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Old 10-14-2012, 10:00 AM   #76
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Short video on the slow race.

























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Old 10-14-2012, 10:07 AM   #77
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This was at the Burt Munro booth, really cool and should have placed a coin for scale.









Out in the parking lot.





This belongs to a club member and has over 815K on it! He's owned it for 34(?) years, it's his daily driver.





He also brought this.

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Old 10-14-2012, 10:21 AM   #78
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And some pedal bikes.



Even one of bamboo.





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Old 10-15-2012, 06:52 AM   #79
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I'm sure Burt Monroe's bike looks better today than it ever did before
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:10 PM   #80
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While checking out CL, I came across this. wow.

1954 Hudson Wasp - modified for racing


Date: 2012-10-13, 8:09PM PDT
xtzv6-3337534135@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

1954 Hudson Wasp - modified for racing

Modifications include:
suspension: huge anti-roll bars, additional leaf springs
brakes: high-quality adjustable-bias disc disc brakes,
rear end: full floater 9" Ford rear end
driveshaft, muncie 4 speed transmission, flywheel, clutch
engine: high compression head
electrical: 12 volt electrical, ignition system. wiring, cutoff switch
12 point cage, gauges
Fuel cell
Paint

Work is great quality, performed by a professional, ex-Indy mechanic; it's fairly well documented - too detailed to post. I can provide it to interested people. You can see some photos at the website: http://uncommonengineering.com/carconstruction.html (it's the second vehicle featured on that web page).










http://uncommonengineering.com/carconstruction.html
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