New mini 850

General Chat with an emphasis on BMC Minis & Other iconic cars of the 1960's. Includes information on MK1 Action days.
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Re: New mini 850

Post by swifty »

Yes great find . .. ken
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Re: New mini 850

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Thanks for the great comments, I will see if I can get more info on the electric motor. All the dates on the lucas parts are 5 60 so its great to know it is june 60.

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    Post by timell »

    I suspect the starter they were planning on using would most likely be a GTS (gas turbine starter). Effectively, a very small jet turbine, used to start the much bigger aircraft turbine. They often had an integral gearbox, which provided a good point to take the drive from to power a car. It would make an interesting project ;)

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    prototype moke bumper on the front.....

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