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piatti

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What is this ?
« on: January 29, 2009, 02:16:15 PM »
I found the follwing postcard.

Any ideas what sort of car this is ?



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Re: What is this ?
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2009, 03:49:57 PM »
 ;D  These look like the gas (petrol to you POHM's) Motorette built between 1946 and 1948 in Buffalo, New York state.  Single cylinder 295 cc Wisconsin engine.  Single rear wheel chain-drive from a two speed gearbox.   8)    Ian.
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Jim Janecek

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Re: What is this ?
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2009, 04:03:36 PM »
Ian got it.

here is more info:
http://www.3wheelers.com/motorette.html

from the looks of the photo they appear to be rental units available at the beach for scooting about.
not sure how well they work on the sand.

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