The 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen is hardly push-button. In fact, starting one is more akin to building a house of cards than turning a key. Each step is important and should even one be forgotten or executed improperly, rather than hitting the town and heading to your favorite restaurant, you’ll be headed to your kitchen for dinner. If you ever find yourself in possession of the original or an exacting reppca pke this one, here’s how you operate it.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/09/13/1886-benz-patent-motorwagen-slow-to-wake