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New Motor to VIB-12 / Finland


Gordini DOHC 1300cm Le Mans 1966.

Motor no:fam-07A modell T-58.

Made for Alpine 210 prototype to long miles races like Le Mans.



Engine was for sell in internet at USA, last year(2006). Site were www.race-car.com. I buy it.

I dint tell anybody ( Gordini people) from the motor. Only few knew but only few.

Some help I like to have from France, and I write to Jean-Marc Cotteret.

Jean-Marc, from Mille Miles, gives a plenty time and help to me, to know from the history at my motor.

From DIEPPE Jean Marc get next information. Motor was made in 1966 to Alpine 210 to Le Mans.

It was in car number 44.

J.Chenisse/R.Delageneste/J-P.Handrioud > Alpine 210 number 1721. 1966 in Le Mans 11 overall, 1:st in class!!

I first thing that I prepared by my self. When I open the valve cover.. I knew it is too difficulty to me.

I knew at ones to whom I call. Mister Mauri Salo (Special Motor in Kylmäkoski / Finland)

He is the Grand old man with Race motors in Finland

This is too short story to write, from all his fantastic work. He starts to work with race motors in late 1960.

He is still working with a grate experiment and is very well known in Finland..

Here is "few" pictures from Amed'e Gordins greated fantastic race motor. .
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If you have moore information, please send it to me by e-mail!



Alpine 210 number 1721. 1966 in Le Mans 11 overall, 1:st in class!!

Pictures from the start to rebuilt the engine

DOHC!! The engine and the oil in it was so clear..Like just chance!

This is real ART from France. And real fast art!!

This was the time when I call to Mauri Vrtanen

All bolts and nuts were sealed with good care

Here is Mauri Virtanen. Engine block is made from three different parts!

All materials are for hevy duty. Look at these connecting rod bolts

Part 2 is coming soon with moore pictures and story

Part 2 is here with moore pictures and story (17.09.2007)

Race parts, not for normaly higway use

Race parts, not for normaly higway use

My first exhaust system (copy from The original DOHC Gordini

The 2:d exhaust system from Jancen engineering California. Modification by Jukka Suvisalmi Finland

Part 3 is coming soon with moore pictures and story

Jukka