"I think you are on the money, Mark. The casting look quite sharp. It is a good looking engine. Perhaps Mahle were making the Sthil engines??I think these originally came with a pull start - but this one was clearly owned by a serious racer and it…"
"We now know, thanks to the help of numerous folks this is a Dean Harrison built kart engine. Enough parts were cast for three engines, this one is the only one believed to have been completed. It is a 200cc monster, Yamaha internals. At this…"
"Chippo, Heath and all,I have now cited the 86 homologation papers for the Sirio rotary engineThe papers say - manufacturer: IAME - model: Sirio 50 - cat: Intercont. A.The details match my engine and, from what i can see in the photos you posted…"
"Hi Rod, That is a lot of reading :)I am hoping to see some pictures of the karts used in the mid 60s - say 64 to 68 ish.Also anything of Dean Harrison's karts/engines of the time.Maybe I should come have about 100 coffees with you and have a…"
"If anyone can post or direct me to pictures of mid to late 60s kart racing in South Australia, I would be appreciative.Alternatively provide their memories of the type of karts/frames being used at that time.
Thanks in advance."