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I need to check but I think the gear is the wrong way round. Not a biggy, but easy to get right.

Wish mine looked as nice as that!
 

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That looks great, Dave. I've always thought of the Hong Kong cars as among the (many) Ugly Sisters in the Scalex family, but maybe they're Cinderellas. You've dressed and groomed that one fit for the ball.
There have been a couple of good Offy revamps on the forum too.
My GT40 had been sitting in a shop for years when I bought it and the decals were already beginning to lift. The nose didn't match what had become the classic shape, and the roadholding didn't match the motor, so it wasn't a favourite.
The decals lifted on both my Offys too. They certainly came to have Cinderella's shabby clothes. Even in the pictures in the Scalex "50 Years" book (p30-31), the decals on the f/e Offy and the GT40 look less than perfect.
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That looks really good with the new stickers in place. Good to see the old cars getting some tlc. I had a plain white plastic version, I sold it many years back as the guide blade had gone missing
 

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C77 is at least a classic Ford GT it was based on the 1964 Prototype sent to its launch at Heathrow before flying to New York from the UK by good old BOAC. I liked its clean lines and shovel nose and Borrani wires. It was a Ford GT as its chassis number was GT101. The production run did not start until May 1965 for GT40's. Still its nice to see a slotcar given a new lease of life.
Regards Allan
 
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