The chassis for today’s featured Amilcar CGSs was built in 1926, it was probably supplied with a 35hp 1,074 cc / 65 cui 4-cylinder engine.
It would appear that some where prior to September 2012 owner David Baker acquired a 2,986 cc / 182 cui aircooled Glode Dayton aero engine and had it fitted to the Amilcar CGSs he is seen driving at Prescott in these photographs.
The 50hp aircooled Globe Dayton was built in Dayton Ohio in 1930. It uses a number of proprietary parts including a Ford Model A crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons, 1928 Nash rocker arms and was equiped with either a Ford A or an aero carburetor.
It would appear that there are only two known examples of the Globe Dayton which is also known as a Dayton Aero Four-In-Line, Globe Motors of Dayton Ohio today is better known for the production of subfractional horsepower electric motors.
David Baker competes with his aircooled Amilcar in VSCC events both on the track and off road.
Thanks for joining me on this “Aircooled Aero Power – Amilcar CGSs” edition of “Gettin’ a li’l psycho on tyres” I hope you will join me again tomorrow for Ferrari Friday. Don’t forget to come back now !