Advance Fore-Cars and Tri-Cars

Advance produced the following forecars and tricars:-


6HP Air Cooled Fore Car (744cc)

This fore-car was fitted with Advance's 6hp aircooled V twin engine complete with wipe spark and trembler coil ignition. The fitting were Chater Lea througout. Front brakes were compensating band and rear used a foot brake operating on the rear belt rim. Wheels were 26" by 2 1/2" on the rear and 26" by 2" on the front. As standard the Advance adjustable pulley was fitted, but there was an option to have a two speed gear and chain drive.



6HP Air Cooled Tri Car (744cc)

Advance's 6hp tri-car used either the aircooled or watercooled V twin engine, which used internal wipe contact maker with accumulator and trembler coil ignition. The sprung chassis again used Chater Lea fittings. The Chater Lea two speed gearbox also had a neutral. A large clutch was fitted to the engine and 3/4" by 7/16" chains were used. Tyres were 650 by 65mm throughout and brakes were expanding hub to the front, foot operated and band brake to the rear, hand lever operated. All controls were contained within the steering wheel.



9HP Water Cooled Tri Car (1145cc)

The 9hp tri-car used the watercooled V twin engine. Again internal wipe contact maker with accumulator and trembler coil ignition was used. Cooling was by twin radiators and belt driven pump. The sprung chassis used semi-elliptical springs and Chater Lea fittings. The Chater Lea three speed gearbox also had neutral and reverse. A large clutch was fitted to the engine and 3/4" by 7/16" chains were used. Tyres were "extra heavy" 750 by 80mm throughout and brakes were expanding hub to the front, foot operated and band brake to the rear, hand lever operated. All controls were contained within the steering wheel. Both front and rear seats were sprung.