ABOUT DODGE BROTHERS SENIOR SIX


1927-28
DODGE BROTHERS SENIOR SIX – SERIES 2249

Introduced in may 1927
The Dodge Senior Six Series was the first of three new lines that the company introduced in late 1927 for the 1928 model year. Appearance features included a narrow, nickel plated radiator sell, new horizontal hood louvers, double body bead moldings and swinging type windshields. The Senior Six was aimed at the high-priced market and had 116-inch wheelbase. Standard equipment included a Stromberg carburetor, Northeast ignition, four-wheel hydraulic brakes, worn and sector steering and an I-bean front axle. The Senior Six entered production in may, 1927.

I. D. DATA
Serial numbers were located on a plate on the toe board near the steering column; also stamped on right front frame, below fender. Starting IS 10001 ending IS 29156. Engine number  were located on the left rear side of cylinder block, right of cylinder block and right side (either front or rear) below exhaust manifold. Starting: S10001. Ending S25109.

Model nº       Body Type        Seating           Price            Weight
2249             2-dr. Cpe.           2p            US$1495       3236 Pounds
2249             2-dr. Cpe.           4p            US$1570       3315     "
2249             2-dr. Cabr.         2/4p          US$1595       3353     "
2249             4-dr. Sedan.        5p            US$1595       3421     "

ENGINE
Inline. L-head. Six. Cast Iron Block. B & S: 3-1/4 in. x 4-1/2 in. Disp.: 224.3 cu. In. C. R.: 5.3:1. Brake H. P.: 60 @ 2800 R.P.M. net H.P.: 25.34. valve lifters: Solid Carb.: Stromberg 1V.

CHASSIS
Wheel Base: 116 in. Tires: 31 x 6.

TECHNICAL
Selective sliding gear transmission. Speeds 3F / 1R. Flor shift controls. Single plate dry disc clutch. Hotchkiss drive. Overall ratio: 4.45:1. Four wheel hydraulic brakes. Wood-spoke or wire wheels.

OPTIONS
Front bumper. Rear Bumper. Spare tire. Dual sidemounts (only Sport Model). Sidemonts cover(s). Motometer. Wood-Spoke wheels. Wire wheels. Heater. Nickel plated radiator. Nickel headlight rims. Nickel-plated headlight buckets. Taillight(s). OSRV mirror. Spotlight(s). Cowl lamps. Steel disc wheels. Trunk rack. Touring trunk. Automatic windshield wiper. Special paint colors. Wind wings (open models).


1928
DODGE BROTHERS SENIOR SIX – SERIES 2251 & 2252

In January 1928, the Senior Six received a few Changes and became a “true” 1928 Series designated with the number 2251. One change was the addition of Sports model with welled fenders, side mount spares, wire spoke wheels, larger headlamps with a nickel-platel tie bar and vertical stanchions, cow lamps, a nickel-plated cowl molding trunk rack. The Sport sedan was the first to appear. It debuted in January. Sport equipment became available for other body stiles later in the year. There was also a change in the engine, which increased its horse power to 68. When equipped with standard tires, the Senior Six was designated Series 2251; with oversize tires, series 2252.

I. D. DATA
Serial numbers Engine numbers and were continued from 1927 / 28.

Model nº      Body Type              Seating          Price                Weight
2251-2         2-dr. Cpe.                    2p        US$1495          3236  Pounds
2251-2         2-dr. Spt. Cpe.             2/4p     US$1725           3410     "
2251-2         2-dr. Cabr. Cpe.            4p       US$1570           3315     "
2251-2         2-dr. Spt. Cabr. Cpe.     5p       US$1800           3495     "
2251-2         2-dr. Cabr.                  2/4p     US$1595           3353     "
2251-2         2-dr. Spt. Cabr             2/4p    US$1720           3533     "
2251-2         4-dr. Sedan.                  5p      US$1595           3421     "
2251-2         4-dr. Spt. Sedan.           5p      US$1770           3643     "

ENGINE 
Inline. L-head. Six. Cast Iron Block. B & S: 3-1/4 in. x 4-1/2 in. Disp.: 224.3 cu. In. C. R.: 5.3:1. Brake H. P.: 68 @ 2800 R.P.M. net H.P.: 25.34. valve lifters: Solid Carb.: Stromberg 1V.

CHASSIS
W.B.: 116 in. Tires: 31 x 6.

TECHNICAL
Selective sliding transmission. Speeds 3F / 1R. Column shift controls. Single plate dry disc clutch. Semi floating rear axle. Overall ratio: 4.45:1. Four wheel hydraulic brakes. Wood-spoke or wire wheels. Hotchkiss drive.

OPTIONS
Front bumper. Rear Bumper. Spare tire. Dual sidemounts. Sidemonts cover(s). Nickel-plated headlight. Motometer. Wire wheels. Steel disc wheels. Heater. Nickel plated radiator. Taillight(s). OSRV mirror. Spotlight(s). Cowl lamps. Steel disc wheels. Trunk rack. Touring trunk. Automatic windshield wiper. Special paint colors. Wind wings (open models).
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