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Bob Purton

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Mystery car competition
« on: October 19, 2011, 11:51:39 pm »
Can you identify these Golf buggy's and whats the microcar connection?

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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2011, 04:32:49 am »
These are Chadwick model 300 golf carts

What is "special" about them is that they are essentially BMW Isettas with new bodies on them.
The shift mechanism is slightly different and a couple other minor changes were made to areas like mudflaps and location of the gas tank.
Everything else is pure BMW Isetta underneath.

The Chadwick 300 was made in Pottsville PA

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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2011, 10:08:51 am »
NO Jim! Completely wrong!!  :D :D :D

Only joking!
I should have restricted the competition to European folk only, it may have run a little longer!
You taught me something here though Jim, I knew it was Isetta powered but didnt realize it was all isetta under the skin, you live and learn!
Cute arnt they, its enough to make one want to take up playing golf, then again maybe not!

Now, whats the name of the guy in the white trousers and where did he go for his holidays in 1966? ;D ;D
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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2011, 12:59:00 pm »
What is the microcar connection?

The bench is out of the Canadian version of the Fouldamobil S7.
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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2011, 02:59:53 pm »
Now, whats the name of the guy in the white trousers and where did he go for his holidays in 1966?

I believe the guy was T. Orf and he took a vacation to Ceylon in '66 to get away from the ruddy football.
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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2011, 03:02:11 pm »
Now, whats the name of the guy in the white trousers and where did he go for his holidays in 1966?

Is the bloke a young Bob?
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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2011, 03:33:06 pm »
No, its not me, wouldn't catch me wasting my time on that caper! I did wondered where the picture was taken though, it looks quite English and the golfers aren't wearing ridiculous garb so maybe its not the US?

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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2011, 08:30:33 pm »
obviously a staged photo shoot as the buggies are facing the wrong way . my dear mr. watson
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Re: Mystery car competition
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2011, 07:43:47 am »
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Now, whats the name of the guy in the white trousers and where did he go for his holidays in 1966? ;D ;D

Chad Valley golf course and the player is Potts from the some place in America named after him and his putting power. I believe the other player to be the then redundant Count Erb Allence from the Munich area of West Germany as it was. Also pictured is Jeff Scrotum, the bag carrier.


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Messerschmitt set, Goggo Darts, Heinkel 175, Fiat Jolly, Autobianchi, Fairthorpe Electron Minor, Borgward, Isuzu Trooper
Citroen BX 17TZD & GTI 16v
Held - MG Magnette ZB & 4/44
For sale - Vellam Isetta, Bamby, AC Type 70, Velorex, Church Pod, Reliant Mk5, KR200,  Saab 96, Bellemy Trials, Citroen BXs