1944 Advertisement About Winter Maintenance For Cars And Trucks

Winter Maintenance

Here is a 1944 advertisement for Davis-Drake Motors and Wilson & Cabeldu, which were General Motors dealers in Victoria and Duncan at that time.

The advertisement is about winter maintenance for vehicles and contains suggestions which are still valid today. The winter maintenance suggestions in this 1944 advertisement are:

  • Cooling System Inspection – keeping anti-freeze at proper strength and levels
  • Lubricating System Inspection – including regular oil checks
  • Electrical System Inspection – including battery, defroster and heating systems
  • Steering System Inspection – including tires and wheel alignments
1944 advertisement about winter maintenance from Davis-Drake Motors and Wilson & Cabeldu, which were General Motors dealers in Victoria and Duncan. (West Coast Driver Training collection)
1944 advertisement about winter maintenance from Davis-Drake Motors and Wilson & Cabeldu, which were General Motors dealers in Victoria and Duncan. (West Coast Driver Training collection)

All of these suggestions are still totally valid for winter driving today.

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