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1916 CADILLAC 1910-1919 Cadillac Index

1916 Cadillac

TYPE 53

Bodies:
Similar to Type 51 except:


Chassis:

Drive Line:

Engine:


I. D. DATA
Serial numbers were not used. Engine numbers were stamped on the crank case just back of the right hand bank of cylinders, and on a plate on the dash. Starting A-20000. Ending: A-38003.
 
 
Model NumberBody TypeStyleSeatingPrice
NA4-dr. Touring7$2080
NA4-dr.Salon5$2080
NA2-dr.Roadster2/4$2080
15172-dr.Victoria3$2400
NA2-dr.Coupe4$2800
15184-dr.Brougham5/7$2950
17444-dr.Limousine7$3450
15194-dr.Berline7$3600
NA4-dr.132 inch Touring-$-
NA-Ambulance-$3455
NA-Police Patrol-$2955
NA-Hearse-$3880

ENGINE

DescriptionNinety degree V-8 L-head. Heads not detachable. Cast iron blocks of four on Aluminum crankcase
Bore & Stroke3-1/8 x 5-1/8 in.
Displacement314.5 cu. in.
Compression ratio4.25:1
Brake Horsepower77 @ 2600 R.P.M. (60+ advertised)
S.A.E./N.A.C.C. Horsepower31.25
Main bearingsThree
Valve liftersRockers with roller cam follower acting on mechanical lifters
Carburetorfloat feed with auxiliary air control; manufactured by Cadillac under C. F. Johnson patents
Torque (Compression)180 lbs.-ft. @ 2000 R.P.M.

CHASSIS

-Type 53Special Chassis
Wheelbase122 in.145 in. or 132 in.
Front/Rear Tread56 in. (61 opt)
Tires36 x 4-1/2

TECHNICAL

TransmissionSelective, sliding gear transmission. Case in unit with engine
Speeds3 Forward and one Reverse
Steering positionLeft drive, center control (Right hand drive optional)
ClutchMultiple disc, dry plate, 15 discs
DriveShaft drive
AxleSpiral bevel, full floating rear axle
Overall ratio4.44:1
BrakesMechanical brakes on two wheels, one external, one internal
WheelsWood artillery wheels, demountable rims (R-W wire wheels optional)
Wheel size27 in.
Optional Final drive ratios3.94:1, 5.07:1

OPTIONS

Seat covers$35.00 - 65.00

HISTORICAL

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