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#26 zipper

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 09:51 AM

Seen a 10cc car in Estonia 26 years ago to do some 140MPH - it was impressive even when it wasn't put lean enough to get full speed.
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Posted 22 July 2012 - 04:38 PM

Here is one in action. The cable is atached to the bridle so that the center of gravity lifts all but the inside drive tire off of the ground to reduce the rolling resistance.

Fascinating! Thanks for info. :good:
So when these comes up to speed, they actually becomes unicycles... :blum:
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Posted 22 July 2012 - 11:22 PM

Your very welcome.
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Posted 23 July 2012 - 08:24 AM

I think there are only three tracks left in the US but check out the link below for the latest on tether car racing. They do around 200mph these days.

http://www.amrca.com

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 07:23 PM

On the latest American Pickers show they are appraising some Tether Cars and one of them is the Teardrop bodied car talked about here, worth watching.

 

"Adrenaline Junkie" Episode 405


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