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The Characteristics of a
Good Engine


First of all, it should be simple, both in design and construction; so simple that anybody can understand it, and so simple that it is almost impossible for it to get out of order.

Again, it must be safe, economical in fuel consumption, absolutely dependable under all conditions, and certain of supplying abundant


I.H.C. Gasoline Engines

have all these characteristics, besides another
very important one. which most engines do
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