records the number of hours the engine has operated.
OIL PRESSURE GAUGE - ENGINE
The hour meter is based upon an average of 100,000
The engine oil pressure gauge indicates the amount
revolutions per hour.
of oil pressure being delivered to the engine. At engine
idle speed, the oil pressure should be approximately 15-
engine speed to avoid "overspeeding" and "lugging" the
30 pounds; at normal operation speeds, 30-70 pounds.
If gauge fluctuates or does not register when the
For cruising on level highways, operate the engine
engine is operating, stop the engine immediately and
at approximately 85 per cent of governed speed or about
Where you advance to full throttle and the engine
cannot reach governed R.P.M., the engine is lugging.
To avoid lugging the engine, select gears which will
permit your engine to reach governed R.P.M. when you
advance to full throttle.
The ash receptacle is located on top and in the
center of the instrument panel and is convenient to both
The battery, generating system indicator gauge
the operator and passenger.
indicates the condition of the battery, alternator and the
LIGHT CONTROL SWITCHES
The gauge is divided into two sections, one marked
BATT (battery); the other marked GEN (generating
The light control switches are located to the left and
right of the steering wheel at the top of the instrument
panel and are marked respectively.
With starting switch on, before starting engine the
gauge will show the condition of the battery. The battery
HEADLIGHT BEAM SELECTOR
section of the gauge is subdivided into three colored
The foot-operated beam selector, convenient to the
GREEN a well-charged battery
driver's left foot, is used to control the upper and lower
YELLOW a low battery charge
headlight beams. Use of the beam selector permits the
RED a very low battery charge
driver to lower the headlight beam when approaching or
passing vehicles, and to raise the headlight beam for
With the engine running at operating speeds, the
open highway use or whenever necessary. A red light
gauge will show the condition of the generating system.
(on the instrument panel) glows when the headlights are
The generating section of the gauge is divided into two
on "upper" beam.
GREEN generating system working properly.
RED voltage output too high.
Constant reading in either RED area indicates that a
complete check of the battery and generating system be
Range given is from 2000 to 2600 engine r.p.m. for
operation to 10,000 ft. altitude.
indicates the engine speed in revolutions per minute and