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  • 132 Toyota 2000 GT

    Dug this car out of the projects bin . An interesting project it being a Japanese super car

    Brass and Lego Chassis, but for something different I decided to build a Twin Can. I had tried this before with my 17 K Mineabea square cans, so I thought I would try it with the more powerful version. It really skidaddles and is fun to drive. Very predictable with the rear end easy to control for slides. A long very narrow car. Some of my 143 builds are wider then this car

    I had some wire wheels and something about this car just screamed spokes. So I used them.

    A blast of Red paint and some basic decals to turn this into a racer.

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    Last edited by Barc 1; March 31, 2020, 06:09 PM.

  • #2
    That is a GREAT looking car Dan!

    Zack

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    • #3
      Here is a picture of the underside of the chassis. I added a brass plate to lower the COG. This is held in place with some 2 size machine screws making this weight removable and the chassis adjustable. Click image for larger version

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      I ran this picture through my photo editer. It looked washed out in the first one
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        Found some precut bare metal foil type stuff in the box for the window trim. Glamed it up a bit

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        • #5
          Cool cars! Been wanting to build mine for a while, now may be a good time!
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          Scott.....War Eagle River......Tampa, Florida, USA

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          • Barc 1
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            They are a nice kit. Glass snaps in without gluing. I am really happy the way this turned out. Too bad this company didn't focus on racing more.. I think this kit cost about $12.00 . A boat load of different cars would be nice.

            This car is turning quicker times then my Piranha powered cars. I ordered 20 more of these motors.

        • #6
          Awesome stuff! Wow what a great looking car! One of my all time favorites!
          never seen 2 motors before. Very cool!

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          • #7
            Nice work. I have always thought this was a pretty car, and yours looks very nice!
            Come Race at The Trace!
            Timberline Trace International Raceway - SW of Mpls, MN

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            • #8
              nice job for sure

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              • #9
                That set up is cool! Looks great too!

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