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Posted 09 April 2017 - 07:36 AM

Engraved on the chassis it says:

CRC 90% BILL TURNER CHASSIS

A west coast builder/racer early '70s?

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 08:01 AM

Engraving, barely visible without my microscope.

 

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Posted 09 April 2017 - 09:50 AM

I don't know who he is but if he built that chassis I'm going to say he is / was a very good builder.


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 10:33 AM

Agreed.
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Posted 12 May 2017 - 04:59 PM

Bill Turner was a local racer at Monaco Raceway in Buena Park, CA.


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Posted 12 May 2017 - 09:34 PM

He's not "Charger," is he?


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Posted 13 May 2017 - 01:15 PM

What more do you know about him? This chassis has his engraved signature. Was he a pro, semi-pro, amateur, builder? What years was he racing?

Thanks.


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 12:23 PM

"Charger" is/was Bob Johannes out of San Diego.


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 12:25 PM

What more do you know about him?

 

The last time I saw him at the raceway was in 1977. I don't know when he started. 


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 12:42 PM

Google turned up a landscape painter and a pirate from a movie...  B:)


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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:43 PM

Funny,Jairus thats a real knee slapper.

Now show us all that you're the number 1 master,and make the HO tonyp,emott,and Steuben cars,innovate the schlosser mini 1/24 pro cars,just like you do for revell.

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 09:47 PM

Coming to a town near you,the Jairus micro 1/24 pro cars,along with tonyp,emott,steube,chassis,and mini green cans,and champion cans,and of course body paint in HO aux estraudinaire de jairus!!!!
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