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Don Pylant
1951 and 1952
hand built go kart built in 1952 and 1951 Chevy 1-ton dually flatbed dually
Truck is a Model 3900 and the go kart was hand "Dad" built with old car body parts for the body of go kart
Silver 1951 Chevy and 1951 hand "Dad" built RED go kart
Richard Peters built the 1951 Chevy who is also first owner of "Ala Kart" and my dad built the go kart back in 1952 for me and my two brothers
Richard Peters from Fresno, California built the 1951 Chevy 1-ton flatbed dually in 2001. He also owns "Cuties Oranges" and has lots of custom cars he has built, with Ala Kart being the most famous, where he did all the chassis work and George Barris did the body work and Blackie Gejeian did all the paint work.

The Racer, a hand built go kart my dad built in 1952. He used body parts from a 1948 Chevy, 1948 Oldsmobile, 1939 Buick, 1948 Buick, 1941 La Salle, a Clinton gasoline motor out of a Maytag washing machine. The full story is at
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1951 Chevy pickup has a 350 GM crate motor, power steering, power brakes, 700R4 automatic transmission, Dodge Dana 60 posi rear end
all leather interior with Dakota Digital gauges, Ididit steering column, electric windows, door poppers, EZ Wiring harness
Custom Silver basecoat clearcoat paint, shaved hood, filled cowl vent, shaved door handles, drip rails removed, custom bed divider, 9 2X10 white oak bed boards, custom tail end, rear window widened 15 inches
Pioneer CD radio with Custom Audio speakers
aluminum Hedman headers, dual aluminized exhaust with 42" long glass pack mufflers
Wheel and Tire
Foose one-off 16" chrome wheels, Continental Tires