Articles tagged Engineering Company Ltd.

Page 52 of May 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, May 1981

Alta

Sports and Racing Cars Fifty years ago, in 1931, the Alta Car and Engineering Company Ltd. was formed by Geoffrey Taylor, then 27 years old and the owner of a small home-built sports car, the object being to build production versions of this car. Taylor had been earning a living doing contract machine work for the nearby ABC company close to where he lived in Kingston Hill, in SW London. Late in...

Page 17 of March 1928 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, March 1928

"CLUPET" PISTON RINGS

" CLUPET " PISTON RINGS. As is well-known, a great deal of the efficiency of an engine depends on first-class piston rings, and the " Clupet " double-coil, no-gap ring will indicate to keen motorists the care which is now4days expended on this small but important accessory. Made in one piece from centrifugal castings of the best quality cast-iron, the Clupet " piston-ring is claimed to be...

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