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Hacksaw08/11/2016 23:20:19
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Did anyone else build their kid an Apache ? I did ! My daughter and her friend loved it ! jj 025.jpg

Neil Wyatt09/11/2016 09:16:47
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No but I would have3 loved one when I was a kid!

Ian S C09/11/2016 10:50:33
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I seem to remember the article showed two designs of front end, either Landrover, or Willys Jeep.

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Hacksaw09/11/2016 11:05:06
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Posted by Ian S C on 09/11/2016 10:50:33:

I seem to remember the article showed two designs of front end, either Landrover, or Willys Jeep.

Ian S C

Yes ... you're right ! I went further and made a Land Rover " lightweight " / airportable type bonnet and front panel , 2 hillbilly motors and a split back axle for 2 wheel drive without a diff. Gearstick was an off on off switch switching the relays for reverse..

Ian S C10/11/2016 10:43:09
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Did the original have a Sinclair motor?

There is a Landrover one along the street from me, it's had a fair bit of use, don't know about the mechanics of it, the dad of the family is a Landy collector, only 3 at the moment.

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Hacksaw10/11/2016 16:37:25
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Can't remember , I have another half built one,and all the running gear from the blue one , unfinished ....and / but my daughters 14 now !! I also started on a petrol C90 powered one . That never got finished either .


My mate at the time bought his kids a c90 one and i was going to build my daughter one similar , I got the rolling chassis done....and an engine or two...+ 3 speed and reverse gearbox...


Here's his

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Open diff ,,,, no oil !!


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My chassis, phworrr look at that front suspension transverse leaf ..and leafs on the back too !! His was solid !

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His had 4 hydraulic brakes  though , mine are cable and back brakes only ..good for broadside skids !

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