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Video of the Arco Nats replica running at Chicagoland

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#1 Howie Ursaner

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Posted 29 February 2016 - 08:54 PM

This car was built by Rick Thigpen AKA dc-65x. Rick and I worked on the details together. The full project is in this THREAD.
I worked with the car and got it down to a 5.46 which is pretty fast for one of these. I ran it first on 9v and sorted out the handling and then went to 12v. It had too much power so a little choke made it just right.

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Posted 29 February 2016 - 09:17 PM

Very cool, Howie. 1967 dress attire would have been a nice touch, LOL.
Awesome build and story; thank you for sharing.
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Posted 01 March 2016 - 12:15 PM

I could lend you some elephant bell bottoms...

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Posted 01 March 2016 - 01:52 PM

I'ts very interesting to see what these cars will do on modern tires on a modern track.

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