Member Page: Bob Wilcox
Member ID: bobwilcoxStatus: Gold Member
Riverside, MO, USA
Member Since: 2015-01-26
Home Site: The CycleKart Club
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Last Login: 2017-12-13 19:41
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Personal Vehicle Registry
1925 Ford Model T
1934 Austin America
"Austin American Special"
Member Journal – Bob Wilcox's Journal
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Posted on: Wednesday November 8, 2017
1930 Austin American Special Wheel base is 66 inches and overall length is 95 inches. The engine is a 212 cc Prediter with exhaust and intake modifications and governor removed. The air scoops in the rear are functional and home made. The one on the right side is hinged for access to carb and pull starter. I will post more pictures when finished. t
Posted on: Thursday October 1, 2015
I took the "T" to a swap meet that the Shriners put on semianually to use to spot vendors and such. The kart was a big hit and it had so many drivers that I had to make an appointment to drive it myself. Since the swap meet I have had it in a few parades where I got a lot of questions about where I got it and the question "would you help me build one". There are two others under construction now and I am getting started on a second kart for myself. This one is going to be an Austin bantam or...
Posted on: Monday June 22, 2015
Last night I made up a set of pedals from some hinges I had laying around. I drilled the front spindles for cotter pins and made some wheel spacers and assembled it all with Ford spindle nut retainers. Someone said their rear axle nut had a tendency to unscrew with use, so I will do the same treatment on the rear axle. While I had the spindles off I welded some tabs on to take care of the akerman angle and drilled for 3/8" tie rods and bolts. I put aluminum skins on the inside o...
Posted on: Saturday June 13, 2015
the kart is starting to look like a Kart.
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