57 Chev remote control streetstock.

Build: late 2009.
steel chassis prototype #2, plenty of pictures here, should be heaps to help make your own if ya want.
cardboard mock ups (rover, charger & hx in background)

projected plan on sheet steel

qwick check of measurements before swaging

swaged body

font folded & welded

back swaged & tacked on

bonet being fitted

roof being shaped on wood pattern

setting roof to make pillars

roof tacked on

boot

inside body before barwork

start of barwork

laying out chassis

fitting chassis



door hinge

internal bars

ready to paint

undercoat

masked off & painted black

red coat

begining white masking

removing white masking

ready to wreck

harvey the cat

front bars (tried to simulate the chrome bumper shape)





Build Specs:
  • 6mm round stainless tube
  • 15x5mm flatbar
  • 16x3mm flatbar
  • 0.8 mild sheet steel
  • door hinge
Running Gear:
  • Tamiya TT-01E base
  • 540 motor
  • TEU101BK esc
  • Spektrum radio.
Final race weight: 3.18kg (minus battery)

Competition Wins:
  • 2nd place, 2011 Canterbury Streetstock Champs.
  • 2nd place, 2011 Winter Points Series (streetstocks).


Update:


After racing the 'ol girl with no complaints for over a year, a change in the 2011 streetstock build rules rendered the 57 Chev illegal in it's class and is now retired from competitive racing.