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Old 11-13-2012, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
I hopeI am not stealing the thread. Corkey Coker was/is building the V8-60 powered bikes here in Chattanooga and selling them through Honest Charlie's Speed Shop. Have not heard much about them lately though. My first car was a V8 60 powered '49 Morris Minor. I gave 90 dollars for it in 1961. Will always have a soft spot in my heart for the little motors. Don't even have a picture of the little car.

John L
JL, how's about a question from you? Floor's yours!

BTW, I don't know why it was used either, but a guess is the light weight of the 60 didn't require the stronger (more expensive to make?) forged I-beam axles that were the norm. But whatever the reason, it is an icon today.

A survivor from the junkyard days.

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