"My problem back in those days was the Victor flywheel was too heavy.This caused keyway problems and twistong the 3 pce. crank.I even had one crank break just outsjde the crank case and the wlywheel went passed me .I changed to mac ign and trouble…"
"I ran the same head,transfer covers and flat top piston with wiseco rings in my victor.From memory (fading) I purchased them from Jonny Watts at ,I think Hurstville in Sydney.I also ran a McCulloch carby and ignition.This was on my first Kart,a…"
The junction of CAMDEN VALLEY WAY, and COWPASTURE ROAD Leppington.
The track was located on the South South Eastern side of that Junction approx 200m up the paddock from Camden Valley Way.
I just did the Google Earth thing and you can…"
"Hi Frank,the track was at Leppington, (the old memory fades) about 15k south/west of Liverpool.After it finished ,I believe the land became a fun park.The race meetings were run by St George Police Boys Kart club.
What is your interest in this?…"
"The second button on the steering wheel was usually called a maverick button.It was a press to off button that allowed the spark to go direct from the coil to the plug .That advanced the timing and gave a hell of o boost to the power.It only worked…"
"Just a bit more history about Lance Perrys Carlson.I purchased that Kart from a motor bike shop in Armidale ,N.S.W. about 1980,Did nothing with it and sold it to Lance.My 1st Kart was a Carlson 800 with a Victor ,thenI I raced a Carlson 1200 with a…"
"I can't believe karting has gone over the years.I first raced in the late 1960s again in the 1980s and was president or Raleigh raceway kart club in its first year. What I have seen over the years,is the fun family sport that encouraged…"
I raced in the early 1970s,early 80s
have raced at Leppington,Camden,Londonderry,Granville,Brankston,Yella,Lismore(when it was dirt),Taree(when it was dirt)
Iam a foundation member and ex President of Raleigh Raceway Kart club,ex member of St George Kart club and Crowl home Kart Club and Coffs Harbour Kart club.
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