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Old 04-25-2010, 10:18 AM
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Need help out there!! Just got a 1/4 scale top fuel dragster made in th 70's-80's from my late brother. Has a single cylinder 2 stroke engine maybe 50 cc? Inline drive train, has a magnet pick up on it to increase timing with acceleration. Also has a CDI box but don't know how to wire up. Cylinder has compression release, need to know what battery voltage needed to start it up. Billet aluiminum rear end with no brakes but has a parachute. Rubber tires front and rear. Any info would be great.
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Old 04-25-2010, 10:40 AM
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Post pics at www.quarterscalelegends.com. You'll get an answer quick!
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Old 07-21-2010, 05:23 PM
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sounds like a pacesetter dragster. Post pics.
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Old 07-23-2010, 08:37 AM
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Did some digging and found the guy who made it. Jimmie Parker in New Buffalo TX. If you goggle and type in Jimmie Parker New Buffalo TX about 3 items down there is an article written by my late brother Brian that talks about this car. I have actually talked to Jimmie several times on the phone he is 72 and only made 5 of this size unit. It has a 75 cc Quarda Aerrow engine that puts out 8 hp.It was made in 1985 by hand, every weld is brazed and it's 6'8" long which is exactly 1/4 scale. If things go as planned it should come to life in late August early September. I will try to post some photos in the near future.
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Bumblebe How are you making out with your dragster? Would love to see some pictures..
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