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Frog Metamorphosis – No Guts No Glory :-)

Frog Metamorphosis – No Guts No Glory :-)

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Submitted By
Andy Zuhlke
Oregon, WI, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title Frog Metamorphosis – No Guts No Glory 🙂
Vehicle Class Buggy
Chassis Brand Tamiya
Chassis Model Frog
Body Brand Tamiya
Body Model Frog
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Tamiya 540
Speed Control Brand and Model Futaba MC112B
Battery Brand and Model Various
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Tamiya Fox Rims and Various Tamiya tires
Shocks Brand and Model Rear shocks upgraded to Tamiya black CVA type.
Axles Brand and Model Vintage axle shafts upgraded to updated dog bones.
Paint Brand and Model Tamiya PS-17 metallic green accented with PS-2 red and PS-12 silver
Graphics Brand and Model Team Frog with Blockhead Motors #1.
Scale Accessories Brand and Model None.
Light System Brand and Model None.
Radio System Brand and Model Futaba Magnum Sport
Sound System Brand and Model None.
Other Options Brand and Model None.
Further Description/Back Story Hello! Here is my vintage Frog/Brat project that I found on ebay with no body. It had Brat rims with worn tires and the unique Brat steering linkage, but it had Frog aluminum rear shocks and differential, so it was pretty much a hybrid starting point. Originally I put it together with a lexan Brat body and enjoyed it that way for many miles. Recently I decided to rebuild it as a Frog. My sons and I have a small backyard RC track which is well suited to vintage buggies. I expect the Frog will be agile enough to avoid any mishaps with their monster trucks!
p.s. I really love the magazine format – A great blend of old school vibes and modern tech!

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