Whizzer Lights and Grill

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Whizzer Lights and Grill

Post by jonrev » Tue Nov 07, 2006 5:31 pm

What happened to the working headlights and grill on the front of the Whizzer trains? The headlights looked like a cool effect.
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Post by Imeanbusiness » Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:01 pm

The headlights were manufactued by mercedes benz, and are extremly costly. Simple as that.

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Post by customfabricators » Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:18 am

Pretty much. People would keep stealing them. In Germany they were easy to come by and cheaper, but in the states they were a hot item.

That and the electrical generator and battery system that kept them lit was worn out and expensive to replace.

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