My first car - Mardave Meteor

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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by Dadio » Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:46 pm

For a shelf Queen then the right parts are more important even if they are no longer servicable but for a runner I feel it's a bit more flexible .
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by dinglem » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:44 pm

Some progress.....
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by Dadio » Sat Sep 30, 2017 4:56 pm

Wow that's stunning !
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by dinglem » Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:00 pm

Drilled rear guard / heatsink.

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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by Dadio » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:12 pm

A nice tidy job , good stuff !
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by dinglem » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:12 am

Front arb and minor steering linkage mod.
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by dinglem » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:34 am

Bit more progress. Wing has been borrowed from my RC10 original racer just to get this up and running. Battery position is sorted and the rest of the electrics are going in today (hopefully), for a first-time spin on track over the weekend :) It's a bit feather light!!
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by Lonestar » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:23 am

that is really cool. That lightened battery box is so 80! I love the whole car. It's awesome you found your very own after all these years!
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by dinglem » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:43 am

Thanks Lonestar. This has been a great build with a lot of memories associated with it. Just got to see how it runs now. Our Meteor was always quick (and sturdy!) BITD :)

My dad used to lighten everything, so the battery box is reflective of that!

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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by Lonestar » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:54 pm

Lonestar wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:23 am
that is really cool. That lightened battery box is so 80's! I love the whole car. It's awesome you found your very own after all these years!
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by NomadRacer » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 pm

Love it!

Back in the day we made/modified things ourselves. Today... dudes just buy all kinds of anodized parts to look cool.
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by Dadio » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:21 pm

Looking really good , I can't tell from the pictures is there a slight angle to the chassis at the front suspension or is it flat ? If you angled it how did you do it ?
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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

Post by dinglem » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:20 pm

There is a slight kick up. I sent the aluminium original off to Fibrelyte who copied it as best they could.

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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

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Re: My first car - Mardave Meteor

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