Flashback Classic Clod

Flashback  Classic Clod

Chris tells us he spent 3 years scouring eBay, Craigslist and Facebook to collect vintage parts to put together this build. He started with some near mint CCP gearboxes and stuffed them with new gears and bearings. The axle tubes, ladder bars and brackets, knuckles, and anti-rotation brackets are all vintage CCP parts as well and he looked to Trinity for a mint set of Matched Madness motors and eight of their blue-anodized shocks. He bolted all that classic hardware to a vintage Sassy Chassis that he sent out to get chrome plated and added a set of JPS wheels wrapped in Duratrax diamond-spiked tires. The vintage Clodbuster body Chris had in my parts collection, and gave it to Jay at Quik Draw Designs along with some photos of the Santini Supra. Five months later he had the body as you see it—all painted by hand using House of Kolor paints. All that was left was to bolt it all together!

RC Car Action - RC Cars & Trucks | Flashback  Classic Clod

RC Car Action - RC Cars & Trucks | Flashback  Classic Clod

RC Car Action - RC Cars & Trucks | Flashback  Classic Clod

Based on a Tamiya Clodbuster


– Chassis: Sassy Chassis (Tamiya Clodbuster)
– Body: Tamiya Clodbuster Chevrolet
– Motors: Trinity Matched Madness
– Wheels and Tires: Vintage JPS 5-star wheels with Duratrax diamond-spike tires
– Shocks: Vintage Trinity blue-anodized
– Axles: Vintage Custom Chrome Products
– Paint: Quick Draw Designs using House of Kolor paints
– Graphics: Hand-painted by Quick Draw Designs based off of the Santini Supra
– Light System: RAM lighting on roll bar
– Scale Accessories:
• Vintage APM organ stacks, air horns, fire extinguisher, roll bar, antenna, bed liner, bowtie front bumper, and tube rear bumper

Chris Nissen « Berlin, NY

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