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And now for something completely different

Postby corsaro chris » 03 Mar 2011 08:33

Guys and girls;

See this - - shame that they didn't use the Morini engine. Perhaps some-one should tell them it's available... :wink:

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Re: And now for something completely different

Postby MarkB » 04 Mar 2011 14:14

Or, as the Morini engine is a fore-and-aft layout, how about a recreation of John Bolster's Bloody Mary, in which he stuck four Jap v-twins. By the time he'd developed the car this far, I think even he was getting a bit scared...


I'm sure EVGuru could craft something suitable?
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Re: And now for something completely different

Postby John Bunting » 05 Mar 2011 09:37

There would be no problem mounting a Vee twin in front with a coupling in place of the gearbox sprocket to drive the rear wheels, plenty of bike engine kit kars do this, or do as Triking do with a Guzzi power unit driving the back wheel.
The problem comes when you want to sell to modern drivers who want the luxury of a reverse gear, hence the use of a car gearbox :roll: in place of a nice sequential bike box :(
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