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Old 03-28-2011, 09:38 AM
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Haven't seen any threads on this great car. Love mine. It gets run, not a shelf queen. I think this car is such a great blast from the past. All stock. Please share your pics, vids, tips, and tricks.






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Old 03-29-2011, 05:40 AM
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The only thing keeping me away from this kit is the price. What did you pay for yours? I've seen them for up to $500.

I had the original back when it was first released.
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I paid $414. I wasn't too concerned with the price. This is a car I always wanted back in the day but couldn't afford. I didn't let it slip by this go round. LOL
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Old 03-31-2011, 12:36 PM
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That's too much for me. That's more than I paid for my Tamiya Tundra. If i see a deal somewhere I might pick one up but at $400 and up I can wait a while.
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I paid $414. I wasn't too concerned with the price. This is a car I always wanted back in the day but couldn't afford. I didn't let it slip by this go round. LOL

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I had to get one too, I wanted 2 but at the time I ordered Tower was in limited supply and said I could only get one, now that I have other things going on I have to put the second one on hold for now but at least I have one........
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Sweet! Be sure to post some pics once you have it built. I really enjoyed the build. Typical Tamiya, went together smoothly. Just be sure to loctite everything per instructions.
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Went out and had a little fun with the car today.


http://youtu.be/YakfRt4QTbM
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Very nice vid, looks like it handles well..........
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It handles very well for such an old car. It pushes a little but very easy to drive. Very responsive to the throttle just like my full size Evo.
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