Model: (Click to see more) 58122: Blitzer Beetle
Status: Runner
Date: 10-Jan-2012
Comments: 24
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G'day guys,

I've been asking my father for a Tamiya Kit for Xmas since 1979 when I first saw the Sand Scorcher. 32 years later I finally got a Tamiya Kit for Xmas, sure I had to order it myself from Stella, but never late then never huh?

I'm a pretty serious vw enthusiast, but for some reason I've never really taken to the Blitzer Beetle, when it was re released, I really only wanted one to complete my Tamiya Beetle collection. I think I didn't like it because of the orange wheels & weird nose cone, so for this I used Stadium blitzer wheels & also a SS nose cone with the indicators which I think looks better. I also cut the guards back, cut out the drivers window & added window netting, added 3Racing shocks & also removed the small tab on the front body post so that it lowers the front of the body 5mm which I think makes a big difference. All the BB that I have seen always look like they are dragging their bum on the ground, this small mod alleviates this I think.
Body was painted in metallic black, light metallic blue, dark metallic blue & white. I really like the BB now & it is alot of fun to drive. I also added a 15T pinion & have another set of white rims with Sticky M3 Proline rubber for the track as this will be my entry in the truck class this year at the Vintage meets.
Sorry the pics aren't the best, the sun went away so they are not that clear. Small video added.
Enjoy




If you liked those pictures, you should see these...
Monster Beetle in the Winter Sun

Comments

Finman

10-Jan-2012

Could you take the music off the video as it won't play the UK due EMI copyright. Excellent colour scheme.

bromvw

10-Jan-2012

Give a set of proline sling shots a go on the beach and watch the sand fly . Very nice Blitzer .

GingerSpice

10-Jan-2012

Very nice indeed, like the white wheels.

Cragus

10-Jan-2012

thats a beauty, top colour choice, great pics too

Dirt-540

10-Jan-2012

Nice Blitzer! What colour is that? Is it a Tamiya colour?

Ram318

10-Jan-2012

Nice looking beetle. Very nice build. Love the additions that you have added. I got the re re for Christmas getting ready to build mine.

delux

10-Jan-2012

Schweet!

slimmy

10-Jan-2012

Looking good. That blue is beautiful and looks great in the sand. nice work.

slimmy

10-Jan-2012

Turns out your video is blocked in the U.S.

def4x4

10-Jan-2012

Thats a grazy cool fun Beetle, nice paint and action on the beach.

SRB Bloke

10-Jan-2012

Stunning BB. Love the mods, paintwork looks great. Nice pics as always

the-way

10-Jan-2012

Nice buggy I couldn`t watch the video as it`s blocked in UK but enjoied the photos. Can you tell me what lengh of shocks did you use, pls ah...by the way, well done!

Jak Rizzo

10-Jan-2012

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try this video link , I changed the music

the-way

10-Jan-2012

Brilliant clip

mtbkym01

10-Jan-2012

Looks to be up to the typical standard of your showroom, another top class effort.

Jak Rizzo

11-Jan-2012

Sorry the-way, dampers are 3Racing items for the DT-02 chassis Tamiya's

the-way

11-Jan-2012

Thank you

Max Power

11-Jan-2012

This is one of the nicest BBs I have seen for a long time

Wyoming

11-Jan-2012

Great looking car, my dad always makes me buy my own gifts too since I was a teen

mr alan

11-Jan-2012

Stunning! Love it!

Dam 10

11-Jan-2012

Love the Blitzer and love the pic's. You must live in the best location in the world, because the background in you pics is undiscriblable...... The sand, the sea, the sky, and sun. Perfect.

chevyman3

12-Jan-2012

Nice paint scheme! looks like a blast on the beach

TEQ86

18-Jul-2013

I am now the proud owner of this Beetle, the work done on it is amazing. Never had one before but with a 16T Warlord brushed motor its an animal on LiPo (i only run it on grass and away from anything that may damage it and it gets cleaned after every run)


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