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#1 Lone Wolf

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 05:42 PM

Same builder as the Apollo. A little more imagination.

 

This car looks like it spent some time on the track.

 

Lots of thought and bending here.

 

Some type of spring steel from something for the drop arm spring.

 

The most interesting aspect to me is how he made a perfect circle of tubing around the can bearing and then hammered it flat so it would accept a clip. COOL 

 

Also like how the crown just seems to floating out there in space. 

 

Body ID please.

 

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 07:32 PM

Both cars have the motors offset to the same side, placing most of the weight on one side!


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:18 PM

Perhaps these cars were run on an oval or a track with mostly left-hand turns. About 1o-12 years ago. an Oregon racer built  a 4 " stockcar with an offset 16D in a scratchbuilt brass/wire chassis to run on a local oval. I don't recall how successfully it ran.  This might have been the raceway Paul Kassens managed for awhile.


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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:25 PM

I don't recall building this particular car but it does look like my craftsmanship. lol
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Posted 17 November 2017 - 09:53 PM

That car would probably run okay on the green track you built & the WV guy rebuilt into a big oval. I've lost these photos to Photobucket, :bomb: Are you saying your craftsmanship is that good, or that bad. :laugh2:  I know you've improved a lot. :)


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Posted 18 November 2017 - 07:36 AM

My wood craftsmanship is OK but my chassis building craftsmanship, not so good.
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Posted 18 November 2017 - 10:00 AM

the body looks to have originally been a Ford MkIV... hard to recognize now.


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