A.C. petrol pump type B, sectioned, made by the AC

Made:
1934

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A.C. petrol pump type B, sectioned, made by the AC-Sphinx Sparking Plug Co., 1934

A sectioned example of the variable-stroke pump patented by the A.C. Spark Plug Co. in 1928. It is used for rasiing petrol from a low level tank up to the carburettor, and its output is proportional to the engine demand.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1935-78
type:
private car components
credit:
AC-Sphinx Sparking Plug Co.

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