…I know. I know. Everyone has done one.
So I did the #5 car. The 427 cubic inch beast that ran only once (as #5) at Sebring in 1967.
I didn't bother with the front paddle spoilers:
Or the absurd "luggage box" that was bolted to the modified rear. FIA required that all cars have...
strombecker 1/24 cheetah, new but no box no instructions
1/24 brass slot car
K&B cobra daytona
SCALEXTRIC 1/24 ALFA ROMEO BLUE 24C100 BOXED...
The Cobra Daytona is among the nicest cars made by Strombecker and came in three different versions: first, the most usual blue USA version, also made in (or maybe just imported to) France; then the late French red version with mold modifications to use the green Wasp motor, and, finally, an...
bit of 1960's 1/24 this week
STROMBECKER CHAPARRAL 1/24
COX 1/24 BRM F1 FORMULA 1
REVELL 1/24 FERRARI 250 GTO
MARUSAN 1/32 PORSCHE 904 GT NEW kit boxed...
The 1st Strombecker slot car go karts I think were made in late 1961 and were black & red. The guide on these had a rear pin . The body itself was shorter on the rear than the 1962 model. They also had a gear on either side of the rear axle, hubcaps, different wheels and tires than the later...
Have had building this car in mind (and the required parts in boxes around) for years; at last, I managed to build it up last week. As maybe everybody knows Strombecker made an horrible version of their Lotus 30 for their '69 cheaper 6V sets, this one:
It sits so high that it seems more...
I need your advice. I got a huge collection of slot cars for free. The owner of this collection died a couple of months ago and I helped his wife to clean up the garage. Since she has no use for the cars she gave them to me.
In this collection I have found some interesting kits that I believe...