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Old 11-02-2011, 01:27 AM   #31
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Not late 80's. Try 1978
That sounds like the dead-on timeframe when I had one. Associated... hm, I can almost visualize the box. I wonder if I have some old photos of mine. Had a blast with it, and it was tough as nails too! Part of the frame was thick LEXAN (first time I'd encountered the stuff). so 78 would have been almost 34 years ago for me.. awesome info!!
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Old 11-02-2011, 01:49 AM   #32
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The mechanical speedo was probably a Parma part?

I still have one, I had the same in the Jerobee
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:17 AM   #33
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AE still has 5 resistors in stock.

Someone actually bought one this year.
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:47 AM   #34
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AE still has 5 resistors in stock.

Someone actually bought one this year.
15$ !! and it does the same as a LRP SXX stop advertising this you will never sale a new speedo again !
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Old 11-02-2011, 03:01 PM   #35
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i have another brand new block, but i wish i read how hot they get earlier.... i was doing some drifting around the house and i picked it up and burned myself.
O well thanks for all the info...ill try to replace the crystals in the next day and see if that's the problem
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Nice! The 12E was my first R/C car in 1982.
Yikes, I was born in '82!
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