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1932 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible Victoria 2

1932 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible Victoria 2

Original Base Price
No. Produced
Body Maker Various - See Add'l Info
No. Doors
Model Number
Wheelbase 142.5 & 153.5 inches
Front Tread 57 1/2 inches
Rear Tread 58 inches
Type Lycoming Straight 8
Displacement 419.7 cu. in.
Cylinders 8
Bore & Stroke 3 3/4 & 4 3/4 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 5.2 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt Not Aplicable
Brake Horsepower 265@4200
Rated Horsepower 45
Torque 380@2000
Main Bearings 5
Valve Lifters
Block Material Gray cast iron
Engine Numbers J101 to J588
Engine No. Location Left rear motor leg.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Dual downdraft
Make Shebler
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.49 to 1
2nd 1.4 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 2.92 to 1
Dual plate dry disc
Clutch Size 11 inches
Differential Ratio 3.78 & oth
Front Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Cam & lever
Service Internal 4 wheel hydraulic
Front Size 15 inches
Rear Size 15 inches
Emergency External on the driveshaft
Size 7 3/4 inches
Exhaust System Single
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 6
Cooling System Centrifugal water pump
Radiator Honyecomb
Fuel Type
Wheel Type Wire
Wheel Mfr Kelsey Hayes
Wheel Size 19 x 5
Tire Type
Tire Size 7 x 19
Spare Location
Fuel 26 Gallons
Oil 12 Quarts
Transmission 5 Pounds
Cooling System 8 Gallons
Rear Differential 2 Quarts
Front Differential Not applicable
Transfer Case Not applicable
Full Classic
VIN/Serial no. 2125 to 2614
VIN Description
VIN Location Stamped on the firewall high up near the left center.
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Additional Information
We found only 1 catalog of Model J's (1933). It had no prices. Coachbuilders for this year included Bohman&Schwartz, Brunn, LaGrande, Fernandez & Darrin, Le Baron, Derham, Holbrook, JB Judkins, Dietrich, Locke, Murphy, Rollston, Kirchoff, Weymann, Walker, Willoughby, Castagna, Hibbard & Darrin

Owner's Instruction Book - Model JAuburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum
1600 South Wayne Street P.O. Box 271
Auburn IN 46706
(219) 925-1444
ACD Museum's listing of Duesenberg CoachbuildersAuburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum
Engineer'g Data & Specs - Duesenberg Model J (&SJ)Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum
Duesenberg (1934)Horseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Automobile Trade Journal April 1934Horseless Carriage Foundation
Paint Type
Colors Data not yet collected
Standard/Optional Equipment
Data not yet collectedStd
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