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Vintage and Historic Karts Australia

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Latest Activity: Jan 31

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Mount Gambier Vintage Meeting Entry Form 2019

Started by John Cutting Jan 6.

Mt Gambier Vintage 2019 Feb 15th,16th,17th

Started by Mark Mckeddie Dec 20, 2018.

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Comment by Max Laybutt on December 21, 2018 at 6:10

Allan,

Many Thanks, and at a brief read it would appear that the engine will fit into our current rules so all good to go.

Your effort really appreciated.

Max.

Comment by Allan King on December 20, 2018 at 20:35
Comment by Allan King on December 20, 2018 at 20:31

G'day Max,

That engine looks like a Komet K71 which was devised & distributed originally by Lynn Haddock in the USA for  their specific piston port class.

Attached is a history of the project & some drawings of the later variant called KPV.KOMET%20K71%20Karting%20Engine%20Background%20and%20Development.docxwww.kometengine.com.htm

Comment by Anthony Harradine on December 20, 2018 at 7:11

The Bolivar Historic Kart Grand Prix will be on again in 2019.
Friday May 3 - Practice
Saturday May 4 - Events Day
Sunday May 5 - Track open for competitors to lap at will.

Southern Gokart Club, Summer Road, Bolivar SA.

We hope to see you all.

Comment by Max Laybutt on December 19, 2018 at 6:52

Question Please?

IAME, BUT any other details would be appreciated.

Max.

Comment by Mark Mckeddie on December 17, 2018 at 14:50

One of the best vintage meets on the calendar.

Comment by Michal on December 15, 2018 at 15:24

Hi,

I picked Dino 288 and need some parts. Is it still possible to get them for this vintage kart?

Thanks,

Michal

Comment by Max Laybutt on December 9, 2018 at 14:05

Wayne,

Thanks, it is an old IAME Piston port that I have had given to me and I wasn't sure.

Now I know it is close to 100, I will put some effort into it.

Thanks

Max.

Comment by wayne gilby on December 9, 2018 at 12:42

Hi Max I worked it out to be 96.8 cc using those measurements.

Comment by Max Laybutt on December 9, 2018 at 10:52

OK so I am no tech genius so correct me on this plese guys,

STROKE 49.83

BORE 49.9Is

Is that 96 / 98cc approx.?

(Vernier measurements so they are not that accurate?)

HELP!!

Thanks

Max.

Max.

 

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