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Datsun Baby

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Post by K_trip » Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:22 pm

Does this make my RL411 look big?

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Datsun Baby
https://youtu.be/w89wi6rdbg0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CphZzsQsx5w

This was 50 years ago ...
The Datsun Baby had all the features of a real-life car, starting with the design which incorporated design cues from the sports cars of the era. It was equipped with a racecar-like 4-wheel independent suspension system with a double wishbone setup up front, an automatic transmission with a torque converter, headlamps that complied with the real traffic regulations of that time and a spring-actuated self-turning feature on the steering wheel. Top speed was limited at 30 km/h (18.6 mph).

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Post by 510freak » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:16 am

A Datsun bumper car :D
Taterhead » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:35 am wrote:[quote="Taterhead » Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:41 pm


Sorry, I was channeling my inner flatcat.

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Post by Taterhead » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:38 am

That car, IIRC, was used to help teach children how to drive. They only made 100.


Didn't watch the videos, one of them probably says that.

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Post by K_trip » Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:20 pm

What a blast it must have been to be a kid and get to drive one of those babies! ... In that second video they might have talked about that, but I didn't understand a word they were saying.

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Post by 510freak » Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:02 pm

Reminds me of the cars, they had at knots berry farm way back when I was a kid
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Sorry, I was channeling my inner flatcat.

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