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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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It's gonna be titties!
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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Well, my titties comment threw it to a new page so I tried to bump the pics and info, but it's not showing up properly. Once again my wit, intellect, and keen observation skills have caused issues...
coxbros1 wrote: Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:42 pm Started the build! This post is for Dadio!
only the gearbox and ball diff have been done. everything else was just disassembled.... tranny has the slipper option.
-new cells
-sanyo decals comin
-new wheels/tires
-new body/wing/decals
-fresh rebuild on trinity 16 turn wiith slot car brushes
-ultra rare Novak 1 esc (getn new wires)
-new aluminum c hubs from Pargu comin (one broken)

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Seriously considering the 7 cell chassis from Factory Works. It would lay out cells so nice....Thoughts?
Got all this invested and the actual car isnt even mine...raced against it in the 80s and the guy dropped it off yrs ago to display....been here ever since so decided to to this Gil Losi Jr. resto project...if he comes back to get it guess i'll have to buy it....dudes 73 or so tho
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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all good homz! u ok with the build
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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That's gunna be epic 8) , let me get this straight though , you have a Delta Desert Dog (one of the most sort after conversions) and your going to transform it into a replica of the historic awesomeness of the 85 Gil Losi JR car ! I have to admit I'm a little conflicted but those Delta parts will no doubt go to a good home .
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So impressed you knew it was a Delta Desert Dog! (i didnt know it) i knew it had some delta parts on it cause the guy was obsessed with Delta and Checkpoint back in the 80s. He even dropped off a 1/10 Delta Villian back when he dropped off the 834b and 4 Checkpoint Platinum motors....there still here!

Found a Bolink Funco body....got it comin
wont be using body in pic
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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Dadio wrote: Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:48 am I have to admit I'm a little conflicted but those Delta parts will no doubt go to a good home .
Now that i know what i am working with it will be close to the Losi Jr. car but with a few twists...keepin that Delta Dog conversion and using a few Factory Works parts. I am no expert by any means on Yokomos or 834b's....still learning
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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Nobody knows everything and my Yoke knowledge runs out after the 834b :lol:
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got these parts restored today....shocks are awesome
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Dadio is gonna print me a few key parts for this build.....stoked!
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converted this old Futaba to Spektrum and retained the vintage j style connectors on the ultra rare Novak1 esc.
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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That's a sleeper receiver :lol:

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That's a really nice touch , might have to borrow the idea :mrgreen:
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You got stiffeners over stiffeners :shock: time for a cold shower and clean underwear ! :lol:
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Re: 85' IFMAR Gil Losi Jr. replica

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lol! i like the fiberglass look but needed the original inside stiffener for lower shock mount. plus i had to represent Jeffs products....hoping for a small sponsorship deal but haven't heard anything yet :lol:
I dont think anyone else could have spotted that....well done
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