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'Old Yeller II' Proxy Slot Car.

Tribute to Daniel S. Gurney - RIP.

 

This car was built to participate in a 5 round Proxy Race, run on various tracks in the United Kingdom, in 2018.
More on the race can be seen on the event website, here.
 

Body -

John Dilworth - UK, Clear PETG, 1:24 Scale.

Paint - Tamiya PS-6 Yellow, backed with white.

Driver/Interior - Unknown, parts box.  Decorated to represent Dan Gurney.

Motor -

JK Products Hawk 25 #JK303025 (controlled spec).

Gears 48P -

Ratio 8:28 (controlled spec).

Crown - Parma died black.

Pinion - Steel, parts box.

Wheels/Tyres -

Pro-Track Wheels mounted with H&R Donuts #HR1403.

Fronts - Min dia - 1.000" x Min 0.250" wide.

Rears  - Min dia - 1.000" x Max 0.375" wide.

Wheel Inserts - "Scenes Unlimited" Chevy 5 Slot Steel.

Whitewalls - UniPaintMarker.

Axles -

1/8" Steel, parts box.

Ball races on rear.

Guide -

Starburst, cut down.

Chassis Material -

Brass. Only rod and tube for main chassis.

Sheet only allowed for guide tongue, and motor bracket.

Total racing weight - 135.6g.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Some Old Yeller II trinkets, many thanks to Ernie and Elaine.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A bit battered and bruised after the proxy battle.
 
Thanks Ernie.
 
Posing mini Old Yeller II with Ernie on his Porsche Speedster at Sydney Motor Sport Park, Eastern Creek, Australia, 2019.

 

Page created 23 May 2020