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199 cid air-cooled inline six-cylinder engine, 32 HP, three-speed manual transmission, solid front and live rear axles with full-elliptic leaf springs in the front and rear, and rear-wheel mechanical drumbrakes; wheelbase: 115" Produced from 1902 to 1934, Franklins were the most long-lived and successful air-cooled automobiles in America. In the first production year, Franklin produced 12 runabouts, all poweredby four-cylinder overhead-valve transverse engines. They also included throttle control, a float-feed carburetor, a two-speed planetary transmission, and wooden frames. One of the guiding principles of Franklin was keeping the vehicles' weight as low as possible, as was evident in its use of aluminum pistons and suction based cooling systems. In 1906, Franklin produced its first six-cylinder model, ultimately switching toall sixes by 1914. The unusual look of the Franklins gained likeability amongst consumers, but after nearly a decade of only slight design updates and lagging sales, dealership owners finally demanded change. It

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1925 Franklin 10C Touring Car

Estimate $25 - $100,000Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $25
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