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Yesterday 08:08 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by LATECH View Post
Tesla.......
It's your floor.

Brian
Yesterday 08:08 PM
MARTINSR Yep, a Tesla drive assembly. This was on the back of a tow truck, notice that the suspension is all broken up.

Did you know that you or I can't buy any parts for a Tesla? You have to be an authorized repair shop, we can't buy a single part from what I understand. A friend of mine has a contract to paint chassis for them for displays.

Brian
Yesterday 07:37 PM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
So it's not a Prius drive motor...
You can see the thing in the background
Yesterday 07:27 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
About twenty grand worth of advanced technology and the sign of the future!

BB
So it's not a Prius drive motor...
Yesterday 07:13 PM
boothboy About twenty grand worth of advanced technology and the sign of the future!

BB
Yesterday 07:08 PM
LATECH Tesla.......
Yesterday 07:06 PM
496CHEVY3100 Late model Corvette Z06 or Z07
Yesterday 07:04 PM
MARTINSR What is it?

Brian
08-21-2016 04:19 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Dragonoake View Post
I've heard there was at least one with an aluminum frame
Some Pontiac collector had it back in the early 80's
I can't find any evidence of such a beast. If so I don't think Pontiac built it. Sheet metal front components yes, but frame? Must have been privatly bult.

BB
08-21-2016 01:23 AM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Fourteen cars were built although you could order all the components including the frame through the Parts Dept.
I've heard there was at least one with an aluminum frame
Some Pontiac collector had it back in the early 80's
08-19-2016 06:59 PM
496CHEVY3100 If I remember correct Arnie Beswick campaigned one of these for a while,,then went to the gold 63 Tempest with a 421,

name probably not spelled correct



http://images14.fotki.com/v380/photo...Tiger18-vi.jpg


EDIT.actually it was orange I found this
08-19-2016 06:55 PM
idrivejunk I literally dreamed of owning one of those cheesy cats when I was a teen.
08-19-2016 06:43 PM
boothboy Auto Gear got it.

Lots of factory holes!
Particularly the frame. Here's a picture of a factory frame.
Fourteen cars were built although you could order all the components including the frame through the Parts Dept.
BB
08-19-2016 01:38 PM
AutoGear
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!n 1963 a American built auto was nicknamed "Swiss Cheese"

What was it and why was it hung with that moniker?

BB
'63 PONTIAC CATALINA 421 SD factory lightweight car.
Swiss Cheese because of all of the holes punched in various components to lighten the car for drag racing.
08-19-2016 12:52 PM
boothboy !n 1963 a American built auto was nicknamed "Swiss Cheese"

What was it and why was it hung with that moniker?

BB
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