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1966 KING MIDGET II
338 4,742 miles
338 4,742 miles
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1966 KING MIDGET II
1966 KING MIDGET II
338 4,742 miles
338 4,742 miles
Active Call For Price
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Engine Size
1 CYL
Transmission Type
AUTOMATIC
Miles
4,742
Body Color
WHITE/W PURPLE FLAMES
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Description
PURPLE FLAMES
King Midget was a kit car produced between 1946 and 1970 by the Midget Motors Corporation. Claud Dry and Dale Orcutt first sold the King Midget as part of their Midget Motors Supply operations in Athens, Ohio. By 1948, they began to use the name Midget Motors Manufacturing Co., too. In about 1956, Dry and Orcutt changed the name of their company to Midget Motors Corporation.The King Midget was a very small car and it used a one-speed automatic transmission of their own design. It drove only one rear wheel, eliminating the need for a differential. Dry and Orcutt designed the Midget while working as Civil Air Patrol pilots during World War II. The car used many aircraft techniques to make it lighter.The first generation was offered only as a kit, with a US$270 instruction manual, chassis, axles, steering assembly, springs, plus dimensioned patterns for the sheet metal. It would accept any one-cylinder engine. Through 1951, the Model 1 was also available in assembled form, powered by a 6 hp (4.5 kW) Wisconsin engine.In 1951, the Model 2 was developed. It was a two-passenger convertible offered either fully assembled or as a kit, powered by a 23 cu in (0.4 L)[2] 7.5 hp (5.6 kW) sidevalve Wisconsin AENL engine. With a 72 in (1,800 mm) wheelbase (8 in (200 mm) less than a Crosley 4CC), it measured only 102 in (260 cm) overall. The Model 2 was still a very basic car; it had no speedometer or reverse, but it was light, strong, and available for just $500. In 1955, a custom model of the Model 2 was introduced. It lasted through 1957, with the price remaining under $550. By contrast, a four-passenger 1952 Crosley CD sedan could be had, fully assembled, for US$943, and a wagon as low as US$1002.
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Specifications

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Year
1966
Make
KING
Model
MIDGET II
Miles
4,742
Stock
338
Location
Orlando Auto Museum

Drivetrain

Fuel Specification
Engine Size
1 CYL
Rear Brakes Specification
Transmission Spec
Transmission Type
AUTOMATIC

Body

Body Color
WHITE/W PURPLE FLAMES
Body Style
Doors

Interior

Interior Color
WHITE/BLUE
Seating Type
Seat Material
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