Help I’d my dads old kart

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Doug hipper
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Help I’d my dads old kart

Post by Doug hipper » Sun Jan 22, 2023 7:27 pm

This is my dads old racing kart from 60’s or 70’s
Trying to identify the make.

Rob Voska
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Re: Help I’d my dads old kart

Post by Rob Voska » Mon Jan 23, 2023 11:07 am

LMC Swoopster Bandit. About 1961. Brake master cylinder mount was added.
Check to see if he still has the fuel tank. Are there holes in the floorpan? Tank was under steerign shaft.

Nice barn find!

Terry Bentley
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Re: Help I’d my dads old kart

Post by Terry Bentley » Fri Feb 03, 2023 1:50 am

Is the rear brake caliper on that odd looking kart sand cast or die cast with fins?

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