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by Terry Sullivan
Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: 6" front wheels
Replies: 5
Views: 158

Re: 6" front wheels

Set of rear HANDS ON eBAY NOW.
Maybe he can convert to fronts, or use for a trade? $139

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255049400584?h ... SwV1lg3Mr0

terry
by Terry Sullivan
Fri Apr 02, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Friday and A Happy Easter
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Re: Good Friday and A Happy Easter

Ted,
Come on over and we'll do some Jack Daniels!

terry
by Terry Sullivan
Tue Mar 09, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Faye Pierson RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 881

Re: Faye Pierson RIP

My dad took us to the Bug factory around 1958 to buy a kart.
I was probably about 9, but I remember a very good looking young lady helping us.
by Terry Sullivan
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bit of a twist to it ....
Replies: 7
Views: 1911

Re: Bit of a twist to it ....

Both of the big ones have removable heads.
If I was braver, I'd think about converting one to loop scavenging, or maybe just 5 porting it.
by Terry Sullivan
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bit of a twist to it ....
Replies: 7
Views: 1911

Re: Bit of a twist to it ....

Yep, Tom.
I have never talked to him.
I think he has the real Go Kart version - not a boat engine - Clinton model 502
I have one of those, but it is not modified.
Very similar to the boat engine. Picture below.

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by Terry Sullivan
Tue Dec 15, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bit of a twist to it ....
Replies: 7
Views: 1911

Re: Bit of a twist to it ....

Thanks for the article Bob! Most of my Clinton buddies were absent from TBO this year, so I couldn't see how this engine compared. Like they say, there is no replacement for displacement! Here is a clip of the crank that had to be modified. Typical boat engine design with a short PTO that plugs into...
by Terry Sullivan
Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Atention Bug fans - did early bugs have scrub brakes?
Replies: 7
Views: 1812

Re: Atention Bug fans - did early bugs have scrub brakes?

Ted,
Yeah, I wish we still had those karts. How about those moon hubcaps!
We sold those bugs and kept a 59 Wasp - took it to Germany when dad was assigned there.
Raced the wasp over there and brought it back. It lives in Ohio now with my great nephew Jack.
by Terry Sullivan
Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Atention Bug fans - did early bugs have scrub brakes?
Replies: 7
Views: 1812

Re: Atention Bug fans - did early bugs have scrub brakes?

Uhhh, 12 maybe?
I'm only 14 now (mentally!) :lol:
by Terry Sullivan
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Atention Bug fans - did early bugs have scrub brakes?
Replies: 7
Views: 1812

Atention Bug fans - did early bugs have scrub brakes?

Did really early Bugs ever have scrub brakes? Our first Bug was was 1958 (I think) and it had expanding shoe 'barely brakes' on one wheel. It is the one behind me in this picture with a Power Products engine. The one I'm sitting on is probably a Custom Bug with DUAL 'barely brakes'! Me on the old bu...
by Terry Sullivan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: Aluminum 1" axle
Replies: 5
Views: 1670

Re: Aluminum 1" axle

Don is the man!
Perfect axles and other custom parts.

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