75c "Volkswagon Shunter" Remote control stock car.
Our first build. Built mid 2008. Based on a photo of a real VW stock car found at www.stockcarscene.co.nz
original car (75w Graeme Heberley / 1970 chrysler power plant / VW body)
1/10th frame plans
pre cutting steel
cutting alloy plate & fitting TT-01 donor
welding on plate mounts (slick spaceframe in background)
front hoops tacked on, upper frame next
frame minus roof/body mount
frame almost complete
frame base paint
masked off & overcoat
plastic body reinforcment
frame & body painted
masking off body
stenciling cars racing number
Due to weight issues this car has since had several mods. All solid square bar has been replaced with square tube and about 1/3 the 8mm has been replaced with 6mm.
It's now lighter, faster, handles better and is still strong enough to plough a path if one dos'nt exsist.
New 2011 season paintjob.