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Vintage Rotax Reeds Engines for sale x 3 (suit twin)

I have three Rotax Reed engines for sale, all are freshly rebuilt and in good working order , can provide with  left hand header pipe.Seen here on Swiss Hutless dynamic twin…Continue

Started Sep 10, 2014

Wanted Petry/ Parilla Engines and Parts
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Hi, Any one know of long stroke rotary Petry engines or parts for sale. I'm Interested. Also Rotary TT27 Parillas  Leigh HunterStarted by youContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leigh Hunter Nov 10, 2010.

Wanted: Petry Rotary Valve Engines / Parts
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Hi,Any one know of long stroke Petry Engines or Parts for sale.I'm Interested.Also Rotary TT27 parillasLeigh HunterContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Neagle Nov 9, 2010.

 

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Sep 12
Jason Partridge replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Mt Gambier 2016 in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Looks like another lot of great shots by Liam Hunter..Great work.."
Feb 22, 2016
David Johnstone left a comment for Leigh Hunter
"Hi Leigh Sold the pcr engine a long time ago Cheers David"
Feb 11, 2016
Tom Bawden replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Methanol - ( Not for the faint hearted!) in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Nothing like running on methanol,  If anyone is interested I have for sale an IBEA 2-jet 29mm slide carb set-up to run on methanol,  double pump stack, milled fuel chamber, grose jet, etc.     I haven't used…"
Oct 4, 2015
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"Work Of Art.."
Sep 10, 2015
Philip Parkinson replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Methanol - ( Not for the faint hearted!) in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Great Article Leigh I have always wanted a motor 'on methanol' Perhaps Noel Judd will see how it goes at Numurkah !!!!!!"
Sep 8, 2015
Brian Thomas replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Methanol - ( Not for the faint hearted!) in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"I don't think I have ever heard it put better. Right now we are hundreds of miles from home attending "The Big One" in Fremont Ohio USA, staying in shoebox sized motel room that now smells like 2…"
Sep 6, 2015
David O'Brien replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Methanol - ( Not for the faint hearted!) in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Awsome writings Leigh, had a grin from start to finish,  (are you sure you didn,t steal it)."
Sep 6, 2015
Jason Partridge replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Methanol - ( Not for the faint hearted!) in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Absolute Writing Brilliance.."
Sep 6, 2015
Byron Hoy replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Karts and Engines for sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Please send CMP ROTAX details to byron.hoy@bigpond.com if still for sale."
Sep 25, 2014
Rhys Mac replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Karts and Engines for sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Hi do you still have the PCR and are you able to email more shots of the CMP Cheers"
Aug 16, 2014
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"Beautiful !! Got any more shots please ?"
Jul 29, 2014
Grant chalmers replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Tecno Twin and CMP Single karts For Sale and Rotary Engines in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
Jul 29, 2014
Bob Middleton replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Karts and Engines for sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Hi Leigh I am interested in the Dino Reed engine. I have a Dino Kart and hoping to run it at Grenfell in August. I would like to have a chat however I work late on Monday night so I was hoping to phone you on Tuesday?"
Jul 27, 2014
Dave O,Brien replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Tecno Twin For Sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Again, perfection in kart restoration, congratulations Leigh on a job done well."
Mar 14, 2014
Sandro Cesario replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Tecno Twin For Sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"What are you asking for the kart?"
Mar 6, 2014
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Jan 2, 2014
Leigh Hunter posted a status
"Coming Soon, Hutless Twin , and CMP/135"
Aug 28, 2013
Michael Hazelton replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Kart and Engines For Sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Hi Leigh,   I have a mate interested on of your Rotax (straight fin)   Can you give me your number and i will pass it on?   my number is 0404 051 926   Cheers"
Aug 28, 2013
jason stania replied to Leigh Hunter's discussion Kart and Engines For Sale in the group VINTAGE & HISTORIC KARTS
"Hi Leigh I'm after a 135 cc komet if you have anything let me know cheers Jason stania"
Aug 17, 2013

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My involvement in karting:
Racer
My race number:
4
The class(es) I race:
Over 40's, Other
My best results:
Multiple state and national championships from 1977- 1992

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At 21:49 on February 11, 2016, David Johnstone said…
Hi Leigh
Sold the pcr engine a long time ago
Cheers
David
At 20:18 on June 1, 2013, John Humphries said…

Gday leigh---sorry I have not replied earlier but have only just seen your message---the bloke who has the bug appears  has been hassled a bit by others and as such has no interest in selling the kart---he has stated that he wishes to get it running in the future but with the right approach he may be tempted to let it go---it is in the condition that it was last run-around 1990 and all that is missing is that the front rims have been removed and misplaced---I will keep in touch with him and if he shows interest in selling I will let you know---is one that brian had success with---?regards jack

At 19:18 on April 27, 2013, Raymond Harrison said…

Hi Leigh,

Entries are flowing in for the Robert Harrison Memorial Twin Supers Trophy

to be run at the Australian Vintage Kart Prix.

There are also a good number of 130-135cc entries coming in too.

Will you be entering your Twin in the event? really hope to see you there. Give us a yell if there is anything I can do.

 

 

At 17:53 on January 6, 2012, Stephen Moxon said…

G'Day Leigh, I have purchased another DAP 79, same motor I ran a Numurkah, will set up a twin with them, we could have some fun at Lithgow and Numurkah this year.

At 19:09 on January 3, 2012, John Cutting said…

Hello Leigh,

Ballarat is definitely on the cards. If i bring a kart it will probably be my dap a-frame. It had brake issues at numurkah and didn't get any track time.

Been hot here in the Mount, went over 41 degrees yesterday and 34 today. The heat saps the energy and i'm in the middle of our christmas shut doing maintenance. Damned hot in overalls.

Regards, John

At 22:42 on January 2, 2012, Ralph Sonntag said…

Hello Leight,

so far I've never seen one.
135cc PCR rotary valve has a KKCD member from Switzerland.

At 20:57 on December 16, 2011, John Cutting said…

Hello Leigh,

I like the twins too but until the x8 never had one or driven one. They certainly open the eyeballs. We have a dap 135 to go on something and a pair of komet k88s to go on something as well. The zip kart in the shed might be a possibility for the komets with some work.

We had few vintage karts down here, at the Mount, for our fiftieth anniversary last year and alot of interest was shown. Maybe something might happen.

It's good to hear you've got the tecno looking great again. It will be interesting to see it going with the rotaxes on it. Might have to go to Ballarat just to have a look.

See you then, John.

 

 

 

 

At 19:06 on November 30, 2011, John Cutting said…

Hello Leigh,

Numurkah was great, if a bit warm. I'm glad you like the look of my x8. It was a local kart but had been dodged up in the back particularly in brake mountings. Some new bar work and caliper mounts fixed it.

I had been having a sticky throttle problem and as it turned out, the left one. It stuck open and i found the kitty litter. Nice mess afterwards. It's unfortunate that you have to powdercoat again. Both your twins look brilliant.

Catch up next time, John.

 

 

 

At 12:39 on September 11, 2011, Scott Busby said…
Hi Leigh,

Nice purchase, would love if you could send through some photos through, if you have any?
Sbusby@tpg.com.au.

Thanks.
At 19:54 on July 23, 2011, Mark Head said…
g'day leigh, my father john head knew you, brian and robbie hunter. yes iv still got his old ZIP kart and he did race in perth back in 1982 and had that big prang.
 
 
 

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