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Old 06-24-2005, 05:27 AM   #1
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I was wondering what sort of old kit everyone has lying around? whos got he oldest working car?
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Old 06-24-2005, 06:21 AM   #2
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I've just picked up a Hornet (2004 Eddition) but my oldest car would be a Hotshot.
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Old 06-25-2005, 06:11 PM   #4
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here is the kick it should be one orginial owner also

like my tamyia 956 porsche from 1985 that I have

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Old 06-25-2005, 06:52 PM   #5
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i have a kyosho sideways sprint car original... it is a work in progress.. it is brand new.. I have replaced almost every part on it with hop ups, from the era it came out... this is the same car as the original kyosho ultima... just a diff body.... its almost done.. man i love ebay... it has allowed me to build the car i wanted over 15 years ago when i first started...
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Old 06-25-2005, 08:33 PM   #6
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How about a Associated 12E non diff, a few Igarashis, some stock, some Reedys. 3 Delta Super Phasers 1 buildable with the IFS, 1 Delta P12, A TRC Pro12, a Tamiya Grasshopper a ton of spares and some new bodies from the same era. And as a finally, a Kyosho Yamaha YZR 500 motorcycle, the Eddie Lawson one. I still have all of these, along with period correct type equipment and batteries. Ironically though not as advanced, a good driver could probably still run the Deltas, especially the P12 and be competitive, not on a national level but at least locally. Especially with the newer tire compounds and bodies.

I also had the hornet, it was my first RC car, I also had a Tamiya Rothmans 956. Locally had the first RC10 Gold Tub (circa 1983/84) around, neat car but never cared for it. These are long gone. There were others but don't rate as high in my book.

I know others will have older stuff like Jerobees, MRP's, rough riders and sand scorchers, scorpions etc.


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Old 06-25-2005, 08:56 PM   #7
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actually the only old thing i had left was the 1st RC10T with a bent chassis..But my 1st car ever was a Tamiya Hornet, followed but a Tamiya Falcon which i raced dirt oval agains RC10's.. then i got a Blackfoot and a Kyosho Ultima. I hated associated. The the Losi Jrx came out and i got one of those. Then converted that to a JRXt. Then to a JRX pro, Upgraded to a ProSe and then Finally Conceded to try a RC10 Team car which I traded my Losi for. Then I drove that for a while until I went back to a Losi buggy , Converted that to a Losi Truck with Lots of RPM parts and tranny before losi has their own 3 gear tranny (which i still have by the way) and then Got the RC10T that I still have. The I got A traxxas LS11 truck.. THen i got out of racing, then the TCS started I got a civic FF car which I went to the Tamiya races with. The I got a TA02 and raced the HobbyShack races. I got out of racing but I got an Express Sedan, but i never got back in to racing. I traded that for a XXT. I later got a RS4, converted it to a pro witht ebelt conversion...then got a another pro that i never raced and got out of the hobby for about 9-10yrs. Last year a friend got me back into the hobby, I got an HPI pro3..but I could tell it wasnt going to do after going to socal so i got a Yokomo MR4tc pro. The I got enlighten to ASSociated again so it was a used TC3FT..and now JRXS..whew.. well thats my story..Im back oh yea..Losi MF2..just for the fun of it
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