Restoration research and reference materials for the 1916 Simplex Crane model 5 include but are not limited to the following:
Original copies of:
CRANE MODEL 5
CARE AND OPERATION
SIMPLEX MOTOR CARS
CRANE MODEL No. 5
Along with many important books, periodicals, vintage magazine ads, manufacturer's parts and accessory catalogs, auction catalogs, and much much more!
When one engages on a research project it is best to start at the beggining! Of course our research is focused on 1916. With that being said, we love the hobby and our studies encompass many years, makes and models.