Final Build Photos
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|Commerce twnp, MI, United States of America
|Readers Ride Title
|Other Chassis Brand and Model
|Made the chassis from 1/4" square steel stock. Rear C channel, custom cantilever kit, font 1/14 scale drop axle.
|1966 Chevy Suburban
|Other Body Brand and Model
|So, this one is a collaboration with Blake Livelsberger (metalmasher) and myself. He pulled a resin cab from Pro-Lines '66 Chevy body set. He asked if I'd be interested in trying to build a Suburban from the resin parts. Here is the outcome.
|Electric Motor Brand and Model
|Generic, 35t brushed.
|Speed Control Brand and Model
|Hobby Wing 1040.
|Battery Brand and Model
|Wheels and Tires Brand and Model
|I printed the Torque Thrust wheels on my Anycubic Mono resin printer. Rear tires are HPI dirt track rubber, fronts are generic on road style.
|Shocks Brand and Model
|Rear were HR racing fronts were Losi 1/12 scale units.
|Axles Brand and Model
|Rear Austar, front 1/14 scale semi drop axle.
|Paint Brand and Model
|Rustoleum teal and cream.
|Scale Accessories Brand and Model
|Interior is scratch built, dash is a Shapeways piece.
|Light System Brand and Model
|5mm/3mm LED set, wired by me.
|Radio System Brand and Model
|Skyfly 3 channel.
|Further Description/Back Story
|Was a challenge for sure! Had not worked with resin at the level before. Blending styrene with resin, even in the bonding process was done using "super glue" at those joint areas. I used photos of other '66 Suburban's for reference.
Build Process Photos