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Cars > Challenges > “Eliminator” Vs “"Tiny Toni"”

 

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Thundercat

M–45
Riverside, New Jersey
United States

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CorvairJim

M–51
Norristown, Pennsylvania
United States

 

1969 Cougar amt

“Eliminator”

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 1:25 Scale Model

“"Tiny Toni"”

 
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Photo of: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair
 

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About “Eliminator”

This is a 1969 Cougar model. Dasberry has a 1970 that inspired me to build it. I have never seen a nicer Cougar. So i had to build it.

About “"Tiny Toni"”

This is a replica of the first Corvair I ever owned, posted here on Motortopia under the name "Toni". When I got this model on eBay, it was what is referred to in the model car hobby as a "Glue Bomb", meaning that it was previously built, badly, probably by some misguided kid somewhere in the deep dark past. This one had a big V-8 engine stuffed in back, with the rear of the body cut away to make room for it. The chassis was butchered to the point of it's not even being usable. I had to use a bunch of parts from a donor kit in this model's restoration, as well as a set of wheel covers that I also bought on eBay. Everything about the model is as close as possible to the way the "Real" car was - Colors inside and out, drivetrain, modifications, etc.

 

Specs for “Eliminator”

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Specs for “"Tiny Toni"”

AMT 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa coupw Annual kit, built back in the 1960's by some misguided kid who thought he knew better than the car's designers what a Corvair was supposed to be! It now features a 164 cid, 110 h.p. air-cooled horizontally-opposed 6-cylinder engine mated to a 4-speed manual transaxle. 4-weeel independant suspension. The real car did 0-60 in about 9 seconds and the 1/4 mile in roughly 17. This model won't do a scale 60 mph coasting downhill with a tailwind!

 

Factory Options for “Eliminator”

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Factory Options for “"Tiny Toni"”

110 h.p. "Turbo Air" engine
4-speed transaxle
AM pushbutton radio

 

Mods for “Eliminator”

No modifications listed.

Mods for “"Tiny Toni"”

Custom-painted rear cove area and headlight trim
Pinstripes
AM/FM/Cassette stereo

 

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Eliminator
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