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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1985.0014.0001

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

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Small grey painted fibreglass-bodied two-door 'Station Sedan' motor car. It has a Villiers two cylinder, 324cc [19.75cu in], 16.5bhp air-cooled engine, which drives the front wheels, and it is coupled to a Burman four-speed gearbox with stearing column gear shift. The Girling brakes are hydraulically operated. The radiator grille, hub caps, bumpers front and back, are all chrome-plated. The upholstery is covered in vinyl, and it has a bench seat in the back. The rearview mirror is mounted on the centre of the dashboard. 'AUSTRALIAN / MADE', 'Zeta / BY LIGHTBURN', 'FOR / ECONOMY' adhesive product stickers are applied to the rear window.

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