This 1925 Chevrolet Series K Superior Touring was purchased new on August 4th 1925 at Kilpatrick-French Motorcar Company in Leabanon, Ohio by Joe M. Weine of Kings Mills, Ohio. Mr. Weine maintained the car in good working order until his passing in 1953. Subsequently, the car was sold to a mechanic in Milford, Ohio who kept the car and eventually restored it in 1974.
The car has the numbers matching Chevrolet 171 cubic inch four cylinder engine featuring overhead valves and producing 26 horsepower. The transmission is a conventional three speed manual transmission with single dry plate clutch. Other details regarding the running gear: 6 volt electrical system with electric starter, vacuum fuel pump, oil pump, water pump, manual advance, optional bumpers, demountable rims, rear mounted spare with cover, 11” rear drums, service brake, Klaxon horn, parking lights, stop lights, high and low beams, dash light, speedometer, odometer, voltage and oil gauges.
The car is in overall very good condition. Since the cosmetic restoration was over 40 years ago, there is some slight laquer cracking in the black fender paint, a slow drip from the water pump during storage, and if you advance the spark you will get a spark knock. I run the spark lever fully retarded and she runs cool and with power – so I think the timing or distributor is a bit off.
I purchased this car three years ago, and she has never let me down. The Read more