75 Years Ago (December 1938): Imperial’s New Trans; Plymouth First; NADA Urges Action From a story in Ward’s Automotive Reports’ Dec. 10, 1938: “Chrysler introduced this week as standard equipment on its Custom Imperial line a fluid oil coupling between the engine and the propeller shaft.” The coupling functions from centrifugal action of oil thrown from a driving member into the vanes of a running member, it is reported, “thus interrupting a solid ...


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