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looking for formcar

Postby rcarmody » May 20th, 2013, 1:52 pm

I am looking for a formcar anyone have one or know where I can find one?


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Re: looking for formcar

Postby problemchild » May 22nd, 2013, 12:10 pm

Why? They are crappy uncompetitive race cars, good for parades or displays. Not much else.
A Lynx, Zink, or Autodynamics is a good competitive vintage FV, many seconds per lap faster than a period-correct Formcar.
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Re: looking for formcar

Postby rcarmody » May 28th, 2013, 9:11 am

Its not for me I have a friend that would like one he is not worried about going fast he just wants one, he saw one at the birthday party and really liked the looks of the car.
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Re: looking for formcar

Postby Mark_Silverberg » May 28th, 2013, 12:15 pm

Fortunately Butch Deer and John Harkness did not believe that Formcars were slow and proved that they were not on numerous occasions.


Not many come available for sale. Watch this space, the SR web site, ebay, or the Samba for any leads. If you are ambitious try a craigs list consolidator like searchaljunk.com.

Formcars are not as easy to unearth as they fell out of favor by the 70's so many have not run for years. They are around but it could take 1-2 years to find the right one.
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Re: looking for formcar

Postby problemchild » May 28th, 2013, 6:31 pm

Mark_Silverberg wrote:Fortunately Butch Deer and John Harkness did not believe that Formcars were slow and proved that they were not on numerous occasions.


Not many come available for sale. Watch this space, the SR web site, ebay, or the Samba for any leads. If you are ambitious try a craigs list consolidator like searchaljunk.com.

Formcars are not as easy to unearth as they fell out of favor by the 70's so many have not run for years. They are around but it could take 1-2 years to find the right one.


I owned a Formcar. I have seen Butch race his. I stand by my comments

I know Ray is a competitive racer, hence my question. His friend seems like the right buyer for one. 8)
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Re: looking for formcar

Postby Bill_Bonow » May 28th, 2013, 8:15 pm

Mark,

I agree with GR. Formcars are great if that is what you want. Competitive, nope. Butch sold his after 33 years. He's currently looking for a nice Lynx B so he can be more competitive.

Ray,

Found one for you.
http://www.janluehn.com/cars/19645-volk ... -formula-v
Being a Porsche built Formcar, it may be a little on the spendy side.
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Re: looking for formcar

Postby rcarmody » May 29th, 2013, 2:03 pm

Thank you Bill that is an awsome set up, I forward it to my guy that is looking keep your fingers crossed that would be really neat if he gets it.
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Re: looking for formcar

Postby brian » June 1st, 2013, 1:31 pm

I believe there's a formcar on the west coast for sale. Gordie Spellman has one, here's a link to the west coast forum http://norcalfv.proboards.com/index.cgi
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