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  1. Kyosho Super Alta VW Beetle 1/12th scale

    January 3, 2010 by Bart_Banaan

    This is the Kyosho Super Alta VW Beetle, Kit no. 3056 from the early ’80’s.

    The Super Alta chassis is an 1/12th scale electro 2-WD chassis with a 540-size motor which was placed in front of the rear axle. Direct drive with gear-differential in the right rear wheel. At the front it has indepent suspention on both wheels and the rear is a sort of ‘fixed power pod’ which is ‘fixed’ in the chassis and has a rubber plate on the bottom which allows a little movement. (*dead-beam rear axle)
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  2. Serpent Mk. III C-3000E

    January 2, 2010 by Bart_Banaan

    Featured here is the 1981 version of the Serpent Mk. III C-3000E. This is a Serpent of the Mk.III series. The Mark III series of Serpent had 4 models: Alfa, Competition, Super Competition and Super Pro.
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  3. Ishimasa FF12E (Graupner)

    December 31, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    This 1/12th Ishimasa FF12E chassis from 1979, world’s first front wheel drive rc car. It came with a couple of different body types. There was a Porsche 917, the Savanna RX-7 a Renault Mirage. There may have been more.
    Presented in ‘Graupner Neuheitenkatalog 1980’, Graupner followed the first successes achieved in 1979 with the vehicle in some national races.
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  4. Pictures from the Netherlands – Races in the ’80s

    May 29, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    Herewith you find many pictures of Races in the Netherlands from the 1980s.
    See famous drivers like Rody Roem winning his first world title, Pieter Bervoets, Ron Ton, Paco Raap and many, many more….

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  5. European Championships at Götenborg in 1980

    February 26, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    “….. Göteborg (Richtung Norden, und dann..) war Austragungsort der diesjährigen Europameisterschaft. Die Strekke, der Väst-8-Ring, liegt im Westen der Stadt direkt beim Volvo-Werk. Schon im letzten Jahr wurde extra für die Europameisterschaft eine neue Asphaltschicht aufgetragen…..”

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  6. World Championships Monaco 1980

    February 26, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    “…..Die Strecke, die auf die Motoren geradezu mörderisch wirkt. und die nicht endende Gerade, zwei Bremskurven und die für Monaco schon legendären Schikanen fügten sich zu einem Kurs ineinander, wie man ihn sich für das Fürstentum nicht anders hätte ausdenken können….”

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