Category Archives: My Transporter The CARCAMEL

Fed up with paying tow trucks to move my cars around, often damaging them in the process, I decided to build a custom single car transporter to enable me to do the job myself.

Wear Resistant Suspension Materials

Wear of suspension bushes has been a problem that has plagued vehicle manufacturers since the days of horse drawn coaches. To combat this wear modern automobiles use complex and expensive ‘ball joints” which, as long as the protective rubber boot … Continue reading

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Carcamel 8 Years and 200,000 km Down the Track

Well it is now 8 years since I built the CARCAMEL and it has proved to be a very versatile and reliable machine far exceeding my expectations of a “homebuilt” vehicle. It has been used for carrying all manner of … Continue reading

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Off to Newfoundland for Targa 2007

At last we are ready to leave for the 2007 Targa Newfoundland. With Michael Oritt as my co-driver we have been lucky enough to join a “marque” team called “Brick and Brute Racing” The other team members are cars #301, … Continue reading

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The Car Camel

About 20 years back I started thinking about what I considered to be a completely new class of vehicle. It seemed obvious to me that the ubiquitous pickup truck, so much a part of the American culture, was, and still … Continue reading

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