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1937 Terraplane Custom Six Series 72Know your VIN?
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Original Base Price $770.00
No. Produced 83,436
Body Maker Hudson
No. Doors 2
Model Number
Weight 2,825lbs
Wheelbase 122 inches
Length 194 1/2 inches
Front Tread
Rear Tread
Type Own L-head
Displacement 212 cu. in.
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 & 5 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 6.25 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt 7.0 to 1
Brake Horsepower 96@3900
Rated Horsepower 21.6
Main Bearings 3
Valve Lifters
Block Material
Engine Numbers
Engine No. Location On left side of block opposit No. 6 cylinder.
Lubrication Duo-flo system
Type Single downdraft
Make Carter
Type Synchro-shift
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st Unknown
2nd Unknown
3rd Unknown
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse Unknown
Single plate
Clutch Size
Spiral bevel
Differential Ratio 4.11 to 1
Front Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Worm & roller
Service Bendix hydraulic
Front Size 10 1/16 inches
Rear Size 10 1/16 inches
Emergency Internal expanding on rear wheels
Size 10 1/16 inches
Exhaust System
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Cooling System Centrifugal water pump
Fuel Type Non-premium
Wheel Type Steel disc
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size 16
Tire Type
Tire Size 6 x 16
Spare Location
Fuel 16 1/2 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 3 Pints
Cooling System 12 1/2 Quarts
Rear Differential 3 Pints
Front Differential Not applicable
Transfer Case Not applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. 71,101 and up
VIN Description
VIN Location Plate on dash under hood.
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Additional Information
No. produced is total Terraplane calendar year production.

Hudson's completely New 1937 TerraplaneHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
The Production Figure Book for U.S. Cars Jerry HeasleyHorseless Carriage Foundation
Chilton Flat Rate & Tune Up Manual Thirteenth Edition 1939Horseless Carriage Foundation
Automobile Topics December 6 1937Horseless Carriage Foundation
Paint Type
Colors Royal Maroon
Midnight Blue
Ocean Blue
Opalescence Green
Spruce Green
Peacock Green
Gun Metallical Gray
Acorn Tan
Harvest Tan
Twilight Gray
Mandalay Ivory
Standard/Optional Equipment
Data not yet collectedStd
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