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: July 4, 2018
Starter: starting the car was a sweat-breaking business before the starter. A procedure by it's own, where you had to be fairly skilled. Cranking the car was done with a cranking rod. The driver would put it into place, use all the strength available, crank the engine and if he's lucky the engine would start after a few turns. If not, he was in for another lesson in body-building. Aside that, when the engine started the driver had to let loose of the rod in time or else he would get a knock in the face. Every time you put the key into the ignition, remember this and enjoy it as a privilege.
From the first steam powered coaches to today's super-cars, an automobile is a vehicle that undergoes constant changes and improvements. The first cars that were invented could barely replace the horse, were not reliable and didn't show any promising future. But people who were visionaries kept the idea alive, pressured forward thus making the car a irreplaceable part of our lives.