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Century Rotary Motor Century Four-in-line

 
Century-4inline
 
Circa 1920s, the Century Four-in-line has nickel cast iron cylinders and detachable nickel cast iron cylinder heads with one intake and one exhaust valve. The pistons are nickel cast iron.
 
The Century Four-in-line has and electric self-starter with generator as standard equipment, and ignition switch and instruction pamphlet.
 
Type: 4 cylinder, air cooled, vertical inline
Rating: 100 hp at 1950 rpm
Displacement: 310 cu.in
Compression ratio: 5.3
Bore: 4.5 in
Stroke: 5 in
Length (with supercharger): 54 in
Height: 31 1/8
Weight: 290 lb
Fuel consumption: with supercharger & atomiser, .356 lb / hr / hp; with Stromberg Carb NAR 3, .500 lb / hp / hr
Oil consumption: not more than .010 lb/hp/hr
Lubrication: Pressure (gear pump). No scavenger pump
Ignition: 2 Scintilla magnetos
Spark plugs: 2 per cylinder
 
 
 
 


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