As most would agree, the Cheetah, in spite of it's less than sterling race record, is a motor-head’s esthetic delight, and so is the Cox version. Here's my rework of an old Cox slot car I recently purchased on Ebay. I incorporated Resilient Resin windshield and headlamp covers, Pro-Track rims/tires, and Vintage Racing Miniatures aftermarket decals. Of course the original chassis was even by '60's standards a no-go, so in keeping with Pelican Park building methods I scratch built a new dedicated chassis.
Some GM dealers were involved with racing Cheetahs- Dixon Cadillac, Citation Motors and Alan Green Chevrolet. Applying a little artistic license I did mine as a Washburn Chevrolet sponsored Cheetah. The dealer sponsored a 62 Corvette and a 63 Stingray raced at Cal Club SCCA regional races. The number on its cars, 614, derived from Washburn's street address, 614 Chapala St., Santa Barbara.
Fujimi Driver kit
Couldn't find a 64 Calif dealer plate, so used a California Mfg plate
Edited by n9949y, 24 November 2007 - 02:51 PM.