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The Motor Division
(closed until retirement)

Leading Edge Quality - on the Trailing Edge of Technology

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Some of the cars created or recreated (in the past) ... by AMW:
Locust DWF
AMW F2000 07



Lotus 11 Lotus 19
Decobra Cobra



Adler P1 (Locust DWF)   
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This was my first self built car ... a Formula Ford
For a joke, it was named after a hamburger.
It grew out of my first race car, a Lola 340.
New frame and suspension and the body is a sectioned Lola 340 piece.
I was able to win a race in this car.
This photo was taken at Shannonville in 1981.

The first frame - 1981



Then for 1982 we made a new FG body for the car ...

... and then it was written off at Mosport in 1982 in the armco at turn one.

And then a few other cars followed:

1983 Adler Super Vee



1985 Adler F2000



1987 Adler F2000
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1988 Adler F2000



1989 Adler F2000




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Lotus 23  for Tony Simms




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Lotus Eleven      for John Demaria
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This car was completed around 1987 for John, who is a great passionate man and racer.


Thank you John

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We built these two interesting cars for Jack Boxstrom in 1990/91.

1960 Sadler Mk 5                               1960  Lotus 19

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Lotus 19 ... 2.5 litre Coventry Climax ... with the infamous Lotus queerbox.

19frame
A typical Lotus space frame from late 50's to early 60's ... in this case the Lotus 19.
This was essentially a new chassis as the old one was beyond repair.
We were able to salvage some bits ... to keep it's spirit alive.

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The 1960 Sadler MK5
Designed and built in Canada by Bill Sadler
Recreated by AMW from
old bits and photos.
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Brian Redman drove the Sadler at 1992 Mosport Vintage Festival.


The Sadler at a more recent event ... now painted in it's original colours
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Thank you Jack

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Decobra      for Len Dewolf
decobra

decobrain
This car was our own design under the skin
with a Cobra body made up of fibreglass main shell with aluminum doors, bonnet and boot.
Note the fully triangulated backbone chassis ...
which gives immense rigidity for secure handling and a solid well built feel.

Completed around 1993 for Len ... who was an remarkable man to work with.
He put 36,000 miles on this car in the first year of ownership.

Thank you Len

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427 SC Cobra       for R.K. McCartney
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This is an original spec aluminum skinned Cobra ... ... it was completed 1996.


Good fit
 goodfit
As you can probably see, this frame had a high degree of tubular silliness to fabricate.

Metal Art
cobra
A labour of love is what making an aluminum body represents,
but it is a
major metal working challenge!

A car we named  Henry ... passionately longed for by a generous man.
He has given it a very good home.

Here are some pictures of Henry taken in 2006 ... 10 years later.
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And Henry in 2017 posing with his new brother Alfie.
Still shiny after all these years.


Thank you Kim



Building cars was not always easy ... sometimes gentle persuasion had to be applied.
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