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Tamiya Caterham Super Seven Bda Cycle Fender Special – Rare Series No. 2 #10202

Item Condition: New
Listed in: Toys & Hobbies > Models & Kits > Automotive > Sports > 1/12 Scale
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Seller: 505jrb (161 )
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Location:Santa Fe, New Mexico, US
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Final bid: 399.95 USD
eBay Item No.: 123945860836
Item Specifics:
Modified Item : No Country/Region of Manufacture : Japan
Year : 1994 Features : Kit
MPN : 10202**24800 Character Family : Master Coachworks Series
Brand : Tamiya Recommended Age Range : 10 years and up
UPC : 4950344102020  
Description* :
This tamiya 1:12 scale caterham super seven bdr cycle fender special model number 10202 came out in 1994. The original caterham super seven model kit came out in 1986, but this is the rare series no. 2 version that was made with new tooling and has a number of new parts, among them the obvious cycle fenders that differentiate this kit from the original 10201 version. This is a very high precision kit with parts made from aluminum, cloth, and rubber, as well as plastic. The body panels, bonnet, and center are stamped with fine details from aluminum just like the real car and the minilite wheels are die-cast. Many of the suspension parts including the de dion rear axle are also die-cast with the coil spring dampers, suspension, and rack & pinion steering being movable. There is even a lug wrench, known as a wheel brace in the u. K., To tighten the lug nuts. Other metal parts include the grill, roll bar, exhaust pipe, muffler, and air cleaner. A one-piece molded space frame accurately depicts the various round and square tubular sections to support the body and the engine is a highly accurate reproduction of the well-known cosworth bda. The carbon fiber look of the fenders and cowl is also very convincing. The timing belt appears to be made from rubber with flexible tubing used for the various water and oil lines. Many of the parts are assembled with screws, adding to the realism of this fantastic kit. This item number 10202**24800 kit came from a model enthusiast friend who developed medical issues that prevented him from starting on this kit and he believed that the box has never been opened. As would be expected in a kit of this age, there are some scuffs on the box, but there are no holes and the box is still tape-sealed. This scale master’s coachwork model is known as probably tamiya’s most sophisticated kit and it would seem that the recommendation that it can be assembled by those age 10 and up is a bit ambitious. The completed model measures approximately 28.5 cm... Read More

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