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Old 01-19-2011, 11:25 PM   #1
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Hi! Everybody , I am new to this forum and seeking help and information about this car.
I had this in storage for over 10 years , I forgot who makes it , anyone know? Someone told me on another forum that it's a "Kyosho Fantom EP-4WD manufactured around 1983" or "ABC Spark" it came with a PORSCH 962 body (honest , thats how it's spelled on the body) I did make a fiberglass chassis for it just in case I could not find another , the original is in excellent shape (photo). I would like to find out if parts are out there for it , the tires are rock hard. Any help will be much appreciated.
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Hi! Everybody , I am new to this forum and seeking help and information about this car.
I had this in storage for over 10 years , I forgot who makes it , anyone know? Someone told me on another forum that it's a "Kyosho Fantom EP-4WD manufactured around 1983" or "ABC Spark" it came with a PORSCH 962 body (honest , thats how it's spelled on the body) I did make a fiberglass chassis for it just in case I could not find another , the original is in excellent shape (photo). I would like to find out if parts are out there for it , the tires are rock hard. Any help will be much appreciated.
ABC Hobby Spark 4WD 1/12. Maybe the best 1/12th 4WD as it has a ball diff and most of the other companies used a gear diff.
Good luck with parts,Ebay is about the best but wheels are very hard to find along with the front one way. I have two of these cars and wheels and one ways are about the only thing you have to worry about.
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Old 01-20-2011, 01:04 PM   #3
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ABC Hobby Spark 4WD 1/12. Maybe the best 1/12th 4WD as it has a ball diff and most of the other companies used a gear diff.
Good luck with parts,Ebay is about the best but wheels are very hard to find along with the front one way. I have two of these cars and wheels and one ways are about the only thing you have to worry about.
Thanks for the information, I was thinking about selling it at an auction, now I will not , I'm going to keep it and try and find parts. Do you think I can glue foam or rubber donuts on these rims? I'd like to at least play with it a little.
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Thanks for the information, I was thinking about selling it at an auction, now I will not , I'm going to keep it and try and find parts. Do you think I can glue foam or rubber donuts on these rims? I'd like to at least play with it a little.
Dont run it unless you like wasting alot of money,sell it as complete as you can on Ebay and buy a runner for yourself. Unless you live or have friends in Japan you can forget about spares.

If you have the box,body,and decals it would help you alot in making money.
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Dont run it unless you like wasting alot of money,sell it as complete as you can on Ebay and buy a runner for yourself. Unless you live or have friends in Japan you can forget about spares.

If you have the box,body,and decals it would help you alot in making money.
I have the original body also , don't have the box but I do have a small black briefcase that the car fits perfectly. But , I think I am going to keep it. I won't run it , I'll think about buying me a runner. I just removed my auction from ebay for my Yokomo YZ-10 , I think I will keep that also. Thanks for all the info!
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