Item #: VTR03023
UPC: 605482576854
Retail: $359.99
Price: $319.99
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    FEATURES
    Ascender™ Stamped-Steel Ladder-Frame Chassis "Patent Pending"
    4-Length Adjustable Wheelbase
    Licensed 1986 Chevrolet® K-5 Blazer Body
    Crawler Style Bumpers
    Adjustable ‘Rock Slider' Side Bars
    3-Link Panhard Bar Front Suspension
    4-Link Rear Suspension
    Aluminum Suspension Links
    Floating Battery Tray
    Realistic, Low-Profile Axle Housings
    One-Piece, Low-Profile Locker/Ring Gear
    Heavy Duty CV Front Shafts
    Single-Speed, Metal Gear Transmission
    Heavy Duty Slipper Clutch
    Receiver Box
    Oil-Filled, Threaded Shocks
    Licensed Interco Super Swamper Tires
    1.9 in, 8-Spoke Wheels

    OVERVIEW
    The Chevrolet K-5 Blazer is one of the most popular 4x4 vehicles off all time. This 1/10-scale kit gives you all the hardware necessary to build an RC version that looks and drives like the real thing. At the heart of its incredibly scale performance is the Vaterra® Ascender™ chassis. This innovative platform features stamped-steel ladder frames with adjustable wheelbase, a metal gear transmission and one of the most capable off-road suspensions available.

    Stamped-Steel Ladder Frames with Adjustable Wheelbase
    Steel, C-channel frames form the backbone of the Ascender chassis and give you four wheelbase lengths to choose from: 12.36 in (314mm), 11.9 in (302mm), 11.4 in (290mm) and 10.95 in (278mm). Markings on the frames make wheelbase adjustments easy.

    Heavy Duty Suspension
    The chassis has been designed with a 3-link panhard bar front suspension and a 4-link rear suspension. All suspension links are machined from aluminum to handle the most punishing conditions. Oil-filled, threaded shocks soak up the bumps and give you a variety of pre-load settings.

    Metal Gear Transmission
    The single-speed metal gear transmission is engineered to handle high-output power systems and brutal conditions. Those seeking a little more flexibility for different types of terrain can upgrade to the optional two-speed transmission, sold separately.

    Floating Battery Tray
    The battery tray floats over the front axle and is designed to accept 96mm shorty packs. Placing the weight of the battery over the front axle gives the front tires extra traction when crawling over rocks and tackling steep inclines.

    Crawler Style Bumpers and Rock Slider Side Bars
    The front and rear bumpers feature molded tow hooks. An opening on the front bumper leaves plenty of room for a winch cable. If you want to try different 1/10-scale bodies later on, the side bars and bumpers can be moved to accommodate most of them.

    Heavy Duty CV Front Shafts
    As with the rest of the drivetrain components, these have been designed to handle the demands of high-output power systems and rugged terrain. They also allow up to 45 degrees of steering angle – more than many other trucks in this class.

    Licensed 1986 Chevrolet K-5 Blazer Body
    The clear, polycarbonate body is modeled after one of the most popular K-5 Blazers ever built. Scale touches include an injection-molded grille with headlight details and authentic Chevrolet badging. A set of detail stickers is also included.

    Licensed Interco Super Swamper Tires
    The realistic drivetrain and suspension are complemented by licensed replicas of Interco TSL SX Super Swamper® tires. Like the full-scale versions, their tread pattern and compound provide excellent grip at almost any angle.

    Please note: Clear body show painted for advertising purposes only

    Specifications
    Type: 4WD "Scale" Rock Crawler
    Scale: 1/10
    Length: 21.25 in (540mm)
    Width: 9 in (229mm)
    Height: 9.5 in (241mm)
    Ground Clearance: 1.06 in (37mm)
    Chassis: Steel "C" Channel
    Suspension: Multi-Link Solid Axle
    Drivetrain: 4WD
    Tire Type: Licensed Super Swamper TSL SX
    Motor or Engine: Brushed 540
    Gear Pitch: 48-Pitch
    Wheel Size: 1.9 in (48.26mm)
    Kit/RTR: Kit
    Shock Type: Oil Filled Threaded Injection Molded
    Body: 1986 Chevy K-5 Blazer Painted
    Ball Bearings: Complete Vehicle
    Experience Level: Advanced
    Recommended Environment: Indoor/Outdoor
    Assembly Time: 5-7 Hours
    Is Assembly Required: Yes

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