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#1201 Tim Murray

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 10:26

What are we looking at? Is this a chain driven rear axle or some kind of gearbox?


Both. Each chain and sprocket set provides a different ratio, and obviously the axle is driven by only one chain set at a time.

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#1202 RogerFrench

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 14:14

What are we looking at? Is this a chain driven rear axle or some kind of gearbox?


Yes, and Yes.

Nash and Godfrey hated cogs,
Built a car with chains and dogs.
And it works, but would it if
They had built it with a diff?

#1203 elansprint72

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Posted 10 January 2019 - 20:26

Both. Each chain and sprocket set provides a different ratio, and obviously the axle is driven by only one chain set at a time.

Or, none! Here we see the Norris with just bottom and top gears, the chains having departed, several laps back, onto the track surface! 

 

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Julian Grimwade still managed a podium finish at Cadwell Park- although The Mountain was a bit of a nail-bighter for him each lap!


Edited by elansprint72, 10 January 2019 - 20:29.


#1204 Duc-Man

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 09:00

Thanks for the input on the Frazer-Nash Norris.

I love those old machines and sometimes I see some technical solution I don't understand on the spot. When I do my homework then and I get it, it's either the 'cartoonlike lightbulp over the head' moment or the famouse ' :eek: What the hell were they thinking? :eek: '.



#1205 elansprint72

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Posted 14 March 2019 - 21:05

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Well… I like it... 
 



#1206 Duc-Man

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 13:04

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Well… I like it... 
 

 

917?



#1207 elansprint72

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Posted 18 March 2019 - 11:48

Yes  :)



#1208 E1pix

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Posted Yesterday, 01:56

Love it.

908 in reflection?

#1209 elansprint72

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Posted Yesterday, 20:51

Love it.

908 in reflection?

Correct- that's why I like it!  :smoking:



#1210 Odseybod

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Posted Today, 12:18

The marks of a Mark II

 

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