Articles tagged Wico-Pacy Sales Corporation Ltd.

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Enthusiast's Directory: No. 2 - Sparking Plugs

Introduction Although petrol-injection may one day render the carburetter obsolete, the sparking plug looks like staying with us until the bitter end—for the piston engine—when the turbo-jet takes over. In the beginning hot-tubes were used for ignition purposes, superseded by low-tension ignition in which the make-and-break was situated within the cylinders, for in those far-away days a camshaft...

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W1PAC PLUGS Over a we received for test a set of 14 al Wipac sparking plugs. We assulat.ti that these would retail at about Os. each and screwed them into the aluminium-alloy head of a rather worn, oily little engine. There they stayed for thousands of miles, we never once inspected them until the head was removed for decarbonising, they never mis-fired once, and they look as good as ever....

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Enthusiasts' Directory: No. 3 Oil Filters

Introduction Only of comparatively recent times has efficient engine-oil filtration been understood by both designers and users. In the bad old days the sole attempt at filtering the lubricant consisted of a suction filter to protect the pump and a gauze-tray below the crankcase through which oil ran back into the sump. As the position of the suction filter inside the engine rendered it prone to...

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The Accessories and Components Section

Details follow of the exhibits of those exhibitors who have submitted details to Motor Sport:— A.C. SPHINX Stand 312 Sparking plugs, plug-cleaning machinery, air-cleaners, air-silencers, fuel pumps, oil filters, instruments, thermostats, radiator caps, fuel filters, etc., will attract the enthusiast to this stand.A.C.-Sphinx Spark Plug Co., Dunstable, Beds. AUTOCAR ELECTRICAL Stand 340 On this...

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A New Vertical Magneto

The enthusiast is always interested in components which increase the efficiency of his car and has, in the past, displayed a keen desire to replace his coil-ignition distributor with a vertical magneto. Consequently, announcement of the new Wipac vertical magneto, made by the Wico-Pacy Sales Corporation, Ltd., is of considerable interest. This new magneto embodies the principle of the old polar-...


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