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RTR chassis? Who? Clueless...

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#1 Ted Bier

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 02:20 PM

Came across another oddball chassis. I'm absolutely clueless to who made this, maybe a RTR?

Any guesses?



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 04:31 PM

Early Strombecker.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:18 PM

like 1965 - third generation strombecker before the clamshells.


modified gears, wheels & tires, axle.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 06:08 PM

Looks like my first Strombecker's that got me hooked on slot racing. It's a very addictive car, stay away from it.  :laugh2:

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 12:53 PM

More like 63-64, when Strombecker introduced their "open frame" motor - lower RPM than the gray Mabuchi 15R round motor, but it had more... well, we never quite figured out what it had! 


Your chassis also features Strombecker's own hop-up kit, with threaded axles and "bevel gears" - not exactly high-precision gears, and the axles were threaded, but not the wheels - which is why there are nuts on both sides of the wheel, that's how they were held on!


Strombecker took a while to figure some stuff out... 



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