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wilksie

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Nice microcar
« on: April 28, 2014, 07:24:01 PM »
But what is it?
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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2014, 07:26:50 PM »
Great for doing wheelies!
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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2014, 08:06:10 PM »
And here he is coming back again!  Also then and now.

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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 06:35:35 AM »
Fastest outside toilet, till Colin Furze popped up.
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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 01:03:17 PM »
Apparently the Oldsmobile Pirate started life with a 1.5 Litre single engine delivering 7hp at 600 rpm - must have made a very good chugging noise. The "restored" looking car is a modern recreation re-engineered using the old photos as blueprints.
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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2014, 11:17:03 PM »
With the seat so far behind the back axle, I'm not surprised the driver is leaning forwards as much as he is - desperate to keep the front wheels on the ground, I imagine.

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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2014, 09:49:16 AM »
Are they rocket thrusters I see or just some really big mufflers? :D
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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2014, 11:12:26 AM »
Thrusters or Mufflers? Ooo err, Missus. I thought they were fuel tanks.

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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2014, 11:43:10 PM »
Are they rocket thrusters I see or just some really big mufflers? :D
No muffler, the pointy bits on top are tanks, one's for water and the other for fuel.
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Re: Nice microcar
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2014, 07:04:06 PM »
ow and there was me thinking they were rocket thrusters, obviously they are to modern! ;) ;D
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