max225 wrote: ↑Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:39 amSeems like a neat thing to do? Nice of him. I would probably jump on it and slowly bring it back to life. These sorted are prettyJohnny_P wrote: ↑Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:16 am
Lisa's dad's car. He bought it new. Spent the last 8-10 years as a wood shelf, collecting dust and mice nests. Convinced him to pull it out of the garage and we wrenched on it to get it running. Needs a lot. Was pretty funny to drive. Brakes are horrific, clutch pedal hinge is floor mounted, idle was 2k so that needs to be fixed, and carb tuning is off. But it ran pretty strong nonetheless. Engine was smoking when we were done, I think it's just starter oil we put into the block burning off the exhaust headers (that job was a little messy). Frame has a hole in it. Some rust.
40 MPH feels flat out reckless because you're like 6" off the ground in a go kart. It's loud and makes good noises. It's not really my thing. He said he'd give it to me if I want it.
Looks like it would be super fun to do, assuming you can wrench on it at his house.