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Old 08-13-2008, 04:21 PM   #1
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Default VINTAGE SERPENT... WHAT MODEL????? ANYONE...

I have got a SERPENT Nitro... DON'T KNOW WHAT MODEL IT'S ....
CAN ANYWAY TELL ME WHAT IT'S :confused:????
My Photos of the SERPENT ARE TOO BIG ... so If you want i can email you some photos.. I am adding just ONE...
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Old 08-13-2008, 04:38 PM   #2
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that is vintage...it's 1/8 scale right?
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Old 08-13-2008, 04:44 PM   #3
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Are you sure its a Serpent, to me it looks like it could be a PB

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It's either SERPENT EXCELL... or Modified VECTRA...
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Old 08-14-2008, 12:25 AM   #5
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The frontend is for sure no Serpent. Looking at the rear-end I also think it is a BP (Alpha?)
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Old 08-14-2008, 03:57 PM   #6
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Definitely not a PB. I think you will find it is an SG from Italy. Maybe
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Old 08-14-2008, 08:39 PM   #7
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Don't know what it is, but thankyou for sharing, very neat! Love the sideways mounted steering servo
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I believe that is a Mantua Mangusta circa 87' or 88'. Don't hold me on it though.
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I believe that is a Mantua Mangusta circa 87' or 88'. Don't hold me on it though.
did you ever find out what this model is, as ive just got one and looking for the proper name too , as i want to convert it to electric
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Serpent Quattro or Serpent Quattro MKIV. First Serpent to have 2sp transmission with Serpent & Hudy. Photo of my Quattro just taken, first Serpent that started my hobby. Notice the frts shock on it. Frt shocks on yours after the thought.

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did you ever find out what this model is, as ive just got one and looking for the proper name too , as i want to convert it to electric
If you are talking about the one at the top of the page that is certainly an SG circa late 1980's I cant remember its model designation though ?. The Italian SG name at the time owned by Mantua Models was in decline and not the quality brand it once was. This was a budget priced 1/8 car compared to other makes. I raced one myself back then but it wasn't one of the most reliable or competitive on the market. They had a unique take on the quick release wheel system ( Clips on the wheel hubs rather than the axles) and body fixing by plastic screw on nuts onto the posts rather than body clips, not really the best innovations out there and goes without saying that none of the other brands copied those ideas.
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Just done some research and it was called the SG Space Europa and you can still order spare parts by the look of it, at least from the UK Mantua models site https://www.mantuamodel.co.uk/9_Mode...ares_1989.html
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Cool looking car. Are you going to restore it?
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