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Ford Scale Skunkworks!

Ford Scale Skunkworks!

Our colleagues over at RC Car Action came across this cool story about some 3/8-scale wind-tunnel models from the 1950s that Ford rigged for radio-control! The story, pics and video came courtesy of Mac’s Motor City Garage:

“…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed radio control systems, adapting six-volt car batteries, convertible top motors, and other full-size components from the Ford parts bins… Along with power, braking, and turning, the radio control system also reportedly operated the headlights, brake lamps, and turn signals.”

Click here for more pics and the full story at Mac’s Motor City Garage. Good stuff!

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Updated: July 21, 2014 — 9:39 AM

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