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Connetti Ferrari Monza, Half-scale

Gregg Kishline   USA — Posted on The CycleKart Club
Saturday February 25, 2017 2:20 PM


Connetti 1958 Ferrari styled

Connetti - 1958, Ferrari-styled

PICT2771

PICT2771

finished Scott s photo 1 11 2017

finished - Scott's photo 1-11-2017

finished Scott s photo 005 1 11 2017

finished - Scott's photo 005 1-11-2017




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Member Comments on Journal Entry: Connetti Ferrari Monza, Half-scale   ↵
Rated 10 out of 10 based on 1 ratings
2017-02-26 13:39:06 # 40591
Comment by Dave D
I love this replica, of course. Man, would it be cool in 3/4 scale like a cyclekart. Are you able to fit in it, or is it kid size?
2017-02-26 15:51:42 # 40595
Comment by Zoran R. P.
Rating: 10/10
Great, great, great! Zoran
2017-02-26 21:23:44 # 40601
Comment by Gregg Kishline
Gregg here ... I'm 6'0" at about 215. Yes I can get in it, but most of these scaled cars require a removable steering wheel, and this is no exception. I suspect this would be a fun driver, but driving locales are as big a problem as they were when I built my first soapbox car, powered by a Briggs Model WMB (3/4 hp), back in 1957, at age 12.Incidentally, I found an identical kick-start WMB engine(Briggs, Washing Machine - B model, from the late 1930's) a year ago in Green Bay WI - broken camshaft, sheared flywheel key, stuck valves, clogged tank, etc. etc. I stayed with it until I had it running. Now, I have an itch to re-create that first car.Thanks for the kind words, gents - Mr. Schultz included. He poured a lot of time and money into sportsmen midgets in the last few years, trying to preserve that open wheel sport. Now, he wants to build a cycle kart. I offer my cheap advice when asked.I have built several scaled cars and restored a handful of vintage open wheel cars - and will endeavor to add them

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