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January 4, 2012

Tamiya “Scorches” the Vintage World

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Written by: Jeff Eveleigh

To all those 30-somethings who used to play with toy cars when they were younger and want to pretend they are 9-years old again; Tamiya is celebrating their 30th anniversary of the Sand Scorcher with an improved re-release of the model. The new improvements include more fine tuned parts that are sure to increase performance and durability. Just as the original, the updated Sand Scorcher features ribbed front tires and paddle rear tires. Since the Sand Scorcher and the Buggy Champ use the same chassis, the spare parts are interchangeable making it that much easier to fulfill your vintage needs.

 



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Jeff Eveleigh
Jeff Eveleigh
Jeff Eveleigh– Founded XXX Main Racing in 1998 and changed the way the industry thought about RC car videos and graphics. Jeff has also been an integral part of the hobby for 25 years with over two decades of retail hobby store experience as well as being a leading technical editor for Xtreme RC Cars Magazine for over 10 years.




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