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  • Heimberger Vega Modified

    Another car off the shelf.
    I built a replica of a buddy's modified about 4 years ago that never ran well.

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    I've rebuilt this one at least twice before with limited improvements.
    I trashed the original chassis & used a left side bias chassis I had in a parts bin.
    I transferred all the running gear to the new chassis along with the front & rear bumpers & headers from the old heap.
    Added side bars, body mounts & a gear change.

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    I added a new interior & engine/radiator to the battle worn Vega body with no other changes.
    I think I'll keep it now.

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    Dave J
    Millstadt, Illinois

  • #2
    Yes. Now THAT was the best looking car in Highland.
    -Harry

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    • #3
      Hey Brew…that’s another goodie, but you have me channeling Jack Benny…….”now cut that out…
      Brian Mc
      Minnecrapulous, Mn

      ”Machinist: One who does precision guesswork based on unreliable data from those of questionable knowledge.”

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      • #4
        Another great replica slot car, from a very memorable era of racing. If cars like that were being raced today they'd probably use bodies from small SUV's.

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        • #5
          Another beauty Brew...always great work!!!
          TOM...HOME RACING GOO GOO!!!
          Warren, Ohio

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          • #6
            Always like replicas of actual cars - local short track heroes.

            And the beer sponsorship - always something cool about beer sponsorship on race cars.

            Cool slot car build -

            NYMODIFIEDS.COM

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