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Old 09-23-2004, 10:20 AM
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i would say its a early tamiya car. FWD
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Old 09-23-2004, 10:37 AM
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FWD? that would make this car rear wheel steering?

I don't think it's Tamiya, front wheels looks nothing like anything Tamiya put out. Looks more like AE wheels from early/mid 80's. Also front bumper looks like big kydex? I don't think there was any Tamiya car with kydex bumper... could be wrong.


off topic.. sparx, volvo are NOT made in US (land of the free and home of the brave) lower end , ie, S60, S40 ect, are made in Belgium. It is however, owned by Ford. Don't you know what cars are made in your own country?
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Old 09-23-2004, 12:56 PM
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or maybe we are all wrong and its a custom made car
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Old 09-23-2004, 02:49 PM
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It looks like a custom made oval type car. From examine pictures it looks old with the weird shaping. Oh well time to search the net...i guess thats the only thing that knows....its not human.
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Old 09-23-2004, 02:53 PM
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It looks like a heath kit to me
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Old 09-23-2004, 05:29 PM
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I'm guessing it's a custom made car. Since the parts look like they're from several different companies...

Although it does look similar to the new Losi!
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Old 09-23-2004, 06:36 PM
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I started playing RC since late 70's (Oooops, I disclose how old I am) . This car is an antique. Sure, it is a pan car with mechanical speed control. This kind of design is around late 70's and early 80's until Associated designed the RC12i which had independent suspension.
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Old 09-24-2004, 01:04 PM
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It looks like a Graupner, from about 1980
Probably made for them by AYK or Kyosho.
http://www.rc-car-museum.de/1_12_Mod..._race_car.html
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Old 09-24-2004, 01:17 PM
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I say it is a Assocaited car. It has all the old school features; piano wire likkages forsteering the battery hold down, bumpers, etc......
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Old 09-24-2004, 03:46 PM
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Originally posted by reynard55
It looks like a Graupner, from about 1980
Probably made for them by AYK or Kyosho.
http://www.rc-car-museum.de/1_12_Mod..._race_car.html
reynard55 you are a star...... You've just made me 20.
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Old 09-25-2004, 02:32 AM
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Originally posted by Shalala
I think it is tc5.




I also guess it was an early release of rc either kyosho or tamiya.. So as I check on the link post by reynard55 then I believed its a Graupner...


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