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This super rad car showed up on my doorstep the other day. Halfway looks homemade but not, dude said it was his dad's who has since passed away.

Overly aged cracked foams, zero suspension, stripped spur, aluminum axles/hubs and I'm really digging this thing. Do any of you know if this was a retail RC car and if so who made it or what it is? It appears to be something around 1/12 or 1/16 scale.

Unfortunately I don't get to keep it, but I'm gonna put a mild brushed setup in it just so it's an rc again and get it back to him. I wish the tires weren't chalk-like I'd gear it to do quick wheelies.
 

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This super rad car showed up on my doorstep the other day. Halfway looks homemade but not, dude said it was his dad's who has since passed away.

Overly aged cracked foams, zero suspension, stripped spur, aluminum axles/hubs and I'm really digging this thing. Do any of you know if this was a retail RC car and if so who made it or what it is? It appears to be something around 1/12 or 1/16 scale.

Unfortunately I don't get to keep it, but I'm gonna put a mild brushed setup in it just so it's an rc again and get it back to him. I wish the tires weren't chalk-like I'd gear it to do quick wheelies.
It looks somewhat like an old Bolink from late 80's early 90's maybe 🤔
 

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Bolink Digger, bolink is now RJspeed, and they still offer a kit like that
 

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That’s cool bug I been wanting one for some time. Bolink or NewEra chassis. Hang on to it restore it. Cool find for sure.
 

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