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1941 General Information - Rare Internal Buick Document

RARE 1941 INTERNAL ENGINEERING DOCUMENT. 8-1/2" x 11", 71 pages, printed with the ditto mimeograph process (blue print style printing), item is exceptionally well-illustrated with various performance data presented in highly detailed charts and graphs. Includes detailed body dimension drawings for all Series including the Model 49 Special Estate Wagon. Contains rare 1941 Buick engineering data that is not contained in any other Buick engineering document that we have seen, divided into seven tabbed and labeled sections as follows: 1. Models, Paint, Trim, Equipment, 2. Car Performance, 3. Horsepower & Torque Studies, 4. Engine & Car Speed Wheel RPM, 5. Estate Wagon Information, 6. General Car Dimensions, 7. Information. The color and trim information contained in this item is the most detailed we have seen, broken down by trim specifications for various interior components. Contains a detailed list of "Optional Equipment & Accessories" and available "Dealer Installed Accessories." Provides specifications and horsepower comparison charts for competitor 1941 models. Also contains axle ratio test data. Carefully digitized in high resolution, you will receive a faithfully reproduced version of this amazing 1941 Buick document that was prepared by the Buick Engineering Department, Technical Data Section, strictly for internal use by Buick Executives. This item was distributed only to those Buick Executives as designated by E.T. Ragsdale, Assistant Chief Engineer. Harlow Curtice, Charles Chayne and H.F. Hufstader are among the designated recipients. The price of this item includes a $100 tax deductible contribution to the BHA for its continuing work in locating, obtaining, preserving, digitizing and making available to the Buick community extremely rare and useful Buick documents such as this item.

Item Number: 01129
Author: E.T. Ragsdale, Assistant Chief Engineer - Buick Engineering Department
Type: Internal Buick Document
Donor or Source: Terry B. Dunham
Cost of Reproduction: $198.00
Cost of Original Document: There are no originals of this item available.

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