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Vintage and Historic Karts Australia

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Albury / Wodonga Vintage 2018 Sept 14th,15th,16th 5 Replies

Started by Mark Mckeddie. Last reply by Burkhard Kabelitz Sep 10.

Bolivar Historic Grand Prix 2018. 2 Replies

Started by Anthony Harradine. Last reply by Allan King May 3.

Mount Gambier Entry Form 2018 Meeting

Started by John Cutting Jan 8.

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Comment by Max Laybutt on June 12, 2018 at 11:26

Just arrived home from the COFFS HARBOUR MASTERS, where a small number of us Vintage members got Lots and Lots of track time.

Doug Mappo blew them all away with his lap times, with the current Rotax boys suggesting they did not want him in their class??

The Twin Clubby drew more than a casual glance, and the Mermaid added to the vision of days gone by, while Phil's "Best UN RESTORED" was intriguing to say the least?.

We made the associated TV news and had heaps and heaps of enquires from people of years gone by.

So all in all a lot of fun and some very real interest from  the spectators some of who I am sure, have gone home and dragged the "Oldy" out from under the bench?

Worth a date on our Calendar for next year?

I think it is.

Max.

Comment by Lee Howell on May 31, 2018 at 10:55

Vintage tyres are also available to order from APB Auto in QLD. They are the agents for Azusa Engineering in California. They will import any the full range of Azusa parts and you can find part numbers at www.azusaeng.com. I have previously ordered tyres, axles, sprockets, cables, steering wheels, etc. This is the same company that manufactured the original parts in the '50s & 60's. There are also a number of retailers/agents in the USA who may sell the items cheaper on-sale.

Comment by Max Laybutt on May 31, 2018 at 9:32

PS ........

Sup Regs are on the KNSW Site,

Track is available from the Wednesday right through,

fee is $70.00 in total for as many days as you want.

Sunday Night "Party" has always been a good night.

Comment by Max Laybutt on May 31, 2018 at 9:25

COFFS HARBOUR ......... JUNE 8th 9th 10th ............2018.

Everybody,

The Coffs Harbour over 40's meeting has been a major meeting for all the "Older" gentlemen of our sport to gather once a year and discuss all the BS that they have gained through the past year, and generally enjoy the fellowship while trying to convince themselves they "Still have it?".

This year the Club has included an opportunity for us "Vintage" people to participate as we did many years ago.

Now I could go on about how we left the meeting some years ago, but in general it was because the overall event just grew soooo big, WE decided that our Vintage section should look at another venue and that was when and why we originally went to the Tamworth venue.

However this year, possible because of the very much depleted KA stock, but who cares why?

we have the opportunity to again have a run at the impeccable Coffs Harbour track  and again enjoy the fellowship of the "Older" Karters left in our sport.

Pre entries are available via the CM:S System, I am certainly going as our "gong" crew will be there in force and I will throw one of my vintage into the trailer, John Horsborough has entered, and I notice Doug Mappo is coming with another Newcastle member, some more would be great, for one day or all of the days.

This meeting is the ideal promotional outing for our Vintage Movement as we have the right audience and I know the Coffs club will appreciate our support.

SO WHO WILL COME AND ENJOY!!   ALL WELCOME  PLENTY OF TRACK TIME PROMISED

Max.

Comment by David Slade on May 26, 2018 at 21:08

Hi all,

has anyone tried straight silicon hose from tubular header to pipe instead of ss flex ?

It is the temp. rather than the fitting up that I am concerned about. ?

TIA,

David

Comment by Mark Mckeddie on May 26, 2018 at 13:33

Comment by Scotty on May 18, 2018 at 10:30

Ross Just sent a request so can send message, completely forgot sorry mate

Comment by Ross CHIPPERFIELD on May 18, 2018 at 9:25

Scotty have you sent your details yet ?

Comment by Anthony Harradine on May 17, 2018 at 11:57

Don, if you can locate some 400 x 4 that are in stock - I will buy you 10 beers. :)

Comment by David Slade on May 16, 2018 at 23:48

4,5,6" Cheng shin from below

good price and reasonable freight cost.

https://www.mfgsupply.com

 

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