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Beetle Pics!

Discussion in 'FG Beetle' started by frumpy, Feb 22, 2007.

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  1. frumpy

    frumpy Well-Known Member

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    Post MB pics here.I'm going to be painting a new beetle body and would like to get some ideas.Any links to beetle pics?:helpsmilie: :)
     
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    Not a good picture i know! But i done this in flip paint green to blue with a metal fleck in it in natural light it looks alot better!
     
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    that is really sweet. is the red power coat?
     
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    It's prolly red anodize:)
     
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    i wonder if them are stock parts?
     
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    It's a full alloy motor and it's annodised red and and blue! I've just ordered a F40 chassis for her and thats annodised blue to! I only drop the slicks on for the winter but it's all good fun!!!!
     
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    dude thats just sweet :)
     
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    u have done alot of upgrades to that car :)
     
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    I have spent far to much money on it being honest £4000 thats with evrything and spares,transmitters stuff i have just thrown in the bin lol it gets to a point you get scared to drive it!
     
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    ya i understand that. id be scared to drive it to
     
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    As strong as it is now with all the upgrades i had more fun with the standard ride!!
     
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    i got a baja them are pretty tuff right out of the box. but i still ended up putting a grand worth of upgrades into it. but most of it was not needed it was stuff i wanted
     
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    And thats the road you don't want to go down look what happened to mine:(
     
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    is there a improved motor performance runnnig the boost bottle ?
    i have a chance to grab one but the guy said he didnt notice anymore performance running it ? whats you take on it ?
     
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    Man the beetle is cool - Nice ride Cyclops.

    Hey marder69,
    Does the bottle dealy make a difference in your opinion?
     
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    Well my beetle have been mutanted
    i made my own chassi .250 7075 t6 alloy and strenched it to the lenght of a leopard , using the leopard front axle mounts because the chassis is flat , a Monster Truck front arms and Chop Suey has made me a Custom front shock tower so now it's 95% alloy just need the rear lower arms im thinking of something right now so we'll see :)
    Thanks . i'll get good pics soon .. outside instead of inside on my dirty bench .. hehe ..
     
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    I got a 26cc heli engine with a adjustable timming cover in her and the throttle is responsive anyway because of the way they are tuned, the bottle wont add any power ! but it just helps with smoother running! when you back off the throttle it sucks the excess fuel back in! Then when you power back on it pushes a double rich fuel mixture through!
     
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    Here's a pre-paint pic.Not sure of colors yet.Suggestions?:cool2:
     
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