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Old 10-03-2016, 11:35 PM
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Good Luck. You appraisal is 100% correct.
By far the worst FWD car I've ever experienced. Deeply flawed in design and execution it barely lasted a year on the market before being quietly withdrawn from sale.
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I never even heard of the HPI Switch. Looking at those pictures, there is nothing about the design that suggests it was optimized for FWD.
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My latest score picked up 2.1 still shrink wrapped 1 built but not run.And the hard to find upgrade chassis set and graphite plates.Building one with all of the period correct hop ups
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My latest score picked up 2.1 still shrink wrapped 1 built but not run.And the hard to find upgrade chassis set and graphite plates.Building one with all of the period correct hop ups
Very nice!
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Here's a video of testing the 4-gear FF2017 car in September.

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ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.
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Man!! That is a score. Nice find!

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My latest score picked up 2.1 still shrink wrapped 1 built but not run.And the hard to find upgrade chassis set and graphite plates.Building one with all of the period correct hop ups
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Originally Posted by kentech View Post
Here's a video of testing the 4-gear FF2017 car in September.
Car is on a rail!! Thanks for sharing Ken!

I ran the old FF03 last Wednesday at our local carpet track - hadn't had it out in quite a while. Ended up 3rd out of 6. One guy broke though, and beat a TA07 even though he is sort of a new'er driver. He let me drive the TA07 after we were done and that car is great. Felt pretty good that I could hang with those guys with a FWD car on a small'ish carpet track.

Funny thing, we have several new racers (say, last 6 months or so) and they didn't even know there was such a thing as a Front Wheel Drive R/C car. Several people offered to buy it off of me right then and there.

It wasn't for sale.
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OK people, just a little heads up if anyones interested in getting hold of a Surikarn designed VBC FF TWELVE, I'm moving on my brand new built one.
Really, really nice car with bits readily available and a really strong performer.

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PM me please. I'm interested!

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OK people, just a little heads up if anyones interested in getting hold of a Surikarn designed VBC FF TWELVE, I'm moving on my brand new built one.
Really, really nice car with bits readily available and a really strong performer.

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Umm, there's a hyperlink to the ebay auction on there...
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Never mind. I see that it's an ebay link - I just bought it. I can be such a moron sometimes. . .
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Originally Posted by tony gray View Post
Umm, there's a hyperlink to the ebay auction on there...
Hahaha!

I thought it was just a link to the car page on VBC site. After I posted that reply, I clicked on it. Again, I can be such a doofus. Thank goodness it only happens 8-12 times a day.
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And..it's already yours, well bought Sir!
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And..it's already yours, well bought Sir!
Please, please, please include the original box! Thank you, sir. Appreciate you putting that up here - tried to buy a blue edition one. Guy wouldn't sell it.

Very thrilled to be able to get this in my collection, to go along side of my Tamiya FF's.
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You'll get the box of course, thats how it works!
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