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Old 04-11-2003, 11:19 AM   #1
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back in 91 when I was 14 I built a bolink eliminator. Well for the last 6 years it has been sitting in my closet. I finally got it out and started restoring it. It was great fun and brought back alot of memories from when I was a kid. Apparently Bolink is having some difficulty so it was hard to find some parts, and I had to use some newer parts from other companies like Trinity. The original motor was a slot machine, top of the line back then. I purchased a new trinity green machine 3 pro, and a new match stick of 3300's for the car. I also did a new body, which doesn't fit perfectly because the old bolinks were so wide, but it looks pretty decent. Below are some before and after pics.

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Is that a 200mm shell or 190mm? Have you tried looking at 235mm shells to get the width correct?
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Good for You 2kl !!! Like Dennis Gauge from "My Classic Car" say's...............Don't crush em', Restore em' !!
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Good job!! Much nicer work the second time around!! SOO does it still have the same old feeling??
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yeah, it still has that same old feel. for such an old model, it still performs very well and holds to the road great.

I haven't seen any 235mm bodies, do you know who makes them, or do you have any links to them.

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Must be fun.... great job!
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i think hpi makes some 235 bodies
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No i think they only have 200mm. Ill ask my friend. Thats great how your restoring it.
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Goto www.towerhobbies.com they have tons of Bolink bodies in stock!! also some from other manufacturers that will fit.... LOOK HERE!!! http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=CHA
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Old 04-15-2003, 05:28 AM   #10
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thanks everyone. Looking at the bodies now.
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