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Mondello Matsubara Fiat Restoration Part 2

Last month in DRCReview you may remember reading about the restoration of one of the top US Fuel Altereds of the 1960s - the legendary Mondello/Matsubara Fiat Topolino.  This has been possible through the efforts of three key individuals  – Karpo Murkijanian, Pete Eastwood and Derek Bower.  Well, Karpo has sent through the latest batch of photos covering the incredibly thorough and detailed restoration.  We’re now up to the rolling chassis stage. Have a look below to check out the progress to date.


Here's part of the rebuilt Ronnie Scrima Exhibition Engineering chassis


Installing the ladder bars. A bigger hammer is always better!


Koni rebuilt the front shocks while the springs were chromed as per the originals


Ready for the motor and transmission


This was the first Altered to run a Funny Car style chassis that was sprung in the rear, but they soon found out that it did not work and went back to a solid mounted rear with struts.


In 1969 this was a state-of-the-art Altered chassis

 
 
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