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RE: UrQ RC car wanted
Here's some pictures of RC/Model Quattros:
Seems like there are a bunch of A4 models around.
- Rob Winchell
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> Subject: Re: UrQ RC car wanted
> # Ah, geez. Audi parts are so tough to find, now even the model UrQs have
> # become valuable. I won't be selling mine, though: My 16 yr old brother
> # found it at a yard sale. Black urQ, HB tobacco sponsorship stickers.
> # have the controller. Working headlights! Maker (no kidding, the only
> # stamped on the underside: Ecstasy) Probably German-made, owing to the
> # tobacco theme (never on a US toy!) and the "schnell/langsam" on the
> # control switch. Such oddities...
> # Was this one like the one you remember?
> ... no, it turns out that Radio Shaft actually had a proportional RC
> 2WD model of the Audi quattro turbo coupe. I got mine as a gift. It
> is cool, but nowhere near as quick as my RC-10!
> I am intrigued about your model though. The only other RC urq model I
> was aware of was made by Tamiya ... but I've never seen one. I'm thinking
> that the stickers are made to replicate a particular car, so simply
> it has cigarette labels doesn't mean it was made in Europe ... but the
> fast/slow in German sure seems to ...
> Any chance you could get some photos scanned in so that we can check it
> Steve Buchholz
> San Jose, CA (USA)