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Project Mitzi Minicab

Discussion in 'Projects' started by kiwicon, Jul 7, 2015.

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    kiwicon Active Member

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    brought this to take the go-cart to the beach etc..

    1993 Mitsubishi Minicab 78K on the clock
    650cc of 4WD goodness :hmmm:

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    Any wonder its only got 78k on the clock. The previous owner was probably to embarassed to be seen in it :p

    Pics of said go kart ???
     
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    That's the go cart (on a different truck).. have taken the piece of crap Lifan motor off and need to make 1 more bracket to bolt up a 200cc Honda motor..

    Have been thinking this.....

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    Hoska91 Formerly 75HJPREM

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    they just started calling mitsubishi's "mitzi's" in australian car ads about a month or 2 ago. now whenever its playing on the tv i start in with the kiwi accent, throwing around words like jandal and chunder... my wife is over it...
     
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    Not sure if NZ or Sunnyvale

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    Yes I discovered Housos about a month a go..
     
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    Maximum weight to haul on my little truck.. 350KGs.. Bullshit.. 1100kgs on Sunday.. ok the rear leaf springs were flat, but still... solid effort.. that was pavers..

    Next haul, sand.. looked at a cube, looked at the truck and decided that could be a bit much haha.. so got a 1/2.
     
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    OK so bolted the 200cc Honda motor onto the go-cart... still need to fuck with the carb as I think it has the wrong Jet in it... did manage to get her to fire up - t'was blowing some pretty mean flames out of the exhaust haha.. made up gear lever etc..

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    well it's been almost a year so decided i better start to prep it for paint (see prev page) .. was going to just do the outside then this happened.

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    Finally got around to painting it..

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    Bars made for the canvas canopy.. have quick release pins in them..

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    Bit of rust in the tray that was cut out.. and painted the chassis while there..

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    Interior to match..

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    Engine bay as well...

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    Roof lining, cause didnt have any..

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    All in all pretty happy with how it came out..

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    Just need to sort making the lift kit now so I can get full lock with the fat mud tyres (see page 1)
     

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