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71-3 Mustang Go Cart bodies
#1
Kinda neat.
Not sure I could fit into one of these but it looks cool!
To be a kid again...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WL_8iXuZ__0


1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#2
I've been communicating with this guy and will get one of these bodies hopefully soon. Been looking and posting on the Shriners websites for years to see if anyone wants to sell, but no luck Sad This guy is finally making them and I gotta say it looks great! I first saw these gokarts in a Shriners parade. I just want the body and will make a gokart chassis for it Smile
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#3
Yes. I agree. These new ones look really nice. I always wondered if one of the old ones would pop up on ebay. So I established an email alert for ebay to notify me if the words "Conval" and "Mustang" ever showed up together...
I heard the Shriners purchased the only mold and would not release any cars for public purchase.
Be sure and keep us posted on your progress with your mini (big) stang!

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#4
FasTnNefariouS;23374 Wrote:I've been communicating with this guy and will get one of these bodies hopefully soon. Been looking and posting on the Shriners websites for years to see if anyone wants to sell, but no luck Sad This guy is finally making them and I gotta say it looks great! I first saw these gokarts in a Shriners parade. I just want the body and will make a gokart chassis for it Smile
Dj...I have tons of racing go kart parts ..tires.. motors..gears seats..My son & i raced for quite a few years ..Did all my own motor blueprinting building..Let me know what you need or if you need any advice.
       



LOVE OF BEAUTY IS TASTE..THE CREATION OF BEAUTY IS ART
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#5
These are cool! Here's a eBay auction that ended in April...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1971-1973...0549567970

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
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#6
I have tons of racing go kart parts ..tires.. motors..gears seats..My son & i raced for quite a few years ..Did all my own motor blueprinting building..Let me know what you need or if you need any advice.




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Q my sons and myself got into these Karts last year, started with 3 older ones, now there is 3 newer ones in the shop, most fun I have ever had with the kids.
I have to ask, either you always ran out front or way in the back. The nose on that Karts is too clean, no scuffs or cracks from getting to the front LOL
Don
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#7
Here's the guy's page that makes these cars & parts...

http://www.jrcentral.com/resources.html

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My Mustangs:
71 M-code Mach 1, Medium Blue/White Sport, 4R70W, 3L50, Factory Ram Air.
72 Q-code Mach 1, Pewter/Black Sport, 4-spd, 3L25.
65 Convertible, Britney Blue/White/White, more modified than original.
05 Convertible, Legend Lime/Tan/Tan, future classic??
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#8
OMS;23393 Wrote:I have tons of racing go kart parts ..tires.. motors..gears seats..My son & i raced for quite a few years ..Did all my own motor blueprinting building..Let me know what you need or if you need any advice.

Q my sons and myself got into these Karts last year, started with 3 older ones, now there is 3 newer ones in the shop, most fun I have ever had with the kids.
I have to ask, either you always ran out front or way in the back. The nose on that Karts is too clean, no scuffs or cracks from getting to the front LOL
Don
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It is a TON of fun !!! I have a few straight rails we race in empty parking lots..Built up a briggs ..unlimited motor..big cam..modified head..flowed & ported..alum flywheel tillitsin carb open pipe..Thing sounds like a harley..& is pushing almost 18 hp sick kart I should post up a vid ! We always ran up front !!! I looking to sell that kart if your interested it's an 05 ultramax blaze never crashed in perfect cond. If your interested I'm sure we could work out a cash & parts trade..It's got a dover power kit motor with less than 12 runs on it not even broken in

LOVE OF BEAUTY IS TASTE..THE CREATION OF BEAUTY IS ART
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#9
That would be a cool project.

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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#10
found this pic of the Shriners & their old 71 Conval  go carts.
Thought I'd post here and put under gallery, misc pics.


.jpg   Conval Mustang Shriners.jpg (Size: 191.27 KB / Downloads: 18)

If anyone is building one of these, (FasTnNefariouS) ?
be sure and keep us posted.  I would love to build one but will just have to live through someone else's build for now...

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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