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  • Mazda K360
    MUSEUM INFO CONTACT EVENTS VIDEOS SEARCH click to enlarge Tour Index Mazda K360 Info sheet coming soon 2002

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  • Buckboard car
    boys growing up on farms in the Midwest were a strong market for these homebuilts and the wide open spaces with minimal traffic particularly suited these vehicles The most well known make was the Briggs Stratton Flyer In 1918 B S bought the rights to the Motor Wheel from the A O Smith Co builders of the Smith Flyer another buckboard The Motor Wheel was a self contained powered fifth wheel that was attached to a vehicle either a bicycle or four wheeler It was raised and lowered into contact with the road Hundreds of examples were sold at a price of 200 each In 1924 B S sold the rights to the Automotive Electric Service Co who continued to market the vehicle as the Auto Red Bug They were available in the five wheel gasoline version as well as a four wheel electric version powered by a Dodge starter motor They continued to be popular and were even exported to Europe where they were used as beachfront transport in fashionable resorts such as Deauville and LeTouquet This particular vehicle was sold through Sears J C Whitney and other mail order catalogs as a kit Manufacturer McDonough Power Equipment U

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  • 1953 Messerschmitt KR175
    150cc motor Production began in February 1953 but early feedback indicated that the car was far from perfect the suspension was very hard it was noisy and rattled and the hand clutch didn t come off well in practice By June of 1953 some 70 modifications had been made These early examples are very rare and this is one with its complicated rear suspension hand clutch open chain and narrow

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  • 1954 Messerschmitt KR175
    feedback indicated that the car was far from perfect the suspension was very hard it was noisy and rattled and the hand clutch didn t come off well in practice By June of 1953 some 70 modifications had been made This car is a Series 1 KR175 which is different from the Series 2 in that it has Wiper motor can be operated by hand and the open drive chain

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  • 1955 Messerschmitt KR200
    and features interesting detail variations such as 175 style yellow ochre primer It was given to American circus entertainer and personality Vic Hyde by the factory for publicity purposes and was fitted out to hold his musical instruments He toured Europe and America with it Manufacturer Regensburger Stahl und Maschinenbau Regensburg Germany Model KR 200 Motor Fichtel Sachs 2 stroke Body Monocoque Years Built Feb 1955 Dec 1956 No Cylinders

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  • 1955 Messerschmitt KR200
    circus entertainer and personality Vic Hyde by the factory for publicity purposes and was fitted out to hold his musical instruments He toured Europe and America with it This car has been restored by the Museum The Pilot s cap on the seat was worn by Vic Hyde while he drove his cars and was donated to the Museum Manufacturer Regensburger Stahl und Maschinenbau Regensburg Germany Model KR 200 Motor

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  • 1955 Messerschmitt KR200
    Reverse was now selected by restarting the motor backwards Standard models did not have interiors and came in ivory red or grey Export models were more fully outfitted and came in grey blue red black and ivory maroon The early cars are easily recognized by the slots in the top of the tail Some early fenders were made of three pieces welded together The ivory red combination seen on this

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  • 1955 Messerschmitt KR200
    larger smoother motor was rubber mounted and the drive to the rear wheel was cushioned by a tubular shock absorber Reverse was now electrically selected Inside the luxurious cabin was trimmed to the highest standard with a sunburst pattern stitched in the side panel and polished wood trim pieces The harsh chrome handlebar was replaced with an elegant ivory aircraft style steering bar Plain Standard as well as DeLuxe or

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