Mosler had thought of everything but a stylist, and the pride and joy of this arch-capitalist looked like something from an East German kit-car company. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. In order to compensate for power-sapping emissions controls required in the U. Lots of original spec including smooth case gearbox and dynamo driven rev counter. Everything that could leak, burn, snap or rupture did so with the regularity of the Anvil Chorus. Previously supplied by me in and then fitted with 5 new Chrome Wire Wheels. Memories of Fred Scully.
Thus,a few caution flag laps run at slow speeds could seriously handicap the outboard. With its multiple eyes and supernumerary nostrils, the Aztek looks deformed and scary, something that dogs bark at and cathedrals employ to ring bells cf. You could actually see fumes of volatile petrochemicals out-gassing from the plastic dash. Photo by Al Ace Blixt. All three cars have been restored and are domiciled in Auckland. Types of cars elements in multi colored icons.. One struggles to think of a worse vehicle at a worse time.
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International Speedway racing at the Ekka. Send us pictures of your car at the track so we can add you to this web site. I remember watching Bob Christie win in 23 a V-8 60 powered beauty. Peter May engineering built a cc engine to fast road spec along with a ribbed cased gearbox. He carefully removed and kept the original cc engine and gearbox. This wasn't a one time thrill show but a highly popular event that was repeated several times throughout the year at Norwood Arena and nearly every other track in this country. Bob and the Buick ruled!
There was a time before and shortly after WWII when otherwise sane Americans were caught up in a new kind of auto racing known as the Midgets. I have known this Midget for 15 years and have serviced and supplied it to the last few owners who have used the car for summer fun. Carnell was a veteran of many years racing and didn't appreciate Barry's wheel banging tactics. During warm-up the drivers at Western Springs often used a set of cheap military surplus goggles bought from Bill Russel Motorcycles in Mt Eden Rd and only used their racing goggles and face mask during racing. There was never a lack of excitement or danger when the midgets got together. Please ask for costings.