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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, NOVEMBER DAILY PARE Tl Is One of the Commodities Giv- ing Motorists Value For Their Money MANY A1UUENTS OF CAR DETECT Classified of-'Symptoim of Some of tbe Diseases Which Are Met With in the Beet Regu- lated Automobiles. Many at the most common'" motor and remedied II the car owner will learn to recognize the symptoms of trouble wben they, make themtelrM maul test. Here 18 a list of some of tbe difficulties motorists to contend with, eUatidefl as to cawes and sj t V Loss qf Spark occurring loo late, spark control broken or not properly adjusted, breaker not properly worn out of adjiistment; inferior gasoline v of compression, slick ing, pitted or warped scored 6r worn cylinders, defentire piston rings------' Pounding Ignition Spark too early. A in; cylinder and oh piston loose bearings, light piston lack of oil or lack of cooling water, loose, flywheel, lery loose (piston poor grade of >park plug i t The high cost ot livlnj, which ban become almost the greatest enemy of mankind, has been gradually piling up a number of enemies until at lasl Us seem In a fair way tc offer a good fight. Government and statesmen add spe> c.Ial com'miisions, etc, etc., have done their worst, or perhaps QDC s say their best, to overthrow this very 1 doughty'opponent by many aud vaii-j ous schemes, with very little If anyj success. j Where officialdom has v great body known as the General Pub-1 lie has met with more success refusing'ib'buy commodities tcut. Is tfye of, tbe automotive.' lh.': duBtir as. of, other Industries, and Its real 'effect .is seen in tbe recent duction of prices of many cars. "It Is offen" noticed thai when the pendulum swings in such almost unl- It Is as likely to siirig too far.'In the direction of ri'iht.. as ItLwas.ou. tha oppoaiie side. ''It Is.'safe to say that extremes are always' undesirable', and one- word should be held before the minds ot That word there have commodities Increase lu 1920 fvcr therefore only 1.19 por csut. It Is common knowledge that tlrea produce aimost :e beyond all twice the mileage of that obtainable reason, there, have .been other equally I in the days preceding the war.--. necessary'.tbiBSs in the business world The pneumatic tire, of course. Is tbe price of'which, locreased only an example, aud it' is. .more to any appreciable eitent. Tbe pneu-: than likely lhat much other mer- EALL BEARINGS MUST NOT BE ADJUSTED. UNTIL :TIGHT Dall bearings rousl not be adjutU4 so that they are too'tight or A small amount of looseBSM Is e c sary. Whe n b are fitted w Kb, adjusting nuts the nuts should first be made tight and then backed oft malic lire Is an illustration of this. cbandise, Is the same. It wise, i until the bearings. Urn freely; Since Its price Ii practically unchanged i therefore, before bold off from Spur- since 1914. for example, In Septem- chases too long and so doing much her, 1914, a tire, 30 x 3V, all-weather to Innocent traders, to be'cer- the bearings are very sensitive to ad- justment, a slight change in Uw posi- tion of tbe adjustment mrt will uer, a lire, du x jyt au-weainer 10 luuuceai irauers. 10 oe cer-iuon or me adjustment irei wm maxa tread, cailng and heavy tourist tube, tain that tho goods concerned arei fool a lot of difference In the cost ile'conjBuntor J30.45. In Septem- ber, 1920, the same sited tread, cas- ing and heavy tourist tube cost ilio consumer 131.05. The percentage ot poor connection to batterytermlnaU Carburetor but J ot adjust clogged, vacuum hmk not functioning clog ged atmosphere tube ou tank: carburetor controls' broken ,or but choker button pulled out, in gasoline, broken or leaky >acnum line j Motor Troubjes Most Common Overheating bearings or cylinders; poor, oil; gummy, thin, nr inferior grade; .oil lines clogged or pump 'supplying insufficient quantity, pump .checks dirty; screens for sep- aration of foreign matler clogged, or oil level in case too low, lack ot compression due leaky .voltes, brokW etfcijrV warn' tides'. Scored rod or worn '.pyliBdcjs, properly ..timid, sitting ot pusb clearance; motor "and valves badly carbbned; water circulating system radiator or hose connec tions; temperature too low (in case of winter driving) flanlty spark rings; cracked porcelains; 'badly carboned, or points not properly .1 spaced, breaker poinU out of afljnst- menj; breaker arm nprtSg too detective .wiring; low battery charge; loose points on breaker arm or screw. AGE OF USED IStft CONFUSED Osaltr Offers To Give Accunrte In- formation, Even to People Who Buy From .bort in primary wires, wires conaected'tb wronfe plugs occasaionally too rich miiture Motor Leaky 6r Bluck intake ahe, red carbon deposite, leaky manifold 01 .skel Irregular Ignition means Poor Spark Explosion Pipe Ignition Irregular ignition; poor spark, very late spark; loose. breaker points; defective wiring between coil and dis- tributor. c Miiture too lean or too rich. Ignition: Spark too late or very- weak. Mixture too rich -Insufficient 1 nb rication In- snfficlent cooling circulation of cooling water Impeded.'iiuia'p not work ing properly, beivy tarbbn deposits In cjlinder, vwatef from impure water. cbamber. coatee Irregular Loose conectipnB or partly broken wirer "dlE-: tributor0 points ro'ugb, pilted or im- properly Defective spark spacing1'of points of carbuf.etor: irregu- ar. v out of adjustment of >adly' worn; fitlcky. Black Smoke In Exhaust Gmoke in exhaust In- dicates too rich a mixture. Bluish Bjaoke indicates too much lubricating ofl. from the crank case breather tube indicates leak past tbe plc.ton; for worn rings, rings stuck in grooves, or scoring oh r.yliu. dor walls. -A BtiK motor will also cause Explosions Weaken Until Engine! supply fuel "supply piping, strainer cuv.jias-j sages.'through carburetor stopped] up; admission ol too much air to car j buretor; in general, any derangement ofvgasollne system that cause weak ening of gas mixture. .Explosions in One Failure of ignition apparatus of this particular' cylinder, usually the spark plug. Engine Slowed Down, as if Over- of lubrication of bear- ing or piston, or generally lack ot lub- rication due to insufficient supply of Easy- to learn by our simple inetbodB -and competent Instructors. Big pay. when you graduate. Many good payldg Jobs waiting for you. Wo will give you .the taost thorough course In Auto nnd- Tractor Repairing, flattery. Vulcanizing- Welding, etc. Money back at end of first week if-ypu aro not satisfied that the best school. WRITE FOR FULL INFORMATION'TODAY GARBUTT MOTOR SCHOOL, 610 City Market Bldg. LTD. CALGARY highly priced. of the bearings. Renewing Your Tire We aro specialists iu retread- ing of tires, all makes. We renew Ibe treads In their origi- nal form or other effective forms. This Is Important to you, 'i when you consider how high tires are and that you can. prc- loug the life of your old tires by our retreading methods. Lethbridge Vulcanizing Works PHONE IBM E. CHAPLIN, Uthbrldge. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH AT MACLEOD 712 I A.VE. B. CHAPLIN, oil or failure of feeding apparatus pos sibly actual overloading o'{ the-en- gine; overheating of cylinders, or-. in some cases, excessively rich gas mix lure; T BARGAINS TIRES We Have An Unlimited Supply Of PRICES RANGING FROM UP Why go to the expense 'of buying new tires and tubes when you can buy them at half the price. NOW B OPPORTUNITY Lethbridge Vulcanizing Works 712 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH The Place to Get Your Top Recovered or rebuilt to your order'by a mechanic that work- ed at this for over 20 yean. IF WORK NOT SATISFACTORY, MONEY REFUNDED. THIS MONTH ONLY WE WILL EQUIP NEW TOPS WITH OUR PATENT SAVING V BOW PADS FREE GUARANTEED GOODS DIRECT FROM SCOTLAND Lethbridge Auto Top Depot {G. BLUNT, PROPRIETOR) 3Z1 St. S., Next Door to Herald. Phoney Shop'1143; 7S7 i_ An unusual service, in view of the fact that it Is intended primarily for dovbnsines4 with a oom- 'pefltor, has been anfiraaced by the ---Motor Snlus Co Ltd Dodge Brothers dealers In this city The service fa for the benefit of those who buy used i IDodge Brothcis. motor cars on the open market and who are to dtmbi M to the age and 'condition of the "Any ,man who buys a umd Dodge Brothers motor car, if he brings It lo TU for Inspection, can learn definitely when the car said Mr. A. K Hnnphries of the Motor Sales Oomoany "While we opehits a used ear market ourselves we Mil gUdly give this information because feel tli at a man. who owns R Dodge Broth ers car Is a 'member or the jsardleSB comeo' in .through tho front or back door, and je owe him certain definite courte- h A U. Owing to the fact that Dodge Brothers cars are not taut In series of models and sever have shown any taatmial change in appearance, it is often very difficult to determine jnal bow old the car is Therefore "h Is to make gross misrepresentation to prospectiTS purchasers Many a ttan has been told he Is buying 'a Dodge'Brothers car when In re- salty thft car urMibnllt three "or four Sfears earlier, i TJnscrnpulons pertcnl occasion aliy resort to this practice de- liberately, bat very often done outside on! own organlsatlaD. have nd accurate way tedding; this ImpbrtAnt'poitit Brothers have supplied us VKh complete records of production ,so an enabled, through cer tatn nimbem on the car, to tell Just wfcea K was built. Therefore It Is a> parent that nobody Is ever decelvct oil this point when he buys from our nWd or -It Is also our polled ti OTMtosI every ear.we m'be- forejjatttng it back: oh the market We Insist on having used gooi before are sola. Thlj aUj makes satisfied tat It Wcdl to maintain the Rood rep. BtetisB ot Dodfe Brothers motor Tt the public to be more careful In buying used cars. People should flsUt on tho accurate informs tion they are entitled lo when buying know Jus whom they are rtoinr bntlness wltl try to determine whether their fotore good will and satisfaction means anything to the person the are buying from or .whether Inimedi ate profit is the sole object of tho dial we Bhall be glad I help the caupa of .better iiae cars h> glvfng piirchaser's tho Infor million that will onablo them to (d whether they have been hohesll The theimotprist out into the crisp, air. These bright November days are tip-top for a ntittmg expedition, a visit to the old farm, or just the simple joy of racing through this landscape and filling the lungs with ozone. November roads are sometimes rutty, hard and crusty; if comfort and experience advise you to: trust to CORD -4ND FABRIC "Go at you like Gutta Percha Rubber, Elmited Head.Offices and Factory, Toronto Leading Canadian Cities ;