Posts Tagged ‘1980’s’

  1. Accessoires 1981 Brochure

    February 28, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The brochure of Nitro RC Cars accessoires in 1981.

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  2. Engines 1981 Brochure

    February 28, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The brochure with KB, McCoy and OS engines

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  3. World Championships Indianapolis, USA – 1981

    February 26, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    “….Zum dritten Mal in der Minicar-Geschichte wurden die Weltmeisterschaftenin der Klasse Sport ausgetragen. Nach 1977 in Pomona
    tKalifornien) und 1979 in Genf (Schweiz) wieder im Ursprungslandd er RC-Cars in den USA, in Indianapolis (Indiana). Insgesamt waren 138 Fahrer aus 20 Nationen genann…..”

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  4. European Championships at Götenborg in 1980

    February 26, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    “….. 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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  5. World Championships Monaco 1980

    February 26, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    “…..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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  6. Tamiya Ford F-150 Ranger XLT – 1982

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Track test of the Tamiya Ford F-150 Ranger XLT written in 1982 by Dickie Dickson for Model Cars, UK. (more…)


  7. Kyosho Blizzard 1982 (Graupner Pistenbully)

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Kyosho Blizzard of 1982 was also marketed as Graupner Pistenbully in Europe. Kyosho did introduce the original version in 1982. The Blizzard/Pistenbully was produced by Kyosho in the 80s and distributed by Graupner in Germany. It’s a 1/12 scale replica of the Kässbohrer PB170D/DR from 1976.
    Kyosho offered a nitro version and electro powered version. The 1982 model was primairly available as electro powered version, later Kyosho introduced the nitro engine powered version. As option part it had a moveable shovel and a moveable rolling drum on the rear, operated by two seperate servos which both could be controlled by a third and fourth channel on the remote control.
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  8. Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Pick-Up – 1982

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Pick-Up of 1982 reviewed by Radio Control Model Cars. It featured a realistic 3 speed transmission and a solid axle leaf spring suspension. Introduced in november 1981, this fantastic scale Toyota was the first of Tamiya’s 3-speed trucks with a detailed bodyshell and predominantly metal chassis. Nowadays perhaps one of Tamiya’s most expensive vintage models for collectors.

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  9. Serpent Quattro Mk.IV

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The advertisement of theSerpent Quattro Mk.IV

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  10. Serpent Cobra 4×4

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The advertisement of the Serpent Cobra OVR 4×4

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  11. PB Bullit – 1982

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The PB Bullit 1/8th scale nitro onroad car of 1982 reviewed by Radio Control Model Cars

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  12. Mardave Competition Special – 1982

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Mardave Competition Special 1/8th scale nitro onroad car of 1982 reviewed by Radio Control Model Cars

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  13. Tamiya Cars of the ’80’s

    February 24, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Here are some adverts from some Tamiya Cars.

    The Blazing Blazer, Sand Rover, Super Champ and more…..

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  14. Classic Serpent Cars

    February 24, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar


    Here you can find information about the classic Serpent RC Car models from the 80’s.

    We scanned some brochures and published them for you!

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  15. Serpent Spirit 1987

    January 28, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Scans from a german magazine from may 1987 with nice pictures of the Serpent Spirit 1987 and some pictures of Richard Rijkers from the Netherlands.

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