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title: 'Evening bulletin. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii) 1895-1912, December 05, 1908, 3:30 EDITION, Page 12, Image 12',
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At Last the Great Problems of Weight, Vibration, Noise and Economy are Solved
A Six - Cylinder Thomas Flyer
Six - Passenger Car
Forty Horse - Power
Five to Fifty Miles
Per Hour on High Gear
ONE THOUSAND POUNDS of crude and useless material eliminated. The average automobile weighs five or six
times its passenger capacity. The 6-40 Thomas Flyer weighs but little more than twice its passenger capacity;,
reducing the cost of tires, operation and maintenance one half. The greatest improvement in years a distlli'ct and
marked advance which will create a new era in automobile construction, which automobile engineers have long known
A CAR WITHOUT A NOISE, TAR, oi- VIBRATION
A marvel of simplicity ana high efficiency. Speedsfive to fifty miles per hour' on high gear.
AN IDEAL FAMILY CAR
Kxr.rcm.cly artistic and refined. One to be proud of for its beauty, style and luxury, and to love lor its extraordin
ary silence and sweet running and easy riding on rough roads, in which it greatly excels, and which taken as r. whole
comes nearer fulfilling all requirements for family use than any car hitherto made, except those requiring extreme speed,
power and size
THERE IS NOT AN EXPERIMENTAL FEATURE IN ITS WHOLE MAKE-UP
The wonderful results arc due to severe simplicity and compactness which are lighter and stronger; and the frictionless features of annular
of design; new arrangement of functional parts; six cylinder constant I hall-hearing cam-shafts, transmission and wheels; and the highest quality
torque; the very best quality of nickel, vanadium and heat-treated steels J of workmanship, which delivers the highest efficiency to the rear wheels.
VM THOMAS' FLYER; '""O
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Strictly High-class in Every Detail
In no sense is the 0-40 Thomas Flyer a cheap car. It is the other
extreme. In addition to the great advantage of ball-bearing, six-cylinder
construction it includes the most expensive features conducive to relia
bility and comfort which are usually found only on $6,000 cars.
Two entirely separate and distinct ignition systems : Sims-Bosch mag
neto and Atwater-Kent timer for easy starting and reserve ignition; two
sets of spark plugs. 3-disc clutch, encased in oil; patented. 36-inch
wheels and tires; low center of gravity.
Double elliptic springs. 1 22-inch wheel base. Gas and oil lamps,
Prcstolite tank. Hand-hammered aluminum body; seats six looking
forward; most beautiful and luxuriously upholstered and finished. Body
practically suspended between axles. The modern style. Transmission
on floating type rear axle. Drop frame. Herringbone' gears for quiet
ness. 18-inch steering wheel; ball-bearing knuckle, exceedingly easy
to steer. Fan on fly wheel. Four brakes. Tbree point motor suspen- m
sion; aluminum hoods and fenders; geared lubricator. . v
Model F, $4500
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The model that won
New York to
E. R. Thomas Motor Car Co., Buffalo, N.Y.
These Cars will be here shortly
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