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#1 TooOld

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 07:13 AM

If you like Cheetahs you've probably seen these for sale and wondered if they are worth the price being asked for them . 

Well so did I until I was able to see one close up last week ,  and considering the prices of original Cox Cheetahs I would say these are definitely worth it !  I'm going to start saving my pennies !

 

Here are some photos I took so you can decide for yourself .

 

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 07:14 AM

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 07:16 AM

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 08:04 AM

What scale & how much?? That does look pretty cool !!!

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 08:28 AM

Looks great ! I hope to start my build of the Modelhaus kit soon.



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Posted 08 June 2014 - 08:51 AM

That's sharp...



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Posted 08 June 2014 - 01:08 PM

What scale & how much?? That does look pretty cool !!!

 

They are 1/24th Scale and I've seen them priced from $69 to $90 plus shipping on Ebay .  There are two different styles ,  this yellow car is one style and the other has all of the vents in the hood and Blue-line tires .

I just came across this one for $59 + $7 shipping . . . I just spent my pennies !

 

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 01:25 PM

Do they by any chance just sell a body kit ?



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Posted 08 June 2014 - 06:43 PM

Those are very nice!!



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Posted 09 June 2014 - 12:21 AM

Do they by any chance just sell a body kit ?

Unfortunately no.

 

 

 

Nice score Bob, are you leaving it a slot car or are you going to build a model out of it?


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Posted 09 June 2014 - 06:56 AM

 

Nice score Bob, are you leaving it a slot car or are you going to build a model out of it?

 

I'm going to display it for now ,  it's case is as nice as the car ! 

I have a Cox Cheetah that I'm going to build as a fully detailed model .

 

FYI - There is a red one on the bay right now for a good price ,  but it looks to be missing the spare .