How to start a 1912 Cadillac
The 1912 Cadillac is the first automobile in the world to include a starter motor. This is the procedure in starting one and driving away.
Starting 1913 Studebaker Model 25
Starting our 1913 Studebaker Model 25 Roadster
Starting 850 H.P. 8 cyl, 4 carbs, 32 spark plugs, gasoline engine
This is the first start up after setting a year. Sterling gasoline inline 8 cyclinder, 32 spark plugs, 2 distributors, 4 carbs and 850 H.P. remember this is a gasoline engine. Pumped water in Danville Ill. For more info google "83 footer".
Vauxhall 10 - First start in 41 years
I'm afraid this is now for sale. Have a look at eBay and you will see - have a bid if you would like to own it. I'm afraid I just don't have time to do the work (and won't be hppy with a rough job if I rushed it) so it will have to go. See http://www.abs-zero.com (click through to 'the old site') and also the listing on eBay at http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200946082683 (starts 9pm on Wed 24th July 2013). Thank you to everyone who has looked at this and taken the time to write a nice comment - they really have been appreciated. :-) I still own the other Vauxhall 10 and will keep that a while longer as it's already part restored. If anyone wants to see it, I'll make a similar video and upload it. My plan to have two Vx10 cars restored to pass on to my two boys will have to wait a while... :-) --- My new project - I bought this in September 2008 as a barn find - it had been stored in a barn for over 40 years. This is the first time anyone has attempted to run it, note the 6V electrical system being Boosted by a 12V jump pack - OK for short periods if the 6V battery is good. The fuel system is still unproven at this point, so running was achieved by pouring a small amount of fuel directly down the carburettor - there's no reason why it shouldn't fire up straight away in normal use, but here it presumably starts out flooded. Oh the joys of carburettored engines!