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Old 05-13-2014, 04:06 PM   #16
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Default TAIYO / Tyco 4x4 Monster Truck Pick-up / Super Roader 4x4 / Chevy Pick-up

TAIYO / Tyco 4x4 Monster Truck Pick-up

TAIYO Super Roader 4x4 (very rare)

TAIYO / Tyco Chevy Pick-up

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Old 05-14-2014, 01:03 PM   #17
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Nice thread! The Jet Fighter was my first RC car around 1989. I remember racing against my dads Tamiya Thunder Shot. He always won with his 4x4 buggy...
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Old 05-14-2014, 01:04 PM   #18
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Default TAIYO Vintage RC Cars

TAIYO Vintage RC Cars

TAIYO BMW M3 - 4aa
TAIYO BMW 325i M3 - 4aa
TAIYO Mercedes Benz 500SL - 6aa
TAIYO Nissan 300 Fairlady 300zx - 4aa
TAIYO BMW Z1 - 6aa

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Old 05-14-2014, 02:51 PM   #19
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TAIYO Vintage RC Cars

TAIYO Porsche 959 - 4aa
TAIYO Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 - 4aa
TAIYO Ferrari F40 - 6aa
TAIYO 911 Targa - 4aa
TAIYO Toyota MR2 Turbo - 4aa

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Old 05-15-2014, 04:50 AM   #20
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TAIYO Vintage RC

TAIYO Super Jet 4wd - 8aa
TAIYO Super Jet II - 6aa

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Old 05-15-2014, 11:21 AM   #21
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TAIYO Vintage RC

TAIYO Micro Bandit - 2aa
TAIYO Micro Hopper - 2aa
TAIYO Micro Blaster - 2aa

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Old 05-15-2014, 11:21 AM   #22
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TAIYO / Tyco Mini Hopper Variants

Original Mini Hopper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7xogA4MI1w


Mini Hopper with 2 Front Shocks

Aero Mini Hopper

Mini Hopper 3

Aero Mini Hopper 3

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Old 05-19-2014, 04:31 AM   #23
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Default TAIYO / Tyco Lamborghini Countach LP500S

Pictures show two different packaging designs for the,

TAIYO Lamborghini Countach LP500S Twin Turbo Version 31 km/h - 8aa/9.6v

And below is the TAIYO Lamborghini Countach LP500S 4aa version

See it in action,
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Old 05-20-2014, 03:32 PM   #24
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Default TAIYO / Tyco Mini Hopper vs TAIYO Jet Fighter 2

TAIYO / Tyco Mini Hopper vs TAIYO Jet Fighter 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8TgVCGwlos


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Old 05-20-2014, 11:36 PM   #25
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back in 1990 a kid with a Nikko Dictator raced against my optima mid and lost. We laughed. But you cant argue that they were the coolest and most popular and great looking toy grade rc cars.
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Old 05-21-2014, 02:12 PM   #26
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Default Taiyo Max Hopper 4WD / Tyco Super Turbo Hopper 4WD vs Taiyo Grabber 4WD

Totally agree, they may not be the fastest but the quality and design from the late 80s and early 90s was the golden age of toy grade rc's. Everything toy-grade produced today is cheap and ugly, no creativity or passion. Its a great shame Taiyo do not exist anymore and Nikko has also gone down the cheap path and no longer produce the quality RCs from 80s and 90s.

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Taiyo Max Hopper 4WD / Tyco Super Turbo Hopper 4WD vs Taiyo Grabber 4WD
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:28 PM   #27
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Default Taiyo Porsche 911 Speedster vs Taiyo Lamborghini Countach LP500S

Taiyo Porsche 911 Speedster vs Taiyo Lamborghini Countach LP500S
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCVygxaGne4

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Old 05-23-2014, 12:30 PM   #28
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Default Taiyo Grabber 4WD vs Nikko Turbo Bandit

Taiyo Grabber 4WD vs Nikko Turbo Bandit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2jOdwuNAxQ

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Old 05-24-2014, 01:43 PM   #29
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Default Taiyo Max Turbo Blaster / Tyco Turbo Blaster

Taiyo Max Turbo Blaster / Tyco Turbo Blaster
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Old 05-25-2014, 11:20 AM   #30
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Default Taiyo Porsche 911 Targa

Taiyo Porsche 911 Targa (small but fast!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqG4egZVs88

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