Demitree has taken his electric touring cars in a thoroughly original direction with a little help from classic Chevy bodies from Pegasus and Parma. He has converted three cars into lowriders that look and drive the part thanks to controllable, articulating suspension. The Pegasus ’64 Impala rides on a Tamiya TT-02 chassis. There’s a Parma ’61 Imp and a ’57 Bel Air each on an HPI Sprint 2. The cars have servos installed at each corner on the A-arms connected by turnbuckles, which are operated independently by a Spektrum DX6 radio which Demitree rewired to run the A-arm servos with toggle switches. This allows the cars to take traditional Lowrider stances; they can raise or lower front to back, side to side, and even drive on three wheels. We love to see readers who use familiar technology in new and interesting ways.
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