Devin type "D", chasing classic Formula 1 cars, 150km/h+ without screen!!
Here is a video of a very special and rare car. This is a 1957 Devin
type"D". This car has a classic VW Beetle engine wich is produced about
150hp. This car was prepared by the best preparator of Classic Beelte of
Belgium, PAT VW. On this link, you can see a picture of the car stands at
the Garage of PAT VW : http://patvw.skynetblogs.be/tag/devin. in this
video, you can see scene of the car on the Spa-Francorchamps race track
with others amazing cars, like the FORD GT 40, and some classic Formula 1
cars. Hope you enjoy this video. Thank you. TheCaraf.
The Devin SS in 3D-HD Video at Limerock race track
Bill Devin, proprietor of Devin Motors in Los Angeles, was a leading
designer in the kit-car business, making high-quality fiberglass body kits
for production chassis. In 1957, he was approached by Irish engineer
Malcolm MacGregor, who wanted a body kit to fit a steel-tube chassis he had
built around a Chevy Corvette V8 engine. They agreed that the chassis would
be built in Northern Ireland and then shipped to California to be bodied
and trimmed. The resulting Devin SS was well reviewed by the American
automotive press. This car is one of 14 built, and has fully independent
suspension and four-wheel Girling disc brakes. Devin, unlike many others,
made his own suspension system and differential housings.
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662-HP beast can break the elusive 200 mph barrier.
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Hunting Harley's, 1962 Harley XLR Factory Racer
Todd describes the 1962 XLR Factory Harley racer and spare race chassis.
click on these links for detailed pictures of both machines Pix of racer
Pix of spare chassis
1957 Devin Special Vintage Race Car All Aluminum Buick V8
1957 Devin Special for sale! The "Gary Special", S-71527 racer purpose
built at Devin's El Monte, CA location. Raced in California by Don
McQuilken, and later by Donald Shaw in Canada. Has had a complete body off
restoration. The engine is a race built Buick 215 alloy V8 engine running
10:1 compression, aluminum radiator, Edelbrock carburetor, Offenhauser
intake and valve covers running to an aluminum T-10 4 speed manual
transmission with a hydraulic clutch. All inner body panels and firewall
are aluminum. Reupholstered aluminum seats, new interior and carpet. Rack
and pinion steering, front disc brakes, quick release steering wheel, rear
aluminum finned drum brakes, coil over front suspension, and leaf springs
in the rear connecting to the highly modified TR chassis. New Dayton wire
wheels with knock offs wrapped in BF Goodrich radial performance tires, and
turn signals for road use. Thanks for taking a look!
The "Gary Special" was race purpose built at the Devin, El Monte, CA
location with the assistance of James Gary, Esq. The car was entered in the
1957 Concours d'Elegance and participated in several California races in
1957. The car was featured in several Devin ads.
Following the 1957 season, the car was sold to Donald Shaw in Ontario,
Canada. Shaw raced the car through several seasons. At some point, the car
was re-powered with a race purpose built Buick 215.
This is a complete body-off restoration. The engine was completely rebuilt
to original specs, but de-tuned from CR 12.7/1 to 10/1. Aluminum radiator,
electric fan with aluminum shroud, Edelbrock carb., aluminum Offenhauser
intake and valve covers. Hydraulic clutch, aluminum T-10 four-speed
transmission. All inner panels and firewall are aluminum. Body was
undamaged. Original 72-spoke wires with Pirellis (available) were replaced
with new chrome knock-off Daytons and BFG performance tires. Aluminum seats
reupholstered, new interior and carpet. Steering column replaced with
Ididit, quick-release steering wheel, turn signals for road use. Rack and
pinion steering, front disc brakes, rear finned aluminum drum brakes.
Coil-over front suspension and leaf spring on highly modified TR chassis.
Prior to completion, car was shown at 2011 Detroit Autorama, 4th Place and
St. Johns Concours d'Elegance 2011.
Filmed at Gateway Classic Cars near St Louis, Missouri
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
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