This advertisement attracted my attention because the Dodge Brothers Taxi was in use around Lancashire which is a hilly area similar in some ways to where I live in Derbyshire.
Note the practice of 'taking up' the big ends. This would have been more my Grandfather's experience. My Dad would not countenance such an "old school" practice.....(it works for me!)
1922 Adair Vauxhall Motor Car Wolseley Ullswater Dodge Brothers | eBay