Posts Tagged ‘1990’s’

  1. HPI Super Nitro RS4

    August 17, 2019 by Jaap Dienaar

    The HPI Super Nitro RS4 cars are over twenty inches long, almost ten inches wide and over five inches tall! With four wheel drive and a larger stance, Super Nitro cars can handle tons of power and soak up bumpy parking lot surfaces.


  2. Different types of V-8 Conley Engines

    April 16, 2017 by Jaap Dienaar

    Gary Conley never really put much information out there on the Conley Precision engines.
    The enclosed Manual for the engine might give you a bit more information, such as displacement which is about 3 cubic inches, or 50cc.
    Also the enclosed Popular Mechanics Magazine article might give some more detail on them.

  3. Conley 609 Stinger – 1/4 scale V8 Model Engine

    March 1, 2017 by Jaap Dienaar

    You are looking at a rare Conley Precision 609 1/4 scale V8 naturally aspirated engine.

  4. HPI Racing RS4 MT – kit #501 – 1/10 electric Monster Truck (1997)

    June 9, 2014 by Jaap Dienaar

    The HPI RS4 MT was the first “truck” version of the HPI RS4 RC car series. It was first released in 1997 in both electric and nitro version. The HPI RS4 MT was a powerful 4WD racing truck. The “MT” stood for Monster Truck, however it’s more of a racing truck by today’s standards. It came with a VW Baja Bug body (pictured here), Ford F150 body or a red Dodge Ram body. It is still considered a great off-road racing truck by today’s standards and also a great model to have in your collection.

  5. Kyosho RV-Series 1/9th scale – Nissan Terrano Pathfinder with CCVT

    December 5, 2013 by Jaap Dienaar

    This article is about the 1/9th scale Kyosho GP Nissan Terrano Pathfinder with CCVT Transmission which was introduced by Kyosho in late 1991 / early 1992. The car was available in an electro and a nitro version. The electro version didn’t have the CCVT gearbox. The nitro version, equipped with an GS11-CR engine (.11ci/2,0cc), had the fairly unique CCVT transmission. (more…)

  6. SG (Mantua Model) Red One 4WD

    July 16, 2013 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Red One is a full option 1/8th Circuit Race Car with a belt driven 4WD system, fully ball raced with oil filled shocks and a machined T6-aluminium Chassis. The SG Red One was the last ‘top of the line’ RC-car from the italian company SG. This very fast model has a 2-speed gearbox. (more…)

  7. Tamiya Volkswagen New Beetle – FF01 Chassis – Item #58217 – with rare Milka Edition body

    July 13, 2013 by Jaap Dienaar

    Featured here is the extreme rare ‘Milka edition’ of the Tamiya Volkswagen New Beetle on the front wheel driven FF01 Chassis, the Tamiya item number is 58217.
    This car originates from 1998. The Tamiya New Beetle with the FF01 chassis is already a rare find nowadays, but this special ‘Milka Edition’ makes it even more desirable, because only 10 cars in this Milka edition were made, ever! (more…)

  8. Tamiya decals of early models

    June 11, 2010 by Jaap Dienaar

    Here are some decals of some early Tamiya Models.

    This gallery covers the JPG files of the decals.
    We have included two links to where we have uploaded the high quality printable PDF files of these JPG-files.
    You can find all showed decals as a high-resolution PDF file which you can use to print your own decals!

  9. Kyosho Porsche 959 Limited Edition – Kyosho Kit No.4281

    May 1, 2010 by Jaap Dienaar

    >In 1991 Kyosho offered the 1:8 Porsche 959 which was based on a buggy chassis from Hobao called Pirate (RS), Kyosho made only the body and wheels for this model. This unique 1:8 scale on road car, which is really huge, was not designed by Kyosho. Kyosho made the body and wheels only.
    The first version of the Kyosho Porsche 959 was sold in a black carton box and the model was based on the Hobao Pirate (RS) buggy. The model was released in 1991 by Kyosho and the chassis was designed by Hobao. Another version of this car was sold as a buggy under Kyosho name, this buggy was called Prestige 4WD.

  10. Kyosho GP Landmax 4WD 1/8th scale

    January 1, 2010 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Kyosho Landmax 4WD chassis is based on a proven four wheel, shaft driven system, taken from Kyosho’s 1:8 competition off-road buggies. Features include three gear differentials, four long stroke oil filled shockdampers and four wheel independent suspension. Power is provided by an included GS-21R pullstart engine, which is pre-fitted to the partially assembled chassis. A fan assembly helps to reduce engine running temperature for improved power output. Precision ball bearings are included in the main transmission to help reduce friction and wear.


  11. Kyosho ‘Hoppin Mad’ Wheelie Action

    December 31, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    1/12th scale Radio Controlled .10 engine powered wheelie action car series. Kit no. 31881 (/15800)

    The Kyosho ‘Hoppin Mad’ Wheelie Action is quite light and pretty fast for as small of an engine ( .10ci) as it has. A very unusual rc model. Kyosho made them in electric and gas version. It came preassembelt.

  12. Robbe Ferrari Testarossa No. 3748, 1/10th

    December 31, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Robbe Ferrari Testarossa, No. 3748, 1:10 RC-Modell – 1990

    The Ferrari Testarossa came onto the scene in 1984. With her ultra wide body and remarkably low frame the Testarossa became a dream handler. Her improvements, her grace and her style landed her on the cover of Road and Track Magazine nine times in just five short years as enthusiasts and critics alike heralded her superiority to other cars in her class, and her superiority to her sister Ferraris. (more…)

  13. Kyosho Lancia Delta integrale 16V

    December 30, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Kyosho Radio Controlled 10 engine powered 4WD Rally Car – Lancia Delta integrale 16V – Kyosho Kit No. 3044.
    Exiting true-scale RC Lancia Delta rally car. High performance with powerful .10 engine and high-traction four wheel drive.
    All major mechanical parts factory assembled for easy preparation.
    Effective wichbone/arm all-independent suspention with oil filled shocks for top handling on all surfaces. Super-easy starting with recoil-type starter. Efficient, reliable drive system with shafts and triple differentials.


  14. Kyosho Lamborghini Diablo VT – Scale Car Series Kit 1/10th scale

    December 29, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Rare and vintage Kyosho Kit No.4253 – 1/10 scale Kyosho Lamborghini Diablo VT – Scale Car Series Kit.
    4 wheel drive, detailed interior. Awesome car!

    The real, full-size Lamborghini Diablo was produced between 1990 and 2001. During this period, Lamborghini introduced several variations of the Diablo concept among which the Diablo VT (Visco Traction), which featured an all-wheel drive.

  15. EFRA Pipes of 1991

    February 28, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The list of EFRA homoglated exhaust pipes of 1991.