Tamiya Ford F150 Ranger XLT (1981)

By | Mar 7, 2016

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This was an unusual combination of the Sand Scorcher/Rough Rider buggy chassis with a pickup truck body.

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The Ranger was also the last vehicle Tamiya made to utilize this chassis in the original form (the Super Champ continued with most of the original chassis, but a newly designed rear suspension). Front and rear tires on the Ranger are the same as the rear tires on the Rough Rider.

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The inside of the box reveals the typical SRB components. Metal of course.
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Box artwork showing the innards.

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Manual, bumpers, radio box, decals, manual and wheels.

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These are two Rangers that I picked up. The one on the right is very used and needs a lot of TLC to bring it back to its former glory, so it gets thrown into the restoration queue.ÔøΩ

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Vintage Tamiya Ranger Video (and others) here.

 

Tamiya Vintage Sand Scorcher Rough Rider Super Champ Ford Ranger Last Time

Tamiya Vintage  Sand Scorcher Rough Rider Super Champ Ford Ranger Last Time
Current price:
$125.00
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Auction
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1
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Tamiya Sand Scorcher Ranger Rough Rider Damper Shock Set Original #1

Tamiya Sand Scorcher Ranger Rough Rider Damper Shock Set Original #1
Current price:
$116.99
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Tamiya Sand Scorcher Ranger Rough Rider Damper Shock Set Original #2 READ

Tamiya Sand Scorcher Ranger Rough Rider Damper Shock Set Original #2 READ
Current price:
$109.97
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Tamiya Speed Controller Sand Scorcher / Rough Rider / F150 Ranger

Tamiya Speed Controller  Sand Scorcher / Rough Rider / F150 Ranger
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$89.99
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Tamiya Ford Ranger Box Sand Scorcher Rough Rider Super Champ Hilux Bruiser Pics

Tamiya Ford Ranger Box Sand Scorcher Rough Rider Super Champ Hilux Bruiser Pics
Current price:
$75.00
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Auction
Bids:
0
Ends in:
4d 21h 39m
Seller: eBay

ALLOY WHEEL TAMIYA SUBARU BRAT FORD F150 RANGER XLT SRB MITSUBISHI PAJERO

ALLOY WHEEL TAMIYA SUBARU BRAT FORD F150 RANGER XLT SRB MITSUBISHI PAJERO
Current price:
$59.99
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Tamiya Sand Scorcher / Ford Ranger Buggy Bumper set == New == Free Ship

Tamiya Sand Scorcher / Ford Ranger Buggy Bumper set == New ==  Free Ship
Current price:
$62.00
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28d 1h 24m
Seller: eBay
 

Originally posted 2015-09-09 18:59:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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2 Comments so far
  1. Pete June 8, 2014 10:59 am

    Hi

    Cheeky question from a Brit.

    I have a 1981 Tamiya Ford Ranger 2 wheel drive, gold in colour, its in good genera lcondition with all the parts present, RX battery, servos, driver r4ear screen etc.

    What would be a sensible price to ask for it? it is untested.

    Thanks

    Pete

  2. rcgrabbag June 8, 2014 11:02 am

    You could probably get somewhere between $300-$500 USD for the condition you describe. Check ‘Completed Listings’ on ebay for similar items that have sold so you can get an idea of what items like yours sell.

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