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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:06 pm

Hi friends, I buy this beautifuls cars and don´t know the story, how does works? by hand? or pulling a cord?

This blue very simple but cool



The best black with pan floor



Me soon say that are very strongs toys, don´t fragile plastics
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Post  OVERLORD on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:17 pm

Hi José,

Your blue car should be a "wind up"



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Post  OVERLORD on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:19 pm

Isn't your black car like this?

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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:21 pm

Thanks Lord. I can see the original clock spring engine


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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:23 pm

What is this into your black car ????????
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Post  OVERLORD on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:26 pm

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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:30 pm

Whooow 1950 !!!
Pusher means pulling the chord making circles?
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Re: Thimble Drome cars without engine?

Post  ian1954 on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:53 pm

You might be looking for an O Forty Five or an O Sixty special.

http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_earlyengines.htm

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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:58 pm

Hi Ian this very dificult and very expensive.
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Post  ian1954 on Fri Jun 10, 2016 2:09 pm

I don't know that much, if anything!, about the Cox cars but here is another link.

http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_models.htm#Thimble Drome Special

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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:28 pm

Ok, then both are COX Thimble Drome race car pusher of 1950, Blue is Wind up #5 and Black is Champion #303C.

Forty five car engine seem a great design.





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Post  jmcalata on Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:33 pm

More pics





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