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Old 04-07-2009, 07:02 AM
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Old 04-07-2009, 09:04 AM
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fxrs...i didn't realize this wasn't the "Return of Lunchbox" thread right away. check out this thread to get some good info on the LB & MP...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_40..._1/key_/tm.htm
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Old 08-08-2009, 11:32 AM
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ORIGINAL: alippman

i believe the title of the forum is ''and midnight pumpkin'' just finished this puppy. can't decide if i want the big midnight pumpkin graphic stickers on the doors. and i didnt paint the body. i think its dope as is. here it is with my hornet. can't wait to drive them together! (and test the wheelie bar!)

Hate to say it, but I gotta sell the Pumpkin. I have never had the chance to run it more than one time, it is pristine. its not painted as I thought that looked better, and the decals are on except the midnight pumpkin logo on the doors. i have the original box, all original decals remaining and manuals, a remote, a battery, a charger, etc. i will give you all extra pieces from the kit.

its a great truggie i just barely even run the hornet these days and got a pay cut which is hurting a lot.

i paid about $275 for the whole thing not built.

i would guess buying it pre-built, though perhaps not by Tamiya, with all the accesories and original parts and only run once, its gotta be worth $175-200.

i know Tamiya adds a bunch for pre-built. I am in SW Connecticut and I know a few of you are in NW Conn or thereabouts. You can come on a weekend and pick it up.

Desperate times people...

help me and have fun in doing so! if you cant see the fwd and the pics let me know and i will repost.
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:38 PM
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My refurbed lLunchbox as it stands at the moment.

I've also gone the mystery machine route. Still waiting for headlights to arrive and then possibly thinking about replacing the stock shocks with some oil filled ones.

At the moment it has a 15t Motor with 12t Fwd/Rev ESC and ballraces, so goes quite well.....but there is always room for improvement!!


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Old 02-13-2010, 02:33 PM
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Man there is some sick LB's AND MP's on here. I just ordered a non metallic LB for running and I'll keep my metallic as a runner but, not bash it. I kind of want to go Yellow and have one like the first one I ever owned. But would also like a wild color scheme for the new one???
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Old 08-14-2010, 03:38 PM
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double wishbone frot suspension upgrade means no more excesive camber and toe on suspesion compesion..

also a slighty wider track for better handling and a tighter turning circle
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Old 08-15-2010, 05:01 AM
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ummm. what brand is that suspension system, 

This thread has just made me decide to get a lunchbox, ooohhhh yeeaahhh!! lol

I might just have to look into the suspension system, looks cool.
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Old 08-15-2010, 09:05 AM
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its made by CRP

front arms from a futaba fx10, if you use them you will also need the metal parts they stock as well
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:20 PM
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i got a bit carried away and decided a complee rebuild was needed.. i used as many different parts as i could to make the new car

PROJECT FERRAGO

mad bull gearbox
fighter buggy friction dampers
lunchbox springs, body and chassis
fx10 front arms
m-04 servo mounts

a lot of cutting and trimming of a long list of parts to make others fit.. the new suspension means a longer wheel base and a lot wider!! a faster gear ratio and 15t motor could be fun.
front suspesion is awesome... no more camber issues and a tighter turn.. i have used madbull uprights.
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:49 PM
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that looks good, but it looks like you need to move the body back a couple mm's
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Old 09-08-2010, 05:28 PM
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Got another Lunchbox for you!

This is my new re-released Lunchbox fully blinged out in Scooby Doo 'Mystery Machine' colours!



Took me ages, and an awful lot of time with some very fiddly masking to get those green panels funky curvy edges all sorted out..........think it was worth it though.

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ok new gearbox..

fighter buggy .. clear case... coloured gears.
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All stock, even the bushings, shelf queen for now. Gets run inside in my living room, when the kids are in bed. Might oneday get dirty,probably not though. Great fun to drive, just don't want to mess it up lol. Wanted one since a long time ago, next up will be an Avante and maybe the Clod... though Iwant the old school red one
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Traxxas XX-Long in back, Long in front 3rd Rear Shock Mod, Bearings, Dean's Connectors, Tamiya Sport Tuned Motor (for now) Knittining Needle "Sway Bar"
























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This is an old thread, but I needed a good place to post my "Death Proof" Lunchbox Pics. Of course the idea was taken from the 2007 Quentin Tarantino movie.
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still have pumpkin that I bought back in 1988.i found it again actually.really old school elec.love to get running again but everything is discontinued. oh well😕
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