The “Dragonfly” Cox .049 tether car was built by Doug Parker, of Vermont, in 2014. This car measures about 3.25″-wide in front, 2.25″-wide in the rear, 2.625″-high, 12.25″-long, and weighs about 18 ounces. It is powered by a methanol burning Cox TD .049 geared 2:1 to the front axle. The aluminum parts are machined from 6061, the pan handle is steel, and all rods and axles are made from drill rod.  

The Dragonfly Cox .049 tether car.

Exhibit added: February 1, 2016 - Last modified: February 2, 2023

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