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Foward to the Past 03 Oct 2022 11:27 #874952

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This was news to me. Maybe they can bring it back someday ? thenextweb.com/news/remembering-the-nucl...t-car-that-never-was
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Foward to the Past 03 Oct 2022 11:45 #874953

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Now that truly is parallel thinking on a whole new level   I wonder how much a kilo of enriched uranium would come in at 

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Foward to the Past 03 Oct 2022 14:02 #874960

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I remember seeing a Chrysler turbine powered car back in the days when I was a motor loving teenager.

 
I have several restored bikes along with a 2006 Goldwing with a sidecar. My wife has a 2019 Suzuki DR 650 for on and off road.

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Foward to the Past 03 Oct 2022 17:22 #874968

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I remember seeing a Chrysler turbine powered car back in the days when I was a motor loving teenager.


 
I see your Turbine car and raise you one Big Red.

www.foxnews.com/auto/big-red-ford-turbine-truck-discovered
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1978 KZ 1000 B2 LTD
1980 KZ 750 E1
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Foward to the Past 14 Oct 2022 07:56 #875530

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Heres a pic of my Dad standing next the The Blue Flame which broke the Land World Speed Record at the Bonneville Salt Flats on October 23rd, 1970.
Pic is from December of 1970.
1978 KZ 1000B (73 tribute)
1977 KZ1000 project
1976 KZ 900
1976 KV 75
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1974 Z1 900 project
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Foward to the Past 14 Oct 2022 08:42 #875533

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Cool pic Wheelhop !!  So was your Dad a motorhead in his youth ?

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Cool pic Wheelhop !!  So was your Dad a motorhead in his youth ?


 
He definitely liked cars, he brought  a 58 Jaguar XJ6 (I think) over to the USA when we were returning from the UK in 1962 where he had been working for 6 years. I was born in London but only lived there about 6 months.
The company he worked for as an engineer (Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.) was involved with Liquid Natural Gas storage which the Blue Flame was powered by.
1978 KZ 1000B (73 tribute)
1977 KZ1000 project
1976 KZ 900
1976 KV 75
1976 Honda Elsinore MT250
1974 Z1 900 project
1971 Honda CT70

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Foward to the Past 14 Oct 2022 11:28 #875541

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Cool pic Wheelhop !!  So was your Dad a motorhead in his youth ?




 
He definitely liked cars, he brought  a 58 Jaguar XJ6 (I think) over to the USA when we were returning from the UK in 1962 where he had been working for 6 years. I was born in London but only lived there about 6 months.
The company he worked for as an engineer (Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.) was involved with Liquid Natural Gas storage which the Blue Flame was powered by.
Was it one of these beauties (MK1 or MK2) the " get away" car of choice at the time for bank robbers and jewellery thieves. The XJ series didn't starrt until 68. Your pops had impeccable taste.

 
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Cool pic Wheelhop !!  So was your Dad a motorhead in his youth ?





 
He definitely liked cars, he brought  a 58 Jaguar XJ6 (I think) over to the USA when we were returning from the UK in 1962 where he had been working for 6 years. I was born in London but only lived there about 6 months.
The company he worked for as an engineer (Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.) was involved with Liquid Natural Gas storage which the Blue Flame was powered by.
Was it one of these beauties (MK1 or MK2) the " get away" car of choice at the time for bank robbers and jewellery thieves. The XJ series didn't starrt until 68. Your pops had impeccable taste.

 
Looks like it!  It was white with a red leather interior!  I will have to find a pic of it and post this weekend!
1978 KZ 1000B (73 tribute)
1977 KZ1000 project
1976 KZ 900
1976 KV 75
1976 Honda Elsinore MT250
1974 Z1 900 project
1971 Honda CT70
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Foward to the Past 14 Oct 2022 12:19 #875544

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Found a pic sent to me by our neighbor who bought the Jag and had it repainted green. before and after.
1978 KZ 1000B (73 tribute)
1977 KZ1000 project
1976 KZ 900
1976 KV 75
1976 Honda Elsinore MT250
1974 Z1 900 project
1971 Honda CT70
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Foward to the Past 19 Oct 2022 09:12 #875710

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This was news to me. Maybe they can bring it back someday ? thenextweb.com/news/remembering-the-nucl...t-car-that-never-was
Turbine? That's not a turbine...

This is a turbine!

 

We have a turbine that lost one of the temperature probe tips and in doing so, it took out a blade or 2     in the process. We took it out and handed it over to GE to make the repairs. 
Don't be ridiculous! It's only a flesh wound!

Wife's little bike... 1984 GPZ 550 Kerker and DynaJet stage I kit
Wife's BIG bike...... 1981 GPZ 1100 Kerker and factory FI Mikuni RS34s W/ K&N pods
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Foward to the Past 19 Oct 2022 10:25 #875711

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There is a Turbonique powered rocket bike for sale on Chicago Craigslist.  
1978 KZ 1000B (73 tribute)
1977 KZ1000 project
1976 KZ 900
1976 KV 75
1976 Honda Elsinore MT250
1974 Z1 900 project
1971 Honda CT70
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