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Old 11-26-2011, 07:45 PM   #1
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Hey All; So I have had this HPI Pro4 chassis sitting on the shelf for years and wanted to try the Vintage Trans Am class they started up at the the new carpet track. So I decided it was time to pull it off the shelf and toss some electronics in it and get an approved body for it. They also run spec wheels and tires but the fronts are on backorder. I decided on a 1969 Chevy Camaro VTA body for it. I installed aHitec 645MG servo and my R1 Tekin sensorless ESC and motor. The class is limited to a 17.5 and it looks like this is equal to a 21.5 and limited to a 2 cell lipo no more than 4000miah and no more than 65C.So I am running my 3300 65C Thunder Power batttery. Had a rough practice session today but I got through it. And while I was waiting I got to run my RC18R for more track time.Here are some pics of the project.enjoy.l8r,w.

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My redition of my daily driver Dodge Dakota R/T






HPI Pro4 chassis ready for some Vintage action





So they didn't have Lipos when this chassis was produced.Well it took a while and some work but I got it to fit in the chassis without having to buy a Lipo specific chassis eXotek sells for it



had to shave and relocate battery holders but I got it in there.





Here is the new lid. picked it from the LHS Fri at 12 noon and was on the track tearing it up 12 noon today.







Spent the morning mountin the lid and glueing tires over a cup of Joe.






And this afternoon on my pit table at the track in between runs.



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Well I finally got my back backordered wheels and tires. VTA runs spec rims and tires from HPI. So off with the testers and on with the runners. I added a bit of flat black to the spokes and some silver for lug mutz and a some tire decals to finish the old school look.










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Love it! Looks Great!

However, I run a Pro 4 as my primary GT10 Touring Car...didn't realize it was considered vintage. LOL I was going to use my original RS4 as my vintage doner chassis. Now I wonder just how old that would be considered. LOL

And is that an F103L Indy car I see making a camio apperance back there???
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nice car..
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Love it! Looks Great!

However, I run a Pro 4 as my primary GT10 Touring Car...didn't realize it was considered vintage. LOL I was going to use my original RS4 as my vintage doner chassis. Now I wonder just how old that would be considered. LOL

And is that an F103L Indy car I see making a camio apperance back there???
Yes it is an F-103L chassis. Thanks fellas.


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Moar shots of the Players CART car, please!
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verry nice, how ever i liked the dakota body better, what is the truck body?
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NICE RIG !! Welcome to VTA.
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nice looking car! i used to have a lid like that (the dakota) for my stampede and it was absolutely awesome. yours looks alot better than mine ever did though.....

how do you like it with the 17.5 turn motor? we run 25.5 at our local vta track.
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