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Can it be a size smaller? This Mini the first generation from the 1960s is called officially "Mini-Trac" and was made by Australian Terry O'Hare built. We already know him from the movie Mad Max. O'Hare has some crazy ones Movie cars created and previously devoted himself to building more special Commercial Vehicles für die Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition. The vehicles tended to have huge bodies and were generally quite large. But O'Hare was looking for a smaller, more economical solution. And already was the idea for Mini with chain drive born. The wheels and chassis of the Mini are gone and replaced by two Necklaces replaced on the differential.
1,1 liter four-cylinder of the Morris 1100
They are special 180 millimeter wide rubber tracks and even serve as guides Mini rims. And most of the rest of the vehicle is standard. For example the drum brakes back. The small 848 cc engine is true should not more installed, but also the bigger one 1,1-liter four-cylinder from the Morris 1100 is not from the accessories, but Original. There was another in the cabin additional Heating especially for the Antarctic. Das Four-speed transmission is standard and according to the video O'Hare even built three minis with chains. But only one was used in Antarctica. Have fun with the 20-minute clip from Calum on YouTube.
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