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I've finally acquired an F1 GTR longtail body, it's 280mm wheelbase and 220mm wide. * I bought it without a chassis or a plan. Or the knowledge that it wasn't a standard dimension touring car. I just noticed there seems to be two versions of the shell, one includes the roof inlet extension - as pictured with Gulf and Lark livery here. The other appears to be a different mold with no extension, I have the latter. It also appears that the former is a 200mm, wide 260mm wheelbase body. Also note the wing is different. like these:http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=93307&sid=24222 http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=86246&sid=28462 I'd like to make a brushless version on a modern brushless chassis. The closest fit I've found initially is the Redcat Pagani Huyara. It's 210mm wide and 277mm in wheelbase. That seems to be a good fit. The width will easily be used by dished/staggered wheels. I have some reservations about Redcat, but they don't seem to have a dwindling part supply or anything. Anyone have experiences with them? But this gets me thinking, perhaps there's a 1/8th or 1/9th scale brushless chassis that could be downsized easily? Maybe even a Tamiya? *if anyone has the decal set unused, I'd love a scan. or a parts tree for the wing/mirrors/etc.
I have 5 big scale kits for sale. They are all unbuilt. I have sold kits like this via eBay but got crucified on fees, so Thoth I'd put them on here to see if there is any interest. I am happy to consider offers for any of them. I do have ballpark figures, (based on recent ebay final sales) and would send kits via a tracked service within UK, happy to send abroad but please bear in mind postage costs. Kits are: Team lotus J.P.S. Mk III. Kit no bs1222 Honda F1. Kit no bs1211-1600 Lotus 49b ford F1. Kit no bs1204 Yardley mclaren m23. Kit no bs1217-2500 Ferrari 312T. Kit no bs1219-3500 Photos available. Thanks Btw, I am an honest and reliable seller, my ebay account has over 1200 feedback rating, 100% positive. Account name townes1975