My first vintage kart

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Martin Bell
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My first vintage kart

Post by Martin Bell » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:35 am

[/img]Trying to definitively identify my kart. Best guesses so far are Kurtis or Offeyette. Has rack and pinion style steering. [/img]

ted johnson
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Re: My first vintage kart

Post by ted johnson » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:38 am

Fairly sure it's by Larc Douglas. They built lots of quarter midgets, and two different karts at least. I don't think this is the Offyette, but a different model by Larc-Douglas. Their karts were unique, but handled poorly. I remember a karting magazine test where they actually bent the steering shaft and broke the plastic steering wheel. I believe that test was of the Offyette model. Great karts for being unusual, but not for going fast. Sorry I can't remember the name of this model. Ted

Chris Marchand
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Re: My first vintage kart

Post by Chris Marchand » Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:36 pm

Are those adjusters on the square tube to lengthen the kart ?

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