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Old 04-11-2014, 12:24 PM   #1
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Default Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s

My Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC Collection,

See them in Action,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G4KCDkX5-Y

More Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC
https://www.youtube.com/user/NostalgiaRC1/videos

Taiyo/Tyco Typhoon Hovercraft - 9.6v
Taiyo Max Hopper 4WD/Tyco Super Turbo 4WD Hopper - 8aa
Taiyo/Tyco Grabber 4WD - 8aa
Taiyo/Tyco Porsche 911 Speedster - 6aa
Taiyo Jet Fighter 2 - 6aa
Taiyo/Tyco Mini Hopper - 4aa
Taiyo Lamborghini Countach LP500S - 4aa
Nikko Turbo Bandit - 7.2v
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I loved that hovercraft! I'd buy one they had them in stores still.
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Old 04-11-2014, 03:34 PM   #3
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Best place to find one is ebay. I have two!!! One owned from new some 20+ years ago, definitely one of my all time favourite RCs.

My Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC
https://www.youtube.com/user/NostalgiaRC1/videos

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Old 05-09-2014, 04:39 PM   #4
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Smile My Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC Collection,

My Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC Collection, New Pics

See them in Action,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G4KCDkX5-Y

More Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC
https://www.youtube.com/user/NostalgiaRC1/videos

Taiyo/Tyco Typhoon Hovercraft - 9.6v
Taiyo Max Hopper 4WD/Tyco Super Turbo 4WD Hopper - 8aa
Taiyo/Tyco Grabber 4WD - 8aa
Taiyo/Tyco Porsche 911 Speedster - 6aa
Taiyo Jet Fighter 2 - 6aa
Taiyo/Tyco Mini Hopper - 4aa
Taiyo/Tyco Lamborghini Countach LP500S - 4aa
Nikko Turbo Bandit - 7.2v
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Old 05-13-2014, 10:35 AM   #5
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Default Vintage TAIYO / Tyco RC

Does anyone remembe these vintage TAIYO / Tyco RC's?

See the Porsche 911 in Action
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTIJu0j7SL4

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https://www.youtube.com/user/NostalgiaRC1/videos

The pictures are the TAIYO versions released in Europe, the Tyco versions had 9.6v battery packs sold in the U.S.

Lamborghini Countach LP500S - 8AA
Ferrari F40 - 8AA
Ferrari 348tb - 8AA
Porsche 911 Cabriolet - 8AA
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Old 05-13-2014, 10:39 AM   #6
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The Nikko F1 ferrari pro series was Awesome !!!!
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Old 05-13-2014, 10:55 AM   #7
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Default Taiyo Grand Prix / Tyco Turbo Indy 9.6v Turbo

Taiyo Grand Prix / Tyco Turbo Indy 9.6v Turbo / (Late 1980s)

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Variants Pics

TAIYO Super Fight F-1 8aa (31km/h)

TAIYO Super Fight F-1 8aa (27km/h)

TAIYO Grand Prix F-1 8aa

Tyco Indy Turbo F-1 8aa / 9.6v (You will not see Cigarette advertising on toys like this again)

TAIYO Super Fight F-1 8aa (27km/h)

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Also check out My Nikko Turbo Bandit Formula F1 from 1984,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96QH-xDopog
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Old 05-13-2014, 11:18 AM   #8
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Default Tyco Turbo Hopper / TAIYO Jet Hopper Variants

The Most Popular Toy Grade RC of the 1980s,

TAIYO Jet Hopper / Tyco Turbo Hopper
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Variants

TAIYO Jet Hopper / Tyco Turbo Hopper (Original 1986) - 8aa
25km/h

TAIYO Jet Hopper (newer version with different wheels/tyres) - 8aa - 27km/h (notice the different controller aswell)

TAIYO Jet Hopper II - 8aa - 27km/h

TAIYO Aero Jet Hopper - 8aa - 27km/h


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Old 05-13-2014, 12:32 PM   #9
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Default Classic Buggy TAIYO / Tyco RCs

Some Classic Buggy TAIYO / Tyco RCs

Jet Fighter
Jet Racer 4wd / Super Turbo 4wd Hopper
Max Hopper 4wd / Super Turbo 4wd Hopper
Heads Up Hopper / Wild Thing

See the Max Hopper 4wd in Action,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jNgB2-FkWg

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Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-jet-fighter.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-jet-racer-4wd.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-max-hopper-4wd.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-heads-up-hopper-2.jpg  

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Old 05-13-2014, 12:44 PM   #10
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Default Classic TAIYO / Tyco RCs

Here is some more classic TAIYO / Tyco RCs

Max Turbo Blaster / Turbo Blaster
Racing Truck
Racing Pickup 4wd
Road King 4x4
Outlaw Sprinter

More Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC
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Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-max-turbo-blaster-pic-10.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-racing-truck.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-racing-pickup-4wd.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-road-king-4x4.jpg   Vintage RC Tyco, Taiyo, Nikko 80s and 90s-outlaw.jpg  


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Old 05-13-2014, 01:00 PM   #11
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Default Taiyo / Tyco RC Fast Traxx

Taiyo / Tyco RC Fast Traxx Models
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Taiyo / Tyco Fast Traxx / Turbo Traxx (Greece) / Space Hopper (Germany)

Taiyo / Tyco Super Fast Traxx

Taiyo / Tyco Fast Traxx Pickup

Taiyo / Tyco Half Traxx

Taiyo / Tyco Fast Traxx Eliminator

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Old 05-13-2014, 01:15 PM   #12
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Oh man that takes me back... I had a fast-traxx (green) and some of those other ones. Wore the treads off it.
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Old 05-13-2014, 02:43 PM   #13
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Default TAIYO Aero Jet Fighter

TAIYO Aero Jet Fighter

also known as,

TAIYO Top Turbo 315 / Tyco Twin Turbo Aero Hopper - 8aa

More Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC
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Default TAIYO / Tyco Typhoon Hovercraft Variants

TAIYO / Tyco Typhoon Hovercraft Variants

See it in Action,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlF85qXH3dM

TAIYO Jet Typhoon / Tyco Mini Typhoon in Red

TAIYO Typhoon in White

TAIYO Super Typhoon (Very Rare)
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Default TAIYO / Tyco Porsche 962

TAIYO Porsche 962 - 4aa

TAIYO Porsche 962c / Tyco Turbo Porsche 962 - 8aa - 31km/h

(extremely hard to find a TAIYO branded one of these)

More Vintage Tyco/Taiyo/Nikko RC
https://www.youtube.com/user/NostalgiaRC1/videos
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