Chronicles of Alan : My Friend Brian O. #2

in cars •  10 months ago

Brian had a VW Squareback as his Family Car , Beautiful Ferrari Red in Colour with an all aluminium, Rover 3.5 V8 in the rear ( Buick V8 to Americans)

Ported , Gas-Flowed , Branches 4 -Barrel Holly Carb , Iskendarian High performance camshaft.

and Quicker than the Porsche Model below!

My posting below refers to something else Brian built.

https://steemit.com/motorcycles/@awgbibb/jet-powered-motorcycles

I recall Brian picking me up with this Stationwagon and we were going to the races at Kyalami Race Track .

We were doing about 120 MPH and a Mustang Mach 1 suddenly pulled in front of us, Brian hit the brakes and all I felt was a Vibration?

" Brian , do you still have the Standard drum Brakes on this car?"

Response " Yes, I never drive fast where I need Brakes!" that terrified me, "You never know where you need Brakes, they are for emergencies!"

Anyhow , I was busy with a Volkswagen Fastback, that I wanted to do a Twin turbo Rover V8 in the rear ( it had been an automatic) I took the Front Suspension out of it , gave it to Brian , scrapped the project , but now he had Disc front brakes on his car!

Brian built a number of Drag Racing Cars for various People and himself

Among them was a Fiat 600 with a bored and stroked type 4 Volkswagen Engine, using a VW Gearbox.this ended up as a 2.5 litre!( from 1.7 litre)

The Motor used Chevy Pistons , Chrysler Hemi Valves and a Stroker Crankshaft that a friend of his made up from Billet.

He had 2 bodies, one with virtually no suspension, used for Drag Racing and the other more road friendly , would switch the motor around dependent on what he was doing.

The Kawasaki 900 came out about this time and the Fiat would out accelerate it from a Traffic light up to 110mph ( it's top speed due to the small diameter wheels!) turned at 8500rpm , Did Wheelies !

All Videos are courtesy of YouTube, they are not the actual cars mentioned but are to give you an idea of the appearance.

There is a lot more to come, Brian got more and more ambitious with his projects , and was hired to build car's by others and even built some Kit Cars that others marketed!

You Petrol Heads should enjoy this?

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Amazing post thank you so much for sharing

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Pleasure!

Great collections of cars

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I go for the 911. When steem will be $1000 this is on my top 5 list... lol

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One needs to have Goals?, I look forward to that day too!

I like your post because you always give information about old cars

Wow, a great article and as always you surprise us with something new and not ordinary in the world of cars. Thank you for the interesting video @awgbibb

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Excellent collection of cars, i really enjoy watching all videos, especially Porsche 911 SC test drive is so impressive, thanks for sharing

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awesome vedio of car n great collection@awgbibb

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very cool story love the use of video and the bit about the brakes is priceless you saved your friends life in the future. Speed is only good if you can stop to enjoy it the next day. You have a new follower in me I love car stories.

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Glad to hear it, Thanks!

incredible car's indeed, they looks so powerful and beautiful, thanks a lot for sharing with us these great car's videos.

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awesome collection frnd i like black listed car .

Nice car

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Thank you @awgbibb for sharing this psot

in 2nd video blue car i like it beautiful cars videos thanks for sharing such a beautiful videos of cars with us

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Fiat 600 i love that car !!!

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Excellent collection wonderful video

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the last video wow that was super amazing

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Excellent car's, i really like porche and also really enjoy watching your car video's.

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waooooo beautiful cars video i like it

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Glad you do!

The Porsche is indeed looking great and awesome :)
Liked it !

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Really valuable now!

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That is for sure !

lots of powerful cars in classic variant

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Great cars it hard to choose the best amongst them

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Suppose so!

Nice video thanks

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wow classic collection of car awesome vedio i enjoy it thanks for share.

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lot of luv always welcome dear frnd @awgbibb have crazy days thankx for reply i really appreciate it .

Great post and beautiful car @awgbibb

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Those videos are very interesting. They are best in racing & you got a nice story as always.

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outstanding shapes of car woooooooo i love it

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nice vedio of car i like black one awesome.

wow cool VW videos.. I love old VW's they are awesome vehicles..
Cheers!

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They are!

loving this cars be careful drive when you are 120 mph. .. Nice video...

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these cars are way powerful than i expected

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Surprised you, then?

Excellent videos i enjoyed just like the petrol head ;p

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It's upscale

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Nice one!

Your friend Brian is an awesome man. I think everything happened due to you. Nice article~

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Excellent car model . very looking like . this is great video.
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nice post.....

seeing that drag car rear up like a stallion reminded me of my 1973 mustang with a v8 in the front and nothing in the rear - opposite problem

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Standing still with Wheels spinning can be a problem in a Drag race!

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ha ha, same thing with writing

Wonderful cars. my friend @awgbibb

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wow that's really nice cars around

wooow nice one

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Excellent article. I especially liked the second video.

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Glad you did!

'was hired to build car's by others and even built some Kit Cars that others marketed!' you are talking about an expert. nice post about him. @awgbibb

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True That!

i think.. technically ....it's really awesome...

full speed up...

everything is well decorated...
.thank you

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its awesome cars with the ultimate great name, thanks for sharing.

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Great post, great cars!!!
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@awgbibb,
"Yes, I never drive fast where I need Brakes!"
After he met you, I think everything has been changed :D That would be a great story!

Cheers~

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It is very necessary to love cars so that it applies to them, because cars require a lot of time. Excellent article. Thanks.

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Pleasure, very True!

Lovely cars. I love to have one of them to always remember the good old days.

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Luckily we still have a few here!

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Ok. That is nice, i hope some day i will be able to come and see theem.

nice videos @awgbibb
thank you for sharing

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wow that videos are impressive thanks for sharing

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wow brain has a good engineering skills love these red farari.. Love your video.

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Congratulations @awgbibb!
Your post was mentioned in the hit parade in the following category:

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you always share the best this is very nice to see

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Nice videos of cars

speed on...
just amazing car @awgbibb

@RESTEEM

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Nice cars thanks for it

Wow! comparatively racing car i like most, because thay has fun and enjoyment @awgbibb

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Wow awesome car @awgbibb. I like it.Thanks for sharing.

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its seems very classic care .. do have intrest on classic cars,?

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Yes I do!

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that is great ☺☺

Cars are love.

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Not sure if they love you back?

Hi @awgbibb
Here is my 1968 fastback, what is nice about this car is that my grand dad bought it new, and I am the 2nd owner, it is a real nice car, even with the vibrating standard drum brakes in front.
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Perhaps it needs that type 4 engin you mention above!!!

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Very nice condition, I used to adjust my Brakes at least once a month. The 411 motors certainly went better! You would probably downgrade it's value if you altered the Motor, however an EMPI style aftermarket exhaust system, gives a considerable performance improvement over standard!( and better economy)

outstanding post nice videos to watch thanks

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Amazing car. Speed on! Thanks for sharing video. Teamsouthafrica are rock.

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Here with Brian and you again, holyshit that's a hell of a bike with jets engine like sound, sure lots of specs makes its cool and I don't understand them all :-P my bad, bare with me.

Your Brian is really a dude he definitely got his way well he don't need the breaks at all lol, that's too only for him hehe, lol riding behind him will really give me one hell of a ride with heart pumping Adreline. 😂

Think about it if a thief tried to ride it away it will be his biggest regret! 😂

@awgbibb dude I really gotta say that it's like a lot of inspiration that excites me to do just like you 😁 but I got no mate like your cool Brain but still I will try on. ✊

Take a look at my recent funny posts 😂

https://steemit.com/funny/@asteemian/karma

Wow Classics cars very powerful. its really video.
thanks @awgbibb
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Extraordinary good chronicle & nice post about your friend Brian..thanks for sharing

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Wow...awesome car videos.

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nice car i like last one.

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I really lick Black listed car video. Its too faster.

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Very powerful cars you sharing @awgbibb. It can go more faster with racing beat. Woohoo.....

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Nice picture

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Awesome ! nice video sir.
thanks @awgbibb
Have a nice day.
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All cars are so nice...But i like blue one most💜

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Good Choice!

Thanks for this is posting. Nice video of speed car . @awgbibb
For your post propagation.
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Nice car design. that is great video.
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Wonderful old car . thanks for history. it is great post.
100% like and resteem

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Such a wonderful cars video collection by @awgbibb
Wel done and perfect wirk my dear friend...
Cheers~~~

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Excellent video collection, i really enjoyed those videos, all the cars are so nice & powerful, thanks for sharing

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Cars cars cars!!! All I see are beautiful cars!!!

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interesting video......
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you are welcome

Wow collection of beautiful classic cars. Thanks for sharing :)

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@awgbibb Twin turbo Rover V8 in the rear like most

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This Brian was a genius
Thank you for sharing this type of article

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amazing post thank you so much for sharing

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@awgbibb - Sir you are lucky to have a friend like Brian.... He seems to be a genius in his modifications.... Nice post with wonderful videos Sir....
To get more audience, I wish to ReSteem your post.

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All car are awesome..specilly the blue one ...thanks for sharing....

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your all video is greet and all the car is very nice.I waiting for your next post....

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it's going on..amazing sensation..with diffrent unique cars..

just love it...

thank's for sharing..

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Hello @awgbibb,

Extraordinary good chronicle & nice post about your friend Brian. He looks like a talented person in car modification. Incredible post about him.

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very nice cars @awgbibb

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Wonderful collection my friend.

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Interesting to See the abarth in this serie. But that car is doing good compared with the famous power cars.

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Looks worried!

Beautiful collection car awgbibb.

very nice post
thanks @awgbibb

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