908-1945 by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton We’ve all seen it. You open the door to a GM made (prior to 1986) vehicle and look down to see a Napoleonic Carriage in an oval plate… BODY by FISHER is the makers mark. In 1908 two Brothers and an Uncle founded BODY […]

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Lincoln Mercury Vehicle Identification Number Help

This is the Lincoln Mercury VIN help article in a series we will post on Vehicle Identification by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton. If you have questions with the identification of a vehicle, you can contact Adrian at adrian@automotivetimelines.com, or post your question to one of the articles. You do not have to be a […]

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Chrysler Vehicle Identification Number Help

This is the information on the Chrysler numbering system in a series of articles we will post on Vehicle Identification by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton. If you have questions with the identification of a vehicle, you can contact Adrian at adrian@automotivetimelines.com, or post your question to one of the articles. You do not have […]

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FEDCO Number Plate System

This is the information on the FEDCO numbering system in a series of articles we will post on Vehicle Identification by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton. If you have questions with the identification of a vehicle, you can contact Adrian at adrian@automotivetimelines.com, or post your question to one of the articles. You do not have […]

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General Motors Vehicle Identification Number Help

This is the General Motors VIN help article in a series we will post on Vehicle Identification by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton. If you have questions with the identification of a vehicle, you can contact Adrian at adrian@automotivetimelines.com, or post your question to one of the articles. You do not have to be a […]

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Ford Vehicle Identification Number Help

This is the Ford VIN help article in a series we will post on Vehicle Identification by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton. If you have questions with the identification of a vehicle, you can contact Adrian at adrian@automotivetimelines.com, or post your question to one of the articles. You do not have to be a member […]

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A History of the Vehicle Identification Number

This is the first in a series of articles we will post on Vehicle Identification by AutomotiveTimelines Restoration Pro, Adrian Britton. If you have questions with the identification of a vehicle, you can contact Adrian at adrian@automotivetimelines.com, or post your question to one of the articles. You do not have to be a member to […]

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Vacuum Wiper Systems

VACUUM WIPER SYSTEMS by Adrian Britton Automotive Wiper History We’ll start with a brief history of automotive wiper systems. The first U. S. patent for mechanical windshield wipers was filed in 1903 by Mary Anderson. It’s said she got the idea watching a trolley car driver clean a window with his hand as he drove […]

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Polarizing a Generator

About vintage charging systems. by Adrian Britton Early production vehicles were mostly 6 volt system until the 1950’s. GM used negative ground (except on GMC Truck) and most other manufacturers used positive ground. By the mid-1950’s most of the industry had changed voltage to 12 volts and to negative ground systems because of increased demand […]

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Car Classics June 1973

Car Classics Magazine June 1973

Each month on AutomotiveTimelines.com we give away a free PDF and flip-book for windows of a vintage automobile magazine from the AutomotiveTimelines collection. The month of publication always matches the current month, but the published date is from years past. [/one_half] Contents Kessler – A Successful Failure Hudson History Kissel Gold Bug History of Studebaker […]

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