"Seem to recall the old Olympic 10x3’s were the size equivalent of 9x2.50-4.00.
This company lists 4.00-4 ribbed tyres which look much like the old Olympic rears.
Also have small 4” tyres which may be suitable for…"
"1971 AKA MANUAL
Australian Kart Formula:
0-250cc known as 250cc Gearbox Class
All systems capable of varying the drive ration in motion by torque multiplication are forbidden in all classes (except 0-250cc…"
"The two orange karts, apart from same steering wheel and 4" wheels, both have a small flat panel at top of steering hoop which steering shaft goes through. The pic Ian posted of Comet/9E appears to share all
these features....so good…"
Dear Don, please accept my sincerest apologies for not replying earlier. I only just saw and understood what "friend request" was and meant. I would be very grateful for Parilla information. my e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org or www.martezengineering.com.au
This is what the Mansell Victa Special number 2 looks like. Number 3 is on the way with patterns at the foundry and barrel in the mill at this point in time.
Don Details 4 payment of raffle ticket in raymond hart benefit raffle are bank anz branch parkes branch no is 012800 account no is 202752438 account name is raymond hart benefit. please include your name on deposit slip so i know who the money has come from and send me your postal adress so i can send u the ticket. raffle will b drawn next monday night at my rotary club. i have a few tickets left to sell ;if u can help would b apreciated, regards JP
I learnt the hard way some time ago with a victa head,
I am now very careful with chemicals,
I have had some success with inox witch will loosen the corrosion,
I feel like a archaeological explorer with a little scraping hear and then there,
It seems like it will come clean just will take a while.
thanks Don. I have someone over here I should be able to get a copy off I was after the mag for the other kart articles as well as I have most issues of early OZ car magazines that had kart articles in for 1960 and 61 (Australian Sports and Automobiles, Sports Car World,Motor Manual,Modern Motor and Wheels) I plan to put them and the dozen or so early OZ karting mags I have all on DVD in my spare time LOL !