Model: (Click to see more) 58016: Sand Scorcher
Status: Project
Date: 18-Aug-2006
Comments: 15
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These are the sort of things you get up to at work when you have nothing else to do!!
This is for my next scorcher project. It'll be a bit more 'out there' than anything I've done before.
I won't reveal too much (incase I cock it up!!).

I cleaned up the uprights and got rid of the bits I didn't need, I wanted to make it look more like a real VW front beam.
I polished the trailing arms, this took ages as I had to remove all the casting marks first!!
I still have a few jobs to do on it, like add alloy spacers to the top shock mounts so they clear the shock towers.
I might extend the bottom of the shocks to get a better ride height too, dunno yet...
It's a bit of a work in progress!
Comments/ advice welcome

Comments

DImblum

18-Aug-2006

Is the front powdercoated? It looks great.

delux

18-Aug-2006

No. I thought about it but I ended up painting it with automotive matt black, it comes out more like a satin, suits it well I think...

18-Aug-2006

:| That is stunning, but you know the real VeeDub had 2 beams at the front Surely you could loose the middle beam when it's bolted to the chassis? Lovin it mate! Top job, what shocks are they?

Badboy

18-Aug-2006

Those shocks looks familiar!!! =)
Where did you get the idea to use them?
Nice!!!
Cheers
Badboy

delux

18-Aug-2006

You da man badboy!! You mounted yours yet?
I thought about trying to get rid of the centre beam. Dunno yet. Still a work in progress

Toykid

20-Aug-2006

Oh VERY nice, this looks like it is going to be an awesome project. keep the updates coming.

Badboy

20-Aug-2006

Any progress? Badboy

delux

21-Aug-2006

Getting there. It's at work at the moment...

Toykid

29-Aug-2006

Did you thread those shocks yourself?

delux

29-Aug-2006

No. they're as they came.

Badboy

9-Jul-2007

How┬┤s it going? Any updates?

delux

10-Jul-2007

Not really. The chassis is basically done now but I haven't touched the body. Been a bit busy splitting up with the missus and working on my TLT rock crawler project....

pininy

8-Mar-2010

where did you get those pretty shocks??

SRB Bloke

24-Feb-2013

Very nice project, what shocks are they... .?

delux

26-Feb-2013

Losi mini T


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