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Old Aug 06, 2011, 05:20 PM
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I thought tether cars died in the UK in the early 1970's, looks like I was wrong!

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...9&postcount=10

Another on the list of 'must see'.

http://www.shuttleworth.org/tickets/...ils.asp?ID=117
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Old Aug 12, 2011, 03:07 PM
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Below are some pictures of a water cooled 4 cylinder I built about 15 years ago or so. It displaces 1.2 and was built from Merritt Zimmerman plans. I made my own castings. I hadn't run it in a really long time and am prepping it to run. I am putting a lighter fly wheel on it and am replacing the carb I made with an O.S. I was think that this would make a nice car power plant.

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Old Aug 12, 2011, 07:47 PM
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Below are some pictures of a water cooled 4 cylinder I built about 15 years ago or so. It displaces 1.2 and was built from Merritt Zimmerman plans. I made my own castings. I hadn't run it in a really long time and am prepping it to run. I am putting a lighter fly wheel on it and am replacing the carb I made with an O.S. I was think that this would make a nice car power plant.

DJ
That is a work of art. Were did you learn to cast like that?
Old Aug 12, 2011, 09:54 PM
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That is a fantastic engine. Please post a video of it running when you get it going again.
Thanks for sharing.
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Old Aug 12, 2011, 10:05 PM
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Here's one I liked enough to save the picture of, found it online on a land speed racing site.

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Old Aug 12, 2011, 10:48 PM
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Here's one from my collection. Powered with a McCoy BCRH. The smaal one is a non-running Precision Miniatures model
Old Aug 12, 2011, 10:53 PM
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Another So-Cal with an OS Max engine
Old Aug 12, 2011, 10:55 PM
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This tear-drop was made by Ivan Prior and given the So-Cal paint by me, it is powered with a Russian twin-axle car engine
Old Aug 12, 2011, 11:00 PM
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Early fifties (not a repro) with Webra diesel
Old Aug 12, 2011, 11:19 PM
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Ferrari and Mercedes Gullwing powered with the tiny Cox 0,010cc. Made by Gohl.
Old Aug 12, 2011, 11:24 PM
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This is the Gohl table-top track, partially set up for pictures on my website.
Center running on bearing with contra-weight and speedo meter.
Old Aug 13, 2011, 12:07 AM
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G'day Reginald,

Can you give me the history of the coupe and belly tank please. I knew of fibreglass shells for a tethered belly tank but not aluminium and certainly not the coupe.

Are these recent reproductions?

Thanks,
Rob
Old Aug 13, 2011, 12:21 AM
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Does anyone know of any kits available for these cars? Anyone still making them?

Thanks
Old Aug 13, 2011, 12:33 AM
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I thought tether cars died in the UK in the early 1970's, looks like I was wrong!

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...9&postcount=10

Another on the list of 'must see'.

http://www.shuttleworth.org/tickets/...ils.asp?ID=117
Still kicking:
http://www.onthewire.co.uk/
Old Aug 13, 2011, 06:16 AM
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Does anyone know of any kits available for these cars? Anyone still making them?

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Gary Barnes in the USA for example but click on control line cars on ebay and there will pop up a casting from time to time.


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