Toys of the Seventies, Smash Up Derby

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a set of two demolition derby cars powered by 'T' grip rip cord that you pulled in the same way you'd pull start an old lawn mower,this rip cord had teeth that made the geared large centre power wheel spin. you and your friend ,at oposing ends of the room, would place the cars down and let them hurtle towards each other and upon contact the doors wheels ect would fly off in all different directions. after the dust had settled you'd simply snap the fallen peices back on and start all over again, GREAT FUN!!
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Dave - July 21, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved these things. Good memories
Don - August 05, 2008 - Report this comment
These were so awesome, one of my favorite toys. Why don't they make stuff like this anymore.
Justin - October 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I had these in about 1979!In Australia they were called Sloppy Jalopys.Was a pick up truck and a beetle.FUN.
Rochester - November 02, 2008 - Report this comment
We, my brothers and I, had these along with other cars from the SSP line. They were great fun but once in a while the cord would smack my hand which hurt a bit, but not enough to stop playing.
MC - June 15, 2009 - Report this comment
I got smash up derby for my 8th birthday. I think it was one of happiest birthday toys I can remember...
Johnny Fatpockets - June 23, 2010 - Report this comment
Incredible could try to fit figures (I used...what were they, Max Men) in the seat for extra mayhem.
Craig - March 24, 2011 - Report this comment
I still have my Smash Up Derby game.
Rick - April 19, 2011 - Report this comment
I still have one set and most of an extra 57 ford boss henry . But I NEED Another T-HANDLE POWER STRIP anyone have one?
Nick - September 17, 2011 - Report this comment
I my gosh! I completely forgot about this toy until I saw this page! I got one for Christmas in 1975! This toy was the best! I have many good memories playing with it. It ranks up there with my Vertibird, Richochet Racer, and Evil Kneivel set I used to have. Thanks for posting!

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