Tamiya Grand Hauler

Tamiya Grand Hauler

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Submitted By
Shane McManus
Machesney Park, IL, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title Tamiya Grand Hauler
Vehicle Class Scale
Chassis Brand Tamiya
Chassis Model Grand Hauler
Body Brand Tamiya
Body Model Peterbilt
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Brushed axial motor. 32 turn
Speed Control Brand and Model Tamiya MFU
Battery Brand and Model Small 2s lipo
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Tamiya Grand Hauler tires
Paint Brand and Model Tamiya paint
Scale Accessories Brand and Model Aluminum grill
Aluminum breathers
Breather lights
Cb antennas
Peterbilt headlights
Gear Jammer PoGo stick
Homemade deck plate
Light System Brand and Model Tamiya MFU light system
And an assortment of hand soldered lights I did.
Radio System Brand and Model Traxxas radio and receiver
Sound System Brand and Model Tamiya MFU
Further Description/Back Story I been wanting to build a semi for a long time. So in early 2020 I started one. It started out as a Grand Hauler kit, and I started building/modifying the body. I was building the truck to resemble the actual semi I drive, a 2000 Peterbilt 379. So it took a bit of body work to the kit. Filling holes with body filler, sanding, more filler, more sanding and painting was the most time consuming part I believe. In the end I got it looking just how I wanted it.

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