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Post  wezgit daan saaf on Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:07 am

The question is why,but interesting non the less.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MG-magenta-kit-car-bike-engine-hill-climb-track-car-yamaha-bike-powered-sports-/310794693115?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item485ccea9fb
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Nice One

Post  NG Guy on Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:25 pm

If it was "Daan Saaf" I might have gone to take a look, very interesting!

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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  GT3Rob on Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:07 pm

Think car engine in car bike engine in bike. The best way. Been there done that. Unless you have deep pockets stick to the original intended engine.
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Sound Advice

Post  NG Guy on Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:58 pm

Thanks for that, probably very sound advice!!

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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  GT3Rob on Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:45 am

The other way to view is if it breaks you have to buy your parts from specialists, bike engines become obsolete very quickly. Has it a reverse. Pushing a non reverse car out of a parking space very quickly loses its appeal. Insurance is it standard err not quite. Gearing also an issue. Blah blah.
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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  GT3Rob on Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:46 am

Oh how cool is a Magenta these days........not. Almost makes a scamp look pretty!
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Post  Regsmonster on Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:50 pm

[quote="GT3Rob"]The other way to view is if it breaks you have to buy your parts from specialists, bike engines become obsolete very quickly. Has it a reverse. Pushing a non reverse car out of a parking space very quickly loses its appeal. Insurance is it standard err not quite. Gearing also an issue. Blah blah.   [/quote]

Specialists? What like any motorbike shop or ebay? If I can get new genuine Kawasaki parts for a 23 year old bike, something with a 5 or 10 year old engine isn't going to be much of a problem. 
Insurance is cheap and easy in my experience.
Gearing, again not a problem, use a different diff.
Reversing, lots of options here, leg, electric or one of numerous reverse boxes.
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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  GT3Rob on Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:32 am

Yes you can buy spares for most bikes but as for my SVA,d CAR it began to be expensive,special parts quaffe box for reverse that jumped out of drive when going quite quick. You had to stop to put it back in. There are sooo many variations of motor out there. Im saying in a mini based car its best to stick with A series. What diff did the magenta have was it fed or rwd?
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Post  GT3Rob on Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:40 am

Out of interest why did you put the engine in the front
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Post  GT3Rob on Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:52 am

Mg magenta 1.1, oh but its not politically correct as this is the place to slate incorrectly registered cars...........
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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  Regsmonster on Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:34 pm

[quote="GT3Rob"]Out of interest why did you put the engine in the front [/quote]
Are you rambling or asking me a question?
If the later, the Zed was mid engined.  ;) 
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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  GT3Rob on Sun Dec 29, 2013 2:39 pm

How it the re incarnated Monster doing ?
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Re: Interesting one on Ebay

Post  ZED on Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:50 pm

GT3Rob wrote:How is the re incarnated Monster doing ?

It's parked behind a S4s Esprit, so it's taken a bit of a backseat again.  Neutral  We will crack on with it one day, but every time we move the Esprit out of the garage to get to the Monster we just seem to drive for miles, and miles, and miles.... ♥ ♥ ♥


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