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I recently picked up an Audi 5000 Turbo in 1:65th scale made in Hong Kong. On the bottom of the car is "CF 301". The one I have is not in nearly as good of shape as the picture below. I have started removing the paint and restoring the car. It has opening doors, a pull-back motor, rubber tires (JL tires are about the same size), and a base that is held on by screws. I rebuilt the pull-back motor and now it goes great. All in all a cool car, but I wonder how many different models are out there or if anyone else has any information. I know they have a model "CF 303" which is a Porsche 911 and a model "CF 305" which is a Fiat, but there isn't a lot of other information out there. It would be cool to find out more. Thanks for any help!



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Unknown for certain! My original edition of Diecast Motor Vehicles (2003) states that "CF is not a manufacturer, rather it may be an identification to which plant the models were made." The book's authors Kimmo Sahakangas, Dave Weber and Mark Foster, also note that these are Tomica copies, here is the taxi cab:

 

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Thanks for the information! Is that Taxi how the car came from the factory (interesting cab #)? Did tomica make pull back cars with opening doors and rubber tires? If so, I might have to try and track those down. They are cool little cars (way cooler than just about any HW I've seen). Maybe I'll have to hit up the library and see what their diecast books say.

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Tone said:
Unknown for certain! My original edition of Diecast Motor Vehicles (2003) states that "CF is not a manufacturer, rather it may be an identification to which plant the models were made." The book's authors Kimmo Sahakangas, Dave Weber and Mark Foster, also note that these are Tomica copies, here is the taxi cab:

Check out the cab number!!
 
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