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Murray Carter , Rouse Kit Car , Group A RS500 (ATCC)

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A couple of years ago the car was with the owner of Velo Race Seats in Adelaide.

Never got down to have a look at it but he said it was all still very original.

It had 2 consecutive engine bay fires.

Murray was an interesting racer. He was first to supply remote data logging in the Skyline in '87 I think.

Very hitech back then as it was also telecast live (albeit with the huge delay). 8)

cheers Ben

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I called into their workshop in Adelaide in a 3dr many years ago, it was funny to see lots of YB parts so far from home. The owner had a 3dr as well back then. Funnily enough I went to high school only a stones throw away from their place.

A converted 500 was on display at a Ford dealers just down the road from them as well.

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Great finds Roy :) Rouse is quoted as saying he built over 20 RS500s and a 100 engines, I always thought they were optimistic figures but as more period pics emerge it looks as if it were very true

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Bathurst 1988
Gary Pitt Bathurst 88 07.jpg

Bathurst 19891989 Bathurst 10.jpg

Oran Park 1990
1990 Oran Park.jpg

Last what I have seen of it. ANZ decals were put on because of the Adelaide Motorsport Festival were it was on display.
muray carter.jpg

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