"KATHY" the Guatemalan Chicken Bus

"KATHY" the Guatemalan Chicken Bus

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Submitted By
Kenneth Velasquez
Caledon, CA-ON, Canada
Build Information
Readers Ride Title "KATHY" the Guatemalan Chicken Bus
Vehicle Class Scale, Other
Vehicle Class Other Indoor drift bus
Chassis Brand Other
Chassis Model D5 drift
Other Chassis Brand and Model Sakura D5 drift chassis
Body Brand Other
Body Model School bus
Other Body Brand and Model Parma Skool bus body
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Supply Hobby Brushless 10.5t Rocket V3
Speed Control Brand and Model Hobbywing XR10 Justock
Battery Brand and Model Gens ace 5000mah 2s
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Sakura stock wheels and tires
Paint Brand and Model Custom paintjob by James Vicente @torontoleisurerc
Detail lines done by me
Graphics Brand and Model All graffics printed and imstalled by me
Scale Accessories Brand and Model All accessories made or painted by me, native accessories bought in Guatemala market throught the my travels
Light System Brand and Model Various flashing lights and and light bars, neon light accents
Radio System Brand and Model Flysky gt3b
Sound System Brand and Model Single speaker truck sound and horn system
Other Options Brand and Model Exhaust smoke generator running grape vape juice
Further Description/Back Story My Wife Katherine (Kathy) is from the town of San Juan Sacatepequez in Guatemala. Guatemala is known for its crazy drivers and their extravagant transportation buses, north americann"retired" school buses than are sent down south and painted with bright colours representing each town where they are to be used. I set out to recreate the chicken bus specific to my wifes town as a gift to my wife on our anniversary, it took a lot of planning and collecting of different pieces to get the final piece you see, i chose a drift chassis because thats what these real life buses do on the tight curves of Guatemala full of passengers! I have post photos and videos on my Instagram if you would like to see more @caledon_crawlersrc

Build Process Photos

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