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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, MARCH 2(1, 1910
FINISHES 500MILE NON ENGINE STOP SEALED BONNET RUN
15ELOW are the details of the wonderful performance of the Hudson.
The figures are exact and Are stand ready at any time to repeat
the run, should any doubt he raised, under the
strictest of surveillance. . .
Start 3:10 P. M. March 17
Total elupsed time, 32 hours, 50
Running time, about 80 hours.
Average miles per hour, 15.15
(figured from elapsed time.)
Gasoline, 2G.5 Gals. Average,
18.80 miles per Gal.
f W;f.4' I.-,- 1 r-,..r: .. . : v : . - . -i
Finish 12 Midnight March 18
Oil (engine) 7.5 Quarts. Average
GG.(( miles per quart.
Oil (transmission) 1 Quart. Aver
age, 500 miles per quart.
Water, less than 1 quart.
Punctures, 1 (nail).
It must be remembered that engine ran without driving car for about three
hours, which brings down average miles per gallon somewhat. This same car has
beenrun over 5000 miles without overhauling.
Seals were broken and engine stopped at 9:15 a. m. March 19th, speedometer
showing 596.9 miles. Seals were broken in the presence of several newspaper men.
This is the same car which was used for demonstrating some time ago on Maui and with which the distance from Lahaina
to Wailuku was covered in 52 1-2 minutes after a heavy storm.
This is also the same car which carried five people (and could have carried two or three more) up lao Valley.
It is in order hero to make a slight correction on the report of that ride. Nearly all the passengers thought, and told others in good faith
that this was done on high gear. However truth compels usto state that in fact intermediate was used twice on two of the sharpest turns. The passengers
might easily have thought that the gears were not shifted as tho absolute quietness with which these gears change makes it impossible of detection.
We further absolutely guarantee that this car was and is a stock car throughout and we guarantee that any
car of this make which you might purchase of us will do exactly the same things with as great, if not greater, ease.
We now have on hand three of these wonderful cars and can make immediate delivery.
SEE US FOE A DEMONSTRATION".
O CI' AT ED (GARAG