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GT Gilbern Sports Cars GT
 
Style Original design sports coupe
Made by Gilbern Sports Cars
Produced 1960 to 1967
   
The Gilbern GT was Gilbern Sports Cars first production kit car. Starting life with fibreglass bodywork mounted on a multi tubular steel chassis. The supplied kits tended to be complete, using brand new mechanical components and even the bodywork painted. The owner just needing to assemble some mechanical components to get round the purchase tax system of the time.

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The function of the Magneto

This article is about an engine component. For other uses of the term, see Magneto (disambiguation). A magneto provides pulses of electrical power to the spark plugs in some gasoline -powered internal combustion engines where batteries are not available, most commonly those in 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines used in small motorcycles, lawnmowers and chainsaws, as well as in most small aircraft and some racing automobiles, serving a similar function to the coil-type ignition system found in automobiles. In aircraft, typically each cylinder has two spark plugs, each driven from a separate magneto

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