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Hey BOB, there's a market for your Enya's

Post  Marleysky on Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:59 pm

Just watched this one on E-bay go for over US $546.49*  
well is didn't sell but, look what you can do with a block of wood, some roller Blade wheels and Decals!!



original listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/TETHER-CAR-GAS-POWERED-AERO-MODEL-CAR-ENYA-MODEL-ENGINE-/153119181653?nordt=true&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137
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Post  rsv1cox on Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:36 am

I missed that one Rene.  "Error in the listing", wonder what it was.  

So nicely done, but collectable?  From the UK so shipping is high, but I would love to own it.  I will be watching if he relists it.

Bob

Ah, He has relisted it:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/TETHER-CAR-GAS-POWERED-AERO-MODEL-CAR-ENYA-MODEL-ENGINE/153151040589?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D53210%26meid%3D4b8f227bacb34122b86e840b617e3dd5%26pid%3D100011%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D153119181653%26itm%3D153151040589&_trksid=p2047675.c100011.m1850

Odd though, R/C engine but no carburetor control. Muffler blow-back into the propeller, strange fuel system.
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Post  Marleysky on Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:52 am

Oh, no. My intentions weren’t for you to buy it, but to build a duplicate of it so you could sell off some of your Enya engines. Although it does look like a fun car to run!
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Post  KariFS on Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:59 am

Looks like it is meant for decoration and not to be run. Doesn’t look ”vintage” to me with the rollerblade wheels. Interesting piece but a bit pricey, for that kind of price one could get genuine vintage ones.
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Post  rsv1cox on Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:25 pm

I think he said in his ad, maybe just nice to look at. Heck, I would want to run it but would substitute a C/L .15 and ditch the muffler. Out of my price range for the fun involved, besides I wouldn't want to get it dirty. Smile

Any explanation for that fuel system?

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Post  Jason_WI on Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:47 pm

I have a couple of Enya Heli engines I cant find much info on. Are these common or kinda rare?
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Re: Hey BOB, there's a market for your Enya's

Post  getback on Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:06 pm

rsv1cox wrote:I think he said in his ad, maybe just nice to look at.  Heck, I would want to run it but would substitute a C/L .15 and ditch the muffler.  Out of my price range for the fun involved, besides I wouldn't want to get it dirty.  Smile

Any explanation for that fuel system?

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I was wondering the same thing / I have seen this before but don't remember what it was on>> if it's a fuel cell its only enough to get it started . lol! Hot
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Re: Hey BOB, there's a market for your Enya's

Post  rsv1cox on Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:48 pm

I have a couple of Enya car/helo .09 engines.  They are not rare but you don't see them everyday.  Big heat sink on the head, ribs on the case.  



Looks like some kind of momentary contact switch on the tank.  For looks maybe.

Still all kinds of intrigue for me.   The engine new is worth about $35/$45, the rest..............



Still, paid a third of the price for this..........................



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Post  GallopingGhostler on Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:55 pm

Yup, agree on cost, that engine doesn't look like a rare one, a bit overpriced and I'd rather have the engine and not the car. Probably a good conversation piece for the unwary.

Talk about sticker shock, here's an old McCoy ignition engine tether car on E-Bay for $3,500 US. I gather it is probably very rare these days.

E-Bay# 263667831040: Tether Car Original, McCoy Invader with Red Head Ignition Engine - Blue & White


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Post  rsv1cox on Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:04 pm

Yeah, those are a big deal.

A few months ago the guys on American Pickers bought several for thousands $$. They drive me nuts though, for years I have watched them ignore vintage model airplanes, walk right by them either on a shelf or hanging from a ceiling. Sad

Hey idiot........LOOK UP I yell. Smile

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Post  GallopingGhostler on Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:30 pm

Bob, if you are thinking about getting that oddly crafted Enya prop rod, please don't let me stop you. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Someone did a nice job of creating it. However, I watched your gift in restoring old autos, bringing the dead back to life. Somehow I'd think with your talent, you'd be able to come up with something that was even far better and in short order, too.
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