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1946-1970 King Midget


1968 King Midget Specifications

Here are specifications for the 1968 King Midget, including detailed information on its interior, engine, suspension, brakes, transmission, and more.

1965 King Midget
This dolled-up 1965 King Midget sports fancy
wheels, whitewalls, and pinstriping.

General

Body Style
2-passenger, 2-door roadster
Wheelbase (in.)
76.5
Overall length (in.)
117.0
Overall height (in.)
51.0 (top up)
Overall width (in.)
52.0
Tread, front/rear (in.)
44.0/44.0
Ground clearance (in.)
6.5
Curb weight (lbs)
700 (approx.)
Fuel tank (gal.)
3.5

Interior

Leg room (in.)
42.0
Seat width (in.)
38.0
Seat height (in.)
9.5

Chassis/Body

Frame channel and steel tubing, ladder-type, 3 crossmembers
Body steel

Engine

Manufacturer Kohler
Location rear-mounted
Type 1-cyl, L-head, 4-cycle
Cooling
air
Bore (in.)
3.375
Stroke (in.)
3.250
Displacement 29.07
Horsepower @ rpm
12 @ 3,600
Main bearings
2, ball bearing
Carburetor 1, ball-bearing sidedraft
Oil capacity (qts)
2.0
Exhaust 2-stage muffler

­­Features

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Clutch Type
centrifugal, with expanding weights and springs; automatic actuation at 800 rpm
Transmission Type
2-speed automatic, centrifugal actuation, belts and pulleys
Differential
none; single-wheel chain drive on right rear wheel
Steering
Turns, lock to lock
direct drag link 3.0 (approx.)
Turning radius
13.5
Suspension, front
independent, self-contained coil spring/shock towers that also serve as front spindles
Suspension, rear
independent, self-contained coil spring/shock towers, anti-roll bar
Brakes

4-wheel hydraulic drums, self-equalizing
Diameter (in.)
5.0 (approx.)
Parking brake
mechanical, on rear wheels
Tires
5.70 x 8, Silent Grip tube-type
Wheels
center-bolted, pressed steel
Electrical system
12-volt
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