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Comment by Mike Best on September 1, 2009 at 14:20
Max has updated the website with some more photos from Tamworth
Comment by Mike Best on August 31, 2009 at 16:16
After driving your kart at Tamworth - much to your amusement - I am in awe!!
I had enough trouble on the bitumen never mind on a speedway track.....
Soory I did not get the chance to get you into the Hutless. Maybe next time..
Comment by Allan Savins on August 31, 2009 at 16:13
Hi All,
Had a run around Gosford Showground Speedway in preparation of the demonstration at the NSW State Speedway Kart Titles.
A bit dusty, but all went well.
Comment by Allan Savins on August 27, 2009 at 8:53
Hi Mike and Robbie,

Yes, the original Yamaha Kart was quite an eye openner. Original owner.

Comment by Mike Best on August 26, 2009 at 16:20
I ran the Deavinson at Tamworth with a Parilla SS20 on it. It is still a bit rough so I have lots to do. I just slapped some paint on it as I am not going to powder coat it until I have finished the wleding/cutting etc.
Steering was very heavy as it still has too much camber but it was OK.
Comment by Robert Beetham on August 26, 2009 at 16:04
How is the deavinson coming along??
There is an old A frame style kart on ebay, bidding was around $120 I think.
Comment by Robert Beetham on August 26, 2009 at 16:03
Yeah could not make Tamworth. Sounds like everyone had a good time. Have heard of a few Yamaha chassis around now. Know of one that the oriignal owner still has on the wall of his shed from when he raced juniors/ rookies many years ago. tried to get him to pull it off the wall but have not had any luck to date.
Still trying to get time to put the Yamaha together - parts to be painted/ chromed etc.....
Comment by Mike Best on August 26, 2009 at 15:55
We discussed this at the AGM at Tamworth and it seemed like a good idea.
Pity you missed it. There was an immaculate Yamaha AX100 there with a 100S on it. The guy - whose name escapes me - has had it since new and it is so original that even the engine and chassis numbers match.
Comment by Robert Beetham on August 26, 2009 at 15:41
Wheels are in motion for a QLD outing at Toowoomba on 01 November 2009
More details to come, stay tuned!!!!

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Comment by Robert Beetham on August 26, 2009 at 15:39
Good one Mike. You beat me to it. thought about this as well.
Thanks Col.... for setting this up.

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