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Please tell me what this Vintage Tamiya is!

Old 06-20-2009, 06:10 PM
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Default Please tell me what this Vintage Tamiya is!

Found it at a Yard sale. Have no clue what it is?. Any info would help!>
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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...o/100_0324.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...o/100_0326.jpg


thx again!.
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Old 06-20-2009, 06:26 PM
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Cool hmmm what the heck is it

i;m thinking big bear or a black foot
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Old 06-20-2009, 06:38 PM
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What you got their is a Tamiya Subaru Brat, based on the Frog/Blackfoot chassis.

http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/ite...oduct-id=58384

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Old 06-20-2009, 06:55 PM
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actually looks more like a MudBlaster to me..basically the same as a brat
http://www.tamiyaclub.com/car.asp?id=77
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Old 06-20-2009, 06:56 PM
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That looks like the Subaru Brat body but it is not the Subaru Brat chassis. The Subaru had a monocoque chassis in grey (could have been dyed). The front and rear supension are completely different and so is the gearbox and other minor details.

I dont know enough about the original Blackfoot etc but it certainly is Tamiya, may even be a melding of kits, custom modified jobby.
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Looks like a Blackfoot chassis with a Super Blackfoot trans.
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later gen blackfoot chassis w/a bray/blaster body on it

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