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by RETRO RC
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Vintage
Topic: 32 year old PB mini Mustang - going to race it again soon
Replies: 22
Views: 2499

Re: 32 year old PB mini Mustang - going to race it again soon

Hey Brent, Papakura was my first club back in the mid 80’s and ran right through till it shut down. The only Brent I can remember from back then was Brent “hard man “ Craig. Nice PB looks pretty clean for it age (y) Would love to be able to help you out but I have never owned a pb. Hope you can find...
by RETRO RC
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Vintage
Topic: 2.0 inch tires for the vintage scene
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

2.0 inch tires for the vintage scene

Schumacher have re-released some of their classics 2.0" tyies again but in New compounds (y)

http://www.racing-cars.com/products.asp ... ewidth=550
by RETRO RC
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Major New Zealand Events
Topic: 2016 LFR Vintage National Open - April
Replies: 50
Views: 14979

Re: 2016 LFR Vintage National Open - April

Any word if this will happen this year?
by RETRO RC
Mon May 15, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Vintage
Topic: Kyosho Pro-X
Replies: 10
Views: 2946

Re: Kyosho Pro-X

Pretty sure John mead ran 1 for a little while as well but by memory the gearbox was a bit fragile. A lot of the guys in the states put stealth boxes in them and they handled pretty well from what I heard
by RETRO RC
Mon May 15, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Vintage
Topic: Schumacher 2wds
Replies: 5
Views: 2242

Re: Schumacher 2wds

Lmao Matt now that's weird or a huge coincidence! There was a company in the U.K. That did a mid mount conversion back in the day called fabixx it was a pretty different idea back then. Pretty sure that fibrelite in the U.K. Do the chassis set for them still by order, would be pretty cool to see how...
by RETRO RC
Sun May 14, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Vintage
Topic: Schumacher 2wds
Replies: 5
Views: 2242

Re: Schumacher 2wds

Hey Matt yes your right they are both types of the cougar 2000 series , there was about 8 different versions of them. Looks to me like the gear boxes have been swapped for some reason :?: Red body- the one with the red motor plate looks to be a fireblade USA which should have the weird purple motor ...
by RETRO RC
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: BOPRCCC
Topic: We have moved to facebook
Replies: 4
Views: 2467

Re: We have moved to facebook

I'm with Murray I will never join facebook and am getting very frustrated with more and more organisation moving all their information to facebook only, I understand it gives them a wider base but may also be at the cost of many long term members
by RETRO RC
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Major New Zealand Events
Topic: NZIOC 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2934

Re: NZIOC 2017

I resisted it too, Adrian, but most clubs and many other things are moving to most of their info being on Facebook. You miss out on a heap of info if you don't have it unfortunately. Yeh I hear what your saying Matt but I just can't spare the amount of time needed to troll through endless rubbish t...
by RETRO RC
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Major New Zealand Events
Topic: NZIOC 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2934

NZIOC 2017

Hey guys any info on this event yet?
by RETRO RC
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Vintage
Topic: This ones been a long time coming-I finally have Cat XLS.
Replies: 8
Views: 2661

Re: This ones been a long time coming-I finally have Cat XLS

Here is a cool build thread from a guy I know on oople, he has done some amazing restorations / replicas of worlds cars including Joel johnsons original 1987 ultima. This even has a post with a comment about the cat at the 87 worlds from mister hiroska himself http://www.oople.com/forums/showthread....
by RETRO RC
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Vintage
Topic: This ones been a long time coming-I finally have Cat XLS.
Replies: 8
Views: 2661

Re: This ones been a long time coming-I finally have Cat XLS

Hi Dennis masami basically drove a proto xls, that he wasn't even supposed to be driving it was a team drivers car that was given to him to run after his really good showing in 2wd, what a great decision Cecil Schumacher made to do that. The xls came out after that worlds based on the car that masam...
by RETRO RC
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Vintage
Topic: This ones been a long time coming-I finally have Cat XLS.
Replies: 8
Views: 2661

Re: This ones been a long time coming-I finally have Cat XLS

It sure is Matt the bosscat was the only one where the belt ran over the top
by RETRO RC
Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Electric R/C Cars & Trucks
Topic: TLR 22 buggy
Replies: 7
Views: 2560

Re: TLR 22 buggy

colin storey wrote:Not sure yet as I've only just got my motor.

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Have you bought a 22 Colin ?
by RETRO RC
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Vintage
Topic: Schumacher rerelease the xls
Replies: 0
Views: 1436

Schumacher rerelease the xls

http://www.redrc.net/2017/02/schumacher ... ore-126288" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by RETRO RC
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Major New Zealand Events
Topic: 2016 LFR Vintage National Open - April
Replies: 50
Views: 14979

Re: 2016 LFR Vintage National Open - April

my4ari wrote:
RETRO RC wrote:So is this event happening again this year?
Yes......however it will be much later in the year this time.
A date will be announced sometime by June
Sweet that means it won't clash with my fishing tournement this year at least :wink: