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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:12 pm    Post subject: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

I would like to Start a Remote control thread.

I dream of having a highly detailed 1:10th scale syncro to go rock crawling,and use at Vanagon get together's, maybe even I see others eventually bringing one also.

So I start on the one I want, the 3d print is share-ware, there are a few videos of this one.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:24 pm    Post subject: Re: The remote control vanagon /T3 thread Reply with quote

here is the print

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3336838


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:54 pm    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

This is coming cool! Last Xmas I got a surprise, Traxxas TRX-4 and it's been a blast. I've cut the defender down and made it into a truck. If I ever destroy the lexan body I'd love to have a doka!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:29 am    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

awesome!
I didnít know about r/c crawlers until now. looks like a lot of fun
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:40 am    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

That looks great. And the photos are pretty well done. Massive leaves in that forest though.... Cool
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 8:09 am    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

pf;

...may I suggest installing a gopro camera in the drivers compartment...that could make for some interesting footage...especially when you chase the cat around with it...BIG KITTY!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 8:31 am    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

I have a Traxxas TRX 4 Defender and it is surprisingly fun. A Syncro Vanagon or Doka body would be really cool and I would certainly buy one if they were available. The way the Traxxas frame is made, it is possible to shorten the wheelbase to match a given body. It looks like that body was designed for an Axial brand crawler chassis, but it could probably be adapted to either. I prefer the Traxxas chassis because it has locking differentials, high and low range and portal axles. But either one would be fine. I think the wheelwells would have to be cut bigger to allow for the standard TRX 4 wheels, though. It would spoil some of the scale detailing, but you don't really want the wheels any smaller than what already comes on a TRX4.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:50 am    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

i have a Team Losi JrXT from 1990 in my closet. this might be a fun project in the fall.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:32 am    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

My son and I have 2wd Traxxas cars. I could drop that on there and do a pre-runner van!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:12 pm    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

Are vanagon bodies available?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:25 pm    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

That's really cool.
I like that it doesn't have a fuel filler; all electric Syncro Doka!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:43 pm    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

Dg2028 wrote:
Are vanagon bodies available?


I have seen them before

[youtube]https://www.facebook.com/BikonkavFoto/videos/911279872715896



here is a vanagon body, its not as perfect to scale..

https://www.ebay.com/itm/T25-CAMPER-VAN-VW-Bus-Kam...[/youtube]
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:50 pm    Post subject: Re: The remote control Vanagon/T3 thread Reply with quote

Here is a good thread..someone started replicating the suspension in scale

https://www.rockcrawler.de/thread/39984-vw-t3-syncro-16-westfalia-scratch-build/?pageNo=1
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