1937 115c length?

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Deuce Barter
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1937 115c length?

Post by Deuce Barter » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:02 am

Can anyone tell me the exact length bumper to bumper(including the luggage rack)of a 115c?

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Re: 1937 115c length?

Post by Dave Czirr » Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:43 am

Varies a bit depending on body style, always give the body number with this type of request.

The following from the 1937 115C Owner's Manual: Overall length 194-1/8" except Touring Sedan and Convertible Sedan are 197-11/16". These do not include the trunk rack which was an accessory but unless Deuce wanted the dimension with the rack folded down (he didn't specify), the rack does not add to the OAL when in the upright position.

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Re: 1937 115c length?

Post by flackmaster » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:18 pm

add 5" for rack.

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Re: 1937 115c length?

Post by Dave Czirr » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:59 pm

Flackmaster, that's with the rack folded down? I didn't think the rack in the upright position extended beyond the bumper.

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Re: 1937 115c length?

Post by flackmaster » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:50 pm

with rack in the upright position. extended bumper braces by 5" to accommodate support castings and geometry of swing-down.

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Re: 1937 115c length?

Post by Dave Czirr » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:35 am

Thanks for the clarification. So much to learn, so little time to do it in!

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