List of Mini Exotics Kits

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<p>I know there were some NASCAR bodies done by Mini Exotics that I haven't listed because I don't know what they were of! Also I'm badly lacking in Kit #'s so please chime in if you know'em, and as in the UMi list, if I missed Kits again jump in and I'll add'em in.<br />

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Corvette G.S. (parts to allow for building 1 of 4 different versions) Kit #?<br />

Corvette SR-2 Kit #?<br />

Baldwin Motion Phase III GT Kit #?<br />

1957 BATTLEBIRD Kit # 882<br />

Ford J Transkit Kit # 878<br />

GT 40 Spyder Transkit Kit #?<br />

Cobra 427 Coupe Kit # 835<br />

Ford Mirage Kit #?<br />

68 1/2 Mustang California Special RDU-2813<br />

1970 Shelby Mustang Ragtop<br />

67/8 Cougar Kit # 830<br />

68 Couger GT-E # 832<br />

Cheetah Kit # 819<br />

Cheetah Spyder &quot;Cro Sal&quot; Kit # 850<br />

Ferrari 250 Breadvan Transkit Kit #?<br />

Ferrari 348 TB Zagato Kit #?<br />

Ferrari &rsquo;64 GTO Transkit Kit #?<br />

Dino 206S Transkit Kit #?<br />

Scarab Ft. Engine Full Detail Kit # 840<br />

Lola T70 Mk III Coupe Kit #?<br />

Lola T70 MkIIIb Kit #851<br />

McLaren Mk1a Kit # 845<br />

1/24 MCLAREN ELVA MK 1B # 846<br />

&nbsp;McLaren Mk1b Kit # 847<br />

&nbsp;Chaparral 2 Kit # 880<br />

&nbsp;Chaparral 2H Kit # 872<br />

&nbsp;Chaparral 2J Kit # 873<br />

&nbsp;1950 Pontiac Sedan Kit # RDU-2888<br />

&nbsp;1957 ASTON MARTIN DBR-1 Kit # 887<br />

&nbsp;69 Coronet RT hardtop Kit #?&nbsp;</p>

<p>'66 Falcon Ranchero Kit&nbsp;#862&nbsp;</p>

<p>&nbsp;'69/70 Falcon Kit&nbsp;#865 &nbsp;</p>

<p>&nbsp;'61 Falcon Panel Kit #874 &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;(nicer than Flintstone one, comes with rear interior, hood and clear red tail lights)</p>

<p>&nbsp; Ford X-1 roadster kit #879</p>

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The R&amp;D Unique releases of the Mini Exotics Kits added the #2 to the Kit Numbers.</p>

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R&D Unique went under a couple of years ago . I did manage to buy one of his his last . There was a note in the box stating this . That's how I know . A '50 Pontiac Sedan ; RDU-2888 . I missed out on the Mini Exotics Cobra Coupe and '70 Shelby Mustang Ragtop . At missing Link , Kevin is in process of a '70

Javelin kit . Thanx ..

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Thanks for your additions John, they've been placed on the list. I'm aware of R&D's status. I bought several of their Kits and White Metal accessories just prior to their demise.

I'll be watching Missing Links Pages for the '70 Javelin. It's the sole car I need to have a kit for each of the cars Mark Donohue drove in the origional TransAm.

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I have a few of these Mini Exotics kits. The 67 Cougar kit is # 830 and the 68 Couger GT-E is # 832. The 427 Cobra Daytona Super Coupe is # 835. I also have the Mini Exotics R&D Unique 68 1/2 Mustang California Special RDU-2813. I bought that one a few months before he shut down.

The kits I built that I don't have the kit numbers are: 68 Shelby convertible, 70 Shelby convertible and 69 Coronet RT hardtop. I also had the Corvette Gran Sport Roadster at one time but sold it.

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I found this online too.

#2819 1/24 CHEETAH COUPE KIT $45.00

#2840 1/24 1958 SCARAB MARK I $55.00

#2845 1/25 MCLAREN ELVA MK 1A $45.00

#2846 1/24 MCLAREN ELVA MK1A REBODY $45.00

#2847 1/24 MCLAREN ELVA MK 1B $45.00

#2850 1/24 CHEETAH ROADSTER $50.00

#2872 1/24 CHAPARRAL 2H $80.00

#2873 1/24 CHAPARRAL 2J $90.00

#2878 1/25 FORD J CAR $75.00

#2880 1/24 CHAPARRAL 2A $80.00

#2882 1/25 1957 BATTLEBIRD $55.00

#2887 1/24 1957 ASTON MARTIN DBR-1 $65.00

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Raoul, Thanks for the additions.

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Hi Ed, Just found this link. I have at home a Mini Exotics transkit for the Ford X1 Can-Am contender. Will provide kit ref. # later DAve B

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The R&D issue of the Lola T70 Mk IIIb Spyder I have is kit #2851.

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There was also a 1968 Shelby Mustang KR Convertible

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Looks like I've got some updating to do.

The one thing that has become apparent is the difference between between Mini Exotics and R&D Unique's part #'s is R&D places a 2 infront of the origional #.

Thanks to All for the info.

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Hi Ed,

Yep, get off your butt & do some updating!!!

Mini Exotics X-1 roadster kit #879

Dave

PS wanted: Mini Exotics Ferrari 330 LMB

If I got hold of one would put it in silicon & mould. Have vac forming facilities as well. Could do a deal.

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I built a 69 Charger R/T, which was a copy of the MPC annual. This was of course before the Revell became available.

Also still have a 68 GT/E-Cougar. This one had quite a bit of bubbles in the cowl vents so I needed to get an annual body first. The grill was mastered quite nicely but cast too thin. I ended up making an own one. Wasn't too difficult. So now (after 20 years) I can finally build the GT/E ;)

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i had and built a 1/24 scale Lotus Eleven that was an improved repop of the old Merit kit. For the life of me i cannot remember who i bought this from but i know i did buy a couple of Mini Exotics transkits. could it be that i got this from Mini Exotics? i do not see it listed above so that makes me wonder if i got it elsewhere.

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here is another one for your list- mini exotics 1972 gmc fleetside short box conversion kit #834.

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I own 3 pieces not mentioned so far, these were the names of the kits on the boxes:

#862 '66 Falcon Ranchero (comes with camper top)

#865 '69/70 Falcon

#874 '61 Falcon Panel (nicer than Flintstone one, comes with rear interior, hood and clear red tail lights)

I just touched all three in case photos are needed.

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Tom, I would be interested in pics of the 66 and 69/70 Falcons.

Somewhere I have a catalog of his offerings. If it is allowed I can scan and put it here. It was just a few pages of conversion kits plus a lot of wheels.

I ordered my two kits from him in about 1992. No internet, he took no cc, payment from Germany was not easy. Getting these models was a major task ;)

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I found two catalogs from Mini Exotics. The newer one is from November 1992, when I ordered the mentioned two kits from him. Regardless of already mentioned kits here is the list he offered back then. The newest model had number 848. I'm pretty sure he later had some versions of the long nose 70 Torino and some mid to late Rancheros, but I don't seem to have anything written about that.

811 67 Shelby Mustang

812 GT 40 Roadster

813 68 Mustang California Special

814 69/70 Shelby Mustang Convertible

815 67 Mustang Hardtop

816 68 Mustang Hardtop

817 66 Pontiac GTO

818 Ford J Car

819 Cheetah

820 Corvette Grand Sport (5 versions)

821 67 Mustang Fastback

822 68 Mustang Fastback

823 67 Mach 1 Show Car

824 68 Shelby Convertible

825 71 Challenger

826 Mirage JW-1

827 64 Ferrari GTO Series II

828 40 Ford Sedan Delivery

829 69 Coronet R/T

830 67 Cougar

831 68 Cougar

832 68 Cougar GT-E

834 72 GMC Fleetside Short Box

835 427 Cobra Daytona Super Coupe

836 Corvette SR-2

837 69 Charger R/T

838 Ferrari 348 tb Zagato

839 69 Corvette Baldwin Motion Phase III GT

840 58 Scarab Mark 1

841 70 Cougar

842 70 Cougar Convertible

843 68 Charger R/T

844 67 Fairlane

845 McLaren Elva Mk1A

846 McLaren Elva Mk1

847 Ferrari Dino 206S Coupe or Spyder

848 67 Corvette Fastback

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So where did all of these cool kits go?

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So where did all of these cool kits go?

E-Bay.............

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