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1912 Cadillac Touring
courtesy of Doug Heym
Basic price increased to $1800.
Demi-tonneau and Foredoor Touring replaced by Phaeton.
Coupe accommodates extra passenger on folding seat.
The only fully enclosed standard four cylinder Limo.
Open bodies of steel, closed bodies of aluminum.
Full set of doors on all body styles.
Hoods once again louvered.
Running board dust shields cover frame and running board brackets.
Exterior trim Nickel plated.
Electric side lights have external wiring.
All controls inside except brake lever on open bodies.
Chassis: Brake drum diameter increased to 431.8mm
Drive line: No significant change.
New carburetor, made by Cadillac to C. F. Johnson patents.
Delco 6/24 volt starting — lighting — twin ignition system.
If serial numbers were used they were on the plate on dash (with engine no.) Engine numbers were stamped on top surface of crankcase — in front of and to the left of number one (front) cylinder. Starting: 61001. Ending: 75000.
1912 Cadillac Roadster
Vertical, in-line, L-head. Four cylinder. Individual cast iron cylinders, copper water jacket
Bore & Stroke
114.3mm x 114.3mm
40 plus. A.L.A.M. H.P.: 32.4
Mechanical — push rod — roller cam followers
float feed; Made by Cadillac to C. F. Johnson patents
1422mm; optional: 1549mm
36 x 4
Selective, sliding gear transmission
3 Forward and one Reverse
Right hand drive, controls to right
Leather faced cone clutch
Full floating rear axle
bevel drive, bevel gear differential
3.92:1 (Phaeton & Torpedo 3.66:1 Roadster 3.43:1)
Mech. brakes on two wheels — service / foot / contracting — emerg./lever/expanding