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Char­lie sol­dered the en­tire chas­sis for his replica Wrenc­head mon­ster truck from scratch out of 1/8-inch brass tub­ing. He sal­vaged the blown big-block Chevy V-8 out of a 1/12-scale model and added his own plug wires for ex­tra re­al­ism. The ra­di­a­tor is ac­tu­ally a CPU fan out of a desk­top com­puter that he wrapped in pol­ished stain­less steel. Char­lie also crafted a scale dash with gauges and added a rac­ing seat and driver fig­ure. For axles, he looked to Tamiya’s Clod Buster, which also sup­plied the wheels and tires. The shocks are oil-filled, and fea­ture lim­it­ing straps and cus­tom shock mounts Char­lie made out of alu­minum. For power, he chose a pair of Trin­ity brushed mo­tors con­trolled by a Tekin Ti­tan. The body is Pro-line’s Chevy Sil­ver­ado.

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