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 Post subject: Re: New mini 850
PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:44 pm 
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Yes great find . .. ken

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 Post subject: Re: New mini 850
PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:30 am 
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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 subject: Re: New mini 850
    PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:56 am 
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    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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     Post subject: Re: New mini 850
    PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:54 am 
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    prototype moke bumper on the front.....

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