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#26 Jairus

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Posted 31 October 2017 - 10:37 AM

Love the post Maximo!

Fun read and great responses.
Wish I had one.  But I'll only settle for an ultra stock version.  And who has the money for that?


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Posted 31 October 2017 - 01:53 PM

A crazy Cuc with a crazy female driver named Barbara!

Hope she doesn't roll it as this one has no roll bar, or roll barbara!


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 07:03 PM

Another entry into the World of Crazy Cucs. That could describe everyone that loves thingie slot cars.

Eight? Sure but I'm hungry again!


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Posted 02 November 2017 - 05:07 PM

Must be breakfast time as I suddenly have a craving for orange juice!

Maybe it's my imagination...


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Posted 03 November 2017 - 05:09 PM

A flaming whopper crazy Cuc that is too HOT for words.

Cool brass roll bar to boot!


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Posted 03 November 2017 - 06:30 PM

OK here we go.

 

I never really really liked the look of these BITD, a great running car for its day with a progressive material body and attachment.

 

Why, you might (or might not) ask.

 

The cockpit and windshield

driver looks like he is sitting in one of those kiddy pools,

the roll bar looked like the 'towel bar' in our bathroom,

and I couldn't 'wrap my head around' how the wraparound windshield fits the lines of this car. Cartoon?

 

No rant...just what I saw.

Over and out.


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Posted 03 November 2017 - 06:41 PM

Hard to disagree with any of that. Loos like a confused 2 seater, but a lot of neat stuff and hard to kill.


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Posted 03 November 2017 - 10:31 PM

Heavy Metal Metallic and chrome....Vroom!

Is that Elvis driving?


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Posted 04 November 2017 - 04:35 PM

Cox themselves also produced a crazy la cucarache... the SUPER La Cucaracha!

Using similar hard plastic components, Cox fashioned a cute coupe top to protect the driver from wind and rain.

They also installed a hotter Mabuchi motor.


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Posted 26 November 2017 - 07:58 PM

Great pics !!  I won't be taking any for a month or two. 

I am also a Thingie nut.

But talking about Cucs, I managed to snag one of the prototypes a few years ago.  

Hanging on to that to pas it down the family tree.

I am trying to finish off restoring some, and I cannot find a parts list with part numbers.

Is there a way to search on this awesome blog??

Or does anyone know how else to find one?

Thanks,

Charles

PS I called myself Inventorwannabe because I am retired and new solutions to old

problems keep popping into my head.   Yes one involves Slot cars !!!!!

Thanks for reading  too. 


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Posted 17 January 2018 - 07:29 PM

The crazy cuc Green Machine!

Currently on eBay and offered by MTH.


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Posted 22 January 2018 - 01:30 PM

Another crazy cuc with a female driver!

Can't quite make out the name of the side...Miss Crist..?

Nice, really nice!

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Posted 26 January 2018 - 11:17 AM

Spoiler Alert!!!

A crazy cucaracha with front and rear spoilers!

And a motor intake scoop as well.


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Posted 28 January 2018 - 09:29 PM

Another wild and crazy cuc!

Unknown emblem on the front hood!


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:13 PM

My 26D lead sled modified Detroit Iron cuc, 

 

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