Model: (Click to see more) 58401: Neo Falcon
Status: Other
Date: 29-Jul-2009
Comments: 17
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I recently scrapped pursuing my poor man's scorcher based on the Hornet, in favor of something based on my favorite 2WD Tamiya chassis, the DT-02.

This baja bug project is still not complete as I need to add a rear cage and some other details, but here is where the project stands now. It features a Parma Beetle lexan shell, reversed rear arms, Blitzer Beetle front arms, 3Racing shocks and universals, Sport Tuned motor and Traxxas waterproof ESC.

By reversing the rear arms and using the Blitzer front arms, the wheelbase is as close to scale as I could get things.

The body has been beat on quite a bit as it's my runner shell. I'm working on another body for display.

Steve

1 1 1 A bit naked...the oversized spur necessitated mods

Comments

Toykid

29-Jul-2009

That chassis fits the body well. Great work. Love the wheels.

Crash Cramer

29-Jul-2009

That looks pretty sharp Steve, what wheels are those???

pastimesteve

29-Jul-2009

Thanks guys! Chris, those are Traxxas Bullet wheels. They're just 2-piece plastic wheels, but they have an aluminum look to them.

Ron Kemp

29-Jul-2009

Love it looks great nice paint.

scollins

29-Jul-2009

Nice job, looks like very reliable runner!

Dante77

29-Jul-2009

Beautiful! The chassis and wheels are spot on. Great job on the body as well!

tuff bug

29-Jul-2009

wow looks really nice The back cutaway is a really nice touch

tamiyaonebay

29-Jul-2009

The last picture, with the back all hanging out like that, it looks realistic like the engine hanging out and all. Nice looking ride!

Tobbe70

29-Jul-2009

Steve, that looks very, very nice and the Bullet-rims looks great!

pastimesteve

29-Jul-2009

Thanks guys! I admire all of your work, so the comments are much, much appreciated.

mr.retreader

29-Jul-2009

Those chassis really are versatile, the body does look great along with the wheels. Scorcher!

SMOKE-DOG

29-Jul-2009

Nice work. the paintjob, wheels, tires all look good together.

def4x4

29-Jul-2009

Looks nice ,great job on the paint and that driver looks good too. Those wheels are amezing.

kriz240174

12-Dec-2009

love your beetle looks brilliant keep up the good work

Ideal

1-Jun-2010

Neat wheels, and I like the window mesh!

alexthetaxi

25-Jan-2013

Love the bug. Anywhere we can find anymore build details? Interested to see how you constructed the body posts etc

mactasney1984

1-Feb-2013

Love it, body and wheels look great. Enjoy!!!!


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