New Accessories that Add Pleasure to Motoring (Apr, 1923)
New Accessories that Add Pleasure to Motoring
This four-in-one wrench can be adjusted to fit any standard rim bolt.
The two gaskets required in the ordinary spark plug are eliminated in a two-piece plug, shown at left, the porcelain insulator and upper part of shell being in one.
A new ventilator for Fords (above, at right) does away with direct draft on face and head, protects coilbox, and can be locked in any position.
A new safeguard against engine damage is a diaphragm that shuts off the gasoline supply when the oil supply fails.
An auto-mechanic’s headrest has a U-shaped yieldable frame and head pad. A strap holds it to the user’s forehead.
A clever extension handle (above) fits on the regular Ford brake lever, eliminating the troublesome long reach for the emergency brake.
The 4′low gasoline” alarm shown at right is designed to screw into the filler opening of the tank. It contains a bell that rings when the gasoline supply is low.
An unusual eye shield of clear celluloid (at left) has V-shaped cut to fit the nose. A flat spring device slips on the cap holding the shield in position.
This new luggage carrier folds ingeniously at the outer edge of the runningboard, where it is bolted, snapping open for use.