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Old 05-04-2010, 11:05 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
it appears to be chain drive -- a sprocket is just visible on the outside of the driver's side rear wheel in one on the shots from down low and behind the car.
Aha! I wondered if that's what I was seeing.

Well, he sure appears to have a formula he likes to follow. His chopped white drag Metro was also converted to rear wheel drive via chains (to a solid axle though, I think).
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