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Quote from thesakamura on June 12, 2022, 7:49 pm

You are is called bumble bee i remember ,.. and look at number 7 on cage upper πŸ™‚

The rod spark and super cobra they had the same chassis with only different hoods


Yep - looks like you have the Presto Bumble Bee πŸ™‚
Glad I was able to help. To be honest, I did not realize that Presto made so many cars... but I knew about several of them. The bumper and the tyres were the parts that reminded me of Presto.

Presto also made some Tamiya-grade cars as well, which again took very liberal ideas from Tamiya as well 😌  The cars look okay, but almost all of them seem to take the style of models from other brands. Quite funny.

Yes, I am aware of Spica too - I have one of their cars here (actually, several of it - with the goal being to restore one). It was Taiwanese too I think, just like Presto.

Yes, the Spica brand is also a Taiwanese manufacturer of these buggys

Today i received my package from ebay...i bought another (little broken) buggy,to restored my πŸ™‚


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My old Buggy is works again ... I am very happy !! πŸ™‚

Everything is on this video :

Enjoy πŸ˜‰


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How amazing that you found another one, so quickly! Glad you've been able to restore it. The car looks a bit like a Marui Galaxy, or maybe a Kyosho Icarus.

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Yep..i have some luck...i found another one but much much expensive and from America..thank god they dont sned here in Slovenia LOL

this yellow by Spica brand is from Italy and its not that good condition like mine

Here i attached few pics of restoration my & laterΒ  spica too..

But my is now completely functional ,spica is only static model

see ya..


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quick restoration buggy from ebay..for static display

then and now πŸ™‚



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Some serious action with my old Buggy πŸ˜ƒ
I'm really surprised by the speed of this old car and the 280 size of motor.....but besides, it's not even a model, but a toy ...
To let you know that in the old days, toys also worked well
Today, some real models are worse ..
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