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    1953 Porsche 550 Coupe PanAmerica.
    This beauty was cast by John Warren down in New Zealand. I bothered him for years to send me one! Think there’s only a few of these in existence. Decorated with decals that Scott Kozokas made for me. Was able to squeeze a Revell 550 Porsche Spyder chassis under it. Just make a few passes a year with it and make varoom varoom sounds, outloud! Even have a picture of the 1:1 on the wall in my slotroom. Pretty sure this car ranks up in my top 5 all time.

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    Scott.....War Eagle River......Tampa, Florida, USA
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    Bloodyluverly!
    Kevan - Isle of Man
    Life is like a box of Slot cars...🚓🚗🚚🚜

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  • #3
    Those are both really nice Scott. I’m wondering though, when you make the vroom vroom sound dose it have the funny squeal that the air cooled Porsche/VWs get?

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    • War Eagle River
      War Eagle River commented
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      I try to get a good nasal squeal in between varrooms, but keeps coming out like more of a snort!

  • #4
    Super COOL!!
    The Jester
    of Da Lou (St. Louis) but from
    the Soxside (Chicago)

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  • #5
    That car is gorgeous!!!
    Mike - Galena Ohio

    "When you're back there with the squirrels, you're bound to get your nuts cracked." - Graham Rahal

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  • #6
    Some good looking cars there Scott.
    Robert- Shoreline Model Raceways Club
    Connecticut, U.S.A.

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  • #7
    I worked with John to develop that 550 coupe mold from an older body. It was my entry in the 2nd La Carrera Panamericana Proxy, which was, I think, about 5 years ago. John lightened the body for me and it worked out very well. Will post a pic if I can find the car......... My other entry that year was a Gordini - also a Munter resin chassis. Both cars are on the small size car side, but race well with other equally proportioned cars. I have both of these sitting on Slot.It HRS-2 chassis with SW configuration pods.

    Allan

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    • War Eagle River
      War Eagle River commented
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      Now I remember, yep at least 5 years ago. Believe there were two different versions of the 550 he came up with then? Have the pics somewhere I think.

  • #8
    That 550 coupe is a beauty - I've never seen one before. I have most of the Ninco classics, including the 356 pictured. I still drive them on a regular basis - love 'em.

    Bill

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