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Frizzen
12-21-2019, 07:06 PM
Thought it might help to keep info on the Scale Van together

WPL running gear / Tamiya body / 3D printed parts

Chassis
https://youtu.be/3uupz9zhZB8

Front
https://youtu.be/hhCrm4FbdF8

Lights
https://youtu.be/Za-vlH8PooQ

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DIY printing

Chassis
https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-tamiya-lunchbox-chassis-for-wpl-cars-96208

Wheels
https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-ampro-wpl-dodge-van-wheels-slot-mag-96209

Grill
https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-tamiya-dodge-van-scale-front-end-and-bumpers-96206

Tires his wheels are made for
https://store.rc4wd.com/RC4WD-Goodyear-Wrangler-MTR-10-Micro-Scale-Tires_p_5837.html

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Or for *way* more money, pre-printed

Chassis
https://www.shapeways.com/product/NB8VD65N2/wpllb1-01-wpl-to-tamiya-lunchbox-body-chassis?optionId=110417183

Wheels
https://www.shapeways.com/product/HGB3XPHWD/wpllb2-01-wpl-dodge-van-slot-mags?optionId=110418844

Grill
https://www.shapeways.com/product/85QJAH94M/063003-01-dodge-van-front-end-and-rear-bumper?optionId=110414972

Front lights
https://www.shapeways.com/product/LU74N3XNC/063003-02-dodge-van-front-light-set?optionId=110413091

Rest of lights
https://www.shapeways.com/product/WUEFVEEWU/068001-00-tamiya-lunchbox-lens-set?optionId=60363625


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For a squared up sidewall instead of offroad tires, it's possible to run the wheels with a set of cut&shut "62.4x20s" Lego tires. I forget the actual part number.

I really wish the chassis had a lower 'stock' ride height. I've had to go kinda crazy with dropping mine for a StreetVan...