Big things with little cars

Slot cars on a Sunday: SCX's Racing Classics set.

Technically these aren’t diecasts, but they are some really cool slot cars. So I figured yall would get a kick out of them. Especially if you are a self proclaimed racing historian like myself. Both of these cars are Trans Am spec AAR Cuda’s. One is no other than the iconic blue #48 Hot Wheels sponsored Cuda of Dan Gurney. I actually love everything early ‘70s Trans Am. That’s why I’m so obsessed with Amc and the Trans Am Javelins. But unfortunately SCX only did this set with Cuda’s and nothing else. But I can’t complain. I love the Trans Am Cuda’s!

Now it’s kinda hard to take cool photos with the front wheels off of the ground, but I tried!

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This box is what got my attention 5 years ago. Seeing the colorful Dan Gurney machine on the front of the box created a “shut up and take my money” moment.

The pair are kinda detailed for something that’s not super high end.

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Look how awesome Gurney’s car looks. All of the tampos are on point!

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Here is the track layout I was playing around with earlier. I also filmed a short video of them ripping past the front stretch.

I also took a few shots because I can’t help myself.

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Some front stretch action!

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The 89 giving Dan Gurney a little door check to let him know he’s there.

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My favorite photo I took! The 48 with an outside pass.

Eventually I want to get Auto world’s Petty VS Baker slot car set. I love retro race car slot car sets. I think it’s a winning combination.

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Thank you everyone for the look! Maybe this will make a few of you want to blow the dust off of your old set ...and let those cars breath, and stretch their legs again!

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