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#1 David Birchall

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 06:14

Any of you Americans know anything about a Centaur? Built in Michigan in the late sixties, used a Mini drivetrain behind the driver, tubular frame and not bad looking fibreglass body.

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#2 David Birchall

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 17:54

I just Googled and found this--does it jog anyones memory? The car I have seen is smaller than these:

http://www.c-we.com/piranha/page1.htm

#3 rdrcr

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 19:16

When I saw the photos from your link, I was instantly reminded of the car that appeared on "Man from U.N.C.L.E." a hit TV series here in the states. When I went to the main page of that link, I found that it was modified by the same guy, legendary customizer, Gene Winfield.

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#4 David Birchall

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Posted 16 October 2006 - 20:08

A friend here in Vancouver just came up with this link--A car very like this but with a Mini Cooper S engine/transmission was here in Vancouver until recently but has now disappeared.

http://sports.racer....ntaur/index.htm