R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-06-2008, 07:39 PM   #1
Tech Addict
Patriiick's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: France, Land of the French Fries.
Posts: 587
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default Electric Race Car Hall of fame museum

rebounding on the thread about Kent Clausen insane speed run car found, it could be fun to sum up what would make this virtual "electric Race car hall of fame museum".

Cars and items should be Racing-oriented and have participated in a major race event.
Cars and items should be more than 15 years old (1992 and before).
Cars ad items must illustrate a benchmar or key innovation in rc racing.

Some suggestions..

- The original losi jrx2 prototype from romsey in england (1987) - lots of alum parts and really innovative
- Masamis winning Schumacher Cat from that same worlds
- the 1989 first "stealth" car at the worlds in australia
- the 1991 detroit "Stealth" car and the Losi protos at that same race
- The insane speed run machines from "back then"
- The 4+2 inline pack yokomo chassis from Masami yz-870c
- the AYK radiant of the dunn brothers, last of the chain-driven cars to still manage to compete with the belt cars.. they were super heavily modified and like dinosaurs on steroid (the cars that is..)
- at least a few revtech, checkpoint, Twister, reedy blue dot and pink dot, Kyosho spa motors
- Lavco dischargers, motor checkers

i m sure i m missing some more
Patriiick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 05:06 AM   #2
Tech Fanatic
SirSwiftAlot's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: SOCAL the fastest mini cooper guys in the nation
Posts: 859
Trader Rating: 11 (100%+)

My Kyosho TF2-R that took 3rd place in the B main at a local club race here in socal in 1991. I was running a peak performance pink can with SC 1300 batts. Can anyone TOP that? Or was it my RC10L SS I ran at Thunderdrome in 91 and took 7th in the E main The Day Kent went 75.96 mph BTW have no idea what landfill either one my cars ended up in once I found out that girls were way more entertaining than RC Cars. And look were I am at now I have come full circle. lol
Why do people park in a driveway but then drive in a parkway?
SirSwiftAlot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 09:14 AM   #3
Tech Fanatic
Scrubb's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 832

Joel "Magic" Johnson's worlds winning Trinity Evolution 10 1/10th pan car.

First Pan car with the battery down the center would have been ideal for todays Lipo batteries.
Mark Westerfield
Scrubb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 01:40 PM   #4
Tech Master
Ike's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,131
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)

Hrm... The Tamiya Rough Rider and Sand Scorcher would certainly need to be included. As would some of the old Wen and Jerobee cars, the 12e, 12i, 12L, and 12LW. Those associated cars drove this hobby for a long time. Both 12L frontends are still widely used today in 1/12th scale.

The orginal RC10 which is probably the single most influential car for offroad racing and the offroad side of the hobby into something more serious than some kid messing around in his driveway or backyard.
Ike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2008, 06:20 PM   #5
Tech Addict
Patriiick's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: France, Land of the French Fries.
Posts: 587
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)

very good one scrubb, i remember all the oohh and aahhh when people saw it..

We could also add the early novaks that were THE thing to have..

I talk here more about cars or material that were major breakthroughs at key races.. Like historical race cars if you wish.
Patriiick is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ROAR hall of fame????? cmego Chat Lounge 25 09-13-2010 01:22 PM
FSEARA Hall of Fame. TimPotter Florida Racing 40 01-16-2006 07:42 AM
RC Driver Hall of Fame PhatPat Electric On-Road 41 12-29-2003 07:35 AM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 05:56 PM.

Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.0