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vincent speedway engines 499cc post war

david bowen

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There were 12 or 13 made George Browns Cadwell special had one. the Strang car I, new never started in NZ , 1 blown up still in NZ 3 in Australia were are the rest?
 

david bowen

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Just found John Marshall engine list. 1 to Canada Budd &Weston 27/12/48 1 to Sweden A B motors 24/5/48. the rest seemed to go into Cars ? and a ex Scotland one into Perth Australia Chrome, so this is one of the two I saw in Scotland some years back
 

davidd

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david bowen

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The prototype speedway Engines were tried out at Rye House speedway near Hertford, by Ken and Malcolm Craven in practice Wednesday afternoons 1947/8, they both rode for West Ham
 

Chris Launders

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Saw one at a guy's place about 20 years ago, cannot recall his name but he had two of the factory New Imperial v-twins amongst his numerous bikes and engines, someone else might know who he was.
 
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