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Old 08-29-2010, 04:57 PM
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Default 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

New video in the series just added.

this is a real special one!!!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkVJWUZr_fM[/youtube]
Old 08-29-2010, 05:10 PM
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Very nice budno vids of this beast tearing up the tarmac?
Old 08-29-2010, 05:14 PM
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Very nice!!
Old 08-30-2010, 09:43 AM
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Damn ! Where did you ever find such an awesome car ? The video looks great, thanks for sharing it with everyone here. Keep the Legends alive !
Old 08-30-2010, 10:01 AM
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actually found it from a member HERE!!
Old 08-30-2010, 03:48 PM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

Man that's beautiful... Your videos are the worst because we know we can never have one! [&:]
Old 08-30-2010, 06:38 PM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

thats why i show them. At least i dont hide them away under my bed!!! Just wish more guys out there would share too!!!
Old 08-30-2010, 07:56 PM
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Man that's beautiful... Your videos are the worst because we know we can never have one! [&:]
You forgot another thing. He barely turns any of them on! Thats what kills me! I'd LOVE to hear that corvette idle and maybe do one pass (even slow would be nice!)
Old 08-30-2010, 08:04 PM
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"At least i dont hide them away under my bed!!! " Hey I take offense to that !
Old 08-30-2010, 08:24 PM
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did not mean you! LOL!!!
Old 08-31-2010, 03:48 AM
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That's nitrovette's car right?
Old 09-03-2010, 11:52 AM
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Yea, believe that was the user name. It was posted here a couple times. He did not really want to let it go.... lets just say that we have ways of dealing with people like that out this way... [8D] LOL!!!!!! Nice guy, his family will probably miss him..[:-]
Old 09-03-2010, 01:31 PM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

Oh wow, you actually bought the Vette off of him?
Old 09-03-2010, 03:55 PM
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bought?!?
Old 09-03-2010, 06:07 PM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

Do these actually ever get ran?
Old 09-03-2010, 06:24 PM
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Do these actually ever get ran?
Yea, but its not like running a weed eater enging. You have to do a lot of prep and then after you need to do a LOT of work to store it or the piston rings and cylinder walls will rust together from the nitro fuel. Its a handful to fix that situation. Then comes the next problem, VALUE. Breaking a rear end is gonna run $700, breaking the engine will cost $500-$4,000 damaging the body would cost hundreds and a total loss would be devistating. Maybe the rich could drive these things, but guys like me that have no business even owning them... definately cant afford to run them. It is fun to fire the engine up once in a while, but its something you can go without for years.

Here is a Cobra i have been working on for some time. Its finally getting to what i want it to be.

http://www.quarterscalelegends.com/b...hp?f=18&t=1356

Old 09-06-2010, 11:03 PM
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Mike ,
Super nice car, i wish i this car in my collection.
Warren528 [:@]
Old 09-06-2010, 11:55 PM
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why not set them up for gas so the rings don't rust? is the cooling not up to the task? the walbro carbs can be set up to take only a negative pulse if set up right (spring on the fuel pump diaphragm, that's how the 4 stroke weed eaters work) but I don't know if it would pulse enough with a multi cylinder engine...just thinking out loud
Old 09-07-2010, 07:59 AM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

The older V8s run on Nitro. Correct me if Im wrong but I think the newer ones run on gas.
Old 09-11-2010, 12:01 PM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

If Im correct that is the car I borowed from Frank and entered into the Tri State Auto show in Denver one year. The car won second place in the replica car category if I remember correctly. I displayed the car on 184 scale jackstands with mirrors under the frame so the rear end was clearly visable.
Glad you ended up with the car.
Old 09-20-2010, 10:49 AM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

yea, i am pretty sure its the one you spoke of. Its a nice find and definately has its place in history...
Old 09-21-2010, 09:08 PM
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Default RE: 1/4 scale Corvette with V8

Please, please PLEASE, run it, I am beggin you! [:-]
I So want to actually see one of these run, but no one EVER actually takes them out for a run, so please, make a video of it running, please? [sm=surprised.gif]

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