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Do any of you know of an easily obtainable diecast or model ora any other source where I can possibly find an engine that I can use in a Tycopro Gremlin Roughriders Modified slot car.

I recently won one on ebay that is missing the engine and front bumper.



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Mike U
 

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If you can find any Muscle Machines super chevy show cars, they have nice detailed motors that are screwed together in sections through the chassis. Easy to remove and pry apart. I found a few on clearance at K-Mart recently. You can probably use the heads, valve covers, exhaust pipes, and drive belts with a little cutting and glueing. Good luck!
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Thanks for the suggestion Joe. I will see how they look. I bought a Kid Connection variety pack today that has a street rod that looks like the engine may work. I will probably try that tomorrow.
 

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Glad to help Mike! Just remember, you want the Super Chevy Show editions. These are really nice peices of 1/64 scale modeling. Nothing like the other cartoon-ish Muscle Machines you usually see. I have 3 of them I'm trying to figure out how to set up for a T-jet chassis, then Im going to send off the metal prototypes to be cast in resin. Very cool drag cars a red '33 Willys, a black and copper '37 Chevy, and a yellow '52 Chevy. Wings, wheelie bars, super low stance, the works! I only have the oldies, but there are also 3 late model cars in this series, for a total of 6 different cars. I got the last 3 they had at the K-Mart by work, but Im stopping by the one close to home tonight, so if I find them, I'll grab one for you....I'll let you know if I find any!
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I took an engine from a Kid Connection coupe. It has the headers. I had to chop off the coupe
radiator. Now I have to cover the fron and make a bumper. What is really
great about the way this is working out is I can make an
engine/radiator/bumper assembly amd attach it to the chassis and not
disturb the otherwise excellent condition body. Then if I ever find a
beater with a good engine and bumper or just happen to find original parts I
can make the car original. Here is a picture of where I am so far.

 
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